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Post: #261394 clanpowell
Sun May 27, 2012 7:27 pm

boboff wrote: As for David Cameron not being of the people until he shops in Easton in Bristol? Well he's not a real man till he's drank in The Harriers in Hartcliffe either then........

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Now that's a scene I think I would pay money to see!!!!!
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Post: #261574 MKG
Thu May 31, 2012 7:53 am

The secret of life is to aim below the head (With thanks to MMM)

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Post: #261579 oldjerry
Thu May 31, 2012 8:43 am

Yep,Well done Everyone!..............Today is a good day.

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Post: #261581 boboff
Thu May 31, 2012 9:19 am

boboff wrote:I firmly believe that we have enough sence running this country NOT to ever let this to happen, but that really is just my usual optimism over experience.


No, it wasn't !

Good news :cheers:
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Post: #261584 demi
Thu May 31, 2012 9:36 am

fantastic!

if the gamekeepers dont want young phesants being eaten from preditors they should just protect them better with fencing ect. and its their problem, public money shouldnt be spent oln that kind of thing!
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Post: #262050 MKG
Thu Jun 07, 2012 12:22 pm

Nice though the result was, it's still well worth examining the response of the Countryside Alliance (I hope I spelled that correctly). Here it is again, with my comments ...



But the Countryside Alliance - which campaigns on behalf of field sports [not the countryside - field sports] - said it was "bitterly disappointed" by the decision since it believed the proposed research [proposed destruction, more accurately] had been "sensible and proportionate".

"Wild animal management is an essential part of the countryside that is largely misunderstood by those in towns, cities and, apparently, Whitehall," the organisation's campaign director, Tim Bonner, said. [As opposed to the Alliance largely misunderstanding everyone's opinion (and an awful lot of real research), including a lot of those who live in the country.]

"This study [What study? I think he means the collected opinions of some gamekeepers. That's not a study] was explicitly non-lethal and right for the countryside [i.e. Alliance] as a whole. That the government has chosen to ignore rural people [i.e. the Alliance] in favour of a large and vocal special interest group [i.e. just about every other interested party] shows ministers are now willing to give in to whoever shouts the loudest. [Oh bugger! We lost another one!]"



The Countryside Alliance, an organisation which is anything but an alliance and certainly does not represent the majority opinion (or even interest) of rural dwellers, will continue to scream and stamp its feet because its toys have been taken away, and will continue to claim, despite evidence to the contrary, that only the Alliance point of view truly represents the necessities of rural life.

They'll be back. Meanwhile, here's an interesting site ... http://www.realca.co.uk/

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Post: #262051 oldjerry
Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:01 pm

Great post Mike.


Funny really,this organization for 'rural people' used to be based in Kennington SE1,but maybe they've moved now.

What I can't forgive is the way they created this completely bogus urban\rural divide,merely to pursue their own interests.

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Post: #262054 Green Aura
Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:13 pm

Although I often find myself in disagreement with him, I liked this article by George Monbiot.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jun/04/wildlife-land-aristocracy
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Post: #262057 MKG
Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:54 pm

Nice article - amazing what turns up wih just a little digging.

All in all, the entire episode is looking like a wonderful example of shooting oneself in the foot.

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Post: #262058 Green Aura
Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:03 pm

I can think of better places, Mike, but the foot will do. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post: #262059 oldjerry
Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:21 pm

Having just recently been in the close vicinity of a dozen or so of these marksmen( a friend rents a yard and barns on a large estate) I can assure you that their feet are pretty safe(so long as they're aiming at them).This particular group couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo.

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Post: #262061 oldfella
Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:39 pm

[quote=" old jerry+ ) .This particular group couldn't hit a cow's arse with a banjo.[/quote]

Nice one, OJ. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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