The Passing Of A Rat Ambassador

Originally posted on V Kind:
I’m sad to write another rat related post, after announcing the arrival of the recent additions (who for the record, are not boys at all!). For the last two hours, I’ve been trying to stop myself from crying, and form some kind of sense with the feelings I have, and…

Media Talking Heads Lost Their Credibility in 2016. Their Response? Talk Some More!

Until Donald Trump, the GOP was the party of free trade agreements, military adventurism, cutting capital gains taxes, corporate welfare, tax loopholes, trickle-down economics, super pacs, and lobbyist influence in campaigns and government. Trump ignored establishment orthodoxy and repudiated establishment priorities. In doing so, he commandeered the party and on the presidency. Trump was able…

My Ruminations of a Septuagenarian Jew

My friend Joseph Berson (he goes by Jay) is 77. With glasses, a little less hair and a few more teeth, he would bear an uncanny resemblance to Bernie Sanders. Jay’s political positions are closer to Bernie’s than are mine. We have have spirited discussions and hours of discourse every week. He is an avid…

Using Drone Technology for the Animals

One of the first people to employ drones in the fight to protect animals was my good friend Steve Hindi, of SHARK, who used them to frighten off animals being hunted. Those modest beginnings suggest remarkable opportunities for animal activists to use drones even more effectively. Drones can be outfitted with firearms, affording vigilantes the…