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Really? The Chicken as Endangered Species

Derek85 Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 3:50 PM
There is a concerted effort by the Democrats to destroy the success of the United States by severely restricting our abilty to use our natural resources ( fracking, oil drilling, coal mining, etc), restricting our use of our land (endangered species restrictions, environmental restrictions), destroying our successful companies through thousands of new regulations, fines and lawsuits, and penalizing any successful American especxially anyone who makes over $200,000.

No one wants to send a species to extinction, but when a chicken that can be hunted and cooked for dinner is proposed as an endangered species, one has to question the entire program. When that proposed endangered species listing brings together representatives from oil, gas, and wind energy companies—as well as ranchers and farmers—you can be sure changes are needed in the way the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is applied.   

The specific critter in question this time is the lesser prairie chicken (LPC) and the proposed ESA listing would have the federal government killing jobs, thwarting economic...