Sarah Palin: “We ordinary folk need our Beluga Caviar, let’s kill them whales.”

Via Waylon Lewis
on Jan 18, 2009
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Let’s make like Sarah Palin, and put money ahead of science! Via Ecorazzi:


Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska — former Republican Vice-Presidential pick, avid hunter, and super secret scientist — has announced that the federal government was wrong to place the beluga whale on the endangered species list. Obviously, Governor Palin must have done a tremendous amount of independent scientific study to arrive at this conclusion. Or she’s a puppet for oil and gas interests. Take your pick. From the article,

The State of Alaska fears that protected status for beluga whales and polar bears will hurt fisheries, tourism, and oil and gas exploration, and believes the population of belugas has stabilized and is recovering. Cook Inlet is the most populated and fastest growing watershed in Alaska, and with significant proposed offshore oil and gas development in beluga habitat, the area could seriously impact recovery for the whales.

News of Palin’s decision to sue the feds…

…click here for the rest of the story. 




About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


2 Responses to “Sarah Palin: “We ordinary folk need our Beluga Caviar, let’s kill them whales.””

  1. DEO says:

    This lady is a pox on the planet.
    I mean, really, who wants to kill whales for fun snd profit…….

  2. ARCreated says:

    why is it that half the most self-proclaimed "religious" people seem to have no soul???