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Rancher who led armed standoff with government has to stand trial again

Rancher who led armed standoff with government has to stand trial again The Venn diagram of people who support the armed uprising at the Bundy ranch and call BLM protestors “thugs” looks like a circle.

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Prosecutors in Nevada seek trial date for Bundys

Prosecutors in Nevada seek trial date for Bundys This will be a shitshow.

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Get Ready for More Armed Standoffs on Public Land

Get Ready for More Armed Standoffs on Public Land

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No, the Bundys Aren’t Terrorists

No, the Bundys Aren’t Terrorists The crime here is obviously more severe than simple trespassing. It’s probably even fair to call it seditious. But the men took no hostages, and aren’t threatening to commit acts of violence against civilians.

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High Plains Moochers

High Plains Moochers Suppose he had been grazing his cattle on land belonging to one of his neighbors, and had refused to pay for the privilege. That would clearly have been theft — and brandishing guns when someone tried to stop the theft would have turned it into armed robbery. The fact that in this […]

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Welfare Queens in Cowboy Hats

Welfare Queens in Cowboy Hats Let’s dispense with niceties: Bundy is a freeloading scofflaw, a welfare queen in a Stetson who claimed what wasn’t his. He took subsidies from U.S. taxpayers and refused to pay the $1.2 million he owed for using federal – make that our – land. Nice to see someone say the […]