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Gore brings his global warming fight to Aspen ("It is a moral issue")
Vail Daily ^ | February 21, 2011 | Andre Salvail

Posted on 02/21/2011 12:43:31 PM PST by maggief

ASPEN — He may have been preaching to the choir, but former Vice President Al Gore stirred an Aspen audience Friday with a passionate speech about the effects of global warming, at one point pounding his fist on the podium and declaring it “a moral issue.”

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It didn't help, Gore said, that the scientific community committed some “self-inflicted wounds.” That was a reference to mistakes and misstatements in an IPCC report four years ago that led to a large amount of political debate and media attention.

“I think the mistakes were blown way way out of proportion,” Gore said. One reason for the mistakes, he said, was that a defensive culture developed among some scientists because they were “harassed on a regular basis” by opponents of the concept of global warming.

“But the general consensus (recognizing global warming) is so strong and so firm and so widely shared now, that it is clearly the basis for action that the rest of us ought to take,” Gore said.

He was asked about the popular confusion surrounding the topic. For instance, when winter weather turns extremely cold, many people question the concept of global warming.

“With global warming, since the manifestations are distributed globally, it masquerades as an illusion,” Gore said. “It could be a cold winter in one geography while the world as a whole is continuing to get warmer. There can be more extremes of both heat and cold. There can be more volatility in weather patterns.”

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: agw; algore; democrats; envirofascism; envirowackos; globalwanking; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; ipcc; junkscience; liberalfascism; scientism
Al Gore could become world's first carbon billionaire

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/energy/6491195/Al-Gore-could-become-worlds-first-carbon-billionaire.html

1 posted on 02/21/2011 12:43:33 PM PST by maggief
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To: maggief

would be kinda funny to watch ManBearPig melt down! Get it? Melt! LOL
Just can’t seem to get this $10T ponzi scheme off the ground, can they?


2 posted on 02/21/2011 12:48:23 PM PST by griswold3
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To: maggief

The global cooling of ‘95-96 gave NYC its record snowfall that winter. It was a precursor to this winter’s record snowfall....you sure Algore isn’t visiting NYC this weekend, when it sets the record?


3 posted on 02/21/2011 12:48:49 PM PST by CRBDeuce (here, while the internet is still free of the Fairness Doctrine)
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To: maggief
one point pounding his fist on the podium and declaring it “a moral issue.”
And who better to pound on moral issues than the massagee himself.
4 posted on 02/21/2011 12:49:19 PM PST by dblshot (Insanity - electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: maggief; IrishCatholic; Whenifhow; SolitaryMan; mmanager; markomalley; Dr. Bogus Pachysandra; ...
 


Beam me to Planet Gore !

5 posted on 02/21/2011 12:49:27 PM PST by steelyourfaith ("Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty." -- Wendell Phillips)
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To: maggief
Gore said. “It could be a cold winter in one geography while the world as a whole is continuing to get warmer.

Got a little snippy going over the pass there, eh Al?


6 posted on 02/21/2011 12:49:41 PM PST by skeeter
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To: maggief

Ah, the proverbial “Moral Busybody”.


7 posted on 02/21/2011 12:50:10 PM PST by mnehring
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To: maggief

Gore should be prosecuted for the AGW scam.


8 posted on 02/21/2011 12:52:07 PM PST by y6162
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To: maggief

Hopefully all the massage therapists in Aspen have been warned that Mr. release my 2nd Chakra is in town.


9 posted on 02/21/2011 12:52:50 PM PST by Proud_USA_Republican ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.")
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To: skeeter

10 posted on 02/21/2011 12:52:50 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: maggief
Keep talking, Al, you did a super job with the Chicago Climate Exchange and you're the best spokesman we have to expose the fallacy of climate crap and AGW.
11 posted on 02/21/2011 12:52:52 PM PST by JPG (As WI goes, so goes the nation. Thank you, Gov Walker.)
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To: maggief

a) it’s a scientific issue

b) whatever became of the liberal mantra of “you have no right to force your morality on anyone else”?


12 posted on 02/21/2011 12:54:01 PM PST by Stosh
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To: maggief

Just when I thought this blowhard was gone from the public stage.....


13 posted on 02/21/2011 12:54:35 PM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: maggief
300 Lb Aglore should think of Mother Earth first and do the right thing!

...for the Planet & The Children!

14 posted on 02/21/2011 12:55:09 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: maggief
I wonder how many planes and SUVs delivered him and his entourage to the site?
15 posted on 02/21/2011 12:55:45 PM PST by Little Ray (The Gods of the Copybook Heading, with terror and slaughter return!)
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To: maggief

Did al set time aside from promoting himself to take care of his childrens problems or has he been to busy running his scam?


16 posted on 02/21/2011 12:55:52 PM PST by chiefqc
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To: maggief

Aspen.
Of course.

He never goes to Detroit, Memphis or Cleveland.
Only the best resort locations will do.


