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Santorum: Global warming is politics, not science (Finally someone to tell it like it is!)
boston globe ^ | 2/20/2012 | CHARLES BABINGTON/ap

Posted on 02/20/2012 9:30:16 AM PST by tobyhill

Rick Santorum says President Barack Obama is pushing a radical environmental agenda that unwisely limits energy production and turns its back on science.

Santorum told voters in eastern Ohio on Monday that science is on the side of those who want to aggressively produce more oil and natural gas in America. He said the notion of global warming is not climate science but "political science."

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: agw; agwfraud; agwpolitics; climatechange; corruption; energy; envirofascism; fraud; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; greenfraud; junkscience; obama; santorum; thegreenlie

1 posted on 02/20/2012 9:30:25 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; Rurudyne; steelyourfaith; Tolerance Sucks Rocks; xcamel; AdmSmith; ...

Thanks tobyhill.
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2 posted on 02/20/2012 9:33:56 AM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: tobyhill

RICK IS ON TARGET !


3 posted on 02/20/2012 9:34:11 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: tobyhill
Bingo! Rick tells it like it is.


4 posted on 02/20/2012 9:35:22 AM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: tobyhill
Finally, a politician who will speak honestly and intelligently about global warming fraud. It sure beats Newt sitting on the love seat with Nancy Pelosi to make TV ads promoting Al Gore's scheme to take billions of dollars from taxpayers.
5 posted on 02/20/2012 9:35:58 AM PST by detective
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To: tobyhill

He’s right about this...now just watch the msm attack dogs go to work.


6 posted on 02/20/2012 9:36:24 AM PST by kjo
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To: tobyhill

A majority of Americans believe this. I’m glad a politician finally caught up.


7 posted on 02/20/2012 9:38:08 AM PST by Crucial
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To: tobyhill

Love it, Rick. Well done.


8 posted on 02/20/2012 9:39:36 AM PST by Colonel_Flagg (Why, yes. I AM in a bad mood.)
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To: detective

Even if you’re one of these Newt people that hate Santorum— can’t we just call a truce until after we get Romney out of the race??? Keep your eye on the ball here!


9 posted on 02/20/2012 9:41:30 AM PST by exist
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To: tobyhill

I’m liking this guy more and more.


10 posted on 02/20/2012 9:43:57 AM PST by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: tobyhill

“(Finally someone to tell it like it is!)”

Really, then after it having been said a zillion times by other pols, Ricky must be leading from the rear.


11 posted on 02/20/2012 9:44:30 AM PST by Sea Parrot (You can't fix Stupid, but you can occasionally head it off before it hurts something. --Stephen Adam)
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To: tobyhill

Darn it, it’s about time someone in the GOP tells it like is!!! Good work, Santorum, and...keep it up!! The Obama master plan to destroy America campaign, outlined for all to see!!

- Obama & his wife Michelle are not Christians, period.
- Obama is not a Muslim, but....he never met a Muslim he didn’t like better then “any” American.
- Obama and his wife, MIchelle are most likely devouted atheists, just like Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Castro, Chavez, Mao, etc.
- Obama will destroy the USA military to weaken the nation.
- Obama is destroying the USA economy day by day, a planned strategy!!!
- Obama is a soul brother of his “Muslim Brotherhood” brethren!!!
- Obama has lost both Iraq & Afghanistan by plan & design!!!
- Obama could care less about rising gasoline & oil prices, He loves it!!!
- Obama is all for Iran obtaining nuclear weapons, and....he is no friend or ally of the state of Israel!!!

That friends is the true Obama!!! You have one chance and opportunity to broom this America hater in November, 2012. If not, and you stay home and don’t vote on election day, you will witness an America you never thought possible. The Third Reich is alive, well and thriving in the USA as long as Obama remains in power!!! Wise up, “all” Americans!!!


12 posted on 02/20/2012 9:46:07 AM PST by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy POTUS Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: detective

I’ve supported every republican so far and Santorum is starting to earn my emotional support as well.


