So what does “climate justice” have to do with women’s rights and pussyhats?

I’ve never understood what “climate justice” is all about. I understand it even less now.

This happened in my town today:

Hundreds march in downtown Chico for women’s rights 

I could not help but notice this photo, and the elements within.

People holding signs and cheering speeches gathered Saturday in City Plaza for the third annual Chico Women’s March in Chico. (Kayla Fitzgerald — Enterprise-Record)

Me thinks they are a bit confused.

What do you think?

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160 thoughts on “So what does “climate justice” have to do with women’s rights and pussyhats?

    • Yes, all men who drive should stop doing so and walk around with pink woolen vaginas on their heads. The world would be a much better place.

    • And who is going to decide what is “right”? I, for one, would like Canberra’s winters to be about 6 degrees warmer. And snow at Christmas (summer)!

    • Yes, most people in Britain work hard all year to put a little money aside for a fortnight in Spain. The only way they get to see a bit of decent weather. Meanwhile lazy Spanish sit around all year in luxurious sunshine. This is most unjust.

      30 deg. C is called “heat wave” in the UK. Climate must be changes so that everyone gets a fair amount of sunshine.

      Milder winters must also be implemented because working households ( particularly in Scotland and northern England ) pay a large amount of their income simply to prevent them dying of cold in the winter. This is very unjust and hits the poorest hardest.

      Global warming is not only good it is essential if we are to have climate justice !

      • I live in Ohio where it frequently his 30°C (86°F) in the Summer. I was in England last May. It was beautiful sunny spring and the temperatures got above 25°C (77°F). The locals mopped their brows and complained about how hot it was. I laughed at them, and told them that it was beautiful spring weather, and that I would tell them when it was hot.

  1. So they want colder? Looks cold to me but I’m an Aussie.
    What is ‘Climate Justice’, anyway?

    • Climate justice is when protesters protesting global warming are met with a blizzard. Some have called it the Al Gore effect.

      • Appropriately, it was VP Al Gore who encouraged the whole “climate justice” meme. The link below contains commentary on Environmental Justice by long-time activist Robert Bullard and a critic, David Friedman.

        https://web.archive.org/web/20041124165112/http://www.d.umn.edu/~bmunson/Courses/Educ4234/ERacism-4234.pdf

        David Friedman’s article from 1998 was entitled The “Environmental Racism” Hoax. He showed the origin of the policy and how it was used by the Clinton Administration in the person of Carol Browner, to force through environmental regulations: This is how he described it:

        “Environmental justice” entered the activist playbook after a failed 1982 effort to block a hazardous-waste landfill in a predominantly black North Carolina county. One of the protesters was the District of Columbia’s congressional representative, who returned to Washington and prodded the General Accounting Office (GAO) to investigate whether noxious environmental risks were disproportionately sited in minority communities. A year later, the GAO said that they were. Superfund and similar toxic dumps, it appeared, were disproportionately located in non-white neighborhoods.”

        “Few of the relevant studies were peer-reviewed; all made critical errors. Properly analyzed, the data revealed that waste sites are just as likely to be located in white neighborhoods, or in areas where minorities moved only after permits were granted.”

        In 1992, a Democrat-controlled Congress ignored environmental justice legislation introduced by then-Senator Al Gore. Toxic racism made headlines, but not policy.

        All of that changed with the Clinton-Gore victory. Vice President Gore got his former staffer Carol Browner appointed head of the EPA and brought Chavis, Bullard, and other activists into the transition government. The administration touted environmental justice as one of the symbols of its new approach.

        In 1994, Bill Clinton issued an executive order, directing that every federal agency make environmental justice part of its mission.”

        In 2004, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation published a document called “Climate Change and the African American Community”: https://web.archive.org/web/20110910052827/http://www.nccecojustice.org/downloads/Climate%20of%20Change.pdf

        One claim they made was:
        “African Americans are less responsible for climate change than other Americans; historically and at present, African Americans emit less greenhouse gas.”

