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Animal rights activists take credit for burning of Harris Ranch cattle trucks
Fresno Bee ^ | January 10, 2012 | Jim Guy

Posted on 01/10/2012 4:04:32 PM PST by jazusamo

Animal rights activists are behind the burning of cattle trucks at the Harris Ranch truck lot early Sunday, according to a statement from the purported arsonists.

The statement, released Monday, describes how the fire, which heavily damaged 14 tractors and several trailers, was set and says the attack was aimed at "the horrors of factory farming."

Spokeswoman Nicoal R. Sheen of the Animal Liberation Press Office, which released the statement, said the office doesn't take part in illegal actions but distributes communiqués from those who do.

Fresno County sheriff's spokesman Chris Curtice said detectives are looking into the claim. He would not comment further except to say "that was one of the directions they were looking into anyway."

The fire started just before 4 a.m. in the truck storage area at Highway 145 and Interstate 5. Several tractor-trailer rigs were engulfed in flames when deputies and Cal Fire personnel arrived. It took about 45 minutes to put out the blaze.

The cost of the damage has not been released.

Harris Farms is one of the nation's largest family-owned agribusinesses. It is California's largest cattle feeder, beef processor and beef marketer.

(Excerpt) Read more at fresnobee.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: alf; animalactivists; animalwhackos; beef; cattle; domesticterrorism; ecoterrorism; environazis; foodsupply; ranching
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1 posted on 01/10/2012 4:04:42 PM PST by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

Subpoena ALL emails, phone records, and files of the Organization, and prosecute to the fullest extent of the law. 100’s of thousands of dollars of damage should fall right in the laps of the nutcases who are anyway involved.


2 posted on 01/10/2012 4:08:05 PM PST by traditional1 (Free speech for me.....not for thee)
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To: jazusamo

I wonder if the DHS will treat this as the obvious terrorist attack that it was; will the military be picking up the PITA freaks and detaining them without trial?


3 posted on 01/10/2012 4:08:21 PM PST by Segovia
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To: jazusamo

Spokeswoman Nicoal R. Sheen of the Animal Liberation Press Office, which released the statement, said the office doesn’t take part in illegal actions but distributes communiqués from those who do.

Guilty as the rest.


4 posted on 01/10/2012 4:08:52 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: george76; Flycatcher; girlangler

I wonder if this flunky, Nicoal R. Sheen is taking flunky Dr. Jerry Vlasak’s place as spokesperson for these criminals?


5 posted on 01/10/2012 4:08:57 PM PST by jazusamo (If you don't like growing older, don't worry. You may not be growing older much longer: T. Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

They are Terroists plain and simple.


6 posted on 01/10/2012 4:11:54 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: tet68

Yep. Time to raid the offices and take all the records. I’m sue it is a treasure trove of criminal activity.


7 posted on 01/10/2012 4:12:07 PM PST by matt04
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To: traditional1

The FBI considers this terrorism and have ongoing investigations, lets hope they nail these turkeys.


8 posted on 01/10/2012 4:12:22 PM PST by jazusamo (If you don't like growing older, don't worry. You may not be growing older much longer: T. Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Harris Ranch packs out some mighty fine beef.


9 posted on 01/10/2012 4:12:22 PM PST by ErnBatavia (Obama Voters: Jose Baez wants YOU for his next jury pool.......)
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To: jazusamo

I say we load up all these ba***ards into some semis then set them on fire.


10 posted on 01/10/2012 4:13:49 PM PST by animal172 (Calling the Founding Fathers!! We need your help.)
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To: Segovia

See my post #8.


11 posted on 01/10/2012 4:14:24 PM PST by jazusamo (If you don't like growing older, don't worry. You may not be growing older much longer: T. Sowell)
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To: jazusamo
We are going to see more and more of this kind of stuff...and no, it's not from the Tea Party!
12 posted on 01/10/2012 4:16:16 PM PST by ladyvet ( I would rather have Incitatus then the asses that are in congress today.)
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To: jazusamo
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13 posted on 01/10/2012 4:17:01 PM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: ErnBatavia

Yes they do and it’s a large operation. I’m surprised they don’t have security that would prevent this type thing.


14 posted on 01/10/2012 4:17:56 PM PST by jazusamo (If you don't like growing older, don't worry. You may not be growing older much longer: T. Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

“lets hope they nail these turkeys.”

Hey! That’s CRUEL!;)


15 posted on 01/10/2012 4:18:42 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: SkyDancer

Its got to be in the billions, not thousands.

I can hear their screams... Where’s John Edwards when you need him...


