Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reveals Ridiculous "Green New Deal" – Multiple Immediate Backfires…

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, aka “Occasional Cortex“, revealed an energy and social justice plan today called “The Green New Deal“, promising a massive transformation of American society.  However, the substance (full pdf below) is so ridiculous, there are many people now wondering if she and her allies were set-up by political opponents to make themselves look like fools.
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The goal is to have all Americans eating sustainable algae cakes and sitting around campfires, barefoot, picking parasites off each other…. or something.


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811 Responses to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reveals Ridiculous "Green New Deal" – Multiple Immediate Backfires…

    • G3 says:

      Who are you wearing Alexander Ocasio-Cortez?
      You’re a spokesperson for who?
      Burning so Bright, you gotta wear shades. (Designer ones)

    • Henry says:

      Is this the full miniseries?

    • Ready Steady Go says:

      I used to think she was dumb or a snow flake. She is neither. She isn’t serious about any of this. She doesn’t believe in free healthcare, college, and jobs. She knows it’s all bs. It just sounds good and Noble and she can make millions writing in books and staying in Congress for the rest of her life. She got a degree in economics from Boston University!!! Her economics 101 course debunks all of this. She is a demogog and a phony.

      • Ziiggii says:

        She’s no normal freshman Congress Critter. What freshmen do you EVER remember pushing such legislation so quickly after becoming a member?

      • Right to reply says:

        Yes, and very dangerous when someone like Bezos proposes to her!

      • webgirlpdx says:

        Also part of this was to rebuild every. single. building. in the country in the next 10 years.
        I think you’re on to something Ready. She is a con…..and all her socialist/greenies are falling for it.

      • hoghead says:

        Ready, the horror of all this is that she does believe it. Her “degree” in economics isn’t worth the paper it’s printed on. I had a little bit of college, and a lot of railroad work, but I instinctively know more about economics than this boob. (Did I say “boob”? I’m sorry, I meant to say BOOOOB!)
        Occasional stinko’s degree allowed her to tend bar somewhere, but now she wants to upend our society to chase her marxist vision that apparently has been pounded into her puddin’ head since she learned to talk. Her “ec 101” course doesn’t debunk anything, because they gave her a degree when she doesn’t have the faintest idea how economics works.
        Talk about child abuse! Taking a young child, full of wonder, and filling her skull with marxist mush so that she sees the world through some indoctrinator’s eyes.
        Now multiply that by the millions of kids in the US edumacation system. If the Republic is lost in the end, this will be the reason. Sad. Needless.
        I wish POTUS would somehow pull the Dept. of Ed. out by the root and plow the damn place under.

        • Rhoda R says:

          I have to disagree a bit. She knows that this is totally undoable, but that’s not the point. Her followers don’t know that – you’re absolutely correct about the dumbing down by our universities. She, like Bernie and the other ‘leaders’ of this socialist movement, plan to be on top raking in all the mullah that they are robbing from us. Socialism is real good for the folks in the upper tier – everyone else is screwed.

    • farmhand1927 says:

      Interesting since the Obama’s and Val Jar pretty much run the programming now at Netflix. “Sandy” (apparently that’s a nicname) does possess alot of the same America Last, Break America’s Back wet dreams that BHO has.
      Pelosi came out of the shutdown with a 28% approval rating, then she got taken to school at the SOTU presiding over a bunch of weak women that had to dress alike and prompt each other when to stand or clap because they can’t make an identity for themselves.
      Today, Revolution Sandy introduces a new New Deal so nutty only squirrels can love it, and she wants to take away Nancy’s plane! We reap what we sow, Madame Speaker.

      • steph_gray says:

        SO SO glad I dumped Netflix. Just finished watching all of Last Man Standing on Hulu – it was great fun!

    • Top Cat says:

      Since energy will cost more subsidies for everyone.

    • 335blues says:

      There are no wings. Look at how they vote as a block. Where are the “wings”
      in how they vote?????
      The democrat party IS the party of socialism/marxism/communism.
      Open your eyes and understand or America will fall.

      • Ziiggii says:

        ?, why does everyone want to put their comments at the top – even if it has no relation to the comment there?
        WTH? Why is this a reply to my comment?

    • kiskiminetas says:

      I am sure the Democrats who run the party are regretting AOC being in congress. The woman is naive and stupid.

  1. Mars Belmont says:

    She is deeply stupid.

  2. starfcker says:

    I wouldn’t dismiss it out of hand. Some of it is perfectly logical. Replacing airlines with high-speed rail would be awesome. If we started now, we could totally transform our transportation system in less than a hundred fifty years and probably only would cost us maybe 700 trillion dollars.

    • Publius2016 says:

      thats their stupidity! if we got out of the way, Amtrak and national rail could be replaced with a consortium of investors for high speed rail…the issue is replacement!

    • sickconservative says:

      Double that if done by Gov’t and will lose billions every year like Amtrak.

    • nimrodman says:

      “700 trillion dollars” – good one, star
      Mazie don’t like it either:
      Plan calls for making airplanes obsolete and investing massively in high-speed rail lines
      ‘That would be pretty hard for Hawaii,’ Sen. Mazie Hirono, from the Aloha State, said Thursday
      … although there’d be a boon in the luggage industry as all Hawaii travelers replace their aircraft-friendly suitcases with 1930s-era steamer trunks

      • 1stgoblyn says:

        Aw, c’mon, Mazie. Can’t you just swim to the mainland? You’re all wet anyway, so who’d notice anything amiss?

      • ?Gunny66 says:

        Actually high speed rail in Hawaii would be the perfect place to start……
        Not much distance between islands…..
        Japan has high speed rail all up and down the island
        Amtrak already has the “right of way” for their rail lines and if they switched to high speed rail they could finally make some money.
        Whoever has traveled on high speed rail…. it is extremely nice.
        Just sayin…

        • lemmus1 says:

          All new Hawaiian vacation attraction – the AOS Special – high-speed intra-Volcano steam-powered rail with heat-exchangers …one-way ticket on a once in a lifetime tour of Dante’s Inferno – guaranteed to melt your heart …sign me up!

      • Risa says:

        Actually Mazie, the fact no one would be able to afford vacations, except for our ruling overlords, would wipe out Hawaii’s tourism. No need for planes, except private ones for the Elites!

    • webgirlpdx says:

      Sen. Crazy from HI said trains would be really hard for her state 🙂

    • tonyE says:

      But sometimes, I like to fly over oceans….
      Maybe we should build gravity field powered personal spaceshifts powered by nano magnetic containment fusion reactors? With Faux Corinthian leather, of course.

  3. Sunflower Lady says:

    Wow. And she got elected. Scary!

    • mikebrezzze says:

      I used to respect NYC residents until they elected this idiot, now we all know all NYC residents are idiots too!

      • Publius2016 says:

        ? head clown is NY…Cuomo II the abortionist is NY!

      • sickconservative says:

        Really growing up in NY/NJ my respect has been gone for decades.

      • The Boss says:

        NYC also elected Wilhelm DeBlasio a couple times already. Not to mention Nadler, that ugly walking sack of shit. WTF is up with that city?

        • 1stgoblyn says:

          We can’t forget ole Charlie Rangel. Remember, all those NY residents voted for him election after election after election.

      • Suite D says:

        Mike, nyc is the utopia created by all those lefty brainiacs. Me, I’m just a buck toothed low iq deplorable. MAGA/KAG!!!

    • Attorney at Law says:

      Did she? Or was it the fraud, the left enjoy utilizing?

    • Charlotte Powell Brooks says:

      I know it’s nothing compared to the entire gov’t., but taxpayers are footin’ the bill for this genius. The enormous waste that already exists, the slow motion mode on getting anything done that is actually doable, and now we’re getting this. She would make Will Rogers want to cut his own throat with a butter knife.

  4. Publius2016 says:

    and you can keep your doctor!

  5. LKAinLA says:

    I knew she would over reach. The people who voted her in made her feel smart because they are not. I mean that sincerely. People like her can never get the bills paid. It takes real life experiences to make things happen and households to function. She is a know nothing, camera ready, Kardashian generation embarrassment. Thanks NY.

  6. mikebrezzze says:

    If we bring back the guillotine, she’s first !

  7. wlbeattie says:

    Sorry to disagree – but IMO she’s not even that smart!

  8. California Joe says:

    I think “Almost Occasionally Coherent” is more accurate!:

  9. vfm#7634 says:

    Average Puerto Rican IQ is 87. Average black American IQ is 85. This suggests the average Democrat IQ is about that.

    • Fake Nametag says:

      Well, if those numbers are actually correct you have to assume most of the smarter ones vote Republican. For every average IQ (100) voter that voted Republican, the democrat would have to have an IQ of 70 just to average it out. If a genius level black American (IQ 130) voted Republican it would take someone of IQ 30 to vote for the democrats to balance it out. Sounds about right to me.

  10. Deb says:

    The goal is to make the progressives look so foolish, Dems will embrace the losers like Biden. Then once they are in office they can continue to shove this “deal” down our throats incrementally.

  11. Rachel Guess says:

    The ‘occasional cortex’ has never needed any assistance in making her look like an idiot…she does a great job of it all by herself…LOL
    Truthfully, while I am completely opposed to her agenda and her politics, I do admire her gumption in being willing to take on one of the big dnc operatives in the primaries. She did the legwork herself and pounded the pavement hard, and managed to kick him out of his seat, so kudos to her on that score. However, as a freshman, one thing is abundantly clear…she needs to keep her mouth shut for a while, pay attention, and learn the system because you can’t be a good legislator while being a community agitator, and she has made it abundantly clear that is her main priority. She is an embarrassment to her district and her office and will be likely be tossed out if she doesn’t get her proverbial ducks in a row.

    • Publius2016 says:

      in the movie Waterworld, he at had a filter…guess we’ll just have to let “sunshine” work its magic!!

      • nimrodman says:

        “males should urinate in an empty milk jug”
        Why only “males”?
        Why not females as well?

        • TheLastDemocrat says:

          Many of us males already do this.

          • Linus in W.PA. says:

            I hope you are being sarcastic!!!

            • nimrodman says:

              Being a Yankee, I’ve been corrected by southerners when I’ve mispronounced “PEcan pie” with emphasis on the 1st syllable
              “Oh, no, dear – it’s peCAHN pie … PEE can is what the men use when the bathroom’s up a 20-step flight of stairs”

              • Cat Lady says:

                A pee can is something a long-haul truck driver carries in the cab next to him!!! ???

                • nimrodman says:

                  Burt Reynolds and the “Brakeman’s Friend” in the football / self-help-movement satire “Semi-Tough”
                  Hilarious film, worth a watch. Spoofs football the EST movement, known for its seminars where they berated people and wouldn’t let them take bathroom breaks. Bert Convey plays the guru and is on-the-money smarmy.
                  Burt does a great job, I thought.

                • nimrodman says:

                  … “football – AND – the EST movement”

          • highdezertgator says:

            “Yellow Lines in the Snow” by I.P. Straight

        • vikingmom says:

          Very good point! How incredibly sexist is it to insinuate that males can pee into a jar and females can’t? How dare she suggest that women are less capable than men! And what about transgenders – she completely ignored them and inferred that there are only two genders! She needs to be sent to inclusivity training immediately!!

        • 1stgoblyn says:

          Where would we get the empty milk jugs? Cows will be gone so there would be no need for milk jugs.

          • nimrodman says:

            we’ll all be drinking almond milk
            and if you’ve priced it at the granola-eaters’ high-end grocery stores, you know it’ll be about $140 bucks for “a jug”

        • Joemama says:

          The women are supposed to use their urine for showering, washing clothes and dishes. You know, not as much directional control … not a sexist thing at all. Purely a practical consideration.

    • Henry says:

      I believe she got elected through Soros money and that her handlers lost control of her over this nonsense. I’m willing to bet that they come up with someone to run against her that she won’t be backed with his money anymore.

    • railer says:

      This has to be a gag. This is even worse than the Guam capsizing dummy, and I didn’t think that was possible. .

      • 1stgoblyn says:

        That Guam capsizing dummy, Hank Slow-talkin Slow-walkin Johnson, also lamented about the loss of helium, “Imagine a world without balloons…”

    • Sunshine says:


    • Akindole says:

      This is Gen M’s STEM mastery.
      I’m not kidding.
      IQ at the level of pocket lint.
      Back to EARL!

    • Charlotte Powell Brooks says:

      Plastic jugs?

    • lemmus1 says:

      Since all petroleum production will be banned, where will all the ‘plastic’ milk jugs come from?

    • Deb says:

      So apparently we have a water crisis so bad that we are supposed to use our own urine to make coffee. But at the same time we are supposed to bring in anyone who wants to walk across the border? Alrighty then.

    • Rhoda R says:

      Setting aside the ‘uck’ factor (hard to do), urine in the result of a filtering process. Lots of stuff that the body doesn’t need gets flushed out in urine. These idiots are trying to make our kidneys work harder than they need to.

    • Judith says:

      Well, that’ll put Starbucks outta business.. I’d imagine those SJW’s will leave milk cartons in their public restrooms now for all the hobos.

  12. beaujest says:

    Boston University must be real proud of this alum !

    • sickconservative says:

      Somehow the faculty probably are.

    • livefreeordieguy says:

      How do you think I feel, beaujest?
      Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got her BA in “Economics” from Boston University — the same school my daughter went to… I have emailed BU demanding an AOC refund.
      And GND co-author Ed “Mister Frosty” Markey is not making parents of Boston College grads very comfortable either…
      Why “Mister Frosty”? Because a political opponent once claimed Markey “had never worked a day in the private sector”… Markey vehemently took offense to the charge and said he had indeed worked in the private sector earlier in his life…
      “What job?”… Driving a neighborhood ice cream truck.
      So we have the Good Humor man and a cocktail waitress in a Mexican restaurant leading the “massive transformation of our society”…
      God help us.

  13. farmhand1927 says:

    Someone should bird dog her on Fridays to see if she flies back and forth to NYC on the weekends.
    The ‘no fly zone’ Miss Charlie Manson Eyes is declaring across America will certainly put Grandma Nancy in a bind since she’s used to ultra deluxe flights complete with top shelf booze and plenty of Air Force and SS armed guards riding along to keep her safe. And to answer her every beck and call.
    What a laugh riot to hear the Dem presidential contenders all knocking each other down to be first to sign on to this ‘revolution’. Yes, yes, run on that, please.
    As foolish as this girl is, no doubt she’s got quite a past. Hope she’s ready for what her own party will dig up once leadership is ready to send her packing. The Dem’s are quite experienced and successful in creating lies, deflecting blame, fomenting crises out of thin air and other forms of railroading a person simply because they disagree with them.

  14. MIKE says:

    What is she, still in fourth grade? This must be a joke. Certainly the DSA can think of more convincing utopian bulet points.
    Then again, they know that within a Month after trying to survive with “renewable”, “sustainable”, “unpossible” energy sources, the entire rest of the world will be attacking and overrunning our once great nation.
    Look at the bright side; with a little luck and cunning, you’ll be able to loose all that Plumbum you’ve been stockpiling for over a decade. Three-oh-eight makes a great mate.

