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HopeHoops Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-31-09 01:37 PM
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13. Doesn't Idaho produce anything else?
That's sort of an apples and oranges relationship - well, more like wolves and potatoes, but still.

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  -Friends of Animals calls for Idaho potato boycott after Gov vows to participate in wolf massacre Annces  Aug-31-09 01:10 PM   #0 
  - Most states allow hunting of some kind  Freddie Stubbs   Aug-31-09 01:13 PM   #1 
  - Apart from the disgusting nature of hunting, the Idahoans will be killing animals to  T Wolf   Aug-31-09 01:17 PM   #2 
  - How does that differ from any other state which allows hunting?  Freddie Stubbs   Aug-31-09 01:20 PM   #5 
     - Idaho (and others) are not "culling the herd" for preservation of the species sake.  T Wolf   Aug-31-09 01:35 PM   #9 
     - So, its ok for wolves to kill wildlife, but bad for people to do so?  Freddie Stubbs   Aug-31-09 01:37 PM   #12 
        - That's just silly...  WillBowden   Aug-31-09 01:45 PM   #16 
        - Wolves kill wildlife because they need to eat, not for the  lumpy   Aug-31-09 01:48 PM   #17 
        - sigh  ceile   Aug-31-09 01:53 PM   #21 
     - Allow the hunting of predators...  WillBowden   Aug-31-09 01:43 PM   #15 
  - Yup...  Biker13   Aug-31-09 01:31 PM   #6 
  - Always good to hear the republican view on this  Kingofalldems   Aug-31-09 03:25 PM   #27 
  - LOL!  Kajsa   Aug-31-09 05:32 PM   #32 
  - You can eat deer and alligator.  juno jones   Aug-31-09 08:16 PM   #40 
  - His name is wholy appropriate... Butch(er) Otter (and other wildlife)  Kalyke   Aug-31-09 01:18 PM   #3 
  - I was thinking the exact same thing.  Kajsa   Aug-31-09 05:33 PM   #33 
  - Thank you. I will join that boycott. Not that we eat many potatoes, but  DevonRex   Aug-31-09 01:20 PM   #4 
  - The state of Colorado thanks you  Hawkeye-X   Aug-31-09 01:50 PM   #19 
     - Yes, they are.  DevonRex   Aug-31-09 02:03 PM   #25 
  - I'm no hunter, never have been  TransitJohn   Aug-31-09 01:34 PM   #7 
  - I'll join the boycott  RidinMyDonkey   Aug-31-09 01:34 PM   #8 
  - Really?  TransitJohn   Aug-31-09 01:36 PM   #10 
     - I guess so  RidinMyDonkey   Aug-31-09 01:39 PM   #14 
        - That's cool.  TransitJohn   Aug-31-09 01:48 PM   #18 
           - I DO grow alot of my own fruits and some veggies  RidinMyDonkey   Aug-31-09 01:57 PM   #22 
              - I don't,.  TransitJohn   Aug-31-09 02:01 PM   #24 
  - A bit off-topic but are their names REALLY 'Priscilla Feral' and 'Butch Otter'?  LeftishBrit   Aug-31-09 01:36 PM   #11 
  - Yes, Bizarre, isn't it?  anigbrowl   Aug-31-09 05:29 PM   #31 
  - Doesn't Idaho produce anything else?  HopeHoops   Aug-31-09 01:37 PM   #13 
  - Potatoes are something everyone is familiar with  Annces   Aug-31-09 01:52 PM   #20 
  - Lumber and live Christmas trees. n/t  Cleita   Aug-31-09 05:42 PM   #35 
     - Well Christmas trees are out.  HopeHoops   Aug-31-09 06:03 PM   #39 
  - I buy potatoes from my local farmer's market.  Creena   Aug-31-09 01:59 PM   #23 
  - Why not just shoot an Otter?  cognoscere   Aug-31-09 02:09 PM   #26 
  - Of course, Idaho's potato farmers probably have little to do with the policy, since nobody  struggle4progress   Aug-31-09 05:10 PM   #28 
  - +1  anigbrowl   Aug-31-09 05:28 PM   #30 
  - Kill the wolves so we can then have more elk to kill.  flvegan   Aug-31-09 05:17 PM   #29 
  - Ore-Ida buys up most of the potato crop in Idaho. They are easy enough  Cleita   Aug-31-09 05:33 PM   #34 
  - Yep, I'm buying potatoes  Kajsa   Aug-31-09 05:49 PM   #37 
  - So much for the balance of nature.  Kajsa   Aug-31-09 05:44 PM   #36 
  - Punishing Idaho's potato farmers because the Governor is all hot to shoot wolves is like  salguine   Aug-31-09 06:00 PM   #38 
  - No, it's more like attacking Afghanistan since that's where Bin Laden happened to be. nt  Umbral   Aug-31-09 09:17 PM   #44 
     - Okay. Did we, or did we not attack Iraq, and was, or was not, the rationale given at  salguine   Aug-31-09 11:12 PM   #45 
  - Not the first time Butch has shown his respect for nature -  IDemo   Aug-31-09 09:03 PM   #41 
  - knr wont buy idaho again. nt  Mari333   Aug-31-09 09:09 PM   #42 
  - Sorry to my friends who hunt...but sport hunting is not ethically tenable...  S_E_Fudd   Aug-31-09 09:14 PM   #43 

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