Tag Archives: Zoos

BLACKFISH has a name, it’s TILIKUM

Yes, Orcas aren’t fish. “Blackfish” is the English translation of a word Pacific Northwest indigenous peoples gave to killer whales, holding them in respectful regard while keeping a traditional safe distance. BLACKFISH is also the title of a new docummentary … Continue reading

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Our collective lockdown mentality, lest a siren call lure us to freedom

LOCKDOWN. The term has become ubiquitous, though lifted easily out of context, being self-explanatory. Its predecessor “batten down the hatches” used to be too. Before the advent of recreational sailing it came from a work environment synonymous with incarceration, in … Continue reading

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How Beastly-Animals in Revolt…

Also titled “Unbearable” and “revolting animals”. The story, COLUMBIA STATION, Ohio – A bear attacked and killed its caretaker at the home of a man who kept a menagerie of dangerous, exotic beasts and ran afoul of animal regulators a … Continue reading

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O, Give me a home, where the Buffalo roam

…and I’ll show you a house that’s not clean But let’s skip to the main issue… Non-pet animals being used as mascots. Now, I had seen on the commercials last year that the CSU football team uses a live Bison … Continue reading

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Anthropomorphism, the Chinese Pandas and the El Paso County Zoo

Not THIS El Paso County, El Paso, Texas. They never had a panda, even in the freewheeling times before Zoos took on a true scientific mission nobody would have been dumb enough to give a panda to that pathetic joke … Continue reading

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Are you in any of the parade pictures?

COLORADO SPRINGS- The Coloradans For Peace parade entry got good coverage this year, from KRDO13, FOX21, and the GAZETTE, which reported the full text of our banner. Reporter Lance Benzel interviewed a number of us, and I was hoping to … Continue reading

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Coloradans For Peace and Freedom: in Ireland and occupied lands everywhere

UPDATE FROM COLORADANS FOR PEACE about March 14 St Patrick’s Day Parade: Drummers, Hats, Flags, Kazoos, and a great St Patrick’s theme! Come wave international flags for PEACE and FREEDOM! Join COLORADANS FOR PEACE to represent the local peace community … Continue reading

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National Geographic is a nature pic zoo

January’s National Geographic featured an article about Charles Darwin. Juxtaposed against excerpts from Darwin’s diary on the Beagle, were the usual photographs of nature at its most vivid. But an image of a glacier, purporting to match Darwin’s awed description, … Continue reading

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The Naval Academy at Annapolis

It turns out that the Air Force Academy here in Colorado Springs was not chosen to bring ‘PEACE’ to the Middle East, nor was the Army Academy at West Point. The site for The Cheney Empire to force more of … Continue reading

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