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Too dumb to live

Posted on: March 7, 2008 9:42 am
Edited on: March 7, 2008 9:52 am
 

It's called survival of the fittest, and the bird that Tripp Isenhour killed wasn't fit to survive. It's as simple as that.

I'm not condoning Isenhour's actions. He's a small man who probably plucked wings off flies as a kid, assuming he was willing to dirty his precious little spoiled fingers with bug innards.

But the Humane Society or PETA or whoever's calling for action against Isenhour needs to kindly hop off its high horse and find a more suitable target than a pro golfer who never in a million years thought he was actually going to hit a bird with a golf ball. The PGA Tour's slogan is "these guys are good," but nobody's that good.

And no animal should be that dumb. Projectiles flying past its head, the bird not only stays in range -- but moves closer? That bird's an idiot.

No wonder that species of hawk is protected. With instincts like that, extinction is in its future.

Category: Golf
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Since: May 10, 2007
Posted on: March 10, 2008 10:25 am
 

Too dumb to live

what a stupid use of space

Tripp I. can be known as a bird killer cause he definately won't be known for his golf game




Since: Aug 31, 2006
Posted on: March 10, 2008 10:03 am
 

Too dumb to live

Augustis-

I just have to comment on this. Are you serious??  Just a few "precious" hawks?  What on earth makes hawks so precious?  And there aren't FEW precious hawks.  That type of hawk might have been protected.  And as for seeing them as a threat, I'm assuming they were filming a commercial on a golf course.  So what makes them a potential threat and not any of the other golfers that played on the course that day, or even the day before?  It's not like he was filming a commercial in some uncharted woodland area that had never been seen by humans before.  Golfers don't "hit a small cup from hundreds of yards".  They aim in a projected circle, say a 20' diameter, and hope to land the ball there using a club that goes that particular distance from one ground point to the other.  If it goes in the cup, it sure wasn't intentional, it was luck.  This was a bird, roughly 2' in size, FLYING around, and changing it's distance and height from Tripp.  My guess is  that if you used a bow and arrow, which has a more direct trajectory and has the intended purpose of striking such animals, you'd miss just as much as Tripp did with a GOLF BALL.  The shot was indeed one and a million.  And had you been there, I highly doubt you'd have lumped his head up quick...




Since: Oct 9, 2007
Posted on: March 10, 2008 9:26 am
 

Too dumb to live

Are you retarded?  you have no idea why the bird was in the area, and dumb ass isenhour had no business trying to hurt it. You guys would make a good pair. Dumb and Dumber



Since: Dec 1, 2007
Posted on: March 9, 2008 6:47 pm
 

Too dumb to live

Dumb assclown....you are is you're



Since: Dec 1, 2007
Posted on: March 9, 2008 6:46 pm
 

Too dumb to live

A bird is not a person...what an assclown for even comparing the two....



Since: Jan 8, 2007
Posted on: March 9, 2008 5:29 pm
 

Too dumb to live

Isenhour accidentally killed the bird, which is against the law, so he pays a fine and everyone moves on.  If the law isn't enforced, then you would have thousands of people across the country killing birds that weren't convenient to them, accidentally or otherwise.

The intelligence levels of Isenhour and the bird are not the point.  They were both dumb.  It got one of them killed, in this case the bird.

Tripp should take the fine, learn the lesson and move on.


Very reasonable post, and is all that I've been looking for. Isenhours conduct should not be condoned and he should pay a heavy fine.

I just feel that over a year in prison (which the DA is looking for) is way over the line.



Since: May 6, 2007
Posted on: March 9, 2008 5:26 pm
 

Not too dumb - entitled to live like Isenhour

All birds that aren't exotic (introduced by man to a new area like House Sparrows and Starlings) are protected by federal law unless they have a hunting season.  While this law is a hold-over from earlier times when people killed birds for their feathers to make hats (and sometimes eat them), the birds are still protected.  This goes for all species, whether they are considered endangered or not.

The  bird has no idea that the "projectiles" were going to hurt it, anymore than it would know if a rifle was pointed in its direction and the danger that it would be in from the rifle.

Isenhour accidentally killed the bird, which is against the law, so he pays a fine and everyone moves on.  If the law isn't enforced, then you would have thousands of people across the country killing birds that weren't convenient to them, accidentally or otherwise.

The intelligence levels of Isenhour and the bird are not the point.  They were both dumb.  It got one of them killed, in this case the bird.

Tripp should take the fine, learn the lesson and move on.

 




Since: Aug 27, 2006
Posted on: March 9, 2008 5:02 pm
 

Too dumb to live

Ok, apparently I was wrong about it being a mercy killing.  After reading the full article about the incident, it appears it was not a mercy killing.  My bad for not reading the full article.  From Gregg's blog entry, I assumed incorrectly that this guy had accidentally hit a bird with a golf shot, and then went over to the bird, saw that it was seriously injured, and finished it off.  However, I still would be surprised if he does any jail time for this.  I tend to believe him when he said he wasn't trying to kill it, just trying to scare it, and he didn't think he'd actually hit it.  He isn't that good, and he knew that.  But if he was trying to hit and kill the thing then he is a classless turd.

But I don't retract anything I said about PETA.  They are still a bunch of whiny b|tches.  And dangerous extremists....

PETA = People Eating Tasty Animals (or at least that's what it should be....)




Since: Aug 27, 2006
Posted on: March 9, 2008 4:04 pm
 

Too dumb to live

Thanks for sharing, Gregg.  I don't always agree with you, but when you're right, you're right on.  It's called mercy killing, and even PETA and the Humane society do it, because they know it's the right thing to do.  PETA needs to get a clue, because they certainly don't have any (bird?) brains when they get all worked up over 1 bird dying.  What's next, are they going to sue or hold a protest or a parade (or even a smear campaign) everytime someone hits an animal on the road because the animal was too f*%$ing stupid to get off the road?  Ridiculous.




Since: Nov 20, 2006
Posted on: March 9, 2008 10:27 am
 

Too dumb to live

Doyel does have a sense of humor...I liked that blog.  But, I also know that this Tripp Isenhouer is also a douchebag and should be suspended from pro golf for a while.  He is in some serious need of anger management, too.  Getting pissed, over a hawk making a natural sound which just so happens to interrupt a take of the commercial you are recording...well, excuse me.  Jesus, be thankful that you at least have an endorsement deal you jerk-off.  Here's proof that some people just expect things to be handed to them without having to earn them.  Maybe some jail time with Bubba just might be the attitude adjustment you need, pal.


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