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The Horror: Media Says This Summer is a Great Example of Global Warming
Townhall.com ^ | July 3, 2012 | Kate Hicks

Posted on 07/03/2012 6:19:51 PM PDT by Kaslin

Hide yo kids, hide yo wife: it's global warming, y'all.

So says the Associated Press, which has an absurdly self-contradictory scare piece out about how the weather we're seeing is what global warming looks like. Yes. You read that right: global warming. Not climate change. I know, I'm confused, too.

If you want a glimpse of some of the worst of global warming, scientists suggest taking a look at U.S. weather in recent weeks.

Horrendous wildfires. Oppressive heat waves. Devastating droughts. Flooding from giant deluges. And a powerful freak wind storm called a derecho.

These are the kinds of extremes climate scientists have predicted will come with climate change, although it's far too early to say that is the cause. Nor will they say global warming is the reason 3,215 daily high temperature records were set in the month of June.

"This is what global warming looks like at the regional or personal level," said Jonathan Overpeck, professor of geosciences and atmospheric sciences at the University of Arizona. "The extra heat increases the odds of worse heat waves, droughts, storms and wildfire. This is certainly what I and many other climate scientists have been warning about."

Kevin Trenberth, head of climate analysis at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in fire-charred Colorado, said these are the very record-breaking conditions he has said would happen, but many people wouldn't listen. So it's I told-you-so time, he said.

DUN-DUN-DUNNNNNN.

Have these climate scientists been vindicated? Are we experiencing global warming? While admittedly, many experienced a relatively mild winter this year -- I, a native Michigander, was shocked by the mere two days of snow we had in DC from October to May, when we in the Mitten could reasonably expect wintery weather -- does anyone remember Snowpocalypse? In 2010? Can we really have gone from a record-breaking winter to "ZOMG global warming!!1!1" in two years? Dubious.

Indeed, that same AP article freely admits that these global warmingistas are just speculating; the science isn't exactly conclusive just yet.

Scientifically linking individual weather events to climate change takes intensive study, complicated mathematics, computer models and lots of time. Sometimes it isn't caused by global warming. Weather is always variable; freak things happen.

And this weather has been local. Europe, Asia and Africa aren't having similar disasters now, although they've had their own extreme events in recent years.

So, it's definitely global warming (climate change?!??!), even though just the U.S. is experiencing it. Got it. I mean, that makes sense, if you think about it, given that we're the nation on the planet that deserves the most punishment for our irresponsible use of natural resources, and the prevalence of technological progress, and stuff.

Right.

Meanwhile, I'll leave you with this: April 23, 2012, CNN.com, headline, "Winter Returns with a Vengeance in U.S. Northeast," subhead, "Rare Snowstorm Hits Northeast."

Global warming, folks. There's your proof.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: globalhoax; globalwarming; globull; hoax
Isn't Summer supposed to be hot?
1 posted on 07/03/2012 6:19:57 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Were are all DOOMED. s/


2 posted on 07/03/2012 6:23:59 PM PDT by bikerman (Obama lied,economy died.)
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To: Kaslin

Once again, it’s summer. Run the obligatory “OMG It’s Global Warming!!!!!!” headlines.

Yawn . . . .


3 posted on 07/03/2012 6:25:03 PM PDT by caper gal 1
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To: Kaslin

Summer usually is.


4 posted on 07/03/2012 6:26:19 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (A Dalmation was spotted wagging it's tail.)
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To: Kaslin
ManBearPig's pet BearSpider
5 posted on 07/03/2012 6:26:23 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Kaslin

morns...moor.....morans......ass*oles


6 posted on 07/03/2012 6:26:40 PM PDT by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Kaslin
Isn't Summer supposed to be hot?

Yes but not with a lack of maximum regulation and taxation of Americans! ; )

7 posted on 07/03/2012 6:26:48 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: bikerman

Just head to the summer olympics in London. They are watching out for UFOS. Perhaps one could get a lift to Planet Gore.


