Post New Article

Environmentalists: Thanksgiving,
Christmas Holidays’ Carbon
Footprint Bad for Planet

Original Article

Posted By: M2, 11/28/2019 7:00:09 AM

Before you sit down for your Thanksgiving feast or unwrap this year’s gifts tucked under the Christmas tree, environmentalists want you to know that your holiday traditions are contributing to climate change and hurting the planet. Media reports on this bad news are popping up everywhere online as Turkey Day arrives, including on the Earth Day Network website under the holiday-themed headline: “Don’t let consumerism consume your holiday” and the subhead “It’s (not) a wonderful life:” One study published in the Journal of Industrial Ecology showed that individual household consumption — not businesses, government or industries — accounts for more than 60 percent of global

Comments:

Dear environmentalists: I have two words for you.

Post Reply

Reply 1 - Posted by: John C 11/28/2019 7:04:21 AM (No. 247533)
Tell it to the crazy Pope, I don't care.
11 people like this.

Reply 2 - Posted by: Osprey21 11/28/2019 7:19:19 AM (No. 247543)
The never ending hot air these extremest environmentalists constantly belch out is far more harmful.
10 people like this.

Reply 3 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 11/28/2019 7:23:22 AM (No. 247550)
They should follow their own recommendations.
8 people like this.

Reply 4 - Posted by: ROLFNader 11/28/2019 7:52:00 AM (No. 247579)
I'm just glad I can help.
9 people like this.

Reply 5 - Posted by: MMC 11/28/2019 7:59:15 AM (No. 247582)
Did the Eco Terrorists decide this at the summit where over 100 private jets where used by attendees? Tell me again how good it would be for no electricity (no WiFi), no cars in modern society? Control And manipulation is goal.
9 people like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: chillijilli 11/28/2019 8:04:03 AM (No. 247585)
I guess they're proposing we all WALK to our family festivities. Yes that's right. Hoof on over to Grandma's house, 1000 miles away and if you can still move, hold your head high that you have done your part to save the planet. And while these idiots are at it, maybe they could convince the high school students near my house to stop driving their cars to school and use the available buses, public transport, or their own two feet. Why should I have to sit in a non-stop 30 minute traffic jam every morning while these kids who rail against fossil fuels block traffic as they turn their SUVs into the school parking lot.
9 people like this.

Reply 7 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 11/28/2019 8:08:17 AM (No. 247587)
And so's your mother!
2 people like this.

Reply 8 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 11/28/2019 8:16:43 AM (No. 247595)
We are all supposed to drop dead and stop making carbon footprints. I propose the environmentalists lead the way. Then the rest of us can enjoy life, guilt free.
8 people like this.

Reply 9 - Posted by: 49 Ford 11/28/2019 8:29:19 AM (No. 247616)
Crackpots, all. Happy Thanksgiving to all L-Dotters. Eat up and enjoy!
9 people like this.

Reply 10 - Posted by: curious1 11/28/2019 8:38:16 AM (No. 247630)
Plants love it.
6 people like this.

Reply 11 - Posted by: Phantomll 11/28/2019 8:41:50 AM (No. 247636)
Hey environmental wackos: pound sand!
3 people like this.

Reply 12 - Posted by: Strike3 11/28/2019 8:45:05 AM (No. 247640)
Don't forget the warnings from PETA about cruelty to turkeys. None of these nuts is going to ruin this holiday, that's the exclusive right of my family.
2 people like this.

Reply 13 - Posted by: padiva 11/28/2019 9:14:03 AM (No. 247665)
Go plant some trees.
2 people like this.

Reply 14 - Posted by: hershey 11/28/2019 9:21:35 AM (No. 247671)
Whynt ya go live in a tree somewhere if you're so concerned???
1 person likes this.

Reply 15 - Posted by: jacksin5 11/28/2019 9:28:31 AM (No. 247677)
So much for "Over the river,and thru the woods to Grandmother's house we go". These nuts would ban horses and sleighs as well.
3 people like this.

Reply 16 - Posted by: HotRod 11/28/2019 9:46:24 AM (No. 247695)
Dear environmentalists: A lump of coal in your stocking! Haha! Your own carbon.
3 people like this.

Reply 17 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX 11/28/2019 10:22:29 AM (No. 247735)
Two words for them, and they're not Happy Thanksgiving. However, Thanksgiving blessings to our hostess ad well as those who frequent her salon.
2 people like this.