  15. alliwantissometruth says:

    Absolutely ridiculous? Of course it is. These are the views of a child, an ignorant fool “educated” in our schools, where social justice takes the place of traditional tried and true proper education
    Yet what’s not ridiculous is the ever growing population of third world peasants and our own home grown social justice nincompoops who elect these absolute idiots into our halls of power
    Yeah it’s funny now, but in ten years, how funny will it be if we have a big number of these nitwits ruling over us?
    I’ll tell ya, all of the past nonsense we allowed while we were asleep at the wheel in this country is starting to hit us like a ton of bricks

  16. PInky1920 says:

    The mexibeaver is letting the entire party’s agenda out. They all want the same thing, only they don’t want people to know all at once.
    They will have to shut her up very soon. She’s impatient and they don’t want the frog jumping out of the water, it’s just too soon.
    It will be hilarious watching what they do to her.

  17. railer says:

    Trump should name one of his buildings after this gal, she’s that helpful to him.

  18. gohawks2015 says:

    Dumb as a stump. Gotta be a troll. That was like a bad highscrewl report outline.

  19. G-man says:

    I have always said, don’t be astonished how dumb she is. There are a lot of extremely dumb people in the world. Be astonished that people voted for her. I think we now know where the largest percentage of dumb people live.

    • sickconservative says:

      Really they are all over our Gov’t especially on the D side but a little bit smarter as not to blather it out loud.

  20. CorwinAmber says:

    well, I gots me an outhouse “building” out back…I looks forward to it being “upgraded” or “replaced” with “state-of-the-art energy efficiency”. Signed, Jethro Bodine
    P.S. Granny is wondering whether you can do something with the “cement pond” while you’re at it?

  21. paulraven1 says:

    Laugh at your own peril. There is a HUGE audience for this maniacal claptrap. Either through cunning or sheer brazenness this maniac has correctly identified the inexorable emotional drift of the democrats and the branding value of full-retard leftism.

  22. itsarickthing says:

    Dang it! I knew there was more to this! 😉

  23. Guyski says:

    How to save the planet
    Make all guns legal.
    Make human flatulence illegal, subject to death.
    Deputize all citizens to allow shooting flatulence citizens.
    Last person standing commits suicide after farting.
    Problem solved.

  24. Gusinthebox says:

    And to think, she is an Econ major. You just can’t get this fence post stupid by yourself. You actually have to go to school and study to be this stupid. Mixing drinks and wiping the bar evidently didn’t prepare her for the real world.
    If she were a Republican, I’d launch a recall just to mitigate the disaster.
    But she’s not, so keep filling the airwaves. She may actually be the poster child for a constitutional amendment – you have to pass Constitutional and common sense literacy to even be considered for a national office.

  25. Zaza says:

    She Guevara is the Dem toothpaste that just won’t go back in the tube.
    PoTUS should invite her to every single press outing and display her “front and center” as the global-Dems mascot.

  26. convert says:

    This CANNOT be real. This reads like a bunch of highschool kids sitting around and producing a fake, ironic, over-the-top thing like this for a class project. I mean, seriously, this time it must be the Russians… Bwaahahaha. I CAN”T STAND ALL THE WINNING THIS WEEK. THE DEMOCRATS ARE IMPLODING. I’m not exaggerating. Twitter is on fire against the VA mess, this Green New Deal load of insanity, the SOU speech, now news about Schiff meeting with the Simpson guy and on and on. IMPLODING!! I love it so much.

  27. G3 says:

    WTH, Martha on Fox attempted to compare AOC with Ivanka.
    Fox is just nutz.

  28. Right to reply says:

    “Free of Monopolies” Does anyone know what phone company, shopping, or fast food service she uses?

  29. Sandra-VA says:

    I just cannot stop laughing at this idiot girl. Seriously, the more she exposes her agenda, the more ridiculous she looks. It is clear that nobody has ever challenged her before… she truly believes in this idiocy.
    Let this be a lesson to all who think voting is not important!

  30. andy says:

    They took JIll Stein’s GND. Handed it a cartoon version of a politician, and she pressed aluminum foil over the face of the bill. Took the shape but none of the contents. Not that Jill’s plan was good or great, but Jill offers studies and a financial plan.
    The democrats appropriated the Green party’s GND, gutted it, and then handed it to the most non-competent politician without also helping her add backing plans and cost analysis.
    The Democrats are effectively creating stones to throw at the green party ideas.

    • Deb says:

      Makes sense, Jill Stein got up to 3% if the vote in some places. The Dems know that 2020 will be a real battle.

  31. jazzbogie says:

    AOC and the so-called Green New Deal remind me of “Atlas Shrugged.” The “Looters.”

  32. Carson Napier says:

    Virginia aborted Occasional Cortex’s brain.

  33. Milo says:

    Take this as a warning to any parents out there who have entertained the thought of sending their children to Boston U.

    • All Too Much says:

      Good one.
      I wonder if she used student loans, or had some rich daddy pay for the ‘education’.

    • Sgt Stryker says:

      I just emailed the “President” of BU and asked for an apology to America for foisting the brainless bimbo onto the hard working folks of the country.
      I also asked if BU was going to examine its requirements for earning a degree in “Economics”, as it is apparent to anyone with an IQ above 75 that your graduation standards are lower than snake s#1t in a wagon track.
      Awaiting a response.

  34. Milo says:

    Take this as a warning to any parents out there who have entertained the thought of sending their children to Boston U.

    • railer says:

      Why do banks have branches?
      Well? Come on all you smarty people, answer that!

      • Zaza says:

        “Prune our banks better, so they’ll have more branches”
        Actually Occasional Cortex

      • highdezertgator says:

        “Why did I rob banks? Because I enjoyed it. I loved it. I was more alive when I was inside a bank, robbing it, than at any other time in my life. I enjoyed everything about it so much that one or two weeks later I’d be out looking for the next job. But to me the money was the chips, that’s all.” Willie Sutton, Famous Bank Robber

    • F.D.R. in Hell says:

      Eleanor tells me that Oriental Face Reading says, “When the white part of the eye (the sclera), is visible above the iris, it is an indication of mental imbalance in people, such as psychotics and murderers.”

    • Publius2016 says:

      70% tax on earnings plus 10% asset tax on “millionaires”

    • paper doll says:

      That sounds like a Gracie Fields line…lol

  35. Carson Napier says:

    Clearly, Occasional Cortex is a survivor of a botched abortion. The sucked out 90% of her brain, but her brain stem survived and so did she.

  36. Chip Doctor says:

    She is proof that God has not turned His back on America. She is a gift to our country. This “plan” is documented proof of where we are headed with the Dems. It will educate millions of American dimwits to the dangers of socialism. A real gift to our President. IMO, the Dems are imploding right in front of our eyes. Their hatred and anger have made them irrational…..bat schitt crazy.
    This woman is drunk on her own celebrity and too stupid to understand who and what she is up against. Nancy and friends are going to shut this woman up. AOC is going to pay a high price for what she is doing. She really needs to watch her back. Better than Seth Rich watched his.

    • nimrodman says:

      “Nancy and friends are going to shut this woman up.”
      They’ll have to.
      She’s sucking up all the oxygen in the public forum.
      Other dems can’t get anything else across because she’s dominating the narrative of what Dems “are about”.

  37. Krashman Von Stinkputin says:
  38. covfefe999 says:

    92 percent of Democrats and 64 percent of Republicans support the Green New Deal?
    Uh, didn’t she just announce it today?

  39. Cathie says:

    Loved the line, “economic security for those unable or UNWILLING to work”. This has to be a cleverly planned joke on AOC because the alternative is downright frightening.

  40. barnabusduke says:

    “However, the substance (full pdf below) is so ridiculous, there are many people now wondering if she and her allies were set-up by political opponents to make themselves look like fools.” I have to admit, I have wondered about this myself! Also Cinnamon…(I mean Sinema) 🙂

    • webgirlpdx says:

      Hey Sinema was at least standing and clapping alot at the SOTU…..instead of sitting down like a good solider girl. Wore pink instead of White. I guess she didn’t get the memo.

  41. Phil Free says:

    Something that should not be forgotten, regarding ol’ Occasional Cortex — she didn’t manage to get onto that post by herself:

    • Phil Free says:

      [oops, sorry for my double-post — I thought the post had disappeared, but the Page had cycled to the “previous/next”, and I didn’t catch it before posting again –]

  42. technerd55 says:

    Clearly not understanding how a beaureacry works, AOC doesn’t realize that the paper work, environmental studies, land acquisition, etc for high speed rail would take longer than 10 years. Unless of course she intends to continue the Trump agenda to cut more regulation and red tape.

  43. WeThePeople2016 says:

    The media darling is an ignorant idiot who is an attention seeker. I have disagreed with some of the GOP pundits who say we need to be concerned about her in the future. My take is that we need to not feed the beast. She loves and craves all of this attention.

    • anniefannie says:

      You’re giving her wwaaaayyyyy too much credit. The level of abject stupidity in this document is simply amazing!

    • stringplayer55 says:

      An attention …wh…at?

    • Attorney at Law says:

      I concur with your thoughts. Giving her attention good or bad, is continuing to give her what she craves. Her behaviour is rewarded, and thus makes her next speaking engagement more outrageous than the last.

    • bertdilbert says:

      They put her on the banking and finance committee but I have serious doubts that she can answer “what is 2+2?”

    • Agree.
      If people and press totally ignore her, she will go away and wilt into the background. She is just an extreme “Look At Me” millennial. She is like Hollywood people always needing attention – good or bad. Just give me attention. She is too dumb to argue with or discuss rationally because she has no ability to reason.
      She is the ultimate brain dead cute attention demanding millennial. Product of FB, TWTR, etc. total life style. How many clicks and likes is what her life is about. Their worst fear is that nobody will recognize them or respond to them.
      So give her a total blackout and she dies.

      • CountryClassVulgarian says:

        She is cute?

        • She thinks she is cute by liberal people standards. But conservative women are the truly beautiful women. So in a room full of liberal women she would be considered cute. Have you ever been in a room full of liberal women? Ugggg. sorry.

        • Sentient says:

          If AOC and Ilhan Omar were arch conservatives we’d be saying they’re good looking. The socialism is ugly though. And that Rashida Tlaib from Michigan, well, ugly goes to the bone.

    • Vince says:

      The question is, which helps President Trump more, giving her attention, or ignoring her? President Trump himself poked her with a stick at the State of the Union address by promising that we would never become a socialist nation. He obviously thinks pushing the democrats to the left helps him.

    • Republicanvet91 says:

      I disagree. I think she needs as much attention as possible. She is already a massive thorn in Pelosi’s side. Pelosi likely wants the same things as AOC, but is not dumb enough to say them out loud. AOC says them out loud, and many of her followers too ignorant to to know who Che Guevara was start wondering why Pelosi doesn’t support her.
      AOC and her nutty following will show American voters how crazy the left has become. She puts her whole socialist thinking into this bill for everyone to see, and while Pelosi might want the same things, Pelosi knows she has to be sneaky about getting them done.
      AOC makes it difficult for the left to be sneaky.

  44. jengancworld says:

    I’ve always said for years and years, God is a funny guy. For him to put this new freshman class front-and-center is his way of letting us Patriots know that America is going to be in great shape for the next six years with President Donald Trump leading us!!!

  45. ThePoeticJusticeWarrior says:

    The USA does not have the Natural gas storage or pipeline volume, to run every power station, manufacturing plants, and heat everyone’s home in the dead of winter.
    This was shown here in Michigan and Minnesota, during the “Polar Vortex.”
    What manufacturer, would build in the northern climates, when their electric and heating bills, will be increasing TOGETHER AT THE SAME TIME, due to say, three cold winters in a row?
    The polar vortex, caused natural gas shortages, in Michigan and Minnesota, and the cold weather lasted only for a week.
    Plus, as stated in the article, we are paying for this, as taxpayers. Then the CROOKED utilities, get to fleece the taxpayers again, by depreciation of their new citizen funded windmills.

    • Mari in SC (thankfully no longer MD) says:

      I think natural gas would be a fossil fuel, at least in their insanity, so you can’t have that.

    • NYSE says:

      The biggest mistake this country is making is turni6its back on coal. A time will come very soon when that mistake becomes very apparent. It’s not going to be pretty.

    • Don’t worry Poetic. Global warming is going to end the world in 12 years, so by 10 years from now, it’ll be warm enough that Minnesota and Michigan won’t need heating in the winters.

    • Deb says:

      The vortex didn’t cause shortages, a problem with a pipeline did.
      We need to fix our infrastructure.
      None of my “renewable energy” crazy relatives will ever explain to me how I am supposed to heat my home during a blizzard without “fossil fuel.”

    • Sentient says:

      Polar vortex? I’ll pole her vortex. Not AOC’s though.

  46. Paprika says:

    I’m all in with ya AOC! Now I suppose you and congress will lead the way and show us how to live this way. Start now by using only electric cars to get back to your district–West Coast and Hawaii members will like this one.
    Only eat local DC grown organic farm goods.
    Only use hospitals powered by solar and wind. And forget most of that medical equipment because it’s made with petroleum products.
    Only wear hand raised, gathered, spun, and sewn clothes of wool, hemp, or cotton. Oops, skip the wool–methane producers, so you can skip your leather shoes too.
    Turn off that energy wasting air conditioning in the capitol and enjoy the fresh air!
    And if I remember the average mean wage per household is around $52,000, which must be a living wage because half the population earns less and lives, so make sure congressional households(not just members) only earn that the same livable wage.
    Start with just those few items for the first year and I’ll see how congress does before I jump on the band wagon! Shucks, I’ll even buy you a ticket for your green powered ocean train!
    Otherwise this New Green Deal sounds a wee bit like Soylent Green to me.

    • Paprika says:

      PS: Don’t forget to plant lot’s of organic money trees to harvest!

    • Zaza says:

      “sounds a wee bit like Soylent Green ”
      it’s people, IT’S PEOPLE!
      you dam dirty apes!
      oh wait..

    • farmhand1927 says:

      Yes, skip producing wool. Besides producing gas, sheep also eat the grass and pasture the rest of us will be competing to eat under the Green New Dumb Deal. Also, alot of sheep dress up in permanent black face, so there’s that. Unless that somehow will ultimately be spun into a positive for the Dumb Deal crowd?

      • Nancy Steger says:

        There won’t be any grass or other vegetation, because all the arable land will be covered by vast solar panel “farms.”

  47. Linus in W.PA. says:

    Thanks, New York, for this dimwit.

    • covfefe999 says:

      Ed Markey of all people is urging her on! I think she’s blowing him. Sorry for my language but she strikes me as the Ali Watkins type, being a ho to advance her career is all part of her self-promotion strategy.

