Posts Tagged ‘PETA’

Human Mutations

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

I had a horrific picture of dog-fighting here.  I can’t stand looking at it any longer.  I hope it helped make my point.

Frank Garcia, 35, a registered nurse in Western New York, recently went on a day-long murder spree that included killing four adults and in one couple’s case, insisting their teenage children listen to those torture murders, made them beg for their own lives, and then demanded they thank him when he let the kids live.

Garcia was convicted of two of the murders and undoubtedly will be guilty of the other two. He will be locked away forever because he’s a human mutant – someone who is so beyond our realm of reality, we can never let him near people again.

Michael Vick is a star, professional football player who signed a deal to play for  $135-million dollars.  But he also had other activities.  For over six years he ran a    dog-fighting club (mockingly called ‘Bad News Kennels’) and delighted in hanging, electrocuting, and bludgeoning to death dogs who could not or would not fight hard enough. He also satisfied his blood lust by tossing to his ferocious pit bulls for play, household pets and old dogs who were unwanted.

After serving only a year and a half in prison, Vick found the lord, now speaks to kid groups about animal cruelty, and just signed a million-dollar plus contract with the Philadelphia Eagles.  Although he is getting a second chance, I suggest to you that Michael Vick is also a human mutant who should never be around people again.

There will be some people who say I’m treating the murder of animals on a par with the murder of human beings.  That’s not true.  I’m not looking at either of these cases through the eyes of the victims – I’m trying to imagine the world through the eyes of these murderers.

And I simply can’t.  Neither, I’ll bet can you.  What kind of monster would take pleasure in the bloody torture, suffering, and killing of helpless creatures?  A mutant.  A diseased bad seed. A rabid animal.

Do you think Vick deserves the second chance he’s getting?  Well maybe we should give one to Frank Garcia too.  Let’s start by putting them around your family or pets.

Our sponsor refuses to put his link on the same page as these animals.

FUCK THE KENTUCKY DERBY!

Friday, May 1st, 2009

I wrote this last year after a racehorse was euthanized moments after the race.  Is there anything better than the Kentucky Derby to symbolize the decadence of a segment of American tradition?  Ah yes, the “Derby”. Our own Magnolia, elitist, Southern bouillabaisse of flowering hats, flowing gowns, and florescent mint juleps.  Oh, Mammy! You can almost hear the darkies in the field singin’ ‘Old Man River’.

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OBSCENE? Do you know what’s really obscene? Horses that are raced to death beyond any civilized standards for sport, show, and money. Innocent civilians and soldiers killed in senseless wars like the one in Iraq. And 40,000+ people (mostly children) worldwide who die EVERY SINGLE DAY from starvation and disease. These are ALL disgusting facts – but do you know what’s REALLY obscene?

 

The fact that a goddamn word offends you more than these atrocities.

 

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Getting Harder to Eat a Burger

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

What the hell are Happy Cows from California? Do they rollerblade or surf? Do they Moo with a Valley Girl accent? I’ve seen a lot of cows standing around – and they don’t look exactly thrilled with their lives. But those were New York cows – I assumed they were ‘contented’. I thought they were just hanging out waiting for their night in shining Armour.

I’ve been to California many times but I don’t remember seeing any cows.  Were they at the beach or getting their vibes milked? Were they hiding from the birthplace of McDonalds, the largest meat grinder in the history of people?

Like any farm animal raised for food, we’d like to think cows don’t think. Unfortunately, studies now show they think as well as Cats and dogs who, I know, think as well as about three out of four of the people I meet everyday.

Are they happy? Who the hell knows who’s happy? As the old Italian Mother says in one of my favorite movies, “Lovers & Other Strangers” – “Don’t look for happiness, Richie. It’ll only make you miserable.”

Regardless of if they think or are happy or just content, cows aren’t treated well before (I CAN’T think of a nice way to put this!) ….they are slaughtered. PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) makes a pretty good case for the misery they endure. You can see it here: http://www.unhappycows.com/ It’s not pretty.

So ‘Happy Cows from California’ is total advertising bullshit (what a surprise) but I still eat cheeseburgers. ‘Disassociation’ is the only rationalization I have right now – but I know it sucks. But what can I eat – hummus? – whatever the fock that is. (Sorry, Paul).

I don’t know. I just don’t know.

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Do We Really Need Another VP Who Hunts?

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

Oh well – maybe she’s a better shot than Cheney.

(This picture may be a fake. But the following one is not.)

PALIN FUR VICE PRESIDENT!

Tomorrow: “He’s Alive, Franco!” (The dog who came back to life.)

FUCK THE KENTUCKY DERBY!

Monday, August 25th, 2008


OBSCENE? Do you know what’s really obscene? Horses that are raced to death beyond any civilized standards for sport, show, and money. Innocent civilians and soldiers killed in senseless wars like the one in Iraq. And 40,000+ people (mostly children) worldwide who die EVERY SINGLE DAY from starvation and disease. These are ALL disgusting facts – but do you know what’s really obscene?

The fact that a goddamn word offends you more than these atrocities.

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FUCK THE KENTUCKY DERBY!

Saturday, May 3rd, 2008

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OBSCENE? Do you know what’s really obscene? Horses that are raced to death beyond any civilized standards for sport, show, and money. Innocent civilians and soldiers killed in senseless wars like the one in Iraq. And 40,000+ people (mostly children) worldwide who die EVERY SINGLE DAY from starvation and disease. These are ALL disgusting facts – but do you know what’s really obscene?

The fact that a goddamn word offends you more than these atrocities.

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