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I want you to remember back golf how many years ago in the show first started and I did something on the smart grid and you -- This more for imported your are going to control city did your house so they said why you sound like somebody on Sesame Street and they said start asking us questions but they're not gonna do -- And I said okay here's what I said on the air about the smart grid in controlling temperature in your -- here's.
But let's look at the thermostat you adjust the thermostat.
Think California the people rejected that they that the government should have control of your thermostat.
The government -- have control of your thermostat you could turn the thermostat up if you like it it should be at 72 degrees or 68 degrees if you like it at a 74 degrees that's fine it's eight cents a kilowatt.
At the at the right temperature that the government sets.
But wouldn't they also have the ability to as soon as you move it up the degree.
Charge you for more per kilowatt.
The idea is to give you when you walk into your home in your family the ability to control your usage now what's gonna happen is in your absolutely right.
That there that you could end up paying more but that's going to be a choice that you may.
No not so much this is from US news and world report -- is from care what's her name Carol Browner she's in new climate czar.
Yeah she said quote.
We need to make sure that we're moving electricity in the smartest way and using the most cost effective electricity at the right time eventually.
We can get to a system where an electric company will be able to hold back some of the power solid maybe -- air conditioner won't operate at its peak.
So you'll still be able to cool your house but habeas savings to the customer.
Whole wealth with.
Should be great if I could just keep turning American if you're up in the government will let me do it coordinates then devastate.
Kevin Williamson he's a deputy managing editor of national review and he's he's excited about this is I am.
You look excited -- how are you.
Good thanks insists this is.
Into your life like.
Like nobody's business yeah under question but it's it's the sort of intrusion admit when asked to expect I think I mean the environmental movement has.
Since its beginning sought to take decisions and wealth and power out of hand deprive individuals -- in advance of the state.
And is -- -- the utility companies are still at some point controlled by municipal government so it's no surprise that wanted to write it can you can tell me a little bit about Carol Carol Browner because.
What -- first.
When I first heard that he dominated her she used to be chief of BP A right gesture that he picked can.
Once she'd like like this part of some socialist.
You edit the funny thing and everyone sort of you make these kind of off handed jokes about the Obama administration being.
Socialist she actually belonged to an explicitly organization she was part of this group called the commission for a sustainable world society which is what kind of hinder free you have to sign in and start -- -- But it turns out that it's part of the socialist international that's actually have a formal part of it the socialist international.
I -- crazy for saying that they're socialists but she would and if I'm not mistaken did they not.
The scrubbed her off the idea yet I like -- -- she was nominated apparently these new high tech scientifically minded people don't understand that web sites are are -- -- you can go to -- and and get -- web pages that they had -- -- biography often took pictures -- off the website and apparently removed the speech that she did.
The other people at the penalties the network on ministers from the Chinese Communist Party a -- from the Spanish socialist workers party.
And what I mean the last -- -- remember more such behavior but they're not you know Minnesota liberals yeah okay yeah short for.
The head of the congress tennis wasn't ahead it was some guy.
I'll just -- all.
Fires minor bombs around like that okay so what is this sustainable what is of the sustainable world.
I commission for sustainable world society is what they call them so yeah and she was on that yes she is.
Major -- -- -- and what it what was it that they wanted -- I mean besides the world to be able to if you go back and look at you know what they're arguing for the same stuff that the left is always arguing for witches and transferring wealth and power -- -- -- and into the government's hands.
You know though the left always needs an emergency because they can't get this stuff done through normal democratic means in the thirties it was depression and it was ruled -- you.
And it was the Cold War and the threat of nuclear annihilation and after the Soviet Union fell apart if you can environmental movement right.
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