Mark up week for the $1 trillion food stamp and farm bill has finally arrived and with it the ominous prospect of self-styled conservatives and Republicans rubberstamping President Obama’s big-government agenda. Both the House and Senate Agriculture Committees released the draft text of their respective bills last week and the contempt for the American taxpayer could not be more evident. [Drew White, Heritage]So, America: howz that reckless right wing obstructionism, Citizens United, 'Patriot' Act and FISA workin' out for ya? In case you've forgotten, here at 20 almost forgotten Bush scandals.
A loop out to near the confluence of the Belle Fourche and Cheyenne Rivers displayed greening prairie and gusty winds.
Much of the proposed Greater Missouri Basin National Wildlife Refuge face a perfect storm for fuel treatments today.
THANKS TO SIGNIFICANT SUBSIDENCE AND SOME COLD AIR ADVECTION FROM THE NORTHWEST...VERY STRONG WINDS WILL SETTLE IN BEHIND A COLD FRONT TODAY ACROSS NORTHEAST MONTANA.Gaia: be merciful.
How much prairie should be protected for its wilderness characteristics? How much land should be open for oil and natural gas development? How much sage grouse habitat should be set aside? These questions are being debated as the U.S. Bureau of Land Management considers a new management plan for 2.4 million acres of public land along Montana’s Hi-Line. [Karl Puckett, Great Falls Tribune]Pat Powers can't even see his own johnson without a mirror.
Rewild the West.