Wrong Bumbling Idiocy

Wrong Bumbling Idiocy
Your Complaining About The Wrong Bumbling Idiocy

As of May 31, 2022 due to a California Appellate Court overruling a lower court’s legal decision, Four species of bumblebees – the Crotch’s bumblebee, the Franklin’s bumblebee, the Suckley’s cuckoo bumblebee and the Western bumblebee – are now eligible to officially become endangered species under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA). This means that the California Fish and Game Commission will now have a certain amount jurisdiction over those 4 species of bumblebee and their protection. Assuming, of course, that this decision isn’t overturned by a higher court.

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The Poor Beleaguered Fish In Question

So yeah, for now and possibly for some time, bees are legally fish. And yeah, a lot of people are seriously lampooning the CA Appellate Court’s obvious and rank stupidity is declaring them so. But… all the complaints, insults, and jokes are misplaced. The bumbling idiocy happened way back in 1970.

The California Endangered Species Act was designed to protect “native species or subspecies of a bird, mammal, fish, amphibian, reptile, or plant.” But, in 1970 when the law was actually written the definition of “fish” was written as, “a wild fish, mollusk, crustacean, invertebrate, amphibian, or part, spawn, or ovum of any of those animals.” While it is patently obvious to anyone who can read for comprehension that “invertebrate” was meant to be limited to marine and aquatic ones, e.g., corals, sponges, and sea urchins, that’s not what was written into law.

Although the term fish is colloquially and commonly understood to refer to aquatic species, the term of art employed by the Legislature in the definition of fish in section 45 is not so limited.

Associate Justice Ronald B. Robie

The important part of the portion of the ruling shown above is Term of Art. And in the legal field those terms have specific, explicit meanings, not implied ones. Purposivism will, far more often than not, fall before Textualism in the Courts.

In this case, the statutory definition of fish states it means a “wild fish, mollusk, crustacean, invertebrate, amphibian, or part, spawn, or ovum of any of those animals.” The statute may have an implicit limitation to marine and aquatic creatures, but the legislators didn’t state that explicitly, meaning no such limitation actually exists.

Frankly, if judicial error happened, it was by the lower court that ruled that bees aren’t per the term of art in play fish. So, if anyone should be lampooned, it should be the Legislature, who wrote a piss-poor law using hasty language and without thought of potential use case scenarios.

Nor, I choose to add, is this the first time the fishiness of a species has come into legal debate. One need only turn to the 1818 Maurice v. Judd case in NYC, where the court ruled that, statutorily speaking, whales were fish.

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Delusional Or Disingenuous?

Delusional Or Disingenuous?
Pelosi: Delusional Or Disingenuous?

It is a bit of a quandary. Was Pelosi being delusional or disingenuous when she exclaimed, “How could this be?” over the price of a gallon of gasoline in her state of California where in some locales it has reached $6.00 a gallon.

Given that she then immediately ordered that we don’t solve for this economic disaster by increasing our domestic production of petroleum – the ONLY way to fix this immediate problem – I’d say it’s a combination of both. She was disingenuous in her shock and outrage over fuel prices, and she was delusional in believing that anyone other than the financial elite urbanites would agree with her prohibition on extended domestic drilling.

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Raise Your Masks!

Raise Your Mask
Raise Your Mask!

Raise your masks so that you can better visualize the world you and your politicians’ policies are creating. 😛

CDC Recommends Progressives Wear Masks Higher To Better Appreciate Utopia They’ve Created

San Francisco, CAThe Center for Disease Control has issued new recommendations, urging progressives living in large cities to wear their masks higher on their faces to help better visualize the utopian world their policies have exclusively created. “I think I just heard a vehicle fly by powered by sunshine,” observed Todd McAllen as a homeless person pushed a shopping cart past. “It would honestly be hard to look at all the poverty, crime and despair and still see the wonderful world my leftist ideas had brought about, but now by simply moving my covid mask a couple inches northward, I can finally see people of all races walking through our city hand in hand.” Student activist Neera Dada agrees, “Oh look there, a transgender iman is hugging those non-binary children!”, she stated while unknowingly pointing to a burnt-out check cashing store. The CDC does acknowledge that masking may not be enough, as the ever present smell of fecal matter does disrupt some liberals’ ability to fully ‘envision a better world’. “You’re welcome my friends,” McAllen stated proudly, stepping into something wet and squishy he assumes is a bed of sunflowers.

The Daily Bystander

Enjoy! Because all we Americans need a laugh right now, and all those Leftards in California, especially the shithole that they’ve remade San Francisco into, need to be laughed at.

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Panicdemic Deaths

Unmourned Panicdemic Deaths

I described this man’s unnecessary death as “unmourned” because this atrocity only made the local news; no national outlet seems to have carried it and it was kept from the American public’s consciousness.

It’s fairly horrific that emergency medical personnel would refuse to enter a building to provide lifesaving aid to a man in cardiac arrest due to it “being illegal to do so” under some California state, county, or local law put in place due to the panicdemic. It is mind-bogglingly fucked up that, according to government officials, there are no laws on any books of that nature. But, well more than a year ago, there was guidance issued by the Fire Department that could have been interpreted in that manner.

It makes me wonder how many other people were quietly killed, not by the coronavirus pandemic – those deaths, both real and fraudulent, were eagerly reported upon – but by the Democrat-engendered panicdemic that still surrounds it to this day.

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CA’s Immigration Issues

A recent poll taken by the California Governor’s Office asked whether people who live in California think illegal immigration is a serious problem.

29% of respondents answered, “Yes, it is a serious problem.”

71% of respondents answered, “No es una problema seriosa.

On a related note, the Governor has said that starting in 2020 all Telephone Voice Recognition Units (VRUs) will be required by law to start with, “Press ‘1’ for Spanglish.”

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