Comment: the rancher at the heart of all of this...

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the rancher at the heart of all of this...

this seems to come down to a land rights challenge. Federal agents asserting a claim on land which has been used by ranchers in the region for over a century... the Bureau of Land Management wants to "protect the rare desert tortoise" from cattle grazing the land. There's been a fairly long-term dispute about the land and the way it's managed and the fees charged to the ranchers who utilize the land... so the feds are using choppers to herd the cattle into rustle em... taking them over multiple borders and then selling them.

I've read claims that the BLM has killed the cattle where they were (on "federally managed" land) and there were big diggers/bulldozers being brought in to bury the slain cattle. These vehicles were involved in another confrontation. but I've not seen video of that event.

this could spark a horrible bloody mess across the nation.

At their inceptions, the #Liberty, #OccupyWallStreet and #TeaParty movements all had the same basic goal... What happened?