Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Situation In Nevada

Mr. Bundy’s daughter Shiree Bundy Cox in a letter explains the situation from the family’s perspective:

“I have had people ask me to explain my dad’s stance on this BLM [Bureau of Land Management] fight. Here it is in as simple of terms as I can explain it. 

"There is so much to it, but here it is in a nutshell. My great grandpa bought the rights to the Bunkerville allotment back in 1887 around there. Then he sold them to my grandpa who then turned them over to my dad in 1972. These men bought and paid for their rights to the range and also built waters, fences and roads to assure the survival of their cattle, all with their own money, not with tax dollars. 

"The rights to the land use are called preemptive rights. Somewhere down the line, to keep the cows from over grazing, came the Bureau of Land Management. They were supposed to assist the ranchers in the management of their ranges while the ranchers paid a yearly allotment which was to be use to pay the BLM wages and to help with repairs and improvements of the ranches. 

"My dad did pay his grazing fees for years to the BLM until they were no longer using his fees to help him and to improve. Instead they began using these monies against the ranchers. They bought all the rest of the ranchers in the area out with their own grazing fees. When they offered to buy my dad out for a pittance he said no thanks and then fired them because they weren’t doing their job. He quit paying the BLM and tried giving his grazing fees to the county, which they turned down.
" So my dad just went on running his ranch and making his own improvements with his own equipment and his own money, not taxes. In essence the BLM was managing my dad out of business. 

"Well, when buying him out didn’t work, they used the endangered species card. You’ve already heard about the desert tortoise. Well, that didn’t work either, so then began the threats and the court orders, which my dad has proven to be unlawful for all these years. 

"Now they’re desperate. It’s come down to buying the brand inspector off and threatening the county sheriff. Everything they're doing at this point is illegal and totally against the Constitution of the United States of America. 

"Then there’s the issue of the cattle that are at this moment being stolen. See, even if dad hasn’t paid them, those cattle belong to him, regardless of where they are they are my father’s property. His herd has been part of that range for over a hundred years, long before the BLM even existed. 

"Now the dictatorship thinks they can just come in and remove them and sell them without a legal brand inspection, or without my dad’s signature on it. They think they can take them over two borders, which is illegal, ask any trucker. Then they plan to take them to the Richfield Auction and sell them. 

"All this with our tax money. They have paid off the contract cowboys and the auction owner as well as the Nevada brand inspector with our tax dollars. See how slick they are? 

"Well, this is it in a nut shell. Thanks.”

-Shiree Bundy Cox


Anonymous Anonymous said...

This appears to be shaping up as a flashpoint for something big. Time will tell.

5:40 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Let hope they can win, against ZOG's "Brave" Goons

6:22 AM  
Anonymous kerdasi amaq said...

Apparently, they want the land to sell it to the Chinks.

7:19 AM  

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