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Meteorologist: 'We've Forgotten How to Be Cold' (that is because of climate warming...)
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Posted on 02/17/2014 4:36:02 PM PST by Sub-Driver

Meteorologist: 'We've Forgotten How to Be Cold' February 17, 2014 - 5:40 PM By Melanie Hunter

(CNSNews.com) - J. Marshall Shepherd, former head of the American Meteorological Society, told CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sunday that people have "forgotten how to be cold or deal with snowstorms," because there are so few big storms "and that is because of climate warming."

"I'm not quite ready to say that this snowstorm we saw this week or last week is caused by global warming or climate change, but one thing I will emphasize, I think we're forgotten how to be cold or deal with snowstorms, because we're seeing so few of these big storms like we've seen, and that probably is because of climate warming," said Shepherd.

Host Bob Schieffer asked Shepherd whether the recent spate of storms that have hit the East Coast was the result of "things that are happening here on earth."

"Yeah, yeah, a couple of things, let me say about that. When we get winter weather, cold conditions, you know, you've got some that will say, 'Well, what are you guys worried about climate change or global warming? I mean, it's -- it's cold and snowing.' And I'll say, 'You know, it's winter. It's January or February. We get snowstorms.' That's important.That's like saying, because it's night time, the sun doesn't exist anymore," Shepherd said.

"On the other hand, though, there is evidence -- there's some scientific literature that suggests that jet stream patterns can be affected by the amplified warming that we're seeing up in the Arctic because of climate change or global warming," he said.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: climatechange; globalwarming; glowbullwarming; hoax
Stuck on stupid.............
1 posted on 02/17/2014 4:36:02 PM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

tell that to my brass monkey


2 posted on 02/17/2014 4:37:11 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Sub-Driver

You have to be a complete idiot to believe what this jackass said.

I love how they claim the opposition is so ignorant and then they use supposed “evidence” like this?


3 posted on 02/17/2014 4:38:07 PM PST by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Sub-Driver
Climate warming...the triumph of the moronic.
4 posted on 02/17/2014 4:38:29 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Sub-Driver
"forgotten how to be cold or deal with snowstorms,"

Only if they're morons.
5 posted on 02/17/2014 4:39:36 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Williams

You have to be a complete idiot to believe what this jackass said.

Or a liberal will believe it. Those with their head in the sand thinking the world is warming will see winter storms with horror.


6 posted on 02/17/2014 4:40:38 PM PST by mountainlion
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To: Sub-Driver

And yet I wonder, how does one ‘forget’ how to be ‘cold’?
What the heck kind of crap are they spinning now?

So illogical.


7 posted on 02/17/2014 4:44:20 PM PST by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: Sub-Driver

Yes! Confiscating guns, eliminating the first and second amendment, taxing the rich to oblivion and giving the money to to third world dictators, brownouts and giving amnesty to 30 million illegals will solve everything!


8 posted on 02/17/2014 4:44:55 PM PST by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: bigheadfred

I know how to deal with cold, I got out of Michigan and moved to North Carolina, and then to Texas...


9 posted on 02/17/2014 4:45:55 PM PST by machman
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To: Sub-Driver

“Host Bob Schieffer asked Shepherd whether the recent spate of storms that have hit the East Coast was the result of “things that are happening here on earth.”

As opposed to what, Mr Schieffer? Things happening on Mars? Or, perhaps, Alpha Centauri?


10 posted on 02/17/2014 4:45:59 PM PST by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Years from now people (if we keep our republic) will be watching these shows (in synopsis) for fun. Much the way we watch Gone With the Wind.

THese people will appear as vapid to those hopefully fortunate ‘folks’ as they do to any logical viewer.

It’s reallylike the CIA staffer when he says to Mendez in ‘Argo’ going in to see the Admin official, “brace yourself. It’s like talking to the muppets”


11 posted on 02/17/2014 4:46:25 PM PST by stanne
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To: Sub-Driver

War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength, Warming is Cooling...


12 posted on 02/17/2014 4:47:17 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: bigheadfred

On the bright side, your brass monkey is now qualified to be a republican senator...


13 posted on 02/17/2014 4:47:59 PM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: Sub-Driver

What garbage. I tire of idiots.


14 posted on 02/17/2014 4:48:06 PM PST by A message
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To: Sub-Driver

As I recall it was pretty cold last year too. And the year before that, and the year before that. But every year liberals forget the previous year and claim it’s never been this cold before.


15 posted on 02/17/2014 4:48:23 PM PST by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Sub-Driver

mister shepherd... you are a liar. You agreed in print with those at east anglia when they warned 10 years ago that children in the world would grow up without knowing what snow was. You swore that WINTER was going to be a thing relegated to history books... you are a low life scumbag lying communist.


