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  • Spotsylvania, Va., Residents Outraged Over Massive Solar Plant Proposal,(T)

    12/16/2018 10:18:10 AM PST · by rktman · 29 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 12/12/2018 | Emily Ward
    FULL TITLE: Spotsylvania, Va., Residents Outraged Over Massive Solar Plant Proposal, About Half the Size of Manhattan More than 300 residents of rural Spotsylvania County, Virginia gathered at the Spotsylvania Courthouse on Dec. 5 to protest plans for a massive solar energy plant – half the size of Manhattan -- which would be built close to residential areas and the historic sites of three Civil War battlefields. In addition, none of the energy from the plant would go to the Spotsylvania community.
  • EXPOSED: A KEY ELEMENT OF THE WIND ENERGY FRAUD

    11/27/2018 3:07:03 AM PST · by dennisw · 90 replies
    powerlineblog ^ | NOVEMBER 26, 2018 | JOHN HINDERAKER
    In Wisconsin, a wind turbine farm is being decommissioned and disassembled after only 20 years of operation. It turns out that this is typical. My colleague Isaac Orr explains at Center of the American Experiment’s web site: What’s really surprising about these wind turbines being decommissioned after 20 years is the fact that people were surprised by it. You’d be astonished at how many people I talk to have no idea that wind turbines only last for 20 years, maybe 25. In fact, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory says the useful life of a wind turbine is only 20 years....
  • The "Octoberfest Election" In Bavaria This Sunday Will Hit Angela Merkel And Her Allies Hard

    10/14/2018 5:30:27 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 12 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/12/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    "He arrived in our hallowed German land. Because he can't get a lady, he helped himself to one with a knife" 14-year-old Ida Marie Muller's poem that caused a storm in Germany recently All expectations are of a sharp rebuke to Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Bavarian allies, the Christian Social Union, in the Sunday October 14th state election in the southernmost state. The outrage over mass migration and the social consequences of it for Germany are boiling with the anti-mass immigration Alternative for Germany Party now polling as the second most popular party nationwide behind Merkel's party which is...
  • Bavarians vote in election that may spell doom for Merkel

    10/14/2018 12:38:21 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 13 replies
    Cnn.com ^ | October 14, 2018 | Atika Shubert
    Voters in the southern German state of Bavaria go to the polls on Sunday in a regional election that could shake the fragile coalition of Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. The Christian Social Union (CSU) -- a conservative sister party to Merkel's Christian Democrat Union (CDU) -- has dominated Bavarian politics for almost seven decades. Apart from a three-year period in the 1950s, the party has continuously governed the state since 1949. At this election, however, the CSU could lose votes to the anti-immigration, far-right Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) party and to the left-wing, environmentalist Greens.
  • Green party spoiler candidate in Ohio...says his ancestors were from another planet

    08/08/2018 11:47:35 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 35 replies
    U.K. Daily Mail ^ | August 8. 2018 | DAVID MARTOSKO
    A Green Party candidate for Congress in Ohio's nail-biter contest who won nearly enough votes to throw the race into an automatic recount – gave a speech-slurred interview this year in which he couldn't remember his own website address. Joe Manchik also says he's descended from aliens and hails from the town of Hell, Michigan. In Tuesday's closely watched special election, 1,127 Ohioans chose him over Republican Troy Balderson and Democrat Danny O'Connor.
  • Delingpole: Trump Is Right – Germany’s Green Energy Suicide Is a Threat to the West

    07/13/2018 5:28:28 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 12, 2018 | James Delingpole
    President Trump has warned at a NATO summit that German dependence on Russian gas poses a major security threat to the West. It’s about time somebody said it! This problem has been brewing for decades. In fact it goes right back to the communist era of the Soviet Union, when the Russians saw the burgeoning green movement as the perfect way to undermine their enemies in the free West. Originally, the Soviets funded the “Peace Movement” in Western Europe mainly as a way of promoting the campaign for nuclear disarmament (in the West, that is, not behind the Iron Curtain)....
  • Left-Wing Politicians Wage War on Plastic

    07/03/2018 12:04:05 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | July 2, 2018 | Taylor Chaffetz
    After a ban on non-biodegradable utensils went into effect over the weekend in Seattle, local officials are advising food service businesses to “[s]top using plastic straws and plastic utensils.”An ordinance pending before the New York City Council would make that city’s food service businesses the next front line in liberal politicians’ war on plastic straws.For the last two months, the New York City Council has deliberated over a bill that would make it a civil offense for any food service provider in the city to offer customers straws or stirrers “made of plastic or any other non-biodegradable material.” If passed,...
  • Extension of 836 expressway into Kendall wins key vote in Miami-Dade

    07/02/2018 7:51:56 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | June 21, 2018 | Douglas Hanks And Jenny Staletovich
    Miami-Dade commissioners on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to extending the 836 expressway 14 miles into West Kendall, rejecting warnings about environmental damage and urban sprawl in favor of bringing relief to commuters in the congested suburbs. "We've got to start somewhere," said Commissioner Javier Souto, whose district includes western areas in the county. "Do something. Do something." A final vote awaits later this year, but the 9-2 vote captured what appeared to be broad support for the signature transportation package from Mayor Carlos Gimenez, who cited the toll road's extension as a top priority as he prepares to leave office...
  • Why getting money for Interstate 73 is such a struggle

    05/16/2018 8:05:30 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    McClatchy DC Bureau ^ | March 19, 2018 | Emma Dumain
    WASHINGTON By Washington standards, it shouldn’t be that hard to get money for Interstate 73, a decades-in-the-making, $2 billion project to connect 75 miles of road from the North Carolina border to the tourist hub of South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach. But Rep. Tom Rice, R-S.C., the local congressman and the road’s key backer, is struggling to get the project going. He does have support from his state’s two U.S. senators. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., recently called the interstate the second most important economic priority for South Carolina behind dredging the Charleston Harbor. Al Simpson, a well-connected Washington lobbyist who was...
  • Far-right AfD now the second most popular party in Germany: poll

    02/19/2018 4:12:44 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 19 February 2018 17:10 CET+01:00
    A poll published on Monday by the newspaper Bild put the Alternative for Germany (AfD) at 16 percent, showing that they are currently more popular than the Social Democrats (SPD). The poll, conducted by INSA, put the AfD at 16 percent, just ahead of the SPD at 15.5 percent. The poll marks the lowest support ever achieved by the SPD, traditionally one of the two major parties of German politics. According to the poll, Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats are the most popular party in the country and would secure 32 percent of the vote were elections to be held tomorrow....
  • Army Close to Finalizing Pinks and Greens Uniform for All Soldiers

    11/06/2017 9:15:47 AM PST · by x1stcav · 93 replies
    Military.com ^ | 3 Nov 2017 | Matthew Cox
    The U.S. Army's top enlisted man is close to unveiling the final version of the World War II-era Pinks and Greens uniform that could be approved for all soldiers next year. Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey and Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley began considering the possibility of bringing back the iconic two-tone uniform of the "greatest generation" for soldiers to wear as an everyday office uniform earlier this year.
  • Jill Stein: I had ‘zero’ relationship to any Trump-Russia collusion

    09/28/2017 2:57:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Metro ^ | September 28, 2017
    The former Green Party presidential candidate explained her presence at a dinner alongside Vladimir Putin and disgraced national security adviser Michael Flynn in Moscow. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein denied a rumored connection to Russia and Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, brushing off a photo of her at dinner with Putin in 2015. A much-circulated photograph of Stein — criticized for acting as a spoiler to the Democrats during the 2016 election — showed Stein seated at a dinner table at a conference in Moscow, alongside Putin and fired national security adviser Michael Flynn, who left the White House after...
  • Solar farms are cropping up in Will County, ILLINOIS

    09/05/2017 8:07:23 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 27 replies
    Chicago Tribune Southtown ^ | Sep 5, 2017 | Susan DeMar Lafferty
    Solar farms are cropping up in Will County As harvest season approaches, some Will County farmers may already be considering alternatives to the future of their corn and soybean fields. They are learning that the sun they now rely on to produce vegetables, could be harnessed into a new cash crop. Empowered by Illinois' new Future Energy Jobs Act, solar companies have approached area farmers in recent weeks about converting a portion of their property into solar farms. Cypress Creek Renewables, which currently operates solar farms in eight states, has an agreement with a landowner in Crete Township to convert...
  • Some Democrats See Tax Reform as a Path to Taxing Carbon

    08/17/2017 9:36:37 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 13 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 17, 2017 | By LISA FRIEDMAN
    With a sweeping overhaul of the tax code on the horizon, two Senate Democrats believe this is the moment to broach the third rail of climate change policy: a carbon tax. The plan by the senators, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Brian Schatz of Hawaii, to level a $49 per metric ton fee on greenhouse gas emissions is widely acknowledged as a long shot. But the lawmakers, along with climate activists and a cadre of conservative supporters, insist the tax reform is a way to create bipartisan support. The senators propose to use a portion of the estimated $2.1...
  • Green Party urges prosecution of white supremacist groups for domestic terrorism....

