reader (the Second) said:I know, this was all over the newspapers this morning in Google and I thought -- how can Miss Tam be blaming R-CALF while Canadian producers are suing their own government? And if their government is at fault and was remiss in a why that endangered Canada and North America, then gee whiz, maybe R-CALF isn't such a bad guy...
rkaiser said:I'm amazed at how rancher and Oltimehead have fallen back to the position of safety first before the border opens. What a joke. Your position has never changed; only the way you talk about it.
Why do you want the border closed. To satisfy your opinion that a closed border is helping your bottom line. Even this point is debatable, but your shift to safety is simply weaseling.
Grab a backbone you two, and say it like it is. It is all about money.
Seems like both sides are making mistakes. I say fix ours before we let in other mistakes to deal with.
rancher said:Tam, what do you have to say on all the missing UK cattle after you told us they were all found? You put us down for not finding the cattle and being way ahead of us. Maybe R-calf has a legit worry on the border opening for health of our cattle. Seems like both sides are making mistakes. I say fix ours before we let in other mistakes to deal with.
Tam said:Silver said:
This sounds more like the story that we have been hearing all along.
But what I would like to know about the other story is who are the farmers behind this law suit? These farmers and lawyers seem to want to blame the CFIA for supposedly not keeping an eye on 80 head of cattle but the producers that owned them must have known that they were being monitored. Why did they ship these cattle to slaughter or rendering without telling the CFIA that they were disposing of them? If Ridley Corp can be sued for something they should have known may cause a problem a decade later then every rancher in the world other than those in the UK where BSE was first found are open to law suits as we should have known feeding this stuff to our cattle could cause a problem down the road. Do we really want that can of worms opened up?
Tam said:Does freedom of speech mean you can repeatedly lie about something and get away with it Oldtimer? In most countries if you lie to the point of damaging the reputation of someone or something that is a case of SLANDER punishable by law.