libresist, Author at Liberal Resistance

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Meet Mr. Styx

From the parody and comedy site Hard Drive: David Koch Still on Wrong Side of River Styx After Refusing to Pay One-Cent Ferry Tax The scary thing? It’s possible.

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Algae Farms Save Humanity (In NM)

So this is cool. Algae is one tough dogdamn plant. It isn’t big and showy, but it will grow just about anywhere and in pretty adverse conditions. Now, scientists (some in New Mexico, our home state) are making it a new source of food, and one which consumes CO2 and salt water at the same…

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Lasers Vs. Russia/China

Both Russia and China are fielding hypersonic missiles, which is scary given that it makes our ships, planes, and tanks into sitting ducks. But, there may be a bit of good news in the offing. Missiles can be hypersonic (i.e., fly faster than Mach 5), but nothing moves faster than light. Papa Einstein told us…

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David Koch Is Dead

From CommonDreams.org: After Life of Incalculable Harm, Billionaire Climate Denialist and Right-Wing Villain David Koch Dead at 79 Well, now… Don’t think we can top that headline. So, we’ll just leave it at that.

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Solar Power A Friend To Bees

Bee On White Flower

Here’s a cool story. It seems that solar power is bee-friendly. Solar power companies and individuals who just have their own solar panels are putting bee friendly plants around their collectors. The result is bee havens where the wee beasts can fly and collect food without fear of pesticides or other man-made threats. For more,…

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U.S. Losing Friends and Allies

What’s Trump’s effect on American power around the world? Highly negative. Check out this piece in Foreign Policy News: US lost important military allies in the Middle East , “Two major NATO allies, Germany and France, turned their backs on the United States. Berlin and Paris refused to form a coalition against Iran and send…

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Coal is soooo over…

From The Guardian: ‘Coal is over’: the miners rooting for the Green New Deal. “Appalachia’s main industry is dying and some workers are looking to a new economic promise after Trump’s proves empty” Eventually, lies and threats get you what you deserve. Even the most innocent sheep learns to see the wolf in wool, and…

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Turn Your Classic Car Into An Electric One

From the BBC: Around the world, a cottage industry is growing in converting classic cars into electric vehicles. Small firms are buying up old Nissan and Tesla parts and bolting them into Ferraris, Porsches and BMWs, making them cleaner, easier to maintain and even quicker.“ It is now officially time for oil companies to shit…

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Scaramucci Says He Was Oh, So, Very WRONG

Image Credit: Jdarsie11. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International In an op-ed in the Washington Post, former Trump insider Anthony Scaramucci says he was completely wrong to back the Orange One. He writes, “This isn’t a Road to Damascus moment; my concerns have been building publicly for a while. And I’m not seeking absolution. I…

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Minimum Wage Is Good Business

From Business Insider: NYC’s $15 minimum wage hasn’t brought the restaurant apocalypse — it’s helped them thrive You know how all the business pundits are always saying that the only perfect minimum wage is zero? Or else the economy will collapse? Well, guess what, doesn’t seem to work like that. Sorry, Ayn Rand. Better luck…

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