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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
3 days ago|102 views|44 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
10 days ago|113 views|0 comments
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
14 days ago|139 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
17 days ago|150 views|7 comments
The Koch Brothers and other fossil fuel industries are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to spread doubt about Global Warming, and they have been very successful in their efforts. About... 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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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!  1 month ago
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Remembering  2 months ago
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