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    Re: CIA closes its climate change offices

    Quote Originally Posted by code1211 View Post
    Might well be, but the guys who should have provided security to civilian employees in a war zone dropped the ball.

    The guys who wanted to respond were ordered to not respond. Didn't even send a drone which is the Prez's weapon of choice.

    After 7 hours of not responding, apparently this effort affected their judgement, they decided that a multi phased military assault including the use of light weapons, RPG's and coordinated mortar fire was the next logical step for a group of cinema critics to employ.

    Next, and continuing through the following months, the administration outright lied about the whole affair and the stenographers in the press simply wrote down everything they said.

    How do you 'know' the "administration outright lied about the whole affair"? Where are you getting this inside information?
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    Re: CIA closes its climate change offices

    Quote Originally Posted by Somerville View Post
    How do you 'know' the "administration outright lied about the whole affair"? Where are you getting this inside information?


    When they say they don't know who changed the reference of the terrorists from Al Qaeda to something else, that's a lie. When Patreus says one thing in one testimony and something else in the next one, he had to be lying in one or the other. Clapper, too.

    When Susan Rice and the president present the notion that this was a spontaneous demonstration that evolved into an attack knowing that it was a multi phased military action involving light weapons, RPG's and coordinated mortar fire, that's a lie and that lie was repeated repeatedly. We can either accept that they are lying or that they are completely out of the loop on information.

    I am from the Viet nam generation and watched many demonstrations on TV. Funny thing. There were never 7 hour pitched battles that involved RPG's and coordinated Mortar fire. You'd think that mybe this might have been a dead, if you'll excuse the word, giveaway for the administration in assessing whether or not this might have been a demonstration or an attack.

    Obama was held up as the guy that directed the "Kill List" for the drones operating illegally in Pakistan, but he apparently had no connection to the reaction for the doomed bastards in Benghazi.

    Doesn't anyone ask the obvious questions of this guy? I loved his "news conference": Do you like my dress? What time is your bed time?

    What happened to, "During the 7 hour assault on the Benghazi facilities that resulted in the assassination of the ambassador, were you ever informed in any way of the hostilities and if so, what was your response?"

    If this had happened during the Bush administration, do you think this question might have been asked?

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    Re: CIA closes its climate change offices

    Quote Originally Posted by Klown View Post
    so how do you assertain the possible implications of climate change if you dont understand the science and apply a scientific approach to the problem?

    Was agent 86 and Larraby looking at predictive climate modelling results?
    In sensitivity analysis one examines possible impacts of scenarios. One scenario might be a +2.5°C increase in global temperatures from a doubling of carbon dioxide coupled with the latest scientific thinking concerning such factors ranging from the incidence/intensity of heat waves to sea level rise. The CIA does not seek to affirm or reaffirm those ideas. It looks at possible economic, social, and geopolitical impacts should such a scenario occur. The logical question then concerns what are the national security/policy implications of such scenarios for the U.S. Of course, as with any analysis there is uncertainty.

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    Re: CIA closes its climate change offices

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    C.I.A. Closes Its Climate Change Office - NYTimes.com


    Question: Why the hell did the CIA have a climate change office to begin with? No wonder we are broke!

    well gee I don't know.. God forbid the government takes action in considering the possible implications of our planet's CONSTANTLY CHANGING CONDITIONS.

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    Re: CIA closes its climate change offices

    Quote Originally Posted by code1211 View Post
    Might well be, but the guys who should have provided security to civilian employees in a war zone dropped the ball.

    The guys who wanted to respond were ordered to not respond. Didn't even send a drone which is the Prez's weapon of choice.

    After 7 hours of not responding, apparently this effort affected their judgement, they decided that a multi phased military assault including the use of light weapons, RPG's and coordinated mortar fire was the next logical step for a group of cinema critics to employ.

    Next, and continuing through the following months, the administration outright lied about the whole affair and the stenographers in the press simply wrote down everything they said.
    Months? No, most of what we know we learned fairly soon. One reason this hasn't caught the fire some conservatives want is because liken so much they overstate the situation. I t,hint you're doing that here as we'll.

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    Re: CIA closes its climate change offices

    "Downright" is one word. ..... so before you call other people ignorant, check yourself!



    Quote Originally Posted by madman View Post
    exactly! down right ignorance.

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    Re: CIA closes its climate change offices

    When a corporation starts charging me taxes, I'll want to hear all about what you're selling.

    Quote Originally Posted by Klown View Post
    Youre broke because you have a fascist Corpocracy in charge of everything in the USA

    Youre broke because when these fascist Corporate instruments and Banksters go broke, the state and tax payer bails them out - they are on a continual corporate welfare drip feed. Trillions of dollars funneled into these corporate scams and into the pockets of these bankster crooks

    And you are worried about a CIA office in one city that is probably costing a few million dollars per year to run?

    Have a good look around as to who is bending you over each day and de-rimming your essence

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    Re: CIA closes its climate change offices

    That's why we have an EPA.

    Quote Originally Posted by Zariak View Post
    well gee I don't know.. God forbid the government takes action in considering the possible implications of our planet's CONSTANTLY CHANGING CONDITIONS.

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    Re: CIA closes its climate change offices

    Air traffic control?

    Quote Originally Posted by Surtr View Post
    Probably for the same reason the Air Force has meteorologists.

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    Re: CIA closes its climate change offices

    Quote Originally Posted by peter grimm View Post
    "downright" is one word. ..... So before you call other people ignorant, check yourself!

    lol...
    U must have been offended. sorry

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