Monday, March 19, 2007

The Gauntlet Has Been Thrown .................

"Al Gore Challenged to International TV Debate on Global Warming" Link
"In a formal invitation sent to former Vice-President Al Gore's Tennessee address and released to the public, Lord Monckton has thrown down the gauntlet to challenge Gore to what he terms "the Second Great Debate," an internationally televised, head-to-head, nation-unto-nation confrontation on the question, "That our effect on climate is not dangerous."

Wanna bet on the odds of "The Goracle" actually debating Lord Monckton? No Friggen' Way.

It Seems that "The Goracle" will be in Washington DC, Wednesday. GORE FACES HILL GRILLING ON 'WARMING'; QUESTIONS AWAIT FORMER VP via Drudge. Expect a snowstorm. He seems to have a chilling effect on anyplace he visits.

In other Global Warming News - Scientific Smackdown: Skeptics Voted The Clear Winners Against Global Warming Believers in Heated NYC Debate

Just days before former Vice President Al Gore’s scheduled visit to testify about global warming before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works, -

"a high profile climate debate between prominent scientists Wednesday evening ended with global warming skeptics being voted the clear winner by a tough New York City before an audience of hundreds of people." Read the whole thing. There may be hope, yet.

And finally - From "The Telegraph"

"Too many journalists and scientists have built their careers on the global-warming alarm. Certain newspapers have staked their reputation on it. The death of this theory will be painful and ugly. But it will die. Because it is wrong, wrong, wrong."

That says it better than I ever could.

Oh, I somehow I Missed - This CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER Article

"Limousine Liberal Hypocrisy"

".... Leo and Al then portentously announced that for the first time ever, the Academy Awards ceremony had gone green. What did that mean? Solar panels in the designer gowns? It turns out that the Academy neutralized the evening's "carbon footprint" by buying carbon credits. That means it sent money to a "carbon broker," who promised, after taking his cut, to reduce carbon emissions somewhere on the planet equivalent to what the stars spewed into the atmosphere while flying in on their private planes.
In other words, the rich reduce their carbon output by not one ounce. But drawing on the hundreds of millions of net worth in the Kodak Theatre, they pull out lunch money to buy ecological indulgences. The last time the selling of pardons was prevalent--in a predecessor religion to environmentalism called Christianity--Martin Luther lost his temper and launched the Reformation".

It just gets better. He really rips the Hollywood Crowd a new one. Via Ace

OK, that's a lot of reading for y'all. Digest and be smarter.

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