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71. Hmm- I was ready to fire up the
'WTH is this shit?' engines when it hit me,

' A Modest Proposal' regarding Canines and Felines.

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  -"How dogs damage the planet like a 4x4" Robb  Oct-24-09 11:12 AM   #0 
  - Wonder how many shitty books damage the planet like a 4x4 nt  Dreamer Tatum   Oct-24-09 11:13 AM   #1 
  - +1  SammyWinstonJack   Oct-24-09 11:16 AM   #5 
  - rofl,, and your eating popcorn lol what if your dog eats other wildlife  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:15 AM   #2 
  - "What if," nothing...  Robb   Oct-24-09 11:20 AM   #11 
     - lol nothing worse than the ive been eating skunk daddy kisses  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:24 AM   #16 
  - I'd like to damage the author *with* a 4x4..  Fumesucker   Oct-24-09 11:16 AM   #3 
  - A Land Cruiser can't love you & cuddle with you on a cold winter evening.  baldguy   Oct-24-09 11:16 AM   #4 
  - you ve never had a land cruiser then, when you turn the heat on it caresses you in warmth  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:18 AM   #7 
  - Well, I wouldn't want one to run down the driveway, jump into my arms & try to kiss me.  baldguy   Oct-24-09 11:44 AM   #38 
     - ahh but thats the beauty your the one who runs down the driveway and hugs the landcruiser  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:47 AM   #42 
        - So, the 4x4 is the dominant species in this symbiotic relationship?  baldguy   Oct-24-09 11:51 AM   #50 
           - dude have youever owned a 4x4, you wouldnt ask this question then  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:52 AM   #53 
  - There is nothing like a warm furry body snuggling next to you during a old night.  WillieW   Oct-24-09 11:18 AM   #8 
  - If you lose your home, can you live inside your dog?  WonderGrunion   Oct-24-09 12:26 PM   #80 
     - You can, but only for one night  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 04:58 PM   #129 
        - What if it was Clifford, the big red dog?  WonderGrunion   Oct-24-09 05:21 PM   #138 
           - The SUG Sport Utility Dog  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 07:20 PM   #143 
  - Yes! Cats can haz save world!  Mrs. Overall   Oct-24-09 11:17 AM   #6 
  - Your emoticon is making me crack up. But seriously, let's just get rid of the  robinlynne   Oct-24-09 11:18 AM   #9 
  - okay you first, ill go after you off youself, honest...  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:23 AM   #13 
     - hell no. I'm one of the good ones....  robinlynne   Oct-24-09 11:43 AM   #36 
        - according to who :) well shouldnt you set an example then to the rest of us :)  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:47 AM   #44 
        - leave Britney alone.  robinlynne   Oct-24-09 11:50 AM   #48 
        - How so? You have one of those gas guzzling dogs  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 11:58 AM   #61 
           - my dog has the gas problems at the other end im afraid.....  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:59 AM   #64 
           - lol. I confess.  robinlynne   Oct-24-09 02:56 PM   #104 
  - So let the kittehs eat mice and songbirds instead.  GreenPartyVoter   Oct-24-09 11:19 AM   #10 
  - puh-LEASE!!! Dogs ROCK, cats suck, especially lol cats and the stupid mispelled crap  rd_kent   Oct-24-09 11:21 AM   #12 
  - well sed.  ChairmanAgnostic   Oct-24-09 11:23 AM   #15 
  - laughing so hard i snorted.  robinlynne   Oct-24-09 11:44 AM   #37 
  - Your post tastes of fail.  Skip Intro   Oct-24-09 11:24 AM   #17 
  - Nah, that just the taste of your butt from licking it!  rd_kent   Oct-24-09 11:28 AM   # 
     - Damn, that was a good reply. However...  Skip Intro   Oct-24-09 11:49 AM   #46 
        - Hahaha!  rd_kent   Oct-24-09 12:01 PM   #65 
           - cheers  Skip Intro   Oct-24-09 01:02 PM   #89 
  - Ehh, Shaddup. Cats are the best.  Arugula Latte   Oct-24-09 01:04 PM   #90 
     - You should get out more if you feel that way.  rd_kent   Oct-24-09 03:16 PM   #108 
        - I've been around dogs a lot. They are nice, but not as wonderful as kitties.  Arugula Latte   Oct-24-09 05:09 PM   #132 
        - My cat goes for walks with me  TuxedoKat   Oct-25-09 03:59 PM   #153 