16 posted on 01/10/2012 4:22:10 PM PST by DB
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To: jazusamo

They will soon.


17 posted on 01/10/2012 4:22:56 PM PST by DB
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To: jazusamo
Ted Turner must be so conflicted.
18 posted on 01/10/2012 4:25:59 PM PST by rabidralph
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To: jazusamo
This is "domestic" terrorism. What the **** is that little piggie, Napolitano and Barry's buddy, Eric the Holder going to do about it? Open the borders and sue Arizona again?

Barry has to go in November! It's time to get with the program!

19 posted on 01/10/2012 4:26:49 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer ("Climate Change" my a.... All weather is local.)
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To: DB

Eating his veggie salad at some fern and fan eatery no doubt.


20 posted on 01/10/2012 4:27:12 PM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: jazusamo

They do some really nice beef there, very tasty.


21 posted on 01/10/2012 4:29:18 PM PST by svcw (For the new year: you better toughen up, if you are going to continue to be stupid.)
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To: jazusamo
I wonder how much pollution was put into the air by the burning of diesel gas?
22 posted on 01/10/2012 4:29:29 PM PST by guitarplayer1953 (Grammar & spelling maybe wrong, get over it, the world will not come to an end!)
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To: Segovia
PITA

Urban Dictionary:
1) Acronym for Pain In The Ass, a major annoyance.
2) Flat bread of Mediterranean origin

Even though the first definition comes very close to what you were aiming for it's not quite right.

Just remember:
P eople
E ating
T asty
A nimals

Regards,
GtG

23 posted on 01/10/2012 4:31:27 PM PST by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: jazusamo

When I’m homeward bound on Interstate 5, I always stop at Harris Ranch to pick up some beef.


24 posted on 01/10/2012 4:34:25 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: jazusamo
The media and virtually the entire Rat party cozied up to the uber emoting OWS simpletons and are we surprised that some of them turn towards/return to terrorism to achieve their goals...in this case, bovine freedom.
25 posted on 01/10/2012 4:41:45 PM PST by crazyhorse691 (Obama is just the symptom of what is destroying the U.S.)
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To: jazusamo
I'm willing to help dispatch some of these vermin.

Nothing stands between me and my ribeye.

26 posted on 01/10/2012 4:44:16 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: jazusamo; Segovia; tet68; SandRat; matt04; animal172; ladyvet

This was a big problem and getting bigger through the 1980s and 90s. Most of their crimes took place in podunk jurisdictions and they were extremely mobile. Their activities crossed multiple state lines and there was no serious effort to deal with them. Of course, they had many sympathizers and when actually caught, they were regarded indulgently and were all too often treated with teenage vandals and let off with wrist slaps.

As I recall, only after 9/11 was the concept of domestic terrorism taken seriously. Someone in the GWB administration must have finally made a phone call and a serious Federal, multi-jurisdictional effort was undertaken. Finally a few of these little scamps (imagine your typical OWSer) were run to earth, had the book thrown at them, and started singing like canaries. A whole bunch of “ELF’s” were rounded up and made to serve adult-sized prison sentences. They had some adoring Mother Jones and Rolling Stone, etc. articles written about them but as soon as the rest of the Birckenstock and blond dreadlocked set realized that they’d would indeed get caught and do hard time, these spectacular arson incidents went out of fashion.

Now, somebody thinks that happy days just might be here again. One doesn’t even have to ask what side Holder and the gang would come down on, but it’s obvious he has been unable to take over the FBI.


27 posted on 01/10/2012 4:44:54 PM PST by sinanju (ua)
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To: All

they should be shot...


28 posted on 01/10/2012 4:47:52 PM PST by Maverick68
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To: jazusamo

What would they say if a group of Plant Right Activists burned their gardens before they had a chance to KILL THEIR PLANTS AND EAT THEM
??


29 posted on 01/10/2012 4:53:15 PM PST by eyeamok
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To: sinanju

Yep, The Family was busted and all but three caught, those three are still fugitives. The rest, I believe 14, got hard time and some are still in with years to serve in a Fed slammer.

They were mostly based in WA and OR but now the other groups in mostly Western states are crying like babies because their crimes are considered terrorism, they think that’s unfair, boohoo. LOL!


30 posted on 01/10/2012 4:55:37 PM PST by jazusamo (If you don't like growing older, don't worry. You may not be growing older much longer: T. Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Chances that Dr. Jerry Vlasak’s finger prints, money, and planning are also behind the scenes ?


31 posted on 01/10/2012 4:58:15 PM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: traditional1

Lock them up! We’ll hang them tomorrow right after the trial!


