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Obama Administration Shuts Down 100 Year Old Oyster Farm This Week
http://www.thegatewaypundit.com ^ | feb. 8, 2012 | jim hoft

Posted on 02/08/2013 11:00:19 AM PST by lowbridge

The Drakes Bay Oyster Co. has been in business for 100 years. Then came Barack Obama. In November, the Obama Administration shut down the oyster farm. They said it was for environmental reasons.

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1 posted on 02/08/2013 11:00:32 AM PST by lowbridge
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2 posted on 02/08/2013 11:03:18 AM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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3 posted on 02/08/2013 11:04:08 AM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: lowbridge

This REALLY pisses me off! The enviro-wackos want the earth to return to its “natural state”, i.e., NO human development. This is earth worship, not caring for the earth.


4 posted on 02/08/2013 11:05:07 AM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: lowbridge

Killing capitalism one business at a time.


5 posted on 02/08/2013 11:05:35 AM PST by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: lowbridge

I bet when they were told the government would never kick them out when the park was established 50 years ago, they believed it.


6 posted on 02/08/2013 11:06:38 AM PST by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: lowbridge

In its closing the Obama administration cited that imperialists were responsible 100 years ago for colonizing the oyster beds.


7 posted on 02/08/2013 11:06:49 AM PST by AtlasStalled
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To: lowbridge

“If I had any sons, they would be oysters.”


8 posted on 02/08/2013 11:08:49 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: lowbridge

Obama wants us to be some third-world dictator’s best oyster customer.


9 posted on 02/08/2013 11:11:15 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: lowbridge

Pretty soon the MSM will publish a picture of Obama diving for oysters.


10 posted on 02/08/2013 11:11:53 AM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: lowbridge

How can someone be environmentally conscience and ship product from local environs when those environs are being closed down?


11 posted on 02/08/2013 11:12:37 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: lowbridge

This is up in Marin County. I wonder if the county residents are having second thoughts about voting for Obama.


12 posted on 02/08/2013 11:12:58 AM PST by sima_yi ( Reporting live from the far North)
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To: lowbridge

More terrorism on American citizens by the Obama Admonistration.


13 posted on 02/08/2013 11:15:12 AM PST by llevrok (Unlike Obama, at least Nero could play a fiddle.)
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To: lowbridge
The farm produced 40% of California oysters.

Expect the price of oysters to skyrocket just like ammo and corn products which he's been meddling in.

14 posted on 02/08/2013 11:15:27 AM PST by bgill
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To: lowbridge

Laser focus on bivalves.


15 posted on 02/08/2013 11:15:40 AM PST by relictele
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To: BipolarBob

“Killing capitalism one business at a time.”

If one conducts their business on public land, they are not capitalists, but rather victims of American Socialism for the last 100 years.


16 posted on 02/08/2013 11:15:58 AM PST by OKRA2012
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To: sima_yi

No. As long as someone isn’t pissing in your chili, it doesn’t bother you. THEY WILL PRAISE HIS NAME.........


17 posted on 02/08/2013 11:16:24 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: lowbridge

MOrons. obama and the environ-whackos kill another business.


18 posted on 02/08/2013 11:17:21 AM PST by Girlene
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To: lowbridge

This will continue as long as we ALLOW it. There comes a time when people say enough is enough and resist this bullsh!t.

If it boils down to violent resistance, then so be it. Which it will, eventually.


19 posted on 02/08/2013 11:17:44 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: lowbridge

“I weep for you,” Obama said. “I deeply sympathize.”
And with sobs and tears he sorted out those of larger size,
holding his pocket hanker-chief before his streaming eyes.


20 posted on 02/08/2013 11:18:19 AM PST by golux
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To: beethovenfan
The enviro-wackos want the earth to return to its “natural state”, i.e., NO human development.

Yeah, with emphasis on HUMAN. A bird's nest is good, a house is bad. A beaver dam is good, Hoover dam is bad. Creeps.
21 posted on 02/08/2013 11:19:08 AM PST by BikerJoe
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To: Red Badger

Omama is the only pearl in our national oyster/ s


22 posted on 02/08/2013 11:19:57 AM PST by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: lowbridge

23 posted on 02/08/2013 11:20:32 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: lowbridge

The environmental issue seemed to me to be trumped up. Something about bothering the harbor seals.

