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Coal Matters – Even in Manhattan

Independent in Texas Wrote: Jun 23, 2012 7:37 AM
Bloomberg is not a republican, nor is he a rino. He's a democrat who couldn't get elected under that banner. He is a (very) frustrated socialist who wants to dominate everybody's most minor every-day decisions through his nanny-state edicts. In short, he is a very real menace to our way of life.
willis9 Wrote: Jun 23, 2012 1:55 PM
Bloomberg has made billions off his good ideas in the private sector, but has not had any good ideas in office. He is confounded to learn that he is still just a twit having hissy fits over big gulps and salt. He wants to leave a mark on the world but is no more than a graffitti artist.
Ron4594 Wrote: Jun 23, 2012 9:10 AM
An example is his Big Gulp ban.
renny4 Wrote: Jun 23, 2012 8:29 AM

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...