Skip to comments.Last Man Standing: Nevada Ranch Family in Fedgov Face-off
Posted on 04/11/2014 5:36:23 PM PDT by VitacoreVision
Last Man Standing: Nevada Ranch Family in Fedgov Face-off
Tensions are rising and the potential for violence is escalating in Nevadas Mohave Desert. Last week more than 200 armed federal agents from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and other agencies, many decked out in camouflage uniforms, descended on the area around Bunkerville, a small town 70 miles northeast of Las Vegas, near Nevadas borders with Arizona and Utah. According to coverage one is likely to see from the Establishment media, the show of force is necessary to remove Cliven Bundys cattle from public lands where they are, allegedly, damaging the fragile habitat of the protected desert tortoise.
In addition, say the reports, Bundy owes the federal government over $1 million in delinquent grazing fees dating back to 1993. That is the story that is being dispensed by the BLM and retailed in most media accounts.
Cliven Bundy and his family, friends and neighbors, as well as some legal scholars, tell a different story. According to Bundy, whose family has been ranching in the area since the 1800s, the BLMs armed invasion and occupation of Nevada has nothing to do with protecting the tortoise and everything to do with running him off the land, as it has already done to all of the other ranchers in Clark County. He notes that more than fifty other ranchers have been bankrupted, intimidated, and forced to give up their land and legal property rights. He is, he points out, the last man standing; and now that generations of ranching families have been driven out, federal officials have dropped the pretense that it is all about saving the endangered tortoise and have actually been killing the reptiles by the hundreds.
(Excerpt) Read more at thenewamerican.com ...
Another Ruby Ridge?
I wonder what would happen if around 100,000 (possibly armed) concerned citizens showed up there?
Food for thought...
I dare Reid to go down there. I double-dog dare you Reid.
The administration will negotiate, civilly, with all peoples of the world except it’s own citizens.
‘Bout sums it up...
Curious. Our politicians are EAGER to help anyone ELSE “throw off the burden of corrupt, tyrannical gummint. Anyone but us.
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? Curious ? Please Explain ?
And please don't fry/zot me.
I've had a bad enough day.
Ma ain’t shittin’ AM....his poop plant is in the crapper...no shit....jus’ sayin’.