• Content

  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won

  • Feedback

  • Country


Posts posted by gowlerk

  1. 2 hours ago, winsor said:

    If someone changes lanes abruptly and then locks up the brakes, all bets are off.

    In all these years the only time I've come close to rear ending someone it has been my own damned fault. Yes, suicidal drivers are a possibility, but the classic "brake check" is someone pissed off at being followed too closely. And many truck drivers do that all the time. There is no shortage of idiots driving trucks. If they have US plates I always assume they are armed idiots.

  2. 2 hours ago, olofscience said:

    All of a sudden the NOAA is ignored, maybe because they're saying this in their 2021 summary:

    Random blogger, or NOAA? Man, I'm torn...

    NOAA has an agenda. From their website. How can anyone trust a government agency with such a mission statement?

    Our mission

    To understand and predict changes in climate, weather, ocean, and coasts, to share that knowledge and information with others, and to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources.


  3. 4 hours ago, Phil1111 said:

    Obviously democrat because he was driving a white Prius. Good thing the law abiding, peace loving, Prius driver was a new age one. Also with a gun.

    Damn. And I take the risk of driving through the USA thousands of miles a year with no weapon to defend myself. I probably would, but I can't risk being arrested at the border, 

  4. I just visited the Walmart in Fergus falls Minnesota. About half of the customers were wearing masks. That’s more than I’ve seen since they stopped being mandatory. It looks like some people are taking the new surge seriously.

  5. 30 minutes ago, SkyDekker said:

    You keep saying this, but your posting history here suggest this is absolutely false. Whenever data doesn't support your bias, you start posting biased opinion pieces with some misrepresented data. When challenged, you say you just posted it cause you thought it was an interesting read.


    You noticed that huh?

  6. 49 minutes ago, wmw999 said:

    Oh goodness - now you've put me in my place. 

    They might have said that, but you posted it, without commenting on it. Or am I not allowed to disagree with the IEA? 

    And maybe, just maybe, if you disagree with the meaningful content of my post (i.e. the part that's not all about you), you could comment on that. 

    Wendy P. 

    Reality check, I don’t know exactly what he’s on about. I do know that this will not be the post that everyone ignores that I’m hoping for.

    • Like 1

  7. 17 minutes ago, billeisele said:



    17 minutes ago, billeisele said:

    Abortion or no abortion effects more than just the mother. The father has no say, either way.  All others involved can be impacted. If the fetus is kept it can place a lifelong burden on society or be a huge benefit to society. That could be simply financial but could include innumerable societal benefits or destructive issues. Both have an impact on others.

    The effect on anyone else is insignificant compared to the mother. There is no real comparison.

    • Like 1

  8. 8 minutes ago, billeisele said:

    Is that just physical harm or does it include emotional harm or financial stress? 

    Why not just ask about the matter at the heart of your question? Yes, I am in favour of vaccine mandates. I could go on at length justifying it but I’m gonna leave it right there.

  9. 16 minutes ago, billeisele said:


    Does your last sentence apply to everything about ones body and health?

    It applies to all of those that have no effect on anyone else’s body.

    • Like 1

  10. 17 minutes ago, billeisele said:

    It also seems reasonable that some limits/rules could be established to prevent behavior that repeatedly uses that right to terminate fetuses. 

    This is just another form of saying that it is okay for good girls, but bad girls need to be controlled. How many women do you think use abortion as a primary form of birth control? And if a woman is so messed up and irresponsible that she does that, what kind of mother do you think she will make? Just let people make their own decisions. 

    • Like 1