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Coal Matters – Even in Manhattan

Free Man3 Wrote: Jun 23, 2012 12:13 PM
I am convinced that most of those such as Bloomberg, who pontificate on green energy, are immature childish minds in adult bodies suffering from arrested emotional development allowing them to comfortably exist in an alternative reality. They are stuck in a Disney movie at age 6, still wishing upon that star which makes all dreams come true. Guaranteed, when the lights start going out, the economy grinds to a halt, hungry mobs fill the streets, and people are dying because there are no goods in the stores, it will be according to the lefties, the fault of those evil corporations and their even more evil C.E.O.s who undermined the wanting, wishing, hoping, and demanding of the liberal’s “wishing star” fictitious alternative reality.

Coal today may seem of little relevance to many residents of New York City or other American urban centers. It long ago ceased to fuel the furnaces of their homes and apartment buildings in winter.

But long after it disappeared from the uses most visible to city dwellers, coal is still the critical fuel behind the everyday functions of their lives. Across the U.S., for more than a century, coal has remained quietly at work – providing in recent years nearly half the electricity that lights urban buildings and streets, keeps air conditioners humming on hot days and energizes computers and...