US Clean Energy to Rule the World and Romney should push it hard!

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    While Obama was killing Keystone Pipeline, Domestic coal and offshore drilling while losing our money in Green Energy Scams and Frauds, a few things have been happening that will allow Mitt Romney to flank Obama and crush him on domestic clean energy policy.

    HydroFracking has opened massive, inconceivably large sources of clean domestic gas that will allow the USA to become a, ready for this? a net EXPORTER of fuel within the next few years.

    That alone would be enough and Romney needs to highlight how as President he would encourage the production of cheap energy. This will drive down inflation in fuel and food prices.

    Clean US energy

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    Natural gas is not clean. While cleaner than coal, it still emits vast amounts of CO2.
     
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    Coal usage is down in this country, in favor of natural gas. Aren't you interested in reducing the amounts of Co2 in the atmosphere while maintaining our energy output? Fracing has created more jobs than any other industry of late. It's put hard dollars into workers' pockets, reaped tens of millions of dollars for local, state, and federal coffers and has helped reduce our natural gas imports.

    We're on the verge of an epic swing towards reducing our trade deficit with respect to LNG exports.

    And you still gotta toss a wet dishrag on it all?
     
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    CO2 isn't a pollutant, Reverend Malthus.
     
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    This is what absolutely kills me. Put this statement forth, and the general public eats it up. Yet, try talking to that same public about real jobs, real dollars, real economic growth, real GDP, and really boosting output relative to private sector expenditure... and it means NOTHING when placed next to "natural gas is not clean".

    Now- tell the public about wind/solar/hydro being "green", and they pay NO attention to the massive government inputs (pretend dollars) versus actual sustainable job creation, non-net economic growth, and a net-zero contribution to GDP... all the while requiring NO private sector expenditures.

    If you got the teeth, you can chew the fat. Alternative energy production currently consists of a toothless beast that insists on first gumming then spitting out unproductive net-nothing bullshit.
     
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    Fracking causes huge amounts of smog.
     
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    By that statement alone, you are obviously a man of uncommon rectitude and probity.

    Stupid fuck also comes to mind.
     
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    C02 is mantra of believe from human comsumption but on the contrary CO2 is nothing more than pop contron. when the elite hear 7 billion peeps, they can only orchestrate through cronism to buy of part of the bill or there will...take your pick.
     
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    Still have to face what we are doing in releasing ever more GHGs into the atmosphere. Natural gas is a good transistianal fuel, but we need to cease, as quickly as possible, putting GHGs into the atmosphere. The results from what we have already done continue to look increasingly grim when you consider that it takes 30 to 50 years for the full results of the GHGs to be felt.

    Yes, we are on the verge of becoming a net energy exporter, if the energy companies get their way. They are planning 12 to 14 trains, each a mile and a half long, from the Montana and Wyoming coal beds, to the Pacific Coast, to export to Asia every day. Add the natural gas exports, and for a brief time, we become wealthy, at least a few individuals, on the export of the fossil fuels that will destroy our long term resources.

    Once the world warms to the point where our bread basket becomes a desert, it will be many, many generations before we see the world we enjoy at present.
     
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    Anything is excess is a pollutnt.
    Oxygen in excess would cause problems.
     

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