The way I understand it, there is an order that permits the Bureau of Land Management to remove Mr. Bundy’s cattle from some land to protect the desert turtle. We already know that, according to the president and the attorney general, they can choose to enforce whatever law they want to and not enforce others.
That leaves me to question: What is it about what is playing out in Nevada that makes this particular case worthy of prosecution, no matter what? Something does not meet the eye here and maybe it will be revealed soon enough.
Here’s an example of “selective enforcement” pertaining to protected animals. It’s okay for windmills to kill bald eagles, according to obama, but for some reason it is so very important to “save” the desert turtle.
Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/u-s-killing-eagles-aid-wind-power-article-1.1540116#ixzz2yeAgA4Fs
Interesting, isn’t it?
See next post for more details on the confrontation.
The Camp Of The Saints
Dana Loesch cuts through all the Leftist propaganda and conservative ignorance.
By now you’re familiar with the standoff between the federal government, i.e. the Bureau of Land Management, and 67 year-old rancher Cliven Bundy. (If not, check the backstory and my radio interview with him here.) The BLM asserts their power through the expressed desire to protect the endangered desert tortoise, a tortoise so “endangered” that their population can no longer be contained by the refuge constructed for them so the government is closing it and euthanizing over a thousand tortoises. The tortoises, the excuse that BLM has given for violating claims to easements and running all but one lone rancher out of southern Nevada, is doing fine. In fact, the tortoise has lived in harmony with cattle in the Gold Butte, Clark County Nevada for over a hundred years, or as long as Cliven Bundy’s family has…
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