Fear of a "weed eater" planet

Once again I find myself compelled to respond to an omnivore hater. Now we are responsible for global warming! I will admit that the U.S. is a leader in the production of greenhouse gases, however, the EPA released its annual greenhouse-gas survey and reports that all agriculture in the country accounts for only 6 percent of the greenhouse gases and that livestock only accounts for about half of all agriculture.

Is there a chance that all that gas comes from the mouths and backsides of people too reliant on beans and cabbage for their sustenance? Hmmmm! It would seem that if we look deep enough and long enough we can all find facts to support our position.

But I wonder what would happen if indeed we did quit eating animals and all became weed eaters. We would, because of the huge population of hungry fat Americans, leave little food for the animals. They, of course, would then be forced to hunt down pasty white, weak, vitamin B-12 deficient vegetarians who wouldn't stand a chance. Soon most humans would be wiped from the continent. The animals wouldn't fare so well either eating prey with little nutritional value. Hmmm, again! I think I would rather eat meat than face extinction in the jaws of some crazy meat-eating rabbit.

— Scott Smith

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2 thoughts on “Fear of a "weed eater" planet

  1. GoodGrief

    Got to be the absolute worst letter published yet. Nearly tied with the one about sleeping in the library though. (((shudders))) We desperately need a change of topic from the vegetarian vs. carnivore shtick. Please!!!!!!!!!

  2. Randy Bolton

    This here boy is he jumpin on local normal folks?Normal folks who get some grits n eggs n bacon fer brakefast? He sayin we got gas and makin the summer to hot? Git back down to Floridah. Maybe yer hot are big mouth causes the heatup!

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