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LIST: 80+ Biden Policies Causing High Gas Prices and Energy Costs

Posted by FactReal on July 18, 2022

“If you make U.S. energy production more expensive and difficult, then the price of gas goes up. It’s not complicated, and it’s why Americans are paying over $4 at the pump.”, Rep. Jim Banks explained the Democrats’ trick.

Keep in mind:

• 9/6/2019: Joe Biden promises:
‘I Guarantee You, We Are Going to End Fossil Fuel’

• 1/18/2021: Gas price = $2.38

• 1/20/2021: Joe Biden was inaugurated as president

• 1/20/2021: Biden’s day 1 as president: starts by revoking President Trump’s pro-American energy rules and actions

• 3/21/2022: Gas price = $4.24

LIST: 81 policies from the Biden admin that have caused prices at the pump to skyrocket
These anti-energy actions from Biden & Democrats led to high gas prices and weakened our nation’s ability to produce cheap, reliable energy.

The list starts from day 1 of Joe Biden’s presidency through March 30, 2022.

Biden’s War on American Energy (RSC Study)
• 01/20/2021 – Ending Trump’s Energy Independence Initiatives: Biden wasted no time living up to his promise, issuing a Day 1 Climate Change Executive Order (EO) requiring agencies to review and revoke Trump’s pro-American energy rules and actions throughout the executive branch.
• 01/20/2021 – Burdensome Emissions Regulations: Biden’s EO required agencies to take action to increase burdensome emissions regulations as part of the Left’s green agenda and subsidize “good union jobs.”
• 01/20/2021 – Monument Designations: Biden continued setting the tone on Day 1 by cordoning off large swaths of federal land under the guise of National Monument designations, reducing the ability to produce American energy domestically.
• 01/20/2021 – ANWR: Biden continued restricting domestic production by issuing a moratorium on all oil and natural gas leasing activities in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
• 01/20/2021 – Social Costs of Carbon: Biden restored and expanded the use of the social costs of carbon metric to artificially increase the regulatory costs of energy production, as well as artificially increasing the so-called “benefits” of decreasing production.
• 01/20/2021 – Keystone XL Pipeline: Biden’s EO went on to revoke the Keystone XL Pipeline, shutting off an efficient source of energy transportation which would have brought more oil into the country.
• 01/20/2021 – WOTUS: Biden continued to revoke Trump administration executive orders, including those related to WOTUS and the Antiquities Act. The Trump-era actions decreased regulations on Federal land and expanded the ability
to produce energy domestically
• 01/27/2021 – Climate Financing: A week later, Biden was back at it again. This Biden EO attacked the energy industry by promoting “ending international financing of carbon-intensive fossil fuel-based energy while simultaneously advancing sustainable development and a green recovery.” In other words, the US government would leverage its power to attack oil and gas producers while subsidizing favored industries.
• 01/27/2021 – Green the Fleet: This Biden action called on federal agencies to facilitate carbon neutrality by 2025, with a particular focus on pushing electric vehicles for Federal, State, and local governments.
• 01/27/2021 – Wind Production: The Biden administration continued to push for inefficient fuel sources by setting a goal to double wind production on Federal lands by 2025.
• 01/27/2021 – Gas Lease Moratorium: The EO announced a moratorium on new oil and gas leases on public lands or in offshore waters and reconsideration of Federal oil and gas permitting and leasing practices. In other words, Biden provided he is following through on his promise to “end” fossil fuels.
• 01/27/2021 – Fossil Fuel “Subsidies”: Biden’s EO directed agencies to eliminate Federal fossil fuel subsidies wherever possible without comparable actions for other energy sources, disadvantaging oil and gas.
• 01/27/2021 – Environmental Justice: Biden’s EO pushed for an increase in enforcement of “environmental justice” violations and support for such efforts, which typically are advanced by radical environmental organizations.
• 02/02/2021 – EPA Hires Radical: The EPA hired Marianne Engelman-Lado, a prominent environmental justice proponent, to advance its radical Green New Deal social justice agenda at the EPA, a signal to industry that it plans to continue its attack on American energy.
• 02/04/2021 – DOJ Takes Aim at Energy Independence: At the behest of the January 27th Climate Crisis EO, the DOJ withdrew several Trump-era enforcement documents which provided clarity and streamlined regulations to increase energy independence.
• 02/19/2021 – Paris Climate Agreement: Biden rejoins the Paris Climate Agreement, an agenda which puts American energy at risk, props up energy production in Russia and China, while increasing the dependence of Europe on Russian oil.
• 02/23/2021 – H.R. 803: Biden Administration issued a Statement of Administration Policy in support of H.R. 803 which curtailed energy production on over 1.5 million acres of federal lands.
• 03/11/2021 – American Rescue Plan Act Slush Fund: The President signed ARPA, which included numerous provisions advancing Biden’s green priorities, such as a $50 million environmental slush fund directed towards “environmental justice” groups , including efforts advanced by Biden’s EO.
• 03/11/2021 – ARPA Anti-Fossil Fuel Grants: ARPA also included $50 million in grant funding for Clean Air Act pollution-related activities aimed at advancing the green agenda at the expense of the fossil fuel industry
• 03/15/2021 – Climate Disclosure Rule: The SEC sought input regarding the possibility of a rule that would require hundreds of businesses to measure and disclose greenhouse gas emissions in a standardized way for the first time, massively increasing so-called environmental costs of compliance and, in tandem with so-called social costs of carbon, artificially disincentivizing oil and gas production
