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Global Warming: Was It Just
A Beautiful Dream After All?

Forbes, by Harry Binswanger

Original Article

Posted By:FlyRight, 4/5/2013 7:12:52 AM

Like most of you, I yearn for shorter winters, more shirt-sleeve weather, less lashing from frigid winds. As a confirmed New Yorker, I’m not willing to do what millions have done: move to the sunbelt. I want warmer weather here in the Big City.But I’ve grown old waiting for the promised global warming. I was 35 when predictions of a looming ice age were supplanted by warmmongering. Now I’m 68, and there’s still no sign of warmer weather. It’s enough to make one doubt the “settled science” of the government-funded doom-sayers.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 4/5/2013 7:14:57 AM     (No. 9260442)

Does this mean Al Gore will finally go away?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bpl40, 4/5/2013 7:45:46 AM     (No. 9260487)

Don´t count on it. He is already thinking of the next scam, the MSM the next set of victims.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Deedo, 4/5/2013 8:00:37 AM     (No. 9260509)

Less than 3 years left on Al Gore´s Doomsday Clock:

http://tinyurl.com/cgabnrk (rushlimbaugh.com)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ronaldus Magnus, 4/5/2013 8:00:57 AM     (No. 9260511)

The only item that is ´settled´ is that taxes, fines, penalties, enhancements, revenues, investments, levies, surtaxes, surcharges, fees, assessments, tariffs, tolls, will all be raised by the trolls trolling for more and more, until 100% of all wages, earnings, and profits go directly to the Washington Leviathan, and ´each of us receive according to our need,´ a need determined no doubt by just how far we bow and prostrate ourselves to the mighty, ever-present colossus.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mws50, 4/5/2013 8:02:47 AM     (No. 9260515)

Man-made global warming has always been a money scam.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tonyl, 4/5/2013 8:04:41 AM     (No. 9260517)

The global warming thing is just socialist propaganda. Just ask a greetard to explain global climate changes even before the industrial revolution, which they blame. Their answer? Daaaa. ab dah...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: miceal, 4/5/2013 8:09:47 AM     (No. 9260524)

A hoax and scam headed by Albore, the human tree....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dwbbb, 4/5/2013 8:11:41 AM     (No. 9260525)

Ok, how ´bout this:

Have you heard the earth´s core is cooling as a result of too much drilling and fracking in Montana and other places (but only in the US)? It will be devastating the world over. This drilling must be stopped or taxed more heavily.

/so

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Arby, 4/5/2013 8:27:06 AM     (No. 9260554)

Anything that would consign the Gorebot to his quite justified obscurity would be a good thing.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: udanja99, 4/5/2013 8:36:07 AM     (No. 9260576)

There was never anything beautiful about it. It was brought to us by money grabbing academics and socialist politicians. It was promoted by psychotic watermelons who treated the rest of the populace as if they were Holocost deniers and tried to browbeat us into submission. They will never let go of it, no matter what "science" says about it. If they are that concerned about what man is doing to the earth, then they should remove themselves from it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: wherewithal, 4/5/2013 8:55:29 AM     (No. 9260630)

Isn´t fraud a crime? Let the trials begin!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: jackburton, 4/5/2013 9:01:54 AM     (No. 9260654)

A generation has been indoctrinated. This won´t go away easily.

Although... how quickly did we turn on eugenics and white wash the reputations and statements of people like Margaret Sanger once the reductio ad absurdum of applying darwin to humanity was revealed in the ovens of auschwitz?

but there´s still money in this, still a good feeling to being green, and there are still all those bureaucrats with regulatory ability.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: nonsense, 4/5/2013 9:01:58 AM     (No. 9260655)

What will the Weather Channel do now that Global Warming is finally exposed as a scam? They constantly refer to "Global Warming" as if it is legitimate.

It has always been about money and control by the eco-Leftists. Sadly, they will come up with another scam, most likely some plan involving re-education.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Crosscut, 4/5/2013 9:12:44 AM     (No. 9260682)

What is a threat are the looters and moochers raping America. Let´s focus on them for a change.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Quigley, 4/5/2013 9:30:00 AM     (No. 9260719)

#12 Sanger is still with us in planned parenthood. (They really like that word "plan".)

I think the writer´s psychological conclusion at the end is right. I remember being in a bar a listening to 2 guys complain that the US really needs to do more about pollution- while they were smoking and drinking. I knew them so I suggested that their smoking and drinking was more harmful to them than US pollution.



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Reply 16 - Posted by: Clinger, 4/5/2013 9:33:34 AM     (No. 9260732)

Indeed #12 this has been drilled into the heads of our children and the vilification of any who dared question so strong that it will squash what should be one of the greatest teaching moments to leverage against other cult attacks on freedom.

Gore never believed it. Why would you purchase property you believe to be washed into the ocean in the near future?

Sadly it will be that much harder to address legitimate environmental concerns.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: craige, 4/5/2013 9:40:38 AM     (No. 9260751)

It is well known that increased amounts of CO2 will cause temperature increase. The question is How Much? So far it is less than natural variation. It could easily get cooler...

