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Rooftop Solar

We are in the mist of an energy transistion. Corporations started installing wind turbines in west Texas over 20 years ago. Corporate sized solar arrays installations have been occuring for much of that time. The time for Rooftop Solar has now arrived. Roottop Solar takes the sun's energy that would be heating you roof and turns it into electricity. If you get rooftop solar installed on you home this year the federal government will give you a 26% of the cost off of your income tax. Using a local company verses a national wide company should give you similar results at a lower cost.

Electrical Vehicles

I've owned a Tesla since mid-September, 2020. There is a lot of FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt) marketing about BEVs that needs to be addressed. They can be charged at home off of a typical household plug; called level one (120V, 12A, 1 phase) charging it will give you about 4 to 5 miles per hour of charge.

Level two charging is via 240 V, 2 phase plug. This can be obtained from a clothes dryer plug within reach of the car. Level 2 charging will give you about 25 to 30 miles per hour charge. If the clothes dryer plug is not an option have an electrician install a NEMA 14-50 plug in your garage and purchase the pig-tail for the Tesla charging cord. NEMA 14-50 plugs are availble at most RV parks

A level three charge is obtained at a Tesla Supercharging station

Roe v. Wade

I'm old enough to remember that in 1973 the U.S. Supreme Court handed down Roe v. Wade as a compromise between the needs of the woman and the rights of the fetus. The reason the courts ruled is because the legislature would not. Neither the courts nor the legislaturre is the proper place to encode a woman's right to an abortion. The correct place to enunciate a woman's right to an abortion is in the state or national constitution. Therefore, I support a Texas Constitutional Referendum codifying Roe v. Wade.

Global Warming

If we don't get Global Warming under control nothing else matters - we simply won't be here. Photosynthesis convert 1 to 4 percent of the sun’s energy to plant matter. Rooftop Solar converts about 20 percent of the sun’s energy to electricity. Planting a trillion trees (3,000 for each American), as Kay Granger has called for, is a 30-plus year solution. Rooftop Solar is a more immediate solution.