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Old 12-07-2009, 06:16 AM   #1
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Default The Copenhagen Clambake

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COPENHAGEN -- Shakespeare's Marcellus was right. Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.
In this hotbed of homogeneity, where global warming is a sacred assumption for the faithful, 15,000 people will come together from 192 countries to pray for two weeks over what can be done to save the Earth from certain doom. Few places are better suited to handle the throngs of unquestioning believers who will journey from around the globe.
Dissent is not tolerated, and diversity -- in any form other than biodiversity -- is not welcome here.
But it turns out that Denmark's big claim to greenery isn't quite so impressive when you find out that they do not include one of their biggest and dirtiest industries -- shipping -- in calculating their annual carbon footprint.
That's because the last great world climate treaty, Kyoto, does not make them include their nasty shipping business in the calculation. No wonder the Danes liked that so much.
Even if President Obama gives away the farm when he arrives next week and signs some drastic pledge, it will be a treaty that must be ratified by the Senate.
His Democratic majority dwindles to basically nothing without members from coal states, heavy-industry states and other states where people generally would like to find a job.
But this crowd gathering here is far worse than just a bunch of hand-wringing Hamlets dithering in Denmark.
Some 40,000 tons of carbon will be spewed getting this crowd together and keeping them in comfort.
That is the amount of carbon dioxide produced by more than 60 of the world's smaller countries in an entire year -- combined
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Old 12-07-2009, 07:00 AM   #2
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Yeah, the info of "Some 40,000 tons of carbon will be spewed getting this crowd together and keeping them in comfort. That is the amount of carbon dioxide produced by more than 60 of the world's smaller countries in an entire year - combined" would probably kill off the whole climate movement if it was every widely published (alas, there's no quality journalism). I'm curious if it's actually accurate (hey, both sides are spewing some much BS on this topic is easiest to doubt everything).
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Old 12-07-2009, 09:48 AM   #3
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/cop...ar-wedges.html
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Old 12-07-2009, 12:47 PM   #4
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How do you like that... Denmark doesn't have a lot of electric cars because they tax them so heavily. Now that's supporting climate change!
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Old 12-07-2009, 04:28 PM   #5
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All this climate scare has me feeling way guilty for not being more "green".

Whatever the mood is about something- whatever the popular opinion, conform or be outcast.
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Old 12-07-2009, 06:45 PM   #6
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I would rather be the outcast then the sheep.
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Old 12-07-2009, 08:14 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by SupportTank View Post
I would rather be the outcast then the sheep.
Not one of the sheep first, then the outcast?
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Old 12-08-2009, 06:28 AM   #8
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I've never been the sheep. Even when I was 7 years old. Drove EVERYONE around me nuts.

I am the product of a union man who really doesn't give a shit for anything but getting more and more and more.

And a crazy queen bitch of the universe feminazi. Who to this day is still a queen bitch of the universe feminazi.
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Old 12-08-2009, 08:04 AM   #9
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yah So when the insult your mother wears army boots comes around. Yes she does and she will go after you with them and stomp you into the ground laughing the whole way.


I am still trying to figure out how the hell i was born with her as a mother.
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yah So when the insult your mother wears army boots comes around. Yes she does and she will go after you with them and stomp you into the ground laughing the whole way.


I am still trying to figure out how the hell i was born with her as a mother.

You got good at dodging the coat-hanger?
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Old 12-08-2009, 01:09 PM   #12
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Old 12-08-2009, 04:41 PM   #13
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put on the wrong jockstrap?
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