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Forum: Politics
Today, 02:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 266
Posted By Champlain Islander

I would say that getting the vote for impeachment...

I would say that getting the vote for impeachment will be difficult unless there is more coming out. For a successful vote to cross partisan lines there would have to be compelling evidence that...
Forum: Politics
Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,343
Posted By Champlain Islander

Our presence in the Middle East has been all...

Our presence in the Middle East has been all about the oil. Now that we don't really need it we are still aware that others like Russia or China might want to control it so we still keep our fingers...
Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By Champlain Islander

I don't use any of it. When still hunting with a...

I don't use any of it. When still hunting with a gun I work against the wind. When bow hunting I am up high in a tree and am always careful about stand placement and wind direction. Not to say I...
Forum: Politics
Yesterday, 05:35 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,343
Posted By Champlain Islander

Perhaps so but I am having a hard time getting...

Perhaps so but I am having a hard time getting past DJT's obvious (as I see it) personality disorder. My opinion is that he is getting more bizarre as time goes on.
Forum: Politics
Yesterday, 05:30 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,343
Posted By Champlain Islander

It seems over the years when we side with one...

It seems over the years when we side with one faction over another we are mostly on the rebel side fighting against the established country. We train them, equip them and in the end see our own...
Yesterday, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 49
Posted By Champlain Islander

I am a commercial pan fisherman both summer and...

I am a commercial pan fisherman both summer and winter. My auger of choice was a 6" Nils powered by a Tanaka gas engine. Lots of power and could accommodate a Nils 8" auger for game fish. A few years...
Forum: Politics
10-17-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,343
Posted By Champlain Islander

I almost agree and changed the quote slightly to...

I almost agree and changed the quote slightly to reflect my own opinion. I think his personality disorder stands in the way.
Forum: Politics
10-16-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,964
Posted By Champlain Islander

CC piece coming out of its hiding place is a last...

CC piece coming out of its hiding place is a last option. Pulling a gun can be dangerous
the fort worth lady was shot by police through her own window after she took the gun out of her purse after...
Forum: Politics
10-16-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 433
Posted By Champlain Islander

I assume you are talking about Pelosi

I assume you are talking about Pelosi
Forum: Politics
10-16-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 398
Posted By Champlain Islander

Simple math... plan need more money coming in...

Simple math...
plan need more money coming in than going out. 2 ways to achieve that neither of which will be popular. Remove the caps / increase money coming in or pay out less. Means testing or...
Forum: Politics
10-16-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 433
Posted By Champlain Islander

There is no impeachment on the plans the only...

There is no impeachment on the plans
the only tool in the DNC bucket is to use that impeachment threat to infer that Trump did something wrong which if timed right could cost him the election. They...
Forum: Politics
10-15-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By Champlain Islander

It just got a bit more complicated. According to...

It just got a bit more complicated. According to the latest investigation which was broadcast on evening news, the dead woman heard a noise and pulled a gun out of her purse. When she did that the...
10-15-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 833
Posted By Champlain Islander

Nice going Jake. The pictures were beautiful....

Nice going Jake. The pictures were beautiful. Some of the terrain looked a lot like South eastern Colorado. My elk hunting buddy Rob just bought a place near Sheridan.
Forum: Politics
10-15-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,343
Posted By Champlain Islander

I never knew a person who was great at...

I never knew a person who was great at everything. Certainly Trump feels like he fits that bill but I seriously doubt that. Unfortunately that mentality often comes with NPD which explains a lot.
Forum: Religion
10-15-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By Champlain Islander

True enough although there are a few sites that...

True enough although there are a few sites that are still really alive with almost continuous posts like this one was many years ago..
Forum: Politics
10-15-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By Champlain Islander

That would be really something but I doubt that...

That would be really something but I doubt that will happen.
Forum: Politics
10-15-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,343
Posted By Champlain Islander

Therein lies the problem. All the top dogs leave...

