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Key grip and trout wrangler at the Middle River Group, LLC. Playing Doc Holliday to the Wyatt Earps of the fish and wildlife conservation world. Government and Public Relations consultant, tenkara fly-fisherman, freelance outdoor writer, AFFTA Board member

Secretary Zinke, it’s time to call it quits (opinion) – CNN

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has demonstrated that his priorities lie with the President and special interest groups — not the American people, whom he should be working for, writes Joel Clement.

Source: Secretary Zinke, it’s time to call it quits (opinion) – CNN

Memo: The word “moron” is banned from the White House!

This ban shall include all adjectival enhancements of the word, including but not limited to “f—–g moron” (Mr. Tillerson’s phrase), “hopeless moron,” “clueless moron,” “dithering moron” and “pompous moron.”

Source: Memo: The word “moron” is banned from the White House!

Republicans, it’s time to panic – The Washington Post

Source: Republicans, it’s time to panic – The Washington Post

“I Hate Everyone in the White House!”: Trump Seethes as Advisers Fear the President Is “Unraveling” | Vanity Fair

Source: “I Hate Everyone in the White House!”: Trump Seethes as Advisers Fear the President Is “Unraveling” | Vanity Fair

Navigate with a map and don’t rely on your cellphone when you go hiking – The Washington Post

Source: Navigate with a map and don’t rely on your cellphone when you go hiking – The Washington Post

The Trump White House’s dangerously authoritarian response to criticism – The Washington Post

Source: The Trump White House’s dangerously authoritarian response to criticism – The Washington Post