Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Sounds Familiar

Gotta admit I'm not as optimistic as the guy near the end. With tobacco, the planet wasn't at risk. The stakes for denial were only personal. In the case of climate change, given the intransigence and denialism of our Congressional teabaggRs, by the time they'd wake up -- if they ever would -- it will most certainly be too late for all of us. And they've shown all too well that they're perfectly willing and capable of preventing progress even when the majority desires it.

Likewise, their bible-based antipathy to science means they could be standing in five feet of water and still claim either that it's not happening, or that it's god's will so who are we to interfere...

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