• 04/15/2021 – FERC Carbon Pricing: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s policy statement outlines – and effectively endorses – how the agency would consider market rules proposed by regional grid operators that seek to incorporate a state-determined carbon price in organized wholesale electricity markets. This amounts to a de facto endorsement of a carbon tax that would be paid by everyday Americans.
• 04/22/2021 – U.S. International Climate Finance Plan: This plan, a result of the President’s January 27, 2021 climate change EO, would funnel international financing toward green industries and away from oil and gas.
• 04/27/2021 – S.J. Res. 14: The Biden Administration issued a Statement of Administration Policy in support of S.J. Res. 14 which rescinded a Trump-era Rule that would have cut regulations on American energy production.
• 04/28/2021 – EPA Reconsideration of California Waiver: This EPA Notice of Reconsideration, an offspring of an earlier Biden EO, would propose to revoke a Trump-era action which revoked California’s ability to set nation-wide standards for emissions standards.
• 05/07/2021 – Migratory Bird Incidental Take: This proposed Fish and Wildlife Service Rule revokes a Trump administration rule and expands the definition of “incidental take” under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). The rule would impact energy production on federal lands, increasing regulatory burdens.
• 05/12/2021 – CAFE Preemption: This Proposed Rule would reinstate California’s waiver which allowed the state to set its own emissions standards. This, effectively, allowed climate activists in California to set the de-facto national standard for emissions standards, making cars less affordable and indirectly increasing energy costs for all Americans.
• 05/20/2021 – Climate Related Financial Risk: This EO would artificially increase regulatory burdens on the oil and gas industry by increasing the “risk” the federal government undertakes in doing business with them, among other things.
• 05/28/2021 – Biden Green Book: Biden’s FY 2022 revenue proposals include nearly $150 billion in tax increases directly levied against the oil and gas energy producers.
• 07/23/2021 –DOJ Climate Action Plan: DOJ’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) includes an effort to “green” the fleet by transitioning to electric vehicles and the advancement of environmental justice efforts.
• 07/28/2021 – DOE Building Codes: This Department of Energy (DOE) determination increases regulatory burdens on commercial building codes, requiring green energy codes to disincentivize natural gas and other carbon sources. DOE readily admits they ignored efforts private industry is making on their own and utilized the questionable “social costs of carbon” to overstate the public benefit.
• 08/05/2021 – Biden “Clean Cars and Trucks” Executive Order: This executive order established a new target to make half of all new vehicles sold in 2030 zero-emissions vehicles, including battery electric, plug-in hybrid electric, or fuel cell electric vehicles. The Executive Order also kicked off development of more stringent long-term fuel efficiency and emissions standards to, among other things, “advance environmental justice, and tackle the climate crisis.”
• 08/05/2021 – EPA Clean Trucks Plan: The same day, the EPA announced plans for further transportation emissions regulations targeted at heavy-duty trucks, aiming to shift markets in favor of zero-emission vehicles.
• 08/26/2021 – EPA Proposed Rule on Passenger Car Emissions: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed rule to heighten federal greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for passenger cars and light trucks by setting stringent requirements for reductions through Model Year (MY) 2026. According to the NPRM, “the proposal would incentivize” technology, i.e., Green industries, to “encourage more hybrid and electric vehicle technology.”
• 09/03/2021 – CAFE Standards: This proposed rule would update the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards for Model Years 2024–2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks. The rule is a direct result of a Biden EO and would increase
fuel economy regulations on passenger cars and light vehicles. The modeling used here misleadingly attributes “fuel savings” by multiplying fuel price with ‘avoided fuel costs’, meaning the rule intends to disincentivize gas by making it more costly to afford cars and trucks.
• 09/09/2021 – Sustainable Flight National Partnership: NASA and the FAA launched a partnership to reduce “fuel use and harmful emissions” by strong-arming industry to adopt elements of their green agenda.
• 09/09/2021 – Department of Education (ED) Climate Action Plan: ED’s CAP includes efforts to incorporate the green agenda into as many guidance and policies as possible, effectively leveraging the department as an anti-fossil fuel propaganda tool.
• 09/09/2021 – DOL Climate Action Plan: The Department of Labor’s CAP includes an increased focus on procurement regulations on contractors relating to the use of fossil fuels and efforts to increase use of “green” energy sources.
• 10/04/2021 – MBTA Incidental Take: The FWS published its final rule revoking Trump-era action which eased burdensome regulations on energy action.
• 10/07/2021 – CEQ NEPA Revisions: The Council on Environmental Quality revoked Trump administration NEPA reforms that reduced regulatory burdens by reinstating tangential environmental impacts of proposed projects.
• 10/07/2021 – Monument Designations: Biden announced plans to designate the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, a move counter to Trump’s reversal of a similar Obama-era proclamation. Trump aimed to allow energy exploration in the area to increase energy independence.
