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Comment Re:All the data means all the data (Score 1) 177

That's not what the article you linked to says. All it really says is that Fox gets a big market share because they're one of the few (if not the only) major media outlet that doesn't skew to the Left.

But the media does in fact skew to the Right. Think about the ownership of the mainstream media outlets. Military contractors, warmongers, Rupert Murdoch (and his Saudi friends), the whole lot of them.

If you take a view through the actual political positions espoused in the mainstream media rather than through the "Overton window", you will see that the mainstream media and NPR and the BBC, are all right-leaning. Even the (supposedly liberal) NY Times and Washington Post were cheerleading George W. Bush during the run-up to the Iraq War.

Comment Re:Take note pointy hair bosses (Score 1) 169

yes, this is exactly the sort of cheating I'm referring to. It's also how the bots work, by spoofing their gps coordinates and slowly (if they don' want to get caught) update position as if they're walking/biking. Kinda suspicious when you're in LAX at 3:50PM and taking down a portal in North Dakota at 3:55PM. Either that or you're sitting on the secrets behind teleportation.

Comment Re:Pile it on.. (Score 0) 177

I realize that it works, which is why it is such a popular technique. Mentioning Saggy pants and how stupid they are, gets me labeled "racist".

This is known as the "but white people eat fried chicken and watermelon too!" argument.

It is a rhetorical device used most often by racists who get caught with their dicks out. It is seldom persuasive.

Comment Re: uranium runs out (Score 1) 283

so?
This paragraph says a lot about the study:

The UK is a mixed picture. Emissions have been reduced by 16 per cent, bucking the trend of other pro-nuclear countries. However, only five per cent of its energy comes from renewables, which is among the lowest in Europe, pipped only by Luxembourg, Malta and the Netherlands.

They, like you, are more concerned about the energy being renewables than they are about lowering their CO2. That alone makes the study suspect.
The problem is, that our issue today, is the fact that we became dependent on one main form of energy, which is fossil fuels. We need to have a diversified energy matrix. UK is correct in seeking to keep nukes going. They are also correct in pushing solar and wind. With these 3, they can have CHEAP energy, combined with energy security.
Here in the states, I look forward to getting my powerwall on our house. Between a 10 KW solar system, an 85 kwh MS, a coming Model 3, and hopefully, a 10 kwh battery, I think that we shall have energy independence in OUR house.

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