Yosemite National Park was set aside by Congress as an area designated for “public use, resort, and recreation for all time.” Now actions under consideration by the National Park Service would limit public use, resort, recreation, and human activity within Yosemite. Our national parks should be preserved FOR human use – not FROM human use.
The EPA is under investigation for a practice called Sue and Settle. Environmentalists in government and private organizations have found ways to create new regulations by fashioning lawsuits tailored to have courts institute policy changes. Both parties involved in the lawsuits secretly decide in advance what the outcome will be and how much taxpayer money [...]
During the Great Depression, some 1.3 million Americans—epitomized by the Joad family in John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath”—flocked to California from the heartland. To keep out the so-called Okies, the state enacted a law barring indigent migrants (the law was later declared unconstitutional). Los Angeles even set up a border patrol on the city [...]
The Drakes Bay Oyster Company is a family farm located 30 miles northwest of San Francisco in Point Reyes. It’s the last operating Oyster Cannery in California and currently produces about 40% of oysters sold in the state. But this family owned business is about to become another victim of government environmentalism run amok. Land [...]