Skip to comments.Nevada Cattle Rancher Wins ‘Range War’ With Feds
Posted on 04/14/2014 8:14:59 AM PDT by Kaslin
This is the power of social media. This is the power of personal video cameras. This is the power of citizen journalists. And the next time Senator Feinstein calls for licencing only legitimate journalists, that the 1st Amendment only extends to people who work at the New York Times, Washington Post, or MSNBC, remember this moment. This is how the bullies with the power, the cronies and their allies, are turned back.
Dianne Feinstein First Amendment Is A Special Privilege
This is not about a rancher owing the Bureau of Land Management money. This is about a federal government which just assumed control of public land years ago (not government land like military bases or federal courthouses though the taxpayers do pay for these too) changing the rules and telling citizens to lump it. Its about a central authorities passing regulations in Washington with little regard, indeed contempt for the little guy out in flyover country.
Well the little guy stood up this time and other little guys came to his aid. This is how its done. Film it. Share it. Get the word out.
And always remember your 1st Amendment right. It is the 1st Amendment for a reason.
(From ABC News)
However, today the BLM said it would not enforce a court order to remove the cattle and was pulling out of the area.
Based on information about conditions on the ground, and in consultation with law enforcement, we have made a decision to conclude the cattle gather because of our serious concern about the safety of employees and members of the public, BLM Director Neil Kornze said.
We ask that all parties in the area remain peaceful and law-abiding as the Bureau of Land Management and National Park Service work to end the operation in an orderly manner, he said.
The roundup began April 5, following lengthy court proceedings dating back to 1993, federal officials said. Federal officers began impounding the first lot of cows last weekend, and Bundy responded by inviting supporters onto his land to protest the action.
Its not about cows, its about freedom,
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Next time they’ll jam the social networks.
Same “first class folks” as the motorcycle dudes supporting our vets.
The feds will be back. Bob Massie on Fox & Friends cited various legal rulings against Bundy--apparently he hasn't had money for lawyers to fight everything and of course the feds have unlimited tax money to use to go after the average citizen if they choose.
They cautioned against violence, yet the only violence was from the BLM with the tasering of a woman and during an arrest of a man. Warning the people to be peaceful?
That’s like telling the gathering crowd to be careful with matches as they watch the Reichstag burn to the ground.
Agreed. This is far from over.
You have the right to protest but only after “we” choose the place and time and decide to allow you to exercise your right.
Not surprising that the Feds would chose and area way out of view of the reporters and the original conflict.
If that happens... we need to be ready to truncate. Information is so vital that its loss CANNOT be allowed. In previous years the MSM could be counted on to report the news fairly. This is no longer true.
IF WE ARE BLIND, WE HAVE LOST.
True. Bunkerville was a battle, not a war.
I love that picture!
I expect a full disclosure of the plans for the land. After all, this is an “open administration.”
I am betting that it has little to do with a tortoise and everything to do about cronyism and the little guy gets screwed.
He didn’t win the war, he won the first battle. These people do not give up.
Yes, they will be back. Harry Reid and Barack Obama are vindictive. They will be back.
Can’t stop the signal.
They will be back.
They are vindictive and manipulative, they will bide their time and strike when Bundy is caught off guard.
They didn’t like being made to retreat and their egos have been bruised.
They will be back.
They'll be back. They are already staging the next assault.
Full disclosure was posted years ago, many of us (me included) missed it.
Above links from freeper page
Thanks for the links!
I’ll download them when I get home tonight.
And, whose investigating and exposing Hairy’s part in this?
Wow. So it wasn’t about a tortoise.
I had heard rumors but didn’t know if it was true or not.
I’ve been repeated asking this question hoping someone know or can find the answer
Is this land in NV or the land targeted by the BLM in TX or CO used as collateral for any of the Chinese loans?
There were threads back awhile stating that the loans from China were secured with federal lands
We need to know ASAP !
Dirty Harry and Son are probably drawing up the plans as we speak!
This is precisely the situation about which Jefferson (IIRC) was thinking when he said: "The price of freedom is ETERNAL VIGILANCE."
