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Obama the Job-Killing Owl-Killer

tuttletacoma Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 10:25 AM
ttypical morons on the left they suffer from this fantasy of a virgin earth and oppose any common sense steps that will insure the health of the forests Thinning the forests and using controlled burns removes much of the dead fuel that makes forest fires even more intense as well as providing open spaces for new growth fortunately the National Parks are using more common sense measures around public areas to ward off more disasterous fires but then the eco freaks want to think of the forests more in line with museums, something to look at but not to be touched or enjoyed but now the eco freaks have a new enemy, they can start a campaign against the Barred owl for causing species elimination
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...