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This West Is Our West 1 day Conference - Whitefish Montana

Our friends at This West is Our West are offering a conference Saturday October 13, at Grouse Mountain Lodge in Whitefish Montana, where "We truly hope that each of you will consider joining us on October 13th at this remarkable one-day conference in Whitefish, Montana. The array of speakers and subjects will provide an updated overview of “The Deep State” and its impact in the West, bureaucratic agency over-reach, federal Indian policy, public vs. private property rights, environmental and jurisdictional issues affecting our country and each of our communities. We will also have discussions on critical legislation impacting our western states."

Dan Dagget to Speak on the Benefits of Ranching and Farming October 6, at the Rome Grange, Bellingham

Citizens’ Alliance for Property Rights
Presents
Dan Dagget, author of Gardeners of Eden – Rediscovering Our Importance to Nature
Saturday. October 6, noon til 3:00 at the Rome Grange, 2821 Mount Baker Hwy
Bellingham, WA
Please join CAPR as Dan Dagget describes a conservative alternative to liberal environmentalism.
Private land management via grazing is a better way to a healthy environment than is protectionism via no touch plans and programs. Some measure success, environmental and otherwise, in terms of their ability to control more of the environment (and therefore of us) via government regulation. To others, Conservatism is the home of the free market, of rewarding people for producing outcomes, not applying policies.

CAPR Invites You to Join Us at CAPR Events!

Citizens Alliance for Property Rights has been busy lining up events so you can join in the fun and speak, listen, and learn!  Our events are educational in nature, we want to share information and ideas, and we want to hear your information and ideas too!

This weekend, join us at these events where we can socialize, network, and have a little fun, too!

October 6 - CAPR is hosting Dan Dagget at the Rome Grange in Bellingham, come learn how grazing and farming is beneficial to the environment and hear Dan Dagget describe why we need a new environmentalism! http://proprights.org/blog/dan-dagget-speak-benefits-ranching-and-farming-october-6-rome-grange-bellingham

Is the GMA Harming Rural, Unincorporated King County?

Asphalt Plant Near Renton?

It has been said that the first (and perhaps the last) question of philosophy is, “What is the good?”  With respect to shaping and managing growth in Washington, that question was supposed to be addressed by a model designed to make sure laws and regulations are in place so that competing considerations are addressed fairly and consistently.  That model consists of the Washington State Growth Management Act (GMA) as the top-level guidance, followed by a county comprehensive plan for a regional focus, followed by zoning for specific uses within a county, and completed by the permitting process.  That model is again in danger of failing the residents of unincorporated King County.

Skagit County - Charter Push to Deny Rights

Only seven counties in Washington State have adopted the charter system of government. Seven out of 39 is almost 18% which is not an amount that signifies a large interest in this governing format statewide. The majority of residents of the 32 traditional counties see no advantage in changing their style of local governing. In fact, an argument can be made the charter system is not a good fit for the seven which adopted it. Charter counties become expensive in increased salary costs, bureaucracy laden, and less responsive to constituents.

CAPR Candidate Ratings! Time to Vote!

CAPR does not endorse candidates, but rather rates them as related to past legislative voting records, for those candidates running that do not have a voting record, CAPR rates according to past stances on issues, campaign statements.  

You can see candidate ratings here: proprights.org/Vote/Candidates.php

or view candidates rated outstanding here: http://proprights.org/Vote/outstanding_list.php

Most importantly, VOTE!

 

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