Please note this post is not meant to make light of the deeds described here, only to make fun of, ridicule, bully and just plain beat the shit out of the idiots who commit these stupid acts.
The entire post was going to be devoted to my Canadian friends. Montreal to be exact.
If you’re on facebook you probably heard about Wicca, another Pit Bull euthanized for a incident where the owner states the dog did not bite, only grazed. It is a similar case to Lennox where the owner appealed but was rejected. Sadly Wicca was euthanized last Thursday.
What makes this case even worse, is the city is trying to pass a new law where a dog involved in a bite incident can be euthanized within 24 hours, leaving very little time for the dog’s owner to take any legal action.
To this I say, Montreal, WTF?
When did people lose all common sense? I know the old saying if common sense was common…. but come on! Pull your heads out of your asses and think about it. What causes a dog to bite? Why are the circumstances not taken into consideration?
Is there nothing more pressing going on in your community that you cannot focus on?
What if you were to spend your money say on fixing the economy? Instead of persecuting dogs because they look a certain way.
I thought Montreal’s stupidity was more than enough for a W.T.F. Wednesday post and then I saw this.
Rep. Steve King defends the right to watch dog fighting and this GOP Rep. Steve King Defends Dog Fighting, IOWA – Warning if you click on one of these links you will see the results of dog fighting.
Apparently Iowa’s representative King opposes an amendment to the farm bill, which he verbalized at a tele-townhall last week.
I could go on a rant right here and call Mr. King every name under the sun, but if I cannot articulate my words and be concise in my criticism than I am just as ignorant as he is.
I’m just going to quote Mr. King here, “It’s wrong to rate animals above human beings,” he told the questioner. To make his point, King argued that “there’s something wrong” for society to make it a “federal crime to watch animals fight” but “it’s not a federal crime to induce somebody to watch people fighting.”
Let me explain the difference to you assbag. (Ok, sometimes articulation is over-rated.)
People who CHOOSE to fight do so of THEIR OWN FREE WILL. They know full well the risks involved in fighting and take those risks willingly.
Unlike dogs, bears and roosters who are starved, tortured and tormented oh and did I forget, EXECUTED when they lose.
It really makes me wonder where we are headed as a society when our elected officials have this kind of mentality.
Complaining doesn’t work.
You can write as many letters and e-mails as you want, you can call every day, every five minutes even, sign as many petitions as you can but unless you have your representative’s cell phone number or can schedule a face to face, the reality is your representative won’t hear your words. An admin in his office is writing down your comments and generalizing them with her weekly reports.
Yes Mr. King you had 52 people call and complain about your comment regarding dog fighting.
Thank you Susan, duly noted.
Just because your congressman/representative isn’t reading your e-mails doesn’t mean you CAN’T make a difference.
We live in the world of social media. You can blog it, tweet it, facebook, google+, pin it, the possibilities are endless. The point is to keep these critical animal issues in the spotlight. Send information to your local news networks, ask them to cover the stories.
Shine the light on the ignorance associated with BSL and dog fighting.
Oh and if you live in Iowa, your voice is heard at the polls.
It’s the only way.