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Report on Gore energy use prompts hate-filled messages
Daily Southtown (Chicago) ^ | April 16, 2007 | Deroy Murdock

Posted on 04/16/2007 11:15:03 AM PDT by KeyLargo

Report on Gore energy use prompts hate-filled messages

(http://www.dailysouthtown.com/news/opinion/guests/342999,161GUC1.article)

April 16, 2007

By Deroy Murdock

The Tennessee Center for Policy Research recently generated headlines when it announced that former Vice President Al Gore's Nashville, Tenn., estate "devoured nearly 221,000 kilowatt-hours" of electricity in 2006, "more than 20 times the national average."

This free-market think tank's phones lit up when it analyzed Nashville Electric Service's public records and identified an inconvenient gap between Gore's conservationism and his energy consumption. The research center's one-page press release was greeted with enough megawatts of hatred to power the South.

"I was accused several times of being a 'stupid, redneck bitch,' " recalls Nicole Williams, who fielded numerous calls. "I repeatedly was called a 'whore' and asked 'Whose whore are you?' for three days straight, almost as if those were talking points ... I was shocked by these sexist insults -- basically attacking my gender."

The calls continued beyond Williams' Nashville office.

"I had to change my home number and get an unlisted number," Williams says.

"I got about 10 death threats by phone. I got the 'I'm gonna get you'-type threats more than 100 times ... I worried I would get shot walking to my car."

Williams discovered her obsolete address posted online. "If they could find my old home address, it would not be so hard to find a current one."

Gore's defenders also spewed venomous e-mails. They sent the research center nearly 3,000 Gore-related messages that exhibited the very bigotry the Left routinely denounces.

Warning: These offensive, often-vulgar and occasionally unschooled comments reveal the vitriol behind much of today's "progressive" rhetoric.

Many e-mails displayed Dixiephobia -- an intense disdain for the South and Southerners.

"Why don't you all go back to shooting one another across the hollows instead of trying to make people think anyone in Tennessee has an ounce of intelligence?" Roger Miller insisted. "Get your snaggle tooth grins capped and learn to read and write."

"W.T.F. difference would it make if he was (sic) using 1,000 times more energy than the average household if it came from clean energy?" Thomas Grinnell wondered. "Don't think about that too much. It will give your southern mullet a headache."

"You really should concentrate on what Southerners do best," D. Hunter advised. "Sodomizing and impregnating little children!"

Christopher LaBarge declared: "I hope you all die slowly and have your hearts and brains trampled to pieces you small-minded, ignorant, backwoods ideologues."

"We should have flattened the South when we had the chance!" wrote Mount Laurel, New Jersey's Robert Dodelin. "If ever you confederates (sic) want to leave the Union please do. We Nothen (sic) states would love to stop having to subsidize you with our tax dollars."

This anti-Southernism mystifies TCPR President Drew Johnson.

"Some people must believe the Mason-Dixon Line runs between our office and Gore's mansion," Johnson says. "No one would call Gore a redneck, but when we uncovered his hypocritical energy use, it somehow made me a sister-dating hillbilly. That's quite amusing, since Gore and I live in Nashville, less than five miles apart."

Some e-mails, like Benjamin Greuel's, reflected anti-religious bias: "Go (blank) yourselves you neo con, non-secular, bible thumpin, anti-science dumb (blanks)."

Similarly, Anthony Black wrote: "You bunch of stupid hick red-necks. I am sure you are quite religious, yet you have no problem destroying His creation with pollution; and, rather than addressing that, you cast dispersions (sic) on Al Gore's home energy use.

"How about you have a do (sic) humanity a favor and have a stroke," Russ Smith recommended. "You silly metrosexual twit, need some more hi-lites in your hair?"

Two e-mails feature chillingly violent imagery.

"You people are such slime," TJ Williams noted. "You are a total waste of skin and air. Help the environment and jump off a cliff."

Bob Beaver urged: "Find a hole and stick a knife in it."

