california wants to control consumer energy consumption in order to prevent emergency outages. should they be allowed to wield so much control? i smell a rat, but i'm thinking that it is ultimately up to the CA electorate to make that decision for themselves, as a properly functioning system of gubmint would encourage.
the other side of this coin is the crackdown on CA's desire to set its own emission standards for automobiles. without getting into the merits of that plan, why is the state not permitted to set its own standard? i guess this is yet another power that falls under "provide for the general welfare [of fat cat oligarchs]."
i can only shake my head and heave a sigh as we see the necessary and foreseeable results of an overly strong central gubmint: overreaching powers with no constitutional basis for such authority.