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Posted by Nirek On Feb - 23 - 2015 19 COMMENTS
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Why not ship the oil to the nearest refinery and distribute it from there? We don’t need to put a pipeline across one of our biggest aquifers. Both North and South Dakota have refineries.

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 2 - 2015 21 COMMENTS
Christie Measles

According to Christie, this is what The Founders had in mind when they wrote the Bill of Rights, “Hey Jefferson, don’t forget to add that bit I want about assuring all citizens the right to be carriers of Black Plague! FREEDOM!”

Posted by AdLib On Jan - 26 - 2015 10 COMMENTS
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“Look, I’m not a scientist so I can’t say one way or the other if the climate is changing, I think the jury is still out on that,” President Koch III expressed as he christened the new impervious dome constructed around the White House in a high security ceremony.

Posted by AdLib On Dec - 30 - 2014 19 COMMENTS
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Almost in parallel with Climate Change, the climate of politics and world events seems to be intensified by human events, we see extremes happening more often and more swiftly than in previous years.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Nov - 15 - 2014 4 COMMENTS
ACA II

In the face of a renewed GOP effort to end Obamacare….This weekend, you’ll be able to sign up for 2015 health coverage through the Marketplace. Open Enrollment begins on November 15th this year.

Posted by Nirek On Oct - 28 - 2014 16 COMMENTS
Long holds up a copy of a magazine with an Ebola headline as public health officials testify before a House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, in Washington

Safe to say more Americans have died from the flu in the past two weeks than from Ebola. Why are they not fear mongering about the flu?

Posted by AdLib On Oct - 20 - 2014 30 COMMENTS
ebola suits

“We and the other networks are suing because of the incredible losses we’ve suffered due to Americans not suffering incredible losses.”

Posted by Nirek On Oct - 19 - 2014 28 COMMENTS
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In Texas we have a Republican Governor who has deregulated a lot of the businesses and cut government agencies that are needed. Deregulation is one of their top talking points.

Posted by Misterbadexample On Sep - 26 - 2014 5 COMMENTS
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We have to be the first to take personal responsibility for our own carbon footprint. And it’s probably not going to be a walk in the park–most other industrialized nations keep energy prices high for a variety of different reasons.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Sep - 21 - 2014 6 COMMENTS
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The number of people killed by the Ebola Virus is approaching 3,000, an increase of roughly 400 from the last estimate, WHO said.

Posted by Misterbadexample On Sep - 12 - 2014 5 COMMENTS
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The stakes with stopping carbon dioxide buildup are huge. The value of the un-drilled oil and methane and coal is in the trillions and if you think the oil and gas companies are going to write off those investments without a huge fight, I have a bridge to sell you.

Posted by Misterbadexample On Aug - 12 - 2014 15 COMMENTS
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In one of his last interviews, Michael C Ruppert talks about Fukushima as a human extinction event–that the currents of the Pacific and the migratory habits of the fish make it inevitable that life-ending radiation would be spread throughout the world’s oceans.

Posted by Misterbadexample On Aug - 3 - 2014 6 COMMENTS
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Wow, this is a headline I didn’t want to read. “If we release a small portion of Arctic Methane, ‘We’re fucked': Climatologist A few weeks ago, I posted here on the case for global warming setting off positive feedback loops that would melt the Arctic. I was especially concerned with […]

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jul - 30 - 2014 82 COMMENTS
Palin Theater

Sarah Palin Launches Subscription-Based Online Video Channel. With expenses outstripping fundraising the newest venture continues her crusade to live well off of the anger and anxiety of others.

Posted by Misterbadexample On Jul - 17 - 2014 14 COMMENTS
AIRS Methane

The most compelling problem with climate collapse/global warming currently being discussed by scientists is that while the progressive climb upward of c02 (or methane) in parts per million seems gradual, there are numerous feedback loops that have been set off by warmer temperatures.

Posted by Nirek On Jul - 15 - 2014 18 COMMENTS
solar-coal

What the UK is doing sets a good example . Recovering waste land for the production of clean energy is a win win situation. The UK is leading the way to repair the wounds inflicted on this earth.

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