17 posted on 02/21/2011 12:56:30 PM PST by SJSAMPLE
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To: maggief
Spotted Al is just too weird to be taken seriously on the subject of morals.
18 posted on 02/21/2011 12:57:21 PM PST by rogue yam
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To: Stosh
“you have no right to force your morality on anyone else”
That still holds. YOU have no right to force YOUR morality on anyone else, but THEY, the elitist libs, DO.
19 posted on 02/21/2011 12:57:48 PM PST by MrB (Tagline suspended for important announcement on my home page. Click my handle.)
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To: maggief

Former Vice President and Nobel laureate Al Gore speaks about climate change at the Forest at Risk symposium held at the Aspen Meadows on Friday. Rustin Gudim/The Aspen Times

20 posted on 02/21/2011 12:58:42 PM PST by maggief
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To: Little Ray

Oh! I have heard the answer to that, from leftist Algore apologists -

“it’s an investment”.


21 posted on 02/21/2011 12:59:40 PM PST by MrB (Tagline suspended for important announcement on my home page. Click my handle.)
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To: maggief

Is there a bigger buffoon on the planet than algore? I mean, really - his whole life has been one big Epic Fail. He has kept reinventing failure and infusing it with new meaning as his so-called life has progressed. I’m willing to be that if you were to list his failures - no one person could ever list them all. Does anyone remember how during the Klowntoon administration how he was supposed to be Viktor Chernomyrdin’s “special friend” and how that was supposed to be a boon for US - Russia relations? And there are SO MANY others. Of course most probably remember the trip to Monticello when he didn’t recognize the busts of the founding fathers. And the list goes on and on and on.


22 posted on 02/21/2011 1:00:00 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: maggief

It is highly IMmoral to lie to millions over decades, promoting large volumes of pseudo-science to earn tainted billions. The man is lower than dirt. His Nobel, Grammy, and the Oscar each lower their awarding organizations to level of slime.


23 posted on 02/21/2011 1:03:12 PM PST by jimfree (In 2012 Sarah Palin will continue to have more relevant quality executive experience than B. Obama.)
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To: maggief

I guess the “Gore Effect” Wouldn’t be noticed in Aspen in the middle of February.

They’d just declare a powder day, close up the shops and hit the slopes.


24 posted on 02/21/2011 1:04:03 PM PST by AFreeBird
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To: TexasCajun

It’s always for the “children”! Well, how about the adults like us. Come on Al, do the right thing! (sarc)


25 posted on 02/21/2011 1:04:45 PM PST by cameraeye (A happy kufir!)
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To: maggief

Aspen?

Gore?

Moral?

Bwahahahahahaha.

There isn’t a single IQ point in the sum of the entire population of Aspen.


26 posted on 02/21/2011 1:14:33 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: maggief
Dearest Sh*t for Brains... aka Gore

I am unable to let go of the 51.5" snow visual that was in my yard last winter... END

27 posted on 02/21/2011 1:26:43 PM PST by xtinct (The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you..Be Strong Patriots!)
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To: maggief


28 posted on 02/21/2011 1:27:42 PM PST by RasterMaster (We the tax-payer subsidize DUh-bama's failures)
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To: maggief
It didn't help, Gore said, that the scientific community committed some “self-inflicted wounds.

Self-inflicted wounds? More like self destruction. They didn't harm their credibility by a couple percent, they lost 100% of their credibility.

29 posted on 02/21/2011 1:37:29 PM PST by fhayek
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To: maggief
One reason for the mistakes, he said, was that a defensive culture developed among some scientists because they were “harassed on a regular basis” by opponents of the concept of global warming.

Wow, talk about your circular reasoning . . . . . . Al, You da Man!

The reason they made "mistakes" was that they were being criticized for making "mistakes".

Yeah, Al, you spin that sucker and let's see how far it gets...

30 posted on 02/21/2011 1:37:58 PM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: maggief
"Because of global warming, I'm only THISSSSSS tall".

31 posted on 02/21/2011 1:41:00 PM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

Algore is, himself, a “moral issue.”


32 posted on 02/21/2011 1:44:39 PM PST by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: maggief
pounding his fist on the podium and declaring it “a moral anti-capitalism issue.”
33 posted on 02/21/2011 1:49:15 PM PST by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: maggief

Al, tell the truth. Does this cold winter make you sigh in relief, or have a slight twinge of disappointment?


34 posted on 02/21/2011 2:00:20 PM PST by MNDude
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To: maggief
CORRECTION:

The data that was presented as facts by Gore were blown way way out of proportion. Actual Scientists that pointed out that AGW is a hoax were “harassed on a regular basis” by proponents of the concept of global warming back in the days when Gore could still fool people into believing that he had a consensus. He tried to marginalized the 31,000 scientists that disagreed with him back when the public had only heard from the 2000, or so, that Gore and governments that want more control over your life could still fool the people.

