IMMIGRATION SHUTDOWN NOW: THIS HEART WITHIN ME BURNS
April 6, 2015
Part 6: Bird life on Midway Island in the Pacific Ocean and the onslaught of plastics. Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote, “Until my ghastly tale is told; this heart within me burns.” From his epic work: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
Please realize this series points out not only what we face as a civilization by adding 100,000,000 (million) legal immigrants in the next 30 years, but the underlying and unseen consequences. We consume enormous amounts of water, energy and resources in 2015. You now understand it as “overshoot” from Part 3 “Overshoot into the Future.”
Imagine what kind of consumption and waste we face from adding 100 million more immigrants to our country. To give you an idea of the horrendous consequences to our natural world, please watch this four-minute video about how plastics kill endless birds and fish that swallow endless tossed trash into our oceans. Can you imagine how much more plastic and chemicals will be dumped into our oceans with another 100 million immigrants added to America that consume and toss so much plastic?
This ghastly, if not poignant look onto Midway Island, 2,000 miles out in the Pacific Ocean, reminds us of the sublime beauty of our planet via the waved albatross, but how fast humanity’s plastics ravage the natural world. The following four-minute video allows you a mind-changing look into humanity’s onslaught of the natural world.
Hopefully, the four minutes you took to watch this sobering if not stomach churning video—gives you the courage to speak up, take action and push for deposit-return laws on every piece of plastic that leaves our stores across America and around the planet.
You must take action with your state and federal leaders to stop further damage to our natural world. Our civilization and all civilizations around the globe must implement plastic-deposit-return laws if we hope to salvage what’s left of the health of our oceans worldwide. We need to implement effective educational systems in order to make every world citizen responsible for that plastic bottle cap, toothbrush holder, soft drink container, Styrofoam cooler and another 100,000 plastic items that we buy and toss 24/7 around the planet.
(Notice that all animal life cannot distinguish between nutrient foods and plastic. This creature’s stomach held enough plastic of every description to finally give it a painful and slow death of choking and starvation. Yet, humans refuse to engage plastic-deposit-return laws or change containers all to glass in 2013 and God only knows how far into the future. We should not manufacture plastic bottle caps or anything that can fall into the mouths of the creatures of the natural world.) Photo by www.kanat.jsc.vsc.eud
In my State of Colorado, we tried to institute bottle-return laws in 1974 and 1988, but beer brewer magnate Peter Coors defeated us with his endless fortune. He pretends to be an environmentalist, but he failed himself, his family and future generations with his quest for more money over the natural world.
Coors does not stand alone. World leaders and manufacturing CEOs echo similar disregard for our natural world. As to common citizens around the world, they remain clueless as to their discard of plastics.
(Countless millions of seabird suffer the fate of this one with plastic-loaded bellies that they mistaken for food. If world leaders and manufacturing CEOs possessed an ounce of morality-ethics-personal accountability over the money they make---this horrendous “ghastly tale” could be solved.)
When Coca-Cola hit 100 years of age, the CEO boasted, “I am so proud to bring the world Coke.”
In reality, via my world bicycle travels, I watched millions of kids and parents smiling with toothless mouths because they suffered caffeine-sugar addiction from Coke and other soft drinks. They lack any access to toothbrushes and floss. Today, we know that soft drinks create heart problems and obesity. Would the CEO of Coke take action to stop his drink from circulating around the world to render millions of toothless smiles? Would he add a toothbrush and floss to every purchase of his product? Would he support deposit-return laws for his plastic containers? Answer: not a chance.
(Marine life worldwide strangles itself on plastic debris circulating around the planet on the surface and beneath the waves. Humans kill 100 million sharks annually (that figure is correct and has gone on annually for over 25 years, source—Julia Whitty, Onearth Magazine) and heaven only knows how many die from ingesting plastics before they die and sink to the bottom where there is no way to count their numbers.) Photo by www.Sprinterlife.com
In Daniel Quinn’s book, Ishmael, he said, “And yet you do destroy the planet, each of you. Each of you contributes daily to the destruction of the world. You’re captives of a civilizational system that more or less compels you to go on destroying the world in order to live.”
