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originally posted by: links234
a reply to: Diisenchanted
"I think the feds could do a much better job of it if we'd stop cutting their pay and their budgets every year. But hey, fiscal "responsibility" over reason and logic, right?"
It is apparent that you do not have much dealings with BLM people. If you have even stood and watched their faces while they actually exert power over civilians you would recognize the sexual orgasmic look of pleasure exhibited while the meanness is carried out. It is not about salary cuts, it is about power. The same power craving as other deviants.edit on 26America/ChicagopmSat, 19 Apr 2014 18:34:26 -05002014-04-19T18:34:26-05:000634464 by searching411 because: only wanted part of it
Coinciding with the drought, the Bureau of Land Management had its budget cut 47 percent, leading to a loss of half its forestry staff.
originally posted by: Diisenchanted
a reply to: Flatfish
So let me get this straight you read the first post and stopped there?
Your quote: How the hell did I miss that one?
Could it possibility be that you haven't paid attention?
I clearly explained the twelve states in the second post.
originally posted by: Flatfish
a reply to: Diisenchanted
So I guess they think that the citizens of the other 41 states will cheerfully go along with these 9 states taking over land that belongs to "all of us?" The last thing in the world that I want is for a bunch of radical right-wing legislators taking control over something that is a "national asset."
Stupid is as stupid does!
originally posted by: Lostinthedarkness
I really hope it happens. I am frustrated with BLM. Maybe I can use the land the BLM closed off near my home.
Across the street actually 20 years ago a rancher ran cattle there it is 28miles by 15 miles . About 1990 - 1995 the grazing was closed again the land was grazed since 1870s the old ranch house that stood on the Edge since 1880 was demolished no option to move it either nor land swap with adjoining parcels to save the structure rancher owned land 25' away. I know 15 families who quit agriculture because of BLM games. The parcel next to it he was also ran off all the 120 year old stock tanks and dams destroyed this is a dry area those gave habitat for a host of wildlife . Those 2 families were among of the first settlers to make this town many streets and areas are named after them here before statehood .
When it was leased open access to anyone just dont hurt land or cow and close the gate. Grew up horseback riding out there. It was great to roam out there. It is locked up tight no access . Unless you are employed with a oil company. And since this heavy traffic of trucks havent seen an antelope in 20 years they use to go right by my house from BLM to river behind me . The 20 head of antelope gone and just a few deer. Thank You BLM jerks !
That burns my hide. It is easier to go hiking on one of the rez around here than on BLM land.
BLM has tried to take land from the old spanish land grants from the 1600 & 1700s. That is deeded land when the New Mexico territory was acquired by US those were to be grandfathered in . At least till BLM gets greedy.
Those who dont support this need to get out west talk to ex ranchers or ex sheepherders or people who see BLM close off places to roam . You change your mind.
originally posted by: searching411
a reply to: links234
The government is doing the job it has set out to do. The BLM is out to take over all land possible. The BLM does not want anyone on 'THEIR" land. The land is often fenced and blocked off. No cattle, no horses, no hikers, no campers, no logging, no hunting, no fishing, no enjoying -- period. For what ever reason the BLM wants to keep it from everyone. This is about being the all powerful and all knowing wizard of Oz. Why is the BLM not confiscating Central Park in NY or other parks in the eastern states? Why are they only wanting to eliminate access to lands in the west?