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  • Environmentalist Wacko Quotes (funny stuff)

    09/04/2002 1:40:12 PM PDT · by zapiks44 · 41 replies · 9,836+ views
    Right Wing News ^ | September 4, 2002 | John Hawkins
    Environmentalist Wacko Quotes By John Hawkins Environmentalist wackos are anti-progress, anti-capitalism, anti-American, anti-poor, make spectacularly incorrect predictions about the climate, and quite frankly some of these people have MORE FRIGHTENING beliefs than al-Queda (I haven't heard any Al-Queda spokesmen talk longingly about a planet without humans on it). You may think I'm exaggerating, but you won't after you read these quotes... Attack Of The Socialist-Luddites The right to have children should be a marketable commodity, bought and traded by individuals but absolutely limited by the state. - Kenneth Boulding, originator of the "Spaceship Earth" concept (as quoted by William Tucker...
  • USFS Service update on Apple Fires, Tiller Fires and Biscuit fires. (Oregon is still burning)

    09/03/2002 3:49:39 PM PDT · by Grampa Dave · 47 replies · 715+ views
    USFS ^ | 3 September 2002 | USFS
    Apple Fire Update: September 03, 2002: Fire Information: (541)496-0235 Size: 13,595 acres Started: August 16, 2002 Containment: 75 percent Expected Containment: September 5 at 6:00 p.m. Line to build: 3 miles Location: 21 miles east of Glide near the area of Dry Creek Resources Assigned: 27 crews, 10 helicopters, 27 engines, 20 watertenders, 7 dozers. Total 912 personnel. Objectives: Keep the fire south of the North Umpqua River, west of Twin Lakes and 4770 Road, east of Panther Ridge, and north of a line between Lake in the Woods and Snowbird Mountain. Ensure firefighter and public safety, make management decisions...
  • ECO-WHACKOS CAUSE FOREST FIRES

    08/31/2002 10:30:01 AM PDT · by forest · 20 replies · 378+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #285 ^ | 9-1-02 | Doug Fiedor
     The federal government is great at bothering the American people with a never ending barrage of laws, rules and regulations. Yet, they cannot seem to take responsibility for anything, no matter how much they mess up. This year alone, due to a mishmash of very stupid environmental laws and regulations, the federal government is responsible for allowing over 6.2-million acres (9,688 square miles) of good timber to burn. That's about double the annual average and this is still just August. The federal government took possession, unconstitutionally, of 196 million acres (over 306,000 square miles, total -- for comparison, the State...
  • Biscuit Fire expected to be contained Monday

    08/26/2002 7:09:46 AM PDT · by Grampa Dave · 28 replies · 419+ views
    KATU TV, Portland, Oregon, website ^ | August 25, 2002 | KATU Staff
    Biscuit Fire expected to be contained Monday August 25, 2002 PORTLAND - Fire bosses say they expect full containment on the Biscuit Fire in southwest Oregon by tomorrow. That's when they predict they can have the 300-mile line around the fire completed. The fire has burned nearly 500,000 acres since lightening started it about six weeks ago. However fire information officer Susan Mathison says containment does not mean the fire is out. She says it could still ignite and spread until the first serious rain. She said interior burning within the fire line, which ranges from one foot to 30...
  • Environmentalist Laments Introduction of Electricity

    08/26/2002 5:02:28 AM PDT · by kattracks · 64 replies · 2,850+ views
    CNSNEWS.com ^ | 8/26/02 | Marc Morano
    (CNSNews.com) - "There is a lot of quality to be had in poverty," and the introduction of electricity is "destroying" the cultures of the world's poor, according to a U.S. environmentalist, who commented on the eve of the United Nations Earth Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. But a pioneer of the environmental movement who left it because he viewed it as too radical, called the anti-electricity views an example of the "eco-imperialism" of the white upper-middle class who think it's "neat to have Africans with no electricity." Gar Smith, editor of the Earth Island Institute's online magazine The Edge,...
  • Bush Pushes Forest Thinning Proposal to Curb Fires

