Of course the other problem with generic preppers is that they emphasize an individualized “get mine fuck the rest” kind of disaster prep. For climate change, given that it’s something we can see coming, a kind of collective prepping on a local scale (neighborhoods, even) is possible and would be better.
“Preppers” get a lot of bad press (from me included), I think mostly because they typically seem to be optimizing for an unknowable and unforeseen black-swan event (“SHTF”). But climate change is a slow-moving, probably-unstoppable train whose consequences can at least be modeled and forecast, so climate change prepping seems like basic prudence at this point.
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Walz's "listening tour" makes me suspect he's another centrist liberal still somehow abused of the notion that conservatives can be niced back to the middle and need only be horse-whispered into acting in good faith.
We'll see how he does. But this Obama-style neutral adulting is not what we need right now imo.
This 2-part blog post by a Robbinsdale city council member is a really good explainer on how property taxes work in MN. It's probably different than what you think! Many light bulbs went off in my head after I read this.
A bit more complicated than what you expect, but easily within reach of the adulting brain
🚨 🥗 🚨 CDC today: throw out all your romaine lettuce right now, and sanitize the drawer in your fridge where you kept it. https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-11-18/index.html
Longtime #Robbinsdale resident, has two small kids. Hand-crafted websites, books, LISP. Socialist-curious.
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