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Carbon Pawprints (Save The Earth -Eat Your Pet)
Investor's Business Daily ^ | Ocyober 23, 2009 | IBD Editorial Staff

Posted on 10/23/2009 4:42:51 PM PDT by raptor22

Environmentalism: As polls show belief in global warming is dropping, a new study suggests that dogs and cats, like people, are a plague upon the earth. They say people should have edible pets. Here, kitty, kitty.

A new Pew Research Center study conducted Sept. 30-Oct. 4 says the number of Americans who think there's solid evidence the average temperature on earth has been getting warmer over the past few decades has plummeted from 71% in April 2008 to 57% today.

Over the same period, there's been a comparable decline in the proportion of Americans who say global temperatures are rising as a result of human activity, such as burning fossil fuels.

Just 36% say that today, down from 47% last year. Part of this decline is perhaps due to the increasing number of scientists who have come forward to say that while the earth has been warming, it has not been dangerously so, and that in the past decade it has actually cooled. The people don't need to be told that — they can feel it themselves

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Front Page News; Government
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1 posted on 10/23/2009 4:42:51 PM PDT by raptor22
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To: raptor22

This story reminds me that I haven’t had Chinese food for awhile. I was meaning to try PF Changs as they have talked about it on the South Park program.


2 posted on 10/23/2009 4:46:16 PM PDT by I_Like_Spam
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To: I_Like_Spam

3 posted on 10/23/2009 4:47:34 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary - (recess appointment))
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To: raptor22

Why should the dog die when his master is the one creating the carbon footprint?? Suicide would feed the dog too?

Pray for America


4 posted on 10/23/2009 4:49:54 PM PDT by bray (Hope and Corruption)
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To: raptor22

I just bought a 13 week old German Shepherd.....she ain’t big enough yet. She’ll be trained in Schutzhund.....I would dare anyone to try and get to her.


5 posted on 10/23/2009 4:51:13 PM PDT by RC2
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To: raptor22
I have long referred to our beloved cats as “the emergency food supply."
6 posted on 10/23/2009 4:54:20 PM PDT by BenLurkin (Brave amateurs....they do their part.)
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To: raptor22

Actually what they are advising is to keep ‘pets’ such as chickens, rabbits and goats with an eye towards putting them on the table eventually. Not eating cats or dogs.


7 posted on 10/23/2009 4:55:46 PM PDT by ktscarlett66 (Face it girls....I'm older and I have more insurance....)
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To: RC2
Ever seen a Schutzhund trained Lab?

J/k, she only bites ducks.

8 posted on 10/23/2009 4:56:15 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary - (recess appointment))
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To: BenLurkin

Heh, we already decided way before this that our mutt might be too old and tough but the Husky is young and very muscular and might fill the freezer for a month or so. And my son observed the other night that her coat would make a lovely human coat, lol.


9 posted on 10/23/2009 4:57:31 PM PDT by ktscarlett66 (Face it girls....I'm older and I have more insurance....)
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To: raptor22
Mark Levin mentioned this book last night. According to the author, a large pet's carbon foot, I mean, pawprint is the same as an SUV's. (or something along those lines)

Reeeeeeeeee-diculous! The enviro-whackos have jumped the shark!!

10 posted on 10/23/2009 4:59:39 PM PDT by mellow velo
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To: raptor22
The garbage that 'new scientist' posted, the article this one is referring to, claims it takes over one million square miles to feed the pets in the top ten pet owning countries. Just the dogs and cats. Absolute, undeniable, rubbish. If anyone cares to read it.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20427311.600-how-green-is-your-pet.html?page=1
11 posted on 10/23/2009 5:00:09 PM PDT by allmost
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To: BenLurkin

My hubby was just joking last night about which one of our cats he’d want to eat first if he had to!!! Definitely, Beaux...he’s definitely “meatier”. Probably tastes like chicken...not..no way...I’d rather starve!!!


12 posted on 10/23/2009 5:01:10 PM PDT by boatbums (Pro-woman, pro-child, pro-life!)
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To: raptor22

I hear Libs taste like chicken.....


13 posted on 10/23/2009 5:08:56 PM PDT by HonestConservative (Go here for FR Nat'l Convention and Tea Party Video http://vigilantsquirrelbrigade.blogspot.com)
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To: raptor22

Can’t wait for PETA’s response. Lefty catfight?


14 posted on 10/23/2009 5:10:15 PM PDT by JrsyJack (There's a little Jim Thompson in all of us)
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To: ktscarlett66
Minnie says, "Good!"


15 posted on 10/23/2009 5:17:37 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: raptor22

PETA’s not going to like this.


