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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-13-05 02:25 PM
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5. Thank You!!
It's sad that they would rather make headlines than make a difference.
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  -PETA Rethinks Ads Comparing Abuse, Slavery meganmonkey  Aug-13-05 02:12 PM   #0 
  - "Behind PETA's lettuce curtain"  madeline_con   Aug-13-05 02:14 PM   #1 
  - oh brother  Skip Intro   Aug-13-05 02:28 PM   #7 
  - I kinda thought that, but...  madeline_con   Aug-13-05 02:44 PM   #11 
  - Bob Barr is not exactly a progressive source  dissent1977   Aug-13-05 02:30 PM   #8 
  - I'm not vouching for the guy....  madeline_con   Aug-13-05 02:46 PM   #13 
  - So you know  tofunut   Aug-13-05 03:46 PM   #20 
  - The Washington Times ?  Catchawave   Aug-13-05 06:12 PM   #75 
  - A good idea for PETA would be to visit outdoor malls, parks in this  henslee   Aug-13-05 02:16 PM   #2 
  - Thank You!!  arwalden   Aug-13-05 02:25 PM   #5 
  - I think arwalden doesn't know that PETA  Catchawave   Aug-13-05 06:49 PM   #98 
     - Nice Personal Attack There, Catchawave...  arwalden   Aug-13-05 06:58 PM   #102 
        - So you demand they do something,  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 07:03 PM   #104 
        - Peta Would Rather Make Headlines Than Make A Difference.  arwalden   Aug-13-05 07:08 PM   #106 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-05 08:05 PM   #116 
        - I really didn't mean to offend YOU....  Catchawave   Aug-13-05 08:02 PM   #114 
           - Horses hit!  arwalden   Aug-13-05 08:27 PM   #138 
              - No, the animals are the victims, d'oh....  Catchawave   Aug-13-05 09:16 PM   #154 
                 - That Response Makes No Sense At All  arwalden   Aug-13-05 09:23 PM   #156 
  - They already do that.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 04:12 PM   #22 
     - Whoa.... I'm not bashing. And I am glad they do that.  henslee   Aug-13-05 04:26 PM   #29 
        - That wasn't necessarily directed towards you.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 06:48 PM   #97 
  - PETA:  BamaLefty   Aug-13-05 02:17 PM   #3 
  - An interesting fact  Teaser   Aug-13-05 02:23 PM   #4 
  - Mmmm... lemon fish sauce.  Kipling   Aug-13-05 02:26 PM   #6 
  - "Animals can detect stress in conspecific animals ..."  madeline_con   Aug-13-05 02:52 PM   #16 
     - That's what I said.  Teaser   Aug-13-05 05:57 PM   #68 
  - What else do you expect from people  China_cat   Aug-13-05 02:35 PM   #9 
  - Just because someone doesn't take the time to see it  arikara   Aug-13-05 04:44 PM   #39 
  - that is a bunch of crap. do you really believe that?  expatriot   Aug-13-05 04:42 PM   #36 
  - How sensitive of them! When the two Peta members killed 31 dogs  lizzy   Aug-13-05 04:49 PM   #40 
  - I didn't realize that they'd been convicted. They WERE convicted, right?  flvegan   Aug-13-05 04:53 PM   #44 
  - No, they haven't been convicted, but considering they were  lizzy   Aug-13-05 05:41 PM   #64 
     - Nice liberal ideal, there.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 06:08 PM   #73 
     - To make it clear they (as in PETA) have not been directly linked to that  dissent1977   Aug-13-05 08:17 PM   #129 
        - The only thing Peta condemned is them dumping the bodies  lizzy   Aug-13-05 10:34 PM   #182 
  - I hope you feel the same amount of compassion  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 06:18 PM   #81 
     - WTF does that mean? That if I eat hamburger, I should also go  lizzy   Aug-13-05 07:58 PM   #113 
        - No, it means you're a hypocrite.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 08:07 PM   #119 
           - And what does it make you?  lizzy   Aug-13-05 10:16 PM   #169 
              - Do you think eating meat is okay  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 10:17 PM   #171 
