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Freep a poll! (Current heat wave related to global warming?)
herald-mail.com ^ | 8-2-06 | Herald-Mail.

Posted on 08/02/2006 12:45:07 PM PDT by dynachrome

Do you think the heat wave is related to global warming?

Yes

No

Duh, it's summer

I don't know

Global warming is a myth

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: freep; globalwhining; manbearpig; poll
Fun poll again.
1 posted on 08/02/2006 12:45:09 PM PDT by dynachrome
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To: dynachrome

It's hot here. Almost like August in Michigan.


2 posted on 08/02/2006 12:47:43 PM PDT by cripplecreek (If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?)
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To: dynachrome

It's all cyclical. Remember Jimmay Cahtah saying we'd use up all our oil reserves by the end of the decade (and that was 1972). Jim - yer still alive and there's still oil!

Dems - alarmists, all.


3 posted on 08/02/2006 12:47:43 PM PDT by timsbella (Mark Steyn for Prime Minister of Canada! (Steve's won my vote in the meantime))
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To: A knight without armor; Alexander Rubin; AmericaUnite; Aussie Dasher; backinthefold; bayourant; ...
FREEP THIS POLL ***PING!*** FRmail me and gordongekko909 if you want to be added or removed from the Freep this Poll! Ping list. And be sure to ping me to any polls that need Freepin', if I miss them. (looks like a medium volume list)

Another silly poll.

4 posted on 08/02/2006 12:48:29 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Where am I? Where am I going? Why am I in a handbasket?")
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To: dynachrome

Do you think the heat wave is related to global warming?

Yes 20 votes (27.4%)
No 11 votes (15.1%)
Duh, it's summer 24 votes (32.9%)
I don't know 2 votes (2.7%)
Global warming is a myth 16 votes (21.9%)



From the last two polls I've seen today, I have determined that 22-27% of the population are ignorant fools!


5 posted on 08/02/2006 12:50:48 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN..Support our Troops! www.irey.com and www.vets4Irey.com - Now more than Ever!)
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To: cripplecreek

Yeah, and let's all stop driving our cars. Dumb SOBs..


6 posted on 08/02/2006 12:51:27 PM PDT by nikos1121 (Thank you again Jimmy Carter.)
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To: dynachrome

It's been crappy, cold, and cloudy all summer up here in Alaska. We're having the year "without a summer." It's cold right now, as a matter of fact; all the garden flowers and veggies are weeks behind schedule, the dirt is cold, the mosquitoes have been unending from the constant rain, and no one has any sort of tan. So, yes, it's obviously global warming. </sarcasm>


7 posted on 08/02/2006 12:51:49 PM PDT by redpoll (redpoll)
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To: dynachrome

They split the no vote 3 ways: 1. No, 2. Duh, It's Summer, and 3. Global Warming is a Myth. This minimizes the yes vs. no impact.


8 posted on 08/02/2006 12:53:00 PM PDT by sportutegrl (A person is a person, no matter how small. (Dr. Seuss))
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To: dynachrome

Yes 24 votes (20%)
No 17 votes (14.2%)
Duh, it's summer 38 votes (31.7%)
I don't know 2 votes (1.7%)
Global warming is a myth 39 votes (32.5%)


9 posted on 08/02/2006 12:53:34 PM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Just A Nobody

What amazes me is the 2.7% that will take the time to vote "I Don't Know".


10 posted on 08/02/2006 12:54:29 PM PDT by sportutegrl (A person is a person, no matter how small. (Dr. Seuss))
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To: dynachrome
Though I've pointed it out before, it bears repeating ... it's the pirates I tell ya, it's the pirates

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11 posted on 08/02/2006 12:54:31 PM PDT by tx_eggman (Islamofascism ... bringing you the best of the 7th century for the past 1300 years.)
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To: dynachrome
(Current heat wave related to global warming?)

Second cousins, I believe.
12 posted on 08/02/2006 12:54:47 PM PDT by HEY4QDEMS (Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.)
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To: dynachrome

Classic bad poll -- one 'yes' and three different 'noes'.

(Duly FReeped however)


13 posted on 08/02/2006 12:55:29 PM PDT by BenLurkin ("The entire remedy is with the people." - W. H. Harrison)
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To: sportutegrl

Zactly!


14 posted on 08/02/2006 12:55:57 PM PDT by BenLurkin ("The entire remedy is with the people." - W. H. Harrison)
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To: redpoll

That's it! I'm moving to Alaska!


15 posted on 08/02/2006 12:56:17 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN..Support our Troops! www.irey.com and www.vets4Irey.com - Now more than Ever!)
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To: sportutegrl

LOL! I know.............???


16 posted on 08/02/2006 12:57:54 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN..Support our Troops! www.irey.com and www.vets4Irey.com - Now more than Ever!)
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To: tx_eggman

If you'll just cherry-pick that data a little better, you can get a more dramatic "hockey stick" on the end of that graph...that will increase your chances of getting grant money.


