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Say It With Shrubs? EPA Wants You to Love the Earth on Valentine's Day
CNSNEWS.COM ^ | Jan. 3, 2014 | Penny Starr

Posted on 01/03/2014 5:24:08 PM PST by PROCON

(CNSNews.com) - Why say it with flowers, when you could send your love a shrub?

The Environmental Protection Agency is offering Americans "Tips for February Fun," encouraging them to think outside the flower box on Valentine's Day.

On one of the busiest days of the year for florists, the EPA says Americans should consider buying long-lasting silk flowers, potted plants, or live bushes, shrubs, or trees that can be planted in the spring.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Gardening
KEYWORDS: epa; globalwarming
“This Valentine's Day, show your love for the earth by sending recycled-content greeting cards.

Uh, yeah EPA, I'll get right on that...

1 posted on 01/03/2014 5:24:08 PM PST by PROCON
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To: PROCON

Bring me a shrubbery!


2 posted on 01/03/2014 5:26:16 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: PROCON

Will see about findin’ an old tire to throw on the burn pile . . . will call it ahunkahunka burnin’ luv


3 posted on 01/03/2014 5:27:30 PM PST by tomkat
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To: PROCON

I recommend Hawthorne, Barberry (if allowed), and the wild variety of locust trees, also Osage Orange. They are covered with formidable thorns which keep away the tree huggers!


4 posted on 01/03/2014 5:30:07 PM PST by ZULU (Impeach that Bastard Barrack Hussein Obama the Doctor Mengele of Medical Care)
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To: Kirkwood
LET THEM EAT SHRUBBERIES!!
5 posted on 01/03/2014 5:30:13 PM PST by PROCON (Those who are capable of Tyranny are capable of Deceit to sustain it.)
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To: PROCON
I'll love my Sweetie-Pie this Valentine's Day, as always. Chocolate, Chateaubriand and Cabernet.



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

6 posted on 01/03/2014 5:30:16 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: PROCON

The EPA’s suggestions for “February fun” include thinking “green” on President’s Day by taking reusable bags on shopping trips and buying clothes that are made from recycled soda bottles,..”

I scarcely know WHAT to say! RECYCLED SODA BOTTLE CLOTHES? how terribly trendy they must be...in Berkeley


7 posted on 01/03/2014 5:30:34 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( a Safe..and Sane....2014 To All!)
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To: PROCON

"...???..okie dokies"

8 posted on 01/03/2014 5:30:52 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: ConorMacNessa

Navy Bro, make sure it’s organic Cabernet.


9 posted on 01/03/2014 5:31:56 PM PST by PROCON (Those who are capable of Tyranny are capable of Deceit to sustain it.)
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To: PROCON
"the EPA says Americans should consider buying long-lasting silk flowers,... "

Am I missing something? Aren't silk flowers fake? Is the EPA recommending we buy fake flowers?

10 posted on 01/03/2014 5:34:03 PM PST by DannyTN (A>)
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To: PROCON
"the EPA says Americans should consider buying long-lasting silk flowers,... "

Am I missing something? Aren't silk flowers fake? Is the EPA recommending we buy fake flowers?

11 posted on 01/03/2014 5:34:04 PM PST by DannyTN (A>)
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To: PROCON

When Environmental Wackos run your government


12 posted on 01/03/2014 5:36:21 PM PST by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: PROCON
Good evening, Army Bro! As long as the grapes weren't fertilized with night soil.



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

13 posted on 01/03/2014 5:36:26 PM PST by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: DannyTN
Is the EPA recommending we buy fake flowers?

Yup, we have to save the erf donchaknow.

14 posted on 01/03/2014 5:39:10 PM PST by PROCON (Those who are capable of Tyranny are capable of Deceit to sustain it.)
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To: PROCON

15 posted on 01/03/2014 5:40:48 PM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: PROCON
Now the EPA is telling us what to send to our Valentines.
Our government is becoming worse than any in Europe.
16 posted on 01/03/2014 5:44:23 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: PROCON

Maybe silk flowers makes sense as opposed to cut flowers.
When I first read that, I had a vision of everyone buying silk flowers and plants, and nothing real being planted. Seemed the opposite of what the EPA would want.


17 posted on 01/03/2014 5:45:21 PM PST by DannyTN (A>)
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To: PROCON

In matters romantic, remember:
“SHRUBS ARE FOR SHLUBS”.


18 posted on 01/03/2014 5:45:31 PM PST by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - Because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: Kirkwood

I for one would love to plant my shrub up thier.............


19 posted on 01/03/2014 5:48:04 PM PST by ronnie raygun
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To: DannyTN
Am I missing something? Aren't silk flowers fake? Is the EPA recommending we buy fake flowers?

Yeah, and all those plastic stems will end up in a landfill sooner rather than later. Envirowackoism is build upon one contradiction after another.

Come to think of it, wind turbines look like the kind of behemoth flowers that demons would build. Have they created any "dedicate a wind flower in your loved one's name" yet? Think of the surcharges they could collect from including a blender cam.

20 posted on 01/03/2014 5:49:09 PM PST by Ezekiel (All who mourn the destruction of America merit the celebration of her rebirth.)
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To: PROCON

I suggest that everyone send the EPA “stink weeds” for Valentines Day. They are durable, can be replanted and every time you break a stem or leaf you get an odor reminiscent of an EPA rule or Bill Maher tirade.


21 posted on 01/03/2014 6:00:15 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Some people might call it a confidence game or swindle, others call it ObamaCare!)
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To: PROCON

Recycled rodent greeting cards for Valentines Day? Just when you think that there’s nothing in the world anyone could send Nancy Pelosi on Valentines Day, up comes a great idea.
Ohhhhhh......recycled content. Dang glasses.


22 posted on 01/03/2014 6:01:54 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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I’ll make you a deal EPA. I’ll plant 20 shrubs around my property in your honor if you promise to leave my coal-powered electricity plant alone. What say?


23 posted on 01/03/2014 6:22:48 PM PST by upchuck (My Internet addiction is so bad... it's alt of ctrl.)
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To: PROCON
On one of the busiest days of the year for florists, the EPA says Americans should consider buying long-lasting silk flowers, potted plants, or live bushes, shrubs, or trees that can be planted in the spring.

First the coal industry now put the floral industry out of business? Maybe give the work to children in 3rd world sweatshops.

24 posted on 01/03/2014 6:46:49 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: DannyTN
Is the EPA recommending we buy fake flowers?

Made by crippled children in 3rd world sweatshops.

25 posted on 01/03/2014 6:49:40 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: PROCON

Cueing Monty Python......”A shrubbery”. (The knights who say “ne”)


26 posted on 01/03/2014 6:55:32 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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Thanks PROCON.
27 posted on 01/04/2014 6:46:18 AM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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