Anti – Obama campaign in Ohio

In crucial Ohio, anti-Obama activists out in force

Canvassers and activists Jim Lewis, center, and Ann Becker, right, speak to voter Scott Whitt as they go door to door in Middletown, Ohio.

Reuters Photo: Nick Carey
By Nick Carey        
No Republican has ever won the White House without carrying Ohio, where independent groups are trying to tip the balance.

Canvassers and activists Jim Lewis (C) and Ann Becker (R) speak to voter Scott Whitt as they go door to door in Middletown, Ohio.

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – When Ohio voter Paul Presta opened his door to two election canvassers one recent Saturday he interrupted them in mid-sentence and asked Jim Lewis about an issue close to his heart.

“Do you support the second amendment?” he asked, referring to the U.S. constitutional right to bear arms, and pointed at Lewis. [Read More]

Iran says they dont want a Bomb

Iran pulls back on nuclear ambitions

 IMAGE: Israel's Defence Minister Ehud Barak attends a cabinet meeting in Jerusalem.

Reuters: File. IMAGE: Israel’s Defence Minister Ehud Barak attends a cabinet meeting in Jerusalem.
 By Maria Golovnina   of Reuters
Israel’s defense minister says a military strike against Iran is still possible in the future.

LONDON – Iran has drawn back from its ambitions to build a nuclear weapon, Israel’s defense minister was quoted as saying on Tuesday, while warning that his country may still have to decide next year whether to launch a military strike against it. [Read More]

Russia slams US voting

Russia’s electoral overseer pans “undemocratic” U.S. vote

 File: Russia's electoral overseer dubs U.S. elections "undemocratic."

Getty Images: Marc Serota. File: Russia’s electoral overseer dubs U.S. elections “undemocratic.”
  By Gabriela Baczynska and Timothy Heritage  of Reuters
Possibly in tit-for-tat with U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, Vladimir Churov, head of Russia’s Central Election Commission, slams U.S. election process.
MOSCOW – Tired of being lectured on democracy, the man known in Russia as “The Magician” for overseeing fraud-marred elections won by Vladimir Putin turned the tables on Wednesday by lambasting the U.S. electoral system. [Read More]

Sandy Raises oil prices

Oil prices go up on Sandy’s impact, will gasoline follow?

IMAGE: Gas pump
  By Pamela Sampson        
Oil prices rose Wednesday after Superstorm Sandy shut down 70 percent of the East Coast refineries in the U.S. Will gasoline prices follow?

BANGKOK — Oil prices rose Wednesday after a fierce superstorm that caused havoc across the northeastern U.S. and was threatening to inflict more damage inland.

Concerns about oil supplies pushed benchmark crude for December delivery up 18 cents at midday Bangkok time to $85.86 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract rose 14 cents to finish at $85.68 a barrel in New York. [Read More]

Thank you from EWA

Exotic Wildlife Association
Membership Alert

The Legislative/National Public Relations Fundraiser was a tremendous success and on behalf of the EWA Board of Directors and staff we send our thanks to all of those that attended this event. We would also like to thank all of the generous donors, sponsors and buyers who helped us reach our goal.

No other agriculture industry in the country is more regulated than the breeders and producers of wildlife. 80% of the people in this country, however, are not opposed to what we do they just don’t understand what we do. Our industry has also had a history of being re-active and not pro-active and we are changing that approach. [Read More]

This wasn’t the first “Frankenstorm”

Here’s What New York City’s Last “Frankenstorm” Looked Like

 

 

History.com with the flashback to the last “Frankenstorm” to hit New York City and New England: The Great New England Hurricane (aka the Yankee Clipper and the Long Island Express), which wreaked its own havoc in the northeast on Sept. 21, 1938:

Without warning, a powerful Category 3 hurricane slams into Long Island and southern New England, causing 600 deaths and devastating coastal cities and towns. Also called the Long Island Express, the Great New England Hurricane of 1938 was the most destructive storm to strike the region in the 20th century.

