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John Galt wrote:
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Who is Jack Wagner?
He's you're long lost brother...you guys were seperated at birth....

Mom had better things to do.....

Have fun with the spell checking too. You guys should get along just peachy...
D Cheney

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Mitt Romney says it "kills" him that he's not president. But he doesn't blame Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie or anything else on his loss to President Barack Obama--except his campaign's failure to connect with minority voters.

“I lost my election because of my campaign," Romney said on "Fox News Sunday" in his first television interview since his November defeat. "Not because of what anyone else did."

The former Massachusetts governor refused place blame on Christie, who some Republicans say gave Obama a last-minute lift in his embrace of the president in the wake of the storm.

Romney said his inability to win over black and Hispanic voters--and the damage done by those disastrous "47 percent" comments--ultimately derailed his White House bid.

Ann Romney, though, pointed the finger at the fourth estate.“It was not just the campaign’s fault," Ann Romney said. "I believe it was the media's fault as well, in that he was not being given a fair shake--that people weren’t allowed to really see him for who he was. I’m happy to blame the media.”

Her husband, she said, "has an enormous skill set in dealing with difficult issues and I totally believe at this moment, if Mitt were there in the office, that we would not be facing sequestration right now."
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Farnsworth wrote:
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He's you're long lost brother...you guys were seperated at birth....
Mom had better things to do.....
Have fun with the spell checking too. You guys should get along just peachy...
Speaking of good grammar and spelling. LOL
John Galt

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Farnsworth wrote:
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He's you're long lost brother...you guys were seperated at birth....
Mom had better things to do.....
Have fun with the spell checking too. You guys should get along just peachy...
"your", not "you're"

"separated", not "seperated"

You should have finished high school.
John Galt

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D Cheney wrote:
Mitt Romney says it "kills" him that he's not president. But he doesn't blame Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie or anything else on his loss to President Barack Obama--except his campaign's failure to connect with minority voters.
“I lost my election because of my campaign," Romney said on "Fox News Sunday" in his first television interview since his November defeat. "Not because of what anyone else did."
The former Massachusetts governor refused place blame on Christie, who some Republicans say gave Obama a last-minute lift in his embrace of the president in the wake of the storm.
Romney said his inability to win over black and Hispanic voters--and the damage done by those disastrous "47 percent" comments--ultimately derailed his White House bid.
Ann Romney, though, pointed the finger at the fourth estate.“It was not just the campaign’s fault," Ann Romney said. "I believe it was the media's fault as well, in that he was not being given a fair shake--that people weren’t allowed to really see him for who he was. I’m happy to blame the media.”
Her husband, she said, "has an enormous skill set in dealing with difficult issues and I totally believe at this moment, if Mitt were there in the office, that we would not be facing sequestration right now."
Unlike Obama, who always blames others for his failures, Romney is a man.
Farnsworth

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Quoth the Raven wrote:
Is TaxNoMore nevermore?
Eitherr he morphd into Galt or they finally came and got him.....
Paul

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Farnsworth wrote:
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Eitherr he morphd into Galt or they finally came and got him.....
Huh?

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Quoth the Raven wrote:
Is TaxNoMore nevermore?
LOL! Yep he is.

After a particularly racist posting binge a couple of weeks ago, he and all his posts disappeared. No evidence here that he ever existed.

I'm surprised that Topix actually did that, so good on Topix!

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John Galt wrote:
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Humans should stop breathing and exhaling CO2.
Eliminate 500 million or so Chinese and make a huge dent in global warming.
Or turn off the heat and freeze to death.
Seriously - go educate yourself...

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How does respiration by humans and animals affect carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere?

Answer:

Humans exhale about 1 kg of carbon dioxide per day. The exact amount depends on age, sex, size, and most importantly activity level. Multiply that by a world population of six billion and you get a very large number.

However, human exhalation of carbon dioxide is part of a closed system. There can be no net addition of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere because the amount of carbon dioxide we exhale can’t be greater than the carbon we put into our bodies by eating plants, or eating animals that eat plants. The plants got the carbon from the atmosphere via photosynthesis.

This closed system is true for any animal, not just humans. It is also true for a growing population. You simply can’t have more animals than there are plants to support those animals.

The reason why burning fossil fuels is a concern is because it is not a closed loop over human time scales. Extracting coal and oil and burning them puts carbon back into the atmosphere that plants removed millions of years ago.

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John Galt wrote:
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Assuming that you are correct, a ridiculous assumption, how does man reverse global warming?
At this point, it's not about reversing global warming. It's about mitigation.

mit·i·ga·tion
noun
- the act of lessening the force or intensity of something unpleasant

Again - go educate yourself...

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Climate change mitigation is action to decrease the intensity of radiative forcing in order to reduce the effects of global warming. Most often, climate change mitigation scenarios involve reductions in the concentrations of greenhouse gases, either by reducing their sources or by increasing their sinks.

The United Nations (UN) defines mitigation in the context of climate change, as a human intervention to reduce the sources or enhance the sinks of greenhouse gases.

