Texas Politicians Lied, Big Oil Celebrated, Locals Froze to Death

Energy crisis again proved everyone’s a socialist in a crisis

Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott blamed the energy crisis on green energy. But half of Texas’ power comes from fossil fuels. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

The new, big lie

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) conducted a master class on what not to do in the middle of a natural disaster.

Disaster capitalism Texas-style

Socialism to the rescue — again

Fossil Fuel Shock Doctrine: Naomi Klein on Deadly Deregulation & Why Texas Needs the Green New Deal (YouTube)

Manny Otiko writes about race, politics and sports. He has been published in Salon and LA Weekly. Follow him on Twitter @mannyotiko.

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