Reposted from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, by Jenny Wilson LAS VEGAS, NEVADA:  A federal judge declared a mistrial Monday in the first Bunkerville standoff case, which targeted six men accused of conspiring with rancher Cliven Bundy to derail a court-ordered cattle seizure in 2014. The mistrial — an anticlimacticContinue Reading

  According to John L. Smith, this week at the Nevada Bundy trial belongs to the defense.  REPOSTED FROM NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO John L. Smith has been camping out at the federal courthouse in Las Vegas, covering the first of three trials related to a tense 2014 standoff between BunkervilleContinue Reading

  Unlike the Oregon Standoff case, where the vast majority of defendants were released from pre-trial custody, in the Nevada case (which many consider to be an even weaker government case than Oregon), although only six defendants are in trial right now, well over a year later, with no trialContinue Reading

  The Second Phase Oregon Standoff Trial is now just around the corner, scheduled to begin on February 14, 2017, in Portland.  Based on publicity from the first trial, 1000 potential jurors have been summoned to appear for jury selection.  For those interested, there have been significant new developments inContinue Reading

Does the constitution really mean what it says? This article is reposted from Outpost of Freedom. Though I have posted the Preamble to the Bill of Rights a number of times, people still ask if there really is a Preamble to the Bill of Rights.  A preamble sets forth the purposeContinue Reading

  As the “Bundy” trials in Las Vegas are quickly approaching, we’re re-posting this article as a refresher about the original Bundy Standoff.  The primary substantive content of this article was originally posted on The Pahvant Post in April, 2014. This article should also be supplemented by The Bundy RanchContinue Reading

It’s going to happen. Unfortunately, LaVoy won’t be there, but one year later, the previously intended meeting is going to happen. Background:  According to an upcoming article in Range magazine,  on January 26, 2016, while traveling  with others from the lawful occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in HarneyContinue Reading

Exactly one year ago, the Harney County Committee of Safety was organized for the initial and primary purpose of attempting to help Dwight and Steven Hammond.  A lot has happened in the ensuing year, but the committee is still active and moving forward. One of the committee’s most important meetingsContinue Reading

  Scroll-down for Previous Developments. Friday, October 28, 2016: Juror #4 Issues a Statement via The Oregonian/OregonLIve:  Government Failed to Meet Its Burden of Proof.   “It should be known that all 12 jurors felt that this verdict was a statement regarding the various failures of the prosecution to proveContinue Reading