Category Archives: Government/Politics

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

NOTE: This article was first published in Range magazine, and earned an award from the Nevada Press Association.  PAYING THE PRICE At approximately 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2017,…

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

Due Process & Just Compensation for the “Taking” of Property Rights

  San Bernardino County could pay $48 million for the property of one of the few remaining Chino dairy farmers after the family complained in a lawsuit that most of…

Let President & Mrs. Trump Hear from YOU about the Hammonds

  Trent Loos and others are leading the charge in writing to President & Mrs. Trump about Dwight & Steven Hammond.  We share their letters and invite you to write…

Our So-called “Justice” System — the Hammond Case: a Case in Point — Guest Opinion/Editorial by the Capital Press

According to a recent Op/Ed piece in the esteemed Capital Press, the Hammond Family case involving the father and son ranchers in Central Oregon reveals unfairness and injustice on several…

Breaking News: Mistrial in the First Bunkerville Standoff Trial

  Reposted from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, by Jenny Wilson LAS VEGAS, NEVADA:  A federal judge declared a mistrial Monday in the first Bunkerville standoff case, which targeted six men…