If you've driven by the windmills on the way to the Cape you know how huge and ugly they are. I have to smile at the comeupance of the Liberals who forced these monstrosities upon the state. I pass the set of windmills near Mt. Wachusett almost every day. They are a static display of Leftist stupidity. But Liberals are satisfied that they were able to erect these monuments to 19th century technology -- as long as they themselves live far, far away from them.
posted on 02/26/2013 7:17:22 AM PST
(Insert laughing Homer Simpson here.)
posted on 02/26/2013 7:20:54 AM PST
(Vivere liberi aut mori)
One of my pipe dreams is that the rest of the country puts a non-renewable energy embargo on the Massholes and other libtard havens.
When they complain, we tell them to buld windmills, solar panels and other renewable energy sources.
After all, that's their prescription for the rest of the country and they should lead the way.
posted on 02/26/2013 7:26:32 AM PST
(Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
I honestly don't think they're ugly. Useless, yes. Ugly, eh...I've seen worse.
posted on 02/26/2013 7:26:57 AM PST
by Sirius Lee
(All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
posted on 02/26/2013 7:27:11 AM PST
(What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
$5 million to take down? hogwash
It would take about $200 in explosives and then a few thousand to pay someone to cut up and haul away the remains.
posted on 02/26/2013 7:28:32 AM PST
(I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
Good riddance. Not only are they hideous, they’re ridiculous expenses.
posted on 02/26/2013 7:31:51 AM PST
by Lady Jag
(If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
Something I stumbled across that's very interesting. It says what we all know to be true about wind not being feasible and suggests what I have suspected about possible damage done by thousands of windmills.
Study: Wind power's role overestimated
"People have often thought there's no upper bound for wind power -- that it's one of the most scalable power sources," Harvard University applied physicist David Keith says.
The thought is based on the belief gusts and breezes aren't likely to "run out" on a global scale in the way oil wells might run dry, he said in a Harvard release Monday.
But an atmospheric modeling study, published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, suggests a law of diminishing returns when it comes to the largest of wind farms.
Every wind turbine creates a downwind "shadow" in which the air has been slowed by drag on the turbine's blades, so turbines have to be spaced far enough apart to reduce the effect of these wind shadows.
But as wind farms grow larger, Keith said, they start to interact and regional-scale wind patterns matter more.
Its basic high school physics children. I'm a highschool dropout and even I know that when you convert kinetic wind energy into electricity, you have lost that kinetic wind energy.
posted on 02/26/2013 7:34:29 AM PST
(REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
I think the liberals should be forced to live with them and pay to keep them running.
posted on 02/26/2013 7:35:07 AM PST
(People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
So the town government just voted unanimously to stop Wind 1, take-down Wind 2, and cancel Wind 3. The cost of taking down 1 and 2 will be approximately $5M per windmill. No estimate yet on canceling the contract to put-up Wind 3.
Mortimer: Tell him the good part.
Randolph: The good part William is, that, no matter whether our clients make money, or lose money, Duke and Duke get the commissions.
Mortimer: Well, what do you think, Valentine?
Billy Ray: Sounds to me like you guys a couple of bookies.
Randolph: I told you he'd understand.
posted on 02/26/2013 7:43:39 AM PST
(The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
These things are a religion to the left. Blind, irrational dedication to something that is proven wrong.
The damned things kill birds! They disturb sleep for miles around.
posted on 02/26/2013 7:56:38 AM PST
by I want the USA back
(Liberalism comes from an incurable mental illness.)
Simple formula for the wind power sales team. Sell ‘em at nameplate power, produce at 25%. Cost per KW to purchaser: 4X.
This is what happens when a decision is made on an emotional impulse.
posted on 02/26/2013 8:09:48 AM PST
I imagine Massholes would be happy to send them to Texas or Nevada or some such benighted place. They should be forced to keep these monuments to stupidity and the law of unintended consequences for as long as the material will last.
posted on 02/26/2013 8:13:51 AM PST
(Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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