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2012-10-27 Home Front: Culture Wars
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Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-10-27 05:40|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [514 views ]  Top

#1 Altamont Pass has had wind turbines for quite a while; if they're still killing that many birds there, it must have been a very large population to start with. And you'd think by now the ones with some kind of aversion to tall spinny things that make funny noises would be winning the breeding race.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-10-27 08:01||   2012-10-27 08:01|| Front Page Top

#2 I heard today that the hurricane will blow all the leaves off of the trees!!11!. How will they live you evil capital running scum dogs!1
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-10-27 10:25||   2012-10-27 10:25|| Front Page Top

#3 You've got to break a few beaks....
Posted by Besoeker 2012-10-27 11:38||   2012-10-27 11:38|| Front Page Top

#4 You can't make an omelette without without breaking egg-layers.
Posted by Fred 2012-10-27 11:43||   2012-10-27 11:43|| Front Page Top

#5 I doubt those altamont pass numbers. Those turbines are never moving. I suspect someone extrapolated what the numbers *would be* if all of the turbines worked.
Posted by Rjschwarz 2012-10-27 12:45||   2012-10-27 12:45|| Front Page Top

#6 Tehachapi pass has a bunch and they seem to be cranking
Posted by Frank G 2012-10-27 14:39||   2012-10-27 14:39|| Front Page Top

#7 Same with Beaumont Pass. The hills are lousy with turbines.

Not a lot of eagles though.
Posted by Pappy 2012-10-27 14:59||   2012-10-27 14:59|| Front Page Top

#8 As a birdwatcher, I have been aware of the bitter irony of the greens pushing wind power?

Oh, and I do believe they mean "red-tailed", not "rat-tailed". Looks like a reporter made a typo and then automatically selected the first correction spellcheck offered.
Posted by Korora  2012-10-27 15:39||   2012-10-27 15:39|| Front Page Top

#9 But who am I to talk, seeing how I missed a question mark where a period should be?
Posted by Korora  2012-10-27 15:40||   2012-10-27 15:40|| Front Page Top

#10 A second post will not help you Korora, you have deh ben caught out and the enforcers are on the move.

Post moar, we miss you.
Posted by Shipman 2012-10-27 17:17||   2012-10-27 17:17|| Front Page Top

#11 Oh, and I do believe they mean "red-tailed", not "rat-tailed"

No, that was an inadvertent release of an "undiscovered species"; the type suitable for delaying a project during enviro-legal-warfare.
Posted by Pappy 2012-10-27 18:16||   2012-10-27 18:16|| Front Page Top

#12 Wind turbines are totally useless garbage. Even nuclear power stations have to be coupled with water turbines to pump water on mountaintop lakes to use nighttime excess power(they are difficult to wind down during low demand) High demand periods are just the time wind turbines shut down...and in windy times, the noise they make is like a million airplanes taking off...it is unlivable where these pieces of crap are turning.
Posted by Dopey Schwarzeneggar2960 2012-10-27 21:27||   2012-10-27 21:27|| Front Page Top

#13 Time back many Enviros + aligned also complained about Marine Turbines, be it surface or seafloor, etc. wiping out the fishies + corals.

Methinks what these Personages truly care about is the LAND underneath these KNOWINGLY DEFECTIVE,PRBLEMATIC, OR UNPROFITABLE SOLAR + WIND FARMS, i.e. mass tracts of land under direct or indirect Govt. control, regulation + SUBSIDY, in case the Govt. needs to use same as Collateral for bond-borrowing on International Markets to save or expand the US Welfare-Nanny State. IMO THE MAJORITY OF THESE ENVIROS, LETFIES COULD CARE LESS ABOUT THE CRITTERS OR THE AIR, RIVERS, ETC.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-10-27 22:04||   2012-10-27 22:04|| Front Page Top

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