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Grey vs. Red in UK; Prince Charles Calls For Squirel Extermination
All Headline News ^ | June 4, 2009 | Staff Writer

Posted on 06/04/2009 8:39:56 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin

London, UK (BANG) - Britain's Prince Charles wants grey squirrels exterminated.

The future king - a keen environmentalist - has claimed it is essential to eliminate the animal, introduced from North America in the 19th century, because of the threat they pose to native red squirrels.

In a letter to the Country Land and Business Association, Charles - patron of the Red Squirrel Survival Trust said: "In order to be able to save the red squirrels and ensure their future in this country, it is absolutely crucial to eliminate the greys which, as you know, are an alien species to the UK and threaten the very existence of the reds.

"As you are also no doubt aware, the greys are doing immense and increasing damage to hardwoods all over the country and threaten to compromise all our efforts to restore native woodlands, let alone to create community forests."

His comments have been supported by many conservationists, who blame the greys for spreading disease, destroying trees, wrecking homes and gardens and killing birds.

However, the RSPCA said a cull would be cruel, with a spokesman saying: "We are concerned about the welfare of both red and grey squirrels, and believe that control must not be interpreted solely as lethal control.

"Eradicating long-established entire populations of greys would be very difficult and cause suffering."


TOPICS: Outdoors; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: britishterrorism; ecology; genocide; invasion; islamicimperialism; islamintheuk; nationalism; openborders; pickyourbattles; squirrels; thereisnoenglandnow
Hey, Chuck! Before you start offing the squirrels, take back your stupid English Sparrows who raid my bird feeders from morning until night!
1 posted on 06/04/2009 8:39:56 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Considering the rather “unique” makeup of the royal family, Chuck should be careful about calling for the elimination of any squirrels. ;)


2 posted on 06/04/2009 8:41:14 AM PDT by mgc1122
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
No doubt they will kill the black squirrels first. Sigh. Racism never ends.
3 posted on 06/04/2009 8:42:31 AM PDT by BGHater (It's easy to be a Conservative now.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
claimed it is essential to eliminate the animal, introduced from North America in the 19th century, because of the threat they pose to native red squirrels.

Even our squirrels dominate ;)

4 posted on 06/04/2009 8:42:40 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Those squirrels just came across the border to feed their families.


5 posted on 06/04/2009 8:42:50 AM PDT by NavVet ( If you don't defend Conservatism in the Primaries, you won't have it to defend in November)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

I’d say they should just offer a bounty to the population, but -oops!- they took all the guns away.


6 posted on 06/04/2009 8:43:11 AM PDT by LongElegantLegs (not restricting a freedom, but punishing those who abuse their freedom to the detriment of others.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

I see. He’s speaking in code.

Red squirrels = the Red coats (native Britons)

Grey squirrels = the ‘Asians’ (muslims)...


7 posted on 06/04/2009 8:43:24 AM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 136 of our national holiday from reality.)
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To: LongElegantLegs

They can always hunt with spitballs!


8 posted on 06/04/2009 8:44:05 AM PDT by rlmorel ("The Road to Serfdom" by F.A.Hayek - Read it...today.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
...gonna love this fight.

I'm sure there is a sizable plurality of people in the British Province of Eurabia who think animals have more rights than humans, therefore the tree rat has a right over people.

9 posted on 06/04/2009 8:44:29 AM PDT by lormand (Austin - Texas lil' piece of California)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
True to the stopped clock paradigm, Prince Charles (our future King, for those of us in the Colonies) has it right this time. He has my full support.
10 posted on 06/04/2009 8:45:20 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: lormand
"Bring it on Chuck"....


11 posted on 06/04/2009 8:46:21 AM PDT by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: LongElegantLegs

No 22LR => too many squirrels.


12 posted on 06/04/2009 8:46:26 AM PDT by Poincare
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To: rlmorel

> They can always hunt with spitballs!

More likely to use air rifles, which I believe are still legal there.

