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‘IMPEACH PENCE FIRST’–a meme gone wrong?

A bit of background–eleven years ago, I found (and started wearing) an anti- Bush hat proclaiming IMPEACH CHENEY FIRST. The meme (we didn’t do ‘memes’ so much in 2005-06) was based on articles coming out of AfterDowningStreet, an activist organization that had uncovered and leaked internal memos indicating that Blair and Bush/Cheney were determined to attack Iraq […]

Climate Change Beyond the Climate Tipping Point

Originally posted on Kevin Hester:
It is imperative that people understand the exponential nature of where our climate catastrophe is and how it will quickly unravel. We were lied to about the ‘safety’ of a 2C temperature increase, when in fact 2C was always going to trigger a multitude of “Tipping points” that would ensure…

Another chart about ice loss

This is a follow up to an article I did when we still thought the US was going to elect someone as president who was venal but sane (as opposed to venal/batsh*t crazy). The article was brought to my attention by some other bloggers including Robert Scribbler and Robin Westenra, along with friends David Petraitis […]

Congrats to Obama and the DNC

This is brief–I was writing a long piece on the whole ‘fake news’ imbroglio and the word count was in the 2,500+ range so I’ve put it aside for the moment. This is a meme that covers things a tad more succinctly: Regardless of one’s politics, I think we all owe President Obama and Hillary […]

Turkey invades Syria

I like to think that I keep up with the news. But the morning news I get courtesy of MSM isn’t doing the trick anymore. If it weren’t for my friends in the Near Term Human Extinction movement, I wouldn’t have known about the deadly fires burning out of control in much of the American […]

7 Degrees C Global Warming in 1 Generation ?

Originally posted on Kevin Hester:
There are a body of scientists and researchers that have been warning that we have crossed a multitude of tipping points and have slipped into runaway abrupt climate change. Myself and Robin Westenra interviewed N.Z. climate scientist and Nobel Peace Prize winning IPCC panel member  Dr Jim Salinger in November…

A WWII style mobilization on climate (and other BS)

Among the many DNC platform planks forced on the Hillary Clinton campaign by the Bernie campaign was a forceful item on climate and fighting global warming:  We believe the United States must lead in forging a robust global solution to the climate crisis. We are committed to a national mobilization, and to leading a global […]