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Norwegian army placed on strict vegetarian diet
AFP via Google News ^ | 11-20-2013

Posted on 11/21/2013 4:30:11 AM PST by Renfield

Oslo — The Norwegian military said Tuesday it plans to put its troops on a vegetarian diet once a week in a bid to fight a new kind of enemy -- climate change.

The army said its new meatless Mondays are meant to cut its consumption of ecologically unfriendly foods whose production contributes heavily to global warming.

"It's a step to protect our climate. The idea is to serve food that's respectful of the environment," spokesman Eystein Kvarving told AFP.

The diet has already been introduced at one of Norway's main bases and will soon be rolled out to all units, including those serving overseas, said the army, estimating it would cut its meat consumption by 150 tonnes per year.

"It's not about saving money," said Kvarving. "It's about being more concerned for our climate, more ecologically friendly and also healthier."..

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TOPICS: Food; Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: dietandcuisine; eurabia; europeanunion; globalwarminghoax; military; norway; selfpantsing; vegetarianism
I predict that this will go over like a lead balloon. I had a Norwegian buddy in college, and all he ever ate were meat and fish.
1 posted on 11/21/2013 4:30:11 AM PST by Renfield
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To: Renfield

More AGW buttwipeism.


2 posted on 11/21/2013 4:31:50 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Renfield

From The Onion, right?


3 posted on 11/21/2013 4:32:51 AM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Renfield

there goes the methane level!


4 posted on 11/21/2013 4:33:08 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: Renfield

Lets the farting begin.


5 posted on 11/21/2013 4:34:55 AM PST by BuffaloJack (Democrats believe in a two-party system—the masters and the slaves.)
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To: Renfield

Muzzies are rubbing their hands with glee.

Hard to believe this was the land of Nordic warriors who held half the civilized world in their grip.


6 posted on 11/21/2013 4:35:16 AM PST by Anton.Rutter
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To: Renfield

More climate silliness.

What’s next for these idiots - cap guns?


7 posted on 11/21/2013 4:41:41 AM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: Anton.Rutter

Now it’s all well and good to cite the Vikings, but that’s a heck of a long time ago. It’s the fact that these clowns forget that their country was invaded and occupied within the living memory of some of its citizens that ought to be disturbing when channel your military in a form of whiny performance art.


8 posted on 11/21/2013 4:42:50 AM PST by drbuzzard (All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.)
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To: elcid1970

“From The Onion, right?”

We only wish it was. Some things are just so distressingly and stupendously ridiculous, they are no long subject to parody, and it is impossible to spin this into mere satire.

This is Bizarro World, an alternate universe that lies on the other side of a fun-house mirror, and what is even more catastrophic for humanity, these people are dead serious, as if this were the code of principles that applies to all physical and intangible aspects of that world.

Fine as long as they stay on that side of the mirror, but they keep wanting to come over on this side and transform things here too.


9 posted on 11/21/2013 4:45:26 AM PST by alloysteel (The Internet, a most exquisite system by which to confound and muddle any reasonable dialogue.)
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To: BuffaloJack

As long as they don’t fart in the direction to the East and make the Muslims mad.


10 posted on 11/21/2013 4:47:19 AM PST by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: Renfield

Yes, it takes a real genius to figure out that Eric the Red should give up meat so that the ice won’t all melt in Norway. Someone should get a Nobel prize for something, I just don’t know what, absurdity maybe?


11 posted on 11/21/2013 4:49:14 AM PST by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: Renfield

And in other news from Norway, the reindeer population is declining at regular 7 day intervals.


12 posted on 11/21/2013 4:49:39 AM PST by WinMod70
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To: Renfield

My understanding is that Vegans fart a lot more than meat eaters..... so all that air pollution is only being transferred from one source to another.


13 posted on 11/21/2013 4:52:18 AM PST by sueQ
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To: Renfield

Looks like they will have to institute a draft if they don’t have one now.


