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  •  To be accurate, Congress created those parks (4+ / 0-)

    by legislation. Nixon was president at the time and signed the bills.

    That, in fact, is the whole point of giving presidents the authority to create National Monuments by his independent executive and unilateral act: The president can protect our lands when Congress won't.

    Nixon never did this. Not once.

    Resist much, obey little. ~~Edward Abbey, via Walt Whitman

    by willyr on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 05:02:43 AM PDT

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