        The same theme is now applied to developing countries in the efforts to garner £100 billion a year for the UN “Green Climate Fund” and compensation for our past “carbon” sins against them.

    • Climate Justice is a two part saga:

      Part 1: we sign up to agreements to transfer our wealth to China and a bunch of under developed countries. We end up poor. They end up rich without having to get out of bed in the morning. They dictate terms to us. We become enslaved, ruled over by a quisling government made up of those who got us to transfer our wealth.

      Part 2: The beneficiaries of our wealth squander it. Everyone ends up equally poor and wretched.

      And there you have it. Climate Justice.

        • Left wing main stream media only reports think tanks from left wing groups. There are plenty of right wing think tanks that take a very different view but they won’t get leftist media attention.

          Let us call it the Griff effect 🙂

    • Climate justice is just another fake lefty moral cause that provides yet another justification to extract more of the government largesse.

    • None of them will be hurrying home to get ready for a date tonight. Not even a scissor the timbers date.

          • Good to see that leftists still consider any criticism of a minority to be proof of racism.
            Then again, it’s not like we’ve ever been presented any evidence that Zeus’s illegitimate son is even capable of thinking.

          • She looks like a heavyweight boxer. I mean those arms…THOSE ARMS! Has nothing to do with racism. Just like my disagreeing with her husband on almost all political issues. Not his color…his content. See how that works.

          • During his term, Obama has brought us closer to the brink of war with placement of military assets closer to the border of Russia.

        • Moderator … I agree with Percy Jackson. The comment by R Shearer is disgusting AND is totally off-topic. It can be used as an example of WUWT ‘racism’ and ought to be removed.

        • I haven’t a PC bone in my body, but comparing Michelle Obama, or any other African American, to a non-human primate is ugly and invites people to label this site as racist.

          • Are we able to compare white people to primates? Or is it only Africans that you’re concerned about. Don’t you think white people are comparable?

          • so go look for bushchimp
            it was damned funny and i know i spent time there laughing.
            NO ONE said diddly about that being racist
            and its just dandy to call trump the orange man, I hear jackschitt about that racism either.
            oh I forgot
            its ONLY racism if your anything but white? right?

          • Genetically speaking 98.4% comparable
            But it’s that 1.6% difference that gives us the abstract thought to create over utilize

          • It had an obvious racist rant after it if you read the comments you can work out what it was. The mods pruned it but personally I would removed the post and ban the poster but that isn’t my call.

    • You know what the little girls said. If I grow up ugly, I can always be a feminist. And these women dressed for it.

  2. Pink pussy hats are so ‘last month’. They have to get with the times.

    The reason: The sentiment that the pink pussyhat excludes and is offensive to transgender women and gender nonbinary people who don’t have typical female genitalia and to women of color because their genitals are more likely to be brown than pink. link

    Don’t they know that women have penises these days?

    My brain hurts. That’s OK, I have an antidote, a wonderful bottle of single malt that I have been saving for just this occasion.

      • All radical movements end up like the French Revolution; killing each other, along with their perceived enemies.

    • get another bottle;-) cos in UK theyre now running classes”boys have periods too”
      because?
      notboys wanna use the lil boys rooms

  3. What they have in common is the people behind the protests. They reject logic and elevate their feelings above reason. “I feel…” has become more important than “I think…”

    • stonkerp: “I feel…” has become more important than “I think…”

      There’s no “has become” with these clowns; they don’t understand “I think”; they’ve always “felt” those words are a foreign language they can’t be expected to speak – maybe Martian.

  4. Regarding the signs —
    I’ve not paid attention to the visuals of this art form, being more inclined to read the opinion pieces about how the whole movement has fractured.
    In the posted photo I see 2 signs on round cut-outs. Nearest says “climate justice” and the other (of a different color combination) says Chico 350.”
    Can I assume the #350 refers to weepy Bill’s group? If so, someone should tell the person to re-calibrate.
    Regarding shape and color: Is there a meaning in the ‘sun’ or ‘sunflower’ aspect?

    Finally, is there an “app” that can remove everything in the image that is Carbon-based?

  5. “Climate justice” is about being an orthodox trendy person on the left. It doesn’t matter if the causes you are backing are mutually inconsistent, as long as one is on the correct side.

    • Climate justice: if you are a Caucasian Western 1st worlder, you OWE everything you own to a person ov culller from the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th worlds. You OWE them every institution and industry you’ve built. Oh, and all your money. Why? Because you MADE China a disgusting eco-shithole. Because you STOLE every resource of Africa. Because people ovvv culller want your stuff. Want … reparations … and there are so many sucker white folk who will fall for the “eco-angle” … we gonna get over on ya. Oh, and yeah, we be teachin dis to all dem white girls in college. Deys can make up de reparations in other ways, yo!

      Why, yes … we did learn this shakedown tactic from Jesse Jackson. Give us FREE STUFF or we’s gonna scream RACIST!

      • 🙂 here in aus the greens and others are since last yr now trying to ban Australia day from being held on the day cook and his pommy mates landed.
        I dont personally give a rats re Cook and his thuggee mob who were running white slaves ie prisoners for the King back home.
        I dont go the park for the bbq and nationalism
        but, that said that was the day they landed and claimed land
        and whatever anyone else thinks they can have their get togethers as they see fit.
        been a bit latch on by usa agitprop types trying to get out aboriginals to call emselves first nations copying amerIndian memes.
        damned near 230?+ yrs
        the land got claimed developed and weve spent billions on housing education n health nd whatever for our “opressed???”
        dont see much improvement
        the same issus you have there in usa
        never happy always wanting more.

        • “never happy always wanting more”

          That pretty well sums up the whole Left everywhere, ozspeaks. I’d try it, but just thinking about it wears me out.

        • They’ve done the same in parts of the US, getting rid of Columbus Day and renaming it Indigenous Peoples Day. I can see why people might feel that way. But, are we to roll back EVERY civilization that invaded another in anyway since the dawn of time? Og Day should be renamed Glug Day, since Og’s tribe invaded Glug’s back in 100,000 BC.

        • Try Governor Phillip, 1788 and forget Capt Cook 1770 sailing by.
          Do try for at least a little historical accuracy. Geoff

      • There are race hustlers like Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton who deserve to be called out, but I don’t think you advance your argument mimicking black dialect. It can be interpreted as a slur on all black people. If you want people to be reasonable, be reasonable.

  6. Some of those Women’s March signs read:
    Climate Justice, Stop 45, Chico 350.

    Nothing to do with women’s rights.
    All clear signs of a derangement that pre-dates Donald Trump as 45th US President.

    President Trump has just been their trigger to anxiety attacks.
    And the socialist-Democrats play their “Chicken Little mind games” on these vulnerable mentally ill people.

    The only way forward to not to hide the insanity, but to let sane middle America see what the Democratic Party has become — total insanity in the pursuit of power to take away liberties so far guaranteed by the US constitution. Those Bill of Rights liberties gone forever are no more than a 5-4 Supreme Court ruling away. It is why the Liberals have made Supreme Court justice confirmations so nasty the last 30 years. A progressive Supreme Court was their path to socialism in the US.

    Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s recent lung cancer and lobectomy is just another major source of anxiety for that group in your photo Anthony. IMO, RBG will be in hospice care by this coming summer: two tumors on one lung are not a primary tumor, but simply evidence of a metastasis — a spreading malignancy that will claim her life within the year. The battle to replace her with Trump as President and 53 Republican votes in the US Senate will make last October’s Brett Kavanaugh circus-come-tragedy confirmation look mild.

    • About Ruth Bader Ginsberg, you may be correct.
      About this time of year in 1980, my mother — then 72 — was diagnosed with lung cancer.
      She died July 1 of that year.
      This is a terrible ordeal.
      I wish her, family, and friends the best that it can be.

