People around Destin (Okaloosa County, Florida) got tired of waiting for permission from Washington, D.C., to protect themselves from the oil spill disaster which is threatening their beaches. They proposed taking one action after another, only to see it shot down by federal bureaucrats. Washington, D.C., was not only failing to protect them from the oil spill, it was in the way. It was telling them “no” to the things they wanted to do for themselves to stop it.
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Opinion, Pages 4 on 06/23/2010
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