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  • Circus Icon Ringling Bros. Says Goodbye After 146 Years

    05/22/2017 1:54:04 AM PDT · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 94 replies
    NBCNews.com ^ | May 21 2017, | Daniella Silva
    UNIONDALE, New York — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus folded up its Big Top for the last time on Sunday night in New York, as emotional performers, wistful crowd-goers and ecstatic protesters said farewell to an institution in American live entertainment after nearly a century and a half. The circus gave the final performance of "The Greatest Show on Earth" to a sold-out crowd at Nassau Coliseum, showing off its death-defying stunts and exotic animals for the last time after 146 years.
  • Woman, 26, cited after Charleston police said she scared carriage horses with T.rex costume

    05/20/2017 10:51:20 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 59 replies
    Post and Courier ^ | 5.19.2017 | Dave Munday
    A 26-year-old West Ashley woman was ticketed Friday after Charleston police said she caused an accident by scaring two carriage horses with a Tyrannosaurus rex costume. Nicole Wells of Ashley River Road was cited on a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct and wearing a mask or disguise on a public street, a city code violation, police said. Wells was released after turning herself in Friday morning, spokesman Charles Francis said. She was not jailed. The incident was reported shortly after 5 p.m. on Thursday near Tommy Condon's restaurant on Church Street. Two Palmetto Carriage Works horses, named Yogi and Boo...
  • PETA Says Milk is a ‘Symbol of White Supremacy’

    04/01/2017 5:10:34 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 100 replies
    Heatstreet.com ^ | 3/31/2017 | Ian Miles Cheong
    PETA’s shenanigans vary from the absurd to the downright offensive. From likening rape survivors to pigs and cows, to calling Pokémon a form of animal cruelty, PETA’s efforts to “save the animals” always make the headlines—and with good reason: they’re completely absurd. The animal rights group today released a new video to cry over milk, equating the nutritious drink with Nazism. Following the rise in Trump Derangement Syndrome and the progressive left’s hysteria over white supremacism, PETA states: “Did you know that milk has long been a symbol used by white supremacists?” It’s an alternative fact accompanied by an equally...
  • Homeland Security Rationing Ammo to Agents in the Field

    03/13/2017 1:53:31 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 36 replies
    WND ^ | March 12 2017 | STEVE PEACOCK
    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it possesses a “limited amount” of 9mm bullets for agents in the field as well as for training purposes, and it is rationing its ammunition based on internal requests until it can award a new contract. [ ] The apparent role poor planning, or another agenda, played in the issue came to light when ICE said it would have run out of 9mm ammo by June 2017 in the absence of a modified contract with its supplier, Vista Outdoor Inc. So, the agency last month approved a $363,307 ceiling increase to contract No. HSCEMS-11-D-00002....
  • PETA shelter was a 'slaughterhouse,' group claims

    03/09/2017 11:53:06 AM PST · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 8, 2017 | Elizabeth Llorente
    A national consumer non-profit group is assailing People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, for killing more than 1,000 dogs and cats last year at its headquarters in Norfolk, Va. In a press release, the Center for Consumer Freedom calls PETA’s shelter at its Virginia location a “slaughterhouse” where it “has once again massacred scores of potentially adoptable pets.”
  • Giraffe stream flagged on YouTube for 'nudity & sexual content', park says

    02/23/2017 6:48:31 AM PST · by servo1969 · 24 replies
    Fox5ny.com ^ | 2-23-2017 | Fox5ny
    <p>Millions of people have been watching and waiting with anticipation to witness the birth of a baby giraffe at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, NY.</p> <p>The park set up a webcam in order to share the precious and educational moment with the world. Park officials in a little more than 12 hours they've seen between 20-30 million views.</p>
  • Animal rights group PETA calls for Warhammer fur clothing ban (Games Workshop targeted)

    01/30/2017 5:27:58 AM PST · by Ciaphas Cain · 16 replies
    Tabletop Gaming ^ | January 30, 2017
    Animal rights organisation PETA has asked Warhammer publisher Games Workshop to remove the depiction of characters wearing fur from its range of miniatures and games. PETA, which has become well-known for its anti-fur campaigns involving celebrities and its calls for the humane treatment of animals both in reality and fiction, said in a statement that it had written to Games Workshop CEO Kevin Rountree to request a ban on the portrayal of fur clothing in the Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000 universes. The move is likely to rile up some fans of the series who see the ethical treatment of animals...
  • Why German Nazis Were Big Fans of Animal Rights

