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OBAMA'S 54 BILLION$ GIFT

Obama will ask Congress in his 2011 budget -- to be unveiled Monday -- for $54 billion in loan guarantees to build new nuclear plants, up from the $18.5 billion now available.

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the top Republican on the Senate Energy Committee, tells Reuters that these extra loan guarantees are "a good first step toward expanding our use of clean nuclear energy."
. . . . . .THIS IS A HUGE MISTAKE FOR USA TO EXPAND NUCLEAR POWER CONSTRUCTION....AND WILL NOT ACHIEVE CLEAN ENERGY TARGETS. . . . .PLAEASE ASK YOUR REP IN WASHINGTON TO DENY THIS GRANT TO THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRY....ACCORDING TO SENATOR MURKOWSKI THIS IS A "GOOD FIRST STEP"......AND STEPS # 2,3,4,5,6,ETC..WILL BE MORE AND MORE BAILOUT MONEY FOR A DYING DINASOUR INDUSTRY.

MURDER BY CAR:TORONTO

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SO FAR THIS YEAR IN TORONTO (ITS ONLY JANUARY) 13 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN HIT AND KILLED BY MOTOR VEHICLES OF ALL SHAPES AND SIZES FROM DUMP TRUCKS,SUV'S,BUSES,STREETCARS. . . SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO ALL THE VICTIMS FAMILIES...SADLY THE COURT PROCESS RARELY PUNISHES THE DRIVER FOR THIS HENIOUS CRIME OF MURDER BY MOTOR VEHICLE . . . .LAST YEAR ACCORDING TO POLICE STATS FROM TORONTO,CANADA AN AVERAGE OF 6 PEDESTRIAN/VEHICLE COLLISIONS PER DAY HAPPENED AND THIS STATISTIC SOMEHOW GETS CONVENIENTLY LOST IN THE MEDIA WHICH JUST SO HAPPENS TO TO RUN CAR COMMERCIALS 24 HOURS A DAY 7 DAYS A WEEK . . .SOLUTION ? = NO RIGHT TURN ON RED TRAFFIC LIGHTS,SLOWER ENFORCED SPEED LIMITS. . . .I REALIZE THAT SPEED LIMIT ENFORCEMENT IS VERY DIFFICULT BUT IT MUST BE DONE WITHOUT FURTHER ENDANGERING PEDESTRIANS WITH WILD POLICE CHASES. . . .and finally if all else fails maybe CAR FREE ZONES OR STREETS SHOULD BE ESTABLISHED THROUGHOUT THE CITY.

REFRIGERATOR GONE

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. . . .HOW CAN ONE LIVE WITHOUT A FRIDGE ??....EASY ..JUST DO . . .IT....MANY PEOPLE INCLUDING ME HAVE BEEN DOING IT FOR YEARS....ADVANTAGES ARE : NO MORE COMPRESSOR MOTORS HUMMING NOISE AT ALL HOURS OF THE DAY,A BIG SAVING IN ELECTRIC BILLS,TAKES UP ALOT OF SPACE..REQUIRES MAINTENANCE AND DEFROSTING AT TIMES,VERY EXPENSIVE TO BUY AND TRANSPORT WHEN MOVING TO NEW APARTMENT.. http://www.ditchyourfridge.com . . or . . . . http://www.wanderingdona.com . . for more advice and info about making the change to a frig free happier home.

TORONTO CARS/CONCRETE

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IN TORONTO,CANADA THIS MORNING ANOTHER PEDESTRIAN HAS BEEN RUN OVER WHILE TRYING TO CROSS A STREET...THIS IS THE 10TH DEATH IN 10 DAYS SO FAR OF PEDESTRIANS . . . .ITS ALMOST LEGALISED MURDER IN THIS CITY OF CONCRETE AND CARS....NOT VERY PEOPLE FRIENDLY THESE DAYS....IN MOST CASES THE MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVERS ARE NEVER CHARGED WITH A CRIME . .AND MAY JUST GET TO PAY A FINE IF THEY ARE CHARGED...MOTOR VEHICLES ARE IN ABUNDANCE AND MORE AND MORE ARE PRODUCED EVERY DAY IN CAR FACTORIES AROUND THE WORLD THANKS MOSTLY TO GULLIBLE WEAK KNEED GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS WHO WILL BAIL OUT THESE DESTRUCTIVE DINOSAUR CAR MAKERS WITH BILLIONS OF DOLLARS OF TAXPAYERS MONEY....JANUARY 20--2010.

