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Caught Red-Handed on Climate Change

Ethan Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 2:53 PM
Ericynot, your suggestion that we should turn dow our thermostats in winter and turn them up in summer is a good illustration of what I hate about socialism. When I heat my house in the winter, my goal is to have a comfortable environment to live in, as opposed to the harsh winds and sub-zero temperatures outside. Since the reason for having a house is comfort, I would have to be crazy to adjust the temperature to make it uncomfortable inside. If I want to be uncomfortable, I’ll go outside! I’d rather spend some effort on weatherproofing so I can afford to maintain a comfortable house. Now, do you think Algore keeps his house comfortable? Do YOU keep your house comfortable? If you don’t, you’re crazy, and if you do, you’re a hypocrite.

A prominent global warming scientist, Peter Gleick, who was chairman of the ethics committee at the American Geophysical Union, admitted last year that he stole some documents- and he may have forged others- from the conservative think-tank the Heartland Institute. But that’s all in a day’s work for a work-a-day climate warrior. The important thing isn’t the quest for the truth in global climate research, but, as Charlie Sheen would say, winning. With winning comes cash.   

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