Thought Of The Day. October 1, 2016

Instead of merely 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…

Thought Of The Day. July 15, 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…

Fuck Hillary!

Did that get you attention? Are you offended? I hope I got your attention. And I do not give a shit if you are offended. Hillary Clinton is evil. There! I said it. And I mean it. The risk that a war criminal might become president of the United States far outweighs any niceties that…

Herding Cats (or How to Organize the Left)

Most activists are on social media to advocate for causes in which they believe. Animal activists, environmentalists, social justice advocates, occupiers, Berners, etc, are all here to make a difference in the world. They are selfless, by and large, and not interested in personal aggrandizement or popularity. They aren’t selling anything or working for personal…

Thought Of The Day. May 31, 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…

There Are Three Animal Movements

In a nutshell, there are three schools of thought among animal activists: The Animal Protectionist View: Animals are going to be enslaved, brutalized and murdered into the foreseeable future. We owe than them all we can do to alleviate as much suffering as we can. This view encompasses the overwhelming majority of the animal movement.…

Shoot Slaughterhouse Owners!

Toward Meaningful Direct Action: A Blueprint for Vigilantism Direct action by animal liberationists and animal rights activists has been sporadic, unfocused, and ineffective. We have played the game within the system. We have abjured violence, We have only targeted property. We have failed. Most animals we free are quickly re-captured by their tormentors. Property we…