Tag Archives: ranching on public lands

The Last Cowboy at Pine Creek Ranch

Watch this video and see for yourself the sad and frightening saga of the destruction of the old west – and the American dream.   Yes, sad and frightening but, for me, most of all it is infuriating. — jtl, … 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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U.S. sidelined judge who ruled for key rancher against Feds, rejected same-sex marriage

 Hage said the 9th Circuit ruling “is a big disappointment, not just for my family but for the entire industry. They felt relief at the Jones decision. Ranchers’ rights had been upheld, but now it has all been overturned. It … Continue reading

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The Bundy Family’s Odd Mormon Connection, Explained

Ultimately, though, the Bundy’s faith may just be the Mormon version of a mindset common throughout the American West — regardless of faith tradition… “We can talk about the Bundys as Mormon, but their beliefs are very Western as well … Continue reading

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Momentum in Montana

The reason that transfer of public lands has become so popular is because of the dire need to improve access, health, and productivity on our public lands — not to privatize them, as adversaries often tout. No level of government … Continue reading

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American Lands Council

This month we will be sharing with you a series of blog posts written by Trent England, former executive vice president of the Seattle-based Freedom Foundation, who has joined the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs. Mr. England does a beautiful … Continue reading

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Joint Statement by NCBA and PLC on Senate Passage of Funding Bill

As my good friend, Charles  Borrego, frequently and rightfully points out, “You can’t fix stupid.” There is a reason we refer to election day as the “advanced auction of the stolen merchandise.” The only thing that will ever make public … Continue reading

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