[meteorite-list] Not met. Related - Friend On Meteorite List

From: John Cabassi <john_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2014 17:47:20 -0800
Message-ID: <CAFBTX4ySKc0=RkcrTi34eKofCGDfw3wGAN3FexqdtqxdWx8ZUQ_at_mail.gmail.com>

G'Day All
I think the bottom line is, it's illegal. I have watched introduced
plant, animal, etc.. into Australia. Even though your request seems
genuine, the law is the law.

As for other comments on California, I think every state has a problem
in some way or another. As for here, gas prices are high, taxes are
high, freeways are congested and yes Michael F. it's a free for all on
the freeways.

What I'd like to see is the bullshit about dredging for gold in
California shoved up some political hierarchy's arse. Dredging is good
for the environment, the fish love it. You stir up all that good food.
But try to tell that to the politicians. That's all I've got to say
on this post.


On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 1:55 AM, Michael Blood via Meteorite-list
<meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving.
> As some of you know, I grow exotic plants, have a
> Greenhouse, etc.
> Unfortunately, CA is THE worst state when it comes
> To importing plants.
> I have taken to growing cuttings of Plumeria - the
> Tropical plant that produces the flowers used in Hawaii for
> Leis. There are some very exciting hybrids being grown in
> Thailand. However, though all of the other 49 states allow
> Importation, CA refuses - even though all cuttings have been
> Submerged in malathion for 30 minutes, have a governmental
> Declaration of same and no creature or fungus or the like could
> Ever survive even a 30 second dunk in the stuff.
> So, what I need is a friend on the list who is willing to receive
> Shipping and re-box them and send to me Registered Mail.
> Of course, I will pay all costs and get the person
> Free Priority Mail boxes and prepaid shipping labels
> So they do not have to stand in line at the post office or
> Anything like that. Just sign for the package, slip it in
> The Priority Mail box, print the prepaid label and drop
> It off at a post office without waiting in line.
> This needs to be someone in a state other than CA
> And is home to sign for the boxes when they arrive (a few times).
> If anyone is willing to do this for me I will cover all expenses
> And express my gratitude with a nice meteorite specimen.
> Please contact me off list and change the subject box
> So it does not read "Meteorite List"
> Thanks for your consideration, Michael
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Received on Mon 08 Dec 2014 08:47:20 PM PST

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