Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Coffee and Provocation

Walmart Veterinary Care?
Walmart’s offerings will soon include veterinary care. Am I alone in thinking this company is way outside it lane?

The Wolf Whistle Was Created to Warn Dogs?
No lady, I'm not ogling you; I'm training my dog.

Training Bears in Sweden to Read the Law
When the bears are in trouble, they do the same thing you do: they talk to a good lawyer.

Fox in Charge of Hen House
A foe of the Endangered Species Act is now in charge of overseeing federal policy on wildlife and parks. One conservationist has likened it to “appointing an arsonist as the town fire marshal.”

Miracles in Mumbai
Mumbai beach goes from dump to turtle hatchery in two years.

Gutting Bears Ears
Look at this map.  This is what Trump has done to Bear's Ears

Here's How Your Dog Could Bankrupt You
Dog bites account for more than one-third of all homeowners insurance liability claim dollars, and the average cost of each claim, $33,230, is over 5 times more than the average American has in savings.

Lock Them All Up or Let Most of Them Go?
At $75,560, housing a prisoner in California now costs more than a year at Harvard.

Does It Come in an Amazon Cardboard Box?
You can now buy a shipping container 'Tiny Home' on Amazon.

Trump Threatens the Farm Economy
American may not manufacture as much as we used to, but our farms produce a lot of food, and we also produce some of the best farm machinery in the world. Donald Trumps's trade war may kill Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, and other big farm states:  “It’s gotten so bad, dairy farming organizations are giving out suicide hotline numbers, as farmers are committing suicide in the hope that their insurance will save the family farm.”

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