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Gore Won't Behave By Senate Rules
News Max ^ | March 21, 2007

Posted on 03/21/2007 7:07:45 AM PDT by yoe

The following release was posted Tuesday night to the web log of Senator James Inhofe:

From behind the scenes on Capitol Hill: Former Vice President Al Gore, despite being given major preferential treatment, has violated the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee’s (EPW) hearing rules.

Gore first demanded to be granted an unprecedented 30 minute opening statement to the Senate EPW Committee for Wednesday’s (March 21) global warming hearing scheduled for 2:30 pm ET.

The GOP minority on the EPW committee agreed to the 30 minute opening statement.

But then Gore demanded a waiver of the EPW committee’s 48 hour rule that requires all witnesses before EPW to submit their testimony in advance. The GOP minority on the EPW committee then agreed to waive the 48 hour rule in favor of allowing Gore to submit his testimony 24 hours before the hearing.

But in a breaking news development on Capitol Hill, the former Vice President has violated the new 24 hour deadline extension by failing to submit his testimony – even with the new time extension granted to Gore.

As of 8pm ET Tuesday evening, the testimony still has not been received by EPW, a clear violation of committee rules.

The word on Capitol Hill says not to expect Gore’s testimony to the Senate EPW committee until Wednesday (March 21) - the day of the hearing.

It appears that Gore does not believe the same rules apply to him that apply to every other Senate EPW witness.


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The Sasquatch Kid is at it again - NO RULE OF LAW..........
1 posted on 03/21/2007 7:07:49 AM PDT by yoe
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To: yoe
"No controlling legal authority..."
2 posted on 03/21/2007 7:11:51 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (USAF, TAC, 12th AF, 366 TFW, 366 MG, 366 CRS, Mtn Home AFB, 1978-81)
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To: yoe

The Senate has rules?

Sorry Inhofe, but if you admit being complicit in 'allowing' someone to waive the rules on two prior occasions don't expect them to follow them later.


3 posted on 03/21/2007 7:12:21 AM PDT by Natchez Hawk ("Truth: the anti-drug war")
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To: yoe

Well, he does have a Hollywood Oscar now - I guess he thinks he can now act like a Hollywood Diva!


4 posted on 03/21/2007 7:12:36 AM PDT by Lets Be Frank
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To: yoe

Time for Republicans to shut down the insufferable ass, is he afraid that his "testimony" is chock full of hole? Why in the world is a flunked divinity student allowed to become an expert witness on global warming? This is a dog and pony show for the Democrats and the head dog will howl then mess all over our congressional buildings. I cannot believe that the American people will continue to laud this pile of lard.


5 posted on 03/21/2007 7:14:11 AM PDT by Rockiette (Democrats are not intelligent)
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To: yoe

We must stop ManBearPig! I'm totally serial!


6 posted on 03/21/2007 7:14:47 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo ("Give a man a fish, make him a Democrat. Teach a man to fish, make him a Republican.")
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To: yoe

Algore is running scared.


7 posted on 03/21/2007 7:15:33 AM PDT by beans36
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To: yoe

I think this is a great move. It's not like anything Gore has to say is anything "new", so one just needs to be prepared with facts to counter the claims.


8 posted on 03/21/2007 7:16:23 AM PDT by ElectricStrawberry (27th Infantry Regiment....cut in half during the Clinton years......WOLFHOUNDS!!!!)
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To: beans36

"...running scared"

and probably out of breath...


9 posted on 03/21/2007 7:17:10 AM PDT by Natchez Hawk ("Truth: the anti-drug war")
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To: yoe

Rules are for the little people...........


10 posted on 03/21/2007 7:17:11 AM PDT by Red Badger (Britney Spears shaved her head............Well, that's one way of getting rid of head lice.........)
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To: yoe

All men are created equal...but some are more equal than others.


11 posted on 03/21/2007 7:17:36 AM PDT by P-40 (Al Qaeda was working in Iraq. They were just undocumented.)
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To: yoe

This sounds like how my wife disciplines the children.