14 posted on 11/21/2013 4:53:16 AM PST by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of "gun free zones"?)
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To: Renfield

Desertions soar in Norwegian army.


15 posted on 11/21/2013 4:56:42 AM PST by LibWhacker
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To: logic101.net

Yes, a draft in the barracks would certainly improve the air quality.


16 posted on 11/21/2013 4:57:47 AM PST by sueQ
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To: Renfield

Kind of ironic that Norway’s economy is based on production of Nroth Sea oil. Will veggie day shave a millionth of a percent off Norway’s carbon footprint? I doubt it.


17 posted on 11/21/2013 4:59:32 AM PST by Chewbarkah
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To: alloysteel

In addition to being overrun with muzzies, I sense today’s Norwegians don’t like Jews very much, either.

Won’t be shopping for parrots there anytime soon.


18 posted on 11/21/2013 5:02:01 AM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: sueQ

Correct. Its bean eaters vs meat eaters.

Beans beans the musical fruit........


19 posted on 11/21/2013 5:03:44 AM PST by HerrBlucher (Praise to the Lord the Almighty the King of Creation)
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To: Renfield

“Global Warming” has never been about global warming.

In the name of “Global Warming” all kinds of mischief can be achieve.

I think the idea here is just to see how far they can push before there is blow back.

The climate of the earth may or may not be changing, I suspect it is since it has been changing for millions of years. What I do know, nothing man can or has done amounts to much beside what the earth itself does or for that matter the great engine in the sky, the sun.

If every man, woman and child were to vanish from Norway today, it would have no effect on climate change one way or the other. Having their military eat vegetarian one day a week would be laughable if it was not a sign of out of control environmentalism.


20 posted on 11/21/2013 5:05:50 AM PST by CIB-173RDABN (I do not doubt that our climate changes. I only doubt that anything man does has any effect.)
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To: Renfield
They will be emaciated useless crap in short order!!
21 posted on 11/21/2013 5:08:37 AM PST by dalereed
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To: Renfield

One day a week? If it is such a great idea why not seven days a week?


22 posted on 11/21/2013 5:10:03 AM PST by plain talk
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To: Renfield

WE DISOWN YOU

23 posted on 11/21/2013 5:12:09 AM PST by Anton.Rutter
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To: Renfield
"It's not about saving money," said Kvarving. "It's about being more concerned for our climate, more ecologically friendly and also healthier."

1) I'd be surprised if it wasn't, at least in part, about saving money.

2) Norwegians are already concerned about the climate. The main concern is that its freezing cold.

3) Vegetarian food is not automatically healthier. This is a casual assertion that people like Kvarving make that needs to be challenged continously, otherwise it becomes "true" because everyone "knows" it is true.

24 posted on 11/21/2013 5:15:43 AM PST by Vanders9
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To: CIB-173RDABN
I think the idea here is just to see how far they can push before there is blow back.

Did you really have to use the phrase "blow back"?

25 posted on 11/21/2013 5:18:32 AM PST by MissNomer
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To: Vanders9

“Norwegians are already concerned about the climate. The main concern is that its freezing cold.”

You are SO right! There is much evidence that we are entering a mini ice age.


26 posted on 11/21/2013 5:22:10 AM PST by sueQ
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To: Renfield

I predict that restaurants just outside military bases will suddenly get a rush of business once a week. Even if they charge premium prices.


27 posted on 11/21/2013 5:28:49 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (War on Terror news at rantburg.com)
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To: sueQ

I would hate to be the guy issued with a flame thrower...
Gives new meaning to the word ..Draft
you will be able to smell them before they attack..


28 posted on 11/21/2013 5:29:59 AM PST by Youngman542012
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To: Renfield

A great indicator of the loony-leftism now dominating Scandinavian society.

Much worse is their determination that it’s somehow racist and unfair to have a successful society made up of Norwegians.

To be cosmically “fair,” they must import millions of Muslims who HATE Norwegian society, and love to rape Norwegian girls.

