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If you’re not familar with the Cape Wind project it’s a plan to place a massive wind farm off the coast of Nantucket Sound.

Two of the area’s residents the late Sen. Kennedy (D-Chavis) and current Sen. “I’m reporting for duty” Kerry (D-Loonyville) have long opposed the project despite their congressional efforts on behalf of “climate change” and alternitive energy.

The windmills will spoil a lot of oceanfront views is their Cup of Whine.

Now the opposition to the project has taken on the fine patina of NAMBYHood in the form of the “Save Our Sound” organization.

Save our Sound objects that the windmills aren’t economically viable and it decries the “special privileges” being granted to the wind industry by state and federal government.

Well we all do, so where’s the problem?

Under the heading of “Alternatives to Cape Wind” the organization promotes solar, geothermal, Tidal and even windmills.

Well, windmills that are located in “deep water,” and land based windmills.

NAMBY’s. assholes one amd all.

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Sen, Reid (D-Loonyville) today declared the much talked about, much delayed climate change bill dead in the Senate.

What’s notable is why the bill has been killed. Reid blams it on the Republicans saying not one would vote for it. Why true that’s only part of the story.

What he doesn’t say is since the death of Sen. Byrd and the appointment of a successor, who vowed to vote no on any climate bill, he’s short one Dem. vote regardless of Republican opposition.

Even if Dingy Harry could convince Sen. Brown (R-Mass.) to crossover as he has (Financial Reform is one) several times since assuming office West Virgina Sen. Carte Goodwin would vote no and the Nevada Asshat is still one vote short.

Following Reid’s proclamation that the bill is “dead,” (didn’t they say that about health care after the Brown election?) up steps Sen. Kerry.

“I have to tell you, this [climate bill] is not dead. We are going to continue to work. It may well be that after the election — if that is what happens — I mean, we will continue to try over the next weeks, but if it is after the election, it may well be that some members are free and liberated and feeling that they can take a risk or do something. Or, you know, the whole political landscape may have changed in some way,” Kerry said Thursday in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital With Al Hunt” that will be broadcast this weekend.

Kerry told the Bloomberg news service that he would continue seeking votes (I think he means paying for votes), and said the climate bill’s prospects could improve after the midterm elections.

Meaning after the Dems take an ass-whooping in November Kerry and his ilk will push hard to pass a full-blown tax hiking, job killing climate bill before the new Congress is seated in January.

Meanwhile as part of Reid’s announcement the bill is “dead,” he will move forward next week on a bipartisan energy-only bill that responds to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and contains other more popular energy items.

Meaning… look-out BP the asshats in Congress are coming to git’ya!

As for popular energy items, what’s Dingy Harry going to offer?

Drop gas prices to 1971 levels?

Stop eating so his flatulance level is zero?

P.S. While on the subject of Mr. “I’m reporting for duty,” it seems Kerry docks his large and expensive yacht in Rhode Island as opposed to anywhere close to his home state of Mass.

Funny that, he’s saving one half millions dollars in taxes by doing so.

The senator wasn’t available for comment his spokesmodel a spokesmen made the claim due to maintence on the vessel it was cheaper to dock it in R.I. vice Mass.

Wonder how much carbon his vessel spews into the atmosphere?

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As Louisiana’s maritime industry continues to reel from President Barack Obama’s deepwater drilling moratorium, a leading oil production company has announced it’s looking to move some of its fleet to foreign waters.

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. announced that it is shutting down three exploratory drilling rigs in the deepwater Gulf, all off the Louisiana coast, and assured shareholders that it would move its operations “from the Gulf to other areas of our global portfolio” so it could meet annual production goals.

You can expect this will be the first of many layoffs in the oil industry and followed closely by those employed in the tourism industry.

Any bets on what the unemployment rate will be in 2 months?

With 300 plus thousand Census jobs being cut in addition to all those filing for unemployment due to the spill I’m betting the rate will edge closer to, if not over 10.0.

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It’s been a while since Sen. John Kerry has made any news worthy of reporting. And it shouldn’t surprise when he pops his head out it’s to spew a load of BS.

John Kerry appeared on ABC’s “This Week” this past Sunday and made a claim that “every major study that has been done by a legitimate group … shows that there are hundreds of thousands of jobs to be created if you pass our (cap-and-trade) legislation. And if you wind up pricing carbon.”

Would you be surprised to learn Kerry is a lying piece of dung?

Nah, me neither.

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Well so much for Obama’s Green Jobs canard.

You know the one, it’s where bazillions of dollars will be spent to make America “ecco-friendly,” produce enough energy to power not only the good ole US of A but every known planet in the universe and create more jobs than has ever been produced in the history of mankind.

At least that’s the bullshit Obama spews out on a regular basis.

Obama also cites the country of Spain as a model to follow.

NEWSFLASH courtesy the Spanish newspaper La Gaceta

As predicted was inevitable, today the Spanish newspaper La Gaceta runs with a full-page article fessing up to the truth about Spain’s “green jobs” boondoggle, which happens to be the one naively cited by President Obama no less than eight times as his model for the United States. It is now out there as a bust, a costly disaster that has come undone in Spain to the point that even the Socialists admit it, with the media now in full pursuit.

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La Gaceta boldly exposes the failure of the Spanish renewable policy and how Obama has been following it. The headline screams: “Spain admits that the green economy as sold to Obama is a disaster.”

What no jobs, and electricity prices have sky rocketed?

Who’d a thunk it!

The internal report of the Spanish administration admits that the price of electricity has gone up, as well as the debt, due to the extra costs of solar and wind energy. Even the government numbers indicate that each green job created costs more than 2.2 traditional jobs, as was shown in the report of the Juan de Mariana Institute. Besides that, the official document is almost a copy point by point of the one that led to Calzada being denounced [lit. “vetoed”] by the Spanish Embassy in an act in the U.S. Congress.

The presentation recognizes explicitly that “the increase of the electric bill is principally due to the cost of renewable energies.” In fact, the increase in the extra costs of this industry explains more than 120% of the variation in the bill and has prevented the reduction in the costs of conventional electricity production to be reflected on the bills of the citizens.

What you mean Obama lied?

Well yeah, so what else is new!

Remind me again who it was that said, “under my plan electricity prices will necessarily sky-rocket.”

If you don’t know it was Obama.

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