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Napolitano on weird weather and climate change: 'There's a pattern here'
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Posted on 07/05/2012 1:16:00 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Napolitano on weird weather and climate change: 'There's a pattern here' By Zack Colman - 07/05/12 04:02 PM ET

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano this week linked climate change with the wildfires hitting Colorado.

Napolitano said “there’s a pattern here” as she noted the summer wildfires as well as the East Coast heat wave and the high-velocity winds that whipped through the mid-Atlantic late last week. Thousands of people remain without electricity because of the wind storm.

Asked point blank if the wildfires were caused by climate change, Napolitano responded, “It could be a lot of different things.”

But then she explained her view, which seemed to make a connection between climate change and the weather events.

“You have to look at climate change over a period of years, not just one summer,” Napolitano said. “You could always have one abnormal summer. But when you see one after another after another then you can see, yeah, there’s a pattern here.”

Napolitano’s comments came in response to a question at a press conference Tuesday in Colorado Springs. They were posted by Climate Desk.

In response to a question about whether the federal government is ready for weather changes caused by climate change, Napolitano said the federal government is adapting.

“I think that we are preparing. We understand and we are seeing the changing weather patterns. We are seeing right now in what already has been a difficult summer,” Napolitano said.

“So yes, we incorporate some of that into our planning,” Napolitano said. “What do we need? Do techniques need to change? Tactics need to change? This is not a static universe that we live in.”


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: climatechange; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; janetnapolitano
Summer is hot, Winter is cold......
1 posted on 07/05/2012 1:16:05 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Because until AlGore made up global warming, there was never ANY “crazy” weather anywhere. Ever. Never.


2 posted on 07/05/2012 1:19:23 PM PDT by rbg81
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To: Sub-Driver

So an incompetent attorney/bureaucrat is now an expert on Marxist propaganda disguised as “climate science”?

If nothing else, the Communists have been very successful at cultivating compliant, fiercely loyal, Useful Idiots.


3 posted on 07/05/2012 1:19:34 PM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: Sub-Driver

yeah, I too have noticed this pattern. Every summer it seems to get hot and then every winter it gets cold. what’s going on here?


5 posted on 07/05/2012 1:22:17 PM PDT by RC one (this space intentionally left blank)
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To: Sub-Driver
Napolitano is an imbecile year round.
6 posted on 07/05/2012 1:24:18 PM PDT by exnavy (The time is upon us, fish or cut bait, may God guide your heart.)
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The pattern is folks like her using whatever they can to excuse increasing their control over the masses.


7 posted on 07/05/2012 1:25:25 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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A classic...

8 posted on 07/05/2012 1:26:42 PM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: Sub-Driver

“You have to look at climate change over a period of years, not just one summer,” Napolitano said.

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I’ll give you a HUGE Mulligan Nappy. If you can provide REAL, not-projected and not theorized, in depth climate data back to ONLY the year 1000, maybe then you and your other Bolshevik propagandists can START to scratch the surface of the enormously complex subject of Climate patterns.

That is a huge concession, but you and your army of lying, grant-seeking, dead assed “scientists” can’t come even close to that basic requirement.


9 posted on 07/05/2012 1:29:01 PM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Can she explain why California is having a mild summer so far in the northern San Joaquin Valley? Only one 100 degree day so far. I amazes me that hot weather in the summer is news. I was raised on an Iowa farm where we had no air-conditioning. We did not need the government warning us to drink water. No one provided us cooling centers. We looked after the elderly on our road without the government telling us. I think Janet needs to stop being such a busy body.


10 posted on 07/05/2012 1:29:30 PM PDT by w1andsodidwe (Barrak has now won the contest. He is even worse than Jimmah.)
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To: Sub-Driver
“there’s a pattern here”

winter, spring, summer, fall, winter, spring, summer, fall, winter, spring, summer, fall, winter, spring, summer, fall, winter, spring, summer, fall, winter, spring, summer, fall.

I think she's on to something.
11 posted on 07/05/2012 1:29:54 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: Sub-Driver
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano this week linked climate change with the wildfires hitting Colorado

Maybe Janet should look into the possible connection between terrorism and these wildfires. That is alledgedly her area of expertise.

12 posted on 07/05/2012 1:30:49 PM PDT by Starstruck
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To: Sub-Driver

Ms N couldn’t judge a checkerboard pattern if it hit her in the head.

