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 on: May 31, 2019, 12:25:54 pm 
Started by Luck - Last post by Luck
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Algorithm similar to those used by Netflix and Spotify to recommend content allegedly predicts lethal heart attacks with 90% accuracy
https://www.sott.net/article/413041-Algorithm-similar-to-those-used-by-Netflix-and-Spotify-to-recommend-content-allegedly-predicts-lethal-heart-attacks-with-90-accuracy

Chinese researchers unveil LED-activated 'bioglue' that seals gushing wounds within seconds
https://www.sott.net/article/413092-Chinese-researchers-unveil-LED-activated-bioglue-that-seals-gushing-wounds-within-seconds

Lasers aim to replace scalpels in cutting-edge biopsy technique
https://phys.org/news/2019-05-lasers-aim-scalpels-cutting-edge-biopsy.html

You can grow new brain cells. Here's how
https://youtu.be/B_tjKYvEziI

'Seeing' clearer and deeper into live organs
https://phys.org/news/2019-05-clearer-deeper.html

New approach captures detailed mid-infrared images for medical diagnostics
https://phys.org/news/2019-05-approach-captures-mid-infrared-images-medical.html

Coca-Cola had 'substantial say' on obesity research it sponsored at USC, report finds
https://www.sott.net/article/413168-Coca-Cola-had-substantial-say-on-obesity-research-it-sponsored-at-USC-report-finds

Air pollution may damage 'every organ in the body'
https://www.sott.net/article/413273-Take-a-deep-breath-air-pollution-may-damage-every-organ-in-the-body

AUDIO: The Dangers of 5G & WiFi
https://www.sott.net/article/413338-Objective-Health-15-The-Dangers-of-5G-WiFi-With-Scott-Ogrin-of-Scotties-Tech-Info

Belgian legal opinion declares imposition of vegan diets on children is unethical; may lead to changes in law
https://www.sott.net/article/413412-Child-endangerment-Belgian-legal-opinion-declares-imposition-of-vegan-diets-on-children-is-unethical-may-lead-to-changes-in-law

Study shows CBD reduces cravings and anxiety in recovering heroin abusers
https://www.sott.net/article/413494-Study-shows-CBD-reduces-cravings-and-anxiety-in-recovering-heroin-abusers

Hundreds of respected scientists sound alarm about health effects of 5G networks going up nationwide
https://www.sott.net/article/413558-5G-danger-Hundreds-of-respected-scientists-sound-alarm-about-health-effects-of-5G-networks-going-up-nationwide

WORLD'S FIRST REGIONAL EMF SOLUTION
https://biogeometryeurope.com/

New study links Roundup weed killer to liver damage
https://www.sott.net/article/413813-New-study-links-Roundup-weed-killer-to-liver-damage

Those 'healthy' plant-based protein smoothies are full of glyphosate
https://www.sott.net/article/413862-Those-healthy-plant-based-protein-smoothies-are-full-of-glyphosate-and-that-includes-the-organics

'My vegan diet brought on early menopause'
https://www.sott.net/article/413896-Poster-girl-for-the-meat-free-revolution-Virpi-Mikkonen-My-vegan-diet-brought-on-early-menopause

Sleeping Pills Get Black Box Warning Following Accidental Deaths
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/newsletter-archive/2019/05/16.aspx

The Secret Ingredients in a Nonorganic Diet Harm You [It's Glyphosate; this woman switched to Organic food and saw dramatic results within weeks]
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/newsletter-archive/2019/05/18.aspx

Why Glucose and Glutamine Restrictions Are Essential in the Treatment of Cancer
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/newsletter-archive/2019/05/19.aspx

Why Calcium Propionate, a manufactured food additive, Is Strongly Linked to Diabetes and Autism
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/newsletter-archive/2019/05/22.aspx

Harmful Effects of Fluoride Continue to Mount
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/newsletter-archive/2019/05/21.aspx

Connecting the Dots — A Statement Opposing Fluoride
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/newsletter-archive/2019/05/23.aspx

