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Obama the Job-Killing Owl-Killer

Lisa179 Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 12:53 PM
I live in Oregon and this has been devastating to timber communities. The useful idiots of the EPA and their supporters meddle and simply make things worse. Species die out all of the time as conditions change. Not all change is human based either. I remember well when DDT was banned thanks to the hysterical Rachal Carson induced fury, insects that had been almost eliminated returned with a fury, killed the trees and then they burned. Great job as usual! How much MORE habitat was lost due to the bugs and the burn than could possibly have been a consequence of limited use o pesticides? As the old commercial said, not nice to fool Mother Nature!
Simplecaveman Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 12:58 PM
The trees than become dry and nothing more than fuel for the fires. Liberals claim they are protecting the environment, but in reality they're destroying it. Destroying everything, for that matter.
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...