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Monday morning Glasgow gassing

by | Nov 8, 2021 | Mondays | 3 comments

Where the hell did that weekend go? It was here just a moment past – and now it’s gone, like all good times. And, believe me, I needed those good times, because the previous week was an absolute killer in terms of work. As you may recall from yesterday’s podcast, I spent most of the week eyeballs-deep in a strategy “workshop”, which was immensely good fun, but also extremely hard work. As a result, I got to Friday completely and totally exhausted, and spent most of Saturday in an essentially catatonic state. I really do marvel at the lecturer who did the actual workshop – he’s almost twice my age and quite happily retired to a coastal town, and he sure as shit doesn’t need the money, so one does wonder why he gets up in the morning to ride herd over a bunch of sheep like us.

Then again, he DID say that he really enjoys torturing those participants – the brilliant yet sadistic bastard – so I suppose it takes all kinds. And I must admit, there is a certain something to the idea of making people sweat bullets in front of their teammates and assessors – which in turn suggests something unhealthy about the psychologies of the people who think that way.

At any rate, it’s Monday again, and that is, of course, quite horrid. Fortunately, that is why we have today’s Great Mondaydact Browser Breaker. And it’s even more packed than usual, because we have TWO guest contributors this week, whose contributions will be explicated at great length down below.

With respect to the past week, the big news had to do with something called “COP26”, which apparently was some sort of massive “climate change summit” over in Glasgow. This turned out to be an utter fiasco, not least because the weather in PommieBastardLande about this time of year is foul, to say the least, and because in Scottishland, which is where Glasgow actually is, the weather is VASTLY worse, as a general rule

Given, of course, that the whole thing was all about gaseous windbags from around the world going on and on about “man-made climate change”, and the need to “avert climate disaster” by essentially impoverishing the Western world in order to subsidise the growth of the shithole countries, I must admit that I read the following news article with an absolutely RAGING Schadenboner:

Hundreds of delegates were unable to travel to Glasgow for the COP26 summit because of weather-related chaos on the main line from Euston.

Trees fell on to rail lines and overhead electric cables after torrential rain and 80mph winds lashed the south of England.

Network Rail urged passengers to ‘travel tomorrow instead’ after Avanti West Coast confirmed it was unable to run any services into and out of London Euston.

Climate change activists can’t get to a pointless conference about climate change because of climate change. You just can’t make shit like this up. God clearly has an immensely funny and not entirely pleasant sense of humour.

Admittedly, this might upset those of you with more delicate stomachs, so this one’s for you:

Trying to get that image out of my head - failure

In all seriousness, there was a lot of hot air expended in Glasgow for absolutely no purpose whatsoever. Chief among the loquacious windbags who loquaced like no one has ever loquaced before, was none other than Boris the Floppy-Haired Sheepadoodle, the Prime Ministard of PommieBastardLande.

(For my Heathen Yankee Rebel readers, of whom there are quite a few, this is a man who once said, in an interview on Top Gear back in 2003, that, “You can’t rule out the possibility that beneath the elaborately constructed veneer of a blithering idiot lurks a blithering idiot.” Turns out, he absolutely IS a blithering idiot.)

Boris the Blithering Idiot was hosting this climate pow-wow in order to position himself as the greenest leader on the world stage. Given that his ecomentalist policies are the exact opposite of “conservative”, and given that they will impoverish his people and destroy Britain’s economy, this is a lot like a pig positioning itself as the first to get on the truck that leads to the slaughterhouse.

Despite all of the impassioned speeches, the posturing and preening, and the immense amount of assorted vapid noxious stupidity spewed from the mouths of various delegates, though, the fact is that COP26 was a colossal failure even before it started – because China and Russia refused to attend, and because India has no intention whatsoever of halting its own economic development to stop something that cannot be measured and has never been proven:

The funniest part of the whole conference, of course, had to do with Sleepy Creepy Slow Old Joe, the Fake President – or, should I say, “LET’S GO BRANDON!”. He fell asleep during some bit of windbaggery from some other idiot there:

But wait, there’s more!

