Monthly Archives: July 2012

Answers to Questions “Meat” Eaters Ask Vegans

No, I don’t eat cows, pigs, chickens, or any other animals. No, I don’t buy leather belts or shoes. No, my car seats and furniture aren’t leather. No, I don’t buy soap or any products tested on animals. No, I … Continue reading

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Would You Leave Your Dog at the Zoo?

If you think zoos are safe and fun places for animals, you should consider leaving your dog or cat at the zoo when you leave town. If that thought makes you uncomfortable, why would it be all right to keep … Continue reading

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The Solution to the Education Crisis in America

Pick your head up off the desk! Stop sleeping. Wake up! Pay attention. Are you listening to me? What did I just say? Stop tapping your pencil. Am I talking to myself? I’ll wait. I’m still waiting. Do you want me … Continue reading

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Can We End The Sale Of This Food In Florida?

I am sending the following letter to several South Florida restaurants. If they respond favorably, we will celebrate their decision; if they do not agree, we will organize protests outside of their restaurants to encourage them to end the sale … Continue reading

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Who the *#%! is Sarah Kiser?

Have you ever seen something so special that you rushed to share it with others? Have you ever been so inspired by someone that you wanted to introduce him or her to the world? I’m in that moment. This is that time. … Continue reading

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Spitters Never Win

 “We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.” … Continue reading

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Steak Dinner Raises $640 for Abused Animals

This isn’t satire. That headline recently appeared on an animal shelter’s website. Does it sound crazy? Believe it or not, it’s the norm at animal shelters throughout the country. Do the people who attended this fundraiser know that steak comes from a cow? Have … Continue reading

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Shame On ESPN

With an audience of millions of people, we expect journalists to research topics and use caution while speaking extemporaneously. When reporters fail to follow these elementary rules in broadcasting, there are far-reaching consequences. Journalists have a moral obligation since their audience often … Continue reading

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You Won’t Believe What Your Taxes Support

Despite high unemployment, a $16 trillion national debt, and crises in social security, medicare, education, and infrastructure, the U.S. government continues to spend your money like they’re on Spring Break in Cartagena. Here are just a few examples of how your elected officials … Continue reading

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Free Sea Shepherd Captain Paul Watson

Sea Shepherd Captain Paul Watson was recently arrested in Germany on a decade-old warrant from Costa Rica for allegedly entering a restricted area at sea during the 2002 filming of Sharkwater, a documentary that won 31 international awards. The incident occurred when Sea Shepherd found an … Continue reading

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