      • Tom H says:

        Ed Markey, aka Mr. Frosty (his only non gov’t job was driving a Mr Frosty truck) is just as dumb as she is.

      • steph_gray says:

        Oh jeez.
        Markey Malarkey is my rep.

    • farmhand1927 says:

      At least we won’t be on the hook for very many free college educations. Since her plan gives a guaranteed income to anyone unable or UNWILLING to work, who needs college? A career? Ambition? Pride?
      Surprised her green policies don’t include free marijuana for everyone. Now that’s some green her supporters can start a revolution over..

      • jebg46 says:

        Heck, not willing to work will enable all the middle class workers to go on permanent vacation so there will be no one left to pay the high taxes needed to pay for even 1% of the “massive” 10 year plan.

  48. O.Cotex also wants to give America back to its rightfull latino owners. She is not stupid.She is not dumb.She is evil, cunning and dangerous.

    • joebkonobi says:

      Look at all the sheeples daddy! Look at all the sheeples!

      • covfefe999 says:

        She preaches to young people who are even more ignorant than she is.

      • farmhand1927 says:

        If you see your college kid sitting in that crowd listening to that clap trap, please go drag them home and keep them in your basement until they grow up and actually get a real education. Their mindset is dangerous to our country’s safety and sovereignty.

    • Logger says:

      I did a search for some of the idiot words supposedly in the FAQ, like farting cows and charging stations, but I didn’t see it in the archived link you provided. I wonder if there have been multiple FAQs pushed out.

      • Logger says:

        Yeah, the archived version in the link was cleaned up. It says retrofitting buildings. It’s not the original version in all its stupid glory. Bummer. I guess I’ll have to buy that collectible irregular on eBay.

    • Boy, does Pelosi deserve this!!! I can’t think of anyone more deserving.

  49. covfefe999 says:

    You have to be kidding me. Al Gore endorsed this mess. And it appears Ed Markey is working with Cortez on it. Is she blowing him or something? It looks like it was written by a junior high school student, typos and awkward grammar, repetition, just awful.

  50. Diogenes says:

    I heard (didn’t waste my time reading it) that all new green jobs would be union. And that there would be financial help for anyone who doesn’t want to work. But I repeat myself!

    • covfefe999 says:

      I can hardly believe that Ed Markey was part of this mess. Al Gore and Liawatha have endorsed it. Bizarre.

    • chzheadproud67 says:

      AND she majored in Economics so she’s obviously an “expert”—-yet just 2 months ago she was lamenting on twitter about “how was she going to pay for her DC apartment before she got her 1st congressional paycheck???”—and now she is telling us all how to live???

    • paper doll says:

      This reminds me of the old joke ” My account can’t be overdrawn, I still have blank checks in my check book”

  51. joebkonobi says:

    She shall be known from now on as “Farting Cow” Cortez!

  52. namberak says:

    “… wondering if she and her allies were set-up by political opponents to make themselves look like fools.” Um, I’m pretty sure she doesn’t need any help …

  53. Phil Free says:

    That turtle didn’t get onto that post by itself. Pertinent:

  54. ForGodandCountry says:

    See? I told you good folks that there was a good and righteous God. And he always has the last laugh. Don’t forget, 1) the left has been mocking and rejecting God for years
    2) the liberal media has been hailing this nutcase as it’s new Gen Z standard-bearethe future of the democrat party.
    Never mind what us cons say…the left just lost independent voters for 2020, and this dingbat will be lucky to avoid being primaried.

    • ForGodandCountry says:

      I told you good folks that there was a good and righteous God. And he always has the last laugh. Don’t forget…
      1) the left has been mocking and rejecting God for years
      2) the liberal media has been hailing this nutcase as it’s new Gen Z standard-bearethe future of the democrat party.
      Never mind what us cons say…the left just lost independent voters for 2020, and this dingbat will be lucky to avoid being primaried.

  55. Krashman Von Stinkputin says:

    Rumor is Hank Johnson “bumped into” Alexandria’s mom during a 1989 vacation to Guam.
    When the island’s a rockin……don’t come a-knockin!
    (Seriously…..for safety reasons)

  56. Barnestormer says:

    “Alex in Wonderland, the Cartoon.” Should play well in Virginia, where the Dems are in desperate need of some comic relief.

  57. RJ says:

    Can I sign up for the “unwilling to work” check? I could use a vacation.

  58. Mari in SC (thankfully no longer MD) says:

    The threads on this are really funny. Of course, Sean Spicier was on this:
    Sean Spicier
    So everyone gives me a hard time for my public drunkenness but the authors of the Green New Deal get a pass? How hammered were they?
    *** end of tweet ***
    On a serious note, they are in roles of some power so I “guess” I should take them seriously but it is very, very hard to respect this level of stupidity.

  59. Chip Doctor says:

    Sundance, please, please, please don’t post an article about Adam Schitt tonight. Let me have one night where I go to sleep smiling.

  60. Florida_Frank says:

    “Economic security for all who are … unwilling to work.”
    Yeehaw! You mean I just worked 45 years for nothing?!?!

  61. vikingmom says:

    “7)And how to pay for mass trillions in cost? Don’t worry! Federal Reserve will just “extend credit” And “new public banks can be created to extend credit too.” Because, you know, like, money is just paper, and how hard can it be to make some more of the stuff, right? Right?”
    Honestly, I actually know a fair number of people, many of them college graduates, who truly believe that whenever the government runs deficits all they need to do is “print more money”! It would be funny if it were not so damn scary!!

    • MaineCoon says:

      Isn’t that exactly what they did for years under Zero with quantitative easing? It’s frreeee!

      • Jack Crapse says:

        No, the fed liabilities are backed by assets, and the treasury notes are backed by the faith and credit of the US and the US tax payer

        • jebg46 says:

          Yes! AoC needs to figure out how to pay our $21 trillion deficit first before spending 100s of trillions more. Like we need to find a gold mine and send all these Green Dreamers into the mines to find this money before spending it.

        • CirclinTheDrain says:

          Fed “assets” in large part consist of derivatives. Hard to call them “assets”, especially in a meltdown like 2008.

  62. Beyond being so ridiculously impractical to implement
    it is….full on communism.
    This is beyond Socialism where production is controlled by government. This is full communism where gov builds, owns, controls all aspects of your life. You pay all your money to the government and the government just gives you what they want to give you. Private sector owns and controls almost nothing.
    Of course all communist societies have ruling rich oligarchs.
    Who is paying and controlling this public stooge? She is literally a real idiot and very useful for some communist controlling interests.
    PS. AOC is so ridiculous that whenever I see AOC in an article title I skip it. Except for your Sundance. tx.
    Oh by the way, the green movement has always been about moving to communism. AOC is just making it plainly obvious to all now.

    • T man says:

      And why would we need unions if the government owns and controls everything? This is beyond stupid.

    • Nancy Steger says:

      What better way to get rid of the “troublesome” people than using so-called green energy to control food production? It wasn’t predicated on green energy, but the Bolsheviks starved the Kulaks by forcing them to send all their grain to feed the cities. Those who tried to pick up the few kernels left in the soil after harvest were shot. The Kulak farmers were successful enough to have risen from peasant to middle class status, and Communist theory requires the elimination of the middle class. There is more than one way for government to perpetrate genocide.

  63. jack says:

    There is something about AOC that seems very child-like and playful and kind-hearted, … she is cute … and expresses herself in sort of innocent way. I can see the appeal of her. Also the early christian church , the first 2 centuries had the idea what they all put money into a one pot and help each other to get by. The kingdom of God is OPEN to those that have hearts like little children. But the part that is missing is “you must be gentle like sheep but wiser than wolves!” 🙂
    I don’t think she is “wise”, she is cute though, in a spontaneous way and she is in OVER HER HEAD … and over-whelmed by all the people advising her. She could grow up to be Conservative in 20 years ( I know she is 29-30 years old now).
    Her positions are bonkers … and she has to be taken down … because her “ideas” would ruin our country.

    • Q&A says:

      She’s the mean girl. Most socialists are the stingy grubbers who have no problem taking from others to meet their own needs.
      One waitress has a bad memory of working with Ocasio-Cortez, 28, as Ocasio-Cortez tended bar during the very busy Cinco de Mayo celebration in 2017. At the end of the night, when it came time to split the $560 in tips she had gotten at the bar, Ocasio-Cortez gave the waitress only $50. After the waitress complained to her manager, her take was doubled to $100. “It says so much about her character. From that point on, I wouldn’t talk to her. I couldn’t look at her.”

    • Deb says:

      Christians still put money in the pot to help people in need. It’s called charity.
      I’m tired of leftists arguing that Christians should be socialists. Jesus did not advocate for the government to take your money and then use it to control every aspect of our lives.

  64. TwoLaine says:

    Trust me, she needs no help in looking like a fool.

  65. Publius2016 says:

    this whole doc is full of crap…every major city needs more power water sanitation etc not less…the idea that people dont live in buildings is insanity…where exactly can you put “waste” that is produced daily and multiple times…Listen Einstein, if your idea lost when the Romans figured out how to move vast quantities of water!

  66. Ausonius says:

    Check out the NY TImes trying to make it sound sensible:
    “But as a blueprint for liberal ambition, it was breathtaking. It includes a 10-year commitment to convert “100 percent of the power demand in the United States” to “clean, renewable and zero-emission energy sources,” to upgrade “all existing buildings” to meet energy efficiency requirements, and to expand high-speed rail so broadly that most air travel would be rendered obsolete.”
    No, that is NOT what she has written! It was “tear down all existing buildings” and eliminate “all” oil-based transportation. Will there be electric airplanes? How will that work? 😉

  67. beachbum31 says:

    Tiny Tim was he overrated rage in this country too… for a time… not even a very long time … then he croaked, right on stage… then Twiggy took over.
    We appear to be in the same place socially.

  68. covfefe999 says:

    When FDR called on America to build 185,000 planes to fight World War 2 at a time when America was producing 3,000 planes a year, the world laughed. We ended up building 300,000 planes and winning the war.
    Yah it was that simple. Hahaha. What a dope. Again, I cannot believe that Ed Markey worked with her on this mess. He must be senile OR she’s blowing him. Or both.

  69. JAS says:

    A big city virgin with no idea of how real people farm the land and put food on the table for the rest of us. She should go and work a corn farm for a year. That would be a rude awakening.
    That said, she is just a megaphone for those that got her elected. Remember, she said that she had to get new shoes to go to DC!.
    The people that put her up to this whole thing are the ones that are pulling her strings. Those people, by the way can be found here:
    Justice Democrats, an offshoot of the Young Turks:
    And they obviously have a winning formula. What that is I do not know.
    “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) and the youngest woman to be elected to Congress, has rapidly become one of the highest-profile political figures in Washington.”
    “The Ocasio-Cortez campaign was orchestrated by a newly formed political action committee called Justice Democrats. The PAC was originally set up by Cenk Uygur of the Young Turks and Kyle Kulinski of Secular Talk (who have since left those organizations), and former leaders of the 2016 Sanders presidential campaign…..”

  70. California Joe says:

    Wind generators kill millions of birds every year. That includes protected migratory birds like ducks, geese and swans. Are they willing to kill even more of them?

    • JAS says:

      And wind sucks! It makes seas rough and hard to get to the fish 🙂

      • John Post says:

        ANYBODY who advocates for wind and/or solar power should be FORCED to do without a refrigerator and air conditioning for a year! No matter what part of the country you live in, doing without (reliably)edible food and a comfortable place to sleep would remove some of the scales from their eyes.

    • Nancy Steger says:

      They also kill millions of bats, which are important for insect control in agriculture.

  71. PFesser says:

    Occasional Cortex. I thought I invented that in reference to the few brain cells she has floating around. Oh well, great minds and all that stuff ….

  72. CMDCMRET says:

    In my best bugs bunny voice…”whadda maroon”. ???

  73. CMDCMRET says:

    In my best bugs bunny voice…”whadda maroon”. ???

  74. solomonpal says:

    Alexandria for President! Run Ocasio-Cortez Run!!!

  75. Richard Whitney says:

    And a beautiful set-up it is. She is getting an inordinate amount of attention for ideas that are easily lampooned. Her declarations are insults to anyone with an IQ. I suspect an operation.
    She is the perfect clown to lampoon socialism. Most of the public is not going to read von Hayek or Murray Rothbard, so they are not going to have an academic approach to this lunacy. But you don’t need to read those men to know something is wrong with her and what she says. People are just going to apply their day-to-day common sense, and reject her outright. So lets keep her around, she has important work to do. She is doing Hayek’s work.
    Similar for the Virginia stooges. Hey, I understand why sensible people want them to resign. But it is much better that they stay, for their leprosy to be on display daily. They won’t be able to shake their stigma. Resignation would just let them hide away, to be replaced by another miscreant.

    • joebkonobi says:

      I hope she writes a book. It would probably sell like crazy. But she better do it soon before the novelty wears off. Of course it would be in the science fiction section.

  76. Liberty Forge says:

    Kamala Harris has agreed to — and signed onto — this New Green Deal.
    Did she read it?
    Perhaps she did (doubtful). Either way, she is also toast.
    What is wrong with these people?

  77. anniefannie says:

    As I read through the GND, I would come upon a section and think “there is no way you can make this up and no way to top it”. I was wrong. Over and over. I read parts to my husband and laughed so hard trying to read it that I was barely coherent (very much like what I was reading). You simply cannot make this stuff up. The only thing I read that even remotely was not laughable was the statement that even if all billionaires gave all there money to support the GND, it would be nowhere near enough.
    Probably my favorite part was for farmers to produce healthy food while eliminating greenhouse gases and using fossil free fuel. Is she going to run trains through the fields or do we go back to the days of the push plows, hand working the fields (I am assuming this will be the creation of the millions of jobs) because we know for darned sure that John Deere doesn’t make a fossil free tractor and horses would give off too many greenhouse gases!!
    I thought her public education was in New York. Nope. Had to be in LaLaLand.
    We’re off to see the wizard…

    • Phil Free says:

      Is she the end-result of Common Kore??

    • joebkonobi says:

      Note the flintstones above. Whata Yabba dabba do do time!

    • Ockham's Phaser says:

      I work with the agriculture industry. Many people, liberals in particular just don’t realize how much energy it takes to produce food and fiber to support ours and much of the world’s population. Many have never driven through, never seen, never experienced, the hundreds of millions of acres of farmland across great swaths of the US. They have no idea how much energy, particularly diesel, it takes to produce our food. In 2012 alone crop production consumed 250 trillion BTU’s of liquid fuel and livestock production 150 trillion BTU’s. You simply can’t run 400 hp tractors over thousands of acres in remote locations with alternative fuels. Even organic agriculture consumes as much or more diesel per acre notwithstanding the massive increase in tillage and erosion that would ensue if we went totally organic. These people don’t think these things through.

      • John Bosley says:

        They are thinking it through.
        It’s called UN Agenda 21.
        Reduction of the Earth’s population to a MAX of 500 million people.
        Human genocide, that would make even Satan himself blush.

    • jebg46 says:

      Too funny! Thanks, I needed a good laugh.

  78. covfefe999 says:

    We’re all making fun of this but with Al Gore, Liawatha, Ed Markey, and other high profile Dems propping her up, this isn’t going to just be thrown away like trash. This is a Dem initiative. I wonder if Nancy Pelosi was in on it. Probably not. And I hope not! That will mean the Dems are dividing.

    • F.D.R. in Hell says:

      Trust me, she’s their Human Shield. In a way, I feel sorry for her.

    • joebkonobi says:

      Good point. Maybe her wheelhouse it to put all the silly Sh!t out there to make more moderate, but still unnecessary, climate control actions seem reasonable. Could be a strategy.
      You have to admit the Global warming/Climate change ideology is waning and losing favor. In a weird way she is reviving the conversation, putting out the unattainable to try and get anything, no matter how small and unnecessary, moving that direction.

  79. snellvillebob says:

    Will she execute people over 65 to use their healthcare on good little communists?

  80. patti says:

    At this week’s State of the Union address, President Donald Trump offered a stinging critique of Maduro, as well as a warning to those wanting socialism in the United States, saying, “Tonight, we renew our resolve that America will never be a socialist country.”
    Venezuelans Send Message To Americans Who Want Socialism

    • 335blues says:

      No better way to share what socialism/communism is than to hear it from the people who have suffered under it.
      Nobody benefits except those in charge who steal the country’s wealth.

      • Rhoda R says:

        But the lefties don’t believe that socialism was done correctly in Venezuela. Or Zimbabwe. Or Russia. Or any of the other places it’s been tried and resulted in massive human suffering. The left leadership knows better. It knows that they can become rich beyond the dreams of avarice under socialism.

  81. AOC’s Dead Giveaway…
    The more doe-eyed her gazing becomes,
    the deeper the doo-doo she plumbs.

  82. Carson Napier says:

    The Mad Hatter was overheard to say, “The main difference between Occluded Cortex and me is that she thinks she is sane and I know I am mad”.

  83. Katie says:

    I honestly think that most of the politicians in DC have absolutely NO idea how massive this country is.

    • jebg46 says:

      These green dreamers need to spend the summer doing hay harvests on the bed of an old Doodle Bug stomping down the loose hay while the bigger kids were hauling hay bales. There was no air conditioning greeting you at the end of the day and only a bucket of cold water to wash away the prickly hay.

  84. 335blues says:

    The goal is for Americans to willingly destroy their economy, willingly disarm and swear off any intention and means of self defense, and willingly succumb to communist takeover of the country so
    the people can be enslaved, our resources plundered, and our betters can tell us all how
    we must live.
    If if any complain? Look to communist china for the model: a bullet in the back of the head.

  85. cripto says:

    If you still have some belly laughs left, The Grauniad has a series of hilarious articles, straining every fiber of their progressive privileged beings to take the little numpty seriously. The best was when she spoke to fellow communist Jeremy Corbyn and gushed off the page at how wonderful the anti-semitic, never met a dictator he didn’t like, was. She’s found her inspiration.

  86. Niagara Frontier says:

    I wonder how much weed was smoked while drafting this document? This is a desperate cry for help. Pelosi should demand random drug testing for all members of her caucus.

    • Too Real says:

      1.Bulging eyes (exophthalmos)
      2.slender frame
      3.Manic flight of ideas (near psychosis)
      4.Emotional lability
      A. Grave’s disease (thyrotoxcosis) or B. Immature Millennial

      • Michael Todaro says:

        Well Too Real, there’s just not enough we can observe & say about this bug eyed/rake mouth psycho case. She is a throwback to a 19th century carnival freak show. Step right up folks, see the freak, only 10 cents, 1 thin dime, 1/10 of a dollar…see the freak !

      • yucki says:

        That was my speculative diagnosis too.

      • Joemama says:

        Looked up Graves disease. Wow. She sure seems to fit the bill.

    • Guillermo Maguire says:

      For the freaking record, I was the one who coined the phrase, Sandy the Occasional Cortex. I have also named Beto…Beto O’Whitey. And even if I wasn’t the first, I still get a participation medal!

    • Zaza says:

      Pelosi is a serious xanax user.

    • gregc77 says:

      Good point. Regular use of marijuana is associated with a 3-fold increase in the incidence of Schizophrenia. (Well, that statistic is really for adolescents, but she’s sort of still one.)

    • Sentient says:

      Valid question, but I think she just runs on emotions.

    • ATheoK says:

      I suspect the speed-up drugs, like cocaine and meth or perhaps ecstacy.
      Run at mouth constant talking,
      Incoherent sentences,
      Total flights of fancy treated as real,
      Failure to use commas, periods, semicolons, colons,
      Constant use of exclamations, expostulations and pejoratives,
      Irrational decisions and conclusions,
      Lack of self control,
      Sleep deprivation causes greater and greater levels of psychotic behavior,
      Loss of brain cells,
      Loss of connecting neurons…
      In no time at all, she’ll look and sound like Pelosi.

    • Kenji says:

      AOC and her Green Associates drafting the New Green Deal …

  87. elaineohio says:

    I haven’t run across this in the comments…. what does the monkeys touching the post mean?

    • Jwojo says:

      Monkey see, monkey do. My best guess.

    • donnyvee says:

      I believe it is from the opening act of 2001 a Space Odyssey. When monkeys find the obelisk.

      • Phil Free says:

        The Monolith. The opening scene of “2001: A Space Odyssey”.
        We see a group, a tribe, of monkeys. One morning a monkey wakes, to discover a Monolith has appeared, several feet away from where they slept.
        They Do Not Know What To Make Of It — it is outside of their understanding.

    • Paprika says:

      A scene from 2001 Space Odyssey of un-evolved man finding something above their capability to understand.

      • nimrodman says:

        I think the film also implies that the higher-intelligence “being” responsible for the obelisk imparted greater intelligence to the tribe of proto-hominids.
        I think the sequence was – obelisk appears – primates fawn and jump all around it –
        – and then the next day they face off a rival tribe, gesturing and fighting with fists and such.
        – then, one of the primates who had experienced the obelisk, grabs a femur bone from an animal carcass of dried bones on the ground, and uses it to whack a rival primate. Then his pals also pick up bones and lead a charge against the rival tribe, vanquishing them
        – implied is “first use of a tool” and maybe secondary implication is “first use of a tool in conflict / warfare – although that’s reaching
        – but implied is that obelisk forces contributed an evolutionary jump for the bone-wielding tribe, imparting advanced knowledge and fostering further evolution
        – final scene in that segment is primate tosses the bone skyward, where the camera zooms in on it as it rotates through the air; then the bone dissolves into a similarly elongate space station revolving in space to create it’s internal gravity – a masterful dissolve, I think
        My read, YMMV

        • felipe says:

          Nimrod, OK, was that straight from memory? If so, I am mightily impressed with your memory retention skills. Otherwise, yes, that is my understanding of what was implied by the monolith on a couple of different levels.

          • nimrodman says:

            yeah, just from memory, felipe
            others may have posted film clips here but I browse with javascript off and won’t see them unless I turn it on to view one.

            • John Bosley says:

              Yes Java script, ugh.
              If I don’t turn it off also , my tablet slows to a crawl.
              Some sites are totally unloadable without it off.

        • Randy says:

          And..the obelisks ratio of dimension is 1:4:9 or the first three squares.

    • mr.piddles says:

      It’s the “monolith” from the opening scene of “2001: A Space Odyssey”. So the real question is: what is the significance of the first scene (titled “The Dawn of Man”) of the movie? You could get really deep into the symbolism etc… but my uneducated interpretation is simply that it represents human evolution (the “beginning of man”), which continues through space exploration where more monoliths are discovered, which further points to the next “phase” of evolution. There’s a fetus floating in space at the end, which, I suppose, symbolizes “the dawn of a new age” of evolution. (I think)

      • Dutchman says:

        It was a clever msrketing campaign; make a movie, with lots of special effects, and an intriguing story,…but no one can figure it out,….until you read the BOOK, which then enables it all to make sense.
        The obelisks seeded the universe, and tested animals on each planet. When they found the smartest, on earth it was monkeys, they gave them ambition.
        The obelisk projected images in their minds of them having enough food, being secure, etc.
        That motivated them to fight another group of monkeys, to establish their TERRITORY.
        Were the obelisks from God, Satan or some advanced race? When the result of the experiment (man) discovers the obelisks, it sends a message out into space, and so astronauts are sent to investigate, and they ‘meet their makers’, and er something like that.
        Sorry, memory fades,…

        • Zaza says:

          “My god, it’s full of stars…”
          I think Arthur C Clarkes original concept was for the Obelsiks to be something akin to the worm hole in the movie Interstellar, a combination “black hole/worm hole” or dimensional gateway. I think he later backed away from that and switched to the story we saw in 2010, YWMC likely because readers would be more accepting of a “new planet” in our solar system than actually leaving it for a new galaxy.
          The 2010 movie had Cold War metaphors as we USA astronauts had to travel with Cosmonauts to check out the “disturbance” on Io, while the cold war became hot back on earth.

        • John says:

          Excellent reply. Arthur C. Clarke penned three more sequels: 2010, 2060 and 3010. All were very agnostic referrals to advanced “energy” existant entities that aren’t constrained by space or time.
          Beating around the “burning bush” IMHO.

        • Rami says:

          Loved the book…made the movie easier to understand.

        • SalixVeridi says:

          I believe the obelisk meant that an alien intelligence had been here before humans and the apes, etc…

      • highdezertgator says:

        “I think, I think I am, therefore I am, I think….
        Moody Blues “In the beginning- Lovely to See You”

    • You are showing your age, that was taken from the movie 2001, a higher intelligence came to earth and altered the brain lobes of primates such that they became problem-solvers and the path to man-kind started. Connect that scene to the enlightened Democrats.

    • snixy says:


    • platypus says:

      I think it’s from the movie 2001. It’s the evolutionary beginning of idol worship IIRC.

    • Crabby says:

      I think it was from a movie… planet of the apes or something?

    • James Carpenter says:

      It comes from the Stanley Kubrick film “2001, A Space Odessey”. The apes in contact with the monolith are placed on the track to become homosapiens. Fast forward, “Pan AM” runs scheduled fights to a moon colony. A second monolith is discoverd when people are exploring the moon and it broadcasts a powerful beacon signal which is determined to be aimed at Jupiter. A mission is sent there where another mono;ith is found which transports the one surviving astronaut to a room where his life is shown quickly advancing to old age. Laying in bed, about to expire of old age, another (smaller) monokith appaers and transforms him into a star child gazing at the Earth. Basically a presentation of alien superior beings taking a hand in our evolution, leading us to greater and greater things
      And now, here we have AOC, offering another monolith to us knuckledraggers.
      Ar you ready to stroke her superior, alien offering and go to the next, wonderful step?

    • Posting The Dawn Of Man scene suggests Ocasio has not evolved from her Ape man/Marxist state of being.

  88. Sepp says:

    And from between the lines one could deduce that America’s future environmental sustainability requires an immigration moratorium.

  89. Justin Green says:

    No doubt her plan was conceived on a cocktail napkin.
    I, for one, won’t be driving the fetal tissue-powered cars.

  90. This isn’t legislation; it’s refrigerator art. “That’s nice, honey.”
    Remember, If You Like Your Golf Cart, You Can Keep Your Golf Cart!”

  91. donnyvee says:

    I’m betting it’s only a short time before her sex tape comes out.

  92. Landslide says:

    Brandon Stryka (Walk Away founder) says he is considering running against her in 2020!!!! I think he could EASILY win!

  93. Jeff says:

    Remember the Bernie-Hillary “debates”? They devolved into a contest of who could give away the most free stuff.
    Now take this instance of our darling little Marxist. This is where the bar is now set. In order to gain attention, the other little Marxists – especially those who are/will be angling for the nomination – will have to do, um, better than this.
    Forget the popcorn. I’m buying stock in Orville Redenbacher.
    By the way, I think SD’s nickname of “Occasional Cortex” is unfair. I’m still waiting to see the “occasional” displayed.

  94. mr.piddles says:

    Two possibilities from my perspective:
    1.) She is a Super Genius just effing with the entire country
    2.) She is a Super Idiot unprepared for and disconnected from Reality, and in wwaaayyyyy over her head

  95. Trump Fan says:

    Like Rashida Tlaib another very bad woman.

  96. JoD says:

    Elle Wood went to the US Congress to try to get a Bill passed that would reunite her dog, Bruiser with his mother who was being used by a cosmetics company as a mascara test dog.
    Why does this make more sense than AOC and her green dream?

  97. Comrade Mope says:

    Socialists are so darn cute when they’re little. Then they grow up to be Communists.

  98. T man says:

    So she is going to tear everything down and rebuild it in 10 years and pay for it on a credit card?
    And she has credibility how?

    • Paprika says:

      Well duh! She has a credit card so she knows she has credibility!

    • churchladyiowa says:

      Hubby asked an important question: when she has all these current buildings torn down, what happens to the deconstructed wood, cement, metal, plastic, glass, etc.?? You can only recycle so much. New problem created.

    • SalixVeridi says:

      But didn’t she say we will all be dead in 12 years? She’s a child; and her handlers and supporters should be ashamed to put her out there and pretend to love her ‘vision!;

  99. Justin Green says:

    So the government mandated carbon capturing systems that we spent billions on don’t work, lol?
    Go figure. I wonder which Democrat donor manufactured those? Nothing better than a government-mandated market, if you’re in that business.

  100. Shrike says:

    Sometimes I wonder if she is a Judas goat (concept courtesy of Thomas Wictor), or has a Judas goat managing her.

  101. Trump Train says:

    OMG The gift that keeps on giving…………………I can’t imagine what the few remaining legitimate dems think of this idiot………………and she is pelosi’s problem now lmao.

  102. GSR says:

    She’s too young to be holding the position she is. Of course her ideas are silly and just plain wrong. She really embarrassed herself today.

    • sickconservative says:

      But shows us what they want, hope she runs in 2024 if old enough.
      Think about it but this every D/socialist dream but to scared to say.

    • mopar2016 says:

      Cortez says that the world will end in 12 years, I think that should be noted too.
      Looks like a MASSIVE global warming tax is in the works.
      We’re going to save the Earth from our invisible enemy, also known as plant food.
      Global warming isn’t real but it’s really expensive.
      Photosynthesis is real and it’s free.

  103. Landslide says:

    Between Christine’s hypothalmus and Alexandria’s cortex, there’s gotta be a research lab that can explain these mutated specimens!

  104. Kate says:

    Oh lordy, this person is the new face of the Democratic Party? How perfect is that.
    If we think about this, she is another Nancy P. as both have a screw loose somewhere.

