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Sheriff urged to clamp down on armed militiamen around Bundy ranch
The Las Vegas Sun ^ | April 28, 2014 | Kyle Roerink

Posted on 04/30/2014 1:38:57 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Reid Hendricks of Camden, Tenn., and Jim (no last name provided) of Las Vegas take up a position on a hill by Cliven Bundy’s ranch near Bunkerville on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Hendricks is a former Marine (honorably discharged) and has worked as a police officer and a high school history teacher, he said.

A growing number of Bunkerville residents want to see the armed militiamen guarding rancher Cliven Bundy leave Nevada, according to a letter from Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., to Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie.

Horsford, whose congressional district includes Bunkerville, wrote that his constituents are concerned about Bundy supporters carrying weapons near local churches, schools and elsewhere.

Militia members flocked to Nevada to support Bundy in his fight with the government over his refusal to pay fees for his cattle to graze on federal land.

“I urge you to investigate these reports and to work with local leaders to ensure that their concerns are addressed in a manner that allows the community to move forward without incident,” Horsford wrote to Gillespie.

The letter also says militiamen have a presence on state and local roads as well as federal highways. In some areas, according to the letter, militiamen have set up checkpoints where drivers are stopped and asked to provide a proof of residency.

They’ve been seen carrying high-caliber weapons and keep a round-the-clock security detail on Bundy....

(Excerpt) Read more at lasvegassun.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: bundy; bunkerville; militia; nevada

Steven Horsford

1 posted on 04/30/2014 1:38:57 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I hope they have counter snipers guarding their six.


2 posted on 04/30/2014 1:43:24 AM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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>> Bundy supporters carrying weapons near ...

And LEOs licensed to kill meander without concern...


3 posted on 04/30/2014 1:43:25 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This flares up again, I may have to take a few weeks off and visit the Bundy Ranch... seems like a nice place to camp out for awhile!


4 posted on 04/30/2014 2:16:31 AM PDT by maddog55 (I'd be Pro-Choice if we could abort liberals.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Steven Horsford was elected in 2012 for Nevada’s congressional district 4. This is a newly created district as a result of the 2010 census.
Before that Nevada only had 3 congressmen - 1 Democrat and 2 Republican.


5 posted on 04/30/2014 2:39:11 AM PDT by Just A Reader
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah, with Washington DC home to the wealthiest cabal of government moneygrubbers in the world, we have to look out for some grazing land in the Back of Beyond.

If you buy that, I’ve got a nice bridge in Brooklyn I’m willing to let go cheap.


6 posted on 04/30/2014 2:40:59 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What is “high caliber”? 105mm, 30mm, 20mm, 16inch? 5.56 is as low a caliber as you can get except for .17in. morons.


7 posted on 04/30/2014 2:59:43 AM PDT by Octar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
What is a high-caliber weapon?

I see in the photo a guy appears to be near a hilltop.

Does that make a .223 into being "high"? Or do some of the guys have .308 caliber weapons of something akin to AR platform semi-auto rifles?

How high were the people who Horsford claims wrote letters about an alleged concern about --- militiamen setting up checkpoints in "some" areas?

Do those people not have the sheriff's address or know the numbers 9-1-1?

It's real easy. Push the #9 button on a phone's number pad once, then push the #1 button twice. Using a cell phone and some other handsets one may have to then press a "send" button.

I smell possible false report about the "checkpoints". What would a "high caliber" be there? A sidearm in 10mm? Colt .45?

Where could my "calibers" get high? If I turned my back and they got high enough, then as a possible defense should any of them go off, I could then say "not my fault. the calibers got too high. Talk to them. I think they need substance abuse counseling".

I don't think "your honor, I had to use an -06, Walmart was out of .22" would work...so nevermind that strategy. Stick with the "the calibers were high" story.

8 posted on 04/30/2014 3:02:22 AM PDT by BlueDragon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The lefts anti Bundy character assassination campaign has begun. This is Joseph Goebbels style propoganda, designed to stir up the uninformed masses against Bundy.

So much for peace. This propaganda shows that will be a repeat of WACO and Ruby Rudge on the Bundy ranch.

