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McCartney says skip the turkey on Thanksgiving
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Posted on 11/19/2012 4:38:42 PM PST by Sub-Driver

McCartney says skip the turkey on Thanksgiving

AFP - Former Beatle Paul McCartney, a long-time vegetarian, has joined a campaign by animal rights group PETA to encourage Americans to celebrate a turkey-free Thanksgiving this week.

The British rock legend, sporting a gray shirt with an "eat no turkey" design, is featured on the website of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

"This Thanksgiving, Paul McCartney is urging you to say 'no, thanks' to turkey and 'yes' to a delicious, cruelty-free holiday meal," the group says.

More than 45 million turkeys will make their way onto American dinner tables on Thursday, and another 22 million are consumed at Christmas, according to PETA.

Each year, US presidents grant a pardon to one or two turkeys -- a tradition that only dates back to president George Bush in 1989, even though Thanksgiving was first celebrated by pilgrims who fled religious persecution in England.

(Excerpt) Read more at france24.com ...


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To: Sub-Driver

Good grief— will the insanity ever end?


51 posted on 11/19/2012 5:17:06 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: Sub-Driver

I filled a small chest freezer with 3 whole turkeys and 7 breasts.

buy them on sale during holidays.

.75/lb whole and .98/lb breast is mighty cheap dog food for my fat-free-diet yorkie. Although it does seem a bit odd to fix an 8 pound breast for a 5 pound dog. (freeze half when I fix it.

With the potatos and carrots I grow myself, ( a third of each per serving), I can feed him for about $5-6/month.

And I have a turkey dinner once a month for myself when I fix it.


52 posted on 11/19/2012 5:18:27 PM PST by digger48
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m cooking two birds on Thanksgiving. I’ll name one of them Paul.

FUPM


53 posted on 11/19/2012 5:19:16 PM PST by GnL
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To: Huskrrrr
I saw Sir Paul in concert about 20 years ago. Great concert but we had to sit through 45 minutes of a PITA lecture first.

I saw him around that same period. Used the PETA slide show time to run to the beer concession stand.

54 posted on 11/19/2012 5:20:19 PM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Cyber Liberty

“I Wanna Hold Your Ham”?


55 posted on 11/19/2012 5:20:28 PM PST by Carl LaFong (Vera the possum is US.)
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To: Mastador1

“And PETA?, they are responsible for the deaths of more animals than any research facility or all of them combined. “

That’s right. Every time they make a statement like this, I’m tempted to eat another steak.


56 posted on 11/19/2012 5:23:09 PM PST by ari-freedom (It's the bennies, stupid.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I think that I’ll go pick up a Turducken and be triple damned.


57 posted on 11/19/2012 5:24:44 PM PST by Malone LaVeigh
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To: Sub-Driver
Former Beatle Paul McCartney, a long-time vegetarian

No wonder he looks like he's 90 years old.

58 posted on 11/19/2012 5:27:46 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (USA!)
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To: Malone LaVeigh

ahh I could never understand turducken. The whole point of having duck is the crispy skin and turducken ruins it. Better to just serve 3 individually roasted birds!


59 posted on 11/19/2012 5:27:50 PM PST by ari-freedom (It's the bennies, stupid.)
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To: Alaska Wolf

” No wonder he looks like he’s 90 years old. “

Become vegetarian for long life! Problem is, you won’t actually live a long life but you’ll look like as if you did.


60 posted on 11/19/2012 5:29:46 PM PST by ari-freedom (It's the bennies, stupid.)
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To: Carl LaFong

Hee Hee


61 posted on 11/19/2012 5:30:35 PM PST by ecomcon
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Hey Paul—at least we eat Turkeys and dont worship them—like your fawning over the tall, dark meated, skinny Turkey in the WH.


62 posted on 11/19/2012 5:32:20 PM PST by tflabo
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To: Sub-Driver

save a turkey, eat a beatle.

he may be a bit gristly and tough though, he’s pretty old.


