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  • It’s time to draft Al Gore

    07/17/2015 5:45:49 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 41 replies ^ | 7/17/15 | Sean Illing
    The presidential election is still sixteen months away, but this much is clear: Hillary Clinton is a vulnerable candidate. Since announcing her candidacy in April, Clinton’s stature has steadily slipped. Things got even worse this week. We learned, first, that Bernie Sanders eclipsed Clinton in small, individual donations, which is an indicator of popular support among likely voters. Second, and more problematic, the newest AP poll revealed significant weaknesses among Democrats on a host of issues, including trust, character, and compassion for average Americans. These numbers are alarming heading into the general election, especially for Democrats. Bernie Sanders is running...
  • Al Jazeera America Sues Former VP Gore

    09/19/2014 3:38:54 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 26 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 19, 2014
    Al Jazeera America is suing former Vice President Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, the former owners of the TV network that became Al Jazeera America. The parties are fighting over money that is being held in escrow. The former vice president and Hyatt, the founder of Hyatt Legal Services, sued the network last month saying that it was improperly withholding tens of millions of dollars placed in escrow when Al Jazeera bought Current TV for $500 million. Al Jazeera America says it is entitled to the money because Gore and Hyatt agreed to indemnify the network for claims made against...
  • Irony alert: Al Gore sues Al Jazeera for fraud

    08/16/2014 3:05:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/16/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    Honesty, it’s difficult to know where to begin tracking the irony in this story. Al Gore launched Current TV in large part on the financial and political basis of his global-warming crusade and entrepreneurship, which predictably went nowhere even with high-profile headliners like Keith Olbermann. Gore then improbably convinced Al Jazeera — which is owned by the royal family of the oil-pumping emirate of Qatar — that the channel was worth a half-billion dollars on the basis of its penetration into cable and satellite-TV systems in the US. That deal, by the way, got cinched only after Gore began...
  • Gore Calls Obama’s EPA Rules ‘Really Good News’

    06/02/2014 3:03:15 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 2, 2014 | By Alina Kleineidam
    In his keynote address at Princeton University’s class day today, former vice president — and environmental crusader — Al Gore lauded President Obama’s proposal for new Environmental Protection Agency regulations that would require the reduction of carbon emissions from coal plants by 30 percent by 2030. “That’s really good news. It’s particularly important not because of the actual reduction that will come from this country alone,” but because it can serve as an effort to “secure a global agreement wherein all nations will agree to take the kinds of steps that our nation agreed to take today,” Gore told his...
  • Al Gore Won’t Rule Out 2016 Run for President

    04/30/2014 1:59:11 PM PDT · by kingattax · 196 replies
    Rightwing News ^ | April 30, 2014 | Dave Blount
    If you think Washington is scary now, consider this: Al Gore is not ruling out a 2016 run for president. Al Gore 2000 was awful, proving himself willing to divide the country and put it through hell during his attempt to sue his way into the White House. Al Gore 2016 would be many times worse. He would be a single-issue president, and that issue would be the total destruction of the economy in the name of the debunked global warming hoax.
  • Al Gore Answers Charge of Causing Global Warming Mockery With Mockable Quotes

    04/27/2014 10:37:08 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 7 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 27, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick
    Al Gore! Come on. Admit it. Just reading the name of Al Gore put a smile on your face. Why is that? Because after years of Gore's over the top rantings about global warming, he has turned himself into a laughingstock. That added to his blatantly greedy hypocrisy of selling carbon credit "indulgences" to fellow liberals to assuage their guilt as well as leaving a huge carbon footprint of his own by extravagant electrical usage at his mansion as well as burning big quantities of carbon by travelling around the world on a private jet to warn of global warmiing...
  • Al Gore brings climate change message to Kansas City

    02/22/2014 8:39:16 PM PST · by Vince Ferrer · 23 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | February 22, 2014 | BRIAN BURNES
    Al Gore has been known for his climate change warnings since the 2006 film “An Inconvenient Truth.” Former vice president Al Gore spoke about climate change Saturday during the Folk Alliance International conference at the Westin Crown Center hotel. But the former vice president, speaking Saturday in Kansas City, cited many more recent examples how heavy use of fossil fuels is contributing to extreme weather events and trends, in his view.
  • FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY… Al Gore Predicted the North Pole Will Be Ice Free in 5 Years