Short Film Reveals the Lunacy of Water Fluoridation
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/newsletter-archive/2019/05/25.aspx

Updates on the Lawsuit Against the EPA to Stop Water Fluoridation
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/newsletter-archive/2019/05/26.aspx

Glyphosate contamination is rampant in organic plant-based protein supplements
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/newsletter-archive/2019/05/27.aspx

Glyphosate Is Causing Fatty Liver Disease
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/newsletter-archive/2019/05/28.aspx

Why Chemical Safety Studies Cannot Be Trusted
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/newsletter-archive/2019/05/29.aspx

 42 
 on: May 31, 2019, 11:25:58 am 
Started by Luck - Last post by Luck
Steve, you can try to self-govern yourself, but I expect it'll be more effective as groups try to do it, instead of just individuals.

I just read lately that a major global event about 2300 BC caused a temperature drop of 2 or 3 degrees Centigrade. It also destroyed a large part of the Eastern hemisphere civilization by fire, i.e. many human settlements are found at that level to be thick layers of ashes. And many peoples migrated to new locations because the climate changed and became less hospitable where they had lived. In the Eastern hemisphere the climate generally got worse, while in the Western it got better mostly. The Sahara and the Middle East got very dry at that time. Moe Mandelkehr wrote a few books about all that. He concluded that the Taurid meteor stream likely had a large comet or bodies that hit Earth and produced high atmospheric dust that lowered the albedo and the average temperature. So the warming we had from the 1930s till about 2000 was only returning us toward the better climates that were experienced before 2300 BC. When global temperatures fall, the ocean levels fall, which allows settlement of more land at low altitudes. When temperature rises, sea levels rise, but ice sheets retreat allowing settlement at higher latitudes. The alarmists probably don't want to hear about such climate history.

Ray Archuleta, Alan Savory and others have been learning and teaching how to improve soil fertility and reduce desertification, so their findings can help humanity to improve climate even if astronomical catastrophes befall the Earth again. But it would be preferable to develop tech that can prevent such catastrophes in the future. Right?




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 on: May 31, 2019, 11:01:54 am 
Started by Luck - Last post by Luck
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Homeschooling in the Philippines: Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.filipinohomeschooler.com/homeschooling-in-the-philippines-frequently-asked-questions/

Books For Successful Homeschooling
https://www.castleviewacademy.com/books-successful-homeschooling/

Stop Stigmatizing Homeschooled Kids
https://www.scarymommy.com/stop-stigmatizing-homeschooled-kids/

Unschooling and Socialization Again & Again & Again
http://copaseticflow.blogspot.com/2019/05/homeschooling-and-socialization-again.html

"hey! teacher! leave those kids alone"
https://talktoyourselfoutloud.blogspot.com/

Love Against the Machine: The Enormous Joy of Discovering that Unschooling Works
https://rickshawunschooling.blogspot.com/2019/05/love-against-machine-enormous-joy-of.html

Musings of a night owl reference librarian . . .
https://thenocturnallibrarian.com/2019/05/24/open-beyond-the-campus/

Let Kids Learn What They Want
https://copaseticflow.blogspot.com/2019/05/let-kids-learn-what-they-want.html

New book: Read Yourself an Education, Vol. 1
http://stevenandersonfamily.blogspot.com/2019/05/new-book-read-yourself-education-vol-1.html

How Summer Learning Can Make Your Entire School Year Better
https://simplehomeschool.net/summerlearning/

Why should you homeschool year round?
https://www.thedomesticgeekblog.com/homeschool-year-round/


RESOURCES

Self-Directed Education
https://www.self-directed.org

Peer Unschooling Network
https://peerunschooling.net/

Self-Directed Learning
http://choices4learning.com/home-based-learning/self-directed-learning/

 44 
 on: May 30, 2019, 09:20:01 pm 
Started by Dreepa - Last post by Russell Kanning
Well 1st .... the FSP is not in charge of that group

I agree that this forum has less privacy violating going on, but I guess some other people prefer fb.

