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Earth Day is a Celebration of Misery and Death
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Posted on 04/22/2012 8:30:04 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Earth Day is a Celebration of Misery and Death Yahoo! Contributor Network By Mark Whittington | Yahoo! Contributor Network – 2 hrs 47 mins ago

COMMENTARY | Today is Earth Day, the annual bacchanalia of self abuse invented by the environmental movement to remind everyone that the human race is a pestilence upon this planet. It is a celebration by the self righteous for the hysterical.

Robert Zubrin, writing for the Washington Times, points out the inconvenient truth of the carnage wrought in the name of the environment, the better to contain that cancer known as humanity. The death toll is in the hundreds of millions, including infanticide conducted on behalf of population control in China and preventable deaths from malaria in the Third World thanks to the banning of DDT.

The desire for clean air and water is being used by professional agitators to stop projects that would provide energy and natural resources, as Brian McGraw points out in the Daily Caller. President Barack Obama's resistance to the Keystone XL pipeline is just one battle in this constant war of environmental hysterics against human progress.

The Endangered Species Act has been used to stop development and, in the case of California's Central Valley, to create a desert where once was fertile farmland because of something called the delta smelt. Former Alaska Gov Sarah Palin sarcastically suggested that human lives were being destroyed for the sake of bait.

Here is a modest proposal. Let's cancel Earth Day. Environmentalism has been used to commit too many atrocities to be a cause to be celebrated. If anything, Earth Day should be a day of mourning and reflection for all the lives that hugging the planet has taken and snuffed out.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: earthday; environmentalism
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1 posted on 04/22/2012 8:30:06 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

I have completed my “Annual Earth Day Cut Down a Tree for Fun” ceremony.


2 posted on 04/22/2012 8:34:57 AM PDT by matt04
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To: Sub-Driver

Happy Ira Einhorn day to all the componere!


3 posted on 04/22/2012 8:36:49 AM PDT by justrepublican (Screaming like a "Vexatious requester" at a Wellstone memorial...........)
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To: Sub-Driver

It is neo pagan earth worship. The rituals are druid like and give emotional solace to the post religious lunatics who have far too much influence in this country.


4 posted on 04/22/2012 8:38:35 AM PDT by allendale
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To: Sub-Driver
Powerful video. If I wanted America to fail

Earth Day is part of the attack on American greatness and liberty.

5 posted on 04/22/2012 8:39:24 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: Sub-Driver

I remember back when they had the big Earth Day Celebration on the Washington Mall....it took two days to clean up all of the trash they left behind.


6 posted on 04/22/2012 8:40:37 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Nailed it! I’d like to buy the writer a cigar.

BTW, a leftwinger was first to reply in the comments section. Some freeper with a facebook/google/yahoo account needs to log in and give him a proper taunting.


7 posted on 04/22/2012 8:41:53 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Sub-Driver
What else would one expect from an event founded by a mad man

Ira Einhorn

Funny how no one mentions him as Earth day founder any more

8 posted on 04/22/2012 8:42:12 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: Sub-Driver; All
Happy Lenin's birthday to all Freepers.

Environmentalists make good compost.

9 posted on 04/22/2012 8:44:27 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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To: Sub-Driver
perfect for the culture of death.

And it's not even a "day". In the elevator at work, the ads on that monitor that you can't escape are all about "tweet your "earth day" experiences all month to blahblahblah..."

gawd i'm so over it.

10 posted on 04/22/2012 8:45:53 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (void where prohibited.)
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To: Sub-Driver

.....”Earth Day,.... the annual bacchanalia of self abuse invented by the environmental movement to remind everyone that the human race is a pestilence upon this planet. It is a celebration by the self righteous for the hysterical.”.....

The New Age Spiritual Movement is tied directly to the enviro-weenies as well...Wiccans and many other cultish groups as well join in with the “worship of Mother Earth”.....it’s all hocus pocus nonesense!


11 posted on 04/22/2012 8:48:41 AM PDT by caww
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To: Sub-Driver
It's this sort of s**t that makes me ACTIVELY OPPOSED to the environment. I want DIRTY water, POLLUTED air, RADIOACTIVE and TOXIC ground.

I want to kill the environment.

12 posted on 04/22/2012 8:49:58 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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To: the invisib1e hand

When is Uranus Day?


13 posted on 04/22/2012 8:50:39 AM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I almost walked out of church today when the substitute priest devoted his homily to Earth Day. It was all I could do to keep myself from commentiing to him on the way out.

Fr. Veik tried to link Earth Day to St. Francis of Asissi, claiming that he had ariginated it. (I’ve never heard that before.) I wanted to ask him if he had ever heard of Ira Einhorn and Holly Maddux. Instead, I just offered the Mass for Holly.

If Fr. wants to credit St. Francis, that’s all well and good. But, he should differentiate between the good Saint, and the modern Marxists and Murderers who have co-opted the idea of Earth Day, IMHO.