(I'm guessing that consensus number of “scientists” that Gore had have probably dwindled down to around twenty or thirty by now)

“But the general consensus (among his 17 faithful scientists (scientologists?) (recognizing global warming) is so strong and so firm and so widely shared now, that it is clearly the basis for action that the rest of us ought to take. The action that we should take is a clear message that We the People will NOT pay a cap n trade tax for a foolish scam that will destroy our economy further and lead us into a totalitarian dictatorship.

35 posted on 02/21/2011 2:17:17 PM PST by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: maggief

people ought to just stop going to see the moron.


36 posted on 02/21/2011 2:17:17 PM PST by television is just wrong
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To: maggief
One reason for the mistakes, he said, was that a defensive culture developed among some scientists because they were “harassed on a regular basis” by opponents of the concept of global warming.

"Harassed"? Interesting choice of words.

Liberal elite women used that word to sue companies for real and not-so-real reasons.

Is that what Gore's saying?

Those of us who dare to disagree with puffed up liberal elites are committing 'harassment'? Breaking the law? Gore wants legal remedies to use against conservatives who dare to speak up to a liberal elite?

What a jerk. Hear me, Al - you're a jerk, a totalitarian and thin skinned blowhard - we know what you and your goons are up to and we're NOT going along...

37 posted on 02/21/2011 2:23:06 PM PST by GOPJ (http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/index2.php - It's only uncivil when someone on the right does it.- Laz)
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To: maggief
If Gore believes in God, it's a wonder he isn't fearful that he will be struck by lightening or that he might burst into flames when he tells such horrendous lies
38 posted on 02/21/2011 2:24:34 PM PST by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: PATRIOT1876

Inquiring minds want to know, did he leave his car running during his lecture?


39 posted on 02/21/2011 2:26:42 PM PST by All Blue State
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To: maggief
*one point pounding his fist on the podium and declaring it “a moral issue.”*

That's pretty bold to be uttering the words “moral issue” when you're telling a lie!

Pounding his fist on the podium?
He should’ve used a shoe like his totalitarian hero Kruschev

40 posted on 02/21/2011 2:27:07 PM PST by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: All Blue State
*Inquiring minds want to know, did he leave his car running during his lecture?*

HeeHee!

He probably have 4 or 5 limos waiting. He's such a celebrity that he has to try to fool his waiting fans.

Although, not so much as when he had more people fooled 5 or 10 years ago....

41 posted on 02/21/2011 2:29:39 PM PST by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: maggief

Yes, Al, it IS a moral issue. And your immorality is transparent.


42 posted on 02/21/2011 2:37:52 PM PST by Blue Collar Christian
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To: maggief

43 posted on 02/21/2011 2:41:56 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Our country's founders cherished liberty, not democracy." -- Ron Paul)
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To: xtinct
*I am unable to let go of the 51.5” snow visual that was in my yard last winter*
Who are going to believe, a man with credentials who tells you that it’s “several million degrees” 2 km beneath the surface of the Earth or your own lying eyes?

Who are you gonna believe, the 4 foot of snow outside, or the learned Cancunian “scientists” that prayed to a false deity from a culture that no longer exists about a problem that is a hoax. Trust them, they want to ban dihydrogen monoxide. We can get by without it according to the Climate Alarmists….

44 posted on 02/21/2011 3:03:20 PM PST by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: maggief

When Al Gore talks morals in Aspen then you know his medications are being abused.


45 posted on 02/21/2011 3:40:16 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Why do you people even bother or car about Al Gore?

He is gone.

The only people following his actions now are parents that advise what he is, a nut ball.

46 posted on 02/21/2011 3:53:37 PM PST by AGreatPer (Voting for the crazy conservative gave us Ronald Reagan....Ann Coulter)
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To: maggief

Lloyd: So, where you headed?
Mary: Aspen.
Lloyd: Mmm, California... beautiful.

Lloyd: Some place warm, a place where the beer flows like wine, where beautiful women instinctively flock like the salmon of Capistrano. I’m talking about a little place called Aspen.
Harry: I don’t know Lloyd, the French are a$$holes.
-Dumb and Dumber


47 posted on 02/21/2011 7:01:11 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: maggief
former Vice President Al Gore stirred an Aspen audience Friday with a passionate speech about the effects of global warming, at one point pounding his fist on the podium and declaring it “a moral issue.”

A moral issue? You mean like asking a woman other than your wife to touch your "special purpose"?

48 posted on 02/21/2011 7:46:11 PM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: maggief

Obamacrats moving to Colorado now?


49 posted on 02/21/2011 8:46:38 PM PST by madison10 (True terror is to wake up one morning & discover that your high school class is running the country)
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To: maggief

Mr. Gore and morality have never met. Hit the road, Al, not buying your BS.


50 posted on 02/24/2011 11:15:39 AM PST by JPG (As WI goes, so goes the nation. Thank you, Gov Walker.)
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