'My response is reasonable'
"The mythology that's grown up around ranching is a frozen world, a violent subculture, really, based on threats and intimidation. I think of myself as a truth-sayer, and what can be gained from hearing the truth is a lifting of the yoke of that oppression.
"Ranching won't end even if public-land ranching does. But opening up the permitting process will bring back competition and protect our land from abuse. It's time to bring (ranchers) down a few notches."
" Betsy Marston,
Radio High Country News