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Dem. Senator Blames Tornado on Republicans
www.breitbart.com ^ | 21 May 2013 | Tony Lee

Posted on 05/21/2013 6:32:07 AM PDT by kimtom

(photo with article)

On Monday, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) used the devastating Oklahoma tornado as an excuse to bash Republicans for denying global warming and implied Republicans were responsible for actually allowing the destructive natural disaster to occur.

“So, you may have a question for me,” Whitehouse said on the Senate floor. “Why do you care? Why do you, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat of Rhode Island, care if we Republicans run off the climate cliff like a bunch of proverbial lemmings and disgrace ourselves? I’ll tell you why. We’re stuck in this together. We are stuck in this together."

After blaming natural disasters in Oklahoma, Alabama, and Texas on global warming and Republicans, Whitehouse continued his rant by criticizing the Republicans he blamed for then asking the government for federal aid dollars.

"When cyclones tear up Oklahoma and hurricanes swamp Alabama and wildfires scorch Texas, you come to us, the rest of the country, for billions of dollars to recover," he said, according to the Daily Caller. "And the damage that your polluters .......

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: democrats; globalwarming; sourcetitlenoturl; tornado
Sounds reasonable to me!.......(NOT)!
1 posted on 05/21/2013 6:32:07 AM PDT by kimtom
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To: kimtom

Look at him. It’s obvious the boy ain’t right in the head. How they can get a mouth that big in Rhode Island is beyond me.


2 posted on 05/21/2013 6:34:57 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: kimtom
Why would any state want to become indebted to lunatics like this clown?
3 posted on 05/21/2013 6:36:20 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: FlingWingFlyer

...be nice.........(snicker)


4 posted on 05/21/2013 6:36:21 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: kimtom

Well then, I suggest Sheldon go to the next place where a super cell is forming, hold up his hands and tell the tornado to go away. It would help him if he knows how to speak in tongues.

Stupid democrats use up oxygen that useful people could be breathing. Get back under the desk Sheldon.


5 posted on 05/21/2013 6:36:33 AM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: kimtom
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6 posted on 05/21/2013 6:36:39 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: kimtom

This guy puts out more hot air than the rest of the world combined. Every time he opens his mouth, stupid pours out.


7 posted on 05/21/2013 6:38:35 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: baddog 219

Yes. Those two little girls would be wearing burkas and married to some smell effing Arab that doesn’t even wipe his own a$$


8 posted on 05/21/2013 6:38:44 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: blueunicorn6

How many more Dems are going to stand on the dead bodies of children to push their political agenda?


9 posted on 05/21/2013 6:40:05 AM PDT by Corey Ohlis (Visualize Swirled Peas)
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To: Gaffer

WWABD: What Would Arron Burr Do?


10 posted on 05/21/2013 6:40:16 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: kimtom
Dem. Senator Blames Tornado on Republicans

The saddest part is that his low information constituents will firmly believe that.

11 posted on 05/21/2013 6:41:03 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Pray THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA will be delivered from the evil unGODly forces)
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To: kimtom
This guy is a relatively rare example of a politician actually sounding as stupid as he looks.

This kind of idiotic hyperbole from a Democrat politician blaming deadly tornadoes on global warming and, by association, blame Republicans (the sensible ones, anyway) for rejecting the scam is the kind of foolish overreaching that makes them appear unhinged and unreasonable, even to apathetic Americans...which, sadly, seem to be in the majority.

12 posted on 05/21/2013 6:42:42 AM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: kimtom

The face of the new Left in American politics. Cold blooded rat bastard. Couldn’t let a “good crises” go to waste long enough to let the survivors first recover their dead before seizing the political opportunity.


13 posted on 05/21/2013 6:42:55 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: massgopguy

Even he was not as evil as Obama or his Muslim brothers


14 posted on 05/21/2013 6:44:58 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: FlingWingFlyer

R. I. is a write off...


15 posted on 05/21/2013 6:47:12 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: Gaffer

My bad....thinking of Benedict Arnold....IIRC AB challenged Hamilton to a duel and killed him.


16 posted on 05/21/2013 6:47:29 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: kimtom
I have heard everything now...these loony Dem's are so stupid..Of course they get reelected because they have stupid people voting for them..

The only thing global warming has done is make Al Gore and loons like him rich. Man wouldn't it be nice to be able to control the weather,since I vote conservative I will try and bring up a tornado and wipe out Washington..every building there then we can start over again..

17 posted on 05/21/2013 6:49:21 AM PDT by PLD (LOO)
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To: kimtom

Scores of school children dead.

So where are the Democrats calling for a National Tornado Registry??


