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The Democrats’ Plan To Nationalize Land, Democratic Socialism In Action

From Forbes: A Wall Street Journal editorial of July 10th lays out what the House Democrats’ most recent socialist scheme (H.R.3195 – Land and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act) is all about. In June, the Democrats who sit on the House Natural Resources Committee passed H.R.3195, which is currently winding its way through the […]

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Trump Administration to ‘Shed Light’ on Secretive Practice That Costs Taxpayers Millions

Outstandingly good news.  This is a must read from The Daily Caller: The Interior Department will publicly list attorneys’ fees paid out, often to environmental activist groups, for legal settlements, according to a recent memo from Principal Deputy Solicitor Daniel Jorjani. Jorjani’s memo states the Interior Department will develop a webpage within 30 days to […]

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The Forest Service: Exclude public comments

A snippet from the article: Now the Forest Service, manager of our nation’s 154 national forests, has decided that they could be much more “efficient” if they simply quit communicating with the public. Under their current proposal (open for comments until August 12), 93.3% of all Forest Service decisions will lose all the current advance […]

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Interior Appoints Champion of Giving Americans Access to Public Lands, Environmentalists Outraged

Department of Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced this week that William Perry Pendley will be acting director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), a move ranchers and others in the west where the majority of federal land exists see as a positive development. Environmentalists are critical of Pendley’s appointment because of his belief public […]

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Off to Idaho…….

We are packing for our trip to Idaho tomorrow to speak at the Liberty Summit about over-regulation and uniting against the rural economy killing agenda of our political class. We are looking forward to spending a few days with the Lt. Governor of Idaho, several House Representatives, influential members of the public land community, media […]

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Conservative lawyer named to senior BLM post (great news!)

INTERIOR Conservative lawyer named to senior BLM post Scott Streater, E&E News reporter Published: Monday, July 15, 2019 The Bureau of Land Management has appointed William Perry Pendley, who until December was president of the conservative law firm Mountain States Legal Foundation, as deputy director of policy and programs.

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Map for walk4liberty updated

We have added times we will be arriving/walking through many of the rural towns during our walk4liberty.  As before, we do not need walkers with us, but are encouraging you to meet us in one of the many small towns along the length of Highway 49 and cheer us on. The updated map: Walk 4 […]

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Monumental victory for sanity in the endangered species act

Last week saw a major victory for property rights and an end to another Endangered Species Act horror story. The saga began in 2012 when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service determined that 1,544 acres of land in Louisiana was “critical habitat” for an endangered species known as the dusky gopher frog. As a result […]

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CALL TO ACTION “The Miners Petition”

Tom Kitchar (Waldo Mining District President) in Oregon is leading the charge on a petition to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior and to the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture. The petition is something AMRA signed onto immediately and we cannot stress enough how important it is to send a simple little […]

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New Idaho permitting scheme from IDEQ

We were just informed IDEQ (Idaho Dept of Environmental Quality) now is proposing another permitting scheme to dredge in Idaho. Death by a thousand cuts and make it so onerous, the miners cannot dredge.   Unelected bureaucrats making laws. AMRA is formally opposing this new permitting scheme on the suction dredgers behalf. Our letter:   […]

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