Such anti-intellectual intimidation reflects the high-octane hate that fuels so much Leftist discourse. Rather than simply argue that Johnson, Williams, and their colleagues are ecologically misguided or misinformed, these bullies call them barefoot, same-sex-loving, Winchester-wielding whores and evangel-yokels. Remember this whenever liberals crow about diversity, tolerance, and open-mindedness.

New York commentator Deroy Murdock is a columnist with Scripps Howard News Service and a media fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University. E-mail him at deroy.murdock@gmail.com.


TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: algore; energy; globalwarming; gore
Gee, the libs sure are a bunch of nice folks!
1 posted on 04/16/2007 11:15:06 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

2 posted on 04/16/2007 11:20:32 AM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: KeyLargo

Their profane rhetoric shows the weakness of their case.
Gore is an idiot, but evidently there are a large number of
bigger idiots who believe his pseudo-science. Goebbels must
be laughing.


3 posted on 04/16/2007 11:25:23 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: KeyLargo

Angry carbon credit holders.


4 posted on 04/16/2007 11:25:53 AM PDT by Shermy
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To: KeyLargo

Folks ought to go easy on Al Gore’s excessive energy consumpsion. After all, it requires a lot of electricity to grow marijuana indoors.


5 posted on 04/16/2007 11:34:01 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Afghan protest - "Death to Dog Washers!")
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To: KeyLargo

Dear Greenies, your boy Al is an arch-rapist of Mother Gaia. Deal with it.


6 posted on 04/16/2007 11:36:37 AM PDT by dighton
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To: KeyLargo
instead of trying to make people think anyone in Tennessee has an ounce of intelligence?"

Al Gore does tend to make the state look bad...but then again, they didn't vote for him either.
7 posted on 04/16/2007 11:37:01 AM PDT by P-40 (Al Qaeda was working in Iraq. They were just undocumented.)
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To: KeyLargo

Just goes to show who the real racists and bigots really are!!!>>>RUN JOHN RUN....>>>PUKE!!!


8 posted on 04/16/2007 11:39:36 AM PDT by TOneocon (The reason there is so much poverty is because of the uneven distribution of capitalism...Rush)
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To: KeyLargo
Follows perfectly with the Anti-human tone of the Global Warming movement. Snail darts get more respect from these misanthropes
9 posted on 04/16/2007 11:40:33 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (If you build it, they won't come...)
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To: beethovenfan

“Their profane rhetoric shows the weakness of their case.
Gore is an idiot, but evidently there are a large number of
bigger idiots who believe his pseudo-science. Goebbels must
be laughing.”

Couldn’t have said it better myself.


10 posted on 04/16/2007 11:43:16 AM PDT by henkster (Al Gore is the second coming...of Trofim Lysenko)
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To: KeyLargo

gore defenders ping


11 posted on 04/16/2007 11:48:24 AM PDT by ocr1
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To: KeyLargo

All talk and no action from liberals? I’m shocked.....


12 posted on 04/16/2007 11:51:52 AM PDT by Niteranger68 (I like Fred, but WILL be supporting the Republican nominee.)
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To: ocr1

I found it interesting that the Governator was supporting Gore when he was interviewed by Hannity. His statement was basically do as I say, not as I do and that Gore, even though a carbon polluter, was making an effort to reach millions of people who could change to become green and that Gore should be applauded for that.....good grief!


13 posted on 04/16/2007 11:53:01 AM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: KeyLargo

Well, of course he uses 20 times as much energy as the rest of us. He’s 20 times as big.


14 posted on 04/16/2007 11:58:02 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Brilliant
Well, of course he uses 20 times as much energy as the rest of us. He’s 20 times as big...

And 1/20th as intelligent, just like his "Jim Jones type" followers....

I'll take a "snaggletoothed, sister-dating, barefooted, redneck hillbilly" over ANY pseudo-intelligent, "college" educated, liberal yankee ANYDAY!

