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New Yorks top dog does it again

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  1. Fraz

    Fraz TS Member

    Jan 29, 1998
    Len Lisenbee April 29 , 07 Daily Messenger
    > I also have to report some troubling news. New Depart­ment of
    > Environmental Conser­vation Commissioner Alexan­der Grannis has fired all
    > nine regional directors. He will select their replacements some­time in
    > the next few weeks.
    > Some of these individuals were hard-working souls who did their best to
    > serve both the wildlife resources and the sportsmen of the state. They
    > will be sorely missed.
    > I am expecting problems with their replacements. Our new Governor has
    > proven time and again that he hates guns and everything connected with
    > them, and Grannis also has repeatedly proven himself to be anti-gun and
    > anti-sportsmen. His biggest supporters have always been adamantly opposed
    > to hunting, fishing and; trapping.
    > Grannis will probably want to reward some of those individuals for their
    > support, and what better way than to name them to regional directors
    > posts. The pay is pretty good, and they will be able to set many of their
    > own policies within their regions.
    > It's entirely possible that the head of the local DEC regional office in
    > Avon will be someone who hates hunting and hunters, along with trappers.
    > This per­son might also dislike anglers. If things work out that way, then
    > we can expect local DEC emphasis placed on "non-con­sumptive" fish and
    > wildlife situations.
    > Time will tell us what to expect during the next four years and possibly
    > for longer than that. And keep in mind that what I am suggesting is only
    > my opinion.
    > I sure hope I'm wrong. If I am right, it will be more than enough to make
    > a grown man cry.
    > Len Lisenbee is the Daily Messenger outdoors columnist. Contact him at
    > lisenbee@fron-tiemet.net.
  2. blizzard

    blizzard Active Member

    Jan 29, 1998
    with the size of spitzer's ears, you'd think that he'd at least listen once in a while.
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