  105. andy says:

    pre positioned green party voter shaming… thats all it is.

  106. waltherppk says:

    Just ONE commercial nuclear power plant produces more energy alone, than ALL the energy IN TOTAL combined from *every* alternative green energy (wind / solar) on the entire planet EARTH.
    What is needed is 50 new commercial nuclear power plants, being added to all the conventional
    energy sources already being used. That is simply an engineering FACT OF LIFE that has nothing to with delusional and magical thinking about windmills and solar panels, which of course do have their niche applications and better than nothing sort of usefulness, but alternative “green energy schemes” are not any practical substitute for conventional commercial power plants given the present technology.

    • sickconservative says:

      Come on facts don’t matter as we need to bring down the standard of living in the US.
      We are to rich and our Gov’t doesn’t like it as only the political class should have that.
      Does anyone think that under AOC and really all the left that they will be held to the same standard.
      Socialism is for the Socialist not the people.

  107. dogsrule says:

    This is right out of Zamyatin’s ‘We’, a dystopic novel where society is run completely by the government and absolutely everything is organized and provided for. Worth reading. I love how she talks about ‘workers’ – So do the communists.

  108. MisterPasta says:

    I like to call her;
    Acompromised Occipital Cortex

  109. Bo3484 says:

    The brightest comedic minds on acid could not come up with material like this.
    Ladies and gentlemen, behold…… the Democrat Party! lol

  110. Cat Lady says:

    This thing is so incredibly ridiculous, you have to wonder if she is being led by one of the Judas goats that Thomas Wictor has written about!!! Before he was banned from Twitter that is…

  111. ForGodandCountry says:

    Upon consideration, I propose caution and think Sundance is….as usual….correct in his thinking.
    Follow along.
    1) Sundance maintains that the REAL democrat nominee our magnanimous overlords will ultimately approve of hasn’t yet emerged. It is not Booker, Heels Up Harris, Princess Walking Eagle, or Gillibrand.
    2) The “New Green Deal” is clearly a hoax. It is, literally, insane.
    3) This is intentional….a set up so that the real, ultimate dem 2020 hopeful the overlords approve can “denounce” the NGD and appear to be a reasonable moderate centrist compared to Occasional Cortex and crew…..when in fact said nominee will be an extremist.
    4) The details of the NGD are so outrageous that there is NO WAY independents will vote for anyone who approves of and endorses it.
    5) Lastly, as if the details weren’t enough, this is how you know it’s a set up…..all the major, announced dem 202 hopefuls….who Sundance says AREN’T the anointed ones….have signed onboard with the NGD….

  112. Sharon says:

    “….access to nature………” ?????????????
    Accessing nature is dependent on congressional action? Who knew.
    I must be doing it wrong.

    • CountryClassVulgarian says:

      I missed that one!!! Here I was thinking I had full and complete access to nature. Dang it! Donald Trump has screwed up my mind ???

      • Sharon says:

        I know. That was my initial reaction as well. Stars ‘n trees ‘n hiking paths ‘n wild animals ‘n mountains ‘n fog ‘n thunderheads ‘n forests ‘n flowers ‘n even an occasional snake – – – I thought I had pretty good access, too. We will just have settling into some larnin’ from our betters.

    • Joemama says:

      You haven’t been to California, have you? The Nature Conservancy is buying up natural land, that used to be accessible by the public. When it is under their control, they do not allow the public to use it. Nature Conservancy elites are allowed to access it, however.

    • waltherppk says:

      Who could be against nature, I mean it’s like organic and stuff, it’s like sooo totally tubular….ya know what I mean.

  113. Justin Green says:

    Really, it’s not a bad plan, considering it was created by a freshman Jewish girl from Queens, and supported by Willie Brown’s GF and a couple of jihadists.

  114. Joemama says:

    It appears to me that this may actually be the democrat platform to counter PDJT. There are many “mainstream” democrat politicians saying they support it.
    What a strange world we live in.

  115. CountryClassVulgarian says:

    You mean I’m gonna get a brand new house? Oh whoppie!!!!! Can I decide the neighborhood too?

    • Little Berkeley Conservative says:

      You’ll get paid too, if you choose not to work……sign me up!

    • nimrodman says:

      Yeah, Obama had a plan for that
      Various “others” can choose “your” neighborhood too
      And you won’t have anything to say about that
      (correction: you’ll have plenty to say about it but you won’t be PERMITTED to have anything to say about it)
      Got it?

    • Doreen Scott says:

      You will not get a new house. The plan is to move everyone into tiny one room apartments in a city environment so they can keep track of us at all times.

  116. I am takin unscientific poll –
    How many of you think there will be investigation when AOC, who was complaining couple of months ago that she does not have money to live in DC, will suddenly see sharp rise in her net worth by the end of her two year term?
    Another unscientific poll –
    Do you think there will be investigation into still-paying-my-student-loan-in-2008-0bama and we-were-bankrupt-in-2000-Clinton finances?

  117. Electra says:

    This manifesto is incomplete. It left out the re-education camps and firing squads that would be necessary before it could be implemented.

  118. Ausonius says:

    Dudes! Check out the Twitter link! Hundreds iof not thousands are signing up…including
    “Cory Booker
    ‏Verified account @CoryBooker
    6h6 hours ago
    Excited to join @AOC & @SenMarkey on a historic #GreenNewDeal resolution to address the peril of climate change and worsening inequality. Our history is a testimony to the achievement of what some think is impossible — we must take bold action now.”
    Have they really read the thing? If so, America is in bigger trouble than we ever imagined! This is being taken too seriously by too many!
    When I first heard about “Animal Rights” 40 + years ago, I thought: “What rights? Outside of not being treated cruelly, they have no ‘rights’. How ridiculous!” And now we have PETA nonsense being taken seriously, while baby humans are treated like offal.

  119. Former lurker says:

    “Drink Your Pee”

  120. Deplorable_Vespucciland says:

    Remember hearing similar drivel coming from Sophomore know-it-alls back in college; and that was some thirty years ago. We laughed at them back then. Today the Democrats welcome airheads like her with open arms. In a couple of years she could be the governor of California.

  121. Sharon says:

    I keep seeing SandyO standing next to a warm, steaming, 750 lb cow or a thousand pound steer – that just feels like passing some gas. The vision gets murky as I try to make out exactly how she prevents the animal from doing that – – – really wish I could get a clear view.
    There have always been really, really stupid people who wanted to dominate everyone and everything around them. The difference is – it used to be that they weren’t put in charge of much.
    The voters are destroying our Republic.

  122. Bone Fish says:

    Is she the only one who thinks no one else knows that government is the biggest polluter?

  123. Electra says:

    Yikes. This thing reads like a freshman essay–with all the typos, incomprehensible sentences and non-sequiturs one would expect. Who has she got working in her office?

  124. Niagara Frontier says:

    My favorite from page 5: “Build infrastructure to create resiliency against climate change-related disasters.”
    Maybe she believes the government will develop GIANT-SIZED FANS to blow hurricanes away from the coast?

  125. teaforall says:

    Saikat Chakrabarti, one of the founding members of Justice Democrats, began his career right out of Harvard with a brief stint at a hedge fund, before leaving to make millions in Silicon Valley when he co-founded Mockingbird, a web design tool. He went on to work for the payment processor Stripe before joining the Sanders campaign in 2015.
    This is AOC Chief of Staff pushing her into the limelight

  126. gofer says:

    Let’s say we did manage to lower emissions to the “safe” level, what do we get, in theory? We get the fabulous weather/climate before 1988 when CO2 was at 350 ppm. Now, Bill McKibbens group called 350 org because that is the goal and the”safe” limit. Does anybody not think this is absurd?
    Just take this newspaper headline from 1927…..”Floods and Tornados Make 1927 the Worst Disaster Year in Red Cross History.” CO2 was at 310 ppm.

  127. cripto says:

    AOC is just the front numpty du jour. The GND has been around and was written and promoted by the Jacobin, ” a leading voice of the American Left, offering Socialist perspectives on politics, economics and culture” aka crackpottery.
    From one of their articles on GND:
    “At the end of 2018, the Green New Deal (GND) was suddenly on the tip of everyone’s tongue thanks to everyone’s favorite new congresswoman from the Bronx, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. But the Green New Deal isn’t a new idea. It’s been bandied about by United Nations economists, Barack Obama, the US Green Party, and even New York Times columnist Tom Friedman (who claims he coined the phrase — Friedman’s version was so unabashedly capitalist that he pitched wind and solar on the grounds that “the only thing as powerful as Mother Nature is Father Greed”).”
    So if you want to know what’s cooking on the 21st century communist stove, there you go. Warning it is laughter inducing.

  128. Genie says:

    “Economic security for all who are unwilling to work.” Sweet!…and I want a Tesla, too.

  129. Phil aka Felipe says:

    “Economic security for all who are unable OR UNWILLING TO WORK”
    Yep. That’s sure enough a formula for success. /s

    • Dutchman says:

      “From each, according to his ability, to each, according to their need”,….lasted about what? 3 mos at Jamestown, before they said “Blow this, it ain’t working! O.k., you liabouts: No work, no food!

  130. GSparrow says:

    When high-minded idealists release a Communist Style Green Manifesto over an entire nation, it should be masterfully well written, detailed and a reasonably defensible document. But most importantly, it should be carefully timed so it will appeal to a vast audience.
    When Marx and Engels released their 1848 “Communist Manifesto,” (that did invoke enormous change in some duped nations) many of the “Workers of the World” were not exactly living prosperous lives. Life was often “nasty, brutish and short.” The dismal living and working conditions of most workers and their families was not a theory. They were living it.
    In 2019, based on a Climate Change Theory, the people of the world are supposed to give up their freedom and liberty to a Green Politburo and allow them to uproot their lives based on an ill conceived Green Manifesto. I don’t think so.
    Ocasio’s Manifesto has done serious harm to her cause. It was capitalism that lifted millions out of poverty and despair which is why Communist China has a major capitalist sector. Unlike Communism however, capitalism is mutable; so OC would have been wiser to continue promoting reasonable cost effective innovations and reductions in overall pollution, toxic waste and other environmental abuses rather than uproot the lives of millions when you haven’t a clue of the unintended consequences. ie. War, mass starvation.

  131. BurmaShave2 says:

    Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is battier than crazy Aunt Flouzzy, who people keep sequestered in their attic lest their friends find out about her. The difference between Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and Aunt Flouzzy is that media simply cannot get enough of AOC. With any luck at all the whole liberal/socialist establishment will be hoisted by their very own AOC petard.

    • I’m persuaded by SD’s (implied?) argument that AOC and the GND are a Deep State/Uniparty ploy to make whichever globalist pro-infantacide anti-American “serious” candidate the Uniparty annoints as the 2020 Democrat nominee look “moderate” and semi-reasonable by comparison.

      • notunderwhelmed says:

        Yet they are affiliated. They belong to the same club. Due to the fact the democrats do not devour their own (unlike RINOs) — they can (not will) be painted with the same brush as the Green Socialist Infanticide Party.

        • jbowen82 says:

          I think they’re very busy devouring their own in Virginia right now. As one wag noted, Virginia hasn’t had a day as bad as Monday since the 3rd day of Gettysburg.

      • Sentient says:

        If the nominee isn’t Kamala Harris, who could it be? Bobby O’Rourke – the Irish Mexican? Slow Joe Biden – the octogenarian gaffe machine? Hillary? Give us a hint, Sundance.

        • olderwiser21 says:

          Sentient – It’s going to be Beta – he has The Oprah stamp of approval……just like Obozo did when he first started. Mark my words……

          • Montana says:

            I think it will be Michelle Obama.

            • John Bosley says:

              A last minute horse added to the ticket.

              • CirclinTheDrain says:

                Probably. TPTB have forgotten that outside the coasts and Hollywierd, no one is fooled by Michael. Kids who had to eat her horrid lunches in high school, who are now of voting age, won’t be forgetting what she forced them to eat or else starve.
                A very good lesson I hope they learned well.

            • olderwiser21 says:

              Who – Mooch? Well, that would be a shocker. I am pretty sure she likes her cushy little lifestyle more than she wants to be President, but I could be wrong. Can you imagine the press she would get? Sickening to think about.

  132. Two things the Green New Deal forgot to mention: unicorns and pogroms.

    • farmhand1927 says:

      Wait! What? Don’t Democrats say a wall is antiquated, something ancient countries did to provide security and not in keeping in our modern world of technology and advanced enlightenment? Maybe they would care to explain the difference between the antiquities of a wall and the ass backward status we’ll become if this idiocy ever gets enacted?

      • WES says:

        Farmhand: Well, I will take a stab at explaining this!
        You see back in the day, Julius Ceasar surrounded a walled city of socialist Gauls. Being good socialists, they had naturally failed to store enough food for a long seige.
        To solve the food shortage, the socialist Gauls expelled all of the young, sick, crippled, and old, useless people from the walled city figuring Ceasar would take care of them!
        However there was one slight problem! Julius Ceasar didn’t have enough food to feed both them and his legions!
        So Ceasar wisely elected to keep the useless hungry socialist mouths trapped between his legions and the city’s walls.
        Mother Nature soon showed up but didn’t provide and these poor ex-socialsts started getting hungry and dying!
        Finally things got so bad the socialist inside the city walls couldn’t take the suffering anymore and let their useless ex-socialsts back in!
        Julius Ceasar soon dispatched all of the socialists in the walled city!
        The end!

  133. David Vicknair says:

    It will all be okay as long as there is enough ringworm cream to go around.

  134. tenndon says:

    Sandy Occluded-Cortex. Explains oh so much!

  135. bakocarl says:

    “This is our moonshot”.
    I got a moon shot for ya, baby! It’s all your proposal is worth!

  136. mr.piddles says:

    Does Congress have a Tuition Reimbursement program? This girl needs more schoolin’.

  137. JoD says:

    Apparently, SeaBiscuit insists on open borders because the “United States is the native land of Latinos.” They belong here. If you’re not a Latino… don’t.

  138. dave casper says:

    Are we living in some weird movie ?

  139. patti says:

    Kamala Harris Signs On As Co-Sponsor Of Green New Deal
    How to kill a campaign by revealing you’re an idiot.

    • mr.piddles says:

      You reckon AOC making a move for a 2020 run? Just think: AOC, HRC. Game on.
      Mm. Perhaps Squirrelly Eyes is just a big act after all.

    • notunderwhelmed says:

      A kamel and a donkey walked into a bar….
      They each experienced a Spartacus moment while devouring plagiarized Pow Wow Chow.
      The new and improved democrap party.

    • mtk says:

      Let see what we get with forming an acronym out of Socialism Makes You Stupid.
      Lets remove her from her plan. As in this is MY plan.
      Now what are we left with.
      Nothing but the SS part.

  140. MAGADJT says:

    Soylent Green is people. Soylent Green is PEOPLE!!!

  141. Davenh says:

    Man these Dems are on a roll, aren’t they? Snuffing out newborns, minstrel shows, 90% tax rates, practically crying when the bad orange man said “no socialism for you”! I believe we are in an existential fight, I really do. But you have to take time to mock these snowflakes and twits. Humor is one of the most devastating weapons against these subhuman monsters. It’s comical, but it’s deadly serious too.

  142. platypus says:

    Kimberly Strassel says that AOC is coming after bacon. In that case, I surrender. Whoever controls the bacon, controls me. No point in fighting it.

    • mr.piddles says:

      All living cows will be euthanized to lower the Fart Quotient. Enjoy your bacon-flavored rawhide. I know my dog loves it.

      • DD More says:

        Parts of AOC’s breath-taking Plan.
        a plan that calls for eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from every sector of the economy.
        Everyone in the Labor Sector – Stop Breathing Out.
        We set a goal to get to net-zero, rather than zero emissions, in 10 years because we aren’t sure that we’ll be able to fully get rid of farting cows and airplanes that fast,
        PETA, they want to Kill All the Cows. Where are the Animal Rights groups?

  143. Derek Hagen says:

    I prefer Occam’s Cortex. Haven’t seen even one occasion yet.

  144. steve says:

    “Someone should bird dog her on Fridays to see if she flies back and forth to NYC on the weekends. ”
    She has too! otherwise it would leave an empty seat, and that’s wasteful…

  145. Rudy says:

    I’m not even smiling. Just thinking about more ammunition.

    • riverelf says:

      Well it says right there in black’n’white “Invest….to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.”
      Ammunition was the first thing I thought of, too.

    • Annie Ok says:

      Ridicule is a far more dangerous weapon. That’s why the left is coming down hard on humor, it’s getting easier and easier to bring them down.

      • Rudy says:

        That’s true. It’s also true that they WILL turn to violence over it.
        They are NOT FUNNY. (Although some of the comments here in are quite hilarious).

  146. Eric French says:

    Alexpanderer Ocrazio Cortex

  147. Red says:

    What i really want to know is what is the collective IQ of the idiots that voted for the village idiot?

  148. Texian says:

    This is your product America.. From the Federally managed Department of Education.
    The World is laughing..
    The abject failure of a federally run educational system is on display for the World.. Socialism doesn’t work.. Education is best managed on a local level.. Let the States run Free again.. It’s the ‘Original Intent’ of the Founding of this Country..
    The American Government is now officially stupid.. Fat and stupid.. It is so corruptedly, bureaucratically, regulatorially fat it now can’t even fart these days without some sort of gubmint regulatory assistance..
    But when you are 243 years old with only one Revolutionary diet in your History.. (other than the one that birthed you..) You get fat and bloated..
    It is blatantly obvious to all of America now..
    Now the ‘Political Class’ wants to take away our steaks..
    We are way past due putting gubmint on another diet..

  149. Justin Green says:

    And she came out for open borders, since we’re all living on “native land”.
    I always thought the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock. Turns out it was Mexicans. Who knew?

    • Justin Green says:

      Answer: Right now, introduce hippy-twinged socialist legislation, attempt to violate the laws of physics, mathematics, logic, and economics all at once, violate Trump’s constitutional rights, and kill babies.

  150. Justin Green says:

    “I want to serve on the Finance Committee. I had a finance once. But we called off the wedding because he wanted me to get married.” – AOC

  151. Jason says:

    so, is it only the cows that are problematic and are all animals/people with flatulence issues safe? or do they feel confident that all other gas producing animals can be eliminated quickly but doing so with *ALL* cows could prove problematic because we like our burgers, steaks and ribs so much that we’ll keep some despite the imminent threat they pose to the planet?

  152. iwasthere says:

    LOL, “it’s not clear if we could decommission all nuclear power plants in 10 years.”

  153. Retired USMC says:

    All I can say is thank God she isn’t home making babies…

  154. Carson Napier says:

    There are two special kinds of stupid in this world. In no particular order.
    1) Occasional Cortex’s Green New Deal.
    2) America’s Army General’s Endless War in Afcrapistan.

  155. AOCduh says:

    Do you realize that no one has ever shown that a change in CO2 gas in the atmosphere causes a change in atmospheric temperature. Not one experiment.
    All available data indicates temperature causes a change in CO2 in the atmosphere.
    No discussions about climate should take place until this is cleared up. Any discussion that does not include this fact is just noise.

  156. G. Willikers says:

    Never interrupt your enemy while…oh nevermind, they’re gonna do it anyway.
    Hey Sandy Cortex, I got your glam new Woodmobiles here. You and the Notorious RBG will look fab cruisin Penn Ave. together!

  157. Davey says:

    I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. There are some in the “environmental movement” who will not be happy until we are back living in trees and caves. And the Dem voters put these people in places of power.

  158. AOCduh says:

    My last comment was very good and the truth. I am a physicist. Please post it

  159. Annie Ok says:

    Hey treepers, thanks for the AOC cartoons. I have been laughing all the way through this. I can go to bed with a smile on my face.

  160. hard masada says:

    She has petered out,,in the (D),,,,Hmmmm,,,,,,,what is with NYC? First you have Wiener, then Bezos, and now AOC.

  161. CM-TX says:

    Silly Occassional Cortex! Congressmen don’t actually write bills, they just pretend to! That’s what Lobbyist & Big Donors are for, & why they own you. Now go do their bidding like a good puppet, & learn to keep your mouth shut.?

    • Cpdesert says:

      Occasional Cortex’s idea was taken from Hg Wells Time Machine where the Eloi (liberals) live above ground in a utopian society and all the conservatives live under ground because it’s peaceful and quiet there and we can fart if we want without fear of arrest.

  162. USA Citizen says:

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Democrat Socialist sounds like someone The Devil sent to this
    country to destroy it. If she becomes the Democrat President, God Help Us. The bible talks
    about the coming of the Devil that excites the gullible people and then destroys the world.

    • RLTW says:

      There is little of man here; therefore their women make themselves manly. For only he who makes himself manly, for only he who is man enough…will redeem the woman in WOMAN.

    • joebkonobi says:

      Have faith. The devil also sent Obama and he is at least somewhat gone. He has given us another chance with PDJT, It is up to us and the free will God gave us to do the right thing. Are we capable? We’ll see. Nothing good happens without faith and action upon that faith.

  163. andyocoregon says:

    Don’t forget these hilarious moments caught on video:

  164. TreeClimber says:

    Got to page 2. Couldn’t go any further.

    • SalixVeridi says:

      umm, uh…. All I wanna know is if we are all going to die in 12 years from climate change, why bother us with her loopy loony list of nonsensical things to destroy America? Can someone please ask her this question? Are we all going to die in 12 years or not?!
      She’s had about 3 months of ‘experience’ on the job, after making delicious drinks at the neighborhood bar. And now she is suddenly able to remind everyone that we will all be rich right after she destroys every semblance of what America was and is.
      Frankly, I thought she was bad. But then I read all those Democrats just praising her ‘vision’ and now I can’t stop laughing. They think we ‘fear’ her!
      But here’s the good news. Can you imagine what POTUS will call her? Can’t wait for his nickname. She’s a beaut alright.

  165. CNY3 says:

    And then she woke up. ?

    • Jan says:

      She always wears her glasses when she’s trying to look “smart.” She was wearing them today at the announcement of the Green New Deal. Tuesday night (SOTU) must have been one of her “dumb” occasions. Let’s see, I believe a reporter said she looked like a sullen, spoiled teenager.

  166. Dreg1 says:

    Naievete can be fun to watch! Something my wife points out – we never see the socialist in the same outfit.

    • Esperanza says:

      Yes. The elite Socialists get expensive stuff. Also notice how the rabid feminist trades on her looks. Say what you like about Triggly Puff, doesn’t trade on her looks lol.

  167. Mr. T. says:

    I think the demodopes are getting tired of Little Miss Wackadoodle. Madame Botox didn’t even appoint her to the green energy committee that Wackadoodle recommended be set up.

    • Annie says:

      now both are denying re thecCommitteeasppointment. SF Nan said she was invited and AOC said she turned it down..because she was on other committee’s that are dealing with climate change.

      • Mr. T. says:

        Not surprised. Little Miss Wackadoodle really believes her horrible green energy bill is actually going to come up for a vote on the House floor, pass, and then go on to be passed by the Senate and then signed by POTUS. Yeah, sure. That woman has got some serious mental health issues that need to be dealt with. She doesn’t even know how that bill will be implemented if signed into law or how much it will cost and where the funding is supposed to come from, but hey, we must do this by 2030, even though more and more proof continues to come out that shows how flawed and skewed the global warming research has been for decades.

  168. patti says:

    Venezuelans Send Message To Americans Who Want Socialism
    Don’t fall for it…we are in the street eating out of garbage cans.

  169. Ono says:

    Sadly this new puppet will keep preaching to the young.
    The only green she wants is the back side of a hundred dollar bill.
    My custom door and sash business using global monitored teak and Mahogany was destroyed in two months after the market crash Oct 8 2008. All of a sudden a green product that regenerated and elimated carbons was bad..

  170. beachbum31 says:

    from Breitbart:
    All Latinos have a race-based right to migrate to the United States, Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Thursday.
    “We have to have … respect for the right of human mobility,” Ocasio-Cortez told a press conference on Capitol Hill.
    She continued, “It is a right. We are standing on native land, and Latino people are descendants of native people. We cannot be told and criminalized simply for our identity or our status.”
    oh I SEE…so thereforán_Cortés
    was a Spanish Conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire and brought large portions of what is now mainland Mexico under the rule of the King of Castile in the early 16th century. Cortés was part of the generation of Spanish colonizers who began the first phase of the Spanish colonization of the Americas.
    So I wonder who she identifies more today with…. rapist or raped??

  171. JoD says:

    After reading The New Green Manifesto and observing the day’s other democrat “activities, I believe that we can assume…
    They decided NOT to “Choose Greatness.”

  172. andyocoregon says:

    Question for A.O.C. and all the other loony liberal politicians…..
    What will you do about all the other countries of the world who will continue to use fossil fuels at an even higher rate than they do now? So what will you accomplish by destroying only our economy?

  173. peace says:

    I have a hard time understanding why this media creation is featured in the news. She’s a nothing; yet she makes headline news every day!!!

    • nimrodman says:

      car crash
      cannot avert eyes

      • nimrodman says:

        Conservatives will watch because she’s so outlandishly idiotic they can’t believe it and so find it enormously entertaining
        (like all of Walther’s memes he’s helpfully posted on this thread)
        Leftys will watch because they feel she’s sticking it to The Man
        (“you go, girl”-ism and “fight-the-power-ism”)

      • Louisiana Tea Rose says:

        No kidding…we should REJOICE Treepers! This should NEVER be covered up, moderated, tempered, or eliminated from our line of sight, because as long as THIS is out there, WE WIN, and THAT loses.
        it is so simple?

        • Louisiana Tea Rose says:

          Why else would Mama Nance-ster try and shush her brats during the SOTU?
          It was like watching a kindergarten teacher trying to maintain order in her class!
          How humiliating. How patronizing.
          IT WAS AWESOME

        • joebkonobi says:

          I hope so. But remember there are a lot of lost souls out there looking for something to believe in. It is a cult and she is striving to be the leader of that cult.. Hopefully most are able to realize it as such. Farting Cow Cortez is dangerous. Most of those lost souls are in big cities for obvious reasons. Gotta hope they don’t vote or we’re in world of hurt.

    • beachbum31 says:

      Tip-toe from the garden
      By the garden of a lily tree
      And tip-toe through the tulips with me

  174. Absolutely ludicrous. Gotta believe that the few sane Dems (are there any?) are leaking this to show her idiocy.
    Lots of laughter here tonight BWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAH

    • Louisiana Tea Rose says:

      Dem elders are shitting their pants. I say good. They created these little cretins.
      This is what happens when you throw Gizmo into the swimming pool.
      I’m just here for the snacks.

  175. signreader says:

    She is the perfect example diversity politics!
    No one is paying attention she pushed a very senior house rep Joe Crowley out in primary that the party has been shell shock more than Repubs becoming a minority in the house!
    They just don’t know how to handle it lookup, he was Chair of Democrat house Caucus! It is like a pawn killing the queen! Expect any thing b/c she has a permanent seat.

  176. MrG says:

    A lot of things come to mind- MOST of which cannot be posted. But AOC is a prime example of how dangerous a “little bit” of knowledge can be. Backed up by today’s equally dangerous “you go girl” feminists and you have a comical, but potentially destructive combo

  177. jack says:

    What’s really good about all this is, Trump Team can make ADS showing the craziness of the Left, and tell voters do you want to vote for these crazies that will destroy this country, and the economy! Or to you want to KEEP AMERICA GREAT! 🙂

  178. Janeka says:

    What was that..?? Speaking of higher education, is it a boat she missed or is she educated beyond her means to comprehend..

    • WSB says:

      I called the Provost’s office at Boston University after the Cortex got into office.
      I left a message with the question as to how they ever accepted her, let alone graduated her.

  179. 335blues says:

    There are no wings. Look at how they vote as a block. Where are the “wings”
    in how they vote?????
    The democrat party IS the party of socialism/marxism/communism.
    Open your eyes and understand or America will fall.

  180. SalixVeridi says:

    I have to stop looking at all the hilarious photos with even more hilarious quotes…I’m laughing so hard I’m getting a stomach ache!

  181. konradwp1 says:

    It’s not looking good for the Democrat 2020 line up.
    Liarwatha has been caught out culturally appropriating to advance her career. Cory Booker has had his “I am Spudulos” moment. Mad Maxine is still shrieking about 45 preaches, and the Pelosoid unit is constantly malfunctioning.
    I think they are down to Shmuck Choomer and his preforming glasses. At this rate they will be running Hillary again …

  182. VegasGuy says:

    Whenever I complained about some fool spouting ridiculous rhetoric, my Dad would say to me…..”Be thankful for idiots like these or there would be no one for you to laugh at….”
    He was right….LOL Perfect example.

  183. Convert says:

    TWITTER is on fire with this. Favorite for me so far is the guy who said he really hoped AOC could figure out how to do something about cow farts, then he could use it on his father-in-law.????

  184. WSB says:

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!! She’s sick. Kimberly is right. And CTH has done another brilliant job exposing all.

