Apocalypse Not, Cont'd: In 2008, ABC News Aired Some Amusing Climate Catastrophe Visions for 2015
In our latest Liberty Update we highlighted in "10 Years After Katrina, Failed Global Warming Prophecies Accumulate" how global warming alarmists continue to rely on predictions of imminent doom, despite the fact that their record of prediction is one of failure after failure.
Add another glaring and amusing example to that list. In 2008, ABC News ran a "news" feature entitled "Earth 2100." It's worth watching the 9-minute clip, which suggests such possibilities as milk at $12.00 per gallon and gas at $9.00 per gallon, as recalled by The Daily Caller:
Newsbusters notes that then GMA anchor Chris Cuomo, who teased the special at the time, said to [Bob] Woodruff of the predictions, 'I think we're familiar with some of these issues, but boy, 2015? That's seven years from now…[more]
Conservatives surveying all the damage that has been done by the Obama years — and considering the fact that the American people re-upped the president’s contract in 2012 — might be tempted to adopt the same attitude as Bertolt Brecht, the Marxist playwright from East Germany. When Brecht noticed the public losing faith in the government, he quipped that it would better to dissolve the people and appoint another one.
That kind of despair isn’t uncommon to hear from those on the right these days. Yet rather than succumbing to grief, conservatives should take heart. As it…
"Government officials need some modicum of privacy to get work done. But this Administration's evasion goes way past a reasonable standard of conduct. Why shouldn't the public conclude that officials serving in the Obama Administration are flouting the disclosure system because they are engaged in practices they wish to hide from public knowledge and debate? President Obama favors government by executive…[more]