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Save America’s Grid!

November 30, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ It is no secret that America’s electric power grid is becoming unreliable. The secret is whose fault it is. Not knowing who to blame makes it hard to fix. If I could get a show of hands I bet that almost no one has heard of the North American Electric […]

3 Ways Chinese Nuclear Buildup Threatens US National Security Interests

November 30, 2022 by

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By Patty-Jane Geller and Nathan Waite ~ The head of the U.S. Strategic Command, Adm. Charles Richard, recently alerted the world that when it comes to deterrence against China, “the ship is slowly sinking.” That warning came on the heels of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s call for “a strong system of strategic deterrence,” a likely […]

Serious Arguments For Citizen Climate Warriors: Book Review Of “Dumb Energy” By Norman Rogers

November 29, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Too often simple reasoning will not get a job done. You can wear yourself out explaining some very logical arguments. Too many folks already know everything they want to know. Wind and solar electricity are renewable energy. How nice to pluck energy out of the air and the sky. It’s […]

4 Keys To Understanding Why This Arizona County Still Has Election Problems

November 11, 2022 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ On Election Day, Cathi Herrod received calls and emails about problems in Arizona’s Maricopa County about voting machines not accepting ballots, ballot tabulators being broken, and other questions regarding paper ballots. “Voters are skittish in Maricopa County about election integrity,” Herrod, president of the Center for Arizona Policy, a conservative think […]

Dominion’s Silly Denial Of The Great Threat To Whales

October 23, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Press coverage of the CFACT, Heartland et al consideration of litigation to protect the Right Whales from offshore wind development brought forth this response from Dominion: “Dominion Energy spokesperson Jeremy Slayton said in a statement, “These groups lack credibility on environmental issues. They are climate change deniers and oppose offshore […]

Reasons To Hope The Ukraine Nuclear Plant Will Come Through OK

October 18, 2022 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ In March of 2022 Russian troops took control of the 6-reactor site of Ukraine’s nuclear energy plant at Zaporizhzhia. They caused minor damage in the battle but raised fears of a wider catastrophe. In the following paragraphs I will explain why that is highly unlikely. While the Russians have blamed […]

Americans Often Hear About ‘Religious Extremism,’ But Rarely About ‘Extreme Secularism,’ Says Dennis Prager

October 5, 2022 by

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By Gillian Richards ~ Americans often hear about “religious extremism,” but rarely hear about “extreme secularism,” commentator and radio host Dennis Prager said Monday night at an event launching his latest book. Prager spoke about the themes of the book, “The Rational Bible: Deuteronomy,” in an interview format while seated on a stage at the Museum of […]

Energy Realism – How Much Energy Will The World Need?

October 4, 2022 by

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By Anton Lang ~ I recently came across the link to this video at one of the sites I visit on a daily basis. It piqued my interest, because I write solely about renewable energy and how it fails to do what is claimed on so many levels. I knew nearly all of what is […]

The Intentional Auto Congestion Of Silicon Hills

October 2, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Urban schizophrenia is running rampant in the United States. Urban politicians seem oblivious or even hostile to rural neighbors who supply their food and energy while punishing their own residents for the sins of their alleged grandfathers. Often the short-sightedness in one city causes negative impacts far beyond the city’s boundaries. Austin, […]

How To Kill Whales With Offshore Wind

September 28, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Just push them into traffic. The collision deaths would not be directly attributable to the wall of noise created by the OSW project, so who would know? Let’s focus on the monster Virginia phase 1 OSW project, even though the other ten or so East Coast projects multiply the threat. […]

Push Against Hydrocarbon Cars Shows Contempt For Rural America And The Developing \World

September 25, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ America’s big auto companies, less than 15 years since they were bailed out of bankruptcy following the Clinton-Bush recession of 2008, are betraying the American people out of their greed for government cash and favor. Their “net zero” plans – in conjunction with the globalist dictators and the Biden Administration – include eliminating huge […]