Therein lies the problem. All the top dogs leave or are fired if their thoughts don't exactly line up with DJT and those thoughts seem to change with the weather. In my own management career it was...
Forum: Politics
10-15-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By Champlain Islander

Latest I heard was the officer was arrested and...

Latest I heard was the officer was arrested and charged with murder. The police chief said the officer violated several department policies and was the reason why he would have fired him had he not...
Forum: Politics
10-14-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By Champlain Islander

He resigned today just before they were going to...

He resigned today just before they were going to fire him. He screwed up no way around it. The civil suit will be multi mil. poor FT Worth taxpayers.
Forum: Politics
10-14-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By Champlain Islander

Biden needs to get out of the way and take Bernie...

Biden needs to get out of the way and take Bernie with him if the Dems want someone that can take on Trump in 2020. The cast of 20 or so Dems left is so limited in elect-ability I wonder what their...
10-14-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,244
Posted By Champlain Islander

Last year I glassed a hunter on public land...

Last year I glassed a hunter on public land walking along a field in front of my tree stand with a brown camo hunting coat and a white back pack. Stupid people are everywhere.
10-14-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 439
Posted By Champlain Islander

Congrats Phil on a great looking moose. Sounds...

Congrats Phil on a great looking moose. Sounds like a real hunt of a lifetime.
Forum: Politics
10-14-2019, 02:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By Champlain Islander

I agree with hunters life. No identifying as Leo...

I agree with hunters life. No identifying as Leo and was well within private property. Officer had backup and it seemed like he shot very quickly. Without him identifying as an officer she probably...
Forum: Politics
10-13-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By Champlain Islander

Well we got our first 2 planes and it has been...

Well we got our first 2 planes and it has been pretty quiet. I understood that training flights would start sometime in October before the next 2 planes arrive. Today I was out mowing the lawn and...
10-12-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By Champlain Islander

Nice looking bear. My guess is 225 to 250....

Nice looking bear. My guess is 225 to 250. Obviously well fed but at least to me ears don't look small as compared to head so I don't think it is a big bear. It takes an exceptionally big bear to...
Forum: Politics
10-12-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,711
Posted By Champlain Islander

the sqaw's position on gun control is all...

the sqaw's position on gun control is all telling. Lots of gun owners in america so unless trump allows his abrasive personality to play a part he should win hands down. It seems like he is becoming...
Forum: Politics
10-12-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,343
Posted By Champlain Islander

As ot said we have friends in the middle east but...

As ot said we have friends in the middle east but in reality they arent friends just better liked enemies. Their religious based culture clashes with western values and no matter how you look at it...
Forum: Politics
10-11-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,711
Posted By Champlain Islander

Drag it all through the mud long enough to...

Drag it all through the mud long enough to influence the election.
Forum: Politics
10-11-2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,343
Posted By Champlain Islander

No contradiction I thought I was pretty clear. In...

No contradiction I thought I was pretty clear. In 58 it was more about controlling the oil and Iraq was about terrorism post 9/11. I agree with you on now that we are there to prevent another attack....
Forum: Off Season
10-10-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By Champlain Islander

When I hunted the Dryden area of Ontario I saw...

When I hunted the Dryden area of Ontario I saw hundreds of wolf tracks everywhere I hunted. The OP is about 20 hours drive from Dryden but it is possible that they might have some wolves there. The...
10-10-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By Champlain Islander

Good luck Phil I hope you catch up with one.

Good luck Phil I hope you catch up with one.
Forum: Politics
10-10-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,343
Posted By Champlain Islander

Quote: Originally Posted by Champlain Islander...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Champlain Islander https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/images/buttons/viewpost.gif...
Forum: Off Season
10-09-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By Champlain Islander

I have seen some really big yotes and never saw a...

I have seen some really big yotes and never saw a track even close to 4 1/4 inches. If the track is really that large I would say it belonged either to a wolf or a very large domestic dog. Looking at...
Forum: Politics
10-08-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,343
Posted By Champlain Islander

I would have been just as happy if we never went...

