When Green Doesn’t Matter – it’s a beautiful thing….

Desert Tech refused to sell precision firearms to Pakistan’s military.  Unlike our own Federal government, and BAE systems, which seems unconcerned about our soldiers facing superior arms technology on the battlefield, it is comforting to know that some private businesses do NOT put the almighty dollar first.  (Much to the polar opposite of what gun control advocates like to picture gun manufacturers to be.)

Good job Desert Tech

Read article here.

Published in: on January 6, 2014 at 1:19 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Snake Season

Florida is suffering a huge loss of wildlife, particularly mammals, from the invasive pythons that have made Florida swamps their home. Up to 99% of some species have been eliminated from the area.

Solution? Snake season. It’s something many individuals have pointed to as a solution for certain invasive species.

However, opening a hunting season might not be enough on it’s own. How many snake hunters are there? We do not have a huge tradition in this country of men taking their sons out to stalk that huge snake buck.

I’d propose some incentives:

  1. A bounty stamp
    $5 = < 5′ $10 = 5′- 10′ $20 = 11′ – 15′ $50 = 15′ – 20′ $250 = > 20′
     
  2.  Any bounty stamped snake skin can be used in garments and luxury items and sold tax free within the state. Suddenly, watches will use bounty skin just to be sold tax free.

Demand for the skin will increase. And eventually the problem will disappear due to economics.

Articles on the matter:
http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2012/01/31/pythons-wiping-out-mammals-in-everglades-researchers-say/?hpt=hp_t3

http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2010/feb/22/python-hunting-season-set-south-florida/

Published in: on January 31, 2012 at 4:28 pm  Comments (1)  
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