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user-inactivated  ·  2027 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Obama designates new national monuments in Nevada, Texas and California

    True conservation is taking care of the land and water you already have, not insatiably acquiring more and hoping it manages itself.

Oh. Thanks, New York Times, I didn't know that facet of the definition.

Anyway, I'm so tired of NYT op eds, my god. It's like they can't get any dumber. False dichotomy here.

I of course would love it if we stopped funding literally everything and put it in conservation. I'm an extremist. We don't need a military, and education doesn't really matter either. I'm a one-issue non-voter. I've spent many a day by the Merced River; anyone who is directly or indirectly responsible for fouling it with sewage should be sent to the chair.

I will confess I'm baffled by the Texas designation. Waco is not in East Texas, and it's not pretty. East Texas is pretty -- but has nothing to do with Waco. So who knows what they're doing. Something about mammoths?