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Contemporary confederacies of dunces now coalesce around very stable genius it seems..

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  1. about 5 hours ago on Michael Ramirez

    BTW – another coincidence! (even better than your coincidence article from the V. P. of the Media Bias / Fact Check failed FreedomWorks)

    —it turns out that the FIENDISH CLIMATE CHANGE GREMLINS got to NASA too!!

    and they got to the American Association for the Advancement of Science!!!

    and the American Chemical Society!!!!

    and the American Geophysical Union!!!!!!

    and the American Medical Association!!!!!!!

    and the American Meteorological Society!!!!!!!!

    and the American Physical Society!!!!!!!!!

    and the The Geological Society of America!!!!!!!!!!

    and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences!!!!!!!!!!!

    …oh the fiendish corruption of it all!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. about 6 hours ago on Michael Ramirez

    The DoD .pdf above is borked, the operable link is here:

  3. about 6 hours ago on Michael Ramirez

    Fortunately for scientists actual peer reviewed science does not work at all as you, um, attempt to describe..

    Researchers use data, which, owing to the nature of the time – space continuum, does in fact need to exist and therefore be in the “past” as you say, but then (fun fact) they actually make models based on said “data from the past” (it may help to read those words in a dramatic voice with lots of reverb (maybe flip the lights on and off too ;))

    Then (here’s the really neeto part) they make these things called predictions about the fuuuuture (reverb voice and flicky lights here too) and – get this – then other scientists test their predictions to guess what happens to their peer review prospects if their results are not independently verifiable / repeatable..?

    Bonus round : the science I work in is systems analysis, an area that is rapidly moving from information / operations systems to climate systems:

    The DOD uses such analysis:

    “To keep the nation secure, we must tackle the existential threat of climate change. The unprecedented scale of wildfires, floods, droughts, typhoons, and other extreme weather events of recent months and years have damaged our installations and bases, constrained force readiness and operations, and contributed to instability around the world.

    Climate change touches most of what this Department does, and this threat will continue to have worsening implications for U.S. national security.To meet this complex challenge, the Department of Defense (DoD) is integrating climate change considerations at all levels, including in our risk analyses, strategy development, planning, modeling, simulation, and war gaming."

  4. about 9 hours ago on Michael Ramirez

    Soooo all the peer reviewed science publications are all part of the biiiiigg gubernment corruption conspiracy….? Well thank you for pointing it out to me!!!

    Oooohhhh nooos!! Look!!! They musta got to Deloitte too!!! The fiends!!!

    “NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2022 — A new report released today from the Deloitte Economics Institute shows that the United States economy could gain $3 trillion if it rapidly decarbonizes over the next 50 years. This once-in-a-generation transformation could add nearly 1 million more jobs to the US economy by 2070, according to the report, “The Turning Point: A new economic climate in the United States.”

    “The Deloitte Economic Institute Turning Point report makes the case for another industrial revolution in the U.S.—one built on low-emissions growth—to avoid significant losses from the climate crisis and to create a more dynamic, prosperous economy for the U.S.,” said Alicia Rose, Deputy CEO for Deloitte US. “The analysis shows that the battle to slow climate change is not only an aspirational goal, but an economic imperative for the U.S.”

    If global warming reaches around 3°C toward the century’s end, Deloitte’s analysis indicates that economic damages would grow and compound, affecting every industry and region in the country. This would make it harder for people to live and work due to heat stress, rising sea levels, damaged infrastructure and reduced agricultural productivity. Deloitte’s analysis shows that insufficient action on climate change could cost the U.S. economy $14.5 trillion in the next 50 years. A loss of this scale is equivalent to nearly 4% of GDP or $1.5 trillion in 2070 alone. And over the next 50 years, nearly 900,000 jobs could disappear each year due to climate damage."

  5. about 11 hours ago on Michael Ramirez

    I admire your fortitude in replying to someone like Sovan here, but, looking at their replies to you, it is clear that they are not interested whatsoever in discussing the actual scientific findings on climate change. Rather, like the idiot savants of propaganda tossing snowballs in the Senate, they are only interested in making cheap bumper sticker level emotional appeals to whatever low information readers they can expose themselves to on a given forum.. Once they have flashed their flaccid (lack of) reasoning, they are off to the next emotional drive by..

    To paraphrase Shakespeare’s Macbeth on this virtual life “it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing”

  6. about 11 hours ago on Michael Ramirez

    I don’t think people like fl(a)pm(y)l(i)p(s) actually read the bible, rather, they give it a good thump to demonstrate vicarious authority (not unlike a chimp shaking a tree branch) and then launch into some extemporaneous BS in an old timey preacher voice of virtual virtue (as above) where equation of the vast preponderance of peer reviewed science with one of the most violent and vindictive flavors of monotheism counts as logic.. ..and where they literally refuse to acknowledge that dumping teratonnes of greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere could possibly affect their old white guy in the sky version of some vindictive Neolithic god’s (flat 5000 year old) “creation”..

    You would be better off trying to reason with a chimp.

  7. about 12 hours ago on Gary Markstein

    ..and your claim justifies the red carpet treatment for Orban by CPAC how?

  8. about 19 hours ago on Gary Markstein

    The resounding rethuglican primary defeat of Cheney jr just an hour after the polls closed – and the fact that less than a handful of them managed even a few hours of moral clarity after 1/6 before they saw the direction of the GQP tRump cult and jumped back on the crazy train should be enough, but even before the embarrassing antics post Mar-a-lardo warrant service, the repeated appearance of Orban at CPAC / RNC events tells all about the Rethuglican democracy death cult :

    “He has extolled the value of racial purity, is vehemently anti-immigration, has cultivated close ties with Russia’s Vladimir Putin and was a speaker at this week’s Conservative Political Action Conference, known as CPAC, in Dallas.

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, 59, is widely criticized around the world for systematically dismantling his country’s nascent democracy during his 12 years in power — but that hasn’t stopped him from emerging as a darling of many on the right in America."

  9. about 19 hours ago on Michael Ramirez

    .. and another question : what are we going to do about the industrial ranching and agriculture that has built a house of cards on cheap water in the southwest…?

    “The 17 states including and north of Texas, up along the Central Plains to North Dakota and west to California are vital to the U.S. agricultural sector, supporting nearly half of the nation’s $364 billion production by value. This includes 74% of beef cattle, responsible (in total) for 18% of U.S. agricultural production by value; 50% of dairy production, responsible (in total) for 11% of U.S. agricultural production by value, over 80% of wheat production by value and over 70% of vegetable, fruit and tree nut production by value. Drought conditions, which have persisted well into 2022, put production of these commodities at risk”

  10. 4 days ago on Lalo Alcaraz

    The “other ones”, and the overall ratio of crap to content across the broadcast / broadband spectrum from 99:1 on the remnants of OTATV, through 90:1 on cable to maybe 10:1 on the surveillance capitalist streaming services and, poor PBS finally reaching pledge drive : content parity, are the reasons why I use my smart TV as a dumb panel for my offline media collection and stream news and culture content directly from BBC, DW, France 24, NHK, etc to a 6.8 inch 5G OLED screen which never sees social media worse than our GC, and spends more and more time on Hacker News, Wikipedia editing and other more positive entertainment..