They only retreated so they can attact from a different direction.
They’ll be back, but you can bet your azz it won’t be until after the midterm election!
The demoncraps knew this was ‘bad press’ on steroids.
Time to go on the offensive!
This has a long way to go. Bureaucrats are always looking up the chain for guidance, and the local BLM clearly didn’t have it in this case.
So they withdrew.
Now the Feds at higher levels are organizing to find who who is these protests, what special skills they may have, intent, leadership of the group, etc.... Washington at the highest levels is now cranking up its intelligence capabilities, and also drawing up scenarios and PR.
Round 2 will come shortly.
1. 200 armed, gear queer JBT appear for basically ONE rancher defying a court order is perceived by freedom loving people as a huge provocation and overkill (fortunately not literally). So this was a “wake up” call for many people who wouldn't have cared otherwise. So on this one item alone, the government starts off stupid and heavy-handed.
2. The peoples' response. So MANY went to Nevada. They quickly outnumbered the 200 feds. That made the optics for the government look horrible in an election year. Even when your an Obamass kissing toady, THAT many people standing up to armed thugs has an appeal to Americans based on our culture of rooting for the little guy. Very powerful thing to see, thousands of people risking their lives and prosperity to defy what they perceive to be grave wrong and affront to Liberty.
3. We prayed for God's help. Do NOT overlook this aspect. Not now or in the future. As St Paul said in Romans, “If God is for us, who can be against us?”
4. The whole world was watching. Read the British press. Read the posted comments. You would be amazed! The government knew, too. And certain countries foreign press would LOVE to turn this on Obama, given Syria and the Ukraine, for example. Again, optics. Election year. Power versus innocence. Think Alinsky.
5. By ignoring this, ignoring the IRS scandals, ignoring Benghazi, Fast and Furious, voter fraud, etc, etc, the media loses more and more prestige, and whatever viewers they have left.
Do not ignore the power of my number 1 above. When when I showed the pictures to even Low Information Voters, they were furious. There is something visceral about it when people see what appears to be heavily armed forces lined up against American civilians. People DO NOT want any more Wacos. The government actually really stepped on their cranks with that one.
Time to use it as a campaign issue against them.
Tie every demoncrap senator to Hairy Reed and O’bastard, then flog them with it until even they think they’re at fault!
Yesterday an estimated 200K people showed up for a victory rally for the UCONN basketball teams. Wonder how many of them cared one wit, or knew about Bunkerville, NV?
The confrontation was a huge PR debacle. There’s no doubt there’s some screaming and ass kicking going on behind closed doors. The aftermath won’t be pretty. They’ll be back with vengeance on their minds. Bundy has to pay for making them look like fools. You can bet more pressure will be applied next time with lots more reinforcements.
They need to be met again with resolve and a whole lot more.
Anybody know of a site where donations could be sent?
What part of this do you NOT understand.
A court order is only as good as law enforcement back its up.
BLM tried to back it up until they got way outnumbered by
Patriot armed militia...with probably thousands more on the way
to support Bundy until BLM waived the white flag.
Preppers’ PING My post #37 this thread
That’s a powerful image.
Best day for a Bundy, since Al scored four touchdowns in one game.
So who is going to back up this court order?
The BLM tried and were quickly out numbered.
If there is a next time, instead of hundreds showing up to
support Bundy, thousands will show up.
So tell us who is going to enforce this court order?
We would all like to know.
A person doesn't have to be a student of military tactics to predict the actions of occupation forces. Too many naive, law abiding citizens still believe we are governed by a constitution based government when it is an oppressive radical anti-individual rights mob that rules the land.
I don’t believe the county Sheriff sided with the feds
I think that is the same guy that tackled the 57 year old woman. Roop, I think his name is. This guy is a real A$$hole.
Has the mainstream media covered this story?
Next time they'll destroy his reputation before they move to burn him alive.
Will they accuse him of molesting children? Racism? Drug running? Terrorism? Manufacturing explosives? Murder? Nazism? All of the above?
Spin the wheel and see folks.
They simply can't let an uppity peasant show them up, they can't!