Subject: Fw: California vs. Arizona Scenario: Governor of state is jogging with his dog along a nature trail. Coyote jumps out and attacks dog. California : #1. Governor intervenes, reflects upon the movie "Bambi", then realizes he should stop; the coyote is only doing what is natural. #2. Calls animal control. Animal control captures coyote and spends $200 testing it for diseases and $500 on relocating it. #3. Calls Veterinarian who collects dead dog. Vet spends $200 testing the dead dog for diseases. #4. Governor goes to hospital and spends $3,500 getting checked for diseases from the coyote and to get bite wound bandaged. #5. Running trail gets shut down for 6 months while department of wildlife services conduct a $100,000 survey to make sure the area is clear of dangerous animals. #6. Governor spends $50,000 on a coyote awareness & avoidance program for residents in the area. #7. State legislature spends $2 million on investigating how to better handle rabies and how to possibly eradicate the disease. #8. Governor's security agent is fired for not stopping the attack and for letting the Governor intervene. #9. Cost: $75,000 to train new security agent. #10. PETA protests relocation of the coyote and files suit against the state. Arizona #1. Governor shoots coyote and keeps jogging. Governor has spent $.50 on a .45 ACP hollow point cartridge. Buzzards eat dead coyote. Wonder why California is broke????