Excellent forestry editorial

Larry Caldwell larryc at teleport.com
Wed Dec 17 01:24:20 EST 2003

billg at microsoft.com (Rico X. Partay) writes: 

>    Then it's good for the timber industry that you don't have
> your way, because they stand to do a hell of a lot better than
> break even. Or did you think they lobbied hugely for the
> legislation out of the goodness of their hearts, with no regard
> for the profit potential?

You are mistaken about the impetus for the healthy forests initiative.  
It was driven by local demands and expertise, not by industry lobbying.  
It shows the strength of the REAL environmental movement, not the stuffed 
shirt fund raisers who have never set foot in the woods.  It's time you 
woke up and realized you have been led around by the nose by a bunch of 
fund raising phonies who don't do anything but raise more funds from 
suckers like you.


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