- Post 02 July 2012
- By Ed Farnan | Irish Central | From the Right
The recent storms that plowed through the east caused widespread power outages. They are offering us an example of what it is like to have a society without electricity. To make matters worse, the outages are occurring during record heat, compounding the misery of millions of Americans.
But if this was happening during winter under record cold, it could be disastrous.
When you realize how much we take for granted such simple tasks as keeping the food in your refrigerator cool, operating your air conditioner, turning on the street lights, operating the electric fuel pumps at the gasoline station...Or charging your electric car, we are dependent on power.
Estimates for restoring power to the many millions without, range from a few hours to over a week.
During past major power outages affecting America, statisticians have pointed out a spike in birth rates 9 months later, showing that television and electronics have a birth control quality about them....Will 0bamacare show it's value by focusing in like a laser beam on women's contraception? Time will tell. ... continues...