Environmentalism: RETURN TO EDEN OR TICKET TO HELL?

By Kathleen Marquardt "Environmentalism" is a word we hear almost everyday, but what does it mean? My dictionary does not define environmentalism but it defines environmentalist as "an expert on environmental problems; any person who advocates or works to protect the air, water, animals, plants, and other natural resources from pollution or its effects." Thus environmentalism would be the act of protecting the air, water, animals, plants, and other natural resources from pollution or its effects. Protecting our natural resources from pollution or its effects, that sounds reasonable. As such we are all environmentalists, right? None of us is out to pollute or even to protect polluters. Protecting natural resources is what environmentalism is supposed to be about, but is it? First, let us look at our environmental track record here in the United States. The Index of Leading Environmental Indicators findings include: The threat posed by air pollution to ...
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Green “PACMAN” Devouring America’s Property Rights

Quietly, almost unnoticed, private property is disappearing throughout America at an alarming rate. Through an almost unintelligible maze of federal, state, county and local environmental laws, regulations, programs and taxes - combined with a concerted effort by highly-funded and politically-powerful environmental groups - property owners are disappearing like the dinosaurs of another era. Using regulations and programs like: the Endangered Species Act, wet lands regulations, government land acquisition programs, Clean Air Act, the Biological Service, forest regulations, land trusts, water shed protection, Heritage Corridors, green ways and eco-regions, the federal government is rapidly carving up the nation. In its wake, industries, farms and American dreams are being destroyed. The main enforcers of these policies are the National Park Service, the Army Corp of Engineers, Fish and Wildlife Service, National Forest Service, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and 800,000 lawyers. These are aided by the advance troops of environmental radicals who ...
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Sustainable Development

Code Word For "This Is a Stick-Up-Give Me Your Property" "A PLAN TO SAVE HUMANITY IS ALMOST ALWAYS A FALSE FRONT FOR THE URGE TO RULE." H.L. MENCKEN "AL CAPONE'S ENFORCERS USED FEAR TO FORCE SHOPKEEPERS TO BUY 'INSURANCE'..." PAUL HARVEY "...AND YOU TELL ME OVER AND OVER MY FRIEND, YOU DON'T BELIEVE WE'RE ON THE EVE OF DESTRUCTION..." SINGER BARRY MCGUIRE, 1966 The greatest stick-up in human history is well under way and Americans are being told it's all for their own good. And so, the deafening silence you hear is a nation's lack of resistance as American liberty disappears under a central organizing principle called "Sustainable Development." Imagine and America in which a specific "ruling principle" was created to decide proper societal conduct for every citizen. That principle would be used to consider everything you eat, what you wear, the kind of home you live in, the way ...
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This is Not a Political Debate

On October 16, 1997, 60 members of the violent environmental organization Earth First terrorized two female staff members of Congressman Frank Riggs at his office in Eureka, California. Wearing black ski masks and hoods, they dropped a 400 pound tree stump onto the office floor and four Earth First members chained themselves to the stump. Meanwhile, other demonstrators dumped sawdust and woodchips on the office furniture and a carpet. A Riggs staffer said there was a "strong smell of urine" left on the office furniture. Earlier, Earth First assaulted Montana Senator Conrad Burns by dumping a bucket of Bison entrails on him at a meeting. Earth First calls such acts "freedom of speech." It's all OK, of course, because Earth First carries out its dirty little attacks in the name of saving the environment. Earth First even receives grants from the federal government for it "projects." Do you think such ...
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