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White House blames floods, wildfires,
power outages on climate change

Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/12/2013 12:37:09 PM

Building a case for spending as much as $1 trillion to reinforce the nation´s electric grid, the Obama administration on Monday said that climate change is causing floods, storms and even wildfires that threaten the country´s electricity. "It is clear that climate change is impacting the grid," said a top administration official in a media conference call to draw attention to worries that global warming-induced weather could knock out electricity to major portions of the nation. "It´s increasing the frequency and intensity of severe weather events and these include heat waves, floods and also wildfires," said the official.

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They want to spend $1 trillion to reinforce the nation´s electric grid?? And just where are we going to get $1 trillion?? I have never been more frightened about the fate of our country and have no idea how to protect myself and my family from the complete economic destruction heading our way.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: keekng, 8/12/2013 12:40:34 PM     (No. 9469995)

They continue to notify everyone of their ignorance.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bohallx, 8/12/2013 12:56:06 PM     (No. 9470019)

None of that stuff is happening ~ they are delusional ~ NO MO MONEY!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 8/12/2013 1:03:22 PM     (No. 9470028)

They´ll have us building Earth´s defenses against future space aliens next.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: killerbee, 8/12/2013 1:20:20 PM     (No. 9470055)

We do need to harden the grid. The powerful feminist lobby gets in the way of that since it tends to create a lot of jobs for burly men. Our infrastructure and electric grid are in huge trouble -- that´s what the stimulus was for, supposedly -- and the administration is busy spending all the money meant for that cause on cronies and gimmes.

Scary stuff. We are extremely vulnerable thanks to the Democrat-led federal gov´t.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: wws, 8/12/2013 1:20:37 PM     (No. 9470056)

Here´s the trick: Out of that $1 Trillion, $999 Billion is going to go to unions and other supporters of the Democrat Party.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 8/12/2013 1:39:43 PM     (No. 9470100)

You can bet this means ´controlling´ the existing grid NOT actually stringing any new wire, generating more capacity or building sub-stations.

Lefties never ´waste´ money on nuts and bolts, they just want better CONTROL of the host organism during it´s decline.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Sandbar, 8/12/2013 1:42:25 PM     (No. 9470106)

The electric grid to liberals means crony owned start-ups for wind and solar farms which they can bankrupt and abscond with our money.
Do these people read? Have they heard of the dust bowl? Did the Mississippi ever flood during the cooling of the 70s?
Wildfires may in fact be worse but it´s due the Greenies not allowing culling or cutting.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby, 8/12/2013 1:44:55 PM     (No. 9470109)

July had 1 more record cold temps than record heat temps, in the US.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: PChristopher, 8/12/2013 1:51:34 PM     (No. 9470119)

Really? I blame it all on Prince Kinshasa´s copious vacation flights, to say nothing of the special flights for his special food... Uh, I mean the dog.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/12/2013 2:00:52 PM     (No. 9470128)

Yep, they always needed a universal boogie man and now they´ve got one...Obie.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: formerlyphelps, 8/12/2013 2:08:17 PM     (No. 9470145)

Yep – without a question there are more power outages now than there were in 1900 – before all that global warming. I wonder why?

“Climate change” is just one giant post hoc fallacy. It isn’t that there are more and bigger storms than ever, it’s mostly that there’s more development to damage than ever before.

Yes, our power grid needs updating - because of demand, not global warming. We rely on power for nearly everything, so when it goes down the damage is now vastly increased.

Forest fires are bigger because of lousy forest management. Hurricanes are more deadly and destructive because there are more people living on the coast. Droughts are a bigger deal because of modern accelerated farm management practices. As noted before humans don’t cause the storms, but they do determine the “devastation”.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: mc squared, 8/12/2013 2:28:39 PM     (No. 9470161)

Absolutely medieval.
Earthquakes, floods, fire, plague, pestilence...all controlled by a different god, but now Obama runs them from the WH
Me, I´ll blame the Jews.. Sounds good.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: nimby, 8/12/2013 3:02:19 PM     (No. 9470208)

How about inefficient governance?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: jglas, 8/12/2013 3:23:42 PM     (No. 9470259)

How do they get away with that. It´s all lies and you don´t have to look far for the proof:

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/08/10/what-the-year-of-living-dangerously-at-nearly-400-ppm-of-co2-in-earths-atmosphere-looks-like/#more-91398

Including:
Coldest summer on record at the North Pole
Highest August Arctic ice extent since 2006
Record high August Antarctic ice extent
No major hurricane strikes for eight years
Slowest tornado season on record
No global warming for 17 years
Second slowest fire season on record
Four of the five snowiest northern hemisphere winters have occurred since 2008

The statistics just don´t support horrible stuff happening because of global warming (of which, by the way, there hasn´t been any for the last 17 years).

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Reply 15 - Posted by: golden, 8/12/2013 3:31:49 PM     (No. 9470269)

But I was told if the annointed one became president none of this would happen. Now it´s happening? Does this guy take credit for anything bad eva?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 8/12/2013 4:49:18 PM     (No. 9470366)

Of course a 10 t0 12 year pattern of increased sun flares has had no influence at all.
How will they explain the cooling pattern about to begin?

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