Please, MS libtard, leave science to grownups who actually pursuid real majors in college...which pretty much elimiates all of you in the Obamacretin administration.

Shove it up your smelly Obama, Janet.


13 posted on 07/05/2012 1:31:56 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Sub-Driver

Can’t wait to send all of these bozos packing!

They have been nothing but a four year scourge and nightmare on our country.


14 posted on 07/05/2012 1:35:17 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: Sub-Driver

The latest Senior Climatologist chimes in.


15 posted on 07/05/2012 1:35:20 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Sub-Driver
"Summer is hot, Winter is cold......"

Are you sure?

I noticed that the days are hot and the nights cold. If I leave my windows open at night to cool the house, the furnace kicks on. I don't know whether to put on a sweater or take it off.

16 posted on 07/05/2012 1:35:27 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: cripplecreek

Summer Fall Winter Spring - wasn’t there an Indian princess by that name? Or is that that gal that is running for office on the east coast that has a great grandmother with high cheekbones?


17 posted on 07/05/2012 1:35:34 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Sub-Driver
I remember when the climate never changed, then Bush stole the election!
18 posted on 07/05/2012 1:40:23 PM PDT by Obadiah (Insurrection is now an option)
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To: Sub-Driver

Maybe the Head of the Department of Homely Security should change career to Meteorologist.

They are always wrong, so nobody will notice what a @$$ she is.


19 posted on 07/05/2012 1:46:17 PM PDT by ZULU (See: http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=D9vQt6IXXaM&hd)
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To: Sub-Driver

Maybe Obama finally got his mitts on the HAARP project and it baking us to “prove” gore-bull warming supposedly exists.


20 posted on 07/05/2012 1:48:35 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Sub-Driver

She’s wrong about the wildfires, I read more and more stories blaming them on US citizens with guns.

Very little on this story, tho: http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/local&id=8647561


21 posted on 07/05/2012 1:52:11 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: rbg81

As the nation careens into total moral depravity,
our economy is in shambles and natural disasters are rampant...

I see a pattern, too, Big Sis.


22 posted on 07/05/2012 1:54:17 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: evets
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23 posted on 07/05/2012 1:55:40 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: GraceG

Yes...the “pattern” is one of continued incompetence and destruction by nobama and his degenerate minions. They all should be in prison. That said...did ms incompitano ever pass a scientific method course? What a pinheaded oaf. This intellectual hobo should beg society for forgiveness. Society should give none and bring her to justice.


24 posted on 07/05/2012 1:55:56 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Sub-Driver

The only long term pattern I see nutty napolitano is that each word that comes out of your mouth and every action you take is aimed at destroying the lives of good Americans all over the country.


25 posted on 07/05/2012 1:57:25 PM PDT by formosa (Formosa)
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To: Sub-Driver

‘There’s a pattern here’

It’s called ‘braindead’ in yur case, Janet.


26 posted on 07/05/2012 2:02:31 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Sub-Driver
"This is not a static universe we live in." General Nappy That soldier ended her sentence with a preposition. Nevertheless, do you see now, Mandrake, why I drink only rain water, pure distilled water or grain alcohol? Because this old world just keeps spinning around. And why is that, Mandrake? Global warming--caused by fluoride in our water absorbed by our tissues and causing the degeneration of our precious bodily fluids.
27 posted on 07/05/2012 2:02:53 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Sub-Driver

Well - there is certainly no one more familiar with wierd than Janetalia.


28 posted on 07/05/2012 2:08:10 PM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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To: Sub-Driver

Ok Janet put your money where your lesbian mouth is. Remove yourself from the human race, along with all your fellow travelers, and reduce your carbon footprint.

Your self removal from the living will do way more than any of your government forced theft and redistribution of wealth schemes.


29 posted on 07/05/2012 2:21:53 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Napolitana thinks she see’s a pattern, but we also see a pattern with this administration. Marx, Lenin, Castro, Chavez, and all the other commies come to mind.


30 posted on 07/05/2012 2:22:11 PM PDT by Jaidyn
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To: Sub-Driver
Napolitano said “there’s a pattern here” as she noted the summer wildfires as well as the East Coast heat wave and the high-velocity winds that whipped through the mid-Atlantic late last week. Thousands of people remain without electricity because of the wind storm.

