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Enviro-Mich message from Isaac Elnecave <isaacmec@voyager.net>
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Quite true.  However, Michael at both those times (and I assume you mean
1970 and 1990) both houses were controlled by Democrats.  That seems very
unlikely.  It is more likely that both houses will be controlled by Republicans and
that is not a very appetizing prospect.

Isaac Elnecave

Michael Carlson wrote:

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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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