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The Enviro-Cult’s war on the poor.

I have often referred to the “Al Gore Cult of Global Warming.” The name is no longer appropriate. They have abandoned the “global warming” scam and now refer to it as “climate change.” Alas, changing the label on the snake oil does not change its contents.

They have also branched out. They are now against “fracking” for natural gas despite no evidence of groundwater contamination at all. They hysterically point to burning tap water, but that is caused by naturally occurring methane and not any man-made contamination. They never let science, however, get in the way of the horror story they are shilling.
“Look! There is an evil well put their by an oil and gas company! And look! This tap water is on fire! The evil, profit-seeking company HAS to be blamed! It is the evil, profit-seeking, soulless CORPORATION’S fault!”
Except it is not.
So, I will no longer refer to the “Al Gore Cult of Global Warming.” Henceforth, they are the “Enviro-Cult.” It is more inclusive. I think the progressives will appreciate my inclusiveness.
The Enviro-Cult must be distinguished from actual environmentalists, like Ducks Unlimited. DU actually cares about the environment and is not using it as pretext to push a socio-political movement.
The Enviro-Cult is waging a war on the poor. And they do not care. They oppose technology that makes energy cheaper. They support the subsidization of technology that makes energy more expensive. In the winter, rich folks will just write a bigger check for heating. Poor folks will just get cold.
And some of the old and frail will die.
But the Enviro-Cult does not care. When the collective well-being of the entire earth is more important than the individual, some individuals will be sacrificed. Sorry, grandma, but it’s for the good of the earth.
Then, as poor people freeze to death, the Enviro-Cult will kick in Phase II. They will publicly decry the deaths – conveniently leaving out that their policies caused them – and demand that the rich folks pay “their fair share” for the poor folks’ heat.
It is beautiful in its simplicity: Use the environment as a pretext for achieving purely political ends.









The Enviro-Cult’s war on the poor.

I have often referred to the “Al Gore Cult of Global Warming.” The name is no longer appropriate. They have abandoned the “global warming” scam and now refer to it as “climate change.” Alas, changing the label on the snake oil does not change its contents.

They have also branched out. They are now against “fracking” for natural gas despite no evidence of groundwater contamination at all. They hysterically point to burning tap water, but that is caused by naturally occurring methane and not any man-made contamination. They never let science, however, get in the way of the horror story they are shilling.
“Look! There is an evil well put their by an oil and gas company! And look! This tap water is on fire! The evil, profit-seeking company HAS to be blamed! It is the evil, profit-seeking, soulless CORPORATION’S fault!”
Except it is not.
So, I will no longer refer to the “Al Gore Cult of Global Warming.” Henceforth, they are the “Enviro-Cult.” It is more inclusive. I think the progressives will appreciate my inclusiveness.
The Enviro-Cult must be distinguished from actual environmentalists, like Ducks Unlimited. DU actually cares about the environment and is not using it as pretext to push a socio-political movement.
The Enviro-Cult is waging a war on the poor. And they do not care. They oppose technology that makes energy cheaper. They support the subsidization of technology that makes energy more expensive. In the winter, rich folks will just write a bigger check for heating. Poor folks will just get cold.
And some of the old and frail will die.
But the Enviro-Cult does not care. When the collective well-being of the entire earth is more important than the individual, some individuals will be sacrificed. Sorry, grandma, but it’s for the good of the earth.
Then, as poor people freeze to death, the Enviro-Cult will kick in Phase II. They will publicly decry the deaths – conveniently leaving out that their policies caused them – and demand that the rich folks pay “their fair share” for the poor folks’ heat.
It is beautiful in its simplicity: Use the environment as a pretext for achieving purely political ends.
"The first casualty of climate change" in today's Denver Post.)

For those unfamiliar with Mr McCarthy's novel, it is perhaps the most depressing novel ever written. At least I thought it was until I read his other novels. Let's just say Mr McCarthy has a bleak view of humanity. I doubt he would be much fun at a cocktail party. But I digress...

Mr McCarthy never describes the cause of his post-apocalyptic world in "The Road." Somehow, however, the entire planet is covered with ash. Nothing grows. Nothing. The sun, blocked out by a gray sky, is never seen. Never. Things are so bad, people have become cannibals. Yep, cannibals.

And Aspen's VP of Sustainability says this is our fate within 50 years if we do not ACT NOW! He and his Chicken Little ilk want the government to control all carbon dioxide emissions, no matter the effect on the world economy. I mean, c'mon! After all, living in a hut without running water or heat is far superior to an ashy, gray world rife with cannibals!

When the government decides how much CO2 each company can produce, the world will be safe. Of course, the intellectually privileged in the government will make those decisions. After all, they are far smarter than us mere citizens and have our best interests at heart. Of course, these intellectuals would never hand out preferable CO2 allowances to favored companies that make big donations, would they? Since this never, ever happens in government it really should be of no concern.

In any event, carbon dioxide, including both the man made and naturally occurring kind, makes up 3.6% of all greenhouse gases. The man made contribution to the CO2 in the atmosphere is 3.2%. The remaining CO2 in the atmosphere occurs naturally. You know, from, like, breathing. And rain forests decaying. So destroying the rain forests actually helps curb greenhouse gases. Wouldn't a world without rain forests be superior to an ashy, gray world rife with cannibals? I guess not, but I am no intellectual. I will leave those decisions to my intellectual betters. You know, like Charley Rangel and Joe Biden and Sean Penn.

