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Bundys and Hammonds
Arizona man gets 68 years in prison in Nevada standoff case, H&N 7/27/17. “...Even though a shot was not fired...” "Defendants in the case have maintained they were moved not by anti-government sentiment, but instead by images of U.S. Bureau of Land Management agents using stun guns and dogs against Bundy family members."
Ranchers fume as ‘Rainbow Family’ set to camp on federal land in Oregon, H&N 6/22/17. "He said the “takeover of federal ground” is no different than the Bundy group’s occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters...."
Judicial Tyranny against the Bundy Family and others in Nevada, Lincoln County Watch Dec. 2016. "96 inmates share a common cell, two stack bunk beds 4” apart, open showers and toilets. There is no privacy whatsoever. There is little more than a dog run for limited exercise. Inmates get 1 hour per week to converse with a visitor over a video phone..."
Bundy Gang is Found Not Guilty, Willamette Week,
posted to KBC 10/27/16.
Rancher Cliven Bundy is suing the federal judge handling his criminal case stemming from an armed standoff with US agents, with a complaint that accuses President Barack Obama, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and one of Reid's sons of plotting to steal his property, H&N 5/14/16.
< Bill to shield cop who killed LaVoy Finicum falters in Senate, H&N 2/26/16. "Finicum, 54, was killed Jan. 26 along a wooded stretch of highway 20 miles north of Burns..."
Mel Bundy Tells of Oregon shootout, interview with Dennis Michael Lynch, posted to KBC 2/17/16.
Last Oregon refuge occupier surrenders peacefully, after some tense final moments, LA Times, posted to KBC 2/14/16
Michele Fiore, a Nevada Assemblywoman, Finds Unlikely Role at Oregon Standoff’s End, NY Times, posted to KBC 2/14/16.
Who Are the Real Arsonists, American Lands Council 9-minute video, about BLM burning out ranchers on BLM grazing ground, burning homes, fences, and killing more than 80 head of cattle, not compensating ranchers and no one was held accountable. Video was posted on Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore's Facebook page. At the same time the feds threw Hammonds in prison for another 4 years after serving one year for their firebreak that crept onto BLM ground, burning 140 acres. Posted to KBC 2/14/16
requesting the government provide a full
accounting and investigation into the
shooting death of LaVoy Finnicum by
government agents two weeks ago.
Letter from Ammon Bundy about the patriots and what led to the murder of LaVoy Finicum, posted to KBC 2/7/16.
Hundreds, including Cliven Bundy and militiamen, pay respects to Robert ‘LaVoy’ Finicum and the freedom they say he represented, Salt Lake Tribune, posted to KBC 2/7/16
Oregon occupier LaVoy Finicum shot dead by the FBI is hailed as hero during Utah funeral attended by hundreds of people from across the country, Daily Mail, London 2/7/16 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3432946/Funeral-draw-large-crowd-support-Oregon-protester.html#ixzz3zQF1TjaW
Lory Storm Reporting on the Ground from Oregon - YouTube 1/4/16 regarding standoff in Refuge near Burns, Oregon and murder of rancher LaVoy Finicum. Time on video 5:18 - "these weren't normal FBI guys. These guys were in full fatigues, full body armour, armed to the T, and there were 6 or 8 of them in each suburban, and there were 6 or 7 suburbans. There are 4 people (ranchers) in there (the refuge)..."
Oregon Standoff update: A letter from Ammon Bundy via Carol Bundy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2SMYf4MpG0 2/4/16.
Vigil for Arizona Rancher LaVoy Finicum Friday February 5th in Yreka, killed by FBI and Oregon State Police on Jan. 26, 2016 in Eastern Oregon. Pie n Politics
* Months before his murder, Lavoy Finicum, on
spoke last fall to his video camera about the
constitution and how the feds are taking
land that does not belong to them. He is the
epitome of what is happening in the West. Last
week the feds in Oregon gunned him down, his
hands up, and blasted holes in his car with
women and another man inside. None of the
ranchers (which the media labeled as
"terrorists," "radicals," "armed
antigovernment militants," "armed militia,)
fired a shot or brandished a gun. They were shot
at and ambushed. Take the time, watch and listen
to the videos. IF this administration had been
in command when the farmers and ranchers took
over the irrigation headgates in 2001, we would
have been killed, or as with Bundys, they are in
jail with NO bail. They were on their way to a
meeting where they were invited to speak, 400
awaiting them. These ranchers have been
silenced, one forever.
Bundy begins negotiations with FBI by phone, Oregonian, posted to KBC 1/24/16. "One action was paramount to ending the standoff, (Bundy) said: 'You can bring the Hammonds back home to their families.'"
Citizens for Constitutional Freedom: In response to concerns of federal agencies intervening at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, The Pacific Patriot Network (PPN) and its associated organizations are releasing an Immediate Call to Action to secure a perimeter around the Wildlife Refuge, it's occupiers, and the citizens of Harney County.
"Too many people often don’t understand the culture and the lifestyle of the great American West" Walden: Can't condone actions of armed protesters, Guest Commentary by Reb Greg Walden, U.S. Rep 2nd District 1/13/16
Letter on the Bundy Ranch facebook page: Hammonds and the BLM bullies, emailed to KBC News 1/6/16
Congressman Walden emotionally describes the
injustice by our federal government in the West,
and the actual small acreage of grass burned by
Hammond's backfire. You Tube, 24 minutes.
Walden compares this with the literally millions
of acres burned by out of control wildfires on
government land, yet government employees and
agencies are never held accountable when their
controlled burns and backfire on private land
gets loose. These two ranchers spent time in
prison, and now the feds decided to send them
back to prison..a 5 year term. The feds will
ultimately try to take their land as with
millions of acres they've taken from other
ranchers, forcing them into bankruptcy.
DETAILS of BLM persecution of Hammonds: Full Story About What’s Going on In Oregon – “Militia” Take Over Malheur National Wildlife Refuge In Protest to Hammond Family Persecution…, posted to KBC 1/5/16, the Conservative Treehouse.