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Old 31st August 2009, 08:44 AM   #1
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Cloud seeding over California. US. Government Spraying Chemicals on the America

Brian, and My fellow Skeptics,
A friend of mine from college lives out in the LA area in california. He swears up and down that th "Government" is spraying LA with chemicals hiding it in the con-trails of comercial jets. Being a commercial pilot, I tried to explain to him how contrails form, a-la moisture leaving the compressor in a jet turbine, sub zero temperatures at high altitudes and condensation nuclei, etc. But he wont buy it, I should say also he's another on who thinks 9/1 was a government consiracy. I did a search for this , and I noticed this "scare" is not confined to the LA basin, and people all over the world have keyed in on this hysteria.
Long story short, Im new here and was wondering if there has been a Skeptoid episode on this topic, and if not could you please enlighten the world about this.

Thanks for the good words. Keep up the good fight
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Old 31st August 2009, 09:50 AM   #2
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There has been a 'chemtrail' episode of Skeptoid I believe.

Yup, #27 http://skeptoid.com/episodes/4027
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Old 31st August 2009, 10:39 AM   #3
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Chemtrails

Nice Thanks!
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Old 31st August 2009, 10:45 AM   #4
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I am absolutely convinced that right this moment the "government" is spraying chemicals over parts of Los Angeles.












Chemical fire retardant to fight a brush fire in the Angeles National Forest.
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Old 31st August 2009, 11:38 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by Lisa Simpson View Post
I am absolutely convinced that right this moment the "government" is spraying chemicals over parts of Los Angeles.












Chemical fire retardant to fight a brush fire in the Angeles National Forest.
Heck, watering the lawn of the state capital would also qualify. Who wants their kids playing in those micrograms of fluoride? and the oxygen hydride...

About thirty years ago, they sprayed insecticide over entire fruit-growing counties of California; I happened to be in the area that night, and it's why I'm so quirky today.

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Old 31st August 2009, 11:43 AM   #6
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Heck, watering the lawn of the state capital would also qualify. Who wants their kids playing in those micrograms of fluoride? and the oxygen hydride...
Dihydrogen monoxide. Oxygen is much more electronegative than hydrogen, and must come second in the name.

(I'm re-writing the nomenclature section of a chemistry textbook at the moment.....)
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Old 31st August 2009, 01:17 PM   #7
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http://contrailscience.com/

for all your chemtrail needs!

Responsive dude too he's replied to questions I've had pretty quickly
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Old 9th September 2009, 03:58 PM   #8
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There has been a 'chemtrail' episode of Skeptoid I believe.

Yup, #27 http://skeptoid.com/episodes/4027
That's the one with the recording of the "ground crew" guy who told this totally unplausable story to the tune of techno music, right?

What is it with conspiracy theorists and adding stupid music to everything they do?
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