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Mililani, HI

#1179265 Aug 3, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
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I notice that Nutcase is always projecting her negative qualities onto others. It's just what she does to deal with her numerable inadequacies.
lo! Sorry. I need to correct you...

Rolo's 'innumerable inadequcies'!!!!

“Stop Child Soliders”

Since: Apr 14

Location hidden

#1179266 Aug 3, 2014
Patrick wrote:
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Seems it did!
Bill O’Reilly took on Karl Rove over the management
of the VA during the Bush administration.
“The problems existed on the day President Bush left office,” the Fox News host said to Rove, who was a White House aide to President George W. Bush, on Wednesday evening.
He cited a 2008 report issued by VA to the Obama-Biden presidential transition team that said waiting times at the department were too long and threatened veterans’ access to health care. The report, obtained by CBS News, said,“the problems and causes associated with scheduled, waiting times and waiting lists are systemic.”
“Because President Bush
involved the nation in two very intense wars,
he had to upgrade the VA facilities.
Everybody knows that,” O’Reilly replied, referring to the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.
4500 dead
140,000 needing care
Maybe you should have attempted to read what I posted and responded to that-eh?
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Mililani, HI

#1179267 Aug 3, 2014
LRDII wrote:
<quoted text>Bush hasn't been in control of anything governmental since Jan. 2009. It may seem bizarre to you little progressive types, but time does move on, and your Dear Leader Barak Hussein has been in control for quite a long time. Blaming Bush is so passe, you need another straw man.
lol! You must have missed all those posts about blaming Clinton for 911 son.

Flip.... Flop.....
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Mililani, HI

#1179268 Aug 3, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
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Nutcases like Roxy.
lol!

“Stop Child Soliders”

Since: Apr 14

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#1179270 Aug 3, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
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LOL. You can't even comprehend a simple concept like "live in your head". LMAO
http://www.quotes-clothing.com/holding-grudge...

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1179271 Aug 3, 2014
The Myth of the Climate Change '97%'
What is the origin of the false belief—constantly repeated—that almost all scientists agree about global warming?

By JOSEPH BAST And ROY SPENCER
May 26, 2014 7:13 p.m. ET
Last week Secretary of State John Kerry warned graduating students at Boston College of the "crippling consequences" of climate change. "Ninety-seven percent of the world's scientists," he added, "tell us this is urgent."
Where did Mr. Kerry get the 97% figure? Perhaps from his boss, President Obama, who tweeted on May 16 that "Ninety-seven percent of scientists agree:#climate change is real, man-made and dangerous." Or maybe from NASA, which posted (in more measured language) on its website, "Ninety-seven percent of climate scientists agree that climate-warming trends over the past century are very likely due to human activities."
Yet the assertion that 97% of scientists believe that climate change is a man-made, urgent problem is a fiction. The so-called consensus comes from a handful of surveys and abstract-counting exercises that have been contradicted by more reliable research.
One frequently cited source for the consensus is a 2004 opinion essay published in Science magazine by Naomi Oreskes, a science historian now at Harvard. She claimed to have examined abstracts of 928 articles published in scientific journals between 1993 and 2003, and found that 75% supported the view that human activities are responsible for most of the observed warming over the previous 50 years while none directly dissented.
Ms. Oreskes's definition of consensus covered "man-made" but left out "dangerous"—and scores of articles by prominent scientists such as Richard Lindzen, John Christy, Sherwood Idso and Patrick Michaels, who question the consensus, were excluded. The methodology is also flawed. A study published earlier this year in Nature noted that abstracts of academic papers often contain claims that aren't substantiated in the papers.
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Another widely cited source for the consensus view is a 2009 article in "Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union" by Maggie Kendall Zimmerman, a student at the University of Illinois, and her master's thesis adviser Peter Doran. It reported the results of a two-question online survey of selected scientists. Mr. Doran and Ms. Zimmerman claimed "97 percent of climate scientists agree" that global temperatures have risen and that humans are a significant contributing factor.
The survey's questions don't reveal much of interest. Most scientists who are skeptical of catastrophic global warming nevertheless would answer "yes" to both questions. The survey was silent on whether the human impact is large enough to constitute a problem. Nor did it include solar scientists, space scientists, cosmologists, physicists, meteorologists or astronomers, who are the scientists most likely to be aware of natural causes of climate change.
The "97 percent" figure in the Zimmerman/Doran survey represents the views of only 79 respondents who listed climate science as an area of expertise and said they published more than half of their recent peer-reviewed papers on climate change. Seventy-nine scientists—of the 3,146 who responded to the survey—does not a consensus make.
In 2010, William R. Love Anderegg, then a student at Stanford University, used Google Scholar to identify the views of the most prolific writers on climate change. His findings were published in Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences. Mr. Love Anderegg found that 97% to 98% of the 200 most prolific writers on climate change believe "anthropogenic greenhouse gases have been responsible for 'most' of the 'unequivocal' warming." There was no mention of how dangerous this climate change might be; and, of course, 200 researchers out of the thousands who have contributed to the climate science debate is not evidence of consensus.

