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The Greatest Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future

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Americans are over-regulated and over-taxed. When regulation escalates, the result is an increase in regulators. In other words, bigger government is required to enforce the greater degree of regulation. Bigger government means bigger budgets and higher taxes. More simply doesn't mean better. A perfect example is the entire global warming, climate-change issue, which is an effort to dramatically and hugely increase regulation of each of our lives and business, and to raise our cost of living and taxes. In The ...
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Overview

Americans are over-regulated and over-taxed. When regulation escalates, the result is an increase in regulators. In other words, bigger government is required to enforce the greater degree of regulation. Bigger government means bigger budgets and higher taxes. More simply doesn't mean better. A perfect example is the entire global warming, climate-change issue, which is an effort to dramatically and hugely increase regulation of each of our lives and business, and to raise our cost of living and taxes. In The Greatest Hoax, Senator James Inhofe will reveal the reasons behind those perpetuating the Hoax of global warming, who is benefitting from the general acceptance of the Hoax and why the premise statements are blatantly and categorically false.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781936488490
  • Publisher: WND Books, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/28/2012
  • Pages: 305
  • Sales rank: 238,143
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

First elected to the Senate in 1994, Senator James Inhofe is one of the leading conservative voices in America and a strong advocate of common sense values. In January 2003, Inhofe became the Chairman of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee where his priorities include strengthening our Nation's infrastructure, continuing strong environmental protections and improving national security.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments i

Why? iii

Introduction

The Hoax Debunked: Don't Feel Too Sorry for Al Gore v

1 Why I Fight 1

2 "The Most Dangerous Man on the Planet": Exposing the Hoax 13

3 The Build-up of Alarmism 53

4 Skepticism Reigns 79

5 The Moment Arrives and the Movement Collapses 105

6 Climategate = Vindication 119

7 Copenhagen 137

8 The Attempts to Raise Cap and Trade from the Grave 147

Epilogue: Getting Our Country Back on Track 167

Afterword: What Global Warming and Earmarks Have in Common 177

Appendix A What's in it for the United Nations? 205

Appendix B Excerpts from Michael Crichton's Novel: State of Fear 221

Appendix C Climategate: The CRU Controversy 229

Why? 277

Endnotes 279

Index 300

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2012

    Good insight into a delusional senator

    Inhofe is amazingly able to thread together paranoid delusions into a fairly consistent story. It's scary to think he is a senator! This is a good read for those wishing insights into the mind of a delusional near psychopath. But if your not into the study of pathology you will just find a long boring list of idiotic and false statements.

    15 out of 24 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2012

    An Ignorant Anti-Science Screed

    The senator's deliberate attempt to misinform the public is instructional if only to reveal how oil-funded legislators have successfully blocked all hope for a common sense climate bill.

    11 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 6, 2012

    Everyone is entitled to their opinion...but not there own facts.

    Everyone is entitled to their opinion...but not there own facts...This guy is a dangerous right-wing nut.

    9 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2012

    The Greatest Hoax

    I was intrigued by the negative reviews and wondered if they were written by people who still believe in anthropogenic climate change. The book chronicles the Senator’s efforts from his point of view and one may not enjoy that perspective, but I enjoyed reading it. It answered lots of questions and made some connections that had not occurred to me. I always wondered why proponents of climate change are primarily liberals while most skeptics are conservatives. This book sheds some light on why the argument over climate change shakes out over political philosophy. You might not like this book if you are a believer in anthropogenic climate, but if you are skeptical or undecided this is a worthwhile book.

    8 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2012

    How does a do-nothing senator know anything about science?

    How does a do-nothing senator know anything about science?

    7 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 21, 2012

    What a delusional person. It is scary that a man like that was a

    What a delusional person. It is scary that a man like that was apart of our government. Climate change is not a hoax...there is scientific evidence. What an utter moron of a human being. WND Books, poor choice on even allowing this to be published. I would give this 0 stars if I could.

    7 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2012

    Land of the free allows anyone to get their warpped view published

    Lets just repeal the clean air & water acts and set rivers ablaze!
    Read and see the world through the eyes of someone who must not have passed one science class......or uses snakes and bones.

    6 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2012

    Dick

    Head, one star for spelling

    6 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 4, 2012

    Wow...It's amazing how ignorant some people can be. Its great to

    Wow...It's amazing how ignorant some people can be. Its great to read if you want to be totally frustrated and Imhofe wanted to use a science fiction book as a manual for environmental regualtion and public policy. The benefit for individuals like Imhofe is that he has made the science of climate change even stronger.

    5 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2012

    Counter-propaganda?

    Strong on how science has been slanted and oversold; not so strong on what the real science shows, or what it means for voters and policy-makers.

    5 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2014

    The real hoax in this book is that building a more energy-effici

    The real hoax in this book is that building a more energy-efficient economy would bring real economic gains regardless of global climate change's impact.

