We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
The U.N. estimates 47,000 tons of carbon dioxide and other pollutants will be pumped into the atmosphere during the 12-day conference in Bali, mostly from plane flights but also from waste and electricity used by hotel air conditioners.
If correct, Goodall said, that is equivalent to what a Western city of 1.5 million people, such as Marseilles, France, would emit in a day.
And we are supposed to think they take this seriously?
I SOLEMNLY SWEAR THAT UNTIL THE PISTOL BAN IS REPEALED I WILL BUY, MANUFACTURE OR OTHERWISE LEGITIMATELY ACQUIRE AT LEAST ONE GUN OF SOME DESCRIPTION EVERY SINGLE YEAR, NO MATTER WHAT MY FINANCIAL CIRCUMSTANCES.
Not that I will not break any laws but I will do my best to be as politically-incorrect and individualistic as possible at all times. This is the non-violent, gentle revenge of a freedom writer. Who's with me?