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Al Gore’s disastrous book tour:
a breath of fresh air

Daily Caller, by Timothy Philen

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Posted By:MissMolly, 2/5/2013 6:08:10 AM

There has always been something strangely fascinating to me about Albert Arnold Gore, Jr. Maybe it’s those stern Superman looks that make him seem resentful that we woke him up to save Gotham. Or the Jekyll and Hyde lector-hector duality in his persona. Perhaps it’s his improbable ascendancy to Nobel Laureate through less-than-fastidious science. Or the breathtaking hypocrisy of his personal carbon footprint. Maybe it’s just the alleged release of his second chakra in a Portland hotel room. Whatever it is, and whatever quirks and contradictions I’ve observed, nothing prepared me for the rogue wave of hubris that crashed

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northcross, 2/5/2013 6:42:38 AM     (No. 9159095)

The fact that popular figures in the media and in the pop culture are just now figuring out that Al Gore is a pompous fraud tells you more about them than it dies about Gore.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 2/5/2013 6:44:25 AM     (No. 9159099)

The Louisville Zoo has the most delightful polar and grizzly bear exhibit which opened in the last three years. The exhibit is run by man-made global warming enthusiasts. If you try to speak to these docents about the actual polar bear population in the world, they are adamant the polar bears population is diminishing and it is the fault of man and carbon dioxide.

I describe these volunteers as gray-headed, aging hippies still searching for a cause to change the world. Very frustrating to try to hold a conversation with...similar to the implacable and hypocritical Al Gore.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: OperaBuff, 2/5/2013 6:45:57 AM     (No. 9159100)

Honestly, Al Gore is so wonderful. I simply don´t understand why the Democratic Party doesn´t put him front and center on all future PR campaigns.

Yes, seriously! They could get one of those skyhook cranes to hoist him out of his mega mansion, carry his bloated carcas to the nearest television studio, drop him into a reinforced swivel chair, titillate his chakra, wait for his gas attack to pass, then allow him to hold forth and enlighten all us heathens.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JLoophole, 2/5/2013 7:13:43 AM     (No. 9159149)

Is there a word large enough to encompass the level of hypocrisy Algore has achieved? "Stratospheric", maybe? Is there a word descriptive enough to communicate the depths of his lies, his denials, his delusions? Honestly, the man is insane. It´s really the only explanation.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: planetgeo, 2/5/2013 7:30:05 AM     (No. 9159170)

Unfortunately it just hasn´t dawned yet on the LoFos how downright stupid and fraudulent this guy is. Their eyes glaze over when I point out he flunked out of divinity school. Perhaps that´s why he can´t help fudging the facts.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 2/5/2013 7:53:12 AM     (No. 9159213)

How about ´´Shakespearean´´, #4? Or perhaps something from Greek mythology?

Perhaps even Biblical.... pride goeth before the fall perhaps?

Personally, I like BLOWHARD. That one word just encompasses so much of AlGork, from girth to philosophy.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 2/5/2013 7:53:41 AM     (No. 9159214)

Tipper had enough and left this idiot.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rather Read, 2/5/2013 7:57:33 AM     (No. 9159219)

I remember when the hipsters sneered at Algore. He was the ultimate in dull, boring and just plain blergh. Then he discovered global warming. All of a sudden, the once boring Algore was a sage. A wizard. A prophet and the hipsters loved him and showered him with honors and largesse.

Now it looks as though the emperor has no clothes, and the hipsters may be on the verge of turning against Gore. I can only hope.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Farmwife1, 2/5/2013 8:28:50 AM     (No. 9159272)

I wonder if it´s slowly dawning on Algore that his dealings and defense of Aljazeera is the beginning of the end for him.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Kalamazoo, 2/5/2013 8:36:18 AM     (No. 9159289)

Manbearpig, or maybe just pig.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 2/5/2013 8:39:58 AM     (No. 9159299)

Gotham? Metropolis!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: rmagnus, 2/5/2013 8:44:30 AM     (No. 9159305)

He´ll buy his way back into the good graces of the Party with a few well placed campaign contributions.

Democrats never, ever turn on one of their own unless they switch parties.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: fanzing, 2/5/2013 8:46:56 AM     (No. 9159312)

#12 beat me to it. Who gets THAT wrong?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Hermoine, 2/5/2013 8:53:45 AM     (No. 9159326)

#14 -- Well, maybe Timothy was just a little confused b/c Gore is definitely more "batty" than he is "super".

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Reply 15 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 2/5/2013 9:14:22 AM     (No. 9159370)

Few ´creatures´ disgust me as much as Al Gore. Larry Flynt comes to mind, as do honey badgers and warthogs. He appears to be the world´s fattest and most famous snake oil salesman......sickening and rotten-to-the-core.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 2/5/2013 9:22:53 AM     (No. 9159381)

Pompous Al - more than any other individual on the planet - bears responsibility for the insanity of ´carbon costs´ being levied on hapless citizens of the world - even as more and more *real* science bears out the absolute farcical nature of his ´catastrophic predictions´...

When the one-man-tub-of-lard keels over from a massive heart attack - likely setting cholesterol records for adult Americans...

His ´estate´ should be liquidated to defray the costs of his fraudulent life.

First he ´used to be the next president´...then he just fell into ´used to be a credible human´ territory. The fact that he´s given *any* press at all now is gratifying only in the ability if offers to mock him.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: ratslayer, 2/5/2013 9:32:38 AM     (No. 9159402)

The Southern Spotted Owlbert was once my rep. to US Congress. At a public forum I saw people laugh and point when he came to the stage. I could never figure out how he kept winning. When he told the sad story of how he held his dying sisters hand, I knew he had no shame. Knoxville paper proved that at the very time sister Gore passed, Owlbert was making a speech st the Knoxville Civitan Club. A distance of of some 200 mile from her Nahville hospital. And no one in attendance could remember his mentioning that he had a dying sister. W´s accomplishments are too few, but he did keep Owlbert out of the White House.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: saurkrut, 2/5/2013 9:46:05 AM     (No. 9159428)

#16 - Micheal Moore comes to mind as falling into the same category as your description of Al Gore.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: zapper1979, 2/5/2013 9:46:10 AM     (No. 9159429)

Tipper should write a book. It would fly off the shelves. She would not need his blood money. No wonder she was bat**** Cray Cray as the hipsters would say...

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Reply 20 - Posted by: stryker714, 2/5/2013 9:53:39 AM     (No. 9159440)

Al has a score to settle for not being handed the presidency after the 2000 election. What better way to show one´s donkey than wahooo, "you screwed me now just see how crazy I can be! Me, me hey! look over here! I´m nuts!". ie Tipper had enough. It reminds of how Bob Barr of Georgia, supposedly conservative, lost an election and then went and joined the ACLU as a consulting attorney.

Al thinks he is a new version of Chrisopher Columbus. He assures us there is something "over there" but most aren´t buying it. Two of his three ships have sunk and the third is taking on water and listing.

When one is taking flak from different camps for different reasons, the image is going down in flames like the Hindenberg.

If you want to win an argument with a liberal family member, etc over global warming quickly, just mention the cache of emails discovered where scientists were caught rigging data their way, or the fact Charles Manson believes in global warming.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 2/5/2013 10:06:41 AM     (No. 9159473)

When the dumb blonde of journalists, Matt Lauer, isn´t buying your act anymore you are in heap big trouble, as El Rushbo would say. Same goes for that airhead Letterman.

I saw speculation at the time of the Gore´s separation that it was to protect their assets.

I used to think he was still on the decent side of politics until he became Clinton´s VP and got exposed to an incurable mental virus that became full blown when he finally lost the Presidency.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Adam, 2/5/2013 10:28:23 AM     (No. 9159537)

actually, of all his personae, his hubristic one always seemed his most obvious, not his least obvious, persona. Go and actually watch his speech accepting the nomination for VP in 1992 (don´t read the transcript, this part is a bit cleaned up in the transcript). Gore actually said that when his son was fighting for his life after an accident, that while many were praying, God only heard his (that is Gore´s) prayers and that is why God saved his son. As if Gore himself was Christ or somehow more beloved of God than anyone else in the world. That is beyond the typical insane arrogance of the politician.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Arby, 2/5/2013 10:43:06 AM     (No. 9159574)

The wind bag is deflated. The priceless moments come when he gets skewered after expecting the LSM to fawn. You can just feel him wanting to say, ´Hey, come on guys, I´m just trying to make a buck here . . . well, a lot of bucks actually . . . hey, you know me, I´m the Gorebot, your heart´s darling . . . what was that question again? Ack--k-k-k

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Reply 24 - Posted by: lil dotty, 2/5/2013 10:59:11 AM     (No. 9159620)

It boggles the mind to think this is what might have been in charge when the mooselims attacked. God was watching over us and took pity upon us. Another massage, Al?


