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Gore Warns Global Warming Will Bring Civilization to a ‘Screeching Halt’
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Posted on 04/23/2009 8:40:03 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Gore Warns Global Warming Will Bring Civilization to a ‘Screeching Halt’ Thursday, January 29, 2009 By Penny Starr, Senior Staff Writer

(CNSNews.com) – Former Vice President Al Gore told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Wednesday that if action is not taken by the United States to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the world as we know it could disappear.

“If we stop global greenhouse gas emissions today, according to some scientists, we will see an increase in temperatures that many scientists believe would be extremely challenging for civilization,” Gore testified on Capitol Hill. “If we continue at today’s levels, some scientists have said it can be an increase (in global temperature) of up to 11 degrees Fahrenheit.

“This would bring a screeching halt to human civilization and threaten the fiber of life everywhere on the earth,” Gore said. “And this is within the century, if we don’t change.”

Using a power point presentation, Gore showed charts and graphs that, he said, reveal how global warming is causing glaciers to melt around the world, depleting water supplies. He also said rising temperatures already are responsible for natural disasters in the United States, including forest fires, drought, and insect infestations that are killing trees.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: agw; algore; democrats; energy; globalwarming; hoax; lockbox; runslikeagirl
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Well if he said it, it has to be true............(sic)

Nut wad....

1 posted on 04/23/2009 8:40:03 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

will he ever just SHUT UP?

Yeah, about as soon as Blago does...


2 posted on 04/23/2009 8:41:19 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Sub-Driver
Using a power point presentation, ...

"I have a Powerpoint presentation. Case closed."

3 posted on 04/23/2009 8:41:29 AM PDT by GSWarrior (We need to act now before people find out we don't.)
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To: Sub-Driver
That's why Algore’s energy bill at home is twelve times larger than any other home in Tennessee.
4 posted on 04/23/2009 8:42:06 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Sub-Driver

Doesn’t he have stock in a number of companies set to gain if the cap & trade initiatives go thru?

Cap & Trade will bring our economy to a halt, not global warming—world is cooling....


5 posted on 04/23/2009 8:43:28 AM PDT by bushwon (Wonder if our founding fathers would even recognize the USA?!)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

So, there should have been no civilization after the Glaciers melted????????????????????


6 posted on 04/23/2009 8:43:51 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Sub-Driver
Gore Warns Global Warming Will Bring Civilization to a ‘Screeching Halt’

Well, he's got it almost right. The government policies enacted because of "global warming" will bring civilization to a screeching halt.

7 posted on 04/23/2009 8:43:55 AM PDT by CharacterCounts (November 4, 2008 - the day America drank the Kool-Aid)
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To: Sub-Driver
....Will Bring Civilization to a ‘Screeching Halt’

..unlike his carbon fill gut that could cause a multi vehicle pile up on open plains of the Sahara.

8 posted on 04/23/2009 8:44:02 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Sub-Driver

Gore Warns Global Warming Will Bring Civilization to a ‘Screeching Halt’

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No. An utter lie and mythology is incapable of doing that.

However, socialism and efforts to radically expand government, disguised as “environmentalism” and “climate science” most certainly will.


9 posted on 04/23/2009 8:44:34 AM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: Sub-Driver

Not trying to be a smart a$$, but it occurred to me that I would like to see a lot of what passes for our “advanced” society come to a screeching halt.


10 posted on 04/23/2009 8:46:01 AM PDT by Jubal Madison (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Sub-Driver

Gore has been saying this same BS for how long now?

Let me check...nope...no screeching halt yet.


11 posted on 04/23/2009 8:46:35 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: Sub-Driver

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L64hl471GOI


12 posted on 04/23/2009 8:46:37 AM PDT by Salamander (Like acid and oil on a madman's face, reason tends to fly away.......)
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To: Sub-Driver

Rasmussen, April 22, 2009: “Just 34% of U.S. voters now think global warming is caused by human activity, the lowest finding yet in Rasmussen Reports national surveying. The Obama administration’s proposed anti-global warming efforts are predicated on reducing human causes for the problem.”

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/lifestyle/holidays/april_2009/only_31_believe_americans_environmentally_aware


13 posted on 04/23/2009 8:46:38 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Al Gore’s breath can bring civilization to a screeching halt.


14 posted on 04/23/2009 8:46:49 AM PDT by LottieDah (If only those who speak so eloquently on the rights of animals would do so on behalf the unborn)
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To: Sub-Driver

Man, Gore is a whack job!


