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Foie Gras – 27 May 2006

We received the following bad news this morning:

“New York Governor George Pataki's Economic Development Agency has just awarded a $420,000 grant of taxpayer money to Hudson Valley Foie Gras, a notoriously cruel company in Sullivan County that force feeds ducks to expand their livers to 10 times their normal size!”

George Pataki’s name has come up as a Republican contender for the presidency in 2008. Is there no end to the corruption in government?!

Get the facts and what you can do at:
http://www.nofoiegras.org/FGhelp_gov.htm 

For more information on foie gras, see:
http://all-creatures.org/anex/duck.html 

This is the e-mail we sent to Governor Pataki:

Dear Governor Pataki:

Please revoke the $420,000.00 subsidy of taxpayers’ money granted to Hudson Valley Foie Gras by the Empire State Development Agency.

“Foie gras” results from the diseased livers (hepatic lipidosis) of ducks who are cruelly force-fed, and is banned in many areas of the United States and in the world.

Thank you for your attention to this urgent matter.

Yours truly,

Mary T. Hoffman
Frank L. Hoffman

This is the e-mail we sent to the Empire State Development Agency:

Dear Sir or Madam:

Please revoke the $420,000.00 subsidy of taxpayers’ money granted to Hudson Valley Foie Gras.

“Foie gras” results from the diseased livers (hepatic lipidosis) of ducks who are cruelly force-fed, and is banned in many areas of the United States.

Thank you for your attention to this urgent matter.

Yours truly,

Mary T. Hoffman
Frank L. Hoffman

Contact information:

The Honorable George E. Pataki
Governor of New York
State Capitol
Albany, NY 12224
Phone: 518-474-8390

Empire State Development Agency
633 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017-6706
Phone: 1-800-STATE-NY (1-800-782-8369)
E-mail: esd@empire.state.ny.us 
 


"Joyful Curmudgeon"
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No! I see all the beauty of God's creation and I'm joyful.  At the same time, I see all the suffering and corruption going on in the world, and feel called to help expose and end it so that we may have true peace and compassion.

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