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Bad, Bitch, and Chihuahua: Highlights Always willing to make a rain Laughs at medioore jokers . I play s different instrument . Turned my recorder into a fully functional obacco po Very optimistic when hungover Friendship bracelets Can drive a stick shift I got bars Iget along with overy dog rve met and at a 73% oftro people rve moc. * Downsides Will be late nearly every day with iterally no excuse Will spook the customers with I have ADHD, but don't worry, I buy other peoples adderall Allergic to mushrooms (still willing to trip them) .I have been the cause of 13 car accidents (that I know ofy . Kind of bad at doing accents, usually just comes off as disrespecttuil Contributions Inventor Sauce Boss . A safe space and secure area for your sauces in the car. For a spill and worry free drive home . Part the Red Sea .The thick, untamed, poofy, distressed mane usually accompanied by a Mo Moses Tampons Coined the phrase "jean skirt hair mon in a floor length jean skirt Coined the term *Escobars When someone snorts a mix of cocaine and Xanax .Not recommended Education Bradford Elementary School Made it to round 1 of the 6th grade spelling bee Mullen High School 2008-2012 . Graduated 1st place in worst attendance in class of 2012 . Dia though Had an impact on the student handbook because I rode a donkey to schook of Northem Colorado 2012-201 Survived Greeley Majored in like 7 different things so I'm well rounded University of the Virgin Isiands 2015-2017 Majored in Political Science and English- Creative Whiting School blew away in Hurricane Irma School cut major Jobs I Didnt Quit In Less Than 3 Weeks Or Get Fired From Colorado Saddlery 2012-Present I make everyone feel good about themselves in the company because I ne ver know what's going on there They don't pay me anymore but I still show up from time to time . Laboniously diverse in that bitch . I programmed their Alexa to play the world's national anthems at noon ever y day - They pretty much can't fire me thered e Intenship in Haiti 2016 Partially fluent in Haitian Creole, which I speak in when dicey fools speak to me at the bar and I want them to leave 4ever Spent about a year total in Hait I had Zika, so don't worry, I won't be having children any time soono Harley Davidson-St. Thomas . I folded shits, talked to drunk people, then I sold said shits to said drunk p eople I'm very impressive at folding shirts Reason(s) I Dipped: I wanted to get off the islandl over Christmas I kept accidentally throwing piles of clothes onto the owner's chihuahua a d I felt really guilty about ito They said I quit better than any other employee they've had, that was co sort of Local Color Clothing Boutique More folding, but the clothes were more expensive) Some girl just dropped this resume off at my work
Bad, Bitch, and Chihuahua: Highlights
 Always willing to make a rain
 Laughs at medioore jokers
 . I play s different instrument
 . Turned my recorder into a fully functional obacco po
 Very optimistic when hungover
 Friendship bracelets
 Can drive a stick shift
 I got bars
 Iget along with overy dog rve met and at a 73% oftro people rve moc.
 *
 Downsides
 Will be late nearly every day with iterally no excuse
 Will spook the customers with
 I have ADHD, but don't worry, I buy other peoples adderall
 Allergic to mushrooms (still willing to trip them)
 .I have been the cause of 13 car accidents (that I know ofy
 . Kind of bad at doing accents, usually just comes off as disrespecttuil
 Contributions
 Inventor
 Sauce Boss
 . A safe space and secure area for your sauces in the car.
 For a spill and worry free drive home
 . Part the Red Sea
 .The thick, untamed, poofy, distressed mane usually accompanied by a Mo
 Moses Tampons
 Coined the phrase "jean skirt hair
 mon in a floor length jean skirt
 Coined the term *Escobars
 When someone snorts a mix of cocaine and Xanax
 .Not recommended
 Education
 Bradford Elementary School
 Made it to round 1 of the 6th grade spelling bee
 Mullen High School 2008-2012
 .
 Graduated 1st place in worst attendance in class of 2012
 .

 Dia
 though
 Had an impact on the student handbook because I rode a donkey to schook
 of Northem Colorado 2012-201
 Survived Greeley
 Majored in like 7 different things so I'm well rounded
 University of the Virgin Isiands 2015-2017
 Majored in Political Science and English- Creative Whiting
 School blew away in Hurricane Irma
 School cut major
 Jobs I Didnt Quit In Less Than 3 Weeks Or Get Fired From
 Colorado Saddlery 2012-Present
 I make everyone feel good about themselves in the company because I ne
 ver know what's going on there
 They don't pay me anymore but I still show up from time to time
 . Laboniously diverse in that bitch
 . I programmed their Alexa to play the world's national anthems at noon ever
 y day
 - They pretty much can't fire me thered
 e Intenship in Haiti 2016
 Partially fluent in Haitian Creole, which I speak in when dicey fools speak to
 me at the bar and I want them to leave 4ever
 Spent about a year total in Hait
 I had Zika, so don't worry, I won't be having children any time soono
 Harley Davidson-St. Thomas
 . I folded shits, talked to drunk people, then I sold said shits to said drunk p
 eople
 I'm very impressive at folding shirts
 Reason(s) I Dipped:
 I wanted to get off the islandl over Christmas
 I kept accidentally throwing piles of clothes onto the owner's chihuahua a
 d I felt really guilty about ito
 They said I quit better than any other employee they've had, that was co
 sort of
 Local Color Clothing Boutique
 More folding, but the clothes were more expensive)
Some girl just dropped this resume off at my work

Some girl just dropped this resume off at my work

Anaconda, Bad, and Click: r/AskReddit 7h Men of reddit; what is the one thing you wish girls did in bed that they never do? NSFW 112.2k 7.9k L Share <p><a href="https://haiku-robot.tumblr.com/post/176289997978/ifcrueltyhadaname-rooftopasian" class="tumblr_blog">haiku-robot</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://ifcrueltyhadaname.tumblr.com/post/166318439908/rooftopasian-its-bewitched" class="tumblr_blog">ifcrueltyhadaname</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://rooftopasian.tumblr.com/post/166204474938/its-bewitched-the-darkest-of-souls" class="tumblr_blog">rooftopasian</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://its-bewitched.tumblr.com/post/166190733616/the-darkest-of-souls-robb-greyjoy" class="tumblr_blog">its-bewitched</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://the-darkest-of-souls.tumblr.com/post/166190634040/robb-greyjoy-thekutestkillua-comcastkills" class="tumblr_blog">the-darkest-of-souls</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://robb-greyjoy.tumblr.com/post/166181804786/thekutestkillua-comcastkills-lesbianrey-if" class="tumblr_blog">robb-greyjoy</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://thekutestkillua.tumblr.com/post/165983043842/comcastkills-lesbianrey-if-you-click-to-open" class="tumblr_blog">thekutestkillua</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://comcastkills.tumblr.com/post/165982959857/lesbianrey-if-you-click-to-open-this-thread-you" class="tumblr_blog">comcastkills</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://lesbianrey.tumblr.com/post/165976087800/if-you-click-to-open-this-thread-you-die-in-real" class="tumblr_blog">lesbianrey</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>if you click to open this thread you die in real life</p></blockquote> <p>predicted answer: “have sex with me”</p> </blockquote> <p>I read this thread and it’s surprisingly wholesome. Lots of guys either wanting to be the little spoon, making jokes about blanket hogging, or wanting their girlfriends to say what they like so that they can pleasure them more. <br/></p> </blockquote> <p>Tbh I’m starting to think most of tumblr seriously lack any serious interaction with men, and not only sexual but to a platonic/friendship level.</p> <p><i>I don’t mean to attack anyone but how come all this people decided men would think something pervert and rapey? </i>How come people who actually checked were so surprised that men wanted something humanly acceptable and maybe even *gasps* cute?</p> <p><i>I am serious in this question: did you ever had male friends?</i> Because <b>this thread to me was the LEAST surprising thing on earth.</b></p> <p>In HS, having been a butch lesbian and having had a ton of male friends, the typical sex questions were “hey, can you tell me how to mae her feel good?” or “hey, how do I tell if she likes it?” or “do I sound clingy/pathetic if I want cuddles after?”. <b>Boyfriends worry about their girlfriends pleasure, their happiness and what they think of sex. They do</b>. And when they don’t do much to pleasure them, most of the time is because they are inexperienced. Women do have a problem with communicating their desire, nobody denies that it’s also society’s fault but if you don’t ask stuff you can’t get surprised you don’t get it and out there it’s full of men wanting to do things with respect and to make their girlfriends happy. </p> <p><b>Boys are WHOLESOME. As girls are. People are wholesome</b> and nice and vulnerable and in strive for good things for them and others.