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[-] FfaerieOxide@kbin.social 11 points 1 week ago

What's the math on Ukraine blowing up Russian oil refineries and a loss for Russia drying up the campaign funding for the people blocking climate solutions?

[-] silence7 3 points 1 week ago

The Ukrainians have been obliged to blow up Russian oil refineries using munitions they've manufactured themselves; the US specifically bars them from using US weapons for most attacks within Russia.

[-] lettruthout@lemmy.world 4 points 1 week ago

That would be a win for the LNG and the armament industries! Money for both! A win-win!

Just ignore the environment, it will go away. /s

[-] MrMakabar 0 points 1 week ago

So the Republicans believe that Biden would exchange climate change, which is an issue many of his potential voters care about a lot with aid for Ukraine, which nobody really cares about in the US? Especially after they blocked US aid for a tougher border deal. Seems more like he wants the Republicans to spell out, that they are much more pro fossil fuels then he is for the more left leaning voters.

Then again I have no idea about US politics.

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