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French physicist calls Al Gore a 'crook' over global warming issues
m&c ^ | 12/28/07 | M&C US News

Posted on 12/28/2007 1:53:45 PM PST by melt

Al Gore is taking a beating in France, where people long resisted the green message and the nuclear industry thrives for home energy.

Bloomberg's Jorg von Uthmann reports that the Paris bookstores are filled with tomes debunking the Gore message despite him winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

France's number one Gore debunker is physicist Claude Allegre, a former education minister and a physicist by profession. Uthmann reports that his new book, ``Ma Verite Sur la Planete'' - My Truth About the Planet'' - lays it out.

Gore is called a "crook" presiding over an eco-business that pumps out cash.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.monstersandcritics.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: algore; corruptdems; crook; globalwarming; hoax
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Al Gore is heading straight to "Snopes" within the next 5 years.

You read it here first.

1 posted on 12/28/2007 1:53:47 PM PST by melt
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To: melt

Al Gore is a fraud. More and mor people are realizing it.


2 posted on 12/28/2007 1:57:17 PM PST by TBP
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To: melt

Can’t stay mad at the French /bump.


3 posted on 12/28/2007 1:57:58 PM PST by agere_contra (Do not confuse the wealth of nations with the wealth of government - FDT)
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To: xcamel

fyi


4 posted on 12/28/2007 1:58:21 PM PST by melt (Someday, they'll wish their Jihad... Jihadn't.)
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To: melt
The French are smarter than I thought. Gore is a crook.

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And a crock.

gitmo

5 posted on 12/28/2007 2:01:57 PM PST by gitmo (From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.)
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To: melt
Al Gore is heading straight to "Snopes" within the next 5 years.

I heard that, too, but when I checked it out at Snopes they said it was a myth.

6 posted on 12/28/2007 2:02:18 PM PST by Jeff Chandler ("Liberals want to save the world for the children they aren't having." -Mark Steyn)
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To: melt; OKSooner; honolulugal; Killing Time; Beowulf; Mr. Peabody; RW_Whacko; gruffwolf; ...

FReepmail me to get on or off


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7 posted on 12/28/2007 2:02:56 PM PST by xcamel (FDT/2008)
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To: TBP

Did you ever notice that while Al Gore was in the Senate and Vice President he was usually portrayed as a bit of a boob?

Then after he got beat by Bush in 2000 he magically became one of the most respected “intellectuals” in the world?


8 posted on 12/28/2007 2:03:10 PM PST by SeanOGuano
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To: melt

An intelligent Frenchman. Haven’t seen one in a while.


9 posted on 12/28/2007 2:03:13 PM PST by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: Jeff Chandler

LOL!


10 posted on 12/28/2007 2:03:16 PM PST by melt (Someday, they'll wish their Jihad... Jihadn't.)
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To: melt

He looks like John Stewart from Comedy Station in that photo. John Stewart isn’t funny either.


11 posted on 12/28/2007 2:03:21 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: melt

You mean the French won’t be surrendering to Al Borg’s Green Goblins?


12 posted on 12/28/2007 2:03:38 PM PST by sourcery (The Branch Algorian cult believes in human sacrifice)
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To: Cincinna

For the Gallic Ping List


13 posted on 12/28/2007 2:03:50 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: melt

OMG! SAY IT ISN’T SO!!!!!??????

Gore a crook? Environmentalism a business? I can’t believe it!

ROFLMAO


14 posted on 12/28/2007 2:04:22 PM PST by Red6 (Come and take it.)
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To: TBP

“Al Gore is a fraud.”

“Environmentalism” in general, is a fraud.


15 posted on 12/28/2007 2:04:49 PM PST by EyeGuy
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To: melt

Nuke heating debunker monkeys.


16 posted on 12/28/2007 2:05:22 PM PST by Jeff Chandler ("Liberals want to save the world for the children they aren't having." -Mark Steyn)
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To: agere_contra
I’ve never sent a fan letter to a frog before, but might make an exception for Claude Allegre...
17 posted on 12/28/2007 2:05:24 PM PST by johnandrhonda (have you hugged your banjo today?)
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To: melt

You know it’s bad when the French don’t believe you.


18 posted on 12/28/2007 2:07:03 PM PST by wastedyears (Merry Christmas, FReepers)
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To: melt

What is with the French doing all of this wising up lately?


19 posted on 12/28/2007 2:09:18 PM PST by Radix (If your outgo exceeds your income, your upkeep will be your downfall.)
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To: melt

The French are redeeming themselves!


