Monthly Archives: February 2017

Cheney Pushes for BLM 2.0 Rule Repeal

Well, there is still a lot of swamp to be drained but at least this is a start. — jtl, 419 via Northern Ag.NET This month freshman Wyoming Congressman Liz Cheney sponsored a resolution to repeal the Bureau of Land … Continue reading

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Grazing should be critical piece of lands management

 There is no denying that market forces…have played a role in the decrease of grazing on fed­eral lands. However, instead of mitigating these effects, unresponsive federal policies are making life more difficult for rural Americans — add­ing insult to injury. It’s … Continue reading

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Prosecutor: No formal agreement to conspire in refuge takeover, but a ‘meeting of the minds’

Neil Wampler, one of the defendants acquitted during the trial last fall, attended, and just before a lunch break, stood to address U.S. District Judge Anna J. Brown. “I still haven’t gotten my property back,” Wampler told her. And probably … Continue reading

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Wyman Meinzer’s West Texas

Posted by Chris Gill at the Circle Ranch A beautiful portrayal of a unique part of our country. https://player.vimeo.com/video/22132017 A WALTZ ACROSS WEST TEXASWyman Meinzer, the Texas State Photographer, used to live in the old jail in Benjamin, TX. The … Continue reading

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Break Up the USA

“No people and no part of a people,” said Ludwig von Mises nearly one hundred years ago, “shall be held against its will in a political association that it does not want.” So much wisdom in that simple sentiment. And … Continue reading

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Internal Secession and the Road to Ruin: Two Countries

Where does this lead? Separation. It is our only hope. by Fred Reed via Fred on Everything   Trump did not cause the deep division in the country. It caused him. There are two very different Americas. I suspect  that … Continue reading

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The hidden agendas of sustainability illusions

It is We the Governed – especially working class and poor citizens – who pay the price, with the world’s poorest families paying the highest price. We can only hope the Trump Administration and Congress will dismantle and defund sustainable … Continue reading

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Cowgirls’ glory days on exhibit

Before you start reading, scroll down and turn on the background music: George Strait’s “How Bout them Cowgirls.” — jtl, 419 By Kitty Bottemiller via Green Valley News One of several photographs in the exhibit is this group shot taken … Continue reading

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Fireworks, Rocky Start For 2nd Malheur Refuge Trial

“It’s very curious to me that [FBI agents] all testified to an arrest warrant when there isn’t one,” Brown said, referencing testimony taken in court Monday. “This is a problem.” The arrogant bastards won’t just lie, they’ll actually lie under oath. … Continue reading

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Jury seated for first trial in Bunkerville standoff case

Some of the jurors seated in the case have friends or relatives in law enforcement. One expressed during jury selection her belief that government agents should be held to a higher standard than the general public. I wouldn’t say that. … Continue reading

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