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Abolish Forest Service “Let Burn” Wildfire Management Policy

I am writing this article to provide Idaho citizens with information that will help them hold the Forest Service accountable to properly manage forest resources. My perspective is based on 31 years residence in Lemhi County, Idaho, which is over 90% federally managed land (Salmon-Challis National Forest and Salmon Field Office BLM). I am grateful […]

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Only You Can Make You a Victim

Diversity trainer, Community Organizer, Critical Race Theorist I have changed my Linked In and military designator job descriptions from retired surgeon, physician, and Naval Officer to CODT/CRT. Everyone wants to be a community organizer since that most famous of community organizers Barak Hussein Obama became President of the United States. Seems like a great gig. […]

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The Box

Is there really freedom of conscience and freedom of expression in our country today? Watching as groups identified with BLM and ANTIFA rampaging through our streets, and others who stand with them calling themselves non-violent and both groups invoking freedom of expression while property is destroyed and people are killed, begs asking the question is […]

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Former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Unwelcome in the Gem State

Sally Jewell, former Secretary of Interior under President Obama, took the gloves off last week when she gave a speech at Boise State. According to a story by the Idaho Statesman on September 26th, Jewell proceeded to berate the Trump administration for the way they are supposedly bullying federal employees. She said that they were […]

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Why our Federal Forests are so Poorly Managed

I believe that each of our elected federal Senators and Representatives in Washington D.C. needs to have at least one qualified natural resource staffer to help them understand the problems we face in our counties and state. Idaho is a very wealthy state when it comes to natural resources but a very poor state when […]

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No More Rules or Treaties — States Need to Take Control of their Land

Is a UN Agenda Soon to Become U.S. Statute? For years the western United States have had to put up with the rules made by the U.S. Forest Service and BLM which has run roughshod over our land telling us that our natural resources do not belong to us but are under the control of […]

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Nature Conservancy deal shows threat of conservation fund

— Published with Permission of cfact.org — By flipping 300 acres of private land in Montana to the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Nature Conservancy (TNC) has solidified its reputation as “the feds’ real estate agent.” In this case, Arlington, Va.-based TNC teamed up with the head of a high-flying California tech […]

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Interior Inspector General confirms abuses by BLM OLES head, William Woody

A document released on November 27 confirms what we had previously reported about the Bureau of Land Management head of Law Enforcement Services misuse of federal vehicles. — Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — A document released on November 27 confirms what we had previously reported about the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) head of OLES […]

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Utah BLM employee helps radical enviros construct illegal road barricades

This recent incident is not the first time members of this group have committed illegal acts in furthering their radical left-wing agenda. Rose Chilcoat, who was a board member of the FCM and the Great Old Broads for Wilderness, was caught endangering livestock in 2017 on Lime Ridge along with her husband Mark Franklin, and subsequently charged with a […]

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Summit Exposes Violations of Indians’ Rights, Fringe Left Freaks

— Published with Permission of TheNewAmerican.com — WHITEFISH, MONTANA — Speaking at the “New Code of the West” conference over the weekend, a pair of activists exposed some of the major problems with federal Indian policy. Comparing the U.S. government’s Indian policy to a “great big hippopotamus sitting on the United States,” Elaine Willman (shown) […]

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Green group suing Trump Admin begs for donations in federal BLM facility

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — …parasitic arrangements like that between Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Partners and BLM, where public dollars are used to fund extreme special interests’ agendas, remain a threat to Americans in states where lands and resources fall under federal control. The Grand Staircase-Escalante Partners, a parasitic green group sustained in […]

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Acquitted Bundy Defendants File $60 Million Lawsuit Against Corrupt Prosecutors, FBI & BLM

— Published with Permission of TheWashingtonStandard.com — There is good news today, though it would only be sweeter if the individuals who engaged in the lawlessness that they engaged in were actually held accountable rather than the taxpayers they are supposed to serve. Nevertheless, a $60 million lawsuit was filed on behalf of two men who faced […]