      • John,
        My Grandfather (my mother’s father), age 57, in Spring 1975 was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. He was a life-long smoker. He died in July 1975, age 58, almost the same age I am today (I turn 57 soon).

        My Grandmother (my father’s mother), a life-long smoker, age 64 in 1980 suffered a mild heart attack. In the hospital recovery a lung x-ray revealed as small tumor on one lung lobe. She had a lobectomy at age 62. And she lived another 31 years. The difference was both age and catching the primary tumor before it spread (metastasized). In my Grandfather, his cancer had already metastasized to his lungs and internal organs. He was dead in less than 4 months.

        I do not wish that on anyone. But life and death happens. We each need to be prepared for that.

    • Please note that Robert Francis O’Rourke (of Beto fame) said the U.S. Constitution was out of date because our Founding Fathers came from an earlier age.

      There are no enduring truths for radical socialists.

  7. What is the fascination with 350 ppm for CO2? Why not 250, or whatever magical number existed in the climate utopia pre-industrial period? Chico and the Sacramento River Valley are prime farming areas. I think the person holding the “Chico 350” would be better off holding a sign that says “Chico 450.” Wonder if anyone would even notice, let alone understand the message.

    • 350ppm was just a little bit above the CO2 concentration at the time the group was formed.
      There were a lot of climate “scientists” who were proclaiming that breaking the 350 barrier would result in irreparable harm to the environment.

  8. I’m with John Cloverdale of Western Australia. What in the hell is “climate justice?” Does that mean it should be warm and sunny on me, but cold and miserable on people I dislike? And how does one engineer that particular feat? We’re talking about one weird bunch of people in one weird state!

    • “climate justice” has nothing to do with the weather/climate.
      It is the framework on which the redistribution of wealth and Agenda UN2030 is constructed.
      In simple terms:
      If you have more quality of life than anyone else, give it up until everyone is equally distressed.
      Someone has to be in charge of this process. That’s where the UN enters the picture.

      • John, thanks for the brilliant analysis and explanation. I hope you don’t mind that I am borrowing it for future use.

        • “Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.” —Perth, Scotland, 28 May 1948

          “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.” —House of Commons, 22 October 1945

          Winston Churchill

          • Regarding equal sharing of miseries:

            “Some animals are more equal than others.”

            -George Orwell, in Animal Farm.

    • Paula Cohen: “What in the hell is ‘climate justice?’ Does that mean it should be warm and sunny on me, but cold and miserable on people I dislike?”

      Nailed it! 😀

    • California should secede from the U.S. They believe they’re superior to the rest of the country anyway, so good riddance to ’em. My brother, who lives there (and is not your typical Left-coaster) had a joke about CA. Why, he would ask me, is California like a breakfast cereal? Answer? Because it’s full of flakes, fruits, and nuts. And that’s truer now than ever before!

      • Thing is, it’s not California per se, it’s the big cities. As is true in much of the West, the cities are mostly left-wing and the countryside around them is mostly right-wing; as is inevitable, because living in the country tends to require an actual connection to reality, which life in a modern city does not.

        But LA and SF seceding will never happen, because the rural areas don’t need the cities, but the cities need the rural areas.

  9. I have read (and it may be true) that pink p***y hats have been deemed racist by SJWs.

    They exclude women of color. (I am not making it up. It could be true although I haven’t made a statistically valid sampling.)

      • Most of them should be wearing hats of a different orifice, sounds something like the planet Uranus.

      • Thank you for the link. I still need to make a statistically valid survey to verify the racist claim. Given my age (old) and my wife (ill humored) I doubt that I will complete the survey in my life time.

      • Those of us who identify as toasters definitely victimized we generally only come in white, black and silver.

