Though a British Court found Al Gore's scare-film more full of factual holes than Swiss cheese, the most "inconvenient truth" is Mother Nature's.
While we rejoice over rescued snowshoe enthusiasts found on Snoqualmie Pass, the snow quietly falls across the nation to testify against global warming quackery.
Abandoning the defunct 1970’s global cooling predictions, activists have joined the Gore bandwagon. Shouldn’t we be wary of politicians investing in stock while sounding the alarm to stampede the public toward buying their products? Read the NY Times article, “Gore’s Dual Role: Advocate and Investor” by John Broder.
Cap-and-trade failed in the Senate, but undaunted global warming advocates at EPA are implementing through regulation what failed legislatively. They need to heed Mother Nature’s message to “wake up and smell the snow flakes”.
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The EPA’s carbon-credit regulations are just the tip of the iceberg. Bureaucrats down to the local level benefit preferred businesses. For example, most don’t realize the state code for septic system, WAC 246-272A, disallows the Uniform Plumbing Code, creates virtual monopolies and exempts certain products from field performance requirements. It’s the ultimate dream: a code that keeps competitors out and is full of delicious anti-consumer provisions producing ripe fruit for profit hungry manufacturers!
Last summer in Lewis County, citizens rose up to defeat the Department of Ecology’s proposal to “reserve the right” to slap water meters on private wells. Given the current disregard bureaucrats have toward citizen’s rights, it is high time the public pushed back.