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Texas Congressman Accuses Obama, DOI, and BLM Of Illegal Action At Bundy Ranch

Obama Accused By Congressman Of Illegal Action At Bundy Ranch

...Texas Republican Rep. Steve Stockman sent a letter to Barack Obama, Department of the Interior Sec. Sally Jewell, and BLM Director Neil Kornze, laying out his position that any such action by the agency would violate the U.S. Constitution.

“Because of this standoff,” he wrote, “I have looked into BLM’s authority to conduct such paramilitary raids against American citizens, and it appears that BLM is acting in a lawless manner in Nevada.”

He cited the limited powers granted to the federal government, noting the bureau has no “right to assume preemptory police powers, that role being reserved to the States,” and explained “many federal laws require the federal government to seek assistance from local law enforcement whenever the use of force may become necessary.”

The letter included a section of the U.S. Code — 43 U.S.C. Section 1733, Subsection C — stating exactly that point.

“When the Secretary determines that assistance is necessary in enforcing Federal laws and regulations relating to the public lands or their resources he shall offer a contract to appropriate local officials having law enforcement authority within their respective jurisdictions with the view of achieving maximum feasible reliance upon local law enforcement officials in enforcing such laws and regulations.”

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I still think

that that is the reason Reid now calls them domestic terrorists; that enables the feds to step in and place American citizens in indefinite detention without a lawyer.

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Most honest humans find the Congress to be domestic terrorists

So...

Edit: there is a prescription, in the Constitution, for domestic terrorists; however, that prescription only applies to those holding office, not We The People.

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What about

the NDA?

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I think you mean NDAA?

I've not signed any sort of Non-Disclosure Agreement with the federal government. In fact, I've not signed an agreement to the Constitution, which angers some people to hear.

The NDAA is unconstitutional; and per Marbury vs. Madison, an unconstitutional law is unconstitutional for all time, not only after a judge declares it so. Thus, we can ignore it.

(Of course, like they just murdered 6 innocents when targeting 9 suspects (suspects, not convicted criminals), they can still mess me up for talking. But I don't think that will stop me from wanting to communicate about liberty, while I am able to.)

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LittleWing's picture

Boom! There it is!

Thanks RobHino! Good to see! I hope more Reps follow suit and speak up along with Rep. Steve Stockman!!

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.

would love to see a tidal wave of

Representative's support for Bundy develop around this incident. Even if Mr.Bundy is/isnt in the right with his grazing position. The way he was treated by BLM is something we all have coming to us in the future....unless at some point people say no, its unacceptable. Good for Stockman.

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There was a post on DP that showed the BLM

website that has been scrubbed since the Bundy incident. It said that the grazing rights had been previously been turned over to Clark county. Bundy has said he would pay the county.

U.S. Code — 43 U.S.C. Section 1733, Subsection C

taste-y!
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LittleWing's picture

Yes, a lot of teamwork going on DP! Yay!

I have noticed that also especially the last few weeks! I love it too! Another thing I noticed is there are quite a few members that are speaking up that we usually don't or seldom hear from. I think it's important to support them with encouragement.

Hey Danton, Infowars picked up the Wayne Hage story yesterday! ;)
You heard it HERE FIRST folks! :)

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Alternately, I took a week off

Some moderator with no notice shut down new comments on the last post I made. The no notice was particularly disturbing -- had I transgressed? How am I to know? So I took a self-imposed "exile". I noticed you were one of the posters who spoke positively to my last post, so I wanted to respond to your comment.

There were a few people who spoke up on that thread who I hadn't seen in a while. It's good to see people again, especially when they aren't being attacked and decide to keep quiet.

Thanks for your kind words; back atcha, and here's to many more.

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WOW....Great find Rob...!!!

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