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Boudica the Lyoness Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-21-11 07:41 PM
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136. Oh shit
I forgot they were using the poison that only kills starlings. :sarcasm:

I saw dead red wings on the telly....
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  -Bye Bye Blackbird: USDA acknowledges a hand in one mass bird death harvey007  Jan-20-11 06:59 PM   #0 
  - Who the hell knows WHAT they are experimenting with or who  OwnedByFerrets   Jan-20-11 07:23 PM   #1 
  - If the gov't says it,  femrap   Jan-20-11 10:40 PM   #18 
  - Here is the agency's website  harvey007   Jan-21-11 08:47 AM   #54 
  - They spray it, we eat it. Autism rise? Move along. No speculating here. nt  valerief   Jan-20-11 07:33 PM   #2 
  - cancer, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's...  wordpix   Jan-20-11 09:51 PM   #13 
  - The insanity of our policies proves the suicidal nature of capitalism ...  defendandprotect   Jan-21-11 12:57 PM   #102 
  - Cancer EPIDEMIC in this country and they keep on with the poison. Now we know.  DesertDiamond   Jan-21-11 01:44 PM   #115 
  - Oh jeez. Prove it.  Pale Blue Dot   Jan-20-11 10:37 PM   #17 
  - Aerial poisoning. Gee, how could such a thing have health effects on humans?  Lorien   Jan-20-11 11:16 PM   #22 
  - Can you explain the purpose of double blind studies?  Pale Blue Dot   Jan-20-11 11:32 PM   #24 
  - How many decades would a study have to last to prove this avicide causes cancer in humans?  No Elephants   Jan-22-11 03:56 AM   #144 
  - article didn't say that it was sprayed.  mopinko   Jan-21-11 08:41 AM   #51 
  - This particular poison is applied as bait, not sprayed  NickB79   Jan-21-11 12:54 PM   #97 
  - Pale blue dot do you have any data that would  midnight   Jan-21-11 02:49 AM   #26 
  - All studies begin with speculation (NT)  The Wizard   Jan-21-11 09:49 AM   #65 
  - So do all crazy internet rumors. nt  NickB79   Jan-21-11 12:47 PM   #93 
     - Where would we be?  kenfrequed   Jan-21-11 01:59 PM   #118 
  - Curiously  kenfrequed   Jan-21-11 10:17 AM   #69 
  - It doesn't appear to be a neurotoxin  NickB79   Jan-21-11 12:52 PM   #96 
  - Metabolic poison  undergroundpanther   Jan-21-11 01:51 PM   #117 
  - Oh, good.  No Elephants   Jan-22-11 03:59 AM   #145 
  - Umm as a person in the Biopharmaceutical industry THATS CRAP  TZ   Jan-21-11 02:17 PM   #120 
     - "Runoff maybe hazardous to aquatic organisms in neighboring areas."  DirkGently   Jan-21-11 02:57 PM   #123 
     - Problems  kenfrequed   Jan-21-11 03:09 PM   #124 
     - 5 years is nowhere near enough to rule out a substance as a cause of cancer, Alzheimers, etc.  No Elephants   Jan-22-11 04:04 AM   #146 
  - Shouldn't the Gov do the "Gold Standard" study before  awnobles   Jan-21-11 10:58 AM   #77 
  - Right -- study the poison FIRST -- which is what sane countries do --  defendandprotect   Jan-21-11 01:01 PM   #106 
  - The question has to be raised and maybe  DoBotherMe   Jan-21-11 11:56 AM   #85 
  - We can't "poison" anything in nature without poisoning ourselves ... we are part of nature!  defendandprotect   Jan-21-11 01:02 PM   #107 
     - I know this, but if there needs to be a double blind study  DoBotherMe   Jan-21-11 01:08 PM   #110 
        - You "know" but then you deny it ...? We need some doubling up on common sense ... !!  defendandprotect   Jan-21-11 01:17 PM   #111 
           - I have no idea where you got that I am denying it  DoBotherMe   Jan-21-11 01:44 PM   #114 
