Choose between prosperity & enviornmental protection?

  1. WHAT?
    "The time has come in our nation's history where we have to choose now between economic prosperity on the one hand and environmental protection on the other."
    http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0916-27.htm

    "We have to understand as Americans is that the domination of business by government is called Communism.

    ...The domination of government by business is called Fascism.

    And what our job is is to walk that narrow trail in between which is free market capitalism and democracy. And keep big government at bay with our right hand and corporate power at bay with our left.
    In order to do that we need an informed public" ...
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  3. by   Spidey's mom
    I don't think you have to choose between one or the other.

    Some environmental laws are simply bad science and scare tactics.

    Some businesses engage in environmentally harmful practices.

    There is room in the middle for compromise.

    It isn't either/or.

    steph

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