No one can deny the Tea Party has had an incredible influence on American politics. In this 2 part video, we delve into the main reasons their arguments don’t hold water.
The right wing calls it a grassroots awakening. Well…….grassroots groups usually don’t have millions in corporate sponsorships, so the Tea Party seems to me more like a mercenary army in a very unfunny war against the American people’s best interests.
At GreenBusinessOwner.com, we think there’s a better way than throwing temper tantrums whenever things don’t go our way, breaking things, and destroying the government.
It’s called sustainability. It benefits people, companies, the planet, and creates community. Everyone wins…except the Koch brothers and Exxon Mobil. Sorry guys, but you’ve had a good run. It’s time to wake up and smell what you’re shoveling.
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Scott Cooney (twitter: scottcooney) is an adjunct professor of Sustainability in the MBA program at the University of Hawai'i, green business startup coach, author of Build a Green Small Business: Profitable Ways to Become an Ecopreneur (McGraw-Hill), and developer of the sustainability board game GBO Hawai'i. Scott has started, grown and sold two mission-driven businesses, failed miserably at a third, and is currently in his fourth. Scott's current company has three divisions: a sustainability blog network that includes the world's biggest clean energy website and reached over 5 million readers in December 2013 alone; Pono Home, a turnkey and franchiseable green home consulting service that won entrance into the clean tech incubator known as Energy Excelerator; and Cost of Solar, a solar lead generation service to connect interested homeowners and solar contractors. In his spare time, Scott surfs, plays ultimate frisbee and enjoys a good, long bike ride. Find Scott on Google Plus