He claimed the industry has invested $6 billion in the state and created 20,000 jobs, according to the Las Vegas newspaper.
Of course, he did not bother to note that historically for every renewable energy job created two to four jobs are destroyed because of the high cost of renewable power. Also, every dollar “invested” in renewable energy, usually through tax breaks and taxpayer subsidies, is a dollar not invested in some other industry.
He also took the time to lambaste the Review-Journal’s editorial board for writing “the most moronic editorials” arguing clean energy wasn’t a good investment and said it is upsetting that “the state’s largest newspaper has done everything it could to rain on the opportunities.”
Was it something I said?
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Mr. Mitchell publishes the 4TH ST8 Blog at www.4thst8.wordpress.com.