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Barrett808 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 01:26 PM
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Divers recover bodies after sealing boat capsizes (3 killed on first day of seal slaughter)
Source: CBC News

Divers recovered the bodies of three seal hunters Saturday from a fishing vessel that capsized about 70 kilometres north of Cape Breton.

Lt. Lora Collier of the Canadian navy said divers were still searching for a fourth missing sealer who was aboard the overturned fishing boat.

The 12-metre vessel, from the les de la Madeleine in Quebec, had steering problems and was being towed to Sydney, N.S., by a Canadian Coast Guard ship early Saturday when it overturned.

Collier said the boat was carrying a crew of six when it ran into trouble in the icy waters.

Another vessel that was nearby picked up two of the crew members. They were on deck when the boat overturned. The other four men were sleeping below deck when the boat flipped, Collier said.







Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2008/03/29/capsized.html
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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 01:34 PM
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1. ....I hope this guy was one of the dead ones...




No pity on anyone who perishes doing this....




www.boycott-canada.com/photos/index.htm
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Frisbee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 01:43 PM
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4. Anybody who can do that...
Anybody who can do that, or isn't outraged knowing that it happens, is sub-human in my book, and I will have no sympathy for them no matter how horrible a thing happens to them. Anything they get will pale in comparison to what they deserve. I can honestly say that I hate these f---ing people, and wish them only the worst.
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TomInTib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 03:18 PM
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16. And I hope they drowned really slowly...
and clawed their fucking fingers to the bone, trying to go through the hull.

There is no Hell too hot for those bastards.
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MonkeyFunk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-31-08 03:25 PM
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66. Ah, that's nice
Edited on Mon Mar-31-08 03:25 PM by MonkeyFunk
it really shows your compassion for animals to wich such things on people.
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Lorien Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 01:53 AM
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40. No kidding
Edited on Sun Mar-30-08 02:00 AM by Lorien
how can there be any humanity left in such a person? I would think that such an "occupation" would suck one's soul dry after only a short while. Aren't there thousands of better ways to make a buck? Doesn't Canada have a fairly decent educational system?
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dipsydoodle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 01:38 PM
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2. How awful
:sarcasm:

Maybe the seals clubbed 'em when they hit the water which would serve them f*cking right.
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Barrett808 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 01:41 PM
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3. Sea Shepherd: Canadian Government Irresponsibility Kills Four Sealers
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flvegan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 01:45 PM
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5. I feel sorrow for their families.
Somebody loved those folks, and they're experiencing a terrible loss I'm sure.

While I hate what the sealers do, I don't wish them any harm.
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natrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 03:42 PM
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19.  i hope there families burn in hell for living off the profits of seal blood-fuck them
Edited on Sat Mar-29-08 03:42 PM by natrat
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flvegan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 03:57 PM
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21. Most of them live largely off the profits of fishing.
Guess you don't eat seafood, either.

Sealing is a small part of their income.
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blayne Donating Member (341 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 04:00 PM
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22. Oh my!
I think it's time for your pills.

Remember that we can't pick our families.
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Kajsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 05:14 PM
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29. Self delete.
Edited on Sat Mar-29-08 05:32 PM by Kajsa

Posted in error.
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Psephos Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 04:58 PM
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26. As opposed to living off pig blood or cow blood
I am completely against the seal hunt. However, the hypocrisy of "seal-ist" outrage beggars description.
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The Stranger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 01:46 AM
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39. It appears that someone recognizes how the system works and refuses to hold his or her tongue . . .
. . . because others are stuck in the system, and claiming to have no alternative but to support it.

I would call that progress.
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Kajsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 05:08 PM
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27. My sentiments exactly, Fivegan.

While I am strongly opposed to this seal slaughter,

they were someone's son, husband, father, brother, etc.

I wish them no harm, either.

:(

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uppityperson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 08:37 PM
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33. Me too. I almost didn't open this topic, was afraid it would sound like it does.
Nice to see some humane people here too. I agree with the sentiments you express here.
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Submariner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 01:54 PM
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6. They should have left the bodies in the drink for fish food
slimy bastards deserved it.
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nytemare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 01:54 PM
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7. I feel so sorry for those cute baby seals.
I boycott Canadian seafood. Those companies fund the lobby for sealers, and own the factories that process the pelts.

http://www.harpseals.org/helpstop/boycott.html

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bahrbearian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 10:04 PM
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34. Better boycott Alaskan seafood then too
In the Pribiloff Island's in the Bering Sea we do the same thing ,takes place every summer. And the skins are alocated to Russian and Japan to keep them from harvesting at Sea. And None of the Butchers are Fisherman either.
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fshrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 01:57 PM
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8. Maybe they can make boots out of their skin?
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TwilightGardener Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 02:05 PM
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9. Excuse me while I DON'T cry.
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Thickasabrick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 02:19 PM
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10. I hope they are reincarnated as seals. n/t
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Wilms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 02:36 PM
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11. I hope no fish were hurt in the incident. n/t
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NeoConsSuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 03:00 PM
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12. I wish the boat
would have held more than three.
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Politicalboi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 03:03 PM
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13. Only 3 dead
Too bad. I have no sympathy for them either. Yes and they do have families but maybe it will cut the circle of son following father. And I too hope no fish were hurt or polluted with their bodies.
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slackmaster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 03:04 PM
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14. Commercial fishing is the most dangerous occupation in the world
My condolences to the families of the deceased.
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slampoet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 04:50 PM
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25. Amen.

