Monday, October 19, 2009

Only Idiots Listen to these "Leaders"

By Alan Caruba

Not long ago U.N. Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, told everyone they only had a few weeks in order to save the Earth from “climate change” and this week it’s the Prime Minister of Great Britain, Gordon Brown.

Ever since he was Vice President and a defeated candidate for the presidency, Al Gore has been telling people the Earth is doomed.

President Obama talks about climate change—remember when it used to be global warming?—and will no doubt sign the treaty coming out of a “climate” conference in Copenhagen in December. The real problem will be whether the Senate will ratify it because, if it does, the U.S. Constitution will be nullified in favor of a global government.

Ever since the first United Nations conference on “global warming” the only goal has been to establish a global government so that the “leaders” could grow wealthy while the rest of mankind is treated like cattle.

Why would anyone believe anything as preposterous as the claims being made regarding global warming or climate change?

Consider what happens when climate and natural events occur? If it’s a drought, people have to flee to find sources of water. If it’s a flood, people have to flee to avoid being drowned. If it’s a hurricane, they often have to evacuate and, even if they don’t, their homes can be flattened by the winds. Anybody remember Hurricane Katrina?

If a lightning strike sets off a forest fire, people have to get away from it. If a blizzard hits a city or a rural area, people have to wait for the roads to be cleared. If a mudslide occurs, those in its path get killed.

For the past ten years the Sun has moved into a cycle in which it is virtually free of sunspots; magnetic storms on its surface. In that time, the Earth has been cooling and in October, early autumn, parts of this nation and other places around the world are getting snow. Overall, the temperatures are falling and breaking records that have existed for a century or more.

Why then is a climate change conference based on claims of “global warming” even being held? Answer: Because it has nothing to do with the climate and everything to do with the destruction of the right of local people exercising local control over their lives through elections.

The further away from the source of government, the less control people have. This was the reason the U.S. Constitution cedes most governing power to the States and puts limits on federal power. Those limits have been steadily eroded since the middle of the last century.

Imagine, now, decisions being made about your life, your choices, by unelected bureaucrats in some far-off place, completely protected from public opinion.

A YouTube video of Lord Christopher Monckton, former science advisor to British PM Margaret Thatcher, addressing a recent event at Bethel University in St. Paul, MN, has gone “viral” as people share it with friends, family, and colleagues.

In his speech, he says of the Copenhagen climate change treaty that “a world government is going to be created. The word ‘government’ actually appears as the first of three purposes of the new entity. The second purpose is the transfer of wealth from the countries of the West to third world countries, in satisfaction of what is called, coyly, ‘climate debt’ because we’ve been burning CO2 and the haven’t”

“How many of you think that the word ‘election’ or ‘democracy’ or ‘vote’ or ‘ballot’ occurs anywhere in the 200 pages of that treaty? Quite right, it doesn’t appear once.”

“And the trouble is this; if that treaty is signed, your Constitution says that it takes precedence over your Constitution and you can’t resign from that treaty unless you get agreement from all the other state parties—and because you’ll be the biggest paying country, they’re not going to let you out of it.”

“They are about to impose a communist world government on the world.”

Who do you trust? Ban Ki-moon? Gordon Brown whom most of the British will replace at their next election? Tony Blair, a former British PM who wants to be the next president of the European Union? Former President Bill Clinton? His former Vice President, Al Gore? President Barack Hussein Obama? The many CEOs of corporations who want a piece of the climate change pie? The financial markets that want to trade in “carbon credits” instead of equities backed up by something of actual value?

Or none of them because they all will be running the new world government, because they have all been lying about climate change for years, because they don’t care about the United States, the United Kingdom, or any of the other free nations that will be subject to the great gray army of bureaucrats who will kneel before them.

Only idiots listen to and believe these “leaders”!

They are the same kind of “leaders” that, in the last century, dragged Europe into war twice, destroying its economies and destroying its cities and peoples. Ditto for the Empire of Japan during WW2.

They are the same kind of “leaders” that foisted communism on Russia in 1917 until in 1991 it finally failed of its own dead weight.

These are the same present-day “leaders” who think they can “negotiate” with crazy Islamic fanatics who can’t wait to get their hands on nuclear weapons.

Who cleaned up the mess those former leaders left behind in World War II? Americans. Whose dollar is being destroyed by a President that has foisted more debt on the nation in nine months than all previous presidents combined? Americans.

Whose lives, dreams, and hopes are going to be destroyed by the present administration and Congress rushing to “reform” the nation’s healthcare system, the best in the world, and to enact a huge energy tax via cap-and-trade? Americans.

Who will send U.S. representatives to Copenhagen and who will sign that horrid treaty?

It has the putrid odor of treason.

Editor’s Note: Want to read the UN Climate Change treaty?


BC-Bear said...

Just a quick note to tell you that I, as a Canadian, follow your columns every day, and find them clear, to the point and refreshing in today's 'politically correct' world. As a sexagenarian +, I have witnessed much since WWII, and find these times the most troubling. Again, I appreciate the objective analysis and succinct opinion you bring to today's propaganda.

Alan Caruba said...

Thank you! This particular post is generating a lot of very positive response. I suspect it has something to do with its "plain speaking."

Buzzg said...

Great post and excellent choice of "leaders".
Government run health care = Total government control of citizens.
Cap and Trade = Total control of all means of production.
This is not the country I grew up in.
We are deep into the "Bread and Circuses" stage of the destruction of all that true Americans hold dear.

mawm said...

This is scary. Unfortunately the Copenhagen Conference is a done deal.

The developed world is looking to America to provide leadership in the fight against totalitarianism. Hopefully your next President will promise to renege on this odious treaty, and Britain, Ireland, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand will follow.

Alan Caruba said...

I am hopeful the Copenhagen treaty will not be a "done deal" in America because there is already a large "tea party" group of Americans who will raise holy hell if the Senate moves to ratify it.

As it is, Obama is having a lot of trouble trying to get his own party which controls Congress to go along with his key pieces of legislation.

Happily, the American system of politics tends to slow down and even eliminate bad ideas.

Buzzg said...

OREMUS (For all you non-latin readers that means Let us Pray)

Richard said...

Much of what you are saying makes perfect sense to me. As an Englishman, I was always taught that our Parliament was the model democracy, an example to the world ! Having watched your democracy in action, since the credit crunch, I have been so impressed with how your elected representatives have echoed public opinion, and not shirked from dealing with many of those responsible. We have had nothing but platitudes, and excuses from our "political leaders", and much of this is due to the emasculated position national governments in Europe, find themselves in. The ultimate power in Europe lies with 20 unelected people, whose decisions are "rubber stamped" by an elected house, that has no power. Just like the Soviet Union ! Europe is speeding towards a new totalitarianism, personal freedoms are being eroded, and we are being monitored to an extent that would make George Orwell gasp ! Our political class have created a system that loks after big business and corporations, who in turn look after the political elite. The rest of us are just drones to be controlled and used.My belief is that history tells us where this will ultimately end - in chaos, and probably bloodshed.
I urge you all to resist any attempt to drag the US of A into any "new world order" - it will only erode your rights and your democracy, and you are the last hope for freedom, and the right to self determination.

Doug said...

As always thanks for the great perspective an ongoing work. We have to actively fight against green socialism.

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