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Afternoon TEA: Wind Energy Fails Texas

Did you know? Millions of American businesses and households—over 2.5 million in Texas alone—recently experienced rolling blackouts as extreme winter weather blanketed the Central U.S. Last summer we saw blackouts in California during a summer heat wave that brought that state’s power grid—which relies heavily on “green” energy sources—to the breaking point. Now, this cold…

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Afternoon TEA: New Englanders Forced To Buy Costly Russian Energy

Did you know? The Northeast United States sits near one of the largest natural gas deposits in the world. Despite that, each winter, natural gas prices in New England spike well above the rest of the country. These skyrocketing prices are due to a lack of pipelines that could bring much-needed, affordable natural gas to…

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Afternoon TEA: Biden’s Energy Nominees Would End Our Independence

Did you know? America should be very concerned that Joe Biden’s slate of energy and environment cabinet nominees will roll back our progress—resulting in higher energy costs for families and small businesses, while ensuring that we have to rely on geopolitical rivals like Russia for our energy. Energy Secretary nominee Jennifer Granholm’s singular focus on…

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Afternoon TEA: 6.5 Million Blue Collar Jobs Lost

Did you know? As one of his first acts as President, Joe Biden made a high-profile gesture of rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement, an Obama-era international pact to lower emissions. Studies have found that U.S. participation in the Paris Climate agreement could cost the U.S. $3 trillion in lost economic activity and eliminate as many…

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Afternoon TEA: Biden Plans to Kill Keystone XL

Did you know? It was recently announced that Joe Biden plans to shut down construction of the Keystone XL pipeline as one of his first acts as President. Pipelines like Keystone XL provide American families much-needed access to affordable energy and the economic activity it fuels. The Keystone XL pipeline could carry over 800,000 barrels…

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Afternoon TEA: Zero Barrels of Oil from Saudi Arabia

Did you know? For the first time in 35 years, the United States imported zero barrels of oil from Saudi Arabia in the last week of 2020! As recently as 2017, the U.S. was routinely importing over 1 million barrels a day from the Saudis. Achieving true energy independence for the United States and eliminating reliance on…

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Afternoon TEA: Affordable Energy Made The Vaccine Possible

Did you know? We are all aware of the rapid development of the COVID-19 vaccine, but according to a recent article by Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Mark P. Mills, “One of the least noted aspects of that story is the carbon footprint associated with the vaccination ecosystem.” Medical researchers used powerful supercomputers to help design…

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Afternoon TEA: Costly Energy Schemes Could Squander All We’ve Accomplished

Did you know? Tomorrow, Americans in Georgia will make one final choice that will shape the upcoming course of the U.S. and its energy policies. So much is at stake. Set on the wrong course, American families could find themselves bearing the burden of short-sighted, costly and unrealistic energy policies that will squander all we…

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Afternoon TEA: Let’s Continue to Celebrate our Energy Independence in 2021!

Did you know? As we look back at all we have learned this year and then look forward to the new year to come, it is an appropriate time to consider America’s energy future. Over the last few years we have accomplished so much to establish America’s energy independence—providing us safe, reliable and affordable energy…

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Afternoon TEA: Natural Gas is Helping American Families Have Happier Holidays

Did you know? After a long and hard year, American families are looking forward to celebrating the holidays with their loved ones—even in the face of continued challenges. This is truly a time when an extra few dollars can make a family’s holiday that much more joyful. That’s why the option to choose affordable, American…

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