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Scientists seek better way to do climate report

February 10th, 2010 . by TexasFred

Scientists seek better way to do climate report

WASHINGTON (AP) – A steady drip of unsettling errors is exposing what scientists are calling “the weaker link” in the Nobel Peace Prize-winning series of international reports on global warming.

The flaws – and the erosion they’ve caused in public confidence – have some scientists calling for drastic changes in how future United Nations climate reports are done. A push for reform being published in Thursday’s issue of a prestigious scientific journal comes on top of a growing clamor for the resignation of the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

The work of the climate change panel, or IPCC, is often portrayed as one massive tome. But it really is four separate reports on different aspects of global warming, written months apart by distinct groups of scientists.

No errors have surfaced in the first and most well-known of the reports, which said the physics of a warming atmosphere and rising seas is man-made and incontrovertible. So far, four mistakes have been discovered in the second report, which attempts to translate what global warming might mean to daily lives around the world.

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I’m not a PhD. I don’t play one on TV, but I can sleep at a Holiday Inn if that will make me as credible as these climate change and Glo-Bull Warming nuts-jobs.

I don’t think a PhD, in and of itself, makes you any more intelligent than a person with a lesser degree. A PhD means you spent a lot of time in your studies and your dissertation impressed a group of other PhDs. It doesn’t automatically make you a genius. In fact, I can think of at least one PhD that I know of that’s nothing more than a well spoken idiot.

But, I digress. :twisted:

All of these scientists, buoyed by the efforts of Al Gore and the United Nations, are feeding the world a mix of rehashed Globull warming nonsense. And now that they have been caught in a few less than factual answers, it’s not so much Globull warming as it is Climate Change!

Semantics, the well educated idiots best friend. :P

It’s been a dismal winter for climate scientists after the high point of winning the 2007 Nobel, along with former Vice President Al Gore, for championing efforts to curb global warming and documenting its effects.

_In November, stolen private e-mails from a British university climate center embarrassed a number of scientists for their efforts to stonewall climate skeptics. The researchers were found to have violated Britain’s Freedom of Information laws.

_In December, the much anticipated climate summit of world leaders in Copenhagen failed to produce a meaningful mandatory agreement to curb greenhouse gases.

_Climate legislation in the United States, considered key to any significant progress in slowing global warming, is stalled.

_Some Republican U.S. senators, climate skeptics and British newspapers have called for Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the IPCC, to resign. They contend he has financial conflicts of interest involving his role with the climate panel and a green-energy foundation he set up. He has vigorously denied any conflicts.

_And in recent weeks, a batch of mistakes have been uncovered in the second of the four climate research reports produced in 2007.

Here’s the deal science guys; you presented a crock of CRAP to the public. Some weak minded libbers and tree huggers bought into it 100%, hook, line and sinker.

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Obama: The 1st Week

January 26th, 2009 . by TexasFred

OK, lets just take a look at these 3 headlines and examine the Obamanation and try to make some sense of his actions.

US envoy predicts ‘direct diplomacy’ with Iran

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – President Barack Obama’s administration will engage in “direct diplomacy” with Iran, the newly installed U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Monday.

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GM to lay off 2,000 workers, cut production

DETROIT (AP) – General Motors Corp. said Monday it will cut 2,000 jobs at plants in Michigan and Ohio, and it will halt production for several weeks at nine U.S. plants over the next six months due to slow sales.

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Obama targets greenhouse gases, fuel efficiency

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama took aim Monday at the lofty but long elusive goal of making the nation more energy independent, ordering reviews that could lead to tougher auto emission standards in states and higher pressure on automakers to produce more fuel-efficient cars.

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Obama is going to engage in talks with Iran? Or, more accurately, he’s going to have an ambassador talk to Iran? That seems to be his plan for the rest of the *war on terror* too, Obama wants to talk em to death. I am of the opinion that this BS isn’t going to work, the terrorists, and Iran IS a sponsor of terrorism, don’t want talk, they want DEATH, our death.

Iran is responsible for much of the weaponry that went into killing our troops during the heavy action in Iraq. I don’t suppose that matters to someone like Obama, he doesn’t have any use for our troops, other than as a tool to enforce HIS orders, when those orders come down. And they will!

The Dems, as a whole, see the solution to the recession as this, dump MORE taxpayer dollars on it. If you throw money at it, it’s all going to be OK as long as we throw money in that general direction. The 1st stimulus didn’t do it, another stimulus isn’t going to do it, and all the Wall Street bailouts and the rescue of the auto makers is going to do is allow them the belief that all they need to do is ask. Ask, and insinuate that you’re going to go out of business if the taxpayers don’t pony up again. And again. And again. Ad infinitum!

