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Dramatic collision in Southern Ocean leaves anti-whaling boat damaged [w/video]
Grind TV ^ | February 25, 2013 | Pete Thomas

Posted on 02/25/2013 1:58:47 PM PST by Slings and Arrows

A controversial group opposing Japanese whaling in the Antarctic region on Monday released video showing one of its ships, the Bob Barker, being sandwiched tightly between two larger vessels: a Japanese whaling ship and a Korean refueling tanker. It also shows what's said to be a flash-bang grenade explosion near the stern of the refueling ship, Sun Laurel. The dramatic incident surely ranks as among the most tense in the years-long history of clashes between the whalers and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.

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TOPICS: Outdoors; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: bobbarker; ecokooks; ecopirates; ecoterrorists; hippiesfailingbadly; militantliberalism; napl; pirates; seashepherd; terrorism; whalers
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"The Bob Barker has sustained major damage from being sandwiched between the Nisshin Maru and the fuel tanker Sun Laurel," Sea Shepherd stated on its Facebook page. "The engine room is now visible through a crack in the floor of the galley. The Sam Simon has massive scratches and dings along their hull, and a smashed satellite dome."

That's a shame.

1 posted on 02/25/2013 1:58:58 PM PST by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...


2 posted on 02/25/2013 2:00:46 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

So when does it show on Discovery?


4 posted on 02/25/2013 2:02:41 PM PST by OKSooner (Godspeed, 3-D Danny.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
I almost... wait for it... umm...

Nope. Thought I was gonna shed a tear there, but I guess not.

5 posted on 02/25/2013 2:02:41 PM PST by Oberon (Big Brutha Be Watchin'.)
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To: Oberon

I hear that the new Sea Shepard fleet are going to have glass bottoms That way, they can see the old Sea Shepard fleet.


6 posted on 02/25/2013 2:05:23 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Too bad the Whale Wars ping list is dead, they were always a hoot.


7 posted on 02/25/2013 2:06:08 PM PST by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I thought Japan ended research whaling a few years ago and “Admiral” Smelly Hippy was off to find a purpose for existing?


8 posted on 02/25/2013 2:06:48 PM PST by freedumb2003 (I learned everything I needed to know about racism from Colin Powell)
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To: Slings and Arrows

How about some Captain Crunch!


9 posted on 02/25/2013 2:08:49 PM PST by mfish13 (ELECTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES!!!!)
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To: OKSooner

Heck! I’d pay to watch this on Pay per View! Snotty little hippies make me sick.


10 posted on 02/25/2013 2:09:17 PM PST by pgkdan ( "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." ~Thomas Jefferson)
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To: 21stCenturion; 75thOVI; Abathar; alarm rider; albee; Alice au Wonderland; Amityschild; ...
A controversial group opposing Japanese whaling in the Antarctic region on Monday released video showing one of its ships, the Bob Barker, being sandwiched tightly between two larger vessel

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11 posted on 02/25/2013 2:09:54 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Slings and Arrows

lol


12 posted on 02/25/2013 2:10:18 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: mfish13

Brilliant!


13 posted on 02/25/2013 2:12:18 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Dramatic collision in Southern Ocean leaves anti-whaling boat that was dragging propeller fouling lines in an effort to sobotage a risky refueling at sea wet and damaged.
14 posted on 02/25/2013 2:16:52 PM PST by norton
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To: Slings and Arrows

The Grind TV Blog appears to have no provision for comments. Too bad; I would have logged my regrets at the non-sinking of the Bob Barker, and at the safety of her crew of pirates.


15 posted on 02/25/2013 2:30:08 PM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Looks like the Bob Barker became someone’s bitch

No surprise Bob Barker was harrassing other ships

Remember to spay and neuter your ships....


16 posted on 02/25/2013 2:41:01 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: norton

I used to watch this show (there is a comedy factor to their incompetence).

They tried the prop fouling with a rope thing alot.

If it were me in a cold remote ocean, and some hippie was trying to stop my means of propulsion...well, that harpoon cannon would be pointed right at them.


17 posted on 02/25/2013 2:43:47 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: norton

I noticed.


18 posted on 02/25/2013 2:44:36 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

If a few of these Sea Hippies were to wind up as fish food....

