From: Mitchell Day [Email him]
This just fascinates me. For twenty or more years we've had a problem
with illegal aliens, human traffickers and drug runners occupying our National Forests near our southern
border, not to mention incursions into our territory by the Mexican military
, and the government does NOTHING!
But let a handful of rednecks (citizens all) occupy some buildings, that their taxes helped pay for, and this becomes a huge story! Latest update: More armed men visit site of Oregon wildlife refuge standoff,
Yahoo News, January 9, 2016.See previous letters from the same reader.James Fulford writes: This is what we call "anarcho-tyranny"—when the government won't enforce the law against criminals, but will against anyone protesting their authority. Here are two images from a previous "standoff" that I blogged about.
Here`s a picture of police belonging to the Bureau Of Land Management reacting to a patriotic rancher with his cattle on Federal land:
Obviously, they`re taking this seriously. That`s from 2014, but here, from 2010, is the BLM`s reaction to a Mexican invasion, featuring either parades of illegals, some of them armed, or drug smugglers travelling at high speed, all of them armed—they posted a sign.
[Signs in Arizona warn of smuggler dangers, By Jerry Seper and Matthew Cella, Washington Times, September 2, 2010]