• 10/07/2021 – USDA Climate Action Plan: The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) CAP includes efforts to switch
fuel away from oil and natural gas and subsidize more costly, less efficient fuel sources.
• 10/07/2021 – DOE Climate Action Plan: The Department of Energy’s (DOE) CAP includes leveraging the federal agency
to transition away from fossil fuel resources where possible, and plans to subsidize and advance “green” and renewable
industries at the expense of cheaper and more efficient energy resources.
• 10/07/2021 – EPA Climate Action Plan: As part of its CAP, EPA intends to incorporate Biden’s Green New Deal agenda
throughout its rulemaking process.
• 10/14/2021 – DOL ESG Rule: The rule would require fiduciaries to consider the economic effects of climate change and other so-called environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors when evaluating funds for retirement plans. As worded, the rule would strongly encourage fiduciaries to draw capital from domestic energy development in oil and natural gas to less reliable renewables.
• 10/21/2021 – FSOC Financial Stability Report: This report paints climate change, and there for oil and gas producers, as a “risk to financial stability.” The report recommended the “climate disclosures” later set forth by the Biden administration.
• 10/29/2021 – BLM Social Costs of Carbon: BLM announced use of social costs of carbon in permitting decisions, increasing regulations on oil and gas permitting, among other industries.
• 11/02/2021 – Global Methane Pledge: Biden administration lead a “Global Methane Pledge” to reduce global methane emissions by 30% by 2030. Russia and China both didn’t sign the pledge, increasing the world’s reliance on the countries for oil and gas while disadvantaging the U.S. natural gas industry.
• 11/04/2021 – COP 26 Pledge: The President committed to “ending fossil fuel financing abroad.” The administration’s actions target the global fossil fuel industry, a move that must be viewed in tandem with their push to increase subsidies for “green” energy. Doing so disadvantages the oil and gas industry and increases global gas prices. Further, key countries, like China, did not sign the pledge, so the pledge harms signatories while empowering adversaries.
• 11/09/2021 – FAA Climate Action Plan: The Federal Aviation Administration published its CAP which pushes a “whole-of-government” approach to enacting green policies in the aviation space. Put in plain tongue, the plan aims to force industries to utilize favored “green” technologies through increased red tape.
• 11/12/2021 – New Source Review: These broad, overreaching regulations target new, modified, and reconstructed oil and natural gas sources, and would require states to reduce methane emissions from hundreds of thousands of existing sources nationwide for the first time. The Proposed Rule follows the President’s Day 1 Climate EO and the passage of the S.J. Res. 14, a CRA rescinding Trump-era energy independence policies. The proposed rule spends several paragraphs dismissing the effects of the rule on the oil and gas industry and misleadingly applies its effects on the industry to only the “140,000” (an underestimate of the over 220,000) employees directly involved in extraction. This means it ignores the nearly 10 million other people working in the oil and gas industry and the impacts to the oil and gas economy more broadly.
• 11/15/2021 – Chaco Canyon: DOI announced plans to withdraw Chaco Canyon from oil and gas drilling for 20 years.
• 11/15/2021 – Omarova Nomination: The Biden administration nominated Saule Omarova to serve as Comptroller of the Currency. Omarova’s past comments speak for themselves: “A lot of the smaller players in [the fossil fuel] industry are going to, probably, go bankrupt in short order—at least, we want them to go bankrupt if we want to tackle climate change,” she said.
• 11/17/2021 – HUD Climate Action Plan: HUD’s CAP leverages the Community Development Block Grant to advance ‘environmental justice’ efforts.
• 11/19/2021 – Biden-endorsed Methane Tax: Build Back Better (BBB) included a new tax on natural gas, in the form of a tax on methane, of up to $1500 per ton
• 11/19/2021 – BBB Mineral and Energy Withdrawals: BBB includes language resulting in mineral and energy withdrawals on federal lands and the repeal of TCJA policies allowing energy production in the Arctic. Prohibits offshore leasing on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the Atlantic, Pacific and Eastern Gulf of Mexico Planning Areas.
• 11/19/2021 –BBB Royalties: The Biden-supported bill would increase fees and royalties for onshore and offshore oil and gas production and institute other such increases aimed at curtailing the fossil fuel industry.
• 11/19/2021 – BBB Oil and Gas Tax: BBB includes a new $8 billion tax on companies that produce, process, transmit or store oil and natural gas starting in 2023.
• 11/19/2021 – BBB Minimum Tax: The book income taxes included in BBB amount to double taxation on capital intensive industries. A Tax Foundation study found it would hit energy industry more than others – Petroleum and Natural Gas industry would lose 10,000 jobs
• 11/19/2021 – BBB GILTI Exemption: Biden endorsed a repealed Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income exemption for oil and gas income, which would result in a $84.4 billion tax increase on production.
• 11/19/2021 – BBB Dual Tax Capacity: BBB limited ability of energy producers to claim tax credits for upfront and royalty payments in foreign countries – amounting to a tax increase on domestic energy producers.
• 11/19/2021 – BBB Net Investment Tax: Biden sought to expand a 3.8% Net Investment Tax to active pass-through income – a tax which would hit independent oil producers.
