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    Doomsday , Again

    https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-...rming-13382086

    World has only 11 years to stop catastrophic climate change, experts warn

    -----Impacts of climate change will be less extreme if temperature rises are curbed at 1.5C above pre-industrial levels than if they climb to 2C-----

    Countries must take "unprecedented" action to slash carbon emissions to zero by 2050 and limit dangerous global warming, a key report has warned.

    Impacts of climate change , from droughts to rising seas, will be less extreme if temperature rises are curbed at 1.5C above pre-industrial levels than if they climb to 2C, the UN-backed study said.

    Limiting warming to 1.5C is possible but will require fast and far-reaching changes to power generation, industry, transport, buildings and potential shifts in lifestyle such as eating less meat.

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    https://www.apnews.com/c9f226034f05432b9a00f975e15815bf

    Trump EPA acts to roll back control on climate-changing coal



    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency acted again Thursday to ease rules on the sagging U.S. coal industry, this time scaling back what would have been a tough control on climate-changing emissions from any new coal plants.

    The latest Trump administration targeting of legacy Obama administration efforts to slow climate change comes in the wake of multiplying warnings from the agency’s scientists and others about the accelerating pace of global warming.

    In a ceremony Thursday at the agency, acting EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler signed a proposal to dismantle a 2015 rule that any new coal power plants include cutting-edge techniques to capture the carbon dioxide from their smokestacks.

    Wheeler called the Obama rules “excessive burdens” for the coal industry.

    “This administration cares about action and results, not talks and wishful thinking,” Wheeler said.

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    Do you know what the initials "EPA" stand for? If you do, that alone makes you more qualified than Wheeler, or that criminal piece of shit Pruitt who was in the office before him.

    Apparently Cheeto & his flunkies think it should mean "Enabling Polluting Assholes"
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    I don't know whether to laugh or cry at the fucking idiocy.

    Someone who lives in fucking Florida of all places.
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    Let me get this straight. You guys are so sexually retarded you don’t know which bathroom to use but you can tell me with absolute certainty which government statute would’ve prevented Chernobyl, Fukushima, or 3 Mile? The EPA works in conjunction with the TSA, DEA, NSA, and DOE to insure the FDA types are arrested by the FBI and the ATF.

    By the way, am I the only adult in the United States the noticed that pajama boy was sitting in his parents house at age 26 using his parents paid public power utility to make his Michael Jackson brand cocoa while contemplating the ACA in a onesie?

    I don’t want to talk down anybody here. It doesn’t do anybody any good. I just didn’t know that there were that many experts on radiative forcing throughout the world community. And that I would run into the highest concentration of these experts here of all places.

    I’ve looked at this issue from your side of things believe me. It makes sense to reuse what you can. So don’t take it personally if I don’t believe a bunch of idiots that just walked out of Columbia University that were screwing and shitting in the streets 10 years ago are capable of understanding global warming. The same idiots are now driving a Chevy Volt and online shopping at Amazon.

    And just a side note: Baby it’s cold outside…

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    And the metric system is the tool of the devil...

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    https://www.vox.com/2018/11/24/18109...nal-assessment


    3 big takeaways from the major new US climate report
    Climate change is here, it’s expensive, and it’s deadly, according to a dire new report.


    Federal scientists have once again contradicted the White House, this time in a major new climate change assessment that was inauspiciously rushed to release the Friday after Thanksgiving. Their findings, however, should give even the Trump administration pause: Global warming could cause more harm to the US economy by 2100 than even the Great Recession did.

    And the risks aren’t just down the road. The 1,600-page report directly connects climate change to ongoing issues like declining water levels in the Colorado River Basin and the spread of ticks carrying Lyme disease, phenomena that are currently costing Americans resources and lives.

    Here are three key takeaways from the report.

    1) Climate change is expensive

    By the end of the century, warming on our current trajectory would cost the US economy upward of $500 billion a year in crop damage, lost labor, and extreme weather damages. This is almost double the economic blow of the Great Recession in the early 2000s.

    “With continued growth in emissions at historic rates, annual losses in some economic sectors are projected to reach hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century —more than the current gross domestic product (GDP) of many U.S. states,” according to the report.

    There are also second-order costs to contend with. Rising temperatures, for instance, make power generation more inefficient, raising the costs of electricity.

    No region of the country is immune to these costs. From fisheries to agriculture to tourism, major sectors of the economy stand to be damaged by climate change.