KEY TO SURVIVAL ?

. . . .SOME PEOPLE INVOLVED IN THE MIDDLE EAST CONFLICTS MISTAKENLY THINK THAT THE KEY TO THEIR SURVIVAL IS NUCLEAR(EITHER WEAPONS OR POWER SUPPLY) . . . .THEY ARE DEAD WRONG.....IT IS MORE A KEY TO THEIR DESTRUCTION AND THE DESTRUCTION OF THEIR NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES AND THE WHOLE WORLD....IT IS AN OUTDATED (DOCTOR STRANGELOVE)PHILOSOPHY THAT BELONGS IN LONG FORGOTTEN MOVIES BUT NOT IN REAL TIME PLANET EARTH.

PEDESTRIANS BEWARE

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/750587--mom-struck-and-killed-by-car-identified.... . . .IN THE PAST FEW DAYS IN TORONTO,CANADA....SEVERAL PEDESTRIANS WERE RUN OVER AND KILLED BY MOTOR VEHICLES . . . .IN ONE CASE A YOUNG MOTHER WITH HER 7 WEEK OLD BABY WAS HIT BY A CAR DRIVEN BY AN 83 YEAR OLD WOMAN. . .WHILE THE MOTHER WITH CHILD WERE CROSSING AN INTERSECTION.IN ANOTHER ACCIDENT SAME DAY A 18 YEAR OLD STUDENT WAS HIT AND KILLED BY A TRACTOR TRAILER AT A STREET CORNER AS THE TRUCK WAS TURNING.IN STILL ANOTHER ACCIDENT A SENIOR WOMAN WAS HIT BY A MOTOR VEHICLE ON RONCESVALLE AVE. IN TORONTO. . MY CONDOLENCES TO ALL THE FAMILIES OF THESE TRAGIC TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS...THE QUESTION OF SENIOR DRIVERS OVER 80 YEARS OLD IS AN ISSUE WHICH NEEDS MORE ATTENTION.WE SHOULD CONSIDER MORE PEDESTRIAN FRIENDLY STREETS IN THIS CITY TO CUT DOWN ON THESE NEEDLESS DEATHS.

REMAIN SEATED ITS ONLY GLOBAL WARMING

It's often said that free speech does not include the right to shout "Fire!" in a crowded theatre; but if the theatre *is* actually on fire, free speech should not include the right to deny it: "Ignore all warnings of fire! Nothing to worry about here. Please remain seated & enjoy the show."
. . . . . . . . .AT THE PRESENT TIME PLANET EARTH IS UNDER THREAT OF CATASTROPHIC CLIMATE CHANGE BROUGHT ABOUT BY HUMAN ACTIVITY ON EARTH....READ ALL THE FACTS AT HTTP://WWW.CO2NOW.ORG . .OR HTTP://WWW.350.ORG ...AND DON'T REMAIN SEATED WHILE THIS PLANET WE CALL HOME IS BURNING SLOWLY BUT SURELY.

STREET LIGHTS ON 24/7

WHILE SOME PEOPLE COMPLAIN ABOUT NEED FOR NEW POWER SUPPLY SOURCES IN ONTARIO . . . .MANY STREET AND HIGHWAY LIGHTS ARE TURNED ON 24 HOURS A DAY 7 DAYS A WEEK IN TORONTO,CANADA.....in a nearby street a 1,000 watt street light has been left on continously for a period of 5 months and counting . . . .WASTED ELECTRICITY ON SUCH IS THE BIGGEST SINGLE CAUSE OF PERCEIVED POWER SHORTAGE. BY REDUCING THIS WASTE ITSELF WOULD NEGATE THE NEED FOR ANY NEW GENERATOR OF POWER.

THE ANSWER AIN'T NUCLEAR

"The Answer Ain't Nuclear" IS A NEWS ARTICLE IN MOTHER JONES (GOOGLE IT) WHICH HAS AN INTERESTING READER COMMENT SECTION ...HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR THOSE PEOPLE THAT NEED MORE INFORMATION ON NUCLEAR ISSUES.