• 11/19/2021 – BBB EV Tax Credit: Biden’s BBB significantly expands the EV Tax Credit from $7,500 to $12,500, subsidizing fossil fuel competition while simultaneously driving up costs.
• 11/19/2021 – Tax on Crude Oil: BBB includes a 16.4 cent tax on each barrel on crude oil – up from 9.7 cents – a $13 billion tax increase on oil production
• 11/26/2021 – DOI Leasing Program Report: This report on the Federal Oil and Gas Leasing Program includes recommendations to raise costs on producers.
• 12/08/2021 – Clean Energy Economy EO: This EO would artificially incentivize a push for a 100% EV fleet by 2035 including light vehicles by 2027, carbon-free electricity government-wide by 2030, and net-zero “federal operations” by 2050.
• 12/14/2021 – EPA OCR Environmental Justice: The EPA launched a revamp of its Office of Civil Rights to add socalled environmental justice enforcement as a key pillar in enforcing Title VI civil rights complaints. The agency’s announcements mean social justice claims against, among others, the oil and gas industry will increase costs and penalties that have specious connections to its environmental mission.
• 12/28/2021 – NHTSA CAFE Standards: This Final Rule revokes Trump era actions which prevented California from arbitrarily becoming the national standard for fuel emissions. The rule set the stage for the administration to reinstate California’s waiver, and, since automakers don’t make different cars for different states, the rule would allow California’s radical environmental policies to reach nationwide.
• 12/30/2021 – EPA Fuel Efficiency Standards: This Final Rule increased “fuel efficiency standards.” According to the Final Rule, “These standards are the strongest vehicle emissions standards ever established for the light-duty vehicle sector. The rule, in responding to comments, claims “energy security benefits to the U.S. from decreased exposure to volatile world oil prices” absurdly suggesting that decreasing oil and gas production in the U.S. will result in less exposure to the international oil and gas market because they will be disincentivizing vehicles that use oil and gas. Even more absurd, the rule claims that the rule will result in “fuel savings” entirely due to less use of fuel.
• 01/13/2022 – Clean Energy Corps: DOE announced an initiative to hire 1,000 staffers for their Clean Energy Corps, a group of staff dedicated to Biden’s promise to destroy fossil fuels.
• 01/14/2022 – Raskin Nomination: Biden nominated Sarah Raskin to serve as Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve. She was deemed so radical on her belief that fed policy should be dictated by environmental policy that she gained a bipartisan opposition and had to withdraw her nomination.
• 02/09/2022 – Coal and Oil Power Plant Mercury Standards: This proposed rule would revoke a Trump-era rule that cut red tape on coal and oil-fired power generators. This would effectively reinstate Obama-era regulations which sought to increase regulations on coal and oil-fired power plants
• 02/19/2022 – Oil and Gas Permit Delay: The Biden administration paused working all new oil and gas leases on Federal land in response to a judge blocking their arbitrary use of social costs of carbon, unnecessarily hurting domestic production.
• 02/28/2022 – Ozone Transport Rule : This proposed rule would expand federal emissions regulations over a wider geographic region and over a wider array of sources, including the gathering, boosting and transmission segments of the oil and gas sector. Integral energy production states like Nevada, Utah and Wyoming would be required to jump through more red tape.
• 03/01/2022 – Refusal To Appeal: The Biden administration refused to appeal an unprecedented decision to vacate an offshore oil and gas leasing sale held in November 2021.
• 03/01/2022 – Certification of New Interstate Natural Gas Facilities: This policy statement increases climate change regulations for new interstate natural gas facilities.
• 03/11/2022 – Natural Gas Infrastructure Project Reviews: This interim regulation will increase the regulatory burden on natural gas facilities by, among other things, requiring climate change impacts be considered when determining whether a project is in the public interest.
• 03/09/2022 – EPA Reinstates California Emissions Waiver: The EPA reinstated California’s emissions waivers, allowing the state to set its own greenhouse gas emissions standards, standards which will likely be adopted nationwide and are sure to make oil and gas vehicles more expensive.
• 03/14/2022 – EPA Decision on California Waiver: This notice of decision finalized the EPA’s actions to reinstate California’s emissions waiver.
• 03/16/2022 – Doubling Down on Social Costs of Carbon: The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the dubious social costs of carbon metric which had been rejected by court by issuing a stay on the lower court’s ruling. The ruling itself cast doubt on the lower court’s ruling. The Biden administration argued against the lower court’s ruling to reinstate the SCC metric.
• 03/21/2022 – SEC Proposed Rule on Mandatory Climate Disclosures: The SEC’s proposed rule would require public companies to disclose greenhouse gas emissions and their exposure to climate change. This rule would massively increase so-called environmental costs of compliance and, in tandem with so-called social costs of carbon, artificially disincentivizing oil and gas production.
• 03/30/2022 (upcoming) – Environmental Justice Advisory Council Meeting: The WHEJAC will hold its first two meetings to, among other things, advance Green New Deal priorities including “environmental justice and pollution reduction, energy, climate change mitigation and resiliency, environmental health, and racial inequity.”
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Mark Levin’s TV show (7/17/2022)
Levin: Here is proof Biden & Democrats are sabotaging our economy & our energy industry.
Life, Liberty, Levin

