Trump to loosen protections for endangered species

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  1. Fruitloop

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    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49323321

    Toxic capitalism at its finest. How is this not pure evil?

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  2. Dayton Kitchens

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    I think assessing the economic costs for the U.S. is a good idea for any regulations and should've been part of the equation from the beginning.
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    If only idiot dogs posting on a science fiction message board were an endangered species.
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    You can't just buy more endangered animals, dude. :shrug:
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    endangered and extinct are not the same thing
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    The former can become the latter very quickly. And thus far there is no way the latter can become the former again.
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    Nope.

    There's no amount of money which can bring back a dead species or fill its' role in the ecosystem.
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  8. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    Republicans hate the natural world.
    For no better reason than liberals care about it.

    You saw it in their trembling teeth grinding rage over the spotted owl, and it "getting in the way of jerbs!".
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    Spotted owl?
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    It was the early 90's.
    Loggers wanted to chop down a forest but there were rare northern spotted owls there, so that stopped them
    The conservative media had conniption fits with blood shooting out of their eyes and ears.
    Some of them still use "*sneer in voice* the spotted owwwll!! :mad:", as a synonym for "environmentalism gone mad".
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    Genetic bottlenecks they got in animal species even if thre numbers increase.
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    In the South the Red-cockaded Woodpecker was the villain.
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    Imagine how they'd react if it were their homes being knocked down, maybe for a freeway or somesuch.
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    In the United States this is not an infrequent occurrence.
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    And, in at least one instance, was roundly condemned by people on both sides of the political spectrum.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelo_v._City_of_New_London

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    Sure. Murder and rape should be legal where profitable. Oh wait, you actually believe that.
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    I hear grey wolves are finally coming back, I suspect this will put an end to that?
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    gay wolves? I would think they are the #1 cause of their own extinction, am I right?
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    The Night Monkey Definitely not Peter Parker

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    Read it again, it hasn't been edited.
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    it was a joke son. Gay wolves.....not reproducing.....reduces their population....etc.
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    And doubtless objected to
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