It is fire season in the West. Reports say the early start is “not a good sign,” and forecasts claim the “combination of heat and dryness will only make western wildfires worse.” The predictions were made in the same week that US District Judge Frank Zapata made a decision to deny an emergency request by the city of Tombstone, AZ, to repair its water system damaged in last year’s Monument Fire. He doesn’t think Tombstone has a crisis. Zapata said: “Claims of a drastic water emergency related to public consumption and fire needs are overstated and...
What they need isn't shovels, it's rifles and men trained to use them. Let's see the forest service stop them from bringing digging equipment up the mountain when they are protected by trained riflemen who aren't afraid to shoot them down if they get in the way.
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