13 posted on 02/20/2012 9:48:44 AM PST by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: tobyhill

Skepticism is the heart of science. The attempt to silence the skeptics proves that global warming isn’t about science.


14 posted on 02/20/2012 9:49:00 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Sea Parrot

Hush! Don’t spoil it for them. Little Ricky came up with an original idea, all on his own, and they give him credit for the obvious. Now there is cutting edge awareness for you! LOL!


15 posted on 02/20/2012 9:50:18 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: exist
“Even if you’re one of these Newt people that hate Santorum— can’t we just call a truce until after we get Romney out of the race??? Keep your eye on the ball here!”

I don't know what you are talking about. I congratulated Santorum on having the intelligence to understand global warming theory is fraudulent and the courage to articulate these views. This is what we need to see in a presidential candidate.

I contrasted that with Newt's appearing on a love seat with Nancy Pelosi to promote global warming fraud and a scheme that would use global warming fraud to take billions of taxpayer dollars.

This has nothing to do with a so called “truce” and I am not “one of these Newt people that hate Santorum”.

16 posted on 02/20/2012 9:51:23 AM PST by detective
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To: tobyhill

Just to add a little perspective to the oil/gas drilling boom, they’re not finding any here in Wisconsin, so you’d figure it doesn’t matter much to us, although we tend to drive a lot of miles and spend a lot on heating, so lower prices eventually would help us out.

However, fracking uses a particular type of sand. I don’t know the characteristics of it, but I believe it has to be round, so it flows and doesn’t clump up, and strong, so it holds open the micro-cracks created during the fracking process.

Well, guess what, Western Wisconsin has such sand and now some landowners are selling mining rights at great prices, and operators are finding work mining, processing, and hauling. Amazing how economic activity spreads across the land in unanticipated ways when the government stands out of the way and lets it happen. Who’d have guessed an oil boom elsewhere would generate an economic bonanza in parts of Wisconsin?

Of course, given their way, the national Democrats and President Obama would shut the whole operation down overnight, which is beginning to dawn on more that just a few voters...


17 posted on 02/20/2012 9:51:56 AM PST by Norseman (Defund the Left-Completely!)
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To: Sea Parrot

So which OTHER presidential candidate has said this.

Why can’t you just say something about the candidate that you support?


18 posted on 02/20/2012 9:53:16 AM PST by GulfBreeze (Still a Santorum guy !)
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To: Sea Parrot

“Really, then after it having been said a zillion times by other pols, Ricky must be leading from the rear.”

Name another presidential candidate who has publicly stated that position. Romney and Newt have both supported global warming fraud.


19 posted on 02/20/2012 9:55:07 AM PST by detective
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To: SunkenCiv; carolinablonde; marvlus; ApplegateRanch; Berlin_Freeper; Genesis defender; golux; ...
Thanx for the ping SunkenCiv !

 


Beam me to Planet Gore !

20 posted on 02/20/2012 9:56:24 AM PST by steelyourfaith (Expel the Occupy White House squatters !!!)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

A lot of Conservatives have been waiting a very long time for someone to stand up against this hoax, not sit on a couch or pass cap and trade in support of the hoax.


21 posted on 02/20/2012 9:58:29 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill
Santorum finally gets on message.

Bravo!

Now, keep it up for 3 or 4 days eh?

22 posted on 02/20/2012 9:59:29 AM PST by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Norseman

And watch out for the environmentalists... they are hard at work trying to shut down the fracking in northern PA. Which was a very hard hit economic area that has been turned into a boom area! But hey we can’t have that now can we? The dems need the welfare slaves.


23 posted on 02/20/2012 10:00:12 AM PST by myrabach
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To: tobyhill

I’m glad Santorum stood his ground on the global warming scam throughout. It was hard to do. Even President Bush gave in during his second term and signed onto it, but before ClimateGate the pressures to conform politically were immense.

