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Posted on 10/07/2011 9:30:31 PM PDT by This Just In
Court Orders Fisherman to Apologize to Eagle
(Sioux Falls, SD) A peaceful Sunday of fishing turned sour for Josh Williams recently. The problems started when Mr. Williams hooked a nice smallmouth bass, and a bald eagle took notice. While the eagle swooped in, attempting to catch the bass in its talons, Mr. Williams was observed by a Fish and Wildlife Service officer trying to scare the eagle away by throwing stones at it.
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Animal rights trump human rights. It’s a Leftist’s religion tenet.
Like the eagle can even understand a word the guy says.
Now what planet was this on, again?
Well, he got off easy-the judge could have forced him to deliver the apology in fluent Sioux/sarcasm
ROFLMAO! I had thoughts somewhat along the same lines. Maybe the fisherman can Sioux to get his fish back.
The posts have great responses.
Man, if that isn’t bass ackwards....
It is embarrassing isn’t it?
I believe you meant ackwards bass. :^)
Not sure, but I *am* sure of one thing. It isn't the one *I* live on...
Was the judge’s name John Redcorn or Dale Gribble?
Uh, doesn’t anybody think maybe this judge has a sense of humor and did this to piss off the stupid Fish and Game people?
He probably could have given this guy a pretty stiff fine.
He saved the birds life. If it had got the fish it probably would have gotten tangled in the fishing line, possibly swallowed the hook.
He should be given a medal for his efforts.
this osprey don’t need a net...
thats what I am thinking
Eagle’s rights amendment
"I'll tell you what...That boy just ain't right..."
Did you see the other article on there?
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Ridiculous. The eagle should have been forced to apologize to Mr. Williams. He tried to steal his fish!
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“Did you see the other article on there?”
I just bookmarked the site. It must have been the ecoEnquirer that inspired Al Gore’s global warming theory.
Sounds like satire...
At first I thought “Good point!” Then I realized that this could only be true if the judge had ordered the Game and Fish to retrive said bird so he could do it in person. :)
Yeah, I did think that.
That's easy, sacrifice all the eco-nuts and the EPA for starters. Tree huggers, animal rights nitwits, the members of the Sierra club. That's just the first bunch to sacrifice...
Unspeakable idiocy. And, unfortunately, all too characteristic of government agencies these days. End of story.
If true, the judge should be impeached for incompetence, the FWS officer should be fired for wasting taxpayer money
I liked the article:
Levitating Islands in Bermuda Triangle Observed by Spy Satellite
I was on the beach the other day and a lady tourist was watching a Bald Eagle that had taken a mullet, flying inland to eat. I remarked that millions of people had died of malaria since 1963 just so we could see that bird. Even though she was in her 50s, she had no idea what I was referring to. Of course the reference was to the impact of Rachael Carson’s “Silent Spring” which led to the DDT ban and the resurgence of malaria, which had been eradicated.
Joshua Williams giving court-ordered apology to eagle after being convicted of endangered species harrassment.
Last eagle I tried to talk to only spoke an ancient for of Chinese, I had to get my dog to interpret for me.
My dog got run over and he was the last one alive that could interpret the language, so there is no interpreter left.
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Right now, the one I voted for, Ted Nugent, is in the lead!
Yahoo! Kill it an’ grill it!!!! Now that's environmentalism I can deal with. Don't forget the hot sauce! Brings out the true flavor in bald eagle.
I hope the Eagle was bird enough to except the apology?
I think the Judge is pulling the Fish and Game ecocrazies chain and Mr. Williams is going along with the joke.
[Brutish tatooed seven foot cellmate :} So what are you in for ?
[Josh Williams :] I didn’t say, “Sorry” to an eagle.
[Brutish tatooed seven foot cellmate :} Guard, Guard, I want a new cell mate, Guard....
That was my impression...the judge flipping off the feds...my question is...how do they know if he is apologizing to the right eagle? Did Mr. Williams pick him out of a line-up?
From the story, Levitating Islands Captured by Spy Satellite:
“The date and time that the imagery was gathered by the satellite was checked against local newspaper reports, but no mention of the incident could be found. Upon further investigation, it was ascertained that the final episode of the popular TV show ‘American Idol’ was airing at the time, which might explain the absense of eye-witness accounts of this unusual event.”
LOL! The whole site is a riot! Thank you, This Just In, for bringing to us!
1. Source is the Eco ENQUIRER!
2. The other stories are about UFOs and such
3. In the pic above, did they capture the eagle, violating it's right to be fly free, in order to get this picture?
4. I call Bullshi'ite!
The Eagle and the man need to apologize to the fish!
The fish was minding his own business and along comes some fake food dragged by a vicious human intent on depriving the fish of life and liberty. The Eagle, clearly an opportunist, saw this process and decided to horn in on the action. I would suggest that the eagle had some Vulture blood in his pedigree as his behavior is entirely unacceptable!
What bout the levitating islands? Surely they don’t believe that crapola.
We’re gonna need a bigger volcano!