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Mothra

Phoenix, AZ

#40326 Oct 6, 2013
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
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And you whine a lot because Al Gore is your only argument. You have little else.
Not at all... Al Gore is a global warming hypocrite.

So is President Obama.

And Nancy Pelosi.

All are proponents of the 'science' of global warming, but don't abide by their own advice.

But we've beaten 'ol Al to death on the topic, and as you haven't provided any evidence otherwise, I'm satisfied by that assessment.

Time to move on, don't you think?

Wanna talk about celebrity global warming hypocrites?
Mothra

Phoenix, AZ

#40327 Oct 6, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
Maybe Mr. Gore is a hypocrite.
But if Mr. Gore plows that $70 million back into climate change education and action, that would probably remove any residual hypocrisy.
Maybe that's what bothers denialists, other than that they have no other argument to make.
Maybe Al Gore is a bad, bad little boy, but that doesn't change the fact that the Earth is warming, we are causing it, and there are things we can do to stop it.
"But if Mr. Gore plows that $70 million back into climate change education and action, that would probably remove any residual hypocrisy."

That, my friend, is a rationalization: like arguing Hamas educates kids while training suicide bombers.(This is only a comparison of absurdity of your argument. Don't try to make a connection that isn't there.)

You haven't been paying attention, have you?

The discussion of Al Gore of late was only to demonstrate his hypocrisy on global warming. There are many other examples.

The point being that if the proponents of the 'crisis' don't act as if it is a 'crisis' why should Joe Sixpack? You say it's the 'science'... so do the spokesmen.

But they are hypocrites on the subject. Does that not affect
Joe Sixpack's opinion on the 'science'?

B-b-but.... you say again... it's the science.

Circular arguments answer nothing.
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#40329 Oct 6, 2013
"The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is an important milestone in the study of climate science. It reaffirms the overwhelming consensus that global warming is occurring and is caused by humans...We must act decisively, rise to the occasion and solve this monumental challenge." -- Al Gore
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#40330 Oct 6, 2013
Lectured by a know-nothing about the absurdity of an argument, using an absurd argument.

Rationalizing that attacking Al Gore somehow changes the reality of global warming.

Matthew 7:3-5; And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#40331 Oct 6, 2013
“Here is the truth: The Earth is round; Saddam Hussein did not attack us on 9/11; Elvis is dead; Obama was born in the United States; and the climate crisis is real.”
&#8213; Al Gore
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#40332 Oct 6, 2013
“Global warming, along with the cutting and burning of forests and other critical habitats, is causing the loss of living species at a level comparable to the extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago. That event was believed to have been caused by a giant asteroid. This time it is not an asteroid colliding with the Earth and wreaking havoc: it is us.”
&#8213; Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#40333 Oct 6, 2013
“We have to abandon the conceit that isolated personal actions are going to solve this crisis. Our policies have to shift.”
&#8213; Al Gore
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#40334 Oct 6, 2013
“We can believe in the future and work to achieve it and preserve it, or we can whirl blindly on, behaving as if one day there will be no children to inherit our legacy. The choice is ours; the earth is in balance.”
&#8213; Al Gore, Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit

“Let's X Change!!”

Since: Feb 09

B4 HOPE Is Gone...

#40335 Oct 6, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
"The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is an important milestone in the study of climate science. It reaffirms the overwhelming consensus that global warming is occurring and is caused by humans...We must act decisively, rise to the occasion and solve this monumental challenge." -- Al Gore
no surprise that fat albert would cite the ipcc. they are both politically driven with little regard for actual scientific observations. in fact....no regard!
kristy

Oviedo, FL

#40336 Oct 6, 2013
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
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Some consioderations......

Kalee Kreider, a spokesperson for the Gores, pointed out that both Al and Tipper Gore work out of their home and she argued that "the bottom line is that every family has a different carbon footprint. And what Vice President Gore has asked is for families to calculate that footprint and take steps to reduce and offset it."
A carbon footprint is a calculation of the CO2 fossil fuel emissions each person is responsible for, either directly because of his or her transportation and energy consumption or indirectly because of the manufacture and eventual breakdown of products he or she uses.
The vice president has done that, Kreider argues, and the family tries to offset that carbon footprint by purchasing their power through the local Green Power Switch program — electricity generated through renewable resources such as solar, wind, and methane gas, which create less waste and pollution. "In addition, they are in the midst of installing solar panels on their home, which will enable them to use less power," Kreider added. "They also use compact fluorescent bulbs and other energy efficiency measures and then they purchase offsets for their carbon emissions to bring their carbon footprint down to zero."
Also, by the end of 2007 the Gores completed renovations that made their home much more energy-efficient:

SO while his footprint is not negative he has substantially reduced and is continuing to reduce his footprint. It has been substantially reduced, do you understand that? If we all would reduce our footprint by the same percentage it would be significant. He is practicing what he preaches.
Place your hate somewhere more significant.
The inconvenient truth about Al Gore is that the only reason he did all the green work on his Tennessee home was not because he truly believed it was something he should do, but because he was exposed for not doing it. According to an article in 2006:

For someone who says the sky is falling, he does very little. He says he recycles and drives a hybrid. And he claims he uses renewable energy credits to offset the pollution he produces when using a private jet to promote his film.(In reality, Paramount Classics, the film's distributor, pays this.)

