GOP congressional candidates Assemblyman Cresent Hardy and Niger Innis clashed in debate Tuesday over the Bureau of Land Management and its attempt to round up Cliven Bundy’s cattle on public land.
Rancher Cliven Bundy, whose refusal to pay fees for grazing cattle on public lands for 21 years led to a controversial roundup by the Bureau of Land Management, debunked claims Tuesday that militia followers who rallied to his cause continue to stir up this rural community with checkpoints and an armed presence.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada said Tuesday that he has received “ugly, vile, vulgar” letters mailed to his home, nearly all of them mixing threats with passages from the Bible.
The long-term survival of a large ground-dwelling bird that lives in sagebrush throughout much of Northern and central Nevada could soon become the next big battle between ranchers and the federal government.
In a fresh statement defending his remarks about slavery, Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy on Friday said Americans are all “in some measure slaves of the federal government,” from being controlled by the heavy-handed Bureau of Land Management to answering to the Internal Revenue Service.
Some Western Republican officials meeting in Salt Lake City on Friday said their states are missing out on revenue and opportunities to prevent wildfires because they don’t have enough control over public lands.
Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick said Friday she has no plans to launch a legislative inquiry into the recent dispute involving Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
Republican Niger Innis, an African-American congressional candidate and civil rights advocate, said Thursday the easy thing to do would be to condemn Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy for saying blacks on government assistance might be “better off as slaves.”
Rancher Cliven Bundy doubled down Thursday on racist statements he made to the New York Times. Bundy spoke to reporters Thursday afternoon near his ranch in Bunkerville, repeating sentiments that “the Negro community” living in Las Vegas Valley public housing looks like slaves to him.
Both supporters and detractors of Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy on Thursday harshly criticized racist remarks he made about “the Negro” as he wondered if African-Americans getting government support might be “better off as slaves.”
“The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart and Fox News host Sean Hannity are at war over the Range War.
When the first of Cliven Bundy’s cows is removed from federal land 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas, conservationists like Terri Robertson will have reason to celebrate. The issue hits home for her. Besides a lifelong connection to the area, Robertson also happens to be Bundy’s cousin.
BundyFest, a Nevada festival organized to mock the Bundy ranch “saga,” may or may not actually happen.
Flanked by someone who could be their famous new lawyer, the embattled Bundy family is meeting with nationally known conservative public interest attorney Larry Klayman about possible legal action over the failed federal roundup of its cattle.
Mary and Carrie Dann never received a visit from the camouflage cavalry, and I’m not sure whether they would have welcomed the support of armed militia. But the story of the Shoshone sisters is worth revisiting in the wake of recent events at Cliven Bundy’s ranch near Bunkerville.