        • The best toaster I ever had was an old Sunbeam “Radiant Control”.
          Just put the bread in and it would automatically lower it and then raise it when it was done.
          Old toasters had a bi-metal arm with the contacts on the end that would bend as it got hot. When it bent enough it would break the electrical contacts. Most responded to the internal temperature of the toaster itself. (Some had a small element wrapped around the bi-metal.) This Sunbeam responded to the temperature of the surface of the bread. All I ever had to do to it was readjust it and replace the cord.
          It was date stamped Nov 4, 1955. It finally died around 2013.
          They make ’em like they used too.
          It was silver with a black “Bakelite” base.
          I never identified with it but I did like it a lot.
          (Not that I ever wanted stick anything but bread in it.)

  10. Given what hats they are wearing, perhaps the signs are meant to say “climax justice”?

  11. The appropriate response to these protesters was given long ago by a great American philosopher.

    “Stuff a sock in it, Edith!”

    ~Archie Bunker

  12. Big mistake giving women the right to vote…they are driven by emotions and not reason. That is why humanity is on a death march toward Marxism…

    • I will defer one one point and state:

      We are not Humans without our emotions.
      Our emotions can help us stop another Nazi-style genocide on an entire population. We must.

      But also our emotions are what leads to the genocide to begin with. The hatred of another group is also emotions. What Women’s March has strayed from IMO is Gentle Compassion. That compassion you find in the truly humble priest/pastor when you are looking for the Grace of God.

      Those Women in Anthony’s photo are not full of compassion. They are filled with a hatred. A hatred fueled by a progressive Democratic Party messaging that they consume now like bread. The Party of Nancy Pelosi and Chucky Schumer – The Party of Hate and Envy – today’s Democrats.

      • I agree, of course…Your points are well taken and I know a lot of women who do have their emotions in check, but there seems no doubt that emotions are ruling the day in western societies, so much so that we are now even confused about our biological sex…and we come up with absurdities such as climate justice.

    • Under our first voting laws only property owners could vote. Sex didn’t make a difference. Guess which political party started changing the state voting laws where men could only vote? Democrats.

    • oh yeah right…. so the UNreasoning idiot men who keep starting wars are not the teeniest bit driven by emotions?
      like greed/ hate/power?
      at all?
      roflmao!
      females n marxism?
      che? mao, and the rest appeared to be blokes to me.

  13. What do I think?

    I think the pussyhat wearing womyn marcher (more like shuffling) in San Diego this morning, who chastised (screamed at) my son in law for opening and holding a door for my daughter needs to go fkcu herself. I assume it will be a solo operation based on her looks and personality. Hint: Listen Miss … there is no “equality” in bitchiness … you’ve got wayyyy more of that than any of my daughters … which is the way I raised the,. Yes, You are a nasssssssty womyn. One to be avoided at all cost.

  14. Moooo…munch munch munch munch…..mooooo!! Who knows what they are bellowing about…free abortions, free sanitary products, climate justice for hysterical moo cows?….and who really cares anyway? Maybe that’s what Melanias jacket was about? I notice all the sane women I know in Australia laugh at them, as do I, and Paula on this site seems bemused by the bellowing bovines of Chico as well.
    Trump has more women working for him in executive positions than any other CEO on the planet…and Hillary has never hired a woman in an executive position…she did represent rapists in court however and went on to use those fine skills of coercion to violate the woman Bill had violated before her.
    Trump Towers…was built by a woman. The only such project ever to be built by a woman.

  15. Me thinks they doth protest too much, and they don’t even know what they are actually protesting about anymore. We should realize that most of these people are just kids and young adults and still wet behind the ears. Every generation needs to protest something, but at least my generation from the 1960’s protested the Vietnam war and later in the early 1970’s, nuclear testing in Amchitca and the South Pacific. Whether you agree or disagree with the Vietnam war, an/or some of the seeds of the early environmental movement, at the time, those were legitimate protests. By a demographic bulge of kids known as the baby boomers. While I was on the front lines of the creation of Greenpeace in the early 1970’s in Western Canada, I am ashamed of what it has morphed into and that I had anything to do with the creation of that group that is now the definition of the Global Green Blob.

    But I must confess that things looked different to me then. When I saw overhead power lines with dozens of wires all connecting to various poles, transformers and houses/business, it all looked like mass confusion and chaos to me. But now it looks like art and I am amazed that we have created such a complex and technological society that actually works. (Unless I am in SE Asia and then it is all chaos, but somehow it works most of the time)

    And now to think there are many mostly younger people and groups wanting to tear down this highly advanced form of technological advancement and use the phoney climate change meme as a wedge to limit the useage of affordable energy or implement failed socialistic/Marxist wealth redistribution schemes on those of us and our ancestors who created this miracle. I would say we are now near the cross roads of an ideological war that is liable to break out as soon as the abuse of this political process goes to far. Just witness what is emerging in Europe with a return to right wing populist politics, because that is what happens when you get failed policies from the Left that fundamentally alter a country so quickly for the worse, that the only solution is a hard turn to Starboard. Pelosi, Macron and Trudeau should take note, amongst many others.

    • “Me thinks they doth protest too much, and they don’t even know what they are actually protesting about anymore.”

      That’s true. Protest is simply performance art. A clear demonstration of this is the group’s mindless popularization of the hijab, which is arguably the quintessential emblem of misogyny. Women worldwide are punished and even killed for refusing to wear it, and these stupid women celebrate it as a symbol of women’s rights.

    • As you say, “this highly advanced form of technological advancement…” also provides individuals and society at large with freedom. And that is a four letter word to Marxists, ictators and political leaders.

  16. The whole human rights thing has formally been removed from the Paris rulebook so you can protest all you like there is no framework for it.

    The issue goes back to the socialist left who wanted the idea that just because you were alive and breathing you had some right to a percentage of the worlds resources. The province of Ontario in Canada and Finland flirted with this stupidity and the concept of a living wage … it all failed spectacularly because guess what if you pay people to do nothing they will do nothing
    https://www.pbs.org/newshour/economy/making-sense/ontario-is-canceling-its-basic-income-experiment
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_income_around_the_world

    The reality is socialism is morally corrupt even if taken to it’s purest form it encapsulates the concept of force. The person giving up resources does not receive anything they are forced to give it up. The system always breaks down because there is no incentive to be better as you don’t get any advantage just being alive gives you the same rights as anyone, so why not stay home and play computer games all day.

    Capitalism have micro transactions that benefit both parties, if it didn’t benefit both parties the transaction would not happen. The only real weakness in the system is what resources you start with matters you have to have something to transact. No one has come up with a way to easily deal with that problem but what is clear is socialism is not a viable alternative it has failed in every country. Even poster child countries for socialism like the Nordic countries only survive by quirks that they have low populations living on huge natural resources or are held up by US defense money. If resources were evenly distributed to each person of the world the Nordic countries would fail immediately just based on their debt to the people of China.

  17. Do not mess with women. Whatever they understand or fantasize in “climate justice”.

    let them have their freewheel or YOU are in trouble.

  18. While I realise that “Climate Justice ” is just a word meaning Socialism come Communism, I always thought that Climate was a 30 year thing and weather was the now thing.

    So will these somewhat misguided persons be prepared top wait 30 years for their version of Paradise ? Perhaps its my near 92 years of age, but I look back to when we left school at 14, having by then learned all the essentials which seem to be lacking today. We got home after work tired and on our small salaries , not able to “Live it up”. By the time we got to voting age, back then it was 21, we had learned that if you want something you both worked for it, and saved until you could afford it, like my at 12 being on a paper round every morning before school and a grocery round via a three wheeler bike on Saturday. When I could finally afford the second hand telescope I wanted I valued it far more than all the things bought since then. .

