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Al Gore Caught In Another Inconvenient Lie

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    Al Gore recently said: "These figures are fresh. Some of the models suggest to Dr. [Wieslav] Maslowski that there is a 75 percent chance that the entire north polar ice cap, during the summer months, could be completely ice-free within five to seven years."

    All you people in here who profess to love science so much should immediately vomit at the above statement. A scientist will calculate the chances something will happen or won't happen but you will not see a scientist calculate the chance something "could" happen. The statement makes no sense. It's like saying there is a 100% chance the Patriots could win this Sunday. OK, sure, but there's also a 100% chance the Bills could win so you haven't told us anything with your artificial made-up statistic.

    Well anyway, the scientist that Al Gore was supposedly quoting pretty much smacked Gore down for impropoerly quoting him. Ouch!

    "It's unclear to me how this figure was arrived at," Dr. Maslowski said. "I would never try to estimate likelihood at anything as exact as this."

    FOXNews.com - Inconvenient Truth for Gore as Arctic Ice Claims Don't Add Up
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    Imagine this guy (Gore) being The President Of The USA, it's a good thing The Moron beat him.

    Gore will go down in history as the only Presidential Candidate who was beaten by "A Moron" ..........:singing:
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    Al "definite maybe" Gore!
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    Which from the context of the quote seems pretty clear. This is a headline in search of a story. In fact, as we have all witnessed over the last 10 years, it is trivial to take a small error that in no way affects the overall message and paint it as an inaccuracy or a lie if one is so inclined. We all understand that Gore is not a scientist, so things like this are bound to happen. Does it alter the truth of the message? Of course not.
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    Gore of course is a total moron. The sea ice is in it's normal range. see the graph at the link:

    IJIS Web Site
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    The graph doesn't chart a "normal range" at all, only values from 2002-2008, with more recent years being the lowest years. This conforms perfectly with other reports on the matter.

    NSIDC Press Room: Sea Ice Minimum 2008
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    Don't rely on Fox. They are merely an arm of the Republican Party, and do not vet their stories like a real news service.

    Exclusive: Brochure may reveal Gore accurately cited scientist's prediction of ice-free Arctic -- It is the Scientist who has the explaining to do -- not Gore | Climate Depot

    The Danish Climate Centre's brochure cites Maslowski's models and claims and reaches nearly the same conclusion as Gore: “Projecting the trend into the future indicates that autumn could become near ice free between 2011 and 2016 (Maslowski, 2009).”

    Gore's error, if any, was to say "ice free" and not "near ice free."
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    Maybe the ice is just migrating south........ To ANTARCTICA. :confused2:
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    Previous comments from this dude, if he said it, then did not say it, did he really say it????

    Wieslaw Maslowski's research suggests ice-free summers in Arctic by next decade | EarthSky

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    BREAKING NEWS........ Neither snowman in my front yard in any jeopardy of thawing anytime soon...... In an unrelated story, my cars heated seats are working well.....
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    Mid Coast Maine Today:
    Partly cloudy and windy. High near 25F. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 mph.

    GLOBAL WARMING=$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

    AL BOOB GORE=DUMMY GOOFY SH!T HEAD $$$$$$$$$

    Snow In February
    Swimming In July

    ICEBERG DEAD AHEAD
    SEAL KILLS POLAR BEAR
    INSANE REPUBLICAN SUV KILLS 217 PEOPLE IN MALL

    GOD CREATED THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH AND HE PROCLAIMED "COLD IN WINTER--HOT IN SUMMER"

    A MORON BEAT AL GORE........:singing:
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    #75 Jersey

    Saying Al Gore represents the scientific community is like saying Glen Bech represents Congressional Lawyers or Miss California represents the Religious "Right".

    I wish he would STFU
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    Pay no attention to the fact that the ice in this region used to not melt at all and jump up and down screaming about the huge difference between 'ice free' and 'nearly ice free'

    Fair and balanced at its best or maybe at its near best.
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    Maine Today:
    Today: Plenty of sunshine. Cold. Wind chills may approach -10F. High 17F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.

    Al Boob Gore--$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
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    Actually a lot of Greenland was ice free in the Middle Ages when the Viking had a colony there and they had farms and grew food. They were forced out with the onset of the little Ice Age which we are currently recovering from.

    We had mothing to do with the Global warming then, little to do withthe little ice age and little to do with the current climate. Teh Big yellow thing in the sky is running the climate show.
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    Global Warming
    Nothing but another CAUSE for the Wine & Cheese whacko's.
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    Except no real climatologist supports this claim. The big invention in the sky is running your disinformation campaign.
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    Only the fake ones, discredited by your real ones, huh? Gotcha. ;)

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