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GW CAUSES MORE RAPES

Dover, OH

#43936 Feb 28, 2014
The phenomenon of global warming has been used to explain many things, but now Mother Jones is quoting a study saying it might cause more rapes of women.

Matthew Ranson, an economist, avers that there is a historical connection between warmer temperatures and increased crime. He said, "Looking at the past, we see a strong relationship between temperature and crime. We think that is likely to continue in the future."

Ranson utilized the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's projections of the effects of global warming in the U.S. to estimate that between 2010 and 2099, warmer temperatures will "cause" an additional "22,000 murders, 180,000 cases of rape, 1.2 million aggravated assaults, 2.3 million simple assaults, 260,000 robberies, 1.3 million burglaries, 2.2 million cases of larceny, and 580,000 cases of vehicle theft."

That amounts to 2.2% more murders and 3.1% more rapes. John Roman, a senior fellow at the Urban Institute's Justice Policy Center, agreed with Ranson that the warmer temperatures would indeed be a problem, saying, "To the extent that climate change causes people to be out and interacting more, there will be more crime."

Ranson elaborated that there were various reasons why the warmer temperatures would foment more crime, alleging that "warmer temperatures increase the frequency of social interactions, some small percentage of which result in violence," and people become more aggressive in increased heat.

However, Ranson also argues that the temperatures were no excuse for bad behavior:

The decision to a commit a crime is a matter of personal responsibility. Neither higher outdoor temperatures nor reduced police enforcement are valid excuses for individuals to commit criminal acts. Yet, from a statistical perspective, both cause crime to increase.

FULL ARTICLE:
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2014/...

You can't make this schitt up, or can you?
denier

Zion, IL

#43937 Feb 28, 2014
ron wrote:
Extremes in weather is the thing to worry about
I hope you don't loose sleep over this maybe you should get back in the med line!
denier

Zion, IL

#43938 Feb 28, 2014
GW CAUSES MORE RAPES wrote:
The phenomenon of global warming has been used to explain many things, but now Mother Jones is quoting a study saying it might cause more rapes of women.
Matthew Ranson, an economist, avers that there is a historical connection between warmer temperatures and increased crime. He said, "Looking at the past, we see a strong relationship between temperature and crime. We think that is likely to continue in the future."
Ranson utilized the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's projections of the effects of global warming in the U.S. to estimate that between 2010 and 2099, warmer temperatures will "cause" an additional "22,000 murders, 180,000 cases of rape, 1.2 million aggravated assaults, 2.3 million simple assaults, 260,000 robberies, 1.3 million burglaries, 2.2 million cases of larceny, and 580,000 cases of vehicle theft."
That amounts to 2.2% more murders and 3.1% more rapes. John Roman, a senior fellow at the Urban Institute's Justice Policy Center, agreed with Ranson that the warmer temperatures would indeed be a problem, saying, "To the extent that climate change causes people to be out and interacting more, there will be more crime."
Ranson elaborated that there were various reasons why the warmer temperatures would foment more crime, alleging that "warmer temperatures increase the frequency of social interactions, some small percentage of which result in violence," and people become more aggressive in increased heat.
However, Ranson also argues that the temperatures were no excuse for bad behavior:
The decision to a commit a crime is a matter of personal responsibility. Neither higher outdoor temperatures nor reduced police enforcement are valid excuses for individuals to commit criminal acts. Yet, from a statistical perspective, both cause crime to increase.
FULL ARTICLE:
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2014/...
You can't make this schitt up, or can you?
I know all the snow and cold brings crime down but ask the mayor he'll tell you it's due to the police and all the good work they do!

“Sharia, NOT!”

Since: Jul 10

Suffolk, VA

#43939 Feb 28, 2014
Professor Emeritus Fellow wrote:
<quoted text>
We changed the global warming term to climate change. Our research is showing that the greenhouse gases are causing the climate to change in both directions and to extremes.
Please do your part by lowering your thermostat and taking mass transit.
I've done even better than that. I transfer the cold from inside my home during cool months to the out side. Thus I am cooling the earth. Thanks to my ductless heating/cooling system.
And I keep up with climate change via the weather channel. They are predicting a big change in a couple of months from now. I think they called it spring or something.
litesong

Everett, WA

#43940 Feb 28, 2014
me me me getting mine in the 69 position wrote:
How many remaining climate blame "believers" does it take to change a light bulb?
How many touched touchy toxic topix AGW climate deniers does it take to develop new technology efficient light bulbs? None.

