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Tales of Tyranny VI: The Daman Story

Posted: October 29, 2013 at 5:00 pm   /   by

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For decades, the Daman family managed their property on the Olympic Peninsula according to the strictest forest practice guidelines in North America. They jumped through all the hoops to get permission from Washington’s Department of Natural Resources to harvest the timber they’d tended for 70 years. They even hired a group of local loggers, creating jobs in their community. Then, just as they were about to reap the rewards of their hard work, government snatched it all away.

 

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Christopher Cook

Managing Editor at Western Free Press
Christopher Cook is a writer, editor, and political commentator. He is the president of Castleraine, Inc., a consulting firm providing a diverse array of services to corporate, public policy, and not-for-profit clients.

Ardently devoted to the cause of human freedom, he has worked at the confluence of politics, activism, and public policy for more than a decade. He co-wrote a ten-part series of video shorts on economics, and has film credits as a researcher on 11 political documentaries, including Citizens United's notorious film on Hillary Clinton that became the subject of a landmark Supreme Court decision. He is the founder of several activist endeavors, including AnyStreet.org (now a part of Western Free Press) and Liberatchik.com. He is currently the managing editor of and principal contributor to WesternFreePress.com.
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Tales of Tyranny VI: The Daman Story