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I'm intrigued....what is the point? (no pun intended)

if you polled 9 bazillion people, 8.999993736365625 bazillion would look like a deer in the headlights when pressed on this topic.....

what I found laziest in reporting, was the prohibition/animal rights comparative....

you guys make it easy to laugh at things that are truly meaningless....save the buffalos too....

now if'n it would've been about bees and pollination, you'd get a completely different response from me....

changing laws cause a rise or fall in supply/demand.............who'd a thunk it?
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RE: Stossel: Save the Rhinos
Ducks Unlimited is similar in how they protect wetlands.
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(07-20-2017 05:16 PM)stinkfist Wrote:  I'm intrigued....what is the point? (no pun intended)

if you polled 9 bazillion people, 8.999993736365625 bazillion would look like a deer in the headlights when pressed on this topic.....

what I found laziest in reporting, was the prohibition/animal rights comparative....

you guys make it easy to laugh at things that are truly meaningless....save the buffalos too....

now if'n it would've been about bees and pollination, you'd get a completely different response from me....

changing laws cause a rise or fall in supply/demand.............who'd a thunk it?

The animal rights activists try to get these countries to outlaw the hunting of elephants and rhinos thus driving up the worth of the ivory, Stossel is arguing that by letting people create hunting reservations and legalizing the hunt it not only lowers the worth of the ivory but also boosts the population of these already near endangered or endangered animals and helps raise the economic status of the population, that these laws only have a negative affect on the whole mission of saving those species. The point of the artificial ivory is to deem the real thing almost obsolete and worthless, which animal rights activists are also against. The supply/demand is what will fix the issue of endangerment and the laws only hinder its ability.
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RE: Stossel: Save the Rhinos
(07-21-2017 12:13 AM)DexterDevil Wrote:  The animal rights activists try to get these countries to outlaw the hunting of elephants and rhinos thus driving up the worth of the ivory, Stossel is arguing that by letting people create hunting reservations and legalizing the hunt it not only lowers the worth of the ivory but also boosts the population of these already near endangered or endangered animals and helps raise the economic status of the population, that these laws only have a negative affect on the whole mission of saving those species. The point of the artificial ivory is to deem the real thing almost obsolete and worthless, which animal rights activists are also against. The supply/demand is what will fix the issue of endangerment and the laws only hinder its ability.

In the specific case of the rhinos, I don't think it's legalizing the hunt but rather legalizing the harvesting of horns from live rhinos. But the principle is the same, and in the cases of many other animals similarly situated it is legalizing the hunt. This is the proper approach if you want to move endangered species back to unendangered status. But that's not what the animal rights activists want, that's not what the EPA wants, and that's not the way our Endangered Species Act is written.
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RE: Stossel on Reason Megathread
Hijacking this thread since I too intend to post every last single Stossel on Reason he does.

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RE: Stossel on Reason Megathread
(07-25-2017 10:02 PM)georgia_tech_swagger Wrote:  Hijacking this thread since I too intend to post every last single Stossel on Reason he does.


review at your own risk 03-wink

some of the village idiots can piece thingys together too....he needs to jump on the HC lobbying STAT!

http://csnbbs.com/thread-822575-post-144...id14462121


disclaimer: I like Stossel....he's my kinda guy!
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(07-25-2017 10:02 PM)georgia_tech_swagger Wrote:  Hijacking this thread since I too intend to post every last single Stossel on Reason he does.


Wont get any objections from me 04-cheers
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(07-25-2017 10:02 PM)georgia_tech_swagger Wrote:  Hijacking this thread since I too intend to post every last single Stossel on Reason he does.


I had a neighbor that retired from the Department of Agriculture. He fully admitted(and this was 15 years ago) that his job for the last 1/2 of his work life was basically just taking coffee breaks and trying to stay awake. The Department of Agriculture is one of biggest offenders of wasted money in Washington.
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Figured This would be a good place to drop this.

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(08-03-2017 12:59 PM)georgia_tech_swagger Wrote:  Lady Remy


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Id personally like to nut kick that smug NYC parks bureaucrat. The fcking gall he had defending this BS.
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(07-26-2017 05:43 AM)Fo Shizzle Wrote:  I had a neighbor that retired from the Department of Agriculture. He fully admitted(and this was 15 years ago) that his job for the last 1/2 of his work life was basically just taking coffee breaks and trying to stay awake. The Department of Agriculture is one of biggest offenders of wasted money in Washington.

My wife's uncle started his career with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources by identifying native plant populations on creekbanks throughout the State. This made perfect sense as he had an advanced botany degree and seems like an acceptable use of local government and DNR resources.

But then was asked to write a history of immigrant Irish railroad workers who died of cholera in central Illinois. I am unsure if that was good use of local government resources.

However, there is now extensive research and information about dead immigrant Irish railroad workers in central Illinois. 03-lmfao
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$20 TRILLION REASONS!
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(08-04-2017 02:00 PM)Lord Stanley Wrote:  
(07-26-2017 05:43 AM)Fo Shizzle Wrote:  I had a neighbor that retired from the Department of Agriculture. He fully admitted(and this was 15 years ago) that his job for the last 1/2 of his work life was basically just taking coffee breaks and trying to stay awake. The Department of Agriculture is one of biggest offenders of wasted money in Washington.

My wife's uncle started his career with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources by identifying native plant populations on creekbanks throughout the State. This made perfect sense as he had an advanced botany degree and seems like an acceptable use of local government and DNR resources.

But then was asked to write a history of immigrant Irish railroad workers who died of cholera in central Illinois. I am unsure if that was good use of local government resources.

However, there is now extensive research and information about dead immigrant Irish railroad workers in central Illinois. 03-lmfao

Probably from when Mother Jones was cool. They have a statue of her there.

Now, the Paddys would be getting killed by the cultural Marxists for their White with a capital W privilege, getting all that fuss over them and all.
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This is the kind of **** that gets me mad.

If I were President, I would arrest every NYC attorney, cop, bureaucrat, and politician responsible. In one massive federal FBI raid show of force.

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One of my favorites. 04-cheers


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