Apparently, while meeting with the wife of the future King of England – a jug-eared doofus that the Limeys call Prince Charles, who believes so passionately and fervently in man-made climate change that he drives everywhere in big hefty V8-engined Jags and Land Rovers, and takes private jets to receive awards for his humanitarian efforts – the Fake President… well, he FARTED. Loudly, at length, and undeniably:

PRESIDENT Joe Biden reportedly broke wind “loudly” while gassing with Camilla Parker Bowles at the COP26 summit.

The Duchess of Cornwall “hasn’t stopped talking about” the 78-year-old’s “long fart” as it was “impossible to ignore”, it’s reported.

An insider told the Mail on Sunday the royal was taken aback when she heard the American president break wind as they chatted at the climate change event in Glasgow.

“It was long and loud and impossible to ignore,” the source told the outlet.

“Camilla hasn’t stopped talking about it.”

It’s not often that I find myself agreeing with the Fake President about anything. But, on this one occasion, I will make an exception.

The COP26 climate conference was, indeed, a huge amount of hot air. It was totally useless, pointless, and stupid, And a loud wet fart is precisely the appropriate response to the whole thing – especially when it goes off in the presence of out-of-touch royals who haven’t the first clue what kind of misery will be inflicted upon a quivering populace due to these idiotic anti-temperature-change measures that will have absolutely no effect whatsoever in the long run, other than to destroy economies and lives.


Before we get on with things, here’s a shout-out on behalf of author Sarah A. Hoyt, whose book, Darkship Thieves, I read several years ago and rather liked. It turns out that she and her husband are in a bit of a desperate situation, money-wise, due to their need to move south away from the People’s Republic of Colorado and toward warmer climes. If you have a few bucks, please help her out (h/t Kim du Toit for putting this up in the first place). She’s setup a GoFundMe page and has been absolutely floored by the love and support from her fans, so let’s keep it going:

And, as always, I put my money where my mouth is (or, in this case, where my words are). So you can be assured that, if I’m asking you to donate, I’ve done so myself as well.


#BasedTucker is based:


The Male Brain is back with immense amounts of good stuff to keep us all entertained and distracted on a miserable day. We start with a hilarious “truth in advertising” moment from thejuicemedia about this whole COP26 farce:

They may be a bunch of shitlibs with dumbass shitlib ideas, but at least they’re funny – and, unlike most shitlib chicks, their front-girls are HOT.

Moving on – Veritasium decided on an extremely expensive method for solving a quite non-trivial physics riddle:

If Frank Abagnale, one of the greatest con-men ever, tells you to look out for red flags, you’d better damned well sit up and pay attention:

Real Engineering explains why solar energy hasn’t really made much headway in Africa, even though you could theoretically power the ENTIRE WORLD simply by covering a big stretch of the Sahara Desert with solar panels:

This is why I always get annoyed by overconfident idiots, who know NOTHING about the energy industry, who think that solar and wind power will provide all of the world’s electricity. You would have to be SPECTACULARLY uninformed about the physics, chemistry, and engineering required to generate, transport, store, and distribute power to think that “green” energy “solutions” actually work.

They DON’T. It’s just that simple. Even factoring in the very NOT-green manufacturing methods used to produce wind turbines and solar panels, you will lose a lot of electricity in the transportation of that power, and then you have to store it, transform it, and distribute it. The sheer cost involved of all of this is insane.

And if you watch the video, the really hilarious bit comes up at about the 7:35 mark. To wit – one of the world’s largest solar power farms, over in Morocco, needs a FOSSIL FUEL generator in order to serve as a backup in case the temperature of their hot salt storage system falls below 383K.

That, my friend, is HILARIOUS.