20 posted on 12/28/2007 2:09:21 PM PST by ConservativeMind
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To: melt

He’s a crook and a crock


21 posted on 12/28/2007 2:09:47 PM PST by clamper1797 (Fred Thompson - Duncan Hunter for POTUS and Vice Potus in either order)
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To: melt

Snopes will have 50 paragraphs trying to spin it Al’s way.


22 posted on 12/28/2007 2:12:17 PM PST by digger48
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To: melt

Al Gore a crook - who would of thunk it.


23 posted on 12/28/2007 2:13:09 PM PST by hgro (Jerry Riversd)
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To: melt
I welcome this news but, I'm a little hesitant to ally myself with someone whose name in English is Mr. Happy.(In Spanish anyway.)

Al Gore: MAN-MADE GLOBAL WARMING WILL KILL US ALL!

Me: Yeah, right! Tell that to Mr. Happy here!

Naaaah, doesn't quite work for me.

24 posted on 12/28/2007 2:14:57 PM PST by Reaganesque (Charter Member of the Romney FR Resistance)
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To: melt

Don’t read too much into this. The French disagree with everyone just on principle. Al Gore could have said the sky is blue and they’d say “non”.


25 posted on 12/28/2007 2:18:36 PM PST by Locomotive Breath
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To: melt
IT’S OVER AL Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket

Al proves that the apple (try saying that last word with two fingers in your mouth and you'll be much closer to the word I wanted to use but can't say here) doesn't fall too far from the tree.

Americans have memories shorter than Bill Clinton's (fill in your favorite male body part here) so a little review of history is in order (not that anyone will remember any of this when Al launches his dark horse shot at the White House).

Al's old man was a bud to Armand Hammer who was the ONLY American (and I use that title very loosely here) allowed to fly his private jet into and out of the USSR under Stalin and his successors without either US or USSR diplomatic clearance. Hammer cranked up and ran many businesses for old Uncle Joe, starting with a pencil factory as they had to keep records of those 60 million kulaks Joe starved to death. So your application of the term "communist" is an apt one.

Old Armand gave Al, Sr. TONS of campaign dough and Al, Sr. carried Armand's water on Capitol Hill for years.

And here's a REAL piece of irony: Hammer owned a significant stake in Occidental Petroleum which was responsible for the LOVE CANAL toxic waste mess in New York. Gotta wonder how much of born-again envirowhacko Al, Jr's current assets flowed from the profits Hammer and Occidental generated from burying those thousands of barrels of sickening toxic sludge at Love Canal.

Gee, could that be why Al is on his current crusade? Guilt? A heartfeld desire to purge the sins of his old man??

NYAAHHHHHHHHHH...!!!!

"The urge to save humanity is often a false front for the URGE TO RULE." H.L.Mencken (who musta known Algore)

26 posted on 12/28/2007 2:18:46 PM PST by Dick Bachert
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To: Radix

Maybe now that they have a more conservative pro US leader the ‘other’ French are getting more coverage and are speaking out.


27 posted on 12/28/2007 2:18:49 PM PST by dervish (Pray for the peace of an UNDIVIDED JEWISH Jerusalem)
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To: melt

What, exactly, is happening in France?
First they elect Sarkozy (known to like America), now they’re coming out with statements claiming Gore is a fraud.


28 posted on 12/28/2007 2:19:06 PM PST by BuffaloJack (Before the government can give you a dollar it must first take it from another American)
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To: Allegra
Physicist Claude Allegre

I didn't know you were French.

29 posted on 12/28/2007 2:20:11 PM PST by CholeraJoe ("At last my arm is complete!" Sweeney Todd)
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To: melt

I still can’t believe that people believe the ‘science’ and scare tactics of a losing politician.

H.L. Mencken warned of politicians like this... I wish I could find the exact quote...


30 posted on 12/28/2007 2:20:41 PM PST by Bon mots (I)
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To: melt
Al Gore is taking a beating in France, where people long resisted the green message and the nuclear industry thrives for home energy.

If the greenies had a brain, they would have realized long ago that nuclear energy could be a big part of the answer to CO2 emissions, assuming you buy into all the dangers of man made CO2 emissions.

31 posted on 12/28/2007 2:21:07 PM PST by Always Right
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To: melt

Wow! When the French say you suck, you must really suck.


32 posted on 12/28/2007 2:23:18 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (No buy China!!)
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To: Reaganesque

Look up “algor mortis”. It might make you, um, “happy”.


33 posted on 12/28/2007 2:27:10 PM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: TBP

The flim-flam con man? You bet. Selling “carbon credits” is right up there with selling Jeremiah Peabody’s All-Purpose Nostrum. Except you don’t have to bottle it, or even show any receipt later “for value received”.

