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Dems’ talk of doing away with Bennett just like bad old times

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Dems’ talk of doing away with Bennett just like bad old times Kudos to Kathleen Moore, whose article, “Democrats mull axing Bennett,” on the morning after Hurricane Sandy missed us, told of the real storm that hit our city on Oct. 30. Imagine the majority of the Schenectady City Council members secretly contemplating the ouster of the most progressive influence on the Schenectady Police Department in years — [Public Safety Commissioner] Wayne Bennett! I’m a ...

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November 7, 2012
8:23 a.m.

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Dan Cole-You got your answer. Mayor McCarthy's hand picked Council person easily was re-elected. Until two party government returns to City Hall, with some checks and balances, nothing can improve and our taxes will continue to sky rocket. All 3 Council seats must go non-Democrat next year.

November 7, 2012
10:57 p.m.

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Richard Moody Jr., I don't understand why so many people still believe in man-made climate change (global warming). It has been debunked and proven to be just a political idea. There is a highly respected meteorologist named Joe Bastardi who used to work for Accuweather but now works for WeatherBell Analytics LLC as a Chief Forecaster. He also worked at Penn State where a lot of this global warming fallacy was generated.

He says that Hurricane Sandy was a result of the Atlantic Ocean being warm like it was in the 1950's when there were far many more Atlantic east coast storms than today. He asserts that the world was likely warmer in the 1930s than today, that human contribution of carbon dioxide is too small to have any effect, and warming is caused by sun spots and exchange with warmer oceans. Bastardi has also argued that carbon dioxide cannot cause global warming, because this would violate the first law of thermodynamics. He expects that over the next 30 years, the global average temperature will return to levels seen in the late-1970s due to a so-called "triple-crown of cooling" comprising oceanic temperature cycles, solar radiation cycles, and volcanism.

As as 53 year old who grew up in the 60's and 70's, I remember those years as cold and snowy in the winters and cool in the summer. Back then they were talking about another ice age because of pollution. Then it was changed to warming and now it is just called climate change because they neither cooling or heating has taken place. There hasn't been any so-called warming in 16 years. You should all realize that the earth is a living planet. There are volcanoes (both above ground and under the sea) and earthquakes. In fact, the Japan earthquake shifted that island country and move the earth's axis. What I am trying to say is the earth's climate is not constant and is affected by many things, the least of which is man-kind.