Dawn Pine also sent over a funny comment related to that video:

In other words – THERE AIN’T NO SUCH THING AS A FREE LUNCH (TANSTAAFL). The ONLY viable power sources right now are fossil fuels and nuclear power. It’s just that simple.

Now here’s a new channel that we haven’t seen before – BlueJay looks at some historical trends that we should definitely restore:

The Babylon Bee continues to report on the news well before it ever happens:


Not to be outdone, LRFotS Randale6 wrote in the other day to add some more merriment to the mix. We start with a bunch of Flashgitz cartoons, since the channel hasn’t been featured around here for a while:

Be sure to watch this next one all the way to the end:

I think we might have seen this next one before, but I can’t be arsed to find out, so here we are – though I should issue a strong SPEW ALERT! before you watch this:

Right, now let’s get to the matter of Warhammer: Total War 3, with some hilarious trailers:

And this one is a desperate attempt by Games Workshop NOT to pander to the Chinese:

My thanks as always to my loyal (and probably slightly demented, but then, look who’s typing) readers for their invaluable contributions to this ‘ere site.


Mark Dice is mightily amused by the sheer apoplectic rage into which the Clown News Network boneheads have worked themselves over the whole “Let’s Go Brandon” meme:


Dave from Blue Collar Logic is rather looking forward to the Christmas season, and he explains why here:


And his buddy and sometime colleague Jason Siler breaks down the implications of Glenn Youngkin’s rather impressive victory in the Virginia gubernatorial race:


Bill Whittle compares the results of modren adolt edjoomuhcayshun with the good old days when kids actually learned the basics of readin’, ‘ritin’, ‘rithmetic, and responsibility:


Paul Ramsey notes that the Fake Administration has not learned the lessons of its failures in the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial races, and elsewhere, and is preparing to crack down HARD upon the citizenry:


PJW unpacks the really serious and insidious social engineering that goes on in the mass (((media))))))))) that you consume every day to destroy your resistance and will to fight:


The lovely and charming Dr. Sam Bailey discusses over on Odysee the first experiments done on humans to understand


Lord Razor of the Fist Clan examines and explains what propaganda is really all about – and he’s absolutely right:

Propaganda is indeed there to demoralise you – to make you think that you are alone in the world. And it can only do so by lying to you on an ever larger and more ridiculous scale.

The moment that enough people see through it, and accept that they are not alone and find each other, propaganda ceases to be effective.


The Dizzle had a nearly FOUR-HOUR DEBATE with Daniel-the-Pikachu, a fat and rather noxious Izzlamist, about which religion is more violent:

I haven’t watched it – my stomach isn’t that strong. But given David’s strong psychopathic streak – quite literally, he is a diagnosed psychopath, after all – I have no doubt that he enjoyed putting a serious smackdown on Pikachu.


Dr. Jay Smith from PfanderFilms returned to London recently, and managed to do the nearly impossible – force an Izzlamist to admit that there is more than one Koran:

To understand why that is so important, you have to understand the claims that Izzlamists make. They insist that the Koran is exactly the same today as it was in the 7th Century when it was revealed to their “prophet”, and that not one chapter, verse, word, or even letter (according to the most conservative of their scholars) has ever changed. They claim that there is only one Koran, that has been miraculously preserved perfectly intact through the centuries, unmodified by human hands.

Every single part of that assertion is facile nonsense. The reality is that there is not just one, but dozens if not HUNDREDS of different versions of their “one Koran“. And that has been conclusively proven over the past 10 years.

The worst of it is that their own scholars actually know full well that the Standard Historical Narrative is not supportable. The scholarly view of Islam is completely different from the popular understanding among the ulema. Their scholars do not make the kinds of claims that their dawahgandists do, with good reason. Yet the dawahgandists, like Daniel the Pikachu up there, continue to get away with flagrant and blatant lies.

Fortunately, the time for such lies to thrive is coming rapidly to a close. The truth is winning and the Izzlamist world is utterly terrified of it. That is why their “avalanche of apostasy” is coming for them – and they know it.