14 posted on 04/22/2012 8:51:11 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Sub-Driver

I almost walked out of church today when the substitute priest devoted his homily to Earth Day. It was all I could do to keep myself from commentiing to him on the way out.

Fr. Veik tried to link Earth Day to St. Francis of Asissi, claiming that he had ariginated it. (I’ve never heard that before.) I wanted to ask him if he had ever heard of Ira Einhorn and Holly Maddux. Instead, I just offered the Mass for Holly.

If Fr. wants to credit St. Francis, that’s all well and good. But, he should differentiate between the good Saint, and the modern Marxists and Murderers who have co-opted the idea of Earth Day, IMHO.


15 posted on 04/22/2012 8:51:11 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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16 posted on 04/22/2012 8:51:48 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: Sub-Driver

I will celebrate this day as German Shepherd Dog day. It seems more fitting.


17 posted on 04/22/2012 8:52:12 AM PDT by RC2
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To: FatherofFive

Wowzers....I’ve just sent that one around.


18 posted on 04/22/2012 8:53:53 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (A conservative, a liberal and a moderate walked into a bar; barkeep said "Hi Mitt")
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To: Salamander

EPA= Enrichment Prevention Agency. Or many other appropriate names could be attached to this obamanation. I know he didn’t start it but he could end it. Riiiiiggggghhhhhtttt!

As far as certain planet days, are there rings around it? Never mind. TMI!

Helping keep mankind warm for almost 65 years.


19 posted on 04/22/2012 8:55:03 AM PDT by rktman
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To: Navy Patriot

Laura Bush “celebrated” Earth Day in Dallas. Gave a big speech about it.


20 posted on 04/22/2012 8:55:56 AM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: ErnBatavia
Wowzers....I’ve just sent that one around.

That is powerful. It has to go viral.

If I wanted America to fail

21 posted on 04/22/2012 8:58:54 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: FatherofFive

Great video...thanks.


22 posted on 04/22/2012 8:59:57 AM PDT by sanjuanbob (Festina Lente)
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To: KosmicKitty
Interesting tidbit:

Ira Einhorn was granted bail..... ... His attorney, former district attorney and soon-to-be.... "U.S. Senator Arlen Specter",...had engineered a miracle.

Go figure that! HA!

23 posted on 04/22/2012 9:01:08 AM PDT by caww
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To: dandiegirl
Laura Bush “celebrated” Earth Day in Dallas. Gave a big speech about it.

And that makes me very sad, as I particularly am fond of Laura Bush. Still, she has no right to be ignorant about watermelons, or their intentions, she is way too intelligent and has way more access to the truth than a useful idiot.

24 posted on 04/22/2012 9:07:31 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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To: rktman

My dad was harassed by the EPA a couple times.

The last time the agent showed up to whine about a “stream” that’s been defunct for over a hundred years but is still on their ‘map’, dad came out of his hunting cabin to meet him whilst carrying a .308.

Never saw the guy again.

Guess that stream wasn’t really a very important stream, after all.


25 posted on 04/22/2012 9:15:12 AM PDT by Salamander (Hey blood brother, you're one of our own. You're as sharp as a razor and as hard as a stone.)
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To: Lazamataz
I want to kill the environment.

Objectively speaking, it is the Environment's job to kill you, and if you observe, it has been 100% successful so far. Every human that has gone up against it has been defeated and killed in the long run.

You would be foolish to protect that which intends to kill you and your wife and children.

This is why I tend to be unconcerned about dead Communists, dead mosquitoes, or the people who prefer them alive.

26 posted on 04/22/2012 9:16:41 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it and the law is what WE say it is.)
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To: Yardstick

Done!


27 posted on 04/22/2012 9:22:47 AM PDT by sean327 (God created all men equal, then some become Marines!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Was there a reason you didn’t want to confront him? Clergymen should understand that stuff has no place in a house of God. I don’t know why you sat still for it.


28 posted on 04/22/2012 9:35:32 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: Sub-Driver
Let's cancel Earth Day.

This pagan/marxist observance needs to be struck from our culture...

29 posted on 04/22/2012 9:37:52 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I did give my pastor a verbal reprimand after he incorporated college football into one of his services...my wife and I never returned. He discovered that not every resident of Tennessee was a ‘Vols’ fan...


30 posted on 04/22/2012 9:41:42 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Sub-Driver

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV/2012/04/22/Earth-Day


31 posted on 04/22/2012 10:06:09 AM PDT by matthew fuller (Mitt Romney is the supreme exemplification of the word SMARMY.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Earth Day is also celebrated in Russia by the KPRF... It is actually “Lenin’s Birthday” there. The first Earth Day was celebrated on Lenin’s 100th birthday.


32 posted on 04/22/2012 10:07:11 AM PDT by Thunder90 (Romney barely won in OH with a 12-1 money advantage, he can't beat Obama that way.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshiped and served the creation instead of the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen


33 posted on 04/22/2012 10:12:14 AM PDT by Rodm
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To: Sub-Driver

Interesting how these made up days are started by sickos - Earth Day and Kwanza.


