Category Archives: Government/Politics

Law Enforcement and Public Lands

We were pleased to note former Millard County Sheriff Ed Phillips on a recent episode of The County Seat, a regular half-hour TV show covering issues facing counties in Utah. Mr….

Where Do You Stand on Land-use Issues, including Public Lands Management?

The Pahvant Post and people associated with it are catching flack for rocking the boat in a variety of ways in Millard County.  This whole thing started out based on…

Cowboy Express to Go Nation-wide

Cliven Bundy isn’t the only rancher having serious issues with the BLM. As originally published in the Elko Daily Free Press, cowboys and ranchers across the West are supporting other ranchers…

THE CONSTITUTION — What Do You Really Know About It? — by Publius MMX

Recent discussions and accusations about people labelled as “Constitutionalists” and “Radical Constitutionalists” have raised questions about just how much any of us really know about the U.S. Constitution, how we…

BLM Charged with Insanity, Provocation and Retaliation

According to an article originally published in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the BLM has also been accused of insanity for its handling of the Cliven Bundy situation, and has been…

BLM Also Accused of Gestapo-like Tactics

County officials tell U.S. House panel that federal law enforcement officers are uncooperative, refuse to coordinate. In a piece originally published in the Salt Lake Tribune (http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58221221-90/blm-county-federal-law.html.csp), it has been…

Politicians vs. Statesmen — by Scott Blackburn

First a trivia question:  Can you name the gentleman in this image: Now lets consider a short list of the contrasts between Statesmen and Politicians 1. A Statesman loves the…

America’s Political Spectrum — by Earl Taylor

Understanding America’s Political Spectrum, first published by NCCS [Not long ago] Americans celebrated Independence Day, for most by taking a day off of work and enjoying a backyard barbeque or…

Experts say wild horses ‘eating themselves out of house and home’ — by Amy Joi O’Donoghue

Wild Horses are quickly exhausting available forage resources. SALT LAKE CITY — According to an article written by Amy Joi O’Donoghue, published on ksl.com, multiple Utah entities that include the…

Western Distrust of the Federal Government — Where Did it Come From? — by TJ Lovato

So, where did this distrust of the Federal Government in the West, come from? Is there any real truth to it. Could the seeds of that distrust have been sown…