From the daily archives: Tuesday, May 31, 2011

For those looking for a laugh, the Idaho Statesman‘s relentless infatuation with Cowboy Custom & Culture never fails to disappoint:
Documenting the Idaho buckaroo way of life – The Idaho Statesman

Owyhee County rancher Paul Nettleton adds that “cowboys dance in bars and ride in rodeos. Buckaroos herd cows day in and day […]

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Well we finally did it. There will be bugs. In fact this is a test post.

We are sorry that the comments you made today were probably lost in the transition.

We plan to do a lot of new things now that we have the News on our own server.

Ralph Maughan

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Here is a news release from the Buffalo Field Campaign. Don’t know if the bison were exactly stolen, but there was no public comment when it looks like they should have had one, and whole idea of birth control for bison or any wildlife is controversial.

Ralph Maughan

THREATENED WITH POPULATION CONTROL
USDA-APHIS Intends […]

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‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey