It all makes sense now. Bagpipes are a threat to America. Why? Some bagpipes have parts made from ivory.
You might recall that in 2011, “the US Fish and Wildlife Service confiscated hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of wood from guitar giant Gibson’s Tennessee locations.”
“Gibson agreed to pay a $300,000 fine for the ebony from Madagascar that was taken in the first raid. The company also agreed to make a $50,000 donation to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to promote conservation work and forfeited the seized illegal wood, which was valued at $261,844.”
So what is more precious to our government? The lives of American citizens or pieces of ivory and dead wood?
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This is the topsy-turvy world of government bureaucracy gone wild. Instead of protecting our borders from illegal aliens and the diseases they may harbor, they’re going after banned ivory and hardwoods.
But back to the bagpipes. The following is from the Scotsman.com that appeared in Gary North’s Tea Party Economist.
BAGPIPERS have expressed their fear over a new law which led to two US teenagers having their pipes seized by border control staff at the weekend…
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