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Reply 18 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 4/5/2013 10:11:33 AM     (No. 9260835)

"It is now pretty clearly agreed that the C02 content will rise 25% by 2000. This could increase the average temperature near the earth´ s surface by 7 degrees Fahrenheit. This in turn could raise the level of the sea by 10 feet. Goodbye New York.
Goodbye Washington, for that matter. We have no data on Seattle."


Memo from Daniel P. Moynihan

September 17, 1969

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Farmwife1, 4/5/2013 10:20:40 AM     (No. 9260846)

Wouldn´t it be wonderful if one of the companies Algore hoaxed would sue him for everything he has? I won´t hold my breath.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: peterfleming, 4/5/2013 10:41:48 AM     (No. 9260893)

Bravo. Good questions from Binswanger and Forbes. Here´s a brilliant quote on the simple reality of the NUTRIENT CO2, from longtime inventor scientist author friend,
Alvin Lowi: "Contrary to the fashionable environmental hogwash, CO2 is not a harmful emission. It is a natural constituent of the
atmosphere without which all plants would die and animals soon afterward. CO2 is an aerial fertilizer, more of which makes plants healthier, grow faster and more fruitful. It makes plants more tolerant to drought, water and air pollution. To the extent CO2 increases the earth´s greenhouse effect, whatever warming produced, if any, will be beneficial to all living things, polar bears included. This world could use more CO2, not less. Browse http://www.co2science.org/ for further enlightenment."
Alvin Lowi, aerospace engineer, designer of fuel efficient engines, inventor, is a true "greenie", he’s The Real non government McCoy. Consider keeping this quote with your ID and credit cards.


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Reply 21 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 4/5/2013 10:56:46 AM     (No. 9260931)

I´m for anything that keeps New Yorkers from moving here.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: NotaBene, 4/5/2013 11:35:21 AM     (No. 9261026)

Global Warming is finally going up in second-hand smoke.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: mitzi, 4/5/2013 12:17:13 PM     (No. 9261122)

I can relate to the writer! I´m also a confirmed NYer about the same age.

I´m not looking forward to an approaching semi-annual (3-day) task of switching seasonal clothing.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Distorted, 4/5/2013 12:21:58 PM     (No. 9261129)

I am saving #4´s post and will be reporting it. Nice summation, and, yes, #20,
CO2 is plant food
..Love It
....Live It
.......Release It

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Reply 25 - Posted by: NMPatriot, 4/5/2013 12:27:26 PM     (No. 9261142)

I predict that the next new global wrecking, Gaia destroying, man-caused scare is the inevitable flipping of the magnetic poles driving the need for a magneto-tax. Heavy industrialization and rise of digital electronics will be to blame. All electricity generation will be heavily affected by this tax. The doomsayers will not be happy until the entire world is rid of the evil virus that is humanity (themselves excluded of course).

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Reply 26 - Posted by: ratslayer, 4/5/2013 12:40:51 PM     (No. 9261172)

When will it get warm enough for the Vikings(Denmark) to return to Greenland? And
there raise cattle and grain as they did 7-800 years ago.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: kOok, 4/5/2013 2:06:16 PM     (No. 9261310)

#22 has me chuckling. Well said.

As far as Greenland becoming green again, we can only hope. Just think of the crop yields worldwide when that happens. A golden age of agriculture and reduction in want around the globe. One can only hope.

Al Gore can go suck eggs for all I care.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: F16 guy, 4/5/2013 2:13:18 PM     (No. 9261323)

"The climates of the earth have always been changing, and they will doubtless continue to do so in the future. How large these future changes will be, and where and how rapidly they will occur, we do not know." National Academy of Sciences, 1975.

Nuff said.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 4/5/2013 4:21:08 PM     (No. 9261490)

The real "Global Bologna" started about the time the USSR collapsed. It is my observation that the world of human always has worked best in a state of tension, not compression. Wehn people have something real to threatene their life habits, they work together, but, when they live in long periods of peace and prosperity, they turn inward, become selfish, corporatism takes over and chaos of social structure usually ensues. So, no bit bad USSR, the governments realized they needed something- but, with so many other governments possessing nuclear weapons, finding tension between governments was not a good thing- small, controllable wars were okay- but, what the world really needed was something Big, mean, and very threatening- "How about a global threat?" so, in the Clintoon era, the perfect replacement for the Red Communists was the Green Communists- "Save the Planet", replaced "Workers Unite!" as the great call to revolution! It almost worke! But, like the real Communists, their lies caught up with them and they ran out of other people´s money! Now, people are getting wise, and are aware of the Green charlatans the Green movement is so full of.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: dragonlearner, 4/5/2013 4:29:31 PM     (No. 9261506)

This argument has been changed from time to time to mask the truth as it comes out. The latest argument is that warming is caused by human activity.

