Dec 18, 2009

Climategate a fraud and came as no surprise to some people


Published: December 17, 2009 09:42 pm

Climategate a fraud and came as no surprise to some people

To the Editor:
Cumberland Times-News

Recently released e-mails reveal that a group of influential climate scientists manipulated data, stifled objective reviews of their work and flat out lied about man made global warming. It's called Climategate and the Obama media's silence on it is deafening. 

This was no surprise to many of us who have watched this religion of global warming close factories, and raise the cost of heating homes and driving cars. These scientists claim that consensus trumps fact. Real science works when a theory is tested and verified against real results, something these fellows have never produced. 

I wish consensus science really worked. We could solve our energy problems tomorrow. Just have a consensus that water boils at 50 degrees and there will be plenty of energy. Never mind that lakes would boil away if that were true. That's logical and like manmade global warming, we won't let reason get in the way of faith. 

Many say that science that is contrary to the global warming religion is deceptive because it comes from people that have gotten funding from oil companies. Look, if I had to convince you that water boils at 212 degrees all I have to do is to demonstrate that, not call you a name and say that you got a check from Exxon.

And as far as funding, who is more suspect? Is it a scientist that receives a small grant from Shell Oil, among many others grants from many other types of companies? Or a 'scientist' whose entire living, first class seats for vacations, BMW's complete with Obama stickers, and huge McMansion, comes from institutions whose only mission is to prove that manmade global warming is true?

Billions of your dollars have gone to the Church of Climate Science. A two year old freedom of information request against NASA demanding they release their so called temperature data has yet to be complied with. Rocket scientists are proving one thing: It takes two years to really cook the books. 

Hey, Congress, instead of stealing money from Medicare and the elderly investigate and stop this massive fraud on the taxpayers. 

James Parsons

Carlisle, Pa., former resident


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