    12/14/2013 7:56:32 PM PST · by george76 · 101 replies
    Gateway ^ | December 13, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Al Gore predicted the North Polar Ice Cap would be completely ice free in five years. Gore made the prediction to a German audience in 2008. He told them that “the entire North ‘polarized’ cap will disappear in 5 years.”
  • Gore Accuses Koch Brothers of Being 'Purveyors of the Dirtiest Energy on Earth'

    06/11/2013 5:06:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies ^ | June 11, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    Former Vice President Al Gore made some disgraceful statements about the Koch brothers Tuesday. Participating in a Google+ Conversation, Gore accused two of the nation's largest employers of being "purveyors of the dirtiest energy on earth" (video follows with transcript and commentary): Gore Calls the Koch Brothers 'Purveyors of the Dirtiest Energy on Earth' AL GORE: [Obama’s] got a big decision coming up on the XL Pipeline for these awful, filthy tar sands that, you know, Canada just said, "Don’t take it across British Columbia. We’re not going to put up with that. It’s just too dirty and too dangerous."...
  • Al Gore calls on Barack Obama to 'act boldly' on climate change

    11/14/2012 6:13:06 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 25 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | 10/12/2012 | Suzanne Goldenberg,
    The former vice-president and climate champion, Al Gore, has called on Barack Obama to seize the moment and use his re-election victory to push through bold action on climate change. The president has faced rising public pressure in the wake of superstorm Sandy to deliver on his promise to act on global warming. But none of those calling on Obama to act carries the moral authority of Gore, who has devoted his post-political career to building a climate movement. Now, Gore said, it is the president's turn. He urged Obama to immediately begin pushing for a carbon tax in negotiations...
  • Romance with wealthy philanthropist divorcee warms Al Gore's heart on trip to Antartica

    05/18/2012 5:37:03 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 25 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | May 18, 2012 | Beth Stebner
    Two years after Al Gore’s shocking announcement that he and his wife of 40 years were separating, he’s got another, younger, woman in his life. According to the Washington Post’s Reliable Source blog, the former presidential candidate and former VP is dating Elizabeth Keadle, a wealthy Democratic donor and environmental conservationist. Ms Keadle, who hails from southern California, is in her 50s, and travelled to Antarctica with Mr Gore at the beginning of the year to raise awareness about climate change and global warming, according to the Post. She and Mr Gore share a deep interest in environmental issues, and...
  • Al Gore Has A Girlfriend: California Donor And Activist Elizabeth Keadle

    05/17/2012 7:04:00 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 51 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 17, 2012
    05/18/2012 Al Gore Has A Girlfriend: California Donor And Activist Elizabeth Keadle [Pic in URL] By The Reliable Source Al Gore has been seriously dating Elizabeth Keadle, right, of California. (Joe Kohen/Getty; Jon Clark/Rancho Santa Fe Review) It’s never easy to re-enter the dating pool after years away — probably especially so if you’re one of the most famous men in the world. But things seem to have worked out for Al Gore. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former VP has a serious girlfriend, we’ve learned. Her name is Elizabeth Keadle — better known as Liz — a well-heeled...
  • Al Gore's Desperate Bid to Keep Keith Olbermann—and Save Current TV

    02/07/2012 5:24:13 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | February 6, 2012 | by Rebecca Dana
    The former VP’s Current TV is struggling to catch on—and he nearly lost star anchor Keith Olbermann after a breakdown in negotiations in November. It was early November when tensions between Keith Olbermann and Al Gore escalated into a crisis at Current TV. There had been a short honeymoon after Gore, the channel’s co-owner, had handed the notoriously temperamental anchor a reported $10 million salary and equity stake in February of last year, but the relationship soured quickly. Accustomed to the flashy graphics and slick broadcasts of MSNBC, Olbermann balked at the cheap sets and lo-fi production values at the...
  • Al Gore doctored a video that’s supposed to prove his global warming theories

