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Big Game Stephen Goldfinch

SOUTH CAROLINA LAWMAKER So yeah … that’s a picture of S.C. Rep. Stephen Goldfinch and his wife (College of Charleston board of trustee member Renee Goldfinch) on an African safari. And here’s two more … The undated images show the Goldfinches posing over various animals allegedly shot and killed on “big game”…

SOUTH CAROLINA LAWMAKER

So yeah … that’s a picture of S.C. Rep. Stephen Goldfinch and his wife (College of Charleston board of trustee member Renee Goldfinch) on an African safari.

And here’s two more …

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The undated images show the Goldfinches posing over various animals allegedly shot and killed on “big game” hunts in Africa.  Screen caps provided with the images include Goldfinch discussing his exploits – bragging about his kills and the weapons used to take them down.

“The lower visability (sic) ended up being a less of a hinderance (sic) and more of an advantage with the extra cover,” the user alleged to be Goldfinch wrote in one of the posts. “It allowed us to stalk very close to animlas (sic) that one would have never gotten close to in the Winter time.”

In one of the captures, the user alleged to be Goldfinch offered to sell a “problem animal control” (or PAC) elephant hunting trophy fee for $6,000.

Interesting …

Goldfinch, of course, is the liberal “Republican” establishment’s candidate of choice for the S.C. Senate seat being vacated by longtime tax-and-spender Ray Cleary.  He’s also the guy who found himself in all sorts of legal trouble two-and-a-half years ago over a controversial stem cell scam (one exclusively exposed by this website).

Oh, there was also this treasure hunting fiasco …

Goldfinch pleaded guilty to federal charges in the aftermath of the stem cell debacle … but he was able to hold onto his seat thanks to an endorsement from S.C. governor Nikki Haley.

Will he be able to win Cleary’s seat?  Who knows …

In a state like South Carolina (where hunting is commonplace), it’s doubtful Goldfinch’s African safari exploits will hurt him – even though big game hunting has become incredibly controversial in the aftermath of last year’s shooting of Cecil the Lion.

Our view on the subject?

“God gave human beings dominion over animals – although we believe hunting for sport is entirely inconsistent with the Biblical notion of stewardship (or love for Mother Earth or whatever you want to call it),” we wrote.  “It’s unnecessary cruelty – killing for killing’s sake.”

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96 comments

truthbetole April 4, 2016 at 4:37 pm

What the fuck?

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BangBang April 4, 2016 at 4:39 pm

If this gets your panties wet, Sic, you’re gonna love Mike Sturkie- the Lexington livin’ big game killer running against Katrina Shealy.

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chris April 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm

His mama should have done the same.

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Jakie knotts April 4, 2016 at 5:30 pm

Have you seen the ass on Katrina lately?…… now that’s some big game huntin!

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Mike at the Beach April 4, 2016 at 4:39 pm

If you had ANY remaining doubt that Goldfinch is a douchebag, consider it removed. I mean, the assclown shoots zebras for chrissakes. Zebras! What’s next, kicking puppies?

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TontoBubbaGoldstein April 4, 2016 at 4:58 pm

[Too] Many years ago, TBG had a high school lit teacher, who was full blown SJW, PETA, would have driven a Prius had they existed then etc type. One day, she pulled TBG aside after class and asked him if he had ever heard of the baby seal hunts (clubbings) in Canada.

With a deadpan expression, TBG responded, “HEARD OF ‘EM? Every year, I sign up for that hunt…but sadly, they haven’t drawn my name, yet.”

Probably gonna burn for that one…

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shifty henry April 4, 2016 at 5:20 pm

A seal walks into a tavern
and the bartender says, “What’ll you have?”

“Anything but a Canadian Club.”

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CorruptionInColumbia April 4, 2016 at 5:29 pm

A penguin was having his car worked on at the garage. As he waited, he noticed a Dairy Queen across the street. He told the mechanic he would be across the street and would return shortly.

