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Comment Re: Every week there's a new explanation of the hi (Score 1) 465 465

there are thousands & thousands of scientists who say we are contributing to global warming, and about two who say we aren't. TV news likes to show both sides, so on TV it looks like a 50/50 split. Just keep burying your head in the sand.

Comment Re: god dammit. (Score 1) 521 521

Completely agree with you. If coal power and gas power keeps going, the CO2 and temperature change is going to kill a lot more birds..... and just about everything else on the planet. Makes you wonder how many dodgy handshakes and stuffed envelopes get exchanged in the background

Comment Re: Livin' in the USA (Score 4, Insightful) 424 424

Seriously?? In a country where people plea-bargain to get a shorter sentence, even if they know they're innocent because they can't afford a descent lawyer, therefore leaving the real perp to go free and a 'magically solved' crime. A country that rich get off free, and the poor get sentenced. You can't even fly FPV now! No problem here in Europe.

Comment If it was any other country. (Score 1) 276 276

The US government does behaive like a dictatorship on many occasions. It's easy. Either you have evidence, in which case charge them. Or you don't. I see little difference in a dodgy country that controls it's citizens at will and the US. Next they'll be locking people away for years without even a trial. And make them wear ugly orange suits....... oh.... hang-on......

Comment American presidential campaigns are no different. (Score 1) 52 52

How do you think the president became the president? By lobbying and spending millions of dollars. He affects how you live and is still influenced by outside corporations. That's constitutionally fair, right? So another group are operating in the same way. It's part of American life. If th And to those who are going to reply with "but he was elected", well not by me or millions of other people he wasn't. But he still affects us all.

"I'm not afraid of dying, I just don't want to be there when it happens." -- Woody Allen