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Believes U.S. Must Limit Consumption of Meat to Alleviate Global Hunger (Moonbats gone Wild!)
The San Leandro Times ^ | 3-3-11 | San Leandro Times

Posted on 03/07/2011 9:06:48 PM PST by wac3rd

Editor:

The popular revolutions we are witnessing in the Middle East, while inspired by a desire for personal freedom and self-determination, are certainly sustained by a pervasive hunger pan-demic, particularly among the world’s less privileged populations.

Since last December, skyrocketing demand for food and dwindling supplies have driven the global Food Price Index to new records. Supplies have suffered from catastrophic floods and droughts linked to global warming and from gradual depletion of groundwater aquifers. Demand has been fueled by unchecked population growth and by diversion of massive amounts of grains into biofuel and meat production.

Hunger afflicts nearly one billion people worldwide, mostly women and children. It feeds massive popular migrations and unrest that, sooner or later, will affect us all.

Some of the causes of global hunger are beyond our personal control. But, as the world’s highest meat consumers, we have a special obligation to free up some grains for the hungry by limiting our own consumption.

With the broad availability of delicious and nutritious meat and dairy alternatives in every supermarket, there is no reason to delay. Entering “live vegan” in a search engine returns lots of good guidance.

—Dennis Roth, San Leandro

(Excerpt) Read more at news.ebpublishing.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; US: California
KEYWORDS: communism; communism101; hunger; ilikemeat; itscommunism; kma; liberalism; marxist; vegan
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This is why the American people need to take back the US from the Democrats; this Liberal prefers that WE starve to feed the rest of the world.
1 posted on 03/07/2011 9:06:53 PM PST by wac3rd
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They never explain why my not eating something will cause that food to go to someone who is starving.

They never explain why they are so concerned with obesity and hunger at the same time. So tired of the fact that the world can never meet their nutritional standards.

2 posted on 03/07/2011 9:12:54 PM PST by w1andsodidwe (Barrak has now won the contest. He is even worse than Jimmah.)
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To: wac3rd

Sheer idiocy. If America wants to contribute to alleviating hunger in other countries, we need to stop turning corn into motor fuel and stop paying farmers to keep land idle.


3 posted on 03/07/2011 9:13:23 PM PST by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: wac3rd

He’s another self-hating American who has lost touch with reality. Being a vegan makes as much sense as being a pacifist.


4 posted on 03/07/2011 9:13:42 PM PST by ZULU (No nation which ever attempted to tolerate Islam, escaped total Islamization.)
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To: wac3rd

5 posted on 03/07/2011 9:14:46 PM PST by Drill Thrawl (I don't prep for the disaster. I prepare for the rebuilding.)
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To: The_Reader_David
If America wants to contribute to alleviating hunger in other countries, we need to stop turning corn into motor fuel and stop paying farmers to keep land idle.

I don't know.

One good thing about the ethanol corn thing is they're making sodas with real sugar again.

6 posted on 03/07/2011 9:15:25 PM PST by Trailerpark Badass (I'm sick of damn idiots)
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To: wac3rd

I think that the dirt worshipping enviro-whackos should STFU and stop eating anything so as to “save” humanity!


7 posted on 03/07/2011 9:15:25 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: wac3rd

A vegan meathead. Is that an oxymoron? Or just a moron?


8 posted on 03/07/2011 9:21:40 PM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 ~ Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: wac3rd

Hey Roth: Can I have your hamburgers?

You can have my Kale.

Where do we get this wackos? “Wackos R Us”?


9 posted on 03/07/2011 9:22:44 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: w1andsodidwe
They never explain why my not eating something will cause that food to go to someone who is starving.

Yeah, if I don't buy that steak at the market tonight they are going to ship it to the Middle East instead for someone else there to buy and eat?

10 posted on 03/07/2011 9:25:47 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (Had God not driven man from the Garden of Eden the Sierra Club surely would have.)
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Some of the causes of global hunger are beyond our personal control. But, as the world’s highest meat consumers, we have a special obligation to free up some grains for the hungry by limiting our own consumption.

Two points.

First - lack of grain isn;t the issue primary issue. Lack of reliable infrastructure is the issue. We could ship enough grain to Somalia to feed that nation for a year at little cost. Problem is, most of it would rot before getting out of port, and the rest of it would rot while the corrupt government (if you can even call it a government) gave it to it's chosen people instead of the people.