              - Other animals eat meat. Humans have always ate meat.  lizzy   Aug-13-05 10:21 PM   #174 
                 - Humans are not omnivores.  shockra   Aug-13-05 10:53 PM   #191 
              - No apparent reason? Wow, you're stretching there.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 10:19 PM   #173 
                 - Nice game. Everything is alleged and nothing is true  lizzy   Aug-13-05 10:36 PM   #186 
                    - No game. There were euthanized animals, yes.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 10:39 PM   #187 
  - That same aquarium got the Worst Person award on  Catchawave   Aug-13-05 06:16 PM   #78 
  - People Eating Tasty Meat.  Deep N RedLand   Aug-13-05 02:38 PM   #10 
  - "... animals will escape and chew their arm off. "  madeline_con   Aug-13-05 02:48 PM   #14 
  - I Have To Agree  BamaLefty   Aug-13-05 03:16 PM   #19 
  - Good to know I'm not a Democrat.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 06:19 PM   #82 
  - When I express an opinion about animal issues here in DU  kestrel91316   Aug-13-05 08:25 PM   #137 
  - How's it goin', Dr. Nick.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 08:42 PM   #144 
     - ??  kestrel91316   Aug-13-05 11:10 PM   #198 
  - What's with the name calling, here? *&*)*&!  AuntieM1957   Aug-13-05 09:51 PM   #162 
  - PETA's right you know.....  Catchawave   Aug-13-05 06:33 PM   #91 
  - They also claimed animals being killed  fujiyama   Aug-13-05 02:45 PM   #12 
  - "I'm sick of the hyperbole"  madeline_con   Aug-13-05 02:50 PM   #15 
  - But that's why you quote CCF, right?  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 04:17 PM   #25 
     - No. We don't all have to support domestic terrorism....  madeline_con   Aug-13-05 04:40 PM   #35 
        - So you don't see it. I guess that means it doesn't exist.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 06:17 PM   #79 
        - And my point still stands.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 06:29 PM   #90 
  - when you compare two things, you are not saying EVERYthing is  expatriot   Aug-13-05 04:34 PM   #31 
  - Many historical analogies ARE stupid  fujiyama   Aug-13-05 04:43 PM   #37 
     - animals are not humans but humans are a kind of animal.  expatriot   Aug-13-05 04:56 PM   #47 
     - Where is it that you draw the line ?  Spinzonner   Aug-13-05 05:06 PM   #51 
        - just my two cents..  President Kerry   Aug-13-05 10:49 PM   #190 
  - No they didn't. People just like to think that.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 04:51 PM   #42 
  - Factory farming is cruel and disgusting  arikara   Aug-13-05 04:56 PM   #46 
  - God these people are a bunch of loonie tunes  Endangered Specie   Aug-13-05 02:53 PM   #17 
  - why am I loonie tunes?  expatriot   Aug-13-05 04:36 PM   #32 
     - Why are you loonie tunes? I don't know, why don't you tell us.  lizzy   Aug-13-05 04:52 PM   #43 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-05 08:14 PM   #126 
     - PETA is an extremist and rather nutty organization.  Endangered Specie   Aug-13-05 08:34 PM   #141 
  - More from the article...  alarcojon   Aug-13-05 03:06 PM   #18 
  - PETA hurts the Democrats  DenaliDemocrat   Aug-13-05 03:54 PM   #21 
  - "Freakin sicko." I'm in awe of your debating ability.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 04:15 PM   #24 
  - Nope, not "Gotcha"  DenaliDemocrat   Aug-13-05 07:23 PM   #107 
     - But you eat meat because it tastes good.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 08:08 PM   #120 
        - Last I checked,  DenaliDemocrat   Aug-13-05 11:06 PM   #196 
  - PETA does not burn down anything or release minks into the wild  expatriot   Aug-13-05 04:23 PM   #28 
  - No, they just support ELF and ALF who do.  BikeWriter   Aug-13-05 05:06 PM   #50 
     - This is where you dredge out that crap about Coronado, isn't it?  flvegan   Aug-13-05 05:12 PM   #54 
        - You don't call donating to his defense fund supporting them?  BikeWriter   Aug-13-05 05:28 PM   #59 
