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On Earth Day, I Expanded My Carbon Footprint

CapitaLost Wrote: Apr 23, 2012 10:06 AM
"So go ahead. Help me expand this country’s carbon footprint. It’s the best green investment that we can ever make. " - We have decided to grant our Medal of Valor to Mr. Ransom for this suggestion. Now if only we could find a way to do away with all that nasty oxygen - it's just our waste product, animal dudes - basically our POOP! The Plant Liberation Front

To celebrate “earth day” this year, I decided that I would do what the Obama administration just hasn’t been able to figure out: I would stimulate the economy by the conscious expansion of my carbon footprint.

So I ran the air conditioning for a while in my house.

I also turned all the lights on in the house. Well, actually, I just didn’t turn off the lights my kids turned on. Through this process of reverse attrition, at one point, all the lights in the house eventually were on.

I call this Ransom’s Law: The amount of lights...