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Lone_Star_Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-20-08 02:00 PM
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7. I think the pollution obscuring the once lovely vistas is ugly.
I'd rather see a wind farm and have cleaner air again.
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  -Can someone please explain to me exactly what is so ugly about hedgehog  Jun-20-08 01:55 PM   #0 
  - I wish I'd see more wind turbines. They look good to me.  Eric J in MN   Jun-20-08 01:56 PM   #1 
  - The wind farms out in the California desert are beautiful  LSparkle   Jun-20-08 01:57 PM   #2 
  - Agree with you, 100% . n/t  ChazII   Jun-20-08 01:59 PM   #3 
  - I thik it comes from the same attitude that bans the use of clothes lines  hedgehog   Jun-20-08 01:59 PM   #4 
  - Can't wait until people have to start digging up their lawns and planting veggies!  LSparkle   Jun-20-08 02:03 PM   #8 
     - I've already done that  slackmaster   Jun-20-08 02:15 PM   #21 
        - If I had a lawn (front or back), it'd be planted with tomatoes and basil  LSparkle   Jun-20-08 02:21 PM   #24 
  - I like them too.. BUT they DO make a very annoying noise  SoCalDem   Jun-20-08 03:41 PM   #45 
  - it isn't the looks that give me hesitation- it's the birds that  Bluerthanblue   Jun-20-08 02:00 PM   #5 
  - That's Unfortunate  iamjoy   Jun-20-08 02:11 PM   #15 
  - Yes, they are. Actually,  emmadoggy   Jun-20-08 04:44 PM   #48 
  - It's NIMBY run amok. n/t  Captain Angry   Jun-20-08 02:00 PM   #6 
  - I think the pollution obscuring the once lovely vistas is ugly.  Lone_Star_Dem   Jun-20-08 02:00 PM   #7 
  - Good complaint  PATRICK   Jun-20-08 02:04 PM   #9 
  - Wind turbines all over northwest Iowa -- they are like giant flowers in the landscape. Lovely.  Idealist Hippie   Jun-20-08 02:04 PM   #10 
  - ironically though  hfojvt   Jun-20-08 02:20 PM   #23 
  - I agree.  emmadoggy   Jun-20-08 09:00 PM   #50 
  - I like them a lot....They're quite pleasing to see when zipping across....  marmar   Jun-20-08 02:05 PM   #11 
  - I live on the coast  sandnsea   Jun-20-08 02:06 PM   #12 
  - Not in my backyard  DangerDave921   Jun-20-08 02:33 PM   #26 
  - I guess you can't read  sandnsea   Jun-20-08 02:43 PM   #27 
     - Eat crabs? You bet!  DangerDave921   Jun-21-08 08:02 AM   #51 
  - If you don't want to see civilization, can I assume that you've given up all the benefit of  hedgehog   Jun-20-08 03:12 PM   #31 
     - It was just fine when backpackers closed the forests  sandnsea   Jun-20-08 03:15 PM   #32 
        - What would you like to close?  cherokeeprogressive   Jun-20-08 03:16 PM   #33 
        - Since everyone wants to be a shit  sandnsea   Jun-20-08 03:18 PM   #36 
           - Here's one adjustment for you: Stop thinking of it as "MY" coast line.  cherokeeprogressive   Jun-20-08 03:22 PM   #39 
              - lol. It's a protected coastline for the people of my state  sandnsea   Jun-20-08 03:32 PM   #43 
        - Insisting that land already set off as a nature preserve be off-limits to  hedgehog   Jun-20-08 03:18 PM   #38 
           - Who said whole sale opposition? Nobody. Nowhere.  sandnsea   Jun-20-08 03:30 PM   #41 
              - Sorry to jump the gun, but the phrase "last place to go and not see  hedgehog   Jun-20-08 04:47 PM   #49 
  - It does not look good when you are yachting  AngryAmish   Jun-20-08 02:06 PM   #13 
  - I think that watching clean energy being created is beautiful  TexasBushwhacker   Jun-20-08 02:09 PM   #14 
  - No problem with wind turbines.  dems_rightnow   Jun-20-08 02:13 PM   #16 
  - Man-made is not necessarily ugly...  ColbertWatcher   Jun-20-08 02:13 PM   #17 
  - They're a little rough on birds  slackmaster   Jun-20-08 02:14 PM   #18 
  - The first generation wind turbines were smaller, high speed models and were bad on the birds.  hedgehog   Jun-20-08 03:06 PM   #29 
  - I saw huge wind farms in England  TrogL   Jun-20-08 02:15 PM   #19 
  - When Railroads Were Being Built  ribofunk   Jun-20-08 02:15 PM   #20 
  - I think they are kind of pretty  rox63   Jun-20-08 02:20 PM   #22 
  - Maybe you should be asking people like Ted Kennedy, RFK Jr. and Walter Cronkite  cherokeeprogressive   Jun-20-08 02:31 PM   #25 
  - T o be fair to the folks at Hyannis Port, there is just as much opposition from people leaving in  hedgehog   Jun-20-08 03:05 PM   #28 
     - Yes but wouldn't you say that the folks at Hyannis Port have had their share of "fair"? n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Jun-20-08 03:08 PM   #30 
        - The folks at Nantucket are the poster kids for the "preserve the vista"  hedgehog   Jun-20-08 03:16 PM   #34 
           - Closing a coal fired plant doesn't necessarily sound like a bad thing. n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Jun-20-08 03:18 PM   #35 
  - I love them! They remind me of Don Quixote and Rosinante and  lonestarnot   Jun-20-08 03:18 PM   #37 
  - Sancho Panza -- "panza" translates to "belly," says Wiki.  Idealist Hippie   Jun-20-08 03:32 PM   #42 
     - Sancho del pan! Woooppeee!  lonestarnot   Jun-20-08 03:42 PM   #46 
  - Mountain tops are perfect for turbines and much better than clearing them  Cleita   Jun-20-08 03:25 PM   #40 
  - When I drive through West Texas  Horse with no Name   Jun-20-08 03:33 PM   #44 
  - From another thread:  hedgehog   Jun-20-08 03:59 PM   #47 

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