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Pro Drilling Group Fighitng Against Establishment of National Park


Environment  (tags: colorado national monument )

Ashley
- 81 days ago - alternet.org
Efforts to turn the Colorado National Monument into a national park have been thwarted by called Friends of the Colorado National Monument (FCNM). If anyone wants to make a petition about this, feel free. Idea suggested by Bojan.



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Ashley heffner (457)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 4:55 pm
:( I just noticed the typo in fighting. Sorry about that. But you get the point.
 

Dave C. (214)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 5:55 pm
isn't it sad how these groups have to "pretend" to be pro something when they are really against it.
 

JL A. (275)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 6:40 pm
Interesting observation Dave...PR spin?
 

Sharon Wood (17)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 6:48 pm
Thanks, Ashley. I do live in CO.
 

Sharon Wood (17)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 6:52 pm
I tweeted this article, also goes to facebook account.
 

GGmaSheila D. (170)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 7:06 pm
And they dare call themselves "Friends"...

Don't like the clause about a local committee, especially if no Native Americans, but a BO&G rep allowed...
 

Charlie Rush (55)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 7:22 pm
WHAT PRO DRILLING GROUP?
There is no pro drilling group, as the article indirectly states.
This is Big Business, nothing more, nothing less.
This is just another sham!!!

Why would anyone, who enjoys visiting our national parks want to look at drilling equipment, instead of the natural beauty of nature?
 

Mandi T. (427)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 8:21 pm
Noted
 

AniMae Chi (410)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 8:35 pm
.... and sneaky!
 

Anette S. (24)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 8:47 pm
noted
 

Sherry B. (56)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 9:17 pm
Noted. We have to do more to stop fracking & this constant going after pubic lands needs to stop. Our state governors are just bending over to big oil. That being said we must be getting enough education out that they're starting to find the resistance stronger, feel the need to hide more & more behind fake earth friendly names, in order to get what they want. Complete BS
 

Krista Slavin (171)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 9:51 pm
Noted. Thanks Ashley.
 

Sherri G. (114)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 10:43 pm
Just saw an episode of Living Dangerously where scientist with the equipment to measure Methane registered Methane leakage in Colorado at 11.0 leakage but must be lower than 1.5 to be cleaner than coal. Bottom line is Methane is exponentially worse for the environment than CO2. The LA Basin leakage in over 17.0 The program highlighted how the President and Congress continue to mislead us that natural gas is cleaner than coal. Methane is colorless, odorless, and invisible but it will kill this planet if we don't get the word out and stop these greedy bastards from destroying our planet. TY Ashley Noted LIKE FRANCE WE MUST STOP "FRACKING" WORLD WIDE.
 

Ulane V. (41)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 11:33 pm
Noted,thanks
 

Colin Hope (243)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 11:42 pm
Thanks for sharing!!
 

Nils Anders Lunde (550)
Friday July 11, 2014, 1:04 am
Noted
 

Past Member (0)
Friday July 11, 2014, 1:51 am
Why invade such a beautiful national wonder and deface, disrespect and pollute it for greed, Nature lovers do not wish to see mining apparatus in a wondrous place. Why can't the powers that be, wipe the sleep from their eyes and see the real picture and protect such places from being altered and defaced irreparably.
♥✰♥♫♥Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄ƷLove and PeaceƸ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ♥♫♥✰♥
 

Donna Hamilton (141)
Friday July 11, 2014, 1:52 am
Noted. Thanks, Ashley.
 

Alexandra G. (224)
Friday July 11, 2014, 1:53 am
noted, thank you Ashley
 

Rhonda Broes (95)
Friday July 11, 2014, 2:06 am
Noted. Thanks, Ashley.
 

Chaz Berlusconi (75)
Friday July 11, 2014, 2:10 am
Noted thank you for sharing
 

Bojan Kunstelj (22)
Friday July 11, 2014, 2:27 am
petition
 

Lona Goudswaard (71)
Friday July 11, 2014, 2:40 am
Big Money comes in many guises, even that of 'friend'.
 

Geoff K. (59)
Friday July 11, 2014, 2:41 am
So it's "over-regulated" eh? If you can trash the environment with over - regulation on this scale then there's no hope for any of us! What a joke!
 

Cal Mendelsohn (992)
Friday July 11, 2014, 2:57 am
THanks for posting this Ashley--these are enemies of the environment
 

Angela K. (173)
Friday July 11, 2014, 3:11 am
Noted and thank you for posting Ashley
 

RANA AZZAM (51)
Friday July 11, 2014, 3:17 am
signed
 

Arild Warud (166)
Friday July 11, 2014, 3:22 am
Thanks Ashley.
 

Angelika Kempter (82)
Friday July 11, 2014, 3:34 am
noted,thanks Ashley
 

Frances Darcy (220)
Friday July 11, 2014, 3:39 am
Noted, thanks Ashley
 

Birgit W. (145)
Friday July 11, 2014, 3:46 am
Thanks Ashley.
 

Jinny L. (69)
Friday July 11, 2014, 4:17 am
Sleaze bags....thanks Ashley for sharing.
 

Ruth S. (304)
Friday July 11, 2014, 4:50 am
Noted
 

Judy T. (213)
Friday July 11, 2014, 4:51 am
Sad, but not surprising. Noted. Thank you, Ashley!
 

Marianne R. (101)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:04 am
Thanks, Ashley.
 

