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Transparent NIMBYism and creative accountancy of European renewables targets by the British Tory government

Man, they're stupid. I mean, seriously. This is Anders Fogh stupid. They're not only deliberately handing Ireland an industrial bonanza - they're paying them to do so...

... because they find windmills unsightly?!?

Well, I suppose that if they want to pay other people for building industrial capacity that will then be used to extract hard currency from Britain, then that's a matter for them to take up with their unemployed and their taxpayers.

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Sun Jun 26th, 2011 at 03:28:03 AM EST
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Isn't that what "we" are all doing by shifting most manufacturing to China?

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun Jun 26th, 2011 at 07:52:21 AM EST
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No, this is even dumber. The Chinese are only demanding payment in soft currency, which is what makes it so tempting to go along with them. This project will be a drain on Britain's hard currency if it works as described.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Sun Jun 26th, 2011 at 09:09:20 AM EST
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