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99.9999% chance humans are causing global warming, and other science-based facts on climate change for Earth Day

I poached the title … We already know that it’s been happening. The U.S. Military have openly prepared for 20 years now with the scenario that’s playing out NOW. Before that 20 years, most of it was classified. Volcanic and … Continue reading

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Trump as Esther and or Mordecai?

Pompeo said it,(and Pompeo is an Honorable man) Trump will never put himself in harm’s way. Pompeo is a Pompous Ass. What about the 70% of the people in Israel who Vote Against Likud and their coalition? Do you have … Continue reading

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A few bright spots…

The recent ‘victories’ the Ruling Party claim have quite a lot of booby traps. One is for the vote on Kavanaugh, let’s play that word “one” a little, shall we? Kava Kaveman got approved with 50 votes. Counting the one … Continue reading

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Auschwitz was a Deportation Center…

Mr Trump is demanding Mass Incarceration, Indefinitely, for Immigrants, using the separation of families as an excuse for Concentration Camps. Roosevelt gave the excuse that the Japanese Americans were so very hated by the (admittedly racist) White Population that they … Continue reading

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Trump wants to abolish Child Labor Laws (and public education)

t-Rump wants kids in the Coal Mines because they’re smaller, get into small spaces, and they don’t have a fully developed survival instinct, the same reason kids were put into Coal Mines and other hazardous jobs and the reason the … Continue reading

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Self-proclaimed sainthood and Bloody Ludlow.

It’s been my oft-told opinion that people who put their names on churches, schools, statues in the middle of an intersection when there’s a public park less than 20 feet away .are trying to bribe God to not send them … Continue reading

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What a huge crock of shit… Baby Killers beware, you’re being outed

There’s a ‘science’ channel show, a celebration of the ‘success’ of the Earth-Killers, “Modern Marvels” starring the Cowboys stadium in Arlington Texas.  They started out with “in 2009 the Dallas Cowboys decided it was time for a new home”. Bullshit … Continue reading

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Intellitech College still recruiting students for really crappy jobs

It’s how we know the economy doesn’t actually exist in any meaningful form. I might have written much the same thing 9 years ago when the Banks took us into a Great Recession or Massive Market Adjustment by buying debt, … Continue reading

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Repoopycans feel TrumpDon’tCare is dead in the water

Imagine that. Cut money out of actually getting the poorest a little help with health care, something which would conceivably get people up and ready to work again, maybe in the Killing Machine ‘defense’ industry or maybe poisoning everybody else’s … Continue reading

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Hello…. Exxon loses lawsuit (in banker court) asking 1.4 billion from Venezuela

Like the massive oil company slapdown almost a century ago, in the 20s and 30s, in Mexico. They, like Exxon in Venezuela, went so far as attempted coups and sometimes completed assassinations, backed by U.S. Banks and Goverment entities, like … Continue reading

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Olathe Copycat?

A Sikh man shot in a Seattle suburb, Kent, WA. The copycat used the same tag line as the Olathe shooter. The police say it’s unacceptable. Good for them if they mean it. Donald Trump who owns stock in the … Continue reading

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Attention Fossil Fuel Addicts/Fanatics

The Anti-Science club, you know who you are. Your masters in Houston and Washington have instructed to respond to issues with specific chants/mantras. And to defer the related issues of White Supremacy and taking away American Indian Sovereignty.  The claims … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday for the Prince of Peace

A short list of commercial suggestions for Christmas. War toys. Lots of them, GI Joe, toy guns, real guns, drones, War oriented video games, movies, those that don’t involve the direct murder that is the essence of war, stuff like … Continue reading

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Deportation and Ethnic Cleansing

That should be “deportation IS ethnic cleansing” and it shouldn’t even be on the agenda in “the land of the free” like the lying song says. Nay, verily. But it is. The part about deporting anybody who is awaiting citizenship … Continue reading

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The real reason for Father’s Day and it’s plenty messed up

December 6th 1907, a coal mine in Monongah West Virginia.    300 + miners killed. Explosion. Lots of widows and orphans. If you look for the origins of Father’s Day on google you get about three pages of purest crap about … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter 5280 hold Denver march in memory of Michael Brown

DENVER, COLORADO- A coalition of Colorado activists led by Black Lives Matter 5280 marched through the state capitol on Sunday to mark the one-year anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown by Ferguson police. Over two hundred marchers gathered at … Continue reading

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Where does the Drake coal emissions plume go when you’re not watching?

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO- We’ve seen the mapping of areas most vulnerable to the toxic emissions of Drake, our downtown coal plant. In particular we’ve learned that freezing temperatures mean that emissions aren’t dispersed according to best laid plans but instead … Continue reading

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Will Act of God close Drake coal plant?

[FULL TEXT OF LETTER SUBMITTED TO CS INDEPENDENT MAY 14] Two years ago Colorado Springs lost 346 homes to the Waldo Canyon fire which precipitated floods expected to haunt the westside and Manitou for years to come. The next year … Continue reading

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Fracking protest message at Denver 350 rally cuts through nebulous “Forward on Climate” theme

DENVER, COLORADO- Score another success for Colorado Fractivists who crashed this weekend’s climate rally with their unequivocal anti-fracking message. The February 17 event was intended to urge President Obama “Forward on Climate”, to borrow his most recent campaign vagarity, but … Continue reading

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Downtown Drake coal plant is not an eyesore, it hurts your heart and lungs

COLORADO SPRINGS- A downtown businessman’s quip about scenic postcards being marred by the prominently located Martin Drake COAL Power Plant gave local news patsies leeway to ignore community health risk complaints about the coal-fired facility in favor of the aesthetic.

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Chicago agrees to close two coal plants

What do you know, it worked!

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PICS: Colorado Springs coal plant poisons protesters who got too close

OCCUPIED COLORADO SPRINGS- We got up close to take pictures of the Drake coal-fired power plant. We wore gas masks without filters because the image was meant to be symbolic, but now we’re sick. Three hours, two days in a … Continue reading

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Close this poison cloud maker now!

OCCUPIED COLO. SPRINGS- Meet at Confluence Park on Friday 3PM. http://www.facebook.com/events/164143430357190/

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Colorado Springs Drake Power Plant

CLEAN COAL SPRINGS- Apparently it’s not the dirtiest coal-fired power plant in the country, defenders insist DRAKE is only half that dirty. That’s an interesting benchmark. Clean enough for horseshoes.

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CSU Drake coal plant situated in heart of Colorado Springs, for heart disease

Europe is closing the last of its coal-fired power plants, while America rebrands coal as clean. And Colorado Springs literally embraces its pollution-spewing Martin Drake Coal Plant. You can burn fossil fuels to warm the globe from anywhere, but for … Continue reading

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