The penguin got a large ice cream cone and dripped a lot on his face and chest in the process of eating it. On returning to the garage, the mechanic told him, “looks like you blew a seal”, to which the penguin replied, “no, it’s just ice cream”.

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shifty henry April 4, 2016 at 6:05 pm

good one! [saved to files…]

Saul April 4, 2016 at 6:27 pm
CorruptionInColumbia April 4, 2016 at 6:33 pm

That was better, Saul!!!!

shifty henry April 4, 2016 at 6:40 pm

that’s good too..!!

Mike at the Beach April 4, 2016 at 9:55 pm

Damn……….

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shifty henry April 4, 2016 at 11:03 pm

What a bartender! When I asked him for something tall, cold and full of gin, he sent his wife over.

Bartenders are asking for more overtime pay – time and a fifth!

Two drunks saw a guy siphoning gas from a car. One said to
the other, “I hope I never get that thirsty!”

Two drunks found themselves on a roller coaster. One says, “We’re making great time, but I’m not sure we’re on the right bus!”

TroubleBaby April 5, 2016 at 12:53 am

lol, that’s a good round- reminds me of Rodney Dangerfield or some Catskills comic of old.

shifty henry April 5, 2016 at 9:40 am

A skeleton goes into a bar and says, “Give me a beer – and a mop.”

A five-dollar bill walks into a club. The bartender says, “You’ll have to leave. This is a singles’ bar.”

Crooner April 5, 2016 at 6:07 pm

A baby seal walks into a club…

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Soft Sigh from Hell April 4, 2016 at 6:15 pm

A Net buddy and I once posted made-up tales of hunting wolves from helicopters in Canada on a PETA-filled news board. We claimed a preference for gut shots . . . to enjoy the extended plights. The howls were delicious! I mean the howls from the other posters, not any wolves. We of course both really like the many furry beasties.

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CorruptionInColumbia April 4, 2016 at 6:30 pm

LMAO!!!! Some of my classmates and myself used to say stuff like that to gross out/piss off some of our teachers. We talked about kicking dogs and breaking coke bottles over their heads. Didn’t happen, but reactions and tirades the false stories started were often priceless.

Part of your post, about the wolves howling, reminded me of this old limerick:

“A novelist from Tortilla Flats
Repeatedly buggered stray cats.
The alley-fence howls
As he stirred up their bowels
Enormously pleased the town rats.”

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shifty henry April 4, 2016 at 11:10 pm

Ole and Lars, two Norwegian hunters from Minnesota, got a pilot to fly them to Canada to hunt moose. They bagged six. As they started loading the plane for the return trip, the pilot said the plane could take only four moose. The two men objected strongly, “Last year we shot six and the pilot let us put them all on board and he had the same plane as yours.” Reluctantly, the pilot gave in and all six were loaded. However, even on full power, the little plane couldn’t handle the load and went down a few moments after takeoff. Climbing out of the wreck Lars asked Ole, “Any idea where we are?” “Yaaah, I tink we’s pretty close to where we crashed last year.”

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Mike at the Beach April 4, 2016 at 11:17 pm

Amen! I like messing with folks who take animal rights too far. I’m no PETA type…me and cooked animal flesh go waaaaay back. That being said, Goldfinch is still a douche if he has to pay thousands of dollars to go shoot not-so-wild big critters just for the manly-man trophy shot. What a punk.

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Goldfinger April 4, 2016 at 5:25 pm

Don’t you mean “fucking puppies” given last weeks dachshund story, covered exclusively by fitsnews.

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Trumpism April 4, 2016 at 5:27 pm

Hillary just said the unborn have NO rights.Shame you RINO’s get outraged about ‘kicking puppies’ yet show no outrage on butchering the unborn.

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tomstickler April 4, 2016 at 5:31 pm

How about the outrage for all the gametes doomed to death by desiccation by the adherents of abstinence?

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CorruptionInColumbia April 4, 2016 at 5:33 pm

“Masturbation is murder.”

