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  1. Thread: Hal Webster

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    I am glad to see that officially stated by NAFA....

    I am glad to see that officially stated by NAFA. This was not always recognized or appreciated by the NAFA leadership.



    Wow, considering how far apart Hal and Frank had drifted that is a treat...
  2. Thread: Just for fun

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    I dont want to give the impression that I am...

    I dont want to give the impression that I am trying to validate the comments that Paul posted. Despite seeing some merit in a few of the points he raised, I think the comments are best ignored.


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  3. Thread: Just for fun

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    you should read what I said a little more...

    you should read what I said a little more carefully. I did not say that at all.
  4. Thread: Just for fun

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    I made some reference to him as an official...

    I made some reference to him as an official representative of NAFA. Anyone who knew the lay of the land was welcome to connect those dots, but I did not drag his name through the mud. I pointedly...
  5. Thread: Just for fun

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    You heard wrong. Dan did not resign from the...

    You heard wrong. Dan did not resign from the eagle committee, he was pushed out by someone who was jealous of his position and wanted his job. I know this from several sources, including Dan himself....
  6. Thread: Just for fun

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    Dan was not speaking for himself, it was polite...

    Dan was not speaking for himself, it was polite gentlemanly advice. Referring to what you had said to him



    This is certainly not an entirely inaccurate description of events, but it is rather...
  7. Thread: Just for fun

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    The Wild Raptor Take Conservancy, which went on...

    The Wild Raptor Take Conservancy, which went on to become the AFC formed from a core group of NAFA members who were frustrated with the crony good ole boy politics within NAFA that was working to...
  8. Thread: Just for fun

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    The guy obviously has an axe to grind, and I dont...

    The guy obviously has an axe to grind, and I dont see anything positive coming out of the way he is communicating his gripe.

    That being said, he is right on point with his first point. NAFA...
  9. Thread: Just for fun

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    I dont think the electoral college analagy...

    I dont think the electoral college analagy applies here very well. Although my understanding is the the board appointed president was a check against hostile control by anti-falconry sorts coming...
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    Thanks for the correction Paul. I recalled a...

    Thanks for the correction Paul.

    I recalled a different comment, but did not take the time to confirm it
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    No where in that language does it say that US FWS...

    No where in that language does it say that US FWS cannot perform these inspections.

    And in the register comments when those regulations were first published, the US FWS explicitly stated that they...
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    Hey Paul. Its not in our regs. It is the...

    Hey Paul.

    Its not in our regs. It is the interpretation of our State Fish and Game agency that the 4th amendment restricts the ability to perform inspections. I find this mildly unsettling because...
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    Just noticed something that you said here John. ...

    Just noticed something that you said here John.

    That is precisely what is so nefarious about the regulations as they are written right now. As they regs are on paper, the US FWS does not need to...
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    They can ask sure, but they cannot require that...

    They can ask sure, but they cannot require that they are produced with the exception of the driver without further probable cause of wrongdoing. And in fact they are only able to demand the driver's...
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    Then why have you not tipped your hat? The scope...

    Then why have you not tipped your hat? The scope of the 4th amendment argument is LASER focused on the administrative inspections after permitting, and does not affect the inspections before getting...
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    clapp
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    To your first (quoted) point, I believe that it...

    To your first (quoted) point, I believe that it is naive to think that when said enforcement officers show up that they will 1) understand suitable falconry facilities, even were some to jump up and...
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    It was attempted then. There was a legal push...

    It was attempted then. There was a legal push from the predecessor to the AFC and one of their attorneys that nearly had the administrative inspections pulled from the regulations entirely. I do not...
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    [QUOTE=dboyrollz76;398592]That’s right, but how...

    That is a common argument, but it is not legal for the Government to coerce you to give up your rights in that manner.

    Having said that, all of our rights have a lot of legal cracks that have been...
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    Joe, Thanks for posting those documents...

    Joe,

    Thanks for posting those documents pertaining to the case and NAFAs statements.

    Interesting that in the statement with regards to the 4th amendment argument NAFA seems to have completely...
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    The statements to the effective of "... NAFA is...

    The statements to the effective of "... NAFA is not out to do what is best for falconers in general..." would never be tolerated over on the NAFA sub forum. I do not understand why they are tolerated...
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    Fair enough point. However, some of the...

    Fair enough point.

    However, some of the statements made here would not have been tolerated if they had been made over on the NAFA sub forum directed at NAFA. There is not a consistent standard of...
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    There are scenarios where that is a valid...

    There are scenarios where that is a valid concern, but this is not one of them. Courts are a pretty closed loop system. The AR nuts can write letters or even file friend of the court briefs, but that...
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    I would concede that a great starting point for...

    I would concede that a great starting point for commercial use of raptors would to be to say it should be with captive bred only, although as I mentioned I see no rational difference to forbid this...
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    ah, so because the FWS is already violating the...

    ah, so because the FWS is already violating the 4th amendment with other permits, it is OK for them to do so with falconers?

    No one is actually suggesting that the FWS and state agencies should...
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