Category Archives: Energy

Obama’s War on Coal Comes To Alabama

It’s not enough to open the borders and give millions of illegal aliens work permits to compete for Southern jobs in a depressed economy … Obama also has to kill the coal industry in Alabama with his executive orders: “BIRMINGHAM, … Continue reading

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Stand for Coal Demonstration in Prestonburg and Pikeville, KY

While thousands of Americans in hundreds of cities protested the border surge which is a direct result of President Barack Obama’s executive order that bypassed Congress to implement the DREAM Act in 2012, the Kentucky League of the South was … Continue reading

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Energy, Secession, and Leverage

Texas This is worth sharing here: “Author Bob Smiley says even if the demands of nearly 100,000 rebels from Texas aren’t being taken seriously in Washington, all that could change, according to Russia Today. “No doubt Texas’s desire to break … Continue reading

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Republic of Dixie: Natural Gas Production

Dixie The South dwarfs the rest of the United States in natural gas production: Note: The value of Wyoming in terms of coal and natural gas is starkly clear. Million Cubic Feet Texas – 6,091,724 Gulf of Mexico – 2,798,718 … Continue reading

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Republic of Dixie: Nuclear Power

Dixie The South generates nearly half of America’s nuclear power: South Carolina – 49,869 Texas – 38,162 North Carolina – 37,775 Georgia – 33,681 Florida – 31,583 Alabama – 30,357 Tennessee – 28,576 Virginia – 25,759 Louisiana – 17,336 Mississippi … Continue reading

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Republic of Dixie: Projected Coal Production (2011)

Dixie Here’s the numbers for U.S. coal production by state: Dixie would walk away with 31% of U.S. coal production, and if the Far West tagged along, the Red States would walk away with 80% of U.S. coal production. Wyoming and … Continue reading

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Republic of Dixie: Projected Crude Oil Production (2011)

Dixie H/T Chuck Thompson If the Blue States get Oprah and Harvard’s Department of African-American Studies, the Red States walk away with +82.7% of U.S. crude oil production, and the South alone can walk away with 58.3% of U.S. crude … Continue reading

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Limits To Growth: California’s Dysfunctional Political System

California H/T Walter Russell Mead While there are geological limits to growth (such as Peak Water in Saudi Arabia), OD has always been fascinated by the interplay of other factors upon the energy question. Some of the limits to growth … Continue reading

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Limits To Growth: Neo-Slavery

Malthusian World As I mentioned in the comments, Richard Heinberg speculates that slavery might be restored in his book Peak Everything: “In the U.S., as recently as 1850, domesticated animals – horses, oxen, and mules – were responsible for over … Continue reading

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Limits To Growth: 3 Trillion Barrels of Oil

Canada How do you know American policymakers are asleep at the helm on the energy question? “While the chattering classes yammered on about American decline and peak oil, a quite different future is taking shape. A world energy revolution is … Continue reading

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