Ockham's Midtown

The Cliven Bundy Issue.

Is it patriotism or not?

Does Cliven Bundy (and other ranchers) have a right to use the land or should Bundy be paying for it as the government says he should?


Land disputes are part of our history and are much more complex than they might first appear.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/04/15/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-long-fight-between-cliven-bundy-and-the-federal-government/

Krystal Ball's opinion.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/04/15/1292342/-Krystal-Ball-calls-out-Rancher-Cliven-Bundy-And-His-Gang-Of-Thugs?detail=email#

Tennessee federal land holdings are 4.8% of the state. Nevada is 81.1%. What is the difference in outlook on Federal lands in Nevada compared to other states? 

https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42346.pdf

In the words of another local rancher in Nevada, Cliff Gardener,"Even if I end up going to prison for six months, it would be a small price to pay if I can accomplish anything for more liberty, freedom and safety for my family," the Ruby Valley rancher told the Associated Press.


http://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/about-cliven-bundys-ancestral-rights-234443843714?cid=sm_facebook_video

http://www.8newsnow.com/story/25302186/an-abbreviated-look-at-rancher-cliven-bundys-family-history

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