I think the owner of that group doesn't visit here very often.

 45 
 on: May 30, 2019, 02:06:12 pm 
Started by SteveA - Last post by SteveA
Here's a video (mostly audio) regarding combining ideas from permaculture (a preference toward allowing agriculture to be supported naturally instead of trying to force nature into boxes) with agorism (possibly technically illegal but generally useful, desirable and socially beneficial actions)

The term "Permagora" was coined for this (Caution: most anytime such subjects are considered limited to being iconizable, verbalized or believed to be entirely logically comprehended by such symbols, there's almost certainly at least a few, and likely many, nuances and subtleties lost in translation - in other words, trying to place them into boxes removes the magic.  Whatever value such magic might provide is yours to determine.  A related concept is that anything ultimately infinite will never fit within a finite box and occasionally "life happens" is unavoidable and sometimes even desirable)

I personally believe there are people who've become desparate enough that they simply can't survive or afford to follow whatever laws they may believe exist.  Any real laws that exists do not even need be discussed - they simply exist, (almost) irregardless of discussion.  Most conversions simply provide entertainment value and don't provide much of any enduring value or meaning beyond the moment.

Permaculture and Agorism ("Permagora")
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=litEz_rLH6w

Ok, wait, I seriously don't want to present everything  in such a negative light.  Here' s something more positive and inspirational :)

Geoff Lawton - Greening the Desert
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xcZS7arcgk

There are a LOT of possibilities.  I'm beginning to think it's less a matter of IF these things can be fixed but more a matter of, assuming we DO have some large changes then WHAT should those be like ... that's an extremely interesting question.  I remember vaguely hearing someone say that it's easier to dream up 1000 hells than it is to dream up one heaven ... *** hmmmm ***

 46 
 on: May 30, 2019, 11:05:21 am 
Started by Dreepa - Last post by motorious719
I WILL NOT join that platform just to look for jobs...  I thought being Libertarian meant the belief in the philosophy of self ownership and privacy falls into that categorically IMO.  Using a known privacy violating platform such as Fakebook is bad optics for FSP and I would strongly urge the discontinued use of it immediately for everyone.

Why not just post job openings into this forum exclusively?

 47 
 on: May 28, 2019, 12:46:00 pm 
Started by Luck - Last post by SteveA
Hi again, Luck.

I began typing a larger post but I'll try to keep it short instead.

Instead of focusing on the political game, I've been moving toward being more independent and shifting what my time, attention, resouces and energy supports toward things more immediately important to myself.  I can't say I've gotten nothing from basically being a "nice guy" but the return on investment hasn't been great and I've gotten tired of doing my part to support the rat race.  It's hard to build something enjoyable and stable for the future when the rules keep changing.

I order to skip past a lot challenges, I've been focusing more on being self reliant and need less and less of "the system" to get by.  Also, after bumping in to a few people who've been willing to stoop pretty low in trying to get what they've wanted I've realized there are times when it's appropriate for a bit more hardball approach, especially when reality puts you between a rock and hard place - in those cases there's really no choice, but there's also nothing (else) to lose, and though it can be rather sad and humbling on one hand, it can also be very liberating.  If life has consequences no matter you do, then the flip side is that everything opens up as an option and it's more a matter of weighing those options than being restricted to having few or none.

On the CO2/Global Warming hype:

1) I was beginning to compute what the average temperature would be if 100% solar radiation (about 1000 watts per square meter) was absorbed and it was continually reradiated as largely infrared radiation into space by blackbody radiation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-body_radiation - that's how parabolic heaters work, but I found someone else had already done that computation and the result was an average of 55 degs fahrenheit, which seems pretty close to what we have - it's colder at night and at the poles, but much hotter toward the equator and at day time.

In fact, I just had the thought that the temperature underground would be better representative of the average and CHECK THIS OUT!  :D

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There are often talks of ground temperature being a constant 55F at 6ft or so.

Reference https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/temperature-for-3-or-4ft-underground.826193/

It's practically sad to consider how much time, energy, resources, concern etc. have be wasted on the CO2 subject.

