close Video Green New Deal would create ‘more events’ like Texas power outage: Rick Perry Rick Perry, former Energy Secretary and former Texas governor, discusses the potential impacts of progressive energy policies on ‘America Reports.’ As Texas entered a deep freeze on Feb. 14, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio broke seven record lows over three days. Ice-laden trees snapped power lines. Wind turbines ground to a halt while some reliable natural gas, coal and nuclear plants failed to get energy to the grid. Electricity demand hit an all-time high – but the supply wasn’t available, plunging some four million Texans into the cold and darkness. As massive gas-powered turbines spun down across Texas and the lights went out, an aggressive narrative spun up: the electric grid failed in Texas, not because wind and solar failed, but due to a lack of regulatory power to force the electric industry – from natural gas producers to pipeline operators to power … [Read more...] about Chuck DeVore: Texas’ blackouts – here’s the truth about why they happened and what we have to do next
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close Video Fox News Flash top entertainment headlines for March 2 Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines are here. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro called out the 2021 Golden Globes for a lack of Latino representation. Ahead of the 78th annual Golden Globe awards, it came to light that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which votes for the awards, has no Black voting members. While hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler as well as late-night comedians lambasted the HFPA over its lack of Black inclusion, Castro took the HFPA to task for underrepresenting artwork in film and television done by the Latino community in 2020. "Latinos are almost completely missing at the @goldenglobes—it’s unsurprising and unacceptable," he tweeted on the day of the show . "The film industry must address the pernicious lack of opportunity and representation of Latino Americans. The stories that … [Read more...] about Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro blasts Golden Globes for lack of Latino representation: ‘It’s unsurprising’
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents arrested nearly four dozen migrants over the weekend. The arrests came following a police pursuit and raids on two human smuggling stash houses near the Texas border with Mexico. Webb County Constables Office Precinct 2 contacted Laredo South Station officials on the morning of February 26 about a vehicle that failed to yield. When the police pursuit ended, the driver and passengers jumped from the vehicle and fled, according to information obtained from Laredo Sector Border Patrol officials. The constable’s deputy chased down the driver, a U.S. citizen, while the Border Patrol agents rounded up ten illegal aliens, officials stated. The agents reported the migrants entered the U.S. after traveling from Guatemala and Mexico. The deputy arrested the driver and the agents took the migrants to the Laredo South Station for processing under current sector guidelines. Later that day, Laredo Police Department officials contacted the Border Patrol … [Read more...] about Police Chase, Stash House Raids, Lead to Arrest of Dozens near Border in Texas
The United Nations (U.N.) is bringing foreign nationals to the nation’s southern border for release into the interior of the United States, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) confirmed on Monday. DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said during a press briefing that “international organizations in Mexico” are helping facilitate the release of thousands of foreign nationals who were enrolled in the Remain in Mexico program. “We have developed a virtual platform that enables individuals with active cases in the Remain in Mexico program to actually register for relief,” Mayorkas said. “[T]he organizations then help transport them safely to the port of entry.” DHS officials did not respond to a request from Breitbart News to provide the number of Remain in Mexico migrants who have been released into the U.S. interior thus far. At two ports of entry, about 25 foreign nationals are being released daily, and at another port of entry, about 100 foreign nationals are being released … [Read more...] about DHS: United Nations Facilitating Release of Foreign Nationals into U.S.
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