“Stop Child Soliders”

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#1179272 Aug 3, 2014
USAsince1680 wrote:
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It's not my problem that you can't understand what the press is reporting. Although, you do have an excuse...it's called 'auditory processing deficit."
Says the person missing the Shinseki scandal

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#1179273 Aug 3, 2014
In 2013, John Cook, an Australia-based blogger, and some of his friends reviewed abstracts of peer-reviewed papers published from 1991 to 2011. Mr. Cook reported that 97% of those who stated a position explicitly or implicitly suggest that human activity is responsible for some warming. His findings were published in Environmental Research Letters.

Mr. Cook's work was quickly debunked. In Science and Education in August 2013, for example, David R. Legates (a professor of geography at the University of Delaware and former director of its Center for Climatic Research) and three coauthors reviewed the same papers as did Mr. Cook and found "only 41 papers—0.3 percent of all 11,944 abstracts or 1.0 percent of the 4,014 expressing an opinion, and not 97.1 percent—had been found to endorse" the claim that human activity is causing most of the current warming. Elsewhere, climate scientists including Craig Idso, Nicola Scafetta, Nir J. Shaviv and Nils- Axel Morner, whose research questions the alleged consensus, protested that Mr. Cook ignored or misrepresented their work.

Rigorous international surveys conducted by German scientists Dennis Bray and Hans von Storch —most recently published in Environmental Science & Policy in 2010—have found that most climate scientists disagree with the consensus on key issues such as the reliability of climate data and computer models. They do not believe that climate processes such as cloud formation and precipitation are sufficiently understood to predict future climate change.

Surveys of meteorologists repeatedly find a majority oppose the alleged consensus. Only 39.5% of 1,854 American Meteorological Society members who responded to a survey in 2012 said man-made global warming is dangerous.

Finally, the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change—which claims to speak for more than 2,500 scientists—is probably the most frequently cited source for the consensus. Its latest report claims that "human interference with the climate system is occurring, and climate change poses risks for human and natural systems." Yet relatively few have either written on or reviewed research having to do with the key question: How much of the temperature increase and other climate changes observed in the 20th century was caused by man-made greenhouse-gas emissions? The IPCC lists only 41 authors and editors of the relevant chapter of the Fifth Assessment Report addressing "anthropogenic and natural radiative forcing."

Of the various petitions on global warming circulated for signatures by scientists, the one by the Petition Project, a group of physicists and physical chemists based in La Jolla, Calif., has by far the most signatures—more than 31,000 (more than 9,000 with a Ph.D.). It was most recently published in 2009, and most signers were added or reaffirmed since 2007. The petition states that "there is no convincing scientific evidence that human release of ... carbon dioxide, methane, or other greenhouse gases is causing or will, in the foreseeable future, cause catastrophic heating of the Earth's atmosphere and disruption of the Earth's climate."

We could go on, but the larger point is plain. There is no basis for the claim that 97% of scientists believe that man-made climate change is a dangerous problem.

