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Worldwide campaign against meat eaters. It worked against smokers!
Associated Content ^ | 6-4-2008 | Bobby Tall Horse

Posted on 06/04/2008 3:25:30 PM PDT by stillafreemind

Remember the campaign against smokers? It started quietly and grew to hysteria. From bans to added taxes, smokers were left to wonder what hit them. Tobacco was (and continues to be) a legal substance. Now, following the same pattern, a push has started against red meat.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: animalrights; animalwhackos; campaign; meat; meateaters; peopleeattastyanimal; smokers; watermelons
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Reading on the internet..I see where there is a rumble on about red meat. Like the smokers..the studies that do not condemn the meat eaters..are kinda getting "lost".
1 posted on 06/04/2008 3:25:31 PM PDT by stillafreemind
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To: stillafreemind

If God did not want us to eat animals, He would not have made them out of meat.


2 posted on 06/04/2008 3:26:32 PM PDT by Gman (Priest, Anglican Diocese of San Joaquin)
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To: stillafreemind

They can have my 2” thick New York sirloin when they can pry it from my greasy, cold dead hands.


3 posted on 06/04/2008 3:27:07 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (The secret of Life is letting go. The secret of Love is letting it show.)
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To: stillafreemind

FMCDH!

4 posted on 06/04/2008 3:27:35 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat lead.)
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To: stillafreemind

I read this as I have a large burger cooking on the grill. I can’t wait until it’s done....


5 posted on 06/04/2008 3:28:24 PM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: Gabz

NANNY STATE PING


6 posted on 06/04/2008 3:28:40 PM PDT by GOP_Lady
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To: stillafreemind

Human beings refusing to eat meat is akin to a robin that refuses to consume worms.


7 posted on 06/04/2008 3:29:50 PM PDT by Fishtalk
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

LOL..I’m with you. As the article says..they have this timed out really well with the prices of grain and hay. The breeders are starting to get sent to the slaughter houses..that’s going to hurt in another year.


8 posted on 06/04/2008 3:30:02 PM PDT by stillafreemind
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To: Doomonyou

9 posted on 06/04/2008 3:30:13 PM PDT by Bratch ("The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." --- Edmund Burke)
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To: stillafreemind

They can have my BBQ when the pull it from my cold dead hands. But, they still can’t have my beer.


10 posted on 06/04/2008 3:30:25 PM PDT by Gator113 (Obama is a member of the Far Wright Conspiracy.......)
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To: stillafreemind

Oh, no. They’re going to ban meat in public places. Guess I’ll have to order the meat from the ad on Rush’s web site.


11 posted on 06/04/2008 3:31:13 PM PDT by GOP_Lady
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To: stillafreemind

Just for that, I’m having two steaks for dinner tonight.


12 posted on 06/04/2008 3:31:13 PM PDT by TheWasteLand
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To: stillafreemind

“Any of us would rather kill a cow than not have beef.” —Dr. Samuel Johnson


13 posted on 06/04/2008 3:31:28 PM PDT by mojito
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To: Bratch

Oh my mouth is watering


14 posted on 06/04/2008 3:31:59 PM PDT by Crazieman (Vote Juan McAmnesty in 2008! Because freedom abroad is more important than freedom at home!)
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To: stillafreemind

I’m thinking Bobby Tall Horse...has a er’ horse in this race....so to speak.


15 posted on 06/04/2008 3:32:22 PM PDT by Osage Orange (MOLON LABE)
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To: stillafreemind

I kinda hope they do carry forward with this. Then maybe I’ll get the “sin” taxes taken off my cigarette purchases.

Taste of your own medicine could never be quite as sweet.


16 posted on 06/04/2008 3:32:34 PM PDT by TheZMan (Bitter backwoods east Texan Christian gun clinger with the AC at 72 degrees.)
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To: stillafreemind

I’m sorry, but cigarette smoke smells disgusting. It doesn’t even taste good. It discolors your teeth. It gives you cancer. It lingers in the furniture. It harms those around you.

Red meat, on the other hand, smells amazing, tastes amazing, and is adored by millions. Vegetarians will always be labeled freaks by meat-eatars, and for good reason: who is dumb enough to give up something so tasty?

On the other side, lean red meat is just fine for you. It’s a good source of protein, and lean beef has less fat than a turkey burger, anyway.

Nobody is touching beef any time soon. There’s not even close to enough scientific studies linking it to anything to even start down that road.


17 posted on 06/04/2008 3:33:03 PM PDT by CaspersGh0sts
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To: stillafreemind

The perfect weapon against both vegans and Muslims.

18 posted on 06/04/2008 3:33:10 PM PDT by Joiseydude
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To: Gman

“If God did not want us to eat animals, He would not have made them out of meat.”

