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Forum: Cruising News & Events 01-03-2013, 13:27
Replies: 246
Views: 14,920
Posted By skipmac
Re: Pirates operating in Southern Ocean........

Gimme a stick. I'll go whack'em and whop'em. Beat'em and bop'em.

Now quit bothering me. I'm thinking about working on my boat and I can't multitask too well.

:confused:
Forum: Cruising News & Events 01-03-2013, 13:13
Replies: 246
Views: 14,920
Posted By skipmac
Re: Pirates operating in Southern Ocean........

That's right. Just like what the Somali pirates are getting.

Oh, wait. They are mostly getting millions of dollars and seldom see the hard end of any stick.


:whistling:
Forum: Cruising News & Events 27-02-2013, 17:49
Replies: 246
Views: 14,920
Posted By skipmac
Re: Pirates operating in Southern Ocean........

Civil disobedience is a complex and tricky course of action and one should be quite certain of his or her moral high ground if that is the choice. When Gandhi lead India in civil disobedience...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 27-02-2013, 15:30
Replies: 246
Views: 14,920
Posted By skipmac
Re: Pirates operating in Southern Ocean........

When the Irgun bombed the King David Hotel in Jerusalem they were terrorists. When Israel became a country they were heroes and freedom fighters.
Forum: Cruising News & Events 27-02-2013, 13:13
Replies: 246
Views: 14,920
Posted By skipmac
Re: Pirates operating in Southern Ocean........

Well no one here or at Sea Shepard has ever advocated killing, injuring or harming whalers to protect whales. I don't have any problem with other actions to deter whalers from what they do.
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Forum: Cruising News & Events 27-02-2013, 13:05
Replies: 246
Views: 14,920
Posted By skipmac
Re: Pirates operating in Southern Ocean........

Ah but I have read that demand for whale meat in Japan is far below supply so the whole thing makes even less sense.

75% of Japan’s whale meat goes unsold - The Japan Daily Press...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 27-02-2013, 12:09
Replies: 246
Views: 14,920
Posted By skipmac
Re: Pirates operating in Southern Ocean........

The other side of this argument. Does someone have the right to hunt a species to extinction? This planet and the life on it belongs to all of us and I believe we have a right and indeed an...
Forum: Cruising News & Events 27-02-2013, 11:57
Replies: 246
Views: 14,920
Posted By skipmac
Re: Pirates operating in Southern Ocean........

Feel pretty much the same as you. I support the goals of Sea Shepard but think they occasionally send clueless, unskilled kids out into some very unforgiving oceans; basically canon fodder.

Does...
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