While I respectfully disagree with U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum’s recommendation regarding Syrian refugees, I do believe there is room for a reasonable and civil conversation about it. That is why I am disappointed that she chose to express herself in an uncivil manner.
I would like to warn readers not to put animal cruelty on their shopping lists this year. The holidays are a busy season for puppy sales. But when you purchase puppies over the Internet, or at pet stores, you are often unknowingly supporting a puppy mill.