        - So to you, folks really ARE guilty before proven so? Got it.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 05:29 PM   #60 
           - "convicted animal-rights arsonist Rodney Coronado...  BikeWriter   Aug-13-05 05:34 PM   #62 
              - Good for you and CCF.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 05:44 PM   #65 
                 - Did PeTa support them or not? My sources say yes.  BikeWriter   Aug-13-05 05:49 PM   #66 
                    - Your source is a joke that also campaigns against others, like  flvegan   Aug-13-05 05:58 PM   #69 
                    - And here's where the crickets will start chirping.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 06:52 PM   #99 
                    - Since you seem to have missed it up-thread  tofunut   Aug-13-05 06:22 PM   #86 
        - Arsonists Terrorize Utah, PETA Pays The Bills  BikeWriter   Aug-13-05 05:32 PM   #61 
           - ConsumerFreedom? Oh, man.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 05:39 PM   #63 
              - Prove they're wrong. It's substantiated many places.  BikeWriter   Aug-13-05 05:50 PM   #67 
                 - Substantiated? You need to look that up.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 05:58 PM   #70 
                 - AND since you've suddenly gotten so quiet, I'll offer these last 2 items  flvegan   Aug-13-05 06:17 PM   #80 
                 - A bunch of CCF sites doesn't mean "many places."  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 06:20 PM   #84 
                    - But there are TONS of other sites and webpages and citations out there  flvegan   Aug-13-05 06:23 PM   #87 
  - So tell me... why do you think PETA is associated with Democrats?  expatriot   Aug-13-05 04:37 PM   #33 
  - Beats me. Democrats support research, or so I thought.  lizzy   Aug-13-05 04:51 PM   #41 
     - You're right, PETA & Dems both support research, but also...  expatriot   Aug-13-05 05:04 PM   #49 
        - Peta supports research? You can not support research  lizzy   Aug-13-05 05:16 PM   #56 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-05 06:22 PM   #85 
           - Without animal testing you'd eliminate a lot of flawed research  expatriot   Aug-13-05 08:18 PM   #130 
  - Thank you for your opinion. I agree.  BikeWriter   Aug-13-05 05:09 PM   #52 
  - And? There are DUers that hurt the Dem party, too.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 05:15 PM   #55 
  - I hurt Democrats?  sjbech   Aug-13-05 06:07 PM   #72 
  - As a biologist, you should know better.......  Catchawave   Aug-13-05 06:57 PM   #101 
  - Yeah and I like human flesh  Tinoire   Aug-13-05 11:06 PM   #195 
  - Oh great, the anti-PETA DU echo chamber strikes again.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 04:13 PM   #23 
  - Honest question  alarcojon   Aug-13-05 04:22 PM   #27 
  - These concerns are, in my opinion, disingenuous.  expatriot   Aug-13-05 04:28 PM   #30 
  - If that is PETA's intention  alarcojon   Aug-13-05 04:38 PM   #34 
     - How hard is it to get that comparison?  expatriot   Aug-13-05 04:44 PM   #38 
        - PETA's intentions  alarcojon   Aug-13-05 05:00 PM   #48 
           - What I meant by "disingenuous"  expatriot   Aug-13-05 05:27 PM   #58 
  - No I don't.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 06:14 PM   # 
  - I think I'll join you and throw some their way, too....  Robeson   Aug-13-05 05:09 PM   #53 
  - Oh Dear... We're Being Punished With Peta Contributions.  arwalden   Aug-13-05 07:36 PM   #110 
     - Last I checked this was a discussion board.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 08:10 PM   #121 
        - WTF Are You Talking About?  arwalden   Aug-13-05 09:30 PM   #158 
        - You are not the only one having problems with this poster ..........  kestrel91316   Aug-13-05 11:22 PM   #200 
  - Dick Durbin and PETA: "historical analogy criminals"  expatriot   Aug-13-05 04:19 PM   #26 
