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Durbin Says We Must Buy Hybrid Cars Because Of Tornadoes: "It's Your Money Or Your Life" (video)
RealClearPolitics ^ | April 6, 2012 | RealClearPolitics

Posted on 04/06/2012 10:32:32 AM PDT by i88schwartz

Sen. Dick Durbin reacts to the tornadoes in Dallas, Texas earlier this week. Durbin calls for more laws regulating carbon output while he sends a dire warning that we must convert to hybrid cars or lose our life. Durbin says we must spend money now to fix the problem.

"It's your money or your life," he said a press conference. "We are either going to dedicate ourselves to a cleaner, more livable planet and accept the initial investment necessary or we're going to pay a heavier price in terms of loss of human life, damage and costs associated with it."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: agw; carboncreditscam; climatechange; climategate; climategate2; dickdurbin; durbin; econuts; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; greenenergy; moron

1 posted on 04/06/2012 10:32:38 AM PDT by i88schwartz
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To: i88schwartz

Master of the non sequitur.


2 posted on 04/06/2012 10:35:04 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: i88schwartz

What an idiot


3 posted on 04/06/2012 10:35:22 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: i88schwartz

0bama, Durbin and other communist/national socialist democrats should go for a patent on non-sequiturs and post hoc ergo propter hoc. There’s probably a DOE grant of ‘green loan’ available on that.


4 posted on 04/06/2012 10:35:59 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: i88schwartz
How do these morons keep getting re elected?
5 posted on 04/06/2012 10:37:52 AM PDT by mosaicwolf (Strength and Honor)
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To: i88schwartz

Incredible! I had to go back to see if this was semi-satire. It wasn’t.


6 posted on 04/06/2012 10:39:57 AM PDT by Exit148
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To: i88schwartz


w/optional Dick Turbin in trunk for extra traction.
(densely packed sh*t is especially heavy).
7 posted on 04/06/2012 10:40:03 AM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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To: mosaicwolf

If obamacare is approved at the SC - this is next - mandated cars.


8 posted on 04/06/2012 10:40:03 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: mosaicwolf

Even more moronic voters?


9 posted on 04/06/2012 10:40:26 AM PDT by MarineDad (Wherever mosques and JDAM's meet, civilization benefits)
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To: i88schwartz

Pogo got it right. We have met the enemy and they are us.


10 posted on 04/06/2012 10:41:14 AM PDT by Saltmeat
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To: i88schwartz
Ain't it amazing how the libs always try to use one disaster to sell us another?

GWCRAP
11 posted on 04/06/2012 10:41:21 AM PDT by FrankR
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To: i88schwartz
August 25, 1814, foreign invaders took over Washington and began burning the city. A severe thunderstorm and violent tornado drove the invaders out of Washington and put out many of the fires. Americans weren't driving hybrid cars or SUVs back then, but Godly men and women fell before a Holy God praying for their country. That's what your life depends on, not junk science.
12 posted on 04/06/2012 10:41:44 AM PDT by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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To: i88schwartz

I imagine Trofim Lysenko’s followers were similarly hysterical when they started to realize that the jig was up.


13 posted on 04/06/2012 10:44:28 AM PDT by denydenydeny (The more a system is all about equality in theory the more it's an aristocracy in practice.)
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To: i88schwartz

These people are insane!


14 posted on 04/06/2012 10:44:54 AM PDT by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: i88schwartz
CleanCar
15 posted on 04/06/2012 10:45:20 AM PDT by preacher (Communism has only killed 100 million people: Let's give it another chance!)
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To: preacher

Perfect and stolen!!!


16 posted on 04/06/2012 10:50:58 AM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: i88schwartz

Yeah, because tornadoes are a recent phenomenon. Oy.


17 posted on 04/06/2012 10:55:45 AM PDT by lurk
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To: i88schwartz

And, if we elect democrats the weather forecasts will be more accurate!

Skittles and Unicorns for all!


18 posted on 04/06/2012 10:59:15 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: i88schwartz

What is that??

That makes ZERO sense.

