Month: July 2016
What does this mean? Well, we’ve seen first-hand what happened to our neighbors, when the Grand Staircase at Escalante National Monument was designated. People eventually moved! They no longer had their livelihood!
A monument designation around Bear Ears will threaten local San Juan County Navajos’ access to resources and change their way of life.
Underneath Interior Secretary Sally Jewell’s highly orchestrated is a bitter divide between groups within the local Native American population.
“In a particularly nasty turn of events, Druck hired an assassin named Tommy “The Sandman” Burns to kill his daughter’s horse, Henry the Hawk, for the insurance money.”
“In most instances around the country, county sheriffs departments are accountable to local people. The county sheriff is elected by citizens of the county. There is a level of trust in local law enforcement.”
Please bear in mind that if an ordinary group of campers or hunters had created the kind of environmental disruption documented below, they could be prosecuted by the federal government, heavily fined, or both.
Can an irrational (unreasonable, illogical, counterproductive) action have a moral outcome?
A monument supporter said, “This is a coalition of the Wilderness Society, Sierra Club, Wilderness Alliance. They brought in a bus from Flagstaff, from Durango, from Moab.”
Not only did the EPA essentially invent the notion that PM2.5 kills, it has spent almost $600 million commissioning “scientific” research to prop up the claim.
In 1996, President Bill Clinton used the Antiquities Act to lock up nearly 2 million acres of Garfield and Kane Counties. And it’s worth remembering that Clinton didn’t even have the courage to announce the monument in Utah — he did it across the border in Arizona.