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GE rejects Republicansí climate change doubts
Financial Times ^ | 11 March 2012 | Pilita Clark

Posted on 03/12/2012 5:22:30 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother

General Electric has brushed aside the doubts leading Republican presidential contenders have raised about climate science.

The US industrial and financial conglomerate said it had long seen climate change as a valid concern after an internal evaluation of the scientific case in 2005.

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Observers have attributed the party’s shift since the last election to a range of factors, including the rise of the anti-regulatory Tea Party and fears about unemployment. Others suggest the change is due to fossil fuel interests using so-called super PACs – the new generation of political action committees empowered by a 2010 Supreme Court ruling allowing businesses and unions to spend much more on political campaigns than previously permitted.

The Republicans’ stance puts them at odds with politicians from many other countries, especially in Europe, home of some of the world’s most ambitious climate legislation.

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Extended News; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: agw; agwfraud; bigbusiness; climate; climatechange; corruption; democrtas; envirofascism; fraud; ge; ge4carbontax; generalelectric; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; governmentelectric; greenfraud; liberalfascism; liberals; notaxes4ge; obama; obama4carbontax; partisanmediashills; romney4carbontax; thegreenlie
Please consider if you are voting shares of GE Stock. This Immelt led corporation no longer brings good things to light nor does it care about the USA.
1 posted on 03/12/2012 5:22:38 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

Immelt-is-Obamas-butt-buddie alert.


2 posted on 03/12/2012 5:25:01 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (There is life after FR.)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother
Observers have attributed the party’s shift since the last election to a range of factors... [and names some *political* factors]

There is just one factor in my book, and it's not very political at all:


3 posted on 03/12/2012 5:27:28 AM PDT by C210N
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

GE

Govt. Electric


4 posted on 03/12/2012 5:29:45 AM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

“GE Rejects...?”.

Sure thing anti-American, sold out fascist creep.


5 posted on 03/12/2012 5:30:33 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("The door is open" PALIN 2012)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

The purpose of “climate science” is to enable the big-government/big-corporate criminal-complex to enslave the peasants.


6 posted on 03/12/2012 5:35:10 AM PDT by Joe the Pimpernel (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to behead anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

GE is run by Nimrod ( Jeff Imelt) Nimrod built the Tower of Babel out of human pride and God knocked it down and the people began to babble...liberals have been babbling ever since...
Pay no attention to GE behind the Oz curtain.
Freegards
Lex


7 posted on 03/12/2012 5:35:25 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

It’s not hard to see GE’s motivation. Last I heard, they were heavily invested AGW and would loose a lot if the nation sees the truth.


8 posted on 03/12/2012 5:35:24 AM PDT by LevinFan
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To: C210N

Yep, it doesn’t care how corrupt a politician or company you are, it is going to do what it is going to do.


9 posted on 03/12/2012 5:35:51 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

What does GE have to do with climate change, except getting its corporate welfare for “green” projects, and paying no taxes?

Suddenly big business are good guys, because big brother says so.


10 posted on 03/12/2012 5:36:28 AM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

In America, the Left calls it public-private partnership.

Conservatives call it crony capitalism.

Other societies called it fascism. They got it right.


11 posted on 03/12/2012 5:38:12 AM PDT by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

"Fascism should more properly be called corporatism because it is the merger of state and corporate power."
-- Benito Mussolini.

GEe opie, are we there yet?

12 posted on 03/12/2012 5:44:25 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

GE has made a LOT of money off the global warming scam.


13 posted on 03/12/2012 5:46:11 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

As well as many towers of windmills too. Not that he has an “in” or anything. Everytime I see imelt on some news show it makes me drive heave. Talk about a suck up. When he leaves, rest assured, it will be with billions in the trunk of his chevy dolt. That and a long extension cord.


14 posted on 03/12/2012 5:47:27 AM PDT by rktman
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

Observers have attributed the party’s shift since the last election to a range of factors, including the rise of the anti-regulatory Tea Party and fears about unemployment. Others suggest the change is due to fossil fuel interests using so-called super PACs – the new generation of political action committees empowered by a 2010 Supreme Court ruling allowing businesses and unions to spend much more on political campaigns than previously permitted.^^^^^^

Oh my, straining at gnats to swallow camels. How about the fact that AGW is one enormous, orchestrated fraud. This fact should have finally been driven home to even the intentionally obtuse by Climategate. Nothing but a systematic campaign of distortion and lies driven by easy grant money that was finally revelaed for what it is.