Public records reveal that as Gore lectures Americans on excessive consumption, he and his wife Tipper live in two properties: a 10,000-square-foot, 20-room, eight-bathroom home in Nashville, and a 4,000-square-foot home in Arlington, Va.(He also has a third home in Carthage, Tenn.) For someone rallying the planet to pursue a path of extreme personal sacrifice, Gore requires little from himself.

Then there is the troubling matter of his energy use. In the Washington, D.C., area, utility companies offer wind energy as an alternative to traditional energy. In Nashville, similar programs exist. Utility customers must simply pay a few extra pennies per kilowatt hour, and they can continue living their carbon-neutral lifestyles knowing that they are supporting wind energy. Plenty of businesses and institutions have signed up. Even the Bush administration is using green energy for some federal office buildings, as are thousands of area residents.

But according to public records, there is no evidence that Gore has signed up to use green energy in either of his large residences. When contacted Wednesday, Gore's office confirmed as much but said the Gores were looking into making the switch at both homes. Talk about inconvenient truths.

http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/opinion/e...

And by the way, notice at that time he not only owned the 1 mansion in Tennessee, but also 2 other homes. Now he is up to 4 homes, one a mansion on the coast.
Mothra

Phoenix, AZ

#40337 Oct 6, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
"The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is an important milestone in the study of climate science. It reaffirms the overwhelming consensus that global warming is occurring and is caused by humans...We must act decisively, rise to the occasion and solve this monumental challenge." -- Al Gore
Wow... quoting a global warming hypocrite.

How quaint.
Mothra

Phoenix, AZ

#40338 Oct 6, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
Lectured by a know-nothing about the absurdity of an argument, using an absurd argument.
Rationalizing that attacking Al Gore somehow changes the reality of global warming.
Matthew 7:3-5; And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
Is there a Bible in your religion?

Since: Mar 09

Wichita, KS

#40339 Oct 6, 2013
kristy wrote:
<quoted text>
The inconvenient truth about Al Gore is that the only reason he did all the green work on his Tennessee home was not because he truly believed it was something he should do, but because he was exposed for not doing it. According to an article in 2006:
For someone who says the sky is falling, he does very little. He says he recycles and drives a hybrid. And he claims he uses renewable energy credits to offset the pollution he produces when using a private jet to promote his film.(In reality, Paramount Classics, the film's distributor, pays this.)
Public records reveal that as Gore lectures Americans on excessive consumption, he and his wife Tipper live in two properties: a 10,000-square-foot, 20-room, eight-bathroom home in Nashville, and a 4,000-square-foot home in Arlington, Va.(He also has a third home in Carthage, Tenn.) For someone rallying the planet to pursue a path of extreme personal sacrifice, Gore requires little from himself.
Then there is the troubling matter of his energy use. In the Washington, D.C., area, utility companies offer wind energy as an alternative to traditional energy. In Nashville, similar programs exist. Utility customers must simply pay a few extra pennies per kilowatt hour, and they can continue living their carbon-neutral lifestyles knowing that they are supporting wind energy. Plenty of businesses and institutions have signed up. Even the Bush administration is using green energy for some federal office buildings, as are thousands of area residents.
But according to public records, there is no evidence that Gore has signed up to use green energy in either of his large residences. When contacted Wednesday, Gore's office confirmed as much but said the Gores were looking into making the switch at both homes. Talk about inconvenient truths.
http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/opinion/e...
And by the way, notice at that time he not only owned the 1 mansion in Tennessee, but also 2 other homes. Now he is up to 4 homes, one a mansion on the coast.
Another whinnnner!
Why do you yammer about Al Gore? Is it because it is a rationalization for denying global warming? That is the middle school whining telling mom that everyone else is doing it, why can't I? Or the noo one else is doing it, why do I have to? Grow up. You are not responsible for Al Gore. Be responsible for your own self. Quit making excuses.
kristy

