Ya... honestly I approached the footer in regards to responsiveness // fluid capabilities but had limited luck. We are possibly redoing the entire footer thing for the xenbase just unsure how we want to approach it.
As you said, responsive styles can be very difficult.
Just started playing with the side while I applied the CSS Code.
It's always the same, you think that a solution might work, and then you discover that it's not as good as you might have thought it would be.