Nor would He have given us such strong teeth!


19 posted on 06/04/2008 3:34:36 PM PDT by Disturbin (Liberals: buying votes with your tax dollars)
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To: stillafreemind
People will order from the Internet rather than walk through the aisles of the grocery where they can be branded as meat eaters.

pun

20 posted on 06/04/2008 3:36:56 PM PDT by Jagdgewehr
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To: Bratch

Let's Party!

21 posted on 06/04/2008 3:37:02 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat lead.)
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To: NEW YORKCITYGOPMAN

I LOVE Animals!

They taste good!


22 posted on 06/04/2008 3:37:22 PM PDT by NEW YORKCITYGOPMAN ('he who creates something worthwhile, never dies.'')
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To: stillafreemind



23 posted on 06/04/2008 3:39:21 PM PDT by lunarville (Nothing left to say....)
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To: stillafreemind
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Beef, it's not just for breakfast anymore.

24 posted on 06/04/2008 3:41:29 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat lead.)
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To: CaspersGh0sts

Um, studies have and continue to be done. Like the article says..

They have this all mapped out folks. Just like they did with the cigarette smokers. And not all of the studies on smokers and health problems were on the up and up. Just sayin’. Now IF this article is true and IF it affects your burger..well, ya can always pay extra tax and insurance premiums to continue the pleasure of eating that burger.


25 posted on 06/04/2008 3:41:31 PM PDT by stillafreemind
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To: All

Vegatarians are the most self-absorbed, pretentious a**holes and see meat-eaters as low-brow, knuckle-dragging philistines.

Add to the fact that 90% of vegatarians are screaming liberals.

If you don’t want to eat meat that is fine but don’t act like your better than everyone else because of it.


26 posted on 06/04/2008 3:45:04 PM PDT by faithinchaos (eternal pessimist, recovering optimist)
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To: stillafreemind
It worked against smokers!

No, it didn't. Now shaddup and gimme a light for my Marlboro.....


27 posted on 06/04/2008 3:45:25 PM PDT by Viking2002 (Paul Krugman: Conscience Of A Crapweasel. (For lack of a better tagline at the moment.)
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To: Disturbin

The vegetarian diet can be healthy IF, and it’s a pretty big IF, you pay careful attention to your supplements. But it is not natural for human beings.

There has never been, nor will there ever be, a naturally evolved human society of vegetarians. I don’t know who came up with it first, but to illustrate that, I use the 10-mile-rule. 10 miles being the maximum distance a human being can walk in one day and return with sufficient food to feed a family.

To live a vegetarian lifestyle following the 10 mile rule, eating only the vegetation that occurs naturally in that radius, is impossible anywhere in the world. Humans are simply not built that way.

That being said, if a person wants to be a vegetarian as a matter of personal choice, hey, knock yourself out. But don’t try to claim it is natural or even healthy if you are not prepared to do sufficient research and consume exotic supplements to get the nutrition that your body needs and vegetables simply do not provide in sufficient quantities.


28 posted on 06/04/2008 3:46:19 PM PDT by Ronin (Is there some rule that says that when an evil man gets sick, we must pretend he was saint?)
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To: CaspersGh0sts

Nobody is touching beef any time soon. There’s not even close to enough scientific studies linking it to anything to even start down that road.”

The “scientific studies” connected to smoking were more hype than fact, IMO.
I know smokers who have lived a long life and have no cancer.
I also know people who never smoked and didn’t live in a smoking household, and died of lung cancer.


29 posted on 06/04/2008 3:48:05 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: From The Deer Stand

I’m eating a corned beef sandwich, mmm.


30 posted on 06/04/2008 3:49:41 PM PDT by darkangel82 (If you're not part of the solution, you are part of the problem. (Say no to RINOs))
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To: Madame Dufarge

NANNY STATE PING!


31 posted on 06/04/2008 3:50:18 PM PDT by GOP_Lady
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To: All

This is about much more than vegetarians. The article said its a worldwide movement. It is about “global warming” its about “global pollution” and it about Americans eating too well.

The world wants us to suffer a bit.


32 posted on 06/04/2008 3:50:23 PM PDT by stillafreemind
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To: stillafreemind

Indeed. Remember, Obama told us that we Americans should not expect to eat as much as we want to.


33 posted on 06/04/2008 3:51:27 PM PDT by GOP_Lady
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To: ridesthemiles

Vegan for 40 years.

Conservative voter.

I just prefer not to eat putrified carcasses or contribute to the suffering of sentient creatures.

Nope, never have worried about supplements or ‘protein balancing’.


