A militia group headed by Ammon Bundy, son of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who had his own run-in with federal agents two years ago, has occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns, Oregon. They are supporting local ranchers Dwight and Stephen Hammond who are being sent back to prison for an additional four years for starting a fire on federal land. The Hammonds were charged under a federal “terrorism” statute where the minimum sentence is five years and the presiding judge only sentenced them to one.
The Bundy group is reportedly armed but has threatened no one. The area they are “occupying” is not being used by the government, the buildings were empty. No one is being threatened, no one is being inconvenienced. Unlike the “Occupy Wall St” demonstrations of a couple of years ago. OWS groups created bio-hazard areas in every city they visited, women were raped in the encampments, and local officials actually enabled the destruction in their cities.
Bundy’s group could easily be ignored with no harm. Hammond has requested they stop the demonstration and since they’re not even inconveniencing anyone there’s no reason for federal or local law enforcement to do anything.
On the other hand, the Left – and I’m sure President Obama – would love to see a bloodbath in Oregon. It would give them the opportunity to rail against “right-wing, Christian, terrorists” and deflect the current commentary from Muslim butchers. It would also give Obama a platform to say, “See!” with respect to his latest round of executive orders on gun control that he wants to lead to gun confiscation.
Don’t expect to hear anything resembling the truth from the media on this story, and the FoxNews segment above is a prime example.
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