Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
To Grow Their Movement, Bundys Pledge To Do 'Whatever It Takes'
Ryan Bundy is running for the governor of Nevada in a long-shot bid to not just fight the government, but become the government.
His platform is vague so far and revolves around what he terms the “protection of our life, liberty and property.” While Bundy’s campaign seems unlikely to succeed, it is not the only front the Bundys are pursuing to further their anti-government cause.
Cliven, Ryan and Ammon Bundy have all participated in speaking events around the West in the months since they left jail, many of them well-attended.
At those events, they’ve told their followers to do “whatever it takes” to continue the fight.
The Bundys have also met with other western families with land management gripes with the government. They’ve encouraged those families at times to follow in their footsteps and ignore federal policies, or call in the militia if needed.
All of these efforts clearly show the Bundys are not going to go away just because their court case is resolved. They are actively searching for their next big protest — their next standoff if it comes to that — to put their point of view in the limelight...MORE