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pee wee stickler April 4, 2016 at 5:34 pm

Don’t interrupt tom at the daycare.

Jack Mehoff April 4, 2016 at 5:37 pm

Ha!…. you sir, are sentenced to life without the possibility of pussy, er, parole.

Tazmaniac April 4, 2016 at 6:59 pm

Murder to your skin, heehee.

CorruptionInColumbia April 4, 2016 at 7:15 pm

Especially when I’m holding rose stems in my hand at the time.
OUCH!

9" April 4, 2016 at 7:07 pm

Mike used to say he’d killed all my babies;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lNP-x94-SE

mamatiger92 April 5, 2016 at 8:57 am

Every sperm is sacred

Every sperm is great

When a sperm is wasted

God gets quite irate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0kJHQpvgB8

Trumpism April 4, 2016 at 5:33 pm

The Butcher of the Grand Strand. tom ‘PP stickler aka Gosnell Jr, spews his poison again! Carry on POS!

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Barnabas Collins April 4, 2016 at 5:32 pm

Why is everyone always going on about the unborn and yet couldn’t give a damn about the undead?

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Mike at the Beach April 4, 2016 at 10:01 pm

In the immortal words of the GEICO caveman, “Uhhhhhh, what?!”

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Soft Sigh from Hell April 4, 2016 at 6:10 pm

“The striped devil-beast spotted me and instantly had the clear intent of bloody-hoofed murder in his flaming eyes. Behind me were the nuns and babies in the orphanage village and I–with my trusty .460 Weatherby Magnum–were all that stood between them and trampling mayhem. Without hesitation I rose to this thrust-upon challenge . . . .” — Facebook

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Tazmaniac April 4, 2016 at 6:55 pm

About all you can say about this is ya hope a bunch of hungry, needy people got fed. I was raised that I or someone needy had to consume anything i killed. Anything less than that someone needs the shit slapped out of them.

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Fecal Matters April 4, 2016 at 4:40 pm

You have to be a complete dick to want to kill one of these gorgeous animals.

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TontoBubbaGoldstein April 4, 2016 at 4:44 pm

While TBG has no problem with hunting, hunters or safaris…he never knew that folks shot zebras.

The two antelope will make cool wall mounts and probably provided some good groceries for the locals.

But ….a zebra???

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Mike at the Beach April 4, 2016 at 4:46 pm

Zackly. That’s “hunting” like poaching the deer out of the pens in Brookgreen Gardens is “hunting.”

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TroubleBaby April 4, 2016 at 7:26 pm

You know that shit is setup over in Africa just like that too, 90% of the time they are hunting on preserves where the wildlife is hardly wild and their tour guides bait the area the day before.

These hunting tourists spend big bucks to go over there and shoot animals that are close to domesticated.

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Mike at the Beach April 4, 2016 at 10:15 pm

Although I am totally immune to the desire to go chase critters around and shoot them, I just as totally respect those who do that within the confines of hunting. All of my duck-killin’ and Bambi slayin’ friends eat their game or donate the meat to folks who will. Who the fuck eats a zebra???

This is just “How to be be a stereotype in one easy step” for Douchy Stevie Goldfinch. Seriously; daddy’s boy, about as macho as Joan Rivers, never did much in life that can’t be tied back to daddy’s checkbook, and too chinless to attract real women (the ones not chasing checkbooks). I think Mrs. Mike at the Beach said it best this afternoon…”Guys who have to go on expensive ‘look at me I’m a stud’ staged hunting trips probably have bigger bullets than dicks.”

She’s a vulgar little MILF…I think I’ll keep ‘er.

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shifty henry April 4, 2016 at 11:07 pm

WoW..!!

TSIB April 5, 2016 at 1:36 pm

Yeah, shooting a zebra is a chickenshit move.

shifty henry April 4, 2016 at 4:49 pm

zebra? — me neither! — and that’s a BIG zebra, too!

