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Hey, I'm a chameleon, can change colors on the spot, ever the hypocrite, ready to jump on any bandwagon, and eager to stir the pot.
I'll probably being playing a different tune, if the State ever deigns to restore my driving privileges, and I dig my truck out of where it is. Now that I've got a functional heater core, and a big cold cab, I might rethink 90 degrees.
I was amused, however, to read this rationale -- “Frequent restarts are no longer hard on a car’s engine and battery,” -- what a crock, like starter motors are any better now -- and at any rate, I've got the old kind, it's missing occasionally already, just like the old one started doing. Don't want to stress that thing out, right? See? Chameleon, and I'm not even there yet.
'Til then this is all sour grapes and moot besides, pour moi.
Ten minutes to warm up the motor and cab -- okay. A half hour or more -- not okay. All hour-and-a-half you're at lunch, like I saw in North Dakota -- okay -- in North Dakota.
Pack that powder, I'm on my way. More sun!! More sun!!
Thank you again S&R. Nameless, faceless, just saving lives. How many this year? You guys rock!!
You're right, Mark, energy subsidies, tax breaks, and selective enforcement of environmental regulations seem tilted in favor of "renewable" energies, at the great expense of the public.
I just shake my head, wondering what's the Big Plan... Dad was into power generation, most of his career, and to his death, he insisted that all the renewables combined -- wind, solar, hydro -- are but a drop in the pond to our total consumption. Coal is where it's at, natural gas, and nuclear is the future.
As long as we're throwing government (likely Chinese) bucks at an albatross... I'd like to see some thrown at wave action; the tides keep coming, if some genius could design a one-way rotor... and geothermal; there's a lot of heat, not too far down, relatively speaking.
There's a LOT of nuclear, on the drawing boards, already approved, worldwide. Ground-up coal-fired and natural gas galore, not just in Canada, but everywhere -- China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe... retrofits, scrubbers and precipitators, on the old coal burners, bring them up to EPA, where we can enforce it anyway...
Yeah, this wind stuff is still a toy, and get your thumb in that pie, if you can!!
Never could make it past 18-7, myself -- gotta sleep some time. Had a roommate who drank 24/7 once -- he'd get up at 3 AM to refill his quart of vodka -- now he sleeps with the daisies, never made it to 40.
Funny how all the reactionaries are predicting doom and gloom, now that pot's legal -- and it's been here all along, in every bit the quantity, with NO adverse consequences -- yet alcohol kills every day, its evidence of abuse fills our Daily Record -- but the pundits and columnists stay strangely mum on that one, what's a drink or two, just good All-American fun (and all-everywhere).
I'm not trying to change the subject. I'm just saying, people who throw rocks, often live in glass houses. Judge not lest... and don't look too hard in the mirror.
To those of pure virtue who may read these words, I extend my humblest apologies. Please forgive me, if you can, and credit me for trying to limit the damages.
Again Oz fails to recognize humor in its higher form -- did someone say "obtuse?" -- understandable, when one observes his lame attempt at such, every couple of years or so. They must teach humor after sentence structure, out there in Cali.
Lighten up. dude. You take yourself WAY too seriously.
Good thing it's not pot-eating dogs which are dying, otherwise this would be part of the leftie plot to destroy America. Might be anyway. My God, think of the kids. Someone else for a change. Our FUTURE, the cute little vermin.
If not you -- who? And if not now -- when?
[I hope and trust that I only offend a few, and that the average or above reader can recognize it for what it is -- humor, no more, no less. I find it the best response to the ignorant, sanctimonious, self-righteous (expletive deleted)'s who will use any flimsy excuse they can find to rail against something they don't understand, so it scares them. Get over it.]
Psst John -- If ya got any pesky, pot-eating dogs, bring 'em along!! We've got a feast planned, as soon as we're six miles out. I can't wait to try a new recipe: Filet O' Fido.
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