by Harrison H. Schmitt, Americas Uncommon Sense
Had modern extreme conservation beliefs been in ascendancy during the 18th and 19th Centuries, there would have been no transfer of Western Lands into private or State hands. The negative consequences of such a different history to the wellbeing of Americans and the world would have been enormous.
The mineral, energy, and agricultural resources necessary to fuel our economic growth would not have been available. [Read more…]