T. Boone rips Koch's

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    It's pretty amazing to think that just 2 men are responsible for holding an entire country - the US - back from being able to implement a responsible energy policy.

    Even Mexico and Peru have one, but not the US.

    In an interview this week with Yahoo's Daily Ticker, T. Boone Pickens says his biggest concern right now is that the US doesn't have an energy policy and he points directly at the Koch Bros as the reason.

    "The biggest deterrent to an energy plan in America is Koch Industries," he says. "They do not want an energy plan for America because they have the cheapest natural gas price they've ever had, and they're in the fertilizer business and they're in the chemical business. So their margins are huge. And they do not want you to have an energy plan, because if you had a plan, then natural gas prices would come up."

    Germany, on other other hand, can decarbonize with renewables because "We Don't Have the ... Koch Brothers," said a German State Minister. He referred to their lobbying for fossil fuels and against clean energy, and its spending on climate science disinformation through the front group Americans for Prosperity. They have outspent even ExxonMobil.

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    Yes, the Kochs and all of their front groups such as the Cato institute are truly evil. Plus they subscribe to the Rand theory of economics that says less government is better, but less government is what led to the 2008 collapse of our stock market. Primarily because Reagan, Rand (and her student Greenspan) deregulated the markets and took out all of the safe guards put in place by FDR!
     
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    man that is rich coming from T. Boone Pickens.

    you don't suppose he has ALL HIS millions tied to the green energy do you..

    we have a energy policy and we the people like it... oil and natural gas..

    t Boone should go build some windmills off Cape Cod, that's if he can get the Kennedy clan to ALLOW IT...LOL
     
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    T. Boone Pickins? Wasn't he the blow hard that wanted to build a line of windmills clear across the Country and then dropped out of sight when everyone laughed? Let him establish a philanthropic organization if he wants to be on the same level as Koch. Otherwise he is just another angry left wing nut-case.
     
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    And remember, we spell responsible energy "Solyandra"
     
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    no kidding...
     

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