Republican 2024 presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy has warned the American people that their constitutional rights and freedoms are under threat from green agenda globalists.
According to Ramaswamy, one of the major founding ideals behind the creation of the United States is being threatened right now in Iowa.
John Locke, the Enlightenment thinker whose writings were mined in the production of the Declaration of Independence, believed that the fundamental natural rights of man were life, liberty, and property, according to Teach Democracy.
However, citizens’ fundamental right to own property is now in danger as unelected bureaucrats and corporate elites push to advance their green agenda.
Ramaswamy is warning that Iowa farmers could be forced to sell their property so that carbon-capture pipelines can crisscross the Midwest.
In a video posted to Twitter/X, Ramaswamy says that the move seeks to comply with the “Great Reset” agenda of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and its founder Klaus Schwab.
“The Great Reset now comes to your backyard,” Ramaswamy warns.
“It’s dead wrong & unconstitutional to use *eminent domain* to seize farmland to advance the global climate cult’s carbon capture pipelines in the American midwest.
“Shame on the GOP Establishment for its silence on this critical issue in Iowa,” he wrote in the post captioning the video.
“The Climate Cult has nothing to do with the climate,” he says in the video.
“That is one of the many reasons why it is a hoax.
Ramaswamy continues by explaining that the green agenda is just a tool used by globalists to help China at America’s expense.
He noted the use of eminent domain to take land from those who do not wish to sell.
Eminent domain refers to a government seizing private land or property, against the landowner’s will, and converting it for public use while “compensating” the owner.
“Think of that unconstitutional violation, that World Economic Forum vision that you have no property,” he said.
“Well, now they’re bringing that to the backyards of even Iowa farmers in the United States.”
Ramaswamy opposes eminent domain for private companies, according to the Iowa Capital Dispatch.
He has previously criticized other GOP presidential candidates for not taking a stand on the issue.
“Why am I the only candidate who’s able to even say these things to you?” Ramaswamy said.
“It’s because every politician dances to the tune of their biggest donor, like a fact of nature.”
The Great Reset now comes to your backyard. It’s dead wrong & unconstitutional to use *eminent domain* to seize farmland to advance the global climate cult’s carbon capture pipelines in the American midwest. Shame on the GOP Establishment for its silence on this critical issue in… pic.twitter.com/0El7ZhI6NV
— Vivek Ramaswamy (@VivekGRamaswamy) December 8, 2023
The pipelines take carbon dioxide, such as that produced at ethanol plants, and trap it underground.
Ramaswamy is warning that there’s a domino effect if eminent domain is used to fight “climate change.”
“Ethanol plants are not the only things that emit carbon dioxide into the air,” Ramaswamy said recently, according to NBC News.
“You mark my words, if that meets the test, that justifies the Biden administration or anybody else coming after him to be able to come into your home and seize your gas stove and leave a $50 check in your mailbox.”
Kathy Stockdale, a corn and soybean farmer whose land has been identified for a possible pipeline, said she worries about what might go wrong.
“If there was a leak on our farm, we will be dead,” she said.
“We are in the kill zone.”
It has happened before, however.
In February 2020, heavy rain resulted in a pipeline rupture near Satartia, Mississippi.
A CO2 plume made up of 31,405 barrels of highly compressed liquid carbon dioxide settled over the town, according to Inside Climate News.
The incident sent 45 people to the hospital and forced 200 others to evacuate.
Carbon capture projects, which include pipelines such as the one being fought in Iowa, have already been funded with $1.8 billion in U.S. taxpayers’ dollars.
More than $12 billion in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act is designed to build more projects.
The projects do not always deliver what they promise, according to a 2022 report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis.
The report said 10 of 13 flagship carbon capture projects between 1986 and 2019 either underperformed or were abject failures.
Calls have been mounting for outside forces to strip American citizens of their rights to supposedly fight “climate change.”
As Slay News previously reported, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon recently called on Democrat President Joe Biden’s administration to consider plans to seize privately owned land from the public.
Dimon has issued a statement calling on the federal government to begin seizing privately-owned property from citizens and repurposing the land to fight “climate change.”
Multibillionaire Dimon, the former head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, insists that governments will need to seize private land for the creation of more green energy production sites.
“We may even need to evoke eminent domain—we simply are not getting the adequate investments fast enough for grid, solar, wind, and pipeline initiatives,” Dimon wrote in a letter.
All that means Ramaswamy will fight against the “carbon capture” pipelines and eminent domain.
“I am a hard defender of individual landowner rights,” he said, according to KGAN-TV.
“I am dead set against eminent domain, and I also believe that the climate agenda is a hoax.
“It is based on fraudulent premises.
“The anti-carbon agenda itself is false in the United States of America and I will declare independence of that as the next president.”