Category Archives: Animals

Feed the World – Let Them Know It’s Cockroach Time

Leg-iron has found an article in Food Navigator about the alleged benefits of eating insects over livestock. The idea is that waste food could be used to feed insects and people eat the protein-rich creepy crawlies. The Dutch ‘expert’ has … Continue reading

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How much IS that doggy in the window?

This sign is on Congressman Ron Paul’s desk. It could be on any desk in any country. My two dogs had minor operations today. Both are doing fine and have just eaten heartily. I don’t mind the vet’s bill, but … Continue reading

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Thought For The Day

I have sore knees. I took the dogs out for walkies and Muffin stopped to do a poo on the pavement. Like the responsible citizen that I am, I carry plastic poop scoop bags with me. Plus, there are sometimes … Continue reading

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Close Encounters of the Absurd Kind

SadButMadLad has written a piece over at Anna Raccoon’s place about NASA’s latest claim to have found (ahem, on Earth as usual) another reason to believe in extraterrestrial life. NASA’s original press release on 29th November didn’t give any hint … Continue reading

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The Myths and Hoaxes in 21st Century Britain. Part 1: The Theory of Evolution.

A couple of centuries ago, the philosophy of uniformitarianism was gaining in popularity. According to this philosophy, the processes we see happening on earth today are presumed always to have occurred: “the present is the key to the past”. From … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins Exposed: Part IV – Moscow’s Stray Dogs “Evolving Greater Intelligence”!

I want to draw your attention to this article: Moscow’s Stray Dogs Evolving Greater Intelligence, Including a Mastery of the Subway, which appeared on Dawkins’ website at the weekend. Firstly, I don’t know whether Dawkins added this article to his … Continue reading

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The tedious ‘new’ atheism

I’m not sure how I came across this article on about ‘professional atheist’ Christopher Hitchens, but I was certainly intrigued by the title. Leonard Stern, writes, Here’s the problem: The atheists don’t understand that it’s possible to reject scripture … Continue reading

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Save the planet: eat your pets!

Another great idea from the Green Monster brigade. The eco-pawprint of a pet dog is twice that of a 4.6-litre Land Cruiser driven 10,000 kilometres a year, researchers have found. So you could run two of these gas-guzzlers and its … Continue reading

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The business of preserving life…unless it is human life

For me, there are many things wrong with the country and the world. Some make me really angry or upset. You will know some of them already: abortion, sins of the flesh and traitors in high places. I used to … Continue reading

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First They Came For The Dogs…

All dogs children in Britain will be fitted with microchips which contain their owner’s parent’s details, under cross party plans designed to track family pets children. Owners Parents will be forced to install the microchip containing a barcode that can … Continue reading

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