It’s to his credit that he did so, even though that might have been just one more reason for his 2006 election rout. Santorum’s positions, and particularly his principles, haven’t changed since 2006, so it will be extremely interesting to see if the Pennsylvania voters’ opinion of his positions and principles have changed in six years. I’m betting that they have, and that they reward him for his steadfastness while everyone else, including President Bush, was caving in. We’ll see.


24 posted on 02/20/2012 10:00:12 AM PST by Norseman (Defund the Left-Completely!)
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To: tobyhill
Santorum told voters in eastern Ohio on Monday that science is on the side of those who want to aggressively produce more oil and natural gas in America. He said the notion of global warming is not climate science but "political science."

I guess I would have said :

global warming is not climate science but "politicized science."

25 posted on 02/20/2012 10:01:53 AM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP; tobyhill
Yeppers,unlike a slimy newt, he isn't going to let this slip by. It's time for Gingrich to step out of the race and let the most conservative candidate beat Mitt.
26 posted on 02/20/2012 10:09:16 AM PST by celmak
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To: kjo

Rick is right about this! Good to hear it from him. This is something that Mittens would never say. Its about power not saving anything—save Democrats and their stranglehold on the public treasury.


27 posted on 02/20/2012 10:09:16 AM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: detective

Finally, a politician who will speak honestly and intelligently about global warming fraud. It sure beats Newt sitting on the love seat with Nancy Pelosi to make TV ads promoting Al Gore’s scheme to take billions of dollars from taxpayers.


So refreshing! The left used the American people’s gullibility to sell snake oil to us. Newt was a part of the bull poop.


28 posted on 02/20/2012 10:13:16 AM PST by Yaelle (I would have paid to see Santorum slap down old Shieffer yesterday. So I donated! Go Rick!)
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To: tobyhill
He is a troglodyte, a neanderthal, a science denier, a woman hater, and the worst of all, he's a practicing Catholic.

Here is what's coming to the USA, look out, they are after your uterus.


29 posted on 02/20/2012 10:16:15 AM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorists savages.)
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To: tobyhill

Are you ignorant? OR do you just knowing lie about Newt?

http://2012.presidential-candidates.org/Gingrich/Energy.php

Gingrich position on Energy

• Gingrich thinks that the Kyoto treaty is bad for the nation and the environment.

• He would give incentives for renewable resources and conservation.

• He would end the ‘scare tactics’ and drill in Alaska.

• He supports eliminating the gas tax.


30 posted on 02/20/2012 10:21:24 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
No one is lying about Newt. He says he is for those positions you mention and I'm one to believe Newt but that doesn't take away the fact that he sat on a couch with Pelosi.
31 posted on 02/20/2012 10:27:58 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: detective

Uhhh I didn’t mean you directly dude. I said “people who hate Santorum”. But okay...


32 posted on 02/20/2012 10:29:20 AM PST by exist
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To: tobyhill
So, you would let a single mistake, (That Newt had the courage to admit and appologize for.) dictate your entire thinking, based on one single issue. When that candidate is the very best chance we have of fixing this mess.

To pick a limited candidate who is a proven moderate, big government insider (Santorum) and who is also viewed by the average American as a radical Social Conservative with an agenda to cram his narrow social agenda down moderate America's throats. And who also, has no clear plan or even original ideas on how to fix the real problems we all face. Instead, he projects inconsequential Social issues.

33 posted on 02/20/2012 10:40:23 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
I would vote for Newt but right now Santorum is hitting nailing the issues. That's all I'm saying.
34 posted on 02/20/2012 10:48:06 AM PST by tobyhill
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35 posted on 02/20/2012 10:49:07 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: tobyhill

Rush is playing Santorum clips on this issue. Santorum nails it.


36 posted on 02/20/2012 10:52:17 AM PST by dforest
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To: tobyhill

I heard a clip of that and really liked it. Santorum needs to do more of this. He sounded good.


37 posted on 02/20/2012 10:55:43 AM PST by altura
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To: detective

Exactly. People offended don’t like it because Santorum was right.

It is hard to speak about the foolishness of an issue like global warming if you have participated in pushing the notion.