Reply 18 - Posted by: cor-vet 11/28/2019 10:52:47 AM (No. 247783)
We also heard yesterday that emails were harming the environment. Then I thought about the 30,000+ emails Hildabeast sent and the hundreds of thousands of emails that government employees and the FBI lovers sent, and I decided not to worry about my carbon footprint. So I typed this, put meat and veggies in the smoker and, since it's warm here in South Louisiana, to put the top down on the 'Vette and go cruise a bit!
3 people like this.

Reply 19 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 11/28/2019 11:30:03 AM (No. 247820)
Environazis hating Thanksgiving and Christmas? Bet this goes way beyond the environment and saving the planet. Go rot.
4 people like this.

Reply 20 - Posted by: cold porridge 11/28/2019 11:49:50 AM (No. 247839)
Oh! Well.... then let's just all kill ourselves! /s
2 people like this.

Reply 21 - Posted by: BarryNo 11/28/2019 12:45:19 PM (No. 247904)
And yet these 'Environmentalists' will go to Thanksgiving dinner, even traveling hundreds of airline miles, and rented cars in SUVs and Limos, and make everyone else miserable, while they chow down on turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and more, none of which they prepared, and consider it a job well done.
1 person likes this.

Reply 22 - Posted by: TennDon 11/28/2019 1:27:13 PM (No. 247925)
Let them eat Veggiemite sandwiches!
1 person likes this.

Reply 23 - Posted by: hurricanegirl 11/28/2019 6:26:05 PM (No. 248055)
Well, then, wacko environmentalists, stay home this Thanksgiving and suck your thumbs (while we travel wherever we darn well please).
1 person likes this.

Reply 24 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 11/29/2019 1:00:46 AM (No. 248180)
Warning you. I am getting older and will do as I please. Do not get in my three feet of personal space or you will get a real footprint. What a pathetic bunch. Their leaders fly around the world in private jets to tell you how bad you are and you follow lock step. Stop whining.
1 person likes this.

