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mhagen at mail.olympus.net
Tue Oct 7 19:17:28 EST 1997
Jeez louise Joe,
You can stop by here anytime. Me and my tribal clients feel the same way
bout those honkies...
Joseph Zorzin wrote:
> Don Baccus wrote:
> > In article <343A1DEC.7FF4 at forestmeister.com>,
> > Joseph Zorzin <redoak at forestmeister.com> wrote:
> > >At least the "left" can appolgise for their RELATIVELY minor "bad act".
> > And while EF! may be considered the "left", I hope you're not making the
> > mistake of believing that forest conservation is only fought for by those
> > on the left.
> Well, EF would be considered on the left since it's actions hurt a large
> business. The EF efforts aren't really in the tradition of forest
> conservation, it's forest preservation- the two are NOT the same. And
> unfortunately most professional foresters think anyone who would want to
> protect an old growth forester is a lunatic; ergo to the left. This
> attitude is brainwashed into foresters heads in college. I don't agree
> with their attitude at all. I think we should give the country back to
> the Indians and the rest of us should leave- after all we stole it from
> them. Enough forests in America (most of them) have been raped and
> butchered. What little remains should be saved from the axe; just so we
> can see what a pristine paradise North America was before those
> "honkies" showed up.
> > Those who claim to be conservatives and are today in control of the
> > Republican Party form the majority of those fighting against forest
> > conservation, but there area a sprinkling of liberals in
> > with them. Likewise, pro-forest conservation forces include political
> > conservatives, not surprising since the conservation movement was borne
> > of populist conservative parents (Teddy being an example). It is true
> > that conservatives who are pro-forest conservation have been locked out
> > of positions of power in today's Republican Party, but that's really a
> > recent event - 20 years, in Oregon.
> Not a real liberal of course in amongst them. Yuh, 20 years is about
> right; it was Tricky Dick who first started turning back the clock; he
> started the shrinking of the USFS. And now that our political system is
> in the hands of those wealthy "campaign contributers"; we can't expect
> to find national policies in tune with most people. We've got to have
> campaign reform.
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