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Altruist

     Male|65 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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For the first time, the American Middle Class is no longer the most affluent in the world. In America the 1% received 95% of the economic recovery while the middle class remained the same. Meanwhile... read more
2 days ago|38 views|4 comments
Our prison system is doing more harm than good. It does not discourage crime. It unfairly targets minorities, and the poor, more than others. It favors the wealthy, and it takes minor offenders... read more
7 days ago|69 views|2 comments
The first ever scientific study about whether America is a Democracy or an Oligarchy, has proven what we have all thought for quite a while now. We are no longer a Democracy. "Despite the seemingly... read more
13 days ago|368 views|66 comments
In the Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown's premise was that Jesus was married and that the proof over the past 1700 years had been suppressed by the Roman Catholic Church. Now it appears that Dan Brown... 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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The Danger of Coal  2 months ago
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Creationism Debate  2 months ago
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Time for Prison Reform  2 months ago
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Top Writers  3 months ago
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Peace or Eternal War?  3 months ago
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