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Police Organization Wants Cop-Spotting Dropped From Waze App

pixelpusher220 Re:Who eats doughnuts with the doughnut men? (450 comments)

law concerning public safety

This is where your concept falters. These weren't laws for the public safety. They were abusing such laws to make money. So egregiously in fact that the police department in Waldo was literally disbanded by the state for their flagrant violations.

yesterday
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Police Organization Wants Cop-Spotting Dropped From Waze App

pixelpusher220 Re:Who eats doughnuts with the doughnut men? (450 comments)

his point is towns like Hampton, FL or Waldo, FL.

Towns that literally re-drew their jurisdictions to cover a slice of a high volume highway and set about becoming the one of the worst speed traps in the US. Look at the maps. Hampton literally is a square with one long sliver out to the highway. Only one reason to have that.

2 days ago
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Police Organization Wants Cop-Spotting Dropped From Waze App

pixelpusher220 Re:Who eats doughnuts with the doughnut men? (450 comments)

Offering information on how to get away with breaking traffic laws is wrong

Since most states now have 'move over' laws requiring you to give a lane of clearance to police and emergency personnel...this is provably making police SAFER. We're trying to get people to follow the law - both the speed law and the safety law.

That the this attack on waze came under the false pretense of 'officer safety is the height of hypocrisy

2 days ago
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Police Organization Wants Cop-Spotting Dropped From Waze App

pixelpusher220 Re:Who eats doughnuts with the doughnut men? (450 comments)

That is the only effect a speedtrap app can have

Well it does get people to slow down too. :) And also, warning people about speed traps is free speech according to the legal system linky

2 days ago
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Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now

pixelpusher220 Re:Hypocrites, liars and communists. (441 comments)

1. It doesnt need to be disproven, it has not been proven

Kinda of like your strawman assertion that scientists are 'toeing the line' rather than simply in agreement?

Re: # 2 see above.

3. I didint mention water vapor, you did

If you don't know that water vapor is the MAJOR GHG then you sir are wildly uninformed. If you do know this, and I believe you do, then it's more than relevant since you also know that it IS frequently cited as 'more important' than CO2 by deniers.

4. About skeptics and goal posts. Its easy to put everyone who disagrees with AGW theories in 1 basket. When in fact there are 2,3,5, 10 baskets.

Which goes back to my original post. There are caveats on every single graph, but when they ALL start pointing in the same direction, it's time to stop screaming and listen.

5. Nice one about the publishing. They publish ALL THE TIME on the internet. But you ignore them because its not "peer reviewed".

or perhaps it doesn't pass scientific muster. Science can't be disproven, it's factual yet none of the detractors can prove anything other than what we're actually seeing, which is warming.

6. Rush limbaug?? WHO the... what the fuck...?? Why would you bring that idiot up?

YOU said that 'greenies' always bring up heat as estimates, I brought up one of the right-wing deniers favorites doing the EXACT SAME THING.

7. So what if Australia had a hot summer, you damn idiot. Weather isnt climate RIGHT??? RIGHT???? Fuck, you cant even follow your own instructions.

Indeed. 'A' warm summer is weather. 'A' record breaking summer is weather. 'A' summer that is SO HOT you have to redo your temperature chart...is also weather, but, as noted above, when multiple separate points start aligning, it means something more.

We're done here, obviously.

4 days ago
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Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now

pixelpusher220 Re:Hypocrites, liars and communists. (441 comments)

well looky here linky The oceans have been absorbing heat so fast it 'broke' their chart. And guess what, that WILL radiate to the environment as well.

4 days ago
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A State-By-State Guide To Restrictive Community Broadband Laws

pixelpusher220 Re:building municipal broadband is prohibited (160 comments)

What about municipalities rights? Isn't that 'closer to the people' which is double plus good right?

about a week ago
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Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now

pixelpusher220 Re:Hypocrites, liars and communists. (441 comments)

linky

Seriously though, google is your friend. A 'greenhouse' gas is not a 'gas present in greenhouses'. It's a gas that has the same effect as a greenhouse; i.e. trapping heat that enters via solar energy.

It's a simple physical property of the gas which is why you probably see the "it's obvious" reference. It's also a great indicator of the 'controversy'. Many in the climate change skeptic/denier camp have argued against it doing this. Arguing against testable and physical properties that are well proven and understood and conflating the 'unknowns' of a very large and complex system like the earth to sow doubt in the basic physics and science.

about two weeks ago
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Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now

pixelpusher220 Re:The pendulum swings too far... (441 comments)

The study used by the EPA to 'approve' fracking in shale was a single well that wasn't in shale rock.