17 posted on 08/02/2006 12:58:27 PM PDT by beezdotcom
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To: dynachrome

Here's what I posted at this little newspaper:

"Ah, the pleasure of a narrow world view. Up here in Alaska, we've scarcely had a summer - the weather has been abnormally cold, rainy, and cloudy. I visited South Africa this summer, and the weather there was also abnormally cold and cloudy. I also grew up on the East Coast, and my memories of late July and early August are filled with thoughts of lying in bed without air conditioning sweating like a pig listening to the katydids in sweltering 90+ degree air. The fact is that there is more carbon dioxide in the air since 1800. What that means remains to be seen. Hot summers are normal. Neither your summer nor my summer here in Alaska can be reasonably seen as an example of long-term change. Of course, if you want to panic, use the weather as an excuse to hate capitalism or your culture, or just wring your hands, go ahead."


18 posted on 08/02/2006 1:02:38 PM PDT by redpoll (redpoll)
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To: cripplecreek
This is the same "hot stuff" I remember when I was a kid. I wonder if it has anything to do with the sun and a clear sky and AUGUST!!

This is NY!!! We'll be freez'n our butts off before we know it!!

19 posted on 08/02/2006 1:07:31 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (God Bless Our Troops!!)
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To: dynachrome

Yes, it's global warming!
But I have bigger problems: I think I have a badger or some other dangerous wild animal under my sink.
Every time I turn the light on there's this terrible growling noise! Maybe a wolverine?!
Oh me--what to do, what to do . .


20 posted on 08/02/2006 1:08:17 PM PDT by tumblindice (Gurrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr)
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To: dynachrome

Freeped buddy, good pick for freeping, though the "no" vote is split more ways than a Democrat convention.


21 posted on 08/02/2006 1:09:35 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (Free Iran! WARNING! Forbidden Cartoon: .. . *-O)) :-{>. . . .)
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To: timsbella
It is all cyclical. The increasing radiation from the sun is responsible for recent heat. The Earth is getting hotter because the Sun is burning more brightly. Dems are alarmists and their politicians want to make money. The Max Planck Institute of Research in Gottingen, Germany, said the Sun is changing it state, and energy output, and a growing number of scientists believe this is the cause.
22 posted on 08/02/2006 1:16:16 PM PDT by FreeRep
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To: cripplecreek

I've lived almost seven decades, and the summers while I was growing up were just exactly like they are now. The biggest difference is, I'm typing this in my air conditioned home, which we didn't have then. Not very many of us anyway.


23 posted on 08/02/2006 1:27:51 PM PDT by billhilly
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To: timsbella

lets not forget acid rain, sars, bird flu, EEE, mad cow disease, and every other phony trumped up media warning of our impending doom
that miraculously always seem to be a big problem during the ratings sweeps.


24 posted on 08/02/2006 1:30:27 PM PDT by edzo4
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To: edzo4
I was just complaining about the Weather Channel. They are now making up weather news. Coming Sunday they will begin programming about The Hurricane that Destroys NYC, The Tornado That Destroys Dallas and The Earthquake Than Destroys San Fran. All fantasy programs not weather news. They are going to get a nasty note from me.
25 posted on 08/02/2006 1:40:36 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: billhilly

That's correct. In fact, right here in ARkansas, it has been hot, but no hotter than the overall summer average. For that matter, the last two or three summer have actually been "less hot" (I just can't say 'cooler") than many of my memories. IN fact, I remember in 2000 having 100 degree days starting in May and a total of between 40-60 days above 100 that summer (depends on the reporting station).

We have had only about 12 days officially above 100 so far this summer.

And what is really interesting - growing up, we didn't have A/C (actually we had a single window unit and a 2200 sq/ft house....). We use an attic fan to cool the house to what was close to bearable. And I am far less tolerant of heat now than when I was young...

I guess that is why I get puzzled when I hear about so many "suffering" folks when it gets up in the 90's or even bumping 100 in many places. I remember many summers of 95-104 temp days with no A/C - and I lived. Made me appreciate having the A/C today! AT the time, it wasn't considered a necessity. Today, it seems that you are a hopeless mess without it - eligible for all sorts of public assistance.


26 posted on 08/02/2006 1:46:11 PM PDT by TheBattman (Islam (and liberalism)- the cult of a Cancer on Society)
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To: dynachrome

Poll Results

Do you think the heat wave is related to global warming?

Yes   35 votes (11.3%)
No   50 votes (16.2%)
Duh, it's summer   117 votes (37.9%)
I don't know   4 votes (1.3%)
Global warming is a myth   103 votes (33.3%)

27 posted on 08/02/2006 1:48:06 PM PDT by BJClinton (What happens on Free Republic, stays on Google.)
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To: All

lmao, it didn't take long for the heat wave mania by the ecogeek media to get rolling.


28 posted on 08/02/2006 1:48:18 PM PDT by rbmillerjr
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To: Ditter
I love when they say "today is the hottest day ever"
I often find my self asking the TV if they mean the hottest day since the earths crust cooled from its molten magma state or since they invented the thermometer
29 posted on 08/02/2006 1:55:08 PM PDT by edzo4
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To: rbmillerjr

It's Bush's fault.


