Wisconsin Public Television posted a transcript of remarks collected for a documentary aired on June 17, 2011 before the first mining bill went down to defeat.
We’re talking about digging a ditch, taking the iron ore, filling the ditch in. That’s as simple as what it is.
In the business world, we say you have to have some top line growth. You need to get some revenue into the pot. And that’s what this will do in spades.
The Bad River people, this is our homeland, this is all we have.
What do we stand for? Preservation of what we have left.
You have to take a deep breath here for the sake of Wisconsin, for the sake of our tribes.