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How Obama Bureaucrats Fueled Western Wildfires

h20skier2 Wrote: Jun 20, 2012 4:03 PM
What part does the disallowing of logging have on the growth of the fires. If the forest were managed correctly by allowing logging these fires would not be as bad as they are.
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...