Skip to comments.Supporters gather to defend Bundy ranch in Nevada, FAA enacts no-fly zone
Posted on 04/11/2014 10:56:27 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
An intense showdown in the state of Nevada between a family of ranchers and federal agents continues to escalate after a longstanding land dispute two decades in the making came to a head earlier this month.
As RT reported earlier this week, hundreds of armed agents with the United States Bureau of Land Management and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have descended on the Clark County, Nevada ranch of 67-year-old Cliven Bundy to execute the court-ordered confiscation of nearly 1,000 cattle, according to his family, which the US government says have trespassed on federal property.
The Washington Free Beacon newspaper reported on Monday this week that 234 of the 908 cattle had been wrangled up by government agents and their contractors, and news of the dispute has since further propelled the story into the national spotlight.
According to a notice posted by the Federal Aviation Administration a no-fly zone was enacted for a 3-square-mile area around the site of the Bundy's ranch. That advisory would remain in effect from April 11 until May 11.
Local cowboys have retrieved some of the confiscated cattle according to several reports, and supporters of the Bundy ranch from around the region have flocked to Nevada to stand by their side.
Since the Beacon first reported on the standoff earlier the week, tensions have only worsened in Clark County. Video emerged online on Wednesday of the ranchers son, Ammon Bundy, bloodied after being shocked by an electric Taser used by authorities, and Desert News reported that, according to Cliven Bundy, his own sister was knocked to the ground by officials moments before cameras began to roll.
One witness, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, told reporters that Serious bloodshed was narrowly avoided as a pregnant woman was also roughed up during the ordeal.
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“We never did have any hand-to-hand combat this morning or up to his time,” Mr. Bundy told the newspaper on Thursday afternoon. “But there’s like 200 armed military people on my ranch. That’s pretty bad to have that much armed force against American people.”
We need to be the barrier between the oppressed and the tyrants, Ryan Payne told the Review-Journal. Expect to see a band of soldiers.
“Several US senators and the state of Nevada this week also criticized what has been called the result of an overreaching agency acting overzealously, but federal officials say the ranchers cattle are simply not allowed to roam on the disputed land, which the government insists is federal property. According to the BLM, Bundy owes around $1 million in fees that hes incurred since 1993 when he lost his grazing permit for the chunk of land that had been in his family since the 1870s.”
The irony is rich. This administration has applauded violent popular (or astroturfed) civil disorder against established authority. It seems that for ‘wogs’, not civilized tyrannies.
Welcome to medieval rule and plunder. This is just another epic scandal from the group that doesnt give a care about our rights or any US laws for that matter.
The alphabet-soup army is poised to massacre
all those who dare to endanger the poor
little desert tortoise.
Well, which story are they going with?
The trespassing killers of the turtles or the overdue renters ?
Jackboots everywhere you look. They’re as bad as the corrupt people who give them their marching orders.
Sure to make Obama look even better on the world scene.
every patriot owned small aircraft within 200 miles should spend all day tomorrow violating the so-called No Fly zone . F um
In Russia Putin would have rounded up all those cattle personally. Bare chested, of course.
Mentioned on another thread: The border patrol uses beanbag rounds on illegal aliens crossing into this country, but is readying to use Apache attack helicopters here on US citizens. In case anyone wanted a sense of federal priorities.
I can’t wait until a Democrat stands up and say’s the rule of law must be upheld.
This whole story makes me barf.
Cliven Bundy and his son Ammon are my new heroes. Real men. Men willing to fight for a principle.
The motherf@cker in the white house and his lick-spittle Harry Reid are about to pee on an electric fence. Hilarity ensues.
I agree with you. But please stop with the profanity.