If he were going to resist armed officers why did he come out of the vehicle with his arms high in the air; why didn’t he come out shooting?
Ammon Bundy’s former attorney Mike Arnold added that he believes the trial on what he refers to as “thought crimes” will be a long one.
Reid has called for President Barack Obama to use his executive powers to designate the Gold Butte area a national monument.
A 2011 study conducted by University of Idaho Extension Agricultural Economists found that public land ranchers pay on average $1.20 per animal unit more than those who graze on private land.
A rancher was hunted down and shot like a rabid dog by police in conjunction with the FBI.
Ranches in several parts of the county lost private timber, grazing grounds, hay, barns and equipment to federal agency backburning that ranchers opposed.
You get people put in jail for five years for burning 130 acres that they were given permission, it looks like they were given permission to set the fire, and the agency can burn 300,000 acres, and nobody is accountable.
The Hammonds are serving five-years in prison after being charged under the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (yes, really).
“We have some 73 million acres of national forest lands at risk from wildland fires that could compromise human safety and ecosystem integrity…. The situation is simply not sustainable—not socially, not economically, not ecologically.”