Skip to comments.What might Albert Einstein think about Barack Obama’s Green Energy Obsession…
Posted on 03/14/2012 8:38:59 AM PDT by Starman417
As Ive written before, I was a very uninformed young person for the first half of my life. I remember watching a movie in the Florida State student union about how Campbells Soup treated workers unfairly. I quickly decided to start my own boycott. Inexplicably, they somehow survived my boycott. I once went to the Tallahassee airport to try and meet Gary Hart before his presidential campaign imploded and I also sat on the stage when Jessie Jackson gave a speech during his 1984 race for the White House. As a Political Science undergraduate one of my professors, a self described Bolshevik, explained the great successes of the Soviet Union thus: Their economic and political system had to be superior to ours, otherwise how could they produce the weapon systems we were so scared of? Made sense to me There were probably numerous other episodes but my brain has apparently, thankfully, forgotten most of them.
The reason I mention this is because we all did things during our college years that we might want to forget. Luckily for me, none of my nonsense was captured on video. Not so lucky for our President. The video of him encouraging a gathering of Harvard students to embrace the man and the message of the late leftist Dr. Derrick Bell has been making the rounds of the Internet. Although Democrats (and most of the media) suggest this is nothing more than a student showing support for the first black tenured professor at Harvard Law School, Im fairly sure the President would just as soon not have to deal with the issue during an election campaign.
Luckily Americans recognize that by the time most of us reach middle age, the explorations, experimentations, the ill advised exhortations have been tempered by time and real world experience. Most of course does not mean all, and while one might be inclined to offer a pass to the President for what said in college two decades ago, the same cannot be said for his equally ill advised words two weeks ago.
Of course Im not talking about Professor Bell. Im talking about President Obamas Energy Speech delivered last month. Aside from the fact that he makes a number of factual errors, the biggest problem is that the President doesnt seem to learn from actual experience.
The President seems determined to run the United States off an economic cliff for the sake of his belief in the scam known as Green Energy. Not only has he wasted billions of taxpayers money on boondoggles like Solyndra, the very expensive and nonworking Fisker-Karma and the rapidly shrinking National Renewable Energy Lab, but more importantly he has added, literally, $243 billion a year to what Americans pay for gasoline. (130 billion gallons a year X $1.86 the increase in the price of gas since Obama took office) Thats more than 10 times what Americans spend on the NFL, Hollywood movies and in Starbucks annually! Of course there are other unseen costs Americans must bear as businesses have to wrap their increased energy and transportation costs into everything they offer, be it canned tomatoes or package delivery, but those are too numerous to discuss here.
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Yes, and his ‘green navy’ initiative is harming our national security and putting our sailors and ships at risk.
Einstein was an active socialist. He’s love what Obama is doing.
I’ve heard that keeping the power to New York City going on wind power alone would require an area equivalent to the entire State of Connecticut be given over to windmills. That is just not feasible.
By comparison, New York City could be powered by 200 jet engines fired by natural gas, providing 5 gigawatts in a considerably smaller area.
A BTU from oil & gas is still the cheapest and most efficient way to go, which is why we use it.
All this Green Energy crap is just a Liberal Wet Dream. If we subscribe to their Green Energy BS, we may just as well go back to living like the Indians. Lib Enviro-whackos talk a lot, but none of them would actually enjoy the consequences of their ignorant choices, which would necessarily require that many of us simply cease to exist.
The green energy obsession is merely a communist/socialist ploy to bring the West down.
Notice that none of the communist countries believe in global warming or curtail their use and development of fossil fuels.
Einstein published his paper on the photoelectric effect over a hundred years ago - and they still can’t get that sh*t to work very well!
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