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Florida Billboards Blame Bush for Hurricanes

I see that the party of "science" has no problem with making up their own set of facts. Their slogan, if it feels good do it, if you can get away with say it, and if sounds good to me it must be true.

Because President George W. Bush has "ignored the threat of global warming," Floridians can expect to be hit by increasingly destructive hurricanes, a new billboard campaign says.

The billboards, going up along Interstate 4 between Tampa and Orlando -- a week before the presidential election -- read, "Global warming equals worse hurricanes. George Bush just doesn't get it." The billboards show a photo of a hurricane swirling toward Florida.

The campaign is co-sponsored by Scientists and Engineers for Change and Environment2004. The NAACP National Voter Fund is also involved in the effort to blame Bush for ignoring global warming. Read More...
This unfortunately is exactly the kind of opportunism I would expect from the left. Tread on the mis-fortune of thousands of Floridians with absolute Bunk! How someone could stoop this low is incredible.

I guess they weren't satisfied with their scare the elderly social security stories or their scare the youth with their bogus draft stories they have to try and scare everyone with the largest strawman ever produced, Global Warming.

George Taylor, the State Climatologist for Oregon, and a faculty member at Oregon State University's College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, writes:
I could see this one coming.

The other day a lady in my department saw me and said, "Well, George, with all these hurricanes it's pretty clear that global warming is happening, right?" I think Jane was just being playful, because she's heard me talk about global warming and knows of my "politically incorrect" viewpoint on this issue, Yet she raises a question that a lot of people have been asking: does the busy hurricane year in the Atlantic have anything to do with global warming?

The short answer: no.

The long answer:

Long-term statistics on hurricanes are quite good, so we can have some confidence in the trends we see in hurricane counts. There are two reasons for this: (1) hurricanes are big, powerful storms and very hard to miss; (2) they are well-defined. Read More...
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