There Are A Few Things We Need To Bring To Her Attention Since She Was Out
“Since your last visit, Michiganders have been paying an average of $500 extra per month thanks to Joe Biden and Gretchen Whitmer’s inflation,” said Gustavo Portela, MIGOP Communications Director. “Telling people that they should buy an electric car isn’t the answer when they can’t afford it. We should be looking at making things more affordable by allowing people to keep more of what they earn. That’s what Michigan Republicans stand for, even after these plans were vetoed by out-of-touch politician Gretchen Whitmer. We’re ready for change, and it starts this November by making Gretchen Whitmer a one term Governor.”
Joe Biden Still Does Not Know Who Jennifer Granholm Is And Gretchen Whitmer Is Still Ridin’ With Biden
- Today, Jennifer Granholm, Biden’s Energy Secretary, is visiting MSU touting Joe Biden’s massive $1 trillion spending bill.
- The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) issued a recent report warning that Michigan may be facing “rolling electric brownouts” due to an energy shortage caused by neglecting traditional energy infrastructure.
- MISO warned that shifting away from coal could lead to power shortages this summer.
- While Granholm is busy trying to prop up the failing Biden Administration, he is failing in her job to ensure that Michigan’s energy economy is secure.
- Gretchen Whitmer is still ‘ridin with Biden no matter how low he goes.
- Joe Biden thinks Jennifer Granholm is the Governor of Michigan.
Biden, Granholm And Whitmer Are All Working Together To End Fossil Fuels
- Biden promised that he would end fossil fuels.
- During The 2020 campaign Biden promised: “I guarantee you we’re going to end fossil fuel”
- During the 2020 campaign, Biden told coal workers to learn how to code.
- Biden said during a 2020 debate that he is willing to sacrifice hundreds of thousands of blue-collar American workers in order to push a green agenda.
- As President, Biden ended the Keystone XL pipeline leading to the abrupt end of 11,000 good paying jobs.
- In March 2022, Biden said that we “don’t need” fossil fuels to drive a car.
- Granholm laughed when she was asked to produce a plan to increase oil production in America.
- In April 2022, Granholm told CNN that she wants to move the U.S. economy away from fossil fuels and into green energy.
- In March 2022, Granholm said she is “making sure that we wean ourselves off of fossil fuels.”
- In April 2021, Granholm said she was looking into a full fracking ban on both public and private lands.
- Whitmer has declared a war on fossil fuels.
- Fossil fuels contribute $14.5 billion annually to Michigan’s economy.
- 86 Percent of Michigan’s household heat their homes from natural gas, oil or propane.
- In April 2022, Whitmer released a plan called the “MI Healthy Climate Plan” calling for “environmental justice” and a “transition ahead.”
- MI Healthy Climate Plan (page 18): “Michigan transitions away from fossil fuels and traditional carbon heavy industries … as fast as possible.”
- Whitmer earlier called for the shut down all of coal power plants in the state by 2035.
- Coal contributes $402 million to Michigan’s GDP.
- The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) issued a report warning that shifting away from coal could lead to power shortages in July or August.
- On her first full-day day in office, Whitmer called for the shutdown of the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline.
- Line 5 transports up to 540,000 barrels of oil per day and supplies 55 percent of Michigan’s statewide propane demand.
- If Line 5 shuts down Michigan could face a 756,000 gallon per day shortage and a 45 percent reduction in crude.
- Michiganders will pay between $1.8 billion and $2.2 billion more in gasoline per year.
- Fuel prices will increase by 9.47 percent to 11.66 percent more than current levels.
- Families and businesses across the Midwest would pay an additional $23.7 billion more in gasoline and diesel over five years.
- Shutting down line 5 threatens more than half of propane in Michigan and nearly two-thirds of the upper peninsula.
Energy Costs In Michigan Are Skyrocketing And The State’s Energy Infrastructure Is Already On The Fritz
- Consumers energy asked the Michigan Public Services Commission for a $272 million rate increase to cover a green energy initiative which would result in a $7.50 per month increase in the average Michigan household’s energy bills.
- Consumers energy says the need to charge more money so they can set up more electric vehicle charging stations.
- According to U.S. Labor Department data, the price of gas in the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn metro area increased by 49.1 percent in the last 12 months.
- Fox 2 Detroit: “Prices at the pump were rising long before Russia invaded Ukraine and have spiraled faster since the start of the war.”
- According to AAA, Michiganders are currently paying an average of more than $4 per gallon for gas.
- One year ago, gas was $2.80 per gallon.
- Energy costs for households in the Detroit-Warren-Dearborn area skyrocketed in 2021.
- Due to rising inflation, U.S. households are expected to spend an extra $5,200 this year just to keep up with higher costs.