AGW has been exposed and the horse is out of the barn and way down the road. GE invested heavily in the scam and that investment ain’t coming back.


15 posted on 03/12/2012 5:47:43 AM PDT by bereanway
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

GE’s stock chart after Jack left says it all.


16 posted on 03/12/2012 5:50:59 AM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: C210N

And around and around we go...


https://www.facebook.com/PrometheusMovieNews

17 posted on 03/12/2012 5:52:43 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

GE is in full-time spin mode, what with their new “feely-goody” commercials that are on every 30 minutes.


18 posted on 03/12/2012 5:57:33 AM PDT by mykroar (Ray: "You drank too much."...Archer: "That's a thing?!?")
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

GE

Govt. Electric


19 posted on 03/12/2012 5:59:14 AM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother
I reject GE stuff.

20 posted on 03/12/2012 5:59:55 AM PDT by do the dhue (WARNING: this site is not liable for the things I say)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother
addicted...."Just can't let go of that government teat (drug/$$$$)"

21 posted on 03/12/2012 6:00:58 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (Simple: Kill the terrorists, Protect (all) the borders, ridicule all the (surviving) Liberals :^)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

The ‘Progressives’ want a Carbon Tax. Who will benefit from a Carbon Tax?
On CSpan this past weekend...
Chris Mooney, The Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Don’t Believe in Science
(plus=libertarianism is a religion’)


22 posted on 03/12/2012 6:12:23 AM PDT by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother
GEWINDFARM
23 posted on 03/12/2012 6:19:18 AM PDT by FrankR
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

GE is heavily invested in Green Energy. They also bought Volts for their car fleets. CEO is big Obama backer.


24 posted on 03/12/2012 6:29:09 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

Could it be that they have billions tied up in the wind business and other green initiatives that depend on the very feeble science of manmade climate change to be believed.

Have they looked at those ridiculous tree rings?

Do they wonder why none of the climate change predictive models actually predict anything?

Do they know most of the monitoring data came from urban heat sinks?

Have they attacked the proponents of the Middle Ages Warming Period on a personal level in complete Soviet fashion - just like the climate gate emails encouraged.

It is science alright - political science.


25 posted on 03/12/2012 6:30:45 AM PDT by Titus-Maximus (Light from Light)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother
The US industrial and financial conglomerate said it had long seen climate change as a valid concern after an internal evaluation of the scientific case in 2005.

Let's see it.

26 posted on 03/12/2012 6:31:44 AM PDT by Hostage (Be Breitbart!)
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To: Williams

GE wants more expensive light bulbs and wind generators as well as solar. They want Nuclear but can’t get it past the public, they don’t make anything on coal plants, too simple.

Pray for America


27 posted on 03/12/2012 6:36:56 AM PDT by bray (Power to We the People)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

Better yet, introduce shareholder’s resolutions for consideration at the annual meeting. We can start with an easy one: management shall use the most cost-effective methods for employee transportation.


28 posted on 03/12/2012 6:52:51 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: do the dhue

GE Healthcare bought a huge fleet of Volts. The cabal of fascist corporations is, contrary to public perception, deeply in bed with the democrat party.


29 posted on 03/12/2012 7:07:36 AM PDT by douginthearmy (Obamagebra: 1 job + 1 hope + 1 change = 0 jobs + 0 hope)
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To: bray

“GE wants more expensive light bulbs and wind generators as well as solar.”

And they want to make it in China.


30 posted on 03/12/2012 7:16:33 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Solyent Pink is Sheeple!!!!)
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To: bray

“GE wants more expensive light bulbs and wind generators as well as solar. They want Nuclear but can’t get it past the public, they don’t make anything on coal plants, too simple.”

As the libs like to say, follow the money. There is no money in old fashioned light bulbs now. The chicoms can crank them out and nobody can make big profits on them. Philips got out of the light bulb business and into the $100 toaster design business. These globalists do not care at all about the environment. This is all about power and money. Power for the marxists and money for the globalists.


31 posted on 03/12/2012 8:14:29 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: LevinFan

Bingo!