    09/29/2011 1:01:32 PM PDT · by martosko · 16 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 09-29-2011 | Anthony Watts
    It has been over a week now since the Gore-a-thon, a.k.a. “24 hours of climate reality,” where Al Gore sent his latest message of global warming doom to the world. The front page of the Climate Reality Project has changed from “live mode” to offering clips of videos shown during the 24-hour presentation. One of the video clips there, “Climate 101,” tells the story of how to do a “simple experiment” at home to prove carbon dioxide causes global warming. But if you watch closely, you’ll see an “inconvenient truth” of the worst kind. Watch the portion of the video...
  • Al Gore still denying climate change reality

    09/17/2011 7:32:28 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    Sunday Herald Sun (Australia) ^ | September 18, 2011 | by Miranda Devine
    As if Al Gore's last apocalyptic PowerPoint presentation wasn't boring and deceptive enough, he had to go and do it all again - for a marathon 24 hours. A farrago of spurious connections, conspiracy theories and misrepresented facts as outlandish as any doomsday cult's, the former US vice-president's Climate Reality Project finally ended at 10am on Friday. It was hate speech posing as reasonableness and sound thinking. Gore essentially incites hatred against those who dissent from his evangelical thesis, which once looked so plausible. Ever since the overhyped 2009 Copenhagen climate summit flopped, opinion polls show the wheels have fallen...
  • Gore’s 24 Hours of Fantasy About To Begin

    09/13/2011 2:53:14 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | 9/13/2011 | Tom Harris
    An effort to "expose" climate change skeptics will instead show that Gore is a charlatan. Unfortunately for Al Gore, but fortunately for the rest of us, much of what we will hear in his 24 Hours of Reality extravaganza starting Wednesday evening is pure fantasy. Gore is completely wrong when he tells us that the science of climate change is settled. If his “Climate Reality Project” actually did promote climate realism, he would tell us that the science is in a period of negative discovery — the more we learn, the more we realize we do not understand about this,...
  • Gore in 24-hour broadcast to convert climate skeptics

    09/12/2011 5:39:15 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 57 replies
    Gore in 24-hour broadcast to convert climate skeptics Photo 8:10am EDT LONDON (Reuters) - Former President Al Gore will renew his 30-year campaign to convince skeptics of the link between climate change and extreme weather events this week in a 24-hour global multi-media event. "24 Hours of Reality" will broadcast a presentation by Al Gore every hour for 24 hours across 24 different time zones from Wednesday to Thursday, with the aim of convincing climate change deniers and driving action against global warming among households, schools and businesses. The campaign also asks people to hand over control of their social...
  • Gore Plans 24 Hours of 'Climate Reality'

    09/08/2011 6:37:00 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 36 replies
    Discovery News ^ | September 8, 2011 | By Kieran Mulvaney
    The last time former US Vice President Al Gore discussed the climate change issue with Discovery News, the Copenhagen treaty discussions were in full swing, and Gore expressed at the time that "I choose to be optimistic" about their outcome. That was a shade under two years ago, and since then, for those concerned that human activities are changing the planet's climate, the outlook seems bleaker. The Copenhagen process failed. "I think there’s great cause for optimism despite the fact that the US political process has been paralyzed largely by a determined effort by the global warming polluters and their...
  • Al Gore Says Don’t Gorge on Meat

    09/07/2011 2:33:33 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 83 replies
    Natural Products Marketplace ^ | September 6, 2011 | by Sandy Almendarez
    My last blog focused on Bill Clinton’s vegan diet; and now, Al Gore is telling us not to eat meat. It seems that whole 1994 White House administration is telling us that we need to start with meat—or the lack of it—when it comes to health. Vice President Al Gore said consuming meat contributes greatly to global warming, and he recommended people cut back on the amount of meat in the diet in order to help reduce the environmental impact. Gore didn’t say he himself gave up eating meat or that veganism is the way to go, but he said...
  • Al Gore: Obama bows to polluters

    09/07/2011 1:01:18 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 20 replies
    Al Gore: Obama bows to polluters By: Dan Berman September 7, 2011 03:09 PM EDT Former Vice President Al Gore is unhappy with Barack Obama. In a blog post Wednesday afternoon, Gore took Obama to task for his decision late last week to scrap EPA’s proposed update of George W. Bush-era smog regulations. “Instead of relying on science, President Obama appears to have bowed to pressure from polluters who did not want to bear the cost of implementing new restrictions on their harmful pollution — even though economists have shown that the U.S. economy would benefit from the job creating...
  • In Al Gore revival, Senate Dems eye the lockbox for Social Security (Midnight basketball next?)

