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Tim Walberg: Fossil Fuel Neanderthal

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An Insurance Company Is Suing 200 Illinois Towns For Not Being Better Prepared For Climate Change

An Insurance Company Is Suing 200 Illinois Towns For Not Being Better Prepared For Climate Change
http://www.businessinsider.com/farmers-sues-towns-over-climate-damage-20...
Quote from article:
"An insurance company is suing nearly 200 Chicago-area towns for failing to do more to prevent damages it says are linked to climate change, Reuters' Mica Rosenberg reports.

Canadian 10th Grader Discovers Radioactive Imported Seafood Long After Government Stopped Testing

The Canadian 10th Grader Discovers Radioactive Imported Seafood Long After Government Stopped Testing
http://ecowatch.com/2014/04/01/canadian-10th-grader-radioactive-imported...

Fukushima and the tuna you are serving your kids

IF you are still feeding your kids (or yourself) tuna fish, you should probably read this article:

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36649.htm

The article is actually more readable at henrymakow.com, but the way Dr. Makow rotates his articles, it may not be there tomorrow.

Operation Free

Renewables and Energy Efficiency in Ohio
Solar/Renewables
The Issue

Ohio has a rich history of innovation and manufacturing – a history that is interwoven with traditional resources like coal and natural gas. Though these sources of energy have helped to build a strong economy in Ohio in the past, too much of today’s economy – and military operations – depend on a single-source commodity: oil.

To protect our economic and national security, America must diversify and look to clean, homegrown alternatives like wind and solar.

Last Hours

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pickens loses half of his fortune on green energy investments

T. Boone Pickens was dropped from the Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans as the result of losing millions on wind farm investments. This is the first time since 2005 that his net worth dropped below $1 billion.

What? This can't be. Remember Obama's parade of visits to wind turbine and electric battery factories where he told us that "green energy" was where the action was? Pickens said he "lost his ass in the wind business."

Well, it's funny that a rich man who fell for the green energy malarkey and lost about half of his fortune, now admits that jobs are in oil and gas. It's even more hilarious that most of us commoners who had a clue knew that wind energy was a boondoggle right from the start.

it's official--Obama has accepted the death of "green jobs"

Ahh--remember when "green jobs" were the wave of the future. President Obama crisscrossed the Country talking about the thousands of jobs that were going to be created making wind turbines and electric batteries. Billions of taxpayer dollars were distributed to promote these save-the-environment employment opportunities (please ignore that ABC news reported that 80 percent of the money went to foreign firms).

Northwest Ohio got in on the green jobs bonanza with UT erecting an entire field full of solar panels on the corner of Hill and Parkside and one wind turbine on the Scott Park Campus. These entities produced enough energy to power...well, never mind about that.

It seems that the Obama administration has come to accept what most of us knew from the beginning--"green jobs" were the figments of liberals' imaginations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has announced that it has eliminated all "measuring green jobs products." According to the BLS website: "This includes the special employer surveys that provide data on the occupations and wages of jobs related to green technologies and practices, as well as career information related to green jobs." Say it ain't so!

3.1 GW Of Fossil Fuel Power Plants To Be Shut Down In Germany — No Longer Competitive

3.1 GW Of Fossil Fuel Power Plants To Be Shut Down In Germany — No Longer Competitive
http://cleantechnica.com/2013/08/18/3-1-gw-of-fossil-fuel-power-plants-t...
Quote from article:
"RWE has announced in their latest report on their first six months results (press release in German) that they plan to take 3.1 GW of fossil fuel generating capacity off the market.

It continues to be true - BO is a know-nothing

As this expert explains - BO knows nothing about global warming.
http://www.wnd.com/2013/06/obamas-global-warming-claims-demolished/

I refuse, btw, to call the topic "climate change", because CC was a disingenous attempt to divert attention from the leftists' original title - GLOBAL WARMING - which was quickly proven to be untrue. So they chose "climate change" to confuse the issue. The issue being, the elitists are on a never-ending quest to pick your pocket. As in:

Danish survey finds neighbours can learn to love wind turbines

Danish survey finds neighbours can learn to love wind turbines
http://www.ewea.org/blog/2012/12/danes-shows-neighbours-can-learn-to-lov...

A new Danish survey on people living close to wind turbines shows that four out of five people feel there are no downsides to the experience – and 23 % of those surveyed became more positive towards the turbines within one year of installation. In addition, 59% of respondents answered “neither positive nor negative” to the question of whether their attitude changed over one year of living with the turbines in their midst.

Taxpayer Dollars "At Work"

Don't let people tell you that Obama doesn't know how to create jobs. As an example, Obama distributed $9 billion in taxpayer dollars to fund solar and wind projects that created 910 "direct" jobs.

Now those anti-Obama slugs might say, "Wow, that's $9.8 million per job created." Well, you teabagging losers--that's not counting the 4,600 "indirect" jobs that were created. Let's see: 910 + 4600 = 5,510 divided into $9 billion--that's only $1.63 million per job. See--if Obama had an additional $100 million he could create another 61 jobs!

‘I don't want presents this year. I want to donate 101 pairs of shoes to kids that don't have shoes!

HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/18/12) – For their birthdays, most 6-year-olds want presents and cake. Not 6-year-old Jasmine “Jazzy” Larkins (pictured on far right beside her mother, and older sister Lilly). Jazzy has requested something much different for her 7th birthday this year on June 9th.

Stikii: A Perfect Fit – Every Time!

http://blog.stikii.com/2012/04/a-perfect-fit-every-time/

Hello friends and fans! Are you interested in learning a bit about Stikii’s latest and greatest innovation? We’re pretty sure you are. One of the many new things that we have developed to make our customers shoe-wearing experience more enjoyable is the creation of the “Stikii Size Chart”. The piece is fun, vibrantly colored and serves a very practical and useful purpose!

If the Stikii shoes fit, your child might just become famous!

Is your kid special, does he or she like performing, modeling, singing or acting? Does your child like to be on camera or take pictures? Is your little one-not-so-little? Are they outgoing, easy to get along with, a natural leader? If they are NONE of those things, are they just plain CUTE AND ADORABLE? Would they like free Stikii shoes?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may want to get your children involved with the Stikii Kids Club contest.

"Wind Turbine Syndrome" found to be false

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New York Times
February 16, 2012
Wind Turbines and Health Hazards
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/18/wind-turbines-and-health-hazar...
Quotes from article:

"There is no conclusive evidence so far that wind turbines are responsible for health problems ranging from balance problems to diabetes, an independent panel of health experts reports.

There is no evidence for a set of health effects characterized as “wind turbine syndrome.”

Wind Farm Grave Yards

A blogger details one Hawaiian wind turbine site which is a fraction of the 14,000 abandoned wind turbines littering the U.S. Once government subsidies run out, the desire to operate these wind turbines run out also - no surprise......
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There are many hidden truths about the world of wind turbines from the pollution and environmental damage caused in China by manufacturing bird choppers, the blight on people’s lives of noise and the flicker factor and the countless numbers of birds that are killed each year by these blots on the landscape.

An Inconvenient Truth

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More problems with solar companies and government investments [taxpayer money] with them. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/story/2011/08/15/pei-...
And then there's Evergreen Solar, going belly up.

The Answer my Friend is Blowin in the Wind

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