Category Archives: animals

Family Separation: Who You Gonna Call

Monday, June 18th 2018 Working my way through this list; wanted to share it asap. The trauma a child incurs from parental separation lasts a lifetime. Here are numbers to call in addition to your senators and representatives to tell … Continue reading

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Trump and the Baby Snatchers

June 18th 2018 “I don’t have a long treatise to issue here, no meandering argument. I am simply outraged beyond my ability to articulate it.” ~Charles M. Blow STILL the Trumpsters rally behind him. Denying this is even happening. Which is … Continue reading

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Family Separation at the Border: It’s Everything

June 2018   And this article is succint and informative:   Seizing Children From Parents at the Border Is Immoral. Here’s What We Can Do About It.   Never in my life did I imagine bearing witness to  anything like … Continue reading

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Border Separation: Harvesting Babies Fresh Off the Tap

Thursday, June 14th 2018   Federal officials took her daughter,  while she was breastfeeding the baby. They handcuffed her for resisting. Another day another dollar for privatized prisons. Another victory for xenophobes. Another head for the ledger. I listened to … Continue reading

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Children in Cages – What to Do?

June 11th 2018   These children are imprisoned for being born somewhere. https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/video/dhs-official-658-children-taken-from-adults-at-border-1245015619748 My hospital clown training has taught me that the pain we feel in the face of others’ suffering is not only perceptual but neurological.  And the way … Continue reading

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Children in Cages

June 2018   I can’t even with our administration’s new practice of tearing children from their mothers and throwing them in cages.  Heretofore this was the worst torture imaginable; unthinkably ripping a child from a mother’s arms as in Sophie’s … Continue reading

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Otter River Memorial Day Camping SPLOOP Style

Memorial Day Weekend 2018  @Otter River State Forest Return to editing 2018 05 25 OTTER RIVER SPLOOP CAMPING [9:03]:     V. Marino:    CJ:    Vi:   Z:    Gav:    Viv:    #SPLOOP  

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