  - I used 4x4s for my porch. They worked great. except my dog pissed on  ChairmanAgnostic   Oct-24-09 11:23 AM   #14 
  - How much damage will a human baby cause?  geek tragedy   Oct-24-09 11:24 AM   #18 
  - fucking elephants and tigers taking up all that space and food  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:25 AM   #20 
     - Not to mention those damn hippos and whales. nt  geek tragedy   Oct-24-09 11:31 AM   #25 
  - I'm keeping my kitties.  Brigid   Oct-24-09 11:25 AM   #19 
  - cool then i get to keep my suv and no one with pets can say a word.. :)  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:26 AM   #21 
     - Fine.  Brigid   Oct-24-09 11:27 AM   #22 
        - i thought you say you had kittehs as in plural :) that means i get to run my gas hog  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:33 AM   #27 
           - I have 2 kittehs.  Brigid   Oct-24-09 11:35 AM   #29 
              - lol my runaround is a toyota fj cruiser, but my mileage sucks due to the mods on it  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:39 AM   #32 
              - Only 2?  DJ13   Oct-24-09 11:41 AM   #34 
                 - dude im more worried about the ecological impact of 20 cats pooping  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:49 AM   #47 
                    - They arent inside  DJ13   Oct-24-09 11:55 AM   #56 
  - All the pseudo environmentalist don't give a shit  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 11:28 AM   #23 
  - Its not about getting rid of dogs, its about feeding them differently. Good grief. You need to  EmilyAnne   Oct-24-09 11:45 AM   #41 
  - Dogs evolved as a creature  customerserviceguy   Oct-24-09 11:52 AM   #52 
  - I would ask a veterinarian before doing that  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 12:02 PM   #67 
  - I don't have a dog  customerserviceguy   Oct-24-09 12:13 PM   #75 
  - What did people feed their dogs before dog food came along?  dixiegrrrrl   Oct-24-09 05:15 PM   #136 
     - I would contact a veterinarian before feeding a dog only table scraps  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 07:16 PM   #142 
  - And, if you ever saw what goes into pet food...  GoCubsGo   Oct-24-09 02:19 PM   #103 
  - You have that much table scraps every meal?  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 07:12 PM   #141 
     - I don't have a dog  customerserviceguy   Oct-24-09 11:21 PM   #144 
        - You are not removing the food print, just shifting it.  Taitertots   Oct-25-09 03:16 PM   #146 
           - I'm just contrasting  customerserviceguy   Oct-26-09 07:40 AM   #160 
  - Does this stuff exist?  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 11:53 AM   #54 
  - same stuff people fed dogs for ever before the dog food companies came about  vadawg   Oct-24-09 12:03 PM   #68 
     - That just shifts the foot print to human food sources  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 12:08 PM   #70 
        - who feeds their animal only food scraps, im talking about letting your animal hunt and scavenge  vadawg   Oct-24-09 12:12 PM   #74 
           - That wouldn't work for the vast majority of dogs  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 12:19 PM   #76 
              - lol you mean you will try to eat my dog, i see you are still online  vadawg   Oct-24-09 12:28 PM   #82 
                 - Whatever to justify your resource abuse  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 01:07 PM   #93 
                    - lol you dont think id stop you eating my dog, if shit was that bad then my dog is working for his  vadawg   Oct-24-09 01:13 PM   #96 
                    - You could try  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 03:22 PM   #117 
                       - not people just you, simply put if it was that bad of a time then unless you are pulling your weight  vadawg   Oct-25-09 03:20 PM   #147 
                          - I've donated my time and money to help the needy  Taitertots   Oct-25-09 06:15 PM   #157 
                    - Are you a pseudo environmentalist?  Madrone   Oct-24-09 03:05 PM   #106 
                    - I'm not as good as I could be, but I'm trying  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 03:42 PM   #121 
