THE MYTH OF PUBLIC LANDS

THE MYTH OF PUBLIC LANDS

Several years ago (back when we had cable) my wife and I noticed this show on the History Channel called “America’s Best Idea” about the creation and history of the National Parks in the U.S.

Now, knowing a little bit of the history of that, I sort of rolled my eyes at the precept that the impetus of the NPS was noble and good, or that it hasn’t had its severe failures. And given my Federalist bent, I’m obviously of the opinion that States are …

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THE ACP SUPPORTS THE DEFENSE OF ENVIRONMENT AND PROPERTY ACT

THE ACP SUPPORTS THE DEFENSE OF ENVIRONMENT AND PROPERTY ACT

The American Conservative Party, as a part of its effort to preserve property rights in the United States, and limit the gross overreach of the Federal Government in the affairs of the States and individuals, support S. 890, The Defense of Environment and Property Act, sponsored by Sen. Rand Paul (KY):

S. 890: A bill to clarify the definition of navigable waters, and for other purposes.

Since original iteration of the “Clean Water Act” in 1972, there is a long train of abuses by the Federal Government …

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