Al Gore


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Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. was the forty-fifth Vice President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. Gore also served in the U. S. House of Representatives (1977–85) and the U. S. Senate (1985–93), representing Tennessee. Gore was the Democratic nominee for president in the 2000 election, ultimately losing to the Republican candidate George W. Bush in spite of winning the popular vote. A legal controversy over the Florida election recount was eventually settled in favor of Bush by the Supreme Court.

A prominent environmental activist, Gore was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize (together with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) for the "efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge
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Statement by Former Vice President Al Gore on the Launch of the Deep Space Climate Observatory

It was inspiring to witness the launch of the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR). DSCOVR has embarked on its mission to further our understanding of Earth and enable citizens and scientists alike to better understand the reality of the climate crisis and envision its solutions. DSCOVR will also give us a wonderful opportunity to see the beauty and fragility of our planet and, in doing so, rem Read more of this blog post »
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“Here is the truth: The Earth is round; Saddam Hussein did not attack us on 9/11; Elvis is dead; Obama was born in the United States; and the climate crisis is real.”
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“The planet is in distress and all of the attention is on Paris Hilton.”
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“In a time of social fragmentation, vulgarity becomes a way of life. To be shocking becomes more important - and often more profitable - than to be civil or creative or truly original.”
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Almost anyone currently running except Trump. He is a maniac and is suffering from either early or mid stage dementia or FTD. This is on top of his psychological problems; narcissistic personality disorder at the top of that list. I would love to see a woman president if one is truly qualified. I'm not thrilled with any of the current candidates. I have voted however on the one I think might be able to bring the country back from the brink of being a dictatorship. I think the two party system needs to be eliminated along with the Electoral College. It was originally insitituted in and was an elitist tool since most of the population wasn't deemed educated enough to make a valid choice. America was born our of revolution. May be time for another one. (write-in)
 
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