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Whale wars, sea sheppard using drones, Japanese response?

 
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stumptowny



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:58 am    Post subject: Whale wars, sea sheppard using drones, Japanese response? Reply with quote

I have not followed whale wars in some time but....

apparently the japanese government has siphoned 30 million USD of fukushima relief funds solely for the purpose of defeating the sea sheppard via legal means (according to Paul watson on RT news). in the interview, watson claimed that japanese legal teams have got the US courts to keep american ships from getting 500 yards range of japanese whalers...

this does not apply however in the southern ocean or for the sea sheppard's australian boats as the US has no jurisdiction over that territory or other countries.

and the sea sheppard has 3 drones now for spotting whalers. sweet! but watson claimed the whalers are armed now.. something that is illegal. not so sweet. and they continue to kill whales in, uh, a whale sanctuary! something the japanese ignore....

thoughts? anyone know more or follow the matter? sounds like it could get very ugly and advancements are made on both ends...
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Pitarou



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2013 12:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just don't get into a discussion about this with my wife. That's all I have to say on the mater.
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OneJoelFifty



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2013 12:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pitarou wrote:
Just don't get into a discussion about this with my wife. That's all I have to say on the mater.


You're telling me.
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teacheratlarge



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2013 1:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Quote:
Just don't get into a discussion about this with my wife. That's all I have to say on the mater.


Are you afraid she will start blubbering? Razz
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Pitarou



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2013 3:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

teacheratlarge wrote:
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Just don't get into a discussion about this with my wife. That's all I have to say on the mater.


Are you afraid she will start blubbering? Razz


Not blubbering, no. Spouting.
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timothypfox



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pitarou wrote:
teacheratlarge wrote:
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Just don't get into a discussion about this with my wife. That's all I have to say on the mater.


Are you afraid she will start blubbering? Razz


Not blubbering, no. Spouting.


Laughing I wonder how many of are us are in the same boat?
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fat_chris



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is a topic that just can't be deep-sixed.

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fat_chris
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ZennoSaji



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PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 8:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Whale, this is a topic that I didn't think would ever breach this forum...
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jmatt



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PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Sea Shepherd fuckos beyond sanctimonious. After the tsunami there was an article about one of their finest in the Portland media and the guy basically seemed far more sad that their exercises were compromised than the loss of life in Tohoku. *beep* them.
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Ryu Hayabusa



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PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

@jmatt

You went ahead and ruined a perfectly good pun chain! Now I'll never get to use my "jump the shark" comment. Laughing
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fat_chris



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PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ryu Hayabusa wrote:
@jmatt

You went ahead and ruined a perfectly good pun chain! Now I'll never get to use my "jump the shark" comment. Laughing


Agreed.

We can't really say "jump the whale", now can we?

Very Happy

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fat_chris



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PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

With all this talk about whales, we're just chewin' the fat.

Cool

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