32 posted on 03/12/2012 9:14:32 AM PDT by Left2Right (Starve the Beast!)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother
Immelt is petrified of the GOP because he knows the GOP will finally get rid of this Global Warming scam.
33 posted on 03/12/2012 9:42:07 AM PDT by tobyhill (Fight Fire With Fire)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

>> Sure thing anti-American, sold out fascist creep.

Definitely shades of fascism.


34 posted on 03/12/2012 9:44:32 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

Socialist agenda infected corporations some time back. From subsidizing gay pride festivals and promoting “tolerance” workshops (which shifting away from office Christmas parts to “winter celebrations”) to pushing the Red “green” agenda. Also internal celebrations of the Communist founded holiday “International Women’s Day”.

Big Media certainly pushes soft socialism.

But the Left will deny corporations can advocate socialism, because they make a profit.

All animals are equal. Some are more equal than others.


35 posted on 03/12/2012 10:09:26 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: Hostage; Jimmy Valentine's brother
The US industrial and financial conglomerate said it had long seen climate change as a valid concern after an internal evaluation of the scientific case in 2005.

That makes their "science" seven years out of date. Stuff happen in a seven year time frame. Like temperatures refusing to rise as predicted.
36 posted on 03/12/2012 10:21:59 AM PDT by Locomotive Breath
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother
Oh yeah GE?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2440533/posts

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/the-great-global-warming-collapse/article1458206/

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2461384/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2649618/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2812339/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2812443/posts

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,813814,00.html

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2844467/posts

http://www.bild.de/politik/inland/globale-erwaermung/die-co2-luege-klima-katastrophe-ist-panik-mache-der-politik-22467268.bild.html

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2845762/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2846004/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2851318/posts

GE, The We Don't Pay Taxes in the US Corporation, has spoken.

37 posted on 03/12/2012 10:24:07 AM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Jimmy Valentine's brother.
Observers have attributed the party's shift since the last election to a range of factors, including the rise of the anti-regulatory Tea Party and fears about unemployment.
This partisan shill piece also attributes the "sudden rise" of this view to the Supreme Court decision striking down restrictions on the First Amendment, which supposedly resulted in SuperPACs -- entities basically mandated by so-called campaign finance reform.


38 posted on 03/12/2012 10:25:14 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

Hey go easy on GE. We wouldn’t have beer if it wasn’t for GE. (As per there silly chest thumping commercial.)


39 posted on 03/12/2012 10:33:40 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (Sorry,no tag line today.)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

How does this non-story rise to the status of “news”?
What stimulus provoked the Financial Times to waste everyone’s time and energy on a story that feigns surprise over idiots acting like idiots?

Not to crash too hard on the Times, either, because this disease runs rampant in more Conservative media circles; writers babbling on for paragraphs at a time over the latest instance of lib acting like a lib; disparaging some Conservative ideal, or other.

“Boy! Did you HEAR what liberal tripe Pelosi spouted today?! Here’s a twelve paragraph story giving you all of the backstory, play-by-play, and commentary on her thirty-second brain fart. Please patronize our advertisers.”

“News” would be if she ever said ANYTHING right. Ditto Immelt and his corporate horde.


40 posted on 03/12/2012 10:35:38 AM PDT by HKMk23 (Those who are perishing refused to receive the love of the Truth.)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

Newt and Romney are global warming supporters. Rick Santorum is not.


41 posted on 03/12/2012 10:38:48 AM PDT by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother
Government Electric
42 posted on 03/12/2012 12:41:57 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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To: steelyourfaith; Nachum

Ping.


43 posted on 03/12/2012 1:07:20 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: LevinFan

I realize that GE stands to lose a lot of money, but what could they set free (loose) that could have any effect on you and I?


44 posted on 03/12/2012 11:57:25 PM PDT by Don W (You can forget what you do for a living when your knees are in the breeze.)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

Is it just me or has anyone else heard not a peep from Gore? He has lined his pockets rather well with this swindle and has now gone into hiding. Just as GE has.


45 posted on 03/13/2012 8:37:40 AM PDT by 3rdcoastislander
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To: 3rdcoastislander

Stating the obvious, it’s all about the money or more precicely your money.
FDR is quoted as saying, “The only thing we have to fear. is fear itself.” Turns out fear can be a real money maker when it creates false market demands.


46 posted on 03/14/2012 3:57:43 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (Near term Obamacare 'Unit")
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