We can expect nature to vary the average temperature of the earth. Liberals couldn´t argue this given that there was evidence of a medieval warming period. So the changed the argument to AGW. That is humans were causing the warming through CO2 emissions.

But even Al Gore´s movie shows the truth if you look close enough. While speaking on stage, he projects a graph on a very large and wide screen of temperature and CO2. It was meant to show the correlation of the two. But his graph showed temperature changing first followed by CO2. In fact, there was something like a 700 year lag in CO2 change after a temperature change. But people saw what they wanted to see.

There is a most excellent and scientific program on this topic on Youtube. Go to YouTube and search for "the great global warming swindle". The left has been trying to debunk this program for years.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: janylou, 4/5/2013 4:51:14 PM     (No. 9261544)

16 years with no change in the climate but there sure is to the debt of $16 trillion which has grown because of all the money thrown at green energy to save us from a 1 degree temp increase.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Mickturn, 4/5/2013 6:38:04 PM     (No. 9261694)

A lib govt sponsored SCAM...hang all of them at dawn!!!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Suncitypro, 4/5/2013 9:01:59 PM     (No. 9261839)

Al Roker thinks a hurricane named Sandy was a result of gw. Al do some research-East Anglia might be a starting point. Learn the truth about your own job.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 4/5/2013 9:35:25 PM     (No. 9261881)

And don´t forget that before Global Warming, we were all going to get skin cancer from the Ozone Hole allowing more UV rays in. Not only has that not occurred, but skin cancer has decreased. Now they don´t mention the Ozone Hole at all. They have moved on. So how serious were they really?

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Reply 36 - Posted by: jetsman, 4/5/2013 11:24:14 PM     (No. 9262031)

All this global warming crap is doing is giving someone a job a job for doing nothing
absolutely nothing and get paid for it.
This is just a racket plain and simple!!

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On A Nevada Ranch

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Townhall, by Kevin McCullough    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 4/13/2014 11:55:18 AM     Post Reply
Let me obliterate a bit of confusion here: the Obama administration attempted to go to war with a rancher in Nevada. Let me amplify a little bit of truth: They tucked tail and have returned home. And let me add a bit of clarity: they had no choice! As the nation began to become familiar with the plight of the family of Cliven Bundy, many of us harkened back to another standoff in which the Federal government attempted to bully it´s outcome: Waco, Texas and the Branch Davidian massacre. It is telling that in the Nevada case the feds pulled out so

Goodbye tea party, hello big tent
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Washington Post, by Jennifer Rubin    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/13/2014 5:08:01 AM     Post Reply
Say what you will about Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), but they know a train wreck when they see it. They also know when to separate themselves from the cranks and the losers on the right. Although both supported the shutdown and were heartily supported by tea party groups in their own Senate races, neither one has endorsed Matt Bevin in Kentucky, Milton Wolf in Kansas or Chris McDaniel in Mississippi. In fact, Cruz’s office confirms he hasn’t endorsed anyone in the primaries. He may weigh in after the primaries. Rand Paul has endorsed two very establishment

Obama decries ‘bogus’
voter fraud complaints

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The Hill [Washington, DC], by Justin Sink    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/11/2014 8:18:44 PM     Post Reply
President Obama labeled complaints about voter fraud “bogus” and accused Republicans of cynically trying to prevent Americans from accessing the polls in a fiery speech Friday at a civil rights forum hosted by Al Sharpton. Obama argued that attempts in some states to impose new voter identification restrictions were actually efforts by Republicans to make “it harder, not easier to vote.” And the president said that while voter fraud should be prevented, it rarely occurred. “So let´s be clear, the real voter fraud is the people who try to deny our rights by making bogus arguments about voter fraud,” Obama said. Obama

Victory for Nevada´s last rancher!
Federal government backs down and
says it will NOT try to seize cattle from
cowboy at the centre of armed showdown

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Daily Mail [UK], by Ryan Gorman*    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/12/2014 2:34:02 PM     Post Reply
The last rancher in southern Nevada has won his battle to graze cows on public land after a week-long stand off with federal agents. The Bureau of Land Management today said it would stop trying to seize the cattle of Cliven Bundy after armed militia members today continuing to gather in Nevada in a confrontation with federal agents. BLM Director Neil Kornze said: ´Based on information about conditions on the ground, and in consultation with law enforcement, we have made a decision to conclude the cattle gather because of our serious concern about the safety of employees and members of

Video: Flash mob of women steal
$20,000 worth of sunglasses
from California store

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New York Daily News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/13/2014 10:50:38 AM     Post Reply
A brazen flash mob has been caught on camera storming a California store and making off with $20,000 worth of sunglasses. Surveillance footage shows eight women piling into a Sunglass Hut and crowding around display cases. Shielding workers from what they´re doing, they quickly stuff dozens of fashion specs into their bags. A store clerk pleads with them to stop, before running out of the shot to get help and dial 911. The thieves then all bolt outside and escape in a waiting SUV. The incident occurred at the Valencia Town Center mall, in Santa Clarita, at 3 p.m. on


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