Wednesday, February 29, 2012

More Global Warming

Those facts are these: Humans, since the industrial revolution, have been burning more and more fossil fuels to power their societies, and this has led to a steady accumulation of greenhouse gases, and especially carbon dioxide, in the atmosphere. At this point, very simple physics takes over, and you are pretty much doomed, by what scientists refer to as the “radiative” properties of carbon dioxide molecules (which trap infrared heat radiation that would otherwise escape to space), to have a warming planet. Since about 1995, scientists have not only confirmed that this warming is taking place, but have also grown confident that it has, like the gun in a murder mystery, our fingerprint on it. Natural fluctuations, although they exist, can’t explain what we’re seeing. The only reasonable verdict is that humans did it, in the atmosphere, with their cars and their smokestacks.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

What is a Sparkle Pony?

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Modern-day bimbos who dress cute and wear glitter to attract attention. Within Burning Man culture, they play "vulnerable" and "submissive" and spread "love and light" to gain "gifts" and popularity points. They use their "sparkle" to avoid hard-labor. Causing problems is detrimental to their survival, so they avoid social tensions and trot away at the first signs of trouble. They get what they need from those around them so they don't like to rock the boat. They are not socially or politically oriented. They are followers not leaders.

Monday, February 13, 2012

The Dangerous Side Effects of Voting Republican

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Republican­s are very adept at creating deception, especially when facts get in the way. As protectors of the wealthy, since the 80s, Republican­s have specialize­d in deficit expansion, as evidenced by Reagan increasing the deficit by 189%, Bush 41 by 55% and Bush 43 by 89%. Under Bush 43, income for the top 2% rose 255%, while income for the bottom 98% rose only 3%. During the decade Republican­s controlled congress and the presidency­, they were the central protagonis­ts of deficit expansion. Starting in 2005 with the aptly nicknamed “Dick Cheney Energy Bill,” Republican­s gave billions in unfunded subsidies, no-bid contracts, and tax breaks to oil and gas companies. From 2001 to 2008, an era of record deficit expansion, Boehner and McConnell borrowed money from China to give trillions in revenue reducing tax cuts to the wealthy, and now they want to erase their deficit by abolishing Medicare and privatizin­g social security. Not satisfied with destroying the middleclas­s and driving our economy into a ditch, Boehner and McConnell want to borrow even more money from China just so the Bush’s tax cuts for the wealthy can be made permanent—­insanity! In their latest piece of chicanery, Republican­s—with marching orders from the Koch brothers—a­re falsely claiming that cap-and-tr­ade legislatio­n, which is aimed at making corporatio­ns like Koch Industries pay for the pollution they create, will cause the outsourcin­g of American jobs. Rubbish! Just like they are attempting to destroy the middleclas­s, Republican­s don’t mind destroying the environmen­t for profit. Remember: Under 8 years of Bush tax cuts for the wealthy and corporate subsidies, America loss over 14 million jobs, the housing market collapsed, the debt ceiling was raised 7 times, unemployme­nt doubled to 8.6%, the Dow loss 4 thousand points, gasoline surpassed $3.00 per gallon for the first time, North Korea acquired nuclear weapons, Osama escaped, and the deficit surpassed $11 trillion! And now Tea Party Republican­s want back in to give more tax cuts to the wealthy and finish the destructio­n they started in 2000!

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Mitt Romney: 'I'm Not Concerned About The Very Poor'

It's hard to believe a R/TB would vote for Romney. Could you imagine the damage he would inflict on America if elected.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost