Nancy Carlton on climate change

Patrick J. Michaels on Climate Change

Uploaded by on Nov 18, 2008

Cato Institute Senior Fellow Patrick J. Michaels discusses climate change on various television programs. Michaels is a research professor of environmental sciences at the University of Virginia and visiting scientist with the Marshall Institute in Washington, D.C. He is a past president of the American Association of State Climatologists and was program chair for the Committee on Applied Climatology of the American Meteorological Society

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Mitt Romney earlier held the view that we had to take an aggressive view concerning climate change but has lightened up on that view since then.  I have big doubts concerning climate change and I am willing to say that I don’t know for sure but now the facts indicate to me that global warming is happening. It may just be a cycle that includes periods of cool downs too in the past.

Below is an interesting article that I wanted to pass along.

Check your calendar – Is it 1984 yet?

Living in Quadrant 2 is the same as living in Saline County, he thought to himself. Vaguely he could still perceive the term “Saline County”, even though all his neighbors had forgotten it.

From his dingy window overlooking the People’s Ministry Headquarters in Bentonia, he could see the lines of uniformed workers already waiting impatiently to be let into their work stations.

He knows that the main reason they are anxious to get inside is that their breakfast rations are laid out for them in the entry hall, to be picked up on the way to their cubicles. It’s a good thing that the food is neatly cut into perfect squares, each with its complete nutrition, low fat, high fiber, artificial taste, designed by a GS-12 dietitian, for quick consumption and zero waste.

This Orwellian, far-fetched scenario may seem like a total outlandish exaggeration when compared with the reality of 2011 in Saline County, Arkansas. But have you seen how quickly things are changing? If you have read George Orwell’s “1984”, look around you and see literature come to life!

“Newspeak” is the language of Orwell’s land of Oceania, where the government has taken over the language and is changing it rapidly to incrementally conform the thinking of all citizens to the official view handed down by the administration. Couldn’t happen here, you say?

Tell me where the following terms came from: Smart Growth. Green Economy. Sustainable Development. Undocumented Workers. Climate Change. Kinetic Military Action. Carbon Footprint.

This is your government telling you how to think. Business must not grow for profit – it must grow “smartly”. It must conform to a thousand regulations. It must not leave behind any unsightly traces. It must be globally fair and internationally lawful.

The economy mustn’t be robust. It must be environmentally pure. It must be inoffensive to other countries. It must be controlled. It must be manipulated.

The environment has been exalted by our government and the media to a higher status than people. Indeed a huge part of “Smart” and “Sustainable” projects to many futuristic thinkers in this world involves many, many fewer human beings than now inhabit this planet. The United Nations and I.C.L.E.I. have dire plans for the human race. Do yourself a favor and go to http://www.freedomadvocates.org. Look at the ICLEI Primer. Read the articles. See what is about to happen to our “unalienable rights” if the globalists get their way. The attack on America started decades ago. The dumbing down of our people by controlled media and public education which has been saturated with globalist attitudes and values is sucking the lifeblood from our nation. By the way, in case you think that surely nobody in our fair state would be radical enough or stupid enough to allow this ICLEI monster into our local governments – Pulaski County, North Little Rock and Fayetteville, Arkansas have all three already signed on. Check it out.

On another front, Al Gore and his merry band of junk scientists have convinced our schoolchildren that evil America is drowning the baby Polar Bears, when in truth the Polar Bears are thriving. Someone slipped up and told the truth about the global farce that is Climate Change. Will Al Gore give back his Nobel Peace Prize?

We have to stop the “death by regulation” and the organized brainwashing that is being perpetrated on us by Big Government.

As I am emphatically the Conservative columnist, you may ask,”What does this have to do with Conservatism vs. Liberalism?” Pretty much everything. For some reason, most Liberals seem to have an appetite for big government. They strive for the bliss they feel will come when government levels every playing field to the point that no one person even feels the need to try to excel anymore. Big Government left unchecked could easily become the “Big Brother” of Orwell’s “1984”. Maybe not in every detail, but the complete stifling of freedom would be the same.

I find some comfort in knowing that I am not sounding this alarm alone. Besides the Freedom Advocates website I gave you, also look at http://securearkansasnetwork.org for plenty of good local information.

If you don’t want to wake up some morning living in Quadrant 2 and lining up to get your rations along with your comrades, do some research.

Let’s make sure that we can continue to sing “The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave” without having to lie.

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