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"Polar Ice Cap Will Be Gone in 23 Years With Catastrophic Results"
Fox News | 10/12/07

Posted on 10/12/2007 11:00:38 AM PDT by pabianice

Al Gore just on Fox. We have a "global emergency" and Gore is dedicating himself to saving the world.

You couldn't make this stuff up.


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51 posted on 10/12/2007 11:17:40 AM PDT by traditional1 ( Fred Thompson-The ONLY electable Republican Candidate)
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To: pabianice

“...You couldn’t make this up....”

True, I certainly couldn’t make it up...I actually have scientific credentials. However, my wife, who is a SF writer, couldn’t do it either. As she says, “You do need to start with some basic science somewhere...else the story won’t work.” Only dunces such as the Arafat Prize committee could believe that drivel.


52 posted on 10/12/2007 11:17:50 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: pabianice

Anyone seen any horses missing their patoot?

It appears a spare one has been located.


53 posted on 10/12/2007 11:18:18 AM PDT by FormerLib (Sacrificing our land and our blood cannot buy protection from jihad.-Bishop Artemije of Kosovo)
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To: pabianice

Don’t worry, Al.

We’re shipping the polar bears to Tennessee.


54 posted on 10/12/2007 11:19:11 AM PDT by exit82 (Major General, Armchair Warriors USA)
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To: meowmeow

If Gore removes all the sponges from the oceans, will there be more water?


55 posted on 10/12/2007 11:19:43 AM PDT by GOPologist (When one lowers himself to argue with a fool, then you don't know which one is the fool.)
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To: pabianice

In 23 years he’ll either be long gone or drooling in his oatmeal so he won’t have to be answerable.


56 posted on 10/12/2007 11:20:18 AM PDT by mtbopfuyn (I think the border is kind of an artificial barrier - San Antonio councilwoman Patti Radle)
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To: meowmeow
...if you fill a glass with ice cubes and water, when the ice cubes melt, does the glass overflow

I'm not Al, but yes, it does when the glass is full and a significant amount of each ice cube protrudes above the surface.

We won't defeat the global warming alarmists with folk science.

57 posted on 10/12/2007 11:20:20 AM PDT by bleachboy
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To: A CA Guy
Actually, anything on ground that slips into ocean could evaporate or make the ocean rise I guess.

Small problem. There is no land at the north pole. It is all ice and only ice.

Antartica however is a large land mass. Thats why its a continent. And its ice mass is EXPANDING!

58 posted on 10/12/2007 11:21:12 AM PDT by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: pabianice

He has the fervor and passion of a German leader from the 1930’s.


59 posted on 10/12/2007 11:21:12 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious. Orwell)
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To: pabianice

Does he want to bet on it? I’ll bet he doesn’t want to bet on it.


60 posted on 10/12/2007 11:21:40 AM PDT by LibWhacker (Democrats are phony Americans)
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To: bleachboy
I'm not Al, but yes, it does when the glass is full and a significant amount of each ice cube protrudes above the surface.

Wrong. Ice floats because it displaces a volume of water equal to its weight. So if the ice melts, its volume reduces to the initial displaced volume - so the water level does not rise.

We won't defeat the global warming alarmists with folk science.

Make sure you have your own facts straight first.

61 posted on 10/12/2007 11:22:56 AM PDT by dirtboy (Ron Paul - shrimp pimp rock schlockster surrender crustacean)
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To: Phantom Lord

Right, which is why I said anything on the ground, which is what has to be true to even start down the path of the Al Gore Pathology...


62 posted on 10/12/2007 11:23:34 AM PDT by A CA Guy (God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Impeach the Boy
Does anyone else on this thread recall when Ted Danson appeared before a democrat controlled committee of Congress and said that the “oceans will be dead in 10 years”?

I think that was The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, not congress.

63 posted on 10/12/2007 11:23:47 AM PDT by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: pabianice

Odd, NASA just last week concluded the Arctic ice cap was normal and had only shrunk in size due to strong Polar Winds. The Antarctic ice cap was at record size. Notice the Goracle never talks about the Antarctic ice cap when they spell out doom.

If the data doesn’t fit, do what Democrats do best, lie.


64 posted on 10/12/2007 11:24:19 AM PDT by Tarpon
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To: pabianice

Here’s another one of my favorite predictions gone bad:

“We will bury you.”

-Nikita Kruschev

Now THERE was a prediction!...and a tip of the hat to Al “We’re All Gonna Die Soon” Gore!


65 posted on 10/12/2007 11:24:25 AM PDT by RexBeach ("Americans never quit." Douglas MacArthur)
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To: pabianice
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66 posted on 10/12/2007 11:24:31 AM PDT by Squidpup ("Fight the Good Fight")
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To: pabianice
Let me guess, the suck-up doing the interview didn’t ask him about the 9 lies a British court said were in his film ?

Only good thing in all of this, is the rage the Rapist is feeling today, because Gore is stealing the spotlight and came up with the Peace prize, before the Norwegian politicians who make the decision could twist something the Sink Emperor did into an award

67 posted on 10/12/2007 11:25:04 AM PDT by Beatthedrum
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To: RexBeach
I'm afraid not.

68 posted on 10/12/2007 11:25:54 AM PDT by ari-freedom (I am for traditional moral values, a strong national defense, and free markets.)
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To: MoMagic

And very short people.


69 posted on 10/12/2007 11:26:11 AM PDT by bmwcyle (BOMB, BOMB, BOMB,.......BOMB, BOMB IRAN)
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To: pabianice

G - giant O - ogre R -regurgitating E - excrement


70 posted on 10/12/2007 11:27:08 AM PDT by svcw (There is no plan B.)
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To: pabianice
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71 posted on 10/12/2007 11:27:22 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Once abolish the God, and the government becomes the God - G. K. Chesterton)
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To: bleachboy
I'm not Al, but yes, it does when the glass is full and a significant amount of each ice cube protrudes above the surface.

I am not so sure that is true. I have done the ice cube/glass of water thing in the past and the water level always fell.

I shall redo tonight and cram with as much ice as I can and get as much ice above the water as I can. But I will not pile ice ontop of ice already protruding from the water. With careful balance, you could easily stack far in excess of the glasses capacity just in ice out of the water.

72 posted on 10/12/2007 11:27:29 AM PDT by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: pabianice

I’m predicting more like in 23 years, 3 months, 5 days 6 hours and 23 minutes from now.


73 posted on 10/12/2007 11:29:08 AM PDT by mowowie
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To: dirtboy; bleachboy
significant amount of each ice cube protrudes above the surface.

And it would be impossible to have a significant amount of "each" ice cube above water. The majority of the ice is going to be below the water if you fill the glass with ice.

And to have any amount of each cube out of the water, you can only put in a few cubes, and the water level is guaranteed to fall.

74 posted on 10/12/2007 11:29:48 AM PDT by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: LibWhacker
Sure he's betting on it. He's betting that in 20 years, all the money he's making off of this ("I'm carbon-neutral.") will have him and his progeny set for 5 generations. When he's proved wrong, he can point to how his influence caused changes in society and now the "window of doom" has been extended.

Fat Al's gonna get paid Big time.

75 posted on 10/12/2007 11:30:54 AM PDT by Clock King (Bring the noise!)
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To: dirtboy; bleachboy

Also, a very interesting aspect of water is that it is the only liquid on the planet that expands when it freezes. All others contract and sink. If water acted like every other liquid on the planet, there would be no life on the planet. Imagine all bodies of water freezing from the bottom up!


76 posted on 10/12/2007 11:31:19 AM PDT by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: pabianice

Never found much use for a big hunk of ice up there anyway. I say, let’s build a nice floating shopping mall.


77 posted on 10/12/2007 11:31:46 AM PDT by LS (CNN is the Amtrak of News)
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To: pabianice

23 years. That sounds like the senator in the Manchurian Candidate claiming there exactly 57 communists in the defense department.


78 posted on 10/12/2007 11:33:06 AM PDT by MediaMole
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To: All
My work computer doesn't have flash or whatever it is. Rush Limbaugh has Algore's Doomsday Clock on his web site and a previous prediction, proclimation, determination, we are all gonna die statement has the earth ending far before his current 23 year statement.

Someone with flash go to rushlimbaugh.com and get the current countdown to the end of the earth as stated by Algore.

Thanks!

79 posted on 10/12/2007 11:37:50 AM PDT by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: Lancey Howard

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/more/03/06/eco0312/

By Alexander Wolff

The next time a ball game gets rained out during the September stretch run, you can curse the momentary worthlessness of those tickets in your pocket. Or you can wonder why it got rained out — and ask yourself why practice had to be called off last summer on a day when there wasn’t a cloud in the sky; and why that Gulf Coast wharf where you used to reel in mackerel and flounder no longer exists; and why it’s been more than one winter since you pulled those titanium skis out of the garage.

Global warming is not coming; it is here. Greenhouse gases — most notably carbon dioxide produced by burning coal, oil and gas — are trapping solar heat that once escaped from the Earth’s atmosphere. As temperatures around the globe increase, oceans are warming, fields are drying up, snow is melting, more rain is falling, and sea levels are rising.


80 posted on 10/12/2007 11:43:00 AM PDT by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, and writes again.)
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To: pabianice

Al’s worried. He’s a sinker, not a floater.


81 posted on 10/12/2007 11:43:10 AM PDT by A_Tradition_Continues (THE NEXT GENERATION CONSERVATIVE)
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To: pabianice

About thirty-some years ago, people of Gore’s ilk were screaming about a new Ice Age coming. Among those people, there were those who thought the polar ice caps should be NUKED or should have soot dropped on them so they’d absorb more sunlight, melt quicker and save us from an Ice Age!


82 posted on 10/12/2007 11:46:20 AM PDT by NRA1995 (Mr. President and Congress: This is OUR country and don't you forget it!)
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To: Old Professer
"As temperatures around the globe increase, oceans are warming, fields are drying up, snow is melting, more rain is falling, and sea levels are rising."

Did anyone ask this guy why the fields drying up if more rain is falling. When I played sports, I learned that the fields got muddy when it rained.

83 posted on 10/12/2007 11:47:05 AM PDT by Rokurota (.)
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To: pabianice

23 years, eh? Gore would be about 83 years old. ...maybe still kicking. I’d love to bet him right now. He could put up his shares of Occidental Petroleum in the wager. ...if he hasn’t already sold them out of embarrassement, that is.


84 posted on 10/12/2007 11:49:03 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo ("Hidin' in a corner ...of New York City, lookin' down a .44 in West Virginy")
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To: Rokurota

He’s of the Oh, Susanna school;

http://freepages.music.rootsweb.com/~edgmon/stohsusanna.htm


85 posted on 10/12/2007 11:50:44 AM PDT by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, and writes again.)
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To: ari-freedom

What?


86 posted on 10/12/2007 11:53:56 AM PDT by RexBeach ("Americans never quit." Douglas MacArthur)
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To: pabianice

bmflr


87 posted on 10/12/2007 11:55:00 AM PDT by Kevmo (We should withdraw from Iraq— via Tehran. And Duncan Hunter is just the man to get that job done.))
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To: pabianice
"Polar Ice Cap Will Be Gone in 23 Years With Catastrophic Results"

Santa's gonna drown?

88 posted on 10/12/2007 11:56:05 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur (Save Fredericksburg. Support CVBT.)
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To: pabianice

Oh my G-d!!!

This is HUGH!

I’m really series about this...

:-P

(Setting beeber to stune.)


89 posted on 10/12/2007 11:58:10 AM PDT by gogogodzilla (Republicans only win if they are conservative.)
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To: Old Professer

LOL, where do dying weeklies like Sports Illustrated, TIME, and Newsweak find these college kids to write for them?


90 posted on 10/12/2007 12:01:05 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: pabianice

Originally it was 10 years...must mean things are better now!


91 posted on 10/12/2007 12:35:48 PM PDT by JRios1968 (Faith is not believing that God can. It is knowing that God will. - Ben Stein)
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To: bleachboy

==> “...yes, it does when the glass is full and a significant amount of each ice cube protrudes above the surface.” <==

Not if all of the ice was initially floating, and the water is still “ice” cold.


92 posted on 10/12/2007 12:55:45 PM PDT by MainFrame65 (The US Senate: World's greatest PREVARICATIVE body!)
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93 posted on 10/12/2007 1:07:47 PM PDT by xcamel (FDT/2008)
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To: Lancey Howard

Time-Lie-Warner-Turner-CNN is all the same company.

And they have their publications in every public library (including schools).


94 posted on 10/12/2007 2:14:07 PM PDT by weegee (NO THIRD TERM. America does not need another unconstitutional Clinton co-presidency.)
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To: pabianice
"Polar Ice Cap Will Be Gone in 23 Years With Catastrophic Results"

I like how precise the time left is, unlike saying "in about 25 or 30 years". I didn't know we had such precise data.... /sarc

95 posted on 10/12/2007 3:03:02 PM PDT by SteamShovel (Global Warming, the New Patriotism)
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To: pabianice
Gore is dedicating himself to saving the world

A self appointed Jesus figure?!?

96 posted on 10/12/2007 3:03:50 PM PDT by SteamShovel (Global Warming, the New Patriotism)
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To: SteamShovel

The cult leader of the Global Warming Religionists.

97 posted on 10/12/2007 3:06:42 PM PDT by twntaipan (To say someone is a liar and a Democrat is to be redundant.)
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98 posted on 10/12/2007 3:16:36 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Repeal the Terrible Two - the 16th and 17th Amendments. Sink LOST! Stop SPP!)
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To: massgopguy

The sun used to be white. It is yellow because the giant space dog pissed on it.


99 posted on 10/13/2007 6:32:40 AM PDT by festus (No matter how guilty you are a jury will probably get you off.)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

True but he lacks the mustache and is far to fat for the job.


100 posted on 10/13/2007 6:33:42 AM PDT by festus (No matter how guilty you are a jury will probably get you off.)
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