Feds Provoke Range War Over Fees And A Turtle — Townhall.com

Gopherus agassizii is the binomial name given to the desert tortoise, a roughly foot-long creature with a lifespan that can stretch to more than half-a-century. This turtle inhabits the Mojave Desert in America’s great southwest. On paper, the desert tortoise seems an innocuous amphibian; however, it has the curious attribute of being able provoke nearly open warfare between U.S. citizens and the federal government.

The notion of a “range war” may harken back to the days of the American cowboy riding the fence each morning and protecting his homestead from attack. Yet, last week the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM), acting on behalf of a court order to seize cattle from Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy because Uncle Sam claimed he owed $1-million in unpaid “grazing fees,” launched an armed action against Bundy, his family and friends from across the area. The government also asserted – with a straight face – that such action was justified because Bundy’s cattle threatened the habitat of the endangered desert tortoise. Continue Reading

Tax Day 2014: Remember Obama’s 442 Proposed Tax Increases

Bob Barr: The Experience To Oppose Obama and His Job Killing Taxes

To most hard-working Americans, April 15th is neither a day for celebration nor cheer.  For President Barack Obama, it is a Day of Celebration. Since taking office in 2009, Obama has formally proposed a total of 442 tax increases, according to an analysis by Americans for Tax Reform.

Even worse, that total of 442 proposed tax increases does not include the 20 tax increases Obama signed into law as part of Obamacare. Continue Reading

Top Georgia Veteran Endorses Barr

Vietnam Combat Veteran Tommy Clack Urges Veterans to Support Bob Barr

Former Congressman Bob Barr, currently a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia’s 11th District, today announced that widely-respected Vietnam-era Army veteran Tommy Clack, Capt. U.S. Army (Ret.), has endorsed his campaign to return to the House of Representatives.

In accepting the endorsement, Barr stated, “Tommy Clack is one of the most recognized and respected veterans in the state of Georgia, with accomplishments and awards too numerous to list, and I am deeply honored to have the endorsement of this true American hero.”BB - Tommy Clack 003 Continue Reading