Josh Fox doesn't believe in private p...

Josh Fox doesn't believe in private property

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Tom Shepstone

Kingston, PA

#1 Jul 21, 2013
Josh Fox doesn’t believe in private property it turns out. He, rather, believes land belongs to all the people. Perhaps it’s time for a public drive-by of his father’s property in Milanville; the one he falsely claims he got offered $100,000 to drill.

In 2007, teams of strangers came to our area and began knocking on our doors. Whether male or female, they were called “landmen,” the scouts of the natural gas business. Wanting us to give them leases on the gas beneath our land, they hoped we would sign, practically sight-unseen, thick boilerplate lease documents that provided all sorts of protections for the gas companies, but very little protection for us or the land we hold so dear.

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