Category Archives: Ammon Bundy

Putting Two and Two Together: What ties the American West to the Middle East: (I)

In upcoming posts, I will begin to sketch a few links between the far-flung areas of my blogging interests, to show that the issues, power-centers, and the strategies at work in Oregon and the Middle East are simply two sides … Continue reading

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Oregonian Complexities: the PPN between the FBI and the C4CF: and Where Are the Paiute?

The PPN (Pacific Patriots Network) inserts a ‘Waco-free’ zone between Fortress FBI and the Bundy occupiers of Malheur Wildlife Preserve. The Paiute tribe struggles for its own claims, but on what terms? In my last post, I mentioned a group … Continue reading

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Precedent? The Indian Occupation of Alcatraz, 1969

Think it through…   If I were in class, I’d say: what are the constitutional and legal principles upon which these two “occupations” are arguing their position? I’m not so much interested in what conclusion you come to, but that you … Continue reading

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Ineloquent, perhaps, but sound: Citizens for Constitutional Freedom states its case

It’s getting interesting in Oregon: Here’s another official statement in which the Bundy group announces its first concession to the media: it adopts a name: they are now the Citizens for Constitutional Freedom. In these quickly evolving first days, it … Continue reading

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News flashes for the New Year

No time for news summaries, commentaries, or analysis, but I thought I’d link up some good articles found over the last week or so. I’ll start off with some “archival” material; Here’s a transcript from Gen Wesley Clark’s exposition of … Continue reading

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