Millard County Utah: A case study in urban ‘values’ infringing on rural property rights

Although Millard County is the literal definition of rural, “urban” values increasingly seem to dominate local thought processes and resulting public policy.  Despite lip service to the contrary, one of the biggest and most troubling aspects of those urban values is a growing lack of recognition and respect for basic, fundamental property rights. Todd Macfarlane Rangefire Among other things, basic […]

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Election 2016: A Referendum on Rural Rights in America

Rural Americans came to the polls in unheralded, unpredicted numbers and they voted for a non-politician, whether they liked him or not.  They voted for change—-they voted for the only candidate who was not a career politician, who offered to change things in DC. The “Fly-Over” Political Uprising of 2016  In one of the most insightful comments on election night, […]

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