W: "Go to bed"
C: ignores
W: "Your bedtime is X"
C: "I'm watching a TV show"
W: "You should have been in bed already
C: "The show is over at Y"
W: "You better go to bed as soon as that show is over"
(show ends, 5 minutes pass)
W: "Why aren't you in bed"
C: "Sorry, I'm just wrapping up stuff on the computer"
W: "You should have done that already"
C: "Sorry, I'll be done soon"
W: "Well, you better go to bed as soon as you are done"
C: "uh huh"
(20 minutes later)
W: (to me) "I hate that you let the kids stay up so late"


12 posted on 03/21/2007 7:18:27 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: yoe

Al 'let them eat cake' Gore says rules are for serfs.


13 posted on 03/21/2007 7:19:15 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Peace without victory is a temporary illusion.)
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To: yoe
No controlling legal authority
14 posted on 03/21/2007 7:19:18 AM PDT by Joe Miner
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To: Red Badger
Rules are for the little people...........

You nailed it. It is the philosophy of Gore's entire being....

15 posted on 03/21/2007 7:19:46 AM PDT by SevenMinusOne
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To: ElectricStrawberry

Seems like I remember the Dems walking out of a hearing once last year. Hm...maybe I'm wrong.

Wonder what the republicans will ask Gore. Hope they're REAL tough on him.


16 posted on 03/21/2007 7:20:28 AM PDT by queenkathy (The shampoo promised me extra body and I gained 3 pounds)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

My assessment of Algore echos that of Paul Newman's assessment of the Charleston Chiefs' owners son in Slap Shot.


17 posted on 03/21/2007 7:20:38 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: beans36
They had a very scientific explanation for temp. fluctuations on Discovery cable.

There are three things working. And I was half asleep at the time so I need to watch it again.

l. The wobble on the Earth's axis.
2. The path of the Earth is an oval not a circle.
3. As I said I was trying to fall asleep.

But to me that explained everything. You could coordinate the ice ages which we know existed because the cycle of these three things coming together to do a complete repeat was about so many years.
My contention has always been that we have only known what temperature it is since we invented the thermometer. You can't predict the long term future ...thousands of years....with 200 years worth of readings. THAT ISN'T SCIENTIFIC.

But what I really wanted to say is that ALGORE'S face would gag a maggot.
18 posted on 03/21/2007 7:21:20 AM PDT by Battle Axe (Repent for the coming of the Lord is nigh!)
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To: DevSix

Prince Albert should stay in the can............


19 posted on 03/21/2007 7:21:52 AM PDT by Red Badger (Britney Spears shaved her head............Well, that's one way of getting rid of head lice.........)
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To: yoe

Gore wants to save the world and you little people just won't listen. /sarcasm


20 posted on 03/21/2007 7:22:05 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Freep Fox they drop the ball on GOE)
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To: yoe

Gore plays by his own rules.

He's a dhimmicrat, not an American.


21 posted on 03/21/2007 7:23:02 AM PDT by Beckwith (The dhimmicrats and liberal media have chosen sides and they've sided with the Jihadists.)
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To: Rockiette
Time for Republicans to shut down the insufferable ass

The story basically describes how they botched the chance to do it -- three times. So far.

22 posted on 03/21/2007 7:23:41 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten per cent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: beans36
Algore is running scared

He should be as anyone with half a brain knows that Global Warming is only for political activists, a hoax in humongous form! A back door approach for the return of Kyoto…the protection of all Grants and other Funding for faux science. Gore’s inquisitors (should watch this) then just thank him for stopping by, “we have no questions for you at this time.” Now run along like a good little politician...No, wait a minute, you could face the trash problem in space...that would really be a good thing or you might shed some light on the growing threat along our borders....nah...too hard...........

23 posted on 03/21/2007 7:31:56 AM PDT by yoe
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To: yoe
No republican should have even attended. A complete boycott. All they would need to say is that government had no role in sitting through Gore's presentation of his pagan religion - you know, the old separation of church and state thing.
24 posted on 03/21/2007 7:34:57 AM PDT by edcoil (Reality doesn't say much - doesn't need too)
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To: queenkathy
Wonder what the republicans will ask Gore. Hope they're REAL tough on him.

Mr. Gore, Can I get your autograph?......It's for my kids, you know.......

