Tuesday, April 24, 2007

One sheet won't wipe Rove off your hand

I have to hand it to Sheryl Crow. She got me with those "suggestions". First of all, I would need more than one sheet of toilet paper to wipe my hand off after touching the Turd Blossom. But, in spite of that, I couldn't really tell that she was joking when she wrote these things [FULL POST]:
I have spent the better part of this tour trying to come up with easy ways for us all to become a part of the solution to global warming.

Although my ideas are in the earliest stages of development, they are, in my mind, worth investigating. One of my favorites is in the area of forest conservation which we heavily rely on for oxygen. I propose a limitation be put on how many squares of toilet paper can be used in any one sitting. Now, I don't want to rob any law-abiding American of his or her God-given rights, but I think we are an industrious enough people that we can make it work with only one square per restroom visit, except, of course, on those pesky occasions where 2 to 3 could be required. When presenting this idea to my younger brother, whose judgment I trust implicitly, he proposed taking it one step further. I believe his quote was, "how bout just washing the one square out."

I also like the idea of not using paper napkins, which happen to be made from virgin wood and represent the height of wastefulness. I have designed a clothing line that has what's called a "dining sleeve." The sleeve is detachable and can be replaced with another "dining sleeve," after usage. The design will offer the "diner" the convenience of wiping his mouth on his sleeve rather than throwing out yet another barely used paper product. I think this idea could also translate quite well to those suffering with an annoying head cold.

This next idea I have been saving but I will share it with you if you promise not to steal it. It is my latest, very exciting idea for creating incentive for us all to minimize our own personal carbon footprints. It's a reality show. (I feel pretty certain NO ONE has thought of this yet!). Here is the premise: the contest consists of 10 people who are competing for the top spot as the person who lives the "greenest" life. This will be reflected in the contestant's home, his business, and his own personal living style. The winner of this challenging, prestigious, contest would receive what??.... a recording contract!!!!!

I was thinking that she had to be an absolute clueless bimbo to say that stuff, but that goes to show you that sometimes you really need to read the person's expression to get the real meaning.

Here's the confession at the end of this post. Good ones, Sheryl!

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4 comments:

Undeniable Liberal said...

There has GOT to something major wrong with a guy who would tell her "don't touch me."

ee said...

St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burke says Sheryl Crow "promotes moral evils" because of her support for stem cell research. He quit the board of Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in protest over her appearance at a fundraiser for the hospital's Bob Costas Cancer Center:

http://tinyurl.com/22oqly

Blueberry said...

UL: The TB is probably afraid of feeling something nice. He's a classic Blue Meanie, although Blue Meanies are Red these days.
ee: I hope that none of his followers end up in a situation where stem cell research could have saved their lives. I am not necessarily a fan of Sheryl's, but I love they way her activism is stirring things up on different fronts.

ee said...

I'm not Catholic, but I thought their priests were supposed to address issues like social justice and poverty. This archbishop seems to be mainly interested in stirring up controversy and finding problems where nobody else has.