Bullies like Bloomberg and Obama always go after the food. They know it’s an important thing to people, so their sadistic souls seek to alter the balance and reduce the supply. There should be a category in the DSM for this—some official-sounding name for Demonic Desire to Alter Other People’s Food.


24 posted on 02/08/2013 11:21:44 AM PST by firebrand
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To: lowbridge

must be Republican owned — and/or

a non-donor — and/or - ohhh ya —

enhances fertility!!


25 posted on 02/08/2013 11:22:23 AM PST by malia
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To: Red Badger

Feeding the alligator, hoping he’ll eat you last. Well California, the alligator now dines exclusively on your oysters. Guess what’s on the menu when he tires of oysters?


26 posted on 02/08/2013 11:22:46 AM PST by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: lowbridge

To preserve the area for future generations.. and fat little furry critters.. who’s gonna feed the little critters now?

anyone familiar to the area would recognize the benefits outweigh the “costs” as portrayed by those masquerading as preservationists, and can’t shut enough land usage down as fast as they can and be satisfied.. until we all starve eating bean sprouts and gubamint cheese.

lost, a major oyster provider gone makes those providers prices left even more expensive,, bon appetit.

just one more battle leading down the road to progressive oblivion, albeit it pristine... and definitely smelly. ;-]


27 posted on 02/08/2013 11:23:38 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: lowbridge

Can we figure out how to close down DC? I bet the EPA is breaking its own rules.


28 posted on 02/08/2013 11:34:58 AM PST by huldah1776
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To: lowbridge; MestaMachine; thouworm; Rushmore Rocks; Oorang; Godzilla; Domestic Church; ...

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When they control people’s food, then they can control people.

[Incremental regulations: One oyster bed at a time, one backyard garden at a time. Pretty soon you won’t be allowed to grow a tomato plant in a flower-pot on the patio.]

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29 posted on 02/08/2013 11:47:17 AM PST by LucyT (In the 20th century 200 million people were killed by their own governments.)
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To: lowbridge

communist principle: all the means of production must be in the hands of the government.
0 and his crew hate private business and are doing everything they can to destroy it.


30 posted on 02/08/2013 11:50:59 AM PST by I want the USA back (Only people with their head up their a$$ vote democrat.)
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To: huldah1776

Huldah, close down DC. Maybe a virus or maneating rats. Without DC, this country would be wonderful. Semper Fi!


31 posted on 02/08/2013 11:51:22 AM PST by Pit1 (Obama is the bump in the road.)
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To: sima_yi

Hardly. I’m certain the farm consists of the owners, and a bunch of longtime loyal Hispanics who’ve made a life for themselves at the farm. I’d believe the Marin county folks don’t even think about that farm, and if they do they think about it they do so in Leftist environmental perspective, and kudos to Obama/Salazar.

Probably a Leftist contributor somewhere will benefit by the elimination of competition by this farm is why the closing was ordered. I don’t know this, but that’s the way these clowns work.


32 posted on 02/08/2013 11:58:23 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Mich Patriot
Pretty soon the MSM will publish a picture of Obama diving for oysters.

And shooting skeets at them.

33 posted on 02/08/2013 11:58:23 AM PST by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: TangoLimaSierra

deBummer “No more oysters? let them eat lobster”


34 posted on 02/08/2013 12:03:37 PM PST by Foolsgold (Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber)
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To: BipolarBob

yep


35 posted on 02/08/2013 12:11:47 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: beethovenfan

If the enviro-wackos really want the world to revert back to what they think it should be, they should all take a good whiff of cyanide, next to a trough.


36 posted on 02/08/2013 12:17:10 PM PST by tillacum
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To: sima_yi

Probably not.


37 posted on 02/08/2013 12:20:37 PM PST by sport
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To: lowbridge
There's a bit more to the story.

The farm was originally owned by the Johnson family. When the land was bought by the National Parks Service in 1972, the family was given a 40-year lease. The law stated that the land be classified as "wilderness" when the lease expired which means it was to be afforded the highest level of protection from "intrusive human activity."

