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Why Wind and Solar Energy Are Doomed to Failure

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Posted By: Dreadnought, 4/25/2021 12:40:56 AM

Wind and solar energy are both essentially obsolete technologies. There is a reason why only the very rich or the very adventurous sail across oceans: the wind is unreliable, and at best produces relatively little energy. Nevertheless, liberals have concocted fantasies whereby all of our electricity, or perhaps our entire economy, will be powered by those fickle sources. There are a number of reasons why this will never happen, but a paper published last week by Center of the American Experiment argues that land use constraints are the most basic reason why wind and solar are inexorably destined to fail. The paper, titled Not In Our Backyard, is authored by

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 4/25/2021 12:43:51 AM (No. 766281)
If you are a high rise maven, have you ever seen a windmill ?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DVC 4/25/2021 12:46:36 AM (No. 766282)
FTA: "Green” energy holds political sway, which has made a relative handful of people (largely non-Americans and lobbyists) immensely wealthy, while impoverishing utility rate payers and taxpayers–that is to say, the rest of us. This insanity will continue until voters wise up, or–more likely, I am afraid–until the laws of physics, along with land use and raw materials constraints, make it blindingly obvious that the “green dream” is just that. A nightmare." How long before people decide to start sabotaging these eyesores and financial nightmares?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Proud Texan 4/25/2021 12:48:14 AM (No. 766285)
"Green" energy isn't just about CO2. It is more about controlling which of us gets to use it, and which of us gets to freeze and fry.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney 4/25/2021 12:50:00 AM (No. 766286)
Texas went 25% wind and we gotten frozen, and swindled. Now, the fix is $8.3B on a dozen new natural gas power plants. We need to demand reparations from the left for this fiasco.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Newtsche 4/25/2021 12:50:28 AM (No. 766287)
Chimeric "sustainable" energy will not support an advanced society but neither will totalitarian leftism but just stop with the carping, you're harshing my buzz.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 4/25/2021 12:59:05 AM (No. 766299)
Voodoo energy can never meet the needs of the baseload.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Trigger2 4/25/2021 1:52:22 AM (No. 766315)
I live in rural NY. There's windmills around me and as a result I have no migratory birds. I used to see flocks of 30 or more robins each spring. This year I only saw 3 spread out over 5 weeks. The windmills chop them up.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 4/25/2021 2:01:17 AM (No. 766318)
Someone needs to sue the windmill companies about killing all the birds. Endangered Species Act has shut down a million other things. Let's get some good out of it.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: phosita 4/25/2021 2:13:03 AM (No. 766326)
The central argument in the article is that renewables such as wind and solar will fail given the enormous amount of land that must be used/acquired. The author relies on the argument that localities will reject such notions for a variety of reasons. The author, however, never considers that rural localities will simply have no say in the matter. If you still think that your rural hinterland exerts any control, you have not been paying attention. They have ceded everything to D.C. Your state/county/municipal governing authorities are just sock puppets.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: coyote 4/25/2021 3:29:52 AM (No. 766332)
The chart in this article says 10 watts per square meter for solar, the figure I've read from a source i trust, is 50 watts per meter when the sun is directly overhead in a desert. Of course it is 0 watts at night, or when it's raining. This at a time when nuclear could be advanced, as in Thorium reactors. No high pressure containment buildings for them, and much less waste.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: John C 4/25/2021 6:05:35 AM (No. 766347)
Our phony president just ordered 100,00 electric cars while the idiot president of Ford is going to make nothing but electric. She should be fired.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs 4/25/2021 6:23:52 AM (No. 766354)
Lost in all the noise is He controls the weather.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: KatieJo 4/25/2021 7:36:46 AM (No. 766385)
Excellent article OP, good illustrations of the differences in power sources and the lunacy of the "green movement". I've tucked it away to share.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: erobot 4/25/2021 8:08:15 AM (No. 766411)
Duh! Because they don't work, of course.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: homefry 4/25/2021 8:13:26 AM (No. 766414)