34 posted on 04/22/2012 10:18:48 AM PDT by bgill
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To: KosmicKitty
Or Ira's attorney Arland Spector

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35 posted on 04/22/2012 10:43:07 AM PDT by Elle Bee
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To: Sub-Driver

Have an Erf Day to remember!

36 posted on 04/22/2012 10:47:47 AM PDT by mikrofon (E-wackos "sponging" off the public)
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To: CatherineofAragon

I whispered to my husband, “I just may leave” when he announced the topic at the beginning of Mass and received a glare from the couple in front of us. A most unfriendly glare. I’m still recovering from a slip and fall on the ice in Jan and just did not feel up to a confrontation. But, then he went on and on. I was just disgusted and asked for the car keys and left immediately after Mass. My husband did not know what was wrong.

I love the earth as much as anyone and have practiced conservation and recycling all my life. However, Earth Day is an entirely different matter and has been twisted into something I doubt St. Francis would recognize. I may send this priest a letter.

This priest is a “guest” priest who helps out on Sundays — a weekend assistent. He’s not really part of this parish. In fact, this is the most coherent sermon I’ve ever heard come out of him.


37 posted on 04/22/2012 10:49:05 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: caww

Yeah, I always thought it Arlen Specter’s involvement was an interesting aside.


38 posted on 04/22/2012 10:57:52 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Interesting that Francis of Assissi is often embraced by enviros for his “Brother Sun, Sister Moon” approach.


39 posted on 04/22/2012 11:31:59 AM PDT by what's up
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To: KosmicKitty
I read his Wiki bio.

It says there that Einhorn's claim to have been involved in the Earth Day founding is completely untrue.

But I tend to think some lying Wiki editor has been at work.

40 posted on 04/22/2012 11:38:22 AM PDT by what's up
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Amazing. Just since my last post (3 minutes ago) I checked again and the editors have CHANGED the statement on Wiki.

Now it's a "sworn statement" they've made than Einhorn was not involved.

LOL. Looks like somebody's taking some heat today.

41 posted on 04/22/2012 11:42:03 AM PDT by what's up
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I have not seen any Earth Day celebration anywhere this year or recently.

Where exactly (in real life not the web) are people celebrating it? I live in Chicago and there are plenty of libs around, but no Earth worshipping public festivities.

Is it big on campus or something?

42 posted on 04/22/2012 12:11:41 PM PDT by Salman
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To: what's up

Good catch!!

I’m sure that a lot of people are looking up Einhorn today. Problem with the Internet is that it can be like a giant poster board of tabloid newspaper covers one finds at the grocery store checkout, only people believe it because it’s on an online “encyclopedia”.

I tell me students (college) on the first day, NO WIKIPEDIA!! And I then explain to them the difference between consensus and fact. I HATE wikipedia


43 posted on 04/22/2012 12:11:41 PM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

You should have walked out of the Homily. It’s not one of the required three main parts of the Holy Mass and anti-Christian at that.


44 posted on 04/22/2012 12:24:21 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: what's up
...Einhorn's claim...

I could be mistaken, but I don't recall an active disassociation until he was returned to the US to await a trial without fear of the DP.

Until then, he was considered an anti-establishment hero by the loonies.

He foreshadowed what a boob Specter was to be.

45 posted on 04/22/2012 12:53:50 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: netmilsmom

I don’t walk too well these days, and I was in the front row. I figured that it was better to pray for the repose of the soul of Holly Maddux. But, I considered it. 25 years ago I’d have done it.


46 posted on 04/22/2012 1:02:12 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Salman

The newspaper today in Milwuakee is filled with tributes to Earth Day. Perhaps it is because that now that Ira Einhorn is ensconsed in jail, the writers tend to credit former Wisconsin Governor, Gaylord Nelson, as the creator of Earth Day.


47 posted on 04/22/2012 1:05:39 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

You did the best you could!


48 posted on 04/22/2012 1:06:11 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: what's up
Yes. Fr. Veik displayed a basket of packages of Pot Pourri made of recycled materials that handicapped people sponsored by his Capuchin Order (a Franciscan Order) had put together. The various scents were called Brother Sun, Sister Water, etc. At one point he asked, rhetorically, if he sounded like a salesman as he explained how good it was that these handicapped people could embark on this project where they could turn over their earnings to people less advantaged than they?

My head was exploding, but I was nodding 'yes' vigorously, much to the chagrin of those seated behind me, I'm sure.

I don't know if he wanted us to purchase this pot pourri after Mass, or not. I didn't stick around to find out. I had to get out of there before I embarrassed myself. I think a letter is in order.

49 posted on 04/22/2012 1:17:04 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: netmilsmom

See #49.


50 posted on 04/22/2012 1:18:28 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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