Friday, November 29, 2013

November, 2013 I Am A Global warming Doubter And A Beliver In Science Update, Part 5: Australia Says No To Global Warming, China Ignores GlobalWarming, and More

Note: we accidently posted yesterday's post before this one, our apologies. This post finishes up the review of the latest scientific findings from scientists working on the global warming issue that show there is just as much, if not more, science and research debunking the global warming theory as there is supporting it. Yesterday's post reviewed where the world is now regarding fossil fuels and carbon footprint, which was supposed to lead into Monday's post of how we fix global warming issues regardless of whethere of not it is a fact or a myth. Sorry for the confusion.

This is our fifth and final post in a series where we have proivded extensive and legitimate scientific data, analyses and research to show that it is perfectly okay to be a global warming doubter and a believer in science. Those that strongly and often vilely advocate that mankind is responsible for global warming have seen their cherished climate forecasting models fail to come even close to accuratley predicting the future. They have discussed how to fudge and manipulate data to cover up the failure of their research. They have ignored data that would easily dispute the theory of global wamring. They have done far more unscientific things than doubters have done relative to scientific methods and processes.

We will finish up why being a doubter and skeptic of global warming is a correct and viable to position to have today. Monday, we will present some recommended steps that should be taken going forward, steps that are based on reality and logic and not Al Gore slurs and rantings.

1) Apparently, there is a big United Nations meeting going to happen in Poland to discuss what needs to be done to cope with global warming and climate change. However, it looks like the Australian government wants no part of this, given the lead paragraph in The Australian newspaper recently:

The [Australian] FEDERAL cabinet has ruled that Australia will not sign up to any new contributions, taxes or charges at this week’s global summit on climate change, in a significant toughening of its stance as it plans to move within days to repeal the carbon tax.

Wow, an entire government saying that they no longer believe the whole global warming and man made climate change hypothesis. I guess, in Al Gore’s view, that makes the entire Australian government ignorant, homophobe racists just like the rest of us doubters.

2) A CNN/Money magazine report that was summarized in a November 1, 2013 Moneymax article, revealed the mega effort that China has undertaken to secure oil and gas supplies around the world:
  • Energy industry experts estimate that of the 10 largest mergers and acquisitions by Chinese companies in 2013, seven have been in the energy filed. 
  • Large, Chinese blockbuster energy deals have included a $10 billion government sponsored investment in oil and gas fields in Mozambique and Kazakhstan, and a $3.1 billion minority stake in Apache Corp.'s Egyptian oil fields. 
  • While Exxon Mobil and other oil companies have stayed away from Iraqi energy deals because of poor terms, Chinese oil companies have been willing to pay high royalties, taxes and other fees that add up to 90% or more of the profits. 
  • China, is either the largest or the second largest oil consumer to the United States and is expected to soon overtake the United States as the largest importer as well. 
  • "The country is also rapidly urbanizing, with hundreds of millions of Chinese moving from rural areas to the cities," CNNMoney said. "China is also adding millions of cars to the roads each year, a trend that only adds to demand for oil-based products." 

All of which gets us into a sticky situation: even if the Unite States takes draconian measures to reduce its carbon footprint, an effort that is likely to reduce economic growth and living standards in this country, what difference will it make? As we see here, China is making long term investments in order to keep oil flowing to its growing number of citizens with access and wealth for cars, substantially increasing its carbon footprint while it grows its economy.

If the global warming advocates really want to do something worthwhile, they need to also get in the Chinese leaders’ faces and make then to whatever they want the U.S. to do relative to global warming. If they do not, then our sacrifices will be in vain and overwhelmed by the energy hungry, carbon intensive,  and growing juggernaut that is the Chinese economy.

3) The National Science Foundation, that fine organization that has spent taxpayer wealth to determine when dogs became man’s best friend, whether or not dating sites are racists, and a whole load of other useless research projects, is looking to pay someone $18 million over the next five years to develop “reliable” climate change forecast models: 

"This solicitation is intended to support development of reliable regional and decadal climate predictions that take into account the influences of living systems and are essential for projecting how living systems might adapt to climate change and its consequences for their physical environment,” the program solicitation explains.

Given that over a hundred other forecasting models, developed by supposedly solid, dedicated expert scientists, have failed miserably in predicting global warming and climate change, do we really think that the Federal government will do any better, given their track record on doing nothing well, quick, efficient, or on time and on budget? See Obama Care website for glaring example.

4) And finally, consider a Dr. Gordon Fulks, a PhD physicist form the University of Chicago. He has been investigating the concept of global warming for a lot of years and has reached the conclusion, based on his scientific background that it is a hoax. He has published a paper, “Global Warming: Climate Orthodoxy Perpetuates a Hoax.” Rather than me explain his conclusions and research, please access an easy to understand slide show presentation of his extensive data and research at:

Okay, we have presented an extensive array of subject matter experts, historical data, and research over the past five days that pretty much debunks Al Gore’s contention that ALL climate scientists and ALL historical data and ALL climate research verify global warming, caused by mankind, exists. That is why many of us, despite Al’s rantings and ravings to the contrary, do believe in the power and procedures of science and are global warming doubters.

Monday, we will present some approaches that cover all of the bases in case man made global warning is a reality…and if man made global warming is a hoax or a myth. We approach the issue this way since approaching the issue as we have been doing, yelling at each other, does not seem to be working. Let’s see if rational logic and thinking can replace ranting and hollering.

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Thursday, November 28, 2013

November, 2013 I Am A Global Warming Doubter and A Believer In Science Update, Part 4: Where Are We Today?

We have spent the past few days discussing how it is perfectly logical and reasonable to be a global warming doubter and a believer in science. We have shown numerous examples of scientific research, analysis, and findings that show the potential for a high likelihood that global warming, or the rebranded “climate change“ concept, effort is either a hoax, a mistake, or non-existent.

Now, we have made the statement throughout our exploration of those scientific efforts refuting global warming that maybe there actually is global warming or climate change occurring as a result of humanity’s actions. There is so much analysis and research supporting both sides of the equation that if you take a step back, it is difficult to truly believe what is going on. 

We did vehemently and often object to the Al Gores of the world who rant at and insult those of us who are global warming doubters but believers in science. Calling people ignorant, environmental Nazis, homophobes, racists, and a whole slew of other insults does nothing to get folks to come together for an adult conversation on the potential issue. 

