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(Democrat) Senator: Sports Stadiums 'at Risk from...Sea-Level Rise Effects of Climate Change'
CNS News ^ | November 21, 2013 | Sean Long

Posted on 11/22/2013 9:57:18 AM PST by Zakeet

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) warns sports stadiums are at risk from the "sea level rise effects of climate change," and that climate change specifically threatens hockey and skiing.

"We see significant sports facilities, the palaces of - of sport that are at risk from the storm, climate, sea-level rise effects of climate change," Sen. Whitehouse said today following a closed-door climate discussion with executives from the NFL, NHL and NBA.

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Another great example of Democrat genius ... on a par with Hank Johnson worrying that additional troop deployments to Guam might cause the island to tip over and Sheila Jackson Lee asking if the Pathfinder robot had taken a photograph of the flag planted on Mars by Neil Armstrong in 1969.

1 posted on 11/22/2013 9:57:19 AM PST by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

Will Rhode Island tip over into the sea, too?


2 posted on 11/22/2013 9:57:51 AM PST by Westbrook ()Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Zakeet

The rising of the sea level is the result of continuous tectonic movement

He should be worried about continental drift


3 posted on 11/22/2013 9:59:36 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: Zakeet

Then they can have sea battles in them, like they did in the Roman Colisseum.


4 posted on 11/22/2013 9:59:50 AM PST by MUDDOG
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To: Zakeet

Soldier Field in Chi-Congo is in trouble then.


5 posted on 11/22/2013 10:00:13 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Zakeet

Gees! Another Senate DemonRat Looney - Toon!


6 posted on 11/22/2013 10:01:05 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: MUDDOG

Well when they have the NHL Winter Classic, no need to bring in water. It’ll be frozen already LOL.


7 posted on 11/22/2013 10:01:21 AM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: Zakeet

I guess Mile-High stadium in Denver is at risk.......................


8 posted on 11/22/2013 10:01:24 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: nascarnation

Exactly!


9 posted on 11/22/2013 10:02:59 AM PST by MUDDOG
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To: nascarnation

Could this finally mean the end of the Dallas Cowboys? Maybe?


10 posted on 11/22/2013 10:04:45 AM PST by pepsionice
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To: Zakeet

He’s a Democrat. Maybe we expect too much...


11 posted on 11/22/2013 10:06:15 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Obama, the Democrat Party, the Left in the U. S., have essentially become the 4th Reich.)
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To: Zakeet

super genius like Wylie E Coyote


12 posted on 11/22/2013 10:06:23 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Zakeet

Only a Democrat could be that stupid.


13 posted on 11/22/2013 10:08:24 AM PST by mulligan
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To: Westbrook

Give him a shiny object.

He’ll be distracted for hours. Then maybe he’ll go away.


14 posted on 11/22/2013 10:08:30 AM PST by PATRIOT1876
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To: Zakeet

“...following a closed-door climate discussion with executives from the NFL, NHL and NBA.”

Why are execs from sports leagues meeting with a senate loon from an insignificant state about something that only exists in the fevered imaginations of libtards and statists?


15 posted on 11/22/2013 10:08:58 AM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Zakeet

I suspect this is just cover for some kind of crony deal, where the sports stadiums get more tax money and the sports teams help make him and his cronies more popular with the voters.

Climate change is almost always cover for such deals.


16 posted on 11/22/2013 10:10:21 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Zakeet

I’m really in the wrong line of work. Of course, I coulnd’t spew this kind of pablum without a smirk the size of the Titanic spreading across my face, so it’s probably better I remain desk-bound, and not try to become a politician.


17 posted on 11/22/2013 10:11:13 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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18 posted on 11/22/2013 10:14:25 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: bert
*He should be worried about continental drift*

Finally, you found a new scam for Algore!
We must give up all of our freedoms and most of our money to stop continental drift!

The only thing that can help us now is to give large amounts of money to the Government!!!

Do it for the children.

Maybe they could make a PSA about how kids will suddenly be “eliminated” if they don't believe that chewing gum causes man-made continental drift.

Will they press the 1010 button?

http://youtu.be/sE3g0i2rz4w

19 posted on 11/22/2013 10:16:11 AM PST by PATRIOT1876
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To: bert

That’s true. it would take only a very slight shifting of the plates beneath eastern New England to make Rhode Island disappear from the map altogether.


20 posted on 11/22/2013 10:19:11 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: WayneS

We would have to be told because most people wouldn’t know

wait

Rhode Island has sports stadiums?


21 posted on 11/22/2013 10:20:10 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Zakeet
"We see significant sports facilities, the palaces of - of sport that are at risk from the storm, climate, sea-level rise effects of climate change," Sen. Whitehouse said today following a closed-door climate discussion with executives from the NFL, NHL and NBA...

...where the 'stupid' lay heavily over the room like thick wool blankets on a cold winter night.

22 posted on 11/22/2013 10:22:43 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: GeronL
URI Rams Meade Stadium


23 posted on 11/22/2013 10:23:08 AM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: Zakeet

I don’t get the focus on sports stadiums. If sports stadiums are going to be under water because of “climate change,” won’t the whole freakin’ city be under water??? Isn’t that a bit more of an issue, if you assume this climate change BS is true?


