Show your displeasure of these tactics and send your contributions to the Callaway Hills Animal Shelter, a no-kill facility.
Next time close off the downtown at the end of the legislative session, stop every car leaving and see how many politicians and cronies are intoxicated. Wait, they control the law enforcement budgets, so that will never happen.
Sure, when politicians/governments don't lie, live within budgets without raising taxes or cutting benefits, and are required to complete all promises made to get elected done before they can hold (any) office again!
Want to see what Nixon has done by cutting jobs, look at the State Hospital in Fulton (mandatory 12 hour shifts for some employees) and the Department of Corrections (mandated over-time to fill shift vacancies). I thought slavery was illegal. These agencies threaten employees with disciplinary action if they refuse to work when mandated, makes for a nice work environment. Try working sixteen hours with patients/offenders that have more rights than the employees do. No thanks, been there, done that. P.S. They do not serve a midnight meal, so you had better pack enough food and supplies for two-days when you go to work (no running to Wal-Mart or McDonalds).
The shot they are talking about is one to euthanize "kill" them, not make them better.
That leaves Wind Power. According to an Associated Press investigation an estimated 573,000 birds were killed in 2012, with 83,000 estimated to have been raptors by wind turbines. While each is federal crime, a charge that the Obama administration has used to prosecute oil companies when birds drown in their waste pits, and power companies when birds are electrocuted by their power lines. No wind energy company has been prosecuted, even those that repeatedly flout the law. The report goes on stating, “Wind power, a pollution-free energy intended to ease global warming, is a cornerstone of President Barack Obama’s energy plan. His administration has championed a $1 billion-a-year tax break to the industry that has nearly doubled the amount of wind power in his first term.” I am sure that some remember the mudslinging that occurred when Tom Carnahan’s Wind Capital Group received a 107 million federal tax credit (Tom Carnahan was a major fundraiser for Obama). Now, Tom is teaming with European wind energy investment firm Equiventus Holding to form Wind Rose Energy Partners. I wonder how much this firm will get from Obama’s administration.
Give him a Nobel Prize, just like Gore got. When I was in grade school, we were taught that we were nearing the end of an Ice Age, a cycle that had happened before. Now we know that the Earth has had many of these cycles. If CO2 is as dangerous as the “experts” claim, why do we continue to needlessly produce it? Production of alcohol (for fuel or consumption) releases CO2. The conversion of natural gas to anhydrous ammonia produces large quantities that is compressed and turned in to “Dry Ice” which is then sold in stores for cooling. CO2 is used in fire extinguishers along with carbonated beverages, which also contain large quantities of sugar, which some claim lead to tooth decay and obesity. We cannot forget the 2006 United Nation study that “identified the world's rapidly growing herds of cattle as the greatest threat to the climate, forests and wildlife”. According to this report, “livestock are responsible for 18 per cent of the greenhouse gases that cause global warming, more than cars, planes and all other forms of transport put together. In addition to CO2, cattle release Methane, which warms the world 20 times faster than carbon dioxide and “more than two-thirds of the world's emissions of ammonia, one of the main causes of acid rain”. The report concludes by stating “ unless drastic changes are made, the massive damage done by livestock will more than double by 2050, as demand for meat increases.” While I am concerned about pollution, we, the United States” cannot be forced into reducing our CO2 emissions while China, India and other nations continue to increase their output. The elimination of coal-fired power plants would be nice, but what will replace them? In 2012, 37% of our power came from Coal, 30% from Natural Gas, 19% from Nuclear and 3.46% from Wind. Each of these production methods has dangers. In 2012, the US Geological Survey reported that injecting high-pressure liquids in the ground to fracture rock (fracking) to release natural gas caused earthquakes in Oklahoma. Nuclear energy, while clean and basically safe, has suffered a major setback when “Obama Administration “under the Obama Administration funding for development of Yucca Mountain waste site was terminated effective via amendment to the Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, passed by Congress on April 14, 2011. The US GAO stated that the closure was for political, not technical or safety reasons”. "TO BE CONTINUED"
With all that has happened in the Vatican, I wonder why Catholics continue sending their money to support it and the organization that has spent unknown amounts to cover up sexual abuse of their children?
Don't you realize that what once were prison that were unpleasant are now correction centers where the guilty get free room and board, health care and a safe place to serve their sentence while they are supposedly rehabilitated? To keep the numbers confined low, they keep changing the rules to keep them on the street and productive by putting them on probation. Want to see how that works, check “casenet” and see how many times a person can violation their probation and never be confined.
Way to go Gov!! Here is a governor who gave the largest, richest railroad in the U.S. over $20,000,000 for a bridge, that they were going to build anyway, and spends how many thousands of dollars flying his cronies around the state, threatening the livelihood of state employees. Makes you proud to live in Missouri, doesn’t it?
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