This past Monday, the former wife of twice presidential candidate Bill Clinton and now a presidential candidate herself, Hillary Clinton said that if elected president, Mrs. Clinton would pursue a policy of banning coal production in the USA. Clinton said, "...we’re going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business."
Later, after catching flack from coal miners and likely politicians within her own party, Hillary had to lie to cover up her agenda. Clinton said, “I wanted to make the point that ... we have already seen a long-term decline in American coal jobs and a recent wave of bankruptcies as a result of a changing energy market — and we need to do more to support the workers and families facing these challenges.”
How can anyone believe Hillary meant she wants to help coal miners when she has said she wants to take away their jobs?
If Hillary rids Americans of coal, how are Americans going to make steel? Without steel, how can Americans make massive wind turbines? Without steel, how can Americans make frames for massive arrays of solar panels?
Steel is an iron-based alloy. It comes from the conversion of iron ore using carbon. The primary source of carbon is coking coal (metallurgical coal). 70% of steel produced worldwide relies upon coking coal.
For every two tons of steel requires about one ton of coal.
The publisher of a blog titled the Debunk House produced a work titled How Much Coal Goes into a Wind Turbine? In the work, the writer reveals how dependent production of a wind turbine is on coal.
Most of the world suffer from intense poverty because of the absence of capital (property — right of ownership — put to production) to produce wealth (property put to trade). Only in the USA do politicians try to appeal to would-be voters with plans to destroy living standards.
If Americans are to quit making steel and depend upon foreigners to produce steel for us, how will we pay foreigners for their steel? What products will Americans produce to pay for steel imports? How many Americans will be employed making those products assuming Americans can make products foreigners want?
Can all Americans work for Hollywood? Can all Americans work for Google or Apple?