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Humans may not be main climate change source: Romney
Yahoo ^ | 8/24/11 | Jason McLure - Reuters

Posted on 08/24/2011 7:07:09 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

LEBANON, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, in danger of losing his 2012 Republican primary front-runner status, on Wednesday tweaked his position on global climate change, saying he does not know if humans are the primary cause.

Romney, the former Massachusetts governor, also said he would not place restrictions on carbon emissions if elected and did not favor spending heavily on climate solutions.

He was asked about global warming at a town hall meeting in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and said he believed the world is getting hotter and humans contribute in some way to the change.

"Do I think the world's getting hotter? Yeah, I don't know that but I think that it is," he said. "I don't know if it's mostly caused by humans.

"What I'm not willing to do is spend trillions of dollars on something I don't know the answer to."

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: 2sides4romney; bothsides4romney; climatechange; humans; romney

1 posted on 08/24/2011 7:07:14 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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a little earlier from reuters

Perry passes Romney among Republicans in polls
http://news.yahoo.com/perry-passes-romney-among-republicans-polls-211542788.html

Mitt is so much vapor.. blown away.. and Sarah Palin hasn’t even jumped in yet..

God Bless
America!


2 posted on 08/24/2011 7:09:41 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Expertly poised to take both sides of the issue.

Well done, Milt.


3 posted on 08/24/2011 7:10:21 PM PDT by Diogenesis (No man's life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session. - Mark Twain)
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To: NormsRevenge
McRomney tweaks his position to suit the latest polls, apparently.
4 posted on 08/24/2011 7:10:45 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: NormsRevenge

Done.


5 posted on 08/24/2011 7:11:24 PM PDT by Lost Highway (I don't know what the world may need but a V8 engines a good start for me)
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maybe if we just ate more oatmeal, Mitt ..


strange times, dump the King and ..

Burger King introduces oatmeal to breakfast menu
APBy SARAH SKIDMORE - AP Food Industry Writer | AP
http://news.yahoo.com/burger-king-introduces-oatmeal-breakfast-menu-152547632.html


6 posted on 08/24/2011 7:11:30 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Every time an equivocating politician speaks the earth warms by 1 billion BTU.


7 posted on 08/24/2011 7:12:54 PM PDT by posterchild
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To: Diogenesis

Mitt wears the new DEpends with extra padding,, you can straddle a fence all day..


8 posted on 08/24/2011 7:13:21 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge
Romney is starting to remind me more and more of John Kerry, another Massachusetts politician who tried to be on both sides of every issue.

I think Romney would be a huge improvement over Obama but I would like to see him, just once, stand up for principles. Romney's constant flip flopping and attempts to be politically correct are really tiring.

9 posted on 08/24/2011 7:14:13 PM PDT by detective
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To: NormsRevenge

Shameless. Is it even possible for the man to get any squishier.

The Myth must think no one has a memory going back more than 10 minutes.


10 posted on 08/24/2011 7:15:28 PM PDT by bereanway
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To: NormsRevenge
I couldn't vote for anyone ignorant enough to have ever considered manmade global warming.

Mitt is too facile, too establishment for my vote.

vaudine

11 posted on 08/24/2011 7:16:26 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: Diogenesis

lol!


12 posted on 08/24/2011 7:17:02 PM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: NormsRevenge

You nailed it, his sudden tweak to his position has Perry’s tread marks all over it.


13 posted on 08/24/2011 7:17:57 PM PDT by dila813
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To: NormsRevenge

I think Mitt listened to Dylan’s “Blowing in the Wind” a bit too much and took it seriously. It was just a song Mitt......


14 posted on 08/24/2011 7:18:16 PM PDT by HerrBlucher ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged." G.K. Chesterton)
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To: NormsRevenge

15 posted on 08/24/2011 7:19:58 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: bereanway

He’s a finance geek after all, he never really had his head in the clouds much, not even when flying on his corporate jet at 40,000 feet.


16 posted on 08/24/2011 7:20:43 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: detective
Romney is starting to remind me more and more of John Kerry

I don't warm the planet. The family does. I don't.
Can I get me a carbon credit.
I'm Mitt Romney and I'm reporting for emissions.

17 posted on 08/24/2011 7:21:59 PM PDT by posterchild
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To: detective

>> I would like to see [Romney], just once, stand up for principles

You would have to furnish the principles for him; he hasn’t any of his own.


18 posted on 08/24/2011 7:27:48 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Romney better watch it if he wants those Wall Street contributions to keep coming. The bankers and hedge fund managers want those carbon emissions credits to trade with - like in the worst way. Speculation, structured finance vehicles, new types of derivatives - wow.


19 posted on 08/24/2011 7:30:23 PM PDT by BusterBear
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May not be? Boy, he is sure stepping out there... NOT! This lukewarm denouncing of the globull warming junk science just tells me that he still believes it.


20 posted on 08/24/2011 7:43:39 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Maybe Mitt Romney should change his last name from Romney to Gore.


21 posted on 08/24/2011 7:49:26 PM PDT by Red Barr (The liberals cant get over our victory!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Who the hell just peed on my leg, it ain’t raining out.


22 posted on 08/24/2011 7:53:36 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: NormsRevenge
"What I'm not willing to do is spend trillions of dollars on something I don't know the answer to."

Well that's a relief. How about billions Mitt?

23 posted on 08/24/2011 8:00:22 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: NormsRevenge

There is NO man-made climate change, Bonehead!


24 posted on 08/25/2011 4:52:06 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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Humans may not be main climate change source: Romney

Hey!

I'm to be your next leader!

FOLLOW me; don't run ahead!

25 posted on 09/10/2011 4:49:23 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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"What I'm not willing to do is spend trillions of dollars on something I don't know the answer to."

Ha ha!

Mitt; you lost the LAST time you tried this!

26 posted on 09/10/2011 4:50:29 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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