26 Aug '12, 6pm

URGENT! INNOCENT DOGS TO BE EUTHANIZED IN OAKLAND! HELP STOP... - Care2 News Network

Saturday August 25, 2012, 6:05 am Noted, signed (and shortly to be forwarded). Thanks to Michelle, as ever. Let us be clear: this phenomenon is getting out of hand, with outrageous recent cases from Belfast to Montreal. A comment attached by the very wise Curzio B. to a petition he forwarded the other day suggested a political aspect to these incidents, and I agreed with him. It's a complex matter, for the type of politics varies by nation and region. However, the two most outrageous examples happen to illustrate the two main tendencies. The actions in the case of Lennox in Belfast suggest the creeping authoritarianism in Western government, better illustrated in few places than in my native England. The Montreal legislation, however, suggests an opposite tendency that nevertheless has historically always had the same result: populism leading to some form of dictatorship a...

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