The Boys and Girls Who “Cry Wolf” and the Morons That Believe Them

Fear mongering has become a staple of rural mindsets and right wing politics in general. One week ISIS is going to march down your streets and impose Sharia Law on all the good “god fearin’” Christians in Murcia. The next week immigrants with cantaloupe sized calves are going to stream across the border, take our…

Fallacies of Balance, Barstool Biologists, and More Trolls

One of the most common arguments used by wildlife killers is that they are doing the rest of society a “favor” by “managing” wild animals. They claim that if they don’t kill them they will die. Yes, that is the “logic” that they use. They pretend that society owes them something for killing all these…

Anti-Wolf Hysteria Reaches New Low in Northern Wisconsin Following Death

I have been part of the Law Enforcement world for a significant chunk of my life. I have been involved in everything from a plane crash response, bank robberies, home invasions with shots fired, to homicide and death investigation calls. Not once has any investigator that I have worked with had even the slightest inclination…

The Real “Emotions” Dictating Wolf Policy in Wisconsin

One of the most important and misleading talking points among anti-wolf/wildlife factions is that advocates base their decisions and advocacy on “emotion” rather than “science.” The truth is that if any emotion is playing a dominant role in the wolf debate it is the emotion of hate and not the caring exhibited by wildlife advocates….

Wisconsin Wolf Slaughter Goes Over Quota Again and Why I am a Wildlife Advocate

Since Scott Walker became governor in Wisconsin in 2011 there are some things that are pretty much guaranteed each year. These include legislative paybacks for campaign contributors, job appointments of unqualified cronies and supporters of our esteemed Governor, and that the yearly sport kill/revenge season on wolves will exceed the the statewide quota. The “legal” killing season for Wisconsin wolves…