Friday, June 17, 2005

Nobody Expects The Spanish Inquisition

PETA employees charged with animal cruelty.

3 Comments:

At 2:41 PM, Blogger David said...

Great title.

 
At 7:02 PM, Anonymous cas said...

what worries me is "How did these animals die?"

Supposedly PETA believes in euthanization by lethal injection. But the drugs used for this kind of injection are a controlled substance (for obvious reasons). Neither one of these PETA people are veterinarians - so, either they were using a substance illegally or the animals died some grosser way.

 
At 8:55 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yesterday, House Democrats staged a mock impeachment hearing for George W. Bush—and the loonies came out to play.

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The session took an awkward turn when witness Ray McGovern, a former intelligence analyst, declared that the United States went to war in Iraq for oil, Israel and military bases craved by administration “neocons” so “the United States and Israel could dominate that part of the world.” He said that Israel should not be considered an ally and that Bush was doing the bidding of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

“Israel is not allowed to be brought up in polite conversation,” McGovern said. “The last time I did this, the previous director of Central Intelligence called me anti-Semitic.”

Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D-Va.), who prompted the question by wondering whether the true war motive was Iraq’s threat to Israel, thanked McGovern for his “candid answer.”

At Democratic headquarters, where an overflow crowd watched the hearing on television, activists handed out documents repeating two accusations — that an Israeli company had warning of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and that there was an “insider trading scam” on 9/11 — that previously has been used to suggest Israel was behind the attacks.

The event organizer, Democrats.com, distributed stickers saying “Bush lied/100,000 people died.” One man’s T-shirt proclaimed, “Whether you like Bush or not, he’s still an incompetent liar,” while a large poster of Uncle Sam announced: “Got kids? I want yours for cannon fodder.”

Conyers’s firm hand on the gavel could not prevent something of a free-for-all; at one point, a former State Department worker rose from the audience to propose criminal charges against Bush officials. Early in the hearing, somebody accidentally turned off the lights; later, a witness knocked down a flag. Matters were even worse at Democratic headquarters, where the C-SPAN feed ended after just an hour, causing the activists to groan and one to shout “Conspiracy!”

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This is just more evidence that the Democratic Party is in deep, deep trouble.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/16/AR2005061601570.html


-LGF

 

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