    This echoes findings from earlier this year that the US faces some of the highest social costs of carbon dioxide in the world. But it also implies that the inverse is true: Fighting climate change has huge financial benefits. Cutting greenhouse gases makes sense simply for our own economic self-interest.

    2) Climate change is deadly

    Rising temperatures kill — in any number of indirect ways, the report notes, but literally, too.

    The most direct way they do so is by increasing the frequency, intensity, and duration of heat waves; this summer alone, we saw deadly temperature spikes in Japan, Canada, and Pakistan that killed dozens of people.

    In the US, this heat is expected to more than offset any lives saved from warmer winters. “With continued warming, cold-related deaths are projected to decrease and heat-related deaths are projected to increase; in most regions, increases in heat-related deaths are expected to outpace reductions in cold-related deaths,” according to the report.

    Other maladies are also projected to get worse as the climate changes. Mosquitoes that spread viruses like West Nile and Zika are seeing their ranges grow. The ticks that spread Lyme disease are moving northward. Pollen-spewing plants are making allergy seasons longer and ever more severe as warmer winters and higher carbon dioxide levels make them more active.

    The scientists in the report projected that air quality will suffer as well. The pollution we breathe in is already one of the biggest killers in the world, taking years off of people’s lives. Rising average temperatures worsen ground-level ozone, which can harm breathing. It can also exacerbate sources of pollution like wildfires, which have created some of the worst breathing conditions in the world this month in California.

    3) We can still do something to limit global warming and counter its effects

    We already have most of the tools we need to aggressively curb carbon dioxide emissions, thereby limiting the rise in global average temperatures. According to the report’s scientists, we must use them.

    “Future impacts and risks from climate change are directly tied to decisions made in the present,” the assessment reads.

    These tactics range from shifting to cleaner energy, to changing how we use land, to pulling carbon dioxide out of the air. The question is whether there is enough political will to deploy these methods on a meaningful scale.

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    Before you start your Dunning-Kruger on your own governments report remember this group was set up by Bush senior and was put together by

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    Department of Agriculture
    Department of Defence
    Department of Energy
    Department of Health
    Department of Interior
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    Department of Transport
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    The National Science Foundation and the fucking Smithsonian.

    Of course they are ALL wrong and Jack Dunning and President Kruger just know best.

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    So the summation of your article from Vox says the weather is an expensive killer that will get worse. Will global warming get worse in the coming Ice Age?

    I can think of 100 places we need to spend money other than the EPA and not one of those departments are under the jurisdiction of Scotland.

    I don't know who the fuck Kruger is other than some guy in Animal House. Every coming Ice Age you guys pull some other horses ass out of your computer model. So understand this for about the last time: your computer model can't replicate the amount of SO2 pouring into the atmosphere every time Hawaii errupts.

    Baby it's cold outside...

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    This is really beginning to piss me off. Al Gore and the assholes at the IPCC missed the deadline in 2016 so now we got 2030. When are you guys ever correct about this?

    You guys show up to the grown-ups table with a computer model and a copy of the World Weekly claiming global warming is going to kill everybody alongside an article featuring some alien that fucked Marilyn Monroe.

    Get your shit together. All you want is more of my money and a way to keep getting it. If you guys have been smart enough to include that bullshit in Obamacare you have your global warming budget instead of lying about tipping points that don't exist.

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    Hey jacksoffmen, you dummy, how's the Dow doing?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jacksmar View Post
    This is really beginning to piss me off. Al Gore and the assholes at the IPCC missed the deadline in 2016 so now we got 2030. When are you guys ever correct about this?

    You guys show up to the grown-ups table with a computer model and a copy of the World Weekly claiming global warming is going to kill everybody alongside an article featuring some alien that fucked Marilyn Monroe.

    Get your shit together. All you want is more of my money and a way to keep getting it. If you guys have been smart enough to include that bullshit in Obamacare you have your global warming budget instead of lying about tipping points that don't exist.
    Your government wants a trillion of your dollars to update your nuclear weapons for what reason? The F35 fighter program is running at what $1.5 trillion dollars?

    All of the people that know anything say something needs to be done about climate change but you are owned by a few well placed big business propaganda pieces.

    You as a single lunatic is completely unimportant but there are many millions of other fuckwits just like you in the US so it is important to try and work out what went wrong with your thought processes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seshmeister View Post
    Your government wants a trillion of your dollars to update your nuclear weapons for what reason? The F35 fighter program is running at what $1.5 trillion dollars?

