The question that we should ask these scienctist is why?

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  1. Matthew
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    These scientist like James Hansen have spent 30-35 years within there field and have worked there fucking ass off to have risen to the top. He must of spent more then a decade in colleges working his ass off to get into the field and to get his degree's behind him. I mean why the fuck did he go into a field and bust his ass off just to turn around in piss all over it? It disgusts me and the whole science that some one that has devoted his life towards it would work to destroy it.

    What the fuck drives someone to do this?:confused:
     
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    I wish I knew. The whole field of climatology is riddled with these folks and it is tragic because they really could be doing things to help.
     
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    And we are supposed to give any credance at all to two dunces dissing people who are in the tops of their fields?

    Just more incredibly stupid yap-yap, without a single peice of evidence to back up the baseless assertations.
     
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    It would have been nice to explain yourself better and provide a link in the original post. Not all of us can read minds.
    You talking about this guy?
    James Hansen and Climate Change; NASA’s Disgrace
    Just because someone has worked at something his whole life doesn't mean it's correct or that it will even work.

    You've heard of the "Military Industrial Complex", well don't you think there could be a "Global Warming Industrial Complex"?

    I'm a huge NASA supporter and an advocate of continued space exploration. But it seems to me a lot of people in NASA don't want the government "Glo-Bull Warming Research" gravy train to stop and will do anything to keep it flowing. And that includes smearing people and destroying their careers.
     
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    Perhaps if the industrial sector is all right with pricing carbon.
     
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    I dunno....Maybe the same thing that drove the Catholic Church to send Galileo to the Inquisition and convict him of heresy?
     
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    The ones who can afford to pay certainly are...Then again, rich socialists are all about using gubmint compulsion to keep competitors to a bare minimum.

    See: the FDA.
     
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    I was under the impression even the strictest libertarian accepts certain key roles for government, including enforcing contracts and pricing externalities.
     
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    We do...The FDA and Cap'n Trade are, however, faaaaar beyond that limited scope.
     
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    They are... until it effects them personally.

    Then they're mostly all about crushing the NANNY STATE.

    Just remind then that the MILITARY is no less (or more) socialism (as they typically misconstrue the word's meaning, at least) than welfare for unwed mothers.

    Drives' em fucking crazy, that one does.
     

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