On Democracy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Was Mussolini clairvoyant?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"John Shimkus, chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, brings his Bible to work. At a hearing on greenhouse gases, he opened it and quoted Godís words to Noah after the Flood. 'Never again will I destroy all living creatures,' God promised. This, said Mr. Shimkus, was 'infallible' proof that neither manís actions nor rising flood waters will destroy the Earth. So letís not worry too much about global warming." (Economist, February 22, 2014)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senator James Inhofe (R Oklahoma)

Chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.

 

"It's also important to question whether global warming is even a problem for human existence. Thus far no one has seriously demonstrated any scientific proof that increased global temperatures would lead to the catastrophes predicted by alarmists. In fact, it appears that just the opposite is true: that increases in global temperatures may have a beneficial effect on how we live our lives." (2003)

"The Genesis 8:22 that I use is that 'as long as the earth remains there will be seed time and harvest, cold and heat, winter and summer, day and night.í My point is, Godís still up there. The arrogance of people to think that we, human beings, would be able to change what He is doing in the climate is to me outrageous." (2012)

"Carbon emissions arenít to blame for climate change. God is." (2012)

 

 

 

 

H.L. Menken was right . . .

 

"I do not believe in democracy, but I am perfectly willing to admit that it provides the only really amusing form of government ever endured by mankind."  

"Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard."  

"Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public."

"Democracy is the pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance."

"As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."

 

Some people think the last prediction has already come true . . .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And are afraid it's going to happen again . . .

 

 

 

Which, of course, it did!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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