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by Barry Denton

On a recent trip to the San Diego Zoo I was told by a tour guide that it takes 1000 gallons of water to produce one pound of beef. I asked the tour guide if he really believed that and he said he knew it was true.

I replied, “Can I see your research?” Of course, he gave me some whacko propaganda website to go to. My next question was how much water does it take to produce one pound of giraffe?

I have concluded that it would take at least three times as much water to produce a pound of giraffe as it has to run up hill so far.Read the rest

 

by Barry Denton

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Global Climate Warming Change

by Barry Denton

have always been curious as to what the suicide rate is among scientists because they are wrong so often. After all, dentists have a higher suicide rate because no one likes them.

Take my friend Joe for instance, he is about eighty now and has been a rocket scientist for over 50 years. He says that being wrong became a way of life for him and he was able to get used to it.Read the rest

 

by Barry Denton

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Springtime

by Barry Denton

After a long winter, spring is normally a welcome sight. For one thing you get to warm up outside and can get some work done without wearing three layers of clothes.

The horses are not as fresh as they were when you got on them this winter. With the onset of warm weather they are being used, which just might keep you from getting bucked off.

As we all know, the ground gets harder every year.… Read the rest

 

by Barry Denton

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Cry Me a River

by Barry Denton

Living only 15 miles from civilization used to have its advantages. However, with the advent of the all-terrain vehicle no location is safe. Suddenly, all those town folks that were way too lazy to hike in the countryside now have access to it. These folks can throw their beer belly up on the gas tank and away they go.

We used to have the occasional hunter or hiker passing through, but not the daily onslaught that we have today.Read the rest

 

by Barry Denton

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Clones & Groans

by Barry Denton

If you are so inclined you can get up this morning and order a clone of your favorite horse, mule, cow, or sheep. I am sure we are not far off from ordering an extra you!

On the high side of this idea you could get much more done if you multiplied yourself. However, if you succeeded in multiplying yourself, now you would have to multiply the people that are capable of putting up with you.Read the rest

 

by Barry Denton

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Damn Christians

by Barry Denton

After President Obama’s remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast you begin to wonder just who this guy is. He espoused that the Islamic Jihad was no different than the Crusades and the Inquisition that happened over one thousand years ago. It is quite apparent that the President has never read Dale Carnegie’s masterpiece How To Win Friends And Influence People.Read the rest

 

by Barry Denton

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Land Grubber!

by Barry Denton

They say that in Arizona and New Mexico that roughly 16 percent is privately owned land. The rest of it belongs to some sort of government agency. For instance there is Indian Land, The Bureau Of Land Management, The Bureau Of Reclamation, The Department of Defense, Fish and Wildlife, National Forest, National Parks, and State Trust Land just to name a few.… Read the rest