I think the people here on DU really don't realize something about these hunters.


These people are Aboriginals, First People, what you call Native Americans.

Do a google image of the nearest city and you will find a place that is beyond what almost any of us know as poverty.



You think it sucks to be poor? Try being poor when it is -40 degrees outside.




The only evil people here are the persons who BUY the Dead Seals. Everyone else is just living in Their World.
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bahrbearian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 10:08 PM
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35. 1st off , they are not fisherman.
They are Seal Butchers,
Not all fishing is that dangerous. The only danger is the people you fish for or with.
Try Logging
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slackmaster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 10:48 AM
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47. They were being transported by a commercial fishing boat in hazardous waters
:hi:
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High Plains Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 03:08 PM
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15. What a bunch of vicious DU assholes on display!
Get your values straight, people.

And I better not catch you wearing or eating any products made from animals.
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Thickasabrick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 03:23 PM
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17. WTF? Values? Vicious? Because everyone is not mourning
the passing of these butchers they are vicious? Do you wear or eat seal? If so - then I hold as much disgust for you as I do these guys.

Please - examine your own "values" before passing judgment.
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zonkers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 03:38 PM
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18. I do not feel bad for anyone who clubs seal pups for a living.
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natrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 03:44 PM
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20. screw that-we are seeing the death throws of the planet and you have the nerve to talk about values
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Canuckistanian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 06:25 PM
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32. There aren't any "seal farms". This is just slaughter for fashion.
Seal meat isn't even popular in the Maritimes (our term for the eastern provinces).

The problem I have is that the seal hunt violates basic hunting practice - take only mature animals that have already had a chance to reproduce. The seal hunt takes ONLY baby seals - which eventually threatens the whole population balance.

And for what? The soft, pliable baby seal pelts, useful only for high-priced fashion apparel.

So this is a FAR CRY from mere domestic animal farming or even traditional subsistence hunting.

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The Stranger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-31-08 03:29 PM
Response to Reply #15
67. Damn straight -- it is good seeing people angry and unafraid.
Would only it happened more often.
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LanternWaste Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-31-08 04:58 PM
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68. The meat that I eat isn't clubbed to death...
The meat that I eat isn't clubbed to death as part of the procurement process (and before use another tired canard gets used-- I know from which local farm my beef and pork comes from, I know the owners and I know their methods...).

"And I better not catch you wearing or eating any products made from animals..."

Or what? You'll wag your finger in my face?

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Prisoner_Number_Six Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 04:03 PM
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23. So there CAN BE justice.
Edited on Sat Mar-29-08 04:03 PM by Prisoner_Number_Six
With any luck they hit their heads on the side of the boat as they fell overboard.

Sound cold? It's what I feel.



With great effort I refrain from posting the post-clubbing seal pup victim pic because there are those here who would whine about it.

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Number9Dream Donating Member (574 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 04:03 PM
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24. Slaughter proving to be a disaster for all involved
And the Canadian govt subsidizes this horror. If they spent the same millions on establishing industries in Newfoundland and re-training these people for other occupations, this horror show could be avoided.

http://thetyee.ca/Views/2005/04/11/HuntingSeals /

snip> For political and bureaucratic reasons, the Canadian government directly subsidizes the Harp seal hunt for about $3-4 million annually, including capital costs, infrastructure, subsidized salaries, and other services. (2004 figures)
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Lorien Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 01:58 AM
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41. There are a million better ways to make a buck, and a living
killing seals is both a horror for the animals and a dangerous and nasty occupation for a human beings. Whatever happened to ingenuity and the value of a good education?
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Algorem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 05:12 PM
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28. just toss them onto the nearest garbage barge
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Turbineguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 05:41 PM
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30. Whew! Sorry but some of you sound like
Fundie Christians!
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pokercat999 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 04:45 PM
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77. Fundie christians would be the ones WEARING the furs.
After all, doesn't the bible say the animals are here for our use? Or something like that. Maybe it's we have dominion over the animals which they interpret to mean the same thing. I interpret it to mean we have responsibility for the animals and their domain. Guess that's why I'm not a christian....too much sense and I'm too much of a human being as opposed to these homo-sapians.

and yes i'm a vegetarian that doesn't buy or wear leather, I do my best to avoid products tested on animals and if I was alone in this world I would be an active member of ALF.

