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Montana rancher shoots black bear that broke into home
foxnews.com ^ | 29 August, 2012 | AP

Posted on 08/30/2012 8:15:26 AM PDT by marktwain

GREAT FALLS, Mont. – A Montana rancher shot and killed a black bear that scaled a tall fence and broke into his house to rummage for food this week along the Rocky Mountain Front.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Montana
KEYWORDS: banglist; bear; defense; mt
I killed it so someone else wouldn't have to," Yeager said

The essense of social responsibility.

1 posted on 08/30/2012 8:15:27 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

THAT’S WAYSIS!.......


2 posted on 08/30/2012 8:16:58 AM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: marktwain

They’re fattening up for hibernation and they get a little crazy. The problem with shooting a bear in your rumpus room is that you end up with a dead bear in your rumpus room.


3 posted on 08/30/2012 8:20:45 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: marktwain

There was a news item in Central Florida today (Fox 35?) that a black bear was spotted on ... wait for it ... Black Bear Lane. The anchor suggested a warning be sent to the folks on Lion Street.


4 posted on 08/30/2012 8:21:58 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Tantaros: "Plainly put, Romney and Ryan can't push granny off the cliff. Obama beat them to it.")
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To: marktwain

We need bear welfare and wolf welfare. A bear broke into David Letterman’s house?
NBC news asked the neighbors, “Didn’t you notice anything funny at David Letterman’s house?”
“There’s nothing funny about David Letterman.”


5 posted on 08/30/2012 8:24:06 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Billthedrill
They’re fattening up for hibernation and they get a little crazy. The problem with shooting a bear in your rumpus room is that you end up with a dead bear in your rumpus room.

You just need to call a mobile taxidermist.

Put him in a fierce front paws raised attack stance rather than the nosing through your fridge stance you shot him in.

6 posted on 08/30/2012 8:24:53 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Cardinal Dolan's DNC prayer is titled "Ritus exorcizandi obsessor a daemonio")
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To: Billthedrill

After considerable thought I’ve decided that a dead bear in the rumpus room is preferable to a live bear in the rumpus room.


7 posted on 08/30/2012 8:33:56 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: marktwain

“The bear was naked, believed to have recently used bath salts and purple drank, and was a known gang member with several prior felony convictions. The Reverend Al Sharpton noted that the rancher was white and the bear was black, so it should be investigated by the Just Us Department as a hate crime.

“When contacted, the bear’s mother said that he was a good bear, planned to turn his life around, and that it wasn’t right that he should be killed.

“He is survived by several cubs by different female bears.”


8 posted on 08/30/2012 8:33:57 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Was the bear storing up on Skittles?


9 posted on 08/30/2012 8:36:18 AM PDT by freedomlover
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To: driftdiver

Yeah. I guess if you were having the guys over for the game you could always throw a slipcover over it and pretend it’s a sofa. That works better with a dead bear than a live one, too.


10 posted on 08/30/2012 8:45:55 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

He was shot while trying to spread the food wealth around. He was an Obama supporter who believed in the re-distribution of resources.


11 posted on 08/30/2012 9:09:07 AM PDT by BipolarBob (Biden: "HOPE and CHAINS for all 57 states".)
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To: BipolarBob
He was an Obama supporter who believed in the re-distribution of resources.

Big fat bear, smaller homeowner. Cue the cartoon with the union pig telling the skeleton taxpayer to give more.
12 posted on 08/30/2012 9:11:12 AM PDT by DaveInDallas
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To: marktwain
The parks department and Defenders of Wildlife, a conservation group, had erected a tall, electric fence around Yeagers' yard so the children could play safely in grizzly bear country, but Madel said the fence wasn't powered on Monday night.

The more important point of that story is why are tax dollars being used for his two kids to play in their own back yard? I suppose that explains his mentality for rushing out to tell the msm and the officials instead of stocking his freezer and sweeping up the broken lazy susan.

13 posted on 08/30/2012 9:16:14 AM PDT by bgill
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...”Women and children and all other minorities affected most!”


14 posted on 08/30/2012 9:38:15 AM PDT by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: bgill

Lesson #1 to those former residents of Rio Lindy...

If you don’t want bears getting into your stuff while living in Bear country...Move out of Bear Country!


15 posted on 08/30/2012 10:20:44 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: marktwain

Boy, I’ll bet the US Fish & Wildlife Service is p.o.’ed. I wonder if they’ll charge him for shooting one of their precious bears?


16 posted on 08/30/2012 10:30:29 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: bgill
Madel said he can only think of four or five instances of bears breaking into homes along the Rocky Mountain Front in the past 25 years.

In 2003, Yeager's neighbor and Late Show host David Letterman had a similar visit to his property.

Maybe the fence is to keep the neighbor away from the kids. My guess is the fence wouldn't be there if it weren't for the neighbor having moved in.

17 posted on 08/30/2012 10:35:45 AM PDT by eggman (End the Obama occupation of the White House!)
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To: VRWCarea51
"Lesson #1 to those former residents of Rio Lindy...

If you don’t want bears getting into your stuff while living in Bear country...Move out of Bear Country!
"

But the bipartisan, weirdo animal-worshiping/enviromentalist/NIMBY established folks of the West (most descended from the northeast) haven't managed to steal all of the property deeds and give them to the bears, yet. So a 12 ga. Brenneke slug or hardened, flat-nosed, heavy, .45 revolver round going around 1100 fps will do for self defense or livestock--or enough rounds from a good semi-auto rifle into the area of the central nervous system.


18 posted on 08/30/2012 10:41:05 AM PDT by familyop ("Wanna cigarette? You're never too young to start." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
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To: marktwain

He was just lonely and looking for a bear hug. It turns out, the owner got a bear rug.


19 posted on 08/30/2012 10:53:26 AM PDT by mtg
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To: Billthedrill
The problem with shooting a bear in your rumpus room is that you end up with a dead bear in your rumpus room. <> And how he got in my pajamas, I'll never know....
20 posted on 08/30/2012 3:25:02 PM PDT by archy (I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous!)
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To: Billthedrill
The problem with shooting a bear in your rumpus room is that you end up with a dead bear in your rumpus room.

Sometimes you get the bear, sometimes the bear gets you....

21 posted on 08/30/2012 3:26:31 PM PDT by archy (I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous!)
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To: Billthedrill
The problem with shooting a bear in your rumpus room is that you end up with a dead bear in your rumpus room. The problem with shooting a bear in your rumpus room is that you end up with a dead bear in your rumpus room.

I've killed a few beers in my rumpus room. More than a few in fact!

22 posted on 08/30/2012 3:27:46 PM PDT by archy (I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous!)
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To: familyop

When ys make the rug, render it down. I seem to remember a lot of good things being said about bear fat.


23 posted on 08/30/2012 9:31:24 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: Tainan

Bear fat? Bullet lube, perhaps? ;-)


24 posted on 08/31/2012 4:34:23 PM PDT by familyop ("Wanna cigarette? You're never too young to start." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
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