  185. spoogels says:

    Farmers raise stink over New Zealand ‘fart tax’
    Despite the proposed levy being dubbed the “fart tax”, more than 90% of livestock methane comes from burping, rather than flatulence. Wind from New Zealand’s 30m sheep, 10m cattle and 2m deer accounts for 60% of greenhouse gas emissions, well ahead of industries such as transport and electricity generation.Sep 4, 2003

    • spoogels says:

      There was such an outcry over this and farmers couldn’t afford to pay this tax as many were barely making a living farming cattle and sheep. So in the end the Govt came up with this : They could pay the fart tax by planting so many trees per year
      Now they are trying to breed cows and sheep who fart less

  186. Rgt says:

    I think Nancy is hanging AOC out to dry and wither away. She will burn out like a cheap sparkler and multi millionaire Nancy is going to be there to toss the burnt out stick in the trash bin. The Dem presidential field is vying for a little of the spotlight Cortez attracts, but are fully prepared to say they were with her in “principle” but not the wacko crap.
    Maybe she can do a spread in Playboy when she is relegated to the shooting star category of DC swampdom

  187. This is a direct product of public education being taken over by the Democrat Socialist Agenda. They are training them mentally to be devoted Democrats driven by emotions not historical facts. The tipping point has already happened and our days are numbered. The corruption is too deep to resolve by elections anymore. I hope I am wrong but I fear I am not. I hope people are getting prepared. I know I am. God Bless You American Patriots and God Bless President Trump and his beautiful family. He has saved us for a while. Trump 2020!

    • John-Y128 says:

      Where is Betsy DeVoss when you need her, tied up worrying about Title 9 BS.

    • De Oppresso Liber says:

      We MUST abolish the federal DOE and return control of our public schools back to the states. This is crucial……the longer we wait, the less chance we have of turning this mess around. Our entire society and culture is at stake.

      • MTeresa says:

        Bingo. It is crucial to abolish not just the Federal DOE but many other Federal alphabet agencies. That would be the first one I would start with.

        • mutantbeast says:

          While we are art it, we should also abolish the IRS, Dept of Energy, The Federal Reserve, repeal both the 16th and 17th amendments and bar lawyers from the FBI . And thats just a start.

      • Wee2low says:

        While I understand your assessment of the situation (and you’re right), maybe a better approach (and much more realistic) is to stop sending our kids to the public schools. The days of homeschooling being all on the parents are over. There are many online options now that are less than a car payment a month.
        My view is that we need to stop trying to fix the government agencies and look elsewhere. The US Government is not fixable and they will not allow us to abolish anything. The only option is to not participate wherever we can.

        • De Oppresso Liber says:

          I’m sure most of us understand that there is no “magic pill” which can fix all these problems; it’s going to take time to “fix” these inadequacies….lots and lots of time. I agree completely that the solution does not lie in correcting, reorganizing, restructuring, or changing the personnel of these agencies. The vast majority need to be abolished, which is why I called for “abolishing the federal DOE and returning control over the public schools to the states.”
          They can be funded as appropriate through federal block grants to provide support in addition to local funding, but each local community may choose HOW to manage and control their respective school systems. Of course, along with the demise of the federal DOE, should also come the demise of the federal teachers’ union. No one organization outside of the US congress, has done more harm to our children, than the federal teachers’ union…….that is, our children which survive to see the world after birth.
          I graduated from public high school in 1984, and we were still REQUIRED to take both U.S. Government and Economics, our senior year, in order to graduate. We were taught the difference between capitalism and communism – that communism is the natural enemy of capitalism. Capitalism is the economic engine of freedom, while communism enslaves its masses to the benefit of only the despotic few, who maintain control by force. We were taught the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the three branches of government and their respective powers and duties. Somewhere along the way, the public schools stopped teaching those truths, and every last one of us should DEMAND that our taxpayer funded schools return to teaching “Common Sense 101.”

          • swissik says:

            Like my own children who graduated in 1980, 82 and 84! I look back and realize that they are most likely the last generation receiving a decent public school education here in Cali. Now the state is pushing for mandatory early childhood education starting at the age of 2. I am not sure where its at as I have no dog in that hunt, but just yesterday the local paper here stated that our local Kindergartens are changing from half to full days. Gives them so much more time to brainwash the kids, doesn’t it?

            • BebeTarget says:

              That was the socialists’ agenda all along . . . .separate children from their parents and then put the children in government schools/daycare . To this day, I believe many parents STILL have no clue as to what their children are being taught (brainwashed). We are seeing the results today, yet people still do not “get it.” Getting rid of the DOE and the teachers’ union is a good start. An interview with AOC’s teachers would be interesting.

            • De Oppresso Liber says:

              I would politely disagree with your contention that you do not have a dog in this fight….whether or not we currently have children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, or whatever attending public schools, we are ALL affected by the outcome of the current brainwashing, or rather more accurately, the absolute “radicalizing” of our younger generation(s) into “progressive social/enviro-justice warrior neocommunist snowflakes.”

          • churchladyiowa says:

            In junior high, we were required to take Civics and Iowa History. High school was world history (or world geography for the non-college bound. I wanted to take both but was denied), American History and Senior Social Studies which was government.

    • Makes you wonder why Demonic Rats are so hell-bent legalizing the murder and dismemberment of mentally handicapped babies when they really need a lot more low-IQ young people voting to advance their agenda.

      • Jederman says:

        Babies are just the start. They have more than enough low IQ peeps wandering around to take care of the menial jobs. Particularly since automation (AI etc etc) will replace more and more humans in the future.
        Once the culture is cool/neutral with infanticide then the Left/globalists can set their sights on the old, the blind, the white males… anybody they deem useless or an obstacle to the cause.

    • Undergraduate Engineers are required to have more training in Thermodynamics than PhD meteorologists or climatologists. There is NO greenhouse gas, NO green energy and NO peak oil. Here is my devices the fake skeptics at the Heartland ICCC9 Lukewarmist Love Fest in Las Vegas, July 2014.
      “Mommie, Can We Play Obombie Truth Origami” > FauxScienceSlayer

  188. beachbum31 says:

    The Wizard of Tez

    • Pyrthroes says:

      Why not just introduce this peculiar person, who pilfers not just the public fisc but tip-jars, to Magister Jeff Bezos, extorting a few tens of billions prior to asserting that his White Privilege “didn’t build that”?
      Speaking of Coco Loco’s own bug-eyed, gum-flapping oeuvre, it’s about time this Rat twinkle-toes did her burlesque straight into Stalin’s orchestra pit.

    • mutantbeast says:

      Sorry Ben, DJT likely would have wanted to create an actual comic genius like a Rodney Dangerfield or a Henny Youngmann, who actually were FUNNY. AOC is STUPID, niot funny, and yet this DOLT is making public policy? Fine, Ben, Someone should hold the commie putz feet to the fire thru constantly ridiculing her. And shes far from alone.

      • De Oppresso Liber says:

        The “Occasional Kotex” needs as much publicity as we can possibly give her…..she’s a glittering jewel of colossal ignorance which adequately showcases the shallowness and stupidity of modern progressives.

        • Jederman says:

          Once elected, being a Dem pol is the easiest job in the country. And if they have their way it will get easier as time goes by.

    • Jederman says:

      I no longer refer to her (or think of her) as AOC, occasional this or that. I’ve crystalized it to BSC (Bat Sh!t Crazy).

  189. fakenoozisforfools says:

    Cortez does need to be set up by political opponents. She is more than capable of making herself look like a fool on her own.

  190. Alfred Brown says:

    That last scene is Occasional cortex and her buddies admiring a new Galaxy Note 8.

  191. joshua says:

    It’s not that easy being green;
    Having to spend each day the color of the leaves.
    When I think it could be nicer being red, or yellow or gold-
    or something much more colorful like that.
    It’s not easy being green.
    It seems you blend in with so many other ordinary things.
    And people tend to pass you over ’cause you’re not standing out like flashy sparkles in the water-
    or stars in the sky.
    But green’s the color of Spring.
    And green can be cool and friendly-like.
    And green can be big like the ocean, or important like a mountain, or tall like a tree.
    When green is all there is to be
    It could make you wonder why, but why wonder? Why Wonder, I am green and it’ll do fine, it’s beautiful!
    And I think it’s what I want to be.

  192. LibertyONE says:

    Occasional Kotek’s “Green Dream” is actually a Green Wet Dream she had while doing some homie in da Bronx.

  193. Newton Love says:

    Milton Friedman won the Nobel Prize in Economics for his proof that currency behaves like any commodity, following the law of supply and demand. When too many dollars chase too few commodities and services. inflation ensues. Sound monetary policy is to keep the supply of dollars tied to the size of the economy, in order to keep prices stable.
    AOC took her B.A. in Econ, and pronounced that she would pay for The New Green Deal by having the US print more money. She says that newly created non-government banks would be allowed to print money as well.
    Hyper-Inflation, here we come! Unless these socialist idiots are shut down!

    • G. Combs says:

      Occasional Cortex is so far out in never never land, she believes in fairies and unicorns!
      I did an analysis of Obummer’s cutting CO2 by 80% eons ago. It means we have to go back to life in the 1700s because COAL was used in the 1800s.
      The average for the USA is 335.9 million BTUs per person. (Total population: 246,081,000)
      (wwwDOT) or (wwwDOT)
      In 1949, U.S. energy use per person stood at 215 million Btu.
      The U.S. in 1800 had a per-capita energy consumption of about 90 million Btu.
      If the USA reduces its energy consumption by 80% it equals 45.18 million Btu. per person however lets use the 1800 consumption level of double that, about 90 million Btu. per person. Since part of that consumption will be Wind & Solar according to the Green Lunatics.
      What does that mean?
      The site inventors(DOT) helps us figure that out.
      Farmers made up about 90% of labor force  in 1790 and 69% of labor force in 1800. (2.6% in 1990)
      About 250-300 labor-hours required to produce 100 bushels (5 acres) of wheat with walking plow, brush harrow, hand broadcast of seed, sickle, and flail in 1830. (This is all by hand not animal power BTW) (1987 – 2-3/4 labor-hours required to produce 100 bushels but that takes lots of oil.)
      1810-30 saw the transfer of “manufacturing” from the farm and home to the shop and factory. It wasn’t until the 1840′s that we saw factory made farm machinery, labor saving devices and chemical fertilizers became at all common. It was in the 1860′s that kerosene lamps became popular.
      Also up until the 1850′s dung and wood were the major source of energy.
      In other words for the USA to use HALF the energy per person that was used in 1800 we must abandon ALL factories and 90% of the population must return to subsistence farming using animals if enough farm machinery can be produced.
      Remember in 1800 there was only 2% of the current population in the USA. Solar and Wind just are not going to produce enough power to keep us in anything but a few lights, a few wells and if we are lucky a refrigerator for the entire town. FACTORIES use a huge amount of power and that is why cotton mills and other primitive factories were built on rivers.
      Anyone who tries to tell you differently is talking baffle gab because at present less than 9% of the US labor force is in manufacturing. The USA got rid of most of its really energy intense industry like smelting the ores to make machines. The USA shipped its factories to China and I mean that literally because I knew a guy whose business was packing up and shipping factories in New England to Israel.

    • steph_gray says:

      When I was in school we actually learned about the wheelbarrows of cash in the Weimar Republic that were needed to buy a loaf of bread, a situation leading directly to the Third Reich.
      I guess they don’t show those pictures to the snowflakes anymore.
      Or maybe they do, but explain it as a necessary evil to accomplish the totalitarian socialist utopia.
      I’m sure they also skip over the part where “Nazi” stood for the National Socialist Party.

    • Phillie_fan62 says:

      She should be forced to go down to Venezuela and see just what her “plan” would do to us. Show her a before the socialists took over 10 years ago, and present picture!
      I guess she doesn’t know that most of the products we used today are from petroleum products. TV’s cell phones coffee makers, most cleaning products, a lot of toiletries etc. etc. The whole country would come to a screeching halt.
      We may as well have an EMP attack or one from the sun1 We will be in the Stone Age.
      I guess a lot of the printing machines that will make her trillions might not work either.
      Whoever educated her should be arrested and put in jail for life.

      • swissik says:

        Like all commies she believes that “it wasn’t done right” and she’ll be more successful at it than Venezuela, Kuba et al.

  194. Joel Johnson says:

    She got her Econ degree in Venezuela.

  195. Lone Pine says:

    I love AOC. She’s absolutely insane. But also stupid…dumb as a board…

    • John-Y128 says:

      If she was ‘stupid’ she wouldn’t be on and in the MSM everyday, people are buying the poison elixir she’s selling.

      • GB Bari says:

        No, she is definitely “stupid”, as in dumb as box of rocks.
        You’re assuming FAR too much intelligence among the MSM and among those cognitively-challenged morons who are “buying the poison elixir she’s selling.”
        This is the official beginning of the Idiocracy in America.
        The movie was just a forewarning.
        They’re here.

      • swissik says:

        @John-Y: she is stupid but she is being schooled by the very clever and ruthless Bernie Sanders. That is where the real threat lies, smart commies are dangerous. So far he has succeeded in that he made her the beloved darling of the Dems. the media and Hollywood while he pulls the strings.

  196. Okay Rep. Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Could you explain, exactly, who’s going to lay those ‘Bullet-Train-Tracks’ across the Puerto Rico, Eurasian Basin & Mariana Trenches now that we won’t need Air-Travel Anymore?
    ~Don’t ask Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s husband for Clues, the California-Bullet-Train-Project is a BRIDGE-TO-NOWHERE-DISASTER Already.~

  197. Louisiana Tea Rose says:

    I am really pretty stunned by all the comments of dspair and fear.
    This girl is a GIFT!!!
    What we are seeing is the product of decades of liberal hubris, which has been nourished and subsidized so heavily by the radical Left. The academics who crafted this abomination most likely thought Utopia should be placed in a position of the Ideal, to temper opposing forces from straying too far right, but I seriously doubt very many actually thought we would be looking at an unlikely result that we have here with this young girl and her Unicorn Herd.
    I volunteer to build a barn and a round pen. I think unicorns are so pretty! Wonder what baby unicorns look like…?

  198. treehouseron says:

    I think she has the most potential of all the dims of beating President Trump. If she gets a good p.r. team with brains, she could give him a run for his money.
    Not because she’s competent, or she’s not stupid, or anything, of course she’s stupid and laughable and would be a disaster if she’s anywhere near anything important. She has ‘it’ though.
    Look how much she gets people to talk about her. Yes, mainly for being a moron, but the libs think she’s God.
    Thankfully the DNC is so f&&&&&&&ing corrupt there’s no way anybody young, or not approved would ever be able to win any kind of national position so she’s nothing to worry about. Nancy Pelosi will have her murdered if she makes too many more waves.

    • vexedmi says:

      Nasty Nancy kept AOC of the Climate Change Gang committee….the waves have begun.

    • konradwp1 says:

      You are correct. The Pelosoid would have her eliminated if she thought Occasional Cortex had a chance.
      It’s a big Democrat club and Occasional Cortex ain’t part of it. She’s just “Bernie” without a walking frame.

      • Lester Smith says:

        Bernie with out a brain. I don’t worry about her running for president but if I were Nancy I would be very worried She won’t run for speaker but there are enough crazy ass in congress for her to push Nancy into a corner. In other words we can call for your removal at any time. Nancy who really has the power. Their both greedy power crazed queens. Beware there is a new bitch in town Nancy. Remember a dumb ass who thinks their intelligent is the most dangerous type . Theres a malignancy in the dems that is spreading that will destroy the bastards.

