Tag Archives: Private Property Rights

She was fined $5,600 for a few chickens. Now she is suing to end ‘prosecution fees’ in Indio and Coachella.

Ramona Morales, 79, filed a class-action lawsuit attacking privatized prosecutions in the eastern Coachella Valley. Ah yes, Agenda 21 at its best. — jtl, 419 by Brett Kelman, The Desert Sun   Ramona Morales, 79, had no idea a few chickens … Continue reading

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Forced to Farm? California Lawsuit Raises Question

Straight out of the playbook of the Third World Banana Republic. I don’t know how it is now, but some years back, if you owned a farm in Honduras and did not farm it, they would take it away from … Continue reading

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41 Days And 8 Months Later: Dissecting The Oregon Standoff Trial

Ammon Bundy, Ryan Bundy and five others were charged with conspiracy to impede federal employees from doing their jobs by force, threat or intimidation… “It’s a favorite charge of prosecutors,” said Portland defense attorney Kevin Sali …“When people are involved in … Continue reading

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In West, Feds control land — and lots of jobs

“How can somebody who’s managing my public lands tell me I can’t set foot on them?” asked Briels. “How can they close a road I’ve been using for years, and dictate to the ranchers how they’re going to make their … Continue reading

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Why The Land Belongs To Bundy

At the very least, Cliven Bundy possesses indisputable prescriptive rights to the land. A form of homesteading, prescriptive rights come about through protracted use of an unused tract of land. As per the political philosophy of John Locke upon which … Continue reading

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When City Hall Walks on the Farm

Farms can die with a whimper, not a bang, when the grabbing hands of local government arrive. And with urban sprawl comes Agenda 21 and its zoning commissions and building codes all of which have only one objective–the taking of … Continue reading

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Facts and Events in the Hammond Case

It is time for another show down. Please read this and when you get to the family’s picture, ask yourself how the hell anyone that has been through anything like this can still smile? — jtl, 419 by Ammon Bundy … Continue reading

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Why We Need Private Property to Deal with Scarce Resources

Unfortunately, a society which spurns private property — and hands resources over to government planners instead — often learns the terrible lessons of central planning and the tragedy of the commons (i.e., commonly held resources will be plundered to extinction). … Continue reading

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Secure property rights: Hold government to the law

The message terrified abusive bureaucrats: There are private rights in federal lands – vested rights, not privileges… Private rights in federal lands were recognized in an 1866 water law. It says, “… whenever, by priority of possession, rights to the … Continue reading

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Virginia Farmer’s property rights victory wins documentary awards

Please follow the links and watch the trailer. Somewhere near the end it poses the question, “What would you do?” I don’t speak for anybody else but, the day they come after mine wil be the day that one of … Continue reading

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