63 posted on 11/19/2012 5:33:57 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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Paul McCartney, the scumbag hypocrite that left England to not pay taxes, but remains full blown douchebag liberal.

I’ll be serving two 12lb turkeys and a smoked bone in ham.

Like a previous poster, my ham bone and some ham leftovers have a future date with a pot of navy beans. Oh, and the stock used in the navy beans will be from the leftover bones/carcasses of the turkeys. Waste not, want not.


64 posted on 11/19/2012 5:34:31 PM PST by Tailback
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To: DoughtyOne
Please join me by swearing off on listening to anything McCartney on Thanksgiving day.

You prefaced this by suggesting a sacrifice on our part and we find there is no sacrifice.

65 posted on 11/19/2012 5:38:26 PM PST by OldPossum
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To: Sub-Driver

And I’m supposed to care about because?


66 posted on 11/19/2012 5:40:17 PM PST by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: Alaska Wolf

No wonder he looks like he’s 90 years old.

***
Yes, and he looks like a woman.


67 posted on 11/19/2012 5:48:13 PM PST by Bigg Red (Sorry, Mr. Franklin, I guess we couldn't keep it.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I would think Paul McCartney would be hiding at Thanksgiving.


68 posted on 11/19/2012 5:50:24 PM PST by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: Sub-Driver

McCartney says skip the turkey on Thanksgiving

Shut up you stupid Limey Vegan Wanker!

Maybe you wouldnt have been scammed out of millions by that one-legged grifter you married if you had a steak now and then...

And I never liked your poofter music either.


69 posted on 11/19/2012 5:51:09 PM PST by LtKerst
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To: Sub-Driver

McCartney says skip the turkey on Thanksgiving

Shut up you stupid Limey Vegan Wanker!

Maybe you wouldnt have been scammed out of millions by that one-legged grifter you married if you had a steak now and then...

And I never liked your poofter music either.


70 posted on 11/19/2012 5:51:40 PM PST by LtKerst
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To: Fiji Hill

Paul wants the largest turkey to be his post-Beatles recording catalogue.


71 posted on 11/19/2012 5:55:00 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: Carl LaFong

“Hams Across the Water”


72 posted on 11/19/2012 5:55:39 PM PST by Bigg Red (Sorry, Mr. Franklin, I guess we couldn't keep it.)
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To: Sub-Driver

If I was a turkey producer, I would hire Yoko Ono to do turkey commercials.


73 posted on 11/19/2012 5:55:51 PM PST by iowamark
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To: TribalPrincess2U

But, Paul, without turkey, how will you hide your pot in the stuffing?


74 posted on 11/19/2012 5:56:42 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: Sub-Driver

75 posted on 11/19/2012 5:58:23 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: Sub-Driver

“”This Thanksgiving, Paul McCartney is urging you to say ‘no, thanks’ to turkey and ‘yes’ to a delicious, cruelty-free holiday meal,” the group says.”

A cruelty-free vegetarian meal? Ain’t no such thing. Factory farming displaces hundreds of species of animals. Diesel trucks delivering those veggies pollute the air.

Like so many green thinkers, they don’t (think that is). Look at electric cars. We can just plug them in they say. What a joke. Those batteries are heavy polluters and electricity doesn’t just come out of the air. Something has to be burned somewhere to make it.

Give me a break.


77 posted on 11/19/2012 5:59:11 PM PST by Not gonna take it anymore (If Obama were twice as smart as he is, he would be a wit)
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To: Sub-Driver
Enjoy your Tofurky Paul.


78 posted on 11/19/2012 6:00:51 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Sub-Driver

We are skipping the Turkey this year.
I am smoking two briskets and 4 racks of spare ribs instead.
Love Texas Thanksgivings.


79 posted on 11/19/2012 6:01:59 PM PST by TexasM1A
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To: OldPossum

Indeed...


80 posted on 11/19/2012 6:08:12 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and 48 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I wish I could be President just to have Paul and about 80 PETA people. When it comes time to pardon the turkey chop the head right off the thing and let the body run around the lawn.


