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Farmers are faced with the choice of shooting the bull calves at a few days old or exporting them to Europe where they're condemned to conditions that are illegal in the UK.
Every Monday, Tuesday, I usually have a few cops down here hanging out just shooting the bull,'' Powers said.
Last I heard, Bellows was heading out to New York to help start a new magazine, while still shooting the bull about creating a newspaper in Los Angeles.