An Obvious Question for the Rebel Diaz boys

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An Obvious Question for the Rebel Diaz boys

A few days ago Wired gave breath­less space to a piece about a cou­ple of Bronx Rap­pers object­ing to Ted Cruz cam­paign­ing in their area.

While there was a lot in the piece that was laugh­able there was one line that jumped out at me that is worth your atten­tion: (empha­sis mine)

“Ted Cruz has no busi­ness being in the Bronx. This is an immi­grant com­mu­nity,” Rodrigo yelled as police escorted him out. “We deal with cli­mate change every sin­gle day, and he wants to say it doesn’t exist. We’re one of the poor­est con­gres­sional dis­tricts in the coun­try, and to receive this right wing bigot is an insult to the whole community.”

Seri­ously nobody at wired thought the “We deal with cli­mate change every day” was a bit suspect?

Am I to under­stand that the sea level has been ris­ing in the Bronx to the left that the aver­age per­son in the neigh­bor­hood is fear­ful? Have they stopped rent­ing base­ment apart­ments because of the ris­ing seas. Are the Yan­kees get­ting ready to put their sta­dium on stilts?

That wired could include that line and not ask the obvi­ous ques­tion: “Can you sub­stan­ti­ate your claim con­cern­ing Bronx res­i­dents ‘deal­ing with cli­mate change every day’ and if so how?” tells you that to the folks at Wired, “cli­mate change/​global warm­ing” is a reli­gion believed so strongly that any state­ment con­cern­ing it must be treated as fact.

And they say Catholi­cism requires faith.

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A few days ago Wired gave breathless space to a piece about a couple of Bronx Rappers objecting to Ted Cruz campaigning in their area.

While there was a lot in the piece that was laughable there was one line that jumped out at me that is worth your attention: (emphasis mine)

“Ted Cruz has no business being in the Bronx. This is an immigrant community,” Rodrigo yelled as police escorted him out. “We deal with climate change every single day, and he wants to say it doesn’t exist. We’re one of the poorest congressional districts in the country, and to receive this right wing bigot is an insult to the whole community.”

Seriously nobody at wired thought the “We deal with climate change every day” was a bit suspect?

Am I to understand that the sea level has been rising in the Bronx to the left that the average person in the neighborhood is fearful? Have they stopped renting basement apartments because of the rising seas. Are the Yankees getting ready to put their stadium on stilts?

That wired could include that line and not ask the obvious question: “Can you substantiate your claim concerning Bronx residents ‘dealing with climate change every day’ and if so how?” tells you that to the folks at Wired, “climate change/global warming” is a religion believed so strongly that any statement concerning it must be treated as fact.

And they say Catholicism requires faith.

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