    08/25/2002 7:35:05 AM PDT · by madfly · 15 replies · 424+ views
    Miami.com ^ | 8-24-02 | Reuters
    <p>"While visiting the west coast this week, I saw the destructive effects of one of the worst wildfire seasons in history," Bush said in his weekly radio address.</p> <p>"As we work to put out the fires and bring relief to their victims, we also have a responsibility to prevent the devastation that can be caused by future fires," he added.</p> <p>Bush said U.S. forest policy needed to focus on thinning out trees to reduce the incidence and damage from wildfires. He characterized the current U.S. forest policy as a, "hands-off approach" that was "devastating to our environment."</p>
  • Biscuit fire nearly surrounded

    08/24/2002 6:31:09 AM PDT · by madfly · 43 replies · 890+ views
    Oregonlive.com ^ | 08/24/02 | ALEX PULASKI
    Biscuit fire nearly surrounded 08/24/02ALEX PULASKI Firefighters pushed control lines closer around the Biscuit fire Friday, and hope to have its 240-mile perimeter sewn up by this weekend. From Our Advertiser Twenty-plus miles of line remained to be built around the Biscuit blaze, the biggest fire in the United States this year. The most critical stretch remains along the fire's western edge, near the Pistol River. Randy Shepard, a fire spokesman, said 10 hand crews were pressing south in rough terrain. Aided by bulldozers and three crews working toward the north to meet them, firefighters hope to tie the two...
  • Fires burning across Oregon (Still!)

    08/23/2002 7:48:55 AM PDT · by madfly · 32 replies · 2,146+ views
    OregonLive.com ^ | 8-23-02 | Associated Press
    Fires burning across Oregon The Associated Press8/23/02 10:22 AM Major wildfires were burning on about 565,362 acres in Oregon on Friday. About 8,944 firefighters were fighting five major fires around the state. The Northwest Interagency Communication Center is tracking five major fires in Oregon. Top priorities for fire officials Monday were the Biscuit fire, covering 492,342 acres, the 7,400-acre Apple fire and the 62,200-acre Tiller Complex. BISCUIT FIRE (formerly called Florence Fire; name changed on 8/11/02) Started: Florence fire started 26 miles west of Grant Pass, 07/13/02; Sour Biscuit started 17 miles southwest of Cave Junction. Size: 492,342 acres. Containment:...
  • Bush's message to Oregon: His forest plan equals jobs

    08/23/2002 8:05:55 AM PDT · by Grampa Dave · 45 replies · 622+ views
    The Oregonian ^ | 23 August 2002 | Tom Detzel, Michelle Cole
    Bush's message to Oregon: His forest plan equals jobs 08/23/02, TOM DETZEL "Times are tough, but let me tell you something -- so is America," he added. Bush issued a stinging critique of the forest policies that led to this year's record fire season -- policies expected to cost taxpayers more than $1.5 billion for fire suppression. Nationwide, nearly 6 million acres, an area the size of New Hampshire, have burned. He said red tape, regulations and "endless litigation" have become the tools for delaying worthwhile thinning projects. His plan would allow emergency thinning in the highest-risk areas while speeding...
  • Bush Fights Fire-Fueling 'Greens'

    08/22/2002 4:11:15 PM PDT · by kattracks · 12 replies · 324+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 8/22/02 | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff
    To the dismay of environment-destroying "environmentalists," President Bush today shifted federal policy toward thinning national forests to reduce the risk of wildfires. "The forest policy of our government is misguided policy. It doesn't work," Bush told cheering residents outside Medford, Ore., near the state's largest fire on record. "We need to thin. We need to make our forest healthy by using some common sense. "We need to understand that if we let kindling build up and there's a lightning strike, you gonna get yourself a big fire. That's what we gotta understand." It makes sense to clear brush, he...
  • Bush Unveils Plan to Fight Wildfires

    08/22/2002 7:34:55 AM PDT · by Grampa Dave · 191 replies · 516+ views
    Medford Mail Tribune/Breaking News AP Lead ^ | AUGUST 22, 09:40 ET | Jennifer Loven
    AUGUST 22, 09:40 ET Bush Unveils Plan to Fight Wildfires By JENNIFER LOVEN Associated Press Writer CRAWFORD, Texas (AP) — Embarking on a three-day Western swing expected to haul in at least $5 million for Republican politicians, President Bush is taking a stand on one of the region's thorniest issues by proposing that more logging in national forests would help prevent devastating wildfires. Bush was traveling Thursday from his Texas ranch to southwestern Oregon, near the California state line, for a briefing on local fires that have ravaged the area and an aerial view of the damage. The president was...
  • BUSH EXPECTED TO PROMOTE NEW FOREST POLICY