    02/25/2011 2:48:43 AM PST · by Libloather · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/24/11 | Alexander Bolton
    In Al Gore revival, Senate Dems eye the lockbox for Social SecurityBy Alexander Bolton - 02/24/11 08:20 PM ET Senate Democrats want to put the Social Security trust fund in a lockbox and insulate it from a broader budget-cutting package designed to reduce the national deficit. It’s a revival of the concept that former Vice President Al Gore (D) made famous when he sparred with George W. Bush over a proposal to invest a portion of Social Security funds in the private market. Eleven years late, Social Security is again a hot political topic. President Obama during his State of...
  • If Al Gore’s Chicago Climate Exchange Suffers Total Failure, Does the MSM Make a Sound?

    11/06/2010 6:03:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | November 6, 2010 | Steve Miloy
    The CCX was the topic of thousands of MSM articles over the years, but not a single article reported their recent demise. Hmmm. Global warming-inspired cap and trade has been one of the most stridently debated public policy controversies of the past 15 years. But it is dying a quiet death. In a little reported move, the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) announced on Oct. 21 that it will be ending carbon trading — the only purpose for which it was founded — this year.Although the trading in carbon emissions credits was voluntary, the CCX was intended to be the hub...
  • Gore takes aim at Baker over climate change

    10/17/2010 6:29:18 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | October 17, 2010 | Stephanie Ebbert
    Al Gore is scheduled to be in town today to raise money for Governor Deval Patrick. Conveniently enough, Gore, while he’s here, is getting in some shots at Patrick rival Charles D. Baker over climate change. Baker said he was not “smart enough’’ to understand the issue and declined to even issue an opinion. “I’m not saying I believe in it. I’m not saying I don’t,’’ Baker said. “Well, in the face of overwhelming scientific evidence, Charlie Baker’s statement is nothing short of unacceptable in my view,’’ Gore says in the video. “The climate crisis is just as real as...
  • Al Gore: 'The United States Government as a Whole Has Failed Us' on Global Warming

    08/11/2010 6:04:43 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 42 replies
    Business & Media Institute ^ | August 11, 2010 | By Jeff Poor
    You can’t always get what you want and that appears to be a bitter pill for former Vice President Al Gore to swallow. He placed blame solely on the U.S. government, specifically the Senate, controlled by Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada. “I have a difficult task tonight,” Gore said. “I want to call you to action but I have to begin by telling you what you know, in all candor – the United States government in its entirety, largely because of the opposition in the United States Senate to taking action on clean energy and a solution to...
  • Al Gore Won't Face Prosecution in Sexual Assault Allegation

    07/30/2010 10:06:41 PM PDT · by lbryce · 26 replies · 3+ views
    CNN ^ | July 30, 2010 | Staff
    Former Vice President Al Gore will not face prosecution on an allegation of sexual assault from 2006. The allegation, brought forth by Molly Hagerty, claims Gore sexually abused her during a professional massage at the Hotel Lucia in Portland on October 24, 2006. CNN policy is to not name the alleged victim in a sexual abuse case, unless the person has come forward publicly to the media. Hagerty told her story to the National Enquirer. The Portland Police Bureau did not recommend prosecution "due to a lack of credible evidence," according to the Multnomah County district attorney's office. "After evaluating...
  • Police: No comment about Gore interview (Investigation of the Sex Poodle might be completed soon)

    07/25/2010 12:21:02 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Portland Tribune ^ | 7/24/10 | Jim Redden
    Police: No comment about Gore interviewInvestigation might be completed soon By Jim Redden The Portland Tribune Jul 24, 2010, Updated 3.2 hours ago Portland police are not commenting on reports that detectives have interviewed former Vice President Al Gore about accusations that he molested a Portland masseuse in 2006. Bureau spokesperson Det. Mary Wheat refused to confirm or deny reports that detectives interviewed Gore on Thursday. The National Enquirer, which first broke the story about the allegations, reports the interview took place in San Francisco. The tabloid did not cite any sources for the report or say what Gore supposedly...