30 posted on 08/02/2006 1:55:21 PM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages - In Honor of Standing Wolf)
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To: dynachrome

Bunch of idiots hyping.

The reality is that this particularly heat wave is a lot like the ones in 1939 and 1944. Trough comes down, gets pressure from another trough to the Rockies and West, the hot air gets sucked up since the two troughs SQUEEZE the hot air (which makes it hotter.) In the summertime, heat wins because of the sun angle, if nothing else. The trough splits and the hot air is forced into the split in a fashion that compresses it and lifts it at the same time--sort of a dry monsoon as to the lift.

Try to explain that in a thirty-second sound bite.


31 posted on 08/02/2006 1:55:25 PM PDT by mcvey (Fight on. Do not give up. Ally with those you must. Defeat those you can. And fight on whatever.)
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To: dynachrome

Poll Results
Do you think the heat wave is related to global warming?

Yes 38 votes (11.5%)
No 55 votes (16.7%)
Duh, it's summer 123 votes (37.3%)
I don't know 4 votes (1.2%)
Global warming is a myth 110 votes (33.3%)

FREEPING IN PROGRESS

Haven't Freeped a poll in awhile. It's fun. (I suggest "Duh, it's summer.")


32 posted on 08/02/2006 2:00:25 PM PDT by NaughtiusMaximus (WARNING: Alcohol may cause you to think you are whispering when you are definitely not.)
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To: tumblindice
Every time I turn the light on there's this terrible growling noise! Maybe a wolverine?!

Maybe your garbage disposal is cross-wired with the light switch?

33 posted on 08/02/2006 2:04:08 PM PDT by wyattearp (Study! Study! Study! Or BONK, BONK, on the head!)
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To: dynachrome
Do you think the heat wave is related to global warming?

Yes 38 votes (11.4%)
No 55 votes (16.6%)
Duh, it's summer 124 votes (37.3%)
I don't know 4 votes (1.2%)
Global warming is a myth 111 votes (33.4%)

So, reason (Duh it's summer and Global Warming is a myth) win out with 235 votes out of a possible 332 (71%).
34 posted on 08/02/2006 2:04:46 PM PDT by Talking_Mouse (Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just... Thomas Jefferson)
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To: edzo4

Hey I say bring on more mad cow scares - damn, we ate prime Alberta beef all summer at very low prices.


35 posted on 08/02/2006 2:45:30 PM PDT by timsbella (Mark Steyn for Prime Minister of Canada! (Steve's won my vote in the meantime))
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To: dynachrome
If it's raining outside, it's global warming.

If you see lightning, it's global warming.

If your shoe comes untied, it's global warming.

If there is an ice storm, it's global warming.

If the dog piddles on the rug, it's global warming ....
36 posted on 08/02/2006 2:49:36 PM PDT by John Lenin
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To: Ditter
...The Tornado That Destroys Dallas and The Earthquake Than Destroys San Fran....

Seems to me like a lot of the things they say "could happen tomorrow" have already happened at least once.

Plus, if "It Could Happen Tomorrow", why do they always wait until Sunday to tell us about it?

37 posted on 08/02/2006 2:55:36 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: John Lenin

My cat puked 3 times today. Must be that dang global warming.


38 posted on 08/02/2006 3:13:39 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Where am I? Where am I going? Why am I in a handbasket?")
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To: John Lenin

and everything else is bushes fault : )


39 posted on 08/02/2006 3:15:41 PM PDT by edzo4
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To: edzo4; dynachrome

I predict that mentally unstable people are going to go nuts over global warming. What haven't they blamed global warming for ?


40 posted on 08/02/2006 3:30:56 PM PDT by John Lenin
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To: dynachrome
So there is a heat wave all over the country and 90+ degree weather feels like 100 degrees.

Everybody's hot.

So this is the honest to God truth - today a 30-something male came to the Emergency Room at the hospital I work at. Complaint? Hot and sweaty.

41 posted on 08/02/2006 9:48:10 PM PDT by 3catsanadog (When anything goes, everything does.)
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To: redpoll

Here's what I tried to post (don't know if it got up):

"Human Induced Global Warming is a HOAX!! If it were such a serious problem, why are the worst polluting countries, India and China, exempt from Kyoto? Climate change on planet Earth is the only constant. The climate is constantly changing, and has been as long as there has been enough atmosphere to have a climate. Those who believe the Global Warming HOAX should ask of the Global Warming Hoaxters the following questions: Why is Greenland called Greenland? What causes Ice Ages? Why don't they make wine in England anymore? All of the aforementioned climate changes occurred BEFORE the widespread use of "fossil fuels" (the supposed villain and cause of Global Warming), so how can it possibly be that the use of "fossil fuels" are suddenly causing all of these changes in the climate?
Wake up. Don't be sheep. Take the emotions out of the debate and THINK for YOURSELVES. The same hoaxters who are pushing the Global Warming HOAX were warning us about an impending Ice Age 30 years ago. That didn't work, so now it's Global Warming. They were wrong then, they are wrong now."


42 posted on 08/02/2006 10:14:29 PM PDT by rottndog (WOOF!!!)
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