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COMMENTARY: Itís time to judge forest policy by its result, not by its intent
The Register-Guard ^ | May 27, 2012 | Rob Deharpport

Posted on 05/27/2012 6:26:52 PM PDT by Twotone

Failed federal policies implemented by unelected agencies such as the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management during the past 30 to 40 years remind me of a quote from the late economist Milton Friedman: “One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results.”

The Northwest Forest Plan enacted by President Clinton in 1994 may have had good intentions, but it has failed catastrophically.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Local News; Science
KEYWORDS: forests; spottedowl
The leftists should be made to pay for the idiocy of their policies...
1 posted on 05/27/2012 6:26:57 PM PDT by Twotone
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To: Twotone

There’s a 22,000 acre forest fire burning in Michigan’s UP right now. Mostly on state forest land I believe.


2 posted on 05/27/2012 6:33:03 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Twotone

“It’s time to judge forest policy by its result, not by its intent”

You apply that to all of government and you’d put them completely out of business.


3 posted on 05/27/2012 6:40:42 PM PDT by suthener
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To: suthener

What results.


4 posted on 05/27/2012 6:42:42 PM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: edcoil
What results.

Charcoal.
5 posted on 05/27/2012 6:48:22 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

That reminds me, I need to go to Wal-Mart and buy charcoal for a grill I don’t own yet.


6 posted on 05/27/2012 6:50:25 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Twotone; TEXOKIE

This is a story that falls into the category of Agenda 21’s goal of elimination of the rural lifestyle, as well the engineered scarcity of wood for construction raising costs beyond affordability.


7 posted on 05/27/2012 7:07:34 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Twotone

And then there are these OTM border crawling cretins...

http://earththreats.com/2012/05/al-qaedas-online-magazine-unexpectedly-returns/

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57427808/tabloid-terror-inside-al-qaedas-online-magazine/

http://www.examiner.com/article/u-s-wildfires-is-al-qaeda-making-good-on-its-threat


8 posted on 05/27/2012 8:14:51 PM PDT by MurrietaMadman
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To: Twotone

local bumper sticker:

“Can’t log it, can’t graze it, can’t mine it. Let it burn.”


9 posted on 05/27/2012 8:27:26 PM PDT by eartrumpet
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To: cripplecreek
Charcoal.

1/3 the recipe for black powder...

10 posted on 05/28/2012 3:36:43 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: rockinqsranch; Twotone; All

Thanks for the ping and thread!

If you want to be on or off the Agenda 21 ping list, please notify me by Freepmail. It is a relatively low volume list in which we have been exploring the UN Agenda21 and related topics. We have collected our studies with threads, links, and discussions on the Agenda 21 thread which can be found here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2738418/posts

NEW ACTION THREAD:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2861644/posts


11 posted on 05/30/2012 3:48:21 PM PDT by TEXOKIE
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