Gene Jacobson (253)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:33 am
"A more than century-old effort to transform the breathtaking Colorado National Monument into a full-fledged national park has been thwarted by a pro-fracking organization called Friends of the Colorado National Monument (FCNM). "

It never stops amazing me how right wing groups name themselves things that are actually the opposite of what they do, like this one, like all of the Koch and Rove "think tanks". That's not new either, in The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Henrik observes while talking about the member of his family who were part of the National Freedom Party, which was a fascist group supporting Hitler in Sweden, "isn't it interesting that people like this always manage to co-opt the word freedom?". And they're still doing it today. Which is why my own internal radar goes off whenever I hear of a report like this one. You gotta watch what people DO, not what they say because they are very often, very different things.
 

Ana MESNER (200)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:40 am
Noted , thank you Ashely for sharing.
 

Jeaneen A. (134)
Friday July 11, 2014, 6:17 am
Very sad. Money greedy creeps will not be happy until there is nothing left.
 

Carla van der Meer (511)
Friday July 11, 2014, 6:21 am
Noted.
 

Heidi Walderra (139)
Friday July 11, 2014, 6:48 am
Noted and shared on Twitter.
 

Kathleen Mireault (57)
Friday July 11, 2014, 6:59 am
Noted. Thx for posting, Ashley. Such a beautiful place! Fracking would destroy it so easily. Greedy goatf*****s!
 

Roberto M. (56)
Friday July 11, 2014, 7:26 am
Noted - Thank you Ashley!
 

Val R. (245)
Friday July 11, 2014, 7:32 am
Can't even drink our water anymore Ashley - though I don't live near that National park - but how to fool the public with a name like that!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Friday July 11, 2014, 7:35 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Katherine May Williams (0)
Friday July 11, 2014, 7:48 am
Noted.
 

Lauren Kozen (160)
Friday July 11, 2014, 8:14 am
Noted & Shared. Thanks Ashley.
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Friday July 11, 2014, 9:26 am
noted & read
 

Elizabeth Nipper (70)
Friday July 11, 2014, 9:31 am
Noted and shared. Greed knows no boundaries. I didn't even notice fighting was misspelled until you pointed it out! :-)
 

tasunka m. (334)
Friday July 11, 2014, 9:33 am
noted...calling all fracktivists!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Brad Hunter (26)
Friday July 11, 2014, 9:53 am
thanks
 

Tina Knight (42)
Friday July 11, 2014, 10:08 am
noted
 

anne s. (23)
Friday July 11, 2014, 10:18 am
Thanks, noted
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1653)
Friday July 11, 2014, 10:37 am
Noted.
 

Terrie Williams (772)
Friday July 11, 2014, 10:40 am
Jeeeez another GOP Fascist entity in the guise of sheep......getting real sick and tired of astroturfed 'Friends' organizations. Thanks for posting Ashley.
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Friday July 11, 2014, 12:02 pm
Keep Drills Out by establishing this as a National Mounment.
 

Sandra S. (129)
Friday July 11, 2014, 12:16 pm
Noted/sharing,x
 

Dawn Mason (110)
Friday July 11, 2014, 12:52 pm
Noted.
 

A F. (132)
Friday July 11, 2014, 1:16 pm
Friends my arse. Thanks, noted
 

David Gee (16)
Friday July 11, 2014, 1:36 pm
Appalling dirty tricks - they need to be stopped an shown for what they are - thanks for sharing.
 

Janis K. (101)
Friday July 11, 2014, 2:13 pm
Thanks Ashley
 

l.r perry (41)
Friday July 11, 2014, 2:40 pm
Thanks Ashley!
 

AwayNoMail Plze S. (500)
Friday July 11, 2014, 3:18 pm
Noted & Shared.
Just a total disgrace!
Thanks Ashley!
 

J D. (84)
Friday July 11, 2014, 4:13 pm
Noted thx Ashley . I don't know how they can get away with this?
 

Susan Allen (221)
Friday July 11, 2014, 4:41 pm
Noted and shared.

It's sad that people get fooled (apparently) by the name of a group. I can only hope that before people lend their support (and money) to a group, that they check them out thoroughly. Just because someone says they're a friend of "nature" etc., doesn't mean they really are.

Disgusting!
 

daryl bishop (312)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:38 pm
another bp on land.
 

Joan AWAY McAllister (1083)
Friday July 11, 2014, 5:45 pm
Noted & shared. Thanks Ashley
 

cathie S. (154)
Friday July 11, 2014, 9:13 pm
noted n shared tyvm
 

Franck R. (52)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 12:49 am
Noted
 

Joy T. (271)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 2:17 am
Noted. :/
 

Aaron Bouchard (130)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 3:08 am
Noted thanks
 

Rhonda B. (99)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 1:35 pm
Noted. Thank you Ashley.
 

Michaela Carlsson (159)
Saturday July 12, 2014, 2:15 pm
Noted, thank You Ashley
 

Sandra Ferri (248)
Monday July 14, 2014, 12:30 am
I feel really sad about it that some groups find drilling are more important then nature is.
Noted Thanks for sharing xoxo
 

randy lee (17)
Tuesday July 15, 2014, 8:10 pm
Noted. Thanks Ashley.
 

gabriele jefferson (148)
Wednesday July 23, 2014, 6:10 am
noted, signed, shared on fb, twitter, g+, thx
 
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