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Earning a living is killing the planet or something

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If you ever need a reminder that a Democrat is in the White House, just look for news stories about how awesome it is that the economy sucks and unemployment is soaring. It’s… funemployment!

And it might just save the planet. US News:

Want to reduce the effects of global warming? Stop working so hard. Working fewer hours might help slow global warming, according to a new study released Monday by the Center for Economic Policy and Research.

A worldwide switch to a “more European” work schedule, which includes working fewer hours and more vacation time, could prevent as much as half of the expected global temperature rise by 2100, according to the analysis, which used a 2012 study that found shorter work hours could be associated with lower carbon emissions.

The Center for Economic Policy and Research is a liberal think tank based in Washington.

Is it? No $#!+. Well, the way things are going, we’re about to reduce our carbon emissions by a fair piece. I’d say this calls for a celebration, but that would emit carbon and nobody can afford to do anything anyway.

If you really think Americans are responsible for global warming and that it’s killing the planet, you should go live in a cave and eat sticks and mud. Reduce your carbon footprint to zero. But none of the people who keep complaining about it are willing to do that. Last time I checked, Al Gore lives in luxury while pretending to speak for the planet, flies all over the world telling the rest of us to take the bus and stop leaving our cellphone chargers plugged in, and condemns oil companies while taking $100 million from oil billionaires. It’s time to reduce the effects of Al Gore.

P.S. In related news: Jeff Zucker announces new CNN lineup.

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Jim Treacher