http://www.fieldandstream.com/fieldstream/columnists/conservation/article/0,13199,489794,00.html Rod and gun in hand, and backing the Second Amendment right to own firearms, President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney have won the hearts of Americaï¿½s sportsmen. Yet the two men have failed to protect outdoor sports on the nationï¿½s public lands. With deep ties to the oil and gas industry, Bush and Cheney have unleashed a national energy plan that has begun to destroy hunting and fishing on millions of federal acres throughout the West, setting back effective wildlife management for decades to come. *** Read the whole article. It offers a number of interesting examples of how harmful the Republican policies are.