"Maybe having Congress and the White House involved in the automobile industry wouldn't be such a bad idea – because if they pushed cars like they are pushing the climate bill, the auto industry would be poised for unprecedented growth. "
Amen brother, please continue. Whoever thought it was a good idea to have the government get involved with the auto industry rather than letting them, on their own, make the tough decisions that would put them back on the road to profitablility, need only examine how well the government runs other such models of efficiency like Social Security and Medicare.
"Sen. Barbra Boxer, D-Calif., claims that if the Senate doesn't pass a bill to cut global warming there will be dire results of biblical proportions: both droughts and floods (she wants the bases covered), fires, agricultural losses, loss of species and worsening air pollution."
This in spite of the fact that recent reports indicate that the globe is cooling rather than warming. This recent article from no less a right-wing think-tank than USA TODAY would raise the possibility that the climate models used to predict global-warming are all wrong.
"David Deming wrote, "This is not science – it's religion. It takes faith to believe in global warming. You need to pretend the sun is not the major factor in how warm the earth is at any given time. You need to pretend that your choice of light bulb can really impact the temperature of the planet. You need to pretend that buying carbon credits from Al Gore will actually save the planet."
And let's see a show of hands. How many people believe that the so-called "carbon credit" business is anything other than a complete and utter fraud? Using a common search engine I typed in the words [carbon credits fraud] and got about 300,000 hits, including this one from the NY Times stating that "reports of fraud and abuse are piling up."
Kudos to Massie for mentioning that Weather Channel founder, John Coleman described global warming as a " 'manufactured crisis' by dastardly scientists with environmental and political motives who have manipulated long-term scientific data to create an illusion of rapid global warming." See Weather Channel founder: Warming 'greatest scam in history'.I've long believed that the leftist-globalist cabal would have had MUCH better success trying to advance their agenda by approaching it from a air-water quality angle rather than something more easily disproved like AGW.