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Obama the Job-Killing Owl-Killer

JohnWIS Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 7:54 AM
Obiously, the "declining" numbers of the spotted owl can also be based on another reality......they have migrated to other parts of forests that they have no pressure. Like most animals do. Timber needs to be cut. Where there is activity, animals move away from the activity...(some, not all)...so they will not be disturbed. When the activity ceases...they come back.
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...