8 posted on 07/03/2012 6:29:29 PM PDT by formosa (Formosa)
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To: Kaslin

What is wrong with these looney-tunes?They’re working hard to prove reverse evolution.....de-volution of common-sense into common nonsense!!


9 posted on 07/03/2012 6:30:52 PM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: Kaslin

My BS meter is pegged to the right.


10 posted on 07/03/2012 6:32:33 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: mo

The village idiot auditions only happen once a year,these fools need to fill in the rest of the time doing something.


11 posted on 07/03/2012 6:35:54 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Kaslin

I’m in the middle of a localized Sequía.

(Spanish words make it sound at least 100 billion times worse)


12 posted on 07/03/2012 6:36:09 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: tumblindice
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13 posted on 07/03/2012 6:40:04 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: Kaslin

EVERY SUMMER since the beginning of time has been a “great example of global warming”.


14 posted on 07/03/2012 6:41:06 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare is only the beginning. It's all downhill from here.)
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To: Kaslin

Well globull warming sucks. It’s been too rainy and cool in the interior of Alaska!


15 posted on 07/03/2012 6:42:26 PM PDT by vpintheak (Occupy your Brain!)
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To: Kaslin

A preacher is keeping So. Cal. cool with prayer.


16 posted on 07/03/2012 6:47:38 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Democrats are the problem. Vote them out, all of them.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
EVERY SUMMER since the beginning of time has been a “great example of global warming”.
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
Someone today (Chris Plante? Rush Limbaugh?) was saying how the ‘scare tactic’ in the 70’s or so was the Ice Floe that was going to overtake us. Apparently we survived that now we are trying to evade the melting ice bergs being caused by ‘global warming’.

I love the way they changed their tack and started claiming that the extreme cold is a result of global warming as is extreme heat.

Next thing you know someone will claim a tax is a penalty and the SCOTUS will claim the penalty is actually a tax, which makes the bill legal, then the presenters of the bill will say no, it is a penalty until you ‘kick it out’ then we will call it a tax.. Preferably AFTER Nov

17 posted on 07/03/2012 6:49:34 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 "Hopefully this administration is a "bad dream" - think the Newhart show.")
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To: Kaslin

They are holding in reserve the scare pieces about comets meteorites, solar flares and wascally wepublicans coming to get you.


18 posted on 07/03/2012 7:15:21 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: the invisib1e hand; Kaslin
Isn't Summer supposed to be hot?

Summer usually is.


19 posted on 07/03/2012 7:23:20 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the blind obedience of fools - Solon, Lawmaker of Athens)
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To: Kaslin
Horrendous wildfires. Oppressive heat waves. Devastating droughts. Flooding from giant deluges. And a powerful freak wind storm called a derecho.

These reporters must be young, too young to remember that we had all of these things going on back in the 1950s and '60s when I was growing up, except we called "derecho" strong winds. Don't where that word came from.

Still cooler here where I live than last year at this time, and the year before as a matter of fact.

20 posted on 07/03/2012 7:26:05 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: Kaslin
Horrendous wildfires. Oppressive heat waves. Devastating droughts. Flooding from giant deluges. And a powerful freak wind storm called a derecho.

So? If you can add dust storms you'll be Australian.


21 posted on 07/03/2012 7:29:43 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the blind obedience of fools - Solon, Lawmaker of Athens)
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To: Kaslin
Isn't Summer supposed to be hot?

Well... it used to get this hot. But we didn't have AC so we didn't gripe about it, nor did we have incredibly high electric bills to worry about.

We might even end up having a strong cold winter after this. Seems things balance out in the long run, but it's hard for a society that has been brainwashed into having a 20 second attention span to deal with things like history and science.

The real worry should be about our magnetic field. It grows weaker. It is our 'shield' from cosmic radiation. If it goes, we go underground or we die.

