Skip to comments.PETA pushes for excise tax on meat
Posted on 06/11/2007 8:13:14 PM PDT by neverdem
Should hunters -- or anyone who enjoys a steak or a hamburger -- have to pay extra for that little indulgence?
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals thinks so. One of the nation's largest anti-hunting organizations, the group has kicked off a "Tax Meat" Campaign, proposing a 10-cent-per-pound excise tax on meat. Animal activists have also asked federal lawmakers to give tax breaks to those who have sworn off the consumption of animals.
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Geesh these people are nuts.
PETA has a really good PR department. They get thousands of $$$ worth of free press for each of their crackpot ideas. I hate ‘em but ya gotta respect ‘em too, in this regard.
I’d be happy to pay an excise tax for meat, if in return the game ‘n fish people would add a couple “animal activist” tags to my hunting license.
I think we should push right back.
“give tax breaks to those who have sworn off the consumption of animals”
In other words, anyone could apply for that. Just tell the government you’re a vegan and if they ask for proof hide any meat you may have.
I wouldn't mind helping thin that herd myself.
Yeah they’re nuts and silly alright, but they are going to tell lies just like the “Global Warming” and “Second Hand Smoke” nuts and get their way.
How’s about we add an excise tax on pets, pet food etc.
...waiting for that tofu deduction any day now.....
I have a counter proposal; what’s the bounty on PETA types?
Play hide the salami with someone from the government? Do I LOOK like an intern????
Well I got something PETA can PUSH!
(and they can push it right up where the Sun don't shine!)
I agree. There should be a 25% tax on vegetables for every member who shows their PETA card at the grocery store.
I guess not many will show there PETA card though.
Haven't had meat in years, I want a tax break...snicker..no really...no meat...come smell my poop if ya don't believe me.
Here’s what we do. Charge a tax on consuming meat, and have the tax paid by PETA.
Here’s proof these PETA whackos are animals. They must be as they are vegatarians
It appears to me from how I read Genesis that the good Lord gave us meat for food and the plants were given to the animals for food.
001:026 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our
likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea,
and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over
all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth
upon the earth.
001:027 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God
created he him; male and female created he them.
001:028 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and
multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have
dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the
air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
001:029 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing
seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree,
in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it
shall be for meat.
001:030 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air,
and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there
is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was
Hunters and fishermen and women already pay a Federal excise tax on all firearms, ammo and fishing gear etc. We also pay for license to hunt and fish and BIG time bucks for out of state licenses. I think we should tas PETA and call it a misery tax. That is all they cause misery.
Lol, what a beautiful post!!
Strangely the 1000 and the 1024 look exactly the same!! So you can use 1000. Wonder why that is?
The 900 leaves one and 1/4 inch of white on the right.
The Brahma was a nice touch.... forgot his name!
Blood tests. Looking for metabolytes of meat and other stuff.
Keep talking PETA folks. And I hope the news outlets continue to give them coverage. The more the better. This kind of gibberish is only alienating normal people.
I have a better idea; Put a tax on NUTS, (pun intended)
I have no respect for terrorists.
Actually they should give us a 10 cent per pound rebate because we are reducing global warming by eating animals who produce methane gas.
Love it when political correct group #1 slams into political correct group #2. It happens so friggin much nowadays.
Yeah, the freak politicians (both Dems and Repubs) here in Wisconsin want to turn our food, and our food’s food (corn) into fuel. Make us pay more for it, give us crappier gas mileage (therefore requiring us to burn more fuel than we otherwise would), pollute the groundwater and mandate that we have to use it (in other words screw the free market).
Another case of politically correct group 1 (ethanol crowd) slamming into politically correct group 2.
900 did not “repeat”?
I might have been hard to tell as I did not put a contrasting border around each color so you could see if it repeats
1024x768 is the largest screensaver / webpage setting of 4-5 most use on PCs
Emperor Lyons Phleuger the 10th
Brand on his left shoulder:
FD = Frank Dadara in Palm Beach County at Dun Wandrin Ranch
Lyons is a big farming cattle ranching name in Florida and my brother’s wife is a niece of Lena Lyons
Yes, you’ve called him Emperor before I think.
Lol, the 900 is a solid dark green so no way to tell about repeating. I can’t get ove the 1000 being as wide as the 1024!
I like that plan.
I won't give up meat, but I will get a tax break.
1024 over 1000
24 pixels = .025 of 96 (100)
24 pixels is a very tiny width or height on a PC screen set at 1024x768 or 100x750
Lol, I know about pixels. 24 isn’t many unless you are painting pixel by pixel and I often do that for shading.
Maybe 950 would be good too?
Red meat isnt bad for you. Its the green, fuzzy meat you have to watch out for.
OK, now the ‘less than’ or V section is the ‘overlap’ part.
Gosh, that area measures almost 1 3/4 inches!
Deny God ,then you can deny human dominion
they wouldn’t go for that they want to punish anyone who eats protein.
they wouldn’t go for that they want to punish anyone who eats protein.
Have you ever heard long-term vegans talk? They can hardly string three words together to make a coherent sentence, I think I'll pass on a proteinless diet (ie, the "diet of serfs, and slaves"...)
my aunt was a vegetarian. she depleted herself of selenium, and eventually went senile. she had this superiority complex she was so good cause she didn’t eat meat. She did however eat raw egg yolks for breakfast.
Meat... just try to make decent Chili without it
We should unit to remove PETA from tax exempt status because the group only purpose is to slam tax payers style of life!
Serfs, and slaves usually died at an early age. Mostly, it is *assumed* because they wore themselves out with the hard physical labor, but that only paints a partial picture. Couple that hard physical labor with dietary deficiencies, and you have a world where the top tier has a reasonable life span, while for the rest, life is, to paraphrase Hobbes, "nasty, brutish, and extremely short"...
Surely no ones takes these perverts seriously.
Not many Vegans are all that sane to begin with.
I like Vegans as they leave more meat for me.
I believe I will have another bologna sandwich with some smoke sausage.
I knew they were against farmers and ranchers, didn’t realize that they were against pets. I thought they all had obnoxious little lap dogs that they pampered and treated better than their own children and/or parents.
How can that possibly work? Do you sign an affidavit?
It pretty simple. Owning animals is not ethical. Many people that have bought into PETA BS, don’t know about the extended agenda. Its kind of like the people who joined up with the NAZIs.