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‘Fat Texts’ and ‘Fart Regulation’ Coming to You from the Nanny State
Godfather Politics ^ | April 8, 2014 | Common Constitutionalist

Posted on 04/09/2014 7:40:26 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Although it’s been going on for years, it seems lately there is an all-out assault by the nanny government to crack down on our liberties.

Nowadays, when the people say no, our rulers just do the old end around, or sleight-of-hand. They cause us to concentrate on one thing while they regulate behind our backs.

Lately it seems that even this tactic has changed and the Nanny State has begun to attack us from all sides.

Take this global warming nonsense. With every passing year, the people are coming to realize what a hoax it has been. Every poll conducted puts the climate change concern at or near the bottom of a fairly long list of worries.

The left is losing the argument and they know it. And what do we know about the left and arguments? That’s right, as they lose traction on an issue, rather than let the issue die, they become even wackier, even more unhinged, finding more devious ways to control our behavior.

And that is why I don’t think it’s a coincidence that all this nudging and shoving is being ramped up. We must keep in mind that leftists don’t stop. They may change tactics, but they will never give up.

A few examples:

First, we’ve recently heard that the makers of Al Gore’s masterpiece, An Inconvenient Truth, are pondering a sequel. Yep – we can’t get enough Al Gore. They must believe this is a way to re-create buzz about their faltering movement.

Second, a British government official wants “man-made global warming deniers” arrested and jailed. He wants to deny the “deniers” access to radio and television interviews.

Third, in the next several years, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for trucks and cars are being raised to ridiculous, possibly unachievable levels.

Fourth, the government health brainiacs are devising a plan to text fat people. Yes, the 15 members of the nanny “Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee” are looking out for us. These 15, all pointy-headed intellectual theoreticians, don’t want us to consume trans fats, sugar, salt, soda or red meat and are developing a method to remind us, or at least the fat ones. And how will they find out who’s fat? Why, from the information provided when signing up for Obamacare. You know, the information that is supposed to be kept private.

But, you may ask, what does this have to do with global warming?

Well, it’s the “red meat” part. The leftist food police, who think red meat is unhealthy, are now being assisted by the EPA.

It seems, coincidentally, that now it’s methane emissions that will ruin the planet and kill us all. No, it’s not carbon dioxide or the ozone hole. It’s now cow farts that will evidently be our doom.

Yes, cow farts contain methane, which like everything else, is a “greenhouse gas” and must be controlled and limited, despite the fact that methane emission levels have been falling since 1990.

So the Obama brain trust has proposed a 25% reduction in methane emissions by 2020. And how does one control such a thing? By feeding cows Gas-X?

No, by thinning the herd. Not as many cows = not as many farts.

This will in turn drive up the price of beef and dairy, which means fewer people can afford it, which makes the food Nazis happy.

People fart, too, and there are 7 billion of us. Are we next?

So it all comes full circle – but I’m sure it’s just a happy coincidence and not collusion.

Oh, and one question. Some estimates put the number of the American Bison roaming our plains at around 60 million at one point. Why was cow flatulence not a problem then? Do Bison not fart?

I guess then, you could say that all those evil European buffalo hunters that virtually wiped out the bison population were environmentalists, doing it for posterity. They must have known all that added flatulence would be harmful to Mother Earth. They were real forward thinkers.

Seriously, I don’t really know if these departments meet to conspire against us or, because they all think alike, it just seems that way. I guess, at the end of the day, if they succeed in controlling all aspects of our lives, it doesn’t really matter whether they conspired or it turns out to be a Nanny State Coincidence.


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Food; Government; Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: bigbrother; biggovernment; bmi; cattle; climatechange; fattexts; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; health; methane; nannystate; nutrition; obesity

1 posted on 04/09/2014 7:40:26 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: SheLion; Eric Blair 2084; -YYZ-; 31R1O; 383rr; AFreeBird; AGreatPer; Alamo-Girl; Alia; altura; ...

If cattle farts are outlawed . . .

Nanny State PING!


2 posted on 04/09/2014 7:42:04 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

“Natural cork.”


3 posted on 04/09/2014 7:43:13 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

We drove around through our cow herd for quite a while today. I didn’t hear a single cow fart!


4 posted on 04/09/2014 7:47:46 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Thanks for the ping!


5 posted on 04/09/2014 7:48:26 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Ditter

Must all be SBDs.


6 posted on 04/09/2014 8:14:26 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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7 posted on 04/09/2014 8:16:45 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

I guess the answer is to eat buffalo. They can’t demonize buffalo without being anti-Native American racists.