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Reply 25 - Posted by: nevernaught, 2/5/2013 11:31:23 AM     (No. 9159729)

´Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son.´

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Reply 26 - Posted by: VAfreedomluver, 2/5/2013 11:35:54 AM     (No. 9159739)

#16, at least Larry Flynt produced an actual product people wanted to buy, even if it was an indecent product.

Algore has never produced anything but hot air. I laugh when thinking how he managed to con people into believing he was the honest and decent half of the Clinton/Gore administration. Those two were made for each other.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: peterfleming, 2/5/2013 11:41:05 AM     (No. 9159756)

Anybody preaching socialism, no matter how stupid, fake or pompous, will always get a fake serious reception from the likes of fascist supporting Diane Sawyer, Steve Pelley, Piers whatshisname, Brian Williams, all those overpaid traitors to the truth.
Algore is the ideal commie blowhard to appear on one brainwash show after the other
Happy he´s failing his tour with real people

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Reply 28 - Posted by: jfodoch, 2/5/2013 11:55:26 AM     (No. 9159800)



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Reply 29 - Posted by: jfodoch, 2/5/2013 11:58:08 AM     (No. 9159810)

Will you people please leave my rotund good-buddy alone !!! He´s my favorite stand-up comedian ...

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Reply 30 - Posted by: strike3, 2/5/2013 12:05:41 PM     (No. 9159844)

The liberal jackasses of the world may preach any number of mantras, from clean air to equal opportunity to helping the children but when the tea leaves become visible, two words are left, power and money.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/5/2013 12:28:47 PM     (No. 9159904)

He reminds me of the fat ugly in school who´s dad is rich and the kid has no ambition or brains...and lies alot to make up for it.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Stegosaurus, 2/5/2013 12:33:54 PM     (No. 9159919)

The Gorester wasn´t satisfied with the tobacco money he inherited so he´s made over $100 million by my count peddling global warming snake oil to the rubes and now he´s got another cool half billion from the oil sheiks by selling them a worthless TV channel. The guy is a great flimflam man. My only objection is the people trying to drag me into his fraudulent schemes.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Hermoine, 2/5/2013 12:42:14 PM     (No. 9159943)

#33 -- so that would make him a

Tobacco-stained, oil-handling, gas-guzzlin´s maniac.

In the words of Barack Obama, "At some point, Al, I think you´ve made enough money."

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Razorgirl, 2/5/2013 1:07:07 PM     (No. 9160017)

Hey, Ratslayer. He was my representative before we became Razorbacks in the 80s. We could have been neighbors. Let me toss some Tennessee political skeletons at you....Buford Ellington (D), Ray Blanton (D), Jake Butcher (D), Harold Ford (D). Does one see a pattern here? These guys were from the same era of Alblimp´s upbringing. Too bad his daddy DID raise a fool. But he´s just livin´ what he learned. He doesn´t know any other way.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 2/5/2013 2:46:05 PM     (No. 9160228)

Pity those poor kids who were forced to watch An Inconvenient Truth a half dozen times in high school and college.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 2/5/2013 3:01:25 PM     (No. 9160256)

Don´t kid yourself, #7. Tipper is every bit the no-nothing get-it-free tree-hugging faker that Spotted Owl is.

Big pie-hole, #35!!

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/5/2013 3:21:07 PM     (No. 9160288)

Just a few weeks ago (before the algwhorezero money deal) I told a liberoid
acquaintance what a total sleazebag this worthless lying blowhard is.

That "friend" has not brought up algwhorezero nor GloBull Whore-ming since this oil money deal became news.
Can we guess why?

Not only was algwhorezero booted from Vanderbilt Divinity School, he was a
pathetically bad student at Harvard before that. He has zero scientific credentials.

