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El Corazon19-Oct-08 10:26
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Robert.C.Cartaino17-Oct-08 17:43
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I have been alarmed by a trend I noticed over the last couple of months. My discovery is SO DISTURBING, that it requires absolutely no scientific proof AT ALL.

It is time to panic.

Over the last couple of months, it seems that each day there is just a little less sunlight than the day before. No, really. It's true. My measurements show that there was less sunlight from July to August. There was even less sunlight from August to September. The day-to-day loss of sunlight is subtle but, if this trend continues, soon there will be NO SUNLIGHT AT ALL!

"So what?" you may say. "My laptop has no anti-glare screen so reading it will be easier." That's true. The sun is already THOUSANDS of times brighter than your laptop so who cares?

But there's a downside.

In the last 30 days, there has been a loss of 47 minutes of daylight. This may not seem like much but the cumulative effects are disturbing. According to my calculations, by January 5th, 2010, there will be NO SUNLIGHT AT ALL! Fourteen months may seem like a long time to you and me but let’s not leave this stratospheric calamity to our grandchildren. We have to do something now!

For those of us without advanced degrees in meteorological phenomena, I asked a leading scientist what a world without daylight would mean: It will suck. First of all, it will be dark. It will be cold. All plant life will die. I’m not just talking about algae and spathiphyllum here. I’m talking about orchids and cantaloupe and peanuts and white tea which still has a naturally light flavor. Without plants, plant-eating animals will die. Then people. The vegetarians will go first; then the Democrats, followed by the turtles; then the pigeons and, finally, the dolphins. Don’t get me wrong. I’m no science freak. But I love the sun. It makes me happy. I can’t imagine a world without sunlight.

You may ask why no one else has noticed this phenomenon. I found an interesting website run by the U.S. Naval Observatory (Astronomical Applications Dept) which has a document called "Rise and Set for the Sun for 2008." What I discovered is that THE GOVERNMENT ALREADY KNOWS ABOUT THE PRECIPITOUS LOSS OF DAYLIGHT over the last couple of months. Why haven't they told us? Is it a cover up?

I’ve concluded that a conspiracy is underway, supported by the lobbyists working for the BEACH UMBRELLA industry. Think about it. Surely the government has developed some sort of advanced “artificial sun” technology to keep the fat cats of Malibu hip deep in their suntan-oil fortunes. No blood for oil!

If you want conclusive proof of my observations… Over the last several months, I’ve been growing more and more depressed. I think I’m already suffering from malillumination.

Enjoy,

Robert C. Cartaino

(P.S. Spread the word. Please pass this on to 10 friends.)
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