Tag Archives: Government/Politics

Beware of Buzzwords — by T.J. Lovato

  It’s a county election year here in Millard County and it’s interesting to sit back and watch as all the popular buzzwords come out of the woodwork. The primary…

Between Thistles & Rye Grass — Sometimes We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know — by Redtail Rose McInnis

  We love our neighbors.  We’re just glad they’re 100 acres away. I had been fairly warned.  When I brokered a deal to sell a piece of property adjoining our…

DUE PROCESS — The Golden Rule of Principled Government — by Todd Macfarlane

According to the Golden Rule:  Do Unto Others as You Would Have Them Do Unto You. DUE PROCESS is the Golden Rule of Principled Government.  It is one of the…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

Is This Country Headed for an Ugly Crash? — Editorial — by Trent Loos

So much has been said about the presidential campaign, is there really anything left to say? I happen to believe there are volumes that seemingly go unsaid, thanks to one-sided…

The Oregon Standoff in a Nutshell — From My Perspective — by Todd Macfarlane

In case you hadn’t heard, there’s something going on in Burns, Oregon. Most people who might have occasion to read the Pahvant Post probably already know that because we have…