Skip to comments.Government offers Mass. fishermen money not to fish
Posted on 03/02/2012 1:58:05 PM PST by GQuagmire
BOSTON(AP) The federal government is paying Massachusetts sport fishermen to give up their fishing licenses for a year.
Federal officials tell The Boston Globe that the offer isn't about reducing fishing, but is part of an experiment to calculate the loss if an environmental disaster forced sport fishing to stop.
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A Sunday school teacher asked Johnny if he thought Noah did a lot of fishing while on the Ark.
"Probably not," said Johnny, "He only had two worms."
I’ll give you $500 if you’ll wear these pretty shiny bracelets with a connecting chain.
Government offers Mass. Newlyweds money not to procreate. ^ | 3/1/12 | wire report
Posted on Friday, March 02, 2012 4:58:05 PM by Gestation Gal
BOSTON(AP) The federal government is paying Massachusetts newlyweds to give up their procreation activities for a year.
Federal officials tell The Boston Globe that the offer isn’t about reducing child populations, but is part of an experiment to calculate the loss if an environmental disaster forced newlyweds from having sex.
I know a farmer who is paid by the Feds NOT to farm. Any one know how this situation came about in our country?
Don’t give them any ideas!
Obama needs more people on government payroll. What a waste of money. Knowing sport fishermen, they will tell him where to go.
It appears to be a study for the rationale for higher license fees. Read how the story is worded.
I knew this would happen once the salt water fishing licenses were instituted.
There isn’t a thing this federal government doesn’t have their fingers in along with this damned administration.
The government owns and controls the ocean ???
Hey Charlie ... gett'a load o'THIS ... !
Gee, the same government has been trying to destroy the small,one boat commercial watermen for years....guess the sport fishing industry isn’t giving enough $ to the Obamanation
I got this offer. It’s easy to see what’s going on. They want to determine how much I and other recreational fishermen value the right to fish in MA waters. Once they figure that out, they will increase licensing fees at much as they can get away with.
“...if an environmental disaster forced sport fishing to stop.”
Environmental disaster????? Ya mean like Bath-House Barry?
I thought the U.N was gonna “own” the sea-—L.O.S.T.—not sovereign countries, or even Barry!
Jeeze! Barry thinks we’re as stupid as his base!