And perhaps even worse, he and his family made a reported half million dollars on a
strip-mine operation in Tennessee that left a massive pie-hole scar on the land.
That Earth Pie-Hole is algwhorezero´s true legacy. He´s still eatin´ Eskimo Pies and guzzling Cokes with polar bears to this day.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: bob913, 2/5/2013 4:11:12 PM     (No. 9160365)

His new book title will be: Traitor How I conspired with America´s enemies and made a fortune

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GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
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Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Stop dressing so tacky for church
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CNN, by John Blake    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/20/2014 4:40:56 AM     Post Reply
If the Rev. John DeBonville could preach a sermon to lift the souls of churchgoers across America, his message would be simple: Stop dressing so tacky for church. DeBonville has heard about the “come as you are” approach to dressing down for Sunday service, but he says the Sabbath is getting too sloppy. When he scans the pews of churches, DeBonville sees rows of people dressed in their Sunday worst. They saunter into church in baggy shorts, flip-flop sandals, tennis shoes and grubby T-shirts. Some even slide into the pews carrying coffee in plastic foam containers as if they’re going to Starbucks. “It’s like

The Growing Financial Disaster of Obamacare
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Power Line, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
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President Obama asserts that 8 million people have signed up for Obamacare, as though that were something to be proud of. In fact, Obamacare has always been a fiasco from a fiscal perspective–a black hole of subsidies and expanded Medicaid, with largely fictitious mechanisms in place to pay for it. As the number of subsidized participants grows, the disaster gets worse. Charles Blahous explains: Our national discussion…is missing the truly significant story here; what is unfolding before our eyes is a colossal fiscal disaster, poised to haunt legislators and taxpayers for decades to come. It is quite possible that the ACA is

Gospel story of Jesus’ resurrection a
source of deep rifts in Christian religion

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Washington Post, by Kimberley Winston    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/19/2014 10:46:11 PM     Post Reply
“On the third day, he rose again.” That line, from the Nicene Creed, is a foundational statement of Christian belief. It declares that three days after Jesus died on the cross, he was resurrected, a glimmer of the eternal life promised to believers. It’s the heart of the Easter story in seven little words. But how that statement is interpreted is the source of some of the deepest rifts in Christianity — and a stumbling block for some Christians, and more than a few skeptics. Did Jesus literally come back from the dead in a bodily resurrection, as many traditionalist

John Kerry’s Easter Message:
I’m ‘First Catholic Secretary of
State in 33 Years’

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Cybercast News Service, by Terence P. Jeffrey    Original Article
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In an op-ed published in the Boston Globe on Easter Sunday and posted on the State Department website, Secretary of State John Kerry recalled his days as an altar boy and pointed out that he is “the first Catholic Secretary of State in 33 years.” Alexander Haig, who served as secretary of state to President Ronald Reagan from January 1981 to July 1982, was also a Catholic. Last month, I traveled to Rome with President Obama, where I was honored to meet His Holiness Pope Francis,” said Kerry. “As an altar boy six decades ago, I never imagined that I

Western lawmakers gather in Utah
to talk federal land takeover

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Salt Lake Tribune [UT], by Kristen Moulton    Original Article
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It’s time for Western states to take control of federal lands within their borders, lawmakers and county commissioners from Western states said at Utah’s Capitol on Friday. More than 50 political leaders from nine states convened for the first time to talk about their joint goal: wresting control of oil-, timber -and mineral-rich lands away from the feds. "It’s simply time," said Rep. Ken Ivory, R-West Jordan, who organized the Legislative Summit on the Transfer for Public Lands along with Montana state Sen. Jennifer Fielder. "The urgency is now." Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, was flanked by a dozen participants, including

High school senior forms petition with over
ONE THOUSAND signatures against Michele
Obama speaking at their high school
graduation ´because it would overshadow
the students´ big day´

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Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/19/2014 5:20:14 PM     Post Reply
If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend. A furor over what the Topeka school district considers an honor has erupted after plans were announced for Obama to address a combined graduation ceremony for five area high schools next month an 8,000-seat arena. For some, it was the prospect of a tight limit on the number of seats allotted to each graduate. For others, it was the notion that Obama´s speech,


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