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Altruist

     Male|66 Years Old|Eugene, OR|Member Since July 19, 2009
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ABOUT Altruist
I am a raging progressive and a writer. I received Bachelors degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Arts with a Secondary teaching certificate and a minor in Physics. I taught for about ten years, then did various jobs including welding,fabrication and traffic engineering, and am now retired. I am interested in science, energy, the environment, and architecture.
RECENT POSTS by Altruist
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In the good old days, Banks actually lent money to help homeowners and small businesses, and the stock market was a way to invest in your favorite stocks. But now banks find that it is more... read more
4 days ago|102 views|14 comments
We are seeing that many of the Muslim extremists fighting with ISIS (or ISIL or IS) were recruited from the West. This freaks out security analysts, because these guys have passports and they... read more
6 days ago|105 views|0 comments
I imagine gay folk in the Bible Belt become despondent because they are treated as "Sinners", and sick aberrations. Fortunately the world is changing and we can honestly tell young gay people,... read more
13 days ago|320 views|0 comments
I have consistently opposed Nuclear Power even as many environmentalists moved toward Nukes, because they create less CO2. The reason I opposed them is that sixty years after the first commercial... read more
TOP RANTS by Altruist
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Don't Think Of Global Warming
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Dispersants or Bioremediation?
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Is Global Warming/Climate Change Real?
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Solutions Pt. 3 Immigration Reform.
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TOP RAVES by Altruist
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Change Part Two - Thermal Power Plants
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I.O.U.S.A. Solutions on CNN
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Down with Dictators Everywhere!
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Eat Dirt!
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Meat Without Guilt  18 days ago
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Maleficent Republicans  2 months ago
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