Al-Fadi from CIRA International reached an absolutely amazing milestone recently – 100K subscribers on teh YOOTOOBZ, which is no mean feat for a missionary:

As Al-Fadi himself points out, he is only the messenger – true glory here goes to the Almighty God, who strengthens him daily and gives him the words to speak to us.


Dr. Frank Turek from Cross Examined asks a rather germane question:

The short answer is, of course, YES. You should criticise religious or moral beliefs that are not rooted in absolute Truth.

If you saw people going around claiming that Aztec blood-sacrifices to their daemon-god Quetzalcoatl are good and necessary, would that be wrong? Of course not.

Similarly, if you were to witness Izlzamists claiming that their radical nutbags have every right to suffer from premature detonations and wipe out children in the process, simply so that they can get to heaven to deflower their 72 raisins virgins, would you be out of line to call them nuts? Of course not.

Or if you witnessed Hindus covering themselves in cow-shit and drinking cow-piss in order to ward off the Coof… well, you get the idea.


China Uncensored notes that the CCP’s mismanagement of the country, combined with extremely bad weather of late, is leading to something that the country hasn’t really seen since the horrors of the Great Leap Backward:


America Uncovered goes into the details of that whole “Dr. Fauci authorised experiments that tortured beagle puppies to death” headline, and finds that the situation is a little bit more nuanced than that – though still pretty stomach-churning:


Jared Taylor from American Renaissance puts the recent comments by a racist Black lunatic into context – which doesn’t make the words of said lunatic any better or smarter, mind you:

The level of retardation involved in what that “professor” said is pretty astonishing. Blacks have NEVER shown ANY predisposition toward retention of knowledge or building advanced civilisations. And the Native Americans were quite happy to slaughter and enslave each other by the thousands, if not MILLIONS, before Whites came along and put a stop to all of that shit.


Related – seeing as how we’re coming up to Thanksgiving (my favourite of all of the American holidays, which I very sadly cannot celebrate), it’s worth taking a look at a clip from the excellent HBO film, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, which completely destroys the entire myth of the “Noble Savage”:

I’m honestly a bit surprised that the YOOTOOBZ censors let that stay up there. It’s a superb clip that would never be allowed into a modren Hollyweird production, because it tells the truth.

The reality is that the Native Americans were utter savages with each other. They conquered, enslaved, split skulls and spilt blood, and generally behaved quite horribly towards each other for centuries before Whites ever landed on the American continent. The fact that the Whites conquered them through superior technology, firepower, and strategy, does not excuse the Native Americans from their barbarism.

Nor does White conquest of Africa excuse the African tribes of their brutality towards each other – expressed, in many cases, not merely through conquest and enslavement, but through cannibalism.

If you are White, therefore, do not let the moral cretins of the Left browbeat you into thinking that whiteness is a sin. It is not, at all.


Terrence Popp has a great many wise words to offer about preparing for the coming storms:


Midnight’s Edge notes that the new M-She-U film is so bad, and so unbearable to watch, that even the movie critics – normally a captive audience for this kind of diversity-pandering garbage – can’t stand it:


Overlord Dicktor Van Doomcock investigates recent news that Bob Chapek is utterly unimpressed by Kevin Feige’s attempts to woke-ify the M-She-U, and has let him know precisely that in no uncertain terms:


Gary from Nerdrotic‘s epic Schadenboner is making him a little uncomfortable in his seat as he watches the continued self-immolation of Doctor Who Cares, starring Jodie Whittaker as the first-ever female Doctor, whom we will lovingly refer to as Doctor Karen:

I’d advise him to bring marshmallows and weenies to roast on the bonfire, but he’s been doing precisely that for months now.


The Drinker has a long and very thoughtful look at what he thinks are the reasons why modern movies are so bloody stupid:

It’s true and he’s right. Modren movies are written by overgrown children who can’t stand to be contradicted or corrected, and were never raised right by their parents – if, indeed, their parents ever even dared to raise their voices to them.

