What do you know, Smoking is good pt1

I just found this website that tells a bunch of facts about the world that people really don't want to hear about. I will just give you a short summary of some of the stuff you might care about. As you may or may not know, this kind of topic is dear to my heart. The first: World Wide Life Expectancy. I just want to point out, Canadians lives longer than we Americans. Okay, I guess that I can understand that, but what about Australia?! They have the highest concentration of deadly, toxic and venomous animals and invertebrates in the world. That didn't seem to put a damper on their life expenctancey average. WTF! All we have here are crazy people with their NRA patches, drugs, and the occasional Jackass reinactment, right? Most of the other countries I understand but I thought that America would be a little more green and a little less chartruse. Also, I don't know if it's just where I live, but old people just don't seem to die or something. They are everywhere. Oh, just one more thing before we move on, I would just like to point out, how do they have no information for Greenland? I am sure that someone there has the internet and could have been reached. Maji deshou?! Take your job a little more seriously. *Edit* Here's a graph that shows population density concentrations as well so the above graph can be put into perspective. new graph World Population world pop Okay, here is a no brainer. But, suprise! Asia is leading the way in overpopulation. So, don't let anyone make you feel bad for having kids. Infact, if we continue at the current rate, the population in the US will continually decline. As of 1999 (I couldn't find more up to date info and I didn't really look that hard, anyway) the US Population growth rate: 0.85%. Thank you advanced technolodgy and women's lib for allowing women to have jobs and prefer a career to having a large family. Either way, I am just putting this one in so that I can make my next point: Cigarettes world productionworld consumption Okay, these are a little harder to read. Basically the first says that the amount of cigarettes produced world wide has gone up a lot in 40 years (up about 3.8 trillion packs produced a year from 1960). Hm... well, that makes sense if you consider that according to the graph above world population has increased by about 2 billion in about the fourty years we are considering. Here is what gets me. China. Shame on you. Haven't you learned anything from the US? You should be ashamed of yourself. Give me those cigarettes right now, young world power. I guess that seeing that Asia is the largest population growth category I can understand that you have a lot more people to ID before you sell your product but... I guess that is why China is slated to become the next world power. All the tax money they are getting from cigarettes to fund the government. I am proud that Americans are reducing their smoking, although it is probably directly due to the decrease in our world power ranking. I think it has to be due to all of the smokers pulling down our life expentancy a whole rating into chartruse. All our smokers are dead and dying. Take that, China. See what you have to look forward to? Going down a color grade on the world wide life expectancy charts leads you into a lower world power status. Can't wait to see you there. Oh, and one other thing. How do we not have anything on Russia until the 90's? If we don't have any info on them, maybe we should find a country that does keep records and put them up instead. Like, England or Japan for example? Hey, just an idea. Then there is the sin tax to consider. Wait for it. I know you can't, but you are going to have to wait.

  1. Canada and Australia have a higher avergae age because their countries have much less people than America. Because of there lower populations the average age rises. There wouldn’t be any data on Russia before 1990 because of communism. Production of cigarettes ahs increased but so has the overall world population. If you look at the world opoulation who smokes per cpita on the chart cigarette smoking is actually decreasing. True China and Russia are smoking more but thats because they are filthy commie bastards

    D Wallz
    September 15th, 2006 at 1:34 pm
  2. D Wallz, your statement about overall world population is redundant, was covered in the article. Your last statement is beyond belief, even for a filthy racist idiot bastard such as yourself. :)

    September 20th, 2006 at 8:01 pm
  3. Australia and Canada have universal health insurance. That makes a HUGE difference. The US has 47M people, 16% of the population, with no health insurance. They really bring the average down. Just heard Sherrod Brown in his MoveOn.org health care speech quote David Satcher saying that 80,000 black Americans die EVERY YEAR because of racial disparities in health care in the US. You don’t really have that in other civilized nations because race isn’t as closely linked to wealth or health care. If you’re Canadian, you have a Medicare card, and you get covered. Period. In the US, blacks have a much shorter lifespan than whites. (Of course, the death penalty doesn’t help either, but I don’t think it kills enough people to dent the lifespan stats.)

    I’m not sure anyone lives in Greenland?

    Sandwich Repairman
    September 20th, 2006 at 8:06 pm
  4. Immigration, not more babies, will make up for slower population growth. Don’t stop using condoms and having abortions just because the Africans and Asians have more kids per person. Part of the reason for that is that fewer of them make it out of childhood anyway. Like in the Middle Ages…when Europeans didn’t give you a name until you were 5 because your chance of living that long was so low?

    Sandwich Repairman
    September 20th, 2006 at 8:10 pm
  5. How am I being racist for saying China and Russia are commie bastards? What does tht have to do with race? No one is born a communist as far as I can tell. Stop being such an uber-liberal and labeling everyone a racist that doesnt agree with your retarded world view, fatty (I dont know if you fat or not, but Im assuming yes).

    D Wallz
    September 21st, 2006 at 12:53 pm
  6. wow. I didn’t even realize that people are reading my stuff! Thanks for the comments, guys. I am planning on this to be a three or four parter. So stay tuned!

    S. H. Skuld
    September 21st, 2006 at 4:33 pm
  7. Ah!!! I also just realized that the website that I pulled all of the graphs from (the obvious lack of graphs that you see) is missing or gone or down or something. Sorry! I didn’t download them, I just direct linked to them! Sorry. I will try to fix it later!

    S. H. Skuld
    September 21st, 2006 at 4:44 pm

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