They’re engaged in acts of reckless endangerment on the high seas. The Japanese have showed tremendous restraint.


19 posted on 02/25/2013 2:48:36 PM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Slings and Arrows
Maybe next time the Japanese will set their sights on the Saul Alinsky and the Bill Ayers and send them both to the icy depths....crew included.
20 posted on 02/25/2013 2:48:39 PM PST by Gay State Conservative ("Progressives" toss the word "racist" around like chimps toss their feces)
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To: elcid1970

Hear, hear. The saboteurs should be hung as pirates!


22 posted on 02/25/2013 3:00:57 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

The only difference between these people and the Samoli pirates is the Samoli pirates are trying to make an honest living.


23 posted on 02/25/2013 3:01:28 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Obama is the Chicken Little of politics)
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To: lacrew

Aim small, miss small.


24 posted on 02/25/2013 3:02:08 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: EveningStar

A classic.


25 posted on 02/25/2013 3:03:33 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I oppose the japanese violating treaties like they think they’re the only ones who can do it. And think their lying about actually doing “science” is fooling anyone, it’s just insulting.

The sea libtard pirates are craptacularly nuts, though. If they both took themselves out I would not shed a tear for either side.


26 posted on 02/25/2013 3:10:00 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

It almost reminds me of a Roadrunner cartoon. How could adult human beings do something so stupid? Oh, I forgot: they’re not human beings. They’re liberals.


27 posted on 02/25/2013 3:16:28 PM PST by IronJack (=)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Too bad the hull didn’t crack.


28 posted on 02/25/2013 3:26:41 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Slings and Arrows

That reminds me, I’m hungry. http://www.newvideorecipes.com/grilled-chicken-sandwich.html


29 posted on 02/25/2013 3:36:03 PM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Slings and Arrows

One thing is certain. Those two large ships are not capable of running down the Bob barker in the open ocean and doing this if the Bob Barker didn’t place itself into position for it.

I believe the Japanese have been very patient with these pirates.’’Like anothe poster said. I would have put a harpoon thru the bridge of the Bob barker a long time ago.


30 posted on 02/25/2013 3:39:13 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Slings and Arrows

Captain Larry Fine stated today; “We was minding our own business, when all of a sudden, we was surrounded by the Japs. They tried to squish our ship like a grape.”
First Mate Moe Howard added, “Our motor is all wet and she ain’t runnin’ too good, neither.”
Engineer Curly Howard said, “This is a real mess!”


31 posted on 02/25/2013 3:49:51 PM PST by MistrX
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To: Slings and Arrows

I had to ask the admin mod to delete it because I neglected to attach a NSFW warning. :(


32 posted on 02/25/2013 3:52:07 PM PST by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: Abathar

I took a year off. I’m not interested in making threads for the show any more but I might revive the ping list for news articles like this one.


33 posted on 02/25/2013 3:56:13 PM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: Slings and Arrows

A big ocean and they get between two ships carrying out refueling ops? I’d say some one on the Bob Barker needs to be tried and convicted of being a naval hazard or even piracy.


34 posted on 02/25/2013 4:06:05 PM PST by spudville
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To: Venturer

Having witnessed more unreps(underway replenishments) than I could count, the last place you would want to be is where the Bob Barker was.


35 posted on 02/25/2013 6:08:58 PM PST by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: MistrX

I think you owe the Three Stooges an apology. ;^)


36 posted on 02/25/2013 7:41:17 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Oberon

When it comes to the Japanese Whalers vs. Smelly Hippies Failing badly, I am pulling for the Japanese.


37 posted on 02/25/2013 7:54:00 PM PST by ohioman
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To: JimRed

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEVUEQ3SDyU


38 posted on 02/25/2013 10:34:48 PM PST by Yehuda
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To: Slings and Arrows

I hope it sinks taking everyone abord with it!!!!


39 posted on 02/25/2013 10:40:13 PM PST by dalereed
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To: dalereed

Don’t hold back; tell me how you really feel.


40 posted on 02/25/2013 10:56:26 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
The whalers should have filled them full of lead to make sure the sharks didn't starve!
41 posted on 02/25/2013 11:01:17 PM PST by dalereed
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To: ohioman; Kenny Bunk
YO FREEPERS!

