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More Harsh Winters Could Spell
Disaster For The Electrical Grid

Daily Caller, by Michael Bastasch

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/15/2014 2:30:24 PM

If you thought last winter was bad, get ready for a potentially worse winter in parts of the country this year. But another record-setting winter could mean more than higher heating bills and snow fights. Harsh winter weather combined with coal-fired power plant closings could spell trouble for many households across the country who will desperately need to keep the lights and heat on this winter. Joe Bastardi, chief meteorologist at WeatherBELL Analytics, told the Wall Street Journal Live that current weather patterns are “flowing along right now into the type of El Niño situation that is notorious for giving the United

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Every day there is another horror story. Of course it all leads back to radical leftists and incompetence in Washington. Those windmills and solar panels will really solve all these problems. s/o I can handle snow storms, but last winter when the temperatures get to -50 windchills I got a little anxious fearing we would lose power.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 8/15/2014 2:31:49 PM     (No. 9967305)

Global warming is the pits. /s

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jalo1951, 8/15/2014 2:40:04 PM     (No. 9967317)

I guarantee Pelosi and the rest of them will be toasty warm while we freeze and go bankrupt at the same time. My God, our country is being run by total idiots put into office by total idiots.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 8/15/2014 2:46:01 PM     (No. 9967326)

Yet they keep trying to push us toward electric cars.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mc squared, 8/15/2014 3:04:21 PM     (No. 9967357)

#3; It´s more important for socialists to limit your travel than save the earth.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oh-heck, 8/15/2014 3:44:38 PM     (No. 9967411)

The predictions are for this to continue to be a cold year. Same idiots trying to close down the coal power plants are trying to prevent the burying of natural gas pipeline to bring more natural gas to New England. And Obama´s new ozone and particulate standards will ban wood stoves. You folks in New England will need to start consolidating houses to make better use of body heat.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Carolina Kat, 8/15/2014 3:56:44 PM     (No. 9967428)

This summer has been so mild that I´m certain our winter will be very cold. My trees are already turning! The AGW hoax always hurts the poor the most - and this year it will be no different. The next time some True Believer goes off on me about "Climate Change" or whatever they are calling it this month, I´m going to ask them why they hate poor people.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: marthaville, 8/15/2014 4:00:55 PM     (No. 9967432)

Remember global warming? Climate change? There cannot be any more cold winters. There will be no more cold winters. Period!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: OhMy, 8/15/2014 4:09:53 PM     (No. 9967441)

The Obama EPA regulations are shutting down a lot of coal fired generation capacity. The windmills and solar panels along with all the conservation measures cannot possibly take up the slack. The next fix will be rotating blackouts. It is either that or let the "dear leader" go golfing permanently! I favour the latter solution.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: WestCoast, 8/15/2014 4:31:43 PM     (No. 9967474)

i think I´ll set up the old onan generator in the garage to run off a gasifier (I´ve plenty of wood on my property). Then when my 1000 gallons of propane (that fuels my new generator) runs out I can still keep essentials going. And, yeah, I´ve ample ammunition and friends to keep the epa away. If they can bring in a couple of squads of storm troopers, I´ll lose but that´s life.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Namma, 8/15/2014 6:59:08 PM     (No. 9967611)

Obama has stopped the repair of the grid.
of course a harsh winter will destroy it

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 8/15/2014 8:30:14 PM     (No. 9967698)

Here comes the Crisis du jour.

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