Pimping for Pollution

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:
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I recently received an email newsletter from Rep. Greg Walden wherein he proudly states that he voted to defund the EPA.   Now either he is incredibly stupid or incredibly corrupt because the only reason to defund the EPA is to give a free pass to the powerful pollution industries.
Greg surely must know that our atmosphere and oceans are heating up due to a steady profusion of greenhouse gases and that we need the EPA more than ever to help stem that tide of death.  NASA, NOAA and The Defense Department know, the World Bank knows and most vintners, pear growers and foresters know.  But Walden and a chorus line of similar political pimps continue dancing for polluted dollars.
Our nation is not responding in an effective manner to global warming and climate change…primarily because of the powerful fossil fuel interests that influence too many politicians like Walden, but also due to propaganda outlets that mislead voters into thinking that media pundits and pimping politicians know more than scientists.
We are teetering on a moral cusp of life and death due to greenhouse gases and Walden once more voted for death.
Lee Lull
Talent, Oregon