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DuBois column – More Senate skullduggery, Trump’s role in this, straight lines, and the Bundy case again

The Solicitor General who approved the appeal is Noel Francisco, who was placed in that position by Donald Trump. It doesn’t matter who the President is, this demonstrates once again that government attorneys will protect government attorneys, and the Constitution … Continue reading

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National Monuments: Trump & Interior Secretary Clash Over Federal Lands

The president should ignore Ryan Zinke’s recommendations and revoke illegally designated or expanded national monuments. So has Zinke became a part of the Swamp? — jtl, 419   by William Perry Pendley at National Review Like a rookie agent in … Continue reading

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Zinke questions using monument status to save sacred land

 Where I come from any country that claims “ownership” of over 60% of the land in 11 of its states is a definition for “communism.” — jtl, 419 Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, right, talks with two men on horses Monday, … Continue reading

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Obama’s federal land grab continues unabated

 His authority comes from an obscure provision in the 1906 Antiquities Act that allows the president to classify large swaths of land as national monuments — without the consent of the House and Senate. With the monument designation, the federal … Continue reading

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The Antiquated Act: Time to Repeal the Antiquities Act

By Nicolas Loris via Heritage.org For more than a century, the President of the United States has had the power to unilaterally designate land as a national monument without input from Congress or the states. The Antiquities Act of 1906 … Continue reading

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