This past week the occupier of the Oval Office astounded the political world and the American public when he had one of his highest-ranking appointees, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, contact Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, US Senators from the state of Alaska, to threaten them and the people of Alaska, due to Murkowski having dared to offend the chief executive by voting no to beginning “debate” on the repub health care proposal in the Senate. As Murkowski is not up for re-election until 2022 and Sullivan until 2020, direct threats to them alone were clearly insufficient, so the Interior Dept. hit man threatened a denial or curtailment of administration support for projects that support the economic growth of and energy and employment development in Alaska. Thus, it was a threat to the citizens of a sovereign US state.
Not one to be intimidated, Sen. Murkowsk stuck to her guns, and her values, and was one of three repubs to vote no on the actual health care destruction bill, two days later.
But this is par for the course for Zinke, who is in the process of sticking to the business of the Department of the Interior, and gop values, which means the end of the National Parks
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System as we know it. Previously kept pristine for the use and enjoyment of millions of visitors per year, and for future generations, our National Parks and Monuments are now parcels of undeveloped land over which it is now the business of the Interior Dept. to turn over to developers and the fossil fuel industry, Continue reading