Mark Levin’s podcast (7/14/2022)
Levin: Biden has done more to destroy our energy industry than any foreign enemy.
Minute 32:30

Recap of Biden’s anti-oil policies since taking office on January 20, 2021:
Fox Business: (3/29/2022)
• January 20, 2021: One of Biden’s first actions was to revoke approval for the Keystone XL pipeline and impose a moratorium on oil and gas leasing on federal lands and waters.
– * February 26, 2021: Biden updates the “social cost of greenhouse gas emissions,” dramatically altering the way the U.S. government calculates the real-world costs of climate change.
• June 1, 2021: Biden proposed eliminating a slew of tax benefits for oil, gas and coal producers in favor of electric vehicles and other low-carbon energy alternatives as part of his $6 trillion budget for the next fiscal year.
• March 12, 2022: Congressional Democrats propose to tax top U.S. oil producers and importers and direct the collected money to Americans…The “windfall profit” legislation would put a 50% tax, charged for a barrel…The measure proposed by Biden’s Democratic party completely ignores the reality that oil prices are set in a global commodity marketplace, not by individual companies.
• March 21, 2022: Biden’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposes landmark climate rules [which doesn’t have authority to propose at all.]

These twenty-five Biden administration policies are raising energy costs
Americans For Prosperity: (12/4/2021; updated 6/29/2022)
#1 and 2: Adopting new EPA oil and gas rules…[which] will worsen energy poverty, reestablish burdensome regulations, have disproportionate impact on small businesses.
#3, #4, #5, #6, #7, and #8: Restricting or impeding energy projects (i.e., Keystone XL pipeline, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and New Mexico)
#9: Rejoining the Paris agreement..which will result in … raise[d] energy costs.
#10: Appointing unaccountable energy regulators
#11: Forcing states to restrict driving
#12, #13, and #14: Raising the prices of cars and trucks
#15: Instituting a new policy on carbon taxes in organized wholesale electricity markets…policies that are costly, ineffective, regressive and rejected by Americans.
#16: Raising the prices of common household necessities (i.e., A/C, refrigeration)
#17: Stifling energy innovation
#18: Altering regulatory cost analyses
#19 and #20: Imposing new costs on power generation
#21: Impeding Americans exports
#22 and #23: Raising taxes
#24: Picking energy winners and losers…by pushing utilities to adopt more costly forms of energy, thus reducing Americans’ energy choices.
#25: Fueling the fire for future regulation (i.e., Biden’s Build Back Better would fund salaries of anti-energy activists who demand new and costly regulations.)


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Govt. Green Agenda Trying to Take the Land from Dutch Farmers

Posted by FactReal on July 9, 2022

– Western elites are trying to control agriculture under the pretext of fighting climate change.
– Manufactured Food Crisis: Elite’s ‘Great Reset’ plan to take farmer’s land, convert it to housing for new immigrants.
– This week, in the name of fighting climate change, the government in the Netherlands ordered farmers to slash emissions from their cows by 50%.
– This could destroy agriculture in the Netherlands and lead to food crises.
– The Netherlands is the second largest exporter of agricultural products in the world.
– Dutch farmers are protesting in the Netherlands.
– Dutch police answer: to fire shots at unarmed farmers.
– Situation in the Netherlands could happen here in the U.S.

Tucker Carlson Tonight (Thursday, July 7, 2022)

Full video: Fox News, and YouTube.

Tucker Carlson Tonight (Thursday, July 7, 2022)
– The people in charge use fear and panic to get what they want.
– What they want is to get richer and more powerful.
– They did it with COVID quite effectively.
– Nothing is more effective for the Left globally than climate policies.
– The Netherlands is the second largest exporter of agricultural products in the world after the United States.
– This week, in the name of fighting climate change, the government there ordered farmers to slash emissions from their cows by 50%.
– This is exactly happening at the moment when China and India – the fastest growing economies in the world – are using more fossil fuels than ever.
– This new order in the Netherlands would have the effect of destroying agriculture in the Netherlands.
– But farmers weren’t for it. To their credit there is still enough testosterone among Dutch farmers to protest it.
– Dutch Police fired shots at unarmed farmers.
– The police opened fire at a 16-year-old boy for driving a tractor.
– The protest didn’t stop because for the farmers everything is at stake.
– The farmers sprayed manure on a city hall.
– Large groups of farmers are protesting in city centers.
– Messing with the food supply tends to cause food crises and then famine. We are seeing this in the developing world thanks to climate activists in the world.

