Three strikes against Conklin |

Three strikes against Conklin

Twenty-one years ago, Bruce Conklin was planting trees for me in Nevada County. He said then that if he could, he would break up my company’s thousands of undeveloped forested acres into 20-acre collective farms. (That’s socialism.) Strike one!

About 15 years ago, he helped push the short-lived and ill-conceived county nuclear free zone and mandatory high school “peace curriculum.” (That’s liberalism.) Strike two!

This summer, he told KVMR I quit the NH 2020 forestry subcommittee because Sierra Pacific Industries’ owner told me to. (That’s a lie.) Strike three!

I’m voting for Drew.

Robert E. Ingram

Grass Valley

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