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Enviro-Mich message from Michael Carlson <mecec@home.com>
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You guys don't seem to recall that virtually all of the key federal environmental
regulatory programs were put in place by a Republican administration.

Michael Carlson

Murray Dailey wrote:

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> Enviro-Mich message from "Murray Dailey" <murphwild1@hotmail.com>
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> Greetings,
>
> I believe because of the lack of understanding of some of the details of
> environmental issues, the greens do not know how BAD Bush would
> be--especially if the house remains republican controlled. One or the other
> would be bad, but control of both house and oval office by republicans would
> be a full out environmental holocaust--this is not hyperbole.  There are too
> few strongholds of biodiversity left. The republicans in control could wipe
> out the last remaining native or recovering forests in no time at all.  This
> is not the time.
>
> The greens i have interacted with seem to be mostly about social justice,
> feminism, human rights (in far away places), etc.., and are made up in the
> traditional liberal strongholds which one sees in places like Madison
> Wisconsin, University of Michigan etc.
>
> In fact, Dale Kildee(D) has helped far more than any green or republican in
> this state when it comes to protecting forests and the wild and the
> environment.  Congressman Kildee recently was involved in our (northwoods
> Wilderness Recovery) efforts to get cutting stopped in the Indian Wild and
> Scenic River corridor in Ottawa NF. Mr. Kildee authored the Michigan
> Wilderness Act and the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.  He sits on two natural
> resources subcommittee's and the House Natural Resources Committee.  We also
> have three democrats  cosponsoring the National Forest Protection and
> Restoration Act in Michigan. Mr. Kildee in a house majority of democrats is
> going to be key for the environment. I believe his seat is safe.  Of course
> he needs to take even stronger stands on the environment in light of
> increased destruction of it.
>
> A republican prez with a republican house would in fact be a nightmare
> beyond the current nightmare comprehension.
>
> I could in good conscience support Nader, but I cannot in good conscience
> support the green party around him as it is today. They just dont have it
> together yet.  This is an academic assertion, not an attack--cause there
> have been to many mean spirited and vile attacks going back and forth around
> this country between enviros and green party. I support aggressive debate.
> I also beleive in holding hard-line conservation positions, and am never
> hesitant to raise cane among the green establishment when i sense weak
> positions, tactics or methods.
>
> Our being in a swing state of Michigan requires that i make this post.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Murray Dailey
>
> PS. unedited
>
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