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Global Warming: It's Time to Panic
Realville, USA ^ | Nov 15, 2012 | Ombud

Posted on 11/15/2012 7:40:38 AM PST by SquarePants

Oh no. Global warming's on the move again.

You heard me right. Our President told us so today. When he was asked about NYC Mayor Michael "Nanny" Bloomberg's belief that Obama would do more to fight global warming, Obama made it clear he'd hold up his end of that bargain. In fact, he went so far as to say that temperatures are rising even faster than predicted just ten years ago. Here's what he said, verbatim,

"I am a firm believer that climate change is real, that it is impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions.”

“You know, as you know, Mark, we can’t attribute any particular weather event to climate change. What we do know is the temperature around the globe is increasing faster than was predicted even 10 years ago. We do know that the Arctic ice cap is melting faster than was predicted even five years ago. We do know that there have been extraordinarily — there have been an extraordinarily large number of severe weather events here in North America, but also around the globe.”

“And I am a firm believer that climate change is real, that it is impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions. And as a consequence, I think we’ve got an obligation to future generations to do something about it."

Yikes. Remember when Ted Danson was telling us the oceans would be dead in ten years if we didn't do something to stop global warming? Well, apparently, things are getting bad even faster than that. Bummer. And only a few weeks after that study that showed how global temperatures stopped rising 16 years ago. If you live near a coast, I hope you have a go bag ready. I hope you're not shrugging this off, because this could be very serious indeed.

While the rest of us busy ourselves by purchasing durable bicycles, protesting energy exploration in North America, and making compost heaps in our backyards with all the stuff we can't flush down our low-flow toilets, President Obama and his team will be working hard to do their part by making sure none of us are using the wrong light bulbs or flushing too much water.

Most importantly, President Obama and his team of crackerjack government specialists will be making another round of enormous "investments" of taxpayer money into the sort of green technology companies that can play a part in saving the world from this entirely foreseeable, human-caused disaster.

The world needs successful green tech companies, now more than ever. The stimulus-funded green companies from Obama's first administration will act as a great roadmap to how to do it. There was only one  problem with those state of the art, cutting-edge innovators. They all failed in the free market. Damn that free market. Now we'll have to do something about that, too.

There's obviously a lot of work to be done here, so I suggest we split the labor. I'll work on using your tax dollars manipulating and rigging the markets, while you go work in the compost heap.



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When government gets this weird, you can only be sarcastic.
1 posted on 11/15/2012 7:40:40 AM PST by SquarePants
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To: SquarePants

> When government gets this weird, you can only be sarcastic.

... or load up. Or secede and load up.


2 posted on 11/15/2012 7:43:45 AM PST by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: mbarker12474

People who run for office saying they are going to do something about the weather need to be institutionalized.


3 posted on 11/15/2012 7:49:37 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: SquarePants
In fact, he [Øbama] went so far as to say that temperatures are rising even faster than predicted just ten years ago.
I thought temps went down, or at least were stable, over the last ten years.
Øbama wouldn't lie to us, would he?
4 posted on 11/15/2012 7:49:40 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: oh8eleven

Did you know that the hole in the Ozone layer is gone? You’d think that would make the news.


5 posted on 11/15/2012 7:51:14 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: oh8eleven
We do know that the Arctic ice cap is melting faster than was predicted even five years ago.

This is also a statement that is not factually supported.

6 posted on 11/15/2012 7:53:39 AM PST by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: oh8eleven

I’m sure he’s concerned for our welfare and that it has absolutely nothing to do with the carbon tax. He wouldn’t just make that stuff up would he?.../s

Everyday he seems more like those evil villain presidents in the futuristic sic-fi tales where there’s a new world order...sigh


7 posted on 11/15/2012 7:53:55 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: oh8eleven
More like 15. We must all be taxed mightily for the dire threat of global temperature stasis. Actually the Prez is waaaay behind the times. The watermelons figured this out years ago, and changed the name of the theory to Anthropogenic Climate Disruption. The new theory is simply that any human activity if bad for the climate and we must pay. See Unfalsifiable Hypothesis, neat huh?
8 posted on 11/15/2012 8:01:22 AM PST by Jack of all Trades (Hold your face to the light, even though for the moment you do not see.)
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To: massgopguy
Did you know that the hole in the Ozone layer is gone?
I hadn't noticed because I was too busy worrying about the "hole" in the WH.
BTW, that question was asked at the WH presser yesterday, and Øbama said he couldn't comment because a rigorous investigation was ongoing.

