About what’s goin’ down in Oregon . . .

Image: thefederalistpapers.org

Image: thefederalistpapers.org

For awhile there, last year, I got suckered into the Nevada ranchers’ hoopla. Not that the federal government is “right.” But I sure don’t trust these chest-thumping, bloviating rednecks, either.

Media Coverage in Oregon Militia Standoff Raises Eyebrows —and Ire

Friend, naturalist, and author Terry Tempest Williams, a westerner who has been active in efforts to save public land, puts it well:

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0 Responses to About what’s goin’ down in Oregon . . .

  1. Bill Chisholm says:

    If this were a peaceful protest.. they’d bring in the troops… are these guys saying the ranchers didn’t get a fair trial? I have to say these guys are greater threat to this country that ISIS..they drape themselves in the flag, but I would like them to say how their actions and their philosophy fit in with the “purposes” of the US Constitution as outlined in the Preamble. They appear less patriot than thugs.

  2. Agree. The funniest (and quite accurate) description I heard was from Stacey Herbert (Keiser Report). Still laughing now :
    “So, a buch of rednecks want to make their own Caliphate in Oregon”.

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