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Republican Hot Wind Subsidies

None1257 Wrote: Jun 17, 2012 1:23 PM
What should this prove to us? That on many matters of government policy, there really is not a significant difference between republicans and democrats, conservatives and liberals? That they ALL are in favor of a bigger role of government in our lives? That perhaps the only difference is one supports an even bigger role of government in our lives, then the other?
petroleum engineer Wrote: Jun 18, 2012 4:15 PM
Cosby gave a bit of wisdom that applies to our mess in Congress and the White House - "A word to the wise is not necessary - it's the stupid ones who need advice." Just look at who got elected and re-elected and re-elected and re-elected.

Support for available, abundant, and affordable energy generally falls along party lines—with Republicans supporting “responsible” energy (the stuff that really works) and Democrats pushing “renewable" energy (the stuff they hope will work someday). But when an elected official, or spokesperson, makes foolish choices, he or she needs to be called to task.

I’ve encouraged people to tweet about Karl Rove’s contrarian position backing the extension of the wind energy subsidy, known as the PTC, which is set to naturally expire at the end of this year. Rove’s PTC extension support puts him at odds with most of the Republican...

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