Skip to comments.BLM Rangers Brought in From Out of State for Nevada Ranch ‘Emergency’
Posted on 04/11/2014 11:23:22 AM PDT by george76
Theyre almost like a hired gun. Armed Rangers were brought in from out of state by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to assist in security surrounding the Bundy Ranch, according to the family.
A heated confrontation on Wednesday resulted in Cliven Bundys son Ammon being tasered by BLM officials and a 57-year-old protester being shoved to the ground.
Stetsy Bundy Cox, Clivens daughter, told the Washington Free Beacon that some of the rangers had Oregon and California license plates.
You know, some of these guys dont even know why theyre here, she said. A few people have talked to them and they got called in here on an emergency feed and they didnt know what it was for, it just said they had to be here.
Cox said she spoke with an out-of-state Ranger who was ashamed of his job.
I actually went and talked to one, he was in the back, nobody was even talking to him. He didnt say much, she said. He had a huge big gun on him, but he didnt really even touch his gun.
I asked him, What are you doing? Do you know what youre doing? Youre stealing an old mans cattle, his livelihood. Hes a poor man that doesnt have anything,
As of Wednesday, 352 cattle have been removed from the public land ranched by the Bundy family for more than a century. An estimated 200 armed officials have surrounded the ranch
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I am sick of these wannabe einsatzgruppen in sunglasses.
A thread by JimRob mentioned the militia members who are starting to fill the area.
This may not end pretty.
(And may be a harbinger of things to come across the nation - maybe a few doors get kicked down in New York state on Cuomo's orders, and the LEOs get their cars/trucks destroyed on the way out. Rinse and repeat).
Someone suggested a similarity to Tiananmen square.. personally there are too many happenings here that match this. But there’s one thing that kind of makes them all similar to Tiananmen Square (Internet source): “. . . they brought in troops from far away who didn’t have connections to Beijing, . . . would brook no obstacle.”
I hope these sympathizing people are well armed this time.
The winners will be the ones with snipers posted a distance away.
OK..they are bringing more into the area for security?
Just WTF are they trying to secure? The combat zone? The Bundys? What?
I missed the start of this whole debacle
is this because Mr. Bundy did not pay grazing fees?
I know his family has used those lands forever but if he owes fees to graze why doesn’t he just pay them?
Even so the 0dumbo gov’t shouldn’t use gestapo tactics
stossel reported on this. Apparently the BLM refuses to issue the permits DESPITE a court order.
The original “cause” doesn’t really matter any more.
This is now a matter of who will back down.
most marked federal vehicle have federal license plates. If there were vehicles with out of state plates IMO they should have been unmarked. Pictures please.
Rangers? Are they talking about park rangers who used to be unarmed and helpful?
The federal government in 1998 declared the property off-limits to all cattle so that it could be turned into a habitat for the endangered desert tortoise.
Years ago, I used to have 52 neighboring ranchers, Bundy said. Im the last man standing. How come? Because BLM regulated these people off the land and out of business.
Yep, behind the other snipers......
Remember his National Civilian Security Force ?
The original cause does matter.
this is from the blaze link another poster posted
“Bundy does not own the land, which is near his 150-acre ranch, and has not paid grazing fees since 1993, claiming that he doesnt recognize the federal governments claim to the property.
The veteran rancher said he is entitled to use the land for grazing because his family has done exactly that for decades, even before the Bureau of Land Management was for
so they guy hasn’t paid grazing fees for 21 years? Other ranchers in other areas pay their grazing fees
BUT NO the gov’t should not be doing what they are doing. It is typical 0dumbo bullying. think if this was a black guy the feds would be doing this? NO
let’s be clear on how this started. Mr Bundy is not completely innocent
The Center for Biological Diversity allegedly threatened BLM with a lawsuit in federal court if they didnt force Bundys cattle off the public land.
They are spending tens of millions of dollars to confiscate a few hundred cows that will be sold for well under a million dollars to pay off grazing fees.
At least, that's the federal government's story.
Face it. This is a show of force by the Federal government. To let the proles know who holds the power and who they should fear.
I'm not sure that I am sympathetic to the cause of the rancher. I don't believe that I've heard the truth from either side. But the total overkill by the BLM has me watching the bigger issue of who answers to who.
There is no way that this will end well.