34 posted on 06/04/2008 3:52:18 PM PDT by mountaineer1997 (Assault, mentally deficient, bully, ignorant)
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To: stillafreemind

I am against eating red meat! Slightly pink is o.k. in the middle but no red. And a good dark crust on the outside but no red!


35 posted on 06/04/2008 3:53:27 PM PDT by count-your-change (you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: GOP_Lady

Indeed. Remember, Obama told us that we Americans should not expect to eat as much as we want to.

BINGO!!!!


36 posted on 06/04/2008 3:54:09 PM PDT by stillafreemind
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To: Gman
If God did not want us to eat animals, He would not have made them out of meat

...or given us BBQ sauce. And what's this about "a push has started against red meat"? Why red meat? Is a chicken's life more valuable than that of a cow or something?

You know, like "they" have decreed a dolphin's life more valuable than a tuna's.

37 posted on 06/04/2008 3:54:11 PM PDT by yankeedame ("Oh, I can take it but I'd much rather dish it out.")
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To: stillafreemind

38 posted on 06/04/2008 3:54:33 PM PDT by steveo (Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana.)
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To: stillafreemind; Bender2; Lil'freeper

"They'll have to pull the burger flipper from my cold dead hands."

39 posted on 06/04/2008 3:56:43 PM PDT by big'ol_freeper ("Preach the Gospel always, and when necessary use words". ~ St. Francis of Assisi)
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To: Gman
If God did not want us to eat animals, He would not have made them out of meat.

Nor would he have created mashed 'taters!

Pass the beef, please!

40 posted on 06/04/2008 3:57:27 PM PDT by LasVegasMac (Islam: Bringing the world death and destruction for 1400 years!)
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To: From The Deer Stand
I have a large burger cooking on the grill...

What's that you say?......burgers for all?.....putting the shoes on now!

:)

41 posted on 06/04/2008 3:59:45 PM PDT by LasVegasMac (Islam: Bringing the world death and destruction for 1400 years!)
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To: stillafreemind

They will have to tear my medium-rare porterhouse steak from my cold dead hands!! Just had to be said. :~P


42 posted on 06/04/2008 4:00:22 PM PDT by My hearts in London - Everett (Si Hoc Legere Scis Nimium Eruditionis Habes!)
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To: stillafreemind
Now, following the same pattern, a push has started against red meat.

Fine. Here's my counter propaganda.

Save the Animals. Eat Liberals (well done of course)

43 posted on 06/04/2008 4:00:30 PM PDT by Centurion2000 (Beware the fury of the man that cannot find hope or justice.)
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To: Gator113

Looks like we all had the same thought! lolol


44 posted on 06/04/2008 4:01:06 PM PDT by My hearts in London - Everett (Si Hoc Legere Scis Nimium Eruditionis Habes!)
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To: ridesthemiles
The “scientific studies” connected to smoking were more hype than fact, IMO. I know smokers who have lived a long life and have no cancer. I also know people who never smoked and didn’t live in a smoking household, and died of lung cancer.

It's true that most smokers don't get lung cancer, and non-smokers sometimes do get lung cancer, but most lung cancers happen in smokers or former smokers.

45 posted on 06/04/2008 4:02:39 PM PDT by megatherium
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To: stillafreemind
Um.

Well, the anti-smoking campaign sure didn't work worldwide, only in the U.S. (and to a lesser extent Canada)

The rest of the world still smoke like chimneys.

46 posted on 06/04/2008 4:03:17 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

AH..but the tax and fines are filling pockets!


47 posted on 06/04/2008 4:04:37 PM PDT by stillafreemind
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To: count-your-change
I am against eating red meat! Slightly pink is o.k. in the middle but no red. And a good dark crust on the outside but no red!

I'll take my filet charred-rare ... blackened crust, bright red, cool center.

48 posted on 06/04/2008 4:04:50 PM PDT by TheRightGuy (ERROR CODE 018974523: Random Tagline Compiler Failure)
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To: count-your-change
I am against eating red meat! Slightly pink is o.k. in the middle but no red. And a good dark crust on the outside but no red!

I'll take my filet charred-rare ... blackened crust, bright red, cool center.

49 posted on 06/04/2008 4:04:55 PM PDT by TheRightGuy (ERROR CODE 018974523: Random Tagline Compiler Failure)
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To: stillafreemind
Campaigns against red meat will hit the kids in school. They will come home and accuse their parents of poisoning not only their family, but the entire world. They will be taught that the cow that was last night's burger was a bigger polluter of the world than the SUV in the driveway. Remember the push for kids to condemn their smoking parents? Reeber when they laughed at Ronaldus Magnificus when he stated the same? Straight from the Reader's Digest?
50 posted on 06/04/2008 4:12:12 PM PDT by chesley
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