The question is, do I believe in climate change? The answer, yes I do. In fact, I believe we all do. Most of us, especially those from right here in the Midwest , enjoy four seasons of “drastic” climate change each and every year. Yet, I believe that we no more caused those climate changes than we did the so called “Global Warming” threat that the Politicians from the left, and some from the right, are trying desperately to have us believe.
You may also ask, have I read the science? The answer is once again, yes I have, and for every scientist that says global warming is a threat caused by humans, there are two or more that say humans have nothing to do with it, and I agree. I believe firmly in the notion that we happen to inhabit a highly complex, living, breathing planet with a molten core and an ever changing atmosphere. So to buy into to the notion that we, in all our infinite wisdom, have somehow created the ability to outdo nature’s God with a so called global warming phenomenon, just isn’t plausible.
If “Global Warming” were indeed an actual threat caused by humans, wouldn’t every scientist, world leader, politician and business around the globe be working in concert to find a solution? They may not agree on an actual solution, but they would sure as heck agree that there is a problem, yet they don’t.
Think about this. Why is it that such a crisis was introduced to the American public, years ago, by a politician? That’s right, Al Gore, a far left fringe democrat that thrives on power and notoriety? Stop and think, would anyone in this great country, including the politicians on both the left and right, place a threat of this magnitude on the back burner for the sake of politics with our very existence hanging in the balance, I think not. We’d all be working day and night around the clock in an effort to curtail the impending disaster. If anything, the politicians would be stumbling all over themselves trying to win the argument as to how the problem should be solved, but given their track record for solving problems, the very thought seems laughable at best. To sum it up, based upon what I’ve learned combined with some simple common sense, “Global Warming,” that, by the way, has been reduced to mere “Climate Change”, is clearly nothing more than a politically motivated hoax, one that has made politicians, as well as Hollywood movie makers very wealthy at our expense.
Why you ask? Because the far left offers absolutely nothing in terms of long term growth and prosperity for the American people. To retain any power whatsoever, they rely on making you feel that only they give a tinker’s darn about you, and without their watchful eye and entitlement mentality all will perish under the boot of the evil conservative. They also clearly realize, that for the most part, those who live off the system, typically vote the system, so keeping their constituents believing that they, the Democrats, are the only political party with their best interests in mind keeps the power and money coming their way. Bottom line is, it’s nothing more than politics as usual, only now they use fear to win the argument.
As you can see, I’ve chosen not to offer documentation as proof to my argument. That my friends, I’m leaving up to you. I took the time to study the issue for myself and inject some old fashioned common sense along the way as I’m no longer willing to take the word of a politician and don’t want you taking mine either. Instead, I want you to do the research, educate yourselves, ask the important questions, locate the answers, and refuse as I have to be led around like farm animals with rings in our noses. So with the possibility of Cap and Trade looming in the not to distant future, we better get started. It's up to you!
Lastly, I believe it’s the responsibility of each and every one of us to be good stewards of the planet that God Almighty has so graciously blessed us with, and do all we can to respect it, and leave it, in a better condition than how it was received. It’s time to say “Enough is Enough.”
We’re no longer going to be pawns in the political game of chess the politicians choose to play, because the pawns represent real lives, lives that belong to “We the People!”
Steven R Rathje Founder/C.E.O.
International Procurement Services, Inc. and
The Genesis Group, Inc.