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John McCain Versus Trumpism

“The attacks on John McCain’s personal sacrifice were roundly condemned then – and millions of Americans will be praying for his recovery now. Glioblastoma is a particularly aggressive brain tumour, and increases in frequency with age, affecting more men than women. Mr … Continue reading

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Impeach Trump Before He Does Any More Damage

“A new Monmouth University poll found that 41% of respondents think that Trump should be impeached and made to leave office, compared to 53% who disagree. These responses were to the same question asked by the Gallup Poll in July … Continue reading

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Equities

I think about equities a fair bit these days. My nest-egg is tied up with them. The value of my currency is tied up with them. Even my politics is tied up with them. Yesterday, revelations/admissions that Trumpists colluded with … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Becomes Mainstream

“Renewable energy is becoming so cheap the US will meet Paris commitments even if Trump withdraws” See Renewable energy is becoming so cheap the US will meet Paris commitments even if Trump withdrawsIt would be so sweet if Trump is thwarted … Continue reading

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Not Presidential, Aberrant

“US President Donald Trump has defended his use of social media in a series of tweets, following a row over comments he made about two MSNBC TV presenters. “My use of social media is not presidential – it’s modern day presidential,” … Continue reading

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Going Solo And Solar

“Given the current costs of generating and storing power at home, even residents of sunny Arizona would not have much economic incentive to leave the electric-power system completely—full grid-defection, as McKinsey refers to it—until around 2028. But partial defection, where … Continue reading

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OMG! Here’s A List Of Foods I Mostly Like!

“A new study calculates how much climate-warming pollution is created by food production, and red meat comes through as the worst offender.” See These are the most climate-damaging foodsOMG! I love 8 of the ten foods listed: beef, – one of … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy, Thy Name Is Trump

“President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor Barack Obama of inaction over alleged Russian interference in the US election.” See Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claimWow! Just when we thought we’d heard all the nonsense possible from Trump, … Continue reading

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The Only Good Murdering Bastard Is A Dead Murdering Bastard

“A sniper in the Canadian special forces shot and killed an Islamic State (IS) fighter from a distance of 2.1 miles (3,540m) in Iraq last month.” See Canadian sniper ‘kills IS militant two miles away’It used to be thought by some … Continue reading

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First Delivery Of A Solo EV

“We are thrilled to be able to deliver our very first SOLO to a family right here in the Vancouver area,” said Mark West, President of Electra Meccanica. “We think it fits perfectly with their local healthy food business as … Continue reading

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Upgrading to Debian Stretch

I’ve done it. Our server and all but one of our clients have been dist-upgraded to Debian Stretch. The dist-upgrade went smoothly on all clients. The server was another matter. Oh, the dist-upgrade was smooth but web-applications were ripped by … Continue reading

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Sweden Promises To Balance The Books

“Sweden had previously committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2050. It already gets 83 per cent of its electricity from nuclear energy and hydropower, having met its 2020 target of 50 per cent renewable energy eight years ahead of schedule. To … Continue reading

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