Due process. Thats what Bundy deserves as a constitutional right. Not a shoot out and assault by a federal agency, based on the fact that he is a racist old man.

come to think of it, Sterling is pretty much in the same boat, being punished for no crime committed , by the press.He too is a racist who has not committed a crime.Old men who are racists need to die apparently, or be relegated to poverty.

Last time anyone checked, holding racist views is not a crime. Certain acts based on racial prejudice are defined as crimes by law, but holding racists views are not a crime.Thats the nature of freedom in the USA guaranteed by the Constitution.

I am glad there are thhose who will fight to maintain such freedom.One does not have to be a black supremacist like Barak Obama to be lawful, only politically correct.


9 posted on 04/30/2014 3:29:30 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“A growing number of Bunkerville residents want to see the armed militiamen guarding rancher Cliven Bundy leave Nevada, according to a letter from Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev.”

Okay.


10 posted on 04/30/2014 3:55:15 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Horses*** is a Democrap who comes from the County with Las Vegas in it (=Harryreiddom).

Probably elected by the Casino workers union and assorted other garbage drawn by the gambling “industry”.

See:

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/steven_horsford/412559


11 posted on 04/30/2014 4:11:20 AM PDT by ZULU (Devil Patrick FREE Justina Pelletier!!!)
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To: BlueDragon

I smell possible false report about the “checkpoints”. What would a “high caliber” be there? A sidearm in 10mm? Colt .45?

Perhaps some clever Texan MilitiaPerson has finally invented the .46 which that Texas Ranger wanted but hadn’t found?


12 posted on 04/30/2014 4:15:39 AM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Maybe the “good congressman” should write a letter to Obunga asking him to just give the 66,000 acres to Bundyvwith the deed and Tax Free in perpetuity as a thanks for making food for us and then leave him alone. That, too, would solve the problem and those evil men with guns will go home.


13 posted on 04/30/2014 4:32:10 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: GladesGuru

Is there a law agains’t carrying a weapon in Nevada and that county and out there in the country? Guess there is “no hunting” anywhere in that county.


14 posted on 04/30/2014 4:33:47 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: DaveA37

The New Democrap from HarryReiddom wants to know the color of the gun bearing person’s skin - is it a case of a minority “PriviledgedPerson”, or some dangerous ‘cracka’.


15 posted on 04/30/2014 4:38:16 AM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

After readind some of the comments at the bottom of the story, it has become all too clear how Harry keeps getting re-elected...


16 posted on 04/30/2014 4:40:24 AM PDT by Mathews (Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV), Luke 22:36 (NIV))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Bring out the documentation of their concerns or there are none....
17 posted on 04/30/2014 4:46:56 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: maddog55

It is beautiful over there, at this time of the year


18 posted on 04/30/2014 4:48:44 AM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: Candor7

Do not forget the ex CEO of Mozilla

I have the ability to see inside a persons heart and determine if they are a bigoted or against the queers.

I am qualified to ruin a person, or a business, because of my special talent.
People/business should pay a rent to me as a shield against PC accusations.

Hey, I remember NBA players REFUSED to play for the Raptors, even in the Vince Carter days.
Those bigoted NBA players HATED the people of Toronto, and for that matter Canada.

I can get some action and return going after bigoted NBA players, starting with Alonzo Mourning!! Imagine the cash flow coming my way when these NBA player Bigots start paying their rent


19 posted on 04/30/2014 4:57:29 AM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; B4Ranch; SgtBob; Chode

Never mind the Mini-guns and cases of ammo in the blm Tractor-Trailers...

But let’s go into panic mode because a few Citizen Militia are standing guard for what We ALL know will eventually happen when the fedz come back.


20 posted on 04/30/2014 4:59:27 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: Steven Tyler

I can get some action and return going after bigoted NBA players, starting with Alonzo Mourning!! Imagine the cash flow coming my way when these NBA player Bigots start paying their rent>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Yes, the NHL is a “White League.” Get some! LOL.


21 posted on 04/30/2014 5:06:09 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: BlueDragon; Octar
The term, "High caliber" is used for dramatic effect. It is to make them seem more sinister to the reader, more evil. The implied point is only criminals would carry or use a "high caliber" weapon. Yet the "militia" at the Bundy ranch have them. therefore, they are criminals. To be dealt with violently and ruthlessly.

