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Campaigning for president in Iowa, Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke thinks farmers need to do their "fair share" to combat global warming, handing over some of their crops to save the Earth.
Kid you not. According to Breitbart News:
Democrat - Candidate - Robert - Beto - O'Rourke
Democrat 2020 presidential candidate Robert "Beto" O'Rourke proposed Friday in Iowa that the U.S. "allow" farmers to give up their "fair share" of crops to fight climate change.
O'Rourke stood aloft as he proclaimed his message at a rally in Marshalltown, Iowa Friday:
Farmers - Profit - Share - Climate - Change
If we allow farmers to earn a profit in what they grow, if we allow them to contribute their fair share in combatting Climate Change by growing cover crops, allowing the technologies that invest in precision tilling and farming, capturing more of that carbon out of the air is another way in which they can make a profit. Keep those farms together, pass them on to the next generation, and allow them to provide us our food and national security, our independence from the rest of the world, our ability to provide for the rest of the world.
Where does he get the idea that farmers' land and crops are "his" land and crops, to be used by the state as he deems fit? That's called a tax hike in ordinary terms, and state expropriation if you look at it closely enough. Hugo Chávez used to think Venezuelan farmers' land and crops were "his" land and crops once upon a time, too, and we all know how well that worked out.
Beto - Idea - Out
Just as idiotically, where does Beto get the idea that crops just float in out of...
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