What’s this about? Communism.
Eva Vlaardingerbroek, Dutch legal philosopher:
– It’s about the Dutch government stealing our farmers’ lands.
– They are doing this under the guise of the made-up nitrogen crisis.
– This is going to put our farmers essentially out of business.
– The Dutch farmers aren’t having it. So they are going out on the streets.
– The government wants these farmers’ land to house new immigrants.
– They also want it because farmers are in the way of the ‘Great Reset’ plan that the government has.
– Farmers are hard-working, God-fearing, and especially self-sufficient people that are just staying in the way of the globalist agenda.
– The only term of what the government is doing: Communism.
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Dutch farmers fighting back against government’s ‘green’ agenda
Sky News Australia host Rowan Dean (July 5, 2022)
– Small farmers in the Netherlands are desperately fighting back against their government’s “radical” nitrogen emissions policy.
– The Netherlands’ government planned to cut emissions between 30 to 70 per cent “as part of their green agenda.”
– Completely arbitrary bureaucratic madness, but this is what happens when you legislate climate targets.
– The little people, the farmers, the small businesses get crushed under the wheels of the bureaucrats who believe they are ‘saving the planet.’
Video: Sky News/YouTube
Canadian & the Netherlands’ prime ministers = “golden pin-up boys” for Klaus Schwab
The Post Millennial tweeted:

Sky News Australia’s Rowan Dean compares Trudeau to Netherlands PM Mark Rutte and calls them “golden pin-up boys for Klaus Schwab and the globalist fantasists of the World Economic Forum.”

Holland sliding into Dictatorship. Similarities between Holland & Canada.
Sky News Australia host Rowan Dean (July 6, 2022)
– Few months ago, the Canadian government attacked its own citizens in the most grotesque and terrifyingly authoritarian manner during the so-called truckers convoy revolts.
– The government froze the bank accounts and basically starved out any individuals involved in what was legitimate, peaceful, democratic opposition to COVID mandates.
– Canadian mounted police trampled over a peaceful woman protester.
– Netherland’s prime minister boasting at Davos about their ‘Transforming Food Systems and Land Use.’
– Klaus Schwab and the globalist fantasists of the World Economic Forum.
Video: Sky News/ YouTube
Manufactured Food Crisis: Elite’s ‘Great Reset’ Plan to Take Farmer’s Land, Convert it to Housing
The Epoch Times host Roman Balmakov (July 8, 2022):
Video: Facts Matter/YouTube
Globalists sold us a bill of goods
Laura Ingraham: The wheels are slowly coming off the globalization train (July 7, 2022)
– Despite being pushed for years, globalization measures around the world are starting to crumble.
Video: Fox News – YouTube
Dutch Government Launches Canadian-Style Crackdown On Farmer Protests
Dutch farmers are fed up with totalitarianism rebranded as ‘climate change’
Watch: Police Open Fire on Dutch Farmer Protest

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LIST: Biden Saying ‘No Fracking. No Fossil Fuels’ = Millions of Job Cuts

Posted by FactReal on October 26, 2020

Biden falsely claims he has never said he’d ban fracking.
Here’s the evidence that’s a lie

Joe Biden said he’ll ban fracking, ban coal plants,
and ban offshore drilling & drilling on federal land

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LIST: BIDEN STATING HE WANTS TO END FRACKING, FOSSIL FUELS…and put fossil fuel executives in jail:


Q: “Would there be any place for fossil fuels, including coal and fracking, in a Biden administration?”

BIDEN: “No, we would — we would work it out. We would make sure it’s eliminated and no more subsidies for either one of those, either — any fossil fuel.”

Source: Question from CNN’s Dana Bash during Democrat primary debate, July 31, 2019
Video: Video | Transcript | Archived Transcript

Sept. 2019:

Biden to young female (while grabbing her hand!!)

BIDEN: “Look into my eyes. I guarantee you, I guarantee you, we’re gonna end fossil fuel.”



Biden to far-left activist demanding Biden to commit to banning fracking:

BIDEN: “You gotta transition away from it. Look: You’re gonna ban fracking all across America, right now, right?”

Activist: “I would love to.”

BIDEN: “Yeah, I’d love to, too. I’d like to make sure we don’t — we can’t use any oil or gas. Period.”



Q: “What about, say, stopping fracking…?”
BIDEN: “Yes”

Q: “…and stopping new pipeline infrastructure?”

BIDEN: “Yes! Pipeline — exactly!”

Source: Campaign event in Claremont, New Hampshire
Video | Transcript & video (minute 39:17)

Feb. 2020

BIDEN: “We are going to get rid of fossil fuels.”

BIDEN: “They [activists] want to do the same thing that I want to do, they want to phase out fossil fuels and we’re going to phase out fossil fuels.”

BIDEN to activist: “No more coal plants.”

Report | Video


[Democrat debate during the coronavirus pandemic]

BIDEN: “Number one, no more subsidies for the fossil fuel industry, no more drilling on federal lands, no more drilling, including offshore, no ability for the oil industry to continue to drill, period, ends, number one.” […]

SANDERS: “You — you — you talk about — you know, I’m talking about stopping fracking as soon as we possibly can. I’m talking about telling the fossil fuel industry that they are going to stop destroying this planet — no ifs, buts and maybes about it. I’m talking about speaking to…”

BIDEN: “So am I.”

