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Wildlife displaying disturbing trends

by Mac McMullen / September 10, 2008 4:26 AM PDT

Animals who formerly were self-sufficient are showing signs of developing the beliefs and customary habits of members of one of our Political Parties.

This is becoming more and more evident as they frequent developed residential neighborhoods. They have learned to just sit and wait for someone else to step in and provide for their care and sustenance.

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First: I get the joke; big government.
by drpruner / September 10, 2008 2:03 PM PDT

Second, without checking the link, I'm guessing it's a bear story. They just recently moved one out of Rio Rancho, which is full of residential blocks, Intel Corp., strip malls, etc. It comes from their innate fearlessness, I believe; they're big and strong and they know it.

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Should have hit the link.................
by Mac McMullen / September 10, 2008 3:23 PM PDT

.......that's the punch line. A picture is worth...........

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(NT) Great picture! Looks posed, but just try to pose a bear. :-)
by drpruner / September 10, 2008 4:14 PM PDT
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Not so hard actually...
by EdHannigan / September 10, 2008 7:57 PM PDT

I've seen bears ride unicycles, walk tightropes and eat ice cream cones.

And you are assuming this one is alive.

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(NT) Photoshop is an amazing program
by grimgraphix / September 11, 2008 3:54 AM PDT
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(NT) Saw that. I TOLD you Middle School was tough! :-)
by drpruner / September 11, 2008 2:42 PM PDT
In reply to: Bears and Bikes
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The black bears in my state
by Angeline Booher / September 10, 2008 11:27 PM PDT

..... learn too quickie. When visitors to the Great Smokies either think it;s cute to feed them, or don't dispose of their food scraps properly, it only takes a bear once to learn tat people food tastes mighty good and is much easier to come by than foraging for it in the wild.

Your NM fella looks like he is a patient one. Happy

Now that development has pushed their habitat into ever-growing smaller concentric circles, they have returned to their former stompin' grounds in my county.

Angeline
Speakeasy Moderator

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... and they can run away in fear, or turn and kill.
by drpruner / September 11, 2008 2:44 PM PDT

Their choice.

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Nearly everywhere that people have troubles with bears....
by C1ay / April 13, 2010 9:36 PM PDT

...it is because of a long standing practice of handouts, directly or indirectly.

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(NT) So, Mac, what did you feed that bear? ;-)
by Paul C / September 10, 2008 9:51 PM PDT
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(NT) ANY THING IT WANTS !!!!
by critic411 / September 10, 2008 11:44 PM PDT
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I didn't feed him.................
by Mac McMullen / September 10, 2008 11:59 PM PDT

........giving him food won't buy a vote.

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What do you think
by critic411 / September 11, 2008 12:03 AM PDT

foodstamps are?

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Fascimile currency.............
by Mac McMullen / September 11, 2008 4:08 AM PDT
In reply to: What do you think

........"handed out" in our Welfare State to buy votes. Without first determining anything resembling a "means", or as a "hand up" as an interim assist.

Dispensed at the cash register by a woman wearing a head covering, before going to the parking lot and opening the trunk of a new high
cost luxury car.

Wonder when someone will register that bear to vote ?

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(NT) Gets converts for some churches, though. :-)
by drpruner / September 11, 2008 2:45 PM PDT
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Before clicking on the link....
by caktus / September 11, 2008 4:24 AM PDT

....I thought it was going to be a jack a**.

BTW, which party represented by the bear?

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