Windmills were OK back in the days when they were only used to pump water, people just use too much energy nowdays in their homes for them to work well. AC, TVs, electric ranges, electric clothes dryers, none of these were hooked to the old windmills. We have simply outgrown windmills. Liberal dogs say they want PROGRESS, but here they go back centuries and say this is the way to do it. PLUS these modern windmills are bird killers. I think I have also read reports of higher than normal cases of cancers around these wind farms.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Bazi 4/25/2021 8:19:27 AM (No. 766418)
Never once did I buy a hideous toxic curly mercury CFL bulb. There was no concern about toxic CFL bulbs in our landfills. Currently, there is no concern about the heavy metals in electric car batteries: How the metals are mined and how the batteries are disposed. Eventually, wind turbine blades wear out and need to be buried in landfills, because for the most part, they can't be recycled. Short article here Oh....plastic straws have been banned in many places, but what about the gazilion disposable face masks...half of which are dropped on sidewalks and on parking lots. "Saving the planet" is one big communist lie.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: franq 4/25/2021 8:19:31 AM (No. 766419)
It's all going to come crashing down. Sooner rather than later.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: udanja99 4/25/2021 8:34:58 AM (No. 766428)
#16, there’s a reason why the greenies are called “watermelons” and you just nailed it. A short personal anecdote about the efficiency for solar power...3 years ago I was on a business trip to Australia and took some time off to be a tourist. I went to Ayer’s Rock which is in the middle of the “red center” of the country, so called because of the red colored sand of the desert there. There’s a small community near the rock which is made up of 3 or so hotels with a few restaurants and shops and not much else, all clustered together. This is in the desert where it was 105 degrees in early spring when I was there and where they have cloudless skies about 355 days a year. They have massive solar fields and you would think that all of those panels could power the entire resort community. But they don’t. They only provide about 25% of the power. The rest is trucked in in tankers - “fossil fuels” trucked hundreds of miles into the desert in vehicles using “fossil fuels”. My, how eco-friendly. And useless.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Avikingman 4/25/2021 8:59:55 AM (No. 766449)
Years ago in liberal MA, the unions built a few windmills for "free" as demos. That should have been the tip off. Sadly these bird blenders sully the waters off Cape Cod and Nantucket. Not to mention navigation hazards. And they're not up to the task. Thus we have no mention made of the cost of back ups for these obscene "farms". We are a nation adrift in favors and gimmees.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: LLAMA 4/25/2021 9:09:51 AM (No. 766456)
This article is correct and the data is compelling. The fatal flaw in the Green New Deal (one of them) is the horrendous environmental damage both to the land and to wildlife. The leftists could care less about the excessive cost, but a huge part of their movement is the environmental community - and once they wake up to this issue there will be a "hue and cry". I disagree with #9, that local governments, and especially state governments, will be powerless to stop the idiocy. There is such a thing as civil disobedience. And witness the in progress movement, with local sheriffs and state governors who "just say no."
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Reply 21 - Posted by: gone2pot 4/25/2021 9:17:48 AM (No. 766471)
I got our wind power disaster failure for you and it's been a shining example of wind power failure for decades. One word: Tehachapi.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: red1066 4/25/2021 9:44:24 AM (No. 766489)
Windmills are cute in Holland, but they're huge and take up a lot of land. I was flying to Denver last year, and we flew over an area that was just covered with windmills. Don't know what state we were flying over, but there were hundreds of these things, with roads leading to each windmill.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 4/25/2021 9:52:14 AM (No. 766494)
Hinderaker makes an ok attempt at highlighting the myths of wind and solar power. Missing from his piece are some other key points: 1. The service life of a wind-power turbine is generally limited to 20 years at which time the generating unit must be replaced. 2. There is also the myth that wind-power turbines bring a net zero carbon footprint. False. The parts contained in a turbine including the blades requires considerable energy to manufacture. This carbon "spend" is not completely recovered by the time the turbine and blades fulfill their service life. 3. Wildlife mortalities including endangered species which are killed by the turbine blades is a significant crisis. 4. Wind powered turbines only operate at about 30% of their generating capacity because the wind does not blow hard 100 percent of the time. 5. Remember what happened to the wind-powered turbines in Texas back in February? The blades iced up from the freezing rain and the turbines were shut down as unusable. 6. Wind and solar power serve as a lever by the left to achieve more political control over the masses. Remember covid19? 7. Then there is solar power. How many places are there in America where it is sunny 100 percent of the time? And solar panels have a much shorter service life than wind-powered turbines do. 8. And a note to the lefties - guess where the materials have to come from in order to construct wind and solar powered systems? MINING. Lots of mining. You know, the industry you want gone yesterday? Have a nice day lefties.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Historybuff 4/25/2021 9:58:28 AM (No. 766504)