16 posted on 10/23/2009 5:19:56 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: mellow velo

Yeah but you forgot to mention the line Levin had right after that, which was “Hey, how ‘bout this.....let’s eat a couple of college professors? I mean, they’ve got to leave a carbon footprint of a couple of SUV’s or something!”

LOL


17 posted on 10/23/2009 5:23:00 PM PDT by Daisyjane69 (Michael Reagan: "Welcome back, Dad, even if you're wearing a dress and bearing children this time)
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To: netmilsmom

Omg, is that yours? I WANT HER!! She is too cute!


18 posted on 10/23/2009 5:25:10 PM PDT by ktscarlett66 (Face it girls....I'm older and I have more insurance....)
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To: raptor22

Bank on it as the king of climate “change”.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZtQh5EIgWQ


19 posted on 10/23/2009 5:27:14 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: HonestConservative
I hear Libs taste like chicken.....

A bit bigger and dryer.

More like turkey...

20 posted on 10/23/2009 5:28:37 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: netmilsmom

Minnie is cutie pie!!!


21 posted on 10/23/2009 5:29:51 PM PDT by boatbums (Pro-woman, pro-child, pro-life!)
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To: ktscarlett66

She is not your average “sit like the good French Renaissance lapdog you were bred to be” type Papillon.

We call her Minnie the Maniac for a reason.


22 posted on 10/23/2009 5:34:38 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: SandRat
PETA’s not going to like this.

One of the few times I can remember that thinking of PETA made me smile.

23 posted on 10/23/2009 5:35:35 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
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To: AnAmericanMother

24 posted on 10/23/2009 5:36:28 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: boatbums

Thanks!!!!

She tries really hard to be a good dog. Well, she’s a better cat, but when Baron, our big orange lump of cat, gets up from his place on the couch and smacks her back into reality, she realizes that she is only a cat wannabe.


25 posted on 10/23/2009 5:40:03 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: netmilsmom
lol...Aren't they each so wonderful in their own ways?

I WOULD starve before I could even begin to consider such an idea proposed in the OP. These are my babies!!!


26 posted on 10/23/2009 5:49:14 PM PDT by boatbums (Pro-woman, pro-child, pro-life!)
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To: MrEdd

LOL! Seen that one too!


27 posted on 10/23/2009 5:54:31 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary - (recess appointment))
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To: boatbums
Lovely!

Flame-point Himmies?

28 posted on 10/23/2009 5:55:48 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary - (recess appointment))
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To: AnAmericanMother

The Whoopee Boys (1986)

Barney: [at another Party, Barney sees the same old lady, now holding a Shar-Pei in her arm] Hey, its my favorite dog lady again! How you doing? You have a new dog?

Woman with Dogs: Yes, this is a Shar-Pei; its a Chinese dog.

Barney: [Barney pulls on the dogs wrinkled skin] Damn, you need to iron this dog, lady. Look at this!

Woman with Dogs: No, stop, thats just how the dog is!

Barney: S*@t, you could fit two dogs in here! [he continues to pull on the dogs loose skin]

Woman with Dogs: [Slapping Barneys hand away] No! Please, stop abusing my dog, you horrible man!

Barney: You have any Vietnamese neighbors?

Woman with Dogs: No, I dont think so.

Barney: Well, if any ever move in, and you go on vacation, believe me, youre going to want to take Fluffy with you! You'll come back and your dog will be missing its hind leg, saying where were you?

Woman with Dogs: Oh! Thats horrible! You terrible, horrible man!

Barney: You go next door and talk to your neighbor, and he'll be standing there, picking his teeth, No! We no see Fluffy! What your dog look like? Your dog have big, juicy hind leg?

Woman with Dogs: Oh, you awful man! Please, go away!

Barney: Fine! I guess this means we cant be pals no more?

29 posted on 10/23/2009 6:01:43 PM PDT by RasterMaster (The only way to open a LIEberal mind is with a brick!)
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Let them eat their cats & dogs with ice-cream and watch peta pitch a adolescent fit. Then watch the demo's weasle their way back into their dark soul-filled hatred of the human race. This U.S.A. that I now live in is filled with saggy-titted old ass hippies, roman the rapist, and race-baiting news reporters who have done nothing but contibute to the demise of this country-a 3rd world cesspool. D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, used to be the cradle of our nation but are now run by thieves and unusefull politicians and crime ridden welfare state sponsored retrobates. That includes the sisters who thinks it is fine to have a clild that the state pays for. The day will come when these misguided characters will find themselves without the dole, and have to redeem themselves, or sink. I hope they sink. I want my country back, and hope that when Obama flees to Kenya, the rest of the P.O.S's. In Washington leave with him; the whole lot of them are useless.
30 posted on 10/23/2009 6:11:23 PM PDT by Paquet SR
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To: AnAmericanMother

Close...probably somewhere in the breedline. The foreground, is Beaux (1 year), a flame point Birman. In the back, is Stella (6 yrs), a flame point Ragdoll. They sorta love each other...maybe “like sometimes” is a better way of putting it...kthxbai


31 posted on 10/23/2009 6:15:04 PM PDT by boatbums (Pro-woman, pro-child, pro-life!)
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To: boatbums

Oh how pretty they are!


