Well, since the pools are frozen, its time to debate.
Issue in question : wind turbines.
May I please note, I am a Conservative Republican, I am against wind turbines because they have not been proven to work for the effective means "wind supporters" claim they can perform, but in reality (and wind tycoon T.Boone Pickens backs me up on this) wind technology is 10-20 years away from its full potential, why put money into something that is unproven, expensive, and when there is at least one other good option.
Other option? :
Hydro-electricity - the energy source of our country ancestry years ago.
We are full of streams, creeks, rivers, dams, etc. Put some hydro-electric techno under the water, you will see instant results, as through out the entire year, except for maybe a dry spell for one month, free-energy will be provided to the citizens of this fair country, Gilboa is considering this. Investing in wind is an insult to injury, and in tough economic times we need to invest money in PROVEN resources.
As for the national level, I argue for across the board drilling, as we need to get our hands on the billions upon trillions of gallons of oil, tons of coal, and God knows how much natural gas.
Wind energy is a gamble, and this is not Vegas, we need smart spending by our local towns, not risky voting. And with the current board in R'Ville - it will most likely pass a pro-wind measure, this would be a horrible investment.
Wind energy not an eye sore, but an financial sore.
Authors note : also if anyone comes in with wind, we need to tax them like everyone else, perhaps we can take the burden off of local citizens, as lets remember - wind turbines would bring no jobs, thus they deserve no tax incentive.
And Matt, I love debating you.
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