Seattle's Pike Place fishmongers unde...

Seattle's Pike Place fishmongers under fire

There are 90 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Jun 12, 2009, titled Seattle's Pike Place fishmongers under fire. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Reporting from Seattle - In this noisy den of brine and ice, scales and slime, fish always have been part meat, part missile.

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Charleston, IL

#1 Jun 12, 2009
Has anyone told these do-gooders that these fish are dead??? I have been to these conventions, these prostesters leave as soon as the TV cameras are turned off!!! Find something else to caomplain about!!!!

Glen Ellyn, IL

#2 Jun 12, 2009
These PETA nuts are getting out of hand! Whether you believe in creation or evolution, man has been eating fish since DAY 1! Christ "served" fish to the masses. And, if you believe man evolved from fish, he had to eat his "ancestors" to survive. So, either way, fish have been in man's diet from the beginning.

Nature isn't a Disney movie. Fish, animals, birds, insects, bacteria, etc. all eat each other. There is nothing wrong with man being part of this NATURAL cycle.
Fish Tosser

Encino, CA

#4 Jun 12, 2009
PETA is wrong: I would have no objections to throwing dead cats, either.

Shorewood, IL

#5 Jun 12, 2009
I never asked you to speak for me. MYOB
Just an American

Saint Petersburg, FL

#6 Jun 12, 2009
We are becoming way too PC. PETA, please find another cause to complain about. Thank you.

And yes, I am against throwing kittens and puppies around.

Chicago, IL

#7 Jun 12, 2009
i suppose i have to cry when i rip the legs off the shrimp i'm serving.been to pike's.good people,,, know what you want. no disrespect what so ever.why don't those ethical people try eating dirt

Bristol, CT

#8 Jun 12, 2009
Too bad PETA wasn't as concerned with humans
Aunty Suzy

United States

#9 Jun 12, 2009
Yummmy! I've got the pinot grigio, who has the dill sauce???
Tango Zulu

Woodridge, IL

#10 Jun 12, 2009
I don't have any objection to things to be thrown around, except when they're live grenades.

United States

#11 Jun 12, 2009
This is pretty silly - and I'm an animal lover. If PETA really wants to do something for live fish, try getting the plastic out of the oceans - these are corpses we're talking about at the market.
Needs vs Wants

Dallas, TX

#12 Jun 12, 2009
In honor of this article, I think I will have a double quarter pounder with bacon.

Or maybe a nice veal chop.

Scott City, KS

#13 Jun 12, 2009
Hey PETA! I love animals. I voted for Obama. But why don't you nuts all go play with some Polar Bears? Maybe frolic with a hungry shark? Hug a King Cobra? Offer some trail mix to a lion? Whatever. Just shut up for once and get a real life.
The Truth

Lake Forest, IL

#14 Jun 12, 2009
PETA is a domestic terror organization with the explicit complicity of the news media. If the media stopped giving them attention, they would die just like an animal without oxygen.

United States

#15 Jun 12, 2009
I'd have no problem throwing puppies and kittens around if I ate puppies and kittens...I don't though. I have no problem stomping on a caterpillar in my basement or killing a mouse with a mousetrap or shooting a gopher in my backyard, at least these animals are getting put to good use after being killed.

United States

#16 Jun 12, 2009
I'm going to start a group PETP...people for the ethical treatment of plants. How dare these people ignore the feelings of plants to cut them up and eat them.

Bucyrus, OH

#17 Jun 12, 2009
This is what society has become? Let's worry about our own species first!

Indianapolis, IN

#18 Jun 12, 2009
These PETA people are emotionally unbalanced.

Blue Island, IL

#19 Jun 12, 2009
And we have a winner !!!! The most egregeous waste of taxpayer money goes to...PETA. Your non-profit status should be revoked because of this. People are horrible. I'll grant you that. But failing to consider the "respect" we owe dead fish is hardly on anyone's list of human shortcomings. You guys are in a league of your own for "just being wankers".
That guy

Mount Prospect, IL

#20 Jun 13, 2009
I propose that we have a contest to see who can throw a PETA member the farthest. With nobody catching.
That guy

Mount Prospect, IL

#21 Jun 13, 2009
PETA-ful wrote:
Hey PETA! I love animals. I voted for Obama.
Now THAT is funny!

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