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Krazy Kat April 5, 2016 at 9:31 am

So there was a deer hunter who was always gone during hunting season. Finally his wife insists that he take her along on a hunting trip. He reluctantly gives in and gives her some basic instruction in rifle use and hunting–thinking she would never even see a deer, much less shoot one.
He posts her in a tree stand and goes off to his at the opposite end of the field.
The morning goes on and he’s having no luck. The deer just aren’t there today. Suddenly the silence is shattered by BANG! BANG! BANG! from his wife’s stand. The husband makes his way down and runs across the field to see his wife in a heated argument with a man he’d never seen before.
The man, looking terrified, finally says, “OK! OK! It’s your deer, ma’am–just let me get my saddle off of him!”

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shifty henry April 5, 2016 at 9:35 am

another good one to save!

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Tom April 4, 2016 at 5:31 pm

Yep, to the amazement of those of us who want to throw up, zebras and giraffes are both common prey for the safari crowd.

Have you never heard of a zebra skin rug? Just like bear skin rugs and leopard skin rugs, our hunters love nothing better than blowing blowing away big beautiful animals.

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Krazy Kat April 5, 2016 at 9:24 am

Look at me! I shot a horse!!

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Nölff April 4, 2016 at 4:54 pm

He’s probably one of those guys that pays $2000 for a YETI cooler to keep his cheap beer cold.

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TontoBubbaGoldstein April 4, 2016 at 4:59 pm

He’s probably one of those guys that pays $2000 for a YETI cooler to keep his cheap beer cold.

TBG will lay odds on Bud Light.

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Soft Sigh from Hell April 4, 2016 at 6:01 pm

And puts a YETI sticker in his rear window.

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Tazmaniac April 4, 2016 at 7:05 pm

Very gauche to say the least.

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Tazmaniac April 4, 2016 at 7:04 pm

Through gifts, I have become the owner of two such coolers, one at $250 and the other at $399. I think I hate them because you feel like a part time security guard for those damn things. With my Igloos and Colemans, all ya got to worry about is some knuckhead skinning a St. Pauli out of them.

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shifty henry April 4, 2016 at 11:06 pm

— that is a true story!

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chris April 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm

His mama should have kept her f—king legs shut.

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tomstickler April 4, 2016 at 5:26 pm

Could have been worse: he could have used this rifle. (scroll down for more info)

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10152420918219593

Or this one: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10152420921774593 (again, scroll down for the text)

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Trumpism April 4, 2016 at 5:31 pm

Ain’t this precious.The Butcher of the Grand Strand aka Gosnell Jr., is outraged about killing an animal.

Only an animal could rationalize that a children in the womb has NO constitutional rights.

Or Flip.

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Flip April 5, 2016 at 8:55 am

Bless your heart, I’m not the one trying to vote for America-hating Trump.

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mamatiger92 April 5, 2016 at 9:01 am

What will Trump’s position on abortion be today?

Trump’s 3 Positions on Abortion in 3 Hours

http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/30/politics/donald-trump-abortion-positions/index.html

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Flip April 5, 2016 at 9:04 am

Not only does Trump not have a problem with abortion, he is really just in this to help Hillary win the White House, and Hillary definitely has no problem with abortion. Looks like Pogo loves abortions after all.

CorruptionInColumbia April 4, 2016 at 5:40 pm

Nice guns! I wouldn’t mind owning either, or both, provided I had papers for the subgun.

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Trumpism April 4, 2016 at 6:17 pm

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in Wisconsin in the final hours before the critical primary on Tuesday, a new poll released on Monday afternoon shows.

The bombshell new polling data, from American Research Group (ARG), show Trump’s 42 percent towering over Cruz’s 32 percent in the Badger State. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, for whom it is already mathematically impossible to win the nomination outright before the GOP convention in Cleveland in July, lurks back at 23 percent.

The poll surveyed 400 likely voters and has a five percent margin of error. It was conducted from April 1 to April 3.

The Washington Post‘s Chris Cillizza signaled this poll is a “siren” worth looking at.

