Skip to comments.Al Gore in Spaaaaace!
Posted on 10/29/2006 7:24:41 PM PST by Nasty McPhilthy
It became apparent a few years ago that Al Gore was freaking out to the point of needing to be in the care of Nurse Ratchet, but now Als talking about making some exit holes in the ozone layer, and we all could be someday launched into Gorebit.
Gore says were in a full scale planetary emergency the degree of which will no doubt be decided based on how many Democrats win a week from Tuesday. This crisis has reached the point where Gore thinks we need to begin exploring the space option, with colonization as a possible next step.
Thats right: Who wants to move to the moon with Al Gore? Anyone ? Anyone ? Tipper ?
Can you imagine a planetary exodus, or even some sort of orbital resource program, put into play by Al Gore types?
Consider colonization. Not only would we have to find a suitable planet or moon, but first wed have to shell out another several billion dollars for the inevitable environmental impact study. Many speak of colonizing Mars, but heck, our orbiters have already detected a thinning ozone layer. The fact that its thinning would suggest that either there are natural reasons for the ozone depletion, or this is an unmistakable sign of extraterrestrial life using aerosol hairspray and driving SUVs.
With the ozone troubles on Mars, any visiting astronauts should be prepared to scrap their SUV-like surface transportation systems, and get around the planet by bicycle, lest they face scorching, finger-pointing diatribes from Gore.
What if Al Gores right? What if we are someday forced to leave behind what Carl Sagan called our pale blue dot?
The fact is, we might be horribly disappointed. Im all for space exploration. However, our natural instinct of escaping to security may never be satisfied by the colonization of other planets. Al Gore insists that were abusing our planet, and Earth will someday run out of room and resources. Maybe well go to Mars, searching for respite from the misery of earths overpopulation, illness and disastrous environmental conditions.
After arriving on the Red Planet seeking solace, well sit in a crowded Starbucks, elbow to elbow with a thicket of people among them Al Gore, who will be voicing concern about Mars depleting ozone layer, debating over whether or not to allow oil drilling in the Valles Marineris canyons, and aiming a hacking cough directly into our mocha lattes.
Back to the drawing board, eh?
Gore also criticized Bushs space policy which stresses U.S. freedom of action:
If one nation takes it upon itself to assert its own unilateral definition of what world law should be without respect to what the rest of the world thinks about itthats usually a mistake, Gore told Summit attendees. Policy matters. Law matters. International law matters.
Of course, its only logical to allow nations with little or no technological ability whatsoever to have input on the space aspirations of the United States.
Is Gore right? If you think about it, alone, the United States could probably design, launch and land Americans on Mars in order to set up a colony. But, if we had equal input from, say, Kenya and Bangladesh, we could accomplish the same thing in twice the time and at triple the cost.
Join Al Gore in space if you like, but Ill wait it out here. Bureaucracy and space exploration go together like bureaucracy and
BWAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Gorebit - I love it!
ALGORE, the number 1 space cadet......
Dammit! Gore killed Manbearpig. Kneel before Gore!
There is plenty of space between his ears for 6 billion people.
Sending Gore into orbit - a whole new definition of space junk.
Did Al Gore major in science?
"That's my new planet!"
It it totally amazing that this clown was actually the vice president of America.....He is a frigging Kling On from around Ouranus.
The first person on the rocket should be Alice Kramden!
Pigs in Space - perfect! Doesn't Al claim to have been a farmer? Do Tobacco farms have pigs too? LOL!
"Gore says were in a full scale planetary emergency the degree of which will no doubt be decided based on how many Democrats win a week from Tuesday."
And the Democrats accuse the GOP of playing the fear card.
I thought that there was already a hole in the ozone layer.
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