America’s Prince Charles

Al GoreOur commenters here tore into Michael Crichton and gave him a what-fer, the kind of stuff I love. It blew right by me, Crichton’s nonsense did, which is encouraging. I am not alone and can depend on others to pick up on what I miss. That in mind, I offer up the following tidbits from Al Gore’s Wikipedia page regarding his early life and career. The lines are set far apart, making it easy to read between them.

Gore was a privileged kid who attended St. Albans School, a feeder school for the Ivy League. Finishing 25th in a class of 51 paved the way to Harvard for him.

Here’s Wiki:

Gore was an avid reader who fell in love with scientific and mathematical theories,[19] but he did not do well in science classes and avoided taking math.[18] During his first two years, his grades placed him in the lower one-fifth of his class. During his sophomore year, he reportedly spent much of his time watching television, shooting pool, and occasionally smoking marijuana.[18][19] In his junior and senior years, he became more involved with his studies, earning As and Bs.[18] In his senior year, he took a class with oceanographer and global warming theorist Roger Revelle, who sparked Gore’s interest in global warming and other environmental issues.[19][29] Gore earned an A on his thesis, “The Impact of Television on the Conduct of the Presidency, 1947–1969”, and graduated with an A.B. cum laude in June 1969.[18][30]

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Obama: The poor gotta stay poor

Warm periods

Above is a nice reconstruction of historical temperatures, and in it I see two things: One, obvious to all, is that it is good to be alive during a warm period. Two, if you look closely, there is a downward trend with the peaks. I’ve sent away for a book on this and will address it later when I understand it better, but as explained to me in a way I did not quite comprehend, our planet enters and leaves the spirals of the galaxy at regular intervals of 350 years or so, and when that happens, we cool off. You can see by the bottom of the Little Ice Age that we might soon be entering a cool period, the prediction given as 2030. How severe – no one can say. We have a great tool, however, if it happens: Hundreds of years of fossil fuels available to us.

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Climate change exists … only between our ears

GoreNote: As with everything I write here, it is only my studied opinion that follows. It is my view that we currently have the technology to get us off oil, but it is withheld from us. If indeed global warming were real, technology would not be withheld. Even oligarchs have to live on this planet with us.


I have written a lot about what I call “public hoaxes,” which are quite common. Because television has such a hold on Americans, I am automatically disbelieved by “reasonable” people. But what I tell you is true, and what television tells you is lies.

I understand why people do not believe me. Our opinions are not our own, but rather a result of our suggestibility. People are not “reasoned in” to beliefs, and so cannot be reasoned out. Our egos steps to the fore. When I say that John Lennon’s death was faked or that Zika is a hoax, reason and logic go out the window, and defense mechanisms take over.

I am really saying that you have been fooled, and badly, and as a matter of policy. What we are experiencing around us is called, behind the curtain, “public mythology.” It is serious and studied policy, and is deliberately fostered to keep us dazed and confused and under control.

I write about public myths and hoaxes. You do not like that, and react angrily. It is a personal affront for me to say that you are not on top of things. But you are not. You are being snookered and manipulated, right and left. Sorry to be the bearer of such news.

Just to demonstrate how the process works, let’s take a controversial subject, global warming, or “climate change.” It doesn’t exist. It is completely made up. It has merely been suggested to us, and we have supplied our own evidence.

Where is the homework? Where is the rigorous science behind it? Climategate gave away that game. There was shown to be a uniform pattern of deliberate lies behind climate statistics.

But that does not matter, because we have done our own homework. Once it was suggested to us that we are involved in catastrophic climate change, by authority figures no less, we began to look around for verification. And we found it! We have droughts, forest fires, receding glaciers, ocean temperatures that are (might be) changing, disappearing islands … and all of that causes us to worry, keeps us in a state of tension.

We never get to relax, do we.

None of that matters, as the planet is always in a state of flux. We’ll be fine. Just as the Millerites were wrong about the year 1843 (but are still trying to get it right), so too will current climate science be shelved as the planet and its population go on and on and on without catastrophic end.

Climate change exists between our ears, passed on to us courtesy of our state/oligarchic-controlled media. It is a hoax.

Why? Good question. For that we have to look for proposed solutions.

  • Do they want to curtail use of oil? No.
  • Do they want us to stop buying cheap disposable consumer goods that take immense energy to produce, only to be tossed? No.
  • Do they want us to expect a lower standard of living? Yes.
  • Do they advance bogus and useless technology (solar panels, electric cars and windmills)? Yes.
  • Do they advance crazy and manipulative economic schemes like cap-and-trade? Yes.

Do they really want to solve the so-called problem with real solutions that hold real promise, like Tesla technology, tidal energy and hydrogen? No. The current system is built on oil. We should have transitioned off oil decades ago, but it is not allowed. Too much money is tied up in current technology to allow change.

So relax, everyone. We’re OK, the planet is OK. We could all stand to live a more simple existence, as resources are finite. Those are problems we need to deal with. We have the technology, but it is hidden away from us at this time. If we have a real problem, the technology will be made available by necessity.

But the end is not near. Not hardly.

The illusion of choice

The spectacle of nearly twenty Republican presidential candidates is a recent phenomenon, and a curiosity. They are nearly uniform in their views, so much so that they would be at home in the Politburo or Cuba’s National Assembly of People’s Power. There is no diversion from the doctrinaire code of Americanism – we love our wars and want lower taxes, hate immigrants and want to end abortion (for others).

How does it come about? These men and woman are, by and large, low quality. Having schooled themselves in American Economics 101 (lower taxes, cut government non-military spending), they imagine themselves clever. Their views are never tested in the heat of real debate, and so they never move forward in their thinking.

What’s up? All I can figure is that the bar of entry to politics, on the Republican side at least, is set so low that any damned fool can cross it. As long as they mouth proper groupthink platitudes, the media has no basis for derision or dismissal. All are credible in our low-thought environment.

Among all those candidates, one has already been selected as our next president. I do not know who it is.

On the Democratic side, the field is much narrower. In debates on that side, while support of military and its many wars is a given, the breadth of issues is wider, and candidates, all on a leash, are given latitude to talk and sound somewhat progressive**. Debates will be an immersion into wedge politics.

Among those candidates, one has already been selected as the second place finisher in November of 2016.

Between the loonies of the right and the fake liberals of the left, we have the illusion of choice. That is the only reason we have politics – if voters realized they have no voice in the management of our country, they might get uppity. They might even form a real political movement for change.
*Al Gore has hinted at entering the race. Would it not be hilarious if he did, won the nomination, and had the election stolen from him by Jeb Bush?
** Where is my head at! This is known as “platitude latitude.”