You me, and every Conservative need to bone or brush up on Psychological Warfare tactics, because they are being used against us. The Government plants, moles, and agents on this forum are already applying them effectively against us.

22 posted on 04/30/2014 5:17:54 AM PDT by sport
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To: sport
I'm thinking I should do whatever it takes to make all my ammo "high" caliber so in case it even needs to be used, it will be applying analgesic to the sight of any injury the ammo may cause.

I'm merciful and compassionate.

Contact highs are for sharing.

23 posted on 04/30/2014 5:26:37 AM PDT by BlueDragon
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To: Candor7

The left doesn’t seem to get it.

This is not about Bundy except as a tangential component.
This is about THEM, and their militarization of the domestic law enforcement agencies and bureaucracies,

and The People’s resistance to it.


24 posted on 04/30/2014 5:30:18 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Mathews

“After readind some of the comments at the bottom of the story, it has become all too clear how Harry keeps getting re-elected...”

Yes, sir. The comments are scary. Must be a setup. I pray it is a setup. If that is the mindset of the folks in NV...


25 posted on 04/30/2014 5:32:23 AM PDT by Wiz-Nerd
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It looks like Harry Reid is putting a little pressure on Steven Horsford (d)congressional district 4.


26 posted on 04/30/2014 5:33:31 AM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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To: sport
The left is all about their "magic words", aren't they?

Seems that their primary magic word, "racist!" didn't disperse the bad men who resisted "authoritai!".

So, we go on to "high caliber", "militia", and "assault weapons".

RACIST!

27 posted on 04/30/2014 5:34:00 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Jack Hammer

I hear you...

I made similar just yesterday.


28 posted on 04/30/2014 5:34:51 AM PDT by logi_cal869
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To: Candor7

Endless possibilities to cash in as the society implodes because everyone is hating someone else because of the smallest indication of disrespect.


29 posted on 04/30/2014 5:35:34 AM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: BlueDragon
oops, that should be site, not sight.

center mass -not a particular portion of "head", too.

But for ears (and flying eyes) in the just-in-case dept. should be some e-spectrum jamming and counter-measure capability. With a common tow hitch (trailerable).

Droning noises irritating the general peace and tranquility? Turn up the wattage and fry 'em.

30 posted on 04/30/2014 5:35:53 AM PDT by BlueDragon
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To: maddog55
I am afraid that it will flare up again, My FRiend. Only this time it is going to be sudden and violent. The Government forces will strike again. when, I do not know. What I have learned from watching and reading about Ruby Ridge, Mt. Carmel, and the Alien Gonzalez political kidnapping is that they will use treachery and overwhelming force. And the assault will be sudden and totally unexpected.

In Bundy's case, I do not believe it is going to happen anytime soon, because, up till now he has not been sufficiently demonized. One reason for that is that the demonetization effort has been largely unsuccessful and has cost a many of their deep planted moles on this forum to be burned to say nothing of two of their prized judas goats, Glen Beck And Sean Hannidity. But none the less, each time one of their attempts fails, they change venues. One important clue to watch for is Government Officials or a Government official saying, "This has gone on long enough" This what Janet Reno or a member of the Clinton regime would say before the slaughters and political kidnapping began.

31 posted on 04/30/2014 5:37:42 AM PDT by sport
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To: MrB
They do. And if you reflect back, it is always words that mean what “they” say they mean. Words like, “high capacity” describing magazines. I have tried more that once to get a definition of “racist”. To no avail
32 posted on 04/30/2014 5:45:16 AM PDT by sport
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To: ilovesarah2012

Yeh, I heard there was one, and Horsford heard about it, and joined. That made two - a growing number./s


33 posted on 04/30/2014 5:49:11 AM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: sport

Where do you get this “overwhelming force’ stuff? We outnumber the LEO’s and the Feds. If they send in a thousand people we’ll put in five thousand. If they shoot first, we won’t stop shooting until they are eliminated and the threat is extinguished. That’s common knowledge on both sides.


