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  •  The comment was not written for 90% (2+ / 0-)
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    of the population. Since you apparently have done very little reading on the subject, there is at least 50 years to catch up. Here are some options. Two from today are full diaries expanding on the concept of my comment.

    Why Oppose Keystone XL? To those who think it's pointless

    Forward on Climate: The Ringwraiths of Despair

    The groups that have many diaries with many links on many subjects.

    Climate Hawks

    Climate Change SOS

    The best writer on societies that haven't changed: Jared Diamond

    I don't find your comment a constructive addition here. Please consider using the Is it True? Is it Kind? Is it Necessary? check before you hit Post. You know I live in CO (Denver metro), would you talk to me like that in person at a meet up? (We do have Kossacks in Boulder)

    Check the definition of pollyanna. If you got optimism from that comment, I was not trying to convey it. FYI, I have made comments regarding my past and present experiences with depression. There are plenty of diaries and comments by others here who also cope with it. Another good perspective for the tone of comments is 'be kinder than necessary', especially when you don't personally know the writer.

    "People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed; never throw out anyone. " Audrey Hepburn "A Beautiful Woman"

    by Ginny in CO on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 05:38:16 PM PST

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    •  I had 3 rec'ed diaries on Alberta tar sands (1+ / 0-)
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      FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

      by Roger Fox on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 07:40:01 PM PST

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      •  IF Rei is right, what choices do we make? (1+ / 0-)
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        Keystone and Vancouver would be my choice, Kitimat, absolutely not, First Nations have suffered enough, no more of this.

        We are the end users in modern industrialized dense idiotic USA, we should resist and make it as tough as possible, tax it more, fee it and employ lots of lawyers provided they spend their earnings here at home, heh, but pretty much I agree with Rei here, it's pretty much, 'pick the kitten you want, I'm gonna drown the rest.'

        This machine kills Fascists.

        by KenBee on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 01:10:37 AM PST

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