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Loverofblues - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
Heat wave in the southern hemi-sphere. 118 in India sounds warm?
CoolEdge - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
In those ICCC conferences, one old retired scientist was saying if you give him a couple variables he can draw an elephant from the data, give him three and he can make its tail wag. Or something like that. The point is models are useless when a "scientist" gets to choose the data points and the preferred subject (tree rings in one area, certain ice cores, etc.). Even more insane when they don't…
Expatriate - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
Your claim that there has been no warming for 18 years is absolutely false. It's a common misconception among those denying global warming and its based on an over-reliance on surface air temperatures and requires you to totally ignore the total heat content of the Earth. When you account for the heat content of the oceans, ice, atmosphere, etc., you see that the heat content of the planet has…
Expatriate - Updated NASA Data: Global Warming Not Causing Any Polar Ice Retreat - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJourna
If we're going to get into the muck of alleging that scientists have been corrupted by donors providing them with funding, to have a shred of intellectual honesty, you must concede the biases of Mr. Taylor as a Heartland employee.
Givemeliberty - Missouri\'s corrections system has a drug problem - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The crimes you listed all have victims, that's why they are and should continue to remain punishable. The guy smokin pot isn't hurting anyone, so no victim combined with proven failed policy, just like prohibition and just like gun control is my logic.

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