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lostnfound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-14-08 07:22 AM
Response to Reply #32
75. It smelled like corporate propaganda.
Polluting the national dialog with misinformation once again.
I swear, the flack PR companies are the dregs.
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  -PETA - Heartless Killers Of Pets (17,400 in 2006 alone) JFN1  Jan-13-08 08:32 PM   #0 
  - .  Saint Etienne17   Jan-13-08 08:33 PM   #1 
  - Curse you. I wanted to start the popcorn.  mondo joe   Jan-13-08 08:39 PM   #3 
  - Did you save the popcorn for something else? lol  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-13-08 09:27 PM   #43 
  - No kidding...  Dorian Gray   Jan-13-08 11:18 PM   #52 
  - Color me less than shocked  jpgray   Jan-13-08 08:38 PM   #2 
  - We have no-kill shelters who have a better record of placements  Yael   Jan-13-08 08:41 PM   #4 
  - You people KNEW this? I have to start paying more attention.  Yael   Jan-13-08 08:42 PM   #5 
  - It was news to me!  JFN1   Jan-13-08 08:46 PM   #6 
  - This story was out there a few months ago....  Dorian Gray   Jan-13-08 11:20 PM   #53 
  - This needs to be cross-posted in the Pets forum  hobbit709   Jan-13-08 08:49 PM   #7 
  - I volunteer at a shelter. We euthanize, but usually just the un-adoptable.  wienerdoggie   Jan-13-08 08:50 PM   #8 
  - Some shelters around here are transporting adoptable mutts  Warpy   Jan-13-08 09:01 PM   #14 
  - Bless you. I only wish I had the strength.  Yael   Jan-13-08 09:12 PM   #25 
  - I decided to investigate this, it's BULLSHIT and BULLSHIT....  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-13-08 08:52 PM   #9 
  - What percentage of the animals they take in are beyond medical help?  jpgray   Jan-13-08 08:56 PM   #10 
  - A huge amount. By the time PETA gets involved, they're sick...  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-13-08 08:58 PM   #11 
     - Do you have numbers, or is this more of an assumption on your part?  jpgray   Jan-13-08 09:00 PM   #12 
     - Certainly It's Beyond Dispute  Crisco   Jan-13-08 09:04 PM   #16 
     - It's obvious the linked website is biased and not to be trusted  jpgray   Jan-13-08 09:05 PM   #17 
     - No, I didn't research this nor am I a PETA member, but I gather you defend the right of....  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-13-08 09:09 PM   #21 
        - I don't, and I wasn't. But I'd still appreciate having all the information before making a judgment  jpgray   Jan-13-08 09:11 PM   #23 
           - Sure no problem. Let me investigate this for you for a week or so for no reason except you CCF  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-13-08 09:12 PM   #27 
              - Well, I'd just like to have all the evidence if anyone has it.  jpgray   Jan-13-08 09:15 PM   #30 
              - I'm ending this conversation with you. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-13-08 09:18 PM   #34 
                 - Fair enough. I'm not sure what I said that was so offensive, though  jpgray   Jan-13-08 09:19 PM   #36 
              - Can't Crap Fire?  Blue-Jay   Jan-13-08 09:23 PM   #39 
     - Dear God. I really didn't want to know this.  Yael   Jan-13-08 09:14 PM   #28 
     - Do you have any documentation?  MiltonF   Jan-13-08 09:36 PM   #47 
        - Sure. You're going to write a report for us since the rest of us don't have time.  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-14-08 05:58 AM   #66 
  - My letter to the Center for Consumer Freedom about PETA......  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-13-08 09:06 PM   #18 
  - Thank you for setting the record straight  Yael   Jan-13-08 09:15 PM   #31 
     - You're welcome. I'd love to hear from someone from PETA tho....  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-13-08 09:17 PM   #32 
        - I am right with you on all counts.  Yael   Jan-13-08 09:18 PM   #35 
        - Thanks! Time to the party corporations have going. They have gotten away with too much!!! nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-13-08 09:21 PM   #38 
        - It smelled like corporate propaganda.  lostnfound   Jan-14-08 07:22 AM   #75 
  - Thanks . .. this has been made clear before BUT NOT THE ORGANIZATION . . .  defendandprotect   Jan-13-08 09:19 PM   #37 
  - PLEASE GET THE WORD OUT so PETA knows where these Rovian tactics are coming from nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-13-08 09:26 PM   #42 
     - You mean, you don't think PETA knows . . .. ???  defendandprotect   Jan-13-08 09:28 PM   #44 
        - God who knows? I don't know anymore. Corporations are so sneaky. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-13-08 09:29 PM   #45 
           - So far I haven't seen a usable "contact" link for PETA ---  defendandprotect   Jan-13-08 11:57 PM   #57 
              - I found a whole bunch of them under "contact us" - they subdivide the contact us area into.....  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-14-08 05:55 AM   #63 
