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  • Its Time to Abandon Earth Day

    04/22/2018 8:40:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 38 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 4/22/2018 | Edward Hudgins
    We all want to live in a world conducive to human health and safety. The good news is things have been improving for years. Starting with the big picture, some five decades ago, 45 percent of the worlds population was living in extreme poverty. Today, that number is less than 10 percent. Back then, global life expectancy was 60 years old. It is now around 72, in developed countries, its more than 80. Even in Africa, the most impoverished region of the world, average lifespan has climbed from 47 to 60. The annual death rate of children under five years...
  • Happy Earth Day! Here's the story of the co-founder who killed, then composted, his girlfriend

    04/22/2018 4:13:46 AM PDT · by harpygoddess · 34 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 04/19/2018 | Harpygoddess
    Nicknamed the Unicorn Killer because his last name means "one horn" in German, Ira Einhorn jumped bail and evaded arrest for 23 years, but eventually the "she went to the neighborhood co-op to buy some tofu and sprouts and never returned" story fell apart. Ira Einhorn was on stage hosting the first Earth Day event at the Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on April 22, 1970. Seven years later, police raided his closet and found the "composted" body of his ex-girlfriend inside a trunk... After 23 years, he was finally extradited to the United States from France and put on trial....
  • (vanity) How will you celebrate Earth Day?

    04/20/2017 11:28:59 AM PDT · by Gman · 86 replies
    So, how will Freepers be celebrating Earth Day 2017? Personally, I will be clearing an area in the backyard to set up for a compost pile and organic vegetable garden. But first, I need to burn the tires that are there; and I'm thinking that my used motor oil will make an excellent accelerant.
  • Happy Earth Day! Here's the story of the co-founder who killed then composted his girlfriend

    04/22/2016 10:37:46 AM PDT · by harpygoddess · 13 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 04/22/2016 | HarpyGoddess
    Ira Einhorn was on stage hosting the first Earth Day event at the Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on April 22, 1970. Seven years later, police raided his closet and found the "composted" body of his ex-girlfriend inside a trunk.
  • [From April 14, 2013] Observe 'Holly Maddux Day' instead ( Earth Day - Lenin's birthday )

    04/22/2016 10:11:20 PM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    WND ^ | 04/14/2013 | Fritz Spencer
    More and more Americans are opting out of Earth Day in favor of a holiday that offers a chance to fight back against Marxism and political correctness. The holiday, which is called Holly Maddux Day, is named after the young woman murdered by Ira Einhorn, a 1960s antiwar activist. Einhorn, who was a friend of Jerry Rubin and Abby Hoffman, is regarded by many as the founder of Earth Day. Einhorn emceed the first Earth Day celebration in Philadelphia in April 1970, at which Sen. Edmund Muskie gave the highlight address. Einhorn, an advocate of free love and drug use,...
  • Earth Day Heroes: Top 10 Countries With The Lowest Carbon Emissions [SLIDESHOW]

    04/22/2015 9:02:32 AM PDT · by rktman · 41 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 4/21/2015 | PG Veer
    Wednesday is Earth Day. Like Earth Hour in March, this celebration will be yet another complaint-fest about how our modern lifestyles, especially our CO2 emissions, are destroying the planet. Why not be positive, for once? Instead of blaming carbon criminals, maybe Earth Day should celebrate carbon heroes. Here are the 10 countries with the lowest CO2 emissions per capita, according to the World Bank.
  • The very first Earth Day occurred on Lenin's 100th birthday! Coincidence?

    04/22/2010 6:50:06 AM PDT · by ETL · 10 replies · 522+ views
    various sources
    "... on April 22, 1970, [the very first] Earth Day was held, one of the most remarkable happenings in the history of democracy... " --American Heritage Magazine, October 1993 ____________________________________________________ Vladimir Lenin Владимир Ильич Ленин Chairman of the Council of People’s Commissars In office: November 8, 1917 – January 21, 1924 Born April 22, 1870 Died January 21, 1924 Political party Bolshevik Party Profession Politician, revolutionaryhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vladimir_Lenin ____________________________________________________ The very first Earth Day on Lenin's 100th birthday? --yeah, it's a "coincidence". LOL!
  • Likely new Senate judiciary chairman warns Bush against nominating anti-abortion judges

    11/03/2004 3:10:39 PM PST · by CrosscutSaw · 375 replies · 11,536+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | 11/03/04 | LARA JAKES JORDAN
    The Republican expected to chair the Senate Judiciary Committee next year bluntly warned newly re-elected President Bush on Wednesday against putting forth Supreme Court nominees who would seek to overturn abortion rights or are otherwise too conservative to win confirmation.