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Animal Rights/ General/ Recipes

Boca To Go Egg Free

There is fantastic news for mock meat lovers who wish to forgo egg products: The Boca CO. has made the decision to eliminate eggs from their product line by 2010. The decision comes just after last month’s campaign sponsored by Compassion Over Killing teamed up with Mercy For Animals and the Animal Protection & Rescue League and a great many consumers. The quick response from a major cooperation, in this…

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Dining/ General

College Dining Options

When my 20-year-old son who is now a sophomore at a selective college in Maine became seriously scoping out colleges the last year and a half or so of high school, the tedious into college rankings, SAT or ACT requirements began in earnest. Upon mentioning an online Princeton Review dining rankings, a relative of ours mentioned that food shouldn’t play a factor in the selection process, however it is an…

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Animal Companions/ Animal Rights/ Politics

A Parrot and Presidential Candidate Conversation

On Sep17, a video of an exchange made between a presidential candidate and an animal  was posted online and shown on widespread news programs. The video features Ralph Nader and Cardozo, the parrot.  Mr Nader’s tone towads Cordozo is refreshingly very respectful in nature containing no hints whatsoever of  condescention. You can check out Brooklyn Parrots.com favorable review of the video  at : http://www.brooklynparrots.com/2008/09/parrots-and-politics-ralph-nader-speaks.html…

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Animal Rights

Animal Oxymoron’s and Misleading Labels

A carnivore that believes in the Thou Shall Not Kill Mandate. Sentient Beast Filthy Pig A fish with no feeling Putting an animal to sleep Humane kill The US is A Nation of Animal Lovers Happy as a Clam-not when they are continually hunted by predators including humans Dumb as an Ox Evil Bat Cruel Wolf Unintelligent Moose Hot Dog Male Ladybug Stool Pigeon Human Evolution Kosher Meat Pet Peeve…

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Animal Rights/ General/ Politics

Rights Revolution

Last night, Oct 23 there was a historic event on CSpan 2: A third party debate. Watch it here (real player required) Why is this just a momentous occasion you may ask? What’s the big deal and what does  political rights have anything to do with animal rights issues. Regardless of your personal political affiliations, the fact is that there is a major media bias favoring the democratic and republican…

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General

Homeschooling and Vegetarian Parallels

Homeschooling and vegetarianism have several things in common. Individual and human rights is a fundamental element of both practices. In the case of homeschooling bill in California in which the wording essentially made homeschooling illegal for non certified teacher parents. Keep up with the latest in the case at The Home School Legal Defense Association: http://www.hslda.org Speaking of inequalities in regards to vegetarianism, first the animals that are slaughtered to…

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General

Freebie and Sharing Links

Feb 26th, 2008  Today I tuned in onto the Opera Winfrey show in which the topic at hand was on freeganism. I would like to share with readers some of my favorite freebie and sharing websites. Upon reading the Veganism Vs. Freeganism post,I reflected on all of the no cost items that are available these days and that I have personally benefited from. Although I don’t obtain food and clothing…

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Animal Rights

Canadian Seal Hunt Protest

An article released in Dec. by The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) today related to the Animal Welfare Aspects of Seal Hunting, reports that “for too long the Canadian Government has deceived the public about this cruel hunt” and goes on to cite specific violations which leads to the inhumane suffering of the death sentenced animal: A prime example of verified infractions includes proof  “hooking and dragging” inured seals and…

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Environment

Frugally and Environmentally Friendly Transportation Alternatives

A high number of people who completely forgo dietary animal consumption are wholly peace and ecologically minded. Extending into the area of travel are legitimate concerns surrounding fuel dependency such as the negative effects of carbon emissions on the planet, and of foreign oil dependency because of which deadly conflicts are a current reality. Those who are environmentally conscious struggle daily to find affordable, reliable and environmentally friendly transportation in…

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