32 posted on 10/23/2009 6:35:42 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: Paquet SR

Obama flees..... Well I like THAT part of the scenario.


33 posted on 10/23/2009 6:42:12 PM PDT by sanjoaquinvalley (Long time lady lurker.)
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To: AnAmericanMother

I had a lab a long time ago. Great animals.


34 posted on 10/23/2009 6:49:41 PM PDT by RC2
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To: boatbums

They’re very pretty. I bred and showed Siamese for years, and of course we were in the Shorthair Division so I’m not as familiar with the longhair types.


35 posted on 10/23/2009 7:13:00 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary - (recess appointment))
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To: RC2

They are good dogs and true, and they never met a duck they didn’t want to bring home to Mother.


36 posted on 10/23/2009 7:34:19 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary - (recess appointment))
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To: raptor22

ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ!

37 posted on 10/23/2009 7:46:03 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: boatbums

FiFi and GiGi?


38 posted on 10/23/2009 7:54:03 PM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: raptor22
hey greeies, save the earth, kill yourself...
39 posted on 10/23/2009 8:01:55 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- I AM JIM THOMPSON!)
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To: mellow velo

But I thought that people were the problem! They hate Lassie!!!


40 posted on 10/23/2009 8:12:54 PM PDT by bootless (Never Forget. Never Again. And NEVER GIVE UP!)
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To: netmilsmom

Thank you...I really love them...but, you know the feelin’!!!


41 posted on 10/23/2009 8:35:56 PM PDT by boatbums (Pro-woman, pro-child, pro-life!)
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To: AnAmericanMother

Thanks. I love the Siamese appleface breed. But they’re all gorgeous. Love those blue eyes. Both Birmans and Ragdolls have Siamese in the bloodline, hence, the pretty blue eyes, too. They both have “mouths of the South” at times, but probably not as much as the Siamese.


42 posted on 10/23/2009 8:39:56 PM PDT by boatbums (Pro-woman, pro-child, pro-life!)
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To: raptor22
I don't think cats are very good to eat.

Gad relatives in Norway that when ordered to kill rabbits by the Nazis they killed the cats, skinned them and gave them to the Nazis and kept the rabbits for themselves.

43 posted on 10/23/2009 8:46:50 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: Soothesayer9
LOL. Beaux would NOT like being called FiFi.


44 posted on 10/23/2009 8:52:00 PM PDT by boatbums (Pro-woman, pro-child, pro-life!)
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To: dalereed

There is an old English saying - “Selling cat for rabbit”. There is a reason why the old laws required that rabbit carcasses be sold with paws and ears intact.


45 posted on 10/23/2009 9:22:51 PM PDT by coydog (Time to feed the pigs!)
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To: coydog

They forgot to tell the Nazi’s!!!


46 posted on 10/23/2009 9:26:12 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: raptor22; Defendingliberty; WL-law; Normandy; TenthAmendmentChampion; FrPR; enough_idiocy; ...
 


Beam me to Planet Gore !

47 posted on 10/24/2009 1:41:30 AM PDT by steelyourfaith (Limit all U.S. politicians to two terms: One in office and one in prison!)
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To: RC2
One mighty big carbon pawprint! He'd never be on my menu, but this moron author could be on his.

bravosnow1

48 posted on 10/24/2009 5:06:53 AM PDT by mellow velo
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To: raptor22

[[A new Pew Research Center study conducted Sept. 30-Oct. 4 says the number of Americans who think there’s solid evidence the average temperature on earth has been getting warmer over the past few decades has plummeted from 71% in April 2008 to 57% today.]]

Apparently, 29% of people are still unaware that the earth has been COOLING over the last decade- not warming like the scam artists in the government would have us beleive- and this despite the fact that we’ve been producing more CO2 than ever- This whole ‘man-caused’ global climate change is a crock of crap- but get ready to pay through the nose for utilities, airfare, food costs etc etc etc


49 posted on 10/24/2009 7:19:06 AM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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