Showdown at the Red Tape Corral

Fed­er­al land con­trols come under bright light in Tomb­stone, Ari­zona. Free­dom Advo­cates asks: When will locales and state gov­ern­ments start remind­ing the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment that they have no author­i­ty under Arti­cle 1 Sec­tion 10 of the Con­sti­tu­tion to direct land man­age­ment prac­tices?  Read arti­cle below. ——————

Feds Take Historic Water Supply of Tombstone, Arizona

Before the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment declared own­er­ship of much of Ari­zona, water appro­pri­a­tions were estab­lished to Tomb­stone, Ari­zona.  Mag­i­cal­ly the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment now lays claim, fol­low­ing a nat­ur­al dis­as­ter, to pre­vent water line repair across “fed­er­al lands.” Free­dom Advo­cates asks:  Does the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment have the pow­er to own vast expans­es of wilder­ness any­way?  Does any­one […]