Kim Ummel, 64, prepares to go outside with her granddaughter Darcy Ummel, 2, on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, on Norlene Way in Alta Sierra, Calif., as people in the Grass Valley area have been without power for more than a week following heavy snow storms.

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So much for the Green New Deal. I’ve shut my heat pump off and switched back to my wood furnace because it’s cheaper to heat with wood. Those that say wood is carbon neutral should camp out over the top of my chimney for a day.

On another note, why do the Democrats seem so intent on driving the last stake through Donald Trump’s heart when he’s the only one they have a chance to beat in 2024? It’s just throwing away 80,000 barrels of bad ink they’ve imposed on him. I think a ticket of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina could win 40 states without campaigning.

Kevin Davis