25 posted on 03/21/2007 7:45:31 AM PDT by Red Badger (If it's consensus, it's not science. If it's science, there's no need for consensus......)
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To: yoe
Gore... the idolater....

A Gaia worshipper...

26 posted on 03/21/2007 7:47:50 AM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The answers remain available; Wisdom is obtained by asking all the right questions!)
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To: Natchez Hawk
He should be as anyone with half a brain knows that Global Warming is only for political activists, a hoax in humongous form! A back door approach for the return of Kyoto…the protection of all Grants and other Funding for faux science. Gore’s inquisitors (should watch this) then just thank him for stopping by, “we have no questions for you at this time.” Now run along like a good little politician.
27 posted on 03/21/2007 7:49:38 AM PDT by yoe
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To: yoe

The REPUBs should have prevented him from testifying today given he failed to meet even the shortened time frame. Gore was only a former senator so its understandable he might not respect senate rules (sarcasm fully intended).

It nice we have a caste system in the US. If you or I pulled such a stunt before a congrestional committe (I once did testify before a house environmental subcommittee), they would hardly be willing to tolerate such arrogance.


28 posted on 03/21/2007 7:50:32 AM PDT by rod1 (uake)
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To: jiggyboy

Arrogant, gutless, without regard to protocol, smug, fearful, and spineless...



And I'm talking about the frickin' weeenie GOP who continue to rankle my ass beyond staying sane, with their constant caving, and allowing the Democrats to RUN ALL OVER THEM.
HOW CAN WE FIGHT WHEN WE CONTINUE TO PUT LINGUINI IN OFFICE TO REPRESENT US?!!?

I'M STARTING TO HATE THE REPUBLICAN PARTY!


29 posted on 03/21/2007 7:54:34 AM PDT by RightResponse (It depends on what the defamation of Islam is .....)
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To: All

Gore is a global warming special interest. His carbon credits comapny makes more money when more people are guilt tripped into making up for their carbon emissions.


30 posted on 03/21/2007 7:57:28 AM PDT by skutter
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To: yoe
"Gore first demanded to be granted an unprecedented...."

"Don't you know who I am?!!!"

31 posted on 03/21/2007 7:59:43 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: yoe

Is Gore being sworn in under oath?


32 posted on 03/21/2007 8:01:20 AM PDT by soccermom
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To: yoe

Every time a D goes to the rest room, or is otherwise absent from the meeting, all but one R should walk out and suggest the absence of a quorum.


33 posted on 03/21/2007 8:14:06 AM PDT by vrwconspiracist
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To: Battle Axe; beans36

Make sure you watch this debunking video and burn copies and pass it along to friends and neighbors!

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1803521/posts


34 posted on 03/21/2007 8:16:46 AM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: Yo-Yo

What do tou expect Clinton trained him and he got away with it.


35 posted on 03/21/2007 8:18:25 AM PDT by Unicorn (Too many wimps around.)
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To: Natchez Hawk

He looks like a bloated pig.


36 posted on 03/21/2007 8:19:34 AM PDT by Unicorn (Too many wimps around.)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
W: (to me) "I hate that you let the kids stay up so late"

Actually, on that point, she is correct. What are you, a wuss? You let your children disobey their mother and you don't enforce the rules? What, do you hate your wife that much that you'd let that happen? I have no respect for a father who acts like that.

37 posted on 03/21/2007 8:23:55 AM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: skutter

Algore is the only customer of his Carbon Credits Company. I wonder how many credits it takes to offset that $1,000,000 of Occidental Petroleum Stock?


38 posted on 03/21/2007 8:28:05 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: savedbygrace

Oh sure, take her side ;-)


39 posted on 03/21/2007 8:51:59 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Really, I'm not taking HER side so much as standing against YOUR side. Stand up and defend your wife. If she were attacked by muggers, would you stand by and do nothing?

Well, YOUR children are mugging her. Go defend your wife . . . IF you're NOT a wuss, Charles.


40 posted on 03/21/2007 9:00:18 AM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: savedbygrace

This wasn't really the thread for a serious discussion of parenting. IT was supposed to be funny.

