Lamar Alexander is the senior senator from Tennessee.
Recent statements involving Lamar Alexander
Says "we are overcharging students . . . to help pay for the health care law."
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For Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander, there are lots of reasons to loathe wind power. The East Tennessean loves his unobstructed mountain views and much prefers the consistently reliable power output from nuclear reactors.
And lately he has been claiming that wind turbines lead to a yearly slaughter of birds. His claim about turbines being "a Cuisinart in the sky" for birds reflects at least one estimate, but others show lower numbers.
And there's this -- among manmade hazards, wind turbines play a tiny role in bird deaths.
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