They would know better than we do what constitutes offensive racism and what doesn’t, or what to brush off as ignorance that has no bearing or consequence to them and not waste their time on. Those cattle went in search of forage far beyond the Allotment and into the “New Trespass Lands”. They didn’t have nothing for their young girls to do. Government intrusion…specifically federal govt intrusion. I have treated you with far greater respect than you have me because I have never attempted to put words in your mouth to prove my point. That and his supporters kicking the dog. The BLM seems to be dammed if they do, and dammed if they don’t. I realize that document has been anthologized over 100 times, and is often used as a reference, but I have never been sold on on the tenets he is trying to sell. During the C. Bundy Dingaling Brothers Barn ’em and Bunk ’em Circus last week, I heard an interesting historical footnote about how Nevada came to have so much federal land when it was admitted to the Union in 1864. This guy refuses to acknowledge the United States government; he threatens violence on those who disagree with him; he steels from the public; and he makes no apologies for it. If the regulatory agencies were allowed to do their job and ranchers among other resource users had to pay the fare market rate for forage, public lands would be much more productive. Eckhoff: Federal Grazing Program in Bundy Dispute Rips-Off Taxpayers, Wild Horses, http://rtfitchauthor.com/2014/04/25/eckhoff-federal-grazing-program-in-bundy-dispute-rips-off-taxpayers-wild-horses/#comment-108984. Facilities are even more destructive to the Desert Tortoise and birds and good hiking and camping than cattle ever were.”. Records of the Committee on Public Lands (1805-1951) Jurisdiction and History . My forefathers have been up and down the Virgin Valley here ever since 1877. This guy is nobody’s hero. Granted, the BLM is despised by many groups of people, and for different reasons. oh by the way …the always delightfully ascerbic Maureen Dowd led off with the Cliven Bundy fiasco in her NYT column today , too. as far as exploiting Hispanic labor, hmmm I wonder what those immigrants are doing when they get here? Frankly, I find it outrageous that you would defend his comments. Groups File Notice of Intent to Sue Over Sheep Experiment Station. Someone has to say it: Bundy and his following are home-grown terrorists. I looked over those links and I can’t find copies or documentation of Water Rights. One thing is for sure, Bundy has kicked some dust/talk up regarding states taking over federal lands: The BLMs biggest problem is they can not track domestic livestock on public lands .. when range land assessments were done in 2010 by PEER, “A key task was choosing the “change agents” (such as fire or invasive species) which would be studied. It was not much then and it is just a token today, but it has to be paid. Now the situation is clearing a bit. But I also recall Bundy and his local supporters making specific requests that any militia not wear camo clothing and leave long rifles in their vehicles. Now, they are telling me that the governor of Texas is getting the people worked up about the BLM wanting to “land grab.” Could conservative politicians now be using the BLM as a straw man to gain support and win elections? Your comments re: not having children, and not eating meat are two very real actions to take for the planet, and I feel the same way, and have done the same. Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University with specialties in natural resource politics, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, voting and elections. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agXns-W60MI&feature=player_embedded, The full interview. Obviously not. “Fact: Clark county property records indicate “Cliven Bundy’s parents bought the 160 acre ranch in 1948 from Raoul and Ruth Leavitt. Does he then ‘capitulate’ and agree to pay when the right person is in office…only to see it sway away again…or does he hold out indefinately for ‘his way’, which is to use land that he DOESN’T OWN? And just like your chosen adversaries–you stepped right in it and now you are tracking it all over the house ;-)” 2 minutes read . Harder - Parks are sections of land that are usually reserved for public use. But Bundy was far more organic melon farmer than cattle rancher. Americans have a vast heritage of public lands and most love it but very few know its history and more than a few of the ways it is managed. Recreation opportunities depend on the managing agency, and run the gamut from the less restrictive, undeveloped wide open spaces of BLM lands to the highly developed and controlled national and state parks. This man is loco, and unfortunately, I fear there are many more like him. Seems like you have a need to paint me as your adversary and that is what I have tsken