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How Obama Bureaucrats Fueled Western Wildfires

dsoares Wrote: Jun 25, 2012 12:02 AM
obfuscate--and what would some far right idiot posting on Chelleys forum know abut the environment either---oh wait yeah her brother understands it--oh wait he is a commercial builder so what would he know--lives in some big city
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The smell of singed air here is inescapable. Less than 50 miles west of my neighborhood, the latest wildfire has spread across 1,100 acres. It's the fifth active blaze to erupt in our state over the past month. But ashes aren't the only things smoldering.

The Obama administration's neglect of the federal government's aerial tanker fleet raises acrid questions about its core public safety priorities. Bipartisan complaints goaded the White House into signing a Band-Aid fix last week. But it smacks more of election-year gesture politics: Too little, too late, too fake.

Ten years ago, the feds had a...