For the last couple of decades hunters and fishermen have contributed over $1.5 billion per year towards Senator Gaylord Nelson’s (Earth Day “founder”) lofty goal.
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“Over four decades ago, Americans from all walks of life came together to tackle a shared challenge,” declared President Obama in his Earth Day address. “The first Earth Day was a call to action for every citizen, every family, and every public official. It gave voice to the conservation movement.”

In fact, well before the first Earth Day, millions of Americans “came together” in a “conservation movement.” Alas, to President Obama and most of his staff, those millions of Americans mostly belonged to those insufferable rustics who “cling to guns and Bibles.” To wit: