Posts Tagged ‘ Cliven Bundy ’

Until Wednesday night

Feb 12th, 2016 11:13 am | By

Kirk Siegler at NPR did a backgrounder on Cliven Bundy.

Bundy, who inspired the occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, was arrested at the airport in Portland, Ore., Wednesday night, apparently on his way to Malheur.

In a 32-page criminal complaint, prosecutors allege Bundy and his co-conspirators led a massive, armed assault against federal officers in April 2014 near the town of Bunkerville, Nev.

Just like a cowboy movie!

“What’s at stake here? Freedom, liberty and statehood, that’s what’s at stake here,” Bundy told me when I visited his ranch in southeastern Nevada shortly after the 2014 standoff.

That hot summer day, Bundy sat between two bodyguards. Photos of his 14 children and framed Mormon scripture hung on the

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Feb 11th, 2016 10:50 am | By

The AP reports Cliven Bundy faces charges over the 2014 “standoff.”

Federal prosecutors in Las Vegas are charging Cliven Bundy with conspiracy, assault on a federal officer, obstruction, weapon and other crimes.

A criminal complaint filed Thursday stems from Bundy’s role at the center of a tense April 2014 armed standoff with federal officials near his ranch in Nevada.

It involved self-styled Bundy militia supporters pointing military-style weapons at federal agents trying to enforce a court order to round up Bundy cattle from federal rangeland near his ranch.

See that’s no good. You don’t want that, not even if you think the resisters have a valid cause. (If you’re living in a state where law enforcement just quietly kills people … Read the rest

In the Multnomah County jail

Feb 11th, 2016 10:36 am | By

Les Zaitz reporting at The Oregonian/Oregon Live:

Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who touched off one armed showdown with federal authorities and applauded another started in Oregon by his sons, was arrested late Wednesday at Portland International Airport and faces federal charges related to the 2014 standoff at his ranch.

Bundy, 74, was booked into the downtown Multnomah County jail at 10:54 p.m.

He faces a conspiracy charge to interfere with a federal officer — the same charge lodged against two of his sons, Ammon and Ryan, for their role in the Jan. 2 takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns. He also faces weapons charges.


The Bundy Ranch Facebook page reported Cliven Bundy was surrounded

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Booking Information

Feb 11th, 2016 10:23 am | By
Booking Information

Cliven Bundy

Last night at 22:54

Arresting agency Portland FBI

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