    07/24/2010 10:20:45 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 91 replies · 5+ views
    National Enquirer ^ | July 23, 2010
    In a bombshell new development in the AL GORE SEX SCANDAL, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively that the former vice president has finally been interviewed by police in the Molly Hagerty case. Sources close to the investigation reveal that detectives from the Portland, Oregon, Police Bureau traveled quietly to San Francisco on Thursday for the secret meeting with the 62-year-old Nobel Prize winner. "Al Gore has finally been interviewed face to face by detectives in the Molly Hagerty case," a close source told The ENQUIRER. "Details of what was disclosed in the police interview by Gore --and exactly how long...
  • Al Gore Satanic Heavy Metal Fetish Cited in Tipper Gore Divorce [Satire]

    07/23/2010 5:51:19 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 51 replies · 4+ views
    Daily Squib ^ | 6/3/2010 | Blackie Lawful
    Al Gore turns the amp up to 11 NASHVILLE - USA - Al Gore would rock out to 'satanic' heavy metal bands and perform rituals in the family home, divorce lawyers for ex-wife Tipper Gore have revealed. Ex Vice President, Al Gore has been living a secret life as a heavy metal fanatic who allegedly performs gory sacrificial rituals in a secret room in the family mansion. When he's not jetting around the world spewing nonsense about global warming, Al Gore hangs out in his home dungeon listening to sordid heavy metal music and skinning live bats, his wife has...
  • Portland police will investigate accusations that Al Gore groped woman (Investigation Re-Opened)

    06/30/2010 5:11:23 PM PDT · by Arec Barrwin · 161 replies · 1+ views
    The Oregonian ^ | June 30, 2010 | Maxine Bernstein
    Portland police will investigate accusations that Al Gore groped woman Published: Wednesday, June 30, 2010, 4:55 PM Updated: Wednesday, June 30, 2010, 5:03 PM The Oregonian A Portland massage therapist accused former Vice President Al Gore of "unwanted sexual contact" at a hotel during an October 2006 visit, but no charges were filed due to lack of evidence, law officials said last week. Today, Portland police officials say they will reopen the investigation. Portland police announced today that it will re-open and investigate a Portland massage therapist’s allegations that former Vice President Al Gore sexually assaulted her at a downtown...

    (ok, so we have Clinotn, Edwards, Gore and how can we forget Obama's Larry Sinclair, crack cocaine-fueled affair? Don't you just LOVE these principled--we care about the litle people-- dems?) AL GORE SEX SCANDAL ACCUSER reveals shocking NEW EVIDENCE -- ONLY to the NATIONAL ENQUIRER in a bombshell world exclusive interview! "AL GORE is a pervert and sexual predator," declares MOLLY HAGERTY, 54, the massage therapist who told Portland, Ore. police that the ex-VICE President sexually assaulted her. "He's not what people think he is - he's a sick man!" When the ENQUIRER first broke the world-exclusive story last week...
  • Tipper & Al cover big assets

    06/27/2010 6:54:26 AM PDT · by maggief · 37 replies · 1+ views
    NY Post ^ | June 27, 2010 | ISABEL VINCENT and MELISSA KLEIN
    Buying an $8.8 million California mansion months before announcing their divorce wasn't the only puzzling real-estate transaction for the Gores. A month after snagging the Montecito estate in October 2009, Al and Tipper Gore transferred nine properties in Carthage, Tenn., from their own names into a limited liability company.
  • Al Gore and the Enquirer's non-checkbook journalism

