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"Weirding" Our Sanity and Democracy

Ev39 Wrote: Sep 15, 2012 8:10 AM
c.320 - 350A.D. a thirty year drought along with the promise of Jesus Christ and over spent government collapsed the Roman Empire. That was a long time ago, before SUVs and coal fired plants and greenies. Droughts are disasterous, America has them and its all the fault of the1% obama is attacking....joking of course...tell it to mother nature...
Greg1084 Wrote: Sep 15, 2012 8:49 AM
Massive over-expansion of government administration and the inflationary policies designed to support it (failing, of course) as well as a feckless foreign policy and immigration policy contributed, as well. The parallels can be stunning.

Pick up any 40-year-old science textbook – on chemistry, biology, geology, physics, astronomy or medicine – and you’ll find a slew of “facts” and theories that have been proven wrong or are no longer the “consensus” view. Climatology is no exception.

Back in the 1970s, many scientists warned of global cooling – and fretted that a new ice age brought on by fossil fuel use would cause glaciers to expand, wreaking havoc. They predicted every conceivable disaster, short of roving herds of wooly mammoths stampeding through ice-covered streets. (The possibility of cloning a well-preserved mammoth could buttress the next...