32 posted on 01/10/2012 5:05:00 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: jazusamo

This is a hate crime, plain and simple.

Some people hate carnivores.

This is designed to put fear in those that eat animal protein.

Hate crime penalties must apply to send a message to those who hate.


33 posted on 01/10/2012 5:07:41 PM PST by cicero2k
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To: jazusamo

Mark to read


34 posted on 01/10/2012 5:09:46 PM PST by Newtoidaho (Fight organized crime. Vote out all incumbent Democrats!)
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To: jazusamo

Scumbag bas!ards. Harris Ranch has a great restaurant and one of the nicest hotels we’ve ever stayed in.
I wonder how much taxpayer money odumbo has given to PETA along with Acorn and Planned Parenthood.


35 posted on 01/10/2012 5:12:54 PM PST by taillightchaser (Third party=four more years of marxism)
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36 posted on 01/10/2012 5:13:20 PM PST by jazusamo (If you don't like growing older, don't worry. You may not be growing older much longer: T. Sowell)
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To: tet68

I think the job of Spokeswoman for the AL Press Office needs to become a bit more dangerous.


37 posted on 01/10/2012 5:13:53 PM PST by super7man
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To: jazusamo; All

Looks like another reason to bring back the “Range Detective” to keep the vegan PETA freaks under control. Also arson is one of those property crimes were lethal force is allowed to stop it ,cause once you light that fire you don’t control it.


38 posted on 01/10/2012 5:21:11 PM PST by Nebr FAL owner (.308 reach out & thump someone .50 cal.Browning Machine gun reach out & crush someone)
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To: george76
Chances that Dr. Jerry Vlasak’s finger prints, money, and planning are also behind the scenes ?

No doubt about it.

39 posted on 01/10/2012 5:22:42 PM PST by jazusamo (If you don't like growing older, don't worry. You may not be growing older much longer: T. Sowell)
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To: SkyDancer
I've been telling this to pompous vegans for years:

"Vegetable Rights: an issue for our time.

"You DO realize that the bulk of human food comes from the reproductive organs and unborn children of penniless innocent plants? Why, at least I have the decency to kill my food BEFORE I eat it; while you thoughtless vegans munch those salad greens ALIVE, cold-heartedly. Why, if I put some EEG electrodes on those leaves, we could see the registration of their pain!!!

"My God, how cruel..." (turn away and sob in empathy)


40 posted on 01/10/2012 5:24:04 PM PST by Carry_Okie (The RNC would prefer Obama to a conservative nominee.)
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41 posted on 01/10/2012 5:28:12 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: elkfersupper

Kill the bastards.


42 posted on 01/10/2012 5:29:44 PM PST by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: Nebr FAL owner

It would be nice to have a latter-day Tom Horn to go after them.


43 posted on 01/10/2012 6:19:51 PM PST by sinanju (ua)
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To: Carry_Okie

Too true LOL~~


44 posted on 01/10/2012 6:21:25 PM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: jazusamo
Spokeswoman Nicoal R. Sheen of the Animal Liberation Press Office, which released the statement, said the office doesn't take part in illegal actions but distributes communiqués from those who do.

Visualize what would happen if we had people roaming around burning down abortion clinics, and somebody set herself up as "spokeswoman" using a similar statement. How long would she remain free? Milliseconds?

45 posted on 01/10/2012 6:28:34 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.)
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To: jazusamo

you can rest assured that the equipment was properly insured. That means that the company will have nice new trucks to haul their meat to market...brilliant strategy from the typical dim-witted left. Pathetic


46 posted on 01/10/2012 8:07:06 PM PST by terycarl (lurking, but well informed)
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To: jazusamo

Act of Terrorism. Next event, if the they are caught in the act, approval to fire on them and engage. Enough said.


47 posted on 01/10/2012 9:18:42 PM PST by InsidiousMongo
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To: jazusamo
Spokeswoman Nicoal R. Sheen of the Animal Liberation Press Office, which released the statement, said the office doesn’t take part in illegal actions but distributes communiqués from those who do.........

Sounds a lot like conspiracy and contributing to me

48 posted on 01/11/2012 6:05:04 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: jazusamo
The group was in the news then because one of its representatives was a panelist in a "revolutionary environmentalism" conference at California State University, Fresno.

So these smug little punks are calling it "revolutionary environmentalism" now, huh?

Fine. Does that mean we can shoot them on sight now?

Thanks for the ping, Jaz!

49 posted on 01/11/2012 6:05:54 AM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Carry_Okie
I know a few pompous vegans too.

I am so stealin' your comments! Lol!

50 posted on 01/11/2012 6:07:41 AM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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