Klayton (kl8n) wrote in dimolti,

Bush Unveils Plan to Fight Wildfires

As always, the logic of the Bush administration is astoundingly profound: If we cut down all the trees, then there won't be any more forest fires.

I'd like to know how much Weyerhauser and other logging companies are putting into GOP coffers. I mean, the idea sounds ok on the surface, but when you think about it.... It's hard not to think someone bought this policy.



CRAWFORD, Texas (AP) - Embarking on a three-day Western swing expected to haul in at least $5 million for Republican politicians, President Bush is taking a stand on one of the region's thorniest issues by proposing that more logging in national forests would help prevent devastating wildfires.

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