These people have slung around the insults without considering facts and realities. First, the vast, vast majority of global warming forecast models over the years have grossly overestimated the likely impact of global warming. Thus, if your models are wrong, then the underlining assumptions supporting those models must be wrong. And if those assumptions are based on the thesis that global warming truly exists, then your thesis is wrong.

Second, the earth’s overall temperature has stopped warming and has been remarkably stable and unchanged over the past 15 years or so. Global warming advocates and models would have not believed this reality 15 years ago. In fact, as we have reported, ice expanses at both poles have started expanding again, hardly compatible with a warming earth.

Third, respected scientists, including many at the top research center in the world, the CERN Institute, have proven via their methods that global warming, if it is occurring, is part of natural cycle and mankind’s activities have nothing to do with. 

But rather than considering ALL aspects of global warming science, all that the name calling from the advocates of global warming has accomplished is to harden each side’s positions and opinions of the other side, leaving no room for discussion and compromise to mutual understanding. And without mutual understanding, no action is taken and the potential for problems gets larger and larger. 

But let the name calling stop today, Today and tomorrow we will set up a process to address both sides and come out for the better regardless of whether global warming is a reality or not. Today, we will look at the energy landscape and the reality of energy and carbon footprints going forward in time. Unless we understand the reality of where we are, we cannot develop a plan of where we want to go.

Tomorrow, we will lay out specific steps, processes, and challenges that need to be overcome on the scientific, research, and political fronts, starting with the reality of where we end up today. If those steps are successfully implemented, we will clean up our air and environment, reduce energy costs, and reduce our carbon footprint independent of whether global warming is fact or fiction. 

We would want to these things even if global warming was never dreamed up. If global warming is indeed a reality, than our plan would be the proper way to attack it.

So, let’s start with the reality of today when it comes to fossil fuels and carbon footprints, things that a global warming advocate hates:

1) The fastest growing economy in the world over the past decade has probably been China’s. It’s economy has grown at some of the highest year over year rates in the history of the world. It has helped create a growing Chinese middle class and upper class who want the latest in technology whether it be in electricity using home products, automobiles, and other energy hungry endeavors.

As a result, China has needed to greatly increase its ability to produce energy for its growing consumer and business demand. And the quickest and easiest way to do that was to start burning a lot more coal and a lot more petroleum products. 

It has started to develop massive coal fields in its western regions to feed the growing demand for electricity in its large eastern cities. It is cutting deals with countries all over the world to get access to local fossil fuel natural resources. It now burns about the 60% of all coal in the world (source: Business Week).

Thus, any global warming plan has to include China’s cooperation. Without it, anything any other nation does, including the United States, will be overwhelmed by the growing carbon footprint of the Chinese economy.

2) I am sure Al Gore and his ilk would love to have every human getting their energy needs fulfilled by clean, renewable energy sources, particularly those new technologies that he has invested in. But according to an article in the November, 2013 issue of Reason magazine, that is not going to happen anytime soon:
  • The Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently released its analysis and forecast on what the global energy footprint is likely to look like in the future. 
  • Their forecast predicts that by 2041, mankind will be using 56% more energy annually than it does today. 
  • A whopping 80% of it will come from burning fossil fuels. Yes, almost three decades from now, oil, coal, etc. will still be the dominate fuel sources for humanity, a global warming advocate’s worst nightmare. 
  • The use of petroleum and liquid fuels will increase 32%. 
  • The use of natural gas will increase 64%. 
  • The use of coal will increase 44%. 
  • Total energy use from renewables will increase from 11% to 15%. 
  • Energy created carbon dioxide emissions will rise 46%. 
Thus, there is probably no end in sight for the use of high carbon laden fuels. This is the likely reality based on expert opinions.

3) This future reality does not mean we should give up trying to reduce our carbon footprint and cleaning up the air. We have reported in the past few posts how the U.S. has greatly reduced its carbon footprint over the past few years, attaining double digit reductions in carbon emission. A more recent update of this success comes from a September 6, 2013 Business Week article that reported the U.S. has reduced its annual carbon dioxide emissions by 12% in just the past five years.

4) The Week magazine’s November 14, 2013 issue ran an article that showed the horrible levels of urban air pollution in large Chinese cities and the fact that seven out of the top ten most polluted cities in the world are in China. These pollution conditions are obviously harmful and often fatal for the citizens of those cities. How bad is it, according to the article:
  • China depends on high carbon footprint coal for 70% of its power needs. 
  • Chinese government decrees to reduce pollution call for only a 2% reduction in coal usage. 
  • While very few Chinese citizens owned a motorized vehicle twenty years ago, today there are 120 million cars and 120 million other motor vehicles on the road. 
  • Air pollution contributed to 1.2 million premature Chinese citizen deaths in 2010. 
  • Chinese lung cancer rates are up 465% in the past thirty years. 
  • In some cities, Chinese scientists estimate that the average citizen will see their life span reduced by 5.5 years on average. 
Regardless of whether or not global warming exists, people should not have to live like this. Taking action to reduce carbon pollution makes for a healthier humanity and if global warming is a true issue, these actions will also be address global warming by cleaning up the air.

5) But consider the potential positive economic upside for the U.S. from a carbon perspective, from an analysis in the September 6, 2013 issue of The Week magazine, keeping in mind that our domestic economy has stunk for at least the past six years and shows no sign of getting better:
  • New technology has allowed the United States to greatly increase the amount of crude oil that can be obtained within our own borders. 
  • This technology usage has resulted in high paying new jobs, substantially reducing the unemployment rate in several now oil rich states, e.g. 3% in North Dakota and 5% in Oklahoma. 
  • While the U.S. imported upwards of 60% of its oil in 2005, it now only imports 40% of its needs. 
  • It is estimated that at the current rate, by 2035, the U.S. might be energy independent of the rest of the world. 
  • This would greatly reduce the need for us to butt into the affairs of other countries, militarily and diplomatically, particularly those in the Middle East. 
  • The energy technology boom as it relates to natural gas and oil could result in one million new manufacturing jobs in the next ten years. 