15 posted on 04/23/2009 8:47:25 AM PDT by Obadiah (Party - my house - on December 22, 2012!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Played golf up in Northern Maine last weekend. Still snow on the ground.


16 posted on 04/23/2009 8:47:41 AM PDT by nhwingut
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To: Sub-Driver

So WHY doesn’t AL-GORE come to a SCREECHING HALT???


17 posted on 04/23/2009 8:49:24 AM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (The Constitution & Bill of Rights stand as a whole. Remove any part & nullify the whole.)
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To: Sub-Driver

OMG!.....Will this Asshat ever run out of gas?


18 posted on 04/23/2009 8:49:43 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Sub-Driver

Solar bursts might, not Gorebull Warming, Weird Al.


19 posted on 04/23/2009 8:49:47 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (ACORN:American Corruption for Obama Right Now)
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To: GSWarrior

I used to see this guy who went around giving talks for IBM, he was very good and very funny at the same time, and he had a definition for an “expert”. He said that it was anyone giving a talk more than 50 miles from his home and used a flip-chart. I guess today he would update to “power point presentation” instead of flip-chart.


20 posted on 04/23/2009 8:50:28 AM PDT by mc5cents (Show me just what Mohammd brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman)
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To: Sub-Driver

21 posted on 04/23/2009 8:50:40 AM PDT by Dallas59 ("You know the one with the big ears? He might be yours, but he ain't my president.")
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To: Sub-Driver

A “screeching AlGore” brings me to a halt!....


22 posted on 04/23/2009 8:50:52 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Sub-Driver
Gore is not quite as stupid as his cult congregation.
23 posted on 04/23/2009 8:52:08 AM PDT by Niteranger68 (As 0bama punishes us, we are punishing his supporters ten fold.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“If we continue at today’s levels, some scientists have said it can be an increase (in global temperature) of up to 11 degrees Fahrenheit.”

11 degrees??? Gore and his enviro-statist minions must be getting desparate to make claims THAT wild. Methinks they realize that their hoax is unraveling and they need to try to cram through their agenda right now, before their fraud is fully revealed.

If we can hold them off for 2 or 3 more years, I believe global warming will be thouroughly debunked.


24 posted on 04/23/2009 8:53:38 AM PDT by Above My Pay Grade
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To: Sub-Driver

Gore Warns Global Warming Will Bring Civilization to a ‘Screeching Halt’

Global Warming giveth, and Global Warming taketh away, praise be the name of Global Warming.

Civilization as we know it would not exist without global warming. When a new ice age begins, as a phase of a natural climate cycle, civilization will indeed come to a screeching halt, and billions will starve to death.

25 posted on 04/23/2009 8:54:09 AM PDT by TheDon
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To: Niteranger68

Man-Bear-Pig!!!!


26 posted on 04/23/2009 8:54:22 AM PDT by Tucson Jim
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To: Sub-Driver

Bring civilization to a “Screeching Halt?” Too late. The left did that decades ago. Unfortunately, Atlas is still shrugging.


27 posted on 04/23/2009 8:58:16 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama wants Cap & Trade, which would be a death sentence for our economy. I have to wonder if Obama and the other Socialist sponsors of this legislation are aware of basic facts. For example: 1) greenhouse gases are not evil, they are essential to keeping the earth warm enough for humans; 2) the most common greenhouse gas is water vapor; 3) CO2 is not pollution, it is essential for plants and humans; 4) CO2 is only a trace element in the atmosphere at 380 parts per million; 5) humans and their activities account for only 3% of CO2 emissions each year; 6) the earth has had cycles of cooling and warming about every 1,500 years due to variations in the sun’s activity and our orbit around the sun; 7) these cycles are beyond human control; 8) about 1,000 years ago, Greenland had vineyards; 9) the earth is cooling now, not warming relative to prior decades; 10) water expands when cooled (or frozen) and contracts when heated, so warmer temperatures would reduce sea levels as ice caps melt; and 11) a major reduction of sun spots in recent years suggests a coming mini ice age.
An excerpt from the March 2009 issue of The American Spectator: “All scientists agree that if man-made global warming is real, it would leave a fingerprint in the form of temperatures increasing with altitude in the tropical troposphere portion of the atmosphere up to a hotspot about 10 kilometers above the surface, reflecting the pattern of CO2 and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Warming due to solar variations or other natural causes would not leave such a fingerprint pattern. Recently, higher-quality temperature data from balloons and satellites ... enables us to settle the man-made global warming debate definitively. The data from weather balloons shows the opposite pattern: no increasing warming with altitude, but rather a slight cooling with no hotspot. The satellite data shows the same result: no increasing temperature with altitude, no hotspot, no fingerprint, maybe again a slight cooling with altitude. Game over. QED. The global warming empire is rattling around but has not and cannot come up with an effective response. The data is the data. The science is the science. Man-made global warming is a hoax developed to serve powerful special interests.” (This was written by Peter Ferrara.)

