RUSH: John Kerry at this special ceremony last Wednesday in Washington said that the Bible commands us to join Muslim nations for global warming. There hasn’t been any actual warming since 1996. Do you know what that’s called now?
They’re calling it The Pause.
See, the computer models — and by the way, global warming is based on only one thing. Computer models. There is no solid or imperial evidence for it. Zero. Zilch. Nada. You can research all you want. You can go out and you can look at all the data you want and you will not find any that will lead you to a scientific conclusion that there is man-made global warming, because there isn’t any.
It’s all wrapped up in computer model predictions. That’s all it is. The computer models… Like Algore. I did see this story before I left. In fact, it was the day I left, I think. Algore had said that by this time the ice in the North Pole would have all melted. He said this a number of years ago. It turns out that there’s more ice at the North Pole today than there was last year or the year before.
The ice level in the North Pole, in the Arctic, is growing. Algore was as totally wrong as it is humanly possible to be about anything. So rather than admit that — can’t admit that because this is a liberal plank of the agenda — oh, there must be something that’s causing our models to be incorrect. The model?
It is a religion. “There’s going to be something, because our model said XYZ. The model said the North Pole would be melted by now and it isn’t.” So what they’ve come up with is “The Pause.” Capital T, capital P. “The Pause.” There is some inexplicable thing happening that is temporarily delaying the man-made global warming that everybody believes is true because of what? Computer models.
There is no evidence.
You can research all you want. You can search the web. You can read scientific journals. Everything. There is no conclusive evidence of it. It’s all tied up into computer models. So now they’ve had to come up with this term, The Pause, to explain it. “It comes out of this dust from the Sahara. How about all the volcanoes? Yes, and the earthquakes.” Any cockamamie silly excuse.
Because if you all of a sudden take away from these Millennials the opportunity to save the planet? Oh, my God, can you imagine the psychological effects of that? You’ve already got them primed to believing that their true intent of their lives is to save the planet by doing whatever the left tells them to do. If all of a sudden the planet is not imperiled and if young children, young kids cannot save it by virtue of their behavior and activity?
Oh, no! We’ve just taken away from them that one opportunity to have meaning. Can’t do that. Might lose their votes. Oh, no. Can’t have them find out the truth. No, no, no. So we create this thing called “The Pause,” which is this unknown, unforeseen thing. The models didn’t predict this. There’s got to be some reason to explain why the temporary halt in global warming.
Never once is it considered, “Hey, did you ever stop to think they’re wrong? Did you ever stop to think maybe there isn’t any man-made global warming?” The lack of intellectual application, curiosity, what have you, is mind-boggling to me.
RUSH: All right, there it is. “Satellite data prepared by Lord Christopher Monckton shows there has been no warming trend from October of 1996 to August of 2014 — 215 months,” which is 18 years for those of you in Rio Linda. 18 years, there has been absolutely ZERO global warming. The so-called “Pause” is what climate scientists are suggesting is the reason for this.
The UK Daily Mail on August 31st “Seven years after former US Vice-President Al Gore’s warning, Arctic ice cap has expanded for second year in row. An area twice the size of Alaska – America’s biggest state – was open water two years ago and is now covered in ice. These satellite images taken from University of Illinois’s Cryosphere project show ice has become more concentrated. … [T]he ice is also thicker, and therefore more resilient to future melting.”
There hasn’t been one story on this. I checked. There has not been one story on this in the US media. This is the UK Daily Mail which went back and documented what Algore predicted about ice at the North Pole and there wouldn’t be any today. The US media isn’t reporting this at all, just as an FYI. I mean, it’s stunning, folks.
The evidence is pouring in left and right how totally wrong this is. Algore is just the latest example of how wrong they are. But remember, I’m not supposed to say that. Because the kids believe that it is happening.
RUSH: We’re going to start on the phones in Alabama, Oregon. This is Danny. I’m glad you called, sir. I appreciate your waiting as well.
CALLER: Mega dittoes, Rush, from the Pacific Northwest.
RUSH: Thank you very much. Great to have you on the program, sir.
CALLER: Great to be here. I read this morning the first species said to gone extinct during global warming has been found alive and well in the Indian Ocean.
RUSH: I have that story right here (shuffling papers) in my formerly nicotine stained fingers. It’s from, my version, is the Detroit News. It is a story out of Nairobi, Kenya. “A snail once thought to have been among the first species to go extinct because of climate change has reappeared in the wild. The Aldabra banded snail, declared extinct seven years ago, was rediscovered on Aug. 23 in the Indian Ocean island nation of Seychelles.
“The mollusk, which is endemic to the Aldabra coral atoll — a UNESCO World Heritage Site [Did you know that? Yippee!] — had not been seen on the islands since 1997, said the Seychelles Islands Foundation. Conservationists are celebrating the banded snailÂ’s reemergence.” Reemergence? It didn’t go anywhere! Species do not just come back to life! It’s ’96 is when the great pause started; ’97 is when they declared the snail extinct.
So what do you make of this, Danny?
CALLER: Well, The Pause actually brought it out of its hiding and it figured it must be safe to go back out and enjoy life once again.
RUSH: Well, who knows what happened to it. My question is this: This is what gets me in trouble with the crowd that wants to feel good. Okay, so here come a bunch of global warming scientists and they’ve got their agenda, and their agenda is that is destroying and planet. They need evidence. They can’t prove it. They’ve got to convince as many people as they can. They’ve got to tug at the emotions.
They’ve got to get people emotionally involved in believing this.
One of the simplest ways is to accuse us of killing wildlife, because animals — especially to our children — oh-ho, are the essence of innocence. That’s why Algore decided to portray us killing polar bears. Algore’s movie uses fake pictures. And he’s not the only one. A bunch of global warming people have misrepresented it.
