First Step-Fix Magnuson Now
The dayboat fishing fleet is like the canary in the Catch Share coal mine.
We may be the first to go, but not the last. The “fat cats” left in the
fishing industry may not be concerned about little birds, but we are
indicative of the climate.
Ecofrauds, media-presstitutes, mismanagement and crony-capitalism have us
all debilitated as fishermen.
The donkeys and elephants in DC are bloated with moneyed interests. Such
appetites demand to be constantly fed. The global-corporations happily
comply; "Greasing" the way to Ocean Privatization it seems.
Ocean Real Estate bubbles to burst are vast:
Fish Commodities for investors and ownership of fish
Subsidized Windmills designed-to-fail
Aquaculture degrading our waters and bodies
Marine Life Protection Act Areas in CA that big oil promotes
Drilling for Oil and Gas unleashed
Ocean Corporatization will not benefit the citizens. Oceans should not be
for sale. Privatizing profits and socializing losses is what it leads to.
Our resources should be utilized as jobs not exploited by transnational
Washington signed many of American jobs away with NAFTA. They spent us and
our children into gigantic debt. Now our oceans are to be auctioned to pay
for their mistakes? How can you put a price on our ecosystem, commerce and
Together fishermen, businesses, environmentalists, and concerned citizens
can "Keep Fishermen Fishing". Join us in DC on March 21, 2012, to tell
politicians, start working for people not corporate profits.
The first important step being-Fix the Magnuson Now!!
Fish or Cut Bait? The choice is yours. Please insure your children have a
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our
children.” ~Native American Proverb.
This is my opinion piece. I do not speak for everyone.