Oh no...a heat wave in summer.... what's next? a COLD snap in Winter?? Asked point blank if the wildfires were caused by climate change, Napolitano responded, “It could be a lot of different things.”

Wow... it can be caused by many things...LIGHTNING? ARSONISTS?

31 posted on 07/05/2012 2:34:01 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

I am so glad the sis is a weather expert...//s//


32 posted on 07/05/2012 2:39:48 PM PDT by richardtavor
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To: Sub-Driver

I am so glad the sis is a weather expert...//s//


33 posted on 07/05/2012 2:40:09 PM PDT by richardtavor
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To: Sub-Driver

¿¿¿WHAT....WEIRD....WEATHER???


34 posted on 07/05/2012 2:46:43 PM PDT by Chaguito
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To: Sub-Driver
Yes. There is definitely a pattern moron.

Mt Baker WA – 5 to 9 inches of snow expected today

Seattle – 3rd Coldest June on Record

Massive number of record lows – In Summer

Sweden – One of it’s coldest and wettest Junes since 1786

“Freak” summer snowfall in northen Finland

Argentina – More snow in two weeks than an entire normal winter season

“Incredibly rare” cold in New Zealand

Argentina – Serious frosts lead to declaration of agricultural emergency and disaster

South Pole Station Sets New Record Low: -100.8°F

35 posted on 07/05/2012 3:33:52 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Sub-Driver

There is a pattern alright. The pattern is controlled by Almighty God. He is fed up the immorality that has become common place in our society. Yep! He has enjoyed all of it that He can stand. Unless America turns back to the God of our Founding Fathers, it will only get worse.


36 posted on 07/05/2012 3:57:01 PM PDT by Saltmeat
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To: Sub-Driver

“In response to a question about whether the federal government is ready for weather changes caused by climate change, Napolitano said the federal government is adapting.”

Here comes the weather tax.


37 posted on 07/05/2012 3:57:53 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: Starstruck; Sub-Driver

There is NO link with terrorism in these fires. Why should we take radical islamist threats to start fires as part of their destroy America plan, as nothing more than idle boasts. (future Big Sis press release after mohamed I mohamed is caught starting a forest fire while shouting allah akkbar.)


38 posted on 07/05/2012 4:19:59 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Starstruck; Sub-Driver

There is NO link with terrorism in these fires. Why should we take radical islamist threats to start fires as part of their destroy America plan, as nothing more than idle boasts. (future Big Sis press release after mohamed I mohamed is caught starting a forest fire while shouting allah akkbar.)


39 posted on 07/05/2012 4:20:19 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Sub-Driver

Pray thanks for what she called a “pattern.” Be fearless and productive.


40 posted on 07/05/2012 4:45:49 PM PDT by familyop ("Wanna cigarette? You're never too young to start." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
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To: Sub-Driver

Didn’t intend to come off weird in that last comment. In other words, the “pattern” (weather) is all for good in the long run. Individually, we should make responsible decisions, be moral and work hard. We’ll be okay. Our country can produce way more food than is being attempted now (extremely large arable areas unused). Most people now involved in administrations of all kinds are lazy, stubbornly incompetent and looking for others to falsely blame.


41 posted on 07/05/2012 4:57:48 PM PDT by familyop ("Wanna cigarette? You're never too young to start." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
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To: Sub-Driver

Yep, Napo lita ano....It’s weird that Illegals ignore the Hot weather and keep on coming....


42 posted on 07/05/2012 5:11:47 PM PDT by 4Speed
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43 posted on 07/05/2012 6:05:07 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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To: rbg81
...until AlGore made up global warming, there was never ANY “crazy” weather anywhere. Ever. Never.

I remember that - we had mildly warm summers, and mildly cold winters and NEVER EVER had freak storms, or hurricanes or heat waves. Never ever - you are totally right rbj81.

44 posted on 07/05/2012 7:38:14 PM PDT by GOPJ (Speak truth to lies and ignorance. Speak honest to corruption . Stand up to liberal elite liars..)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’ve noticed a pattern too ~ Our government is lying about everything.

FYI ~ Right now it is 64 in Sacramento... yesterday our AC was not needed.


45 posted on 07/06/2012 9:22:59 AM PDT by TauntedTiger (Keep away from the fence!)
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