    01/25/2017 5:50:38 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 20 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | February 1, 1996 | Alexander Cockburn
    Joseph Goebbels said, famously, "The only real friend one has in the end is the dog. . . . The more I get to know the human species, the more I care for my Benno." As historians Arnold Arluke and Boria Sax put it, "The Nazis abolished moral distinctions between animals and people by viewing people as animals. The result was that animals could be considered `higher' than some people." The blond Aryan beast of Nietzsche represented animality at the top available grade, at one with wild nature. Aryans and animals were allied in a struggle against the contaminators, the...
  • Are Humans More Valuable Than Animals? (Prager University video)

    01/09/2017 7:54:10 AM PST · by servo1969 · 18 replies
    Prager University ^ | 1-9-2017 | Dennis Prager
    Are you more valuable than a dog or a cat or, for that matter, a tree? One of the biggest differences between Judeo-Christian values and secular values concerns this very issue: the worth of the human being. According to the Judeo-Christian value system, human beings are infinitely valuable. On the other hand, secular humanism devalues the worth of humans. As ironic as it may sound, the God-based Judeo-Christian value system renders humans infinitely more valuable than any humanistic value system. The reason is simple: if there is no God, human beings are only material beings - and therefore not worth...
  • The meat paradox

    10/11/2016 2:52:46 PM PDT · by JimSEA · 107 replies
    Science Daily ^ | 10/11/2016 | University of Oslo
    When we eat beef, chicken wings, hot dogs or spaghetti bolognese, we do it in denial. Already by referring to what we eat as "beef" instead of "cow," we have created a distance between our food and an animal with abilities to think and feel. The meat paradox "The presentation of meat by the industry influences our willingness to eat it. Our appetite is affected both by what we call the dish we eat and how the meat is presented to us," says Jonas R. Kunst, a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Psychology, University of Oslo. Kunst and his...
  • Terrified turkeys to fall from sky again

    10/05/2016 8:56:11 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 28 replies
    Arkansas Times ^ | 10/5/16 | Brantly
    Bill Bowden reported in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette this morning that they'll be dropping live turkeys out of an airplane over Yellville again this Friday and Saturday at Yellville's Turkey Trot Festival. The FAA said it doesn't get into animal cruelty issues (and you can be sure the local prosecutor has been bullied to silence by the locals on the issue). As long as the pilot, Mountain View pharmacist Dana Woods, doesn't drop turkeys over a crowd, the regulators say there's nothing they can do. Woods has been smirking about this cruel practice for years as the Phantom Pilot. There was...
  • PETA Is Going After Hallmark for Its Chimpanzee Greetings Cards

    09/30/2016 4:33:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    Fortune ^ | September 30, 2016
    PETA is going after Hallmark for selling cards that it says are harmful to primates. The animal rights organization has sent a letter to the greeting card maker requesting that it stop selling cards that feature chimpanzees, especially those in which the animals are dressed up in costumes and wigs. PETA cited famed primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall in saying that the “smiles” you see coming from the chimpanzees on those cards are actually expressions of fear. “No chimpanzee should be forced into a costume and scared to death for a birthday card,” PETA primatologist Julia Gallucci stated in a press...
  • Rutgers law professors say pets are 'animal slaves,' argue domestication is form of torture

    09/24/2016 7:51:38 AM PDT · by kevcol · 112 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 22, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    They wrote that in a fair and just world, “there would be no pets at all, no fields full of sheep, and no barns full of pigs, cows and egg-laying hens. There would be no aquaria and no zoos.” “If animals matter morally, we must recalibrate all aspects of our relationship with them. The issue we must confront is not whether our exploitation of them is ‘humane’ — with all of the concomitant tinkering with the practices of animal-use industries — but rather whether we can justify using them at all,” they concluded.
  • PETA's anti-fishing video is absurd