38 posted on 02/20/2012 10:56:35 AM PST by dforest
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To: tobyhill
He said the notion of global warming is not climate science but "political science."

Straight to the point, no wiggle room to say I was misquoted.

39 posted on 02/20/2012 11:04:49 AM PST by TYVets (Pure-Gas.org ..... ethanol free gasoline by state and city)
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To: tobyhill
My point is not what you said, but the fact that right now, the issue at hand, is the out of control spending, devaluation of or currency, stark economic issues and extremely dangerous International scenarios or threats.

This is not the time to point out to the electorate that Global warming is a scam. We already know that. Especially “educating” the base, about something they already are aware of. Or making the issues about Abortion Gay marriage and the Biblical role of women.

Dude, this is why Santorum will lose to Obama in a landslide. He is boxing himself into a corner that the MSM will handily use against him, and it will have a devastating effect.

40 posted on 02/20/2012 11:05:52 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
I did a simple GOOGLE on Newt on Global warming. WOW.

I can't for some reason copy and paste into FR any of the websites, but there are many. In fact one on Utube, in DEC 2008, in which Newt states it is politics.

Much much more there, with Newt before a Congressional Committee refuteing Al Gore and WAXMAN. That is if some would like to know the truth, which they don't it seems.

NEWT has been fighting this issue for many years.

41 posted on 02/20/2012 11:12:07 AM PST by annieokie
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To: tobyhill

So reassuring to hear from a candidate who is not afraid of the MSM nor of Obama. God speed, Rick Santorum!


42 posted on 02/20/2012 11:14:26 AM PST by abclily
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To: detective
Finally, a politician who will speak honestly and intelligently about global warming fraud. It sure beats Newt sitting on the love seat with Nancy Pelosi to make TV ads promoting Al Gore's scheme to take billions of dollars from taxpayers.

I wish he would carry it a step further, else it amounts to platitudes that have been espoused for years. Many on FR could have said it far better and with some real meat behind it.

43 posted on 02/20/2012 11:38:11 AM PST by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: detective
Finally, a politician who will speak honestly and intelligently about global warming fraud. It sure beats Newt sitting on the love seat with Nancy Pelosi to make TV ads promoting Al Gore's scheme to take billions of dollars from taxpayers.

I wish he would carry it a step further, else it amounts to platitudes that have been espoused for years. Many on FR could have said it far better and with some real meat behind it.

44 posted on 02/20/2012 11:38:17 AM PST by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
“This is not the time to point out to the electorate that Global warming is a scam. We already know that.”

Some people have known that but the MSM and the politicians are still pushing global warming. We need a candidate who will state simply and clearly that global warming is fraudulent. The government “solutions” to global warming are all multi-billion dollar money wasters. And look at Solyndra and all the fraudulent “green energy” projects that are wasting taxpayer money.

Wishy-washy pro-global warming stuff like we get from Newt and Romney is destructive. State the truth simply, clearly and forcefully.

45 posted on 02/20/2012 12:03:28 PM PST by detective
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

This is an economic issue and Obama’s ‘environmental’ policies are having very real consequences.

You just want to attack Santorum for the sake of doing so.


46 posted on 02/20/2012 2:05:01 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
Oh? "...a limited candidate who is a proven moderate, big government insider (Santorum)?" I can give you twice as many Liberal stupidities from Newt compared to Santorum's!

"...and who is also viewed by the average American as a radical Social Conservative with an agenda to cram his narrow social agenda down moderate America's throats." Then why do you think he is surging? It's because people DO care about social issues!

The only thing that Santorum should not do is back down on either the social or the economic, but keep on attacking on both fronts.

47 posted on 02/20/2012 4:48:35 PM PST by celmak
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To: Tzimisce

Amen.


48 posted on 02/20/2012 5:40:01 PM PST by IWONDR
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To: Mariner
hooray! I keeck a touchdown! Yes, finally.
49 posted on 02/20/2012 8:03:16 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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