Monday, November 26, 2007

The Mid West - Ground Zero for US Global Warming!

The Northern Hemisphere is the warmest this year since record-keeping started 127 years ago, according to the National Climatic Data Center.

Temperatures for January through October averaged 1.3 degrees above the norm. If the trend continues, the year could break the record for the warmest set in 2005.

26 comments:

LifeBeginsAt200MPH said...

yawn...

Lee said...

Speaking of instilling FEAR in the minds of the public....

LifeBeginsAt200MPH said...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main
.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/11/25/nbook125
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This carefully ignores the latest US satellite figures showing temperatures having fallen since 1998, declining in 2007 to a 1983 level - not to mention the newly revised figures for US surface temperatures showing that the 1930s had four of the 10 warmest years of the past century, with the hottest year of all being not 1998, as was previously claimed, but 1934.

Manmade GW=BULLSHIT!!

Shoes4Industry said...

As they say: "If you can't stand the heat..."


http://tinyurl.com/afebp

Shoes4Industry said...

The difference here Lee, is that this threat is real and not manufactured by a corrupt, criminal administration. You SHOULD be afraid of this, as opposed to some trumped up, phony "terrorist threat."

LifeBeginsAt200MPH said...

Geezusss...

I must admit I am impressed. I've read just about everything I could read for the last 45+ years on WWII in general and Nazis in particular, and you have it down PERFECTLY!!

The Big Lie...repeat it often enough and loud enough and eventually the weak minded masses will start to buy it.

You sure there's not a Goebbels in your past lineage somewhere?

Shoes4Industry said...

Au contraire, mon frier...

Dr. Lawrence Britt has examined the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia) and several Latin American regimes. Britt found 14-defining characteristics common to each:

1. Powerful and Continuing Nationalism - Fascist regimes tend to make constant use of patriotic mottos, slogans, symbols, songs, and other paraphernalia. Flags are seen everywhere, as are flag symbols on clothing and in public displays. President "Flightsuit".

2. Disdain for the Recognition of Human Rights - Because of fear of enemies and the need for security, the people in fascist regimes are persuaded that human rights can be ignored in certain cases because of "need." The people tend to look the other way or even approve of torture, summary executions, assassinations, long incarcerations of prisoners, etc.

3. Identification of Enemies/Scapegoats as a Unifying Cause - The people are rallied into a unifying patriotic frenzy over the need to eliminate a perceived common threat or foe: racial , ethnic or religious minorities; liberals; communists; socialists, terrorists, etc. IMMIGRANTS?

4. Supremacy of the Military - Even when there are widespread domestic problems, the military is given a disproportionate amount of government funding, and the domestic agenda is neglected. Soldiers and military service are glamorized.

5. Rampant Sexism - The governments of fascist nations tend to be almost exclusively male-dominated. Under fascist regimes, traditional gender roles are made more rigid. Divorce, abortion and homosexuality are suppressed and the state is represented as the ultimate guardian of the family institution.

6. Controlled Mass Media - Sometimes to media is directly controlled by the government, but in other cases, the media is indirectly controlled by government regulation, or sympathetic media spokespeople and executives. Censorship, especially in war time, is very common.

7. Obsession with National Security - Fear is used as a motivational tool by the government over the masses.

8. Religion and Government are Intertwined - Governments in fascist nations tend to use the most common religion in the nation as a tool to manipulate public opinion. Religious rhetoric and terminology is common from government leaders, even when the major tenets of the religion are diametrically opposed to the government's policies or actions.

9. Corporate Power is Protected - The industrial and business aristocracy of a fascist nation often are the ones who put the government leaders into power, creating a mutually beneficial business/government relationship and power elite.

10. Labor Power is Suppressed - Because the organizing power of labor is the only real threat to a fascist government, labor unions are either eliminated entirely, or are severely suppressed.

