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Letter: Protecting Utah's water from water grabbing

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  • procuradorfiscal Tooele, UT
    Oct. 3, 2012 4:29 a.m.

    Re: "You can buy anything in this world, with money."

    Yeah -- things like SUWA activists, who are interested in protecting the environment only if it garners publicity. And the accompanying contributions from out-of-state leftists.

  • LDS Liberal Farmington, UT
    Oct. 2, 2012 3:19 p.m.

    For once, I agree with the wine-tasting, cheese-eating, hairy-legged do-gooders. This water grab needs to be stopped. What took the springsnail lovers so long?

    Tracy Booth

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    Um, you hate us, call us names, and try to put us in jail -- so we hide, perhaps?

    At any rate,
    Like all other natural resources --
    The pro-business Capitalist Utah Republican Legislature agrees with a pure and unregulated Free Market system -- Anything is Sold to the Highest bidder.

    Give us your radioactive waste Europe,
    we'll burn that dirty coal here for you California for all your electricity,
    rip up our mountains and pollute our valley air for cheap copper for chinese made gadgets,
    and then we'll sell you all our precious water Nevada just for good measure.

    You can buy anything in this world, with money.

  • procuradorfiscal Tooele, UT
    Oct. 2, 2012 10:18 a.m.

    Re: "I have been wondering where the tree huggers in this fight were."

    Oh, they've been out working hard to put the West Desert off-limits to recreation over some purported endangered beetle.

    They're WAY too busy to do anything that might actually be beneficial to Utah or to real people.

  • Hutterite American Fork, UT
    Oct. 2, 2012 10:01 a.m.

    Vegas' thirst isn't 'water features and swimming pools'. (Although they're nice; let's face it Vegas is a lot more fun than SLC). Vegas' thirst is people. More and more people.

  • Ernest T. Bass Bountiful, UT
    Oct. 2, 2012 7:47 a.m.

    If there's one thing we absolutely need in the desert, it's more golf courses and greener lawns.

  • Twin Lights Louisville, KY
    Oct. 2, 2012 6:55 a.m.

    Okay, but sounds like a real backhanded compliment to me . . .