Today we supposedly celebrate “Earth Day.” Until 1970, this day was known as the birthday of Lenin, the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution and first head of the Soviet state. Perhaps we should call it “Watermelon Day” — the day on which each of us looks Green on the outside while remaining Red on the inside.
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According to the news today, an earthquake in the Solomon Islands has lifted a prime coral reef 10 feet free of the sea, effectively destroying the reef. That is, in a couple of minutes, “nature” destroyed something in a way that man could not have, short of using nuclear devices.
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A friend of mine went to the Australian Open this year, and while down under he visited the Great Barrier Reef. He said that the water was so warm — 93 degrees — that the reef was dying. There are those among us — to whom I refer as liberal conservationists — who believe this rise in water temperature is due to human-caused global warming. For example, there is the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, which falsely claims:
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I found a website that perfectly encapsulates our national schizophrenia on several of the big issues we face. It’s a private website for a park, but not just any park: Border Field State Park, which includes the Tijuana River Sanctuary.
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It’s striking to see how the hysteria about “global warming” has ramped up in the last month or so. Since the big push to implement the Kyoto Protocol world-wide, I have had the impression that this was yet another attempt to transition to a one-world government. Today, we see in this article in the San Diego Tribune (http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/20070201-1047-france-us-carbontax.html), another aspect of this attempt. Control gives the ability to tax, and tax dollars enable more control — if by no other means than going after those who don’t pay the tax.
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