Quantcast
  1. Sign up now and join over 35,000 northwest gun owners. It's quick, easy, and 100% free!

Nat Geo forces woman off show b/c she's a hunter!

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by OEDub, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. OEDub

    OEDub SW OR Coast Active Member

    Messages:
    133
    Likes Received:
    32
    Outdoor TV personality Melissa Bachman has been forced off the upcoming National Geographic Channel reality series “Ultimate Survivor Alaska.” Why? BECAUSE SHE'S A HUNTER. Please let the network know what you think of its decision. Email the network at: comments@natgeochannel.com Details here: Melissa Bachman Forced Off Nat Geo
     
  2. Mohawk13

    Mohawk13 Home on The Range Active Member

    Messages:
    152
    Likes Received:
    58
    What a bunch of heads...Only 13,000 signatures? someone needs to point out to these clowns that there are 360+ MILLION Americans. What ever happens to Majority Rules? I friggin HATE, yes, DETEST Special Interest Groups. They are neither a Majority or a Voice to be heard. Nat Geo should tell them to get stuffed and Put her back on the show...PERIOD....as for anti Hunters.....BLEEEEEEP....You!!!
     
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2012
    OEDub and (deleted member) like this.
  3. AlphaCoyote

    AlphaCoyote Oh, I get around. New Member

    Messages:
    347
    Likes Received:
    188
    Is the NRA a Special Interest Group? The US Chamber of Commerce? The ACLU? AIPAC? The Southern Baptist Convention? The Catholic Church? Planned Parenthood? Corporation for Public Broadcasting? The Teamsters? Fox News? The State of Ohio? Which are Special Interest Groups? All of them? That's a lot of detesting.
     
  4. Scrammer

    Scrammer SW Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    832
    Likes Received:
    1,952
    Remember DIVERSITY is good as long as we decide what form of diversity is approved.
     
  5. Bacchus

    Bacchus The Republic Active Member

    Messages:
    373
    Likes Received:
    229
    The socialists fear diversity of ideas.
     
  6. Mohawk13

    Mohawk13 Home on The Range Active Member

    Messages:
    152
    Likes Received:
    58
    Alpha, Yes and Yes...All have an agenda to defraud, deplete funds, and push their own Ideals. As a Libertarian, I can stand None of them....Majority Rules...I do believe that is stated in the Constitution many times....
     
  7. Ben Beckerich

    Ben Beckerich NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    3,917
    Likes Received:
    2,340
    You'd have to show me where. As a republic, we recognize that majority-rule is, effectively, mob-rule. So we have moderators, in the form of elected officials, to help buffer the insanity and stupidity of majority rule.
     
  8. Mohawk13

    Mohawk13 Home on The Range Active Member

    Messages:
    152
    Likes Received:
    58
    Read The Constitution. A 3/4 MAJORITY, a 2/3 MAJORITY...You getting the picture......Also, This is about13,000 (Censored By Mohawk 13 on Advice of the Mods) heads protesting a hunter on a "Survival Alaska" show...Just saying 13,000 is not a Majority. They are a whiny "Special Interest" that should have no clout in changing the format of a television show..If It were 13 MILLION, I could see cause for concern. Just tired of these small splinter groups crying because they don't like something,and people coddling them and throwing them a pacifier. Here's an Idea..Change the channel...easy peasy...
     
    Last edited: Sep 8, 2012
    Grunwald and (deleted member) like this.
  9. Ben Beckerich

    Ben Beckerich NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    3,917
    Likes Received:
    2,340
    Those majorities are members of the government... not real people.
     
    davemata and (deleted member) like this.
  10. Mohawk13

    Mohawk13 Home on The Range Active Member

    Messages:
    152
    Likes Received:
    58
    Really...Give Me a break...Go have some more Starbucks and Read the Onion...Read "Roberts Rules" and stop sniffing glue///
     
  11. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    7,581
    Likes Received:
    10,676
    I'm guessing that the people who produce and create Nat Geo are in full accord with the anti's. Just a guess now.
     
  12. davemata

    davemata Spokane, WA Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,066
    Likes Received:
    410
    Ignoring the strange derailment. I sent some choice comments to NatGeo.

    If we don't say anything, they win.
     
    carracer and (deleted member) like this.
  13. gaijinsamurai

    gaijinsamurai Beaverton Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

    Messages:
    918
    Likes Received:
    677
    National Geographic used to be great. I grew up reading the magazine, and learned a lot about geography, history, and other cultures. Nowadays, it's full of ads and fluff, and if you subscribe, you're bombarded with solocitations for various crap on a weekly basis.
     
  14. slightly disturbed

    slightly disturbed Oregon City Active Member

    Messages:
    126
    Likes Received:
    47
    nat geo is a bunch of tree huggers! If you look at all there "reality" shows it show all hunters and gun owners trying to "break" the law, Or that they are poaching. never the good side. Made the people on Doomsday preppers look like idiots.
     
  15. MrNiceGuy

    MrNiceGuy between springfield and shelbyville Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,665
    Likes Received:
    669
    I thought profanities were supposed to be replaced with the word "bubblegum"... so I went ahead and fixed your post for you.
     
  16. shooter58

    shooter58 Vancouver, WA Active Member

    Messages:
    147
    Likes Received:
    52
    It’s all about the almighty $$. Liberals talk a good game but it’s all about preserving ratings and making money. Liberals I know would sell their own mothers for a buck. Or at least condemn them with a bumper sticker on the back of the Subaru…
     
  17. Spitpatch

    Spitpatch Forest Grove, Oregon Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,801
    Likes Received:
    836
    I just sent this e-mail:

    Gentlemen:

    I have been a subscriber to National Geographic Magazine for probably 40 years. I very nearly “inherited” the habit to subscribe from my mother, and National Geographic has been a very large part of my life, even to the extent of influencing my education choice toward Anthropology. I read each and every issue cover-to-cover, and heretofore have appreciated what I have seen as an even hand toward the issue of hunting. As a magazine and organization centered around ecological and environmental concerns, it would have been easy to take the road of vehement anti-hunting early on. National Geographic has held my respect because they avoided the easy road on this issue, and it has been my sincere belief that the organization recognized the value that ethical hunters contribute (in dollars and land at the very least) to habitat preservation and wildlife conservation and research.

    Capitulating to an emotional appeal to remove Ms. Bachman from a series about survival in Alaska because she is a hunter is not only contradictory to the central theme of the series itself, it is also contradictory to all of my previous held beliefs regarding the National Geographic Society and its view toward hunting.

    I will now be watching with a very critical eye to make another evaluation regarding the Society, and if there is other evidence to suggest that this good organization has fallen prey to emotional reactions rather than adhering to good science, I will regretfully reevaluate my choice each year to continue to be a member. I would not presume you change decisions based on my devotion or disapproval. I would ask that you make decisons based on good science.


    Thank you for your time in consideration of my communication.

    Yours Truly,
     
  18. Hook686

    Hook686 Northern California Active Member

    Messages:
    660
    Likes Received:
    226
    Mohawk13 wrote:


    Are not the folks the gather on this site, and similar sites, a 'Special Interest Group' ?
     
  19. Ben Beckerich

    Ben Beckerich NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    3,917
    Likes Received:
    2,340
    I think what the man really hates, if he thinks about it a while, is political pandering to special-interest groups... not the groups themselves, who are simply there to look out for a given cause.
     
  20. Misterbill

    Misterbill Yakima County, Washington New Member

    Messages:
    1,308
    Likes Received:
    1,013
    In fairness, the the people on "DoOMSDAY PREPPERs" WERE idiots. But I get your point.