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by stevebrooks
Sat Dec 02, 2023 12:31 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: USA Far Right Watch
Replies: 24
Views: 757

Re: USA Far Right Watch

The house has passed the resolution to expel Santos, there will now be a special election for the district he was elected to, this is one to watch;

by stevebrooks
Sat Dec 02, 2023 2:05 am
Forum: Geek Speak - Tech Forum
Topic: Electric + Human-Powered Vehicles
Replies: 91
Views: 3059

Re: Electric + Human-Powered Vehicles

the only long term solution is to remove fossil fuels from the energy mix I think what's emerging is that that is not actually a long-term solution, because there is NO long-term solution, there is only a short-term solution. We either have shock therapy and immediately stop burning fossil fuels, o...
by stevebrooks
Fri Dec 01, 2023 8:51 pm
Forum: Geek Speak - Tech Forum
Topic: Electric + Human-Powered Vehicles
Replies: 91
Views: 3059

Re: Electric + Human-Powered Vehicles

I must confess that i have a degree of antipathy toward EVs. Putting aside the teslas, which produce in me a strange compulsion to crash into them, i just can't quite make it passed their greenwash. Of course they're better than combustion engines but they're still a disaster environmentally - elec...
by stevebrooks
Fri Dec 01, 2023 1:47 pm
Forum: Geek Speak - Tech Forum
Topic: Electric + Human-Powered Vehicles
Replies: 91
Views: 3059

Re: Electric + Human-Powered Vehicles

News from the US, the biggest impediment to EV sales isn't availability of charging stations, manufacturing cost or anything like that....what is it then? It's car dealers, they don't want to sell them! EV's take longer to sell than ICE cars, a lot of the time because the people selling them know no...
by stevebrooks
Thu Nov 30, 2023 7:54 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: USA Far Right Watch
Replies: 24
Views: 757

Re: USA Far Right Watch

A woman has appeared in front of a school board claiming that Ashton Scholastic books sent her on a wild porn addiction when she was eleven and should therefore be banned from schools. The school board agreed and decided to remove Ashton Scholastic and instead use SkyTree Book Fairs, a competing com...
by stevebrooks
Wed Nov 29, 2023 11:39 pm
Forum: Science, Logic and Reason
Topic: Alternative Electricity Generation Sources
Replies: 8
Views: 1444

Re: Alternative Electricity Generation Sources

A little bit of reproof for the whatabouters. rickirobin@alaskan.social Erica Watson @rickirobin@alaskan.social "But there's a problem with the bird argument. It fails to put the number of birds killed by wind turbines in context. Given that wind energy is an alternative to fossil fuel energy,...
by stevebrooks
Wed Nov 29, 2023 11:32 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 121
Views: 11956

Re: Donald Trump

Oh look, students for Trump! Driving the news: According to the magistrate's order, Fournier, 27, was arrested in Johnston County last Tuesday and accused of assaulting the woman, identified as his girlfriend, "grabbing her right arm and striking her in the forehead" with a handgun. He was...
by stevebrooks
Tue Nov 28, 2023 8:49 pm
Forum: News and Current Affairs
Topic: What is Elon Musk up to now..
Replies: 154
Views: 48493

Re: What is Elon Musk up to now..

Looks like he has also been getting into the car UI as well, the engineers need to tell him to fuck off, check this out; The most prominent changes surround a new steering wheel that deletes conventional stalks for the indicators, windscreen wipers, transmission and cruise control. Those features mo...
by stevebrooks
Tue Nov 28, 2023 8:40 pm
Forum: News and Current Affairs
Topic: Climate Change
Replies: 215
Views: 16531

Re: Climate Change

Some serious penalties need to be meted out to environmental vandals as well, cutting down trees illegally to give them views, they need to be charged, possibly imprisoned and fined, and then made to pay for the replacement of the trees with mature trees, there's simply to much of this going on; htt...