Obama may not know these things, or he may be choosing to ignore the facts in order to create a huge new bureaucracy of socialist government control over our lives. Cap & trade would cause a huge decrease in GDP along with a huge increase in energy costs for Americans, and massive unemployment - probably higher than 15%. This will weaken our national defense capability versus our enemies, threatening capitalism and freedom.

Everyone should write to his or her Congressmoron. Remind them of the facts and the damage that would be caused by “cap & trade”.


28 posted on 04/23/2009 9:02:02 AM PDT by pleikumud
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To: Sub-Driver
Gore Warns Global Warming Will Bring Civilization to a ‘Screeching Halt’ Thursday, January 29, 2009 By Penny Starr, Senior Staff Writer

Dude! Just because your getting caught up on old news doesn't mean FR is as behind as you.

29 posted on 04/23/2009 9:02:53 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (FreepMail me if you want on the Bourbon ping list!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Gloom. Doom. Dogs and Cats Living Together. Total Anarchy!


30 posted on 04/23/2009 9:02:58 AM PDT by wbill
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To: Sub-Driver
Charleton Heston read this on Rush Limbaugh's a long time ago:
HESTON: You think man can destroy the planet? What intoxicating vanity. Let me tell you about our planet. Earth is four-and-a-half-billion-years-old. There's been life on it for nearly that long, 3.8 billion years. Bacteria first; later the first multicellular life, then the first complex creatures in the sea, on the land. Then finally the great sweeping ages of animals, the amphibians, the dinosaurs, at last the mammals, each one enduring millions on millions of years, great dynasties of creatures rising, flourishing, dying away -- all this against a background of continuous and violent upheaval. Mountain ranges thrust up, eroded away, cometary impacts, volcano eruptions, oceans rising and falling, whole continents moving, an endless, constant, violent change, colliding, buckling to make mountains over millions of years. Earth has survived everything in its time.

It will certainly survive us.

If all the nuclear weapons in the world went off at once and all the plants, all the animals died and the earth was sizzling hot for a hundred thousand years, life would survive, somewhere: under the soil, frozen in arctic ice. Sooner or later, when the planet was no longer inhospitable, life would spread again. The evolutionary process would begin again. Might take a few billion years for life to regain its present variety. Of course, it would be very different from what it is now, but the earth would survive our folly, only we would not. If the ozone layer gets thinner, ultraviolet radiation sears earth, so what? Ultraviolet radiation is good for life. It's powerful energy. It promotes mutation, change. Many forms of life will thrive with more UV radiation. Many others will die out. You think this is the first time that's happened? Think about oxygen. Necessary for life now, but oxygen is actually a metabolic poison, a corrosive glass, like fluorine.

When oxygen was first produced as a waste product by certain plant cells some three billion years ago, it created a crisis for all other life on earth. Those plants were polluting the environment, exhaling a lethal gas. Earth eventually had an atmosphere incompatible with life. Nevertheless, life on earth took care of itself. In the thinking of the human being a hundred years is a long time. Hundred years ago we didn't have cars, airplanes, computers or vaccines. It was a whole different world, but to the earth, a hundred years is nothing. A million years is nothing. This planet lives and breathes on a much vaster scale. We can't imagine its slow and powerful rhythms, and we haven't got the humility to try. We've been residents here for the blink of an eye. If we're gone tomorrow, the earth will not miss us.


31 posted on 04/23/2009 9:03:47 AM PDT by mc5cents (Show me just what Mohammd brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman)
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I am starting to wonder if he isn’t helping the other side more than his own bank account at this point.


32 posted on 04/23/2009 9:05:08 AM PDT by uncle fenders
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To: Sub-Driver
Liberalism is what will bring civilization to a screeching halt.
33 posted on 04/23/2009 9:06:01 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.)
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To: Sub-Driver
I have news for Al Gore: Global Warming pseudoscience Will Bring Civilization to a ‘Screeching Halt’
34 posted on 04/23/2009 9:11:33 AM PDT by jonrick46 (The Obama Administration is a blueprint for Fabian Socialism.)
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To: Sub-Driver

The only screeching halt will be the momentary pause to grab torches and pitchforks and run Gore out of town.


