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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Isn’t it ironic?

Air Force One tilting with windmills
Is it just me, or did anyone else find it ironic that President Obama flew to the Mid-West to promote Earth Day… on his private 747!!! Someone put in a call to Al Gore and see what the carbon footprint is for that beast! At one of his Earth Day appearances, The Pres said he wants the U.S. to be like Denmark – which gets 20 percent of it’s energy from wind turbines. He’s the freakin’ President – he probably has a staff of hundreds to fact check for him before he opens his mouth…maybe one of those staffers coulda clipped this article for him:

http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/fpcomment/archive/2009/04/08/wind-power-is-a-complete-disaster.aspx

I realize that the guy is still new to the job, and we should give him our support until we really see what he’s capable of…but, with that line of reasoning, it’s only a matter of time before he comes up with a brilliant solution for the levee problem here in New Orleans – another idea borrowed from the Dutch – just put your finger in the hole…

(photos used under creative commons license)

posted by Gonzo at 4:08 pm  

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