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Altruist

     Male|65 Years Old|Eugene, OR|Member Since July 19, 2009
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149,527 views|3,909 comments
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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
5 days ago|101 views|11 comments
Americans are getting freaked out by 57,000 child refugees from the violence in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. Considering that we are the richest nation in the world, and that we have... read more
9 days ago|203 views|80 comments
I have been disappointed that the RR community only seems to be interested in arguing about religion. I often try to find other topics that should interest everyone in the country, because the... read more
16 days ago|144 views|1 comment
Our mining law was made to attract people from the East to take over Indian lands to the West. Like the Homestead Act it essentially gave away the nation's riches to prospectors free, or nearly... read more
20 days ago|148 views|6 comments
A single mother working minimum wage in California or New York would have to work 120 hours to afford a two bedroom apartment. That is three full time jobs! When is she going to help her children... 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 Walking Bus!  2 months ago
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Remembering  2 months ago
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