Okay, before getting to a solution tomorrow, what do we know about today in the world:
  • China’s economy is growing rapidly and will require larger and larger amounts of energy sources, amounts that will require the use of carbon intensive energy sources, including coal, for years to come. 
  • China is choking on the pollution that its economic growth and energy usage growth has caused. 
  • The U.S. has already substantially reduced its carbon footprint over the past five years without government mandates or bureaucracies. 
  • Energy industry experts predict that carbon based energy sources will still constitute the majority of raw material used to generate energy in the next several decades, renewables not withstanding. 
  • New energy technology usage in the U.S. is one of the very few industries segments that have shown positive economic and employment growth over the past few years. 
From these five realities, we will propose a simple yet elegant solution to the energy, pollution, and…global warming issue regardless of whether or not global warming is fact or fiction.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

A Thanksgiving Wish: Helping Each Other and Undoing The Damage and Hatred That Washington Politicians Have Wrought

This post orignally ran last Thanksigving to good reviews. Thus, for this Thanksgiving, I thought it appropriate that we run it again, updating the information as deemed necessary by the antics and ineptness of the American political class over the past twelve months. 


I hope that today finds you, your family and your friends healthy and well and hopefully together, sharing this Thanksgiving with each other in the way you see fit. I hope that there is good cheer around your dinner table, lots of laughs, and plenty of food.

However, if you are fortunate enough to be in such a situation, may I suggest that you take a minute out of your Thanksgiving day to think about others that may not be so fortunate as yourselves. As you may or may not know, there are about 12 million Americans who are currently unable to find work and may not be having as wonderful a Thanksgiving as you.

There are about 23 million Americans who are unemployed or under employed, including many young Americans and receent college graduates who are struggling to find a job and establishing a career for themselves.

Every week, hundreds of thousands of Americans find the need to apply for first time unemployment benefits as the economy continues to struggle and economic growth is not enough to provide employment to all those who need it.
Remember, that we are in the midst of the longest consecutive streak of months where the national unemployment rate has been above 7%. 
As you sit down to eat, remember that almost 50 million Americans are eating today, through no fault of their own, only becuase they are receiving food aid from the Federal government.

May I suggest that as a result of the above economic hardships that you take a little time or a little money, only what you can afford, and make the upcoming Christmas holidays a little easier, a little brighter for these million of fellow citizens.

Throw some change into the Salvation Army bell ringer on the street corner. Next time you go shopping, buy a few extra items for the local food bank. Or better yet, volunteer your time in whatever way possible.

Write a check to your favorite charity or buy that gift for the child that may not get one this holiday season. If you see a member of our armed forces waiting in line for a coffee or a lunch, step up up and treat him or her, thanking them for their sacrifices and service.

You see, unless we help each other, it is unlikely the political class will help them. Many of the economic hardships these folks are going through are a direct result of the inability or unwillingness of our Washington politicians to do the right thing. If they were willing or had the ability to do the right thing, 23 million Americans would not be hurting for employment this Thanksgiving day.

Thus, we need to each individually step forward and help our neighbors, waiting for Washington to do the right thing is a no win proposition. These overpaid, under performing politicians have left us and our neighbors with the following dire economic situation today (data and commentary courtesy of the Bankrupting America website in November, 2012, updated for current realities):

This season, we are thankful for our friends, and family, and that we live in a nation that can endure a contentious election and still have peace. (Even if the discussion around your Thanksgiving table is not always so serene.) While we are grateful for the things we have, we are mindful of the work we – especially our federal government – has ahead, especially when it comes to repairing the nation’s balance sheet and economy. To that end, here are the five budget- and economic-related events that we are not thankful for this year:

1) No Budget. Congress failed to pass a budget once again this year. In fact, since the Democrats took over Congress back in 2009, the U.S. Federal government has been operating without a formal budget process or actual budget, facilitating the massive wasteful and inefficient spending of taxpayer wealth. Disgraceful.

2) Another Massive Annual Deficit. For the fifth year in a row the federal government spent at least $600 billion more than it took in. Deficits over the last five years totaled nearly $5.7 trillion.

3)  $17 Trillion National Debt.The national debt is now about $17 trillion, about $150,000 for every household in the country. That figure is about triple the average household income.

4) Overspending, High Unemployment, Low Growth. On average since World War II, federal government spending has totaled 19.8% of the economy. In FY 2011, it was 24.1% and for FY 2012 it was estimated to come in at 24.3%. What have been the results? An unemployment rate of over 7% (average since 1948: 5.8%) and a two percent or less economic growth rate (average since World War II: 3.1%).

5) Another Fiscal Cliff. Senate and House members are supposedly negotiating for a real budget by the time the current debt limit extension is reached again in early 2014. Odds are they will fumble their way through this crisis again, like they have fumbled their way thorugh every other budget crisis in recent memory, embarassing the nation again and stifling economic growth again.

So yes, be thankful for what you have today, whether it is a job, a healthy family, good friends, the ability to come together, and have enough to eat. But also be thankful if you can help others also get through these tough economic times. Our politicians, the ones who created these tough economic times, are seemingly incapable of doing such a noble deed.
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

November, 2013, I Am A Global Warming Doubter and a Believer In Science, Part 3: Ice Packs Expanding, Temperatures Not Expanding, Climate Models Implding

We have spent the past few days going over scientific reports, studies, and findings that hotly dispute the global warming hysteria of people like Al Gore, or as the rebranded effort is called, “climate change.” We laid out a series of 18 scientific efforts that disprove Al Gore’s reckless accusations that those of us that fail to believe what he believes must be scientific idiots. 

Of course, he goes much beyond that stance of calling those with opposing views as scientific ignoramuses. He has also compared us to racists, homophobes, and a whole lot of other equally disgusting and incorrect slurs. It becomes very difficult to have an adult conversation with people like Gore who would rather get up in your face with insults than to have a mature discussion of science from all angles, not just the angle that proves his points. 

Those 18 points of review have already been discussed numerous times in this blog under the them of “I believe in science and I am a global warming doubter.” These past two days of review were used to set up the next two days of reviews where we will lay out the most recent climate findings from a variety of solid, scientific sources that prove that one can believe in science and scientific methods and still come out as a global warming doubter, Al Gore not withstanding.

1) The Washington Post reported on September 23, 2013 that the Antarctic Ice expanse has hit a 35 year high in coverage. Since records of such expanse measure began 35 years ago in 1978, the ice expanse at the south pole is now larger than it has ever been in the history of the measurement. 