8 posted on 04/09/2014 8:22:02 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
When you start giving in to Democrats they will not stop until everyone is Dead.
They will be the only ones with guns. History is riddled with the corpses of
those who ignored these kinds of people.
9 posted on 04/09/2014 8:27:36 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Yes, cow farts contain methane, ... So the Obama brain trust has proposed a 25% reduction in methane emissions by 2020.

As anyone who is even minimally informed on the subject knows, termites produce more methane than all of the ungulates in the world both domestic and wild. What's the plan to eliminate termites?

10 posted on 04/09/2014 8:44:29 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

If they want to start thinking that human farts are destroying the earth, then I am dead-solid sure they’ll execute me as a serial killer.


11 posted on 04/09/2014 8:47:44 PM PDT by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

What’s worse? Cow farts or smokers? It’s a tossup....


12 posted on 04/09/2014 9:03:34 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: TigersEye
What's the plan to eliminate termites?

Just douse a large, wooden house in poison and let them have at it.

13 posted on 04/09/2014 9:05:54 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: 11B40; A Balrog of Morgoth; A message; ACelt; Aeronaut; AFPhys; AlexW; alrea; America_Right; ...
PBBBBBBBBT!

Global Warming PING!

You have been pinged because of your interest in environmentalism, alarmist wackos, mainstream media doomsday hype, and other issues pertaining to global warming.

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Please ping me to all note-worthy threads on global warming.

NY Times’ Thomas Friedman: Those Who Question Manmade Global Warming are “Trotskyite Radicals”

More Information Doesn’t Matter (So Liberals Don’t Care If Global Warming Skeptics Have Done More Research)

When will Obama make call on Keystone?

The great climate change walkback

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14 posted on 04/09/2014 9:12:47 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (The PASSING LANE is for PASSING, not DAWDLING)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Leftists have always been insane, but now they’re wearing colored lights and howling under the noonday sun - all to distract attention while they shred the Constitution and eat it while hiding under the table.


15 posted on 04/09/2014 9:13:17 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

That would work ... as well as taking one car off of the road. ;^)


16 posted on 04/09/2014 9:14:41 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Drango
What’s worse? Cow farts or smokers? It’s a tossup....

Totalitarians. Hands down.

17 posted on 04/09/2014 9:15:29 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

The most abundant and strongest greenhouse gas in the atmosphere is......

water vapor.....

Idiots......


18 posted on 04/10/2014 4:25:35 AM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: TigersEye
1. there is no global warming
so nothing is causing it cause it doesn't exist
2. greenhouse gas theory is bs even if there were global warming. so talking about anything these fools say C02, methane etc is ridiculous. what this is about is advancing socialism (government control) and the democrats party nothing else
3. the democrats and their government are about to cripple businesses and the economy by mandating ridiculous fuel economy standards for a hoax called global warming.government already banned lightbulbs for the global warming hoax
19 posted on 04/10/2014 2:20:20 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: TigersEye
1. there is no global warming
so nothing is causing it cause it doesn't exist
2. greenhouse gas theory is bs even if there were global warming. so talking about anything these fools say C02, methane etc is ridiculous. what this is about is advancing socialism (government control) and the democrats party nothing else
3. the democrats and their government are about to cripple businesses and the economy by mandating ridiculous fuel economy standards for a hoax called global warming.government already banned lightbulbs for the global warming hoax

4.government is beyond ridiculous as these government agencies mission to reduce cow farts to save the planet from the global warming hoax shows. this alone proves that government can never work.

20 posted on 04/10/2014 2:23:36 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Democrat_media
I am well aware that Greenhouse Theory is BS as I have posted this a hundred times.

Global Warming is not due to human contribution of Carbon Dioxide - Global Warming: The Cold, Hard Facts? By Timothy Ball

No Smoking Hot Spot (The Australian)

The missing hotspot (JoNova)

Those two articles take Greenhouse Theory at face value and by the criterion set up in the theory itself finds no evidence of warming on the basis of greenhouse effect.

Sky-high hole blown in AGW theory?

"Forbes reports on a peer-reviewed study that uses NASA data to show that the effects of carbon-based warming have been significantly exaggerated. In fact, much of the heat goes out into space rather than stay trapped in the atmosphere, an outcome that started long before AGW alarmists predicted:"

That article explains why no Hot Spot has been found.

