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More disruption from unstable renewable energy

Renewable energy sources are unreliable because the output is variable and unpredictable. They also require massive subsidies to underwrite installation and production. Here are a few articles I’ve noted that describe the economic and environmental damage from unreliables. 805 more words

Energy

Ongoing deterioration in the Venezuelan economy - 4

One old joke and two new ones:

  • What did socialists use before candles? Electricity.
  • Before tree leaves? Toilet paper.
  • Before the telegraph? Telephone and email.
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Economics

The Taliban Makes Two Unintentional Puns In Their Propaganda

As has been discussed before on Thought Front, the Taliban actually has a website out in the open. (Both Thought Front and the Taliban use WordPress.) The propaganda outfit has enough brain trust behind it that they are able to have their statements written in English, Arabic, Urdu, and Afghanistan’s two official languages, Pashto and Dari. 329 more words

Can Anybody Hear Me?

I  originally posted this on my other blog, Watch and Whirl. It is about much more than you can see here.  Some people have to live in an unwelcoming society. 57 more words

Sonni Quick Piano Music

Banh Mi Me A Buzz

      On the first day dubbed Spring in the northern hemisphere of the minor planet Earth, acres of ecstatic pride of Madeira overtook the western slopes of  the Santa Cruz Mountains, 1,506 more words

Writing

Unintended Consequences

Anyone with half a brain could have seen it coming. That no-one did is probably because there were politicians involved.

A couple of years back the Ontario government decided that sick leave for teachers was costing the province way too much. 568 more words

Politics