SANDERS: “Well, I’m not sure your proposal does that.” […]

BIDEN: “My plan takes on the fossil fuel industry and it unites the world.” […]

BIDEN: “No more — no new fracking.”

Video part 1 | Video part 2 | Archived transcript

More Joe Biden attacks on energy:

Biden has shown a consistent hostility to energy industry workers. In December he suggested if coal miners lose their job due to his policies they should learn to code.

Biden has also said “we should put them in jail” when talking about fossil fuel executives.

Biden also endorsed a carbon tax on the American people, which will force households to pay much higher gasoline, heating, and cooling bills.

Source: Biden: “Yes” We Should End Fracking | Archived

Biden: “We should put them [fossil fuel executives] in jail”


Job losses and economic impact of Dems’ agenda.

Analysis from economist Stephen Moore: ‘Democrats’ War on Fracking Will Cost Them in Battleground States‘ (Jan. 22 2020)

– At least $1 trillion of U.S. economic output is related to the shale revolution
– More than 1.5 million Americans are employed in the industry
– At least 4 million American jobs are tied to the shale oil and gas revolution in areas like auto production, construction, petroleum engineering, pipe fitting, service stations, steel production and trucking
– Ohio & Michigan have a combined total of more than 400,000 workers in the shale industry
– Pennsylvania has 320,000
– Colorado has more than 200,000 workers
– Florida has more than 200,000 workers
– Pittsburgh has become a global energy hub
– Ohio & Pennsylvania: whole towns that were once left for dead have revitalized thanks to shale gas and related industries
– Texas: Nearly 2 million Texas are employed in oil and gas and related industries

Biden will phase out nearly all conventional forms of energy

Report: Joe Biden’s debate pledge to destroy US oil industry is just the beginning

But make no mistake about it, Biden’s proposal to eventually eliminate the oil sector is just the tip of the iceberg. By the time Biden’s first term is over, should he win in November, America would be on track to phase out nearly all conventional forms of energy — including coal and natural gas, much of which is captured using hydraulic fracturing, commonly called “fracking.”


Demanding a “100% clean-energy economy” and “net-zero emissions” — which would be guaranteed by an “enforcement mechanism that includes milestone targets” — would result in the end of virtually all conventional energy operations in the United States, including those related to fracking, coal and oil.


Carbon-capture technology is incredibly expensive, and it would make the cost of using natural gas and other conventional energy sources so high that it would effectively force conventional energy companies out of the marketplace, along with the millions of jobs they support.

Biden’s radical team will push him to the left:

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., who said at a town hall in 2019, “There’s no question I’m in favor of banning fracking.”

Harris also co-sponsored the Senate version of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s radical Green New Deal, which proposes to phase out all fossil fuels in just one decade.

Speaking of comrade AOC, Biden agreed to have her serve as a co-chair of his climate change “Unity Task Force” earlier this year, along with former Secretary of State John Kerry, who also supports phasing out all fossil fuels.

Report | Archive

Joe Biden made Alexandria Ocasio (AOC) the boss of his radical $93 TRILLION Green New Deal task force.

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LIST: Obama’s Failed Green-Energy Companies

Posted by FactReal on October 22, 2012

Heritage has compiled a great list of Obama’s Taxpayer-Funded Green Energy Failures:

“The government’s picking winners and losers in the energy market has cost taxpayers billions of dollars, and the rate of failure, cronyism, and corruption at the companies receiving the subsidies is substantial. […]

[So far, 34] companies that were offered federal support from taxpayers are faltering — either having gone bankrupt or laying off workers or heading for bankruptcy. This list includes only those companies that received federal money from the Obama Administration’s Department of Energy and other agencies. The amount of money indicated does not reflect how much was actually received or spent but how much was offered. The amount also does not include other state, local, and federal tax credits and subsidies, which push the amount of money these companies have received from taxpayers even higher.

List of faltering or bankrupt green-energy companies
We sorted the list in order of dollars offered by the Obama administration:

$1.6 billion Brightsource 17
$1.46 billion First Solar 7
$1.2 billion SunPower 6
$535 million Solyndra * 3
$529 million Fisker Automotive 11
$400 million Abound Solar * 12
$299 million Johnson Controls 15
$279 million A123 Systems * 13
$178 million Babcock and Brown 8
$151 million LG Chem’s subsidiary Compact Power 29
$126.2 million ECOtality 18
$118.5 million EnerDel’s subsidiary Ener1 * 9
$100 million Mascoma Corp. 34
$98.5 million Nevada Geothermal 5
$86 million Schneider Electric 16
$80 million Range Fuels * 23
$50 million Vestas 28
$43 million Beacon Power * 4
$39 million Navistar 31
$33 million Raser Technologies* 19
$25 million Evergreen Solar * 1
$20 million Konarka Technologies Inc. * 33
$16 million Nordic Windpower * 30
$13.3 million Energy Conversion Devices * 20
$10 million Olsen’s Crop Service and Olsen’s  Mills Acquisition Company * 22
$7 million Stirling Energy Systems * 25
$6.5 million Thompson River Power * 24
$5.9 million Amonix 10
$5.4 million Azure Dynamics * 26
$3 million Satcon * 32
$2 million Mountain Plaza, Inc. * 21
$700,981 Willard and Kelsey Solar Group * 14
$500,000 GreenVolts 27
$500,000 SpectraWatt * 2
*Denotes companies that have filed for bankruptcy.
Heritage also links to news reports for each company.

