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Judge to curtail defense witnesses in Bundy standoff case

 After nearly two months of testimony by more than three dozen prosecution witnesses, defense attorneys were knocked off a plan to call most of about 10 witnesses. How do you spell Kangaroo Court? — jtl, 419 By Ken Ritter, Associated … Continue reading

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Group still seeking justice one year after rancher killed by deputies

“It is almost as if a scab has been peeled off that requires the healing to start. The scab is off,” Sheriff Ryan Zollman told the Idaho Statesman on the day he learned no charges would be filed against his … Continue reading

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Hillary-Putin Uranium Deal: How Long Will Media Ignore It?

… most Americans probably have never even heard about Bill and Hillary Clinton’s ties to the Uranium One-Rosatom-Frank Giustra scandal, through the couple’s corruption-troubled Clinton Foundation, and Hillary’s official dealings while serving as President Obama’s secretary of state… That is … Continue reading

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Ammon Bundy seeks delay in September trial, asks for pretrial release

             A Handbook for Ranch Managers.  In keeping with the “holistic” idea that the land, the livestock, the people and the money should be viewed as a single integrated whole: Part I deals with the management of the natural … Continue reading

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Lock It Up, Burn It Down, Blame the Ranchers

“Most of the federal judges hearing these cases, with little or no background [in] federal land management laws or policies, have been very sympathetic to the [eco-radical groups” and entirely hostile toward the people who are making a productive living … Continue reading

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Judge opens door for Ammon Bundy, others to be prosecuted in Nevada and Oregon at same time

 Lisa Hay, a defense attorney for Ryan Payne, argued that prosecuting both cases at once could drag out the timeline for the cases and keep the defendants in custody longer…Payne’s defense attorney in Nevada, Shari Kaufman, said she couldn’t prepare … Continue reading

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American Rancher Uncut Interview Pt 1, Wayne Hage at Pine Creek 2005

Wayne Hage (RIP), a warrior hero of the Sagebrush Rebellion, and a wealth of knowledge about the rules and regulations imposed on the users of the so-called “public lands” by the Federal Land Management Agencies. If you would really like … Continue reading

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What the Oregon Standoff Is Really About

 “What saved the Malheur Refuge from being destroyed by drainage along with other federal refuges in the region were precisely its tangled water rights and the stubbornness of local ranchers.” …Yet the federal officials who today preside over the refuge … Continue reading

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Oregon standoff spokesman Robert ‘LaVoy’ Finicum killed, Bundys in custody after shooting near Burns

 Of course, I have no way of knowing this for sure. But, if I were a betting man I’d bet that what is going on inside that steel cage right now would give a whole new meaning to “police brutality.” … Continue reading

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Exclusive Oath Keepers Interview with LaVoy Finicum at the Refuge in Harney, OR.

via Oath Keepers by Jason Van Tatenhove While I was boots on the ground in Burns, OR.  I had a chance to sit down and speak with LaVoy Finicum, one of the leaders of the Citizens for Constitutional Freedom (www.C4CF.com) … Continue reading

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