    All of the people that know anything say something needs to be done about climate change but you are owned by a few well placed big business propaganda pieces.

    You as a single lunatic is completely unimportant but there are many millions of other fuckwits just like you in the US so it is important to try and work out what went wrong with your thought processes.
    First let me say on the global warming bullshit; this isn't a medical prevention program, it isn't a dental prevention program, it's not OB/GYN, it isn't about building floodgates or flood walls or dams, it isn't about better streets, it isn't about better lighting, it isn't about better education in the public schools, and most importantly is not about government. You can't stop it if it decides to go rogue. In spite of all your sanctimonious horse shit, in spite of all your self-centered purposeless lives, in spite of all your consensual science your total contribution to the world concerning global warming is the same as if you stick your fist in the lake and then pull it back out. You got that?

    You will not have saved one breath for anybody, one drink of cool water, and you will have provided not one single hot shower. But you can go to bed better off knowing the amount of time you wasted on the weather didn't feed one single hungry kid tonight.

    Only an idiot like you would misread me entirely. It's because you can't see past your government and my wallet.

    If 300 million of you idiots and I mean ding dang fucking idiots that think you know better than anything about atmosphere, time parameters with regard to spatial displacement throughout the entire universe, and probability versus relativity in the time/space continuum of our universe; please fly to Hawaii and march yourselves up to the nearest volcano and jump in. You'll totally prove the point on how much SO2 a tree hugger can inhale before falling dead and the incineration point/avg. at which humans pull a Spinal Tap drummer.

    This is the sun. This is the earth.

    You still want to talk about nuclear proliferation?

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    Cool white, male, entitled post, artard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kristy View Post
    Cool white, male, entitled post, artard.
    Kristy you won't be smart enough to understand this but the women I live with and the women I date make me beyond cool. I'm glad you noticed some white male coming through the words. It means you know your place...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacksmar View Post
    Kristy you won't be smart enough to understand this but the women I live with and the women I date make me beyond cool. I'm glad you noticed some white male coming through the words. It means you know your place...

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    https://www.yahoo.com/news/least-20-...l&uh_test=2_11

    Tsunami set off by volcanic eruption kills 222 in Indonesia

    CARITA BEACH, Indonesia (AP) — An eruption of one of the world's most infamous volcanic islands is believed to have triggered a tsunami that killed at least 222 people in Indonesia during a busy holiday weekend. The waves smashed onto beaches at night without warning, ripping houses and hotels from their foundations in seconds and sweeping terrified concertgoers into the sea.

    More than 800 people were injured and dozens more missing after the tsunami hit around the Sunda Strait at 9:27 p.m. Saturday, the Disaster Management Agency said. The toll could continue to rise because some areas had not yet been reached.

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    Didn't we spend some more US dollars on sensors for this govt? WTF did they spend the money on?

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    https://phys.org/news/2018-12-mount-...e-closure.html

    Mount Etna eruption causes airspace closure

    The Mount Etna volcano erupted on Monday, spewing ash as several minor earthquakes hit the region, and prompting a partial closure of the Sicilian airspace around the mountain.

    Italy's national institute for geophysics and vulcanology (INGV) counted more than 130 seismic shocks in the zone, with the strongest reaching a magnitude of 4.0.

    "The eruption occurred on the side of Etna," Boris Behncke, a vulcanologist at INGV, told AFP. "It's the first lateral eruption in more than 10 years, but it doesn't seem to be dangerous."

    At the end of March a study published in the Bulletin of Volcanology said that Etna is slowly sliding towards the Mediterranean—at a constant pace of 14 millimetres per year.

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    It just doesn't make sense. 14 millimeters per year? There has got to be a piece of paper that leftists over the globe can voted on and sign that will reverse eventual catastrophic weather event. I honestly imagine that if we had every leftist dollar and every leftist protester fly in the face of this so-called tectonic shift we wouldnt need to fight the drug war, women could have more abortions, and there would be single-payer health care for all. I mean this has shovel ready written all over it...

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    https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science...hic-ncna925051

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    Mount Etna is sliding into the sea. History shows that could be catastrophic.
    If the volcano's flank suddenly collapses, it could trigger a tsunami that has the potential to devastate the region

    Mount Etna is sliding into the sea. It could be catastrophic
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    By Denise Chow

    Sicily’s Mount Etna is one of the world’s most active volcanoes, but scientists say eruptions aren’t the only major threat posed by this smoldering peak.

