Jake Haas not only demonstrates his ability to come strong to the SOTM hole, but also shows how to effectively preserve the deliciousness of his whereabouts. His mastery of Photoshop reeks of gsmolt discipleship.
This is what was left of a chinook salmon after a Orca (Killer) whale had its way with it. Chinook salmon are the main staple of an Orca's diet, so this one made for an easy meal as it was played by a surprised angler when it was demolished by a hungry black & white. The head weighed in at 12 pounds, which would have made this a fish in the high 30's or low 40's. VIA Chromer Sport Fishing
To: George W. Bush
From: Endangered Species
(AP) — Just six weeks before President-elect Barack Obama takes office,
the Bush administration issued revised endangered species regulations
Thursday to reduce the input of federal scientists and to block the law
from being used to fight global warming.
The changes, which will
go into effect in about 30 days, were completed in just four months.
But they could take Obama much longer to reverse.
eliminate some of the mandatory, independent reviews that government
scientists have performed for 35 years on dams, power plants, timber
sales and other projects, a step that developers and other federal
agencies have blamed for delays and cost increases.
Sincerely, Multiple Endangered Species
PS: Know anything about this fabled Congressional Review Act?
(Via: The Daily Kos)
Changing the rules now just formalizes how the administration has been dealing with endangered species all along.
A high-ranking Interior Department official tainted nearly every
decision made on the protection of endangered species over five years,
a new inspector general report finds, concluding she exerted improper
political interference on many more rulings than previously thought.
MacDonald, a former deputy assistant secretary overseeing the Fish and
Wildlife Service, did pervasive harm to the department's morale and
integrity and may have risked the well-being of species with her
agenda, Interior Inspector General Earl Devaney said in his report out
LINK (Via The A.P.)
You can read the report yourself here. LINK