Skip to comments.Obama tells Coast Guard grads climate change threatens U.S
Posted on 05/21/2015 6:24:48 AM PDT by Enlightened1
NEW LONDON, Conn. (Reuters) - Rising seas and thawing permafrost caused by warmer global temperatures threaten U.S. military bases and will change the way the U.S. armed services defend the country, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday.
In a commencement address at the United States Coast Guard Academy, Obama underscored the risks to national security posed by climate change, one of his top priorities for action in his remaining 19 months in office.
"The threat of a changing climate cuts to the very core of your service," Obama told the 224 graduating cadets, who studied the impacts of global warming as part of their curriculum.
"It will affect everything that you do in your careers," Obama added, noting that sea levels were expected to rise by 1 to 4 feet (30-120 cm) in the coming century.
The Pentagon is assessing the vulnerability to climate change of its 7,000 bases, installations and facilities, many of which are on the coast, the White House said.
Obama highlighted damage to the navy and air bases at Norfolk, Virginia, from increasing floods.
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What other things did he lie to them about?
Hopefully, they understand that the speaker is the major threat to national security. Sadly, so many of the youngsters have been so indoctrinated with this BS that they hardly question it when someone of importance like the lyin’ king or dumbass guy bill nye say it. To a lot of us DENIERS it’s laughable to imply this crap but..................
Dems are masters of disinformation.
Expressing doubts about a hoax being used to destroy our freedom and prosperity is a dereliction of duty,
but walking off your post to join the enemy makes you a “hero”
worthy of exchanging 5 high value enemy commanders for
in a prisoner exchange.
Here’s how to predict what a liberal will do -
think about what is good, decent, reasonable, and common sense,
and then do/say the opposite.
“Coast Guard grads tell Obama to Pi$$-off.”
We may be warming deniers but the big-government types are science deniers ... well, majoring in one of the many “(you name it)-studies” areas they were not exposed to much science.
It threatens to strip away our liberty and personal sovereignty, it threatens to hand over to a self selected group of unelected global bureaucrats Americans' independence from intrusive government.
Finally, it threatens our economic well being and the quality of life; not for them but for us.
The whole global warming nonsense is just an adult version of having children put their heads down on their desk and praying to God for a piece of candy.
When they pick their heads up there is no candy.
The children are then told to put their heads down and ask their dear leader/govt for a piece of candy.
When they pick their heads up there is a piece of candy.
The message being, govt not God is all powerful.
Global warming and the earth is going to flood if you don’t recognize govt as all powerful is directly from the story of Noah and the flood.
God made a promise the earth would never be flooded again. God has broken his promise and only govt can stop the world from flooding.
Seriously? I mean, SERIOUSLY? Climate change threatens national defense?
Mr President, how exactly are rising seas a threat to the nation’s defense? Assuming the seas rise 1 to 4 feet in a century—100 years—do you not understand that bases can be moved? Do you also not understand that technology is constantly advancing and 100 years is a very, very long time to come up with solutions? AND, even if those particular bases are forced to shut down, how does that threaten the nation itself? Are we going to be invaded by rising seas????
No. You want to know real threats to national defense? How about porous borders, an economy burdened by unrelenting bureaucracy and taxation, military cutbacks to fund payouts to special interests, focusing on social engineering rather than military power, bowing to Muslim terrorists, etc.
He basically projected that anyone who denies the “fact” of man made global warming is a traitor.
This guy is the biggest threat to our republic since....well, nothing else.
I am always surprised when I hear some expressing a belief in glow bull warming but as long as “our betters” are spewing it there are those who will believe!
President Bush spoke at my son’s USNA graduation in 2001 - sometimes just thinking about it still gives me goosebumps.
On Mark Levin yesterday a woman caller read from a statement by a global warming advocate that their goal, although difficult, is to use the threat of global warming to destroy capitalism.
What extraordinarily arrogant bastards. And Obama is head of the class. The EPA is our enemy - and they are all paid for by capitalists.
Mark Levin’s comment was that they’re out to destroy the system that has created more wealth and prosperity than any system in history. just stunning.
"He even couched it as a family matter, linking it to the worry he felt when one of his daughters had an asthma attack as a preschooler. "
Typical new leaders of the political correct Obama military:
I wonder how many were thinking that he is the biggest threat to national security.
Coast Guard agrees to hold its fire on Great Lakes
Officials scrap plans for target practice with machine guns mounted on boats. Critics cited risks to sailors and lead pollution from bullets.
Environmental groups, meanwhile, noted that firing as many as 430,000 lead bullets a year on the lakes would add more pollution to an already fragile ecosystem. The Coast Guard would have become one of the largest sources of toxic lead dumped into the lakes, which supply drinking water to millions of people in the U.S. and Canada.
Source: LA Times
“What other things did he lie to them about?”
Pretty much everything else.
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