None have the science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc in their poorly (or non-) earned hi skule DEE-plooomaa to do such a thing.
denier

Zion, IL

#43941 Feb 28, 2014
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
How many touched touchy toxic topix AGW climate deniers does it take to develop new technology efficient light bulbs? None.
None have the science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc in their poorly (or non-) earned hi skule DEE-plooomaa to do such a thing.
Yeah a new lightbulb isnt gonna solve anything how bout turning the dam thing off when not in use!
denier

Zion, IL

#43942 Feb 28, 2014
Maybe that takes common sense ,they don't teach that!
truth facts

Mount Orab, OH

#43943 Feb 28, 2014
Hey GW nazi's,try using a different tactic than Mother Jones.Your sht gets more and more ridiculous as the days go by. Desperation is the word of the day.Lifesong or douche bag,that sounds better, your the biggest clown on here.You need to retire from your bullsht argument or find a new song and dance.I know some of your puppet strings have been cut,get some new strings,you'll feel better.
denier

Zion, IL

#43944 Feb 28, 2014
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
How many touched touchy toxic topix AGW climate deniers does it take to develop new technology efficient light bulbs? None.
None have the science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc in their poorly (or non-) earned hi skule DEE-plooomaa to do such a thing.
I'm watching the "science" channel they said earths wildly unpredictable weather is due to the wobble in earths rotation and tidal friction what do you believeers know about this? They also said the moon is slowly moving away from the earth ,lunar change I can here it now!
Truth Facts

Chillicothe, OH

#43945 Feb 28, 2014
denier wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm watching the "science" channel they said earths wildly unpredictable weather is due to the wobble in earths rotation and tidal friction what do you believeers know about this? They also said the moon is slowly moving away from the earth ,lunar change I can here it now!
LOL here's the new attack "GLOBAL LUNAR CLIMATE CHANGE WARMING" or GLCCW for short.
Jimbo

Corona Del Mar, CA

#43946 Feb 28, 2014
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
How many touched touchy toxic topix AGW climate deniers does it take to develop new technology efficient light bulbs? None.
None have the science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc in their poorly (or non-) earned hi skule DEE-plooomaa to do such a thing.
None of that is true.
denier

Zion, IL

#43947 Feb 28, 2014
Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>
None of that is true.
Don't worry he says that over and over again were all dumb and he's smart same ol lightsong and dance!
litesong

Everett, WA

#43948 Feb 28, 2014
litesong wrote:
None have the science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc in their poorly (or non-) earned hi skule DEE-plooomaa to do such a thing.
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denier duffed:
I'm watching the "science" channel they said earths wildly unpredictable weather is due to the wobble in earths rotation and tidal friction what do you believeers(sic) know about this? They also said the moon is slowly moving away from the earth.....
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litesong wrote:
"denier" states he done don' need no eddy-kation in science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc in its poorly (or non-) earned hi skule DEE-plooomaa, cause him gots brights 'cause it watches da scii-ants chunnel.

Then it quotes from the "scii ants" chunnel what most in science knew 30 years ago & scientists knew 100 years ago, & other scientists speculated 300 years ago.

