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.........whats unconstitutional about it again?
no one said they were using missles to kil these wolves.......nor predator drones........there are a plethora of other type of drones.........come on man.........lets use some common sense here
Oh really. How do you kill wolves with drones without missiles? Or are they talking about new drones being developed right now with machine guns? You still need to pay hundreds of thousands to have armed drones in the sky, along with trained pilots, upkeep cost and weapon costs.
Turn this problem into jobs, it will create jobs AND solve a problem. Way better than the stimulus BS green jobs at 300k a pop.
Pay people a bounty on wolves killed. Simple, way cheaper. It will also put money in people's hands instead of those big defense corporations.
I still find it ironic though the talk of "predator management" coming from a species who is in general hyper predatory itself.
First you rail about cost to hire people to operate them, then you say turn it into jobs.........
make up your mind.........
Lots of law enforcement agencies use drones , you should read up a bit
That doesnt mean predator drones.........that means drones........its not specific.....
Do you honestly think that drones ony have the capability to launch missiles?
Looks to me if they have these things running and people to upkeep and operate them, that IS creating jobs......
Originally posted by ManBehindTheMask
Originally posted by CaticusMaximus
reply to post by ManBehindTheMask
Thank you for the information.
anytime my friend..........always happy to provide what I can..
Like I said , Im all about conservation and taking care of our planets animals...
but i think we do have to use judgement as well, we cant just let our emotions rule what we do........same in reverse I suppose......
Its like Texas, lol non feral hogs are slaughtered wholsale down there and you never see anyone raising cain about it.......
But they arent as majestic as wolves are either......
Makes you question peoples motives really
Military jobs. Which the US has plenty of already. What about giving jobs to unemployed people?
It makes me question their reasoning and depth of compassion, certainly. Those who would only advocate for those that are outwardly beautiful are shallow, and most people are quite shallow. I am against humanity playing God with the life of other animals. IMO humans were meant to be the keepers and guardians of the planet Earth and its inhabitants. However, humanity has cosmically failed in that regard, and is disgraceful with its handling of other species it almost universally deems "less than" human. But thats no surprise if you take into account how it treats the members in its own species... honestly, not much better. I wish I had a solution to the problem, but until the hearts of men change, their actions will all stay the same.
Originally posted by Montana
Did anyone even bother to find and read the original source article? (It took me all of 10 seconds) It might be a good idea to make sure you know even a little about what you are discussing.
Original source Article Flathead Beacon
Shooting wolves with missiles? REALLY?!? How ridiculous! The drones only have a 15 foot wingspan, how are they supposed to carry missiles? Get real. They would be used for search and tracking, for spotting hotspots in wild fires and other such tasks.
Read the article, people. The only people saying anything about hunting wolves with drones are the fools who wrote the op-ed piece in the OP.
I notice all the rest of my proof of the action of introducing non native species in these areas was ignored by you
Not all drones are military..........there for they dont have to be military jobs.........
and its not unconstitutional for the police force to use their own drones for policing purposes......
What about the border patrol, they use drones.......and they arent military......
LoL how do you know they arent armed?
And I thought it didnt matter? And i thought they had to be run by military?
Border Patrol isnt military?
The drone isnt military...
3. No........drones run by the police department dont have to be run or trained by military people......
Originally posted by baddmove
edit on 2-1-2012 by baddmove because: (no reason given)