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Comment Re:Show us the data (Score 1) 251

Liberals always use that word: externality.
It's as if life is so complex they have no evidence for any of their conclusions but we are to believe through faith that they are right.

Your second sentence does not seem to follow the first.

It's been estimated if the US were to power everything with wind it would cost somewhere around 100 TRILLION dollars.
This is serious Dr. Evil bullshit. Thanks to the Dems we continue to pour our tax dollars down the drain of liberalism.

Strawman with a side-helping of a ad-hominem non-sequitor.

While the thought of wind power is wonderful.
But reality shows it's not cost effective nor reliable.

What about this reality?

"Wind power is now the cheapest electricity to produce in both Germany and the U.K., even without government subsidies, according to a new analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Still, it's remarkable that in every major region of the world, the lifetime cost of new coal and gas projects6 are rising considerably in the second half of 2015, according to BNEF. And in every major region the cost of renewables continues to fall."

Comment Re:Show us the data (Score 1) 251

When the wind stops you use a natural gas power plant. Duh. DUH!

Well, but then you have to add the cost of the gas power plant to the cost of the wind power plant in order to calculate the actual cost of wind power.

So, GPP + WPP = WPP?

The way my municipality does it, is that they add the costs of different sources together to get the total cost of power. Wind, fossil, solar, hydro, thermal...all get added together. They calculate the total power needed, then select from different sources to provide that power. They've done it in a way that balances perceived benefits with costs.

Be careful when a loop exits to the same place from side and bottom.