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Rangeland Strategies: Helping ranchers beat the government at its own game

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — …they are employing the same knowledge and processes used by federal agencies to oppress, in the defense of western ranching and property rights. A new organization consisting of rangeland and policy experts has coalesced to advocate for the rights of ranchers and other property owners in western states. Rangeland […]

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Wayne Hage – The Last Cowboy at Pine Creek Ranch

— Published with Permission of AmericanPolicy.org — Watch the video below and see for yourself the sad and frightening saga of the destruction of the old west – and the American dream. Wayne Hage, Sr was a friend of mine, as was his second wife, the late Congresswoman Helen Chenoweth. Both were courageous leaders in […]

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Ranchers urge permanent repeal of ‘Death Tax’

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — “I managed the ranch for my mother who passed away in 2012. In 1977 the ranch was worth about one million dollars, in 2012 it was worth over 20 million. My mother did no estate planning, had made numerous ‘gifts’ and we were hit with over five million in […]

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Tribes Issue Water Claim, Ranchers Fear the Worst

— Published with Permission from Herald and News — In April 2014, ranchers and the Tribes signed the Upper Basin Comprehensive Agreement. The ranchers agreed to retire 18,000 acres of land or 30,000 acre feet of water and do riparian repair work on the rivers in exchange for an allotment of water each year… At […]

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Rapacious Feds

DEMAND TRUE STATE SOVEREIGNTY Remove Colonial Status from the Western States A basic economic fact teaches that all new wealth springs from the ground, whether grown or mined. America has been blessed with amazingly abundant natural resources, plus the freedom to access and develop them. From the beginning, this combination set us apart, propelling America […]