The Oregon Standoff, Explained

This is about two things: the federal ownership of land in the Western states, which is at truly insane levels compared to the East, and the extremes to which radical Greens in the Obama administration have discredited environmentalism:

“This week, the Ammon Bundy-led seizure of a federal wildlife refuge thrust Oregon’s ranchers into the spotlight. While I don’t agree with the occupiers’ tactics, I sympathize with their position. Being a rancher was always challenging. And it has become increasingly difficult under the Obama administration. …

Money isn’t the only challenge. Raising cattle requires a lot of land, much more than most ranchers can afford to own outright. I lease about a third of the space I use from private owners. But most ranchers aren’t so lucky. The federal government controls a huge amount of land in the west (more than 50 percent in some states, like Oregon), and many ranchers must lease that space to create a sustainable operation.

Utilizing federal land requires ranchers to follow an unfair, complicated and constantly evolving set of rules. For example, a federal government agency might decide that it wants to limit the number of days a rancher can graze their cattle to protect a certain endangered plant or animal species, or they might unilaterally decide that ranchers can’t use as much water as they need because of a fight over water rights. Or they might take over land that once belonged to the state or private individuals, imposing an entirely new set of restrictions. …

Most of the time, those regulations are written by people with no agriculture experience, and little understanding of what it takes to produce our nation’s food. The agencies that control these lands can add burdensome regulations at any time. Often, they will begin aggressively enforcing them before ranchers have a chance to adjust.”

While I am a strong supporter of reasonable laws that protect the environment in light of our history (i.e., dumping toxic waste in our rivers or hunting species like the buffalo and passenger pigeon to extinction), that’s not what is going on here. There is an opposite extreme: radical Greens that want to destroy the coal industry, block the Keystone Pipeline, halt drilling in the Arctic, protect the three-inch delta smelt, designate ever more land as “national monuments” far beyond what is necessary, etc.

Update: Watch this video or read the transcript of Rep. Greg Walden explaining the situation in his district:

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4 Comments

  1. Denise Air Force General Breedlove, Supreme NATO Commander is not Jewish. Neither was Ronald Reagan or George Bush Sr. who wasted the 1980s fighting the Russians in Afghanistan arming the Mountain Muslim Jihadists now terrorizing and murdering White Western people all over the world.

    NATO Supreme Commander Gen. Brimelowe is now talking of restarting the cold war with Russia and using alliance with Islamic nations like Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan – you know the countries that train and send the likes of Mohamed Ata to slaughter our people on 9/11/01 and also the same ones funding the 1 million Muslim male invasion of Germany/Europe in 2015.

    OK, now most all sane Central and Eastern European governments, people understand what’s going on, for some reason Americans, including so many American Conservatives can not understand simple basic things like who we are and who we are not.

    Beautiful Russian tennis players like Maria Sharapova, Anna Kournikova that’s definitely who “we are”. American women like you could say the same about the handsome Russian hockey players in the NHL or in Russia.

    Yes, Denise, I now (thankfully) have a White Hispanic girlfriend from Venezuela. She looks like a Midwesterner White with fair hair and green eyes. White hispanic upper middle class Europeans have been fleeing Venezuela since the nasty Ameri Indian Cuban style communist leader Hugo Chavez took over in Venezuela.

    It’s international White flight.

    we’re White remember?

    Invading 1 million plus North African male rapists are not White. But NATO Gen Breedlove can’t seem to see this, or maybe he’s just preoccupied with something else. A healthy pro European, pro White NATO General would use American, NATO forces to end the Muslim migrant ships invading Europe. The Australian navy did just that.

    Why can’t we?

    Why are we obsessed with old out of date conspiracy theory loon stuff? My good our women are being sexually attacked, raped. How hard is that to understand?

    For American 1980s Conservatives, it’s impossible to understand. It must always be 1980, Reagan’s morning in America where we were and must now again fight the good fight against…

    THE RUSSIANS.

    Oh dear.

  2. Jackie – you are as thick as brick – or is WarKike feeding you bas Slivowitz?

    I want Putin’s well-trained COSSACK ARMY to SLAUGHTER American forces. I want them to slaughter Murkin Nigger soldiers, Spic soldiers, and any and ALL “White” Patriotard Murkin soldiers, that take up arms against sovereign nations on behalf of global kikery. It’s something that needs to happen. It’s long overdue. Putin will take care of Murkin Mercs being turned on American Citizens – cause ZOG has nothing left BUT Murka.

    NATO is ZOG. Remember? Whites don’t control ANYTHING in America. Or Canada, or any other formerly White “Western Nation”. The KIKES do.

    Remember?

    Are you high, Jackie?

  3. ‘This fake government is no longer American.’

    Yes, I’ve been labouring under that apprehension, too, for some time, now…

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