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Friday Talking Points -- Always Twirling for Freedom!

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.04.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When it comes down to the freakiest of the freaky in the whole Republican field, Donald Trump is very hard to top. Trump not only is running for president, he's apparently on a mission to singlehandedly destroy his own Trump brand, forevermore.

The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: The Confederate Flag, Crazy New Sarah Palin Audio and Rand Paul Meets Cliven Bundy

Bob Cesca | Posted 07.03.2015 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Steve King Wants to Impeach Supreme Court Justices; Rush Limbaugh's Butthurt Balm; Crazy Christian Facebook Lady is Crazy; and much more.

Wyoming Fights for the "Right" to Pollute Our Waters

Travis Bruner | Posted 05.22.2015 | Politics
Travis Bruner

As experienced environmentalists working in the West, we are not surprised when the government impedes our efforts to protect and restore precious wildlife habitat and popular recreation areas in public lands.

Baltimore and Grants Pass: A Tale of Two Uprisings

Josh Horwitz | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

Can you imagine what would happen if angry young men of color spouting insurrectionist rhetoric gathered outside a government building with handguns and assault rifles and prevented officials from doing their job?

Who Controls Federal Public Lands? All Americans or a Handful of Welfare Ranchers?

Suzanne Roy | Posted 04.27.2015 | Green
Suzanne Roy

In a standoff worthy of a John Wayne movie, a group of "welfare" ranchers in Eureka County, Nevada is blocking the release of federally protected wild horses back to public lands after the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) treated the horses with a birth control vaccine.

Eric Garner's Only Crime Was Indignation. He Should Be Alive Today.

H. A. Goodman | Posted 04.04.2015 | Black Voices
H. A. Goodman

Eric Garner verbally expressed indignation at feeling harassed and unfairly targeted, and now he's dead.

Son Of Cliven Bundy Arrested After Alleged Confrontation With Cops

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2015 | Crime

Jan 28 (Reuters) - The son of a Nevada rancher who was at the center of an armed stand-off with federal agents in a dispute over cattle grazing righ...

My 2014 'McLaughlin Awards' Part 2

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.25.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Best Idea for 2014 was requiring police to wear body cameras. This idea was so good it actually cut across the lines of the protestors and the supporters of police. Many on both sides of that divide support the idea, for what boils down to the same reason: the camera doesn't lie.

Cliven Bundy Challenges Eric Holder In Video Endorsing Black Congressional Candidate

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics

Defiant cattle rancher Cliven Bundy is back, and he's calling on Attorney General Eric Holder to come to Nevada to have a conversation about race. ...

Dr. Paul's Perilous Prescription

Josh Horwitz | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

A truly honest effort in this area would address both the police and civilian constituencies, and de-escalate an arms race that has been going on for far too long -- to the benefit of only the gun industry.

Cliven Bundy's Son Released From Jail

AP | Posted 08.14.2014 | Crime

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 34-year-old son of a Nevada rancher who hosted armed protesters against federal agents in a cattle-roundup dispute in April is ...

After Bundy, Ranchers Continue to Bully Federal Government Without Consequence

Travis Bruner | Posted 10.14.2014 | Green
Travis Bruner

Consistent with its mandate as managers of federal land, the Bureau of Land Management has demanded the removal of cattle from the Argenta allotment, and the subsidized public lands ranchers have refused.

Cliven Bundy's Son Arrested On Probation Violation

Reuters | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics

Aug 5 (Reuters) - The son of a Nevada rancher who was at the center of an armed standoff with federal agents in a dispute over cattle grazing rights...

Cliven Bundy: God Told Me To Fight 'Civil War' Against Feds

AP | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy claims the April confrontation between the federal government and his armed supporters was part ...

Cliven Bundy Claims Standoff Was A Spiritual Battle

AP | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy claims the April confrontation between the federal government and his armed supporters was part ...

Cliven Bundy's Son Facing Arrest

AP | KEN RITTER | Posted 09.13.2014 | Crime

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The adult son of a Nevada rancher who hosted armed protesters against federal agents in a cattle roundup dispute in April acknowled...

Report Shows How Cliven Bundy Has Emboldened Right-Wing Extremists

AP | By SCOTT SONNER | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The victory a Nevada rancher claimed in a government standoff with armed militiamen has served to embolden right-wing extremists a...

Cliven Bundy Must Be Held Accountable For Standoff, Officials Say

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they agree with a Nevada sheriff's position that rancher Cliven Bundy must be held ac...

Public Lands On The Auction Block? Let's Skip That July 4th Sale

Ann Morgan | Posted 08.30.2014 | Green
Ann Morgan

We should expect more of our elected and appointed officials; we should expect reasoned discussion and an appreciation of our access to our great American legacy of natural resource wealth.

Las Vegas Cop Killers Wore Diapers During Walmart Siege

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.24.2014 | Crime

Las Vegas cop killers Jerad and Amanda Miller were "well armed and ready to kill as many cops as they could" when they took siege of a Walmart on June...

Lawsuit Seeks Details Of Standoff At Cliven Bundy's Ranch

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

By Jennifer Dobner SALT LAKE CITY, June 12 (Reuters) - An advocacy group for public employees sued the Bureau of Land Management on Th...

In Wake of Las Vegas Killings, It's Time to Tread on Insurrectionists

Josh Horwitz | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics
Josh Horwitz

The Millers' involvement in Bunkerville should be a glaring red flag to every American who cares about the democratic principles of government established by our Constitution. It should also be a wake-up call to our government.

Bundy's Son: Las Vegas Shooters Were Asked To Leave Ranch Standoff

AP | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics

BY MICHELLE RINDELS & MARTIN GRIFFITH, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAS VEGAS (AP) — The married couple who police say killed three people in Las Vegas, ...

Las Vegas Shooters Boasted About Protesting At Cliven Bundy's Ranch

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics

The man and woman allegedly behind Sunday's shooting rampage in Las Vegas boasted about the time they spent at Cliven Bundy's ranch, the Las Vegas Sun...

'I'm Not A Racist But...' And Other Stupid Excuses For Being Horrible

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 06.06.2014 | Black Voices

So once again, a racist rant is caught on tape. In the most recent controversial video to go viral, the details that led up to the altercation are...