Unlike the Facebook ads and working with Wikileaks, real evidence exists for real Russian collusion… in environmentalism!
The brilliant economist, Walter Williams, points out that there is plenty of evidence of real Russian collusion with Americans to pursue Russian interests at the expense of other Americans. The problem is that the media doesn’t care about that Russian collusion because it is part of it.
I’m refering to environmentalism and the effect of U.S. energy policy on the Russian economy.
Russians supported American environmentalism because it could result in preventing American producers from competing in the world market. In fact, from the standpoint of the Russian energy economy, a Donald Trump presidency is nothing less than a disaster compared to a Hillary Clinton win.
Williams writes in his most recent column, “From Russia With Love.”
For years, Russia has been the world’s largest oil producer. Within recent times, the U.S. has edged Russia out of the No. 1 spot. Much of the increased U.S. production is attributable to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the shale formations in Texas and North Dakota. Now the U.S. is a net exporter of oil. Exports of oil have exceeded oil imports since 2011. This hasn’t sat well with Russia, which has taken measures to hinder our oil productivity.
An American Spectator magazine story points to the kind of Russian collusion and domestic meddling that meets the approval of Democrats, leftists and their media allies. The story is aptly titled “Russian funding of U.S. environmental groups shows how collusion is done” (http://tinyurl.com/y897kbt3). A 2014 U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee report identified that the San Francisco-based Sea Change Foundation receives funding from a Bermuda-based shell company known as Klein Ltd. Klein Ltd. was created by attorneys from Wakefield Quin, a law firm that has close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Klein Ltd. operates as a “pass-through” organization for foreign funds going into the U.S.[…]
In return for the grant money, those leftist environmentalists were “to promote awareness of climate change,” “reduce reliance on high carbon energy,” “educate the public about climate and clean energy” and “promote climate and clean energy communications.”
Just for fun, here’s some “Russian propaganda” denying the connection. Notice though that there are so many baseless claims of “Russian collusion” that they are able to evade the need to deal with the real evidence of THIS connection.
For the record, I doubt Russia is responsible for American environmentalism. I’m just saying it is in Russia’s interests to help out genuine American morons.
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