Oviedo, FL

#40340 Oct 6, 2013
OzRitz wrote:
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So what!, When Bush, Rumsfeld, Cheney & co decided a war with Iraq would be a good idea did any of his to level administration kids end up there ? I don't think so. Even the British Royals have sent their kids into any conflicts they have been involved in. Yet Cheney & co made huge profits off the backs of American lives lost in Iraq for no good reason. That's hypocrisy at its worst.
The concept of making money out of green is NO different than making money out of oil. Yet your lot can't handle that, get over it. All Al is doing is using the same system to drive his cause EXACTLY the same way that fossil money uses the system to drive their cause.
Al Gore is not making his money off capitalism. He is making it off government mandates. Al Gore invested in the Chicago Climate Exchange, set up to ride the wave of government mandated cap and trade. Cap and trade failed and the Chicago Climate Exchange then folded as there was no market for the exchange under a voluntary basis. NOBODY wanted it. In a free market, a product is sold to a willing consumer. If there is not enough interest in a product, the company goes bankrupt or closes down. There is no market for the green industry, as it is high cost to the consumer and very few want the product. The only way to get people to want the product is to mandate it through the government or subsidize it, which is why Gore continues to push for government intervention.
kristy

Oviedo, FL

#40341 Oct 6, 2013
Mothra wrote:
<quoted text>
"But if Mr. Gore plows that $70 million back into climate change education and action, that would probably remove any residual hypocrisy."
That, my friend, is a rationalization: like arguing Hamas educates kids while training suicide bombers.(This is only a comparison of absurdity of your argument. Don't try to make a connection that isn't there.)
You haven't been paying attention, have you?
The discussion of Al Gore of late was only to demonstrate his hypocrisy on global warming. There are many other examples.
The point being that if the proponents of the 'crisis' don't act as if it is a 'crisis' why should Joe Sixpack? You say it's the 'science'... so do the spokesmen.
But they are hypocrites on the subject. Does that not affect
Joe Sixpack's opinion on the 'science'?
B-b-but.... you say again... it's the science.
Circular arguments answer nothing.
He only put 70 million back in climate change to be sure he keeps scaring people so that the government keeps up the mandates and subsidies. Without those, he won't be able to pay for the upkeep of his 4 homes and private jets and limos.

Since: Mar 09

Wichita, KS

#40342 Oct 6, 2013
Mothra wrote:
<quoted text>
Wow... quoting a global warming hypocrite.
How quaint.
Fox is better? http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/fox-news...

Fair and balanced? Better look into your denier sources. They have little creditability. Al May be a hypocrite, or not, but at least he quotes reliable sources. Not the factless denier mantra. Face the truth.

Since: Mar 09

Wichita, KS

#40343 Oct 6, 2013
kristy wrote:
<quoted text>
Al Gore is not making his money off capitalism. He is making it off government mandates. Al Gore invested in the Chicago Climate Exchange, set up to ride the wave of government mandated cap and trade. Cap and trade failed and the Chicago Climate Exchange then folded as there was no market for the exchange under a voluntary basis. NOBODY wanted it. In a free market, a product is sold to a willing consumer. If there is not enough interest in a product, the company goes bankrupt or closes down. There is no market for the green industry, as it is high cost to the consumer and very few want the product. The only way to get people to want the product is to mandate it through the government or subsidize it, which is why Gore continues to push for government intervention.
Is that a fact? Why does the government subsidize the fossil fuel industry?
Hey Scooter

Beckley, WV

#40345 Oct 6, 2013
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
<quoted text>
Is that a fact? Why does the government subsidize the fossil fuel industry?
Why does it subsidize the so-called green industry?
Hey Scooter

Beckley, WV

#40346 Oct 6, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
Maybe Mr. Gore is a hypocrite.
But if Mr. Gore plows that $70 million back into climate change education and action, that would probably remove any residual hypocrisy.
Maybe that's what bothers denialists, other than that they have no other argument to make.
Maybe Al Gore is a bad, bad little boy, but that doesn't change the fact that the Earth is warming, we are causing it, and there are things we can do to stop it.
He "Plowed" 70 million in, but how much did he make? More than 250 million,Enough to live in houses that use more energy than many normal households use, and fly in a private jet and limos everywhere he goes.
Mothra

Phoenix, AZ

#40347 Oct 6, 2013
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
<quoted text>
Another whinnnner!
Why do you yammer about Al Gore? Is it because it is a rationalization for denying global warming? That is the middle school whining telling mom that everyone else is doing it, why can't I? Or the noo one else is doing it, why do I have to? Grow up. You are not responsible for Al Gore. Be responsible for your own self. Quit making excuses.
I say you need to quit whining about whining.

Al Gore is a global warming hypocrite... and you're fine with that.

'nuf said? Or will you be back with another whine about whining?

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