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  1. Thanatos

    John Fox: Bears Had Worst Off Season in NFL

    Not unless he has something personal against the Bears, to my knowledge he's never gone after Carolina.
  2. Thanatos

    Trump Regime thread.

    Bjorn going back and hitting one of my other posts made me realize I forgot something I've been meaning to post. I am super frustrated that the Democrats absolutely refuse to do a post-mortem on 2016. It seems like any time anyone dares criticize Hillary from the left, the Dems jump to her defense. Their analysis has basically been "these people were racist" full stop. That's how you lose again in 2020 if you refuse to even consider your campaign to have been run poorly and for what reasons that happened.
  3. Thanatos

    Trump Regime thread.

    I haven't heard anything about the natural gas power plant, but that's fantastic news! Yes we need more of this. We need more funding to research grants looking into clean energy, because you're right it doesn't happen overnight. Cut some of our ridiculous military budget that we use to invade other countries for no reason and put it into something that will prevent our grandchildren from inheriting a world that is beyond repair. Hell at this point it may be our kids. I have to disagree with you on cutting emissions. That's absolutely the solution. Big businesses may not want to do so because it cuts into their profit margin. Tough cookies. This is a global threat at this point, if we have to enforce some sort of graduated penalty for ignoring carbon emissions, so be it. You continue to point out singular examples, and I grant you the government is far from perfect, but there is only one entity who can get businesses in the US to cap carbon emissions, and that's the government. That's why we sorely need people who will enforce what needs to be done in Washington. And history shows that the vast majority of those people are Democrats, (not that the vast majority of Democrats are those people, to be perfectly clear here: the Dems have plenty of people that are against this or only pay lip service to it). The GOP has sided against policies that would at least slow down climate change over and over again- and that is because at least half their base- being very generous here- doesn't think climate change is real. The GOP reps- nearly all of them- do not care about the long-term future of the planet, they only care about getting votes. Now there are plenty of Dems who also care about getting votes over helping the planet, but at least their way of doing so is by passing legislation that will help the planet. I 100% agree with you on nuclear power. We need more nuclear power. Chernobyl is a worst-case disaster caused by massive oversight and shortcuts. Three Mile Island was the worst that happened here, and all the failsafes worked fine, but its got it into the public's head that nuclear power is extraordinarily dangerous. And certainly, worst-case scenario, its far more dangerous than a regular power plant, but regulated properly and run properly, it would be a huge step towards fixing the problem. By "we" in this case, I mean the left, btw. I personally think the best thing that can be done for this issue is to vote people into office who will do something about it- or run for office yourself. I am doing everything I can to turn people onto Tulsi Gabbard. I have contacted her campaign directly asking them to come to Louisville and got a response back from her personally that she was absolutely interested in coming back again. I'm not interesting in debating the existence of climate change. As I said, there is no debate any longer between scientists on this issue.
  4. Thanatos

    Trump Regime thread.

    This is just false. We've said how to fix it, the "other side" just says they wont do it or that it cant be done. Also there is really no debate. If you still doubt climate change and man's effect on it at this point you certainly aren't coming at the "debate" from a scientific footing. This is a crisis at this point and we are still treating it like an inconvenience. Barring the human race blowing each other to smithereens, there is no greater threat to humanity than climate change.
  5. Thanatos

    '18-'19 NBA Season Thread

    Curry is in fact 0-9 on lead-changing shots in the final two minutes of playoff games.
  6. Thanatos

    Trump Regime thread.

    Your post was the first I'd heard of it, tbh. Just because some people like to exaggerate doesn't mean climate change isn't real and isn't a real threat. And who knows, with the accelerating timetable we keep getting, it may even be by 2050 that we're screwed. We're going to sit here and bicker and argue about how we can't afford changes to fix the system and fuck our kids/grandkids over so much that they won't be able to fix it. I do love the GOP's latest line of attack, which I believe is something like: all the scientists in the world are in on a giant plot to make money by coming up with climate change models that are either A) are being supported by everyone even though they know they are outlandish/outright false or B) they're all stupid and only the ones hired by big oil know what they're talking about. Like we can sit here and argue the two parties are the same, but there is a clear general truth here.
  7. Thanatos

    Trump Regime thread.

    1) Not all studies are created equal. You are comparing a single dude's work with one other guy endorsing it to the overwhelming majority of experts in the field that say we still have time. 2) The two scientists that did this study said it was an absolute worst case scenario based on their own models and that human civilization *could* be wiped out by 2050, not that it will be. Note that even in that model they are not taking about temperature except insofar as it drives massive migration, which then leads to the end of human civilization. They aren't saying climate change will be responsible, merely that its the catalyst that starts the whole thing. So no, you can give that study weight without assuming its absolute worst case scenario that they said had a possibility of happening is certain of happening, not sure where we even got that sensationalist headline.
  8. Thanatos

    Trump Regime thread.

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/climate-change-breakdown-arctic-frost-thawing-canada-environment-a8959056.html Tl;dr: The Artic permafrost north of Canada is melting, a scenario that climate scientists did not expect to occur until 2090. We are 70 years ahead of schedule on the previous models. The potential temperature rise is now all the way up to 8-10 degrees Celsius. This would be absolutely devastating to basically everything on the planet. It's a feedback loop at this point, as the gases trapped under the ice are going to accelerate the warming even further. I am no longer sure we can stop it. What I am sure of is that we have absolutely no damn chance if we don't even try and act like its not a problem. Any politician that is in the pocket of big oil needs to go ASAP.
  9. Thanatos

    What Game Are You Currently Playing?

    https://i.imgur.com/2wCMGWA.gifv https://imgur.com/gallery/KiGCU6E This game looks fantastic. You fight on board ships in space, defending a capital ship, and then launch from your fighter ship to board the enemy capital ship once you've taken its shields down and take it over from the inside while simultaneously defending your own capital ship from enemy boarders.
  10. Thanatos

    Jon Stewart's Speech to Congress

    The House passed it unanimously. Let's see what Mitch does.
  11. Thanatos

    Jon Stewart's Speech to Congress

    I will say the blame for this *still* being an issue is squarely on the shoulders of Mitch McConnell. It was going to pass in 2015 and then Mitch blocked it because he couldn't attach a rider to it. Shame on everyone for it being an issue even that long, but Mitch is largely responsible for the past three years of stalling.
  12. This is not- or at least should not- be a partisan issue. Powerful speech.
  13. Thanatos

    Today Is My Birthday!

    Happy Birthday blots!
  14. Thanatos

    What Game Are You Currently Playing?

    I don't think there's been a company as fast to fall as Bethesda. EA has been bad for a long time nothing they do surprises me any more. Bethesda just went straight off the deep end.
  15. Thanatos

    What Game Are You Currently Playing?

    "How can we possibly make CP2077 any cooler? Let's add Keanu Reeves."
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