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    Irony, of sorts

    Global warming activist freezes to death in Antarctica.

    http://www.ecoenquirer.com/south-pole-tragedy.htm

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    My response would have been something along the lines of: "Does your bike have computer controlled suspension? Then shut your piehole, this baby is from the future!"
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    Wow.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Move to P&R before all the internet experts on climate science come out to display their ignorance.
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    just goes to prove that the world is not hospitable to human life.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    just goes to prove that the world is not hospitable to human life.
    at least not to the stupid.
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    It's a fake story.

    "He kept talking about when they 'get down to chili', and I thought they were talking about the order in which they would consume their food supplies", Mrs. Schneider recounted. "I had no idea they were talking about Chile, the country from which you usually fly or sail in order to reach Antarctica".

    Apparently, while all of Prof. Schneider's friends were assuming that the July trek would be to Greenland, during Northern Hemisphere summer, his plans were actually to snowmobile to the South Pole - which, in July, is in the dead of winter.

    Mr. Dolittle related how some people do not realize that, even if there has been warming in Antarctica, the average temperature at the South Pole in July still runs about 70 degrees F below zero. "Some people think that July is warm everywhere on Earth."

    The whole story is full of ridiculous details like this. It took me 30 seconds to google "james schneider frozen" and find the snopes.com page
    Last edited by rm -rf; 06-12-10 at 02:39 PM.

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    I think that's why he said "of sorts". It appears to be a satirical news site. It has some rather entertaining articles.
    Like this one: http://www.ecoenquirer.com/polar-bear-heat.htm
    Polar bears with heat exhaustion
    Last edited by serra; 06-12-10 at 03:20 PM. Reason: I found a funny

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