Letter, Opinion

Banning meat?

Dear Editor,

So, I heard on Fox News that President Biden may be banning meat to combat global warming. Then I remembered that Colorado Democrat Governor Jared Polis had issued a similar proclamation last month.

My first reaction was, what kind of cockamamie idea will the Democrats cook up next. But then I read the article they quoted, and it made a bit more sense.

Apparently, a University of Michigan research report found that replacing 50% of animal products with plant-based foods would prevent more than 1.6 billion tons of greenhouse gasses by 2030, which is Biden’s target date for a 50% reduction in emissions.

Another article I found in The Guardian, argues that animal farming is a major driver of climate change, as well as air and water pollution, soil depletion, and destruction of wildlife habitats.

It’s possible that, in an environmentally sustainable world, we may eventually need to replace meat and other animal products with vegetables, fruits, and grains, just as we replace fossil fuels with wind, solar, and other renewable energy sources.

I may look and see what the internet and my local supermarket have to offer in terms of plant-based meat products.


Mario Vincelette,


2 comments on “Banning meat?

  1. So, I saw in the “community newspaper” syndicate that another vegan campaign is underway.
    Then I remembered that President Biden in the past has similarly resorted to plagiarism in some of his previous political campaigns. MY first reaction is “here they go again!” I wonder what took them so long to submit another pile of recycled malarkey? But then it makes sense, since plagiarism is such a big part of both their playbooks.
    Apparently, the news media STILL hasn’t learned how to authenticate its sources or leads, or even facts. ONE simple question, guys: WHY is your letter, which is submitted across the country to dozens of papers, by dozens of different (alleged) authors to be believed? The answer of course, is that it’s NOT a letter to the editor at all, but an orchestrated agenda being pushed by a person or group, using multiple aliases.
    Just do an internet search on “So, I heard on Fox News that President Biden may be banning meat to combat global warming.” How many different “letter author” do you see? My google search count is up to 430 today (5/07).
    I’ve found that people who can’t write their own letters usually can’t tie their own shoelaces either. I believe I’ll cut open a summer sausage this weekend, and have a picnic in the yard.
    Steve D., Covina, CA

    P.S. Since the actual real author of these vegan pieces is unknown, I request that you don’t print my last name.

    1. Letter writing campaigns for a cause are not plagiarism. And we do not have a policy against them. If a local reader believes in that cause, and submits it to the paper, it’s considered for publication. However, we ALWAYS require last names be published in our letters as writers should be responsible and accountable for their opinions.

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