    06/25/2010 6:07:00 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 36 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 25, 2010 | By Howard Kurtz
    The executive editor of the National Enquirer says the Oregon masseuse who made a sexual allegation against Al Gore asked the tabloid for $1 million but that the Enquirer did not pay her or anyone else in reporting the story. Barry Levine said in an interview Thursday that the woman offered to sell her account through her lawyer but that "no money exchanged hands". According to a source friendly with the Gores, Al Gore confirmed he received a therapeutic massage in his hotel room that night, and likely from the therapist making the accusation. But, the source said, Gore remembers...
  • Al Gore's 40-year marriage ended over wife's 'jealous rages'

    06/16/2010 3:32:22 PM PDT · by DBCJR · 46 replies · 1,318+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 9:12 PM on 16th June 2010 | By DANIEL BATES IN NEW YORK
    Al Gore's 40-year marriage crumbled because of his wife's jealous rages that he was allegedly having an affair, it was claimed tonight. The former US presidential candidate separated from Tipper because she suspected he was sleeping with a string of glamorous women. Rather than her ending the relationship as previously thought, it was he who brought things to an end, according to U.S. reports. 'Jealous rages': Al Gore with wife Tipper in 2007. Their marriage has since ended 'While there's never been proof that Al had affairs, Tipper allowed herself to suspect the worse,' a source told an American newspaper....
  • Al and Tipper Gore to separate

    06/01/2010 9:25:59 AM PDT · by mainsail that · 274 replies · 12,821+ views
    Politico ^ | Politico
    Al and Tipper Gore, whose playful romance enlivened Washington and the campaign trail for a quarter century, have decided to separate after 40 years of marriage, the couple told friends Tuesday. In an “Email from Al and Tipper Gore,” the couple said: “We are announcing today that after a great deal of thought and discussion, we have decided to separate. “This is very much a mutual and mutually supportive decision that we have made together following a process of long and careful consideration. We ask for respect for our privacy and that of our family, and we do not intend...
  • Oil drilling prompts Al Gore's first public split with President Obama

    04/08/2010 12:22:44 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 26 replies · 662+ views
    Oil drilling prompts Al Gore's first public split with President Obama By Russell Berman - 04/08/10 01:47 PM ET President Barack Obama’s decision to allow expanded offshore oil drilling prompted the first public criticism of his administration from Al Gore’s environmental advocacy group, the Alliance for Climate Protection. The organization, which the former vice president founded and chairs, put out a statement last week opposing the new policy. The statement is significant because it marks Gore’s first break with Obama on his signature policy issue, nearly two years after Gore’s enthusiastic endorsement gave the Illinois senator a jolt of momentum...
  • Al Gore, Dolly Parton to receive honorary degrees from Tennessee

    02/27/2010 5:40:35 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 56 replies · 1,207+ views
    Commercial ^ | February 26, 2010 | By Richard Locker
    NASHVILLE -- Former Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore will join entertainer Dolly Parton and former senator Howard H. Baker Jr. as the only recipients of honorary degrees awarded by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. UT Board of Trustees voted to award Gore an Honorary Doctor of Laws and Humane Letters in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. "Vice President Gore's career has been marked by visionary leadership, and his work has quite literally changed our planet for the better," UTK Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek said.
  • Al Gore a lightning rod at Apple shareholder meeting

    02/26/2010 4:51:59 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 138 replies · 3,481+ views
    CNET News ^ | February 25, 2010 | by Erica Ogg
    CUPERTINO, Calif.--The presence of one of the world's pre-eminent environmentalists at Apple's shareholder meeting Thursday was the subject of much of the morning's pointed discussion. Gore was seated in the first row, along with his six fellow board members, in Apple's Town Hall auditorium as several stockholders took turns either bashing or praising his high-profile views on climate change. A longtime Apple shareholder stood at the microphone and urged against Gore's re-election to the board. Gore "has become a laughingstock. The glaciers have not melted," Sheldon said, referring to Gore's views on global warming. "If his advice he gives to...
  • UKIP would ban Al Gore film in schools

    02/25/2010 11:19:41 AM PST · by StACase · 45 replies · 1,046+ views
    Telegraph, ^ | 6:30AM GMT 25 Feb 2010 | Louise Gray, Environment Correspondent
    Al Gore's global warming film would be banned in schools under plans by the UK Independence Party (UKIP) to court the climate sceptic vote.
  • Al Gore Is Lying Low -- for Good Reason