In Pennsylvania, Cleaner Elections Hinge On 3 Court Cases

September 24, 2022 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Litigation in Pennsylvania could change election procedures in one of the most closely watched battleground states in the country. In 2020, Joe Biden won Pennsylvania by about 80,000 votes statewide, beating Donald Trump’s 2016 victory margin in the state by about 45,000 votes. This year, the seats of outgoing Pennsylvania Gov. […]

Biden’s Food Conference Should Put People First, Not Environmental Extremism

September 23, 2022 by

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By Daren Bakst ~ The Biden administration should ensure the correct focus of a conference it will host next Wednesday on food-related issues such as nutrition and access to food. The primary focus of this food conference, especially when Americans are suffering through food prices not seen in over 40 years, should be on the […]

Wishes And Secrets Fill Dominion’s Offshore Wind Plan

September 22, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ I am still digging into the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for its monster offshore wind project that Dominion Energy filed with the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. My focus is on adverse environmental impacts, especially on the severely endangered North Atlantic Right Whales that migrate through the proposed […]

Study: If You Want To Go Green, Stick With Fossil Fuels

September 21, 2022 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ “Contrary to the claims of proponents of the Green New Deal and Net Zero, fossil fuels are the greenest fuels. First, uniquely among energy sources, fossil fuel use emits CO2, which is the ultimate source of the elemental building block, carbon, found in all carbon-based life, i.e., almost all life […]

Hydrogen Hype And Hurdles – Part One

September 20, 2022 by

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By Viv Forbes and Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Spending money trying to replace petroleum based gasoline with Hydrogen fuel cells is another way for the current administration to dole out money to friends as was done copiously with the solar cell industry. Hydrogen fuel cells are unlikely to be commercially competitive with other ways to […]

Dominion hides OSW threat to whales

September 16, 2022 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Secrecy abounds around the monster offshore wind (OSW) project proposed by Dominion Energy. In this case it is all about the threat to the severely endangered North Atlantic Right Whales. I earlier reported on the big hidden whale study done by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, which is […]

“Fueling” A Counter-Revolution In Europe: Can It Happen Here?

September 15, 2022 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Shades of Emanuel Macron! California Governor Gavin Newsom has horrified his core constituency by announcing his state will NOT be shutting down the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. The state legislature, perhaps remembering that power outages two decades ago led to Gov. Gray Davis being recalled, voted to extend the life of the plant until […]

Is Net Zero Emissions The Trojan Horse For Society?

September 14, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The transition to electricity generation from breezes and sunshine has proven to be ultra-expensive for the wealthy countries of Germany, Australia, and the USA representing 6 percent of the world’s population (505 million vs 7.8 billion). Those wealthy countries now have among the highest cost for their electricity, while the poorer […]

Automobile Industry Mandated Toward A Death Spiral

September 11, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Zero emissions at ANY COST seems to be the direction being mandated by governments and the Environmental, Social and Governance movements around the world, to divest in fossil fuels. The few healthy and wealthy countries of the United States of America, Germany, the UK, and Australia representing 6 percent of the […]

Electrical Power Data In Pictures – Supply And Consumption And Renewables – Part 7

September 8, 2022 by

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By Anton Lang ~ This is the last Part of this Series, and it has the two most important images of this whole Series that I wanted to show to you all, and they are the last two images, both towards the bottom of this Post. Again be aware that this data is not from […]

Electrical Power Data In Pictures – Supply And Consumption And Renewables – Part 6

September 6, 2022 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Again be aware that this data is not from any time far into the past, as this data is current to just six days ago. Every image you see in this Post is sized at a smaller size to best fit the page. If you click on any of the images, […]

Electrical Power Data In Pictures – Supply And Consumption And Renewables – Part 5

September 5, 2022 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Again be aware that this data is not from any time far into the past, as this data is current to just five days ago. Every image you see in this Post is sized at a smaller size to best fit the page. If you click on any of the images, […]

Electrical Power Data In Pictures – Supply And Consumption And Renewables – Part 4

September 4, 2022 by

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By Anton Lang ~ Again be aware that this data is not from any time far into the past, as this data is current to just four days ago. Every image you see in this Post is sized at a smaller size to best fit the page. If you click on any of the images, […]