It would appear that civilizations have gone underground several times in history. There are ancient underground cities around the world, and there are new ones being built right now.

That is why the ruling elite wants all your money. They plan on providing for themselves, should we lose the magnetic shield.

Crazy sounding? Maybe. Of course there are the massive seed storage facilities that the ruling elite have established. And the Near Earth Asteroid Telescopes built all over the planet.

They do not know which 'catastrophe' will strike us, but they darn sure want to be the survivors, and in the meantime, they are all going for broke. Laws do not matter, nations do not matter. Only survival.

Global Warming is merely a 'scam' , a 'distraction' to create a large pool of funds to use.

22 posted on 07/03/2012 7:31:44 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Inyo-Mono
Don't where that word came from.

You know... it's from "Doshua fought the battle of Derecho, and walls came tumbling down."

23 posted on 07/03/2012 7:37:21 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: UCANSEE2

Oh yeah, I was a Sunday school teacher when my kids were little. How could I forget!


24 posted on 07/03/2012 7:58:44 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: Kaslin
Anyone here remember the same folks telling us that unusually cold winters were not evidence?

I don't know how they maintain a blend of superiority complex and hypocrisy in their heads. I really don't.

25 posted on 07/03/2012 8:19:17 PM PDT by danielmryan
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To: Kaslin

Of course, if it is fifty below zero across the nation next winter that will be simply weather, and evidence of nothing.


26 posted on 07/03/2012 8:25:14 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Kaslin

We finally shook off the ice age and now temps are back to normal.


27 posted on 07/03/2012 8:33:46 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Kaslin

Indeed, summer has always been hot. Hotter in some parts than others. With weather, there are always surprises. I’ve lived a long time and I’ve seen blazing hot droughts where every blade of grass turns to straw. Some of those summers were back when the “experts” were predicting a new Ice Age. Conditions that effect weather are so variable it is impossible to predict what mother nature will cook up. This “Land Hurricane” was huge and took its toll, but it was not the first time it has happened and it won’t be the last. Actually, we rather enjoyed the “down time” as an excuse to be lazy for a change. Actually it was educational, in that we now know that we were not as prepared as we thought. things came up that we had not thought of. Nobody was rioting. Neighbors came out and talked. Imagine that.


28 posted on 07/03/2012 8:39:44 PM PDT by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: Kaslin

From Watt’s Up With That:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2901337/posts


29 posted on 07/03/2012 8:52:54 PM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil)
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To: Kaslin

The 70’s were hot like this, but the 30’s were worse.

But then again the hottest year on record was in the 1870’s.

Good thing we quit producing CO2 in 1880.


30 posted on 07/03/2012 8:57:04 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Kaslin
Seattle just reported its 3rd coldest June ever. It is only warmer then normal in the midwest US and parts of the east US. The rest of the planet is primarily colder then normal. Many places are reporting snow in summer.
31 posted on 07/03/2012 9:59:05 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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32 posted on 07/03/2012 10:00:42 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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To: Inyo-Mono

Thanks for the response. For responding so kindly to my silliness, I owe you.

New thread with neat pictures and info about DERECHOES.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2902613/posts
Seems they are fairly common, and something the public would be aware of.

This is the first time I have heard the term, so that thread was a great education.

Now I have to wonder just what else is there I don’t know.

: )


33 posted on 07/03/2012 10:03:41 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: WVNan
This “Land Hurricane” was huge and took its toll, but it was not the first time it has happened and it won’t be the last. Actually, we rather enjoyed the “down time” as an excuse to be lazy for a change. Actually it was educational, in that we now know that we were not as prepared as we thought. things came up that we had not thought of.

You're one of those 'glass half full' people, aren't you?

: )

34 posted on 07/03/2012 10:09:06 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: UCANSEE2

Yes I guess I am, thank you. Over the years I’ve learned not to sweat the small stuff, and that the good Lord has a gift for us in every tragedy, but we have to look for it.


