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Government Policies Are Ruining Ranchers' Industries, Crippling Forest Fire Prevention

Thank you, Elisabeth, for correctly identifying our furry friend as “Smokey the Bear”.

Government policies are crippling forest fire prevention and ruining ranchers’ industries.

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From Townhall Magazine's September feature, "Fanning the Flames," by Katie Pavlich:

Since 1947, Americans have been told by Smokey the Bear that they are the only ones who can prevent forest fires. While this famous campaign is splashed all over television screens every summer just before fire season, the federal government actually doesn’t allow the prevention of forest fires, either from the population or...