Thought Of The Day. March 18, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…

Hillagarchy!

Hillary rails against the many ludicrous positions on social issues embraced by Republicans, confident that our senses of justice and fairness will be sufficiently offended that we will ignore all the similarities shared by Republicans and her Wall Street Democrat allies. Rounding up and deporting immigrants, no rape or incest exceptions for abortion, voter suppression…

Terrorism, Speciesism, And Saving Animal Lives

Terrorism is a much over used term, one that is invoked by government to tarnish enemies, used to frighten the public, inflame zealots, control the media, and to blur the distinctions between those fighting particular enemies and those targeting innocents and non-combatants. Religious fanatics (mostly Muslim fundamentalists of late), political separatists, racists, etc, use violence…

The Chasm Between Animals and Democrats

  Most animal activists are aware that we have little in common with conservatives. Philosophically, animal protection and animal rights are anathema to the right. Both require the exercise of government power and restrictions on individual freedom to exploit or harm animals. There are no liberal Republicans, so most find ourselves casting our lot with…