In fact, the expanse is now so large that the article shows how it is now above two standard deviations above the average, indicating that from a statistical point of view it is now significantly beyond what should be expected based on historical measures. In other words, this is not a random event from a statistical forecasting perspective. 

Antarctic sea ice has grown to a record large extent for a second straight year, stumping scientists seeking to understand why this ice is expanding rather than shrinking in a possibly warming world. On the third Saturday in September, the ice expanse reached 19.5 million square kilometers, according to data posted on the National Snow and Ice Data website. That number bested record high levels set earlier this month and in 2012 (of 19.48 million square kilometers). Wow, does not seem Al Gore told the south pole that global warming was supposed to melt that ice expanse.

The article goes on to quote a number of climate experts and their confusion of what is actually going on:
  • “The overwhelming evidence is that the Southern Ocean is warming. Why would sea ice be increasing? Although the rate of increase is small, it is a puzzle to scientists,” said Jinlun Zhang, a University of Washington scientist, studying Antarctic ice. 
  • “This modeled Antarctic sea ice decrease in the last three decades is at odds with observations, which show a small yet statistically significant increase in sea ice extent,” says the study, led by Colorado State University atmospheric scientist Elizabeth Barnes. 
  • “Some point to stratospheric ozone depletion, but a new study published in the Journal of Climate notes that computer models simulate declining – not increasing – Antarctic sea ice in recent decades due to this phenomenon (aka the ozone “hole”).” Quote from the Post article. 
  • But some climate scientists cling to the belief that they are still right in the face of an increasing ice expanse: “If the warming continues, at some point the trend will reverse,” according to Jinlun Zhang. In other words, trust us and not your eyes, our models will eventually be right. 
Look, I do not know what the right answer is. Maybe there is global warming, but I am tired of people like Al Gore yelling at me and calling me and others idiots for not seeing his biased viewpoint and for his assertion that ALL climate scientists and ALL the data confirm global warming. 

That is just a false and self serving deception. There is a lot of doubt. And that is where we should start having an adult, intelligent conversation and not a typical Al Gore shouting match.

2) We have previously reported on how official government climate and temperature tracking results have shown that since 1997, the earth’s average temperature has not changed. Now, a new scientific study forecasts we will could have 17 more years of similar stable temperatures and weather:
  • Research published in the peer-reviewed journal Climate Dynamics was recently completed by Professor Judith Curry of the Georgia Institute of Technology and Dr Marcia Wyatt. 
  • Their findings and conclusions are in direct odds with people like Al Gore and other global warming supporters. 
  • They concluded that the 17 year pause in global warming is likely to continue into the 2030s. 
  • Their findings correctly forecast the recent expansion of the Arctic Sea ice expanse. 
  • In addition, their findings suggest that those whose support the global warming theory and organizations such as the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), have severely underestimated the role of natural cycles and overestimated the impact of greenhouse gases. 

  • This graph (click on graph for a larger view), based on a version published by Dr Ed Hawkins of Reading University, shows that actual earth temperatures are now below the predictions made by almost all the 138 models on which the IPCC relies. 
  • The lack of temperature rise means there has been no statistically significant increase in world average surface temperatures since the beginning of 1997, despite the models’ forecast of temps trending upwards dramatically. 
  • According to Dr Hawkins, the divergence is now so great that the world’s climate is cooler than what the models collectively predicted with ‘five to 95 percent certainty.’ 
  • Curry and Wyatt say they have identified what they call a climatic ‘stadium wave’ – the phenomenon known in Britain as a Mexican wave, in which the crowd at a stadium stand and sit so that a wave seems to circle the audience. 
  • They concluded that earth’s climate acts in a similar way, a number of cycles in the temperature of air and oceans, and the level of Arctic ice, take place across the Northern hemisphere over decades, a warming wave followed by a cooling wave and the cycle then repeats itself. 
  • Global warming advocates starting measuring temperatures during a climaxing warming phase, leading them and their models to conclude that the warming was trending upwards when, according to this latest theory, it was just naturally cycling upwards, to be followed by a cycling downwards, as measure by the 17 years of steady temperatures. 
Curry and Wyatt say there is evidence of this going back at least 300 years. Again, I do not know if their theory is right. But it makes sense from a scientific perspective which allows me to be a believer in science and a global warming doubter, with scientific theories, findings, and results to back up my view, a view that should not be belittled by Al Gore or anyone else.

3) Enough with Al Gore. Let’s move on to some more science. The absence of global warming was also found in the work done by the Cato Institute. They looked at the forecasts done by 108 different climate forecasting models under the auspices of the United Nations global warming syndicate. Their detailed analysis can be found and digested at the following link:

Rather than try to explain their very detailed analysis, suffice it to say that:
  • In general, just about every single climate forecasting model vastly overestimated the global warming temperatures of reality. 
  • The further out in time the models went, the worst they became in predicting how warm the earth would be. 
  • The actual temperatures observed often fall below the lowest statistical band of standard deviation, indicating that the models are REALLY off in predicting what will happen. 
So while the Cato research is not pure new science, it is an effective way to check on scientific assumptions: did what the global warming scientists predict years ago, actually come true? And Cato emphatically found that they were not correct in their predictions, casting doubt on their whole theory. There’s that word again, doubt.

That’s enough for today. Three scientific approaches to the same problem, all consist with themselves and totally inconsistent with global warming theorists and global warming models. More love of science tomorrow and more doubt of global warming also tomorrow.

Again, a quick note. I do not know the right answer but through these serious of posts, it is obvious that nobody else really knows either. We need to start with doubters and believers and come to a strategic plan of action that makes sense from a science, economic, and reality perspective, not a shouting match and belittlement perspective. 

Before we are done with this series, we will provide a framework to resolve the global warming issue, whatever it is.

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Monday, November 25, 2013

I Am A Global Warming Doubter But A Believer In Science Update, Part 2: Is Global Cooling More Of A Threat Than Global Warming/Climate Change?

This is the second of two posts that review the evidence over the past two year's worth of posts in this blog that prove you can be a global warming doubter and still be a firm believer in science and the scientific method. The first eight instances which scientifically cast doubt on the whole global warming/climate change theory can be accessed at:

The remaining past evidence of global warming doubt, from a scientific basis, is listed below. Over the next few days, we will update these peices of evidence with new science that provide further evidence that man made global warming/climate change could actually be much adieu about nothing and no reason for the government and the ruling political class to use such potential nonsense to increase the taxes and control of our lives that they love to do.

