"Michelle's 7-year old German Shorthaired Pointer fell into seizures late yesterday, could not stand, appeared to not be able to see, and trembled uncontrollably. They rushed the dog to an emergency veterinarian clinic who found this…"
"Well even I am are wondering how effective my peoples strategies in controlling wild fires are going to be as climate change bites and it does not help when you have people that are more worried about the cost such actions. But hey they rather…"
"Now I'm wondering how many people would be killed by the smoke from burning a fifth of CA. Maybe downwind states would sue for the cost of protecting their residents from it. The future is complicated. "
Is California's wildfire apocalypse a “forest management” failure? ... “forest management” sounds like an evasion is because it also sounds doable — small, manageable, marginal, a matter of “clearing brush,” perhaps removing eucalyptus from your backyard.Even a Green New Deal won't stop our yearly wildfire nightmare. ... by 2050, when the benefits of fast climate action will only begin to arrive, the area burned annually in the West is expected to have at least doubled, and perhaps…See More
"Sadly but entirely possible (in that Trump would try such a thing). In terms of his likely success? Nope. The military would never back him, never mind Congressional Democrats and a majority of the general public would be aghast at…"
"I expect him to attempt a coup. Losing that may signal the end of the Republican party. If he wins, it will signal the end of any remaining shreds of democracy, and acceleration of Climate Catastrophe. We live in interesting times. While his coup…"
"The Republican party has now devolved down to the point where, more than anything else, they resemble the parents of Veruca Salt, giving in to their spoiled child's every wish and whim, because lost control of their progeny and can no longer be…"
Republicanism making an official declaration that they're going to give up on policies due to the inconvenience and just blanket-endorse whatever Dear Leader both has done and might do is indistinguishable from the cruelest political satire."What?", you say? Recently the Republican Party's 2020 platform was their 2016 platform.The party had still been using the 2016 party platform before the decision was made to just nix the idea of having policy stances altogether. That led to the unfortunate…See More