We hear again and again from Sleepy Joe and all of the village idiots in his administration that we need to “transition” away from using fossil fuels. But, what are we supposed to transition to cognitively challenged Joe?
Wind, solar, and nuclear energy only produces about 20% of the energy we need. Which means fossil fuels account for 80% of the energy we currently use in this country.
There are currently 276 million vehicles on the road in the USA. Of those 276 million, only 2.5 million are all electric or hybrid electric vehicles.., that less than 1%! And remember, there are NO electric semi-trucks to transport everything in this country.
And where do electric vehicles get there energy from to charge their batteries? At least 80% of that energy comes from fossil fuels! So, EVs are not necessarily the answer either.
Your Transportation Secretary, Pete Buttigieg, testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on the transition to “domestic clean energy production” by the Biden administration, which launched an initiative to ensure 50% of all auto sales are electric vehicles by 2030.”
The topic soon turned to gas prices, which reached record levels in June. House Republicans questioned Buttigieg on how Americans struggling to pay $5 per gallon for gas could afford to purchase an electric vehicle.
Buttigieg then reiterated that the “pain” at the pump could be offset by using an electric vehicle, and that this “pain” was necessary to speed up the transition away from fossil fuels.
“The more pain we are all experiencing from the high price of gas, the more benefit there is for those who can access an electric vehicle,” Buttigieg said.
“So you’re saying the more pain we have, the more benefit we’re gonna get?” Rep. Carlos Gimenez, R-Fla., asked. “I think that’s what I heard you say.”
Buttigieg emphasized, “Of course – no, no, that’s what you heard me say. I know you want me to say it so bad but honestly, sir, what we’re saying is we could have no pain at all by making EVs cheaper for everyone.”
No, Mayor Pete, I’m pretty sure Rep. Gimenez heard you correctly, as did I.
And either way, your misinformation campaign is quite alarming.
Then, recently, Biden’s ever competent, White House National Head Climate Advisor, Gina McCarthy, said on CNN, “Just because Congress couldn’t get it done (referring to climate change/Green New (Raw) Deal, he’s (“President” Biden) going to move forward with every power available to him (and then some, I imagine) to make the change in the shift to clean energy.”
That’s all well and good Ms. Climate Advisor, except for the fact that clean energy is not readily available in the usable amounts we need, and probably won’t be for decades. In the meantime, people and our economy still need to function in the real world…, not your imaginary dream world.
Hopefully, most of this foolishness will come to a screeching halt after the 2022 mid-term elections, and then return to some form of normalcy and common sense in 2025…, if we can last that long!
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Our presidential election is only a few weeks away.
We have the choice between the democrat/liberal, Joe Biden, and the republican/conservative, Donald Trump.
Yes, we have to vote for one of these two men, but we also need to consider what these two men represent.
Let’s review what you apparently support by voting for either the democrat/liberal, Joe Biden, or the republican/conservative, Donald Trump.
Democrats/liberals believe it is a woman’s right to abort a baby right up to the moment before birth.
Republicans/conservatives believe all babies have a right to be born and live.
Democrats/liberals support defunding police departments. All criminals are fans of this!
Republicans/conservatives believe if anything, police department support needs to be increased.
Democrats/liberals support taking guns away from law abiding citizens. Again, all criminals are fans of this!
Republicans/conservatives believe law abiding citizens have the right to protect themselves and bear arms, as guaranteed in The Constitution.
Democrats/liberals believe anyone from anywhere should be able to freely walk right into our country whenever they feel like it. The drug cartels and human traffickers love this.
Republicans/conservatives believe our borders should be secure, limiting who can and who can’t come in at any given time, while affording us an orderly and managed legal immigration process.
Democrats/liberals believe in tearing down monuments to our history as a country.
Republicans/conservatives believe in honoring and learning from our history, not trying to erase it.
Democrats/liberals support “sanctuary” cities and states, where illegal immigrants can live without fear of being taken into Federal custody and charged with crimes or be deported.
Republicans/conservatives believe illegal immigrants are “illegal” and are here illegally, and should be treated as such. Republicans/conservatives also believe that the concerns of legal citizens should come before those of illegal immigrants.
Democrats/liberals support raising taxes across the board. They claim working class people won’t be affected, but we all know higher tax rates for companies and corporations are just passed down to us.