When someone pushes windmills on me I always ask “are the windmill factories powered by windmills?” I get a blank look. The only thing of the alt energy people that is steady and reliable is tidal turbines. Since the tide is reliable the energy is so too. But there is no lobby for them.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Rumblehog 4/25/2021 10:01:15 AM (No. 766506)
Watch Michael Moore's documentary about the green energy scam and see what all is going on. Leftist billionaires gamed the system and used the green-weenies as useful idiots to make them ultra-rich. Windmills are hideous monstrosities that pollute the landscape. No true American can say they belong on our hills and pastures.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: SkeezerMcGee 4/25/2021 10:01:45 AM (No. 766507)
"But any attempt to construct 240,000 more miles of high-voltage wires will, like the wind turbines themselves, encounter local opposition that likely will make such an effort impossible." WRONG! If these laws are passed the feds will easily find a way to get around local opposition. "As a result of such concerns, rural communities across America–hundreds of them–have risen up to oppose wind turbine developments. These efforts have largely been successful." Not going forward. AOC and her crazies will absolutely crush opposition. No local opposition is going to stand in their way. These people are fanatics. Republicans MUST get control of the House of Representatives in 2022.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: lennon47 4/25/2021 10:06:09 AM (No. 766511)
John Hinderaker, you are a racist! Since your opinion is common sense and does not agree with the left they will call you a racist.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Zigrid 4/25/2021 10:13:38 AM (No. 766524)
Solar and wind isn't about the global warming issues... it's about power and control and taxpayer's dollars... this winter Texas learned about the failures of wind farms... and solar panels frozen with snow and ice proved that WE had best rely on fuel to heat our homes and cool our structures... I don't see any solar panels on the capitol why do you suppose that's the case?
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Reply 29 - Posted by: udanja99 4/25/2021 10:14:31 AM (No. 766525)
#22, that might have been Indiana. There is a section of the state, north of Indianapolis, which is full of them. I have driven a stretch of I65 many times which goes right through there and all you can see on either side of the highway is those windmills going off, row upon row, into the distance.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Speedypetey 4/25/2021 10:20:14 AM (No. 766533)
A few fun facts about solar panels and wind. #1 solar cells degrade after 5 years the power output diminishes by a few percent every year until they are no longer generating enough power to be integrated. #2 the service life of a windmill is 25 years and this is based on the calculated stress the mast can withstand over time. The payback is well over 30 years at continental U.S. rates so most farms are never paid for without taxpayer bailouts called "incentives". The exception is Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico where bunker oil $ kw/hour are high and windmill payback was 10 years. #3 Ask those that work in the electric utilities and they will tell you they rarely sync the renewables to their grid, the exception is Texas. Windspeeds and sun (clouds or snow) cause fluctuations that on some days are too extreme to control the grid. I believe they still pay the coop or whatever wealthy group of investors own them for the kw/hr but they do not sync for fear of a cascade. Again there are exceptions like the constant trade winds of Hawaii and there was Texas until they went from woke to woke up.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 4/25/2021 10:32:18 AM (No. 766543)
Wind only blows enough in a few places like passes and shore lines for windmills to work at best most days. Same for solar not everyplace produces enough to even pay for the installations. Its not like this information is new, I was taught in the 1970s that the land area needed for solar was impossibly large to make any sense for anything but places where there was no power grid.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Krause 4/25/2021 10:40:35 AM (No. 766555)
Don't underestimate AOC. She are a college graduate, and she has the benefit of years of expert opinions from her bar patrons..
