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by frank_begbie
Tue Sep 24, 2013 11:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is this a good way to save energy?
Replies: 15
Views: 3474

I wash all my things by hand in an old home brew bin with something called a "Posser" thats what my Gran called it. 8) (a brush stale with a copper thing with holes in on the end). I do spin the clothes in a stand alone spinner, then hang them on the line. I suppose to be really Green I wo...
by frank_begbie
Tue Sep 24, 2013 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Energy, climate, governments and control
Replies: 7
Views: 1744

"DoD might be forced by circumstances to put its broad resources at the disposal of civil authorities to contain and reverse violent threats to domestic tranquility. Under the most extreme circumstances, this might include use of military force against hostile groups inside the United States. F...
by frank_begbie
Wed Sep 11, 2013 6:50 pm
Forum: News
Topic: The 'recovery'
Replies: 11
Views: 2779

raspberry-blower wrote:On Radio 4 last night, Rory Bremner asked the question:
Where did all the money go?
You can see previous episodes, but not this one :evil:

Conspiracy?
by frank_begbie
Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Banned by Google Greenpeace Shell F1 video
Replies: 19
Views: 3428

Who said there's no such thing as bad publicity? :lol:
by frank_begbie
Thu Aug 22, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Egyptian military has saved Egypt...
Replies: 96
Views: 19416

Most people will do almost anything to save face, (prove they are right and the other person is wrong).

This thread in spades. :lol:
by frank_begbie
Thu Jul 25, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Economist Talks Sense.
Replies: 14
Views: 2432

We'll only change when we have to; when the water is at the front door and all the lights are out.
by frank_begbie
Sun Jul 07, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 'The real threat to our future is peak water'
Replies: 30
Views: 6016

Fracking is only making things worse.

We just can't let go of trying to carry on with business as usual.
by frank_begbie
Mon Jul 01, 2013 11:40 am
Forum: Books, Magazines & Film
Topic: Stephen Emmott - 10 Billion.
Replies: 0
Views: 1740

Stephen Emmott - 10 Billion.

He was on Radio 4 this morning. I think there's a podcast.

He also has a book out. It's all stuff we know already but at least he's getting the message out there.


http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/cultu ... acked.html
by frank_begbie
Sun Jun 30, 2013 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Perfect Storm
Replies: 21
Views: 5910

Just goes to show, if we hadn't had all the big increases in energy over the past few years we would already be at the tipping point. All we've done is buy a few more years of austerity. We're not exactly living high on the hog while we wait for the shutters to finally come down. I'm not talking abo...
by frank_begbie
Sun Jun 30, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: Books, Magazines & Film
Topic: Evil Walmart.
Replies: 6
Views: 4289

Evil Walmart.

Just finished watching this Documentary on Walmart. 10/10 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jazb24Q2s94 Truly shocking what these bart@rds get up to. From paying low wages, promising healthcare and not delivering, getting massive subsidies to build new stores, employing sweatshop labour in foreign coun...
by frank_begbie
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:31 am
Forum: News
Topic: Rolling Stone goes for the rating agencies
Replies: 15
Views: 4202

I have been amazed for some time that no one has sued the pants off the credit ratings agencies for giving CDOs AAA ratings when they were virtually worthless. I would have thought that at least the European banks, who seem to have been sold the pups, would have had a go. I am further amazed that a...
by frank_begbie
Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:09 am
Forum: News
Topic: McSkulduggery is outed
Replies: 37
Views: 7429

Its all adding to the pile of mistrust the whole world is beginning to take notice of, which can only be a good thing.

There's a nice house of cards on the table and someone has just opened the door.
by frank_begbie
Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:35 am
Forum: News
Topic: Rolling Stone goes for the rating agencies
Replies: 15
Views: 4202

The whole can of worms is about to hit the fan.

Yet we'll have Osborne telling us things are showing signs of improvement in the economy.

How long can this bullsh!t go on?
by frank_begbie
Sun Jun 23, 2013 9:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Making of a Global Security State
Replies: 21
Views: 6563

Never mind the terrorists, it's us tree-huggers they're after: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/earth-insight/2013/jun/14/climate-change-energy-shocks-nsa-prism They know what's coming, anyone in their position would be foolish if they didn't try to be prepared. The Pentagon knows that environ...