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I would just like to say that George Carlin's "Savings the Planet," which originally played on HBO, is fantastic.

I caught it years ago at about 2 a.m., when it was first on HBO. The environmental movement must have raised an uproar, because it was hardly shown again, unlike was often the case George Carlin comedy special aired on HBO.

Richard Ebeling

At 6.8 billion world population is now much closer to 7 billion than to 6.

Stand on your hands--a carbon handprint is smaller than a foot print, or why not a carbon faceprint, or elbowprint for those eating with elbows on the table. These ideas are credited to Prof. Wolinsky at Grove City College.

Also, better yet to celebrate God the Creator who created people and endowed (Edgeworth Box) the earth with all this neat stuff to explore, manage, and enjoy.

Hey, I'm celebrating Lenin's birthday .. you aren't?

Actually, back in 1970 on the first Earth Day, there were a bunch of hardline Marxist-Leninists who charged that the whole thing was a bourgeois plot to distract people from the fact that it was the centennial of Lenin's birth.

I recall the 2nd Earth Day... I was nine. I recall Carlin's bit much more vividly.

The earth will do just fine without us.

It is Earth Day?! At first, this day was something special. Now everyday is Earth Day! Some sensible stuff is mixed with tons of superstition. And then there are the indoctrinated automaton grade-school kids running around daring to speak to their betters.

The New Zealand is reportedly going to ban teaching global warming in public schools because it is religion. NZ is one of the greenest countries on the planet.

Wolinsky at Grove City College.

I still have to pinch myself to realize I am not living a dream. And last weekend just made me realize once again how fortunate I am.

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