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LIST: 10 Obama Regulations Killing our Energy Economy

Posted by FactReal on October 2, 2012

The Foundry has compiled 10 of the “most troubling energy and environmental regulations implemented or proposed by the Obama Administration.”

Here is a summary: (Detailed list here)

1. Slowing energy production on federal lands as a result of a molasses-like permitting and moratoriums.

2. Failing to open America’s federal lands and waters to exploration and development.

3. Delaying a decision on Keystone XL pipeline which would bring up to 830,000 barrels of oil per day from Canada to the U.S.

4. Tripling down on energy subsidies which merely concentrate power in Washington, shift labor and capital away from economically viable projects, and perpetuate mediocrity.

5. Stifling all energy projects in red tape and endless lawsuits from environmental activists.

6. Shutting down coal which could provide electricity for 500 years.

7. Giving extreme and unprecedented power to the EPA.

8. Threatening hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) with unnecessary regulations even though fracking has been successfully used in over 1 million wells in the U.S. for more than 60 years.

9. Shutting down Yucca Mountain despite data indicating that Yucca would be a safe place to store America’s used nuclear fuel. Absent any nuclear waste disposal options, the U.S. simply will not significantly expand nuclear energy.

10. Attacking consumer choice with mandates for new automobile efficiency standards.

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Scientists to Candidates: Ignore the Global Warming Alarmists…Plants Do Much Better with More CO2

Posted by FactReal on January 30, 2012

Via The Wall Street Journal:
Candidates should understand that the oft-repeated claim that nearly all scientists demand that something dramatic be done to stop global warming is not true. In fact, a large and growing number of distinguished scientists and engineers do not agree that drastic actions on global warming are needed.


Perhaps the most inconvenient fact is the lack of global warming for well over 10 years now…The lack of warming for more than a decade—indeed, the smaller-than-predicted warming over the 22 years since the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) began issuing projections—suggests that computer models have greatly exaggerated how much warming additional CO2 can cause. Faced with this embarrassment, those promoting alarm have shifted their drumbeat from warming to weather extremes, to enable anything unusual that happens in our chaotic climate to be ascribed to CO2.

The fact is that CO2 is not a pollutant. CO2 is a colorless and odorless gas, exhaled at high concentrations by each of us, and a key component of the biosphere’s life cycle. Plants do so much better with more CO2 that greenhouse operators often increase the CO2 concentrations by factors of three or four to get better growth. This is no surprise since plants and animals evolved when CO2 concentrations were about 10 times larger than they are today. Better plant varieties, chemical fertilizers and agricultural management contributed to the great increase in agricultural yields of the past century, but part of the increase almost certainly came from additional CO2 in the atmosphere.

Although the number of publicly dissenting scientists is growing, many young scientists furtively say that while they also have serious doubts about the global-warming message, they are afraid to speak up for fear of not being promoted—or worse

Why is there so much passion about global warming[?]…Alarmism over climate is of great benefit to many, providing government funding for academic research and a reason for government bureaucracies to grow. Alarmism also offers an excuse for governments to raise taxes, taxpayer-funded subsidies for businesses that understand how to work the political system, and a lure for big donations to charitable foundations promising to save the planet…

Speaking for many scientists and engineers who have looked carefully and independently at the science of climate, we have a message to any candidate for public office: There is no compelling scientific argument for drastic action to “decarbonize” the world’s economy. Even if one accepts the inflated climate forecasts of the IPCC, aggressive greenhouse-gas control policies are not justified economically. […]

Scientists signing the article:
– Claude Allegre, former director of the Institute for the Study of the Earth, University of Paris;
– Scott Armstrong, cofounder of the Journal of Forecasting and the International Journal of Forecasting;
– Jan Breslow, head of the Laboratory of Biochemical Genetics and Metabolism, Rockefeller University;
– Roger Cohen, fellow, American Physical Society;
– Edward David, member, National Academy of Engineering and National Academy of Sciences;
– William Happer, professor of physics, Princeton;
– Michael Kelly, professor of technology, University of Cambridge, U.K.;
– William Kininmonth, former head of climate research at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology;
– Richard Lindzen, professor of atmospheric sciences, MIT;
– James McGrath, professor of chemistry, Virginia Technical University;
– Rodney Nichols, former president and CEO of the New York Academy of Sciences;
– Burt Rutan, aerospace engineer, designer of Voyager and SpaceShipOne;
– Harrison H. Schmitt, Apollo 17 astronaut and former U.S. senator;
– Nir Shaviv, professor of astrophysics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem;
– Henk Tennekes, former director, Royal Dutch Meteorological Service;
– Antonio Zichichi, president of the World Federation of Scientists, Geneva.

Read entire article here.

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