I would have been just as happy if we never went there. It was all about the oil then and probably less so now. I always wondered if our presence was more to stop others from getting control over the...
Forum: Politics
10-07-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,711
Posted By Champlain Islander

I think we both look at it in a similar way...

I think we both look at it in a similar way Rocky. I do like some of the accomplishments like stacking the SCOTUS efficiently in a non liberal fashion. I do like some of his thinking regarding...
Forum: Politics
10-07-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,711
Posted By Champlain Islander

I voted for Trump while holding my nose. It was...

I voted for Trump while holding my nose. It was either he or a known quantity that being Hillary which was worse case scenario. My hope was that Trump would use his non political business background...
10-07-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By Champlain Islander

I would think either a mod or admin could assist...

I would think either a mod or admin could assist you to get your password reset Josh. Nice to see you post again. I remember seeing your posts and threads especially on bass fishing and boats. Tight...
Forum: Off Season
10-07-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By Champlain Islander

Many of our Vermont coyotes have wolf DNA as...

Many of our Vermont coyotes have wolf DNA as reported by our Fish and Wildlife Dept but we don't have any resident wolves.
Forum: Politics
10-07-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,711
Posted By Champlain Islander

I just don't know. It would be great if Trump was...

I just don't know. It would be great if Trump was playing with the Dems cat and mouse style as some have suggested but I honestly don't think he is running on any set plan. I have listened to many of...
Forum: Politics
10-07-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,711
Posted By Champlain Islander

Politics aside...I don't think Trump is well.

Politics aside...I don't think Trump is well.
Forum: Off Season
10-07-2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By Champlain Islander

I have seen a dead 70 pound male coyote here in...

I have seen a dead 70 pound male coyote here in Vt. A wolf is a lot bigger than that. I have seen hundreds of them in the wild and only 1 wolf on a deer hunt to northern Ontario and it was huge as...
Forum: Religion
10-06-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By Champlain Islander

Perhaps the decline of the activity could be...

Perhaps the decline of the activity could be traced to the site becoming a spammers haven. When I was a mod and had some time on my hands I would often seek the spammers out. Banning 100 in just an...
Forum: Politics
10-02-2019, 02:44 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,711
Posted By Champlain Islander

While I agree with you FM I am wondering what...

While I agree with you FM I am wondering what else will come out on an ongoing basis. Trump doesn't seem to back off and keeps jumping out of the fire into the pan. His handlers must have the...
Forum: Politics
10-01-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By Champlain Islander

Partisan politics will end up changing the whole...

Partisan politics will end up changing the whole purpose of America as it was initially formed. I have to say the main mission especially as it pertains to politics puts America second. What is going...
Forum: Politics
09-29-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,711
Posted By Champlain Islander

I watched some of CBS's Face the Nation today. If...

I watched some of CBS's Face the Nation today. If anyone doesn't think liberal thinking isn't being force fed to the general public through the media they are nuts. What is going on today through our...
09-29-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By Champlain Islander

No doubt a well placed shot with every caliber...

No doubt a well placed shot with every caliber from a .223 up will kill a deer. My own preferences is to use something a bit larger but dead is dead.
Forum: Politics
09-29-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,711
Posted By Champlain Islander

Think he is definitely a liberal minded person...

Think he is definitely a liberal minded person thus his posting position. To have political debates or dialogue opposite sides are needed.
Forum: Politics
09-29-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 3,711
Posted By Champlain Islander

I wonder if his name is Ralphie....with his red...

I wonder if his name is Ralphie....with his red rider BB gun.
Forum: Politics
09-28-2019, 03:24 PM
Forum: Off Season
09-28-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By Champlain Islander

My first saw was a poulin with an 18 inch bar. I...

My first saw was a poulin with an 18 inch bar. I bought that along with a troy built horse tiller back in 1975. Both gave good service but the tiller made it 35 years and the saw lasted 10. I...
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