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Democrats' New Motto: Never Let a Wildfire Go to Waste

Anthony16 Wrote: Jun 30, 2012 12:11 AM
This is the same federal government that lets the EPA and other entities like the WWF and other nature lover's organizations block the Forest Service from periodically burning out the underbrush to prevent such huge fires, or letting Mother Nature do the job and monitoring them as controlled burns.
Torr Wrote: Jun 30, 2012 12:20 AM
...Or using the Multiple Use - Sustained Yield Act of 1960 to conduct the necessary logging required to manage stand densities and prevent the buildup of fuels that leads to these catestrophic wildfires.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Did you know that President Obama has been incommunicado with Colorado's governor for more than two weeks as the nation's worst wildfires rage across the state? Maybe he thought we were all "doing fine." After an embarrassing Beltway press briefing revelation about our out-of-touch White House, the administration finally decided to divert the campaigner in chief from his nationwide fundraising frenzy for a quick look-see at our devastated city on Friday. It's "leadership from behind" you can count on.

On Wednesday, press secretary Jay Carney acknowledged that Obama hadn't talked to Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper...