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    Nye: Is It Time To 'Penalize People For Having Extra Kids?'

    Science-Denier Bill Nye: Is It Time To 'Penalize People For Having Extra Kids?'


    Oddly enough, though, what Nye and Rieder fail to tell us is that Niger is a hellhole of humanity that ranked as the country with the world's worst standard of living in 2009, a standard that has only gotten worse since. The "absolute poverty rate" in Niger was 61% and climbing in 2012.

    But when his guest mentioned Niger, Nye said approvingly, "They burn some charcoal [only] now and then."

    Well, when all you own is a wooden bowl, an old blanket, and herd of bed bugs…

    Anyway, things then got super-creepy….

    Billy Nye: So, should we have policies that penalize people for having extra kids in the developed world?

    Travis Rieder: I do think that we should at least consider it.

    Bill Nye: Well, "at least consider it" is like "Do it."

    Travis Rieder: One of the things that we could do that's kind of least policy-ish is we could encourage our culture and our norms to change, right?

    Couple points…

    1) HITLER!

    2) Niger has an infant mortality rate of 71.2 deaths per 1000 live births -- one of the highest in the world. America's infant mortality rate, which the left-wing Washington Post called an "embarrassment," is only 6.1 per 1000.

    Life expectancy in Niger is 61 years (the same age as Tom Hanks!). Life expectancy in America is 79 years. America's poor live like kings compared to the average Nigerian.

    So maybe instead of penalizing developed countries, we should use all that activist energy to help develop Niger?
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    The birth rate for developed countries is 2.0. Far less than the 2.3 needed for the population to remain stable....who are they going to penalize......they are dumber than stumps.
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