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Reply 33 - Posted by: jacksin5 4/25/2021 10:51:21 AM (No. 766563)
A quick comment about windmills. They don't turn if the windspeed is too low, they are also shut down if the windspeed is too high. Independent Senator Angus King was on the board of a company called First Wind, which erected windmills all over the western mountains of Maine. The windmills sit idle most of the time, due to windspeeds incompatible with power generation. But everyone gets paid due to Government handouts.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: paral04 4/25/2021 11:01:59 AM (No. 766569)
Not to mention that the new high velocity wind mills are killing off millions of birds because the high velocity rotation of the bladed makes them invisible to the naked eye. Birds are flying into them. Where are all the animal loving Greenies on this?
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Mike6 4/25/2021 11:03:14 AM (No. 766571)
Wind energy is a Democrat damnation. On the way to Palm Springs, you see thousands of wind turbines along the highway. Most of them are not working. They kill bird and scare cows. They are a huge eye sore and nothing more!
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Reply 36 - Posted by: envirodude 4/25/2021 11:40:07 AM (No. 766616)
Revelation says there will be a time in the future when the wind will quit blowing (7:1) and the sun will quit shining (8:12). I have often wondered about the significance, only to see that the left, who loathe G-d will be humbled when they put their faith in their technology.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: DVC 4/25/2021 11:47:39 AM (No. 766620)
#21, I have friends at Mojave in the aircraft business and have been going to Mohave since the 80s, and have a personal connection there from birth. In any case, yep, I have watched at least three generations of windmills abandoned and rotting in the Tehachapi Pass area over the last 40 years. Last time I was through there was a couple of years ago, and nobody had cleaned up the ones from the 80s and 90s, all the old dead windmills still just sitting there, slowly rotting.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: DVC 4/25/2021 12:02:20 PM (No. 766625)
#30, I don't know where you got your "solar cells degrade" story, and perhaps it is true of some kind of cells. But I have had roof top solar cells providing all the (very limited) electrical power for a remote Colorado mountain cabin since the mid 90s. Cells put out the same peak power today, near as I can measure, as they did when I got them USED, after they were scrapped from a large tax-scam solar farm in Cali from the late 80s, sold off for salvage after the tax credits ran out. So my cells have been in use since they were made in the middle 80s and put out the same today as they did in the middle 90s, within a few percent possible measuring error. Perhaps some newer type of cells degrade more rapidly. Some cells are literally a few atoms of silicon deposited on a metal substrate, and I could see that type being less time stable, but mine are 'old tech' sawn slices of pure silicon single crystals grown from a vat very slowly. That type seems to last well. But many today are polycrystalline, and ultra thin film....I cannot speak to their long term durability. It could easily be less than thicker monocrystal 'old tech' type which typically cost a lot more. But still expensive power (although less so) and VERY intermittent. I have a moderate sized battery bank and we only use very limited electricity, not even enough power available to pump from my well, just enough to pump from a storage tank, and provide lights and the sat TV. All other loads, including refrigeration are either propane or wood (heat). Solar is just adequate for a small cabin bare essentials, not a sane choice for a modern city lifestyle at all.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: rikkitikki 4/25/2021 2:34:19 PM (No. 766770)
What would happen to a solar-powered electric grid if just one 'Tambora' sized volcano clouded out the sun for a year or more (as happened in a search on "Year without a summer.")? I'm guessing the collective output of solar cells worldwide would be cut by at least half...