Then we get to the *greenhouse gas* thing from *The One*. Obama drank the Algore koolaid, that is a requirement for ALL Dem/Libbers I guess. Nearly ALL Conservatives believe that global warming is a hoax and the recent BS spewed by *The Goreacle* is just that, BS. The only thing I don’t understand is this, why wasn’t *The Goreacle* named as a member of the Obamanation cabinet? Dare *The One* shun *The Goreacle*? Naming Algore to his cabinet would be a logical progression if you think about it. Obama is running more than a few Clinton retreads.

He wants to *talk* to those that have either directly or indirectly brought about the deaths of over 4,200 U.S. troops. He wants to continue the bailouts of the automakers, and God only knows who else. He perpetuates the global warming myth. He orders Guantanamo closed and he nominates a disgusting tax cheat as head of Treasury, a nomination that has passed by the way. And just think, that’s all within the 1st WEEK!! Next week should be a real adventure!


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Ex-aides say Bush never recovered from Katrina

December 30th, 2008 . by TexasFred

Ex-aides say Bush never recovered from Katrina

WASHINGTON (AP) – Hurricane Katrina not only pulverized the Gulf Coast in 2005, it knocked the bully pulpit out from under President George W. Bush, according to two former advisers who spoke candidly about the political impact of the government’s poor handling of the natural disaster.

“Katrina to me was the tipping point,” said Matthew Dowd, Bush’s pollster and chief strategist for the 2004 presidential campaign. “The president broke his bond with the public. Once that bond was broken, he no longer had the capacity to talk to the American public. State of the Union addresses? It didn’t matter. Legislative initiatives? It didn’t matter. P.R.? It didn’t matter. Travel? It didn’t matter.”

Dan Bartlett, former White House communications director and later counselor to the president, said: “Politically, it was the final nail in the coffin.”

Their comments are a part of an oral history of the Bush White House that Vanity Fair magazine compiled for its February issue, which hits newsstands in New York and Los Angeles on Wednesday, and nationally on Jan. 6. Vanity Fair published comments by current and former government officials, foreign ministers, campaign strategists and numerous others on topics that included Iraq, the anthrax attacks, the economy and immigration.

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I really don’t have anything to add to this story other than to express my belief that it’s probably pretty accurate. No individual comes to the presidency fully prepared and ready to assume the mantle all on their own. No person!

The fact that the Bush administration was going downhill after Katrina is fairly obvious. The war in Iraq wasn’t going well. The people of the *Chocolate City* were begging for more and sitting on their asses expecting the federal government to do it ALL for them. The Louisiana Army National Guard, the 256th BCT, went to Iraq as an armored unit, they came back as light infantry. The reason being, the DoD didn’t have the equipment to continue the prosecution of the war in Iraq.

The 256th, like all units, took their equipment to Iraq, and the DoD kept it for others to use, simply because they had no more in the federal stockpile to replace it! And even now, several years after the 256th was deployed to Iraq, they are still a Light Infantry unit, set to be redeployed to Iraq in a year or so.

I’m not going to use this piece to bash Bush, but I am going to say this: I did NOT support George W. Bush when he was elected the 1st time. I didn’t support Algore either, I was forced to do the thing I hate the most, I had to accept the lesser of 2 evils. I was pretty well *cold* on Bush until 9-11 occurred, at that point, some good old fashioned patriotism kicked in and I did my very best to get behind the guy, he was, after all, the President.

When Bush took the American military into Afghanistan I was forced to rethink my positions again. I was in full support of Bush and was beginning to believe that I had been much too harsh on the man and that perhaps there was a lot more to the man than ANY of us had seen.

Then he took us to Iraq. That was when I knew that my 1st impression had been correct. I was one of those folks that knew Iraq didn’t present the threats we were told it did. I knew that Saddam wasn’t directly responsible for 9-11, but I saw that Bush was seriously determined to have his way!

When the 2nd election came along I still felt that I was voting the lesser of the evils by voting for Bush over Kerry, but to be totally honest with you, I would have voted for ANYONE over that pompous ass John Kerry.

By standing up for MY beliefs this time, and by not voting for John McCain, I personally feel much better about myself. I can look myself in the eye and like the guy I see in the mirror. I also rest assured in knowing that those of us that voted a 3rd party candidate were such a minority that we in no way influenced Obama winning the 2008 election.

Is George W. Bush evil? I don’t think so, not EVIL. I think he was even more unprepared for the presidency than anyone thought. I believe he didn’t grow with the job and continued to act on HIS wishes and not on those of We, The People. History can judge him any way they like, but my biggest fear is that history will be obliterated in the coming catastrophe that this nation is sure to face. Bush may not be the worst president in history once it all plays out, history may be a lot more kind to him than I am, but the final vote isn’t in yet.

What I would give to be able to get a glimpse of this nation 200 years into the future!


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