Mr. Bast is president of the Heartland Institute. Dr. Spencer is a principal research scientist for the University of Alabama in Huntsville and the U.S. Science Team Leader for the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer on NASA's Aqua satellite.
TSM

El Paso, TX

#1179274 Aug 3, 2014
Hopefully this is a Trend ‘Jewish voters 'drifting away from Democrats!' The million dollar questions will the Blacks/Hispanics community wise up?
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1179276 Aug 3, 2014
SPIEGEL has learned from reliable sources that Israeli intelligence eavesdropped on US Secretary of State John Kerry during Middle East peace negotiations. In addition to the Israelis, at least one other intelligence service also listened in as Kerry mediated last year between Israel, the Palestinians and the Arab states, several intelligence service sources told SPIEGEL. Revelations of the eavesdropping could further damage already tense relations between the US government and Israel.

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/isr...
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Mililani, HI

#1179277 Aug 3, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
lol! So quotes on a shirt...

I bet you wear one at work son!
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1179278 Aug 3, 2014
TSM wrote:
Hopefully this is a Trend ‘Jewish voters 'drifting away from Democrats!' The million dollar questions will the Blacks/Hispanics community wise up?
Wise up to what? Why would anyone vote republican?
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Mililani, HI

#1179279 Aug 3, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
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Says the person missing the Shinseki scandal
lol! I know son.

When Shinseki told bushie boy he needed twice as many troops to accomplish the mission, bushie boy promptly fired him.

That was a scandal wasn't it? And then it blew into an even bigger one!

Since: Mar 14

Orlando, FL

#1179280 Aug 3, 2014
la tigre wrote:
Incognito4Ever wrote:
Been a big day. Eventful day, as it were. Started very early this morning and I'm pooped.
<quoted text>
__________
O, this is beautiful. Think by insulting Republicans under my screen name ( slight tweak on this one ) that you're somehow doing ME a disservice causing Republicans to dislike me.
I got news for you suga', I can manage that dislike all on my own, and perhaps already have.
The cruel irony is, you believe you're the cause. HeH!!
The Republicans only like me a little less than the Democrats do on this thread.
A wasted endeavor of futility on your part Devil.
Hope Carol is wise enough to know it's your crudeness at play here. If not ...
Don't worry. The imposters are quite easy to detect. We're getting used to them. One in particular. We just ignore him.
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#1179281 Aug 3, 2014
paddeyomalley wrote:
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Why would anyone listen in to Kerry's babble when they weren't forced to do so at the point of a gun. That would be the same as listening to you or the blackface president.
unwarranted right wing entitlement issues based in warranted paranoia; seems Europe doesn't feel the same way about Israel that the GOP does. so Israel does what right wing losers do...cheat.

now all we need to do is wait for the lies about the cheating. which begs the question....are they showing FOX in Israel?
Lily Boca Raton FL

Boca Raton, FL

#1179282 Aug 3, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
<quoted text>
Says the person missing the Shinseki scandal
I'll give you a Morning Doo for that one:

http://www.fart-sounds.net/fart_sound_board.h...
la tigre

Buffalo, NY

#1179283 Aug 3, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
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Carol rarely falls for her tricks. I think that the Devil, et al knows this. It is more designed to irritate you


Good, because last time she did she caught hell for posting those pics.

Devil doesn't irritate me so it's a waste of time and design.

And those who do fall for her tricks, well that's on them.

Patrick

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#1179284 Aug 3, 2014
RoxLo wrote:
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Maybe you should have attempted to read what I posted and responded to that-eh?
Keep posting ..... you are amusing.... if a bit self-centered ?
sonicfilter

Fishers, IN

#1179286 Aug 3, 2014
62% of British public says Israel committing war crimes, as polls show sympathy for Palestinians

https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/news/europe...
TSM

El Paso, TX

#1179287 Aug 3, 2014
This is a president that careless about the Democratic Party/Democrats but he’s the Albatross hanging around their necks!!

Poll: Registered Voters Want A Republican House AND Senate!!

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