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It's Right Wing Anti-Science Craziness Day!

Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 1:39:20 pm

One of the most bizarre rationalizations the right uses to justify denying the reality of climate change is the whacked out fantasy that humans can't do anything to change the climate because God wouldn't let it happen. There actually used to be some commenters at LGF who used this line, back in the day.

This audio clip from Right Wing Watch features religious fanatic Cal Beisner of the "Cornwall Alliance" appearing on the American Family Association's radio show, explaining that if you believe the scientists who tell you climate change is a real, dangerous thing, you are "insulting God" and helping to bring about tyranny.

It's so off the wall it almost seems funny, but they're deadly serious about this -- and it's not just on fringe radio shows. There are people right now in Congress who believe this stuff.