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Steve Kelly

Steve Kelly

COMMENTARY

Colonizing Montana wilderness in 2022

By: - November 15, 2022

Technology and machines encroach into rural homes, schools and businesses, changing the private and public values that have long defined quality of life in Montana. Fragments of virgin forest fall to man’s replacement, expensive, more powerful machines. Local, year-round residents in towns like Seeley Lake and Lincoln have always struggled to make ends meet. Local […]

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Plundering the wilderness for financial certainty

By: - October 10, 2022

A highly organized, extravagantly financed, top-down campaign to seize and dominate (plunder) undeveloped forestland near Lincoln, Montana is well underway.                                          Intense gaslighting techniques are making it difficult for Montana’s commoners to discern what’s truth and what’s propaganda.  The recent flurry of opinion pieces, political polling reports and the promotion of the 50th Anniversary celebration of […]

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Sen. Tester’s wilderness act doesn’t go far enough

By: - November 27, 2021

There appears to be strong business support for Montana Sen. Jon Tester’s Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act (BCSA).  What stewardship? Imagine Tester as the head servant of business, the steward who collects rents and dispenses government (subsidies) provisions.  Paid pollsters with their surveys tell us it is a good thing. Businessmen looking for government handouts tell […]