    08/21/2002 9:47:05 AM PDT · by madfly · 47 replies · 541+ views
    OregonLive.com ^ | 8-21-02 | MICHAEL MILSTEIN & JIM BARNETT
    Bush expected to promote new forest policy 08/21/02MICHAEL MILSTEIN and JIM BARNETT When he speaks Thursday in Medford, President Bush is expected to push for more intensive thinning of Western forests to reduce fire danger. And he will likely support legislation streamlining environmental rules that have slowed many Western logging projects. It will plainly signal the administration's approach to forest management against the backdrop of epic wildfires burning throughout Oregon and the West.It could also incite a storm of opposition from environmental groups that argue logging only will do more harm to Western forests. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, said Tuesday...
  • Bush to push for thinning

    08/21/2002 6:20:28 AM PDT · by Grampa Dave · 191 replies · 827+ views
    Oregon Live/ AP ^ | 21 August 2002 | AP Staff
    Bush to push for thinning The Associated Press, 8/21/02 4:21 AM MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) -- President Bush will address forest health issues when he visits Medford on Thursday, most likely pushing for more intensive thinning of Western forests to reduce fire danger. When they reach Medford, the president and U.S. Sen. Gordon Smith will receive a briefing on Oregon wildfires, according to Joe Sheffo, Smith's press secretary. Bush and Smith will then be taken on a tour of the area burned by the Squire fire southeast of Ruch. The fire scorched nearly 3,000 acres of public and private land after...
  • The Terrorist Tactics of Radical Environmentalists

    04/01/2002 6:08:45 AM PST · by Stand Watch Listen · 18 replies · 1,527+ views
    INSIGHT magazine ^ | April 1, 2002 | Sean Higgins
    The United States is based upon "murder, exploitation and … genocide." It supports "exploitation" and "slaughter." It engages in "oppression in its sickest forms." It is "the most extreme terrorist organization in planetary history." It is, in short, an imperialistic "disease." Those are the words not of some foreign terrorist group, but of 29-year-old Craig Rosebraugh in congressional testimony Feb. 12. Rosebraugh is the former spokesman for the Earth Liberation Front (ELF), a radical environmentalist group. According to the FBI, the ELF engages in terrorism (see "FBI Targets Domestic Terrorists"). Since the nation's attention became focused on international terrorism,...
  • Fires burning across Oregon (Still!)

    08/20/2002 6:55:04 AM PDT · by Grampa Dave · 40 replies · 546+ views
    Oregon Live/ AP ^ | 20 August 2002 | AP Staff
    Fires burning across Oregon (Still) The Associated Press 8/20/02 1:51 AM Major wildfires were burning on about 560,000 acres in Oregon on Monday. About 10,507 firefighters were working in the state. The Northwest Interagency Communication Center is tracking eight major fires in Oregon. Top priorities for fire officials Monday were the Biscuit fire, covering 448,857 acres, the 6,000-acre Apple fire and the 56,900-acre Tiller Complex. BISCUIT FIRE (formerly called Florence Fire; name changed on 8/11/02) Started: Florence fire started 26 miles west of Grant Pass, 07/13/02; Sour Biscuit started 17 miles southwest of Cave Junction. Size: 448,857 acres. Containment: 40...
  • Black line protects subdivision from Biscuit Fire, (Oregon still burning)

    08/19/2002 8:07:08 AM PDT · by Grampa Dave · 81 replies · 1,184+ views
    Oregon Live/The Oregonian ^ | 19 August 2002 | WENDY LAWTON , Wendy Owen,
    Black line protects subdivision from Biscuit Oregon Live/The Oregonian, 08/19/02 WENDY LAWTON and WENDY OWEN Residents in a 25-home subdivision near Agness got some relief Sunday as crews finished a burnout to protect them from the Biscuit fire raging three-quarters of a mile away. A black line, an area devoid of fuel, now protects the Oak Flat subdivision, but the line needs to be tested by the main fire to ensure it's secure. "They've got a good buffer," said Dick Fleishman, fire information officer. However, hot temperatures and high winds can blow embers across the line and spark spot fires,...
  • Fires burning across Oregon (Still)

