Issuepedia:Filing Room/to file/2020
- https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-war-game-that-could-have-ended-the-world - another almost-war that happened right after Petrov Day; Able Archer
- 2015-03-17 Pulling Back the Curtain on Airport Security: Can a Weapon Get Past TSA?
AU fire crisis
- Australia bushfires: Traffic jam as thousands flee "tourist leave zone" - but I guess we're not supposed to call it a "climate emergency" because that might hurt the conservatives' feelings
- one comment:
How dumb are you people?
It is NOT global warming that caused this. It was the green activists who made it law for Australians not to be allowed to clear the overburden of dry wood that builds up every year. A man started this fire, he has been arrested.. he was trying to ‘protect his marijuana plants’ by burning 5000 acres and then when the wind picked up it was unstoppable.
You people are delusional.
- a little research finds that "According to Scientific American, the link between the 2019 extreme bushfire season and anthropogenic climate change is scientifically undisputable."
- 2019-12-31 Australia’s Angry Summer: This Is What Climate Change Looks Like
- 2019-11-12 Factcheck: Is there really a green conspiracy to stop bushfire hazard reduction? - No.
- "Blaming 'greenies' for stopping these important measures is a familiar, populist, but basically untrue claim." - Greg Mullins, former NSW fire and rescue commissioner
- The Greens have never been in power, so how could they have set policy?
- The Greens support what the claim says they oppose.
- NSW government has an entire web site about climate change, Understand climate change: "Temperature and rainfall fluctuate greatly, with large variability in seasonal and regional climatic conditions bringing heatwaves, storms, droughts, floods and bushfires, which can have devastating effects on the environment, human life and property."
- The propaganda:
- 2019-11-12 Barnaby Joyce defends comments that fire victims were likely Greens voters
- 2019-03-05 Green ideology, not climate change, makes bushfires worse - but they don't link to any sources, or even provide any quotes, for "green ideology"
- Holograms, Lasers & Boredom; the CED's march towards eventual invention: an example of how large endeavors go awry because people can't agree on things -- even without disinformation being injected
- https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-surprising-reason-people-change-their-minds - implications for InstaGov
- https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/1/4/1909418/-Mike-Pence-demonstrates-vividly-just-how-much-contempt-he-holds-for-the-American-public - includes a bit of 9/11 non-trivia