We always hear about the horrors of fossil fuels (the Four Corners power plant being one prominent local example). Unfortunately, these same so-called environmentalists refuse to acknowledge the many ways in which coal, oil, and natural gas improve our lives every day.
My friend Marita Noon expounds upon this and explains how fossil fuels are more important than ever — saving large numbers of lives — in natural disasters like the recent hurricane that hit the East Coast. We fully appreciate the importance of reliable electricity when power is knocked out for several days and mobility is never more important than when we are fleeing destruction.
Ironically, considering his negative views on fossil fuels, President Obama’s recent bus tour greedily sucked up enough fossil fuels for thousands of Americans.