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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Cheney Targets Whales

Does anyone think he wouldn't kick a puppy or small child if it would benefit industry? Or even just for fun?

TPM has the latest from the Dark Lord.

The latest contribution to good government from Vice President Dick Cheney: preventing the implementation of rules to protect the endangered right whale.

This comes from a letter House sleuth Henry Waxman (D-CA) sent to the White House today, requesting that the administration quit delaying the rules, which would restrict the speed of ships near American ports. Faster moving ships hit the whales, causing injury or death, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say.

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