Hi Everyone, The Romanovs abdicated today, and so shall I. As you might have predicted from my recent sparse posting, I’ve decided to give up my front page status. That’s for a lot of reasons, including that I’ve got a bunch of other writing projects going on, and there’s a limit to how much time […]
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Flushed with triumphalism, and following in the footsteps of minions throughout history, last week the Kalamazoo GOP put up a billboard just down the street from me celebrating the person of their Dear Leader and promoting his slogan. It lasted less than a week before some good person made the necessary adjustments. FYI Kalamazoo’s GOP […]
For one brief, shining moment this afternoon, Wikipedia listed Paul Ryan as a species of invertebrate. The edit is gone now, but yet, somehow, I don’t think it will be forgotten. And, yeah, I’m putting this right in Faunasphere! Open thread for discussion of all things backboned and otherwise.
There’s been a lot written about “resistance” lately, and I’m all for it, and of course it’s a wonderful topic for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. I’ve done my share, but never anything like what animal activist (and FOIA ninja) Ryan Shapiro describes: My first arrest was at Ringling Brothers in 1997. We locked ourselves […]
First, in honor of the holiday, I’ll mention that Dexter King is, and the late Coretta Scott King was, vegan. Both saw veganism as a natural extension of Dr. King’s nonviolence philosophy. Now, onto the victory: On Saturday, officials of the company that owns the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced that it […]