    • Bitter Clinger says:

      That’s why Michael (Double Cheeseburger) Moore wants to amend the US Constitution. Occasional Cortex is too young to run. However, the Dems never let an old yellow scrap of paper derail their fever dreams.

    • Phillie_fan62 says:

      Just think treehouseron. You said “if she gets a good p.r. team with brains” Most likely they’ll have the same mindset like her with the same education credentials. So I don’t think she’d be a problem. Those morons all think alike and will only double down on stupid.
      The problem could be from the millions of millennials just as “smartly educated” as her!

      • swissik says:

        I’m afraid I must agree with you Phillie, never underestimate the collective mind set of the millennials. I have several in my family and they truly believe that cortex is just so much fun, fresh, and should be given a chance. “She wants to help people” as one of my granddaughters praises her for.

  199. Annie says:

    does anyone know who the other idiots were behind her besides Markey…??

  200. srmikeinohio says:

    The only thing missing from this adolescent twits New Green Wet Dream plan is a FREE pony for everyone!!!

    • notunderwhelmed says:

      Smikeinohio— not a free pony. She will ask for a FREE unicorn for everyone. She believes in unicorns along with her green energy proposal. Her peers believe in unicorns, also.
      Mix that with voter fraud and 2020 looks dicey.

      • Lester Smith says:

        Pocahantas suggests free comfort teepee for all. Can you imagine AOC giving state of the union address It might go something like this.
        Like everything thing OK. Like we do good. Like no more cow farts like.

    • steph_gray says:

      Encourage her to spend her days in hip boots digging through that pile she’s created.
      There’s gotta be a free pony in there somewhere.

    • Phillie_fan62 says:

      She acts like she’s running for High School class president! Free popsicles, and no homework for everyone. And of course they never get the free popsicles and the homework just keeps on keeping on.

    • swissik says:

      Ponies flatulate don’t they?

  201. Joan Calhoun says:

    Green Good.
    Orange Bad.
    Don’t worry. The silent majority will reject her.

  202. notunderwhelmed says:

    Listening to AOC — or even glimpsing her face– makes me feel queasy and in need of overting my eyes. It is rather like the torturous slow roll past a horrific car accident.
    Go away

  203. thesavvyinvester says:

    Green Jobs? Seriously. I won’t get into the details however I am hearing of those that are working poor getting their CDL, and then heading to TX to drive for the Fracking boom and are pulling 100 to 150k a year. It is tough work, and you have to relocate, but this is real, not pie in the sky jobs, based on the fallacy that Carbon is an issue, btw it is not Carbon it is Carbon Dioxide! You are not going to find a springboard like that installing windmills, photo-voltaic, or solar hot water heating panels, end of story.

  204. DonL says:

    It is often said that God brings good out of evil. Keep this democrat high priestess preaching, please.

  205. tyshab says:

    Reminds me of evita, dressing in designer clothes while encouraging the public to provide her more power over their lives so she can have more to plunder…

  206. anniefannie says:

    AOC wants to “rocket” us into the future. And how will we do that? We’ll give up our cars and planes, likely do as most other Socialist countries do and ration electricity, so instead of having televisions to watch reruns of Little House on the Prarie we will live it. Difference is we won’t be allowed to have fireplaces to cook our food or heat our lean-tos. She’s so right—what amazing progress. And she can lead us to accomplish that in only 10 years!! /s
    Please all demos running for 2020—sign on now, push this agenda (HARD). Doing that will save our constitutional republic!

    • steph_gray says:

      “Rocket,” muses Inigo Montoya to Occasional Cortex: “I do not think that word means what you think it means.”

  207. hellinahandbasket says:

    Got to think this little commie cries a wee-bit before sleep each night.
    If not, I’d give her another 8-months until it’s part of her normal pre-slumber routine.
    What a psycho.

  208. GSR says:

    A) she’s not bright, her ideas are atrocious. B) she’s a result of the Facebook, social web nonsense mentality and C) she’s too young and lacking in life experience to be in the position that she holds.
    She truly made a fool of herself yesterday.
    Please MSM, keep her in the spotlight. Each day, we need to hear from Occasional Cortex.

  209. henry says:
    The Democrats’ latest heroine might not be quite the early Christmas present they had hoped for as scandal after scandal engulfs the newly elected Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC). People are often judged according to those with whom they associate, and in the case of AOC’s Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, the congresswoman-elect may well find herself destined for trouble.
    Saikat Chakrabarti is a highly motivated, smart guy. A Harvard grad, he founded a web tools company, Mockingbird. He is a founder of Justice Democrats, the PAC set up with The Young Turks’ Cenk Uygur, was instrumental in getting AOC elected, and is presently going through congressional training to learn how to become an effective chief of staff for the Dems’ golden girl.
    Based on a recent clothing choice, Chakrabarti might justifiably be considered a Nazi sympathizer. But really? Well, yes. In his latest love-fest video for AOC, Chakrabarti is sporting a tee-shirt that features a portrait of Subhas Chandra Bose. Not familiar with this former Indian head of state? Here a few facts:
    Bose was an ally of Adolf Hitler and met with him personally in 1942.
    Bose founded the Free India Legion (FIL) made up of troops captured by Nazi Field Marshal Rommel’s Afrika Korps.
    The FIL swore an oath to Hitler and was under SS command.
    Bose teamed up with the Japanese in 1943.
    Bose was an admirer of the USSR and sought to implement its authoritarian practices in India.
    You get the picture.

    • GB Bari says:

      It is certainly clear and damning information but I think we can be certain it will never see the light of day on any MSM network, website, or propaganda rag. That establishes “plausible deniability” for them.

  210. Agenda 21 anyone? This throws gas on the fire of “conspiracy theories” about Washington wanting population control and all the dystopian characteristics that come with it. It’s not a conspiracy theory anymore.

    • steph_gray says:

      Next thing we know she’ll have an affair with Bill Ayers.
      I can picture them in tony Washington digs swilling Scotch and musing on the fascinating question of whether it’s 25 million or 100 million Americans they “need” to liquidate.

  211. Gov Jay says:

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez = psychosis on steroids… simple…

  212. paper doll says:

    She’s been created to make other Dems sound sane. Then they ruin it by agreeing with her. My other theory is ; the Dem party is determined to destroy the county and will attempt it by destroying themselves first ….and every day more invaders come in to help them in their cause.

  213. Will Hunt says:

    This kind of fantastical tripe would get her an A in every ivy league college in America. Welcome to reality “AOC”

  214. cbjoasurf says:

    Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, aka “Occasional Cortex“, is living breathing proof that “STUPID” is a condition that cannot be fixed. A condition much like epilepsy, a GLITCH is the makeup of a persons DNA that cannot be changed.
    She and other “SOCIALISTS” are a lot like “DEER TICKS” who exist, are nearly impossible to eliminate, offer no benefits to the host, yet keep on hanging on sucking the very lifeblood out of the host.
    That’s what parasites (SOCIALISTS) do!
    Sadly I wasted another 5 minutes of my life that I can never get back, reading that STUPID document about the “GND”

    • GB Bari says:

      My sister had epilepsy and died from it so I take your remark quite offensively.
      And contrary to your ignorant assertion epilepsy CAN be controlled with medications. Dilantin has worked miracles for many children and adults afflicted with this unfortunate physiological disorder. Today there are newer alternative medications that have worked for many who are afflicted with seizure disorders, although individuals and their doctors have to experiment a bit to find the med that works best for them with minimal side effects.

  215. arkancided says:

    She has to be a plant. Brilliant work. No junior congressman would hit the ground running with an agenda of this magnitude without checking with peers and senior congressmen. She’s destroying the Dems by dividing them and easily influenced millennials are turning away from the Democratic base. When they see another candidate not unlike Hillary running against Trump, they’ll stay home like they for Bernie. Divide and conquer. Utilizing their own Alinsky’s tactics against them. Brilliant!
    Give her more air time, please. Run her on Fox as well.

  216. scrap1ron says:

    What did socialists use before candles?

  217. Genie says:

    Green New Deal goal #1: Make blackface problems go away.

  218. This is all a DIVERSION please not stop feeding this troll.

  219. Chewbarkah says:

    This nut has written out the Democrat program for all to see.
    I especially like “Economic security for those unable or UNWILLING to work.”
    Question for scientists: How can anyone be this stupid?

  220. thedoc00 says:

    Where well meaning commentaries go very wrong on the topic of socialism is to conflate socialism with forms of government. Socialism is an economic philosophy, while the government system required to implement socialism is (and always has been) totalitarian. Starting with that basis in fact one can state socialism as practiced has been a failure. As practiced, socialism since 1917 has been a tyranny of a controlling rich elite, governing through a class of elite politicians and academics. I lump the media with the politicians. The miserable failures include the defunct Soviet Union as well as the exiting states of Venezuela and of Nicaragua and in Africa, and China Incorporated.
    That is the truth President Trump was declaring in the State of the Union Address, with respect to socialism. In the face of a populous that values individual freedoms as well as the right to decide ones own future, socialism will always fail.
    This may seem like splitting hairs but is a required basis of understanding. As the democrat party trying to foist a socialist economic platform on the US has to be forced to admit that they will also drive the US away from being a Democratic Republic, to becoming a dictatorship, in order to implement their plans

  221. Luke of the D says:

    Honestly, I would love to see the lunatic liberals get behind a radical plan like this! Normal Americans would finally see their idiocy on full display! Keep it up AOC! Republicans everywhere thank you for your stellar idiocy!

    • yy4u says:

      “Keep it up AOC! Republicans everywhere thank you for your stellar idiocy!”
      What Republicans? Ya mean the Republicans who had the House in 2011, the House and Senate in 2015 and the House, Senate and Presidency in 2017 and 2018? Those Republicans? Ya mean John Roberts who just voted with Ginsberg’s clerks and the other three lefties on the SCOTUS? That Republican? I think I can count all the Republicans in office on my fingers and toes, so when you say “Republicans thank her” do you mean that handful?

      • Luke of the D says:

        Here is my handkerchief for you to cry on, yy4u. If you have surrendered when we have the greatest Republican President in history in office, then you might as well pack and leave.

  222. Caius Lowell says:

    Pro-tip: socialism isn’t the cure of environmental degradation; socialism is the cause of environmental degradation

  223. Y2K says:

    Someone figured out that high speed trains don’t go fast enough not to sink so they took down her “plan”.

    • yy4u says:

      Did she happen to mention what the high speed trains will run on? Solar panels? Wind turbines? Batteries? Or has she found a way to harness hot air and bowel gas from Congress?

  224. 2packs4sure says:

    “There are many people now wondering if she and her allies were set-up by political opponents to make themselves look like fools”,,,,,,,,,, REALLY????
    They don’t need help looking foolish and we know they proofed AND approved it before releasing it,,, no,,,,,, NO,,,, THEY ARE FOOLS !!

  225. Biting Flies says:

    It’s been said many different times, but still bears repeating:With leftists, the real issue is never the one presented. I’m sure AOC and all the others know perfectly well how ridiculous their proposals are. The real target for all these ideas is economic growth. Economic growth, to them, is a bad thing in and of itself. Wealth, in the hands of private individuals, equals 1) independence from government and 2) social mobility. Therefore the increase of private wealth is the same thing as decrease in power and control. So, it is no accident that the focus of these leftist busy beavers is the energy sector. In history, any increase in human access to energy, whether by food sources or by harnessing processes from the natural world, has been the precursor to population growth and expansion. So if the power of the political state can’t keep up, they feel threatened and afraid. But it’s fun to watch them freak out in the face of genuine US economic expansion.

  226. LDave says:

    I’m going to run for some kind of democrat nomination. Three words: “Solar. Powered. Jetpack.”

  227. mutantbeast says:

    Ben Stien said it best about AO Kotex-“She doesnt know her ass from her elbow”. AOC takes low IQ to a entirely new below zero level.

  228. Guy-Blanc Déploré says:

    The epitome of Socialist Utopianism.
    Also the epitome of ignorance, idiocy, and insanity.

  229. Judiciary says:

    We’ll have to return to slavery and child labor to do the work machines won’t be doing. Then, we’ll somehow need to make our own stuff because those six month voyages to get stuff from overseas will be so inconvenient.

    • Meanwhile, as the US slips further and further into the 19th Century, the rest of the world will wage the 3rd and 4th World Wars (hi-tech version), and we will be left unscathed as we are not a threat to anybody!! I get it now… brilliant!!!

  230. Finbar O'Shaunnessey says:

    AOC was set up to look like a fool and I worked all last night making the sun rise this morning.

  231. Luke of the D says:

    The more I think about this “Green New Deal,” the more the whole thing stinks – and not because it is ludicrously stupid. No, it stinks because of the timing. Right on the heels of a disastrous shut-down for Democrats that hurt no one and accomplished nothing, right on the heels of an amazingly successful SOTU by President Trump that totally blew up in the Democrats’ faces, right on the heels of the pro-death pinnacle of evil in New York and other states, right on the heels of the PoundMeToo revelations and racist outpouring from the Virginia Democrat leadership, and right before next shut-down and likely cave by Democrats on the border wall… after all that, this GRN is issued to get everyone riled up. And issued by the darling of -SOME- on the left. It all smells like a giant distraction meant to get everyone thinking about something else and, at the same time, damaging the liberal darling Occasional Cortex. It all seems rather clever really. And that worries me. Who is pulling the strings on all these weaves and dodges and lightning fast shifts in focus?

  232. KinderandGentler says:

    “Occasional Cortex” is good – I also like “O’Crazio”….

  233. …Oh yeah, and “Green New Raw Deal” – Thanks Laura Ingraham!

  234. Jeff says:

    This is just like Obama-care, a huge socialist wish list, written over decades, waiting for somebody with enough popularity to release it. Much like little o and o-care, Queen Commie Mama had zero to do with writing this, unless this was a homework assignment at BU. The Sewer State in DC wrote this, and she is hungry enough, and foolish enough, to proudly put her name on it.

  235. Rockitz says:

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Adam Schiff – Twin siblings of different mothers? Note the identical bug-eyed appearance, radical left ideology, and moronic intellect.

  236. Steve says:

    This woman is just a DNC operative, a shock trooper. She’s saying all this; and then the “level headed ” progressives will put forth a “reasonable alternative ” and the silly RINOS will vote for it.

    • Lester Smith says:

      All cows will be fitted with moofflers to cut down and on fart emissions. If moofflers are successful other animals that fart to much will receive modified moofflers designed to fit each aninal. There will a task force of fart police that will be in charge of making sure these animals are in full compliance. The biggest problem I can see is getting politician’s to wear moofflers. Seeing that politician’s by far are the largest violators. Less face it they do nothing but talk shit and shit all over us. Cows pale in comparison. If anyone has any idea how to bring politician’s in to compliance please email AOC with your ideas.

  237. Samuel says:

    I hope I am wrong, but I suspect that she is doing this for name and face recognition for “future” plans.

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