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Privatizing Public Lands Doesn’t Mean Turning Them Into Shopping Centers

But what if these lands were somehow removed from federal control. What exactly would happen?… It is often assumed that public lands would be immediately strip mined or turned into housing developments… The economic realities, however, suggest otherwise. It is … Continue reading

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Federal judge limits cattle grazing for Harney County’s Hammond Ranches

A federal judge will allow Hammond Ranches Inc. to graze its cattle on parts of a federal allotment called Hardie Summer this season but must limit its use as three environmental advocacy groups challenge the Harney County ranchers’ federal grazing … Continue reading

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Trump Eliminates 7,500 Regulations… Opens 1.4 Million Acres to the Public

Trump’s Cabinet is putting his America First policies into place, including at the Department of Interior, where Secretary David Bernhardt announced a plan to open up more than 1.4 million acres of federal land through the elimination of some 7,500 … Continue reading

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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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Land-transfer advocates seek authority instead of ownership

The push to transfer public lands is losing steam even as its proponents get closer to their goal: state control over federal lands. Don’t be too sure about that. Keep in mind that High Country News is a publication by … Continue reading

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CONSERVATIVES FOR RESPONSIBLE STEWARDSHIP: Our Petition to Restore Multiple-Use Management

I find nothing “conservative” about this release or the petition. Both presume the federal government should own and manage nearly one-third of the lands in the U.S. I don’t see how anyone interested in limited government can support this view. … Continue reading

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Moving the swamp to the West and possible CEQ revisions

Somewhere in the West, a chamber of commerce would benefit from the relocation of these headquarters. An urban area will welcome the federal employees and the additional spending they will bring. In the rural areas, where these lands and their … Continue reading

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Acquitted Bundy Defendants File $60 Million Lawsuit Against Corrupt Prosecutors, FBI & BLM

Let’s see if the government is willing to settle this to keep from further embarrassing itself and robbing the people of their money to cover for their lawless actions… As far as I’m concerned, the prosecutors in all of this … Continue reading

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The Last Cowboy at Pine Creek Ranch

Watch this video and see for yourself the sad and frightening saga of the destruction of the old west – and the American dream. If this makes you angry, DO SOMETHING! Follow me and I will get you started. I … Continue reading

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Western David Fights Environmental Goliath in Rural Utah

President Trump was right to review abuses of the Antiquities Act of 1906.  No one was surprised the review found Clinton and Obama violated the law, single-mindedly pursued “environmental legacies,” and kowtowed shamelessly to demands by radical environmental groups.  Now … Continue reading

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