Here's a product of American ingenuity.
Stop the foolish and pernicious assault on our resources and way of life. Liberal Big Gov California's killing golden eagles with wind farms and driving jobs from the state, while conservative, responsible Texas is creating nearly half the jobs in the country.
Decline is a choice. Hell no. More. Michael Barone: BELTWAY CONFIDENTIAL — Gangster government attack on oil companies
Fred Barnes: The First President Who's Declined to Lead
NY Post Editors: 'Green' jobs are not free. New York Post:This Obama speech was a hope and job killer. And Chicago Way milk biz and taxpayers politely Bill Daley driven to major spin FAIL.
Much of this is in service of the EPA's anti-global-warming initiative, requiring with regulation what Congress refused to mandate legislatively: that companies drastically reduce carbon emissions.
"Because of the unrealistic compliance timelines in the EPA proposals, we will have to prematurely shut down nearly 25 percent of our current coal-fueled generating capacity, cut hundreds of good power-plant jobs" and spend billions to meet the requirements, said AEP Chairman Michael Morris.
That means "significant" rate hikes for some 5 million customers in 11 states.
Businesses, already reeling from the crumbling economy, will be hit even harder -- with rate hikes of up to 35 percent, AEP said.
...On the waterfront: The White Working Class: The Group That Will Likely Decide Obama’s FateUSCCMiller Bill Miller