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Cliven Bundy’s Trial Begins: Will Freedom Ring? Why The Stakes Are So High

“There is a serious amount of government overreach in general and especially here in Nevada when it comes to our lands,” says John Moore, a former libertarian state legislator, and Bundy family friend. “I’m a firm believer that it’s the … 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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Las Vegas Review-Journal Prosecutors confirm BLM shredded documents before Bunkerville standoff

I am anxious to see how a Trump administration will (or will not) handle this and other so-called “public lands” issues. — jtl, 419 By JEFF GERMAN of the Las Vegas Review-Journal By JEFF GERMAN of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNALBureau … Continue reading

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New research finds that global warming is intensifying wildfires

The federal agency, which manages 193m acres (78m hectares) of forest, will plead once again for more funding from Congress, in the wake of a devastating 2015 that saw record swaths of forest engulfed in flames. I’ve got a better … Continue reading

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What the Oregon Standoff Is Really About

Forget the Bundys and “terrorism”—the real crime is what federal bullies do to ranchers like the Hammond family…This broke the back of the rancher resistance: most came to the FWS and gave their land away for a song. This is … Continue reading

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How the Feds Support Eco-Terrorism

…selling the threat of terrorism allows them to create legislation in order to prosecute people who have no intention of committing terrorist acts. Ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond, for example, were prosecuted under an anti-terrorism statute for lighting fires on … 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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Lawyer asks for Cliven Bundy’s release, calls him ‘political prisoner’

Hansen likened the armed Bunkerville standoff with law enforcement on April 12, 2014, to the Revolutionary War battles at Bunker Hill, Concord and Lexington between American patriots and the British. They have murdered one of ours but, other than that, … Continue reading

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Up Front Spindled & Mutilated

BLM and FWS want the Hammond Ranch. The agencies have blocked the family’s stock waters and access roads to their high-country grazing land, canceled their legal grazing permits, and seem determined to destroy ranch and family so that they can … Continue reading

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FBI Blocking Most Lines Of Communication, Militants Say

 This is a couple of days old and, more than likely, things have changed since it was first published. But, it gives me cause to re-hash something we learned back in the Slick Willie days of the “Militia Movement.” You … Continue reading

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