9) An article earlier in 2013 in the well respected magazine, The Economist, pointed out how reality is not matching up with the dire, doomsday predictions of global warming advocates. Even though greenhouse gas emissions have soared during the past 15 years, with 100 billion tons of carbon having been added to the atmosphere between 2000 and 2010, both air and ground temperatures during that time have remained unchanged. 

Surface temperatures have been at the lower end of the projected range of various global warming models since 2005. If the temps remain flat, they may shortly actually begin to fall below projections, i.e. the global warming forecasts are not close to the reality of the cooler temperatures found on earth today.

The Economist article proposes several theories of why this gap between expect climate behavior is different than actual climate behavioral but basically concludes: we really do not know what is going on climate-wise.

10) As a follow up to the Economist article findings, consider what David Whitehouse of the Global Warming Policy Foundation notes: “The global temperature standstill shows that climate models are diverging from observations. If we have not passed it already, we are on the threshold of global observations becoming incompatible with the consensus theory of climate change.”

Uh-oh. Forecasts not matching reality. Could it be the forecast methodology and assumptions are wrong and are not matching up to the scientific reality because man made global warming does not exist?

11) On February 18, 2013, the Space and Science Research Center (SSCR), located in Orlando, Florida, issued is annual Global Climate Status Report for 2013. According to this organization’s website, the Mission of the SSRC is “to provide an independent un-biased resource for governments, media, corporations, and the people on important areas of scientific research, in particular the cause and effects of climate change, and to serve as an objective resource for the planning and analysis of the next climate change - predicted to be one of decades of record cold weather.”

What? A climate research group of scientists is predicting a coming a global COOLING period ahead, not global warming???? How can that be, Al Gore said that ALL climate scientists agreed that global warming was an oncoming issue? How dare the SSCR differ from Al!

I do not know anything about the SSRC. For all I know, they could be a front for the oil and coal industries and their research is pure propaganda. However, they apparently do deserve a hearing, a peer scientific review of their findings to either verify or refute their findings and conclusions. That is what science is all about. Because, if they are right, and a global cooling/ice age is about to hit us, that is a whole different set of problems and agendas vs. global warming. 

12) Forbes magazine reported on a recent survey of over 1,000 geoscientists and engineers regarding global warming. The survey was done by peer-reviewed Organization Studies. 

The bottom line results found that only 36% of those scientists surveyed agree with the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) claim that human activity is causing a serious global warming problem. A majority of scientists in the survey believe that nature is the primary cause of recent global warming and/or that future global warming will not be a very serious problem. 

The article goes into detail defending the results and comparing the findings to assertions of global warming advocates who, rather debunking these findings with science, seem more content to attack the integrity of the survey and those who participated in it.

13) The United Kingdom’s Daily Mail newspaper reported in an October 13, 2012 article on the latest worldwide temperature readings and research:
  • The world stopped getting warmer almost 16 years ago, according to new data released in early October, 2012. 
  • The temperature readings and findings come from over 3,000 measuring points, on land and sea, around the world. 
  • The latest measurements reveal that from the beginning of 1997 until August 2012, there was no discernible rise in aggregate global temperatures. 
  • This means that the ‘plateau’ or ‘pause’ in global warming has now lasted for about the same time as the previous period when temperatures rose, 1980 to 1996. 
  • Before that, world temperatures had been stable or declining for about 40 years. 
  • Since 1880, the first time reliable temperature statistics have been kept, the average world temperatures are up only .75 degree Celsius. 
Judith Curry, who is the head of the climate science department at Georgia Tech university, said it was clear that the computer models used to predict future warming were ‘deeply flawed’. Is she right? I do not know but she is a scientist whose view is worthy of considering, especially based on the non-warming of the earth over the past 15 years.

14) Last fall, Hurricane Sandy devastated the Middle Atlantic states and caused widespread destruction with high winds and flooding. On cue, before the death and destruction had been totaled, Al Gore was out and accusing those of us who had our doubts about global warming to shut up because Hurricane Sandy, one storm, proved global warming or climate change. However, he failed to mention the following realities: 
  • In September of 1938, a hurricane grew to become a huge Category 5 hurricane before making landfall as a Category 3 hurricane, obviously a huge storm, larger in ferocity than Hurricane Sandy’s Category 2 status. 
  • The hurricane glanced by NYC and hit land on Long Island on September 21. 
  • The hurricane was estimated to have killed between 682 and 800 people, more than Hurricane Sandy is expected to have killed despite higher population density than Long Island in 1938. 
  • The 1938 storm damaged or destroyed over 57,000 homes and caused property losses estimated at $306 million ($4.7 billion in 2012). 
  • As late as 1951, damaged trees and buildings were still seen in the affected areas. 
  • According to Wikipedia, this 1938 storm “remains the most powerful, costliest and deadliest hurricane in recent New England history, eclipsed in landfall intensity perhaps only by the Great Colonial Hurricane of 1635, 377 years before Hurricane Sandy." 
  • The Great September Gale of 1815 which hit New York City directly as a Category 3 hurricane, caused extensive damage and created an inlet that separated the Long Island resort towns of the Rockaways and Long Beach into two separate barrier islands. 
  • The 1821 Category 4 storm made four separate landfalls in Virginia, New Jersey, New York, and southern New England, created the highest recorded storm surge in Manhattan of nearly 13 feet and severely impacted the farming regions of Long Island and southern New England. 
  • The 1869 Saxby Gale affected areas in Northern New England, decimating the Maine coastline and the Canadian Outer Banks. It was the last major hurricane to affect New England until the 1938 storm. 
  • The 1893 New York hurricane, a Category 2 storm, directly hit the city itself, causing a great storm surge that pummeled the coastline, completely removing the Long Island resort town of Hog Island. 
Thus, to think that one storm proves man made global warming is ludicrous and certainly not scientific reasoning or research. Stronger storms over the past few centuries, before global warming could have even been considered, have come and gone with the resultant damage and loss of life. 

15) According to an article in that was summarized in the September 28, 2013 issue of The Week magazine, carbon dioxide global warming gases in the U.S. are at their lowest point in 20 years, down 14% from their peak in 2007 as a result of fracking and the expanded use of natural gas, which is less damaging to the environment than coal and oil. This reduction is resulting in 500 megatons worth of emissions not going into the air, which is twice the amount of positive impact than what the original Kyoto agreement had on every other country in the world. 