After all, you just have Al Gore’s word that the trees that were supposed to supply the “carbon reduction” were actually planted.

Now, if Al could convert the Sahara Desert in Africa into something like the Amazon basin, that would be a remarkable feat, and probably would do something toward taking advantage of global warming, creating a win-win situation for everybody.

Don’t just bemoan desertification. Take active steps to REVERSE it.


34 posted on 12/28/2007 2:30:52 PM PST by alloysteel (Ignorance is no handicap for some people in a debate. They just get more shrill.)
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To: Radix

Not just France either.

Quebec (in the last federal and provincial elections) elected a number of right-thinking individuals to public office.


35 posted on 12/28/2007 2:32:18 PM PST by MplsSteve
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To: melt

2007 marks the beginning of the end of the Great Global Warming Hoax. I hope 2008 puts a stake in its heart! (Along with the statin drug hoax!)


36 posted on 12/28/2007 2:32:41 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: digger48

Why do people use Snopes as a reference on political issues?


37 posted on 12/28/2007 2:32:48 PM PST by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric cartman voice* 'I love you guys')
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To: alloysteel
Don’t just bemoan desertification. Take active steps to REVERSE it.

Moaning is what Liberals do. Accomplishing things is for other people who aren't as smart as they are.

38 posted on 12/28/2007 2:35:52 PM PST by magslinger (cranky right-winger)
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To: melt
I don't agree with this quote from the artice:

Gore is called a "crook" presiding over an eco-business that pumps out cash.

AlGore is pumping out usless carbon credits and raking in the cash!

39 posted on 12/28/2007 2:45:11 PM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Steve Van Doorn

It took me a couple of visits to realize where their center of gravity was.

I got linked there today concerning the mysterious deaths surrounding the Clintons.

got dizzy from the spin. David Kendall could have written it himself.

perhaps he did!


40 posted on 12/28/2007 2:49:04 PM PST by digger48
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To: melt
where people long resisted the green message and the nuclear industry thrives for home energy

France is actually quite green, in large part due to their extensive use of nuclear energy. They make so much that they export it.

41 posted on 12/28/2007 2:49:17 PM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: Dick Bachert
Al proves that the apple (try saying that last word with two fingers in your mouth and you'll be much closer to the word I wanted to use but can't say here)

ROTFLMAO!

42 posted on 12/28/2007 2:51:41 PM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: Steve Van Doorn
Why do people use Snopes as a reference on political issues?

They shouldn't. Snopes believes every "Arkancide" is a myth!

43 posted on 12/28/2007 2:51:51 PM PST by Yaelle (Fred Thompson is the only intelligent choice for conservatives.)
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To: Always Right
If the greenies had a brain

Some do. One of the cofounders of Greenpeace left when they got more anti-economy than pro-environment. He now touts the benefits of nuclear energy.

44 posted on 12/28/2007 2:53:37 PM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: alloysteel
After all, you just have Al Gore’s word that the trees that were supposed to supply the “carbon reduction” were actually planted.

I have GOT to get into this business. People giving me millions of dollars to plant trees? Yep, I'll plant'em exactly like I said I would. And after I cut them down I'll plant even more. This racket could finance the start of my future lumber empire.

45 posted on 12/28/2007 2:55:48 PM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: Bon mots; Dick Bachert
H.L. Mencken warned of politicians like this... I wish I could find the exact quote...

Your wish was granted in Post #26 before you even wished it.

46 posted on 12/28/2007 3:03:25 PM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (Abortion is to family planning what bankruptcy is to financial planning.)
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To: melt

Lately I have had to rethink my attitude toward the French and am a little more forgiving over the Libya overflight deal that happened back in the early 80’s.


47 posted on 12/28/2007 3:06:20 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: melt
the Paris bookstores are filled with tomes debunking the Gore message despite him winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

I'm trying to figure this out: "despite him winning the Nobel Peace Prize". Were they supposed to have burned all those books upon Algore winning the Nobel Putz Prize? Or at least have a ecologically friendly shredding and carbon sequestration burial of them?

48 posted on 12/28/2007 3:08:04 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Government is the hired help - not the boss. When politicians forget that they must be fired.)
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To: Dick Bachert
Occidental Petroleum pays Gore Junior over a $100,000 a year for the drilling rights on his property in Carthage, Tennessee, which is a known hotbed of oil in the US.

Sarcasm tag....

49 posted on 12/28/2007 3:10:16 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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