This is where you see the ancient Biblical wisdom come to the fore:

Whoever spares the rod hates his son,
    but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.

— Proverbs 13:24, English Standard Version

Your “Science is F***ING WEIRD” moment of the week is from Dawn Pine, and looks at recent developments in genetics that may point to the genes that cause obesity:

Promising news in the effort to develop drugs to treat obesity: University of Virginia scientists have identified 14 genes that can cause and three that can prevent weight gain. The findings pave the way for treatments to combat a health problem that affects more than 40% of American adults.

“We know of hundreds of gene variants that are more likely to show up in individuals suffering obesity and other diseases. But ‘more likely to show up’ does not mean causing the disease. This uncertainty is a major barrier to exploit the power of population genomics to identify targets to treat or cure obesity. To overcome this barrier, we developed an automated pipeline to simultaneously test hundreds of genes for a causal role in obesity. Our first round of experiments uncovered more than a dozen genes that cause and three genes that prevent obesity,” said Eyleen O’Rourke of UVA’s College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Medicine’s Department of Cell Biology and the Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center. “We anticipate that our approach and the new genes we uncovered will accelerate the development of treatments to reduce the burden of obesity.”


Your long read of the week is also from our friend in Israel, and is a classic piece from our buddy Captain Capitalism, aka Aaron Clarey, about the vital importance of communities:

And this is the point of this post.  Because for all the talk conservatives, libertarians, and republicans talk about how important community is, none of them, and I mean NONE OF THEM do it.

You want to set up a community in case there’s an emergency or the economy collapses?

Nope, none of them are coming to help you.  They’re too lazy to train, learn new skills, or even get to know their neighbors.  Besides, the horror channel has a horror movie marathon on this week, and I can’t possibly be bothered to help you install that water cistern.

You want to create a fellowship or brotherhood where people help one another out?

Nope, I can’t be bothered to fire up your car or take your ass to the airport.  I’m too mentally ill, weak, or depressed feeling sorry for myself to honor my word or just do basic kindnesses.  Walk down the road and there’s literally a higher chance a completely random stranger will help you out than your “friends.”

You want to save your buddy $2500 in unnecessary lodging so that money could go to better things?

Nope, as per wifey’s commandment from the “Gen X Wife Homeownership User Manual” according to Rule 9, Subchapter 17, Sub-section 5.A7 

“No guest rooms shall ever have actual guests stay in them.”

Nearly all these people I’ve mentioned are staunch conservatives/libertarians.  Nearly all of them are for prepping, independence, freedom, and community…on paper.  But the truth is if it comes to actually helping your brother out, nearly all of them value tucked in chairs, drugs, sloth, laziness, a nagging wife, and/or feeling sorry for themselves more than they do their fellow American, brother, or conservative.  And I’m going to bet it’s the same for your circle of friends/colleagues.  These people are fair weather friends, not people you can rely upon in case the SHTF or you just want simple community and belonging.

I watched this video from Wranglestar and I was truly envious of how he was describing the community he once belonged to.  But I doubt he’s going to be able to recreate the community he once had where the entire village of men would come out to build your house or repair your car.  I highly doubt WIVES will come out to communally cook for men instead of bitch and whine about having to do it.

He’s right. Politics alone will not form communities. And when trouble starts, you NEED communities in order to survive. The “lone wolf” archetype of man is a myth. It doesn’t happen in real life. The number of true “lone wolves” is vanishingly small – think Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber, and you’ll get some idea of just how challenging that life is. And even he had to go into town to get supplies and interact with people from time to time. He is now a 79-year-old virgin with a nosebleed IQ who will die alone for what he did, and rightly so. But he was one of the very few that managed to create a truly independent life.

If you want to fight and win, you HAVE to form communities – and in real life, not just online. This core lesson is vital to our survival and the revival of the Christian West.