35 posted on 07/03/2012 10:19:11 PM PDT by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: WVNan

It’s an admirable quality.


36 posted on 07/03/2012 10:45:18 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Kaslin

BS Globull Warming placement !


37 posted on 07/03/2012 10:45:18 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Kirkwood; All
We finally shook off the ice age and now temps are back to normal.

The [news media] is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant
and the crazy crazier.

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed
by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them
imaginary.

-- H. L. Mencken (1880 – 1956), Journalist – magazine editor


38 posted on 07/03/2012 11:28:48 PM PDT by QT3.14 (USA: Likely only country in history with laws and policies that ensure self-destruction!)
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To: Oztrich Boy

WOW! has Summer grown up since “Serenity”. One of my autograph disappointment moments. She was supposed to show up at a convention in Baltimore years ago but couldn’t make it.

WOW! where did you find this picture? I’d love to get one for her to autograph in the future.

Send answer if available in private reply. thanks


39 posted on 07/04/2012 12:18:07 AM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Kaslin

Naturally caused events are always a plus for an agenda. When there was a terrific snow storm in NY when Al “global warming” Gore was to speak and then cancelled........well that doesnt count


40 posted on 07/04/2012 4:03:07 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (B B)
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To: ronnie raygun
Derechos not something New: http://wattsupwiththat.com/2012/07/01/washington-dcs-derecho-not-something-new/

They occur enough in North America.

41 posted on 07/04/2012 5:22:36 AM PDT by sr4402
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To: Kirkwood
"ice age"

Interesting watching a documentary about England last night, they mentioned that in the early 1300s England experienced a mini-ice age....which resulted in failed crops and hordes of starving people. They still don't know what caused it. Because it came on so quickly. At various times in other parts of Europe during the last millenium, abnormally cold weather caused failed crops and starvation. Which means the earth can heat up or cool quickly in a very short time for reasons scientists cannot explain. Although many ahem "experts" attempt to do so.

42 posted on 07/04/2012 5:23:21 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: UCANSEE2

Thanks for the link, that was interesting. I guess we don’t get Derechos here in the Sierra of Eastern California but we do get extremely high winds that seem to come out of nowhere. Last Winter strong hurricane force winds came through knocking down hundreds of huge lodgepole pine trees, winds were clocked at 90 mph with some gusts over 150 mph. The Forest Service is still trying to clean up the mess and clear trails of fallen trees.


43 posted on 07/04/2012 7:03:50 AM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: UCANSEE2

Thanks for the link, that was interesting. I guess we don’t get Derechos here in the Sierra of Eastern California but we do get extremely high winds that seem to come out of nowhere. Last Winter strong hurricane force winds came through knocking down hundreds of huge lodgepole pine trees, winds were clocked at 90 mph with some gusts over 150 mph. The Forest Service is still trying to clean up the mess and clear trails of fallen trees.


44 posted on 07/04/2012 7:04:08 AM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: Farmer Dean

I’m sitting here, looking out the window, seeing the snow on the mountain north of us. We had a low of 34 degrees this morning and it’s only 39 right now. Still haven’t put away my winter clothes. This is in NE Washington state.


45 posted on 07/04/2012 7:17:28 AM PDT by gunner03
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To: gunner03

It was 85 at 9:30 this morning,here in Northern Ohio.We have a heat wave and a drought here,I’ve seen worse.The field corn here has just started to tassle,pollination stage will be soon.If we don’t get some rain during that period,it will be a real problem.


46 posted on 07/04/2012 7:33:36 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: danielmryan

“I don’t know how they maintain a blend of superiority complex and hypocrisy in their heads.”
Most of these twits test out as being bi-polar.That makes the blending easy.


47 posted on 07/04/2012 7:37:57 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Kaslin

“Global”? 65- 70 in London


48 posted on 07/04/2012 8:09:22 AM PDT by capt B
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