    MJE

  19. Irrational behavior correlates well with the confounding of ‘climate justice’ and ‘women’s rights’.

  20. Every single qualifier that a leftist puts on the term “justice” (social justice, racial justice, environmental justice . . . take your pick) is used as an Orwellian argument that subjugates fairness towards a real individual person to some hypothesized higher social imperative that the leftists thinks is more important than real justice. In other words, it’s just an oxymoronic phrase used to rationalize a wrong to an individual.

    That’s what the phrase “climate justice” has in common with womens’ rights (the purported rights of a predefined collective).

  21. On my first visit to Parliament in London for last week’s historic events I was struck by a fundamentally different approach between Left and Right. Labour MPs were in the main very emotional about their constituents and wanted ‘more’ public money to address their plight. Conservative MPs often used factual arguments and quantified data in support of the government’s successful programs and allotted roughly equal attention to the grand themes of education, defence, economy, transport, foreign affairs, security.

    ‘Climate justice’ is a mythical notion and is bandied about by irrational people for whom feelings come before facts; in short, by Lefties.

    How ironic that Lefties only use their right-brains!

  22. Wouldn’t women be FOR global warming? They’re always freezing at work in the Summer and bumping up the thermostat in the Winter.

  23. Climate justice is just a SJW euphemism for deconstructing the industrialized West. Sarah Myrhe is into this and thinks it can only happen when only women are in charge. She broached this subject with Richard Dawkins when she found herself seated next to him at a dinner during a week long conference in Chile, and then he proceeded to ignore her for the rest of the evening.

    So. I may have been seated next to Richard Dawkins at dinner. And I may have used the words feminist leadership. And he may have turned away from me and ignored me for the rest of the evening.

    https://twitter.com/SarahEMyhre/status/1084622835455324160

    She then she became Dating Cop and indignantly asked what right he had to date someone young enough to be his granddaughter. What business is it of hers who he dates? Notice the “burn it down” comment. That’s all these people have to offer.

    One more thing, while I am at it. Why is Richard Dawkins dating a woman who looks like his granddaughter? The man is in his late seventies. For real. I am done here. It’s an absolute joke. Burn it down to the ground.

    https://twitter.com/SarahEMyhre/status/1085750287208464384

  24. We seem to collectively have little sympathy for people who wander around the streets with placards.

    O K , I can live with that.

  25. The Beatles had something to say about this a half century ago. I can only say that SJWs in general are a confused, emotionally unstable bunch. By marching, and carrying nonsense signs and mouthing nonsense slogans, they get to feel “empowered”, and like they are part of something. The bandwagon effect.

    Revolution
    The Beatles

    You say you want a revolution
    Well, you know
    We all want to change the world
    You tell me that it’s evolution
    Well, you know
    We all want to change the world
    But when you talk about destruction
    Don’t you know that you can count me out
    Don’t you know it’s gonna be
    All right, all right, all right
    You say you got a real solution
    Well, you know
    We’d all love to see the plan
    You ask me for a contribution
    Well, you know
    We’re doing what we can
    But if you want money for people with minds that hate
    All I can tell is brother you have to wait
    Don’t you know it’s gonna be
    All right, all right, all right
    You say you’ll change the constitution
    Well, you know
    We all want to change your head
    You tell me it’s the institution
    Well, you know
    You better free you mind instead
    But if you go carrying pictures of chairman Mao
    You ain’t going to make it with anyone anyhow
    Don’t you know it’s gonna be
    All right, all right, all right
    All right, all right, all right
    All right, all right, all right
    All right, all right

  26. I’m sure Mrs. Occasio-Cortez has a tax plan to offset the carbon footprint of leftart feminists burning their bras.

  27. Referring to the supposed point of the march, I’d like to know specifically what civil right that woman lacks that she hopes her daughter will attain? The “right” to free health care? … to a guaranteed “living wage”, free college or free housing?

    Of course none of those things are civil rights and thus guaranteed to a citizen. At best, some may argue that those things are compassionate and maybe morally appropriate entitlements but they sure ain’t something you are guaranteed just ’cause you were born on this planet!