Republicans/conservatives support the continued reduction of taxes across the board.
Democrats/liberals immediately take money from the military at their earliest opportunity, weakening our nation’s defense.
Republicans/conservatives believe a strong military is an absolute necessity in today’s global environment. The defense of our country is also the federal government’s primary responsibility per The Constitution.
Democrats/liberals love implementing a seemingly never-ending list of federal regulations designed to suffocate construction, business operations, and whatever else they can think of to stifle our civil liberties.
Republicans/conservatives believe some regulations are necessary, but that less regulation is preferable in order promote businesses and maintain a strong economy.
Democrats/liberals feel it is a good idea to allow anyone living in our country to vote, regardless of whether they are here legally or not, and regardless of whether the voter has any proper ID to prove who they are.
Republicans/conservatives believe only legal citizens should be allowed to vote, and that an ID should be required.
Democrats/liberals believe that government should be the “end all be all” for anyone living in America.
Republicans/conservatives believe that government is a “necessary evil,” and that most things are done more efficiently and cheaper by the private sector.
Democrats/liberals believe in a person’s dependence on government, and that having some form of a socialist government is more desirable that our capitalist system, even though no socialist government in the past can be pointed to as a successful government.
Republicans/conservatives believe in our capitalist way of doing things, providing for ourselves as a rule, and system which allows individuals to rise to any level of success, dependent on the individuals’ desire to attain it.
Democrats/liberals believe in free speech as long as your speech agrees with their beliefs, if not, they have no problem with censoring or silencing you.
Republicans/conservatives believe in the 1st Amendment, and that everyone has a right to their own opinions and that they have a right to voice those opinions.
Democrats/liberals believe rioting, burning, and looting are acceptable forms of “peaceful protesting.” They believe in deferring to the desires of “the mob” as opposed to following the law.
Republicans/conservatives believe in law and order, and that no one has the right to harm other people or their property as part of their “protest.”
Democrats/liberals prefer to operate in a way that highlights a person’s racial identity, gender identity, or sexual preference above all else…, except their political leaning.
Republicans/conservatives prefer to identify people by the quality of their character and by their actions and beliefs, without concern for race, color, or creed.
Democrats/liberals believe the United States’ industry, people and economy need to be punished and restricted due to “climate change,” while the rest of the world is allowed to keep right on polluting and taking advantage of us.
Republicans/conservatives believe if “climate change” is real, it wasn’t caused by us and we have no real way of affecting “climate change” one way or the other.
Democrats/liberals believe fossil fuels are evil and need to be done away with.
Republicans/conservatives believe fossil fuels are still the energy souce of choice right now, at least until other options become viable. Republicans/consrvatives like the US having energy independence, not having to rely on the Middle East for anything, contolling our own energy pricing.
Democrats/liberals believe it’s okay for the “media” to operate as an arm of the democrat party, reporting only things that support their narrative, while attacking republicans/conservatives, and especially President Trump on a daily basis.
Republicans/conservatives believe the “media” should report from an unbiased point of view, acting as a watchdog against all government improprieties, regardless of which party it is.
And what about the economy?
Democrats/liberals point to the economy after China, and the democrats I believe, dropped the coronavirus bomb on us.
Republicans/conservatives point the hottest economy in history, prior to the China virus, and believe President Trump can get our econmy humming again. Without the release of “The virus,” the democrats would not have stood a chance in this election.
So, like I said in the beginning, “The choice is really quite simple.”
The differences between democrats/liberals and republicans/conservatives have never been more obvious.
The question is which side are you on?
If you’re having a hard time deciding who to vote for, you are obviously one confused individual!
There should be no undecided voters at this point.
If you really are undecided, then maybe you shouldn’t even bother voting.
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When you get right down to it, there isn’t a heck of a lot that “scientists” really “know.”
There’s a lot they’d like you to think they know, but in the end it’s mostly educated guesses…, and uneducated guesses.
We see these educated and uneducated theories and guesses passed off as facts most of the time.
When reading textbooks or listening to the news, we never hear these “scientists” say, “We believe that …” or “It’s our theory that…”
I’m talking about global warming (now called “climate change” since the warming part is a hard sell), the creation of the universe, the evolution of life on Earth, and what’s inside the Earth.
