the earlier petitions and votes of these worthies - mostly concentrated
in the socialist encampment known as Portland - have produced a state-wide
population explosion in cougars and bears along with a sharp drop
in the deer population.
sheep are now living in a feedlot next to the barn rather than in
our fields because the threat of cougars is so high. Yesterday, a
local veterinarian was describing her treatment of a 300-pound pot
bellied pig that is the backyard pet of one of our neighbors. The
veterinarian said that, since the pig lives in their back yard, she
was surprised the cougars had not killed it as yet.
are becoming a special problem for the local vineyards, where large
numbers of them congregate to graze on the grapes.
think that the responsibility for caring for these politically correct
animals should rest on the shoulders of all socially responsible citizens
- on a per-capita basis. The catching of several thousand cougars
and their release into downtown Portland and surrounding suburbs would
go a long way toward solving several problems.