Barbeque Tax

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  1. Matt308

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    Let's see if we can get Adler spooled up...

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    RIA Novosti - World - Belgium to impose tax on barbequing to fight global warming

    Belgium to impose tax on barbequing to fight global warming

    BRUSSELS, April 3 (RIA Novosti) - The government of Belgium's French-speaking region of Wallonia, which has a population of about 4 million, has approved a tax on barbequing, local media reported.

    Experts said that between 50 and 100 grams of CO2, a so-called greenhouse gas, is emitted during barbequing. Beginning June 2007, residents of Wallonia will have to pay 20 euros for a grilling session.

    The local authorities plan to monitor compliance with the new tax legislation from helicopters, whose thermal sensors will detect burning grills.

    Scientists believe CO2 emissions are a major cause of global warming.


    yup, let's enforce it with helecopters..........
     
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    Are these electric helicopters that don't need fossil fuel to fly and emit zero CO2? Just when you think you've heard it all....
     
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    Now that I heard that I'm going to discharge and old can of freon just for the hell of it!
     
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    Wait for it....
     
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    well I've started the barbie right now for the BBQ chicken, the local enviros will have a hey day. come and get it you scum I'll cut yer throats

    I'm in a kinda pirate like mood today / wheres the wenchs ?
     
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    Bring on the Flaming Fart Jokes. There are just so many different ways you can go with this one.
     
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    not close to my BBQ you won't Tim
     
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    Matt - is that a serious article??? Sounds like something off of theonion.com

    Ridiculous. Europe is a strange, strange place. I'll keep my US of A.
     
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    it is probably very serious and Oregon is next
     
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    Crazy, just like John Travolta telling people to try and cut down on their greenhouse gas emittions, meanwhile he's clocking up tens of thousands of miles in his private 707!!:lol::rolleyes:
     
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    I think we should nuke Belgium...and hope that the nuclear fallout is blown over France ...
     
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    Naw that wont spool me up. I dont give a **** what they do in Belgium. As long as they dont do that in the states or in Germany (which is the one thing I think the Germans would fight for, they love grilling and there beer :lol:) I dont care.
     
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    Awww. You disappoint me. I was hoping for a serious rant from DerAdler. :)
     
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    Me, too. He must be getting older and his buttons harder to push...
     
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    Maybe he's trying to get geared up for fatherhood... :lol:
     
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    We have about another year and half to 2 years before that. :lol:
     
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    ...famous last words...
     
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    Isn't that the truth. The Irish pull and pray method ain't gonna work forever :lol:
     
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    Yeap but modern medicine has come a long way as well!
     
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