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Comment: Megasolution (Score 1) 264

by NotQuiteReal (#49052211) Attached to: NASA: Increasing Carbon Emissions Risk Megadroughts
Build some Mega Projects; Infrastructure, dams, reservoirs, pipelines, desalinization plants, etc. We know the problem is coming, plan for it, that is what government should do, not tell us to stop flushing the toilet.

Oh, wait, building stuff is so last century. It is so environmentally unfriendly to let people live in comfort.

Comment: Re:yep, it IS an indicator - they WERE anarchists (Score 1) 174

Cop One: Man it's hot out. Hey look at that guy "wearing a heavy trenchcoat to a large 4th of July event while walking purposely toward the center of the crowd rather than socialing like everyone else"

Cop Two: Maybe he is up to no good. Let's "watch them for a minute."

B O O M [body parts whiz by]

Cop One: Shit! Why didn't some three-letter-agency deal with that? Now I've got a lot of paper work to do...

Comment: Useful lifetime (Score 1) 189

Any old building that is in disrepair due to neglect, wasn't worth saving. Q.E.D.

You imply it is a waste to build a cheaper building, while one could argue it is a waste to over build, and commit to future expenses.

Buildings have a useful lifetime, and become prohibitively expensive... obsolete plumbing, electrical, heating cooling, insulation.

"Kill the Wabbit, Kill the Wabbit, Kill the Wabbit!" -- Looney Tunes, "What's Opera Doc?" (1957, Chuck Jones)