Category Archives: Government/Politics

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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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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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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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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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Todd Macfarlane Candidacy Announcement — Millard County Commission

Greetings!  By way of introduction, my name is Todd Macfarlane.  My family and I live in Kanosh.  I am a rancher, writer, property/natural resource attorney, concerned citizen, and property rights…

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How Secure are Voting Machines?

Reposted from KSL.COM Liesl Nielsen, Hackers penetrate voting machines used in 2016 election at SLC cybersecurity conference By Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Mar 23rd, 2018 @ 6:45pm SALT LAKE CITY — Huddled…

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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…

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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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Due Process & Equal Protection in Millard County — a Case Study — by Todd Macfarlane

For most people, it seems, the concepts and principles of “Equal Protection” and “Due Process” seem somewhat hazy.  What do they even mean? Most of the time stories of unlawful…