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Surprise: McConnell Offers Vote on Obama/Geithner Fiscal Cliff Plan, Reid Objects

nodeamass Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 1:17 AM
The only cliff that is a TRUE DANGER is the climate cliff, which we have probasbly already gone over.
Blind Avocado Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 1:20 AM
Then why worry about it? The truth is that there was never anything to worry about. The tiny amount of CO2 that is created by humans can't hurt anything.
IsraelFirsterSecond Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 2:03 AM
Water vs CO2 comparison? Really!
Kevin348 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 1:20 AM
Temperatures haven't risen in 15 years.
nodeamass Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 1:35 AM
rubbish based on deliberate and dishonest cherrypicked stats:http://www.skepticalscience.com/global-warming-stopped-in-1998-intermediate.htm
"The planet has continued to accumulate heat since 1998 - global warming is still happening. Nevertheless, surface temperatures show much internal variability due to heat exchange between the ocean and atmosphere. 1998 was an unusually hot year due to a strong El Nino"

I've been critical of Republican tactics and messaging this week, so let's give credit where it's due: Moments ago, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the floor and offered an immediate vote on President Obama's fiscal cliff plan, which shocked the Beltway late last week.  (In case you're keeping score at home, this was the surreal proposal that induced McConnell to laugh out loud as it was outlined by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner).  Harry Reid quickly objected and shut the whole thing down, labeling the suggestion a "stunt."  Think about that.  The President of the United States,...