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Watermelons to replace piglets in California fair event
Associated Press ^ | July 21, 2019 | Not Specified

Posted on 07/21/2019 5:29:24 PM PDT by dayglored

Edited on 07/21/2019 6:52:25 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Watermelons are set to replace piglets in an annual event celebrating agriculture at a California fair.

The Press Democrat reported Saturday that the Sonoma County Fair has eliminated the pig scramble from Farmers Day due to rising public concern and protests over animal welfare.


(Excerpt) Read more at apnews.com ...


TOPICS: Agriculture; Food; Humor; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: california; fair; peta; pigs; santarosa; sonomacounty; watermelons
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Wait, do watermelons SQUEAL? What fun is it if the thing doesn't SQUEAL??
1 posted on 07/21/2019 5:29:24 PM PDT by dayglored
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To: dayglored

It’s Fun reading stories about CA :)

They try to top themselves each day!


2 posted on 07/21/2019 5:32:19 PM PDT by dp0622 (Bad, bad company Till the day I die.)
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To: dayglored

A long standing tradition of a sudden isn’t socially acceptable anymore? Who complained? CAIR?


3 posted on 07/21/2019 5:32:31 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists call 'em what you will they all have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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elementary school children carrying watermelons slicked with
vegetable oil around an obstacle course


Lot of washing and scrubbing going to be needed for both the
children and clothes they are wearing.


4 posted on 07/21/2019 5:34:05 PM PDT by deport
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To: dayglored

Leftists ruin everything.


5 posted on 07/21/2019 5:34:23 PM PDT by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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Do you get points for tackling the kids?

"I am an American fighting man. I serve in the forces guarding our country and our way of life.
I am prepared to give my life in their defense."

6 posted on 07/21/2019 5:35:24 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (FMF Corpsman - Lima 3/5 RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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NAH!

I smell Islam & animal rights kooks.


7 posted on 07/21/2019 5:35:26 PM PDT by gaijin
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Watermelons to replace piglets in California fair event...now that's RACIST......
8 posted on 07/21/2019 5:35:47 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: dayglored

Watermelons = raciss


9 posted on 07/21/2019 5:36:07 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob (/S liberally (oops) applied to all posts.)
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I’m pretty sure that’s racist.


10 posted on 07/21/2019 5:36:41 PM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the disco)
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To: ConorMacNessa

No but the next event: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bJINv6ffO00


11 posted on 07/21/2019 5:39:34 PM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the disco)
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To: dayglored

Ok. So how long until the next group says, “no. That’s racist?”


12 posted on 07/21/2019 5:40:02 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Trump/Hunter, jr for President/Vice President 2016)
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So black children should be forced to carry watermelons? That’s racist.


13 posted on 07/21/2019 5:47:02 PM PDT by LukeL
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They could roll m-hole covers.


14 posted on 07/21/2019 5:47:28 PM PDT by Lisbon1940 (No full-term Governors (at the time of election))
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To: dayglored
In California you can't play with piglets but you can kill all the human fetuses you want.
15 posted on 07/21/2019 5:52:43 PM PDT by Vision (Obama corrupted, sought to weaken and fundamentally change America; he didn't plan on being stopped.)
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To: dayglored

Muslims.


16 posted on 07/21/2019 5:54:35 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change with out notice.)
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Surprised they didn’t replace them with greased up transgenders.


17 posted on 07/21/2019 5:57:47 PM PDT by dinodino
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18 posted on 07/21/2019 5:59:17 PM PDT by rfp1234 (NBC: Putting the TURD in Saturday.)
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What about the damned watermelons’ welfare? The pigs at least get out from the event alive in one piece


19 posted on 07/21/2019 5:59:27 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ( “Politicians are not born; they are excreted.” Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 to 43 BCE))
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To: dayglored

Black people ain’t gonna like this switch up....


20 posted on 07/21/2019 6:01:46 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot)
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