24 posted on 11/22/2013 10:24:16 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: bert

Don’t tell them that: they’ll demand not only must we Stop Continental Drift, but we must work towards Re-Uniting Gondwanaland. . . .


25 posted on 11/22/2013 10:25:52 AM PST by Salgak (http://catalogoftehburningstoopid.blogspot.com 100% all-natural snark !)
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To: Red Badger

I smell another taxpayer funded stadium bailout in the works. Job creation, right?


26 posted on 11/22/2013 10:26:16 AM PST by glyptol
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To: Zakeet
Here's one major fact for enviromental idiots.

From "Darwin's Ghost," a modern rewrite of Darwin's Origin by Steve Jones ...

" ... the summit of Everest is formed of rocks made in a shallow sea."

It's on page 252.

27 posted on 11/22/2013 10:29:26 AM PST by OldNavyVet ("Learn from science that you must doubt the experts" ... Richard Feynman)
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To: nascarnation

Got me on a technicality.

High schools around Texas have more impressive stadiums


28 posted on 11/22/2013 10:30:36 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: GeronL

BTW that pic was taken before the seas rose.


29 posted on 11/22/2013 10:34:41 AM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: Zakeet
Even though Roger Waters is a flaming lefty, his lyric is very appropriate for this guy:

"Hey you, Whitehouse ... ha ha, charade you are ..."

30 posted on 11/22/2013 10:38:43 AM PST 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: nascarnation

Soon it will be an aquarium


31 posted on 11/22/2013 10:45:40 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Zakeet

Including Sports Authority Field at Mile High?


32 posted on 11/22/2013 10:47:06 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: GeronL
Sea World of Rhode Island!


33 posted on 11/22/2013 10:47:32 AM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: nascarnation

lol


34 posted on 11/22/2013 10:53:30 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Zakeet

Well!I guess there won’t be a need for any future stadiums.


35 posted on 11/22/2013 11:01:23 AM PST by puppypusher
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To: Zakeet

You sir... with all due respect... are a lying idiot!


36 posted on 11/22/2013 11:09:44 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Zakeet

That went to the guy in the picture and not you.


37 posted on 11/22/2013 11:10:19 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Westbrook
Send all the climate nuts to a course in geology.

Give a quiz

First question: How many hundreds of thousands of years ago were Texas and Oklahoma under water and how long did it take for the tropical seas to cover them?

The RI loon can leave off the meds if he will only realize it would take thousands of years for the ocean to encroach so much, and he will be long gone.

Where do these people come up with the craziness and how can anyone take them seriously?

vaudine

38 posted on 11/22/2013 11:20:55 AM PST by vaudine
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To: GeronL
High schools around Texas have more impressive stadiums.

Like this one in Allen?

In a few years, there will be a domed stadium in Frisco for the new practice facilities for the Dallas Cowboys. I believe it will hold up to 12,000 seats.

I don't think it's far fetched to predict that new stadia will be built in the Metroplex during the next 10 years.

BTW, I've seen two games at the Allen Stadium. Hard to believe that it's for high school football.

39 posted on 11/22/2013 11:20:59 AM PST by Night Hides Not (The Tea Party was the earthquake, and Chick Fil A the tsunami...100's of aftershocks to come.)
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To: Night Hides Not

We’re set for the Olympics, we’ve got all the facilities in place.


40 posted on 11/22/2013 11:22:19 AM PST by dfwgator (Fire Muschamp.)
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To: Zakeet

Was MLB not invited? Or too smart to mess with this BS? LOL


41 posted on 11/22/2013 11:22:32 AM PST by CARDINALRULES (Tough times never last -Tough people do. DK57 -- 6-22-02)
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To: Night Hides Not

As my Dad (RIP) used to say...nothing’s too good for the taxpayers.


42 posted on 11/22/2013 11:22:52 AM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: Night Hides Not

Why do the Dallas Cowboys need a practice facility in Frisco?

please someone answer that


43 posted on 11/22/2013 11:23:26 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Night Hides Not

That is pretty amazing for a HS stadium


44 posted on 11/22/2013 11:23:58 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Zakeet

RI would be better of Electing Stewie Griffin as Senator.


45 posted on 11/22/2013 11:25:03 AM PST by Kickass Conservative (A Communist is nothing more than an honest Democrat...)
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To: Zakeet

Well, maybe the name Los Angeles Lakers will finally make sense!


46 posted on 11/22/2013 11:27:34 AM PST by Dr. Sivana (There's no salvation in politics.)
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To: GeronL
Rhode Island has sports stadiums?

I thought the only thing Rhode Island was famous for was their Chickens.

47 posted on 11/22/2013 11:29:08 AM PST by hadaclueonce (This tag left blank on purpose)
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To: Dr. Sivana

Post of the week!

When they moved from Minn, they should have changed the name to Pacifics, or similar...


48 posted on 11/22/2013 11:30:07 AM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: GeronL
Why do the Dallas Cowboys need a practice facility in Frisco? please someone answer that

Because Jerry found someone to pay for it.

49 posted on 11/22/2013 11:31:21 AM PST by hadaclueonce (This tag left blank on purpose)
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To: nascarnation

And the Dodgers are STILL looking for trolleys to dodge.


50 posted on 11/22/2013 11:31:42 AM PST by Dr. Sivana (There's no salvation in politics.)
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