    08/18/2002 8:46:38 AM PDT · by Grampa Dave · 36 replies · 808+ views
    Oregon Live/ AP ^ | 18 August 2001 | Andrew Kramer
    Fires burning across Oregon The Associated Press, 8/18/02 11:20 AM Major wildfires were burning on about 540,699 acres in Oregon on Sunday. About 9,801 firefighters were working in the state. The Northwest Interagency Communication Center is tracking six major fires in Oregon. Top priorities for fire officials Sunday were the Biscuit fire, covering 435,654 acres, the 53,900-acre Tiller Complex, and the 1,953-acre East Antelope Fire, east of Ashland. BISCUIT FIRE (formerly called Florence Fire; name changed on 8/11/02) Started: Florence fire started 26 miles west of Grant Pass, 07/13/02; Sour Biscuit started 17 miles southwest of Cave Junction. Size: 435,654...
  • Bush Will Tour Fire Line [Oregon]

    08/17/2002 8:24:29 AM PDT · by Salvation · 117 replies · 1,278+ views
    KGW.com ^ | 8-16-02 | KGW/AP
    Bush to Tour Fire Lines 08/16/2002 By AP Staff President Bush will visit areas devastated by the Squires fire in Ruch next Thursday during a visit to Oregon that also will include a fund-raising dinner for Republican Senator Gordon Smith, the White House announced Friday. Bush, who is taking a "working vacation" at his ranch in Waco, Texas, also plans stops in California, according to a schedule released by the president's office. The president will deliver a speech on the importance of thinning forests to curb future wildfires, and has invited governors from Western states to join him during the...
  • Homes south of Agness, Oregon get orders to evacuate

    08/16/2002 8:45:03 AM PDT · by Grampa Dave · 28 replies · 485+ views
    Oregon Live/Oregonian ^ | 16 August 2002 | R. GREGORY NOKES
    More From The Oregonian Homes south of Agness get orders to evacuate 08/16/02 R. GREGORY NOKES The Curry County sheriff gave evacuation notices to residents of 30 homes three miles south of Agness late Thursday evening as the Biscuit fire continued its rapid spread north. The fire came within three-fourths of a mile of the Oak Flats and Spud Road areas near Agness, a community of 150 along the Rogue River, said Dick Fleishman, a fire information officer. Officials decided to give evacuation notices in the area while it was still light out. They did not include Agness, which remains...
  • Fires burning across Oregon, (Still)

    08/15/2002 6:38:21 AM PDT · by Grampa Dave · 58 replies · 791+ views
    Oregon Live/ AP ^ | 8/15/02 1:45 AM | AP Staff
    Fires burning across Oregon The Associated Press 8/15/02 1:45 AM Major wildfires are burning on about 479,000 acres in Oregon on Tuesday. About 9,400 firefighters are working in the state. The Northwest Interagency Communication Center is tracking five major fires in Oregon. Top priorities for fire officials Wednesday were the Biscuit fire, covering 390,276 acres, and the 44,880-acre Tiller Complex, and the 136-acre Hemlock fire. BISCUIT FIRE (formerly called Florence Fire; name changed on 8/11/02) Started: Florence fire started 26 miles west of Grant Pass, 07/13/02; Sour Biscuit started 17 miles southwest of Cave Junction. Size: 390,276 acres. Containment: 26...
  • Group Sues to Block Navy Sonar

    08/08/2002 5:52:16 AM PDT · by robowombat · 13 replies · 274+ views
    AP ^ | August 8, 2002 | COLLEEN VALLES
    Group Sues to Block Navy Sonar By COLLEEN VALLES Associated Press Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Environmentalists have taken aim at a powerful low-frequency sonar system used by the U.S. Navy, which they say can strand, or even kill, marine mammals. A coalition of environmental groups led by the Natural Resources Defense Council sued the Navy and the National Marine Fisheries Service in federal court Wednesday to block the use of the system, which identifies enemy submarines. The groups say the sonar can interfere with marine mammals' communication systems. In July, the fisheries service, a division of the National Oceanic...