  - Let's prove FIRST these poisons have no link to autism, cancers, disease ...  defendandprotect   Jan-21-11 12:59 PM   #104 
  - Well, true.  ElboRuum   Jan-21-11 02:14 PM   #119 
  - Doesn't Jenny McCarthy own the science on autism?  cottonseed   Jan-20-11 11:17 PM   #23 
  - Agree -- and COREXIT was another suicidal idea - but a win for BP ---  defendandprotect   Jan-21-11 12:49 PM   #94 
  - Lots of birds had big die offs lately...  Evasporque   Jan-20-11 07:42 PM   #3 
  - Got something against  BobbyBoring   Jan-21-11 10:59 AM   #78 
  - That is insanity!  Pharaoh   Jan-20-11 07:52 PM   #4 
  - Didn't you read?  texastoast   Jan-21-11 11:19 AM   #81 
  - Pesticides are harmful period. How can they say it kills birds but doesn't kill pets? Idiots.  glinda   Jan-20-11 08:10 PM   #5 
  - if your pet is a bird  quaker bill   Jan-21-11 06:31 AM   #33 
  - Err  kenfrequed   Jan-21-11 10:39 AM   #73 
     - Organophosphates  quaker bill   Jan-21-11 06:20 PM   #131 
  - Of course honey bee die off, and also I heard no crickets last summer.  sasquuatch55   Jan-21-11 07:17 AM   #37 
  - Gotta Keep on Top of This One...If the Govt. seemed to "come clean" just think  KoKo   Jan-20-11 08:19 PM   #6 
  - Exactly -- this alledged confession may be a limited hang-out to cover up  defendandprotect   Jan-21-11 01:04 PM   #108 
     - It's so sad that we all know what "Limited Hang Out" means these days..and  KoKo   Jan-21-11 07:07 PM   #134 
  - "It's not nice to fool (with) Mother Nature!"  FailureToCommunicate   Jan-20-11 08:32 PM   #7 
  - Should have told that to the idiots who introduced this species to this continent in the first place  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-11 08:25 AM   #45 
     - Red wing blackbirds are native  Boudica the Lyoness   Jan-21-11 08:36 AM   #48 
     - There were no redwing blackbirds poisoned here.  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-11 09:10 AM   #58 
        - Search cattle feedlots near Beebe, Arkansas  harvey007   Jan-21-11 09:20 AM   #60 
        - This story was about birds in South Dakota. n/t  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-11 12:09 PM   #86 
        - I saw dead ones  Boudica the Lyoness   Jan-21-11 07:39 PM   #135 
        - Oh shit  Boudica the Lyoness   Jan-21-11 07:41 PM   #136 
     - No kidding  era veteran   Jan-21-11 11:43 AM   #82 
  - Makes you wonder if this is what killed the fish in Arkansas?  sarcasmo   Jan-20-11 08:39 PM   #8 
  - What? You think that a poison sprayed on the ground might somehow make it into a river?  Nihil   Jan-21-11 07:50 AM   #40 
  - The devil is in the qualifying adjectives or adverbs, and definitions of terms..  Divernan   Jan-21-11 08:39 AM   #50 
  - Re: fish and humans  SOS   Jan-21-11 08:43 AM   #53 
  - No, it doesn't.  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-11 12:59 PM   #103 
  - Outrageous.  JudyM   Jan-20-11 08:43 PM   #9 
  - You said it!  Celtic Raven   Jan-20-11 09:48 PM   #12 
  - +1,000. This kind of socialism for the greediest and least thoughtful  Lorien   Jan-20-11 11:13 PM   #21 
  - Exactly. It is outrageous.  ixion   Jan-21-11 03:41 AM   #27 
  - Poison. I knew that.  lonestarnot   Jan-20-11 09:02 PM   #10 
  - I'm scared to go to the dungeon now  snooper2   Jan-20-11 09:03 PM   #11 
  - K&R  theHandpuppet   Jan-20-11 10:17 PM   #14 
  - Well, fuck. Not content with the Tuskegee experiments  cliffordu   Jan-20-11 10:28 PM   #15 
