Bin Laden: A hoax like the warming he champions

A January 29 Associated Press headline shouts without apparent irony, "Bin Laden Blames U.S. for Global Warming in New Tape."  Under the headline is a photo of Osama bin Laden speaking into a microphone."Talk about climate change is not an ideological luxury but a reality," bin Laden told the world, at least as translated by Al Jazeera.  "All of the industrialized countries, especially the big ones, bear responsibility for the global warming crisis."At first glance, the photo -- in combination with a headline about a "tape" -- challenged my belief that bin Laden is long since dead.  On closer inspection, however, I saw that the tape in question was an "audiotape" and that the photo in question was dated "October 7, 2001."  If anything, these two bits of inadvertent evidence strengthen the case that a breathing, badgering Osama is as much a charade as the global warming hysteria he now helps incite.In fact,...(Read Full Post)