Category Archives: Government/Politics

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

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…

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FAIR WEATHER FRIENDS — and The Second Amendment

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

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

(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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WHO is TODD MACFARLANE? — What’s His Story? — the WHOLE STORY?

Starting at the top, Todd Macfarlane is a rancher, writer, entrepreneur, property/natural resource attorney, and property rights advocate. More importantly, he is also a husband, father, and grandfather.  He has…

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

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A Realistic Assessment of Utah’s Role in the Current “Public Lands” Debate REVISITED

First published in January, 2017, we are revisiting the issue a year later, based on recent developments, as noted at the bottom. The past few years have been very eventful…

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BUNDY CASE UPDATES

First published in the Millard County Chronicle-Progress. There have been significant recent developments in the renowned Bundy cases in Las Vegas which seem to have received little, if any, attention…