Add Al Gore's voice to those who are speaking out against the NSA's dragnet surveillance practices. The former Vice President not only said the practice was un-American, but also unconstitutional in violation of the 4th Amendment. "This in my view violates the constitution. Show More Summary
The biggest decision of President Obama's two-term presidency looms ahead, and environmentalists are increasingly concerned that Obama will cave to fossil fuel interests and approve the Keystone XL pipeline. Now we can add former vice president Al Gore to
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The former veep has been joining other Democrats in calling on the president to get moving on climate change and say no to Keystone.
In a vision of how America might have been different if the Supreme Court had not intervened in the 2000 presidential election, former Vice President Al Gore labeled controversial National Security Agency surveillance programs unconstitutional on Friday. According to Gore, who won the popular vote for president in 2000 but lost the Supreme Court in [...]
A World Bank study has found the global elite superclass, composed of figures such as Al Gore who take lavish jets to conferences in places like Davos, leave large carbon footprints when traveling in first class. The Daily Mail cites...Show More Summary
Gore told the Guardian that security concerns shouldn’t supersede the basic rights of Americans. “I quite understand the viewpoint that many have expressed that they are fine with it and they just want to be safe but that is not really the American way,” Gore said in a telephone interview… “This in my view violates [...]
Former Vice President Al Gore was quick and vociferous in denouncing the NSA's surveillance programs when they were revealed last week, and he continued his intense critique on Friday. “This in my view violates the Constitution," Gore told the Guardian.
The National Security Agency's blanket collection of US citizens' phone records was "not really the American way", Al Gore said on Friday, declaring that he believed the practice to be unlawful. In his most expansive comments to date...Show More Summary
Al Gore was elected president, according to Vice-President Joe Biden in a comment Tuesday that’s still making some waves. Meanwhile, Al Gore himself has gone on another attack against the Koch Brothers, who the former Bill Clinton second-in-command has accused of being “purveyors of the dirtiest energy on earth.” Joe Biden introduced Al Gore at [...]Show More Summary
Al Gore did it again, saying (during a Google+ Conversation) that President Obama should “block Keystone,” the TransCanada pipeline that will carry the very “dirty” tar sands crude from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast refineries. As Politico headlined the story, by Alex Guillen and Darren Goode, “Al Gore: Obama needs to get ‘serious’ on [...]Show More Summary
Well, duh. Noted junk scientist Al Gore lamented the fact that the scientific community will not link tornadoes to global warming. Gore added, “When you put more energy into a system, it gets more energetic.” The Politico reported: Former Vice … Continue reading ?
Vice President Joe Biden knows how to work a room. In remarks made Tuesday night at a fundraiser for Massachusetts Senate candidate Ed Markey in front of an audience of donating (doting?) Democrats, Biden went for the jugular. In a reference to Al Gore, who introduced Biden at the Washington, D.C. event, Biden said, "This [...]
Before his career as a junk scientist, Al Gore ran for president. Joe Biden told a group of Massachusetts liberals this week that Gore won the presidency. Let it go, Joe. The Examiner reported: Vice President Joe Biden praised former … Continue reading ?
Kendra Tupper summarizes Google’s recent conference on the environmental impact of the Internet: [K]eynote speaker and former Vice President of the United States Al Gore frame[d] the importance of the problem: the ICT sector and its associated energy use are growing at an unprecedented rate. Within the next seven years, there will be 50 billion smart […]
Self-described global warming expert and creator of the internet Al Gore seems to have forgotten that he just received $100 million in oil money...