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SOLO-International Op-Ed: Can We Get Angry Now?

SOLO-International Op-Ed: Can We Get Angry Now?

By Lance Davey

Feb 14 2009

I'm not at all particularly keen to write this, I'm still somewhat in shock from the loss of life, homes and livelihoods in Victoria, Australia. The area has been utterly annihilated by fire. I absolutely loathe to make a political point in the face of it, but make it I feel I must. After all, any semblance of propriety and respect for the dead, injured and those who lost family and friends, was completely abandoned, almost immediately, when those most utter loathsome examples of contemporary luddites and chicken littles started pointing the finger at 'Anthropogenic Global Warming' then proceeded to wag said finger in the face of a grieving population.

No one even blinked.

One media report even had an "expert", replete with an animated display, showing how a rise in CO2 emissions had stimulated plant growth, and that all the extra vegetation had exacerbated the disaster by providing more fuel for the fire!

So they want to point fingers? They want to piggy back their "great cause" on the backs of the hundreds of dead? To hell with them, to hell! Can we please start getting angry now? These aren't just sandal-wearing, bearded, gentle folk with a penchant for small furry woodland creatures and organic foodstuffs. They are anti-human, meddling, control freaks with a religious devotion to nature and the planet as deity, and they are dangerous. So dangerous in fact that at least no small portion of the blame for loss of human life can be laid squarely at their feet and at the feet of cowed, ignorant, local government capitulating to this new religion.

The fires didn't start because of 'Global Warming'. They were started by an arsonist

The fires didn't spread because of 'Global Warming'. The fires spread because they were lit in a hot, dry, windy area; an area that has been hot, dry and windy for a very long time.

People didn't die because of 'Global Warming'. They died from fires. Some died because they could not get consent from local government to clear bush on their own property creating a fire break. Some people died because the religion of Gaia forbade them, with the enforcement of the state, from protecting their homes and their lives.

People have been dying as a direct result of meddlesome, self-righteous, profoundly arrogant "environmentalists" for decades. One of the largest groups of victims have been those who have starved to death as a result of "green" interference with agricultural advancements in developing nations; blocking the charitable introduction of tractors, fertilisers, and pesticides - the very tools we use in developed nations to feed ourselves (they then of course won't hesitate to blame capitalism for the famines and buy the latest Bob Geldoff/Bono 'feed the world' fund-raising album).

Now they've done it here, not in some far-flung land where we don't see or understand the extent of their meddling and their sacrificial victims, but here. They are in part responsible for this on a scale that should shock and alarm. Can we please get angry now? See these bastards for what they are, they are beneath contempt! They are killing people and they have had far too easy a ride of it so far. The next time some yobbo opens his or her yap to scold you for driving a car when you could take a bus, wags their finger at your inefficient use of air conditioning, or tells you what light bulbs to use, how to pack your groceries or whether or not you can chop down your own damn tree, remember that these nutters are of the same stripe as those who would see you perish before allowing a single blade of grass to be bent underneath your "carbon footprint". Don't just give them a sheepish look and promise to do better with your fingers crossed, give them the earful they deserve! Get angry.



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