Happy Earth Day (PT. 4)

Happy Earth Day everyone! Yes, it’s also Lenin’s birthday, which may not be a pure coincidence, and I hear it may be some other holy day of some kind, but I’m a little vague on this.
I was going to do a couple of long posts today on the subject, but as it is Earth Day, I was away from my keyboard communing with nature most of the day. Okay, I was at the beach out in California. Though, for some reason, it was really cold. Unseasonably cold. I blame global warming–for not happening.
Anyway, I’ll put up something more useful tomorrow, but for the time being, I’ll leave this old remark from the lay-philosopher Eric Hoffer that applies perfectly to the environmental establishment: “Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.” The environmental movement entered the racket stage a long time ago.

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