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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.
Smack dab in the middle of God's country - Idaho