"denier" declares itself up-to-date & ready to grad-u-ATE.
DDD1-25

Corona, CA

#43949 Feb 28, 2014
litesong wrote:
litesong wrote:
None have the science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc in their poorly (or non-) earned hi skule DEE-plooomaa to do such a thing.
//////////
denier duffed:
I'm watching the "science" channel they said earths wildly unpredictable weather is due to the wobble in earths rotation and tidal friction what do you believeers(sic) know about this? They also said the moon is slowly moving away from the earth.....
//////////
litesong wrote:
"denier" states he done don' need no eddy-kation in science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc in its poorly (or non-) earned hi skule DEE-plooomaa, cause him gots brights 'cause it watches da scii-ants chunnel.
Then it quotes from the "scii ants" chunnel what most in science knew 30 years ago & scientists knew 100 years ago, & other scientists speculated 300 years ago.
"denier" declares itself up-to-date & ready to grad-u-ATE.
Well, I have read your posts.... And it seems to me that you specialize in attacking the opinions of others, and you conveniently avoid supporting you position. Your English "scientist" has been exposed , revealed to be a fraud, via the public airing of his emails,( no such thing as security On a computer connected to the net). Too bad he wasn't even bright enough to realize that.
Still you stubbornly cling to your failures.... Like a screaming child. Mommy! Mommy! I want an ice cream! I want some candy. what a pathetic life form you are. I see you heap criticism on a particular individual in the above posting, what is it you said ? "I don't no eddy-kation in
astronomy, physics , etc.... I believe we have the gist of what you have posted here.
Well here are the known scientific facts as to how it is going to be for the earth, and the pathetic (and many times self righteous), humans...(like you,,eh?). One day the star ( our sun ), will start running out of fuel. It will start to expand as insufficient mass no longer exists as necessary to contain the nuclear furnace at it's core. To make a long story short, It will continue to expand. It will consume Mercury, then Venus, and then the earth. When that happens, and the earth and all humans , and all of the humans record of having ever existed, become nuclear fuel. Cool, Huh? For all practical purposes, Humans will never have existed. Sorry. no legacy.... For Anybody.... Yes moron. That includes you.. Barring a meteor strike , a coronal ejection strike, unlimited nuclear war, etc, etc, etc... This is the certain end. But if any of these things occur, it will have to be before the star starts running out of fuel. Don't believe me? Ask any nuclear physicist. This is the REAL certainty of our future. There will be no star trek escape.( Einstein ). So as they say, you are pi$$ing into the wind, what with your pathetic "cause". Better do something with your life, quickly! As it is , when the last shovel of dirt falls on your grave, nobody will ever mention your name again......

Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#43951 Feb 28, 2014
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
litesong is an uneducated troll.
litesong thinks 'it' helps the cause of climate alarmism.
warmies quietly squirm with litesong's every post.
i like litesong!!
litesong proves that climate alarmism is embraced by idiotic quacks.
let litesong shine, i say!!
Your resentment is showing, pops.

Litesong is everything you are not.
litesong

Everett, WA

#43952 Feb 28, 2014
[QUOTE who="ratdownthemiddle ", "middleofthedownwronggull y"].....let litesong shine, i say!![/QUOTE]

"ratdownthemiddle", "middleofthedownwronggull y" tries a new tactic to end my illumination of their foul insanities. Hey, foul fiends! Here's more light.......

"ratdownthemiddle", "middleofthedownwronggull y" has no science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc in its poorly(or non-) earned hi skule DEE-plooomaa.
litesong

Everett, WA

#43953 Mar 1, 2014
jimmied boob wrote:
You can "virtual" travel... Also, we need to reduce arena and stadium events that are televised. Televised sport events bring you closer to the action and in the comfort of your own home.
Another one enthralled by the second-hand video games dis-connect & dis-reality from real life. The 700,000 people who attended the Seattle Seahawk parade & celebration show you real life & spirit.

But I do agree with you about commuter air hopping within states & even across the country.
litesong

Everett, WA

#43954 Mar 1, 2014
brain-denied wrote:
...... a new lightbulb isnt(sic) gonna(sic) solve anything how bout(sic) turning the dam(damn?) thing off when not in use!
I replaced three 100 watt bulbs with 3 swivel LED lights, cutting consumption from 300 watts to 20 watts. In only 4000 hours of use, 1100kilowatt-hrs of dam(not damn)-generated electricity are saved & $100.

Ah..... I turn them off when not in use.
Jimbo

Corona Del Mar, CA

#43955 Mar 1, 2014
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
"ratdownthemiddle", "middleofthedownwronggull y" tries a new tactic to end my illumination of their foul insanities. Hey, foul fiends! Here's more light.......
"ratdownthemiddle", "middleofthedownwronggull y" has no science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc in its poorly(or non-) earned hi skule DEE-plooomaa.
koo koo
Environmonitor

Corona Del Mar, CA

#43956 Mar 1, 2014
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
Another one enthralled by the second-hand video games dis-connect & dis-reality from real life. The 700,000 people who attended the Seattle Seahawk parade & celebration show you real life & spirit.
But I do agree with you about commuter air hopping within states & even across the country.
Cars waiting in line for an hour to park at a stadium is wasted carbon. Remember the 2005 Super Bowl and the 2002 World Series? I didn't think so. The planet must outlive all of those transitory temporary events.

And we must eliminate the delivery of all paper newspapers and paper political mailers. The carbon used to create and deliver them is needless since excellent alternative online methods are available.

Finally, I hope you are using neither plastic or paper bags or groceries or for trash.

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