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GOP rips plan for climate office ‘Propaganda,’ a lawmaker says
The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, June 22, 2011 | Ben Wolfgang

Posted on 06/23/2011 12:48:51 PM PDT by Hunton Peck

House Republicans charged Wednesday that the Obama administration is aiming to establish a “propaganda office” for Democratic initiatives on global warming through a proposal to consolidate operations in a new “climate service” office within the Commerce Department

Tensions boiled over at a congressional hearing as officials of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) defended the consolidation plan contained in President Obama’s fiscal 2012 budget and denied having any ulterior motive.

NOAA hopes to move more than 50 percent of its resources into the new climate service department, which it says will serve as the central clearinghouse for farmers, local governments, the military and academics seeking information on climate trends.

But a number of GOP lawmakers, who have staunchly opposed the administration’s climate and energy policies in the past, challenged NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco at a hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.

“[The climate service office] sounds a lot like a propaganda office to me. This seems to be an unneeded distraction that has nothing to do with science,” said Rep. Paul C. Broun, Georgia Republican. “This just seems like a politically motivated advocacy office that this administration is trying to stand up.”

Ms. Lubchenco called the proposal a “good government” reform and rejected Mr. Broun’s accusations and similar concerns from other Republicans on the committee.

“NOAA is proposing to more efficiently use the resources we receive to advance our science and improve our delivery of services to the public,” she said, adding that the reorganization, if approved by Congress, would be budget-neutral and would not require additional funding.

The hearing came on a day when former Vice President Al Gore, a leading Democratic voice on the environment, chided Mr. Obama for failing to deliver the change he promised on climate change...

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: agw; algore; bhofascism; climate; climatechange; climategate; cooling; corruption; democratcorruption; democrats; envirofascism; environmentalism; fraud; gerbilsswarming; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; goebbelswarming; liberalfascism; noaa; nobama2012; obama; planetgore; propaganda; warming
"We will convince you that you are evil, planet-killing scum, you will pay for the education, and you will thank us, or else, denier!"
1 posted on 06/23/2011 12:48:55 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck

We need to clean the pond of these moronic scum. Actually, there is money to be made in the huge scam and I am sure our elitist government officials who are pushing this agenda are in neck deep. Repulsive.


2 posted on 06/23/2011 12:53:30 PM PDT by Bitsy (!)
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To: Hunton Peck

Time to defund the Dept. of Commerce.


3 posted on 06/23/2011 12:53:52 PM PDT by Hugin ("A man'll usually tell you his bad intentions if you listen and let yourself hear it"--- Open Range)
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To: Hunton Peck

commerce department, lol....no motive here, no no


4 posted on 06/23/2011 12:56:40 PM PDT by dila813
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To: Hunton Peck
The new head of the office:


5 posted on 06/23/2011 12:58:31 PM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: Hunton Peck

I remember back when NOAA had credibility...


6 posted on 06/23/2011 1:08:09 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: rockrr

I was thinking the same thing when I read this article. NOAA used to stand for respected science, not government funded propaganda.


7 posted on 06/23/2011 1:13:59 PM PDT by TheBlueMax ("To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them" -George Mason)
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To: Hugin

Or get rid of it altogether.


8 posted on 06/23/2011 1:15:19 PM PDT by OddLane
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To: Hunton Peck; Hugin; All
HOORAY House Republicans!

Time to defund the Dept. of Commerce.

HOORAY Hugin! Defund socialist collectives, foreign and domestic.

9 posted on 06/23/2011 1:20:52 PM PDT by PGalt
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Or get rid of it altogether.

Yes, ABSOLUTELY! HOORAY OddLane!

10 posted on 06/23/2011 1:22:07 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Hunton Peck
"NOAA hopes to move more than 50 percent of its resources into the new climate service department, which it says will serve as the central clearinghouse for farmers, local governments, the military and academics seeking information on climate trends.

" YEP...it's a PROPAGANDA push...they want them ALL to listen to THIS ONE OFFICE>....

11 posted on 06/23/2011 1:28:11 PM PDT by goodnesswins (...both islam and the democrat plantation thrive on poverty)
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Jane Lubchenco

Lubchenco...man you just can't make this sh** up.

12 posted on 06/23/2011 1:30:54 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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13 posted on 06/23/2011 1:39:31 PM PDT by mirkwood (Palin 12)
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Jane Lubchenco

Lubchenco...man you just can't make this sh** up.


14 posted on 06/23/2011 1:42:54 PM PDT by GalaxieFiveHundred
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To: Hunton Peck

Please Republicans in Congress, find those cameras you love to get in frot of and tell the people that all the money going to this nonsense is money out of their pockets and out of their medicare and their social security etc... because it is.

Because THEN they will pay attention since it’s effecting their pocketbook directly in a tangible way.


15 posted on 06/23/2011 1:50:22 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Hunton Peck

bump


16 posted on 06/23/2011 1:59:30 PM PDT by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: Hunton Peck

This is a great idea.

Obama should spend the next two years consolidating all of the dispersed climate propagandists employed by the federal government into one huge, centralized socialist propaganda mill.

Then in January, 2013, Pres. Palin can shut it down and fire them all and we’ll be done with this expensive, counterproductive nonsense.


17 posted on 06/23/2011 2:28:59 PM PDT by rogue yam
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NOAA hopes to move more than 50 percent of its resources into the new climate service department

Sounds like a propaganda office in the making to me.

18 posted on 06/23/2011 4:40:35 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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“Sounds like a propaganda office in the making to me.”

An amazingly expensive propaganda office, at that. But then, re-education camps ain’t cheap.


19 posted on 06/23/2011 4:46:50 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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Beam me to Planet Gore !

20 posted on 06/23/2011 5:19:14 PM PDT by steelyourfaith (If it's "green" ... it's crap !!!)
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To: NMEwithin

Assuming a person didn’t recognize this human monstrosity, the absolute evil this photo projects is palpable.


21 posted on 06/24/2011 7:36:11 AM PDT by Darnright (There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive. - Tacitus)
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