On today's Fightin Words podcast, hosted on the Twin Cities News Talk Podcast Network:
What if it was illegal to express your chosen values by engaging in a boycott? After all, a boycott is a form of discrimination. Shouldn’t people be forced to enter into relationships against their will in contradiction to their values? After all, that’s the argument of those opposed to Indiana’s religious freedom law.
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"So if we close this plant in 2020, what are we supposed to do for electricity? Put a windmill on our roof?
Most of us who vacation in Park Rapids, Alexandria, Brainerd or Detroit Lakes have driven by either the Sherco power plant in Becker or the nuclear plant in Monticello. They are so close to each other, (less than 10 miles), they are like twins. Between the two of them, this state gets almost half its electricity. They should be looked upon as a real blessing right? Wrong. Not in the eyes of the greenies and the statists.
Before I go any further, how is your electric bill doing? Mine is obscene. It is large and getting larger all the time. Experts now tell us due to the Administration's "War on Coal", we could see a 40% jump in the next five years. That means if you are paying $250/month now, your bill could be $400/month in the next few years. And it goes up from there.