    Overall, the author is delusional, so find a better book to read.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2014

    Don't even stock this book in your Science Fiction section; it i

    Don't even stock this book in your Science Fiction section; it ignores 97% of climate scientists and the in-your-face evidence of the extreme weather we've been experiencing in recent years. Surely Barnes & Noble, a fine bookseller, isn't desperate enough to sell trash.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 28, 2013

    Idiot, Ignorant, Hilarious.

    Idiot, Ignorant, Hilarious.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 30, 2012

    Great must-read book!

    This book was outstanding and very informative. Everyone needs to read it to find out how much the MSM (mainstream media) deceives, or doesn't even report, the truth about the so-called climate "experts" and "scientists" and the global warming and climate change "facts". Senator Inhofe and his team did thorough researching, and he has tirelessly rebutted environmental bills, environmental lies and just plain standing up to that monolithic power structure!

    4 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 30, 2012

    Recommended

    The book points out the problem with the faith based believers in "man made climate change". In the process it fails to explain why it is getting hotter. He could have added a chapter explaining we started coming out of the last glaciation period about ten thousand years ago. We are not out of it yet. It will get a lot warmer before the pendulum swings back to becoming cooler. Books like this runs the risk of helping the faith based believers in "man made climate change", when it debunks them, and fails to explain why it is getting warmer.

    4 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2012

    This is an excellent book. Sen. Inhofe deserves a medal for almo

    This is an excellent book. Sen. Inhofe deserves a medal for almost single-handedly going toe to toe with the likes of Barbara Boxer and Al Gore: these people should be deported. They are out to destroy the free-market and transform America into a third-world toilet. The scandal known as Climategate not only proves that many of the so-called scientists involved in this massive hoax are guilty of manipulating the data and should have been removed from their posts; but their subsequent exculpation from various inquiry panels just shows that much of the scientific community is caught up in this widespread corruption. God help us all!

    4 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2014

    This guy refuses to believe the overwhelming evidence on this su

    This guy refuses to believe the overwhelming evidence on this subject. He has no business being published, or elected.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2014

    While one might enjoy reading the opinions of a right-wing Repub

    While one might enjoy reading the opinions of a right-wing Republican in order to get a good laugh,
    his point of view is clearly based on partisan politics and not on climate science.  In a larger context,
    the argument for de-regulation espoused and set in motion by the Reagan administration, is always a
    corner stone for the Right and is the philosophy that justifies unfettered commercialism and corporatization,
    which is where we are now in the West and especially in the U.S.  If we were to follow the path and philosophy
    of the market-driven among us, we'd still be in the stone age.  My favorite comparison in this regard is the lamp
    lighter at the invention of electric lights.  We would argue that we couldn't pursue this "crazy" notion of electricity!
    I mean, what would become of jobs?  Well, what became and will become is that MORE jobs are created in new
    technologies--technologies that will clean up our messes and create solutions to our pollution problems.

    On a note about partisanship (which is the driver to these type of arguments), it seems to me that upon observation,
    Liberals are the ones who by nature will cooperate, have a long view, a global perspective, and a heart for the health
     of the planet and all the living creatures on it.  The political conservatives are the more intransigent and short-sighted
    who have (for the most part) sold out to corporate interests.  This has led to our polluted soil, water, air, and atmosphere
    due to those individuals who are supported by the various big corporations (oil, pharma, gun lobby, military).  

    Anyone who doesn't see that our society is in trouble, that the middle class has shrunk to a pitiful percentage
    of the whole, and the disparity between the wealthy and the poor, is at a level not seen since the first recorded
    Gilded Age in modern times, doesn't understand history and doesn't care about the real suffering
    of people (psychopaths of a sort).  Mr. Inhofe is a member of the latter group or at the very least is a spokesperson
    who is incapable of connecting the proverbial dots), using the same familiar tropes outlined herein.  To use a point 
    of argument often used by the Right (that being the Bible)... remember how Noah was received when he spoke
    of the flood or was observed building his Ark?  Yes, well, according to text, actual geologic finds (observable science),
    who was right?  

    So, if we are not THE cause of climate change, could we at least agree that we aren't helping
    the health of our world and by extension our very existence?  Unfortunately and apparently not.  
    Thankfully, and apparently, the growing aggregate opinion is that we ARE the root cause. 

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2014

    Wow! This man thinks he knows more than most of the world's scie

    Wow! This man thinks he knows more than most of the world's scientists. Scary that so many people will believe this stupid senator over all the highly educated scientist out there. I need to find out what publisher puts out this kind of garbage.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 30, 2012

    A must read!

    For anyone who isn't already aware of the "dirty" game played by many global warming scientists cooking the books, the Inhofe book is essential reading to bring one up to minimal speed.
    At the same time it demonstrates that there still are a few honorable, real American politicians who find the time to help save our Republic from self-destruction.
    Senator Inhofe deserves our gratitude for rendering our USA this service. Heed his recommendations.

    fred 1924

    3 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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