"quiet" U.S. Congessional plan to seize and sell off America’s national forests and other public lands, we've stumbled upon two more online stories reporting that the implementation of this scheme is well underway in the U.S. Congress:
First, the TRCP Blog blows the whistle on a series of senate budget resolutions which "put members of the Senate on record on several issues important to sportsmen."
Not the least important of these resolutions is this, the TRCP story notes:
Besides the basic funding levels, the giant alarm bell coming from the budget resolution was the amendment offered by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) that essentially encourages Congress to “sell, or transfer to, or exchange with, a state or local government any Federal land that is not within the boundaries of a National Park, National Preserve, or National Monument…” The amendment passed 51-49. Here is a roll call of the vote.Read the full story here, folks, which includes a link to an online petition designed to nip this scheme in the bud:
For those Weber County Forum readers who might be keen on taking direct political action, here's a link to the above-referenced sportmen's access petition, folks:See how they voted here. (That's right, gentle readers; Utah Senators Hatch and Lee both voted ‘Yes’)
It's time to let your U.S. Senators know what you think,Weber County Forum readers, even while these sneaky congresscritters continue to believe this nefarious land grab scheme yet remains under the radar, wethink.
Update 4/1/15 9:31 a.m.: Surprize of surprises. The Deseret News reports this morning that Congressman Rob Bishop will be "running interference" for this congressional land giveaway scheme at the local Utah state level:
Billionaire Puppetmasters must certainly be proud.