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The global warming "movement" has now officially jumped the shark -thank you Mayor Bloomberg

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posted on Jun, 27 2012 @ 09:49 AM
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The global warming "movement" has officially jumped the shark.


Who’s full of hot air?

Mayor Bloomberg wants to maintain his politically correct credentials on global warming — but hates to get into a hot car when he leaves an air conditioned building.

The solution his aides came up with could easily have doubled as a stunt on David Letterman’s show.

In full view of bemused tourists and other passers-by, workers yesterday performed what looked like a comedy routine: They hoisted a standard room air conditioner to a side window of one of the mayor’s SUVs parked in the City Hall lot to see if it would fit.

If the strange plan gets a green light, the units would be plugged into electrical outlets and cause less pollution than running the vehicles’ own A/Cs on an idling engine.


Mayor Bloomberg, who oversees the sugar intake of New Yorkers, is one of the more vocal advocates for behaving "properly" to reduce CO2 emissions and keeping our planet from overheating. NY has anti-idling laws to keep people from running their cars unnecessarily.

So how does Bloomberg cope on a hot summer day?

He has a flunkie wheel out an apartment air-conditioner plugged into an AC wall outlet, then rig it into the window of his SUV.

Yes, he went there.

Here's the pic:



...and the source.

This reminds me of a Jesus bumber sticker I saw today.

Yes, Mayor Bloomberg, progressives liberals love you. Everybody else thinks you're an a##hole.




posted on Jun, 27 2012 @ 10:42 AM
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All of this just so Bloomberg does not have to get into a hot vehicle!! How many man hours were spent putting that contraption together?

Here's a clue, open the windows for a few minutes before you get into the car then fire up the AC when you start the engine. He could also use one of those solar dashboard reflectors too. They only cost about $5 bucks.

He should be very embarrassed by this stunt because he recently encouraged his citizens to cut back on AC usage and open some windows when the temps really begin to soar. Summer has only just begun...

Let's call this pulling a "Bloomberg" What a dolt!!



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posted on Jun, 27 2012 @ 11:07 AM
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Shows again what kind of hypocrites these people are.
The politics are just as crazy.. In Denmark they even removed a national park with a forest ruining life of wildlife just so they could put a windmill park there. The worst part is that removing this forest would mean more co2 than the windmill park would save. All because they wanted to be "green on paper".
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posted on Jun, 27 2012 @ 03:06 PM
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Originally posted by juleol
reply to post by UltimateSkeptic1
 

Shows again what kind of hypocrites these people are.
The politics are just as crazy.. In Denmark they even removed a national park with a forest ruining life of wildlife just so they could put a windmill park there. The worst part is that removing this forest would mean more co2 than the windmill park would save. All because they wanted to be "green on paper".
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Honestly, I don't believe they're hypocritical.

I think they are truly just idiots. I mean c'mon, who puts a window AC unit with an extension cord in the window of their SUV?

It's the same idiotic thinking that leads to a ban on large size sugary drinks, like that's going to keep people from being fat.



posted on Jun, 27 2012 @ 04:36 PM
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I think the excuse was that they have electronics equipment in the SUV that overheats if it's not cooled. So they have to send somebody out there to cool it. And the mayor had hte bright idea of using an AC conected to the grid to save greenhouse gas missions. It's more efficient (assuming it's done RIGHT), but it's really getting fussy, ain't it? I'm sure he's put out more greenhouse gases than he wants to admit yet he has to play the role of being the boss and looking like a hypocrite.

Somehow, this reminds me of a teacher we had that would give you a D if the homework was in pencil. I mean, rules are important, but if somebody gets them right most of hte time, lay off. And if at the end of the day the rules are not live or die then it might need to be re-examined.

People who live and die by rules are the kind of people that'll make this a police state. Do not be surprised if people start looking like "systemized" cookie-cutter shapes fresh from the factory.
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posted on Jun, 27 2012 @ 04:39 PM
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Okaaaaaaay

That is now the dumbest F@&*$NG thing I have ever seen.




posted on Jun, 27 2012 @ 04:49 PM
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Hahaha, that is hilarious!
No reason to get the ol' panties in a bunch though.

They have no idling laws.....So compromise! I commend the ingenuity.
Seriously though, I would totally do that.



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posted on Jun, 27 2012 @ 05:12 PM
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Why does he drive an suv? Shouldnt he be driving a prius, to save the world? lmao. i drive an suv by the way.



posted on Jun, 27 2012 @ 07:27 PM
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He's gonna look even more idiotic if the SUV is BLACK!!!!



posted on Jun, 27 2012 @ 09:58 PM
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This is further proof bloomburg is an idiot.

It does not reflect on climate science.

Anyone who pretends it does, is as stupid and transparent as bloomburg.



posted on Jun, 27 2012 @ 10:47 PM
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Originally posted by phroziac
Why does he drive an suv? Shouldnt he be driving a prius, to save the world? lmao. i drive an suv by the way.


Exactly
and even there.

I know just the fact of not driving angry can reduce your mpg drastically but
You best bet is just a plain sedan or 4wd, not hybrid or electric ... Yet_
All the processing for those batteries are not what I call eco friendly.
In a case of a car crash, old hybrid batteries can be lethal.
Plus the fact N.Y. can be a cold place, with the snow and all you gonna burn way more gasoline in the process than a 4wd hatchback. If you have 4 adults as payload in your hybrid, just forget it.

Eco friendly cars are not "eco friendly" if you rational in your thinking. Maybe in a perfect location under intelligent use of it, maybe.

Honestly, I think its part idiotic but mostly hypocrite.
How many Prius owner just talk the talk around you just for fun?

eta/
btw did he asked Barry Bonds to do the wiring lol?
I'm just saying, you never know with these people.

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posted on Jun, 27 2012 @ 11:51 PM
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And where exactly does the electricity to power this little unit come from? could it be a coal burning plant? if so then this just seems really redundant.

Aside from the fact that this is pure idiocy
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posted on Jun, 28 2012 @ 12:11 AM
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This is too dumb for even me to make fun of.


Anyhoo... lets address that pile o garbage in NY. You know, the one that about knocks you down with the stench when you arrive from less odorific places in the country. Takes about a week to adjust your gag reflex to.it. Its a freaking methane factory... seriously. If captured, we could probably run all of new york on gas from their own stinky mountain of waste. Ya want to impress me Bloomberg? Address the stench, the trash pile and the disposable culture of America makin all that damn trash..... and get some brainiacs to figure a way to harness your excessive ozone murdering methane factory trash heaps.



posted on Jun, 28 2012 @ 12:21 AM
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Originally posted by UltimateSkeptic1


Yes, Mayor Bloomberg, progressives liberals love you. Everybody else thinks you're an a##hole.



I'm a progressive liberal and I think some of Bloomberg's policies are asinine. This incident isn't an exception.

However, this hardly reflects on the climate change movement. It's one isolated incident that probably wasn't thought out all the way through.

Regardless of what people like Michael Bloomberg and Al Gore are doing, human beings are still detrimentally affecting the planet. Try not to let politics blind you to our environmental impact, because it's still a very real problem.



posted on Jun, 28 2012 @ 01:13 AM
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Why not just have an intern
run outside 10 minutes before, start and turn the ac on.
somebody get a rope !



posted on Jun, 28 2012 @ 02:06 AM
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W . T . F
This guy is a verified idiot.



posted on Jun, 28 2012 @ 02:59 AM
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So is he the only one that should enjoy this, or are they planning on installing AC units on all parking meters and garages? If not he must be better than the rest of us common folks.



posted on Jun, 28 2012 @ 06:30 AM
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Originally posted by BrainGarden
Why not just have an intern
run outside 10 minutes before, start and turn the ac on.
somebody get a rope !


This is the point.

NYC also has an anti-idling law:


Summary: Since the early 1970's, NYC law restricts the idling of motor vehicle engines while parking, standing or stopping as part of the City policy to reduce air pollution. No motorized vehicle can idle for longer than 3 minutes unless it is being used to operate equipment.

Amendments: Local Law 25 of 2004 establishes penalties for non-compliance, and requires signage related to prohibited idling, Local Law 4 of 2009 broadens the enforcement of unauthorized engine idling to multiple city agencies, and Local Law 5 of 2009 further restricts engine idling near schools.

Source



Apparently 3 minutes of AC isn't enough to cool down Bloomberg's SUV. But technically, Bloomberg could plug the AC unit into the cigarette lighter of his SUV and not need to cart around Barry Bonds to plug it into a wall outlet.

And yes, whether climate change is a serious issue or not, this marks the moment where the global warming "movement" has jumped the shark. You really can't get any more ridiculous than having a Barry Bonds look-a-like wheel an apartment AC unit out to a black SUV while the rest of us "little people" who can't afford a private AC valet are required to drink our 16 oz Cokes and sweat it out when we get in our cars.



posted on Jun, 28 2012 @ 12:34 PM
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If the strange plan gets a green light, the units would be plugged into electrical outlets and cause less pollution than running the vehicles’ own A/Cs on an idling engine.



When temperatures hit the high 90s a week ago, Bloomberg visited the Bronx Works senior center and called on New Yorkers to turn off “all non-essential appliances.”


What a hypocrite!!
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posted on Jun, 28 2012 @ 12:42 PM
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In Bloomburg's actions reflect on climate science, then all catholics are pedophiles and all americans are fat and lazy.



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