All posts tagged: global warming

Explain this, Rick Perry

Explain this, Rick Perry

WASHINGTON — Animals across the world are fleeing global warming by heading north much faster than they were less than a decade ago, a new study says. About 2,000 species examined are moving away from the equator at an average rate of more than 15 […]

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How not to win the GOP nomination

How not to win the GOP nomination

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman better stop sounding reasonable if he wants to win over the Tea Party crowd. Can you talk a little bit about how you came to favor civil unions for gay couples? I’ve always been in favor of traditional marriage and […]

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A question for my conservative friends

A question for my conservative friends

What’s the difference between windbag Al Gore getting rich off the green movement and J.R. Cheney making millions from Halliburton? To suggest that Gore is running some sort of carbon-neutral Ponzi scheme is to believe in elaborate conspiracy theories, so please don’t waste our time.

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hyperbole never helps

hyperbole never helps

Talk about the politics of fear — Al Gore’s Armageddon speech yesterday served no purpose but to remind people what they don’t like about Al Gore. Suddenly we have only five years until we’re swallowed by the oceans. While I’m no flat-earther when it comes […]

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Noted and quoted, Manbearpig edition

Noted and quoted, Manbearpig edition

No matter what you think of Al Gore’s views (I suspect he’s more right than wrong, but prone to alarmist hyperbole), British journalist Mark Simpson nails the former veep’s biggest flaw: It isn’t Gore’s vanity that is so impossible to stomach – it’s his total […]

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The most backward state in Dixie?

The most backward state in Dixie?

Watch out, Alabama! Georgia’s gunning for you. While Florida and South Carolina have moved to address global warming, Georgia is seeking to discredit it. “In the media, we hear the gloom and doom side,” said Rep. Jeff Lewis (R-White), chairman of the House Energy, Utilities […]

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What have we done to deserve them?

What have we done to deserve them?

“I’ve always been against the idea of rock stars lecturing people as if they know something the rest of us don’t – it looks arrogant. “It’s not as if they have a private source of information. To state the obvious as if you are the […]

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