Tag Archives: Al Gore

Al Gore To Trump: My Only Message Is Resign [VIDEO]

Los Angeles’ Fox affiliate reports: “My only message would be resign,” Gore, now an environmental activist, told Fox 11 during an interview about climate change. Gore’s remarks came in response to a question about what he would say to the president. “I think everyone knows to discount what this current Administration is doing and saying. They’ve made the EPA the …

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Former VP Al Gore: I Was Wrong About Trump, He’ll Never Come To His Senses On Climate Change [VIDEO]

The HuffPost reports: Former Vice President Al Gore says he’s given up hope that President Donald Trump will act on key climate issues. Gore recounted to “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert his optimism after his meeting with Trump to discuss climate change and the landmark Paris Accord. Trump had promised supporters during the campaign that he would pull out of …

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Al Gore To Campaign For Hillary [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Former Vice President Al Gore will soon hit the trail on behalf of Hillary Clinton, with the campaign likely announcing his emergence on Wednesday, two Democrats familiar with the move confirmed to POLITICO. Clinton and aides have recently been pointing to Gore’s 2000 experience as a warning to young voters who are considering voting for third-party candidates. Gore …

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And Maybe Al Gore Too?

The Hill reports: Al Gore’s supporters have started chatting with the former vice president about a potential 2016 presidential bid, BuzzFeed News reported Thursday, citing an unnamed senior Democrat. “They’re figuring out if there’s a path financially and politically,” the Democrat told BuzzFeed, which noted Gore hasn’t made any moves toward running. “It feels more real than it has in …

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Al Gore Sues Al Jazeera America

Former Vice President Al Gore has filed a breach of contract suit against Al Jazeera America, alleging that the network is withholding $65M owed from the sale of Current TV. Note the name of Gore’s attorney. “Al Jazeera America wants to give itself a discount on the purchase price that was agreed to nearly two years ago,” Gore’s lawyer David …

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Al Gore On 2016

“You say you can ask the question a million ways. I’m going to only answer it one way. With apologies, I’m sure you’ve heard this answer before. I am a recovering politician. And the longer I avoid a relapse the more confidence that I will not succumb to the temptation to run yet again. But I’m a recovering politician. I’ll …

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Al Gore On Global Warming

“I think the most important part of it is winning the conversation. I remember as a boy when the conversation on civil rights was won in the South. I remember a time when one of my friends made a racist joke and another said, “Hey man, we don’t go for that anymore.’ The same thing happened on apartheid. The same …

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Al Jazeera Buys CurrentTV

In a move that has wingnuts screaming, Al Jazeera has acquired Al Gore’s CurrentTV. Al Jazeera on Wednesday announced a deal to take over Current TV, the low-rated cable channel that was founded by Al Gore, a former vice president, and his business partners seven years ago. Al Jazeera plans to shut Current and start an English-language channel, which will …

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Al Gore On Hurricane Sandy

“This week, our nation has anxiously watched as Hurricane Sandy lashed the East Coast and caused widespread damage–affecting millions. Now more than ever, our neighbors need our help. Please consider donating or volunteering for your local aid organizations.  The images of Sandy’s flooding brought back memories of a similar–albeit smaller scale– event in Nashville just two years ago. There, unprecedented …

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Current TV Fires Keith Olbermann

After months of battling Current TV’s owners and management, Keith Olbermann was fired today. The dismissal letter is harsh. “We created Current to give voice to those Americans who refuse to rely on corporate-controlled media and are seeking an authentic progressive outlet. We are more committed to those goals today than ever before. Current was also founded on the values …

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Arctic Sea Ice At Record Low

Al Gore notes on his blog: “The National Snow and Ice Data Center reports that Arctic sea ice probably reached its maximum extent for the year on March 7, which was 5.65 million square miles.

“The maximum extent was 1.2 million square kilometers (463,000 square miles) below the 1979 to 2000 average of 15.86 million square kilometers (6.12 million square miles), …

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Keith Olbermann: Joining Current TV?

Keith Olbermann announced today that he’d be revealing a major career development tomorrow. Word is leaking out tonight that he’s joining Al Gore’s Current TV. This was about as unexpected as it gets, and yet it makes a lot of sense for both Olbermann and the network. Olbermann is reportedly set to take a stake in the channel as well, …

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Al And Tipper Gore Separate

Former Vice President Al Gore is separating from his wife Tipper after 40 years of marriage. “This is very much a mutual and mutually supportive decision that we have made together following a process of long and careful consideration,” the couple said in an e-mail obtained by Politico. “We ask for respect for our privacy and that of our family, …

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Quote Of The Day – Donald Trump

“With the coldest winter ever recorded, with snow setting record levels up and down the coast, the Nobel committee should take the Nobel Prize back from Al Gore. Gore wants us to clean up our factories and plants in order to protect us from global warming, when China and other countries couldn’t care less. It would make us totally noncompetitive …

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Al Gore Endorses Obama,
Is He A Veep Prospect?

Al Gore finally endorsed Obama last night. Former Vice President Al Gore made his debut appearance in the presidential campaign here Monday evening, offering a vigorous endorsement of Senator Barack Obama and urging Democrats to keep in mind the consequences of not taking the general election with grave seriousness. “Looking back over the last eight years, I can tell you …

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Gore-Obama?

Some fascinating fantasizing from TIME’s Joe Klein: Let’s say the elders of the Democratic Party decide, when the primaries end, that neither Obama nor Clinton is viable. Let’s also assume—and this may be a real stretch—that such elders are strong and smart enough to act. All they’d have to do would be to convince a significant fraction of their superdelegate …

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No Relief On Super Tuesday

The way the delegate math is shaping up, Super Tuesday will not provide us with a clear Democratic leader. According to predictions, even after February 5th, Clinton and Obama will be within 10 percentage points of each other in delegate count and neither is expected to withdraw. Can we really endure another seven months of this? The convention isn’t until …

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