The Disappearing States

Excerpts from a recent news article from McClatchy Newspapers: Rise in trade spurs U.S. to protect turtles 1.       “The U.S. government is proposing a new level of protection for certain freshwater turtles, concerned that a massive increase in overseas demand for the reptiles could hurt their long-term prospects.” 2.       “While none of the four species […]

Is Water The New Enron? – Fake Crises, Fake Bills, And Fake Solutions

“In places like Benton Harbor, Michigan and Detroit, there is something called the emergency manager, which essentially is a local dictator. He can depose the mayor and offer decrees and answer to no one except the governor. In these two cities and others, because they are lacking tax revenue (because of lack of industry) they […]

Population Control via Water Control

Dr. Kate Vandemoer outlines the Federal grab for control of water out West. One does not need to achieve a very high level of education to realize that water is the biological basis for all of mankind, and our most valuable and necessary resource. In fact, very few people reading this would survive more than […]

PRESS RELEASE: ESA Protection Sought For Imperiled Yellowstone Bison

 FA Note:   Both wolves and grizzly bears are “Keystone” species, introduced and/or “managed” to establish and maintain “healthy” ecosystems and populations; populations that kill and eat bison. Also, the Yellowstone bison herd was enlarged with private herd stock introduced by the U.S. Army in 1902. Buffalo Field Campaign and Western Watersheds Project have just filed a petition with […]

The matter of Psychological Warfare

Tyranny of the Crown The matter of Psychological Warfare Perverted Laws Two years ago we watched with alarm and dread as the EPA case played out against the Idaho couple attempting to build their dream house on the Priest Lake shore. Unilaterally, the EPA determined the lot the couple had purchased was a wetland. They […]

“Waters of the United States” — the ultimate power grab

Comment from FA: “Centralized control over water and the abolition of private property rights to water are a core purpose of Agenda 21 policy making. The examples of a thrust toward this end from both federal and state governments are accelerating.” The Clean Water Act prohibits certain discharges to “navigable waters” without a federal permit.  […]

Property Rights at Stake in EPA’s Water Power Grab

Thanks to the federal government, it soon may become far more difficult to use and enjoy private property. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers want to make a water—and land—grab that should scare everyone. Under the Clean Water Act, the federal government has jurisdiction over “navigable waters,” which the statute further […]

Far-reaching “Waters of the United States” rule could be the most significant EPA regulation you have never heard about: opinion

In 1972, Congress enacted the Clean Water Act (CWA) to “restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the Nation’s waters.” The federal government’s legal authority to regulate water is largely derived from the Constitution’s Commerce Clause, which theoretically limits the government’s jurisdiction to the type of navigable waterways where such commerce occurs. Sadly, […]