                    - lol i just had to lol at the keeping up with the jonses thing  vadawg   Oct-24-09 03:08 PM   #107 
                       - Every article of clothes I own  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 03:36 PM   #119 
                          - lol i am laughing at you thinking a dog is a luxury, you must sit at night in the dark  vadawg   Oct-24-09 04:00 PM   #125 
                             - No, I have human friends to talk to  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 04:11 PM   #127 
                                - nah im to busy tearing up the landscape in my suv, bbqing  vadawg   Oct-24-09 04:12 PM   #128 
  - What kind of different feeding do you propose? Even if the answer is simply feeding them differently  Bonn1997   Oct-25-09 03:26 PM   #148 
  - i'm not screwed.  dysfunctional press   Oct-24-09 03:47 PM   #123 
  - My 3 dogs are rescued and they are certainly...  a la izquierda   Oct-25-09 04:09 PM   #156 
     - Your grandchidren will have to live with the effects of your significant luxuries.  Renew Deal   Oct-26-09 10:45 AM   #163 
        - Hah, I don't even WANT kids...  a la izquierda   Oct-26-09 05:10 PM   #167 
  - An awful lot more dismissal than rebuttal.  Donald Ian Rankin   Oct-24-09 11:30 AM   #24 
  - I don't recall global warming being an issue when there  geek tragedy   Oct-24-09 11:32 AM   #26 
  - Absolutely true, but only tangentially relevant.  Donald Ian Rankin   Oct-24-09 11:40 AM   #33 
     - Dogs are a form of life. SUV's aren't.  geek tragedy   Oct-24-09 12:35 PM   #83 
  - On a flamebait post like this, ALL responses are valid.  rd_kent   Oct-24-09 03:18 PM   #110 
  - There's not really anything to rebut.  donco6   Oct-25-09 07:16 PM   #158 
  - WTF is the point to this shit?  TorchTheWitch   Oct-24-09 11:33 AM   #28 
  - very very very necessary comic relief, my friend...  robinlynne   Oct-24-09 11:45 AM   #39 
  - you think this shit is COMEDY???  TorchTheWitch   Oct-24-09 12:23 PM   #78 
     - +1!  BuelahWitch   Oct-24-09 03:02 PM   #105 
  - There are some folks  customerserviceguy   Oct-24-09 11:58 AM   #62 
  - Some vague book "suggests" this,  MadHound   Oct-24-09 11:38 AM   #30 
  - But I already eat the dogs after they grow out of that cute puppy stage  mitchum   Oct-24-09 11:38 AM   #31 
  - And mitchum seizes the moral high ground!!  Robb   Oct-24-09 11:55 AM   #57 
     - fuck missed that one first time around lol  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:57 AM   #60 
     - I'm like freakin' Ghandi!  mitchum   Oct-24-09 11:59 AM   #63 
  - Talk about the quickest way in the US to destroy an envirnonmental movement  WeDidIt   Oct-24-09 11:42 AM   #35 
  - they should stick to designing eco-sustainable buildings  madrchsod   Oct-24-09 11:45 AM   #40 
  - So we need to consider how to feed our pets in ways that are less damaging. This is all about  EmilyAnne   Oct-24-09 11:47 AM   #43 
  - What food do you recommend giving dogs?  Bonn1997   Oct-25-09 03:31 PM   #149 
  - Hurrah!  earthside   Oct-24-09 11:48 AM   #45 
  - well honestly id feed my dog before i would feed you  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:52 AM   #51 
  - Its amazing when humans blame dogs for what humans have done.  undeterred   Oct-24-09 11:51 AM   #49 
  - rofl i had a vision of my son pointing at the dog when he crapped the floor  vadawg   Oct-24-09 11:54 AM   #55 
  - Humans created dogs  Taitertots   Oct-24-09 11:56 AM   #59 
     - Do explain...  undeterred   Oct-24-09 12:20 PM   #77 
        - Domesticated and selectively bred wolves. nt  geek tragedy   Oct-24-09 12:35 PM   #84 
           - Yep. Thousands of years of axes.  Xithras   Oct-26-09 01:09 PM   #166 
  - brenda and robert vale.....wikipedia entry.....  madrchsod   Oct-24-09 11:55 AM   #58 
  - A couple of Limeys being anti-dog?  mitchum   Oct-24-09 12:01 PM   #66 
     - rofl, id love to see the movement to get people to get rid of their dogs  vadawg   Oct-24-09 12:05 PM   #69 
        - Mrs mitchum once asked, "Why are the English obsessed with Belsen...  mitchum   Oct-24-09 12:10 PM   #72 
  - Hmm- I was ready to fire up the  Kajsa   Oct-24-09 12:10 PM   #71 
  - Hmm- I was ready to fire up the  Kajsa   Oct-24-09 12:10 PM   #73 