  - That pretty much nailed it.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 04:56 PM   #45 
  - Interestingly enough  flvegan   Aug-13-05 05:19 PM   #57 
  - Oh,look....another PETA thread.  sjbech   Aug-13-05 06:05 PM   #71 
  - Do you people ever think outside the PETA box?  Catchawave   Aug-13-05 06:09 PM   #74 
  - One Hundred Years From Now...  MarkTwain   Aug-13-05 06:14 PM   #76 
  - Wow. Just, wow.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 06:19 PM   #83 
  - Great post.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 06:24 PM   #88 
  - Oh Brother!  arwalden   Aug-13-05 07:24 PM   #108 
  - One proud Species Bigot and PETA Freeper. Guilty and Hungry as charged.  Daftly   Aug-13-05 09:51 PM   #163 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-05 10:29 PM   #178 
     - You could at least...  shockra   Aug-13-05 10:34 PM   #181 
     - Post count will change. The sentiment won't.  Daftly   Aug-13-05 10:35 PM   #183 
     - If you last. Welcome to DU, btw.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 10:36 PM   #185 
     - Totally not worth the time.  smbolisnch   Aug-13-05 10:59 PM   #194 
  - I wish single posts could be nominated.  smbolisnch   Aug-13-05 10:57 PM   #193 
  - PETA Always going just a bit too far.  Placebo   Aug-13-05 06:15 PM   #77 
  - And everytime you post anything about PETA or animal rights  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 06:25 PM   #89 
  - You can be a vegetarian and not like PETA.  Placebo   Aug-13-05 06:43 PM   #94 
     - I didn't say you couldn't.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 06:48 PM   #96 
        - But Your Implication Was Clearly Understood.  arwalden   Aug-13-05 07:54 PM   #112 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-05 08:06 PM   #117 
              - Hello Livinginphotographs...  arwalden   Aug-13-05 08:11 PM   #122 
                 - Yeah, funny how that works.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 08:13 PM   #124 
                    - You also always show up in these threads  alarcojon   Aug-13-05 08:16 PM   #128 
                    - My point is that no on ebothers to discuss animal rights on this board.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 08:19 PM   #131 
                    - .  arwalden   Aug-13-05 09:10 PM   #152 
                    - But *I'm* Not The Subject, livinginphotographs... Peta Is.  arwalden   Aug-13-05 08:31 PM   #140 
                       - Fine.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 08:39 PM   #143 
                          - Is That *Really* What You Think?  arwalden   Aug-13-05 08:52 PM   #150 
                             - And you cherry-picked my post, didn't you?  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 09:57 PM   #165 
                             - This post is so devoid of intelligent thought, I don't know where to begin  flvegan   Aug-13-05 10:31 PM   #179 
  - Sounds like the DU Lounge....  Catchawave   Aug-13-05 06:38 PM   #92 
  - I've HAD it with PETA's extremism - and I'm a vegetarian  entanglement   Aug-13-05 06:40 PM   #93 
  - BUT, it got your attention ?  Catchawave   Aug-13-05 06:44 PM   #95 
  - Getting "Attention" And Getting SUPPORT Are Two Different Things...  arwalden   Aug-13-05 07:51 PM   #111 
  - The right-wing media journalism about them turns people away.  shockra   Aug-13-05 08:03 PM   #115 
  - Yet...  arwalden   Aug-13-05 08:07 PM   #118 
     - Animals have the right to have their ability to suffer considered.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 08:12 PM   #123 
        - Let Me Say This, About That...  arwalden   Aug-13-05 08:45 PM   #145 
           - Oh, now you want to debate like a civilized person.`  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 08:47 PM   #147 
              - Oh Brother!  arwalden   Aug-13-05 09:01 PM   #151 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-05 09:53 PM   #164 