The Johnsons sold the farm in 2004 to the Lunny family with full disclosure that the lease would expire in 2012. The Lunnys also signed a special use permit in 2008 which stated that they understood that commercial shellfish operations would only be allowed through November 2012.

The Lunnys decided to roll the dice and see if they could negotiate their way around federal law. Unsurprisingly, they've lost so far. The good news for them though - they do have the ear of a Senator who's willing to go to bat for them so they may win in the long run. It will likely come down to how successful the Senator is at working out a way around the law.

38 posted on 02/08/2013 12:30:14 PM PST by Reese Hamm
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To: lowbridge

We need to shut down EVERY superstore, EVERY mom-and-pop, EVERY service facility and EVERY entertainment facility for THREE days to protest this insanity. Maybe when the ATMs don’t work, or the cellphones quit, or there’s no heat, light and water....


39 posted on 02/08/2013 12:48:01 PM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: relictele

OUTSTANDING POST!

This a$$hat is unbelievable, everyday one more small cut in the body of the USA.


40 posted on 02/08/2013 12:48:39 PM PST by rhubarbk
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To: sima_yi

Marin County and thoughts in the same sentence?!


41 posted on 02/08/2013 12:54:42 PM PST by antidisestablishment (Our people perish through lack of wisdom, but they are content in their ignorance.)
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To: lowbridge

Ah Shucks!


42 posted on 02/08/2013 12:56:25 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: firebrand
Bullies like Bloomberg and Obama always go after the food. They know it’s an important thing to people, so their sadistic souls seek to alter the balance and reduce the supply. There should be a category in the DSM for this—some official-sounding name for Demonic Desire to Alter Other People’s Food.

You know, I think you're on to something. I was talking to a lady who works at Gray Gourmet- the lunch program for seniors- the Michelle Obama portion size mandate extends to old people's lunches too, it seems.

They are no longer allowed to serve seconds or give larger portions to those who are hungry. The new rules are that everyone gets exactly one serving size- 1 scoop- and NO more, no matter what. So a big man gets exactly as much as a little, tiny old lady, no exceptions.

43 posted on 02/08/2013 1:07:01 PM PST by Red Boots
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To: firebrand
Bullies like Bloomberg and Obama always go after the food. They know it’s an important thing to people, so their sadistic souls seek to alter the balance and reduce the supply. There should be a category in the DSM for this—some official-sounding name for Demonic Desire to Alter Other People’s Food.

You know, I think you're on to something. I was talking to a lady who works at Gray Gourmet- the lunch program for seniors- the Michelle Obama portion size mandate extends to old people's lunches too, it seems.

They are no longer allowed to serve seconds or give larger portions to those who are hungry. The new rules are that everyone gets exactly one serving size- 1 scoop- and NO more, no matter what. So a big man gets exactly as much as a little, tiny old lady, no exceptions.

44 posted on 02/08/2013 1:07:08 PM PST by Red Boots
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To: antidisestablishment
Marin County and thoughts in the same sentence?!

Good point. What on earth could I have been thinking?

45 posted on 02/08/2013 1:09:21 PM PST by sima_yi ( Reporting live from the far North)
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To: george76

Ping to you, sir!


46 posted on 02/08/2013 1:15:47 PM PST by Rio (Tempis Fugit.)
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To: beethovenfan

Only for us. They want to keep their stuff.


47 posted on 02/08/2013 1:23:25 PM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: golux

“O farmers”, said the Moochelle then,
“You’ve had a pleasant run...
Shall we be going home again?”
But answer came there none.
And this was scarcely odd, because
They’d shut down every one.


48 posted on 02/08/2013 1:54:38 PM PST by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: Resolute Conservative

We know where this is going. One of the lefts cronies will get this piece of property in some deal. Oysters will become a staple of the very wealthy while for the proles it will be a crime to be caught with an oyster.


49 posted on 02/08/2013 1:59:57 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (I own a weapon to protect my family from those wanting to take that weapon away.)
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To: lowbridge

“Then came Barack Obama. In November, the Obama Administration shut down the oyster farm. “

It’s time for you mercenary secret service morons to make a decision about whether you back the American people or a commie goon.

I’d suggest you review what happened to Khadaffi’s elite guard.


50 posted on 02/08/2013 5:42:02 PM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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