16 posted on 02/17/2014 4:52:23 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Worse than stuck on stupid, he doesn’t follow the weather!

The arctic oscillation had been positive for 20 years but is trending back to negative... Positive means no arctic out breaks... They’re Baaaack!
http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/precip/CWlink/daily_ao_index/JFM_season_ao_index.shtml


17 posted on 02/17/2014 4:53:00 PM PST by Bulwinkle (Alec, a.k.a. Daffy Duck)
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To: null and void

sooo i can infer that if global warming actually existed we might stand a chance to elect some people fully equipped to deal with the real problems besetting this country


18 posted on 02/17/2014 4:55:07 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Sub-Driver

It is winter in America...so there is more snow than usual, great for the ski resorts...this gives the various delightful weather gals and guys something to talk about...and judging by the winter weather in our east, I expect the summer storms will get lots of attention also. Obama doesn’t want anyone to dwell on the Obamacare repeals this year or his failure on the promised jobs spiel that worked out as well as Obamacare or that he is circumventing congress who represent the people...hummmmm don’t dwell on any of that. Climate change, already thrown out by Congress, is his ploy of the week....I think the fraud has finally painted himself into a corner...whatever, he has trashed the Constitution, breaking his oath to protect it and we citizens....


19 posted on 02/17/2014 4:55:52 PM PST by yoe
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To: machman

My mom called from Phoenix yesterday. Told me some ridiculous story about it approaching 90 degrees. Way to rub it in mom.


20 posted on 02/17/2014 4:57:01 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Sub-Driver

The gig is up. STFU already about the scam called “Global Warming”


21 posted on 02/17/2014 4:57:40 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: Sub-Driver

But seriesly, I grew up in a four season zone.. And one of them was winter.. Sometimes really cold ones,, sometimes not too bad.. As long as the fish bit.. It was endurable.

I remember a year or two where we got walloped or deep freezed or both .. We survived.

Chopping wood and shoveling snow is good cardio yaknow.

It’s a shame we have become so dependent on others and their services.. Being prepared is the last thing many are thinking of.


22 posted on 02/17/2014 4:58:09 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

This is like the winter of 2011 which is like the winter of 1985 which is like the winter of 1977 ... get the picture?


23 posted on 02/17/2014 5:02:26 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Sub-Driver
...because there are so few big storms "and that is because of climate warming...

Wait! I thought the Warmers were trying to tell us the big storms we've been getting were because of AGW. After all, The Weather Channel is naming almost every storm that comes along so they can push the global warming scam.

I guess it's too difficult for them to keep their stories straight.

24 posted on 02/17/2014 5:24:11 PM PST by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Sub-Driver

He sounds like the rental physicist that CBS uses from NYU. They drag him out for floods, snow storms, earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, boats sinking on the river, etc. and he manages to tie them all into climate change (man made global warming) as a self acclaimed expert on everything.


25 posted on 02/17/2014 5:29:53 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Anything regarding this administration ..... remember I told you so first!)
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To: Sub-Driver

If the Kenyan’s supporters thought it was cold this winter, they ain’t seen nothing yet. Wait until next winter when their boy, Barry, and his EPA Nazis drive up the price of electricity and fuel by 80%. They might want to consider gathering a lot of wood this summer and stacking it in their caves.


26 posted on 02/17/2014 5:50:42 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (As government expands, liberty contracts. - President Ronald W. Reagan)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

This meteorologist is an embarrassment to him self and to his profession. He should be drummed out. The guy is a misinformed idiot.


27 posted on 02/17/2014 6:00:02 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Bulwinkle

Joe Bastardi has been hinting at the potential for multiple frigid winters ala late 70s.


28 posted on 02/17/2014 6:02:21 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: Sub-Driver

If people have “forgotten how to ce cold” it’s because the LMSM has been promising them for years that the days of cold winters were over.


29 posted on 02/17/2014 6:27:47 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: Sub-Driver

They always pull something out to prove its warming”. Going in circles


30 posted on 02/17/2014 6:57:28 PM PST by Carry me back
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To: Sub-Driver

“people have ‘forgotten how to be cold or deal with snowstorms,’”

I think that’s true, although nothing to do with global warming. Seems that people have become incredibly wussified. The storms that are getting people’s panties in a wad this year were just normal winter days when I was growing up in the ‘50s and ‘60s.


31 posted on 02/17/2014 6:57:32 PM PST by MayflowerMadam
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To: cripplecreek
Only if they're morons.

Young morons.

I recall vividly those winters we had in the 70's -- much worse than this year if you can believe that -- when all the media were talking about the new Ice Age comming because of air pollution, and the young morons were sucking it up hook, line and sinker.