Half this country must be blithering idiots to fall for this crap.


19 posted on 04/06/2012 10:59:45 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: mosaicwolf

How about the congressman who was worried about too many people (Navy base) tipping over the island of Guam? Either these people are utterly stupid, or they have an agenda to fleece the taxpayers using the “sky is falling” lie.


20 posted on 04/06/2012 11:02:11 AM PDT by GregoryFul (We all live in an Idiocracy, an Idiocracy, an Idiocracy...)
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To: i88schwartz
What a wad...

As a Hybrid Engr told me we don't make anything here anymore because of the EPA, ya can't plate or paint it so it is sent to China so they are FUBAR-ing their environment and eventually their air gets here and that is ok? And then the parts are shipped back here?

Tell me where is the next positive effect on the environment in that scenario especially given the payback time of these cars....

Beam me up Scotty, no synopsis are firing in the Senator from IL's cranium...

21 posted on 04/06/2012 11:02:11 AM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: GeronL

“Half this country must be blithering idiots to fall for this crap.”

Yes, and despite their obvious handicap, are nevertheless adept at voting; in many cases, multiple times.

How else to explain the squatter in the Oval Office?


22 posted on 04/06/2012 11:03:11 AM PDT by MarineDad (Wherever mosques and JDAM's meet, civilization benefits)
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To: preacher

Thank you for the picture.
I have stolen it, too.
And added it to the above story
and posted it on FB.


23 posted on 04/06/2012 11:08:31 AM PDT by CaptainPhilFan
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To: i88schwartz

I go back a long, long way. And we were having severe tornadoes in SW Oklahoma long before anyone worried or even thought about CO2 emissions.


24 posted on 04/06/2012 11:08:55 AM PDT by Ole Okie
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To: i88schwartz

His wig is screwed on a little extra tight today. The blood is not reaching that half of a functioning brain cell.


25 posted on 04/06/2012 11:09:29 AM PDT by Corporate Law
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Skittles and Unicorns for all!

Didn't you hear? It's Skillets, not Skittles! lol

26 posted on 04/06/2012 11:14:45 AM PDT by houeto
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To: i88schwartz

Yo Dick!
It’s called Tornado Alley, not Prius Parkway.


27 posted on 04/06/2012 11:17:02 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: i88schwartz

Yes, America must sacrifice and buy these overpriced hybrids while countries like India, Russia and China buy more gas driven vehicles. Sounds like a real deal folks.


28 posted on 04/06/2012 11:31:56 AM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: i88schwartz

“And when Obamacare is upheld, we will mandate that you all buy Chevy Volts and turn your old vehicles.”


29 posted on 04/06/2012 11:33:51 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: i88schwartz

Hey Dick, are your parents siblings?


30 posted on 04/06/2012 11:35:56 AM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: lurk

Because tornados in Texas are unheard of. /sarc

Same with hurricanes. And drought.


31 posted on 04/06/2012 11:37:15 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: i88schwartz
Your money or your life
32 posted on 04/06/2012 11:37:38 AM PDT by Overtaxed
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To: Corporate Law

Hey Dick, do you ever wonder what life would be like if you’d had enough oxygen at birth?


33 posted on 04/06/2012 11:39:58 AM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: GeronL

When you do not allow or permit people to grow up, they stay stuck in liberalism.

Because youth is naive and idealistic.

The saying, “If you’re a conservative at 18 you have no heart; if you’re a liberal at 30 you have no brains” describes the process of maturing from idealistic youth to a responsible, able-bodied person who learns the realities of life. You can still be optimistic, just not idiotically naive about it.

Democrat/liberal policies that have been enacted the last 60 years have been designed to prevent as many people as possible from making this normal transition from overly-idealistic youth to responsible and functioning able-bodied people.


34 posted on 04/06/2012 11:43:39 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Ole Okie

I wasn’t around but we were having this sort of weather before automobiles were ever dreamt of. Ludicrous Lies of the Left.


