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  Death On The Tracks
by Mr. Ed
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.

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“Cruelty has cursed the human family for countless ages.

It is almost impossible for one to be cruel to animals and kind to humans.

If our children are permitted to be cruel to their pets and to other animals,

They easily learn to get the same pleasure from the misery of fellow humans.”


Fred A. McGran



As I was out looking for Hobo

Who was wandering the tracks

Another human 350 miles east

Perpetuated a most heinous act


He tied three dogs to some tracks

And rejoiced in their agony to come

He wanted to videotape their demise

Two perished, the train spared only one


He ran off when he was spotted by a railroad worker

The surviving canine, was taken to a Cleveland pound

A sweet and innocent dog, that has been named ‘Chessie’

Law enforcement has no leads, this killer has not been found


But even if he is caught, our nation cares little about animal cruelty

The most that he will get, is a slap on the wrist, and a miniscule fine

We’ve even made vicious dog fighters, into modern day role models

We truly are a self-centered species; we sadly live in horrendous times


A dog fighting pro football player is a role model for our children

Government sanctioned wolf hunters blog about their ‘exciting kills’

Children today set kittens on fire because they’ve heard its lots of fun

An adult human being, ties innocents to railroad tracks, seeking a thrill


“To inflict such cruelties on defenseless creatures, or to condone such acts,

Is to abuse one of the cardinal tenets of a civilized society - reverence for life.”


Jon Evans

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Reviewed by m j hollingshead 8/23/2012
ghandi was right

Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 8/23/2012
what a heinous crime-thank you for the points you have made here-I am sure there are many who agree with yoou--we nee to keep getting the word out and fighting for these innocents
Reviewed by John Flanagan 8/22/2012
"He tied three dogs to some tracks..."
the sick sick bastard!
i hate to admit it but each day
i'm looking more kindly on an eye for an eye
and a...

and this done for a thrill?

we're almost empty and we're very lost

Thank You, Ed, thank you once again

Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 8/22/2012
Mr. Ed ~

Misery unending to the person who tied these beautiful dogs

to the tracks and filmed their horrible death. 'Reverence

for life' be a theme for schools and public awareness.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 8/21/2012
Soooooooo Horrid...Hell
be the punishment....

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 8/21/2012
How could killing wolves from a helicopter be exciting in any way, shape or form...I read about that Ohio thing, I don't see the "excitement" garnered by anyone killing an animal of any type
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 8/21/2012
“Let them eat dog.” Better yet. Any person found killing an animal like you have described should be forced to eat that animal, skin care and all (properly prepared) regardless of how putrid it may have become. Our system of justice, based on innocence before guilt and legal defense, makes it difficult for the punishment to match the crime.

Reviewed by Christine Alwin 8/21/2012
omg..makes me sick!
Reviewed by T Jett (Reader) 8/21/2012
Unbelievable! Alot of sick, cruel and evil people out there ...
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 8/21/2012
This makes me sick to my stomach! That "BASTARD" deserves the same treatment he inflicted on those poor innocent creatures. What kind of animal would do such a cruel thing! The answer is "no" animal would...only a sick human being would....

Reviewed by D. Vegas 8/21/2012
What is wrong with the human psyche...animals bring comfort
and joy to thousands. Harming an animal for any reason is
cruelty at its highest and laws need to be changed.
Thank you

Reviewed by Kate Clifford 8/21/2012
In many lores.....the story ends with and we will see what happens to the world by the way the generation treats the wonder we think we are doomed. I agree stricter laws must be made to protect the animals. It makes me sick that someone could tie dogs to the tracks....too bad this cannot be done to him ...but in the respects of will happen to him the justice of the Spirit never forgets.
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 8/21/2012
It's really insane that someone would even think to do such a thing to an innocent creature. What has this world come to?????

I am so sick to death of all of this inhumanity..

thank you for sharing,
Much peace, love and light,
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 8/21/2012
It all sickens me, and those should be punished severely, I hope they are caught!

Love and Light
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 8/21/2012
He, They, will see the horror in their eyes, just before they go to hell I hope. There is I guess also a relationship, of all the movie pictures in theater, and tv, that highlight such acts as entertainment, and guess what? For the movie moghuls to make a buck, no? But I believe the bigger criminals are our moraly bankrupt legislators, they too, for lack of courage, and greed of ego, and money, have not passed the needed laws. I see the Rambo culture every day, it's disgusting, fat bellied whizing males, and others in uniforms, spending money on weapons to loose on innocent creatures in the bush. I could see if they needed to eat, or meat were scarce, no, it's the thrill of killing, sport it is not, for in sport the opponent would be given a fair advantage. The whole idea, I am bigger, stronger, and smarter than you, and therefore I am allowed, supported by law, religion, and of course the ever present ego.Bless ya!
Reviewed by John Domino 8/21/2012
Dear Ed,

I have not heard of these acts of cruelness and insanity.
But then History does have a way of repeating itself.
The Romans built arenas of entertainment of beast verses men.
But at least the beast would have a chance to live now and again.
Still we are killing our own race because of what they believe.
This world is not progressing; it's hatred is hard to conceive!
I know that love for God is the answer because if we follow His ways.
We cannot kill another being if we love them, that would be insane!

GOD bless you!

John Michael Domino

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