Just as the Bush II administration did from Day One as the country and the media fell into their coma of Denial, the ruthless newly super-empowered, no veto threats no mo' Republican Congress has moved to, yes, sell as many "protected, preserved" government lands as possible, including land around the Grand Canyon, to the highest bidders, so the folks who pay for their elections can drill to their black hearts' content. And to make it even more appealing to pals of the New "Administration" , they've lowered the price !! FIRESALE, everyone! All that sweet land for a song.... The Democrats didn't see it coming. YET AGAIN.
Anyone who still doesn't believe this is the beginning of the end of America as we think we knew it is as willfully ignorant and naive as the fools who selected these guys and their fatuous leader. What will it take to defang this monster? Sorry, but HOPE is about as useful as a toothbrush in a sandstorm. I liked what one commenter on the NY Times had to suggest today, and if his suggestion is not heeded by Democrats, all is lost indeed. Here's PaulB:
And lest it slip your mind,
PASSPORT: What's in your wallet?