Skip to comments.Scientists planted hairs from lynx in 3rd forest
Posted on 01/03/2002 10:25:56 PM PST by Pokey78Edited on 07/12/2004 3:50:24 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
Government scientists planted samples of lynx hairs in a third national forest, according to documents obtained by The Washington Times.
"A preliminary investigation by the U.S. Forest Service said planted samples were submitted from the Mount Baker/Snoqualmie National Forest in Washington state, but the report did not say how many additional samples were submitted from that region.
(Excerpt) Read more at washtimes.com ...
Please bump this to the usual suspects. I don't know the list.
The report said one state scientist has acknowledged sending an additional three samples of bobcat hair taken from a pelt and labeled as lynx, but the laboratory reported that five samples were submitted.
Whoa there, maybe the WA state scientists really were trying (sloppily) to check for false positives! The WA state people were the ones who gave their samples non-existent location numbers.
Sadly. And how pathetic is that? It's really very frustrating.
I wonder when the Justice Department will find time to prosecute this case of fraud and deception? Perhaps Bush will have to exercise his Presidential privilege because it truly is a problem of national security when government starts being this manipulative and underhanded.
I was researching the arsenic rules, last summer because our local paper was making a big deal of the Democrat claim that Bush was trying to poison the children by not lowering the arsenic percentage. I found this great website with all these studies that showed that arsenic and selenium were related, in that one cancelled out the other (it's more complicated than that). But when Bush passed the Clinton standard in October, I went back to the website and the finished report had deleted all the studies which showed that arsenic was not really poisonous as long as selenium was also present (it usually is because they are both found in areas of former volcanic activity). And to make matters worse, the author of the bogus study was put in charge of inacting the arsenic rules.
"They don't care about the lynx but about how much land they can tie up," the staffer said.
And they are doing it on your dime. Your tax dollars. How come these bums are not fired at a time when many other Americans are out of a job? Let these jokers try their luck in the real world. Talk about living a charmed life!
Probably why the whistle-blower reported it just the day before he retired.
Four should be enought to establish that there ARE said critters present. No more "hairs".
A tip for everyone - If you see material on the web that you think you might want to use again, bookmark it AND save it to your hard drive. Disk space is really cheap.
OK, I'll ask the obvious question...Considering this scheme and the global warming fiasco, How much more of what we think is "environmental science" is total bullsquat?
I'll also venture the first quess at slightly more than half.
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