Who is inciting the mobs of protesters who say that President Trump is not permitted downsize especially those National Monuments which were created solely to ‘lock-up’ vast swaths of the American West, often to the economic detriment of Native Americans and others who live nearby?
Was not President Clinton’s creation of the extensive Escalante/Grand Staircase Monument, which blocked the mining of bountiful coal reserves, to the advantage of a well-connected Indonesian mining baron, long overdue for correction?
Should not Colorado’s own Mt. Holy Cross National Park, which was originally proclaimed by Pres. Hoover as a National Monument in 1929, and decommissioned without much fuss in 1950 during Pres. Truman’s Administration, set the precedent for pruning?
Russell W Haas,Golden
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