</p> <p><b>And even those who made sexual comments like “blowjobs” or “more boob stuff”…. why is it bad? It’s a NSFW thread???? </b>It’s the space to talk about that. <b>Would you have the same reaction if in their matching thread women said they want their boyfriends to go down on them more?</b> Or if they said they’d like him to touch them in different zones? Would you have complained if women said it of their girlfriends? Then why shaming boys?</p> <p><b>Having needs both sexual and emotional is natural, the important is not force them on people who don’t feel like that and these men didn’t (which is why the thread exists in first place).</b></p> <p>Men have emotional needs too and pretending they don’t and buying into the “all men think about is sex” and “ah men are all rapey and dirty” is sexism, not only towards men but because it implies that women are purer than them which leads to the HolyMary kinda misoginy that denies women their need to physical pleasure.</p> <p><b>Also let’s stop pretending sex is inherently dirty and bad.</b> Sex is fun, as long as it’s consensual.</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="311" data-orig-width="700"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/9657710e406c7223d524f54197a13421/tumblr_inline_oxiglvhowd1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="311" data-orig-width="700"/></figure><figure data-orig-height="54" data-orig-width="265"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/fa8598213ec371e859e21392a64f6176/tumblr_inline_oxiglvoMk61tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="54" data-orig-width="265"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="90" data-orig-width="842"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/60c9960fcc615e013e90115d37288118/tumblr_inline_oxiglzf6091tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="90" data-orig-width="842"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="123" data-orig-width="699"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/d07e757deaa7118a1812c887bf081736/tumblr_inline_oxiglzHXzS1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="123" data-orig-width="699"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="181" data-orig-width="711"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/560f6955a16b13e61e58ed56255aa1f4/tumblr_inline_oxigm0wAiS1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="181" data-orig-width="711"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="361" data-orig-width="730"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/90e1532b4527c226f06160c1785ac662/tumblr_inline_oxigm0DlVB1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="361" data-orig-width="730"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="76" data-orig-width="501"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/6f7f2c2523a2f4f84f12c6d2ae6d80bc/tumblr_inline_oxigm1lnAK1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="76" data-orig-width="501"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="422" data-orig-width="740"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/328cb50e82c6ca0440c22df66eaec499/tumblr_inline_oxigm1zgEd1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="422" data-orig-width="740"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="92" data-orig-width="713"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/e6b2df9dde94b89512f02af2858aecba/tumblr_inline_oxigm2jXy91tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="92" data-orig-width="713"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="175" data-orig-width="688"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/fcbce9c56bf867edc1fa8dc6d2120b21/tumblr_inline_oxigm2QNPD1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="175" data-orig-width="688"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="256" data-orig-width="342"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/2fb53eaa6373dc3c41223b59509317e6/tumblr_inline_oxigm32HMD1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="256" data-orig-width="342"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="100" data-orig-width="623"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/f795cda2fe335f7a4222e269b147f490/tumblr_inline_oxigm3Qs9M1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="100" data-orig-width="623"/></figure><p>But yeah I agree with op, I did die opening it, OUT OF THE CUTENESS THAT SPILLED FROM IT.</p> </blockquote> <p>Ok yeah that was cute </p> </blockquote> <p>Aw I want this.</p> </blockquote> <p>posts with bad vibes being turned into more comfy things like this are why i still browse this site</p> </blockquote> <p>The cuteness of men is, as always, ignored and taken for granted.</p> </blockquote> <i>the cuteness of <br/><br/>men is as always ignored <br/><br/>and taken for granted </i><br/><hr><br/><small>^Haiku<sup>^bot<sup>^9. <sup>I detect haikus with 5-7-5 format. <sup>Sometimes I make mistakes.</sup></sup></sup></sup><br/><br/>I’m less annoying than Windows® 10 update notificiations ♥‿♥ | <a href="http://paypal.me/HaikuRobot/2">PayPal</a> | <a href="https://www.patreon.com/haikurobot">Patreon</a> </small> </blockquote>
Anaconda, Bad, and Click: r/AskReddit 7h
 Men of reddit; what is the one thing you wish
 girls did in bed that they never do?
