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January 19, 2005

Diplomad's Top Ten Generally-Accepted Lies

Great stuff. Not really new, but always good to be reminded.

They're all good, but here's number 10:

We're all going to die of global warming. We are all going to die; that part is true. But Diplomads are not too worried about global warming. We can find articles in the media 20, 30 years ago that warned of a sooner-than-expected new ice age. OK, we can be persuaded that too many cars with bad exhaust pipes can pollute the air, but not nearly as much as when a volcano erupts. It's freezing cold all over the United States this winter, with horrible snow and ice storms. Our countrymen in places like Nebraska or North Dakota are probably thinking "Boy, I sure wish those scientists were right and we could get some global warming real soon."

Sort of like Dennis Miller said: "The temperature is going to rise 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit over the next fifty years? Well, okay. I always was a little chilly anyway. And then in another 50 years it's going to rise another 3.6 degrees? No problem; I'll just tell my grandkids that we moved to Scottsdale."

Thanks to NickS.


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