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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Map of US showing percent of each state that belongs to the federal government, per GSA. 85% of Nevada is owned by the fed. gov.

Federal land in United States, EcoWest.org, as of 5/7/13











85% of Nevada is owned by the federal government.


Source: US GSA




5/7/13, "Lay of the Land: Who owns the West?" ecowest.org, Mitch Tobin
Lay of the land: who owns the West?

"The preponderance of public land is one of the American West's defining features, and it's 

a primary reason why so much of the region  

has escaped the kind of intensive development that

characterizes most areas back east."...
The preponderance of public land is one of the American West’s defining features and it’s a primary reason why so much of the region has escaped the kind of intensive development that characterizes most areas back East. - See more at: http://www.ecowest.org/2013/05/07/lay-of-the-land-who-owns-the-west/#sthash.aBwFDPpd.dpuf


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Comment: I couldn't find a link confirming the author's implication that all massive governments are necessarily benevolent and good, that their actions are controlled by human beings who are magically superior morally and spiritually to persons not guaranteed a government paycheck, and that unlike all other human beings, are totally honest and never engage in self-dealing.








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