Originally posted 2013-03-26 14:59:02. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
James Delingpole | telegraph.co.uk
My original headline for this piece was I. BLOODY. TOLD. YOU. SO! but I’ll save that for another occasion.
All I wanted to note, really, was that these last few days the argument appears to have been going very much my way.
I’m thinking of Charles Moore in the Telegraph, telling it like it is about Cyprus:
After victory in 1945, Churchill broadcast that Germany “lies prostrate before us”. Today, most of southern Europe lies prostrate before Germany.
And the mighty Booker, sticking it to the politicians responsible for our energy crisis:
This is all insane in so many ways that one scarcely knows where to begin, except to point out that, even if our rulers somehow managed to subsidise firms into spending £100?billion on all those wind farms they dream of, they will still need enough new gas-fired power stations to provide back-up for all the times when the wind isn’t blowing, at the very time when the carbon tax will soon make it uneconomical for anyone to build them.
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Tags: Agenda 21
, carbon tax
, energy crisis
, few days
, gas fired power stations
, james delingpole
, southern europe
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