CEA-Texas Executive Director David Blackmon writing at Forbes.com asks a pretty good question: If you're against everything, what are you for?
By contrast, these Occupy Anti-development activists appear to simply be opposed to anything and everything, including renewable energy projects, protection of threatened or endangered species, and even safeguarding the environment. If there’s a highway project that needs to be built, they’re against it. A new housing subdivision – they’re opposed. A multi-use development project designed to replace urban blight – sorry, no. A planned development of an old warehouse district to revitalize a downtown area – uh, not a chance. A solar project that might disturb a desert mouse that exists in the millions – forget about it. A wind farm that disturbs the viewshed of a favored supporter or constituent – you’re kidding, right? (Full Article)