Below, you will find ...
Most Recent Articles posted by "M2"
and
Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)
Most Recent Articles posted by M2"
Judiciary Republican calls for panel
to expand list of impeachment witnesses
2 replies
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 2:53:33 PM Post Reply
Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee are calling for the panel to expand its list of witnesses ahead of the Dec. 4 hearing it will hold in the House’s impeachment investigation into President Trump. Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.), the ranking member of the judiciary panel, sent a letter to Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.). demanding that he expand the panel beyond the four constitutional law scholars from whom the committee plans to hear. “To ensure fairness and restore integrity to the ongoing impeachment process, I request an expanded panel and a balanced composition of academic witnesses to opine on the subject matter at issue during the hearing,” he wrote.
'Almost worship him':
MSNBC host calls Republicans 'racial' cult
for ranking Trump as
better president than Lincoln
23 replies
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 2:51:00 PM Post Reply
MSNBC host Joy Reid slammed Republicans as President Trump's "racial and religious cult" after a poll showed that a majority of them view Trump as a better president than Abraham Lincoln. "There’s a lot of ways if you look at like the public religion research institute numbers that, you know, it isn’t just a pejorative to say that it’s a cult," Reid said Saturday on her show. "There’s a lot of evidence that is a racial and religious cult of personality in which his base is solidly among the white evangelicals that almost worship him and say that he’s the chosen one of God."
Terrorist in London knife attack
had been lecturing woke university
leftists all about criminal justice 'reform'
4 replies
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 2:45:24 PM Post Reply
Friday's London Bridge terror attack by a fanatic Islamist with knives -- and not the first one on that bridge -- was a case study in all kinds of things that have gone wrong as blue-city politics and leftist reform agendas take over. Who let this beast into the country at all? Why, even after one terror attack attempt, was he let out of the can on parole, with only an ankle bracelet to monitor him? It was obviously a waste of time. Why was he not booted back to his hellhole of origin, first plane out? Why were the cops, that everyone's supposed to rely on in lieu of guns, not around?
Colin Kaepernick, always ungrateful 12 replies
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 2:43:27 PM Post Reply
Fresh from making a pile from the Nike ads, despite having no value to the NFL as a football quarterback, Colin Kaepernick would like you to know he's ungrateful. He's made a spectacle of himself at something called "Unthanksgiving." According to the Daily Wire's Ryan Saavedra: Failed NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick trashed the United States on “Unthanksgiving Day,” accusing the United States of having “stolen” billions of acres of land from “Indigenous people.” In a tweet that featured a video, Kaepernick wrote, “Spent the morning at the Indigenous People’s Sunrise Ceremony on the 50 year anniversary of the Occupation of Alcatraz.
GOP Rep. Biggs:
Some House Dems Looking for an
‘Off-Ramp’ on Impeachment
6 replies
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 2:41:44 PM Post Reply
On Friday’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ), the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, explained how the impeachment efforts underway in the House of Representatives and spearheaded by Democrats was causing problems for vulnerable Democratic members in swing districts. Biggs suggested to fill-in host Gregg Jarrett that some of those Democrats were looking for an “off-ramp.” “[I]f you are in a swing district like the representative you just showed the clip of, they are a little bit — feeling some heat, some discomfort about pursuing the impeachment,” Biggs said. “And especially in light of what came out in the last two weeks of the open hearings, right.
Victor Davis Hanson:
Dems Attempting to Impeach
Trump over ‘Thought Crimes’
4 replies
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 2:38:55 PM Post Reply
Friday on Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Hoover Institution senior fellow Victor Davis Hanson criticized the reasoning behind a Democratic push to impeach President Donald Trump. He referred to the congressional Democrats’ allegations as crimes of “thought.” “It’s not against the law, at least it wasn’t under the U.S. Constitution, to think something,” he explained. “If I want to think about speeding at 80 miles per hour and I talk about thinking about it, but I actually don’t, I’m not guilty of anything other than harboring bad thoughts.” “Trump may or may not,” Hanson continued. “We don’t really know. The evidence suggests he didn’t think about delaying aid, and that aid was delayed.
Massachusetts GOP:
Warren Running ‘Entire
Presidential Campaign Based
Upon Envy’
4 replies
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 2:35:59 PM Post Reply
The Massachusetts GOP reacted to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) attributing her desire for a mass wealth tax to an “underlying social contract” and concluded that her campaign is built entirely upon “envy.” Warren on Friday tweeted a flashback clip featuring remarks she made on the campaign trail in Andover, Massachusetts, in 2011. “It’s a point I’ve made since my very first campaign: Nobody in this country got rich on their own. They relied on infrastructure we all paid for, employees we all paid to educate,” she wrote. “So if you’re successful, good for you—now pay it forward so everyone has a chance at success,” she added:
God's gift to America? 8 replies
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 7:40:07 AM Post Reply
