Time for Nevada rancher to end war with feds before someone gets hurt

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Hmm…I was taught that we were a government of the people, by the people and for the people, not of the government, by the government and for the government. Our founding fathers split from King George because of government oppression.

While I am glad to see cooler heads prevail, it was refreshing to see that the people made a statement that the feds cannot come in and bully the average citizen willy - nilly. Have all legal procedures really been addressed?

Thomas Jefferson said ” The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants…it’s it’s natural manure.” I hope it never comes to that, but I would rather fight than live in a Government/Police state dictatorship, and it seems we are slowly headed in that direction with our constant loss of civil liberties.

This is another story from Mr. Grant that shows how deeply he investigates things. The hullabaloo about the Desert Tortoise is, indeed, overstated about their future. In fact, the very Fed Agency responsible for their oversight were set to euthanize several hundred of them because there were too many to care for.
The real reason for getting Bundy off land claimed by the BLM is nothing more than a Land Grab of the highest proportions. The Federal Government does not own property in the States without Congressional approval, buying it for Federal use under the mandates laid out in “The Enclave Law”, Article I, Section 8 Clause 17. It states,- “To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles square) as may, by Cession of Particular States, and the Acceptance of Congress, become the Seat of the Government of the United States, and to exercise like Authority over all Places purchased by the Consent of the Legislature of the State in which the Same shall be, for the Erection of Forts, Magazines, Arsenals, dock-Yards, and other needful Buildings–“
The final decision for this “land dispute” should be resolved in the Supreme Court. Lesser courts will not come to any determination without opposition from either side of this argument. The real underlying concern here isn’t a belligerent bully as Mr. Grant would have you believe, but from an overreaching government agency pushing it’s authority to the limit. If they want this land, if they can impose fines, if they can seize property, they need to take it to court and get the Supremes to rule in their favor. Just wanting them to act without authority as Mr. Grant would have them do, is not only reckless but blatantly offensive to all Americans.
The Forest Service is to thank for the pitiful position we find our forests today in Colorado. We now have millions of acres of forest, dead from neglect, dead, awaiting a fire of biblical proportions, and we can thank the oversight of the Forest Service for all of it.
The desert can not only sustain a thousand cattle, it can also support the tortoise alongside the cattle. To allow the intrusion of our Federal Government to act as God over nature, making laws and rules without regard for consequences is ridiculous.
Take it to Court! Prove your rights. Show us in the Constitution where the Feds own anything but what they were given by the States.
Pennington for Sheriff!

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