    08/11/2016 5:30:19 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 8/11/2016 | J Males
    Just when some of the statements coming out of PETA start to sound credible and well researched, this anti-fishing video pops up! The only reason this video is getting shared in this post is to show you guys how absurd it is. Anyone that is familiar with fishing will tell you that this anti-fishing video is an exaggerated and overly propagated piece of garbage. I am sorry to have to put it so bluntly. I can only get about 10 seconds into that thing without laughing. However, let me clarify a few things. There are lot of principles and statements...
  • VIDEO: Hillary panics after protesters shout near Las Vegas rally stage

    08/04/2016 2:08:52 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 225 replies
    American Mirror ^ | August 4, 2016 | Kyle Olson
    There was a distinct look of fear on Hillary Clinton’s face as animal rights protesters held up a large banner and yelled near her rally stage in Las Vegas today while the candidate spoke. Secret Service agents sprang into action, with one putting his arm around Clinton. “You’re okay,” he could be heard saying on the hot mic. “Keep talking,” he said as she stood in silence. “We’ll handle it. We’re not going anywhere,” he said. “Keep talking.” “Okay, we’ll keep talking,” Clinton told the audience. She then said the protesters were actually there to focus on Donald Trump. “Apparently...
  • Surfers want to kill a three-metre bronze whaler shark which has been menacing

    08/01/2016 3:47:24 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 22 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 1 August 2016 | Steven Trask
    A three-metre shark that has been menacing a popular stretch of surf in Western Australia should be culled before someone is killed, local surfers say. The bronze whaler shark has lingered at Perth's Trigg Point beach for six weeks and had chased beachgoers into shore at least three times, surfers said. 'I don't particularly condone killing anything but this shark has been freaking people out in our neighbourhood for the better part of two months', surfer Glen Buckey told the West Australian.
  • Animal Rights Protesters Jump Barricade, Interrupt Sanders Rally in Oakland

    05/31/2016 12:22:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 5/31 | Kristofer Noceda, Pete Suratos and Lisa Fernandez
    Video appears to show the Secret Service strike one of the barricade jumpers with a night stickAnimal rights protesters jumped barricades at a Bernie Sanders rally late Monday in Oakland, California, accusing the candidate of falling short in his efforts to fight "factory farming." The Democratic presidential hopeful was addressing supporters at Frank Ogawa Plaza at City Hall when five people in their 20s and 30s hopped over barricades and attempted to rush the podium before Secret Service agents escorted them away. Agents also surrounded Sanders. The group identified itself as the Bay Area-based "Direct Action Everywhere," or DXE. Spokesman...
  • The Politics of the Gorilla Story

    05/31/2016 12:35:44 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 67 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 5-31-2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: We're gonna get to the gorilla business. That's easily explained, too. Folks, you remember when the two fish, what kind of fish were they, I keep thinking dolphins or porpoises, way back in the nineties, a couple of them got caught in sea ice, way far north of where they should have been, and the whole country became captivated with, will they find their way out? What can we do? Can we cut holes in the ice so that the porpoise, the dolphins, whatever they were, can we guide them out? Can we do something? Can we...
  • New administration rule would permit thousands of eagle deaths at wind farms

    05/05/2016 3:25:02 AM PDT · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5-4-16
    The Obama administration is revising a federal rule that allows wind-energy companies to operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years, even if means killing or injuring thousands of federally protected bald and golden eagles. Under the plan announced Wednesday, companies could kill or injure up to 4,200 bald eagles a year without penalty -- nearly four times the current limit. Golden eagles could only be killed if companies take steps to minimize the losses, for instance, by retrofitting power poles to reduce the risk of electrocution. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe said the proposal will "provide a...
  • Fresh off SeaWorld victory, animal rights groups take aim at zoos, circuses and maybe your pet

    04/26/2016 9:05:24 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 26, 2016 | Greg Norman
    Fresh off a victory over SeaWorld and its controversial orca program, animal rights groups are zeroing in on zoos, aquariums and circuses -- and one prominent expert warns your dog and cat could be next. A well-funded coalition of nonprofits finally broke SeaWorld, when the theme park chain announced in March it would phase out its popular killer whale program. Now the groups smell blood in the water – and on land. “The tide is turning against SeaWorld and other aquariums and zoos,” Ashley Bryne, a campaign specialist at PETA, told FoxNews.com. “I think this is a sign of what’s...