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The Bundy Standoff-A Century of Federal Abuse

Most media butchered this story when it was making headlines. Many because of ideology, but even those who tried usually got it wrong. The Bundy story is one of thousands that represent the injustice done to Western ranchers and rural residents by systematically denying them and their states their Constitutional rights. Criminal or near criminal manipulations driven by greed and lust for power is at the heart of Bundy's dilemma. Following the legal thread can be a bit boring to some, but when viewed in its whole it is both stunning as well as revealing of the grit that has driven Western ranchers for over a hundred years as they fought a government bent on destroying them.

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