The Hidden Flaw in Greenhouse Theory

Falsification Of The Atmospheric CO2 Greenhouse Effects Within The Frame Of Physics

Harvard astrophysicist dismisses AGW theory, challenges peers to 'take back climate science'

It Is Impossible For A 100 ppm Increase In Atmospheric CO2 Concentration To Cause Global Warming

Simple Chemistry and the Real Greenhouse Effect.

Those five articles each show that Greenhouse Theory has no basis in reality due to a direct conflict with the known laws of physics. No wonder the smoking gun "hotspot" can't be found.

Claim That Sea Level Is Rising Is a Total Fraud

That article kills any thought of planetary warming from any cause. Think about it. If there is absolutely no sign of rising sea levels how could the planet be warming? The rise in sea level in the last 100 years is far less than the average over the last 40,000 years caused by the inter-glacial period we are in.

----------------------------------------------------

However the planet has been warming for 40,000 years so, yes, it is warming.

21 posted on 04/10/2014 2:30:56 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

global warming is a hoax

more ice than ever measured in Antarctica

very cold winter and spring

government funded science is bs


22 posted on 04/10/2014 2:33:18 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Democrat_media
Anthropogenic Global Warming is a hoax. The planet has been warming since the Little Ice Age and in general for the last 40k years.


23 posted on 04/10/2014 2:39:46 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

When farting is outlawed, only outlaws will fart.


24 posted on 04/10/2014 2:41:28 PM PDT by RichInOC ("More beans, Mr. Taggart?" "I'd say you've had enough.")
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To: Democrat_media
more ice than ever measured in Antarctica

Tell me about it...

Polar Cap Supposed to Disappear by 2013 is 60% Larger than 2012 September 16, 2013


25 posted on 04/10/2014 2:41:44 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

global warming is a hoax


26 posted on 04/10/2014 2:56:25 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Democrat_media
Yeah, no kidding!?! Do you have a point?

We are in an inter-glacial warming period. No one disputes that. No one.


27 posted on 04/10/2014 3:07:29 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

yeah i dispute it so what?

Global warming is a hoax

More ice than ever in ANTARCTICA . that’s the SOUTH pole

http://www.universetoday.com/105952/antarctic-sea-ice-takes-over-more-of-the-ocean-than-ever-before/

Global warming is a hoax

there is no global warming

Doesn’t matter what the press says. Doesn’t matter what the politicians or the mobs say or Science says. Doesn’t matter if the whole country decides that something wrong is something right. This nation was founded on one principle above all else: the requirement that we stand up for what we believe, no matter the odds or the consequences. When the mob and the press and the whole world tell you to move, your job is to plant yourself like a tree beside the river of truth, and tell the whole world — “No, you move.”

“Global warming is a hoax!”

“Give me liberty or give me death!”

to hell with the news media, the democrats/liberals, to hell with science, to hell with the government, to hell with Obama!


28 posted on 04/10/2014 4:06:13 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Democrat_media
I see, another FR nutcase. Whatever.

I've posted about the AGW hoax a thousand times more than you have.

29 posted on 04/10/2014 4:11:47 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Democrat_media
More ice than ever in ANTARCTICA . that’s the SOUTH pole

No kidding!?!

30 posted on 04/10/2014 4:13:35 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

you are the nutcase. you start name calling for comments on a message board.

you are just helping the socialists by saying there is global warming when global warming is a hoax

global warming is a hoax.

go stalk someone else . you are a joke

global warming is a hoax


31 posted on 04/10/2014 4:20:18 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Democrat_media

You started posting your nonsense to me so you must be the stalker. Geologic history is what it is. We are in an inter-glacial warming period and have been for 40k years.


32 posted on 04/10/2014 4:22:55 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye
nonsense?

you agree with Al Gore and the liberal news media that there is global warming. you and the news media are full of nonsense

you and Al gore should be made to stand outside in Minnesota in January and see how you like the -50 degrees below zero of global warming. .that's global warming ? are you insane?

it takes 2 to tango and i don't like people helping the news media propagating the lie of global warming and you call people names for saying the truth and you ‘ve been posting to me too and calling me a nutcase . go stalk someone else or stalk algore at least he agrees with you

33 posted on 04/10/2014 4:32:10 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: TigersEye
nonsense?

you agree with Al Gore and the liberal news media that there is global warming. you and the news media are full of nonsense

you and Al gore should be made to stand outside in Minnesota in January and see how you like the -50 degrees below zero of global warming. .that's global warming ? are you insane? GLOBAL WARMING IS A HOAX.we had started to gain ground on this and liberals like you are helping the news media propagate the hoax of global warming

it takes 2 to tango and i don't like people helping the news media propagating the lie of global warming and you call people names for saying the truth and you ‘ve been posting to me too and calling me a nutcase . go stalk someone else or stalk algore at least he agrees with you

34 posted on 04/10/2014 4:34:28 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Democrat_media

I agree with geologists who long ago outlined the several ice ages and the intervening inter-glacial periods. Has nothing to do with the Warmists hoax. Everyone who has paid any attention to this at all understands that.


