Cliven Bundy

Bundy's father, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, became a hero of Western states' rights advocates in 2014.
Bundy, two of his sons and another man had been charged with 15 criminal counts stemming from their 2014 armed standoff with government agents.
"I know what we did was right," Bundy said of his acquittal in the armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge.
In a TMFS sketch, Shemp Bundy, nephew of Cliven Bundy offers #NoDAPL protesters tips on protesting "the Bundy way" after
Federal employees should "remain vigilant," the interior secretary says.
Prosecutors allege that the men's intentions were not peaceful protest, but rather to confront the government over land.
I guess I feel that I am living the life I believe in as openly and honestly and authentically as I possibly can. I think no one can accuse me of hiding my problems with the Mormon church. But I also think that it is worth my effort.
The modern GOP has endorsed a culture in which dissatisfaction is justification for murder. If this is truly what they believe, they must answer to the families of those slaughtered by armed insurrectionists.
Before Bundy's sudden fall, Fox News touted him and his anarchic militia supporters as symbols of American resistance. Keep that in mind next time a Fox talker denounces Black Lives Matter as lawless.
I've been writing for years about the threat of insurrectionism in this country. Now I'm watching my fears come to fruition in this current political climate, where violence is increasingly becoming an acceptable response to court rulings, or political disagreements.
It goes without saying that in a democracy everyone is entitled to his or her own opinions. The trouble starts when people think they are also entitled to their own facts. On the hundreds of millions of acres of public lands that most Americans take for granted, the trouble is deep, and won't soon go away.
J: So who does that land belong to? The American Indians? D: Absolutely. J: So are you saying the National Parks are illegally
"This case calls for more public exposure. Not less."
He was indicted on 16 felony charges, including conspiracy, assault on a federal officer and obstruction of justice.