With the untimely and tragic passing of Marcus Mumford, RANGEFIRE! is posting this tribute to him written in 2018 by attorney, rancher and author, Todd Macfarlane. Marcus was Ammon Bundy’s lawyer, and became well-known across the west for his role as the rancher’s defender, and made national headlines when heContinue Reading

Bryan Fischer The Ballad of Matt Shea We’ve seen it happen before. There was Brett Kavanaugh, attacked relentlessly and shamelessly with scurrilous, unfounded, and uncorroborated accusations from decades ago. Then there was Judge Roy Moore, again ambushed with defamatory and manufactured accusations from decades ago, all of which fell apartContinue Reading

Greg Henderson Drovers FBI Suggested Waiving Bundy’s Grazing Fees Three years before the armed confrontation at Cliven Bundy’s Nevada ranch gate, the FBI suggested waiving his fines and fees. According to information gathered and reported by the Washington Post, the FBI had determined that Bundy was personally unlikely to be violentContinue Reading

While Judge Anna Brown continues to try the misdemeanor charges against Jason Patrick, Duane Ehmer, Daryl Thorn and Jake Ryan, the Jury has returned its verdict:   Daryl Thorne:  Gulty of Conspiracy.  Guilty of Possession of Firearms in federal facility. Duane Ehmer:  Not Guilty of Conspiracy.  Guilty of Depredation ofContinue Reading

  The Second Oregon Standoff Trial has now gone to the jury — at least the felony conspiracy and firearms charges.  Judge Anna Brown refused to allow the jury to hear the subsequent misdemeanor charges, including trespass, so the misdemeanor trial continues, with Judge Brown hearing additional evidence and argumentsContinue Reading

  Sizing-up the the Oregon Standoff Trial from start to finish, in a Nutshell, including all six rings of the six-ring circus, as well as Major Takeaways.   Thursday, October 27, 2016: BREAKING NEWS: 4:15 p.m. PDT — ALL DEFENDANTS ACQUITTED — FOUND NOT GUILTY — of ALL Criminal ConspiracyContinue Reading

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 have no interest in being a single-dimensional echo chamber.  We acknowledge that there are always multiple sides to every story.Continue Reading

  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 violence or threats to try to force land agencies to bend to their will. “People are going to get killedContinue Reading

   #1 – LaVOY FINICUM’S DEATH WAS COMPLETELY UNJUSTIFIED.  May he rest in peace.     Compelling new forensic evidence shows what really happened.  WATCH THE VIDEOS. Based on the Constitutional presumption of innocence until proven guilty, the outcome of the Oregon Standoff Trial, in which the Defendants were unanimously foundContinue Reading