Linkage is good for you:

And some more from Dawn Pine:


The Neo-Tsar continues to show exactly why Russia is likely to be the future centre of a Christian-led spiritual, moral, and economic revival of Western values:

That man really does talk an awful lot of sense.


History lessons of the week:


Your Great Man of the Week is none other than the legendary explorer, Captain James Cook:


SameToken has a look at the HALO Infinite campaign gameplay release and concludes that this game is gonna be AWESOMESAUCE:

Personally, I think he’s right. This is likely to be the greatest HALO game of all time.

And now, let’s watch Mint Blitz do his thing:

Also, just in case you thought that gaming whorenalists had actually learned anything from #Gamergate:

Good Lord, that’s painful to watch.


Wazzocks gonna wazzock:

The depths of Jezza’s genius are, indeed, terrifying at times. If you see that orangutan handling dynamite in your vicinity… RUN.


Kitchen Nightmares with the Angry Scot:

Deep-fried fat-free cheese… wait, WUT?!?!?!


Comedy hour:


Pics, guns, girls, starting with a bunch of funny shit sent over by The Male Brain, mocking the nonsense that took place at Glasgow last week:

Super racist, and super funny

Here’s one from him that is more philosophical, but no less accurate:

Asked a wise man, "tell me sir, in which field could I make a great career?"

Onward:

Anyone who actually fell for that ridiculous false flag needs a swift kick up the arse. It was so patently obvious, you’d think the FBI were behind it.

That would explain it
She’s cute – even if she’s a libchick
Someone buy those two gentlemen a beer each
Even Google is figuring this shit out
Miss the God-Emperor yet?
Trump truly is a master of rhetoric – with an eerily accurate crystal ball
Absolutely 100% correct
The “B” continues to kill it
Good doggie!
Yeah, I laughed like a maniac
Journalist of the year

Headlines of the week indicate that the New Zealanders have all gone a bit loopy after being imprisoned for 2 years:

Your “YOU DON’T F***ING SAY!!!” moment of the week:

Your “Arrest the Gun” moment of the week:

Your “Hurr Durr” moment of the week:

Your… y’know what, just enjoy this next one:

Your “Main Monkey Business” moment of the week:

Your “Cancel Culture” moments of the week:

Nothing says “inclusivity” quite like stopping anyone from participating. #liberallogic

Your “Not Tonight, Dear, I Have a Racist” moment of the week:

Your “Joke Nazis” moment of the week:

Remember how we were talking about farts up above? Well:

Hey, they call it “The Silent Planet” for a reason
We’ve all been there, eh, chaps?
DAMN F***ING STRAIGHT!!!

Your aminules are adorkable moment of the week:

And also your animals are absolute DICKS moment of the week, to balance things out:


Gym beast props go to the monster Daniel Ryjov for his amazing feats of bench-pressing strength:

There is more – he actually pressed 605lbs (!!!!!) with a 5-second pause:

That shit is SCARY good.


Wise Uncle Chael the American Gangster takes a close look at the lightweight division to which Conor “The Notorious” Macgregor will eventually return – if he returns, that is, because he’s actually bulked up considerably, and will likely be a 170lb contender when he gets back:

I think it is clear by now that “Mystic Mac” no longer has the golden touch he once did. His toughest opponents have his measure and know how to beat him. They know that he is a precise and skilled counterpuncher, but that he has holes in his game when it comes to grappling, defending against kicks, and fighting defensively.

Dustin “Diamond” Poirier beat him twice. Conor wants to claim that the second loss was nothing more than a doctor’s stoppage, but in reality, he was losing that round on points before his ankle snapped:

If Macgregor comes back looking for yet another fight with Poirier, it will likely go the same way – especially if Poirier defeats Oliveira for the lightwight strap. It wouldn’t even make sense for Conor to fight straight for the championship at that point, given the sheer depth of talent in that division.

