These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Fridge Logic: Solar power is NEVER used. For nothing. A serious problem in the second book revolves around Earth being cut off from interstellar fuel. No one mentions solar power. Coal, nuclear, sure, solar, never even though the SAPL is basically solar power writ large it's never even mentioned. Everything runs off He3 to the point where it's very odd.
Howard Taylor: I wish those Ringo books were canon, but no, they're not. John and I haven't compared notes in three years. We've diverged. We'd need a nuclear shoehorn to make these things fit in the same, consistent space. Hopefully that doesn't ruin anybody's fun. If you want to create a section [in the Schlock Mercenary wiki] for "Reconciling Schlock Mercenary with Troy Rising" you have our blessing.
Unfortunate Implications: Conveniently almost everyone who dies in the alien plagues is in a category Ringo would classify as "undesirable", the poor and uneducated, the old, most of the Third World, much of Islam etc.