16) An article from the Washington Post that was summarized in the March 1, 2013 issue of The Week reported similar numbers when it claimed that U.S. carbon emissions had fallen 13% relative to 2005 levels with a large part of that due to the increase use of natural gas and wind power. 

17) A Reason magazine article that was summarized in the January 18, 2013 issue of The Week magazine reported that U.S. power plant emissions were down 12% from their peak in 2007 even though the economy is larger than it was six years ago, mainly due to the wider use of natural gas. 

18) And finally, a Business Week graph in the January 7, 2013 issue of Business Week claimed that the demand and use of coal is up in every region of the world except the United States, with coal energy production almost catching up to oil energy production, not a good thing if you believe in global warming. 

The continual preaching and whining by Gore and others like himself get really tiring over time. To accuse folks like myself, global warming doubters, is an insult to our beliefs and trust in science. We believe that unbiased scientific research and sane and rational approaches to a problem are the correct way to go, not the pop science and sensationalism that Gore and others scream from the roof tops without looking at ALL of the research

So please, believers of global warming, or climate change if you prefer, a little sensitivity to those of us that feel, based on scientific processes and violation of scientific processes, that there is a valid scientific reason to doubt man made global warming and climate change. Yelling at us and calling us ignorant is no way to arrive at a conclusive consensus of what is going on in the environment and what to do about it. 

Besides, based on the 18 points we have made above and yesterday, there is plenty of scientific research and analyses to prove that if anything, we have as much science and proof that man made global warming and climate change DO NOT exist, despite Al Gore’s rantings. 

Polar ice packs are growing, temperatures are flat, the earth has been hotter in its past than today, some science is indicating global cooling, the premier scientific lab in the world (CERN) says no to global warming, and anyway, the U.S. has done an outstanding job, without government and political class help, in reducing the nation’s carbon footprint, something everyone should be happy with. 

In the next two days, we will review further proof that the global warming, climate change hysteria needs to chill as we review the latest research and science which occurred after we reported on the 18 points we just made. After that, we will propose an approach that makes for a cleaner world and handles global warming regardless of whether it is a myth or a reality.

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Sunday, November 24, 2013

I Am A Global Warming Doubter and Believer In Science, Part 1 Update: I Believe CERN Before I Believe Al Gore

Today begins a multiple part series on “global warming,” or as the new brand campaign goes, “climate change.” Having been unable to prove that global warming definitively exists, those in support of global warming have expanded their definition of environmental disaster into a broader, more murky concept called climate change. Their purpose, of course, is to prove that mankind is perverting nature and causing widespread environmental damage, actions that require massive government and political class intrusion into our lives and our freedoms. 

Those of us that have expressed our doubts about global warming have been the target of childish and brutal slurs by those that believe in the global warming process. Al Gore, the most ardent global warming supporter, has been the most vocal and disgusting taunter of those that have their doubts. We will review his latest slurs in a few days but constantly yelling at someone who does have quite a bit of science on their side in an effort to convince them of your point of view is stupid and fruitless.

Today and tomorrow we will review some summary findings from previous posts that we have done in this blog under the theme, “I am a global warming doubter but a believer in science.” See, those that doubt the many global warming theories are often accused of being blind to reality and not believing in the “science” of global warming. 

We must be ignorant dunces not to believe what Al Gore states. These previous posts debunk that fallacy by reviewing a slew of scientific findings and research from credible scientific sources that cast many a doubt on global warming, now climate change, hysteria.

The detailed original posts from “I am a global warming doubter but believer in science” can be accessed at:

The following is a summary of the detailed findings that can be read at these links, a summary which we will complete tomorrow. After these two days of summary, we will look at the latest scientific findings and research that further support our position that you can be a believer and devotee of science but still have serious doubts of anything Al Gore states.

1) A climate study published in the journal, Nature, in the summer of 2012 seemed to debunk previous claims that earth’s temperatures in recent decades are in any way historic. The research study was done by Professor Dr. Jan Esper at the Institute of Geography at Johannes Gutenberg University. 

He used tree-ring density measurements from ancient pine trees native to Finnish Lapland to produce a climate reconstruction reaching back to 138 BC. He found that the earth’s climate was much hotter on this planet during Roman times than previously believed, long before man was driving cars around and throwing carbon into the atmosphere.

According to the article, his researchers were able to precisely demonstrate that the long-term trend over the past two millennia has been towards climatic cooling. According to Dr. Esper: "We found that previous estimates of historical temperatures during the Roman era and the Middle Ages were too low. Such findings are also significant with regard to climate policy, as they will influence the way today's climate changes are seen in context of historical warm periods." 

A novel scientific approach, based on scientific data and measurement that casts some serious doubt on the assertion that we are in a unique period of man made global warming.

2) The data from the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), as reported in several sources including the website Real Science:

indicate that the Antarctic ice cap has never been larger. If global warming is occurring, and the Antarctic ice cap is many times larger than the Arctic ice cap, why is the southern hemisphere ice cap bigger than ever? I have no idea, I am not an expert on these things, but it seems a reasonable question to ask and try to answer in light of what the global warming alarmists are trying to tell us.

In fact, as we will review in a couple of days when we review the latest global warming findings, the Artic ice cap grew tremendously in the past year, making it larger and more expansive than it is been in quite a while. Is global warming, climate change causing more ice to form in the Arctic?

3) On March 28, 2012, a joint letter signed by 49 former NASA engineers, astronauts, and scientists was sent to upper management personnel at NASA, accusing NASA of short circuiting the scientific process by presupposing certain facts and theories that support the man made global warming theory without a sound basis for doing so.

The attached signatures of the 49 people included their years of NASA service and included veterans with over thirty and forty years of service. Now, none of these 49 appeared to be experts in climate studies. However, most of them appear to be experts in scientific methods, methods that they felt were not being properly used or not being used at all to support the man made global warming theory. They are like myself, believers in science but perhaps doubters of the man made global warming theory.

