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The Fifty Stateman

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Name: Brian
Gender: Male
Hometown: Williamsville, Ny
Home country: US
Member since: Thu Sep 30, 2021, 03:59 PM
Number of posts: 76

Journal Archives

Redistricting Frenzy Underway Across U.S.

The future of the country is being determined now. If you're a physically-able Democrat, Get Thee Hence to your state capitals. Now!
Posted by The Fifty Stateman | Mon Oct 18, 2021, 03:02 PM (0 replies)

The Problem With Freedom: Guardrails Against Oppression

"Energy at the local level."
Posted by The Fifty Stateman | Mon Oct 18, 2021, 01:59 PM (1 replies)

Jon Stewart shares his source of hope for the future

Well, Jon, I hope your hope is justified!
Posted by The Fifty Stateman | Sun Oct 17, 2021, 05:06 PM (1 replies)

Smerconish: Why Trump can beat Biden in 2024

Distant Early Warning. And we need it!

Posted by The Fifty Stateman | Sun Oct 17, 2021, 09:03 AM (10 replies)

Here's Hoping the Trumpists Obey His Electoral Commandment

He's going about telling his Cult not to vote for Republicans next year, presumably to punish those insufficiently Devout in their Faith for the Orange Messiah.

This needs to be encouraged by us! If we can hold the House and pick up more Senate seats, we can tell Manchin to Muck Off and Sinema to Suck It, nuke the filibuster forever, and actually implement the agenda of the President we elected last November. And I'm confident that passing all of Biden's policies in 2023 will render any ego-driven 2024 effort by Trump entirely moot.
Posted by The Fifty Stateman | Sat Oct 16, 2021, 02:07 AM (2 replies)

Chris Hayes To Kyrsten Sinema: What Are You Doing Here?

Maybe she's just a vacuous dullard. . .
Posted by The Fifty Stateman | Sat Oct 16, 2021, 01:39 AM (10 replies)

Carbon emissions will drop just 40% by 2050 with countries' current pledges

(This piece originally appeared in The Guardian. I am using this Grist repost because I am not registered with TG.)

Rob Davies
Oct 14, 2021

Current plans to cut global carbon emissions will fall 60 percent short of their 2050 net zero target, the International Energy Agency has said, as it urged leaders to use the upcoming COP26 climate conference to send an “unmistakable signal” with concrete policy plans.

In its annual World Energy Outlook, redesigned this year as a “guidebook” for world leaders attending the summit in Glasgow, the IEA predicted that carbon emissions would decrease by just 40 percent by the middle of the century if countries stick to their climate pledges.

The organization said the difference between current plans and the change necessary to reach the net zero target was “stark”, requiring up to $4 trillion in investment over the next decade alone to bridge the divide.

The IEA’s executive director Fatih Birol told the Guardian that major economies recovering from COVID-19 were already missing the opportunity to spur investment in clean energy.

“We are witnessing an unsustainable recovery from the pandemic,” he said, pointing to sections of the report that show coal use growing strongly, contributing to the second-largest increase in CO2 emissions in history.

Full Article

World "leaders" will take truly serious action when their children start spontaneously combusting before their eyes.
Posted by The Fifty Stateman | Thu Oct 14, 2021, 09:43 AM (3 replies)

Most GOP Voters Pick Trump For 2024 Nominee: Polling

Posted by The Fifty Stateman | Wed Oct 13, 2021, 05:23 PM (2 replies)

Why GOP Sen. McConnell Lost Debt Clash And Could Lose Filibuster

The Filibuster. . .stop talking about it and, to paraphrase Nike, Just Kill It!

I'm going to bed now, as this day has been an enervating mess.

Posted by The Fifty Stateman | Tue Oct 12, 2021, 09:52 PM (0 replies)

Trump's 'Coup 2.0': Obama Lawyer Warns 45 May Sue National Archives In Effort To Withhold WH Docs

This is what I've seen saying: Hit the States, man!
Posted by The Fifty Stateman | Tue Oct 12, 2021, 09:32 AM (5 replies)
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