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Ear to the Ground

Decision on Bears: Bush Is on the Clock

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Posted on Apr 29, 2008
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George Bush’s U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hasn’t been the most proactive defender of the environment. The agency has been avoiding a decision on the fate of the polar bear since 2005, but a federal judge has just ordered the administration to officially classify the world’s largest land predator endangered or not by May 15.


BBC:

A judge has told the US government to decide within weeks whether to list polar bears as an endangered species.

The decision was hailed by conservation groups which have been hounding the government on the issue for years.

The federal judge rejected the Bush administration’s pleas for a further delay, and ordered it to make and implement its decision by 15 May.

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By purplewolf, April 30, 2008 at 12:53 am Link to this comment

Passing the buck, or as in this case, the decision (from the person who claims to be THE DECIDER) to declare the polar bear an endangered species is of little importance to this warmonger. He loves killing for the sake of killing, as it makes him feel sort of romantic(his comment about the troops on the front lines in Afghanistan getting fired at and all the stuff that war consists of).

Just when the grey wolves have recently achieved a comeback, Bush declared that there were more than enough wolves now and he ended protection of wolves in Greater Yellowstone and the Northern Rockies in Wyoming* and other states. Open hunting on wolves is now happening after almost 40 years of work to return this animal back to its original habitat. Georgie and Dicko will probably declare open hunting season on polar bears as we all know what a great hunter Dicko is, he only shoots people in the head. Here’s hoping they have a good hunting trip together. And don’t forget the caribou in Alaska, if we kill all of them to get to the oil, we can starve the rest of the Indians off the land we stole, just like we did with the buffalo. Then we will start on another species and eliminate that too, all in the name of greed and ignorance this from the same people who brought you Gail Norton- the Bush selected idiot who wanted to declare hunting season on the mourning doves in my state. I wished her a giant mourning dove outfit to be worn during hunting season and wished the hunters good luck, my local paper printed it. They claim these birds will only be hunted in the woods-don’t believe it, I have seen deer hunters less than 30 feet from houses in subdivisions in my area where it is illegal to hunt, and this government thinks that it won’t happen in dove season. I expect the hunters to sit on my front porch and pick off the birds as they come in to feed in my driveway.

Nope, passing the “buck” seems to be the only thing besides screwing up everything that George even thinks about that he seems to be able to succeed in. Destroying everything that his tiny little brain cells come across. Wonder if this was a class in one of those colleges he went to when he was a cheerleader? If it was it is probably the only ones he was able to pass with a grade higher than a C-.

Website for defenders of wildlife can be seen at:
*http://www.defenders.org. for more information on a variety of species this administration has mismanaged.

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