Are you a global warming victim?

One of our glorious legislators has inserted a provision into their legislation allowing "climate change victims" (even those who merely "expect to suffer") to sue the government for "damages" ($75K/year, up to $1.5 million total) stemming from the government's inaction over climate change issues.  This is just another way of rewarding a key Democratic constituency: trial lawyers.  Why not environmentalists?  Well, the environmentalists will get their cut too I'm sure. 

The linked article doesn't indicate what bill the provision is attached to, and is rather sparse on details.  Still, I thought it was worth mentioning just for the sheer greed implied.  What better way to fund a party of professional victims?

Say, I feel a cough coming on...

This entry was published Tue Apr 14 11:46:11 CDT 2009 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2009-04-14 11:46:11.0. [Tweet]

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