  - my gosh! Your standard for what qualifies as "genius" is extremely low.  Catchawave   Aug-13-05 08:25 PM   #136 
     - This Is Tiresome  arwalden   Aug-13-05 09:18 PM   #155 
        - Take a nap.  JackieO   Aug-13-05 10:17 PM   #172 
  - Offensive, racist crap is okay if it gets your attention?  alarcojon   Aug-13-05 08:14 PM   #125 
     - Oh, and Arwalden is such the authority on the subject.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 08:15 PM   #127 
     - Well, since you describe the NAACP as "obtuse" on this matter  alarcojon   Aug-13-05 08:20 PM   #132 
     - Because god forbid I criticize the NAACP  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 08:22 PM   #135 
        - Let's try this  alarcojon   Aug-13-05 08:31 PM   #139 
           - I still disagree with them.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 08:35 PM   #142 
              - That is your prerogative.  alarcojon   Aug-13-05 08:45 PM   #146 
                 - I'm still wondering why you think it's racist.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 08:48 PM   #148 
     - No... Not An "Authority". Just A Common-Sense Observer.  arwalden   Aug-13-05 09:33 PM   #159 
        - I'm gonna have some bacon now.  eggman67   Aug-13-05 09:47 PM   #161 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-13-05 09:58 PM   #166 
     - how is this racist? nt  expatriot   Aug-13-05 08:20 PM   #133 
  - What's racist about it?  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 06:54 PM   #100 
  - Umm...  OfireitupO   Aug-13-05 07:01 PM   #103 
     - Careful.....  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 07:04 PM   #105 
     - Well put - and  meganmonkey   Aug-13-05 07:27 PM   #109 
     - Whew....and Welcome to DU....  Catchawave   Aug-13-05 08:21 PM   #134 
  - It's not so much racist as it is ignorant and offensive.  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-13-05 08:50 PM   #149 
  - Funny, that's just what Fox News said about  Catchawave   Aug-13-05 09:12 PM   #153 
     - Yeah.  shockra   Aug-13-05 09:28 PM   #157 
     - You can't be serious about comparing the two.  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-13-05 09:42 PM   #160 
        - Yes, I guess they can.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 09:59 PM   #167 
           - I'm a fundie carnivore?  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-13-05 10:07 PM   #168 
              - No.  livinginphotographs   Aug-13-05 10:17 PM   #170 
                 - So you think consumption of meat is equivalent to slavery or genocide?  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-13-05 10:22 PM   #175 
                    - In other words.  shockra   Aug-13-05 10:27 PM   #176 
                    - My position is that it is not equal to genocide or slavery.  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-13-05 10:32 PM   #180 
                       - Are the conditions they are kept in, and the treatment they receive  flvegan   Aug-13-05 10:35 PM   #184 
                          - The conditions and treatment are similar.  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-13-05 10:41 PM   #188 
                             - In your opinion, that may be.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 10:46 PM   #189 
                                - Sorry, forgot to clarify.  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-13-05 10:56 PM   #192 
                                   - Eating meat is only torture if it's not cooked right.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 11:06 PM   #197 
                                   - I respect your opinion.  Starbucks Anarchist   Aug-13-05 11:22 PM   #201 
                                   - This is the crux of this entire debate  alarcojon   Aug-13-05 11:14 PM   #199 
                    - It's about the treatment.  flvegan   Aug-13-05 10:27 PM   #177 
  - Locking  Moderator   Aug-13-05 11:23 PM   #202 
 

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