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Reply 40 - Posted by: NotaBene 4/25/2021 2:34:22 PM (No. 766771)
I parked neat a turbine in the Mosel valley, Germany. The low pitched sound is unbearable to the human ear. No surprise Germany is going for Russian Nordstream II natural gas. Trump was Great on energy dominance. Pity for US the Deep State stole the election.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby 4/25/2021 4:28:24 PM (No. 766858)
You can look right here in Texas. When the freeze hit, both Solar and Wind failed. It was natural gas and gasoline that saved many lives that would have been lost. And we're over 33% wind and solar. Good read and fight Global Warming. Before we freeze to death.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: Lawsy0 4/25/2021 5:13:51 PM (No. 766876)
Because we ain't God! That's the short answer.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: web 4/25/2021 7:15:34 PM (No. 766940)
The Green Left doesn't care one bit about the birds and other environmental damage from solar and windmills. Just as they (and everyone else, it seems) have completely ignored the total garbage dump created on the Southern border by illegal aliens crossing and dumping their trash. The only people cleaning it up are ordinary Americans volunteering to pick it up. Certainly not the government or any of the green groups. They just ignore it, along with the MSM, who never, ever mention it. The agenda and the Narrative are all that matters. There may be a high tech energy solution, such as some type of nuclear or free wireless transmission of energy, such as that envisioned by Tesla, but we will probably never see it, because it would be too CHEAP or free, and they can't have that. As it stands, the only ones really winning on this are the Chinese, who mine and sell the rare minerals needed for batteries, wind power, and solar. What do we get? Ugly vast fields of solar and wind power that fail when we need them most, and the constant whining and political pressure of leftists who insist they are Green, but hate both humanity and carbon, upon which all life is based. Without CO2 the earth is not green, but lifeless and unfruitful.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 4/25/2021 8:53:27 PM (No. 767006)
If you want wind power, take a look at Maxine "Wigs" Waters. She flaps her lips, and the flatulence comes out.
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COLUMBUS, OH – The Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus has joined hordes of untrained armchair quarterbacks, in order to render her opinion on police procedure after the officer-involved shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant. In Columbus, Ohio on April 20, 2021, Officer Nicholas Reardon had to make a split second decision to intervene as Ma’Khia Bryant rushed toward her potential victim with a knife, after ignoring lawful orders to “get down.” Reardon fired his pistol, striking Bryant and ending the attack. Aid was rendered at the scene, but Bryant was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. Neighbors reported that Bryant “was in full attack mode” and also said:
RIP The Oscars – these grim, woke
ravaged, fun-devoid awards were a
howlingly dull train-wreck that killed the
Hollywood dream stone dead
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Posted by Imright 4/26/2021 9:28:35 AM Post Reply
The howl was loud, prolonged, anguished and animated.Actress Frances McDormand's bizarre imitation of a wolf was comfortably the most surprising and interesting part of this year's Oscars.And although there was a heartfelt story behind it – she was paying tribute to a sound engineer on her movie Nomadland named Michael Wolf Snyder who took his life earlier this year – the howl perfectly encapsulated my own feelings watching the most unwatchable Academy Awards in history.Honestly, if there was an Oscar for Worst Horror Story, it would go to whoever decided it would be a good idea to hold this year's event in a train station.
Oscars hits an all-time LOW: Only
9.85million viewers tuned in to Academy
Awards—down 58% on last year as three-
hour long 'wokefest' gets panned
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Posted by Ribicon 4/26/2021 2:49:56 PM Post Reply
The number of people who tuned in to watch the three-hour long 'wokefest' that was the Oscars has hit an all time low with just 9.85 million viewers. The television ratings for the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday night is a 58 percent drop compared to last year's already record-low 23.64 million viewers, according to early Nielsen numbers. The huge drop in ratings for Hollywood's biggest night continues an overall multi-year downward trend for the Academy Awards, which were above 43 million as recently as 2014. It comes after the Grammys, Golden Globes and SAG Awards all experienced more than 50 percent declines
An airport brawl seems like
a microcosm of America
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Posted by Magnante 4/26/2021 5:48:15 AM Post Reply
A few videos are making the rounds showing a wild brawl taking place at one of the gates in Miami International Airport. We don’t know what started the brawl, although the media are reporting that the police did eventually arrest one person for disorderly conduct. The primary victim, however, does not want to press charges, so the matter will almost certainly disappear. What makes one of the videos so compelling is the fact that it seemly represents the breakdown of law and order across American cities.
Biden Approaches 100 Days In Office —
What Do Americans Think?
