Thursday, May 23, 2013

Liberals blame Oklahoma tornado on global warming hoax

While bodies are still being recovered amid thousands of destroyed homes in Moore, Oklahoma, the liberals are taking to heart their mantra about not letting a good crisis go to waste.

As Glenn Thrush of Politico put in a Twitter post shortly after the tornado this week, “It is striking that Oklahoma’s senators are 1) a federal spending skeptic and 2) global warming denier.” And Rhode Island Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse took to the Senate floor shortly afterward to chastise his Republican colleagues for denying global warming. In fact, he spent 15 minutes mocking those states that seek federal assistance in the wake of natural disasters.

“So, you may have a question for me,” Whitehouse said. “Why do you care? Why do you, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat of Rhode Island, care if we Republicans run off the climate cliff like a bunch of proverbial lemmings and disgrace ourselves? I’ll tell you why. We’re stuck in this together. We are stuck in this together. When cyclones tear up Oklahoma and hurricanes swamp Alabama and wildfires scorch Texas, you come to us, the rest of the country, for billions of dollars to recover. And the damage that your polluters and deniers are doing doesn’t just hit Oklahoma and Alabama and Texas. It hits Rhode Island with floods and storms. It hits Oregon with acidified seas, it hits Montana with dying forests. So, like it or not, we’re in this together.”

The only problem with Whitehouse's dramatic posturing is that global warming is not the reason for any of the issues he cited. Even the scientists who were paid lots of money to convince us of global warming exposed in a series of emails a couple years ago that the entire notion of global warming is a hoax.

Yet politicians continue to insist that it's real. They have to, though, because how else can they justify increasing our taxes and controlling our ways of life? And disasters like the Oklahoma tornado or "Hurricane" Sandy (which was not even a category one storm when it hit the shore) are the perfect crises to justify liberal politicians' extremist agenda to oversee everything we do while they travel in their private jets and ride around in their chauffeur-driven SUVs funded by our ever increasing tax dollars.

Besides the fact that hurricane and tornado activity is actually down in comparison to past years, maybe we should look at any such disaster not as a consequence of how we treat the environment, but rather as a reminder that God is ultimately in charge, not us.

No amount of taxes or legislation can ever change that fact, no matter how hard the liberals try to deny it.

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