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Obama Delays Decision On Keystone Pipeline Yet Again

slackware 3.6 Re:Not at all (199 comments)

High fuel prices decrease fuel consumption for poor people, rich people don't care they drive the most inefficient vehicles.
https://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/best/bestworstNF.shtml
Never mind the private jets and yachts but they are important they need those thing. Or cargo ships being exempt from fuel tax, take away the free trade agreements and tax exemptions and shipping stuff from China in not profitable anymore. "Just 15 of the world's biggest ships may now emit as much pollution as all the world's 760m cars." Whats the real problem? Cars or ships? Also ships are exempt from low sulfur fuel regulation. There are 90,000 cargo ships in the world.
http://www.theguardian.com/env...

3 days ago
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Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter Parodist

slackware 3.6 Isn't parody protected in the US? (168 comments)

In Canada you can parody anyone. For example Justin Turdeau instead of Justin Trudeau (leader Liberal party Canada). It's funny and you can't get sued never mind have the police come after you. It's called freedom of speech.

5 days ago
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Jenny McCarthy: "I Am Not Anti-Vaccine'"

slackware 3.6 Re:Why do people listen to her? (588 comments)

But that paper was peer reviewed just like all those global warming papers.

about two weeks ago
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Study Rules Out Global Warming Being a Natural Fluctuation With 99% Certainty

slackware 3.6 Re:Cherry picking the data much? (863 comments)

So global warming is causing the entire planet to warm evenly? Like in Antarctica where ships (on a mission to prove global warming) got frozen in the ice in the middle of summer?

about two weeks ago
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Study Rules Out Global Warming Being a Natural Fluctuation With 99% Certainty

slackware 3.6 Re:more pseudo science (863 comments)

Peer review means getting your buddy or sometime yourself to look at something and agree with you.
http://blogs.sciencemag.org/sciencecareers/2012/10/favorable-comme.html
http://www.livescience.com/25750-science-journal-retractions.html
http://www.labnews.co.uk/features/peer-review/
Or you could google peer review fraud.

about two weeks ago
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Study Rules Out Global Warming Being a Natural Fluctuation With 99% Certainty

slackware 3.6 Re:more pseudo science (863 comments)

What if, after the debate, Ken Ham had walked to the parking lot of his museum and discovered that the driver-side front fender of his car was damaged, with debris from his front driver-side headlight strewn on the ground? He would no doubt conclude that someone hit his car while he was parked there. But not so fast, Mr. Ham. Let's apply your own standards of evidence: You don't know. You weren't there.
Did the damage to the fender happen billions of years ago with no human living today being a witness? Never mind that with cctv everywhere there would most likely be direct evidence.
And global warming is not tethered to facts but beliefs and faith.

about two weeks ago
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Scientists/Actress Say They Were 'Tricked' Into Geocentric Universe Movie

slackware 3.6 Re:where is the controversy? (641 comments)

Two unclean animals and seven clean animals. You are trying to misinform. And if you want to go full nut case you could even take dinosaurs and lizards etc on the ARK in the form of eggs thereby saving a shit-ton of space. Eggs don't usually eat each other. And gopher-wood is not made of gophers.

about two weeks ago
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Tesla Model S Has Hidden Ethernet Port, User Runs Firefox On the 17" Screen

slackware 3.6 Restricted extras? (208 comments)

How can they sell a product in the US that has the Ubuntu "restricted extras" enabled? Could Dell sell an Ubuntu computer with the restricted repo enabled, or would you have to enable it yourself?

about three weeks ago
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Will Cameras Replace Sideview Mirrors On Cars In 2018?

slackware 3.6 Re:Somewhat cheaper... (496 comments)

Auto recyclers are the environmentally responsible alternative. The mirror for my wifes car cost $5 and 10 minutes to install. The mirror for my almost new truck cost $50 and took 20 minutes to install.

about three weeks ago
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Will Cameras Replace Sideview Mirrors On Cars In 2018?

slackware 3.6 Re:Somewhat cheaper... (496 comments)

Auto recyclers the environmentally responsible and cheaper alternative.

about three weeks ago
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Smartphone Kill-Switch Could Save Consumers $2.6 Billion

slackware 3.6 Re:I can save Americans $4.3B/year (218 comments)

Bad example. Most places require liability insurance in case you hurt someone or damage something that doesn't belong to you. If you own your car there is no requirement to insure your own vehicle against damages you cause. Perhaps the problem is people are being force to buy insurance if they want credit for that super fancy phone just like the bank demands full coverage insurance if you borrow their money to buy a car.

about three weeks ago
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Smartphone Kill-Switch Could Save Consumers $2.6 Billion

slackware 3.6 Re:I can save Americans $4.3B/year (218 comments)

Seems the 8x bigger theft from Americans is the insurance.

about three weeks ago
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Ubuntu Phone Isn't Important Enough To Demand an Open Source Baseband

slackware 3.6 They need to fix Touch first. (137 comments)

How can an Ubuntu phone be taken serious when Touch is horribly buggy and hardly runs on anything. I tested it on my Nexus 7 and it was basically unusable it doesn't even have a working memory management. I would probable have better luck with Haiku. O well back to CM, at least it works and has a cool animation at startup. Which is all that matters if you want to look cooler and nerdier that the other guy reading his tablet on the toilet.

about a month ago
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IPCC's "Darkest Yet" Climate Report Warns of Food, Water Shortages

slackware 3.6 Re:Darwin event incoming! (703 comments)

Non-scientist types tend to reproduce at a much fast rate.

about a month ago

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