On Sunday, outgoing Secretary of Energy Rick Perry told Fox News viewers about a recent conversation he'd had with Donald Trump in which he told the president he was "the chosen one" placed by God in the White House. Perry made sure to add that he had given Trump a "one pager" on the imperfect Old Testament kings who God had appointed to carry out his plans. "Don't get confused here, sir," Perry claims he said to the president. "This is not a reflection that you're perfect, but that God's using you." As liberals predictably freaked out over Perry's words, other Trump backers quickly confirmed that,
Actor Robert Redford Loses It:
'A Dictator-Like Attack by Trump
on Everything American Stands For'
25 replies
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 7:37:01 AM Post Reply
It's always entertaining when famous actors or singers think that we -- normal people -- are curious to know their political views. I mean, we all know that members of Hollywood are generally radically liberal. If they take a political position, it's going to be in favor of abortion, against "climate change," or -- of course -- passionately anti-Trump. Case in point, this op-ed written by actor Robert Redford for NBC News. "We’re up against a crisis I never thought I’d see in my lifetime." Namely: "A dictator-like attack by President Donald Trump on everything this country stands for. As last week’s impeachment hearings made clear, our shared tolerance
Utah Teacher Fired After Telling Boy
Who Gave Thanks For His Adoptive Dads
That 'Homosexuality is Wrong'
15 replies
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 7:32:56 AM Post Reply
A Utah substitute teacher was fired this month after allegedly criticizing a fifth grade boy who told the class he was thankful for his two adoptive dads. The incident occurred last Friday at the Deerfield Elementary School in Cedar Hills after the sub asked students about the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. When the 11-year-old child remarked about his two fathers, she allegedly described two men living together as a sin.
Poll: Majority of Republicans think
Trump is a better president than Lincoln
12 replies
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 7:25:52 AM Post Reply
A majority of Republicans believe President Trump is a better leader than Abraham Lincoln, who guided the nation through the Civil War. The Economist and YouGov conducted a poll from Nov. 24-26 of 1,500 American adults. In the wide-ranging poll, researchers asked Americans to compare Trump to past U.S. presidents. Fifty-three percent of Republicans said that Trump is a better president than Lincoln. For Democrats and Independents, Lincoln is considered to have been the better president with 94% and 78%, respectively. From new YouGov poll....
New York’s new bigots are
its anti-Christian lawmakers
1 reply
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 7:24:35 AM Post Reply
Earlier this month, the Democratic-controlled New York legislature quietly passed a bill that would “prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on the employees' or dependent's reproductive health decisions.” On Nov. 8, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the bill into law, even though it has no religious exemptions. This means the new law could essentially force pro-life religious organizations to hire people who disagree with their very purpose — or face consequences. On Nov. 14, the Alliance Defending Freedom filed a lawsuit on behalf of several pro-life pregnancy centers and a church to hopefully strike down the law, which clearly violates the First Amendment rights of religious people.
Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)
Hunter Biden hoping to keep finances
under wraps in child-support case
36 replies
Posted by MissMolly 11/30/2019 4:28:53 AM Post Reply
Hunter Biden is hoping to keep his financial situation under wraps as he responds to legal claims that he’s cheated an ex-stripper out of support and health care costs for their baby, a report said. Biden filed a request to seal all financial records in the paternity case in Arkansas this week, the Daily Mail reported. Biden’s lawyers argue that media organizations have been covering the case, and that the likelihood his personal financial records could “be used in an inappropriate or malicious manner for reasons that have absolutely nothing to do with these proceedings
When did routine bad
weather become such big news?
33 replies
Posted by Pluperfect 11/30/2019 5:12:18 AM Post Reply
Bad weather on Thanksgiving week can be stressful in the best of circumstances. But this week’s outbreak of TV weather hysteria was a sight to behold. For days on end, even Trump news was booted from the top of the network evening newscasts by dire warnings of the “triple storm danger” heading across the country and the “holiday travel nightmare” likely to result. The reports hit all the usual TV-weather bases: shots of skidding cars and chugging snowplows; airport scenes of passengers stranded by flight delays; Al Roker bounding among the weather maps as though he were plotting a military operation. And, as always, the alarming statistics:
Hillary Clinton Is not
just a sore loser,
she is a total loser
28 replies
Posted by Magnante 11/30/2019 5:11:20 AM Post Reply
As one can readily see, Hillary Clinton has been unable to recover from having lost the 2016 presidential election -- a self-inflicted wound that she will never cop to. Or, possibly, an act of divine intervention. She has come up with well over a dozen reasons for her defeat -- every one but the real one, i.e. she is a loser -- not just a sore loser, but a total loser. She is incredibly incompetent, fundamentally dishonest, and criminally corrupt, and these are her good qualities. In addition, she is bereft of a trace of integrity or character, has absolutely no judgment, and is devoid of people skills
Biden kicks off ‘No Malarkey’ bus
tour in push to regain momentum
in Iowa
27 replies
Posted by Imright 11/30/2019 5:52:13 PM Post Reply
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday launched his “No Malarkey” bus tour in Iowa, part of a bid to regain momentum among the state’s voters ahead of the nation’s first presidential caucuses. The frontrunner’s eight-day bus tour is part of an effort to sharpen his pitch before the Feb. 3 caucuses as polls have shown Biden slipping in the first-in-the-nation state. The tour will cover 18 counties and is a play on one of Biden’s most well-known phrases. Perhaps most notably it was used in his 2012 vice-presidential debate with then GOP VP hopeful Paul Ryan, when he told his rival that his criticism of the Obama administration’s foreign policy
