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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's Take on Controversial Wild Horse Roundup


Offbeat  (tags: salazar, lies, wild horses, roundups, private lands, controversy )

Simone
- 3447 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
The federal Bureau of Land Management's controversial roundup of approximately 2,500 wild horses in Nevada has been met with protest from outraged animal advocates who argue that the measure is cruel and unnecessary. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salaza



   

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David Petrosky (113)
Friday January 15, 2010, 9:59 am
Thanks Simone...
 

Teresa Fazackerley (393)
Friday January 15, 2010, 10:29 am
NOTED SIMONE, THANK YOU
 

Ann D (0)
Friday January 15, 2010, 11:41 am
This isn't about over growth. This is all about the CATTLEMEN, who want all the open/free range for their meat on hoofs! Please, do not confuse the issue with rhetoric.
 

David B (34)
Friday January 15, 2010, 12:06 pm
ok if your going to clear off the horses then get the dammed cows off public land !! this is what happens when you put a hunter/rancher incharge of managing our wildlife !! the animals will loose everytime !!all he and others of his ilk,want for the horses is there slaughter! i still haven't heardd of any explaination as to why cow peoples are allowed to graze on public land for free?they sell the cows and make a profit ,and give nothing back to the people for the use of the peoples land.what a croc!! thank you Simone.
 

Shirley A (96)
Friday January 15, 2010, 12:06 pm
98% cover up propaganda and the other 2% facts to mislead the American Public. They seem to perceive Americans as a bunch of sheep and they can spew misinformation and we eat it up. As usual these ignorant's in Government do not have any conception that we do have a mind of our own and are pretty dam* good at finding the truth. Giddy up America. This is not just about saving OUR American Wild Horses and Burros on OUR Public Lands but also investigating Government agencies that run rogue and cover up their personal agendas and illegal practices for special interest. ROUNDUPS have to stop and a clear and CLEAN investigation has to follow. This is OUR taxpayer dollars, OUR wildlife, OUR intent by majority rule and it's time the "powers that be" (PUBLIC SERVANTS/POLITICIANS) remember who they work for. We gave them the power and we can take it away.
 

Tierney G (381)
Friday January 15, 2010, 12:47 pm
Salazar needs to go!! as well as many others in this corrupt pathetic Gov of these ununited states!!! They are all liars and cheats and greedy ....... ok I will shut up before I get really Teed off! Thanks Simone :)
 

Shirley A (96)
Friday January 15, 2010, 1:10 pm
GIDDY UP Tierney. Way to tell it like it is.
 

Alicia V (181)
Friday January 15, 2010, 1:44 pm
There's enough space, they are at home and they have food for millions of them. Live them alone, what an ordeal this Salazar man.
 

Fiona Ogilvie (562)
Friday January 15, 2010, 2:28 pm
He just cannot leaves well enough alone, can he?
 

SuS NoMail Plez P (244)
Friday January 15, 2010, 4:20 pm
GREEN STARS to everyone! SALAZAR is a pig! Noted with ThankX Simone!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 15, 2010, 7:44 pm
You can tell he's with government...he's full of crap...Thanks Simone...
 

Margaret F (117)
Friday January 15, 2010, 8:21 pm
That man (monster) makes me sick at my stomach!!! Has he even seen these horses in the wild. They are far from starving and they have natural predators. If he had bothered watching the PBS Cloud Herd documentary he was had learned that mountain lions have attacked and killed many of these horses, esp the younger ones ( that made me sad). Like someone before me said, these horses are cleared off public land to be replaced by at lest four times as many privately owned cattle! What a corupt, unethical, inhumane, sorry individual!!! God Bless these beautiful wild horses; let them live on their land in peace!
 

gail dair (0)
Saturday January 16, 2010, 12:52 am
thanks Simone
 

kathryn cook (628)
Saturday January 16, 2010, 7:37 am
ty
 

Sue L (73)
Saturday January 16, 2010, 8:16 am
Doesn't exactly tell the whole story, does it?
 

chris b (2474)
Saturday January 16, 2010, 9:54 am
Unmitigated bullshit to bambozle the public into accepting more cattle ranch exclusivity. Why don't these departments ever speak the truth or are they still fittedf with the forked tongues that they conned the First Nations out of their land with!
 

Cheryl U (110)
Saturday January 16, 2010, 2:45 pm
Thank you Simone ! I wasn't well informed about this particular issue before , but I understand a bit more now. What this Ken guy says SOUNDS good , but what's the REAL STORY ?
 
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