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U.S. government commits avian holocaust with mass poisoning of millions of birds

Saturday, January 22, 2011 18:18
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(NaturalNews) The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is engaged in what can only be called an avian holocaust through its Bye Bye Blackbird program that has poisoned tens of millions of birds over the last decade. The USDA even reports the number of birds it has poisoned to death in a PDF document posted on the USDA website.



Anticipating the USDA possibly removing that document, we have posted a copy on NaturalNews servers at:

http://www.naturalnews.com/files/US…



The original source URL of this file was:

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/wildlife_…



This document shows that, just in 2009, the following bird populations were poisoned and killed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, using taxpayer dollars:



(Listed as “Intentional” and “Killed / Euthanized”)



Brown-headed cowbirds: 1,046,109

European Starlings: 1,259,714

Red-winged blackbirds: 965,889

Canadian geese: 24,519

Grackles: 93,210

Pigeons: 96,297




…plus tens of thousands of crows, doves, ducks, falcons, finches, gulls, hawks, herons, owls, ravens, sparrows, swallows, swans, turkeys, vultures and woodpeckers, among other animals.



The chart even shows that the USDA “unintentionally” euthanized one Bald Eagle.



Also murdered in 2009 by the USDA are victims of other species:



27,000 beavers, 1700 bobcats, 81,000 coyotes, 2,000 gray foxes, 336 mountain lions, 1900 woodchucks, 130 porcupines, 12,000 raccoons, 20,000 squirrels, 30,000 wild pigs, 478 wolves.



See the list yourself at: http://www.naturalnews.com/files/US…


The mass-murdering U.S. government that disavows violence?

Keep in mind that murdering animals is an act of violence. Yet in the wake of the recent Giffords shooting, we have U.S. government officials running around screaming about how much they disavow violence, saying things like “violence should never be used to resolve problems.”



But their actions say something different: Violence against non-human life forms is not only tolerated and approved by the federal government, but even encouraged. Through these mass killings of birds, cougars, ducks and other animals, the United States federal government is actively engaged in widespread acts of violence against nature, murdering literally millions of animals on an annual basis.



Keep in mind that the numbers shown above are only for 2009. A similar number of animals were killed by the USDA all the other years, too, going all the way back to the 1960′s when the “Bye Bye Blackbird” program was first initiated.



By my estimates, the USDA has actively murdered at least 100 million animals in America over the last four decades, putting this on the scale of an animal holocaust and a crime against nature.


Don’t speak of crosshairs or straight shooting

In the politically correct language-muzzled aftermath of the Giffords shooting, the mere mention of the term “crosshairs” is enough to evoke an on-air apology on network news programs. Now you can’t say someone is a “straight shooter,” either.



But if you work for the USDA, you can murder animals by the tens of millions and virtually no network news outlet even covers the story. It’s not enough, apparently, that humans have already caused widespread destruction of animal habitat across North America; now our own government is actively murdering literally millions of animals every year.



And for what? What is the justification for these actions? According to the USA, these animals are a “nuisance” to farmers.



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Hundreds Of Dead Birds In South Dakota Were Killed By U.S. Government (VIDEO)

Dead Birds

The Huffington Post  Travis Walter Donovan First Posted: 01/20/11 02:28 PM Updated: 01/20/11 02:32 PM

When hundreds of dead birds were found Monday in Yankton, South Dakota, many residents were puzzled, thinking it was the latest in a string of similar mysterious mass animal deaths around the world. But this is one instance of the many where a clear cause has been identified, as the U.S. government claims responsibility for killing the more than 200 starlings.

It was initially believed that cold weather may have caused the bird deaths, but then Yankton police received a call from the USDA, attesting that they had poisoned the birds at a feedlot 10 miles away, KTIV reports. Apparently, some 5,000 of the birds were defecating in the feed meal, posing a threat to the animals and farm workers, when the USDA decided killing them would be the best action to take.

MORE HERE WITH VIDEO

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  • xdrfox

    Too many birds eating profits, too many fish in the gulf, too many people on the planet … they are going to kill everything they think will make life better for a few. Agenda 21

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