    02/23/2010 11:11:58 PM PST · by onyx · 132 replies · 4,305+ views
    AMERICAN THINKER ^ | February 24, 2010 | Rex McBride
    February 24, 2010Al Gore Is Lying Low -- for Good ReasonBy Rex McBride Maybe Al Gore's been advised by legal counsel to lie low. He may be the leader of the anthropogenic global warming (AGW) movement, but he's not defending it in public, not even when it's falling apart and his new fortune is based upon it. Mr. Gore and his financial backers earned millions of dollars in start-up "green" companies and carbon trading schemes. If the scam worked, he could've become the first "carbon billionaire." "What goes up can fall down" applies to ill-gotten gains in the stock market...
  • Donald Trump Wants Al Gore's Nobel Peace Prize Stripped

    02/15/2010 8:27:01 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 48 replies · 2,336+ views
    Donald Trump Wants Al Gore's Nobel Peace Prize Stripped By Noel Sheppard Created 02/15/2010 - 09:32 Billionaire real estate tycoon Donald Trump wants Al Gore's Nobel Peace Prize stripped from the Global Warmingist-in-Chief. "With the coldest winter ever recorded, with snow setting record levels up and down the coast, the Nobel committee should take the Nobel Prize back, " Trump recently told members of his Westchester, New York, country club according to the New York Post. The Post continued [1] (h/t Polijam [2]): "Gore wants us to clean up our factories and plants in order to protect us from global...
  • Good Riddance to Decade That Began With Theft of the Presidency

    12/31/2009 4:20:58 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 114 replies · 3,010+ views
    Nation ^ | December 31, 2009 | John Nichols
    The original sin of the good-riddance decade came in December of 2000, when the United States Supreme Court intervened to stop a complete recount of the votes in Florida and then declared George Bush to be the president. This extreme judicial activism was not merely a devastating assault on American democracy. It set in motion the Bush presidency, and with it the pathologies that the Bush-Cheney administration imposed on the country in the form of unnecessary wars, failed economic policies, assaults on civil liberties and crudely divisive and hyper-partisan governance. Bush, Dick Cheney and aides are surely to blame for...
  • Al Gore arrives in Copenhagen

    12/14/2009 5:36:40 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 52 replies · 1,524+ views
    Politico ^ | Dec 14, 2009 | LOUISE ROUG
    COPENHAGEN — As international climate talks appeared in danger of disintegrating, Al Gore arrived to a rock star’s welcome in Copenhagen today. If Copenhagen is the enviros' Woodstock, then Gore is The Who, the Grateful Dead and Creedence Clearwater Revival as a one-man band. The former vice president drew such a big crowd that security had to shut down access, with hundreds of unhappy activists left outside. Inside the mobbed room, Gore watched as Danish and Norwegian officials presented a new scientific report that the sea levels are rising much faster than previous estimates. snip The former vice president has...
  • Al Gore Calls Sarah Palin A 'Global Warming Denier'

    12/09/2009 1:27:56 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 68 replies · 2,164+ views
    Al Gore Calls Sarah Palin A 'Global Warming Denier' By Noel Sheppard Created 2009-12-09 15:56 Nobel Laureate Al Gore Wednesday called former Alaska governor Sarah Palin a "global warming denier." Speaking with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell, Gore also repeated the false claim about ClimateGate [0] and the e-mail messages obtained from Britain's Climatic Research Unit a few weeks ago that "the most recent one is like ten years ago." As Andrew Bolt reported [1] Wednesday at Australia's Herald Sun, the most recent e-mail message obtained from CRU was sent less than a month ago on November 12. Unfortunately, much like his...
  • Obama's media blitz to sell healthcare carries big risks

    09/18/2009 2:38:58 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies · 1,164+ views
    The Hill ^ | September 18, 2009 | Sam Youngman
    President Barack Obama will dominate the nation’s airwaves Sunday morning in another attempt to sell his vision of healthcare reform after other major White House pushes have failed. In the president's last two major attempts to influence the healthcare debate -- a prime time press conference and a joint address to Congress -- his message was obscured by remarks about race and a member's outburst. Analysts agree that much of that is Obama's own fault. His refusal to draw lines in the sand or give further detail in what he wants to see in a reform bill creates a vacuum...
  • Sen. Jim Webb says health care debate has overheated

