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Re: NFC: Envirocrats and science ..a funny :)

In a message dated 00-10-26 16:44:25 EDT, you write:

 > >For those who have never traveled to the great West, cattle guards are
 > >horizontal steel rails placed at fence openings on highways to prevent
 > >cattle from crossing. For some reason the bovines will not step on the
 > >guards, probably because they fear getting their feet caught between
 > >the rails. I need to make that clear in order for everyone to
 >appreciate the following TRUE story:
 > >
 > >President Clinton received a report that there were over 100,000
 > >guards in Colorado. Because Colorado ranchers protested his proposed
 > >changes in grazing policies, he ordered Secretary of Interior Bruce
 >Babbitt to fire half of the guards immediately. Before Babbitt could
 > >respond, and presumably straighten him out, Colorado's congresswoman
 >Pat Schroeder intervened with a request that before any were fired they
 >be given six months of retraining.
 > >
 > >- Mark Shoup, associate editor, Kansas Wildlife and Parks magazine
 > >
 >And we thought Gore was the only dummy in Washington................
 > >>

Ah, yes, don't you just love the high degree of competency in high places, 
especially with the Colorado congress person?  Yuck.
Bruce Scott
Smack dab in the middle of God's country - Idaho