Where Have All The Geniuses Gone

One of the reason life exists on this planet is water. Humans, animals, vegetables all require water to thrive. Whether one is a conscientious omnivore or vegan, one will starve without water.Unlike some regions of the world, the United States is not water poor. So where are the geniuses?Why can't there be a national pipeline infrastructure system, essentially a giant irrigation network, that can transport water from areas where there is flooding to areas of drought?...more

Ringling Bros. Failed to Train Public to Come to the Show

Ringling Bros. announced that they are phasing out elephant acts b y 2018, Their parent company Feld Entertainment cited public concern for the welfare of elephants and this;"... certain cities and counties have passed "anti-circus" and "anti-elephant" ordinances. The company's three shows visit 115 cities throughout the year, and Feld said it's expensive to fight legislation in each jurisdiction. It's also difficult to plan tours amid constantly changing regulations.." (President Kenneth Feld)...more

Stop Calling Rape Victims 'Accusers'

The media needs to stop calling victims of rape and sexual assault "accusers''. It implies that there is no victim, but rather a shrill, angry, mean accuser who is victimizing the rapist. It is not done with any other crime. If you are robbed, killed, kidnapped or pick pocketed - you are a victim. Why is a rape victim an accuser? Why is the universally accepted legal language changed? In fact, it is the people of a state that accuses the defendant on behalf of the victim....more
No. As ugly a crime as rape is, in the United States the accused is innocent until proven ...more

Veterans Are Our New Vulnerable Class

This weekend spcaLA partnered with Animals for Armed Forces® to give pets to  members of the military and their families at  no charge....more

Are There Bugs in My Bangs

 I have been inside more "hoarding houses" than anyone should ever have to. They are scary, dark, smelly and exude anguish, sorrow and  hostility....more

Healthy Giraffe Killed, Dissected and Fed to Big Cats in Front of Children

Zoos are no place for animals.Copenhagen Zoo killed, dissected and fed a giraffe, Marius, to their big cats while children watched. The zoo asserted that this giraffe, though healthy, possessed genes too common with the other giraffes in the zoo to be used in their breeding program. This was done despite both the posting of online petitions opposing this course of action and the offers of other facilities to take Marius....more

Juveniles Sentenced to spcaLA for Violence "Cure"

Your spcaLA and the Juvenile Division of the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office have united to bring spcaLA’s award winning  violence prevention program to the Los A...more

Does Anyone Think This is News?

NBC just reported that "AKC-registered breeders raising dogs in 'miserable" conditions". Really?...more

ESPN: The Size of a Dog is NOT Indicative of a Man's Penis Size

During last week's Lakers game the ESPN commentators could not stop   wailing about the tragedy that Kobe Bryant was seen in this photo with a little dog. They ranted, wept and prayed for someone to "say it isn't so" that such a "macho" guy would have a lap dog. They lamented that any dog that could be "cradled" in one's arms was not an acceptable companion for such a man as Kobe.Kobe Bryant image via Instagram...more
All the more reason that I stopped watching ESPN.more

What Could You Buy In Kmart That Is Worth The Life Of A Shark?

On March 6th a five foot long white-tipped shark flown from New York to Los Angeles to be used in the filming of a Kmart commercial exhibited signs of stress on the set and ultimately died. The shark was treated on set by the trainer and then taken to a specialist to no avail....more
Exactly - this seems like a such ill conceived idea from start to finish. Besides the obvious ...more