Tag Archives: property rights

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Missing Elements in the Western Land Use Discussion — Op/Ed — by Tim K. Smith

  The western land use events of the last few years seem to have been analyzed, pondered, condemned, praised and generally discussed into a state of confusion and stalemate. For…

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Basic Life, Liberty & Property Rights Applied to Bunkerville — Video Presentation

Since what happened in Bunkerville has become an issue in the Oregon Standoff Trial, for those who are interested in a more in-depth treatment, including the deep background leading up…

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Point of Agreement: the Federal Government is Missing the Mark — Realities Nobody Wants to Talk About — by Todd Macfarlane

More Realities: There seems to be little agreement about all the reasons WHY the Federal Government should NOT be managing such massive amounts of land and resources in the West,…

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What I Learned from the Range Rights Workshops — Riding the Range — by Redtail Rose

If you ever get the chance to sit through one of Dr. Angus McIntosh’s workshops, it’s a lot to try to absorb in one setting, and I mean a lot. …

States Starting to Wake-up and Take Action to Reject Agenda 21

According to recent reports, nine states have taken action to pass laws rejecting Agenda 21 and its influence within their borders.  Not surprisingly, Oklahoma, a bastian of conservatism, has led…

Private Property — the Great Problem Solver — Part 2 — by Morris & Linda Tannehill

This is Part 2, in a multi-part article by Morris & Linda Tannahill about the societal issues and problems that are solved by private property ownership. Private Property — the…

Private Property — the Great Problem Solver — Part 1 — by Morris & Linda Tannehill

This is Part 1, in a multi-part article by Morris & Linda Tannahill about the societal issues and problems that are solved by private property ownership. Private Property — the…

FEAR FUELS THE UTAH RAW MILK COW-SHARE DEBATE

  The Utah State Legislature is currently considering a proposal to re-legalize raw milk “cow shares.” In response to increasing consumer demand for raw milk, Representative Marc Roberts (R, Utah…

Trouble with a CAPITAL T — by Todd Macfarlane

Several times lately, I have heard County Commission Candidate, Jim Dyer, talk about the concept of summary abatement in the context of application of the new county land-use ordinances.  Although Mr….

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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…