You know, a polar bear can swim. Are you ready for this, folks? This is going to boggle your mind. A polar bear can swim for hours, miles. A polar bear can swim for miles. Polar bears do not live on glaciers. But right there in Al Gore’s movie is a picture of a polar bear on a three-square-foot piece of ice., that the caption says is all that’s remaining in some glacier that’s melting away.
So the polar bear, as far as the children watching it are concerned, is stranded. Therefore, it’s dead. It just doesn’t know it yet. We’re looking at a live dead polar bear. That’s the emotional connection that the fraudsters attempt to make. They don’t tell the kids that the polar bear can jump off that thing and swim for miles, and probably had to swim to get to it, and it was probably taking a breather on it.
Polar bears like to hang out on ice because it’s cold, which they like. But the picture doesn’t convey any of that. So they come up with this story that this species has gone extinct, and that species has gone extinct, and I’m sorry, folks. It’s just me. But I just don’t trust people on the left when they say things. There’s too much evidence that they lie, particularly in situations that are involved in the furtherance of their agenda.
So when somebody tells me that a species, a flower, a plant, a snail has gone extinct, my question is: How does anybody really know? How in the world is it possible to know when something has gone extinct, something as small as a snail? (New castrati impression) “Well, Mr. Limbaugh, you see, it’s really very easy. Snails like we’re talking about here live in a very small portion of the planet.
“So you don’t have to scour the whole world them. If you don’t see them, they’re not there, and they’re extinct.” Is that it? So you don’t see one for a few years and it must mean it’s died off because of global warming — which, by the way, isn’t happening? But people don’t question it. They just believe it. They just glom on to it and because he’s saving innocent plant and wildlife.
Oh, there’s nothing better to make your heart sing.
Oh, it’s magic.
Oh, it’s just the coolest to think you’re saving these helpless, lovable, cuddly — in the case of polar bears, until they grow up and then you don’t ever want to encounter one. But if they’re in a zoo, they’re cool. A snail? Ewwww, yuck! But still, we have no business killing it. How many of you have had your kids come home from school and get mad at you for killing polar bears or whatever, because of what the teacher is teaching and showing them?
My question: How do they even know the thing went extinct? What is this, it’s reemerged? It didn’t ever go anywhere. The whole story is bogus! Well, it isn’t bogus. “Thought extinct due to climate change, still alive.” The headline is right.
I guess the essence of the story is true, but they still say “thought to be extinct.” But elsewhere in the story you find that it has “reemerged.” It didn’t reemerge.
It didn’t go anywhere in the first place! It was not extinction. Do you realize how hard it is to make something go extinct? The global warming people make you think it’s snap of the fingers. Couple degrees! And by the way, whatever warming there’s been has not even been major, clearly not enough to wipe out species. Yet people sign up to it. Glom on to it, accept it, because (sigh) it’s easy.
If you ever stopped to just literally think of this stuff, but if we’re not teaching critical thinking, if we’re not teaching skepticism — which ought to be ingredient number one in anything science related: Skepticism. It’s got to be. It’s the scientific theory and all that. Anyway, appreciate the call, Danny. Jeff in Summit, New Jersey. You’re next. It’s great to have you on the IEB Network, hello.
CALLER: Welcome back from a vacation. It was tough sleading it without you.
RUSH: Well, thank you. I appreciate that. I’m glad to be back.
CALLER: I have to tell you, this dovetails right into your point about being skeptical about things in the left says. It’s very interesting how when they have an agenda further — whether it’s something in economics, something in medicine or something in science — they have the best and the brightest. It’s thoroughly researched. Their theory is unimpeachable. The science is settled, the door is closed. There’s no question, ifs, ands or buts.
RUSH: And there’s none permitted.
CALLER: Right. But when the theory goes off the rails such as The Pause, all of the best and brightest and all of the settled science, all they can say is, “It’s inexplicable.” Isn’t this one of their best and brightest who can explain the in explicable.
RUSH: That’s a good point. In other words, they’re never wrong. There’s just something that’s unforeseen that caused a delay in what we know is right.
CALLER: But if they have such remarkably settled science as they supposedly do with their global warming theory, everything must be foreseen in order for the science to be settled.
CALLER: It completely undermines their original premise and shows that it’s only to forward that political agenda.
RUSH: Now, you’d better be careful. Better be careful, Jeff, because if there are children — kids under 30 — listening, you’re shattering their world view with this. You’re destroying them.
CALLER: I have kids 10 and 13 and they listen to you and to Mark Levin all the time. And believe me, they come home all the time from school and say to me, “Can you believe what my teacher said today?”
RUSH: (laughter) Good for you.
CALLER: They’re being educated well. By the way, I wanted to point out something to you. I think this may be one of the 3/10ths of a percentage time when you might not have been correct about something. But I’ll give you a chance to correct it. You said earlier that when you were talking about the ice growing in the polar ice caps and it’s thicker and more resistant and it’s larger than it was several years ago, that there are no stories about that at all?
CALLER: I think that’s not correct. I think if you look back in the ’80s, Time and Newsweek all had cover stories about the coming ice age.
RUSH: Ah! Ah! You know, you’re right. I have to concede. They did do the story back in 1975, ’79, and ’80. You are exactly right. The Coming Ice Age was a Newsweek cover story. You are exactly right. I have been corrected. That story has been reported in the major media 30 years ago. You’re exactly right.
CALLER: I suppose the theory is that if you do a story on everything at some point in time, some of it will eventually be true.
RUSH: Yeah, that’s a good point. I need to apologize. I said there hasn’t been any stories on this in the American media, and I’ve been proven wrong. They were, 30 years ago, right on the money.