Examples include using fossil fuels more efficiently for industrial processes or electricity generation, switching to renewable energy (solar energy or wind power), improving the insulation of buildings, and expanding forests and other "sinks" to remove greater amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change_m...
John Galt

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Dan the Man Chambersburg wrote:
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At this point, it's not about reversing global warming. It's about mitigation.
mit·i·ga·tion
noun
- the act of lessening the force or intensity of something unpleasant
Again - go educate yourself...
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Climate change mitigation is action to decrease the intensity of radiative forcing in order to reduce the effects of global warming. Most often, climate change mitigation scenarios involve reductions in the concentrations of greenhouse gases, either by reducing their sources or by increasing their sinks.
The United Nations (UN) defines mitigation in the context of climate change, as a human intervention to reduce the sources or enhance the sinks of greenhouse gases.
Examples include using fossil fuels more efficiently for industrial processes or electricity generation, switching to renewable energy (solar energy or wind power), improving the insulation of buildings, and expanding forests and other "sinks" to remove greater amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_change_m...
All at the cost of destroying our economy in reaction to an unproven theory.

Increased or decreased solar activity will dwarf any efforts by man to control global temperatures.

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John Galt wrote:
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All at the cost of destroying our economy in reaction to an unproven theory.
Increased or decreased solar activity will dwarf any efforts by man to control global temperatures.
How many Superstorm Sandy's will it take to destroy our economy?

How many Hurricane Isaac's will it take to destroy our economy?

How many mid-western droughts will it take to destroy our economy?

How many thousands of square miles destroyed by wildfires will it take to destroy our economy?

How many record tornado seasons will it take to destroy our economy?

When you can only think short-term and cannot comprehend the long-term damage of inaction, you will inevitably reach conclusions like you do. It's a function of narrow self-interest and complete disregard for the interests of others. IOW - typical conservative ideological thinking.

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John Galt wrote:
Increased or decreased solar activity will dwarf any efforts by man to control global temperatures.
You're really hung up on solar activity, aren't you?

Increased solar activity is not responsible for our current warming trend. That has been conclusively proven.

If you would gain even a basic education of the science behind global warming you wouldn't have to go around saying embarrassing things like this.

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In 2012, the US had ELEVEN weather events that cost more than $1 billion...

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Preliminary Info on 2012 U.S. Billion-Dollar Extreme Weather/Climate Events

Today, NOAA released preliminary information on extreme weather and climate events in the U.S. for 2012 that are known to have reached the $1 billion threshold in losses.

As of December 20, NOAA estimates that the nation experienced 11 such events, to include seven severe weather/tornado events, two tropical storm/hurricane events, and the yearlong drought and associated wildfires.

These eleven events combined are believed to have caused 349 deaths
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Economic losses for two events, Sandy and the yearlong drought, are the big drivers this year in terms of costs and are still being calculated. It will take months to develop a final, reliable estimate for each. Given how big these events are likely to be, NOAA estimates 2012 will surpass 2011 (exceeding $60 billion, CPI-adjusted to 2012 dollars) in terms of aggregate costs for annual billion-dollar disasters, even with fewer number of billion-dollar disasters.

The greatest annual loss to date was 2005 when Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Wilma and Dennis struck Florida and the Gulf Coast states (costs exceeded $187 billion, CPI-adjusted to 2012 dollars).
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governor?

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what an idiot !!!!!

none of things happened b4 the industrial revolution ?

you really need to go educate your dumb azz !!!!

and to think you libheads have all the answers is hillarious !! just blame man LMAO !!!

you keep sucking that libwash up like a good lil drone danny boy ! strap up them boots and get to marching in step with the socialist agenda.

you really do need to go educate your dumb azz !!!
Dan the Man Chambersburg wrote:
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How many Superstorm Sandy's will it take to destroy our economy?
How many Hurricane Isaac's will it take to destroy our economy?
How many mid-western droughts will it take to destroy our economy?
How many thousands of square miles destroyed by wildfires will it take to destroy our economy?
How many record tornado seasons will it take to destroy our economy?
When you can only think short-term and cannot comprehend the long-term damage of inaction, you will inevitably reach conclusions like you do. It's a function of narrow self-interest and complete disregard for the interests of others. IOW - typical conservative ideological thinking.
Wheres it at PAT

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Dan the Man Chambersburg wrote:
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How many Superstorm Sandy's will it take to destroy our economy?
How many Hurricane Isaac's will it take to destroy our economy?
How many mid-western droughts will it take to destroy our economy?
How many thousands of square miles destroyed by wildfires will it take to destroy our economy?
How many record tornado seasons will it take to destroy our economy?
When you can only think short-term and cannot comprehend the long-term damage of inaction, you will inevitably reach conclusions like you do. It's a function of narrow self-interest and complete disregard for the interests of others. IOW - typical conservative ideological thinking.
Rainstorm Sandy (and the other events) are weather and not climate change.

The damage from Rainstorm Sandy would have been minimal if people didn't build their homes on sand bars and filled tidal marshes. Giving these fools federal taxpayer dollars to rebuild on sand bars is insanity.

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John Galt wrote:
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Rainstorm Sandy (and the other events) are weather and not climate change.
The damage from Rainstorm Sandy would have been minimal if people didn't build their homes on sand bars and filled tidal marshes. Giving these fools federal taxpayer dollars to rebuild on sand bars is insanity.
You think it's normal to have eleven storms where the damage exceeds $1 billion in one year?

Be serious.
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Wow!!! Windbag Dan the Man is still rambling on...and on...and on... And on a thread about Pa governor 2010.Anyone ever see "My Name is Earl" season 2 episode 8 - "Robbed a Stoner Blind" ? Perhaps Dan the Man Chambersburg should post as Earl Hickey Camden.Why post hundreds of pages of "evidence","pro of","studiies"a nd "education" and not one sentence of "solutions"?By the way,I supported Jack Wagner in 2010.(I may have failed to mention this before.)He doesn't cause global warming.

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