Thursday, August 23, 2012
Everyone thought that the purchase of land by the Federal Government was meant for good for the American people, but it has turned out to be just another control mechanism. Because of the vast amounts of land controlled by the Feds, some states have very little room to grow.
The top 10 list of states with the highest percentage of federally owned land looks like this:
Excerpt: “What Governor Romney is proposing is that state governments, which already control the development of energy resources on their own and private lands within their borders, would also control the development of energy resources on federal land within their borders,” said Romney’s domestic policy advisor Oren Cass in a briefing call with reporters to preview Romney’s energy speech slated to occur later today in New Mexico.
Read full ABC News report here.