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November 2015

Carole Baskin: Master Manipulator! FWC slams BCR in recent inspection, OVER 70 violations !

FWC-LogoCarole Baskin: Master Manipulator! On November 07, 2014, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) made an unannounced visit to inspect Carole Baskin’s Big Cat Rescue and found a whopping 77 violations that day!  Violations consisting of enclosures with trees that grew through the cage tops breaking the wire, trees that grew through cages and died, rust and corrosion on many, many of the cages, dead limbs and debris weighing down the tops of many cages, broken cage support poles, Broken cage door supports, hog rings used to hold cages together were disconnected, in other words, not holding cages together, grass needing removed, cages not having been raked or cleaned, a water dish so filthy the FWC said it needed to be replaced, and one enclosure didn’t even have the top panel connected to the cage! When confronted with these violations, Carole Baskin starts up her manipulation machine then asks the followers on her Facebook page to chime in.  She actually turned the word “Violation”, a word the FWC used many times in their report, into “Suggestion” stating that anyone who called them violations were misquoting the FWC.  Her word change, in effect, changed the entire focus of the FWC report. Continue reading “Carole Baskin: Master Manipulator! FWC slams BCR in recent inspection, OVER 70 violations !”

Case Finding: How the USDA/APHIS conducts predetermined inspection reports

Case Finding


How the USDA/APHIS conducts predetermined inspection reports
and the chronic misuse of their authority. 

-“APHIS conducting biased investigations initiated and conducted with the obvious intent according to a predetermined conclusion.” [page 4]

The United States Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, (APHIS) over the past several years has begun a relentless bombardment of unfair practices, to the point of the illegal acts to deprive licensees of their right and fair ability to conduct business in a regulated commerce. Many stories have been told and conversations had by such licensees over the years of such acts by inspectors, even to the extent of many recorded inspections and the unbelievable biased, predetermined approach, flawed inspection procedures, and misuse of their official capacity to predetermined inspection outcomes in a direct, deliberate and collaborated effort to harm licensees unfairly. Continue reading “Case Finding: How the USDA/APHIS conducts predetermined inspection reports”

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