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Re: “Tom Cotton and wife Anna have second child

I wish nothing good for Tom Rotten

5 likes, 12 dislikes
Posted by Not Again on 12/08/2016 at 12:34 AM

Re: “Rapert compares Bill Clinton to Orval Faubus

So glad to see our tax dollars being spent on something of such colossal importance, like naming the of the LR airport. Leave it to this partisan shmuck, hiding behind his phony religion to make a case for renaming an airport based on Clinton's seduction of an intern, while blatantly voting for the pussy grabber!

Posted by Not Again on 12/06/2016 at 7:30 PM

Re: “Add Alan Clark to list of legislators who spit on 1st Amendment

I'm from Hot Springs. Alan Clark was a regressive, good ol' boy, douche long before his bloated ego forced him into politics. This shit-bag, blowhard is all about voter suppression, allowing handguns on church and school properties and voted to disallow the release of any info on people who have concealed carry permits. He even voted to allow the sale of unpasteurized milk. (What could possibly go wrong there?) Just another dumb, bible-thumping, redneck.

26 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Not Again on 11/07/2016 at 8:00 PM
Posted by Not Again on 11/06/2016 at 10:46 PM

Re: “Comey speaks again: Nothing new in Hillary e-mail review.

It won't make a bit of difference to the deplorable's. Trump could have a swastika tattooed on his forehead and throw puppy's and babies off a bridge and the morons would still vote for him. Fortunately, the smart people in the blue states are about to vote him into a tantrum. I can't wait to see Kellyanne Conwoman's meltdown.

10 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Not Again on 11/06/2016 at 9:16 PM

Re: “Boozman goes negative on Conner Eldridge

As a mass of people, American's are as stupid as humans can be, just short of shitting themselves every day. 25% can't name the 3 branches of government or even know there are 3. An equal number think the sun revolves around the earth. Masses of voters don't know what the Bill of Right is, though they will say they've heard of it. I could go on.
When I watch these 2-pack a day, hicks being interviewed about why they're voting for Donald Trump, I'm reminded of a time when I was very young and thought how smart adults must be. When I turned 16 I began to realize I was smarter than nearly every adult I knew anything about. That an adult 50 to 70 years old can be dumber and more gullible than a below average 2nd grader is nothing short of a miracle. These people who "live in their own fact free reality" as they say, identify with regressive politics. Candidates who want to take us back to the 16th century have lots in common with these folks. Around here, they learn what they know from their redneck "huntin' buddies" after downing a 12-pack of Bud Light.

The so-called religious, "values" politicians have sold out for politics. Can you imagine the colossal uproar by the GOP if it were a Democrat making the same claims and comments Trump is making?

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Posted by Not Again on 10/23/2016 at 5:19 PM

Re: “Bills would limit humane-society activities in Arkansas

Regarding “Conflict resumes over animal rights”.


Lets start with the bottom line on what’s transpired with the laws.
1. In 2009 the animal cruelty law is passed after lots of whining and crying by Farm Bureau and Arkansas Game & Fish so the law is worded in such a way so it’s obvious to a 1st grader that COWS ARE NOT INCLUDED.

2. 2013 SB13 & 14 are introduced which would allow livestock and poultry operations to:
a.) hide their practices behind a steel curtain so no one can see what they do.
b.) disallow any humane investigations regarding dogs, cats, birds, horses, you name it,
by anyone other than local law enforcement.
This nullifies the 2009 animal cruelty law lock, stock & barrel, because anyone with any experience at all in the area of animal rescue knows that local law enforcement will do anything within its power to avoid dealing with a case involving an animal. The city animal control officers are good at snatching them up and euthanizing them, but it ends there for the most part. Our local humane society fields dozens of calls per week regarding animal cruelty. What do you suppose the city police or county sheriff will do when those call start coming their way? A big zero, that’s what.
So, we have an animal cruelty law. Then another law that would nullify it and in addition, makes it a crime to even investigate the possibility of a crime. So we’re right back to 2008 again except now the proposed law would actually favor Farm Bureau and their ilk. My advice would be to steer clear of beef if these bills ever become law.

Now to Betty Jones. I’ll break her comments down as follows from the Times’ article.
Betty Jones of Kingston, president of the Arkansas Horse Council, which is an instigator of the new bills, said that a number of states have passed laws similar to SB 13 and 14.

I think the key word to watch out for here is “similar”.
What is the number of states? One? Two? Forty?

"Our board feels that farmers and agricultural people need to be protected from humane organizations," Jones said. "There are a lot of criminals in the humane movement that need to be dealt with.

Betty, please define “criminals” in this context.


“We've had instances where representatives of different humane groups, mostly HSUS [the Humane Society of the United States], have confiscated animals that were used in business ventures, presented bad evidence to judges, and disposed of the animals before the real owners ever appeared in court. The owners have never been paid."

Who said the evidence was bad? The judge? An attorney? You?
If a judge can’t tell bad evidence from good, then maybe you need a new judge.
You can’t criminalize the entire “humane movement” because you don’t
like the outcome of a court case.

Jones, a member of the Madison County board of the Arkansas Farm Bureau, said that a representative of the state Farm Bureau told her that the Farm Bureau supported SB 13 and 14. Steve Eddington of Little Rock, director of public relations for the Farm Bureau, said, "We are aware of the bills, but we were not part of drafting them. We don't have a position at this time."

So which is it Betty? Is Farm bureau for it or against it?
Which one of your friends at the state Farm Bureau made that statement?
Wasn’t Steve Eddington. Although he will most likely be for it at some point.


And the most offensive comment of all.

"Jones said that people around Little Rock tend to think of horses as pets, like cats and dogs. To rural dwellers, horses are livestock, she said, most of them used in business-related ventures, such as trail-riding operations.
Then to top it off:
"It's sad that it's come to this," Jones said. "People want to give animals equal rights to humans."

It's not about the animals is it Betty? It's about those wonmderful "business ventures".
It's about the MONEY isn't it Betty?

Betty can probably be contacted through coldhearts.org.

*****
Betty is in cahoots with Arkansas Livestock & Poultry so this says lots about her position on things. This is from the Arkansas Horse Council’s web-site.
The Arkansas Horse Council is mandated by law to have a supervisory position in this program. Betty Jones devised and implemented this program for the state and it is now taught by the Lewis Wray of the Arkansas Department of Livestock and Poultry. Contact the AL&P for more information on times and places for certification Clinics.

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Also, Betty has her own investigators as you can see from this newsletter post on the Arkansas Horse Council’s web-site where she digs at the humane societies a little.
Our heartfelt thanks to the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Inspectors for checking on the horses without Coggins (who are usually starving, too). They are our first line of immediate attention and can get owners to call a vet to the premises faster than most humane societies. Also, in cases of carcass disposal violations they are of great service. Call Richard Jackson, Compliance Director, his phone number is 501 907 2400 or email rjackson@alpc.ar.gov. He will get the proper inspector right on the problem.


It appears that at least a smidgen of common sense might trickle it’s way into the next draft per the news of Sen. Gary Stubblefield’s meeting with the attorney general’s office on Wednesday. Let’s all stay tuned in.

4 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Not Again on 03/14/2013 at 2:10 AM

 

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