    08/15/2017 2:21:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Green Party USA ^ | August 15, 2017 | Scott McLarty, Media Director
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party of the United States is calling for vigorous prosecution of white supremacist groups responsible for the violence, injuries, and deaths that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, August 12. Greens said that the violence inflicted on anti-racist counter-protesters, including a car driven into a crowd that killed one person and injured more than two dozen others, was a deliberate act of domestic terrorism. The Green Party strongly condemns the white supremacists and their rally and violent actions and expressed solidarity with all those who participated in the counter-demonstrations. White supremacist and neo-Nazi organizations thrive...
  • Jill Stein tweets out White House phone number, urges followers to demand North Korea negotiations

    08/09/2017 12:24:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | August 8, 2017 | Mandy Mayfield
    Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein tweeted out the White House phone number on Tuesday calling on her following to "prevent WWIII" by flooding the White House with phone calls and urging them to negotiate with North Korea. "Urgent. Prevent WWIII. Flood the White House switchboard now: Negotiate don't escalate with North Korea! 202-456-1414," Stein tweeted. North Korea said on Tuesday that it is examining plans for a missile strike on Guam, just after Trump said that any threat to the United States from North Korea would be met with "fire and fury." Stein also urged the president to...
  • Green Party's Jill Stein concerned about 'demonization' of North Korea

    08/06/2017 9:41:35 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Fox News Politics ^ | August 1, 2017 | Jennifer G. Hickey
    Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has weighed in on North Korea’s ballistic missile tests and has a message for dictator Kim Jong-Un – It’s not you, it’s us. In a series of media appearances, Stein has come to the defense of the rogue nation insisting they are victims of American propaganda and have been “cornered” into pursuing a nuclear weapons program. “The demonization of North Korea is part of the run-up to regime change. It’s part of demonizing a government that we then want to exercise regime change on,” Stein said Sunday in an interview on MSNBC. Taken...
  • Stein Reminds Everyone That She Exists By Bizarrely Blaming The U.S. For North Korea’s Nukes

    07/31/2017 1:17:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Uproxx ^ | July 31, 2017 | Kimberly Ricci
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Throughout the 2016 election season, the wifi-hating Green Party candidate, Jill Stein, functioned mostly as a novelty, until she captured over one million votes, and we’ll never know what effect she had in swing states like Michigan and Wisconsin, although it was possibly significant. So, Stein’s resurfacing in an MSNBC interview run served as a reminder that she might have tipped the balance in some states — which is even more of a head shaker because she completely trashed the U.S. for what she called the “demonization” of Kim Jong-un’s regime in the interest of taking over: “The demonization...
  • Clinton Campaign Never Bought ‘Carbon Offsets’ To Atone For Hillary’s Private Jet Rides

    07/21/2017 2:51:15 PM PDT · by GraceG · 29 replies
    Climate Change Dispatch ^ | Michael Bastasch
    ormer Secretary of State Hillary Clinton seems to have broken her promise to run a carbon neutral campaign by purchasing credits to offset all the carbon dioxide emitted from her private jet travel. The Clinton campaign promised nearly two years ago to go carbon neutral after the former top diplomat was caught flying a private jet the same day she gave a speech on the dangers of man-made global warming. That promise remains unkept, a Daily Caller News Foundation review of federal election filings found. Clinton aides said “offsetting our carbon footprint is still an important goal for this campaign,”...
  • Lawmakers Cite Evidence Russia ‘Colludes’ With US Green Groups to Block Fracking

    07/12/2017 6:07:17 PM PDT · by Brilliant · 20 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | Kevin Mooney
    Forget about allegations of Russian interference in U.S. presidential elections for a moment, or even “collusion” between Russian officials and Trump campaign operatives. The real action is in the European and U.S. energy markets, according to a letter from two Texas congressmen to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that details what they call “a covert anti-fracking campaign” with “little or no paper trail.” Smith and Weber quote sources saying the Russian government has been colluding with environmental groups to circulate “disinformation” and “propaganda” aimed at undermining hydraulic fracturing. Commonly called fracking, the process makes it possible to access natural gas deposits....