18 posted on 05/21/2013 6:52:16 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: kimtom

The tornado outbreak in 1954 was caused by atmospheric nuke testing, according to Congress.


19 posted on 05/21/2013 7:02:54 AM PDT by DBrow
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To: kimtom

Being a Democrat, I’m surprised he didn’t blame the Jews, or the Tea Party, or the “racist hatred” of the mobster-in-chief and his “Tonton Macoute” IRS.


20 posted on 05/21/2013 7:03:33 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: kimtom

I could have done w/o the photo. :)
The stupidity of some of our “leaders” boggles the mind.


21 posted on 05/21/2013 7:10:05 AM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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To: The Sons of Liberty
The saddest part is that his low information constituents will firmly believe that.

Those idiots absolutely believe it. Guess they never saw the Wizard of Oz. There were no global warming fools back when that movie was made. Tornadoes have been tearing through the heartland for centuries. Liberals define the word STUPID.

22 posted on 05/21/2013 7:13:44 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: kimtom

Demonrats have no scruples. I am ashamed to be a Rhode Islander with idiots like this in our statehouse. I am truly a stranger in a strange land. They (RI politicians) have corrupted all that the Constitution stands for.


23 posted on 05/21/2013 7:24:51 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: kimtom
So why doesn't this idiot lay the blame for the tornadoes on the real culprit: The People's Republic of China, ie. the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases?

I think we know the answer: "Pas d'ennemis à gauche".

24 posted on 05/21/2013 7:26:47 AM PDT by bassmaner (Hey commies: I am a white male, and I am guilty of NOTHING! Sell your 'white guilt' elsewhere.)
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To: kimtom

Well, just so long as he isn’t politicizing a tragedy.


25 posted on 05/21/2013 7:30:09 AM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: kimtom

Rats love to dance in babies blood and spew their BS.


26 posted on 05/21/2013 7:36:36 AM PDT by hadaclueonce (dont worry about Mexico, put the fence around kalifornia.)
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To: kimtom

Sounds like he majored in stupidity in undergraduate school.


27 posted on 05/21/2013 7:42:46 AM PDT by monocle
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To: monocle

“..Sounds like he majored in stupidity in undergraduate school...”

I majored in stupidity, That is what higher learning is (more or less) since PC and Liberalism took over.


28 posted on 05/21/2013 8:23:20 AM PDT by kimtom (USA ; Freedom is not Free)
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To: DBrow
The tornado outbreak in 1954 was caused by atmospheric nuke testing, according to Congress.

Where did you come up with THAT one? I used to live in Flint, Michigan, which was devastated in the '54 tornadoes. Nobody there had ever raised the Nuke Test Theory.


29 posted on 05/21/2013 8:29:59 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: kimtom; Noumenon

It’s coming to a fight. They clearly want it, they want it finished once and for all, this obscene “blaming” of an outgroup (us) for a natural disaster (plague, floods, etc) is always a prelude to killing.

Prepare.


30 posted on 05/21/2013 8:31:01 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Congressman James E. Van Zandt was one of several congressmen who blamed the June 4, 1953 test shot. It’s in the congressional record. They were castigated for making such a ridiculous claim. AGT was sort of like globa warming, all sorts of things got blamed on The Bomb.

He retracted his statement.


31 posted on 05/21/2013 8:51:59 AM PDT by DBrow
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To: kimtom

This is really irritating the living hell out of me. I have been in the severe weather warning business for over 30 years. Tornadoes happen. Some years are worse than others. Always has been...always will be. Does climate change? Of course. Climate is NOT a constant. Never has been...never will be. Is it human caused? Please. What makes a tornado a disaster? Answer: When humans are in the path. So in that sense you could say this was human caused.

What is the difference between an EF5 going across a wheat field and one going through a metro area? Meteorologically speaking...nothing. But you’ll never hear about the one going through the wheat field, even though the formation processes are the same.

I worked an F5 tornado in south Kansas more than 20 years ago. It took quite a few lives. Had it tracked a mile to the north, the impact would have been beyond horrific. A mile to the south, and it would have been only a local news item. Same storm. Just a different location. That is what makes disasters...location, location, location. The storms will always be there, whether there are humans or not.

This Congressman is a complete idiot who obviously would be over his head as a Walmart greeter. Since they don’t have them anymore, I guess he had to settle for politics.


32 posted on 05/21/2013 9:06:54 AM PDT by mesoman7
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To: Jim Noble

Yes, you are correct. Once it starts, there will be no end to it until one side or the other is gone.

It’s going to go the way they think it will.


33 posted on 05/21/2013 10:06:09 AM PDT by Noumenon (What would Michael Collins do?)
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