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Another Obama stealth land grab: Salazar and the NCLS
Michelle Malkin ^ | November 22, 2010

Posted on 11/22/2010 9:27:47 AM PST by La Lydia

The TSA isn’t the only one with grabby hands. I’ve been reporting on the stealth Obama land and ocean grabs for the past several months now — and there is another new, under-the-radar-screen development that deserves your attention. In August, I told you about the “Great Outdoors Initiative” to lock up more open spaces through executive order. This came on top on top of a separate, property-usurping initiative exposed by GOP Rep. Robert Bishop and Sen. Jim DeMint earlier this spring. According to an internal, 21-page Obama administration memo, 17 energy-rich areas in 11 states have been targeted as potential federal “monuments.” The Obama War on the West is a War on Jobs that extends from land to sea based on politicized junk science by executive fiat and czar evasion.

The latest power grab comes via Interior Secretary Ken Salazar — the unchecked, unaccountable data doctor and loathsome cowboy — who has just unilaterally elevated a government landscape conservation system to “directorate” status with no congressional debate, no witnesses, no testimony, no public input.

The full secretarial order is here (PDF).

From the announcement:

LAS VEGAS, NV – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today issued a Secretarial Order elevating the Office of the National Landscape Conservation System and Community Partnerships in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to the level of a directorate within BLM.

“This action reflects the growing importance of the 27-million acre National Landscape Conservation System to local economies, to the health of communities, and to the conservation of some of America’s greatest landscapes,” Salazar said at the National Landscape Conservation System Summit in Las Vegas. “The BLM plays a special role in protecting America’s great outdoors for the benefit of all Americans – for it is the national conservation lands that contain the forests and canyons that families love to explore, the backcountry where children learn to hunt and fish, and the places that tell the story of our history and our cultures. Each of these places within the National Landscape Conservation System holds special meaning to the American people and is an engine for jobs and economic growth in local communities.”

This National Landscape Conservation System was established as an integral part of the Bureau of Land Management by the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, a bipartisan initiative that responded to the critical need, as the population of the West increases, to conserve open spaces that are a unique part of America’s heritage. As an integral part of the BLM’s multiple-use mission, conservation is a long-term investment that provides quality of life and economic benefits for current and future generations. The system contains many of our Nation’s most treasured landscapes, including scientific, historic and cultural resources, wilderness and wilderness study areas, wild and scenic rivers, national monuments, national conservation areas, and scenic and historic trails, among others.

Salazar’s disingenuous pro-jobs spin belies the anti-growth, anti-prosperity, anti-jobs agenda of the green groups who are over the moon about the new maneuver...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: agenda21; fascism; landgrab; obama; palin; socialism
It never stops. They are trying to go as far as they can before their inevitable removal.
1 posted on 11/22/2010 9:27:55 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

bttt

ICLEI coming to a city near you...


2 posted on 11/22/2010 9:35:30 AM PST by Baynative ( 11 / 2 / 2010 !!!)
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To: La Lydia

Can this crap be reversed?


3 posted on 11/22/2010 9:40:39 AM PST by magna carta
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To: La Lydia

The more people they force to live in the city, the more control they have over them. Salazar is a controller. In his home state of Colorado, they limit the number of wells you can put on your property, where you can put them and you can only have a five horsepower pump in the well. On his ranch, how many wells does he have? He is not viewed as a true cowboy in Colorado. Cattlemen hate him.


4 posted on 11/22/2010 9:41:54 AM PST by RC2
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To: La Lydia

As I posted on an earlier thread regarding the TSA;

“If they have us asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about the answers.” A “Pynchonism.”

It’s a smokescreen to keep us busy while other cr@p slips under the radar!


5 posted on 11/22/2010 9:43:11 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: La Lydia
The tree of liberty is dead. From drought.

America -- a great idea, didn't last.

6 posted on 11/22/2010 9:47:39 AM PST by Clint Williams ( America -- a great idea, didn't last.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

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7 posted on 11/22/2010 9:51:30 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Clint Williams

[ The tree of liberty is dead. From drought.
America — a great idea, didn’t last. ]

The next great migration of humanity will be to the moons and planets of the solar system, some have speculated that this migration will be driven by the good intentions of politicians and academics. Instead, it will be driven by the masses escaping the tyranny of the “old world” which the world has now become. People who do not realize the great cycles of history are pontificating fools who will always fail to predict the future.


8 posted on 11/22/2010 10:04:13 AM PST by GraceG
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To: La Lydia
The CLEAR Act of Another Federal Land Grab


9 posted on 11/22/2010 10:06:29 AM PST by epithermal
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To: RC2

[ The more people they force to live in the city, the more control they have over them. Salazar is a controller. In his home state of Colorado, they limit the number of wells you can put on your property, where you can put them and you can only have a five horsepower pump in the well. On his ranch, how many wells does he have? He is not viewed as a true cowboy in Colorado. Cattlemen hate him. ]

Salazar is just a fake as cowboy as he is a politician. He claims to be hispanic, but he has more in common with the thuggish spaniards controlling mexico than the opressed indians of mexico they rule over.


