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Racism: Is There Anything It
Can’t Do?

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Posted By: mc squared, 5/26/2019 12:17:07 PM

This claim is so stupid that I can’t even give it one of our coveted Green Weenie Awards: Racial Resentment May Be Fueling Climate Denial. After Barack Obama took office, white Americans were less likely to see climate change as a serious problem, according to a recent paper published in the journal Environmental Politics. The study further finds evidence of a link between racial resentment and climate change denial. This is not to suggest that all climate deniers are racists, merely that racial resentment may, in part, be driving climate denial. I got curious, naturally. Here’s the abstract of the underlying “academic” paper:


Co-incidence vs. causation. My birthday is November 22, but I had nothing to do with JFK's assassination.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: curious1 5/26/2019 12:33:57 PM (No. 84625)
Since the definition of racism is: "Disagreeing with a leftard's position on anything, including their haircut', then no, there isn't anything it can't do.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: hammondb3 5/26/2019 12:37:49 PM (No. 84630)
Well... how about the fact that none of the BS that Al Gore spewed forth came true? Might THAT not have had some impact on those who were bright enough to try to keep score?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Northcross 5/26/2019 1:04:18 PM (No. 84651)
What half-baked drivel. Most of us reacted against the idea of man-made global warming when that nearly illiterate corpulent buffoon Al Gore began to push it in his since discredited fantasy documentary "An Inconvenient Truth". Obama had nothing to do with it.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: red1066 5/26/2019 1:09:18 PM (No. 84655)
Only a complete idiot would link climate change and racism. Of course, only a complete idiot would believe in MAN MADE climate change. I suspect that Obozo came along about the same time most people finally saw that the evidence of climate change being pushed by the lefties was all BS.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: cor-vet 5/26/2019 2:23:02 PM (No. 84691)
I guess racial resentment against Obama is what makes snow look white to me!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Strike3 5/26/2019 3:03:27 PM (No. 84707)
What is wrong with Hayward? Doesn't he realize that every hurricane, tsunami and typhoon only hits the low-lying coasts of countries with warm climates where only black and brown people live? Those two hurricanes zeroed in on Puerto Rico in 2017 just like they could speak Spanish. Tornadoes only hit the poor sections of Southern towns, on the other side of the railroad tracks and zero in on the trailers and shacks of black folk, it's a fact. Did you see one white face in that stadium in New Orleans during Katrina? See? The Obama connection had my sides splitting. I would wager that not one person who believed in climate change before 2008 changed his mind after the lightfooted doorknob took office.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: harleynyc 5/26/2019 4:28:34 PM (No. 84758)
I like cauliflower. I also like eggplant. I guess I'm an equal opportunity racist.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: radrelic 5/27/2019 2:30:09 AM (No. 84914)
Overuse of words based on tenuous facts or scientific evidence has made them impotent or weakened. In any case have lessening affect.
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