They diverted pursuing development of alternatives by 10 years of guys like you urging let's wait for hydrogen power. But better still, let's delay 100 years - no 1000 years or 10,000 years for "terraforming." I have no doubt the oil and gas industry contributes to the "cause" of fusion. Such a wonderful way for them to keep anything from being done.
THE most important thing is to not do anything now. Rather, let's always delay for something we don't have.
Why should the People have to subsidize fossil fuels merely to have the wealthiest wage wars to de-stablize markets, for the sake of a private profit motive, on the Peoples' dime?
Fossil fuels are already a mature technology that seem to be more deleterious to our ecosystems upon which we rely in Nature.
When they spoke of this, they spelled out how in the Constitution, by laying out the specific powers that Government is limited to. You on the other hand, think they meant General welfare as in taking care of the people through controlling their welfare is a destruction of rights, not freeing the people.
It is; are the concepts too difficult for you to understand?
Which part should i elaborate on, Only if we have to quibble regarding the difference between a warfare-State and a welfare-State.
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