Novelist Obliterates The Bundy Militia — And Oregon’s Largest Newspaper — In 194 Words

The Oregonian’s A1 headline on Sunday, Jan. 17, “Effort to free federal lands,” is inaccurate and irresponsible. The article that follows it is a mere mouthpiece for the scofflaws illegally occupying public buildings and land, repeating their lies and distortions of history and law. Ammon Bundy and his bullyboys aren’t trying to free federal lands, but to hold them hostage. I can’t go to the Malheur refuge now, though as …continue…

Diarmuid’s Note to the Bundys

Note to Bundys: The people of Harney County and their Basin neighbors are sitting on valuable, undeveloped resources. Development of solar, wind and geothermal potential could bring a new era of prosperity to this region. Government does not stand in the way of developing alternative energy. In fact, we need government action, specifically the Healthy Climate Act currently under consideration by our State legislature, to facilitate public investment in clean …continue…