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Shiloh

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  1. Shiloh

    The Tax Cut That Wasn't

    Amazon announces $11 billion in profits. Pay Zero in federal taxes.
  2. Shiloh

    Emergency Powers

    It's another power grab. Lisae's showing a normal concern for or insane President. CBS cut off broadcasting his last demented speech to show "The Price is Right" gameshow.
  3. The 500 page Senate report stated that the CIA HAD NO ACTIONABLE INTELLIGENCE FROM TORTURE. They killed and tortured innocent people for nothing. They tried to cover it up by falsley claiming credit for operations by other agencies.
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    Emergency Powers

    Four or five groups have filed lawsuits, including the state of California. Congress is acting to stop it
  5. Lying makes for bad policy.
  6. Having magical unicorns swoop in to save the city is as likely.
  7. This is the same fantasy thinking that justifies the War on Terror and other abuses.
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    Insect Apocalypse

    Yes. We can mitigate the destruction but it may require overturning the power structure.
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    Insect Apocalypse

    Butterflies, bees and native species are suffering from a massive die off. The majority of scientists predict a global apocalypse by 2100. OTOH, 2050 looks to be a mark of planetary degredation. We're already seeing massive storms, flooding, drought, and other destructive events. It's likely that our descendants will live in a world that may be very different.
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    Insect Apocalypse

    https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/insect-population-decline-extinction_us_5c611921e4b0f9e1b17f097d Insects Are Dying En Masse, Risking ‘Catastrophic’ Collapse Of Earth’s Ecosystems The insect apocalypse is indeed upon us, according to the first global scientific review of insect population decline. By Dominique Mos There have been warning signs for years about plummeting insect populations worldwide, but the extent of the potentially “catastrophic” crisis had not been well-understood — until now. The first global scientific review of insect population decline was published this week in the journal Biological Conservation and the findings are “shocking,” its authors said. More than 40 percent of insect species are dwindling globally and a third of species are endangered, concluded the peer-reviewed study, which analyzed 73 historical reports on insect population declines. Chillingly, the total mass of insects is falling by 2.5 percent annually, the review’s authors said. If the decline continues at this rate, insects could be wiped off the face of the Earth within a century. “It is very rapid. In 10 years you will have a quarter less, in 50 years only half left and in 100 years you will have none,” study co-author Francisco Sánchez-Bayo, an environmental biologist at the University of Sydney, Australia, told The Guardian. “If insect species losses cannot be halted, this will have catastrophic consequences for both the planet’s ecosystems and for the survival of mankind,” Sánchez-Bayo added. Scientists have warned that a human-caused sixth mass extinction is now underway on Earth. Vertebrate species, both on land and under the sea, are threatened at a global scale because of human activities. But according to the new review, the proportion of insects in decline is currently twice as high as that of vertebrates and the insect extinction rate is eight times faster than that of mammals, birds and reptiles. Insects play a profoundly important role in Earth’s ecosystems. They are a food source for many animals, are critical pollinators and recycle nutrients back into the soil. In a November New York Times report about a possible “insect apocalypse,” scientists were asked to imagine a world with no insects. They found “words like chaos, collapse, Armageddon,” the Times wrote. ”[One entomologist] describes a flowerless world with silent forests, a world of dung and old leaves and rotting carcasses accumulating in cities and roadsides, a world of ‘collapse or decay and erosion and loss that would spread through ecosystems.’” According to the new scientific review, habitat loss because of intensive agriculture is the top driver of insect population declines. The heavy use of pesticides, climate change and invasive species were also pinpointed as significant causes. “Unless we change our ways of producing food, insects as a whole will go down the path of extinction in a few decades,” the review’s co-authors wrote. “The repercussions this will have for the planet’s ecosystems are catastrophic to say the least.”
  11. Shiloh

    Trump tries his own Syria

    Trump looked into bombing Iran. Another front in the Middle East would be an even bigger loser for him so he may go after Venezuala to pump up all the idiot armchair warriors.
  12. Shiloh

    Trump tries his own Syria

    The USA doesn't have the right to interfere in Venezuala. I hope they fail.
  13. Shiloh

    Hillary 2020 indeed

    She lost to the worst candidate in history. Then she blamed everybody and insulted all the voters. I thought Trump was an egomaniac.
  14. Stone has a big Nixon face tattooed on his back. A very weird character. The House plans to release all testimony related to the investigation.
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    Longest Government Shutdown in History

    He's kicking the can down the road. Now that it's hitting airports with big delays closures, and cancelled flights he's hearing from angry donors. His press liar announced that "Trump doesn't really care about the wall" Seriously?
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