Recently sworn-in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez renewed her calls to enact the ‘Green New Deal’ Monday; saying it will be impossible for human beings to “save our planet” without “first changing ourselves.”
“Our extractive, wasteful, fossil fuel economy is posing a direct threat to our own lives. There is a better way: one that’s conscious, just + prosperous. We will not be able to save our planet without first changing ourselves. That is the task before us,” she posted on social media.
Our extractive, wasteful, fossil fuel economy is posing a direct threat to our own lives.
There is a better way: one that’s conscious, just + prosperous.
We will not be able to save our planet without first changing ourselves. That is the task before us. https://t.co/NsELCtwehE
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) May 6, 2019
Ocasio-Cortez left millions of Twitter users scratching their heads last week after she bizarrely referred to her community garden as “food coming from dirt” is like “magic.”
AOC DIGS IN: Ocasio-Cortez Says It’s ‘A Myth’ that Veterans’ Healthcare System is ‘Broken’
Controversial Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez doubled-down on her recent claims that the Veterans’ Affairs healthcare system “ain’t broke” Monday; saying it’s “a myth” that the VA hospitals “are broken.”
“You might have heard Fox News talking about it,” Ocasio-Cortez said, “because there is a myth that all VAs everywhere are broken.”
— Free Beacon (@FreeBeacon) April 29, 2019
“If we can starve them of budgets and make sure they can’t do their job, then we can say the whole system should be thrown away,” she said while speaking with supporters in New York City. “I’m not going to back down from protecting the VA.”
NOT A DRILL: Ocasio-Cortez Stunned by Her Own Garden, Says ‘Food That Comes from Dirt’ is ‘Magic’
Controversial Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez left millions of Americans scratching their heads this week; saying she was “shook” and stunned by her own garden and declaring “food that comes out of the dirt” is “like magic.”
“Look! Oh my god, look at this! I am shook. Honestly, gardening, food that comes out of dirt, it’s like magic. The tomatoes died though… This is so exciting!” said Ocasio-Cortez in her video.
"I am SHOOK, like honestly, gardening, FOOD– that comes out of dirt… it's Like magic " ~ @AOC
I wish the congresswoman cared about border security, growing the economy and other policies that will lift up the entire country as much as she cares about this garden .. ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/MKOULq5EKN
— Stephanie Hamill (@STEPHMHAMILL) May 1, 2019
The recently sworn-in representative found herself in hot water last week after the prolific Twitter-user failed to mention the devastating series of bombings that rocked Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.