Instead, Macgregor would likely need to face off against either Oliveira or Gaethje. And that would be murder – for him. Gaethje, in particular, has some of the hardest kicks in the entire UFC, never mind the division. He would maul Conor’s leg within the first 30 seconds of the fight and then beat the shit out of him.


While we’re on the subject of insanely awesome fighters – Lawrence Kenshin gives us a real blast from the past by paying tribute to a true beast of the Japanese MMA scene, the one and only Genki Sudo:


Jesus loves knockouts:


Shufflin’ keeps things groovin’


#MetalForLife


OK, gents, here’s what you are really here for – the Instathot to get the week off to the best (or rather, least miserable) possible start. Her name is Briana Nicole Agno, age roughly 24, from, I think, Woodland, Clownipornia, and recently graduated from UC Davis. (Check out her LInkedIn profile if you want a bit of a giggle – especially the endorsements. If that ain’t blatant nepotism, I don’t know WHAT is.) She is currently a fitness model with her own agency and website. This is a girl who definitely falls under the “short and stacked” category – she’s 4’11”, which means she barely reaches my chest.

She would be a solid 10 if it weren’t for those horrid tattoos. What IS it about American chicks from Clownipornia who insist on wrecking their otherwise gorgeous bodies with such idiotic “art”?!?!?!

That’s all, you scurvy lot. Back under decks and get swabbing.

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3 Comments

  1. pkudude99

    The “Real Life Lore” channel did a vid a few months back about why covering the Sahara with solar panels is technologically impossible, and even if it weren’t how it would cause an ecological disaster FAR worse than what the greenies think they’re fixing by using solar — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62ASvupr8Zg

    What surprises me is that very few people ever point out that there’s an underlying assumption that solar panels are now and would be immediately available in the quantities that these plans assume would be needed, no thought on where the materials would be mined, manufactured, transported, etc. I saw an article a few years back that pointed out that the amount of silver required to manufacture enough solar panels to cover something like 5% of the Sahara would exceed the total estimated amount of silver that exists in the earth’s entire crust — not just what would be economically feasible to mine, but all of it. But sure, we can just crank out that amount of solar panels to fulfil the wishful fantasies of the greenies…..

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    • Didact

      The “Real Life Lore” channel did a vid a few months back about why covering the Sahara with solar panels is technologically impossible, and even if it weren’t how it would cause an ecological disaster FAR worse than what the greenies think they’re fixing by using solar

      Correct. There is no such thing as “free power”. You HAVE to pay a price, one way or another, for every form of power, in the form of some kind of pollution or wastage. Even fusion and hydrogen require such sacrifices. You can’t start a fusion reaction without a fission reaction (at least, given the technology that we have available to us), and hydrogen is very hard to refine, transport, and store. But they are still cleaner, by far, than solar and wind.

      I saw an article a few years back that pointed out that the amount of silver required to manufacture enough solar panels to cover something like 5% of the Sahara would exceed the total estimated amount of silver that exists in the earth’s entire crust — not just what would be economically feasible to mine, but all of it.

      Quite right. And not only that, but what about all of the “rare earth minerals” – which aren’t actually all that rare – which would have to be mined for the batteries, capacitors, and solar panels? And the fact that the plastics and composites used in making wind turbines can’t be recycled, and when they degrade, they leach toxins into the landfill soil and out into the wider environment?

      The whole “green energy” dream is nothing more than a colossal scam. It annoys me no end to see how many people have fallen for it. Every part of the idea is just monumentally stupid.

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  2. Robert W

    I had no idea about Henry the VIII’s codpiece affectations.
    If his whole persona was based on his ability to swing monster boners around, then infertility must always be the queen’s fault. with 5 different queens. Adds a lot of flavor to the whole split from the papacy era of history.

    It’s like the Brodello shirt broscience Dom is hectoring: “For when your persona is defined by a six-pack”
    —-His Royal Codpiece: ‘When your persona is defined by baseline male anatomical function’—-

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