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Why This Bird Could Decide
the Senate Balance of Power

Associated Press, by Nicholas Riccardi

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/6/2014 4:16:02 AM

An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November. The federal government is considering listing the greater sage grouse as an endangered species next year. Doing so could limit development, energy exploration, hunting and ranching on the 165 million acres of the bird´s habitat across 11 Western states. Apart from the potential economic disruption, which some officials in Western states discuss in tones usually reserved for natural disasters, the specter of the bird´s listing is reviving the centuries-old debates about local vs. federal control and whether

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/6/2014 4:30:27 AM     (No. 9912475)

Sounds like a down and dirty trick to remove everyone to a city (Agenda 21). How about moving the blackbird in the WH and planting him in the middle of those 165,000,000 acres with no abode, no job, no food, no energy, and no income.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/6/2014 5:46:04 AM     (No. 9912499)

Face the facts, America. Zippy and his democrat henchmen are out to kill the economy and lifestyle in all Republican / Conservative strongholds.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bubby, 7/6/2014 7:06:36 AM     (No. 9912533)

Well that is one way to stop fracking which has led to the United States topping Saudi Arabia in oil production. This is something obama is trying to do for the Arabs so we import more of their oil. If obama and Democrats can kill our oil and coal production they would be thrilled. The Democrat Party has become the enemy within. To them the trifecta is amnesty and destruction of the oil and coal industries. Maybe they can run on "More illegals less energy" I´m sure that will strike a cord with the base of the party.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JimS, 7/6/2014 7:37:26 AM     (No. 9912565)

This is a case where envirowhacko groups filed a friendly lawsuit 4 years ago against the US government. By way of collusion with the envirowhacko groups, the government agreed to a settlement to take it out of court.
The settlement agreed that the US government would list this stupid sage chicken as endangered by 2015--late in Zippy´s term.
This is criminal conspiracy, writ large. Fish and Wildlife Dept, EPA, and other federal agencies collude with environmental groups to bring suit against the government, and then roll over in a settlement, citing the settlement as the new regulation or law.
This is criminal conspiracy.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 7/6/2014 11:09:58 AM     (No. 9912769)

This will not end well .


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Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/6/2014 11:18:52 AM     (No. 9912777)

In our ranching area of southwest Texas, the Wildlife Conservancy is campaigning to "assist" ranchers in managing their wildlife. That would be javalinas, mule and whitetail deer, dove, quail, wild turkey and occasional elk straying from local private exotic ranches. Most of us don´t want the group anywhere near us, much less hiring them to "help". We´re very leery of a second shoe dropping.

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