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The Guardian Experiment: The Rest of the Story About Me and the Recent Presidential Election — by Todd Macfarlane

  So the cat is out of the bag.  I didn’t vote for Donald Trump.  In fact, I didn’t cast a vote in the U.S. Presidential election at all. Social…

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Ten Myths About Wild Horses in the West

Horses have a greater impact on rangeland vegetation than other ungulates because of their anatomy and foraging habits. Horses can consume 1.25 times the amount of forage than a cow…

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Start of a Rural Revolution? — The “Fly-Over” Political Uprising of 2016 — by Fred Kelly Grant

  In one of the most insightful comments on election night, Chuck Todd of NBC’s Meet the Press pointed out that rural Americans had won this race, the people who…

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The Sneering Snobbish Response to Trump’s Victory Reveals Exactly Why He Won — by Brendon O’Neill

  Resposted from The Spectator If you want to know why Trump won, just look at the response to his winning. The lofty contempt for ‘low information’ Americans. The barely…

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The Unbearable Smugness of the Mainstream Media — by Will Rahn

Reposted from CBS News. The mood in the Washington press corps is bleak, and deservedly so.  It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that, with a few exceptions, we…

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MSM Blinded by Own Biases — Biggest Initial Takeaway from Presidential Election — by Todd Macfarlane

  The election of Donald Trump has come as an earth-shattering shock to the cock-sure Mainstream Media, in much the same way the Oregon Standoff Trial verdict came as such a…

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Speaking of Juries: Welcome to the Neighborhood — of Sharp Knives and Rogue Stallions — Range Wars & Legal Tales — by Mancos MacLeod

  To what extent are juries a reliable measuring stick of our society’s fundamental connection to reality? I had been looking forward to observing this jury trial to help resolve…

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Smoke Signals and Distortions from Standing Rock North Dakota — by Trent Loos

  On Halloween of 1998, we moved from Missouri to Norris, SD in the heart of the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation. I thought it would be “way cool” because my…

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Biased Media Fear-mongering Ramps-up to Full Swing

According to “Retired” Oregonian Reporter Les Zaitz, “Ammon Bundy verdict puts federal land agencies on alert.” Note: We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, here at RANGEFIRE! we…

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Other Side: High Country News & Kieran Suckling Spread Fear & Panic over OST Verdict

  According to High Country News Editor, Tay Wiles, “Many critics of the occupation fear the verdict will embolden people in Western states who dislike the federal government to use…