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What a joke. Our legislators are worried about wolf hunting while Michigan's motorists are paying the highest insurance premiums in the entire USA. This is due in large part because of the "mandatory" catastrophic claim fund that we are all saddled with. The brain child of our fabulous Michigan government. What a joke!
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Do journalists have a responsibility to take demonization campaigns and hate propaganda techniques used against wolves seriously, and actually determine if the accusations are fair and accurate? Yes, they do. Even if it descends from morals to mere ethical judgements when animals are the target of this kind of attack, even if it is perfectly allowable to tell lies big enough about wolves over and over and thereby make people believe them, the attacks inevitably slop over onto human groups in the controversy. Even if causing unjustifiable dread and terror of wolves, inventing or greatly exaggerating threats to human life, limb, property and pets is something entirely different, when that turns into groups like the tribes opposing the wolf hunt being accused of causing or indirectly being those threats to human life, limb, property and pets, it undeniably becomes the application of Goebbels' Principle again to humans and nothing else. When a state senator holds up a bloody photo of
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holds up a bloody photo of wolf prey at a committee meeting to shock and disgust people it's not merely aimed at wolves, it is also an accusation aimed at the tribal representative who asks for no wolf hunt. It doesn't matter how polite the senator acts when he's addressing the representative, he's aiming the effect of the photo's gore and people's disgust at him as well as the animal. And journalists of the type that collect and parrot barbershop tales and suspend their disbelief for the reward of a "good story" are just as guilty as the what amounts to state-assisted racist campaigns. They, just like the state, know if people think they will be eaten by wolves because of the tribes violent reactions are not only possible but likely. Cannot pretend they were unforseen, that it was all just in good fun so to speak, justifiable to generate trophies and maybe a dollar for the DNR. Justifiable even if others than the wolf hunters have to subsidize excess costs of generating the
All of you tards north of the bridge that shoot a wolf deserve to eat it. You are not even hunters and sportsmen, you set up baitpiles the size of mountains and use deer for target practice. FO
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