 NSFW
 112.2k
 7.9k
 L Share
<p><a href="https://haiku-robot.tumblr.com/post/176289997978/ifcrueltyhadaname-rooftopasian" class="tumblr_blog">haiku-robot</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="http://ifcrueltyhadaname.tumblr.com/post/166318439908/rooftopasian-its-bewitched" class="tumblr_blog">ifcrueltyhadaname</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://rooftopasian.tumblr.com/post/166204474938/its-bewitched-the-darkest-of-souls" class="tumblr_blog">rooftopasian</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://its-bewitched.tumblr.com/post/166190733616/the-darkest-of-souls-robb-greyjoy" class="tumblr_blog">its-bewitched</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://the-darkest-of-souls.tumblr.com/post/166190634040/robb-greyjoy-thekutestkillua-comcastkills" class="tumblr_blog">the-darkest-of-souls</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://robb-greyjoy.tumblr.com/post/166181804786/thekutestkillua-comcastkills-lesbianrey-if" class="tumblr_blog">robb-greyjoy</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://thekutestkillua.tumblr.com/post/165983043842/comcastkills-lesbianrey-if-you-click-to-open" class="tumblr_blog">thekutestkillua</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://comcastkills.tumblr.com/post/165982959857/lesbianrey-if-you-click-to-open-this-thread-you" class="tumblr_blog">comcastkills</a>:</p>
<blockquote>
<p><a href="http://lesbianrey.tumblr.com/post/165976087800/if-you-click-to-open-this-thread-you-die-in-real" class="tumblr_blog">lesbianrey</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p>if you click to open this thread you die in real life</p></blockquote>

<p>predicted answer: “have sex with me”</p>
</blockquote>
<p>I read this thread and it’s surprisingly wholesome. Lots of guys either wanting to be the little spoon, making jokes about blanket hogging, or wanting their girlfriends to say what they like so that they can pleasure them more. <br/></p>
</blockquote>
<p>Tbh I’m starting to think most of tumblr seriously lack any serious interaction with men, and not only sexual but to a platonic/friendship level.</p>
<p><i>I don’t mean to attack anyone but how come all this people decided men would think something pervert and rapey? </i>How come people who actually checked were so surprised that men wanted something humanly acceptable and maybe even *gasps* cute?</p>
<p><i>I am serious in this question: did you ever had male friends?</i> Because <b>this thread to me was the LEAST surprising thing on earth.</b></p>
<p>In HS, having been a butch lesbian and having had a ton of male friends, the typical sex questions were “hey, can you tell me how to mae her feel good?” or “hey, how do I tell if she likes it?” or “do I sound clingy/pathetic if I want cuddles after?”. <b>Boyfriends worry about their girlfriends pleasure, their happiness and what they think of sex. They do</b>. And when they don’t do much to pleasure them, most of the time is because they are inexperienced. Women do have a problem with communicating their desire, nobody denies that it’s also society’s fault but if you don’t ask stuff you can’t get surprised you don’t get it and out there it’s full of men wanting to do things with respect and to make their girlfriends happy. </p>
<p><b>Boys are WHOLESOME. As girls are. People are wholesome</b> and nice and vulnerable and in strive for good things for them and others.</p>
<p><b>And even those who made sexual comments like “blowjobs” or “more boob stuff”…. why is it bad? It’s a NSFW thread???? </b>It’s the space to talk about that. <b>Would you have the same reaction if in their matching thread women said they want their boyfriends to go down on them more?</b> Or if they said they’d like him to touch them in different zones? Would you have complained if women said it of their girlfriends? Then why shaming boys?</p>
<p><b>Having needs both sexual and emotional is natural, the important is not force them on people who don’t feel like that and these men didn’t (which is why the thread exists in first place).</b></p>
<p>Men have emotional needs too and pretending they don’t and buying into the “all men think about is sex” and “ah men are all rapey and dirty” is sexism, not only towards men but because it implies that women are purer than them which leads to the HolyMary kinda misoginy that denies women their need to physical pleasure.</p>
<p><b>Also let’s stop pretending sex is inherently dirty and bad.</b> Sex is fun, as long as it’s consensual.</p>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="311" data-orig-width="700"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/9657710e406c7223d524f54197a13421/tumblr_inline_oxiglvhowd1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="311" data-orig-width="700"/></figure><figure