Blog posts November 2009

2 pets is OK, how about 50?

Hi, I’m PJ and I am a Packrat, indeed I am.

I grew up in small towns where people realized “normal” was a broad range and respected people’s choices and decisions so long as it didn’t harm others.  In a small town, it’s tough not to be aware of what other people are “up to” but, more and more, we’…

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Leave Tiger Alone!!!

Police Gone Wild

If you don't live in Texas, don't think this doesn't concern you.  It may already be happening in your area and,  if it isn't it is probably come soon so please read on when I start blogging about local LEO activities.  Feel free to comment on what goes on where you are as well.

"Texas ranks numb…

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Established Protocols Were Not Followed

"have determined established protocols were not followed" and so the wanna be Salahi couple attends a State Dinner.  I am NOT surprised!  "the Secret Service may pursue a criminal investigation of the Salahis"  Id.  What was I saying about shifting blame?  What's to investigate with the Salahis?  …

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The Maldives on Global Warming

I have mixed feelings about the whole issue of global warming.  I have do doubt the global climate is changing, that we selfish, careless humans are negatively impacting.  I'm not sure how much we can really do to change that without forcing everyone into caves and taking away all the conveniences o…

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Joe Namath MUZZLED; You’re next!

This case outrages me as a property owner AND as a pet owner, also a form of property.  Ownership of property is a WELL established fundamental right!

“Namath's attorney, James Walsh, said he didn't know whether he would appeal Thursday's decision.”  Oh, Joe, say it isn’t so!  Please, oh, please ap…

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Police Taser Deer

A while back I said: "I have no doubt at all that officers use or would use electroshock weapons on animals too."  I didn't have time to research it and I'm quite sure this is NOT the first animal Tasered.  Watch the video to in the sidebar or here very closely.  See the spasms that deer is experi…

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5 senior Humane Society staffers ARRESTED, animal cruelty charges

BREAKING NEWS! is what pops out at you on the THS main page but somehow they missed this HUGE story about their own people.

5 senior staffers, including a veterinarian, have been arrested and face multiple allegations and charges of cruelty to animals, as well as other charges.

I don’t know Canadian…

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Am I Free To Leave?

You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say or do can and will be used against you in a court of law. Do you understand these rights?  

You have the right to SHUT UP.  I strongly suggest you SHUT UP.  The simple truth is that, if you are pulled over in a vehicle or stopped on the street …

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Recently a dog owner was stopped in Jefferson County, AL; home of Birmingham, AL.  You can see the woman’s version of the story and the full response from Lt. Randy Christian, spokesperson for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, here.  Lt. Christian has verified directly to me that this…

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Happy Harvest and Poison for Pets Warnings

Macadamia, Avacado, Cyanide in fruit seeds, pits/pips, Xylitol...

'Tis the season when we pick up imported goodies and dig our our recipe books, thus ending up with foods and other stuff in our houses that isn't the norm and oh, so many of them could be hazardous (which is why we pet folks didn't hav…

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Eradicate Violence Against Women NOW

International Day for the Eradication of Violence Against Women is TODAY; wear those white ribbons through the 10th please. Although this is primarily a campaign by and for men, women may also take the pledge. "I pledge never to commit, condone or remain silent about violence against women or girls.

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Cat dies from H1N1

Taser Homicide, No Indictment WTF???

Bad Dentist, Bad, BAD Dentist

Coming from a family with serious genetic faults when it comes to teeth, I wasn't allowed candy or junk food as a young child.  Even so, I ended up with several crowns on my baby teeth.  I had the most wonderful, incredible "baby" dentist in Kansas City.  He's the one who put those crowns on my teet…

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"We just made that up" WTF???

What Planet is This?


If you don't smoke or detest smoking, you may be inclined to by-pass this but you shouldn't because it affects us all.  The PACT Act is the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act.  Trafficking?  Seriously?  It sure makes it look like a good thing to stop but that's not what it is about at all.  This …

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Cyber War Escalating

Yesterday was pretty typical.  There were a dozen things I wanted to blog about.  Most days I just get up and walk away, don't bother to post anything.  Blogging takes time, energy and I like to do a bit of research rather than just shoot from the hip.  Right now, I'm going to do a little shooting f…

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Live Vaccines still Common

Just a footnote to the previous entry.  We all get exposed to live virus vaccines, directly or indirectly and regularly, from humans, cats, and dogs.  Humands: "Examples of live vaccines include: Viral: polio vaccine (Sabin vaccine), measles vaccine, mumps vaccine, rubella vaccine, chicken pox v…

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