Now don’t get me wrong…, I’m not anti-science…, I love science. I just don’t like it when wishful thinking is passed off as science, and this wishful thinking is then used as propaganda to support liberal fairy tale narratives.
Regarding oil, one of the “fossil fuels,” “scientists” have spun a pretty wild tale, it seems.
In an article titled, “The Mysterious Origin and Supply of Oil,” by Ker Than, for the LiveScience website, Than says, “… some experts [are] predicting that the end of oil is near, scientists still don’t know for sure where oil comes from, how long it took to make, or how much there is.”
What was that?
“Scientists still don’t know for sure where oil comes from, how long it took to make, or how much there is?”
But they feel safe “predicting that the end of oil is near.”
Again…, “Scientists still don’t know for sure where oil comes from, how long it took to make, or how much there is?”
Well, you could’ve fooled me!
I was under the impression that “scientists” knew all there was to know about oil in the Earth.
Soooo, it’s called a “fossil fuel” even though “fossils” may have nothing to do with it?
See what I mean?
Ker Than continues by saying, “A so-called ‘fossil fuel,’ petroleum [oil] is believed by most scientists to be the transformed remains of long dead organisms. The majority of petroleum is thought to come from the fossils of plants and tiny marine organisms. Larger animals might contribute to the mix as well.”
“Nature has been transmuting dead life into black gold [or natural gas] for millions of years using little more than heat, pressure and time, scientists tell us.”
That sounds like a statement of fact without any caveats to me.
Again…, see what I mean?
“The idea that petroleum is formed from dead organic matter is known as the ‘biogenic theory’ of petroleum formation and was first proposed by a Russian scientist almost 250 years ago.”
“In the 1950’s, however, a few Russian scientists began questioning this traditional view and proposed instead that petroleum could form naturally deep inside the Earth [the abiogenic theory].”
They say, “Both processes for making petroleum likely require thousands of years,” although, here again, they really have no clue how long it takes, or if either of these theoretical processes are even responsible for the creation of oil at all.
According to an article on the ScienceDaily website, “Estimates of how much crude oil we have extracted from the planet vary wildly. Now, researchers have published a new estimate in the International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology that suggests we may have used more than we think.”
“Now, John Jones in the School of Engineering, at the University of Aberdeen, UK, says that we have used at least 135 billion barrels of oil since 1870, the period during which J.D. Rockefeller established The Standard Oil Company and began drilling in earnest.”
“However, in 2005, The Oil Depletion Analysis Centre (ODAC) [Is that really a thing?] in London provided a total figure of almost 1 trillion barrels of crude oil (944 billion barrels) since commercial drilling began.”
There are 42 gallons in a barrel, and I’m pretty good at math, so that would equate to around 42 trillion gallons.
That’s a lot of “fossils of plants and tiny marine organisms.”
And that’s only what we have used so far.
From the World Ocean Review website, “Gas and oil form in the sea over a period of millions of years [Oh, now it’s millions of years?], as the remains of animals and plants sink to the ocean floor. Combined with particles flushed from the land, they are buried and compressed into layers of sediment several kilometers thick on the ocean floor.”
Excuse me, but when does this stuff stop sinking to the ocean floor so it can become buried? Isn’t this happening continually? Just sayin’.
“Aided by the Earth’s pressure and temperature conditions, bacteria convert the biomass into precursor substances from which hydrocarbons are ultimately formed. These hydrocarbons can permeate certain layers of rock and sediment as they move up towards the surface, in a process called migration. In some cases they become trapped in impermeable layers of rock, which is where the actual deposits are ultimately formed. Depending on the ambient conditions, oil or natural gas develops. Today’s sources of fossil fuels are between 15 and 600 million years old.”
“Between 15 and 600 million years old,” huh? Well, that’s really narrowing it down!
“During this period the continental plates shifted, transforming oceans into landmasses, with the result that mineral deposits can be found both on land and at sea. Oil and gas are usually found where vast layers of sediment cover the ocean floor.”
So there you have it. Perfectly explained as if it were proven fact…, which it is not. This whole previous paragraph should have begun with the words, “Once upon a time” for all it is worth.
Again…, I’m not anti-science…, I love science. I just don’t like it when these “scientists” pretend to know more than they do, then throw their science fiction stories out there as “the truth.”
If these scientists are so smart they should know better.
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