Reid has called for President Barack Obama to use his executive powers to designate the Gold Butte area a national monument.
He called himself a constitutional “originalist,” following in the footsteps of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and the late Yale Law School professor and Nixon-era acting Attorney General Robert Bork, as well as some liberals.
A 2011 study conducted by University of Idaho Extension Agricultural Economists found that public land ranchers pay on average $1.20 per animal unit more than those who graze on private land.
The sale gave the Russians control of one-fifth of all uranium production capacity in the United States.
Impacts from grazing don’t rise to the level of causing unlawful harm to the bull trout’s critical habitat, he said. “Just because you cut a tree or graze a blade of grass does not mean there’s an adverse effect.”
The Bureau of Land Management is overseen by a man who has, admittedly, no background or education in land management, but is a relative of Harry Reid’s.
The Bureau of Land Management uses “drought” as an excuse to drive ranchers off grazing lands, despite overwhelming evidence that managed grazing improves drought-stricken areas.
The FWS has sought to try the tribes in the court of public opinion, while doing everything in their power to sabotage the co-management relationship behind the scenes.
Intentionally shooting someone else’s livestock is a crime — a felony. Doing it to make a political statement and intimidate the owners might be considered terrorism.
I’m wondering how you would feel, whether government worker or private citizen, to be hung twice for the same crime, to justify the federal government stealing your property.