When asked about the Bengazi fiasco, Øbama said he couldn't comment because a rigorous investigation was ongoing.
When asked about the Sandy disaster, Øbama said he couldn't comment because a rigorous investigation was ongoing.
When asked about the Petraeus scandal, Øbama said he couldn't comment because a rigorous investigation was ongoing.
When asked why the sky is blue ...
9 posted on 11/15/2012 8:05:13 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Jack of all Trades
See Unfalsifiable Hypothesis
Formerly known as the Communist Manifesto.
10 posted on 11/15/2012 8:06:53 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Jack of all Trades

And don’t forget Obama’s ultimate goal. He wants to reduce the world’s population. If he can’t do it with abortion and birth control, he’ll start getting rid of us senior citizens. It’s already started. No mamograms for women over 65.


11 posted on 11/15/2012 8:07:12 AM PST by MondoQueen
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To: TruthWillWin

This is also a statement that is not factually supported.

Hmmm? Is that a nice way of trying to say, Mr President you are an effing liar, and generations of Americans are hoping for a change.


12 posted on 11/15/2012 8:08:18 AM PST by wita
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To: oh8eleven
Well another Obama broken promise, I thought if we elected him last time the earth would heal and the oceans reced!
13 posted on 11/15/2012 8:11:00 AM PST by carcraft (Pray for our Country)
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To: SquarePants

Yeah... But...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2217286/Global-warming-stopped-16-years-ago-reveals-Met-Office-report-quietly-released—chart-prove-it.html

Now I are confused...


14 posted on 11/15/2012 8:15:20 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: SquarePants

What’s the real agenda here? How will the administration use “Global Warming” to justify additional taxes/fines on businesses and individuals? How will Obama use this to restrict and control industry in this country? I know that’s what’s really behind all of the climate change hysteria, but I’m trying to find out some specifics regarding this. Any good sources to recommend?


15 posted on 11/15/2012 8:23:01 AM PST by GreenHornet
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To: GreenHornet

Good question. Actually, I’m about to read Aaron Klein’s book “Fool Me Twice” about Obama’s second term agenda. I’m expecting it to be interesting, and I’m expecting carbon concerns to be a useful cudgel for Obama.


16 posted on 11/15/2012 8:26:59 AM PST by SquarePants
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To: TruthWillWin

This is also a statement that is not factually supported.

Hmmm? Is that a nice way of trying to say, Mr President you are an effing liar, and generations of Americans are hoping for a change.


17 posted on 11/15/2012 8:48:05 AM PST by wita
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To: wita

...and the above is what happens coming back to a thread long after you have already commented.


18 posted on 11/15/2012 8:50:38 AM PST by wita
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To: wita

Or in the word of Ronald Reagan: “It’s not that our liberal friends are ignorant, it’s just that they know so much that isn’t so.”


19 posted on 11/15/2012 8:54:43 AM PST by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: SquarePants

“I am a firm believer that climate change is real.”

“Well Amen and pass the tax collection plate.”

“Can I get a testimony?

Hey you scientist guy will you testify?

What do you mean not in front of witnesses?

What’s that you say? The world stopped warming 16 years ago?

So you say it changed then ..from what it was doing before?

There we have it brothers and sisters CLIMATE CHANGE”

Mel


20 posted on 11/15/2012 8:56:16 AM PST by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong....)
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To: TruthWillWin

A classic.

...and now the latest bit of crap falling out of the election sandwich, “the fiscal cliff is manufactured”

The republicans did it.

Might as well say “it’s Bush’s fault”.


21 posted on 11/15/2012 9:08:45 AM PST by wita
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To: massgopguy
Had to check, out of interest.
Having been under the thing years ago.
Link
Thank you.
22 posted on 11/15/2012 9:21:00 AM PST by moose07 (The truth will out, one day.)
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To: SquarePants

“Most importantly, President Obama and his team of crackerjack government specialists will be making another round of enormous “investments” of taxpayer money into the sort of green technology companies that can play a part in saving the world from this entirely foreseeable, human-caused disaster.”

The way things are going, we might even see Obama nominate AlGore to be our next Secretary of Energy. I expect it.


23 posted on 11/15/2012 9:37:57 AM PST by Road Glide
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To: SquarePants

“What we do know is the temperature around the globe is increasing faster than was predicted even 10 years ago.”

Obama may or may not be smart enough to know that it is only by the general public’s ignorance that such a statement will be accepted as true, because the climate facts say it is not true.

Obama does not care. He does not even care if the media’s own fact-checkers point at the “the temperature around the globe” IS NOT “increasing fsater than was predicted even 10 years ago”.

Obama’s propaganda machine will go to work repeating that statement in thousands of venues in the media, in “social media”, in politically organized “house partries”, in thousands of personal blogs, in psuedo-science publications, etc., etc. etc. His dumbed-down army created for him by the education industrial establishment will go on believing “the idea of man-made global warming” so much that looking into, hearing, or being told by anyone of the facts will not alter their belief.


24 posted on 11/15/2012 10:59:42 AM PST by Wuli
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