4) According to a recent article in written by Bjorn Lomborg:
  • In 2012, United States’ carbon emissions, the assumed culprit in man made global warming, dropped to their lowest level in 20 years. 
  • The emissions are down 14% from their peak in 2007. The main reason for the drop is not due to government intervention in the marketplace with massive legislation, taxes, and bureaucracy but the simple fact that the growth in natural gas development, mostly via fracking, which has resulted in low cost natural gas availability. 
  • High gas availability has led to lower prices and costs for natural gas which has led utilities to increase the use of cleaner burning gas vs. dirtier burning coal, which is about twice as carbon intensive than gas. 
  • In total, the U.S. carbon emissions dropped by a whopping 500 megatons a year, about twice the total impact of the infamous Kyoto Protocol on emissions throughout the rest of the world, without any cap and trade laws being passed. 
Looks like we are doing exactly what the global warming advocates want us to do, reducing carbon emissions, but that is happening due to nothing the government is doing but because of scientific and technical breakthroughs in mining energy sources. In fact, I would contend that this great leap in reducing carbon emissions would not have happened if the political class got involved and mucked up the market forces that led to the reduced emissions.

5) Several years ago the Environment Protection Agency suppressed a report from one of its own employees that called into question and raised doubts about the validity of the global warming theory. The author, Alan Carlin, an EPA employee, was told not to release his findings and was also told to discontinue working on climate change issues entirely.

Carlin and his co-authors accused the EPA and other government agencies of ignoring scientific analysis that is casting doubt on global warming and for relying too much on the work of outside organizations that "have tended to accept the findings reached by outside groups, particularly the IPCC and the CCSP, as being correct without a careful and critical examination of their conclusions and documentation." Their report also went into some degree of detail which contests the global warming claims of these organizations.

I have no idea if Carlin's accusations and report are accurate and valid. But as someone who believes in the scientific process, the report should have been released and rebutted on a factual, peer reviewed, scientific basis. Instead, he was told by his boss at the EPA, Al McGartland, "Please do not have any direct communications with anyone outside of (our group) on endangerment. There should be no meetings, e-mails, written statements, phone calls, etc." Not very scientific, and very suspicious, when you suppress data, research, and analyses just because it conflicts with your view. That is not science, that is politics.

6) An article in the December 9, 2012 issue of The Week magazine reviewed how a recently released set of illegally hacked emails, taken from the leading global warming science establishments, one in England and one in New Zealand, cast doubt on whether those scientists who believe man made activities are causing global warming are actually being unbiased in their work. 

According to the article, the emails reveal that the people working in these establishments state that their global warming forecasts models are not correctly predicting reality, that they needed to ensure that “inconvenient data are ‘well hidden’ though various tricks.” According to Christopher Caldwell, writing in the Financial Times, after reviewing at least some of the emails, the scientists "openly discuss how to make the threat of climate change seem as urgent as possible and how best to wage a political and PR campaign against their perceived enemies."

It gets very scary, and very suspicious, when scientists admit that their models do not work, their science and data are being manipulated, and they are just as involved in PR campaigns and politics as they are in research. Hardly a scientific approach or mindset.

7) According to an article in the Boston Globe, Ivar Giaever, a Nobel laureate, quit as a fellow of the American Physical Society over the Society's unequivocal position that man made global warming is "incontrovertible" and his personal position that no "scientific assertion is so sacred that it cannot be contested."

As a Nobel laureate, I am assuming that Mr. Giaever is well aware of unbiased scientific research protocols and procedures in order to find the truth. I am also assuming that that the accusations he puts forth against the American Physical Society are based on data, reports, or actions he witnessed and were not made up. If they were, I am also assuming that a reputable paper like the Boston Globe would not have published them.

8) The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) is comprised of some of the top physics scientists in the world. CERN is the organization that is primarily responsible for the development of the World Wide Web and it built the multi billion dollar Large Hadron Collider in Europe. It is affiliated with 8,000 scientists at more than 600 universities in 60 countries. I do not think there is any doubt that CERN is the epitome of quality, unbiased scientific research.

In the summer of 2011, CERN scientists conducted global warming experiments where they actually modeled global warming conditions in a lab environment. To do so, they "built a pristinely clean stainless steel chamber that precisely recreated the earth's atmosphere." (Source: European Union Times, September 3, 2011). The experiments they conducted were carried out by 17 European and American institutes and 63 CERN scientists. Their findings were then written up and published in the highly acclaimed scientific publication/journal, Nature.

Their findings and conclusions: the sun's changing cosmic rays and their role in cloud formation, rather than man made carbon  emissions, are responsible for the earth's warming temperatures. Wow, real scientists working at a prestigious research facility using scientific means concludes that global warming is not caused by anything man is doing.

All of those people who believe that science is a great way to learn, even if it upsets their belief that man is causing global warming, should have been hungry to learn about this new, scientifically derived knowledge. However, I could not find mention of these findings in any main stream media. Al Gore has not embraced this new scientific information. The EPA has not announced it is reconsidering its position its position on global warming, given this new scientific information and data.

In fact, the follow up controversy to these findings is the belief of some of the scientists involved that the Director General of CERN, Rolf-Dieter Heuer, was trying to suppress the findings, wanting "the results to be presented clearly, but not to interpret them." 

But isn't that what trained scientists do, develop experiments and interpret results? Is this another case of suppressing information and findings that are not coherent with man made global warming side? If so, isn't this a misuse of science, scientific principles, and scientific integrity? 

CERN proves there is great validity to the fact that man made global warming is potentially a myth. Global warming advocates misuse scientific principles and fail to admit when their models are wrong. The U.S. Federal government represses the scientific principle of peer review when it suppresses taxpayer funded work from its own employees.

This completes the first half of our reviewing previous scientific work that proves you can be a global warming doubter and still be a firm believer in science. We will finish up the second half of that review tomorrow and then follow with new evidence that proves global warming doubters are not as evil as Al Gore would have you believe.

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Friday, November 22, 2013

November, 2013 The Unfolding Disaster That Is Obama Care Update, Guest Speaker 3: Mr. President, I am Leaving the Health Profession

Over the past two weeks we have done an extensive review of the unfolding disaster that is Obama Care. Skyrocketing premiums, skyrocketing deductibles, millions of Americans losing their health care insurance coverage, millions of Americnas losing access to their favorite doctors, a $600 million data systems process that basically does not work, a data systems process that is riddled with security flaws, identiy thieves already trolling the faulty systems for identify theft information, bad training for Obama Care navigators, increases to the naitonal debt, failure to address the true root causes of our high health care costs, Washington politicians cutting special deals and subsidies for themselves to avoid Obama care pain, the list seems endless.