There is a fellow who makes a roaring trade hunting grey squirrel to sell to local pubs as a delicacy. He ought to do quite well out of this.


13 posted on 06/04/2009 8:47:21 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: NavVet

“Those squirrels just came across the border to feed their families.”

Just doing the jobs that red squirrels won’t do.


14 posted on 06/04/2009 8:47:23 AM PDT by AnnGora (Does this tagline make me look fat?)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

How do you like that, King Chuckie doesn’t like them grey squirrels, so he wants to commit genocide against them.

Meanwhile, in America, King Obummer and Queen Sotomayor do not like the white homo-sapiens and are mulling castration, criminialization and more...


15 posted on 06/04/2009 8:48:01 AM PDT by Bon mots
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To: Poincare

Or, they could sponsor a few people from the states to come and hunt them...I mean, there’s a recipe for squirrel stew on Allrecipes.com, so you know that SOMEone’s esating them...


16 posted on 06/04/2009 8:48:48 AM PDT by LongElegantLegs (not restricting a freedom, but punishing those who abuse their freedom to the detriment of others.)
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To: null and void

Charlie is supposedly a closet Muslim. I think he may want to worry about other non-indigenous invaders to the UK. I feel sorry for Harry and William. Two idiot parents. Yeah she was too. She should have been at home with her kids.


17 posted on 06/04/2009 8:49:16 AM PDT by Frantzie
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
Ah suicide; Chuck is the biggest squirrel around.
18 posted on 06/04/2009 8:49:22 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$ (Nemo me impune lacessit (Two terms for politicians, one in office, one in jail.))
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To: Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

"Now just wait a darn tootin minute!!!"

19 posted on 06/04/2009 8:50:39 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (June 4, 2009 - the day Barack Obama threw all of America under the bus.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin
Faggoo Royal Limpwrist says kill ...
...

BUT...

FINE!

20 posted on 06/04/2009 8:52:20 AM PDT by Leisler ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged."~G.K. Chesterton)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Yeah, good luck with your project Chuck.


21 posted on 06/04/2009 8:53:18 AM PDT by Joiseydude (I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees. Live free or die.)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin; Clemenza
Hey, Chuck! Before you start offing the squirrels, take back your stupid English Sparrows who raid my bird feeders from morning until night!

The British should get rid of the imported German royal Hannover family while they're at it.

22 posted on 06/04/2009 10:52:24 AM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: windcliff; onedoug

ping


23 posted on 06/04/2009 11:38:32 AM PDT by stylecouncilor (The black man is keeping me down!)
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To: stylecouncilor

Bonnie Prince Foppie....


24 posted on 06/04/2009 12:09:13 PM PDT by onedoug (SARAH!)
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To: DieHard the Hunter; Poincare
"More likely to use air rifles, which I believe are still legal there."

The Delisle silenced carbine, which saw use by various commando units in WWII, had its origins in the inventor's quest to supplement meat rations with squirrel and rabbit collected from his neighborhood.


25 posted on 06/04/2009 12:18:54 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: BGHater

I’ve seen these guys in SE PA. I’m carving little crosses as I post.


26 posted on 06/04/2009 12:28:29 PM PDT by Stentor
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To: Frantzie
I feel sorry for Harry and William. Two idiot parents. Yeah she was too. She should have been at home with her kids.

She would have been fine with the proper direction and correction. Unfortunately she married a mutant that wanted to be spanked by his mommie.

27 posted on 06/04/2009 12:35:30 PM PDT by Stentor
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To: Joe 6-pack

>> squirrel and rabbit collected from his neighborhood.

“Collected.” Hmmmm. Never thought of it that way ;o)


28 posted on 06/04/2009 12:38:12 PM PDT by QBFimi (When gunpowder speaks, beasts listen.)
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To: Stentor

She was made a saint. She was a party girl who should have put her sons as her #1 priority. Charles is a moron. I like Harry.


29 posted on 06/04/2009 12:54:59 PM PDT by Frantzie
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