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CorruptionInColumbia April 4, 2016 at 6:33 pm

Sounds good to me!!!!

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Buzz Martin April 4, 2016 at 5:31 pm

Goldfinch is repulsive. There is no excuse for anyone killing these noble creatures for pure sport (meaning ego gratification).

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just sayin April 4, 2016 at 5:41 pm

(meaning ego gratification)

Like walking from Murrels Inlet to Myrtle Beach and asking the mayor to resign after falsely alleging he was driving drunk? Shirt tail out,profusely sweating and stuttering like the Big Lebowski! ????

I love it when you hypocrites attack these God fearing public servants.

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Buzz Martin April 4, 2016 at 5:58 pm

pogodouche, I’m damn near crippled now, and was 40 pounds heavier then so I had to use a cane. It would have taken me two days to walk to Myrtle Beach. Typical of the off-the-wall stuff you pull out of your ass sometimes.

btw, you do know that Rhodes was a life-long Democrat until about a week before he filed to run for mayor the first time, don’t you?

Goldfinch is a narcissistic, borderline sociopath freak.

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pogo 4 Trump April 4, 2016 at 7:53 pm

Boz I just want you to know absolutely NO hard feelings.I am taking a leave (#216:) )and think I have exposed and insulted just about every left wing,American hating RINO loving Hillary lover in the last 48 hours in my Grand Finale.

Cancer again and treatments call.Take care and may all of you navigate this journey in peace.

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Flip April 5, 2016 at 8:51 am

No one here trusts what you say.

Tazmaniac April 5, 2016 at 9:17 am

Makes me feel like a prick to ask but can cancer get cancer?

Flip April 5, 2016 at 8:50 am

Pogo’s just mad because you actually leave the house once in a while. Not him. He spends all day on the computer so he can mess with people here instead of finding a real job.

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Jack April 4, 2016 at 5:49 pm Reply
Buzz Martin April 4, 2016 at 5:50 pm

“The all-American bullet-headed Saxon mother’s son …

“https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXkEp6hYsJY

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intlet9949 April 4, 2016 at 6:05 pm

Goldfinch and the dentist who killed the tame lion are real men…Great White Hunters. This makes sick.

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9" April 4, 2016 at 6:43 pm

Don’t tease or feed the straight people

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Mike at the Beach April 4, 2016 at 10:04 pm

Why all the hetero-hate, bro? ;-)

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Squishy123 April 4, 2016 at 8:08 pm

That’s his wife? I thought it was his mom.

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squishyisahalfbreednigger April 4, 2016 at 9:04 pm

Everyone knows the difference between their mother and wife, except you, you half breed nigger. You and your meth addicted, nigger loving whore mom have been fucking for years. Hell, word is she’s given you the clap twice, and herpes, captain drippy dick!

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Squishy123 April 5, 2016 at 11:27 am

Shouldn’t you be in the stand cheering on your beloved Dirtpeckers? Typical USCe fan post.

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squishyisahalfbreednigger April 5, 2016 at 5:12 pm

What , no denial half breed cocksucking nigger? Go back to fucking your nigger loving whore mama!

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jimlewisowb April 4, 2016 at 8:20 pm

Anyone who shoots a horse needs to be shot with shit and buried for stinking

Both of these Fuckin’ Cockroaches need to do something constructive with their lives

Maybe with his connections and family money he could buy a ride for himself and his wife on a surplus NASA rocket and go to goddamn Mars, never to come back ever again

No doubt next week he will take his cannon over to Riverbanks and knock off a couple of those screeching monkeys to make his wife a new purse —-

Hey Honey Baby Sweetie, where are the keys to the Rolls ??

Baby, they are right there in my Monkey

Fuckin’ Cockroaches

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true blue April 4, 2016 at 8:45 pm

What extraordinarily cruel, stupid, ignorant, low class people are these TWO , killing a zebra! All such beautiful animals, what right do they think they have???? Calling them trailer trash is way, way to good for them, white trash in a trailer park would not accept them!, they would be looked down on, I hope they are kicked out of where ever they go. Shame, shame, shame.
I sure will not forget the name Goldfinch, it is a name one does not forget. GOLDFINCH…….I wonder where they live?

