Joe Biden’s “climate plan” includes shutting down every natural gas and coal-fired power plant in the country within 15 years. Problem is, they provide a whopping 60% of America’s electricity. So how will you charge your government-subsidized electric car? And at what cost? Scarcity means increased prices for everyone.
Joe Biden’s recently released climate-change plan, essentially authored by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a cost of $2 trillion, outlaws all use of coal and (clean) natural gas to generate electricity in 15 years; as well as a ban on oil and gas production on federal lands; require cars to have zero emissions; and create an Environmental and Climate Justice Division within the Justice Department to punish corporations and individuals. That’s a bit Orwellian even by Democrat standards.
Former Mayor Harold Washington, Chicago's first black mayor, once noted that "It's a wonderful world but you/ve got to work, you've got to think, and you've got to study." And, we would add, you've got to know your history.
The recent thinly veiled proposal by House Democrats to create two more Democratic Senate seats by making the District of Columbia our fifty-first state was addressed in 1964 by no less than then Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, a Democrat, ho wrote: "It was indispensably necessary to the independence and the very existence of the (new) Federal Government to have a seat of government which was not subject to the jurisdiction or control of any State."