THIS IS NOT AL GORE'S PARTY.

The Japanese are a bunch of international BS artists; preying on depleted whale pops. (And please lay off the oh, silly golux, don't you know that the yellow-bellied hunch-fin minke is NOT depleted in the southwesternmost part of the Sea of Marmara? What are you some kind or enviro-wacko? crap.)

Americans owe a lot to whalers, whaling, and whales. We don't owe jack to the Japs.

I and plenty of sensible right wingers (such as almost all of my friends) applaud the Shepherds - they do one thing and focus on it like a laser.

Yeah you tell a North Atlantic US or Maritime provinces fisherman we should protect the 'right' of Japanese, Russian, and Chinese to utterly, usually illegally, deplete stocks, often right off our shore.

We need MORE Sea Shepherds, and Letters of Marque for goodness sakes.
42 posted on 02/26/2013 12:57:55 AM PST by golux
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To: golux

You and the sheep turds can piss off!


43 posted on 02/26/2013 4:34:35 AM PST by ohioman
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To: SeminoleCounty

Remember to spay and neuter your ships...
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
Oh....
I always thought he was saying neuter all your spays(sic).

Was Russell Dalrymple (XNBC Pres) on a small craft bemoaning the fact he was doing Elaine’s will?

I remember when a Japanese fishing/school boat hooked the USS Greeneville (SSN-772)...
Talk about the dog catching the car....

Believe the Greeneville was ‘showing off’ for a bunch of honchos.....WHATEVER the ‘cover story’ was WE payed dearly for it......


44 posted on 02/26/2013 4:46:50 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: phormer phrog phlyer

Having witnessed more unreps(underway replenishments) than I could count, the last place you would want to be is where the Bob Barker was.
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
How about the ‘unpopular’ person being highlined while the ship is involved in a refueling/replenishing Exercise?
Takes a ‘brave man’ to be secured(or not) in the Bosuns Chair - especially if he knows a couple of people don’t ‘like’ him....


45 posted on 02/26/2013 4:53:16 AM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: ohioman
You and the sheep turds can piss off!

Right. Because stewardship and defense of our natural resources is ALWAYS wrong, no matter who does it, right? because the Earth can adjust to ANYTHING and regulation is ALWAYS wrong, right? Because it doesn't matter if the Japs kill off the last whales, right?

Yeah, KRAFT foods will get us our protein. We don't need no stinkin' stewardship. Have a slice of well-marketed processed soy and corn syrup product and all hail unrestricted everything! Surely our global-government-global-corporate overlords are looking out for our best interests. Trouble on the high seas? Some troublemakers giving the Japs a headache? Sink 'em! Here's to the Japanese! Here's to Freedom!

Always amuses me how the most tunnel-visioned, closed-minded, run-with-the-pack people on Free Republic accuse others, violently and incessantly, of being sheep, traitors to the cause, "anti-freedom," etc.
46 posted on 02/26/2013 7:52:57 AM PST by golux
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To: golux
Right. Because stewardship and defense of our natural resources is ALWAYS wrong, no matter who does it, right? because the Earth can adjust to ANYTHING and regulation is ALWAYS wrong, right? Because it doesn't matter if the Japs kill off the last whales, right?

Is it a natural resource if you cannot use it?

47 posted on 02/26/2013 8:01:18 AM PST by saminfl
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To: golux

If the japanese are fishing our waters we need to sink them. No questions asked, no excuses required.

If the sea shepards are interfering with other ships at sea (it’s called piracy) the Japanese need to sink them.

As for the whales, How does their presence or absence affect us?


48 posted on 02/26/2013 8:20:09 AM PST by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: golux

If the japanese are fishing our waters we need to sink them. No questions asked, no excuses required.

If the sea shepards are interfering with other ships at sea (it’s called piracy) the Japanese need to sink them.

As for the whales, How does their presence or absence affect us?


49 posted on 02/26/2013 8:25:05 AM PST by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: golux

So how long did you stay with the Sea Hippies? Was the Pachouli Oil plentiful?


50 posted on 02/26/2013 9:07:46 AM PST by ohioman
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