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Posted by Black Conservative Voice 4/26/2021 7:25:43 AM Post Reply
Fox News Poll: Biden approaches 100-day milestone As Joe Biden closes in on the 100-day mark of his presidency, a Fox News poll finds a 54 percent majority of voters approves of his job performance. That's lower than Barack Obama's 62 percent and George W. Bush's 63 percent approval at their respective 100-day points, but higher than the 45 percent Donald Trump received four years ago.  CORRECTION*
'Bill and I got pretty friendly':
James Patterson on writing with
Clinton and clashing with Trump
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Posted by Ribicon 4/26/2021 10:10:42 AM Post Reply
Having a direct line to at least two former US presidents would seem almost a requirement for achieving the status of world’s bestselling author. But it’s not the “former guy” who lives two decent golf swings along Palm Beach’s swanky Ocean Boulevard that James Patterson has a lot of time for these days. It’s Donald Trump’s predecessor, Bill Clinton, who has become a trusted friend, confidante and business partner.(Snip) Patterson, who claims to be a left-leaning political independent, was no fan of the Trump administration, and admits the pair haven’t spoken since. “There’s a lot of bad stuff that went on there.
Biden creates task force to spur
unionization of U.S. workforce
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Posted by Ribicon 4/26/2021 1:20:15 PM Post Reply
President Biden is signing an executive order Monday to start an unprecedented, coordinated push by the federal government to encourage more workers to unionize. Mr. Biden will create a White House “task force on worker organizing and empowerment”—led by Vice President Kamala Harris—to mobilize Cabinet agencies and other federal offices to help workers “organize and successfully bargain with their employers,” the White House said. The administration’s statement cited a “steady decline” in union membership in the U.S., from more than 30% of the workforce in the 1950s to 10.8% in 2020. “As the president has said: America was built by the middle class, and unions built
Michigan Democrat seen resisting DUI arrest,
threatens to call Gov. Whitmer in bodycam footage
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Posted by Skinnydip 4/26/2021 8:02:53 AM Post Reply
Michigan Police released bodycam footage on Sunday of an incident involving Democratic state Rep. Jewell Jones, who was reportedly charged with driving under the influence, resisting arrest, and weapons possession following a collision last week on Interstate 96 in Fowlerville. The video shows police tackle a combative Jones to the ground after he physically resisted arrest and threatened to call Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Jones can be heard reminding the officers that he had oversight of their budget as they attempt to put handcuffs on him.
John Kerry faces calls to resign over allegations
of leaking Israeli intel to Iran
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Posted by PostAway 4/26/2021 8:51:30 PM Post Reply
The Biden administration is refusing to weigh in on the Iranian foreign minister claiming in a leaked recording that former Secretary of State and current Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry told him about secret Israeli operations being carried out in In response, Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) called on Kerry to resign during a speech on the Senate floor. It's become clear...that our adversaries, whether Beijing or Iran, like it when John Kerry is in charge of foreign policy and national security. Why? Because they know how to use him to their advantage," Sullivan said.
Iran's foreign minister says John Kerry
told him about Israeli covert operations
in Syria
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Posted by Moritz55 4/26/2021 4:00:33 PM Post Reply
Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif claimed in recently leaked audio that John Kerry, when he was serving as Secretary of State during the Obama administration, informed him of more than 200 Israeli operations in Syria. Kerry has previously been accused of colluding with Iranian leaders to undermine the Trump administration. Kerry is now a part of the Biden administration and has a seat on the National Security Council as the special presidential envoy for climate. Kerry shocked Zarif by revealing that Israel had attacked Iranian targets in Syria more than 200 times, according to leaked audio obtained by The New York Times and other outlets.
Fifty-two passengers on one flight from
Delhi to Hong Kong test positive for
coronavirus after landing—despite ALL
presenting a negative test while boarding
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Posted by Ribicon 4/26/2021 12:08:57 PM Post Reply
At least 52 people from a single flight from Delhi to Hong Kong have tested positive for Covid-19, despite all passengers presenting a negative coronavirus test before boarding. All of the passengers who tested positive flew into Hong Kong on a flight from India's capital, run by Indian airline Vistara on April 4. Hong Kong as a whole has been recording fewer daily new infections than the total number detected on the flight, since it brought a fourth wave of infections under control in January. Meanwhile in India, the country's healthcare system is collapsing under a devastating second wave of coronavirus that is killing
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