No homegrown seafood for this Nevada town

Full story: Chicago Tribune

Bob Eddy sold his live blue-and-red crayfish to pit-stopping truckers and tourists before the state cracked down on his roadside operation.
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Independent Voter Joliet

Joliet, IL

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#23
Jul 2, 2009
 
Still reading the Trib wrote:
If these people want to sell cooked crayfish, okay. But selling them live to anyone who comes by is the height of irresponsibility. Invasive species, as noted by others, are incredibly harmful to native species populations.
And who can prove that the people buying them would not be responsible.. since they can be bought over the internet there is NO insurance that it still wouldn't happen now is there?? If someone went out of state and brought back some and dumped them the same would happen.. Where is the guarantee that closing this man's business down will prevent this from happening?? In order for that to happen you would have to make sure that no other states sold them too...
eddie

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Jul 2, 2009
 
not brainwashed wrote:
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that is brainwash mentality, why do we need to "obey the government"? the "government" has no right to tell people what to do.. sure, there are things like murder and burglary that needs o be controlled, but those are ethical matters.. "obeying the government" id your answer because you cannot think for yourself.
Yes, if someone wants to build a power plant next to your house and not obey any laws they should be ablt to, right?

If someone wants to pollute your local water supply they should be able to, right?

If someone wants to sell tainted drugs or food products they should be able to, right?

How DARE that nasty evil government try to keep us safe.
Monsieur Lafarge

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Jul 2, 2009
 
eddie wrote:
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How DARE that nasty evil government try to keep us safe.
Keep you safe??? What are you a Railroad Valley springfish? Did you grant the game warden 3 wishes? How is government keeping us safe when they bust in and poison $4200.00 of private property BECAUSE some stupid hippy MIGHT release one into the wild?
Typical Barney Fife logic, lock everyone in prison and the crime rate goes down.
Bobe

Stockton, CA

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#26
Jul 2, 2009
 
Heck, lobsters and crayfish are just large cockroaches. Enjoy!
Independent Voter Joliet

Joliet, IL

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Jul 2, 2009
 
eddie wrote:
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Yes, if someone wants to build a power plant next to your house and not obey any laws they should be ablt to, right?
If someone wants to pollute your local water supply they should be able to, right?
If someone wants to sell tainted drugs or food products they should be able to, right?
How DARE that nasty evil government try to keep us safe.
there is a line between keeping us safe and Communism. and the government has overstepped their bounds which explains why we have no more manufacturing base in this country.. a HUGE deficit of jobs due to this and are DEPENDENT on other countries for our everyday necessities..
history lesson

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Jul 6, 2009
 
Independent Voter Joliet wrote:
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there is a line between keeping us safe and Communism. and the government has overstepped their bounds which explains why we have no more manufacturing base in this country.. a HUGE deficit of jobs due to this and are DEPENDENT on other countries for our everyday necessities..
The goverment did nothing to prevent the jobs from going overseas.
Independent Voter Joliet

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Jul 6, 2009
 
history lesson wrote:
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The goverment did nothing to prevent the jobs from going overseas.
You got that NEITHER party.. and they still aren't isn't that wonderful..?
Mina Person

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Oct 13, 2009
 
Doctor Detroit wrote:
I've been to Mina. Anyone who can figure out a way to make a living there is far more rare and endangered than any fish, and should have their survival take precedence.
Maybe you should have seen how the crayfish were raised before you made that statement.
Mina Person

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Oct 13, 2009
 
an opinion wrote:
keep selling em no matter what!!! Stupid people sticking their heads in some fine folks business.
Maybe these FINE people aren't telling the REST OF THE STORY!!!
Mina Person

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#32
Oct 13, 2009
 
Maybe these FINE people are not telling the full story. When food is sold to the public, it should be safe.
Larry M

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Nov 28, 2009
 
Doctor Detroit wrote:
I've been to Mina. Anyone who can figure out a way to make a living there is far more rare and endangered than any fish, and should have their survival take precedence.
hahaha...lol.... This is the most accurate post here!!!!

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