No different than 500 years eariler when every crop failure or plague or harsh weather was blamed on Witches. So they burned the Witches.

There are always new generations young morons comming along and the hustlers, just like 500 years ago, will always find 'Witches' to blame thing on.

CO2 is just the modern day Witch.

32 posted on 02/17/2014 7:02:33 PM PST by Ditto
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33 posted on 02/17/2014 7:13:16 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Colorado: the Maryland of the Mountain West)
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To: Ditto

I was 14 and haven’t forgotten.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezBZd4OQOXg


34 posted on 02/17/2014 7:13:52 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Sub-Driver

It was 18 degrees this afternoon when I took the dog out for a walk in the woods. I put on a light weight jacket over my sweat shirt. I guess I’ve forgotten how to be cold. Must have gotten used to it after all the single digit weather we’ve had.


35 posted on 02/17/2014 7:22:29 PM PST by IndispensableDestiny
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To: Sub-Driver

What a maroon!!


36 posted on 02/17/2014 7:27:29 PM PST by PistolPaknMama
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To: Sub-Driver
"I'm not quite ready to say that this snowstorm we saw this week or last week is caused by global warming or climate change, but one thing I will emphasize, I think we're forgotten how to be cold or deal with snowstorms, because we're seeing so few of these big storms like we've seen, and that probably is because of climate warming," said Shepherd.

I hope that he's not a real meteorologist because if he is, I just may turn in my degree.

37 posted on 02/17/2014 7:54:34 PM PST by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: Sub-Driver
"I'm not quite ready to say that this snowstorm we saw this week or last week is caused by global warming or climate change, but one thing I will emphasize, I think we're forgotten how to be cold or deal with snowstorms, because we're seeing so few of these big storms like we've seen, and that probably is because of climate warming," said Shepherd.

This is not even coherent.

38 posted on 02/17/2014 7:57:29 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: bigheadfred

tell that to my brass monkey
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That gave me a great laugh!

Too bad most people wouldn’t understand.


39 posted on 02/17/2014 11:09:58 PM PST by octex
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To: IndispensableDestiny

It was 18 degrees this afternoon when I took the dog out for a walk in the woods. I put on a light weight jacket over my sweat shirt.
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I feel so ashamed. As a Native Texan, at 71, that’s the type of clothing I wear when it’s in the 50s outside! ....I like the temps to be 80-95*!!!

When younger, I tramped around in 12 inch snow while rabbit hunting. I’ve been duck hunting when it was 5* and wind chill around -40*. I’ve been skiing in NM and COL (where at Keystone the temp was -24* at the peak). ....Just can’t handle the cold temp anymore, as I’ve lost a lot of the subcutaneous fat layer that insulates.


40 posted on 02/17/2014 11:52:38 PM PST by octex
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To: octex

“Too bad most people wouldn’t understand.”

I looked it up a couple years ago, along with other “it’s so cold that...” sayings to figure out their sources and meanings. It is debatable on many of them what the original meaning was!


41 posted on 02/17/2014 11:59:22 PM PST by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: Sub-Driver
We could always go back to the time-honored practice of *bundling.*


42 posted on 02/18/2014 12:55:53 AM PST by Daffynition ("If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." ~ Henry Ford)
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To: Ditto
CO2 = Capitalism

that's why they blame the hoax global warming on co2

global warming is a hoax

factories have been emitting co2 for 200 years. yet there's been no corresponding warming as predicted by their lame brain global warming theory. if the stupid AGW theory were true then sea levels would have risen 60 feet in those 200 years due to melting ice caps. ice caps growing, it's getting colder . but democrats actually believe the news media when they say the cold is caused by global warming (the latest ridiculous spin)

43 posted on 02/18/2014 2:34:12 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Sub-Driver; cogitator

What’s happened to the guy here on FR, who used to buy into all the Gore bull warming nonsense? His name is Cogitator, if I recall correctly. Pinging Cogitator


44 posted on 02/18/2014 5:17:10 AM PST by FBD
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To: Sub-Driver; All

Pretty sure this Wisconsin Gal has it down, Mister! This winter has been BRUTAL and I’ve never gotten stuck once, and the only minor issue was a frozen sink in the lower bathroom. Pipes are fine when they thaw out - it’s plumbed wrong; soon to be fixed.

In the past five years we’ve had two winters with 100+ inches of snow. This winter it’s snowed every week since November - just enough to be annoying, 1-3” at a time, but we’re over 50” so far...with ice on the way this week! Then we had the Polar Vortex with wind chills -50 degrees. I closed my store 4x in January, which has never happened before.

Pretty sure I KNOW how to be cold. What a doofus.


45 posted on 02/18/2014 6:40:46 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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