Tag Archives: Oregon

Ranching in the Spotlight — What Most People Don’t Know — the Growing Disconnect

  According to Oregon rancher, Keith Nantz, here’s what most people don’t understand: The Obama Administration has pushed the Western ranching industry to the brink. The Ammon Bundy-led seizure of…

Isn’t that Special? — Lessons Learned from the Dakota Access Protests — Off the Reservation — by Redtail Rose

The Wisdom of Leaving the Reservation to Stage a Protest. Among the many slurs about my people is one about “going off the reservation,” that has gotten some attention lately….

ANOTHER SIDE: Les Zaitz Continues Crusade Against Sheriff Glenn Palmer — Repost by Iwusthe Driver, Editorial Assistant

According to award-winning reporter, Les Zaitz, at The Oregonian, Sheriff Glenn Palmer makes his own rules in Grant County, Oregon. NOTE:  In the West, there is an old saying to the…

Oregon Attorney Weighs in on Adverse Possession Claim

According to Oregon Attorney, Mike Arnold (former Ammon Bundy attorney) Adverse Possession is Available Against Department of Interior in Limited Circumstances Remember when Judge Jones said to the Bundys that…

A Case in Point Regarding Judicial Transparency (among other things) — Legal Reality Check — by Todd Macfarlane

    OPB recently broke a story about unique developments in the Bundy/Malheur Refuge case that provide several perfect examples of the kind of lack of transparency that I’ve been…

The Steer Named LaVoy — Finicum

Alongside steers named Angus, Heifer and Duke, one name stood out at the Douglas County Fair: LaVoy — as in LaVoy Finicum. According to the News-Review, a local Oregon paper,…

Applying a Little Horse Sense to the Situation in Oregon and Throughout the West — Ruminations — by Mancos MacLeod

There was a time in the West when horses were absolutely essential .  The same was true throughout this country, even in the cities.  Horses were the backbone – the…

Welcome to the New Normal — with Its Full Slate of Labels — by Todd Macfarlane

Are you a Patriot?  Do you Believe in the Constitution? Do You Have Feelings of Patriotism?   Be careful. The outcome of the investigation into the law enforcement shooting death…

Hardest, Saddest Week — a View From the Trenches — by Todd Macfarlane

A View from the Trenches – from my Perspective – by Todd Macfarlane This past week has been one of the hardest, saddest weeks of my life. As many know,…

OTHER SIDE: According to R.E.A.L. “’Sovereign Citizen’ Bundy Terrorist Group Plans For Utah Insurrection, Possible Additional Takeover”

According to R.E.A.L, “Sovereign Citizen” Bundy Terrorist Group Plans For Utah Insurrection, Possible Additional Takeover NOTE:  In the West, there is an old saying about “good fences make good neighbors.”…