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258. Hillary and Pelosi Set Up Election Chaos, Real Cost of Solar

August 28, 2020

The crew discusses the RNC and how comments by Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi might set us up for election day chaos. Also, the crew explores how recycling mandates might make solar energy even more expensive.

Heartland's Donald Kendal, and Jim Lakely are joined by Isaac Orr in episode 258 of the In The Tank Podcast. The crew discusses the RNC and how comments by Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi might set us up for election day chaos. Also, the crew explores how recycling mandates might make solar energy even more expensive. 

 

RNC, ENEMY OF THE STATE

WSJ - RNC Ratings: First Night Draws 17 Million Viewers
https://www.wsj.com/articles/first-night-of-rnc-draws-17-million-viewers-11598395279

Nat Rev - Press Ignores Pelosi's 'Enemies of the State' Comment after Casting Trump's Similar Remarks as an Existential Threat
https://www.nationalreview.com/news/press-ignores-pelosis-enemies-of-the-state-comment-after-casting-trumps-similar-remarks-as-an-existential-threat/

(video) Pelosi video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mdq1vzRXISY

Politico - Hillary Clinton to Biden: Don't concede if the election is close
https://www.politico.com/news/2020/08/25/hillary-clinton-joe-biden-election-advice-401641

 

REAL COST OF SOLAR ENERGY

Forbes – After 48 Years, Democrats Endorse Nuclear Energy In Platform
https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertbryce/2020/08/23/after-48-years-democrats-endorse-nuclear-energy-in-platform/#591a34675829

WIRED - Solar Panels Are Starting to Die, Leaving Behind Toxic Trash
https://www.wired.com/story/solar-panels-are-starting-to-die-leaving-behind-toxic-trash/

Washington is first state to pass legislation requiring manufacturers to recycle used solar units
http://productstewardship.net/news/first-solar-product-stewardship-law-passed-washington-state

CotAE - Congressional Democrats Ditch Rep. Stauber's Anti-Child-Labor Measure for Green Energy Minerals
https://www.americanexperiment.org/2020/07/dems-ditch-stauber-anti-child-labor-measure/

 

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Donny Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute and the host of Heartland's "In the Tank" podcast.
dkendal@heartland.org @InTheTankPod
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Isaac Orr is a policy fellow at the Center of the American Experiment on mining and energy issues and a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute.
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Jim Lakely is the Vice President and Director of Communications of The Heartland Institute.
jlakely@heartland.org @jlakely