The first set of our reviews of the Obama Care disaster was a compilation of our research and analyses of what is going on. That extensive review started at the following link:

The past two days we have presented the opinions of industry experts of what is going on. Two days ago we presented the analysis of a newspaper writer from Augusta who did a great job reviewing all of the Obama Crae disasters in succinct article. Yesterday, we reviewed Congressional reactions to the high level of cyper security threats inherent in this poorly designed and poorly implemented Obama care website.

Our final Obama Care update for this month comes from a doctor whose open letter to the President is presented in its entirety below. One of the major negative effects of Obama Care is that 1) its idiocy and lunacy are driving doctors out of the medical field and 2) it never put together a plan to increase the number of doctors in the country to handle the increased number of Americans who could have newly acquired health insurance. 

Both factors are now leading to the potential nightmare of "the operation was a success but the patient died." In other words, Obama Care was able to get health insurance coverage to millions of more Americans but those Americans could not get health care because of a acute shortage of doctors.

As you read the following letter, keep in mind the results of doctor's surveys that we have already covered in this blog, results that are confirmed by a doctor survey recently completed by the Deloitte Center For Health Care Solutions: six out of every ten doctors in America today plan on retiring within one to three years. 

Obama Care: the legislaton that keeps screwing up lives:


Barack Hussein Obama
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC 20500

Mr. President,

I was born at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. My mother would later take a job delivering babies in that same operating room only a couple years later. My parents got a divorce when I was young. There were many times during the summer when she would be forced to take my sister and I to work with her. I vividly remember the child version of myself walking the halls of the same floor I was born on in fascination as the years passed. The anesthesiologists use to bring us candy and watch movies with us. When the holidays came, a nurse by the name of Patty Vaughn (we called her Granny), would have bags of presents for my sister and I. Donna Smith, a surgical first assistant who came to America from Canada to work in a free-market healthcare system, use to babysit us.

Donna’s two-story town-home became a 3rd home (2nd was the hospital). We spent countless nights at her house.

Patty passed away when I was ten. I still remember the last box of moon pies she gave me for Halloween that year. To this day every time I see a moon pie I think of her. Donna helped me through my undergrad at Belmont University. With tuition at $30k/year money was tight. Donna never let me go without a meal.

You see Mr. President, the smell of sterile operating rooms, horrible coffee, crisp white coats, and cold metal was my destiny. The first time someone ever asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up I responded, “Anesthesiologist”. I had no idea what they even did, but it was the first big word I learned to pronounce as a 6-year-old. The hospital is my family. It’s all I’ve ever known.

Twenty-one years after my birth, in the same hospital, I listened to a fetal heart beat through my very own stethoscope. You know, it’s quite magical. As the cool, metallic bell lies upon the tight skin of a young mother’s stomach anxiety, fear and joy are all present in her face. A week before my birthday I stood at the side of the laboring mother. There’s no other way to explain childbirth than witnessing the face of God. The emotion is enveloping. You can only try (unsuccessfully) to hold the tears back. I knew at that moment what a gift God had given me. To be allowed the involvement of such a beautiful, pure moment was not to be unappreciated.

When I started college I knew where I was going. You had just won the election. I remember the cameras focusing in on Oprah Winfrey’s face. Tears streamed down. At the time, I knew nothing about politics. My biggest concern was a girl in my Anatomy & Physiology class I had a crush on. I paid little attention to Washington DC.

I worked hard. Multiple all-nighters, falling asleep behind the wheel of my car countless times, thousands of shots of espresso (I actually took a job at Starbucks to support the habit) and 15k note-cards later I had graduated in the top 5% of the country. However, during those last few years something changed.

We studied medical legislation for an entire semester. It’s no secret that the federal government has over-burdened the healthcare market, which has manifested astronomical costs to consumers. However, in 2010, democrats forced through the partisan Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), which was later funded by both democrats and republicans.

Since the passage of Obamacare everything has changed. When I started college I never intended to work for the government. I never thought I’d have a government bureaucrat dictate what I was worth to the market, and I certainly never imagined those same bureaucrats (who have absolutely no medical training) telling me how to treat my patients.

I remember the day Obamacare became law. I was sitting in the hospital working in the anesthesia department part-time to cover the costs of tuition. Dr. Alfery, a mentor of mine, looked over at me and said, “Run– It’s not too late to change majors.”

Your legislation has caused countless doctors to go into retirement early, opt for cash-only practices, and has discouraged bright, young minds from entering the field.

With student loans reaching $300k, incalculable opportunity costs and 8 years lost to school, students seeking medical degrees give their lives to the practice. Starting our careers at 30 while dictating to us how much money we can make is nothing short of destroying all incentive to enter the field.

Since that day I’ve yet to find a doctor who recommends the field. People respond to my complaints, “It’s still going to be a good job”. I don’t want a “good job”. I have not fought for a government entitlement of a “good job”. I want an incredible career. That’s what I have fought tirelessly for.

I have been on a path to enter the Air Force and continue my education in medicine. I have been dreaming of specializing in pediatric neurosurgery for half a decade.

After quite literally losing my hair from the internal conflict, considering the sunk costs and evaluating different avenues I have decided.

I have decided that I believe in the principles of a truly free-market, and I trust the free-market. Because of this deep, internal value system I cannot, with clear conscience, continue on this path. My life has value. Such value cannot be calculated by Washington bureaucrats. I won’t allow it. Only a true free-market can accurately assess the value I am capable of.

Mr President, I’m leaving the medical field. I’m hanging up the white coat. However, let me be clear. You have not won. Unless something “changes”, you’ve lost and will continue to lose. You will fail because you lack principle. Meanwhile, we will succeed because we are born of principle.


Michael Gordon Lotfi

How sad. Dreams crushed, the ability and desire to make people healthy all crushed because of the worst peice of legislation ever to come out of Washington, legislation enacted by the worst set of Washington politicians ever. 

So next year, or the year after next or five years down the road, when you have been waiting in a doctor's office for four hours for treatment or when the surgery your kid or grandkid desperately need will not occur for six months because there are not enough doctors, think about what happened to Mr. Lotfi. Think about what might have happened if Obama Care had not happened and he, and thousands of other bright minds like him, had the title "Doctor" in front of his name and not "Mr."

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