by Jane Shaw Stroup
The American Institute for Economic Research
Just when it seemed like nothing could make daily life in the United States worse, a giant snowstorm swept across the United States in February. What made it so unusual was that frigid polar air plunged south and spread across Texas, reaching Dallas and Houston, causing record low temperatures, power outages and water shortages for millions of people, and at least 69 deaths.
The great irony is that this devastating cold event occurred while President Biden is embarking on “Green New Deal” policies to reduce global warming (carefully called “climate change” these days). But the irony was quickly dismissed. The New York Times explained: