Thursday, November 30, 2006

my mama always told me that if I didn't know about something I should keep my mouth shut...

Excerpt from the FIRST EVER Supreme Court hearing on GlobalWarming...

Justice Antonio Scalia:"Don't you have to show imminent harm? When is the predicted cataclysm?"

Massachusetts Assistant Attorney General James Milkey:"The harm is already occurring... it plays out continuously over time. Oncegreenhouse gases are emitted, the laws of physics take over. So our harm is imminent in the sense that lighting a fuse on a bomb is imminent harm."

Scalia: "You say it is, once it goes up into the stratosphere and contributes to global warming."

Milkey: "Respectfully, your honor, it is not the stratosphere. It's the troposphere, from the ground up to nine miles above."

Scalia: "Whatever, I'm not a scientist. That's why I don't want to have to deal with global warming, to tell you the truth."

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