Water vapor makes up 95% of all greenhouse gases. Putting a lid on the Great Lakes would be more effective and less costly than Cap and Trade. I demand a lid! Or at least ketchup for my first meal as a cannibal.

Do we taste like chicken?

Cult of Global Warming predicting CANNIBALS if we don’t DO something!

David K. Williams, Jr.

I have often kidded about and exaggerated the horrible apocalyptic warnings from the Al Gore Cult of Global Warming if we humans do not reduce our comparatively miniscule contributions to “greenhouse gases” and implement some policy akin to Cap and Trade.

It is no longer an exaggeration. Auden Schendler, the Vice-president of Sustainability at Aspen Skiing Company (no, I did NOT make up that title, I swear), says we are doomed to “a world like Cormac McCarthy described in his novel ‘The Road'” if we do not shape up and become better stewards of Mother Earth. (See “The first casualty of climate change” in today’s Denver Post.)
For those unfamiliar with Mr McCarthy’s novel, it is perhaps the most depressing novel ever written. At least I thought it was until I read his other novels. Let’s just say Mr McCarthy has a bleak view of humanity. I doubt he would be much fun at a cocktail party. But I digress…
Mr McCarthy never describes the cause of his post-apocalyptic world in “The Road.” Somehow, however, the entire planet is covered with ash. Nothing grows. Nothing. The sun, blocked out by a gray sky, is never seen. Never. Things are so bad, people have become cannibals. Yep, cannibals.
And Aspen’s VP of Sustainability says this is our fate within 50 years if we do not ACT NOW! He and his Chicken Little ilk want the government to control all carbon dioxide emissions, no matter the effect on the world economy. I mean, c’mon! After all, living in a hut without running water or heat is far superior to an ashy, gray world rife with cannibals!
When the government decides how much CO2 each company can produce, the world will be safe. Of course, the intellectually privileged in the government will make those decisions. After all, they are far smarter than us mere citizens and have our best interests at heart. Of course, these intellectuals would never hand out preferable CO2 allowances to favored companies that make big donations, would they? Since this never, ever happens in government it really should be of no concern.
In any event, carbon dioxide, including both the man made and naturally occurring kind, makes up 3.6% of all greenhouse gases. The man made contribution to the CO2 in the atmosphere is 3.2%. The remaining CO2 in the atmosphere occurs naturally. You know, from, like, breathing. And rain forests decaying. So destroying the rain forests actually helps curb greenhouse gases. Wouldn’t a world without rain forests be superior to an ashy, gray world rife with cannibals? I guess not, but I am no intellectual. I will leave those decisions to my intellectual betters. You know, like Charley Rangel and Joe Biden and Sean Penn.
Water vapor makes up 95% of all greenhouse gases. Putting a lid on the Great Lakes would be more effective and less costly than Cap and Trade. I demand a lid! Or at least ketchup for my first meal as a cannibal.
Do we taste like chicken?



Water vapor is a greenhouse gas and far more prevalent in the atmosphere than CO2. Spending billions of dollars to curtail CO2 emissions - even if well intentioned - on the equivalent of spit in the ocean is not good policy.

Mars is also warming - I'm pretty sure our factories and SUV's aren't contributing to it.

If Al Gore were around during the last Ice Age, I'm sure he would have blamed that on humans, as well.

* Conservatives use the same hysterical fear-mongering tactic when it comes to the War on Terror and the War on Drugs. But that's a different topic.


The Al Gore Cult of Global Warming – and why they don’t like nuclear power.

Nuclear power is not acceptable to the Al Gore Cult of Global Warming because it does not require state control of individuals and their energy use. A Facebook user (and where else can one get good political discussions going short of a freshman government class?) objected to nuclear power because it merely postpones a problem – storing nuclear waste – even as it solves the man-made global warming fraud problem.

As far as postponing a problem, I thought that if we don’t act IMMEDIATELY on global warming, the ice caps will melt, polar bears will drown, New York, Houston and San Diego will be all be underwater in a matter of years and the oceans will nigh on boil. (You know, the standard, run-of-the-mill hysterical fear-mongering used whenever a group wants control over something).*
Doesn’t it make sense to push an old lady out from the way of a bus and deal with her broken hip later? Yes, if saving the lady is what you are really concerned about. Likewise, if Al Gore Cultists are really concerned about boiling oceans, they should be out with hammers building their own private nuclear reactors in their backyards. They can deal with the waste later. They aren’t building nuclear reactors, of course, because boiling oceans are mere pretext for government control.
We have cost-effective nuclear technology. (Insert gratuitous French joke here ‘”Hell, even the French can do it!”). We do not have cost-effective “alternative” technology like solar and wind. The fear-mongering cultists solve this problem by taking massive amounts of borrowed money and giving it away like political party favors. They have a euphemism for this transfer of wealth to their friends: they call it “investment.”
Water vapor is a greenhouse gas and far more prevalent in the atmosphere than CO2. Spending billions of dollars to curtail CO2 emissions – even if well intentioned – on the equivalent of spit in the ocean is not good policy.
Mars is also warming – I’m pretty sure our factories and SUV’s aren’t contributing to it.
If Al Gore were around during the last Ice Age, I’m sure he would have blamed that on humans, as well.
* Conservatives use the same hysterical fear-mongering tactic when it comes to the War on Terror and the War on Drugs. But that’s a different topic.