RICO is the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. Recently a bunch of scientists with the noses deep in the trough tried to get a RICO investigation going against their enemies — which means anyone who exercises their right to free speech.
Now a House committee is looking into this. But I want to know when Al Gore will be charged.
13 Science, Space, and Technology Committee Republicans sent letters to 17 state attorneys general and eight environmental activist organizations. The letters request documents related to the groups’ coordinated efforts to deprive companies, nonprofit organizations, scientists and scholars of their First Amendment rights and their ability to fund and conduct scientific research free from intimidation and threats of prosecution.
“On March 29, 2016, you and other state attorneys general – the self-proclaimed ‘Green 20’ – announced that you were cooperating on an unprecedented effort against those who have questioned the causes, magnitude, or best ways to address climate change,” the letter states. “The Committee is concerned that these efforts to silence speech are based on political theater rather than legal or scientific arguments, and that they run counter to an attorney general’s duty to serve ‘as the guardian of the legal rights of the citizens’ and to ‘assert, protect, and defend the rights of the people.’”
Former Vice President Al Gore spoke at the March 29 press conference and addressed the need to prosecute fossil fuel energy companies for engaging in fraud. Gore and the Green 20’s efforts are part of a larger strategy to achieve the president’s sweeping, job-killing climate change agenda.”
Reports show 14 green-tech firms that Gore invested in benefited from over $2.5 billion in loans, grants and tax breaks as part of the administration’s push to fund U.S. renewable energy industry with taxpayer funds.
3 thoughts on “Maybe Al Gore Should Be The Subject of a RICO Investigation”
Reblogged this on 4timesayear's Blog and commented:
He should be – w/o a doubt.
One particular thing to keep in mind: Al Gore’s 20 year+ presentation on the entire matter has been a two-prong effort, on “settled science” / “industry-corrupted skeptic climate scientists” – who supposedly act in the same manner as Big Tobacco’s shill experts did, paid and orchestrated to lie to the public.
I suggested, through a pair of articles last month at American Thinker, that Gore is highly vulnerable and open to legal action on the latter point there. I wish A.T. had titled my first article “Flipping Gore’s RICO-style Prosecution of Global Warming Skeptics” http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2016/04/gores_ricostyle_prosecution_of_global_warming_skeptics.html
In the second article, “‘The Usual Suspects’ in the Persecution of Global Warming Skeptics” http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2016/04/the_usual_suspects_in_the_persecution_of_global_warming_skeptics.html I pointed out three particular names long seen over the years in the smear of skeptic climate scientists, who popped up again in this most recent ‘RICO push’ situation. Yes indeed, this situation looks like it is the enviro-activists who are the ones doing the racketeering here.