Skip to comments.The War on Coal: It’s Because I’m Black, Isn’t it?
Posted on 08/24/2014 8:44:25 AM PDT by NOBO2012
I see that both the Farmers Almanac and Joe Bastardi (the other Joey B) are predicting another El Nino winter, which means a stormier and colder than normal winter, especially along the east coast. That could prove to be a bit of a problem since power companies apparently took Barry at his word that if somebody wants to build a coal plant, they can its just that it will bankrupt them. So they didnt. And theyre closing the coal plants they do have:
In order to comply with the new Obama era EPA regs, American Electric Power, which supplies a major portion of the electricity used on the east coast, will be closing almost one quarter of their coal fired plants between now and next June. This is because they were economically unable to come into compliance with the new regulations in the impossibly short window of opportunity offered by the EPA. This is going to reduce the total surge capacity available for some of our most densely populated areas just when we may get hit with weather related demand spikes beyond anyones control.
If that sounds scary, it is. According to the other Joey B, we were within one power plant last year of having the grid overload.
Butt I have good news too: thanks to the hard work of lobbyists for the insurance industry and Big Farming, Congress has provided for the American taxpayer (an endangered species) to help fund the growing of corn. And this years corn crop is shaping up to be a record harvest! So maybe we can convert all those abandoned coal plants to run on cornohol, at 5 times the cost of coal; tell me thats not a win-win for Big Guys team!
BHOs field of dreams
And speaking of corn, that reminds me of flyover country - which is exactly where I am right now!
Oh look! That must be Michigan down below!
Im scheduled for my annual systems check and update at Hill Air Force Base in Utah next week and since the Wons need both Air Force Won and Air Force Won Too for shuttling various relatives, friends, acquaintances, Little Bo & Sunny and minor government functionaries back to Washington today, Im flying commercial.
Butt guess whos sitting right in back of me! Mia Love! Honest! I didnt wish to intrude by asking if I coul transimaging her, butt trust me, its definitely Mia:
And in case there was any doubt, I can tell its her by the way the entire flight crew is fawning all over her. Shes obviously one their favorite regulars.
And she seems just as nice as you would have expected. Shes running for Congress again this November and I think shes got a really good chance. Since she seems right at home in flyover Im rooting for her.
So thats the highlight of my trip so far. If you happen to be sitting next to me - either by the window or the aisle - please dont give me a harsh stare as I try to contort my rather rigid frame to conform to the space allocated to the middle seat. And dont offer to buy me a drink either - Im not allowed to accept gratuities. Thats way above my pay grade. That privilege is reserved for presidential appointees.
So Im going to be a bit jet-lagged and time zone challenged for the next few days, please bear with me. I will do my best to report any breaking news from any of the hot spots around the globe created by Big Guys leading from behind. And that included Ferguson, MO as the Gentle Giant is laid to rest by Presidential appointee, Al Sharpton, Chief Purveyor of Racial Justice. Now him - you can buy a drink.
The Reverend Al: pimping for racial justice since 1987
Meanwhile, as a very early Labor Day is right around the corner, enjoy whats left of summer; butt remember to wear your sunscreen:
Posted from: Michelle Obamas Mirror
Coal. Communism. So we can all be EQUALLY cold and miserable!
In Zimbabwe at least its warm year around, not so New England.Obama’s Faculty lounge did not major in geography or climate.
the peasants (myself included) are going to be heating their homes with clay pots and tea light candles, until the govt figures out a way to regulate and tax candles!
***The War on Coal: Its Because Im Black, Isnt it?***
Obama also hates lignite, a brown coal.
Scene from BECKET. King Henry has been soaked in a rainstorm and goes to a peasant hovel.
Henry: GIVE ME FIRE AND WARMTH!
Becket: You will find no fire here sire.
Henry: And why is that!
Becket: Every hovel is allowed two measures of wood a year. One stick more and they are hanged.
Henry: My Edict?
Becket: Your edict sire.
That must be it.
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