34 posted on 04/30/2014 7:47:38 AM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: B4Ranch

From past actions on their part and the use of their terms. and the fact that they sent 200 automatic weapon armed bloodthirsty mercs against one Rancher and his family. It was only when they realized that their hides were going to be among those punctured that they pulled in their horns.I sincerely and fervently hope that you are correct.


35 posted on 04/30/2014 8:14:24 AM PDT by sport
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To: sport

There’s not too many G-men, who are married, whose wife would want them playing soldier boy when they are outnumbered. They don’t want to get into a firefight that would start in Nevada and continue from coast to coast. Imagine driving a US Forestry vehicle or a BLM truck in Montana or
New Mexico and having to worry that every car, truck or RV within sight may contain an Oathkeeper who lost a relative or a friend at the Bundy Ranch Shootout.


36 posted on 04/30/2014 8:28:39 AM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: sport

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37 posted on 04/30/2014 8:33:04 AM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: B4Ranch

Thanks for posting. that, My FRiend is what it has came to. They need to keep in mind, once they start it, they immediately lose control and it will get very ugly very quickly.


38 posted on 04/30/2014 8:43:38 AM PDT by sport
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To: sport

The men and women who work for the US Forestry and the BLM are not complete idiots. If some blue suit in a DC office decides they should stage another attack, I would expect there will be a flu virus sweeping the offices of the lower pay grades who work in the field. Or perhaps it may appear as a rash of on the job injuries.


39 posted on 04/30/2014 9:11:01 AM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: B4Ranch

Yeah! The majority of them are decent men and women. Only wanting to live and let live. Unfortunately for them [and us] the minority, which, in my opinion, is increasing, is dragging them into something they do not want and will not win.


40 posted on 04/30/2014 9:15:07 AM PDT by sport
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To: B4Ranch; sport

They’ll send in a drone and blame it on a “gas explosion”, ammo “stockpile” going up, whatever. With the BATFE investigating the ruins, “no evidence exists” to prove anything but the party line. In OK City and at Waco, the sites (scenes of the crime) couldn’t be destroyed fast enough for those guys.


41 posted on 04/30/2014 9:50:52 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: ilovesarah2012
A growing number of Bunkerville residents...

Growing from what, one to two?

42 posted on 04/30/2014 10:05:21 AM PDT by MileHi
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To: Smokin' Joe

They’re welcome to try whatever they wish as long as they know beforehand that they’ll have to live with the consequences.


43 posted on 04/30/2014 10:13:06 AM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

you are right. Now that I recall, that is how they did it at Waco. Put in the gas and started the fire and then accused Koresh of burning the place down. and Immediately cleaned the scene.


44 posted on 04/30/2014 10:51:30 AM PDT by sport
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To: sport

They were in a big hurry to bulldoze the Federal Building crime scene in OK City, too. For a site where there allegedly had been unexploded ordnance in the building (Explosive devices were used as the reason to pull back rescuers on at least one occasion, and, iirc, two or three times), it just seemed a mite hasty and something which would destroy evidence—not the actions of someone who is trying to get to the bottom of a crime.


45 posted on 04/30/2014 11:12:12 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: GladesGuru
Pete Santilli had Ryan Payne on his show yesterday. Payne is the main organizer for the militia at Bundy Ranch. He said the claims that they were stopping cars at checkpoints are an absolute lie, and that they are so far out in the boondocks that there are no schools and churches, or even neighbors anywhere around. The only time people even see them is if they drive by on the road past the militia campsites, or if they go into town to get supplies, where they do open carry, which is legal in Nevada.

Horsehead is speaking pure crap.

46 posted on 04/30/2014 12:00:18 PM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: Steven Tyler
I am qualified to ruin a person, or a business, because of my special talent. People/business should pay a rent to me as a shield against PC accusations.

No one ever expects the Spanish Inquisition!

47 posted on 04/30/2014 12:02:32 PM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: maddog55
seems like a nice place to camp out for awhile!

That's a great idea for a summer vacation.

48 posted on 04/30/2014 12:04:31 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: MrB
Next, they will attempt to smear some militia members as connected to the KKK or Aryan whateverhood...

Wait for it....

This crap is only going to get ratcheted up the closer we get to November.

49 posted on 04/30/2014 12:06:11 PM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: mabarker1
100%
50 posted on 04/30/2014 2:59:40 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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