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Comment: Same here in the USA (Score 5, Interesting) 147

by NotQuiteReal (#49333385) Attached to: Draconian Australian Research Law Hits Scientists
The "Left" and the "Right" are both the "Same" - e.g. "the ruling class".
Voters are just the "little people".

Notice how power shifts from one to the other and they keep adding bricks, each to their own wall, but neither side takes down bits the other side has put up?

Someday, the walls will meet and you will be on the outside...

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...

I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them. -- Isaac Asimov