Category Archives: Environmentally Ill

Mount St. Helens remembered, 40 years later

Yesterday marks 40 years since that fateful day in 1980. Above is a documentary shot shortly thereafter, showing the volcanic eruption, its devastating aftermath, and some of the things irretrievably lost in it all. Most notably, 80-year old Harry Truman … Continue reading

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Bryan Adams has an un-rocking moment…

…and it’s killed all my nostalgic affection for him and his music, too: Let’s count the facepalms here, shall we: Okay, dude, here’s where you lost me: The moment you started to whine about having to cancel your LUCRATIVE concert … Continue reading

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Heroes for Today: A 10-year old shows adults the way on climate

And he’s doing it in Colombia, no less: Let’s hope those senators are listening!

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Amazon exec quits, vindicates striking workers

This is a must-see: And this is a must-read: May 1st was my last day as a VP and Distinguished Engineer at Amazon Web Services, after five years and five months of rewarding fun. I quit in dismay at Amazon … Continue reading

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Scientist debunks coronavirus conspiracy theories

Dr. Peter Daszak breaks down the known facts about COVID-19 and its wild origins. He also explains, clearly and simply, what to do to prevent disease outbreaks…which is something no wild-eyed conspiracy theorist (like Donnie, for one) can manage, because … Continue reading

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Are WE the virus?

I dunno. What do YOU say, Ash Sarkar? Ah. Aha. For all the dark jokes I may make about COVID-19 and all the stupid people who go out of their way to court it, this much is serious: No, this … Continue reading

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COVID-19: An opportunity for the Shock Doctrine — or its opponents?

Naomi Klein expands, briefly, on ideas from a book she wrote several years ago: I especially love how she takes a quote from far-right economist Milton Friedman (the author of the original Shock Doctrine, which Klein critically examined in her … Continue reading

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So THAT’s how they got the CN trains moving again.

This afternoon, one of the CN trains parked on the rails (there are three pairs of them, plus one set of CP tracks) behind my house finally departed for points east, after the blockade near the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory was … Continue reading

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Wile E’s grody pickle

This is just….EWWWWW. But I guess it’s entirely par for the course if you’re such a sickeningly insecure “alpha male” as our Suuuuuuper-Genius, whose pride and joy is his badly parked gas guzzler.

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Poopy.

Another day, another dump from Donnie. So what’s new? Yeah, that’s right. Donnie thinks the most pressing water problem is…a lack of water pressure due to too much environmental regulation? Never mind that nobody asked for this. Never mind that … Continue reading

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