35 posted on 04/10/2014 4:35:20 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Drango
What’s worse? Cow farts or smokers? It’s a tossup...

Well, now that e-cigarettes are becoming popular, they're, of course, outlawing them from establishments as if they are actual cigarettes... even though they emit only water vapor... which all 7 billion of us emit every time we exhale.

36 posted on 04/10/2014 4:49:50 PM PDT by Teacher317 (We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men)
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To: Democrat_media
The Earth IS warming... and so are several of the other planets. (However, this warming trend is neither steady, nor consistent. Like that stock market and almost everything else, there are ups and downs inside of the overall trends.)

The problem is the Democrats are telling the low-information voters that it is because of MAN that it is warming... which implies it wasn't supposed to be getting warm (or at least not by as much as it has)... and so, as a result, we must give trillions up to Al Gore and his organizational abilities, while further limiting commerce and industry, so that they can have total control another 1/3 of the economy.

37 posted on 04/10/2014 5:02:59 PM PDT by Teacher317 (We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men)
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To: Teacher317

you trust your government funded science and scientists who can’t tell you what the weather will be NEXT WEEK.

global warming is a hoax

http://iceagenow.info/2013/05/ice-age-coming-2014/

Geophysicist says the mini ice age will start within a few years and will last 60-80 years.

7 March 2013 – The Little Ice Age should be the story of the century, yet it’s only being announced quietly by climate scientists and solar physicists. Not a word is being mentioned by the mainstream media, who had a hand in selling the Global Warming propaganda that has become irrelevant as we slide into colder climate.

US solar scientists have announced years ago that the sun appears to be headed into a lengthly spell of low activity, which means that the Earth is far from facing a Global Warming catastrophe and actually headed into a Little Ice Age.


38 posted on 04/10/2014 5:38:55 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Teacher317

you trust your government funded science and scientists who can’t tell you what the weather will be NEXT WEEK.

global warming is a hoax

of course man does not affect the Earth’s a climate. The Sun does. the Earth’s Orbit, tilt of axis , and many other factors could affect the climate none of which your gov funded scientists can predict.democrats create the global warming hoax to advance socialism so they 1. create the global warming hoax then blame it on capitalism(big oil , big coal, industry , man, C02)

http://iceagenow.info/2013/05/ice-age-coming-2014/

Geophysicist says the mini ice age will start within a few years and will last 60-80 years.

7 March 2013 – The Little Ice Age should be the story of the century, yet it’s only being announced quietly by climate scientists and solar physicists. Not a word is being mentioned by the mainstream media, who had a hand in selling the Global Warming propaganda that has become irrelevant as we slide into colder climate.

US solar scientists have announced years ago that the sun appears to be headed into a lengthly spell of low activity, which means that the Earth is far from facing a Global Warming catastrophe and actually headed into a Little Ice Age.


39 posted on 04/10/2014 5:45:55 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: TigersEye
Claim That Sea Level Is Rising Is a Total Fraud

Sea levels began to rise 18k years ago at the end of the last glacial period. They have risen about 135 meters since then which is an average of 7.5 millimeters per year. That is an average of 750 mm per century (29.5 inches) which is far more than the average over the last century.

From 1880 to 2000 sea level rose about 20 cm or just under 8 inches. Far far less than the nearly 30 inches per century average over the last 18,000 years.

40 posted on 04/10/2014 5:47:58 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
If cattle farts are outlawed . . .

... Only outlaws will fart cattle?

If that happens, I'll sell tickets...

41 posted on 04/10/2014 5:54:45 PM PDT by roamer_1 (Globalism is just socialism in a business suit.)
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To: hoagy62
[...] I am dead-solid sure they’ll execute me as a serial killer.

nah. They'll just install a coin operated fart valve (and maybe a catalytic converter (cuz the enviro-weenies will insist), and a muffler (because the feminazis will insist [females and homos will be exempted])).

At first it will only cost a quarter....

42 posted on 04/10/2014 6:01:44 PM PDT by roamer_1 (Globalism is just socialism in a business suit.)
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