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Policy Expert Sounds the Alarm on Growing Assault on Private Property

— Published with Permission of AmericanPolicy.org — Tom DeWeese, recognized expert on private property rights, has released a new book entitled Sustainable, The WAR on Free Enterprise, Private Property, and Individuals. DeWeese’s book describes in detail the process being used at every level of government to reorganize our society through the destruction of private property. According […]

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Spokane CAPR 2018 Banquet

“… urban planners have long believed that too many Americans live in single-family homes and they think more should live in apartments or condos.” — Randall O’Toole, CATO Institute Spokane’s annual Citizens’ Alliance for Property Rights (CAPR) banquet was well attended on Saturday, May 5th, and a resounding success. The beef buffet dinner was superb, […]

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No Gardens or Outdoor Water for You in Washington

Oppose SB 6091 in Washington State Washington State SENATE BILL 6091. WHAT CAN YOU DO TO STOP THE PHONY WATER CRISIS REGARDING WELLS AND DEVELOPMENT OF HOMES IN RURAL AREAS AS A SO-CALLED “HIRST FIX‘ OUTLINED IN SB 6091? INSIST ON A CONSTITUTIONALLY CORRECT METHOD TO FIX THE UNCONSTITUTIONAL HIRST DECISION BY CALLING YOUR LEGISLATORS […]

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Potential BLM head, Karen Budd-Falen, gets endorsement from fellow property rights attorney

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — I am writing as a fellow attorney who, in the course of my career, has had a number of occasions from time to time over the last nearly two decades to encounter and appraise her tireless efforts to help facilitate the resolution of public land disputes throughout the West. […]

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North Idaho Water Rights Discussion Draws Large Crowd

Mention water here in North Idaho and people get passionate; mention water rights and folks get downright serious. Such was the case earlier today when a large group of citizens, special interests’ groups, agencies and businesses owners met in Sandpoint to discuss water and water rights. Hosted by the Lake Pend Oreille Alliance (LPOA) and […]

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Property Owners Win Summary Judgment Battle in North Idaho ‘Water War’

This is a significant victory for property rights in Idaho! State District Court Judge Eric J. Wildman, presiding in the Coeur d’Alene-Spokane River Basin Adjudication (CSRBA), has ruled on motions for summary judgment regarding tribal water right claims filed by the United States. Bob Bingham, Kootenai County Commissioner is the founder and past president of […]

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Property Rights…the Fight Never Ends

“Congressman Charles Lindbergh, the father of the famous aviator, reported in his 1923 book that he had seen an establishment document which had been distributed to insiders before the turn of the twentieth century in which their long-range plans were described. He stated that it specifically included the removal of all private property rights because, […]

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Washington State… ‘Their water and/or Idaho’s?’

Bob Bingham is the founder of Idaho’s largest property rights group, North West Property Owners Alliance (NWPOA) and recently became a newly elected Kootenai County Commissioner. Bob has a reputation for getting citizens aware and involved. NWPOA is a viable force today working very hard for property owners’ water, property and privacy rights by attending […]

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Preserve Property Rights by Defunding HUD’s AFFH Rule

The pressure by property advocates from across the nation to rein in HUD’s disastrous Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule is being felt on Capitol Hill. As a result, two bills have been introduced to defund and eliminate the program. Representative Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) has introduced H.R. 482 (24 cosponsors), called the Local Zoning Decisions […]

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2017 NWPOA DINNER: ‘We Can Stop a Lot by Being Big and Strong’

North West Property Owners Association (NWPOA) attorney, Norm Semanko, opened their annual dinner in Coeur d’Alene on March 11th with an impressive report on his progress in winning legal battles on the behalf of the association. THE REPORT FROM A HIRED PROFESSIONAL Attorney Semanko reported there were 364 claims to the lake, tributaries, ground water and […]