exception to in your earlier post…as you say yourself, you are a black & white kind of guy. Its unfortunate Bundy did not continue the grazing permit and fight it through the courts but that would sure be expensive for a simple organic melon farmer. These right-wing “patriots” keep alluding to themselves as keepers of the intentions of the founding fathers, but we already know what George Washington would have done: when the Whiskey Rebellion broke out over the refusal to pay the Whiskey Tax, President Washington mounted a horse, raised an army, and set out to put down the rebellion. (Source: Mississippi Forestry Commission) By Sharie Nicole | January 14, 2021 at 9:57 AM CST - Updated January 14 at 10:08 AM . Racist? The trade group link I did provide is a peer group of Bundys and does indicate a shared mindset as Bundy. Please post it Clutch. And because they were basically on government subsidy – so now what do they do? You know I understand that they come over here against our constitution and cross our borders. It now appears Mr. Bundy’s stated beliefs on the ‘cotton picking’ black race has destroyed the patriotic imagery and victimized-by-big-government narrative he, and others, sought to project. Here is a good description of how the “new” terms impacted ranchers: “On BLM lands, more than two-thirds of all grazing permits are for herds smaller than 80 head. One might be able to conclude that the African American community in this country were for the most part ignorant of who Cliven Bundy was until yesterday. Thursday evening, a small bomb went off in the U.S. Forest Service office in Carson City, Nev. Today, it has grown to include thousands of volunteers and many different sites. So you’re willing to discount the actual facts that have surfaced while waiting on evidence that supports your view. The battle is being called Sagebrush II, a sequel to a 1970s movement that sought a state takeover of federal public lands. I must be missing the point but I haven’t backpedalled at all. Clutch says, HISPANIC AND BLACK COMMUNITY”, http://bundyranch.blogspot.com/2014/04/party.html. And I am sympathetic to him now because the NYTimes edited the living heck out of his commentary in order to manipulate an audience.). Colorado has Resource Advisory Committees (RAC) which are made up of stakeholder representatives but they seem only to function as a gratuitous gesture to the Public Process because they are only “advising” BLM. These people were bought and sold; many times families were broken up; they were beaten, raped, molested, and treated as property. 1853 -- Gadsden Purchase adds nearly19 million acres of public land in southern Arizona and New Mexico. The head of DNR is an elected official, referred to as the Commissioner of Public Lands. Communication Director This man I feel entered a set trap for which he wasn’t prepared. He’s a deadbeat thug that deserves to be in jail–regardless of his racism or politics. as for my thesis I posted it in rebuttal to your accusation that I was making fun of blacks. Why would he lie when it could be so easily proven false? Bundy decided that he didn’t need to pay those fees because he doesn’t recognize the authority of the federal government. History of public land law development. Parks can also be an area of public land that is used for amusement, enjoyment, and recreation. One of the rebel ranchers we tried to track down has now become a cause celebre of the American right, Clive Bundy, who once threatened to “blow the fucking head off” of a BLM officer. The Slave Narrative Collection represents the culmination of a literary tradition that extends back to the eighteenth century, when the earliest American slave narratives began to appear. Their kids are harassed in school. Can you provide me with actual thought of your own with examples of why you think bundy is a hate-filled racist? He was attempting to say that Big Govt does NOT work. He sat in front of a crowd of militia and AZ-mindset people who don’t have kind words for illegal Hispanics and Bundy actually said–I know these people, I respect their values, they work hard, they are good people and we need to accept them and work together…not just invite to our party with our rules. And we need to have those people join us and be with us…. I can’t really offer you much commentary on FOX news except to say their entire purpose has always been to discredit the democrats and they will seize on most any opportunity to that end. One thing is apparent, you are locked into your rigid mono-thought and no dialogue is going to change that so I am bowing out. And the “wheels on the bus, go round and round” with little regard/concern, when it comes to our own species, let alone other species. Public Lands Ranching is the grazing of livestock on U.S. public lands by producers that hold public lands grazing permits. 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