Goracle: Avoid Fiscal Cliff by Tackling Pretend Climate Cliff (Video)

Man of peace and noted junk scientist, Al Gore, wants lawmakers to avoid the fiscal cliff by tackling the (pretend) climate cliff.
That way Al can make more money.

Global warming ended 16 years ago.

The Hill reported:

Former Vice President Al Gore called for a carbon tax to be part of the “fiscal cliff” negotiations in the lame-duck session of Congress.

Gore, a longtime supporter of the tax, said the extra revenue could be used to lower tax rates.

“It will be difficult for sure but we can back away from the fiscal cliff and the climate cliff at the same time,” Gore said in an interview with The Guardian. “One way is with a carbon tax.”

Carbon tax proposals have gained increased attention in recent weeks as a way to battle climate change and, depending on how it’s structured, help curb the deficit. The idea remains a political longshot, but the buzz heightened this week when anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform, told National Journal a carbon tax would not violate his pledge if it were offset with other rate reductions.

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  • Adirondack Patriot

    Maybe Al Gore should argue for a reduction in carbon emissions from missiles and rockets fired from the Gaza Strip?

    Whack job.

  • RealMc
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  • James

    I feel so bad for this country.

  • valerie

    Didn’t they do that already, and get a string of bankruptcies and a bunch of very rich white Democrats?

  • Tom

    I call for a reduction of liberals

  • Big Al

    The AGW scam is redistributionist leftism – PERIOD. It is a big part of their playbook and MUST be resisted.

  • Adirondack Patriot

    I second that motion.

  • StandUpChuck

    Manbearpig strikes again!

  • bigL

    we have to reach Gore’s inner chakra first…

  • Stella Baskomb

    I think there is no doubt that the earth is warming. It’s still emerging from the last ice age, you see. And one day the earth will cool and re-enter another ice age. This cycle has been going on for hundreds of millions of years. Something other than humans is clearly the reason. Which do you think is likely more threatening to human life? More warming? Or another ice age?

    Anyway, why aren’t the climate scientists and people like Al Gore telling us these geological facts?

    I think they aren’t telling us because many of them – and specifically Al Gore – are INVESTED in companies that stand to gain from government pouring oceans of our money into those companies. The more we are frightened of “warming” the more they stand to profit. Not to put too fine a point on it – they – and specifically Al Gore – are pimping us.

  • Buffalobob

    Manbearpig is super serial about global warming, climate change, occurrence of hurricanes, floods, fire and ice. If he can continue to con the rubes he’ll continue to make millions.

  • http://none tommy mc donnell

    more money for the politicans less money for the workers.

  • RKflorida

    When we were kids, we would have called Gore a Dork and gave him a wedgie every day just to keep him humble.

  • xiphos

    Former v.p. and current huckster, needs a Ralph Cramden applied, in the posterior, with a size 13. Might break his neck though.

  • American Woman

    “the buzz heightened this week when anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist….”


    Isn’t that the man That Michelle Bachman cited in her report? She said he is linked to the MUslim Brotherhood. Yes, indeedy, that’s the guy.

    Read below:

    Report cited by Bachmann claims Norquist linked to Muslim Brotherhood
    By Eric W. Dolan
    Sunday, July 22, 2012 11:11 EST

    Anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist helped the Muslim Brotherhood infiltrate the U.S. government, according to the report that Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) cited in an attack on top State Department aide Huma Abedin.

    Earlier this month, Bachmann and four other Republicans sent a letter to inspectors general in the State, Homeland Security, Defense and Justice departments calling on them to investigate “potential Muslim Brotherhood infiltration” of the Obama administration by Abedin, an aide to Secretary Clinton and wife of former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY).

    As evidence of their claims, the five Republicans cited “The Muslim Brotherhood in America: The Enemy Within,” a ten-part video course produced by the Center for Security Policy.

    Read the rest here:

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  • Ariel

    I’m sure some of the money from carbon taxes could be used to the lower the tax rates. But that’s cold comfort when your paying five times as much for electricity and gasoline, plus higher prices for goods and services when companies have to pass on their additional operating costs in order to stay in business.

    Al Gore’s global warming scam would be enough to make “There’s a sucker born every minute” P. T. Barnum blush. In fact, compared to Al Gore, P. T. Barnum looks like Mother Theresa.