The officially unnamed hurricane was born out a tropical cyclone that developed in the eastern Atlantic on September 10, 1938, near the Cape Verde Islands. Six days later, the captain of a Brazilian freighter sighted the storm northeast of Puerto Rico and radioed a warning to the U.S. Weather Bureau (now the National Weather Service). It was expected that the storm would make landfall in south Florida, and hurricane-experienced coastal citizens stocked up on supplies and boarded up their homes. On September 19, however, the storm suddenly changed direction and began moving north, parallel to the eastern seaboard. …

All told, 700 people were killed by the hurricane, 600 of them in Long Island and southern New England. Some 700 people were injured. Nearly 9,000 homes and buildings were destroyed, and 15,000 damaged. Nearly 3,000 ships were sunk or wrecked. Power lines were downed across the region, causing widespread blackouts. Innumerable trees were felled, and 12 new inlets were created on Long Island. Railroads were destroyed and farms were obliterated. Total damages were $306 million, which equals $18 billion in today’s dollars.

The Week, meanwhile, digs up this old must-see footage of the storm: [Read More]

Humorous video – Wildebeest discussion

This is pretty funny. ENJOY

Jerky Recipes

Venison Jerky Recipes

You have your deer, now what do you do with it?  The following venison jerky recipeswill give you plenty of ideas for turning your deer into something to be proud of.  Whether you like your deer jerky hot or mild, pungent or plain, there’s a jerky recipe here for you that’ll hit the spot.

Making venison jerky is not difficult.  Anyone can do it, and it requires no special equipment.

Tasty Venison Jerky Recipes

Hot and Sweet Venison Jerky

This jerky recipe flavors the venison with the heat of cayenne pepper and red pepper flakes, and is balanced by the sweetness of brown sugar and molasses.  The recipe makes enough marinade for five pounds of sliced venison. [Read More]

Texas Animal Health Commission Modifies Entry Requirements for Cervids

To all EWA members, please take note of the new entry requirements for the importation of Sika and Red Deer into the state of Texas. This is for the interstate movement of these species. The intrastate movement of these two species are not affected at this time but will certainly be addressed in the future.

Charly Seale Executive Director

TAHC Modifies Entry Requirements Effective Immediately for Cervids

AUSTIN -The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) announced that effective immediately it is has determined that Red deer (Cervus elaphus), and Sika deer (Cervus nippon) are “susceptible species” for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)and thereforemust meet the same entry requirements as other cervid species regulated by the agency such as elk and moose. The new entry rules for Red deer and Sika deer will require they originate from herds with at least five years of participation in a herd certification program from states where CWD has been detected, and at least three years participation in programs from states that have not found CWD thus far.

The agency decision was based in part on the disclosure that a farmed Red deer herd in Minnesota was confirmed positive for CWD in May of this year. Further, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released an interim final CWD rule on June 8, which designates Sika deer and Red deer as susceptible species. The USDA rule is intended to establish minimum requirements for interstate movement of deer, elk, moose, and other susceptible cervids, and to also establish a national CWD certification program. [Read More]

Texas Deer Association Endorses New Model

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Texas Deer Association Endorses New ‘Texas Model’ for Wildlife

2012-10-24

SAN ANTONIO — The Texas Deer Association (TDA) is proud to announce its endorsement of the newly introduced ‘Texas Model,’ the first wildlife model specifically published for the state’s successful combination of wildlife management needs and private land ownership.

The new 21st Century Landowner Guide Texas Model was a collaborative work by five of the most respected wildlife professionals in Texas — Macy Ledbetter, Robert Zaiglin, Mickey Hellickson, Horace Gore and Dr. James Kroll — who possess more than 170 years of combined professional experience managing wildlife on public and private property in Texas. These authors brought this collective work to a recent TDA Board of Directors meeting and the Board so endorsed the Texas Model. [Read More]

Outdoor Patriot Podcast

  BY : JOHN MENG

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Outdoor Patriot Show, 09.27.2012
00:29:47

Just a few weeks until Election Day. Sure, there’s the economy, $16 trillion deficit and foreign policy. But which candidate will be better for sportsmen? Special Guest: Jeff Crane, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

West Virginia passes dangerous animals bill

Dont let this happen to you!!!!

Pay attention to the representatives who voted for this so we can get them out of office. Thank you. 🙄

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