Skip to comments.Elites’ Sacrificial Victims
Posted on 04/22/2014 4:53:09 AM PDT by Biggirl
Why do our well-meaning elites so often worry about humanity in the abstract rather than the real effects of their cosmic ideologies on the majority? The dream of universal health coverage trumped the nightmare of millions of lives disrupted by the implementation of it. Noble lies, with emphatics like Period! were necessary to sell something that would hurt precisely those who were told that this was going to be good for them. A myriad of green mandates has led to Californias having the highest-priced gasoline and electricity in the continental United States, a fact that delights utopians in San Francisco and in the long run might help the rest of us, butrace right now ensures that the poor of the states vast, hot interior can scarcely afford to cool their homes or drive to work. Fresno on August 1, after all, is a bit warmer than Berkeley or Menlo Park.
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Margaret Carlson - whores for liberal positions ....
On Easter Sunday on the one hand, my pop was bloviating about how having multiple people living in a neighboring house was bringing down his “property value”, this from the guy whose yard looks like a nuclear war zone, and in the next breath was blustering about how immigrants are mistreated living multiples to a house and being paid less than minimum wage. He was trying to get in an argument, but nobody took the bait.
Fact? No. False on the electricity.
Vermont, Connecticut and Rhode Island all have higher electricity rates.
Rhode Island is actually 21% more expensive.
Electric Power Monthly
For reference, Alaska and Hawaii, while not part of the claim, are both more as well. Hawaii an insane 125% more at 37.4¢/kWH
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