Tag Archives: National Monuments

Stepping on Prayers: An American Monument via THE WESTERNER After President Obama established the Bears Ears National Monument on December 28, 2016, a robust debate about the size and scope of the monument has captured the attention of the nation. … Continue reading

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FINALLY! President Trump Kicks Off The Rollback Of National Monument Abuse

This will make hard-pressed local communities more competitive by allowing grazing, logging, commercial fishing and, in some cases, mineral development. That is only if they can figure out how to drain the Deep State Swamp that calls itself “land management … 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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Don’t let fake narrative block Monuments review

A skewed conception of monuments has developed. The Antiquities Act was intended to protect things like archaeological sites and geological formations. It was never intended to encompass vast swathes of land.   Yep, just another FedGov land grab driven by … Continue reading

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Storm Clouds Building

The eviction of ranchers from federal lands has left deep and lasting resentment by those who understand what took place. For the Marxist Lincoln’s agenda to be put into place, the South had to be “reconstructed.” And now the West … Continue reading

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Zinke: ‘Some’ monument designations clearly outside law

“Adherence to the act’s definition of an ‘object’ and ‘smallest area compatible’ clause on some monuments were either arbitrary or likely politically motivated, or boundaries could not be supported by science or reasons of practical resource management,” the document states. … Continue reading

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Bishop Statement on Secretary Zinke’s National Monument Review

via THE WESTERNER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2017 CONTACT: Parish Braden, Molly Block, Katie Schoettler (202) 226-9019 Washington, D.C. – Today, Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the following statement in reaction to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s final review of national monument designations … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Secretary Zinke regarding the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument

In the greater scope of your monument review process, my letter may not materially impact readership, but I live face-to-face with this monument. The designation of the OMDPNM impacts my life every day and I have come to feel helpless … 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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Bears Ears: Correcting an off-base argument

Serious question: If a tract of land is designated by a president as a “National Monument” can it be UN-designated by a following president? — jtl, 419 by Charles Wilkinson via the Marxist Rag aka High Country News via THE … Continue reading

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