The Green New Deal is one of AOC’s most well-known legislative efforts. It was mocked for being insane. She proposed replacing or upgrading every structure in the United States, among other ludicrous suggestions. I’m guessing she saw the movie “Antman” and thought, Why not reduce and replace? She reminds me of a beauty queen who answers every question with “world peace.” When someone challenges her intellect, she claims everyone wants to date her. She is the smartest member of the “Squad,” so she receives the most attention. By the way, Pelosi referred to the Green New Deal as “the Green Dream or some such thing.” You’ll have no luck passing legislation if you’ve lost the Wicked Witch of the West.
The overall Squad’s record of sponsoring and passing laws is about the same. As a group, they generate a lot of commotion — not much sense.
Ayanna Pressley has a poor track record of affecting legislation. She may be simply too busy to care about people who aren’t in her echo chamber. Ayanna Pressley has made it clear that unless you agree with her, you should keep quiet. She said:
“If you’re not willing to come to the table and represent that voice, don’t bother coming. We don’t need any more brown faces who don’t want to be a brown voice. We don’t need black faces who refuse to be black speakers.”
She’s got a lot on her plate, like the CROWN Act, an important piece of legislation in Congress. What’s the CROWN Act? It prohibits “hair discrimination.” It was just passed by Congress. We now have a federal prohibition against hair prejudice.
I had no idea it was something that existed. The individuals pushing it (Pressley and U.S. Senator Cory Booker) both have Samuel L. Jackson mugs on their heads, ironically enough. Pressley wears wigs; Booker does not appear to do so in public.
California was the first to outlaw hair bias, and of course, Pressley is calling for Massachusetts to follow suit.
To start, Pressley demands five billion dollars (to begin) to provide public transportation for free, although she mostly wants it free for people of “color.” She and her staff crafted a succinct bill describing what she wants. She is dedicated to making public transportation a “free ride.” It appears to be costly, but we’re just printing money; why not print more?
Her bill, which “abolish[s] any requirements for fare evasion policies that criminalize…”people of color,” is in the works. It’s there in black and white. Apparently, riding on the subway or commuter rail for free is racist and unjust because most of the offenders are “people of color”? I’m not sure I read that correctly, but you be the judge. Pressley wants billions of dollars in federal funds to make public transportation free because people avoiding transit fees are mostly minorities, according to my interpretation.