But that IS the tangential discussion, ralis! THE tangential discussion of the occasion. The discussion itself is about an abusive and tyrannical central government using a mixture of the barrel of a gun and the grinding oppression of bureaucratic overreach to dictate "rule-of-man" land-management principles against a citizen of the state of Nevada under the guise of protecting an unthreatened species.
Fortunately, the interests of the state of Nevada and its citizens are being safeguarded by the loyal Senators from that state... :-%
I was making a specific point in regards to the situation and you fail to see it. A coward willing to put his wife and daughters in harms way as a human shield. I guess you advocate such infantile behavior.