Diplomatic Coup for President Obama

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    Not easy to get 193 nations to agree on something as contentious as climate change. Great job by President Obama

    U.N. chief says 'we have a deal' on climate change - USATODAY.com

    Two weeks of wrangling at Copenhagen exposed sharp divisions between rich and poor nations — and even among major greenhouse-gas emitters like China and the United States— on how to fight global warming.

    Yet in the end, nearly all 193 nations at the U.N. climate conference agreed to President Barack Obama's solution, which points toward deeper emissions cuts for rich nations but without mandatory targets that would draw sanctions.

    Obama's successful 11th-hour bargaining Friday with China, India, Brazil and South Africa— the world's key developing nations — sets the stage for future cooperation between developed and developing nations. But the resulting "Copenhagen Accord" was protested by several nations that demanded deeper emissions cuts by the industrialized world and felt excluded from the major-nation bargaining process.
     
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    Obama upended his schedule Friday to reach the deal, turning a 9-hour trip to Copenhagen into a 15-hour negotiating whirlwind. Besides critical meetings with the leaders of the developing world, Obama and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton held talks with European leaders, including Merkel, Britain's Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
     
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    Yep. I knew some shmucks would fall for this bullshit.... Color me Shocked Pink that it was 'rightwhiner' to lead the way. Run off and findd that big neon "Sucker" sign, will ya? :lol::lol::lol:
     
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    NOT only the worst state in the country. Represented by two of the scummiest bozos around! Tom Coburn and James Inhofe. Yikes
     
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    Obama: Climate breakthrough big step, but more needs to be done | APP.com | Asbury Park Press

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama calls the climate agreement reached in Copenhagen a breakthrough for action, but says more must be done to actually achieve significant reductions in global warming pollution.

    ""This breakthrough lays the foundation for international action in the years to come,'' said Obama on Saturday, only hours after he returned from Copenhagen were he brokered the deal.


    Obama said ""we will have to build on the momentum'' and get Congress to pass mandatory cuts in greenhouse gases.

    The international agreement reached in Copenhagen provides billions of dollars in climate aid to poor nations and gets China to be more open on its climate-related actions. But it does not require specific cuts in greenhouse gases.


    When asked for their opinion, Republican Right Wingers replied "Climate Change? :cuckoo:"
     
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    I think we're gonna need a lot of straws for this thread.... something for the left to clutch at.
     
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    So...

    What did President Obama get us for Christmas?

    1. Worldwide Climate agreement
    2. Healthcare Reform


    What did the Republicans get us for Christmas?
    1. Coal
     
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    Castro mocks Obama visit to Copenhagen


    Venezuela's Chavez 'Still' Smells Sulfur After Obama Speech


    The Gurardian: Barack Obama's speech disappoints and fuels frustration at Copenhagen


    Can this many of my fellow socialists be wrong about our Hero Papa Obama ?
    :eusa_whistle:
     
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    How does promising to spend $300 Billion for junk science benefit us?

    How does destroying our healthcare system benefit us?
     

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