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Ammon Bundy's Economic Delusions (newyorker.com)
by marcus in #landgrab on 18 Jan 2016  2 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://www.newyorker.com/magaz Furthermore, Bundy’s beloved ranching, mining, and logging industries have been some of the biggest beneficiaries of government largesse. The grazing fees that the government charges ranchers have barely budged...

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Libertarian Fairy Tales (psmag.com)
by marcus in #landgrab on 9 Jan 2016  52 comments, latest 2 years ago
For centuries, the federal government has bailed out cattle ranchers in Oregon and other Western states. It requires a lot of magical thinking—and historical erasure—to see “tyranny” in Harney County....

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The Dumb and the Restless (rollingstone.com)
by marcus in #landgrab on 8 Jan 2016  4 comments, latest 2 years ago
Ammon Bundy and his band of weeping, self-pitying, gun-toting, wannabe-terrorist metrosexuals are America's most ridiculous people http://www.rollingstone.com/po This is not to say it's not OK for men to cry. Of...

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The Great Republican Land Heist (harpers.org)
by marcus in #landgrab on 7 Jan 2016  1 comment, latest 2 years ago
http://harpers.org/archive/201 Cliven Bundy, the notorious scofflaw cattle rancher from Bunkerville, Nevada, was taking his midday nap when I arrived at his spread. One of his daughters he has fourteen grown...

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You go girl !!! Must see video ! (rawstory.com)
by marcus in #landgrab on 7 Jan 2016  2 comments, latest 2 years ago
https://www.rawstory.com/2016/ #landgrab #oregon #ammon #bundy

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Good Opinion piece on the Bundy brothers and their terrorism (theweek.com)
by marcus in #landgrab on 5 Jan 2016  1 comment, latest 2 years ago
http://theweek.com/articles/59 Now, one could argue, as Ian Millhiser does, that the Hammond sentence is basically reasonable given the Hammond's crime and history. And there is the issue of consistency, as...
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