Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Letter: Bless the patriots who fought for Bundy
First Published Apr 29 2014 05:02 pm • Last Updated Apr 29 2014 05:02 pm

The Bundy issue had nothing to do with grazing fees. It was about government intimidation. It was a warning to anyone who would cross the feds, no matter how minor, that they would be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. (No matter how unconstitutional that law might be.)

They spent $3 million as a "show of force" over grazing fees that are coming down from the million dollar figure to a 5-digit fine.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

The point the feds were making to all of us was that they would spend as much money, use as many personnel, label, marginalize, document and target anyone who would dare to protest their power to enforce their will upon the nation.

(Only citizens have "rights." Governments have "powers" granted to the government by the governed.)

They were baiting the country to see who, among the "folks," would actually come out and fight and who would roll over.

Bill O’Reilly and Glenn Beck rolled over like a Big Dog! They failed us.

The patriots that answered the call will someday pay for their love of the Constitution. Bless them!

Michael A. Pacer

Paso Robles, Calif.




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.