A serious discussion of how to train your children to obey their parents? sorry, just don't want to get into that here.

Can't we just keep making fun of Al Gore?


41 posted on 03/21/2007 9:03:24 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Hahahahahaha. Now we know where your children learned that duck and delay behavior from, Charles.

You're right. This is funny.


42 posted on 03/21/2007 9:10:40 AM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: savedbygrace

Are you on some new medication that may be affecting your behavior?


43 posted on 03/21/2007 9:26:54 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback ("Logic" is as meaningless to a liberal as "desert" is to a fish.--Freeper IronJack)
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To: yoe

Climate fluctuates. Temperatures and CO2 levels have varied greatly without human contribution over millions of years. So, obviously, there are major forces other than human activities at work. Ignoring these other forces and implying that some Kyoto-type intervention will resolve unwanted climate change seems ill-conceived.

The tip-off that Gore's case is weak is his insistence that climate change is a "moral issue" rather than a scientific one. The implication is that it is human influence that is BAD in and of itself. And that stopping this BAD behavior is the important objective. The other side of this idea is that natural climate change would be okay.

The "natural = good and unnatural = bad" notion is simplistic and, in my opinion, idiotic. The civilization we currently enjoy is highly unnatural. Yet, virtually every human being (even so-called "greens") strives to enjoy the benefits it provides.

If the climate is changing in unfavorable ways what does it matter whether the cause is natural or unnatural or some combination? Wouldn't preventing the unfavorable change by the most efficient means be the most sensible policy?

Suppose a comet were projected to collide with the Earth. This would be a 100% natural event. Does that mean it's okay? No action needed? Or should we try to avert the collision by unnatural means?

What we need to come to grips with is that, absent any human action, the climate will change. If we want to ameliorate, offset or avert this change we need to think about effective methods of trying to accomplish this. Effective methods are going to have to go beyond the minuscule impacts to be achieved by the Kyoto protocol approach of reducing human-caused emissions. The fact that such effective methods are not part of Al Gore's prescription is pretty convincing evidence that it is control of humans rather than control of climate that is his real agenda.

Whether the BBC program was "right" in every regard isn't the issue. It presents a different interpretation of the data than Al Gore does. In my opinion, it persuasively refutes the idea that controlling CO2 emissions will be sufficient to prevent climate change. The issue then is whether there is something else that can (or should--not everyone agrees that warmer would be worse than cooler) be done to deal with this change. Since there is no evidence that Gore understands the magnitude of the issue, it is clear that following his advice would be the wrong course to take.


44 posted on 03/21/2007 9:28:09 AM PDT by John Semmens
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To: Natchez Hawk
...if you admit being complicit in 'allowing' someone to waive the rules on two prior occasions don't expect them to follow them later.

How right you are! Al Gore was probably too busy watching American Idol to get his testimony turned in on time.

45 posted on 03/21/2007 9:32:31 AM PDT by Apple Blossom (...around here, city hall is something of a between meals snack.)
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To: Rockiette

He went from being the nation's Music Czar to being the nation's Weather Czar. It is about the power and not about the issues.


46 posted on 03/21/2007 9:33:20 AM PDT by weegee (Carbon credits are nothing but the Global Warming movement's way of selling indugences.)
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To: savedbygrace

I'll get back to you as soon as I finish eating my lunch.



47 posted on 03/21/2007 9:38:57 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Mr. Silverback; savedbygrace

savedbygrace was right. Generally, if your wife gives a command, and the children ignore it, the proper response is to enforce the command, not laugh about it.

But that wouldn't make a very funny dialog, would it.

I'm not saying the dialog was contrived, just that there were other aspects to it that weren't necessary for the humor, and that would involve a serious discussion unrelated to the topic.

I didn't want though to leave the impression I was in disagreement with savedbygrace.


48 posted on 03/21/2007 9:42:29 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: CharlesWayneCT

Ah, now I understand. Thank you.


49 posted on 03/21/2007 10:03:40 AM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: yoe

What an arrogant b'tard he is. AHHHHHHHHH!!!!!


50 posted on 03/21/2007 11:26:39 AM PDT by Marysecretary (GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL.)
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