Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Al Gore's Fabulous Lie

In his 2007 Nobel Peace Prize speech Al Gore famously predicted that the Arctic Sea could be 'ice free' during summer in as few as seven years.  A lie that has since been regurgitated many times by left-wing political schemers including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.  And the satellite survey says - The summer of 2014 showed an increase in Arctic sea ice equivalent to the size of Alaska over two years prior.  This according to a story from Daily Mail.
"If you like your plan, you can keep your plan."  I guess in the minds of Democrats and liberals if you're going to tell a lie, tell a big one.  As I pointed out last week, in the denial of John Gruber, Democrats told a bunch of demonstrable lies.  And I think the AGW hoax has in common with the Ferguson troubles the problem that some people will believe what they wish to believe regardless of the facts.  So if you're sitting there thinking that just because Al Gore is one of the greatest prevaricators on the face of the planet that doesn't mean Global Warming isn't happening, I see that not as a mindset but a symptom.

On the other side of the world

"Antarctica's ice paradox has yet another puzzling layer. Not only is the amount of sea ice increasing each year, but an underwater robot now shows the ice is also much thicker than was previously thought, a new study reports." - Becky Oskin @ livescience
 The internet is rife with scientists who stayed at Holiday Inn Express claiming that all of these things which shoot down their AGW fantasy are misleading.  But when you bundle together the alarmist lies of their chief prophets with the epic failures of their whizz bang computer models one has to ask, who is misleading whom?

There can be no debate.  The elite liberal intellectual class isn't comfortable with giving people the facts and letting them draw their own conclusions.  Besides, it gets in the way of their appetite for power.

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