I actually think the smog reduction and clean air pressures are what caused some of drought in California and increased snow and hailstorms elsewhere.  I'm not saying the reduction in air pollution is bad but when cars and factories were changed to burn emissions more cleanly, this resulted in less soot and ash, which is largely carbon being burned as well.  When carbon is burned it becomes carbon dioxide (CO2) - no biggy, the plants love it (Global greening ;) https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/carbon-dioxide-fertilization-greening-earth/ - in fact most the other emissions regard nitrogen, phosphorus and organics which are all used in fertilizers, so pants don't have a problem).

One concern though is that burning those fuels with catalysts and at unnaturally high temperatures converts it to gases with little soot or ash like fires naturally produce.  This reduces the ability for water vapor to condense into raindrops
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It is important to note that particulate matter (very tiny particles made up of dust, soot and salt) play a very important role in the formation of water droplets. They serve as a nucleus around which the water will settle.https://www.eschooltoday.com/water-cycle/what-is-precipitation.html

CO2, nitrous oxides etc. are gases that are soluable in water, including water vapor and most natural fires produce smoke or soot which allows that water vapor to condense into rain, which returns those gases to the earth and thus tending to limit the quantity if those gases in the atmosphere.  I don't think there's really much of a problem but if taken to extremes - we got rid of most all dust/soot/carbon/ash etc. and required fires to burn cleanly etc. then we'd (ironically? or is it just something about government being predictable?) end up with little of any rain and the density of those gases increasing over time.  I seriously have wondered in the focus from carbon dioxied to carbon itself was intentional (considering how the failing global warming debate quickly switched to climate change instead, I wouldn't be surprised).

Also note that when "acid rain" is referenced, these would be a combination of largely carbonic acid (basically very diluted soda water) as well as phosphoric acid (which interestingly enough is also added to sodas to give the coke flavor!)  and nitric acid, which could be more of a concern but nitrogen is not normally very chemically reactive and many plants aren't able to extract much nitrogen from the atmosphere and rely upon other sources of nitrogen to survive https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/nitrogen-nodules-and-nitrogen-fixing-plants.htm otherwise fields can go fallow for years until nitrogen levels (as well as likely other elements becoming slowly available due to erosion or slowly deposited by rainfall).

I remember telling some people at work these ideas and a few weeks later there was a large brushfire near there.  I was thinking that if the ideas were true we should see a lot clouds in the area soon or get some rain.  The next day I came into work and there were flood warnings with the air smelling like a forest after a fresh rainfall.  I mentioned it to a coworker and he said he'd already been thinking the same thing.  There was another larger fire some months later and though it didn't rain it was interesting to see the brown smoke from the fire rise and slowly change into grey and white clouds.  I did some searching on the net and found quite a few similar observations though usually phrased in a more negative way like "mountains near cities have less snowfall." (with the unspoken comment that it would instead rain more at lower altitudes with less humidity remaining to freeze as hail or snow elsewhere) or "clouds form downwind of cities" (makes sense).

Cloudseeding is a related subject.  Also, the subject of chem or contrails is related because if the're fewer particles in the atmosphere for water vapor to condense, the humidity would increase and cause the atmosphere to be closer to its condensation point (Cloud chambers are a related subject https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_chamber) and any disturbances or exhaust emissions would be more likely to cause condensation and have the trails persist for longer.  (Also, with increased humidity, even without increased temperatures it could feel warmer ;))

In California we used to have a thriving agricultural industry (anyone remember California oranges ... seems like a thing of the past now) but with less rainfall and likely a reduction in soil fertilization.  Another issue could be that with mass irrigation and transportation a lot of minerals, including rarer elements (boron, selenium and such - take a look at the ingredients in Miracle Grow ) are extarcted by growth locally and then transported, likely to a coastal city and the flushed into the ocean whereas prior to that those same resources would have been continually "recycled" locally by nature. 

