WUI (Writing under the influence)

Somebody once said we are all Americans, sometimes born in the wrong places.
On a warm autumn day in 1986, while enjoying beer with my college buddies,
I decided to join my new homeland.

I've come to appreciate the ideals that helped create this great country.
Liberalism, political-correctness, multiculturalism and moral equivalence
are destroying it.

This old house Grovenet Wal*Mart Visiting Poland American wine better than French.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

 

Why are we so stupid?

The reason why Putin can do whatever he wants is energy.  While Western Europe has been ridding itself of cheap, plentiful energy sources while wasting money on unpredictable and inefficient ones such as wind and solar, Putin has been signing contracts on oil and gas deliveries all over Europe.

The result?  My mother's state pension check is not enough to cover her energy needs.  Of course, she doesn't rely on her state pension check as it should be but it is interesting how European politicians, including those who should know better (e.g., the Polish people know who Putin is,) would rather import energy from an enemy -- yes, Putin is our geopolitical enemy #1 no matter what Democrats used to say -- instead of exploring their own.

Now, we are doing the same thing in the US.  We have a chance to become the biggest producer and exporter of energy ever.  We can also, in the meantime, import cheap energy cheaply from Canada by building the Keystone XL pipeline. 

But some elements in our society are set against it. 

They are either very stupid, or, more likely, very evil.

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