    A new study shows that Etna is slowly sliding toward the sea, raising the prospect that it may suddenly collapse and trigger a massive tsunami that could devastate the region around the eastern Mediterranean Sea.

    “Etna is a big and heavy volcano, so gravity is pulling it down,” Morelia Urlaub, a research scientist at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Kiel, Germany, and the study’s lead author, told NBC News MACH in an email. “It can spread more easily towards the sea as there is nothing to 'stop' it.”

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    Nothing to stop it? These foolhardy research geniuses don't know the power of Al Gore...

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    https://abcnews.go.com/International...ry?id=59982310

    Tsunami death toll in Indonesia crosses 400; officials warn that second giant sea wave is possible

    Scores of people were killed and many more were injured or unaccounted for when a tsunami hit the island nation of Indonesia without warning Sunday following a volcanic eruption and underwater landslides miles offshore.

    At least 429 people died, more than 1,400 were injured and another 158 are missing as of Tuesday morning, more than two days after the wave came crashing ashore on the northwest coast of Java, one of the large islands comprising the country, officials said.

    The threat did not disappear with the waves themselves, as officials were warning residents and tourists to stay as far away from coastal areas as possible on Monday because continued volcanic eruptions from Mount Anak Krakatau could potentially trigger a second devastating tsunami.

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    It's those climate change deniers!!! You know, who you are. The Trump's fault retards and now as climate change deniers you are dumbest of the global warming population.

    And the very same assholes who think they can fix underwater landslides in an ocean and a slab of land borne by a volcano with a "Green New Deal". Paid for by the United States taxpayer...

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    I don't know if this guy is right or wrong but with swearing being so fashionable now...

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    https://www.newsweek.com/alexandria-...report-1300873

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Warns, ‘World Is Going to End in 12 Years,’ Reiterating Claims of Recent U.N. Climate Change Report

    Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Democrat from New York, called climate change “our World War II” and warned that the world will end in 12 years if we don’t address global warming on Monday.

    During an interview Monday at the MLK Now event at Riverside Church in New York with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ocasio-Cortez argued that global warming needs to be addressed immediately to avoid the end of human existence.

    “Millennials and people, you know, Gen Z and all these folks that will come after us are looking up and we’re like, The world is going to end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change and your biggest issue is how are we gonna pay for it?” the freshman congresswoman said. “This is the war—this is our World War II.”

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    Like, besides the fact she doesn't know anything about WWII, it's obvious the constituents that voted for her are the new region-of-idiots.

    But....

    This precious little barmaid, like has spent a lot of time around cell phones. Like, people have cell phones in a bar. Like, people take pictures of barmaids in a bar. Like, barmaids that like to dance.

    Oh, the clocks running on 12 years. Like, AOC doomsday...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacksmar View Post
    I don't know if this guy is right or wrong but with swearing being so fashionable now...
    He's a huckster who cares what he thinks about environmental science, like me he has no qualifications to speak on it.

    He made some money in the 1980s from oil - whatever, a lucky bullshitter. And he is full of shit claiming that he is worth $50 billion by taking the figure from profits of companies that had anyone attend one of his courses. By that logic if John Doe who works at Apple in their mail room goes on a health and safety course the guy that provides it is worth $100 billion. No wonder he likes Trump. If you lived in a castle Scotland and you were a billionaire would you have a business where people had weddings at your home every weekend? Maybe not. I saw a castle for sale here for $750k just this week and he bought his 20 years ago. That wouldn't get you a 1 bedroom apartment in the centre of London.

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may be overstating the problem for effect but she is overstating less than the Republican party is understating it. Read your own government agencies reports.

    The Republican party is literally the only political party in the world that denies climate change.

    Pena (pain in Spanish) will be dead before it hits big so why should he care?
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    There is an interesting internet black hole to fall into here as his dad Manny Pena is in all the RFK assassination conspiracy books as he was a CIA guy who apparently killed people and was one of the main people in the investigation.

    https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=...%20cia&f=false

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seshmeister View Post
    He's a huckster who cares what he thinks about environmental science, like me he has no qualifications to speak on it.

    He made some money in the 1980s from oil - whatever, a lucky bullshitter. And he is full of shit claiming that he is worth $50 billion by taking the figure from profits of companies that had anyone attend one of his courses. By that logic if John Doe who works at Apple in their mail room goes on a health and safety course the guy that provides it is worth $100 billion. No wonder he likes Trump. If you lived in a castle Scotland and you were a billionaire would you have a business where people had weddings at your home every weekend? Maybe not. I saw a castle for sale here for $750k just this week and he bought his 20 years ago. That wouldn't get you a 1 bedroom apartment in the centre of London.

