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The Porcupine's Quill:  A Satire Column
by Arshad M. Khan
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Porcupine's Quill
January 26, 2020


News Item:  The Annual World Economic Forum at Davos ended this week.  Greta
Thunberg and Donald Trump had words ...

Hey!  Give me back my cheeseburger ...

You cannot eat beef anymore.


Yes, it is the most polluting meat ... many times worse than chicken or turkey.  Eat
turkey burgers.

Turkey burgers!  Give me back my cheeseburger.  I'll have you arrested for stealing

And you should be arrested for stealing my future, my planet.

What have you got against cows anyway?


Then give me back my cheeseburger.

It"s not the cows, it's humans who want to eat them and breed too many.

Well, if they eat them, they are no longer polluting the environment.  So give me back
my cheeseburger.

That's just it.  They are.  They produce too many cows and by the time they are fed
all kinds of foods in feedlots and are ready for slaughter, they have produced more
methane than most countries.

Ah!  it's not CO2.  Give me back my cheeseburger then.

No, it's worse, much worse.

Why don't you go back to school little girl and be your age?

I keep up with school work and try to make the important people see how important
are the decisions they make.

Yes, and I can make bad decisions on an empty stomach.  Give me back my