35 posted on 04/23/2009 9:15:11 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (To stand up for Capitalism is to hope Teleprompter Boy fails.)
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To: HighlyOpinionated

Or at least he could halt his screeching.


36 posted on 04/23/2009 9:15:55 AM PDT by HerrBlucher
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To: Sub-Driver

I wish someone or something could bring algore’s screeching to a halt!


37 posted on 04/23/2009 9:19:00 AM PDT by joethedrummer
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To: Tucson Jim

Dammit guys, Algore is Mega super-duper cereal this time!!!

We’re doomed!!


38 posted on 04/23/2009 9:22:55 AM PDT by HailReagan78
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Excessive spending and taxing will bring down our American civilization in this lifetime, guaranteed, Albert Arnold Gore, Jr.

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39 posted on 04/23/2009 9:24:24 AM PDT by polymuser ("We have a right to debate and disagree with any administration!" (HRC))
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To: Sub-Driver

thats what they want anyways


40 posted on 04/23/2009 9:32:52 AM PDT by GeronL (TYRANNY SENTINEL. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: Sub-Driver

Well, he’s certainly got the “screeching” part down. Cap & Trade should take care of the “halt”.


41 posted on 04/23/2009 9:37:52 AM PDT by AustinBill (consequence is what makes our choices real)
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To: Sub-Driver

Anyone seen a pic of him lately....is he still ballooning up? He looked like a heart attack waiting to happen last picture I saw...


42 posted on 04/23/2009 9:38:41 AM PDT by goodnesswins (Free Speech for THEE, but NOT for ME????)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey, hey, hey, Fat Albert, your many trips to the fridge should come to a schreeching halt. Find another way to try and make yourself relevant, Al, this one ain’t workin!


43 posted on 04/23/2009 9:39:59 AM PDT by Rockiette (Democrats are not intelligent)
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To: NMEwithin
If the sea level is going to rise 20 feet by the year 2100, it should have risen about 2 feet by now and be measurable by anyone. The sea level has actually fallen slightly over the last 10 years.

The odds of the USA going bankrupt from socialism by the year 2100 are a near certainly, as are the odds of Al Gore being a humorous footnote in history.

44 posted on 04/23/2009 9:44:03 AM PDT by Reeses (Leftism is powered by the evil force of envy.)
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To: Sub-Driver

This never used to bother me. Owlgore is a fool. What really bothered me is that that he won the Nobel Peace Prize over Irena Sendler. The women that put her life at risk day after day for years, helping to save 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto during the Second World War.

If there’s any justice here, it’s that she won’t have her name associated with other “winners” like Carter and Arafat.


45 posted on 04/23/2009 9:46:37 AM PDT by doggieboy
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To: Sub-Driver

Its a mystery to me why this man has any credibility with anyone. Thank G-d he never became President.


46 posted on 04/23/2009 9:53:42 AM PDT by rbg81 (DRAIN THE SWAMP!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

So civilization comes to a screeching halt...

I’m not seeing the downside.


47 posted on 04/23/2009 9:55:21 AM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: Sub-Driver

“will bring civilization to a screeching halt”

I thought “O” was doing pretty well in that department...
We gotta stop this train!


48 posted on 04/23/2009 10:08:25 AM PDT by RebelTXRose
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He better hope not.

Because if "civilization fails" it is weak fools like him and his ilk that will be among the first to die. They have no survival skills. His money will mean nothing, his bodyguards and servants will desert him, his limousines and jets will be little more then rusting useless lumps of metal without fuel and parts, his gold and other precious metals will be taken from him if he can not defend them.

He and his family will not know how to survive without all that civilization provides. Yup, I can see ol' Al out there ripping up his manicured lawns at his mansion trying to grow food, chopping down his trees for firewood and trying to defend his family, property and crops with a gun.

49 posted on 04/23/2009 10:14:56 AM PDT by Nahanni
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“And this is within the century, if we don’t change.”

I thought it was in 10 years..screeching halt. According to Rush’s doomsday clock, there’s only 6 years 9 mos and 4 days until..screeching halt.


50 posted on 04/23/2009 10:32:42 AM PDT by y6162
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