Actor Robert Redford Loses It:
'A Dictator-Like Attack by Trump
on Everything American Stands For'
25 replies
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 7:37:01 AM Post Reply
It's always entertaining when famous actors or singers think that we -- normal people -- are curious to know their political views. I mean, we all know that members of Hollywood are generally radically liberal. If they take a political position, it's going to be in favor of abortion, against "climate change," or -- of course -- passionately anti-Trump. Case in point, this op-ed written by actor Robert Redford for NBC News. "We’re up against a crisis I never thought I’d see in my lifetime." Namely: "A dictator-like attack by President Donald Trump on everything this country stands for. As last week’s impeachment hearings made clear, our shared tolerance
Jane Fonda Leads Black Friday Climate
Change Protest, Targets Farmers and
Cattle Ranchers
24 replies
Posted by earlybird 11/30/2019 10:25:14 AM Post Reply
Left-wing actress and activist Jane Fonda spent the Friday after Thanksgiving doing what she has done every Friday for the past eight weeks — protesting climate change. But this time, she also took aim at the agriculture and cattle industries. The Hollywood star donned her signature red overcoat to lead her eighth consecutive “Fire Drill Friday” demonstration in Washington, DC, where 38 people were arrested. Fonda wasn’t among those detained but the actress still made a ruckus, joining fellow protestors in front of the Capitol Building to demand the end to fossil fuels.
'Almost worship him':
MSNBC host calls Republicans 'racial' cult
for ranking Trump as
better president than Lincoln
23 replies
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 2:51:00 PM Post Reply
MSNBC host Joy Reid slammed Republicans as President Trump's "racial and religious cult" after a poll showed that a majority of them view Trump as a better president than Abraham Lincoln. "There’s a lot of ways if you look at like the public religion research institute numbers that, you know, it isn’t just a pejorative to say that it’s a cult," Reid said Saturday on her show. "There’s a lot of evidence that is a racial and religious cult of personality in which his base is solidly among the white evangelicals that almost worship him and say that he’s the chosen one of God."
Hallmark Channel Under Assault by Race
Hustlers and LGBTQ Cult, 'Too White'
18 replies
Posted by ladydawgfan 11/30/2019 2:26:29 PM Post Reply
Every Christmas season, it appears we have to endure listening to the race hustlers and the gay patrol complain about the one channel left in America that does not partake in envelope-pushing. The Hallmark channel really is the last known entertainment that does not engage in the culture wars by pushing "diversity" for the sake of pleasing the agitators and instead focuses on its demographics; white moms and grandmas. But these days, being white and enjoying things white people like is a cause for concern and mockery. I'm white, and a mom,
The Cataclysmic Disaster the
Impeachment Democrats Have Overlooked
17 replies
Posted by MissMolly 11/30/2019 4:42:40 AM Post Reply
For many on the left, the Trump impeachment has been as much and as passionate the dream of three years as was the Zionist Dream of 2,000 Years (“Hatikvah”) for Jews to return as a free people back to the Biblical land from which the Romans had banished Jewish life. The Washington Post dreamed of impeachment immediately — from Day One on January 20, 2017. Rep. Al Green never stopped pushing for it. The attorney representing the so-called “whistleblower,” who in reality has blown no whistle on anything, pronounced the start of the “coup” right away. The problem for the Democrats now is that there is a time and place
Newsweek fires reporter who
wrote inaccurate story on Trump's
Thanksgiving Day plans
16 replies
Posted by MissMolly 11/30/2019 4:51:15 PM Post Reply
UPDATE: Kwong told the Washington Examiner that she was assigned to write a story about what the president was doing on Thanksgiving a week in advance and filed it to her editors on Wednesday. Then, she explained that she sent a message to the editor on duty with the president's latest actions and the editor published the piece. That editor decided to have a reporter write a new story on Trump's surprise trip to Afghanistan, and neglected to update Kwong's original piece in a timely manner. -- -- The Newsweek reporter who wrote an inaccurate story about President Trump's Thanksgiving Day plans has been fired. The outlet's original story
DHS Ken Cuccinelli: Former Maryland
Governor Was ‘Screaming and Cussing’
in Barroom Tirade
16 replies
Posted by Imright 11/30/2019 11:38:26 AM Post Reply
Ken Cuccinelli, the deputy leader at the Department of Homeland Security, has described the Thanksgiving Eve barroom tirade by Martin O’Malley, the former Democrat governor of Maryland.“I arrived at The Dubliner to meet with some of my Gonzaga [High School] classmates last night,” Cuccinelli said in a November 29 statement to Breitbart News: As I walked up to one of the bars among several in The Dubliner to order my Guinness, I heard screaming and cussing behind me to my left, which I did not immediately take notice of other than the fact that it was louder than everything else in the pub.
Utah Teacher Fired After Telling Boy
Who Gave Thanks For His Adoptive Dads
That 'Homosexuality is Wrong'
15 replies
Posted by M2 11/30/2019 7:32:56 AM Post Reply
A Utah substitute teacher was fired this month after allegedly criticizing a fifth grade boy who told the class he was thankful for his two adoptive dads. The incident occurred last Friday at the Deerfield Elementary School in Cedar Hills after the sub asked students about the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. When the 11-year-old child remarked about his two fathers, she allegedly described two men living together as a sin.
Post New Article