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Why is Todd Macfarlane Running for Millard County Commissioner?

    Todd Macfarlane is running for Millard County Commission.  Todd is a rancher, writer, attorney and entrepreneur, and has lived in Millard County for approximately 15 years.  He and his…

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The Current Status of Property Rights in Millard County – the Struggle Continues – by Todd Macfarlane

(First published in February 2017 — The saga/struggle continues.  SEE Due Process & Equal Protection in Millard County — a Case Study) Among other things, basic property rights are a…

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Gorsuch Delivers the Hammer on Imprecise Legislation and the Administrative State

Reposted from the Chicago Tribune / Washington Post. WASHINGTON, DC — Last week, one week after the first anniversary of his ascension to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch delivered…

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Stanton Gleave and the Piute Posse — by Todd Macfarlane

First published in Range Magazine.  What are the biggest keys to success?  In Stanton Gleave’s case, stubbornness and bullheadedness, sometimes referred to as patience, persistence and perseverance. Stanton Gleave presides…

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Between Thistles & Rye Grass — Sometimes We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know — by Redtail Rose

  We love our neighbors.  We’re just glad they’re 100 acres away. I had been fairly warned.  When I brokered a deal to sell a piece of property adjoining our…

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Utah Farmers Step Up to Defend Monument Reductions

Reposted from Free Range Report “The Antiquities Act has been abused to designate ‘monuments’ that grossly exceed the scale envisioned by Congress,” Gibson said. “These land grabs set aside vast…

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IN SEARCH OF ATTICUS FINCH — Enter Marcus Mumford, like a Bull in a China Shop — by Todd Macfarlane

  First Published in Range magazine. At approximately 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2017, after a six-week trial and week-long deliberations, the federal jury in the Oregon Standoff Trial…

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DUE PROCESS — The Golden Rule of Principled Government — by Todd Macfarlane

According to the Golden Rule:  Do Unto Others as You Would Have Them Do Unto You. DUE PROCESS is the Golden Rule of Principled Government.  It is one of the…

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HORSE SENSE: Talk is Cheap; Show Me; Don’t Tell Me — Life Lessons Learned from Horse Trading — by Mancos MacLeod

I’ve been around horses and horse trading essentially my whole life.  (See Memories of Jack Walther).  And believe it or not, valuable life lessons can be learned from horse trading….

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FAIR WEATHER FRIENDS — and The Second Amendment — by Todd Macfarlane

Right now the Second Amendment is viewed as toxic in many quarters, and politically incorrect to even mention. A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Iron…

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Todd Macfarlane in a Nutshell

According to a recent bio, Todd is a rancher, writer, entrepreneur, property/natural resource attorney, and property rights advocate. He is also a husband, father, and grandfather.  He has extensive unique…