Part 10: Energy or
the lack of it caused by demand of diminishing supplies
A friend told me that his wife becomes very upset when he reads one
of my columns about the “immigration factor” which portends the destruction
and degradation of our country. He gets fuming angry and she bears
the brunt of it. She yelled, “If you’re going to get upset, don’t
read his op-eds.”
He replied, “But honey, I want to know what is happening to our country.
The truth hurts, but I need to know.”
Okay, I understand that I am writing serious and sobering commentaries
about the future and fate of the United States “IF” we continue down
this path of adding 100 million immigrants. My justification?
If you suffer from cancer, but don’t know it, you cannot cure yourself
and deaths awaits you.
By knowing what we are doing to ourselves and stopping the “cancer of
immigration” soon enough, we stand a chance of surviving. More importantly,
our kids might survive instead of perish in the quagmire/logjam of humanity
piling up on our shores.
If you’re looking for a blissful place and columns of all my worldwide
adventures, you can go to my “happy” website atwww.HowToLiveALifeOfAdventure.com and
give yourself a deliriously ecstatic gift of books, articles, adventure
greeting card line, and DVD tapes that show you how to enjoy your life
without a care in the world. Even as I write these sobering commentaries
that you can witness happening all around you, I just took a two week
bicycle trip this month all over Utah. I enjoyed the heck out
of myself. I need to clear my mind from time to time because what I
write about gets quite discouraging. Nevertheless, I’m back at
my desk trying to save America from its impending fate.
So, let’s get upset together about what will happen as to our energy
supply “IF” we add another 100 million immigrants.
Did you notice that gasoline jumped to $5.09 a gallon in gallon last
week in California? What will happen when it hits $15.00 a gallon?
How about $20.00 a gallon? What will you do when that happens and it
WILL happen as our immigration population adds 100 million to create
even more demand while supplies diminish? Answer: you and your
kids face one heck of a sobering future as to everything you do in this
society. Oil runs everything.
"The cheap oil age created an artificial bubble of plentitude for a
period not much longer than a human lifetime....so I hazard to assert
that as oil ceases to be cheap and the world reserves move toward depletion,
we will be left with an enormous population...that the ecology of the
earth will not support. The journey back toward non-oil population homeostasis
will not be pretty. We will discover the hard way that population
hyper growth was simply a side-effect of the oil age. It was a
condition, not a problem with a solution. That is what happened and
we are stuck with it." James Howard Kunstler, The Long Emergency
Today, we burn 22 million barrels of oil in the USA 24/7. The
world burns 84 million barrels of oil 24/7. Here’s the kicker:
China adds 16 million new cars to its highways every year. They gallop
toward the American way of life with a car in every garage and a chicken
in every pot. Within the next 18 years, by 2030, Kunstler said
that China will burn 98 million barrels of oil daily.
That’s more oil in one day for one country with 1.4 billion people than
the whole world burns in one day in 2012. What’s going to happen?
The price of oil will skyrocket to $20.00 per gallon because of supply
and demand. (Source: $20 Per Gallon by Chris Steiner at Forbes)
In other words, it will change the way you live and it will decline
your standard of living and quality of life. As to carbon footprint,
that 98 million barrels alone, plus the world’s carbon footprint by
2030 with 100 million barrels of oil burned daily (total of 198
million barrels burned 24/7)—will blast the biosphere with more carbon
than can be handled. (Source: www.350.org) Climate destabilization!
You haven’t seen anything yet compared to what’s coming.
This nightmare facing us grows beyond solving, but we keep adding immigrants
to make sure it worsens at a faster rate of speed.
Alternative energy: good luck with that Mrs. Magillicutty
You may hear all the talk about how green energy and alternative energy
will save us. Sorry, dead end. Ain’t going to happen!
In order to drive cars, boats, planes and fuel industry, Americans use
22 million barrels of oil daily while the rest of the world burns 62
million barrels. Grand total of 84 million barrels of oil every
When you multiply 365 days by 84,000,000 barrels of oil burned daily,
it equals a whopping 29.9 billion barrels of oil annually.
If you remember your science, it took two billion years to produce all
the oil on this planet. In other words, when oil reserves decline,
(we surpassed “Peak Oil” in 2011), we exhaust the single major energy
source that drives our civilization and most other societies on this
planet. According to the Hubburt Curve and Richard Heinberg: Peak
Everything—facing a century of declines, we stand in the face of depleting
oil reserves and exploding human population.
To show how much energy oil provides the U.S. annually, Michael Brownlee
of www.transitionbouldercounty.com provided an astounding
graph of one cubic mile of oil. That’s how much oil the world
burns each year! That equals the same amount of energy provided
by 52 nuclear power plants built every year for 50 years or 104 operating
coal-fired electrical plants built every year for 50 years or 32,000
wind turbines built every year for 50 years—and in continuous operation—or
91,250,000 solar panels built every year for 50 years.
In other words, oil produces dramatically incredible amounts of energy
that we cannot and will not be able to duplicate in the coming years.
Wouldn’t it make sense to call for a moratorium on all immigration for
ten years and then, only allow 100,000 annually into our country that
would benefit our country? Common sense? Of
course! Now, you must engage our leaders! Parts 3 and 4
will give you added power to change the course of history.
Visit and join www.NumbersUSA.org ; www.CapsWeb.org ;
and www.FAIRUS.org to gain collective power in DC to stop
In a five minute astoundingly simple yet brilliant video, “Immigration,
Poverty, and Gum Balls”, Roy Beck, director ofwww.numbersusa.ORG, graphically
illustrates the impact of overpopulation. Take five minutes to
see for yourself:
“Immigration by the numbers—off the chart” by Roy Beck
This 10 minute demonstration shows Americans the results of unending
mass immigration on the quality of life and sustainability for future
generations: in a word “Mind boggling!” www.NumbersUSA.org
Frosty Wooldridge has bicycled across six continents - from the Arctic
to the South Pole - as well as eight times across the USA, coast to
coast and border to border. In 2005, he bicycled from the Arctic Circle,
Norway to Athens, Greece. In 2012, he bicycled coast to coast across
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