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Friday, May 20, 2005

The enemy of my enemy is still my enemy

I'm not sure which organization irritates me more, FOX News or PETA, but I love to see them go after each other. Watch out, good upstanding citizens, FOX News breaks the case about the PETA agenda.

"Through its innocuous-sounding "educational" programming arm known as TeachKind, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has found a way to reach school children starting as young as kindergarten with its extremist agenda. The opportunity for PETA to gets its message into the classroom has been paved, at least in part, by various laws on the books in at least 12 states mandating humane education in public schools — thus creating a demand for curricula centered on teaching children about the humane treatment of animals."

I'm not sure that I would agree with Faux news that the teachings amount to "ideological child abuse." On the other hand, I occasionally enjoy a good hamburger, so I can't really support PETA's view that eating meat is as horrific as mutilating a family pet.