Shale is similar to sand? This should be good. Do tell.

about two weeks ago
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Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now

pixelpusher220 Re:Hypocrites, liars and communists. (441 comments)

It is new territory. There has never been a spike in such a short time as there has in the last 200 years. That a system as vast as the earth doesn't immediately respond is to be expected. But it's still responding faster than any known period previously.

about two weeks ago
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Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now

pixelpusher220 Re:Hypocrites, liars and communists. (441 comments)

But it is still only 1 theory of many.

That makes sense and hasn't been as yet, dis-proven. If it's so bad, that should be easy right?

I'm not saying its false, though there has been many articles pointing out some flaws in some of the data and conclusions on that.

Sources please. And not from 'biased' right wing sites...since you're so concerned with this.

It is a complex system, and skeptics study it and one of the main skeptics points is that there is much more to climate than just CO2.

And one of the favorite go to 'more' reasons is water vapor. You've now come full circle in your reasoning.

"Nope, no problems" is something you just said, not skeptics with science backgrounds trying to get their studies published, but being rejected because it doesnt jive with the IPCC.

Are you denying that climate 'skeptics' stated with "It isn't warming" and have now largely shifted to the position you're now holding that, "Ok, it's warming but we can't prove it's related to us". Talk about moving the goal posts.

And as for being unable to publish? Bull fucking shit. There's a great big internet for them to publish on. If their ideas have merit, they'll be picked up on. Unless they flatly ignore data to make a point...

Climate is not weather, weather is not climate. We all know that, its funny how this is brought up by people like you for winter, but you all keep silent everytime there is a scientist or when the media brings it up when there is a hot week or warm spell for a short time.

Rush Limbaugh is the one who brought it up during the last east coast blizzard.

You know who is also pretty silent in the summer? The skeptics saying "huh, it's hotter this year, might be global warming". You do know that Australia just had a summer so hot, not just warmer than average, but so hot they had to redraw the temperature gauges? So hot they've never had temps even near that range. linky

Seems the bias is strong on the warming side in politics and in the media. But thats ok right? Because it fits with your beliefs.

My 'beliefs' are based on science. Yours seem to be in spite of them.

about two weeks ago
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Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now

pixelpusher220 Re:Ironically, bottled mineral water is exploding. (441 comments)

They used 'intellectual property' to hide the outright pollution. You don't see the amazing coincidence there with Cheney being the driving force to help a company (and industry) he owns millions of stock in?

about two weeks ago
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Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now

pixelpusher220 Re:Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes (441 comments)

Where I live I can charge a battery during the day and use that to charge my electrics during the night time.

Where I lived is called *reality*.

about two weeks ago
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Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now

pixelpusher220 Re:The pendulum swings too far... (441 comments)

Jeb isn't electable. He was once but the brand is a bit tarnished now.

There was also his book release. The one where he went with the 2010-12 GOP surge and railed against illegal immigration. Only to run smack into fast changing politics on the issue. He actually tried to claim he basically didn't write the book it was so bad.

Never said Hilary is electable :) Just that the GOP people aren't.

about two weeks ago
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Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now

pixelpusher220 Re:Hypocrites, liars and communists. (441 comments)

You're in Canada...where the effects of climate change are being felt the largest and fastest. Talk to the people living off the land in the arctic...it's changing and changing fast. Permafrost is thawing. Polar bear populations are crashing because there the ice is retreating sooner and returning later.

People freeze to death in winter.

Yep. Weather isn't climate. Irrelevant.

about two weeks ago
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Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now

pixelpusher220 Re:Hypocrites, liars and communists. (441 comments)

Guess my filter is off :)

The problem is your sarcastic argument is the exact actual argument used by deniers to explain what they see as lock step ideology of scientists...when it's actually just the rational result of studying the data. (The deniers see ideology because that's what they know)

about two weeks ago
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Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now

pixelpusher220 Re: Hypocrites, liars and communists. (441 comments)

what does per capita have to do with it? Warming isn't 'per capita', it's just warming.

That China has 3 times our population means they are going to be much much bigger in the future.

about two weeks ago
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Why We Have To Kiss Off Big Carbon Now

pixelpusher220 Re:Hypocrites, liars and communists. (441 comments)

Perhaps you didn't read the study that the pacific has been absorbing the energy causing the seeming 'hiatus' in rising temps. linky So it's quite plausible that the pacific has been redistributing the heat lower into the ocean columns. Eventually though it stops being able to do that and the atmospheric heating continues...now with a warmer ocean to boot.

It's a complex system and we don't know everything but we continue to study and learn. As opposed to your ilk who just say 'nope, no problems' with no evidence to explain the workings of the system.

Much like claiming a snow storm means the climate isn't warming. It IS warming and has been for decades but because of a single blip in the trend you're ready to throw out decades of factual solid data on temps.

about two weeks ago

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