August 31, 2011

Hey California, Where Are Your Windmills?

Henry Payne, National Review Online


“Where are the windmills?” asked my son in Santa Cruz, California. They were nowhere to found in the devout Green Bible Belt of Northern California. California likes to talk the talk, but not to walk the walk. This state has made the Prius an icon — but refuses the pain of Euro-style gas taxes. It demands a 30 percent Read Full Article ››

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