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Offline Rapunzel

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« on: April 25, 2013, 01:33:20 AM »

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« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2013, 08:44:57 AM »
We visited Germany in the summer of 2012 and I was shocked to see windmills and solar collectors all over the countryside. Really obtrusive and unattractive.
“My god! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy? I confess I had no idea of it myself.” Jefferson writing to Madison on America in 1785 while in Paris.

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« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2013, 12:26:31 PM »
We visited Germany in the summer of 2012 and I was shocked to see windmills and solar collectors all over the countryside. Really obtrusive and unattractive.

They are hideous.... ruining our deserts out here with both, not to mention killing birds and bats.  I'll take an oil pump any day.

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« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2013, 01:34:40 PM »
“My god! How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy? I confess I had no idea of it myself.” Jefferson writing to Madison on America in 1785 while in Paris.


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