  - Offensive. Please DO NOT compare Black Men to black birds.  KossackRealityCheck   Jan-21-11 07:05 AM   #35 
     - Not keen to wade into anything here but...  Fokker Trip   Jan-21-11 10:22 AM   #70 
     - History check  KossackRealityCheck   Jan-21-11 12:57 PM   #101 
     - I am not comparing black men to black birds and if you actually  cliffordu   Jan-21-11 11:06 AM   #79 
     - I read you're post and the OP  KossackRealityCheck   Jan-21-11 01:01 PM   #105 
     - Or.What.  cliffordu   Jan-21-11 03:58 PM   #126 
        - Rational people don't make threats  KossackRealityCheck   Jan-22-11 05:52 AM   #147 
           - You are fucking well right about all of that.  cliffordu   Jan-22-11 11:19 AM   #148 
     - I got what you were saying.  Boudica the Lyoness   Jan-21-11 08:01 PM   #139 
        - Thanks. Some just want to misunderstand.  cliffordu   Jan-21-11 08:22 PM   #141 
     - Thirteen years ago, one of my best friends died of cancer.  Bette Noir   Jan-21-11 01:40 PM   #112 
        - I agree. Did you read my post?  KossackRealityCheck   Jan-21-11 02:42 PM   #121 
  - After "Silent Spring"  riverwalker   Jan-20-11 10:28 PM   #16 
  - I'm not surprised. Our poison protection standards are basically trial and error.  craigmatic   Jan-20-11 10:50 PM   #19 
  - The USDA needs to stop killing native species for the profit of private corporations  Lorien   Jan-20-11 11:12 PM   #20 
  - Starlings are not a native species.  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-11 08:26 AM   #46 
     - Pete Dunne, spokesman for New Jersey Audubon:  ronnie624   Jan-21-11 10:26 AM   #71 
     - So what?  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-11 12:22 PM   #89 
     - The same could be said of kudzu vine  NickB79   Jan-21-11 12:56 PM   #100 
     - They may not be native, and yes, they are muscling in on the native niches...  InvisibleTouch   Jan-21-11 10:40 AM   #74 
        - Well said Invisible Touch, well said  Fokker Trip   Jan-21-11 10:48 AM   #75 
        - And, you think that's okay?  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-11 12:20 PM   #88 
           - It's not necesssarily "okay"...  InvisibleTouch   Jan-21-11 01:42 PM   #113 
           - The invasive species is Homo sapiens  SOS   Jan-21-11 06:24 PM   #132 
        - +1  onpatrol98   Jan-21-11 12:25 PM   #91 
        - *  ronnie624   Jan-21-11 01:08 PM   #109 
  - K&R n/t  pengillian101   Jan-21-11 12:48 AM   #25 
  - WTF?  HCE SuiGeneris   Jan-21-11 03:52 AM   #28 
  - This doesn't surprise me. In SD the state Trapper uses cyanide  newfie11   Jan-21-11 04:39 AM   #29 
  - This is getting to be a common pattern it seems.  Altoid_Cyclist   Jan-21-11 04:55 AM   #30 
  - This makes me fell ill.  Fokker Trip   Jan-21-11 05:53 AM   #31 
  - And, ironically, the biblical attitude is misinterpreted  MorningGlow   Jan-21-11 08:16 AM   #42 
  - Exactly  SOS   Jan-21-11 09:35 AM   #62 
  - Absolutely correct!  hamsterjill   Jan-21-11 09:37 AM   #63 
  - Those " beautiful birds" are destroying our beautiful native species.  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-11 08:35 AM   #47 
  - I think that's a completely different discussion.  Fokker Trip   Jan-21-11 09:49 AM   #64 
     - No, it isn't  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-11 12:50 PM   #95 
  - these agencies who work aside these big corporations just do  bdamomma   Jan-21-11 08:38 AM   #49 
  - They have no right to do this! n/t  sandyj999   Jan-21-11 06:05 AM   #32 
  - I don't like it  quaker bill   Jan-21-11 06:38 AM   #34 
