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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
6 days ago|88 views|5 comments
President Obama and the American people would prefer peace all over the world, but we are still the world's only superpower and some of the other nations have come to rely on us while others... read more
12 days ago|273 views|11 comments
Hollywood recently announced that there will be three new Terminator movies being released between 2015 and 2018. This caused me to watch the first three all over again and to ponder the basic... read more
16 days ago|120 views|0 comments
A federal judge in New Orleans found that BP was the primary culprit at fault in the oil spill and that only it had acted with "conscious disregard of known risks." He said BP's "conduct was... read more
20 days ago|159 views|4 comments
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
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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