Insanity.


29 posted on 11/21/2013 5:43:44 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Renfield

just feed them lutefisk on that day and tell them it is vegetarian....;)


30 posted on 11/21/2013 5:53:36 AM PST by Nifster
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To: Renfield
In my best Jackie Mason voice Norway has an army? Who knew? lol
31 posted on 11/21/2013 5:55:18 AM PST by Phlap (REDNECK@LIBARTS.EDU)
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To: elcid1970

It sounds like it’s from “the Onion”, but no....I first came across this in The Independent, from the U.K., but that’s an unpostable source, so I shopped around for an outlet I could quote.


32 posted on 11/21/2013 6:03:20 AM PST by Renfield (Turning apples into venison since 1999!)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy
All prices in Norway are "premium". Try $28 for a sandwich or $300 for a steak in Oslo (as per an article from the travel writer in our newspaper a couple of days ago).
33 posted on 11/21/2013 6:06:47 AM PST by Renfield (Turning apples into venison since 1999!)
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To: Chewbarkah

Exactly- I keep wishing the north sea wells would DRY UP!

They can then go back to eating Cod- and raiding
England in their Viking ships!—

Maybe that’s why they are getting their soldiers
use to veggies? LOL


34 posted on 11/21/2013 6:13:03 AM PST by mj1234
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To: mj1234

The eco-nuts are insane.


35 posted on 11/21/2013 6:32:20 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: hal ogen

You’re being redundant. :)


36 posted on 11/21/2013 6:38:00 AM PST by sueQ
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To: Renfield

Drive off base for meat and blood pudding?


37 posted on 11/21/2013 7:08:14 AM PST by heartwood
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To: Renfield
The army said its new meatless Mondays...

...and Tuesdays will be gun-free day on the battlefield. That should be good for further savings down the road.

38 posted on 11/21/2013 7:09:51 AM PST by Moltke (Sapere aude!)
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To: Renfield

`All prices in Norway are “premium”.’

But you receive a government subsidy if you agree to eat lutefisk?


39 posted on 11/21/2013 7:09:56 AM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Renfield

Quisling Lives!


40 posted on 11/21/2013 7:10:43 AM PST by dfwgator (Fire Muschamp.)
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To: Renfield

And now they took away lutefisk!! O-M-G!!


41 posted on 11/21/2013 7:19:32 AM PST by SgtHooper (If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.)
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To: Travis McGee

Norway flaunting its ultra-PC virtue. The other Scandinavian countries will be jealous.


42 posted on 11/21/2013 7:37:10 AM PST by Yardstick
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To: Renfield

what I learned in High School...”ENERGY can be neither created or destroyed in an ordinary chemical change.”

So where is this build up of Energy coming from that will give us GLO-BULL warming?


43 posted on 11/21/2013 7:56:41 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: sueQ
Oops! econuts are insane INSANE!
44 posted on 11/21/2013 8:11:21 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Jack Hammer

“What’s next for these idiots - cap guns?”

SMOKELESS cap guns.


45 posted on 11/21/2013 8:52:07 AM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Renfield

They should also ground all their aircraft, switch their navy back to sails only, move their troops and equipment by horse-drawn carriage, and equip all soldiers with lances, crossbows and swords. Not consuming fuel and gunpowder will have a far larger effect on the “climate change” than stuffing their soldiers full of veggies.


46 posted on 11/21/2013 8:56:52 AM PST by Ironfocus
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Note: this topic was posted 11/21/2013. Thanks Renfield.
The army said its new meatless Mondays are meant to cut its consumption of ecologically unfriendly foods whose production contributes heavily to global warming. "It's a step to protect our climate. The idea is to serve food that's respectful of the environment," spokesman Eystein Kvarving told AFP.
The idea is to get experience serving food to your soon-to-be muzzie overlords, and btw, they're not eating vegetarian.

Meanwhile, across the mountains...
47 posted on 04/15/2014 4:08:51 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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