Ted Cruz Launches Senate Fight to Auction Off America’s Public Lands

Today’s Republican Party won’t rest until we’re living in a Mad Max world. In spite of their best efforts, I feel they’re fighting a losing battle. But we have to be committed in order to stop them and show up at the polls come November.




By Claire Moser, Guest Contributor – Think Progress July 10, 2014 at 2:09 pm

After a busy few months trying to impeach Attorney General Eric Holder, increase carbon pollution, and wipe out limits on campaign contributions, Tea Party favorite Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is now working to sell off America’s national forests, parks, and other public lands.

On Tuesday, Cruz filed an amendment to the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2014 (S. 2363) to force the federal government to sell off a significant portion of the country’s most prized lands in the West. The amendment would prohibit the federal government from owning more than 50 percent of any land within one state, and requires the government to transfer the excess land to the states or sell it to the highest bidder.

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~ by katrinataylor44 on July 11, 2014.

2 Responses to “Ted Cruz Launches Senate Fight to Auction Off America’s Public Lands”

  1. Oh my heavens, what do we have to do to get rid of this guy?

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