Most Southerners have more intelligence in the dirt under their toenails than all northern college educated liberals have combined!

15 posted on 04/16/2007 12:16:26 PM PDT by dirtbiker (I'm a liberal's worst nightmare: Redneck with a pickup, library card, and a concealed carry permit)
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To: KeyLargo
...*LOL*..TYPICALLY, reaction and effects from a liberal agenda. Core goes waddling around quacking his insane ideas. It’s like banana day at the monkey house. Notice he clammed up like a stone statue when asked to “take the oath” (never... it’s for the little people), but his minions defend him no end, while he waddles about letting it all roll off his back thinking about “Truth Two”, the sequel, stuffing his pockets for the 2012 campaign
16 posted on 04/16/2007 12:21:18 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)
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To: KeyLargo

leftist depravity......


17 posted on 04/16/2007 12:24:48 PM PDT by Enchante (Liefong, Fitzfong, Earlefong, Schumfong, Waxfong, Pelosifong.... see a pattern here?!?)
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To: KeyLargo

Thinking that mankind can cause global warming is like thinking that mankind can raise the temperature of the ocean by everyone in the world wading in up to their necks.


18 posted on 04/16/2007 12:27:08 PM PDT by N. Theknow ((Kennedys - Can't drive, can't fly, can't ski, can't skipper a boat - But they know what's best.))
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To: I see my hands
ROTFLMAO!

19 posted on 04/16/2007 12:31:24 PM PDT by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: Doogle

Everytime I see Al Gore now I see Napoleon in George Orwell’s ANIMAL FARM and I think of the quote , “ all animals are equal , but some animals are more equal than others.”


20 posted on 04/16/2007 12:41:08 PM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: KeyLargo

“devoured nearly 221,000 kilowatt-hours” of electricity in 2006, “more than 20 times the national average.”

Now THAT is an inconvenient truth.


21 posted on 04/16/2007 12:50:10 PM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: beethovenfan

street thugs, just like the 30s in Germany


22 posted on 04/16/2007 12:55:00 PM PDT by thinking
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To: woodbutcher1963
Now THAT is an inconvenient truth.

Bingo.

23 posted on 04/16/2007 1:16:14 PM PDT by teawithmisswilliams (Basta, already!)
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To: KeyLargo
Some e-mails, like Benjamin Greuel's, reflected anti-religious bias: "Go (blank) yourselves you neo con, non-secular, bible thumpin, anti-science dumb (blanks)."

What's Benjy's DUmmie screen name? BTW, I bet quite a few of these abusive e-mails came from DUmmies.

24 posted on 04/16/2007 1:25:32 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Join the DUmmie FUnnies PING List for the FUNNIEST Blog on the Web)
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To: KeyLargo; OKSooner; Killing Time; Beowulf; Mr. Peabody; RW_Whacko; gruffwolf; BlessedBeGod; ...

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Humor Break?

25 posted on 04/16/2007 1:28:18 PM PDT by honolulugal
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To: honolulugal

Wups. Forgot to remove the “Humor Break”.


26 posted on 04/16/2007 1:31:29 PM PDT by honolulugal
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To: PJ-Comix

I love it when liberals call conservatives stupid, then in the same sentence say how dare we cast “dispersions” on Al Gore. They sound so edumacated and toleranty.


27 posted on 04/16/2007 1:34:18 PM PDT by boop (Now Greg, you know I don't like that WORD!)
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To: KeyLargo
"We should have flattened the South when we had the chance!" wrote Mount Laurel, New Jersey's Robert Dodelin.

That would no doubt be THIS Robert Dodelin:
5 Evergreen Rd
Mount Laurel, NJ
(856) 234-3565

28 posted on 04/16/2007 9:04:29 PM PDT by Redbob
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To: KeyLargo

The question I’d ask is, “Why doesn’t this woman get caller ID, a cheap recorder, and press charges?”


29 posted on 04/16/2007 9:06:13 PM PDT by Redbob
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