Second - GMO grains do great things for stopping people from starving to death. Until the holier than thou crowd stops pitching a fit about protecting the natives from the GMO nightmare that is making life good in the first world - people are going to keep starving.

Guess what - I'm not going to stop eating meat, or even reduce it, until the rest of the worlds figures out how to get food from point A to point B and accepts the benefits of modern agriculture.

Peace out - going to fill up with some e85 and grill a steak...

11 posted on 03/07/2011 9:26:28 PM PST by !1776!
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To: wac3rd

The biggest thing we in the U.S. can do to end world hunger is end Ethanol subsidies.


12 posted on 03/07/2011 9:26:39 PM PST by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: wac3rd

Good grief.


13 posted on 03/07/2011 9:30:47 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: wac3rd

More of the “blame America first” crowd on the left. They truly believe that the only way to improve things in the rest of the world is to make them worse here.


14 posted on 03/07/2011 9:31:40 PM PST by NailInACoffin
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To: wac3rd

If Africa took out all of the disciples of Mad Mo, they could feed themselves from the rich farm lands of the North, such as Uganda.


15 posted on 03/07/2011 9:32:37 PM PST by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: wac3rd

Fine. Let the liberals do without. All else being even, that leaves half the population eating tofu, and more steak for the rest of us.


16 posted on 03/07/2011 9:33:28 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: wac3rd
It is simple, really. Beans make me flatulate. Flatulence contains methane, another of those notorious greenhouse gasses the moonbats had their panties in a swarm over. If I increase my intake of vegetable protein, I will increase my output of greenhouse gasses.

Now feed me steak before I cause the planet to overheat and burn up.

17 posted on 03/07/2011 9:36:56 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: wac3rd

The Left is not only crazy, but they think we are.

Our cattle are grass fed. If you lefties think you want to take them, be prepared to have your ass kicked back to San Fran or Boston or wherever you slither back to....


18 posted on 03/07/2011 9:43:37 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: ZULU

“He’s another self-hating American who has lost touch with reality. Being a vegan makes as much sense as being a pacifist.”

Uh oh...I just became a vegan about two weeks ago...joined the CHIPs (Coronary Health Improvement Project) program. First week I was able to completely quit one of my many hypertension/heart disease medications and after a week and a half I was able to reduce my diabetes medications by a third. Eating vegan and exercising is proven to reverse heart disease and diabetes (diet caused diseases) and extend life. After two heart attacks, diabetes, COPD, and cancer I am tired of relying on medicine to live...God gave us healthy food and bodies designed to move. I don’t even miss meat and I was a big meat eater...my last meat meal was my mother’s fried chicken :).


19 posted on 03/07/2011 9:44:15 PM PST by Wpin ("I Have Sworn Upon the Altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny...")
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To: wac3rd

What a fool...Tyrants are the major cause of food problems.


20 posted on 03/07/2011 9:44:25 PM PST by goodnesswins (Unlike the West, the Islamic world is serious.)
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To: wac3rd

I do not go anywhere near the editorial section of the San Leandro Times. The stupidity exhibited there is mind numbing.


21 posted on 03/07/2011 9:49:01 PM PST by A message
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To: goodnesswins
Tyrants are the major cause of food problems.

What do you think HR2748/S.510/HR2751 FDA Food Takeover Bill passed in the Lame Duck Session and signed into law by Obozo was all about? Just wait and see the consequences. 1.4 billion dollars cost, 17,000 new FDA food inspectors and the "costs" are paid for by producers fees? If you are hungry in the U.S., don't blame a farmer blame the lying POLs who sold us out to Global Ag for a few piece of silver.

22 posted on 03/07/2011 9:50:03 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Wpin

Each to their own.....I started eating the Caveman diet....if I stay away from flour based products and don’t eat much dairy...my cholesterol improved - in fact my doc says I have “ratio’s people would die for”...and I’m never hungry. People are different.


23 posted on 03/07/2011 9:51:48 PM PST by goodnesswins (Unlike the West, the Islamic world is serious.)
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To: goodnesswins; wac3rd
Meat? Meat???