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may be overstating the problem for effect but she is overstating less than the Republican party is understating it. Read your own government agencies reports.

    The Republican party is literally the only political party in the world that denies climate change.

    Pena (pain in Spanish) will be dead before it hits big so why should he care?
    Read government agency reports?

    1st, let's start with the obvious. Obvious is a way of stating something or viewing something that is clear or easily perceived, without overstating something.

    So again,
    1st - My government is flat broke and in considerable debt. So if a government agency is creating a report; it's creating debt.

    2nd - Money is something that socialists do not accumulate. Socialists end up with money one of two ways: the family has it and passes it on or socialists steal it from someone else.

    3rd - Socialists do not create jobs or understand how to manage money. Socialists are always in the unenviable position of having little money and needing money from another source.

    Considering these facts, what would a report on the Keating 5 turn up? LOL! I just love poli sci humor. It's nearly as funny as office humor.

    Back on topic, which government agency is in charge of global warming? A-Ocasio-C isn't overstating for some effect shesh. A-Ocasio-C wants money we don't have to start to resolve global warming. A-Ocasio-C is fortunate to know a number all the other computer models weren't able to produce.

    And her favorite color is glitter.

    Barmaid weather forecasts are so cute. In Eau Claire, WI it's 8dF with a forecast of 6dF for Sunday Low -22dF.

    Which government agency report had that prediction?
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    Without overstating the obvious...

    A remarkably accurate global warming prediction, made in 1972

    https://www.theguardian.com/environm...rediction-1972

    John Stanley (J.S.) Sawyer was a British meteorologist born in 1916. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1962, and was also a Fellow of the Meteorological Society and the organization's president from 1963 to 1965.

    A paper authored by Sawyer and published in the journal Nature in 1972 reveals how much climate scientists knew about the fundamental workings of the global climate over 40 years ago. For example, Sawyer predicted how much average global surface temperatures would warm by the year 2000.

    "The increase of 25% CO2 expected by the end of the century therefore corresponds to an increase of 0.6C in the world temperature an amount somewhat greater than the climatic variation of recent centuries."

    Remarkably, between the years 1850 and 2000, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels did increase by very close to 25 percent, and global average surface temperatures also increased by just about 0.6C during that time.

    Sawyer also discussed several other important aspects of the Earth's climate in his paper. For example, he addressed the myth and misunderstanding that as a trace gas in the atmosphere, it may seem natural to assume that rising levels of carbon dioxide don't have much impact on the climate. Sawyer wrote,

    "Nevertheless, there are certain minor constituents of the atmosphere which have a particularly significant effect in determining the world climate. They do this by their influence on the transmission of heat through the atmosphere by radiation. Carbon dioxide, water vapour and ozone all play such a role, and the quantities of these substances are not so much greater than the products of human endeavour that the possibilities of man-made influences may be dismissed out of hand."
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    Why not crack some jokes?

    We get it. The deniers as you guys call us. Every time there's cold snap you guys think it's an opportunity for us to plow through your scientific consensus. So using your logic, warm weather doesn't prove global warming is happening. <Breaks the hockey stick over his knee and drops>

    And I saw a story where the majority are not willing to shell out 10 bucks to stop global warming. It ran right after this egg fell down off the wall. King's men a'humpin'

    Or something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacksmar View Post
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    We get it. The deniers as you guys call us. ...
    Morons, retards actually. Flat earthier, anti-science autistic fucktards is more like it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nickdfresh View Post
    Morons, retards actually. Flat earthier, anti-science autistic fucktards is more like it...

    Unsanitary?

    Chip, I don't know how to say this politely but your side lost when you went from selling it as global warming to climate change. You guys let the hot air out of the argument.

    Anyway, Gia lives in Europe with the hobbits, I think. And don't forget:

    A-Ocasio-C her favorite color is glitter...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacksmar View Post
    Unsanitary?

    Chip, I don't know how to say this politely but your side lost when you went from selling it as global warming to climate change. You guys let the hot air out of the argument.

    Anyway, Gia lives in Europe with the hobbits, I think. And don't forget:

    A-Ocasio-C her favorite color is glitter...
    It's not an "argument", fucktard. You don't like gravity? Guess what. You don't get to argue that gravity doesn't exist...

    For sucking fucks' sake, even you don't believe the bullshit you spout here!

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