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Jan April 4, 2016 at 8:50 pm

Don’t jump to conclusions. Those animals may have been sleeping.

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Mercur xR4ti April 4, 2016 at 11:38 pm

Riiiiiight…..a very deep sleep. Perhaps those two WILD animals were DEATHLY tired and conveniently took a nap in front of those two jackasses with a rifle leaning against them.

Jan, would you be interested in some ocean front property I have in Red Bank?

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TroubleBaby April 5, 2016 at 12:55 am

“ocean front 300 million years or so ago”

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Simpson April 4, 2016 at 8:54 pm

Bitch bitch bitch. You people eat chicken and fish and steak. You eat vegetable…hell, they act even run when you come for them.

So why don’t you respect all life and cash yours in. Save the lions and the radish.

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mamatiger92 April 5, 2016 at 8:40 am

Who eats zebras?

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Sanity April 5, 2016 at 11:05 am

Different culture, different country- the Canadians and Europeans all enjoy horse meat. In Africa most animals are considered food. They do NOT have access to packaged, grocery store products in the wilds of the country. It is their way of life. It keeps many of the villages alive.

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Jackie Chiles April 5, 2016 at 9:14 am

Isn’t shooting a Zebra like shooting a horse? What’s the point of hunting something that just stands around and eats all day?

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Jack's dick hand April 5, 2016 at 9:31 am

Every one of those animals are a prey animals – they exist to be eaten. If the hunts were done legally they benefit the local economy and provide proper herd management.

I think Goldfinch is a bad human being, but this article is fucking stupid. It also will probably help him in SC.

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opengovernmentup April 5, 2016 at 9:38 am

Do you know how much that costs? Between the two of them that trip would have put I pads in an elementary school in charleston.

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Philip Branton April 5, 2016 at 10:03 am

Darn right……what if Putin came over here and shot huge buffalo at Yellowstone and used it as a photo op in Moscow…? Geez, use the money spent on this big game poach to fund a Water Missions International water well somewhere…!!

My backside…!

Dare to wonder if the students of College of Charleston will even realize the ramifications of this …? Does Mrs Finch understand that her actions on this safari is like Hillary going to another country and declaring “We Came, We Saw…and He Died!..” …..that got our Americans killed in Benghazi months later…?

People need to wake the freak up…!

Trying to look macho shooting a zebra..? Try catching a chipmunk with your bare hands and no net first..!

Lets hope an offshore account wasn’t used to pay for this. A vacation is fine; but this..? These pictures need to be put up on the bathroom stalls in the statehouse and all county and city offices to educate our politicians on what NOT to do. Mr. Goldfinch needs to start reading up on the Panama Papers and schedule an interview with Fitsnews..!

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Dice Man April 5, 2016 at 10:06 am

Stevie G – Great White Buffalo Hunter 2.0

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Sanity April 5, 2016 at 10:39 am

Just an FYI on this from a guest who likes reading Fits News. I am not in favor of hunting for trophies such as the big cats. They are not used as food for anything. On the other hand, the way the safari permitting works is this. The hunters buy permits that are issued only for the specific animals and quantities that the local tribes and schools in the area need for their weekly consumption. All the meat from the animals is donated and processed by the local villagers and schools to feed themselves. And I believe a portion of the permitting fees go toward their support.

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TSIB April 5, 2016 at 1:33 pm

Goldfinch shot a fuckin’ ZEBRA? Fuck him.

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Nick April 5, 2016 at 1:55 pm

The equivalent of shooting cows & horses.

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big gun. tiny dick. April 5, 2016 at 2:13 pm

Looks like the kind of guy who would stomp on kittens when he gets mad. Not impressed with this Pussy.

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