Who can even AFFORD Meat?

LOL... (maybe not so much LOL...)

24 posted on 03/07/2011 9:53:32 PM PST by JDoutrider
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To: goodnesswins

In other words, you are on the Atkins or a modified Atkins diet.


25 posted on 03/07/2011 9:54:02 PM PST by Eva
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To: goodnesswins

“Each to their own.....I started eating the Caveman diet....if I stay away from flour based products and don’t eat much dairy...my cholesterol improved - in fact my doc says I have “ratio’s people would die for”...and I’m never hungry. People are different.”

You are extremely rare my friend. There is definite direct link from eating meat and heart disease. Indeed, a high fat diet is the number one indicator of getting heart disease. If your cholesterol is over 150 it is too high...regardless of what your doctor may say.


26 posted on 03/07/2011 10:01:31 PM PST by Wpin ("I Have Sworn Upon the Altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny...")
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To: Eva

Yeah....kinda....but, I don’t eat much fruit (sugars). And, I shouldn’t be eating as much dairy as I have been. Lots of eggs. And raw nuts. And, organic meat....as long as we can afford it..it IS different.


27 posted on 03/07/2011 10:02:14 PM PST by goodnesswins (Unlike the West, the Islamic world is serious.)
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To: wac3rd

Send all the illegals home..save food, gas, water, net users of services etc


28 posted on 03/07/2011 10:05:57 PM PST by rolling_stone ( *this makes Watergate look like a kiddie pool*)
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To: Wpin

Do you know the ratios of your various cholesterol levels? Ldl, Sdl, Triglycerides, Total,etc....? That’s what I believe matters. I also have regularly power walked for 25 years....which may have something to do with it, too. My Total cholesterol went UP, but does not worry me or my doc. I think it’s around 215. I think there is more a direct link between flour based products and sugars to heart disease than meat...but, that’s just me (and my doc - Jonathan Wright, MD, ND) Course, my family has a susceptibility to Type 2 diabetes...which wreaks havoc on the body.


29 posted on 03/07/2011 10:06:48 PM PST by goodnesswins (Unlike the West, the Islamic world is serious.)
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To: Wpin

“If your cholesterol is over 150 it is too high...regardless of what your doctor may say.”

Uhh, that may have been the consensus for much of the latter half of the 20th century, but a better understanding of the basic biochemistry of different forms of cholesterol has shown that to be INCORRECT.

High density lipoproteins actually REDUCE the overall incidence of arteriosclerosis. Blood serum levels BELOW 60mg/dl are actually linked with higher risk of MI and ischemic stroke.

A favorable ratio of HDL to LDL is FAR more important in most individuals than total level of cholesterol. If in doubt, use common sense and perform more detailed assays of arterial condition in order to get a detailed, realistic assessment of your current risk factors.


30 posted on 03/07/2011 10:22:42 PM PST by jameslalor
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In honor of this whining pantywaist communist I’m eating EVEN MORE meat.

Hell, even the dog is getting some.


31 posted on 03/07/2011 10:27:18 PM PST by jameslalor
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To: wac3rd

God made cattle in order to turn grass into meat!


32 posted on 03/07/2011 10:50:39 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: jameslalor

Also my four cats.


33 posted on 03/07/2011 10:51:12 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: wac3rd

I’m not going to ration my consumption of anything to alleviate hunger in Africa. They need to stop being charity cases and learn to fish, instead of begging for a free fish every day around supper time. And when they do get that fish in their bellies they need to think of something else besides breeding. That’s how cockroaches survive, not human beings.


34 posted on 03/07/2011 11:31:04 PM PST by Chiltepe
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To: wac3rd
Shouldn't we increase our consumption of meat, leaving more vegetables and bread for the earth-friendly types?
35 posted on 03/07/2011 11:36:55 PM PST by kittycatonline.com
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To: !1776!

“Second - GMO grains do great things for stopping people from starving to death. Until the holier than thou crowd stops pitching a fit about protecting the natives from the GMO nightmare that is making life good in the first world - people are going to keep starving.”

GMO grains are patented, and equal pollen-flying lawsuits. I have no problem with the existence or cultivation of GMO grains: it is the lawsuits that companies like Monsanto file against farmers because the farmers find their crops have been ‘tainted’, accidentally crossed with GMO crops, which are patented.


36 posted on 03/07/2011 11:53:44 PM PST by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
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To: SatinDoll

Dittos to your post.


37 posted on 03/07/2011 11:59:08 PM PST by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/15/08 and why?)
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To: wjcsux

Hear! Hear!


38 posted on 03/08/2011 12:00:17 AM PST by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: wac3rd

This is definately a steaks on the grill week. Hmmm...I can smell it now. Reading liberal dribble makes me really hungry.


39 posted on 03/08/2011 12:41:46 AM PST by trailboss800
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"The popular revolutions we are witnessing in the Middle East, while inspired by a desire for personal freedom and self-determination, are certainly sustained by a pervasive hunger pan-demic..."

What? Leaving aside that pandemic is one word, or that as a noun it refers specifically to disease, not famine, have you seen a single person claim that this rebellion is really about food? This is just fabricated rubbish.

40 posted on 03/08/2011 1:07:07 AM PST by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives"-Ataturk)
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To: wac3rd

Ethanol and Quantitative Easing are doing their share in hurting the poor.


41 posted on 03/08/2011 3:33:30 AM PST by jimfree (In 2012 Sarah Palin will continue to have more relevant quality executive experience than B. Obama.)
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To: wac3rd

we have a special obligation to free up some grains for the hungry by limiting our own consumption.

Great idea lets eat moonbats.


42 posted on 03/08/2011 3:41:40 AM PST by bikerman (Where Has My America Gone?)
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To: wac3rd

Stupidity at it’s maximum.
Just stop converting food into fuel and all this goes away.


43 posted on 03/08/2011 4:13:44 AM PST by BuffaloJack (Obama did not learn incompetence; he was born to it.)
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To: wac3rd

US food, farm exports could have record year
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2683717/posts?page=5#5

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says farm and food products are expected to reach a record $135.5 billion in fiscal year 2011, which ends in September

When the propaganda doesn’t make sense.


44 posted on 03/08/2011 4:20:16 AM PST by EBH ( Whether you eat your bread or see it vanish into a looter's stomach, is an absolute.)
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To: wac3rd
I agree!

No Food For Fuel!!

Drill Baby Drill!

45 posted on 03/08/2011 4:24:31 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: wac3rd

Some of the causes of global hunger are beyond our personal control. But, as the world’s highest meat consumers, we have a special obligation to free up some grains for the hungry by limiting our own consumption.


Grain or meat, just what are we talking about? can the poor people who are starving afford to buy meat? i doubt if they can even afford to buy bread so how is it going to help them if we start eating less meat?

The truly poor people could not buy meat if the price went down to the price of bread so what good would it do them for us to lesson our meat intake?

One thing it might do would be to put our cattle, and other meat producers out of business, and most likely that would cause a domino affect and cause the same thing here as has happened to cause the hunger in other places.

I don,t have the answer but i do not think that going any farther in destroying this country would help feed any one.


46 posted on 03/08/2011 4:29:33 AM PST by ravenwolf (Just a bit of the long list of proofs)
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I saw some moonbat asshat econut in the WDC area with a sticker on their Prius: Save the Earth...Kill Your Self. One wonders if the econuts in their hyper-emotionalism just might take their own advice.


47 posted on 03/08/2011 4:32:19 AM PST by hal ogen (1st amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: Wpin

“I just became a vegan about two weeks ago...”

That is your choice and if you are happy with it then fine. However, forcing people to consume less meat is not an option. People should be free to eat what they like without government interference. IMHO


48 posted on 03/08/2011 4:52:47 AM PST by momtothree
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To: bikerman

Out of curiosity, what are moonbats? Bats?


49 posted on 03/08/2011 4:58:59 AM PST by Phoebe From China (I believe we've arrived at another quintessential "Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock" moment.)
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To: w1andsodidwe
They never explain why my not eating something will cause that food to go to someone who is starving.

If you don't eat everything on your plate, children in China will go hungry. :)

Or maybe if we would stop encouraging corn production to be used as ethanol, the price of corn would go down.

If this person is so concerned about hunger, what would feed a person better, a plate of vegetables or a big steak?

50 posted on 03/08/2011 4:59:10 AM PST by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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