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Obama the Job-Killing Owl-Killer

Mike4166 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 9:11 AM
The best part of this entire nonsensical waste of resources and tax payer money is that the northern spotted owl is not even native the Pacific Northwest. It is native to New Mexico and northern Mexico. The birds in the Pacific Northwest are the descendents of mated pairs that were brought to the region by a timber barron in the late 1800's...
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...