10 posted on 11/22/2010 10:07:43 AM PST by GraceG
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To: La Lydia; magna carta
Why is it that the rightwing hypocrites don't complain when republican presidents designate National Monuments?

Which republican president created more National Monuments than any other president? Teddy Roosevelt.

Which republican president created the largest area of National Monument? George W. Bush.

11 posted on 11/22/2010 10:10:54 AM PST by Ben Ficklin
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To: Ben Ficklin

I definitely think it has gone too far. But I don’t believe anyone has a problem with Yosemite or Yellowstone being national parks. Perhaps you are unaware of the face that many of the areas in the West the socialists are trying take over are places in which there are energy resources that we could be developing. Oh, and thanks for calling anyone who objects to this a right-wing hypocrite. Nice.


12 posted on 11/22/2010 10:17:41 AM PST by La Lydia
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13 posted on 11/22/2010 10:28:25 AM PST by wheresmyusa (FTUN)
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To: La Lydia

This is AGENDA 21 / The Wildlands Project. They have been implementing this since 1993.

Go to www.takingliberty.com

Take a look at the maps of The Wildlands Project.

The stated goal is 50% of the land in Core Reserves with little to no human use.

In Florida the Volusia County Council just approved spending $28.8 million to purchase another 4,806 acres to add to the “conservation corridor”.

The National Marine Fisheries service is closing large areas of the ocean with “Marine Protected Areas”. Right now,they are closing a 5000 sq. mi. area off the southeast coast to ALL bottom fishing for up to 35 years. This will be followed by actions that will close off the rest of the ocean out to the EEZ 200 mi. offshore.


14 posted on 11/22/2010 10:29:46 AM PST by Captain7seas
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To: Captain7seas
Go to www.takingliberty.com

Doesn't work....

15 posted on 11/22/2010 10:33:23 AM PST by raybbr (Someone who invades another country is NOT an immigrant - illegal or otherwise.)
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To: La Lydia

Since you mentioned Yosemite and Yellowstone, you might want to find out the difference between Natl Parks and Natl Monuments


16 posted on 11/22/2010 10:34:19 AM PST by Ben Ficklin
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To: raybbr

goggle “takingliberty”

Watch it, you will be stunned


17 posted on 11/22/2010 10:49:50 AM PST by Captain7seas
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To: raybbr

It’s www.takingliberty.us


18 posted on 11/22/2010 10:54:14 AM PST by Captain7seas
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To: raybbr

It’s www.takingliberty.us


19 posted on 11/22/2010 10:54:32 AM PST by Captain7seas
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To: La Lydia

Make yourself a list of all the lands within the borders of the USA that Clinton put under the control of the UN as “World Heritage Sites”.

It will scare the dickens out of you.


20 posted on 11/22/2010 11:07:45 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: Clint Williams

>>The tree of liberty is dead. From drought.

America — a great idea, didn’t last.<<

Just like that? Without a whimper or a fight? Not from me. They want this country, they are going to have to get it the same way we did, with buckets of blood.

Our problem is that we obey the law and assume everyone else does. Everyone doesn’t!; so right there we are at a huge disadvantage.

Time to even the playing field. Time to walk the walk, instead of talk the talk. The Founding Fathers risked their lives, fortunes, family and health to give us this great nation, free and proud.

Will we be patroits and risk the same? Or are we already slaves to be slaughtered?

Soap box - No one will listen
Ballot box - Corrupted
Jury box - Meaningless when judges decide all
Cartridge box - ????


21 posted on 11/22/2010 11:12:01 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: ridesthemiles

The only thing the World Heritage Site designations gets you is the right to brag that you are a World Heritage Site in your tourism literature. No funding, or anything else except a name on a list. The only way the UN could intervene is with its own army — or if Obama allows it to. While annoying, this is low on my ongoing list of concerns.


22 posted on 11/22/2010 11:37:24 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

“The only thing the World Heritage Site designations gets you is the right to brag that you are a World Heritage Site in your tourism literature.”

Congress, back in the 1990s, declared World Heritage Sites as persona non grata, no dice, no money for federal agencies to promote this UN bilge. If you see a sign promoting UN world heritage garbage, light a match and burn it.


23 posted on 11/22/2010 6:54:28 PM PST by sergeantdave
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To: sergeantdave

I was speaking about the designation around the world. There are World Heritage Sites on all continents. The UN can’t stop sticking its nose in. The entire city I lived in in Mexico was a World Heritage site. But aside from the designation, it had no meaning whatsoever. My point is, it doesn’t mean squat.


24 posted on 11/22/2010 7:08:16 PM PST by La Lydia
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