Why should ordinary Americans care about what happened to LaVoy Finicum?

“As I spoke to these folks I realized that they weren’t hateful or on the fringe. Instead, they were neighborly, they love each other as neighbors. They are the kind of folks that would stop and help you change your tire. They’re the type of people that care about each other and for our rights as Americans and as humans. […]

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Zinke affirms support for unconstitutional federal control of America’s lands

Excessive federal ownership is not only illegal; it is also bad policy. Federal land management is subject to the constant buffeting of special-interest politics, and the effects on management can be dreadful. As Zinke conceded in his congressional testimony, the national parks are suffering from years of neglect. Throughout the West — including Zinke’s own state of Montana — you […]

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Opinion: Growing federal government shrinks liberty, property rights in the West

San Juan County, Utah is suffering because of it. This is where President Obama, from his Hawaiian vacation last week, seized 1.5 million acres with his pen. San Juan County, Utah has only 8% private land. The federal government already controls the overwhelming majority of the land in San Juan County (72%).  The Utah State Legislature, all statewide elected leaders, […]

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Phil Lyman: A Government of Bullies

Groups like the Wilderness Society with their “BLM  Action Center” boast about being able to leverage the inefficiencies of the BLM (Bureau Of Land Management) by writing policy, taking inventories, and even training BLM employees in how to carry out the agenda, not of the administration but of the Wilderness Society …these groups lobby the Department of Justice to prosecute […]

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Public Lands: Don’t believe what the feds and corporate enviros are telling you

From the beginning, land issues and jurisdiction created heated debate, decided many elections, kicked off a civil war and nearly destroyed our country before it ever got started. Property rights, being the cornerstone of our nation, have been well worth fighting for…over and over, and over, and over… Revisiting the 1962 Eisenhower Report, Our Public Lands From the beginning, land […]

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Justified: The story of the Bundy Ranch Standoff as told by Ammon Bundy

Narrated by Ammon Bundy while in an Oregon prison following his arrest for the protest at the Malheur Refuge, this video explains the history of his ancestral ranch. He details the benefits to the environment and wildlife resulting from the improvements made to the land by his family, as well persistent hostilities from the federal Bureau of Land Management. The Bundy Ranch Story: As told by Ammon […]

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Trump voters angry with D.C., want smaller government, bigger citizens

You see, the D.C. crowd has viewed the lack of a revolt to their expansion of government beyond its constitutional tether as indicative of agreement rather than mere toleration while the abuses remained tolerable. They should have read another line in that old Declaration: “Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient […]

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Threats to gun rights loom large in November election

Concerned about your gun rights? You should be. Join other concerned citizens at a special event October 5 at the Andrew Breitbart Freedom Center at The Heartland Institute with John R. Lott, Jr. His latest book, The War on Guns is the essential book for defending your Second Amendment Rights – before they are taken away forever. Video produced by Heartland […]

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Part 2: The Goading of The West In the Crossfires of Constitutional Confusion

OPINION: Jacen Brewer Free Range Report Contributor  Part 2/2 “Undoubtedly, guns aimed by a government at its own citizenry is telling of amplified tensions. What is this war on the west about?”   LaVoy Finicum and the Bundy Family The judges presiding over the Bundy and LaVoy Finicum cases now have grave work on their hands. There is more than one elephant […]

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OPINION: The Goading of The West In the Crossfires of Constitutional Confusion

Jacen Brewer Free Range Report Contributor  Part 1 of 2 Amid the billions of messages in the world today, one stands out from among a crowd as being quite plain and yet profound, and that is that,                            “Even the nicest people have their limits”.   Certainly this statement would include Jesus of Nazareth when he braided a whip and turned […]

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