    08/28/2009 6:34:29 AM PDT · by csvset · 41 replies · 927+ views
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | August 28, 2009 | Bill Bartel
    NORFOLK If Congress wants meaningful health care reform, its leaders must stop rushing to pass a bill and hold legislative hearings to air the pros and cons of specific proposals, U.S. Sen. Jim Webb said Thursday. "My thought right now is to slow this down," the Virginia Democrat said. "Open it up. Have some hearings. Let people get their different viewpoints out in a very public way." The problems today with angry people shouting at each other during community forums around the country and the confusion over what might be included in any health care overhaul have their roots in...
  • NY Times: Joint Gore-Pelosi Event on Climate Change Canceled

    06/25/2009 10:57:23 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 34 replies · 1,390+ views
    NY Times ^ | June 25, 2009 | By Bernie Becker
    As they claw and scratch to round up enough votes to pass a climate bill, House Democrats had a seeming ace in the hole: former Vice President Al Gore. But a planned news conference with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Mr. Gore, scheduled for Thursday afternoon, was quietly scrapped with just a few hours notice. The cancellation of the news conference did not go unnoticed by Republicans in the House. Representative John Boehner, the Ohio Republican and House minority leader, commented on Thursday that it seemed Mr. Gore “was disinvited quickly.” And, underscoring how controversial the former vice president’s views...
  • Gore a No-Show at Capitol Hill Thursday

    06/25/2009 10:28:35 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies · 896+ views
    FOX News ^ | June 25, 2009
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said as the list of undecided lawmakers narrowed, she thought it was unnecessary to impose on former Vice President Gore's schedule to travel to Washington when he could instead continue coordinating efforts from Tennessee. "It was a question of what was energy efficient for the vice president," Pelosi said at her weekly news conference Thursday, explaining the absence. "We were narrowing the list of the undecided and thought perhaps another occasion we could call upon his time to come here." Pelosi added that it was more energy efficient for Gore to continue coordinating efforts from Tennessee....
  • Developing a Greener Third World [with your money]

    06/07/2009 8:35:32 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies · 537+ views
    NY Times ^ | June 7, 2009 | By TOM ZELLER Jr
    NEW YORK — If the United States and every wealthy country in the world were to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to zero tomorrow and there were no change in the developing world, “the crisis would still overtake us,” said Al Gore, the former vice president of the United States, at a forum in New York City last week. Whether or not that is precisely true, the implication almost certainly is. Little progress can be made in addressing the global climate crisis, after all, unless common cause is found between rich countries, who created the problem in becoming so, and poorer...
  • Al Gore invests millions to make billions in cap-and-trade software

    06/03/2009 8:24:31 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies · 798+ views
    Canadian Free Press ^ | June 3, 2009 | By Steve Milloy
    Al Gore’s venture capital firm has invested $6 million in a software company that stands to make billions of dollars from cap-and-trade regulation — further fueling controversy that Gore lied about his profiteering from cap-and-trade to Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and the House Energy and Environment Subcommittee during testimony in April. Hara Software sells software to help track greenhouse gas emissions. The market for such software is now about $2.5 billion dollars in size, and is expected to grow by a factor of ten to $25 billion if cap-and-trade legislation is enacted, according to Hara CEO Amit Chatterjee. Kleiner Perkins,...
  • Al Gore backed Hara sees profit from low-carbon economy

    06/01/2009 2:14:51 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies · 553+ views
    Reuters ^ | June 1, 2009 | By David Lawsky
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An environmental start-up backed by Al Gore's venture capital firm aims to take advantage of coming U.S. climate change legislation by helping companies like Coca Cola and even cities cut pollution. Hara, a 25-employee company that debuted in 2008, provides online software to help companies reduce their carbon footprint -- a $2.5 billion market that will grow 10-fold if the proposed energy bill becomes law. Hara will have to compete with business software companies SAP and Oracle, as well as lesser-known players such as Carbonetworks and Enervity, all of which are hoping to grab a slice...