  - I've certainly read about this.  Fokker Trip   Jan-21-11 09:52 AM   #66 
     - True  quaker bill   Jan-21-11 06:05 PM   #130 
  - Ok they have the "right" to do this but I say it's morally wrong. n/t  sandyj999   Jan-21-11 02:46 PM   #122 
  - What happen to "Don't mess with Mother Nature"  NikRik   Jan-21-11 07:06 AM   #36 
  - Mother Nature was already messed with.  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-11 08:17 AM   #43 
  - is there anyone who didn't think from the start that the issue was environmental?  Blue_Tires   Jan-21-11 07:25 AM   #38 
  - Not blackbirds,  pipoman   Jan-21-11 07:45 AM   #39 
  - THANK YOU!!!!  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-11 08:23 AM   #44 
  - I agree with you.  Fokker Trip   Jan-21-11 09:58 AM   #67 
     - "The die was cast"????  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-11 12:24 PM   #90 
  - The main target for poison are the red wing blackbirds  Boudica the Lyoness   Jan-21-11 08:56 AM   #57 
     - Did you even read the article???? n/t  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-11 09:11 AM   #59 
     - Yes I did  Boudica the Lyoness   Jan-21-11 07:44 PM   #137 
     - This has nothing to do with this OP,,,  pipoman   Jan-21-11 04:20 PM   #127 
        - Well fuck me  Boudica the Lyoness   Jan-21-11 07:51 PM   #138 
           - Maybe you should have responded to the OP  pipoman   Jan-21-11 10:14 PM   #142 
  - that is exactly what I told a friend of mine who was commenting  SemperEadem   Jan-21-11 08:14 AM   #41 
  - Where's the "Move along, nothing to see here, happens all the time" guy? nt  valerief   Jan-21-11 08:43 AM   #52 
  - I don't know... but others are asking we prove it is not harmful  fascisthunter   Jan-21-11 08:50 AM   #55 
  - "Watch out for cliff!" "Prove to me the cliff is unsafe." "I haven't jumped off it myself,  valerief   Jan-21-11 11:48 AM   #84 
  - I think he replied earlier  eilen   Jan-21-11 08:54 AM   #56 
  - "defecating on a farmer's cattle feed" Why can't he cover it up?  Joanne98   Jan-21-11 09:27 AM   #61 
  - Thats a GREAT point.!  Fokker Trip   Jan-21-11 10:01 AM   #68 
  - More good reasons not to patronize the cow industry.  Kolesar   Jan-21-11 12:56 PM   #99 
  - why can't the cows be fed indoors instead of killing birds?  firehorse   Jan-21-11 10:34 AM   #72 
  - I'm skeptical about the claim of supplanting native species.  ronnie624   Jan-21-11 10:51 AM   #76 
  - Typical Gov't solution...  Vilis Veritas   Jan-21-11 11:07 AM   #80 
  - Kind of hard to find an ethical, safe, and cost-effective solution when...  GoCubsGo   Jan-21-11 12:55 PM   #98 
  - "they don't want to advertise their work. They like to work fast, efficiently, and out of sight."  Faryn Balyncd   Jan-21-11 11:45 AM   #83 
  - I just want to scream!  goforit   Jan-21-11 12:15 PM   #87 
  - AVICIDE?  Canuckistanian   Jan-21-11 12:34 PM   #92 
  - We also have poisions  pipoman   Jan-21-11 04:28 PM   #128 
  - Sick.  grahamhgreen   Jan-21-11 01:50 PM   #116 
  - Hopi Native American Prophecy relevant much?  99th_Monkey   Jan-21-11 03:50 PM   #125 
  - We've been here since the 1970s  texastoast   Jan-21-11 05:03 PM   #129 
  - Mysterious and Not So Mysterious Bird Deaths  arachadillo   Jan-21-11 06:52 PM   #133 
  - Really? I thought it was swamp gas from a weather balloon  chrisa   Jan-21-11 08:16 PM   #140 
  - Stupid cattle takes precedence over everything.  pinniped   Jan-22-11 03:20 AM   #143 
 

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