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Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:03 AM

Harrison Ford knocks Trump, others who 'denigrate science'

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Source: Associated Press

By JON GAMBRELL

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Actor Harrison Ford offered an emphatic plea on Tuesday for protecting the world’s oceans, calling out President Donald Trump and others who “deny or denigrate science.”

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“Around the world, elements of leadership — including in my own country — to preserve their state and the status quo, deny or denigrate science,” Ford said. “They are on the wrong side of history.”

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Trump repeatedly has criticized the idea of climate change, despite it being supported by the vast majority of peer-reviewed studies, science organizations and scientists. Just Monday, Trump tweeted that Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat from Minnesota, announced her presidential run “talking proudly of fighting global warming while standing in a virtual blizzard of snow, ice and freezing temperatures.”

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“We are faced (with), what I believe, is the greatest moral crisis of our time,” Ford said. “That those least responsible for nature’s destruction will suffer the greatest consequences.”



Read more: https://www.apnews.com/ba65cc27861e484bb9179f32a0aa30a6

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Response to royable (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:14 AM

1. Give 'em hell, Harrison!



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Response to royable (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 08:28 AM

2. Ford 2020

 

Hey, he isn't Trump, so it would have to be better...

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Response to LakeSuperiorView (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 10:05 AM

4. He would make such a handsome prez!

He already has practice against Russians, and he can fly his own helicopter.

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Response to royable (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 08:31 AM

3. The Dictator Two-Step

1. Destroy public education and the value of science creating empty heads
2. Fill those now-empty heads with bullshit Trump propaganda

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Response to royable (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 10:58 AM

5. Locking...

The opinions of celebrities are not important news of national interest. Please post the article in the General Discussions Forum

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