Should Bundy's cattle be allowed to illegaly graze off of public land?

Posted by: HeavyReader

Bundy and a group of people supporting him are pushing back federal enforcement from doing their job and rounding up his cattle that are grazing ilegally on public land.

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No, round up the cattle!

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Yes, let Bundy graze his cattle!

Now be aware that this is taxpayer's land as well and has cost the United State's taxpayer's $1 million
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HeavyReader says2014-04-11T09:20:56.5775420-05:00
http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/10/us/nevada-rancher-rangers-cattle-showdown/index.html?hpt=us_c2 Source to a better understanding of what is going on.
SweetTea says2014-04-12T06:49:26.2727208-05:00
Bundy claims ancestral rights to graze his cattle on lands his Mormon family settled in the 19th century. So, he stopped paying grazing fees and disregarded several court orders to remove his animals. According to the Bureau of Land Management, Bundy now owes more than $1.1 million in unpaid grazing fees. He stopped paying in 1993. Why the U.S. waited this long to take action is what amazes me! I don't think I could owe the IRS over $1M for 20+ years and get away with it! A freeloader is a freeloader. Bundy is taking advantage. When others have been forced to sell their herds, due to this drought, he's been grazing his herd illegally! That isn't right. I would bet Bundy is an anarchist. Probably, a Republican. That makes the situation even more comical. The GOP frowns on unemployment benefits, assistance, etc. Yet, the GOP hasn't said one word about this guy who is abusing the system far more than any unemployed worker or impoverished family! As for his ancestral rights ... Those are long gone. At one point in time, my mother's family owned a large portion of the land that is now the Natchez Trace Parkway in TN. I don't expect the government to let me hunt, fish, camp, or build a cabin on those lands just because my ancestors "once" owned it! I'm not a freeloader, or an anarchist! Http://www.Reuters.Com/article/2014/04/10/us-usa-ranchers-conflict-idUSBREA390QI20140410 http://www.Splcenter.Org/blog/2014/04/10/anti-government-patriots-gather-near-scene-of-nevada-ranchers-dispute-over-cattle-grazing-rights/
howardzinn says2014-04-12T15:25:31.3363187-05:00
I actually did not know that much about this, but after the info Sweet Tea gave, this is a weird case. Why won't the man pay the fees? This makes it bad for everyone who complies.
bonnie.spiker1 says2014-05-22T08:28:16.9067775-05:00
They aren't called welfare cattle barons for nothing. I agree with what sweet tea said below, Republicans hate handouts, but this is perfectly fine with them. Hypocrites!

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