AUTO SALES DOWN 09

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THE CENTURY OLD NORTH AMERICAN LOVE AFFAIR WITH THE AUTOMOBILE MAY BE OVER ACCORDING TO THE LATEST STATISTICS FOR CAR SALES IN 2009 . . . http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/ALeqM5gZYRFXIcAN-cs9Beozyqrlk6dAzA . . . . . . .ROUGHLY A 10 PERCENT DROP IN SALES ACROSS THE BOARD AVERAGE OCCURED IN THAT YEAR IN NORTH AMERICA WITH FEW EXECPTIONS. . . .DUE MAINLY TO BILLION DOLLAR BAILOUTS BY THE GOVERNMENTS OF THE DAY AND SO CALLED STIMULUS MONEY TO THE INDUSTRY....TRYING TO KEEP ALIVE AN INDUSTRY WHOSE PRODUCT HAS CREATED AN ENVIRONMENTAL NIGHTMARE FOR PLANET EARTH. . . .IF WE MUST SAVE JOBS.MAKE SURE THESE JOBS DON'T DESTROY US IN THE PROCESS...MY NAIVE HOPE.

CLIMATE CHANGE U CANDU

THINGS U .CANDU . . .ABOUT IMPENDING CLIMATE CHANGE CHAOS....PRIORITIZE THE IMPORTANT MAJOR ITEMS FIRST...IN MY OPINION ...DON'T BUY A CAR,,BIKE IF ABLE OR WALK WITHIN YOUR LOCALITY,,OR MASS TRANSIT SPARINGLY IF POSSIBLE . . .MAKE DECISIONS ABOUT YOUR JOB...IF YOUR JOB IS AT A DISTANT LOCATION CONSIDER OTHER EMPLOYMENT OPTIONS,,,IF YOUR JOB IS MAKING A PRODUCT THAT DESTROYS THE ENVIRONMENT...CONSIDER OTHER WORK OPTIONS......REDUCE AND/OR ELIMINATE MEAT FROM YOUR MEALS...BECOME VEGETARIAN OR BETTER STILL A VEGAN....CUT OUT ELECTRICITY WASTE IN YOUR HOME....CONSIDER REMOVING REFRIGERATOR FROM HOUSE...IT CAN BE DONE.....CUT OUT AIRPLANE FLIGHTS COMPLETELY...NOT WORTH THE HASSLE AND UNECESSARY...REDUCE PACKAGING AND DON'T BUY ANYTHING UNLESS ITS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY......TRY NOT TO BUY IMPORTED ITEMS. . . . . . U CANDU IT . .FOR A CLEAN AIR/WATER FUTURE FOR THIS PLANET AND ALL ITS INHABITANTS.

PLANE STUPID

. . . .ITS PLAIN STUPID TO CONTINUE AIR TRAVEL AS IF IT WAS A NECESSITY OF LIFE...IT MOST CERTAINLY IS NOT....FOOD,SHELTER ARE NECESSARY....AIRCRAFT TRAVEL SHOULD BE EXPOSED AS WHAT IT TRULY IS..A ENERGY GUZZLING,POLLUTION SPEWING NOISY LUXURY THAT IS SUCKING THE SCARCE RESOURCES OF THIS MINUTE PLANET EARTH AND IS COMPLICIT IN THE EVENTUAL DESTRUCTION OF EVERY LIVING SPECIES ON EARTH.

HAPPY NEW YEAR LITHUANIA

. . . . ON NEW YEARS DAY 2010...LITHUANIA,A SMALL COUNTRY IN EUROPE HAS A GOOD REASON TO CELEBRATE THE NEW YEAR....THE COUNTRY HAS DECIDED WITH THE HELP OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY TO SHUT DOWN ITS ONLY NUCLEAR POWER REACTOR FOR THE LAST AND FINAL ..TIME....A MOVE LONG OVERDUE SINCE THIS MONEY SUCKING NUCLEAR INDUSTRY IS NO LONGER REGARDED AS CLEAN ENERGY... MOST FORWARD THINKING COUNTRIES WILL CHANGE TO ALTERNATE CLEAN SOURCES OF POWER LIKE SOLAR,WIND AND MOST IMPORTANT OF ALL CONSERVATION..ITS A KNOWN FACT THAT HUGE AMOUNTS OF ELECTRICITY IS WASTED 24/7 ESPECIALLY BY MUNICIPALITIES, UTILITY COMPANIES AND RESIDENTIAL USERS.....CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN WILL THANK LITHUANIA FOR THIS NEEDED SHUTDOWN.