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Sat Mar 22, 2014, 11:39 AM

Obama Derangement Syndrome In Full Bloom


Responding to President Obama’s decision last week to protect a stretch of California’s Coast near Point Arena as a new national monument, the House of Representatives is planning to vote next week to overturn a 108 year-old law that presidents of both parties have used to protect iconic American places, including the Grand Canyon, the Statue of Liberty, and Arches National Park.
The bill, H.R. 1459, aims to block presidents from using the Antiquities Act of 1906 to establish new national monuments by putting caps on how many times it can be used, requiring congressional review of proposed monuments, and forcing local communities to engage in an ironic exercise of reviewing the environmental impacts of protecting lands for future generations.
Until the passage of a bill to protect wilderness lands in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore last week, Congress had not protected a single new acre of public lands since 2009, the longest such drought since World War II. Adding injury to insult, Congress also forced a 16-day government shutdown last fall that cost national parks and local communities 8 million lost visitors and $414 million in lost visitor spending.

This bill has no chance of passing, but continues to indicate the extent to which the baggers would "destroy the village" in order to damage Obama.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014, 01:20 PM

1. And some here will agree!

Why let this fucking used car salesman, this bloodthirsty, too-weak, too-strong, corporate whore who is hell bent on rewarding his one-percent cronies on Wall Street and dismantling public education, in one fell swoop, decide what to do about our National Parks—which should be opened to free pot smoking and other individual liberties such as the right for liberals to have guns? I mean, really.

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