An interesting side idea is that rain will continually leech soluable materials from the ground as well as erode other materials into the ocean.  The ocean is actually a great source of many minerals and some people have used ocean water or seaweed as fertilizers.  Some plants can grow in highly saline environments (barley and potatoes).  Some plants are even capable of semi encapsulating salts making them chemically inert and effectively performing desalinization.  It could be interesting to discover a bit of value to sort of "returning" some of the ocean back to the mountains.

Well, once again I failed to make this short and not ramble.  If you made it this far, mucho congrats man!   ;D

Once again, these are just some more ideas to kick around.  Have fun.

 48 
 on: May 27, 2019, 09:02:00 am 
Started by Luck - Last post by Luck
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BIZ & ECONOMICS (Statist News below)

How you can change the world with just two words: END FICA
https://mythfighter.com/2019/05/20/how-you-can-change-the-world-with-just-two-words/

How we can prevent recessions and depressions
https://mythfighter.com/2019/05/25/how-we-can-prevent-recessions-and-depressions/

The Wealth Detective Who Finds the Hidden Money of the Super Rich
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-05-23/the-wealth-detective-who-finds-the-hidden-money-of-the-super-rich

U.S Manufacturing SLUMPS To 9 Year Low In May
https://www.shtfplan.com/headline-news/u-s-manufacturing-slumps-to-9-year-low-in-may_05242019

Three Reasons Flawed Capitalism Is Still Better Than Perfect Socialism
https://www.thedailybell.com/all-articles/news-analysis/three-reasons-flawed-capitalism-is-still-better-than-perfect-socialism/


POLITICS & Statist News

UK Police Escort Armed Masked Muslims On Their Way To Attack Women And Children
https://www.libertariannews.org/2019/05/20/uk-police-escort-armed-masked-muslims-on-their-way-to-attack-women-and-children/

Canadian Government Goes Full 1984 – Creates Approved News List
https://www.libertariannews.org/2019/05/17/canadian-government-goes-full-1984-creates-approved-news-list/

Florida Creates Law Obligating School Administrators To Punish Students Who Deny The Phony Holocaust
https://www.libertariannews.org/2019/05/15/florida-creates-law-obligating-school-administrators-to-punish-students-who-deny-the-holocaust/

'Revolution' in Poland as nation confronts church pedophiles
https://tracking.feedpress.it/link/20202/11396515

Toxoplasmosis: A Manipulative Foodborne Brain Parasite
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3yNPBHR1Z8

Trump To Declassify “Bucket 5” Russiagate Docs
https://www.shtfplan.com/headline-news/no-wonder-obama-intel-chiefs-panicking-trump-to-declassify-bucket-5-russiagate-docs_05232019

The Militarization of America’s Police: A Brief History
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ActivistPost/~3/ZslWFUqIW-E/the-militarization-of-americas-police-a-brief-history.html

Another Congressman Asking FCC for Proof That 5G is Biologically Safe. Have Any of Yours?
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ActivistPost/~3/0gozZXdQoUQ/another-congressman-asking-fcc-for-proof-that-5g-is-biologically-safe-have-any-of-yours.html

5G, or “5th Generation,” wireless: Amplified EMFs Coming to Your Neighborhood Soon
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2018/04/03/5th-generation-wireless-network.aspx

Closed border = small government and more freedom for citizens
https://www.reddit.com/r/Libertarian/comments/btl9cz/closed_border_small_government_and_more_freedom/

Tulsi Gabbard Talks to Tucker Carlson on Syria False Flags: She Warns of Possible War With Iran
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TargetLiberty/~3/94mC7EMKTv0/tulsi-gabbard-talks-to-tucker-carlson.html

Over a Dozen Children Come Forward, Exposing Network of Pedophile Cops Abusing Them for Years
https://thefreethoughtproject.com/children-come-forward-cops-sexually-abuse/

Cops Open Door to Home, Don’t ID Themselves, Kill Innocent Unarmed Teen and a Dog
https://thefreethoughtproject.com/innocent-teen-killed-by-police/

