Meet Union coal miners who supported Obama who are about to get regulated out of a job per ‘Hoax-n-Chains’ announcement the EPA will now go after the 38% of the power plants in America that are coal fired. –Image: KRLA 870AM
(National Review) Its is remarkable that when the scientific consensus on global warming is at its weakest state in years, President Obama has decided to make the issue a new focus on his troubled presidency and indeed, that he intends to use the issue as the launching pad for a radical extension of federal power even more significant than his health care takeover.
President Obama campaigned as a man of science, though he himself has no scientific training. Obama lambasted his critics as being anti-science ‘Luddities’ and even enjoyed an endorsement from from Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ who has condemned efforts by Christians to cast doubts on the theory of evolution and allowed his name to be associated with dishonest and unfair attacks on Republicans.
Barack Obama of course is not a science guy, for example, he has flattered far-left conspiracy theories about vaccinations saying, “The science right now is inconclusive,” which is a position about as scientifically defensible as claiming that the dinosaurs went extinct because Fred Flinstone ordered too many brontosaurus burgers.
Global warming, contrary to the predictions of the best climate models is not accelerating–it is slowing and some estimates show it having been reversed. The warmest year on record was 1998 and there has been significantly less warming in the last 15 years than there was in the 20 years before that.
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