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Where has Al Gore’s global warming gone?

Published: Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

As I sit in my 100-plus-year-old farmhouse, wearing a vest over my sweatshirt and two pairs of socks, I’m not feeling too friendly toward Al Gore and his global warming.

(By the way, he is about to become a billionaire, thanks to the perpetuation of his theory.) 

People with access to the Internet can look up for themselves the temperatures from the early 1800s, when it was extremely hot and dry. There were no cars or industry polluting then.

From the 1940s through the mid-1970s, the earth cooled when increases in our use of fossil fuels were at their greatest.

In 1974, in an article titled “Another Ice Age?” in Time magazine, the same alarmists suggested that the approaching ice age was being caused, in part, by the same vehicular emissions that they’re now blaming for global warming.

Go figure.

Now, since the overall warming stopped 12 years ago, the alarmists are finally beginning to admit the earth has started cooling again. They’re actually saying the reason it hasn’t been warming the last 12 years is that China and India are now burning such a massive amount of coal that it blocks the sun’s rays from reaching the earth and warming it.

That’s right – our use of fossil fuels is warming the earth, while China’s is cooling it. Amazing.

John Coleman, the founder of The Weather Channel, has called the theory that human use of carbon-based fossils will lead to catastrophic global warming or climate change a “hoax.”

Finally, H.L. Mencken, an American journalist, magazine editor, and critic of American life and culture, said, “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed [and hence clamorous to be led to safety] by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.”

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