Am I perspicacious or what?!

One issue of the Wall Street Journal proves, in two articles, that RushBabe49 is one smart cookie. My readers will know that I am totally against the governments of the world basically requiring car-makers to build and sell electric cars, deeming them "zero-emission" and the only way to stop "global warming", or "climate change", or …

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Annals of stupid electric vehicles, Philadelphia Edition

Over on the web site of the excellent publication, the Washington Free Beacon, I found what I think is the funniest (not funny ha-ha, but funny tragic) story so far this year.  It seems that the Philadelphia-area transit agency, SEPTA, purchased a bunch of battery electric buses from a company called Proterra.  The agency spent …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #157: Getting away

Ahhh, getaways.  When you're retired, you can schedule a getaway whenever you want, since every day is a weekend.  However, I just had to do this one first, as a response to Tina's photo.  Hers was the outside, and mine is the inside of the Denver airport.  In 2015, we went to a Hillsdale College …

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Clean Energy? Not so fast.

We hear and read about the advent of so-called "clean energy" sources, which are scheduled to take over from dirty sources such as coal, oil, and natural gas all over the world.  The European Union, The USA, China, and many other countries are embarking on the energy transition with dispatch; banning internal-combustion vehicles, institution "cap …

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If the government of Paris is giving up on electric cars…

How can every single automaker plan to go all-electric?  This picture just blew me away.  It is from Twitter, but I could copy it without actually going to Twitter, which I despise. The description of the above situation is as follows: Green madness.  Electric cars belonging to the City of Paris.  No one will buy …

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Journey to the Olympic Peninsula

One of our favorite day trips, here in Northwest Washington State is a ferry ride and drive to the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge on the Olympic Peninsula.  In the afternoon on Friday, we headed down to the Edmonds Ferry Dock, to take our ferry ride to Kingston on the Kitsap Peninsula for the first leg …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #155: On the Water

When you live in the Pacific Northwest, you can be "on the water" in moments, from most places.  We have the Pacific Ocean, Puget Sound, and numerous lakes and rivers within a short drive.  Silver Lake is less than five minutes from my house, and I never get tired of taking pictures of it.  Its …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #153: Wonderful World (in two posts)

I never take our wonderful world for granted.  Wherever I go, I pay close attention to my surroundings, on my own level, and above and below me.  That is why, today, I am linking to another of my own posts, here at Calling-All-RushBabes.  Check out "I've looked at clouds from both sides now", below.  Just …

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Welcome to Joe Biden’s (and Bernie Sanders’s) America

Good morning/afternoon everyone.  This morning, this is what we woke up to on this fine Monday morning in May. Colonial Pipeline taken down in massive cyber-attack.  Might be an act of War.  State of Emergency declared, gas prices to skyrocket.  Attack attributed to Russian hackers.  This one is not a hoax. Middle East explodes, as …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #146-Focus on the Details: Flying cross-country

On April 25th, my husband and I flew from Seattle to Nashville, for a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar, and to do some sightseeing and meeting with our friends from Ricochet.  I had the window seat, and I was fortunate to be able to see the ground for most of the four-hour flight.  You want …

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