35 posted on 04/06/2012 11:47:07 AM PDT by Gasshog (going to get what all those libs asked for, but its not what they expected.)
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To: Ole Okie

Same here for this Texas native. Its spring in Texas. You can count on at least one storm a week. Under the right conditions they will produce tornadoes. Go back to any turn of the century farm in these parts and you will see storm cellars. Those folks weren’t building those to increase property values.

As I posted on Facebook in response to the CNN ladies attempting to make the connection between tornadoes and “climate change”:

Major outbreaks just on Palm Sunday: 1920 - 38+ tornadoes/380+ fatalities; 1965 - 47/271; 1994 - 25/42. Using the critical thinking skills employed by today’s media, it would appear Palm Sunday is getting safer.

Technology and the spreading population is just now reaching the point where it would be hard not to spot a tornado either in person or by radar in the US. Just 30 years ago that would have been quite challenging. There is no telling how many unreported tornadoes this country has had in the last 200 years.


36 posted on 04/06/2012 11:56:58 AM PDT by Kandy Atz ("Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should soon want for bread.")
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To: i88schwartz

I have a book from 1915 called “America’s Tornado Disaster” or something like that.

The book was about a tornado that stayed on the ground for many hours and tore through a number of mid-western states, killing 600 - 700 people and causing enormous property damage. There weren’t many automobiles on the road in 1915.

Cars and their emissions cause tornados? Gimme a break, Durbin.

Durbin is a fool, but then again, we all knew that already.


37 posted on 04/06/2012 12:00:46 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (The TEA Party is my cup of tea.)
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To: i88schwartz

The Illinois media people describe Durbin as being so dumb he doesn’t even know how dumb he is.


38 posted on 04/06/2012 12:14:45 PM PDT by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - REPEAL, DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I like your enthusiasm, but Unicorns aren’t for everyone. My cousin Dave lived with the Clintons for awhile, but Bill called him a Jackelope, so Dave put his horn up Bill’s donkey. Turns out Bill likes that, so Dave took off for Arizona.


39 posted on 04/06/2012 12:30:40 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: GregoryFul

I’d like to see those two on Jeopardy.

“What is...I’m an idiot, Alex.”


40 posted on 04/06/2012 1:07:48 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: i88schwartz; 11B40; A Balrog of Morgoth; A message; ACelt; Aeronaut; AFPhys; AlexW; ...
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41 posted on 04/06/2012 1:16:03 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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To: mosaicwolf; windcliff

Because their constituents vote STUPIDLY.


42 posted on 04/06/2012 1:44:20 PM PDT by I Drive Too Fast
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To: I Drive Too Fast

I’m so sick of these a-holes.


43 posted on 04/06/2012 2:06:00 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: mosaicwolf
How do these morons keep getting re elected?

By the morons who believe them.

44 posted on 04/06/2012 2:38:22 PM PDT by metmom ( For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: TurboZamboni

Anywhere but Congress!


45 posted on 04/06/2012 3:28:57 PM PDT by GregoryFul (We all live in an Idiocracy, an Idiocracy, an Idiocracy...)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Thanks for the ping.


46 posted on 04/06/2012 4:57:55 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming HOAX is about Global Governance)
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To: i88schwartz

drive one yourself asshole


47 posted on 04/06/2012 7:32:41 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: i88schwartz
Durbin Says We Must Buy Hybrid Cars Because Of Tornadoes: "It's Your Money Or Your Life" (video)

Still Thinking Says: "Find a topic where you can actually contribute something, or STFU, Turban!"

48 posted on 04/07/2012 11:46:15 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: mosaicwolf
How do these morons keep getting re elected?

They get elected by a liberal with a hatpin in a room full of ballots that no one showed up to claim because the liberal, some time before the election, registered a ton of people to vote. The people he registered were chosen carefully because they were the sort he knew full well would not show up on election day, thus leaving the precinct with a ton of no-show registrations & ballots with which the democrats can play.

49 posted on 04/08/2012 12:32:56 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: mosaicwolf

Morons will elect morons.....


50 posted on 10/01/2012 1:26:08 AM PDT by saintgermaine
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