It sure irritates the EU communitarian lawmakers when any people defy their dictatorial laws banning the harvesting of local natural resources. The global government controls all resources on the planet. Global democracy does not mean locals have a voice in their government. Self government is no longer allowed nor will it be tolerated. Everyone is required to obey the EU trade laws, even if it means hardships and loss of livlihoods. The greater good requires all individuals to sacrifice themselves to global community harmony. The religious fanatics making the new global laws are not interested in what happens to individuals or specific people, only the animals matter now. They do care about everybody, in general, just nobody in particular. And they definitely don't eat meat, let alone raw seal heart. So check it out, the Governor General of Canada who did this is a woman! The very idea of that is "too bizarre to acknowledge."
This came from Consuelo:
Official eats seal heart in solidarity with huntWednesday, May 27, 2009 3:07 AMRANKIN INLET, Nunavut (AP) -- Canada's governor general ate a slaughtered seal's raw heart in a show of support for the country's seal hunters, a display that a European Union spokeswoman called "too bizarre to acknowledge."
Governor General Michaelle Jean, the representative of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as Canada's head of state, gutted the seal and swallowed a slice of the mammal's organ late Monday. It was a response to an EU vote this month to ban seal products on the basis that seal hunts are cruel.
Asked yesterday whether her actions were a message to Europe, Jean replied: "Take from that what you will."
Hundreds of Inuit at a community festival gathered Monday as Jean knelt above a pair of seal carcasses and used a traditional ulu blade to slice the meat off the skin. She deemed the heart tasty, saying: "It's like sushi. ... And it's very rich in protein."
Jean, whose post is largely ceremonial, defended the hunt as an eons-old hunting practice that is not inhumane.
Barbara Helfferich, a spokeswoman for EU Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas, said: "No comment; it's too bizarre to acknowledge."
Animal-rights groups argue that Canada's annual seal hunt is cruel and poorly monitored and provides little economic benefit.
Sealers and Canadian authorities say it is sustainable and humane and provides income for isolated communities.
Barbara Slee, a campaigner against seal hunts for the International Fund for Animal Welfare in Belgium, said: "The fact that the governor-general in public is slashing and eating a seal, I don't think that really helps the cause, and I'm convinced that this will not change the mind of European citizens and politicians."
EU governments are to sign the ban into law on June 25 after the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly to impose it.
The new EU rule offers narrow exemptions so Inuit communities from Canada, Greenland and elsewhere can continue traditional hunts, but bars them from large-scale trading of their pelts and other seal goods in Europe.
I'm having ancestor memory interference with my yoga fish god concentration exercise. My dad, may he rest in everlasting peace, had a T-shirt he loved to wear when he was working outdoors. He wore these white tennis shoes that he'd cut the toes out of in Vietnam with green cutoff fatique shorts that all seemed to go perfectly with his shirt that said: "Fish smell tastes great!"