Perfect? Not by a long shot but at least I'm trying and I'm doing my best.
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kittycat1164 Donating Member (616 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 06:08 PM
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31. the epitome of Karma n/t
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HuffleClaw Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 10:22 PM
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36. this is the DU equivalent of the FR response to Rachel Corrie's death
progressives are supposed to be compassionate people.


would any of those who spouted their hate repeat it to the families of those who died?

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YankmeCrankme Donating Member (576 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 08:20 AM
Response to Reply #36
44. What warped logic.
Rachel Corrie died trying to stop Israeli oppression of Palestinians, these guys died trying to club baby seals. There is no equivalency between them.

Some people are showing compassion for the seals, not the people that are brutally clubbing them to death.
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HuffleClaw Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 05:45 PM
Response to Reply #44
60. its the same sort of
mindless hate though.
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YankmeCrankme Donating Member (576 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 08:36 PM
Response to Reply #60
63. It's not even close to the same.
I'm reading indifference not mindless hate.
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Johnny Harpo Donating Member (330 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 11:05 PM
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37. Finally...Score 3 For The Seals!
n/t
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spoony Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 11:56 PM
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38. These deaths compound the overall tragedy
It isn't justice. It isn't karma. It isn't the seals' revenge. It's a group of people and a slew of animals who have/are/will die for no reason.
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AmericanUnity Donating Member (342 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 04:52 AM
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42. JUSTICE !!!!!!!!
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TommyO Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 08:08 AM
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43. To all of you who are celebrating the death of these three
you're just as inhuman as the seal slaughterers.
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girl gone mad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 06:10 PM
Response to Reply #43
62. lol
you're funny.
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TommyO Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 09:10 PM
Response to Reply #62
64. No, I'm 100% serious!
Those celebrating the deaths of others are less than human.
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LanternWaste Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 01:05 PM
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74. Or (and I find this more likely)...
"Those celebrating the deaths of others are less than human."

Or (and I find this more likely), there are people who are venting some steam in a harmless manner rather than allowing it to build up inside of them.
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bitchkitty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 08:37 AM
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45. I'll bet the seals that they killed
had a much harder death than drowning.

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Barrett808 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-31-08 01:29 PM
Response to Reply #45
65. Indeed, the sealers are not abiding by the "humane kill" rule:
Sealers 'breaking humane law' (+video)
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...
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Magrittes Pipe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-31-08 07:04 PM
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69. I'd rather be clubbed to death than drown.
By FAR. Drowning is one of the most horrible ways to die.

But you already knew that. You just think seals are "cute" and therefore more valuable than the humans involved or the mosquito you swat off your arm.

Jackass.
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bitchkitty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-31-08 10:30 PM
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70. Jackass?
Edited on Mon Mar-31-08 10:31 PM by bitchkitty
You have no idea of who I am, what I think, or what I feel. I don't think seals are "cute". I do think that bashing their heads in for their fur is a disgusting way to make a living, and if you think that's okay, then you're a disgusting person. Asshole.
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Magrittes Pipe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 06:45 AM
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71. I do know you think it's okay to cheer people drowning.
Fuck you.
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bitchkitty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 10:55 AM
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72. Is this confusion of yours genetic, or chemically induced?
I did not cheer, not once. I wish they had not died, but they did. I didn't cause it, and I'm not celebrating it. I don't mourn those men, but I'm sorry that they died committing what I consider to be an inhuman practice.

Nobody should drown. Thankfully, most people don't go out in ice boats with the intention of bashing in the heads of helpless seal pups.

Punk.

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Magrittes Pipe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 12:37 PM
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73. I'm glad they've left our PA exchange up without deleting the subthread.
It's a shame when readers have to miss out on every "asshole," "fuck you," and "punk."

Okay, if I wrongly conflated your opinion with the disgusting shit on display throughout this thread, I apologize. Perhaps "asshole" was the wrong epithet to use; maybe "idiot" would have been better.

My issue with your post remains: whereas I don't claim being beaten to death is nice, whereas I don't support the seal hunt; the suggestion that drowning is somehow less painful and horrific than being hit in the head is a preposterous, and at best woefully misinformed view.
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LanternWaste Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 01:07 PM
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75. I would think drowning...
I would think drowning would be much less mentally/emotionally traumatic. Much less painful also...
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Barrett808 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-01-08 01:15 PM
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76. Personally, I'd rather drown than be clubbed until stunned, then skinned alive.
But that's just me.
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Lady President Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 09:38 AM
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46. Karma. Party of three, your table's now ready
I feel sorry for their families, especially if they had children. I just don't feel bad for the sealer "hunters" at all.
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Omaha Steve Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 12:00 PM
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48. (Canadian) Seal hunt turns tragic (4 Deaths switch the focus from saving seals to hunter safety )
Edited on Sun Mar-30-08 11:48 AM by Omaha Steve
Source: London Free Press

FREDERICTON -- Canada's seal hunt has been dominated for years by the bitter debate over saving seals, but the deaths of four hunters in the icy North Atlantic are focusing attention on the safety of sealers and the risks they take to maintain a way of life.

