Zinke affirms support for unconstitutional federal control of America’s lands

Excessive federal ownership is not only illegal; it is also bad policy. Federal land management is subject to the constant buffeting of special-interest politics, and the effects on management can be dreadful. As Zinke conceded in his congressional testimony, the national parks are suffering from years of neglect. Throughout the West — including Zinke’s own state of Montana — you […]

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In final act of spite, Obama bans use of traditional ammo on USFW lands

The ban, which includes cheap bullets and common fishing tackle, can be repealed by the Trump administration and was immediately condemned as an attack on outdoors people and rural life. “This directive is irresponsible and driven not out of sound science but unchecked politics,” said Lawrence Keane, senior vice president and general counsel of the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Paul Bedard […]

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Colorado students supporting federal Bears Ears takeover vandalize antiquities

Davis said the students responsible have been identified, but instead of punishment, the school has chosen to use the incident as a learning experience, and also a way to make amends. Defacing occurred on college-led trip A group of Fort Lewis College students defaced ancient Native American ruins in the Comb Ridge area near Bluff, Utah, while on an outdoor […]

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How collectivism nearly killed the Pilgrims, and still keeps Native Americans in poverty

No group in America has been more “helped” and “managed” by the federal government than Indians. Because of that, no group has done worse. Homes on reservations are likely to lack electricity and indoor plumbing. There is serious alcoholism and drug abuse. A staggering number of American Indians are unemployed. Many commit suicide. Thanksgiving Tragedy: Property rights saved the Pilgrims […]

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