2016年1月6日 星期三

Authorities plan to cut off power to militia at occupied Oregon refuge; 歐巴馬頒行政命令嚴管槍枝 ;Ammon Bundy 一家


US authorities are planning to cut off the power of the wildlife refuge in Oregon that has been taken over by militia, exposing the armed occupiers to sub-zero temperatures in an effort to flush them out: "It’s in the middle of nowhere," said one official. "And it’s flat-ass cold up there."

Armed militants will begin their third day at the US wildlife refuge and have…
THEGUARDIAN.COM|由 JOHN M GLIONNA 上傳

Robert Reich
Last Saturday, armed men took over the offices of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, in Harney County, Oregon. Ammon Bundy, leader of this group, and his father, the Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, style themselves as part of a Western movement to take land back for the people from the federal government. But that’s not what’s really going on. (After all, most of these lands once belonged to Native Americans.) The real fight is over how much the rest of us will continue to subsidize the Bundys and other privateers -- private logging contractors who are allowed to cut vast tracts of federal forest at subsidized rates, ranchers who pay grazing fees on some 300 acres of public lands at rates far below the market rate, private mining companies that now extract about a billion dollars a year of minerals from public lands without paying royalties, and farmers who benefit from the federal Bureau of Reclamation’s irrigation systems that make arid land capable of producing crops.
The Bundys and their allies oppose efforts to protect the environment because they want even more of these subsidized benefits. I’d rather protect what’s left of the environment.
What do you think?


    Bundy standoff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bundy_standoff

    The Bundy standoff was an armed confrontation between protesters and law ..... According to Cliven Bundy's son, Ammon Bundy, Gillespie also delivered an ...

    In the news
    Image for the news result
    “The Government Has Violence on Its Mind”
    Jacobin - 10 hours ago
    Jacobin interviews Ammon Bundy, the militia man behind the Oregon armed standoff.
    More news for Ammon Bundy

    Here's What You Need To Know About The Bundy Family ...

    www.buzzfeed.com/.../heres-what-you-need-to-know-about-the-bundy-f...

    2 days ago - But the occupation is being led by another family entirely: the Bundy .... In November, Ammon Bundy wrote on Facebook that he had visited ...
張貼留言

網誌存檔