Why do 546 People own 52% of the Entire Western US?

April 30, 2014. When we think of the US federal government, we imagine the tens of millions of government employees and the tens of millions of private contractors it employs. But the reality is, the federal government was limited by the US Constitution to 546 individuals. They include the President, Vice President, Congress and the Supreme Court. The question is, why do those 546 people own more than half the entire western US land mass?

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