  - finally! someone actually decided to consider the source...  Blue_Tires   Jan-13-08 11:45 PM   #55 
  - I always track a suspicious story as far back as I can. Amazing the shit one finds. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-14-08 05:57 AM   #65 
  - There are many good reasons to hate and despise PETA. I'm not sure this is among them.  Donald Ian Rankin   Jan-14-08 06:56 PM   #90 
  - Like I would believe anything  Raine   Jan-13-08 09:01 PM   #13 
  - Isn't the cited report from PETA itself? Or are you talking about the spin put on it?  jpgray   Jan-13-08 09:02 PM   #15 
     - The report is from PETA about the animals they rescued that were too sick to salvage....  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-13-08 09:07 PM   #20 
        - I'm willing to believe that, provided there is evidence to that effect  jpgray   Jan-13-08 09:12 PM   #24 
           - Stop the bs. I've already explained to you the CCF is losing money because PETA....  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-13-08 09:14 PM   #29 
              - CCF is definitely biased, and I won't trust their interpretation without evidence  jpgray   Jan-13-08 09:23 PM   #40 
              - You might well be right. However, so far your argument has consisted of...  TheMadMonk   Jan-14-08 02:01 AM   #60 
                 - Do your own research, then return to me. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-14-08 05:55 AM   #64 
                    - You know, I'm inclined to think that some of your assertions are correct,  olafvikingr   Jan-14-08 08:06 AM   #81 
                       - Believe what you like, do your own research, or research nothing. nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-14-08 06:35 PM   #88 
  - Peta Shmeta  progressoid   Jan-13-08 09:07 PM   #19 
  - Do you believe every corporate PR operative's press release?  ConsAreLiars   Jan-13-08 09:10 PM   #22 
  - thanks for the links  Blue_Tires   Jan-13-08 11:59 PM   #58 
  - This is why I hate Peta.  undergroundpanther   Jan-13-08 09:12 PM   #26 
  - Did you read the entire thread before you posted this?  Yael   Jan-13-08 09:17 PM   #33 
  - The PETA vegetarian cat diet was a stoooooopid move.  alittlelark   Jan-13-08 11:16 PM   #51 
  - people eating tasty animals? nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-13-08 09:24 PM   #41 
  - Ding, your fries are done. The majority of these people are no better than  Jesuswasntafascist   Jan-13-08 09:35 PM   #46 
  - I agree  undergroundpanther   Jan-13-08 11:09 PM   #50 
  - I found this on Yahoo News  Geek_Girl   Jan-13-08 09:40 PM   #48 
  - yep and still peta supporters want to deny that  undergroundpanther   Jan-13-08 11:06 PM   #49 
  - the 97% figure is a moot point if the point made in posts #18, 11, and 9 is true  hfojvt   Jan-13-08 11:28 PM   #54 
     - I don't think it's a moot Point  Geek_Girl   Jan-14-08 06:50 AM   #71 
        - You should take your own advice.  superduperfarleft   Jan-14-08 08:16 AM   #83 
  - Who is the "Center for Consumer Freedom?"  donheld   Jan-13-08 11:56 PM   #56 
  - Oh my god, you just posted a Center for Consumer Freedom press release with a straight face?  LeftyMom   Jan-14-08 12:00 AM   #59 
  - It was a typical hit and run post designed only  ConsAreLiars   Jan-14-08 02:12 AM   #61 
  - Yes  LostinVA   Jan-14-08 07:26 AM   #77 
  - Some of the rural shelters in the area were putting animals down with gas or a .22  LeftyMom   Jan-14-08 02:12 AM   #62 
  - There's nothing more satisfying to me than catching corporations lying about do-gooder orgs.  Sarah Ibarruri   Jan-14-08 06:01 AM   #67 
  - What a load of crap.  superduperfarleft   Jan-14-08 06:05 AM   #68 
  - Use the Google  candymarl   Jan-14-08 06:17 AM   #69 
  - Would have been awful nice of you to post a link, you know. /nt  dorkulon   Jan-14-08 06:27 AM   #70 
     - Here's your link  Geek_Girl   Jan-14-08 06:52 AM   #72 
     - Here's one for you.  superduperfarleft   Jan-14-08 08:14 AM   #82 
        - The 97% Percent kill rate comes from PETA's own official report  Geek_Girl   Jan-14-08 06:01 PM   #86 
     - Sorry  candymarl   Jan-14-08 06:57 AM   #73 
        - No biggie.  dorkulon   Jan-14-08 07:24 AM   #76 
  - Hypocrites.  ThePowerofWill   Jan-14-08 07:06 AM   #74 
  - Probably because the general populace reads about as thoroughly as you did?  lukasahero   Jan-14-08 07:32 AM   #79 
  - Peta,  Snarkturian Clone   Jan-14-08 07:27 AM   #78 
  - Well, since you're obviously not a supporter of PETA  LanternWaste   Jan-14-08 07:43 AM   #80 
  - The guy that owns CCF outright  Ikonoklast   Jan-14-08 08:48 AM   #84 
  - Idiotic that DUers would take the word of an org that's vocally against  flvegan   Jan-14-08 08:54 AM   #85 
  - The reality is that PETA might not believe in even having pets  ShaneGR   Jan-14-08 06:09 PM   #87 
  - this thread should be locked -- because as has been pointed out -- tho OP is incorrect.  xchrom   Jan-14-08 06:55 PM   #89 
  - I mentioned the article to my wife  Mythsaje   Jan-15-08 02:50 AM   #91 
 

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