Seal hunters from Iles-de-la Madeleine began making their way home yesterday following a tragic accident in which a 12-metre fishing boat, L'Acadien II, capsized while being towed behind an icebreaker.

Of the six crew members on board, only two were pulled alive from the waters of the Cabot Strait.

While the accident cut short this year's hunt for people from Iles-de-la-Madeleine -- hunters left the ice floes out of respect for their lost comrades -- it's not expected to affect the much larger hunt off Newfoundland and Labrador in April.


Read more: http://lfpress.ca/newsstand/News/National/2008/03/30/51...



This post is in memory of Marie Schwartz. Long time Omaha advocate of stopping the seal hunt!
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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 12:00 PM
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49. Shit happens and no one cares...sad
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Wilms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 12:00 PM
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50. Canada keeps subsidizing the clubbing and skinning of infant seals in their nursery

Why Are We Still Hunting Seals?

Canada keeps subsidizing the clubbing and skinning of infant seals in their nursery.

By Rex Weyler
Published: April 11, 2005

snip

Hunt is government subsidized

The landed value of the Canadian Harp seal hunt is worth between $5-21 million. In the most favorable recent year of good market conditions, 2002, the landed value reached $21 million. The landed value in 2001 was $5.5 million, and last year, 2004, $16 million. Keep in mind that this gross landed value is highly subsidized. The actual net value in poor years may be zero. For political and bureaucratic reasons, the Canadian government directly subsidizes the Harp seal hunt for about $3-4 million annually, including capital costs, infrastructure, subsidized salaries, and other services.

Unaccounted subsidies include international promotion, regulation, enforcement, disrupting protests, DFO scientific studies, and so forth. The total of these subsidies remains unknown, buried in other budgets, but the industry is subsidized in Canada by $5-10 million annually, more than the gross value in some years.

snip

Although the DFO claims the hunt is part of Canada's culture, it remains simply a commercial harvest for an international fashion industry. The pelts go to the world fur markets, seal penises to the Asian aphrodisiac markets, and some seal oil and meat are consumed locally. To claim to be looking after indigenous cultures with a massive commercial seal hunt is a pretense. Never mind that Canadians decimated the indigenous Beothuk of Newfoundland. Economic and cultural arguments do not appear to remotely justify the clubbing and skinning of infant seals in their nursery on the Labrador ice floes, and the attendant disgrace of Canada worldwide.

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http://thetyee.ca/Views/2005/04/11/HuntingSeals /

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merwin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 12:00 PM
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51. They don't care about killing seals, but
they care when the people killing seals get killed.

Sorry if I'm not shedding too many tears over this.
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stimbox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 12:00 PM
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52. Q: What do you call 4 dead seal hunters?
A: A good start!

:rofl:
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Beaverhausen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 12:00 PM
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53. Seal hunt *turns* tragic? It always has been tragic
Tragic for the seals, of course.
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alphafemale Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 12:00 PM
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54. Why the bias toward the insufferably cute animals?


adorable? absolutely.

But how does being cute make him more valuable than this guy?



And, btw, I'm a carnivore. But one fully aware of the hypocrisy of some animals being viewed as "more equal" than others.
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Wilms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 12:05 PM
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57. Because the pups are very young and killed largely for fashion. n/t

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uppityperson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 12:00 PM
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55. Dupe, here's link to disgusting thread of yesterday on this.
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...
Stop the seal hunt, but my condolences to family/friends of those who dies.
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Omaha Steve Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 12:00 PM
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56. Click once a day to help save baby harp seals @ care2

http://babyseals.care2.com /





2,754 Clicks Today

More than 319,000 harp seals will be clubbed or shot to death this year in Canada. 96% of them will be less than 3 months old, and some may even be skinned alive. Your clicks support airtime for IFAW's TV campaign to build public pressure against this cruel and inhumane hunt.

I click it and the other tabs every day. Oceans, global warming, etc...


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Doctor_J Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 05:05 PM
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59. "cut short this year's hunt for people"
um...freudian pun.
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Omaha Steve Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 12:13 PM
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58. I missed this yesterday

Mods I'm sorry. Title search didn't bring it up. Sorry for the dupe.

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ElsewheresDaughter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-30-08 05:56 PM
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61. sometimes karma sucks
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