data-orig-height="54" data-orig-width="265"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/fa8598213ec371e859e21392a64f6176/tumblr_inline_oxiglvoMk61tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="54" data-orig-width="265"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="90" data-orig-width="842"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/60c9960fcc615e013e90115d37288118/tumblr_inline_oxiglzf6091tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="90" data-orig-width="842"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="123" data-orig-width="699"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/d07e757deaa7118a1812c887bf081736/tumblr_inline_oxiglzHXzS1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="123" data-orig-width="699"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="181" data-orig-width="711"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/560f6955a16b13e61e58ed56255aa1f4/tumblr_inline_oxigm0wAiS1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="181" data-orig-width="711"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="361" data-orig-width="730"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/90e1532b4527c226f06160c1785ac662/tumblr_inline_oxigm0DlVB1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="361" data-orig-width="730"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="76" data-orig-width="501"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/6f7f2c2523a2f4f84f12c6d2ae6d80bc/tumblr_inline_oxigm1lnAK1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="76" data-orig-width="501"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="422" data-orig-width="740"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/328cb50e82c6ca0440c22df66eaec499/tumblr_inline_oxigm1zgEd1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="422" data-orig-width="740"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="92" data-orig-width="713"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/e6b2df9dde94b89512f02af2858aecba/tumblr_inline_oxigm2jXy91tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="92" data-orig-width="713"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="175" data-orig-width="688"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/fcbce9c56bf867edc1fa8dc6d2120b21/tumblr_inline_oxigm2QNPD1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="175" data-orig-width="688"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="256" data-orig-width="342"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/2fb53eaa6373dc3c41223b59509317e6/tumblr_inline_oxigm32HMD1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="256" data-orig-width="342"/></figure><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="100" data-orig-width="623"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/f795cda2fe335f7a4222e269b147f490/tumblr_inline_oxigm3Qs9M1tbrwut_540.png" data-orig-height="100" data-orig-width="623"/></figure><p>But yeah I agree with op, I did die opening it, OUT OF THE CUTENESS THAT SPILLED FROM IT.</p>
</blockquote>

<p>Ok yeah that was cute </p>
</blockquote>

<p>Aw I want this.</p>
</blockquote>

<p>posts with bad vibes being turned into more comfy things like this are why i still browse this site</p>
</blockquote>

<p>The cuteness of men is, as always, ignored and taken for granted.</p>
</blockquote>

<i>the cuteness of <br/><br/>men is as always ignored <br/><br/>and taken for granted </i><br/><hr><br/><small>^Haiku<sup>^bot<sup>^9. <sup>I detect haikus with 5-7-5 format. <sup>Sometimes I make mistakes.</sup></sup></sup></sup><br/><br/>I’m less annoying than Windows® 10 update notificiations ♥‿♥ | <a href="http://paypal.me/HaikuRobot/2">PayPal</a> | <a href="https://www.patreon.com/haikurobot">Patreon</a>
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Drinking, Energy, and Life: THE LAST STRAW TOSSEL on Reason <p><a href="http://redbloodedamerica.tumblr.com/post/176022832961/plastic-straw-myths-do-you-enjoy-sipping" class="tumblr_blog">redbloodedamerica</a>:</p> <blockquote><h2> Plastic Straw Myths </h2><blockquote><p> Do you enjoy sipping drinks through plastic straws?  Well, if activists get their way you won’t be allowed to anymore.  “These must be banned,” they say.  </p><p>Why?</p><p>When celebrities speak, politicians listen.  Seattle recently banned straws, and other places want to do the same.  “The idea that you’re going to ban straws and save the world is ridiculous.”  Angela Logomasini studies environmental issues at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.  What will banning plastic straws accomplish?  “Probably nothing at all.  It might make some people in Hollywood feel good.  It may make some politicians feel good, like they’re doing something.  It might sound good at parties, but it’s not going to solve any problems.” </p><p>Plastic pollution in the ocean <i>is</i> a real problem, but only about 1% of it comes from the United States.  Of that 1%, a tiny amount comes from plastic straws.  But what about that 500 million number?  Where do they all get that number?  They got it from this child’s school project.  He says he got the 500 million straws a day figure through a phone survey he conducted with straw manufacturers.  The media just accepts his 500 million number.  But the actual number is much lower according to the analysis firm Technomic.  </p><p>Okay, so activists and media exaggerate the problem.  Still they promised it would be easy to get rid of the straws. “If we can reduce something that is easy, that is polluting in the environment, that is getting stuck in turtles’ noses and causing damage to the environment, let’s do that,” says progressive talk show host Ethan Bearman.  “Sometimes we do need a little gentle guiding hand from government.”  <i>Governments gentle guiding hand</i> will either ban straws or order us to replace this cheap plastic straw with ones like these made of paper or bamboo.  “Plastic doesn’t actually biodegrade.  So unlike a lot of other things, paper, for example, actually breaks down into other components.”  </p><p>That’s not a good thing.  That means paper straws break down, even while you’re using them.  They get soggy, they leak.  “That’s the beauty of plastic, it’s enduring,” says Logomasini, “Paper straws are going to break down while you’re drinking with it.”  Paper and bamboo straws aren’t environmentally pristine either.  Paper products take more energy and more effort to produce.  You’re going to have a net negative environmental impact.  The paper doesn’t degrade in a landfill either.  Everything is essentially mummified.  <b>You’re replacing a superior product with an inferior one and you’re asking people to pay more for it.</b> It doesn’t make a lot of sense,” she says. </p><p>It doesn’t, and the higher price is the final result.  Paper straws are eight times more expensive to make than plastic straws.  Won’t this hurt businesses?  “I don’t think so.  Maybe people won’t use straws,” claims New York City Councilman Barry Grodenchik.   “If it’s a $1.79 to get the fountain drink at Joe’s corner deli that we’re talking about, and now it’s a $1.83, I don’t see that as being a huge difference in the price,” says Bearman.  </p><p>“This is what environmentalists will say about <i>every</i> policy they put out.  A few cents here, a few cents there eventually begins to become a burden,” explains Logomasini.  We don’t need straws.  “You know a lot of things in life are not <i>necessary</i>, but beneficial and enjoyable.  Banning straws isn’t going to do anything for the environment.  So what they’re just trying to do is take away my freedom for nothing in return.”  </p><p>As the environment has become cleaner, that’s become a specialty of the environmental movement: spend <i>your</i> money on feel-good policies that make no real difference.<br/></p></blockquote></blockquote>
Drinking, Energy, and Life: THE LAST
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Do you enjoy sipping drinks through plastic straws?  Well, if activists get their way you won’t be allowed to anymore.  “These must be banned,” they say.  </p><p>Why?</p><p>When celebrities speak, politicians listen.  Seattle recently banned straws, and other places want to do the same.  “The idea that you’re going to ban straws and save the world is ridiculous.”  Angela Logomasini studies environmental issues at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.  What will banning plastic straws accomplish?  “Probably nothing at all.  It might make some people in Hollywood feel good.  It may make some politicians feel good, like they’re doing something.  It might sound good at parties, but it’s not going to solve any problems.” </p><p>Plastic pollution in the ocean <i>is</i> a real problem, but only about 1% of it comes from the United States.  Of that 1%, a tiny amount comes from plastic straws.  But what about that 500 million number?  Where do they all get that number?  They got it from this child’s school project.  He says he got the 500 million straws a day figure through a phone survey he conducted with straw manufacturers.  The media just accepts his 500 million number.  But the actual number is much lower according to the analysis firm Technomic.  </p><p>Okay, so activists and media exaggerate the problem.  Still they promised it would be easy to get rid of the straws. “If we can reduce something that is easy, that is polluting in the environment, that is getting stuck in turtles’ noses and causing damage to the environment, let’s do that,” says progressive talk show host Ethan Bearman.  “Sometimes we do need a little gentle guiding hand from government.”  <i>Governments gentle guiding hand</i> will either ban straws or order us to replace this cheap plastic straw with ones like these made of paper or bamboo.  “Plastic doesn’t actually biodegrade.  So unlike a lot of other things, paper, for example, actually breaks down into other components.”  </p><p>That’s not a good thing.  That means paper straws break down, even while you’re using them.  They get soggy, they leak.  “That’s the beauty of plastic, it’s enduring,” says Logomasini, “Paper straws are going to break down while you’re drinking with it.”  Paper and bamboo straws aren’t environmentally pristine either.  Paper products take more energy and more effort to produce.  You’re going to have a net negative environmental impact.  The paper doesn’t degrade in a landfill either.  Everything is essentially mummified.  <b>You’re replacing a superior product with an inferior one and you’re asking people to pay more for it.</b> It doesn’t make a lot of sense,” she says. </p><p>It doesn’t, and the higher price is the final result.  Paper straws are eight times more expensive to make than plastic straws.  Won’t this hurt businesses?  “I don’t think so.  Maybe people won’t use straws,” claims New York City Councilman Barry Grodenchik.   “If it’s a $1.79 to get the fountain drink at Joe’s corner deli that we’re talking about, and now it’s a $1.83, I don’t see that as being a huge difference in the price,” says Bearman.  </p><p>“This is what environmentalists will say about <i>every</i> policy they put out.  A few cents here, a few cents there eventually begins to become a burden,” explains Logomasini.  We don’t need straws.  “You know a lot of things in life are not <i>necessary</i>, but beneficial and enjoyable.  Banning straws isn’t going to do anything for the environment.  So what they’re just trying to do is take away my freedom for nothing in return.”  </p><p>As the environment has become cleaner, that’s become a specialty of the environmental movement: spend <i>your</i> money on feel-good policies that make no real difference.<br/></p></blockquote></blockquote>

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