(Typical island beach anywhere around the world where plastics float up and land. Trillions of pieces of plastic of every discription continue their onslaught on wildlife and the natural world. What do humans do? In the last 50 years since they invented plastics, they keep throwing it into the oceans with no pause in sight.) Photo by www.oceanfilmfest.org
Through this series, you witnessed pictures of the 100 million ton, size of Texas, floating island out in the Pacific Ocean: “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”. It’s huge, it’s ugly and it’s growing. Every day of the year, countless billions of humans toss plastic somewhere into a lake, stream, river, on the land and into the oceans.
As you saw from the four-minute video, we witness and understand the damage, but we fail to take action. Our leaders knew about the “Pacific Garbage Patch” 15 years ago!
Eleanor Roosevelt said it 50 years ago; “We must prevent human tragedy rather than run around trying to save ourselves after an event has already occurred. Unfortunately, history clearly shows that we arrive at catastrophe by failing to meet the situation, by failing to act when we should have acted. The opportunity passes us by and the next disaster is always more difficult and compounded than the last one.”
All marine life continues to eat and incorporate those mini-particles of plastic into their systems, so that, when we eat them, we pay the same consequences you saw from the albatross on Midway Island.
(This whale died with a belly full of plastic. Ultimately, the plastic stuffs up marine creatures’ colons so they cannot process foods and die.) Photo by www.invw.org
Frankly, I am not optimistic that humans share the collective will or intelligence to save themselves. If we do possess any chance, we need to move on information found in this video and these pictures to change the way we use plastics around the world.
Because the United States citizens use two million, that’s 2,000,000 plastic bottles every five minutes and discard them—we need to take action damned fast.
(Very few people comprehend the enormity of the plastics onslaught around our planet. Again, it’s floating and landing not only on beaches, but under the oceans as well. In its wake, utter devastation on eco systems, marine life and, in the end a “ghastly tale” for all of humanity.) Photo www.columbia.edu
(Permission to republish this population graph by Roy Beck, NumbersUSA.org)
Definition of slogan: “Immigration Shutdown Now means the American people want all legal immigration dropped to less than 20,000 annually with compatible immigrants that fit our ethos and want to become Americans, and only those who benefit our country and/or they marry an American and speak English. That means we want all illegal immigration stopped by arresting, prosecuting and jailing employers of illegal aliens. We deport all illegal aliens by taking their jobs away and as we catch them. We want English mandated as our national language. We demand a cessation of Muslim immigration in order to protect our culture, language and way of life. We can’t save the world but we can destroy our civilization. We demand a stable population that allows everyone to live, work and thrive into the 21st century. Especially our children.” FHW
That’s why you need to take action. Send this series to everyone in your network. Educate them. Urge them to take action by joining these websites to become faxers of prewritten letters and phone callers. We must force Congress into an “Immigration Shutdown Now!”
Share these videos all over America:
In a five minute astoundingly simple yet brilliant video, “Immigration, Poverty, and Gum Balls”, Roy Beck, director of www.numbersusa.ORG, graphically illustrates the impact of overpopulation. Take five minutes to see for yourself.
by the numbers—off the chart” by Roy Beck
This 10 minute demonstration shows Americans the results of unending mass immigration on the quality of life and sustainability for future generations: in a few words, “Mind boggling!” www.NumbersUSA.org
United Kingdom: www.populationmatters.org
Australia: www.population.org.au Sustainable Population Australia
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Frosty Wooldridge possesses a unique view of the world, cultures and families in that he has bicycled around the globe 100,000 miles, on six continents and six times across the United States in the past 30 years. His published books include: "HANDBOOK FOR TOURING BICYCLISTS"; “STRIKE THREE! TAKE YOUR BASE”; “IMMIGRATION’S UNARMED INVASION: DEADLY CONSEQUENCES”; “MOTORCYCLE ADVENTURE TO ALASKA: INTO THE WIND—A TEEN NOVEL”; “BICYCLING AROUND THE WORLD: TIRE TRACKS FOR YOUR IMAGINATION”; “AN EXTREME ENCOUNTER: ANTARCTICA.” His next book: “TILTING THE STATUE OF LIBERTY INTO A SWAMP.” He lives in Denver, Colorado.
His latest book. ‘IMMIGRATION’S UNARMED INVASION—DEADLY CONSEQUENCES.’