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Biden’s War On Energy

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Biden Plan: Shut Down 80% of American Energy

Joe Biden’s assaults on American energy are coming in rapid-fire now. The latest this week is a “temporary” moratorium on drilling on federal lands. Many states like New Mexico are rich with energy resources underneath public lands. The unmitigated stupidity of this war on America’s fossil fuels is captured in the chart below which shows that 80% of our energy comes from oil, gas, and coal. Biden wants to go to zero.

And replace it with what? Bicycles? Less than 5% of our energy comes from wind and solar. Anyone who thinks we are going to power a $20 trillion industrial economy with windmills and solar panels is willfully ignorant. This is a frontal assault on American Prosperity and it must be stopped. Now.

Lockdowns Have Destroyed Four Times More Jobs than the Great Recession

A United Nations agency reports that four times as many jobs were erased last year due to panicked pandemic policies as were lost during the worst part of the 2009 global financial crisis.

“This has been the most severe crisis for the world of work since The Great Depression of the 1930s. Its impact is far greater than that of the global financial crisis of 2009,” said International Labor Director Guy Ryder.

A clear sign that lockdowns were the leading cause of job losses is that most people who lost work stopped looking for a job altogether, likely because of the closings of restaurants, bars, stores, hotels, salons, and other face-to-face services.

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  • Biden’s climate plans are energizing national security problems. Emulating California’s energy mistakes will weaken America as the country will be increasing its demands from foreign countries for crude oil supplies and for the materials needed to support the electrification of America. Published Jan 26, 2020 at CFACT https://www.cfact.org/2021/01/26/bidens-climate-plans-are-energizing-national-security-problems/

    Summary: Biden’s climate plan may be energizing national security problems with his efforts toward discouraging U.S. energy independence and place the country’s reliance, like California has done, on foreign countries for America’s energy needs. And, as he moves to electrify virtually everything, America’s needs for the exotic minerals and metals that China controls, to support wind, solar, and EV battery construction, will have America beholden to China and other developing countries for our “clean” energy supplies.

  • To be clear, none of this is Biden*’s work., This is all coming from the Obama folks who have been running the shadow government that tried to take down Trump during his presidency. The same usual suspects are back in power. Watch your wallets and you freedom and your liberty. They are about to be ripped from you, in a big way.

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