  28. Reflecting on the signs:
    1. Support Women… Isn’t that what corsets are for?
    2. Climate Justice…. Probably a cocktail viz: Cognac, lime and tomato over just ice?
    3. Chico 350… This I suspect is the gross weight of the bearer or perhaps her paramour.
    4. Stop 45… Clearly a gun lobby mole promoting kevlar flack jackets.
    I welcome well considered opinions especially from Griff or Ivan.
    Cheers
    Mike

  29. What is Climate Justice?

    Quote:
    “…Climate justice includes a focus on the root causes of climate change and making the systemic changes that are therefore required, a commitment to address the disproportionate burden of the climate crisis on the poor and marginalized, a demand for participatory democracy in changing these systems which require dismantling the fossil fuel corporate power structure, and a commitment to reparations and thus a fair distribution of the world’s wealth….”

    http://www.peacefuluprising.org/defining-climate-justice-20130521.

    Translation: Climate justice is the use of climate alarmism to invoke a revolution that overthrows the capitalist system and replaces it with a Marxist-Socialist one. The new society will be green Utopian in nature and will be free of those nasty fossil fuels and will be powered by the sun and the wind and bio-fuels. Everyone (except those of us in charge) will be equal (equally poor) after the capitalist system is terminated and everyone has been blessed with the new glorious ecological Marxist socialist state. The Marxist-socialist state will control all wealth distribution in accordance with climate-friendly and eco-friendly criteria. Everyone will be free to participate in this new state unless of course you question the climate alarmist narrative or the new Marxist-Socialist state itself. In the latter case, you may have to be subject to disciplinary action.

    That Anthony is just one definition of Climate Justice that I found. There are probably others. Marxism by any other name is still Marxism. BTW, what does the yellow “Stop 45” sign mean?

  30. I think, that when you see a gathering like that, your best option is to run as fast as you feet will take you in the opposite direction.
    Wait till the caffeine high wears off, and whisper sweet nothings ……

  31. I do not trust my ability to judge the value of what these women are doing.
    I did not understand the women’s movement when they were burning their bras and otherwise yelling about their rights. On the other hand, I seem to have benefited from all those crazies.
    In the 70s, at a particular aircraft company, I was not hired as an engineer, probably partially because I am female. By 1980 the company had been “encouraged” to hire women as something other than secretary, and I was one of the first.
    Later, I spent 25 years working as an engineer in the auto industry.
    During the GM bankruptcy layoffs, as women were retiring, I heard many stories about their experiences before GM changed its policies toward women.
    So, I don’t know how my granddaughters may benefit. Maybe I don’t see something good that is coming.

  32. Climate justice has nothing to do with women’s rights. Any claim to the contrary is probably based on a perverted metaphor that compares women to the female characterization of Earth as “mother Earth”, and, further, based on a perverted metaphor that compares oil drilling to rape.

    If “justice” means “the quality of being fair and reasonable”, then I would say that injustice to climate is being committed by so called “climate scientists”, who are anything but fair and reasonable, where actual science is concerned. A further injustice to climate is being committed by these very women who parasitize the word, “climate”, with their perversions.

  33. After the predictable (but nonetheless unpleasant) sexist tirades have settled, may I suggest that the protestor just had so many placards in her cupboard that she pulled out the wrong one.

  34. Conformity across the board of issues – no deeper than that. They’re both on the same side of the fence, therefore…

  35. “Intersectionality”. Basically, it wraps all aspects of the Progressive agenda under a single umbrella. So being for “women’s rights” also automatically makes you for “climate justice”, anti-capitalism, the BDS movement, “universal basic income”, free college, etc, etc…

  36. I am sick of hearing the word Progressive, when its quite obvious that the Green movement in all of its different guises is in fact going backward.

    Progress is to go forward, but no way is the anti everything going in that direction.

    MJE

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