“Back in February, I wrote about how Congress has chronically stolen funds from the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Check out that article. It will make you mad. And you’ll be even madder to know that in September, our eminent representatives actually let the law expire, to mark the passage of its unanimous approval by a wiser Congress in 1965.
“It’s a law that has benefited every single American community, and yet the relentless, petty, narrow-minded squabbling goes on. Republicans want to minimize use of the fund to acquire and preserve land. They’d rather we spent out money on buying easements from private landowners.” More at: strangebehaviors.wordpress.com
GR: Here’s a link to an argument for keeping the Land and Water Conservation Fund.