The west doesn’t have water. Water...Estimates vary, but each person uses about 80-100 gallons of water per day. We have 8 or 9 million ILLEGALS living in the west. Let’s say they only use 40 gallons a day that is 8,000,000 X 40 gallons X 365 days. That’s a lot of gallons that we could direct elsewhere!
Forget to add that if you fools think you are going to sell off the eastern forest lands, there will be a whole bunch of hunters will to fight you over that one and most of them are rather well armed. This kook idea of selling national forest is nothing more than an idiot ideal of the Ron Paul crowd.