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Monday, 28 August 2017 16:14

Trump Decision on Federal Lands Could Curtail Obama- and Bush-Era Land Grab Abuse

Written by  Michael Morris

The ongoing controversy about the federal government’s role in managing land may soon come to a head.

Earlier this month, in accord with a presidential executive order issued in April, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke delivered recommendations to the president on national monument lands that are being reviewed by his department.

Details about the report—whether lands should be reduced, and if so, which ones—are expected from the White House in the coming days.

The highly anticipated report has stirred a great deal of angst this summer, particularly among environmental activists who are convinced the Interior’s review is an unprecedented ploy to sell off or sully federal lands.

For example, luxury outdoor retailer Patagonia argued the following in its first ever television ad: “Public lands have never been more threatened than right now because you have a few self-serving politicians who want to sell them off and make money.”

Beautiful scenes of the Grand Tetons, Yosemite, and Zion pan across the screen as the company urges viewers to defend these lands and hold Zinke accountable.

The Patagonia commercial and much of the conversation this summer have been muddled with hyperbole and misinformation. It’s worth taking a step back to understand the issue.

Read more at CNSNews
Last modified on Monday, 28 August 2017 22:16

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Why are we considering getting rid of public lands (must be another crooked deal) ?
We have public lands being used by people that have done so for generations, why all of a sudden should they be denied this perk - a simple easy to bear rental can be charged

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I suggest listing most Federal land for sale to U.S. citizens ONLY, and having the proceeds and interest paid dedicated to paying of the National Debt ONLY.

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Government stealing the land from the citizen's is how the communist run their country...gee do you think the liberal leftist's would rather live the existence of a communist life...??? Yeah that is what they keep pushing for.

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Unless you're part of the entitlement generation who deserves everything everyone else has, how can you continue to dislike our President? The only campaign promises he hasn't delivered on are those in which the entire political establishment is opposing him. Yes, he has his baggage, but I'll be damned if that man isn't impressing me on a regular basis.

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I even have a hard time accepting national park lands. The "management" of other, non park lands is ridiculous. All these tens of millions of acres should be opened up for private ownership. When our country was founded, there is nowhere in our Constitution or other important documents that allows the Feds to own anything.

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this land grab crap by obama and bush has to stop. go President Trump.

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The Libturds are the only ones who want to throw American Citizens off of land they have used for Generations!! Alaska residents have hunted and trapped the great Danalia lands for hundreds of years until Odummy came along and banned it!! President Trump has already righted that atrocity committed by the Useless Nigger Muslim POS!!!

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Merle Dickey Written by Merle Dickey
August 29, 2017
Obama shut off lands that I can remember walking on when I was a child . Why should the government own the lands and keep us off? This country was made for us to be free !! Go Trump and stop this madness Obama has brought down on the US .I know he is trying .

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