81 posted on 11/19/2012 6:11:49 PM PST by bmwcyle (Women reelected Obama)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hey Paul shove your tofu. I ordered 3 turkeys and a prime rib. Big family and any strays they might show up with so I,m prepared.


82 posted on 11/19/2012 6:13:06 PM PST by mimaw
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To: Sub-Driver

Vegetables? Plants? Grains? . . . That’s what food eats.


83 posted on 11/19/2012 6:20:51 PM PST by glock rocks (Pro Deo et Constitutione - Libertas aut Mors)
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To: Sub-Driver

Sir McCartney can KMA!

MFO


84 posted on 11/19/2012 6:25:13 PM PST by Man from Oz
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To: Sub-Driver

“vegetarian” old Indian word for Bad Shot.


85 posted on 11/19/2012 6:26:33 PM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: Sub-Driver

McCartney could eat dog turds for Thanksgiving for all I care. Just another washed up has been seeking a public forum to spew his stupidity to his adoring witless fans.


86 posted on 11/19/2012 6:29:47 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (The law of unintended consequences is an unforgiving and vindictive b!tch!)
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To: Sub-Driver; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
Me, I'd listen to the real Paul McCartney, not to this Paul McCartney impersonator, since, when? 1969!

Maybe I'm not amazed!

87 posted on 11/19/2012 6:31:05 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Paul McCartney? Wasn’t he in a band called Wings? Don’t turkeys have wings? There’s something vewy screwy going on around here.


88 posted on 11/19/2012 6:42:40 PM PST by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Shut up and go away. No one asked you, no one cares..


89 posted on 11/19/2012 6:43:35 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: mirkwood
Thanks for the advice paul..I will now get a turkey and a chicken.

Aw heck, just dive in and get the Turducken.

90 posted on 11/19/2012 6:44:58 PM PST by LibertarianLiz
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To: Sub-Driver

Stay out of our country creep and keep your idiot opinions to yourself.


91 posted on 11/19/2012 6:45:36 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Sub-Driver

Shut up and go away. No one asked you, no one cares..


92 posted on 11/19/2012 6:47:04 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Sub-Driver; a fool in paradise

Let’s boycott those Beatles and the British Invasion! I’ll never again listen to Billy J. Kramer!


93 posted on 11/19/2012 6:48:24 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Sub-Driver
I have a turkey in the freezer and a turkey on order, OMG, I'm a mass murderer!
94 posted on 11/19/2012 6:57:22 PM PST by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: BigCinBigD
OMG, I'm a mass murderer!

Just for fun - did you ever get one of those emails about sticking a small Cornish Hen inside your turkey? Somebody once (supposedly) did that to his mother in law and then carried on about how the poor turkey was pregnant and they had killed a pregnant turkey.

95 posted on 11/19/2012 7:03:31 PM PST by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: Sub-Driver

My wife, one daughter and I will be choosing a vegetarian option for Thanksgiving. My other daughter will be grilling a filet mignon (not a fan of turkey). Other than that, it will be a traditional Thanksgiving; family, fellowship and gratitude for what God has provided.


96 posted on 11/19/2012 7:04:05 PM PST by socal_parrot (I hate to say I told you so, but...)
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To: Sub-Driver

Macca is so Yesterday, Nowhere, Man. He oughta live and let those turkeys die, and apologize to Uncle Albert whom he caused so much pain! Say, is he still married to that one legged screeching Japanese “artist” whom he stole from Eric God Clapner?


97 posted on 11/19/2012 7:18:36 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Whoops! Too late. Had a 20-pounder yesterday.


98 posted on 11/19/2012 9:49:17 PM PST by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: Sub-Driver

what an asshole....this from a bama voter.....get out Paul....we can skip YOU for Thanksgiving.....you defame the Beatles memories....Go Beach Boys


99 posted on 11/20/2012 1:37:33 AM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: mirkwood
Turducken!
100 posted on 11/20/2012 5:45:38 AM PST by FLAMING DEATH (I'm not racist - I hate Biden too!)
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