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Ecological Footprint

Hits: 5363 | Rating: (1.6) | Category: News & Politics | Added by: uatme
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OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 15860 Posts
Sunday, August 05, 2012 10:03:23 PM
Take anyone with a criminal record or no college degree, strip them of citizenship and fling them over the border or straight into the lime pits.

That's all fine and good, Drac, but then who's going to build the houses, fix the cars, or drive the trucks? Where you come from, do they offer degree programs in carpentry, engine diagnostics, or truck driving? Can you get a Bachelor of Science degree in roofing? How about heavy equipment operation? Good luck getting college graduates to clean the bathrooms and pick up the garbage. If we did things your way, within 2 weeks we'd all be up to our necks in $#!+.

Here's some pre-college-level math that might explain your problem:

arrogance + stupidity = liberalism

ledzeppeloyd
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 2303 Posts
Sunday, August 05, 2012 4:30:07 PM
the drat?
so if they're weren't any immigrants here, they would be producing all the co2 greenhouse gasses they produce here in THEIR OWN dratING COUNTRY, its like when you were a kid and you didnt finish your dinner so spread it around to make it look more empty

ExtraCredit
Male, 50-59, Midwest US
 453 Posts
Sunday, August 05, 2012 11:41:29 AM
This premise is too flawed even for the internets.

An-egg
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 876 Posts
Sunday, August 05, 2012 8:35:13 AM
That's pretty funny.

Mr_Ike
Male, 18-29, Europe
 126 Posts
Sunday, August 05, 2012 4:03:05 AM
@Andrew? Holland has little farmland????? Are you high? probably 80% of the land area is farmland.

Draculya
Male, 40-49, Asia
 13779 Posts
Sunday, August 05, 2012 3:44:18 AM
.... then logically, it would make sense to export Americans. Take anyone with a criminal record or no college degree, strip them of citizenship and fling them over the border or straight into the lime pits.

OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 15860 Posts
Saturday, August 04, 2012 10:31:54 PM
Concerned about Americans' huge carbon footprint?

No.

onoffonoffon
Male, 30-39, Western US
 2302 Posts
Saturday, August 04, 2012 10:09:15 PM
Give CA back to Mexico. Problem Solved.

Andrew155
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 2564 Posts
Saturday, August 04, 2012 9:13:19 PM
Modwain, the United States is not very exceptional in this whole greenhouse business. We emit more because we're a bigger country (transportation costs, large amount of farmland that feeds the world). If you compare to, say, Holland, it's a flawed comparison. There's such little farmland and goods barely need to be shipped.

That's why the big Western countries, America, Canada, and Australia, are the biggest emitters per capita.

Go to the wikipedia for greenhouse emissions per capita to compare.

But in reference to illegal immigration, it depresses wages and keeps people poor. This is mostly due to the enormous labor supply that it creates. Employers don't even need to offer competitive salaries.

FoolsPrussia
Male, 30-39, Western US
 3404 Posts
Saturday, August 04, 2012 8:52:42 PM
'all those mowers...'

Ha, that made me laugh.

FoolsPrussia
Male, 30-39, Western US
 3404 Posts
Saturday, August 04, 2012 8:52:12 PM
This is really old, and really stupid.

Modwain
Male, 40-49, Europe
 331 Posts
Saturday, August 04, 2012 6:35:35 PM
so, because they use more appliances in the states, just like all the other people in the states, they have a bigger global footprint then they would have had in their own country.. fair enough.. but basicly, what he is saying, is that people that live in america have a 4 time as big a global footprint as people that do not live in america, he only makes it sound as if it is an immegration problem.. good way to make the discussion go about something that isnt the problem but make it seem that it is the cause.

Worst part of it is though, people will fall for this missinformation. owell

EricForman
Male, 18-29, Canada
 54 Posts
Saturday, August 04, 2012 6:00:51 PM
The only message Americans are gonna get from this commercial is that the Immigrants are making the country hotter.

pfkdxius
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 315 Posts
Saturday, August 04, 2012 5:40:18 PM
"Immigrants produce four times as many carbon emissions in the US than in their own countries."

This is the stupidest sentence I've heard all month.

cyborg
Male, 13-17, Midwest US
 2799 Posts
Saturday, August 04, 2012 4:48:06 PM
all those mowers...

kja1995
Male, 18-29, Western US
 124 Posts
Saturday, August 04, 2012 4:25:53 PM
DingDingDong got it on the dot! haha

MacGuffin
Female, 30-39, Europe
 2596 Posts
Saturday, August 04, 2012 4:20:49 PM
Jonathan Swift's way ahead of you. Just eat 'em. Simples.

RoboPatton
Male, 30-39, Western US
 2429 Posts
Saturday, August 04, 2012 3:59:17 PM
But who will clean the office?!

DingDingDong
Male, 30-39, Western US
 1505 Posts
Saturday, August 04, 2012 3:59:06 PM
lol at attempting to turn liberals into anti-immigration by pulling on their green strings.

ScottSerious
Male, 18-29, Western US
 5329 Posts
Saturday, August 04, 2012 3:15:54 PM
what?!?!

uatme
Male, 18-29, Canada
 1034 Posts
Wednesday, August 01, 2012 10:14:16 AM
Link: Ecological Footprint [Rate Link] - The math is true, but what a silly premise.


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