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Letters to the Editor

July 30, 2013

Letters to the editor: July 30, 2013

Phony, Phony, Phony

Dear Editor,

The ice is melting in the arctic, Santa Clause is going to have a heat stroke, the oceans are going to rise. Sea walls will have to be built immediately to protect New York city. Calamities will happen world wide if we don’t send billions of dollars to Washington so government can fix the problem. Just like they solved the housing problem, by making loans to people who couldn’t make a payment on a chicken coop. The housing crisis is not over and when  there is a default the tax payer is on the hook, contrary to what Barney Frank promised.

“Glacier Bay was first surveyed in detail in 1794 by a team from the H.M.S. Discovery, captained by George Vancouver. At the time the survey showed a mere indentation in the shoreline. That massive glacier was more than 4,000 feet thick in places, up to 20 miles wide, and extended more than 100 miles to the St. Elias mountain range.

By 1879, however, naturalist John Muir discovered that the ice had retreated more than 30 miles forming an actual bay. By 1916, the Grand Pacific Glacier – the main glacier credited with carving the bay – had melted back 60 miles to the head of what is now Tarr Inlet.” I Have not heard of coastal cities being under water as a result of the melting of  said glacier. It is being said that there has not been any global warming since 1998.

Has it occurred to you that this planet is one big piece of real-estate, and atomic bombs volcanoes, solar flares, and wars have not destroyed it. Has it occurred to you that co2 is what plants use to make oxygen. So the conclusion of the matter is, are we being fed a mess of phony science, just so wealth can be redistributed?

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