Update: EV’s, Rivian, and Lithium

WGLT is reporting Rivian won’t raise the price for existing customers because of the back lash. Losing money on every vehicle sold is better? The Rivian stock price is still down today https://www.wglt.org/2022-03-03/after-backlash-and-canceled-orders-rivian-backtracks-and-wont-raise-prices-for-existing-customers?fbclid=IwAR3ewocgV5DUP_o9H624_U-dCPM3eO6IphJdXTUU8qkXd2DWWUV1DaAEs2w By: Diane Benjamin This story is more about interesting things you should know than anything else. Start with this story: https://www.autonews.com/retail/there-may-be-more-rivians-price-hike-materials-costs Automotive […]

Green isn’t really green

By:  Diane Benjamin The pictures below were all taken on June 2, 2017 east of Ellsworth, Il. In case you don’t know, wind turbines must have a backup system (FOSSIL FUELS!) because turbines aren’t capable of producing steady electricity.  The wind doesn’t always blow or it blows too hard.  Meanwhile, fossils fuels pollute more because […]

Fracking and ethics

The FIRST question to ask the anti-fracking fanatics:  What energy sources do you support?  NONE of them will be anything but green energy.  Therefore, not wanting to use God-given sources of energy invalidates their opinions. An Open Letter to the Oil and Gas Industry: The Ethical Case for Fracking by JOE BAST, JAY LEHR AND MIKE GEMMELL on DECEMBER 11, […]

Want to Know what the Left has in Mind on Energy?

Watch the video.  Carbon taxes, maybe Keystone Pipeline with tons of regulations, and higher costs on coal plants. http://www.eenews.net/tv/2012/11/07/ Meanwhile: OBAMA SHUTS DOWN 1.6M ACRES TO OIL SHALE DEVELOPMENT Just two days after President Obama’s re-election, the Obama Interior Department announced a plan to shut down 1.6 million acres of federal land to oil shale development. The […]

TOP-10 ‘Only In America’ Observations – by a Canadian:

1) Only in America, could a certain politician talk about the greed of the rich at a $35,000.00 a plate campaign fund-raising event. 2) Only in America, could people claim that the government still discriminates against black Americans when they have a black President, a black Attorney General, and an 18% black federal workforce, but […]