Pablo Geronimo

Pablo Geronimo is a small (5’5″), Peruvian/American sheep rancher from Naples (near Vernal), Utah. In addition to his sheep ranching operation that stretches from the deserts of Eastern Utah, where…

Recapture Final

Recapture Canyon Protest

San Juan County has long been a hot spot for conflicts between locals and the federal government over public land management. In 2009 the BLM engaged in an infamous pre-dawn…

Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots Regarding the Bundy Stand-Off

Background The Cliven Bundy family actively ranches in the harsh conditions of the deserts of Southeast Nevada where their family has operated for at least six generations (use of the…

Western Land Summit Final

Western States Federal Lands Summit

Western States Legislative Leaders Involved in Federal Lands Summit According to some Western States political leaders, it’s time for Western states to take control of federal lands within their borders….

Republic vs Democracy – by – Kris Ewert

We often place our hands over our hearts and pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.  We also, “pledge allegiance to the republic”,  (not the Democracy),  “for which it…

Bunkerville and the Second Amendment

Despite wide-spread concerns, the protest at Bunkerville shows how and why the Second Amendment is so necessary – and more importantly, that it works. Many have been concerned about the…

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Why Did Land-Use Suddenly become such a Hot Topic?

Recent events at the Bundy Ranch in Bunkerville, Nevada, clearly demonstrate that land-use issues are a hot topic — and not just in Millard County. People care about their property…

What is the Difference between Cliven Bundy and the BLM?

Cliven Bundy and his cattle in Bunkerville, Nevada, have been a hot topic lately. Bundy is often condemned and castigated by the BLM and others for “not following the rules.” …

Lava Lake Land & Livestock — The Three Legged Stool — Production

Lava Lake Land and Livestock – The Three-Legged Stool – Production — by Todd Macfarlane Lava Lake Land & Livestock, headquartered near Carey, Idaho, is a unique sheep ranching operation…

Lava Lake Land & Livestock — The Three Legged Stool — Finance — by Todd Macfarlane

Lava Lake Land & Livestock  – Finance — By Todd Macfarlane Lava Lake – Finance, a Combination of Vision, Timing, and Allocation  Investment Icon Warren Buffet has long said (and Allan…