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Obama the Job-Killing Owl-Killer

Cartwright Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 8:02 AM
The timber-dependent states elect timber-job-killing Democrats as coal-dependent states elect coal-job-killing Democrats. These fools must love high unemployment and lousy economies.
Welcome to the pretzel logic of liberal environmental protection: In order to "save" owls, the Obama administration is going to shoot them dead.

This is not -- I repeat not -- an Onion parody.

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, the White House released a big fat policy turkey: its final critical habitat rule for the endangered northern spotted owl. The Obama plan will lock up 9.6 million acres of land (mostly, but not all, federal) in Oregon, Washington and northern California. This is nearly double the acreage set aside by the Bush administration. Thousands of timber workers (along with untold thousands of related support...