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Williams: Our Fragile Planet
Creators Syndicate ^ | December 11, 2013 | Walter E. Williams

Posted on 12/09/2013 9:52:52 AM PST by jazusamo

Let's examine a few statements reflecting a vision thought to be beyond question. "The world that we live in is beautiful but fragile." "The 3rd rock from the sun is a fragile oasis." Here are a couple of Earth Day quotes: "Remember that Earth needs to be saved every single day." "Remember the importance of taking care of our planet. It's the only home we have!" Such statements, along with apocalyptic predictions, are stock in trade for environmental extremists and non-extremists alike. Worse yet is the fact that this fragile-earth indoctrination is fed to our youth from kindergarten through college. Let's examine just how fragile the earth is.

The 1883 eruption of the Krakatoa volcano, in present-day Indonesia, had the force of 200 megatons of TNT. That's the equivalent of 13,300 15-kiloton atomic bombs, the kind that destroyed Hiroshima in 1945. Preceding that eruption was the 1815 Tambora eruption, also in present-day Indonesia, which holds the record as the largest known volcanic eruption. It spewed so much debris into the atmosphere, blocking sunlight, that 1816 became known as the "Year Without a Summer" or "Summer That Never Was." It led to crop failures and livestock death in much of the Northern Hemisphere and caused the worst famine of the 19th century. The A.D. 535 Krakatoa eruption had such force that it blotted out much of the light and heat of the sun for 18 months and is said to have led to the Dark Ages. Geophysicists estimate that just three volcanic eruptions, Indonesia (1883), Alaska (1912) and Iceland (1947), spewed more carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere than all of mankind's activities in our entire history.

(Excerpt) Read more at creators.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: climatechange; communism; environment; environuts; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax

1 posted on 12/09/2013 9:52:52 AM PST by jazusamo
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Ping!


2 posted on 12/09/2013 9:54:21 AM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo
Watermelons:

Green on the outside but Red to the core


3 posted on 12/09/2013 9:58:07 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

Amen...And costing us billions yearly.


4 posted on 12/09/2013 10:02:33 AM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo
Every once and awhile the mask slips and the Greenies show their hideous distorted faces of Communism/Socialism/Totalitarian Progressive Dictatorship.
5 posted on 12/09/2013 10:06:43 AM PST by PATRIOT1876
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To: jazusamo

bump


6 posted on 12/09/2013 10:07:05 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: jazusamo

“Earth is only 6 sextillion tons! We have to protect every single pound of it!”

“If every person in China stood on a high chair and jumped off it at exactly the same time, not only would that be an incredibly large high chair, but it would employ a legion of podiatrists for a decade or more to take care of all the resulting foot injuries.”


7 posted on 12/09/2013 10:07:16 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Last Obamacare Promise: "If You Like Your Eternal Soul, You Can Keep It.")
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Ping. This is how it’s done. Your welcome.


8 posted on 12/09/2013 10:07:31 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: jazusamo

In about 4 billion years, give or take, every last thing on the Earth will be burned to a cinder when the sun becomes a red giant.......


9 posted on 12/09/2013 10:09:40 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: jazusamo
"Remember the importance of taking care of our planet. It's the only home we have!"

My favorite is:

Save the Earth. It's the only planet with chocolate!

10 posted on 12/09/2013 10:11:04 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Red Badger
every last thing on the Earth will be burned to a cinder when the sun becomes a red giant.......

But we can prevent that if we continuously give incredible amounts of money to the AlGorians!

11 posted on 12/09/2013 10:12:08 AM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: jazusamo

Mr. Williams mentions the boxing day tsunami. Not only is it boxing day, it is also the start of the much celebrated (but phony) k-wanza. Thanks ron karenga. LOL! Thinking about opening a chain of stores called “The Kwanzaa Hut”. Any investors available? :>)


12 posted on 12/09/2013 10:13:55 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: PATRIOT1876
Every once and awhile the mask slips and the Greenies show their hideous distorted faces of Communism/Socialism/Totalitarian Progressive Dictatorship.

Amen. The old divine right of kings and aristocrats has been replaced by the inarguable "scientific" socialist imperative. The clothing is different; the insistence upon aristocracy and absolute dictatorship are the same.

13 posted on 12/09/2013 10:14:18 AM PST by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

I believe that’s sound advise:)


14 posted on 12/09/2013 10:14:39 AM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

Walter E. Williams bkmk.


15 posted on 12/09/2013 10:15:34 AM PST by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: Cyber Liberty
I hope you are not too insanely stupid to notice this says "excerpt":

(Excerpt) Read more at creators.com ...

16 posted on 12/09/2013 10:17:06 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Revelation 6:10)
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To: jazusamo
It's the only home we have!

Well, we could have a space program, learn to travel to other planets, other stars or build habitats that are not dependent on the sun.
Just sayin'.
But of course as long as the economy is in the tank and NASA is supposed to engage in Muslim Outreach instead of developing space tech, we're not going anywhere.

17 posted on 12/09/2013 10:31:59 AM PST by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: jazusamo
One day not long ago, while at the private shooting range to which I belong, I got into a conversation with a retired school teacher who shoots.22lr matches. We veered onto the topic of faux anthropogenic global warming. This educated man stopped me mid sentence to tell me that global warming is a settled fact to which thousands of scientists have signed on as supporters of the 'fact'. I pointed out the past decade of global average temps, to which he replied that there are rogue scientists who will tell lies to try and refute the facts of man-made global warming.

I stopped trying to reason with this closed mind and merely printed several pages of scientific data available on the Internet which disprove this grand lie of AGW, and tried to give it to him the next time I saw him at the range. He is the consummate democrat voter, with mind so firmly closed that he would not even read what I brought to him! And this sonofab!tch taught High School Science classes before retiring!

Global Warming caused by human behavior is a progressive's religious position, and there is no fact which will shake their faith in this lie! And being democrats, they will swallow any lie fed to them by their little bastard boy-king in the White Hut, in order to prop up the grand lie of anthropogenic global warming.

Reason cannot penetrate such idiocy. Which is why wise men like Walter Williams and Clarence Thomas and Thomas Sowell cannot get through the dissonance enslaving so many other black people and democrips in general.

18 posted on 12/09/2013 10:35:16 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN

Reason cannot penetrate such idiocy


I had a similar conversation with a prof in electrical engineering who should have good thinking skills.. After presenting the evidence to him, he said, “why would anyone risk their profession on something that wasn’t true??


19 posted on 12/09/2013 10:55:59 AM PST by PeterPrinciple ( (Lord, save me from some conservatives, they don't understand history any better than liberals.))
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To: MHGinTN

That’s an excellent example of the leftist mindset and it matters not how much education they have, they only accept what fits their socialist views. Sadly this has become the norm for the people teaching in our education system, from K on up through most colleges, the environmental movement fits their socialist agenda perfectly.

Your comment on these three great black Americans is so true and it’s sad. The leftist libs make them out to be the Uncle Tom’s off the plantation when in fact their critics won’t even debate them because those critics are so outclassed.


20 posted on 12/09/2013 10:58:02 AM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

Decades ago, when Thomas Sowell stumped billy jeff clintoon during a Q&A from clintoon’s audience, it was apparent that Dr. Sowell would be slammed by the left because he was too intelligent to take on the Jesse Jackasson/Al Sharptoon Democrat mold for black men in leadership.


21 posted on 12/09/2013 11:03:03 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: jazusamo

“Fragile”...Must be Italian.


22 posted on 12/09/2013 11:05:02 AM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

I happened to see some advertising for “Green Star Coffee” in Santa Barbara. Their logo looked curiously like the old Soviet emblems, except the star was green. I did some digging, sure enough, they were formerly known as “Red Star Coffee”. Amusingly enough (to me) they timed the re branding to occur on April 22nd, “Earth Day”, but, as we also know, is Lenin’s birthday.

I thought this quote from their owner hit the nail right on the head, with the point you, and Walter Williams make:

“We’ve been Red Star Coffee, but we always thought that having a name that was a little more ‘green’ fit better with our core values.”

If you visit their website, you would swear it was created by Karl Marx.

http://www.greenstarcoffee.com/


23 posted on 12/09/2013 2:26:27 PM PST by jttpwalsh
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To: jazusamo
post midern HUSCKETERISM run rampant




24 posted on 12/09/2013 2:32:58 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/ In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: MeshugeMikey

Amen to that.


25 posted on 12/09/2013 2:38:59 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo
Geophysicists estimate that just three volcanic eruptions, Indonesia (1883), Alaska (1912) and Iceland (1947), spewed more carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere than all of mankind's activities in our entire history.

Maybe we can get congressman Guam is going to tip over Hank Johnson to sponser a bill to ban volcanos.

26 posted on 12/09/2013 2:39:57 PM PST by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: jttpwalsh
Great catch

Green is the new Red


27 posted on 12/09/2013 2:47:00 PM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

Thanks!


28 posted on 12/09/2013 2:52:15 PM PST by jttpwalsh
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To: jazusamo
It is the height of arrogance to think that mankind can make significant parametric changes in the earth or can match nature's destructive forces.
29 posted on 12/09/2013 7:49:34 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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30 posted on 12/10/2013 12:59:11 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (...)
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Nature is the real b*tch.

PING!


31 posted on 12/10/2013 1:04:02 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (...)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Amen...Thanks for pinging, TSR.


32 posted on 12/10/2013 1:16:15 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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