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Old 04-06-2009, 09:48 PM
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Or he could have requested that President Obama take the American invaders back to the USA.
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Old 04-06-2009, 09:52 PM
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Yes, I saw a news piece about the concern of the Scottish and northern English aristocracy about the upstart squirrels.

Puts me in mind of the lyrics of an old song:

Yeah, they ran through the briars and they ran through the brambles
And they ran through the bushes where a rabbit couldn't go.
They ran so fast that the hounds couldn't catch 'em
Down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico.

Take that, you British red squirrels.
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Old 04-07-2009, 04:13 AM
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Or he could have requested that President Obama take the American invaders back to the USA.
If he had taken them back that would have made the visit worthwhile!
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Old 04-08-2009, 08:58 PM
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If he had taken them back that would have made the visit worthwhile!
And since President Obama was already in Air Force One and presumably a fleet of accompanying planes, the carbon footprint of the American squirrels probably would have been minimal.

But what about the poor squirrels claiming both American and British heritage? Where would their allegiance lie?
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Old 04-08-2009, 09:46 PM
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With any not so bright person who would feed them through the wonderful winters in the midwest.
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Old 04-10-2009, 08:20 PM
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Squirrels again!! I was over in the thread about the PoW's house in Wales and there's an article by Jan Moir about her overnight-stay there. The gamekeeper is apparently shooting grey squirrels ... didn't say that the PoW instructed him to do so, but I'm sure there's been some conversation about the grey invaders. (Although if the squirrels are British enough to be described as grey rather than gray, perhaps they should be kept there as a native species.)
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Old 04-11-2009, 04:39 AM
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Unfortunately the Greys are eating the natives out of house and home, they are also much more aggressive than the British Reds. There is now a concerted effort to shoot or catch (and euthanise) the Grey. IMO Charles would support these measures on his estates.
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Old 04-11-2009, 03:21 PM
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Red squirrels return if greys are controlled new evidence shows - Telegraph
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Old 04-11-2009, 07:23 PM
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My oh my, it sounds like the American War of Independence is being fought again, but on British soil.

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, they are also much more aggressive than the British Reds. There is now a concerted effort to shoot or catch the Grey.
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Old 04-11-2009, 08:31 PM
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ah me oh my I read the Canadian article and I have to say that The POW was born 50 years ahead of his time and will never be appreciated for it
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:38 PM
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Prince Charles has inked a two-book deal with HarperCollins in which the heir to the throne laments man's loss of harmony with the surrounding world, the publishers said on Monday.

Prince Charles book laments 'lost ties with nature' - ki news ?

The Prince of Wales has written a book called Harmony about how man has become "dangerously disconnected" from nature, his publishers said today

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/li...421.html?r=RSS
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http://www.news.com.au/story/0,27574,25367133-23109,00.html

"Prince Charles to write climate book."
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Prince Charles emulates Al Gore with eco book and film
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The explorer Pen Hadow will give a first hand account of how the Arctic is melting because of the damage to the environment caused by big business.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...te-change.html
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Old 04-25-2009, 06:01 PM
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Prince Charles is being accused of hypocrisy after it was revealed that he is chartering a luxury private jet for a five-day tour of Europe to promote environmental issues

'Green initiative' by Charles will cost 80,000 and leave 53-ton carbon footprint as he flies in 12-seat private jet | Mail Online

Clarence House aides stress that the trip is at the request of the Government to promote its climate change policies.
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Old 04-25-2009, 07:21 PM
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Clarence House aides stress that the trip is at the request of the Government to promote its climate change policies.
Personally i don't understand how that argument is relevant to the cost financially/environmentally. The Governmen may request the trip but Charles could travel on Easyjet is he wanted to.
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Old 04-26-2009, 04:38 AM
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If he traveled on easyjet, he would arrive squashed, crumpled and in a very bad mood!

If he had used a scheduled flight, there would be complaints about him using too many seats, etc, etc. If he met the criteria of the naysayers, someone somewhere would still find something to complain about.

I can't believe anyone would suggest easyjet as an alternative!
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Besides which there aren't any Easyjet flights between Rom & Venice or Venice & Berlin - which is his itinerary.
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Old 04-26-2009, 04:49 AM
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This is one of those situations where whatever Charles does he can't win.

He goes on a scheduled flight and people would complain about the number of seats, the additional security, etc but if he goes in a private jet that would inconvenience far fewer people they complain.

If he used Easyjet and didn't arrive ready to hit the road running people would complain.

It is just so easy to pick on Charles and so many people make it their daily job to do just that.
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'Prince' Charles is a hypocrite. Why are we shocked?

He preaches to us lesser people on enviroment and global warming and takes a jet everywhere.
The man is a century behind times. He doesn't deserve the throne and i hope to God it goes to William.
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