NIMBY! Everybody likes wind-generated power, as long as they don’t have to see the turbines themselves! That's true for the Editor as well, but at least I admit it

From National Review Big Wind Gets Spanked in Michigan Citizens in 20 localities rejected wind-power expansion by Robert Bryce | May 12, 2017 4:00 AM | @pwrhungry Big Wind’s lobbyists and promoters love to claim that their projects are being welcomed by rural communities everywhere. The reality is rather different. Last Tuesday, voters in 20 …

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Only a federal bureaucrat could think using wood stoves in Alaska is a bad thing

From The New York Times : Alaskans’ Cost of Staying Warm: A Thick Coat of Dirty Air By Kirk Johnson | December 25, 2016 NORTH POLE, Alaska — Miners huddled around them to stay warm through the long, cold nights in the Klondike gold rush of the 1800s. Artists have enshrined them in paintings and …

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The peasants are revolting, Part 2

From The Pirate’s Cove: Progressive Haven Of NY Times Suddenly Upset About This Whole “Democracy” Thing By William Teach | October 4, 2016 – 3:00 pm Progressives have long been big adherents of Direct Democracy, where the people vote for lots and lots of things directly to determine the outcome. Think of ballot initiatives. This …

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