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How Green Energy Wrecked California

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Posted By: Pluperfect, 9/11/2020 4:31:30 AM

California has become a third world country, in which electricity works only intermittently. Why is that? Because California relies on wind and solar energy, which produce electricity only intermittently. It isn’t hard to figure out, and yet there are some states, like mine, Minnesota, which seem determined to follow California’s downward path to third-world status. Why? Well, for some people there is a lot of money in it. California’s energy problems are compounded by its irrational forest management policies, which have led, inevitably, to forest fires.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DCGIRL 9/11/2020 5:36:04 AM (No. 537200)
In all honesty, California is now very similar to a third world country.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: udanja99 9/11/2020 7:09:40 AM (No. 537258)
I’ve experienced rolling blackouts and brownouts - when I was living behind the Iron Curtain in Ceausescu’s Romania in the early 80’s.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: chance_232 9/11/2020 7:55:31 AM (No. 537294)
I lived in CA from 91-96. The only power outage that I ever experienced was due to an earthquake. Within hours, power was restored.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter 9/11/2020 7:58:22 AM (No. 537300)
We lived in California from 1957-1960 and nobody I knew ever lost power at any time. It was a better place back then.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Old Army Vet 9/11/2020 8:29:28 AM (No. 537334)
Kalifornia has been ruined by the democRAT party. The policies that have been implemented by that political party have given us the Kalifornia of today. If this is what you want for America then vote sleepy Joe in November, if not, Trump 2020.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: worried 9/11/2020 8:29:33 AM (No. 537335)
Democrats! They ruin everything they get a hold of! Then when they ruin one state they flee to another and proceed to do the same to them. I would compare them to tribbles, but tribbles were kind of cute.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Daisymay 9/11/2020 8:47:06 AM (No. 537351)
#6 is right. That's what worries us in Florida. We're getting all the people fleeing NY City! Lucky us! More Liberals who will vote the same and try to make Florida into NY. One wonders why they just don't just stay in NY! They aren't going to like the Heat here anyway! All they do is complain that the pizza or the Bagels or Chili Dogs or whatever aren't as good as in NY! Jeesh! When we moved from Michigan to Tennessee I noticed a lot of Stores had a sign by their Register that said "We don't care how you did it up North"! We should have some of those signs made up for New Yorkers!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: cor-vet 9/11/2020 8:49:07 AM (No. 537353)
Does anyone know how many times Newsome, Garcetti or Nasty P. have lost power? Those big ice cream fridges won't run long on solar.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: dst4life 9/11/2020 9:08:20 AM (No. 537375)
#8, my guess is that they have back-up generators. So it doesn't matter to them what happens to anyone else.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: rikkitikki 9/11/2020 9:18:05 AM (No. 537389)
To continue on the comment of #8, Newsome, Garcetti and Pelosi have not only not lost power, but they haven't missed a single paycheck, their healthcare and other benefits continue uninterrupted, the fences around their personal residences are firmly in place, and their security teams are fully locked and loaded. So far as their own personal experience, there is no crisis, on any front.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: rikkitikki 9/11/2020 9:26:38 AM (No. 537401)
The socialists want to remake America so it looks just like Venezuela and Cuba...they have rolling blackouts, too.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 9/11/2020 11:09:03 AM (No. 537535)
The sun stops shining, the wind stops blowing. Voodoo power will never meet baseload needs.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: or gate 9/11/2020 8:37:06 PM (No. 537968)
I love their solar panels. They save energy to normal batteries. When the lights go out they will not let them use their charged batteries. It takes power from the power company to switch to the batteries. Brilliant.
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