January 5, 2018 Posted by Daryl Johnson Antigovernment Extremism-General

LAS VEGAS, [NV]--The Justice Department was caught in another high-profile travesty last month that continues to reverberate through the western states. On Dec. 20, federal judge Gloria Navarro declared a mistrial in the case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and others after prosecutors were caught withholding massive amounts of evidence undermining federal charges. This is the latest in a long series of federal law enforcement debacles that have spurred vast distrust of Washington. Bundy, a 71-year old Nevadan rancher, and his sons and supporters were involved in an armed standoff with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) beginning in 2014 stemming from decades of unpaid cattle grazing f  

January 5, 2018 Posted by Daryl Johnson Domestic Extremism

WACO, [TX]--Twenty-five years later, the slightly rolling hills, 12 miles northeast of Waco are still home to wide open spaces and plenty of central Texas peace and quiet. It's also where, behind a wrought iron gate with doves of peace on one side and the crucifixion on the other, you can still find the evidence of a violent and deadly past. Just inside the gate of Double EE Ranch Road, a monument stands with the names of each of the 82 Branch Davidians who died, including their leader David Koresh. On the monument originally erected in their honor by a Texas Militia group, you will not find the names of the four ATF agents who died in the initial shootout. It's a monument that still draws  

January 5, 2018 Posted by Daryl Johnson Animal Rights Extremism

EDEN VALLEY, [MN]--An Eden Valley mink farm took a large hit this summer after thousands of mink were released from the Lang Farm LLC. Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmunson says a person or group of people took apart the exterior fence that surround the barns and released roughly 59,000 mink from their cages back on July 16th. Stearns County Investigator Mark Micks says the farm now has about 8,500 mink estimating a total loss of roughly 50,000 mink and $750,000. He adds they received a number of tips after the incident, however, all leads ran cold by the end of July and no new information has surfaced. The Sheriff’s Office says the case remains active and they continue to listen to new le