  - The amount of land needed to grow food for pets is apparently the problem.  Sinti   Oct-24-09 12:25 PM   #79 
  - If you've heard vegetarian diets require more land than carnivorous ones...  Madrone   Oct-24-09 03:18 PM   #109 
     - I try to explain to my meat eating advocates, but they don't want to hear it  Sinti   Oct-24-09 05:21 PM   #137 
  - I'm keeping the cats. At least they're nicer than most people.  juno jones   Oct-24-09 12:28 PM   #81 
  - The last time there was a campaign against cats, instituted by the Catholic Church  Ikonoklast   Oct-24-09 01:04 PM   #91 
  - It's OK my dog is a hybrid.  MindPilot   Oct-24-09 12:43 PM   #85 
  - LOL - he'll probably grow out of it n/t  Sinti   Oct-24-09 12:49 PM   #87 
  - What BS....  hlthe2b   Oct-24-09 12:44 PM   #86 
  - An interesting more, no less.  bvar22   Oct-24-09 12:53 PM   #88 
  - I can't live w/out kitties. However, we can probably all agree that we need more spaying & neutering  Arugula Latte   Oct-24-09 01:07 PM   #92 
  - Haha, the outrage! If this OP had substituted 'children' for 'dogs' there'd be widespread K&Rs  WildEyedLiberal   Oct-24-09 01:11 PM   #94 
  - Well, no dog or cat has ever started screaming in a restaurant or movie...  mitchum   Oct-24-09 02:12 PM   #102 
  - Say what you will about our pets  varelse   Oct-24-09 01:13 PM   #95 
  - All 12 dogs here are vegetarian.  flvegan   Oct-24-09 01:15 PM   #97 
  - I hope that doesn't include any cats that you rescue  slackmaster   Oct-24-09 03:20 PM   #114 
  - Nope, that's why I specified just dogs.  flvegan   Oct-24-09 03:22 PM   #116 
  - Are you using a commercial formula  Codeine   Oct-24-09 05:27 PM   #139 
     - Yep.  flvegan   Oct-24-09 06:04 PM   #140 
        - Interesting. I have a few questions for you b/c I'm seriously considering this...  Bonn1997   Oct-26-09 10:42 AM   #161 
  - A Lot of Denial Here.  earthside   Oct-24-09 01:21 PM   #98 
  - now tell me what makes you think that you are more worthwhile than my dog  vadawg   Oct-24-09 01:52 PM   #101 
     - Interesting position.  rd_kent   Oct-24-09 03:20 PM   #115 
     - you probuably hold the same position on this guy i do  vadawg   Oct-24-09 05:08 PM   #131 
     - And I'll bet ...  earthside   Oct-24-09 03:26 PM   #118 
        - oh i get it, his carbon footprint offends you, i simply stated that to me his use of resources  vadawg   Oct-24-09 05:01 PM   #130 
  - Be responsible - spay or neuter your pets. n/t  ohheckyeah   Oct-24-09 01:26 PM   #99 
  - Heartily recommended!  Iggo   Oct-24-09 01:29 PM   #100 
  - I'm trading in my hamsters for a plasma TV.  Gormy Cuss   Oct-24-09 03:18 PM   #111 
  - I'll give up my cats when they pry my Pathfinder from my cold, dead hands  slackmaster   Oct-24-09 03:19 PM   #112 
  - Lets feed the cats to the dogs, then there is no more problem.  rd_kent   Oct-24-09 03:19 PM   #113 
  - I drive a Golf, and don't own a cat. Do I still have to eat my small dog? n/t  progressivebydesign   Oct-24-09 03:38 PM   #120 
  - oh, well...  dysfunctional press   Oct-24-09 03:45 PM   #122 
  - I make up for it by feeding my pets people.  Forkboy   Oct-24-09 03:49 PM   #124 
  - Cool. I have no pet, so my car is balanced!  JVS   Oct-24-09 04:10 PM   #126 
  - Well, this went well.  Robb   Oct-24-09 05:11 PM   #133 
  - rofl  vadawg   Oct-24-09 05:12 PM   #134 
  - Did you REALLY expect any other outcome?  rd_kent   Oct-24-09 05:14 PM   #135 
     - Good point  customerserviceguy   Oct-24-09 11:29 PM   #145 
     - To be honest, yes.  Robb   Oct-25-09 04:00 PM   #154 
  - I think my cat is a Camry at least  Generator   Oct-25-09 03:45 PM   #150 
  - This thread is hilarious!  Spazito   Oct-25-09 03:48 PM   #151 
  - It sounds like more animal rights bullshit masquerading as environmentalism  tonysam   Oct-25-09 03:56 PM   #152 
  - My Nissan was never that happy to see me  ThoughtCriminal   Oct-25-09 04:06 PM   #155 
  - Siamese, if you please.  yella_dawg   Oct-25-09 07:20 PM   #159 
  - Somewhat off topic but you can help the planet by buying biodegradable poop bats at this site:  Bonn1997   Oct-26-09 10:43 AM   #162 
  - Well I had both a VW Golf and a Kitty Cat  CreekDog   Oct-26-09 10:46 AM   #164 
  - For anyone who wants a better article on this, here's the New Scientist  muriel_volestrangler   Oct-26-09 01:01 PM   #165 

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