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VIDEO: Constitutional Sheriff Richard Mack Speaks On Bundy Ranch Standoff as Oathkeepers Puts Out Call For All Able Bodied Oathkeepers To Assist In Maintaining The Peace
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Buyers snapped up 29 federal land leases totaling more than 56 square miles in a northeastern Nevada area.
This could become the state's first oil shale fracking site.
U.S. Bureau of Land Management geologist Lorenzo Trimble tells the Las Vegas Review-Journal the Elko County oil and gas leases sold Tuesday for $1.27 million to six different companies.
The auction took place in Reno. The leases are near where Houston-based Noble Energy Inc. wants to drill for oil and natural gas on 40,000 acres of public and private land near the town of Wells.
The Review-Journal reports the project would be the first in Nevada to use hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, to extract oil and gas from shale deposits.
reply to post by freakjive
What the hell is going on in this country????
This is just an example of what the GOV is doing to it's own people.
I think its long overdue that the western states exercise their sovereignty over land (and water) within their borders and let their citizens decide the best use rather than a Federal government that seems way out of control both with regulation and enforcement methods.
PhoenixI am hearing crickets on the issue of why some here think its ok to have "free speech cages" and German shepherds released upon protesters along with tasing for no real reason, I missed the part of the constitution that said no citizen shall approach closer than 10 feet to a LEO, I seem to think if this was an Anarchists rally or OWS protest some would feel different - well I don't feel different no matter the subject when rights are abridged.
Then the citizens of the western states should rally around this event by overwhelming their elected representatives in State Houses & the Congress with letters, visits, and emails, to do just that. Showing up at the Bundy ranch with itchy trigger fingers isn't going to help anybody or any cause.
Did you miss the part in the video where Bundy's son that was tazed, parked his 4-wheeler in front of a moving truck? It begins at 40 seconds into the OP's video
Large protest assemblies usually require a permit. The BLM was trying to be proactive, by setting up an area where large groups of protesters would not be subject to permitting & be safe from vehicle traffic.
German shepherds released upon protesters along with tasing for no real reason
Federal agent Paul Horner, a 14-year veteran of the force, spoke with National Report by phone and had this to say: “Under direct orders from the FBI and the DOJ, on behalf of the BLM, we have infiltrated the crowd with armed undercover agents. The agents are collecting intel and coordinating that information with drones that are also overseeing the disturbance. In addition, we have positively identified approximately 85% of the crowd and are running background checks for previous violations, warrants, etc. License plate numbers of protesters are being collected and entered into the national database as well. These right-wing extremists pose a serious threat to the safety of the operation and we have orders to make arrests and confiscate firearms.” - See more at: http://_national_report_dot_net_/multiple-militia-members-arrested-bundy-ranch-charged-domestic-terrorism/#sthash.Y5VPbIhv.dpuf