11. Disdain for Intellectuals and the Arts - Fascist nations tend to promote and tolerate open hostility to higher education, and academia. It is not uncommon for professors and other academics to be censored or even arrested. Free expression in the arts and letters is openly attacked.

12. Obsession with Crime and Punishment - Under fascist regimes, the police are given almost limitless power to enforce laws. The people are often willing to overlook police abuses and even forego civil liberties in the name of patriotism. There is often a national police force with virtually unlimited power in fascist nations.

13. Rampant Cronyism and Corruption - Fascist regimes almost always are governed by groups of friends and associates who appoint each other to government positions and use governmental power and authority to protect their friends from accountability. It is not uncommon in fascist regimes for national resources and even treasures to be appropriated or even outright stolen by government leaders.

14. Fraudulent Elections - Sometimes elections in fascist nations are a complete sham. Other times elections are manipulated by smear campaigns against or even assassination of opposition candidates, use of legislation to control voting numbers or political district boundaries, and manipulation of the media. Fascist nations also typically use their judiciaries to manipulate or control elections.

**(Sound like any certain party and/or President and administration that we know? Hmm??)

Lee said...

10,000 people are expected to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference. Many will be flying by private jet to a tropical Indonesian island, spewing tens of thousands of metric CO2...

And, finally Shoes, you dream has come true - Gore made it to the Oval Office yesterday. To visit PRESIDENT Bush.

Shirley Heezgay! said...

I'm sure he was just taking measurements for window treatments.

Lee said...

Window treatments? In his and your dreams.

Oh, and Shoes, the terror threat is not phony. When are you going to wake or wise (or both) up?

LifeBeginsAt200MPH said...

...never.

Shoes4Industry said...

The "terror threat" that the Administration wants you to believe in, is completely phony. The threat that is there, has only been made greater by their actions (or in actions). THEY are the real threat to you and your future.

WAKE UP!

LifeBeginsAt200MPH said...

How can you tell when a "Progressive" is lieing?

...their lips are moving.

As an example, the statement made here that

"Guns kill people". Absolutely false.

No gun in the history of mankind has ever killed anybody. No gun ever made, loads, cocks and then pulls it's own trigger.

The CORRECT statement would have been that PEOPLE Murder PEOPLE. And sometimes, they use guns to do it with.

Pure logic... a trait not common to Progressives.

Shirley Heezgay! said...

Looks like the Canadian phenom. of "Snowbirds" will start to dwindle.

There goes Florida's economy.

Lee said...

Despite ALARMING PREDICITIONS, the US came thru a second hurricane season virtually unscathed...

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Shoes4Industry said...

Tell that to Mexico, Lee.

Lee said...

Mexico? And just who was talking about Mexico?

Shoes4Industry said...

Just because hurricanes did not strike the US doesn't mean there weren't any. Ask Mexico.

Lee said...

Read AGAIN carefully. I was NOT talking about Mexico in the original comment. I was talking about the United States. Case closed.

Shoes4Industry said...

It's called GLOBAL WARMING for a reason, Lee. What you do affects folks in countries other than the good ole' USA.

Lee said...

C'mon Shoes, you don't really believe it is the GOOD ole' USA.

And for the THIRD time Shoes, I was merely making a statement about a little GOOD news regarding GW and THIS country. Please don't make me have to repeat myself again.

Shoes4Industry said...

OK, Lee you're right. Good thing as we still have not addressed the rebuilding from the hurricanes TWO YEARS AGO!

Lee said...

Typical of you to TOTALLY change the subject, Shoes. GW was the subject NOT NO.

But since you are the one that brought up the rebuilding of NO - maybe since Mayor Ray waants to rebuild a "choclate" city he should to to Hersey to have it built. They do, after all, make the best choclate...

Shoes4Industry said...

You should know, Lee.

Lee said...

You should know, Lee?? WHF!

Shoes4Industry said...

Here ya go, Lee...

http://tinyurl.com/3do9p3