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  • Despite the prevalence of claims that Hollywood drives fads in dog breed popularity, there’s little evidence that this is true.  In fact, actual data sharply contradicts the unthinking mantra that […]

    Don’t Blame Disney for Dalmatians

    Despite the prevalence of claims that Hollywood drives fads in dog breed popularity, there’s little evidence that this is true.  In fact, actual data sharply contradicts the unthinking mantra that […]

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  • In the last words of the Declaration of Independence, the signers made a solemn promise to the cause of freedom:  ”With a firm Reliance on the Protection of divine Providence, we mutually […]

    Sacred Honor

    In the last words of the Declaration of Independence, the signers made a solemn promise to the cause of freedom:  ”With a firm Reliance on the Protection of divine Providence, we mutually […]

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  • Although it is famously the Ides of March upon which Julius Caesar met his demise, it was in fact a month before on the Ides of February when he sealed […]

    Beware the Ides of February

    Although it is famously the Ides of March upon which Julius Caesar met his demise, it was in fact a month before on the Ides of February when he sealed […]

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  • In honor of our Veterans, here’s a speech I gave before the American Legion back in 1999.  The speech took first place at the local and district levels and runner […]

    Sacred Honor

    In honor of our Veterans, here’s a speech I gave before the American Legion back in 1999.  The speech took first place at the local and district levels and runner […]

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  • reprint from here & here In my recent correspondence with a pet rescuer who has yet to embrace No-Kill, I saw firsthand the phenomenon that Nathan Winograd discusses in Redemption: that […]

    Killing for a Myth

    reprint from here & here In my recent correspondence with a pet rescuer who has yet to embrace No-Kill, I saw firsthand the phenomenon that Nathan Winograd discusses in Redemption: that […]

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