Cop Caught on Video Harassing, Fining Flood Victims for Trying to Help Each Other
https://thefreethoughtproject.com/video-shows-cop-harassing-fining-flood-victims-for-trying-to-help-each-other/

Police Found Complicit in Conspiracy to Cover Up Massive Child Sex Ring in Catholic Church
https://thefreethoughtproject.com/police-involved-in-conspiracy-to-cover-up-child-abuse-church/

Video Shows Cops Respond to Hostage Situation by Killing the Hostage—No One Fired
https://thefreethoughtproject.com/cops-shoot-hostage-face-discipline/

Shielding the World From US Chaos
https://www.lewrockwell.com/2019/05/no_author/shielding-the-world-from-us-chaos-is-no-easy-task/

The Perils of Modern Medicine
https://www.lewrockwell.com/2019/05/bill-sardi/the-perils-of-modern-medicine/

White House Bypasses Congress, Sends More Troops and Weapons to Middle East To Counter Iran
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/reason/HitandRun/~3/fOMJRiWnJDQ/

The Inside Story of How Denver Decriminalized Magic Mushrooms
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/reason/HitandRun/~3/yixdUjeF8Rg/

North Dakota's Food Freedom Law boon to indie cooks and farmers, irritant to regulatory busybodies
https://reason.com/2019/05/25/north-dakotas-food-freedom-law-dodges-another-bullet/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reason%2FHitandRun+%28Reason+Online+-+Hit+%26+Run+Blog%29

Which U.S. States Have The Worst Roads?
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-05-26/which-us-states-have-worst-roads?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+zerohedge%2Ffeed+%28zero+hedge+-+on+a+long+enough+timeline%2C+the+survival+rate+for+everyone+drops+to+zero%29

How Washington Has Become A Warmonger's Paradise
https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-05-26/how-washington-has-become-warmongers-paradise?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+zerohedge%2Ffeed+%28zero+hedge+-+on+a+long+enough+timeline%2C+the+survival+rate+for+everyone+drops+to+zero%29

Yair Netanyahu, son of Israeli Prime Minister, calls for Muslims to attack Europe and reclaim Spain's North African exclaves
https://i.imgtc.ws/JDY99hP.png

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists
https://nypost.com/2019/05/25/jpmorgan-chase-accused-of-purging-accounts-of-conservative-activists/?noworldorder

I Can't Fucking Stand Nose Rings
https://voat.co/v/whatever/3242932

BBC already blaming "online misinformation" and MEMES for anti-EU parties doing well in European elections
http://archive.is/msQce

SOLAR GENERAL: Most Controversial, Censored and Forbidden Web Site in the World [so it claims]
http://solargeneral.org/library

 49 
 on: May 27, 2019, 06:41:22 am 
Started by Luck - Last post by Luck
TJ, global warming isn't caused by CO2. It's only fake science that says it is. Too many people believe all the pretend science in the media and the miseducation system. There needs to be more awareness of the fraud, which I try to help with. If people knew more about past global cataclysms caused by asteroid impacts etc, which caused the ice age a few thousand years ago, they could realize that the warming trend since then has only been a result of the Earth returning to its natural temperature. Sea levels have been slowly rising for thousands of years as temperatures have been returning to normal (thanks to things like more sunshine reaching more of the surface as upper atmospheric dust has gradually settled out). Learning about the Younger Dryas impacts would help a lot to bring such awareness.

 50 
 on: May 27, 2019, 06:34:48 am 
Started by Luck - Last post by Luck
Thanks, Steve. For some reason Free Staters don't seem to be interested in local sovereignty much. They want to reform state government, but not local. Hopefully something will come along to get more of them interested. Like there's been talk of Free Town projects, but that doesn't seem to be going anywhere the way the liberals are with local environmentalism etc. I'm afraid the dummy liberals will try to start calling CO2 a pollutant and try to make laws against that. Global Warming has nothing to do with CO2. I'm a liberal libertarian myself.

Are you interested in working to improve local ordinances? That's what sovereignty means.

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