Then They Came for the Cattle Ranchers...
First, they came for the cattle ranchers (although they already knew how to
But I was not a cattle rancher, so I did not fight.
Then, they came for the sheep ranchers (although the sprapies program worked
But I had no sheep, so I did not speak out
They came next for the goat herders (who already tattooed their goats)
But I did not consider their plight my own
Then, they came for the chickens and ducks, but "only the large producers"
So I did not fight against NAIS
Again they came, this time for the pigs (although pig farmers have proper
But I did not raise pigs, so I did not fight
Then they came after the Llamas and Alpacas but they were expensive animals
So none of the ranchers fought, even those who owned them
Then, they tagged all the horses, but the AQHA and Jockeys said it was all
right, not to worry
So I did not think I would lose my right to trail ride
Then, in waves, they came after
The elk ranchers
The deer herders
The bison ranchers
Then, when the numbers were not enough, they came for the small farmers
And I, now a felon with chickens and a horse, had no one to speak for me.