Wednesday, September 09, 2009

An Extreme Animal Rights Nut Will Be the New Regulatory Czar

I had to include this YouTube video of Sarah Chang playing Massenet's "Meditation From Thais" to sooth my AMERICAN soul against this weirdo, crazy Sunstein. ugh. Listen to this music while you read about this little, ugly, anti-American person and his lunatic ideas.

AN EXTREME LEFTIST ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVIST MAY BE OUR NEW REGULATORY CZAR!!!!!!!!! Imagine what will happen to our farmers and cattle ranchers and their ability to bring grain and meat to your table! This guy wants to end that.

...Cass Sunstein is a radical animal rights activist.

Don’t believe us? Sunstein has made no secret of his devotion to the cause of establishing legal “rights” for livestock, wildlife, and pets. “[T]here should be extensive regulation of the use of animals in entertainment, scientific experiments, and agriculture,” Sunstein wrote in a 2002 working paper while at the University of Chicago Law school.

“Extensive regulation of the use of animals.” That's PETA-speak for using government to get everything PETA and the Humane Society of the United States can't get through gentle pressure or not-so-gentle coercion. Not exactly the kind of thing American ranchers, restaurateurs, hunters, and biomedical researchers (to say nothing of ordinary consumers) would like to hear from their next “regulatory czar.”

A version of the same paper also appeared as the introduction to Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions, a 2004 book that Sunstein co-edited with then-girlfriend Martha Nussbaum. In that book, Sunstein set out an ambitious plan to give animals the legal “right” to file lawsuits. We're not joking:

“[A]nimals should be permitted to bring suit, with human beings as their representatives, to prevent violations of current law … Any animals that are entitled to bring suit would be represented by (human) counsel, who would owe guardian like obligations and make decisions, subject to those obligations, on their clients’ behalf.”

It doesn't end there. Sunstein delivered a keynote ...READ HERE

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