Hello my friend and welcome! In today’s post, we are going to look at what is going on in Oregon and just what impacts it may have for all of us as we go forward. Grab a cup of coffee and sit awhile so we can chat.
I suppose we should start with a look at just what is going on in the Oregon standoff. Armed protesters, who police say are coming from outside the area, took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge South of Burns on Saturday, after participating in a peaceful rally over the prison sentences of local ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond. The Ranchers say they were trying to burn some Invasive plants that were a danger to their land, and the Federal Government claims they were trying to cover up poaching on the property. Long story short, they were found guilty of Arson and the 73-year-old Father was sentenced to 3 Months in Prison while the son was sentenced to 1 year in Prison. After they were released, the Federal Government decided that those weren’t long enough sentences and has ordered them back to Prison for an additional 4 years each. Now if you are like me, then you know that things are never like they seem, at least the way our Government tells it. I am sure that they wanted something from the Rancher that they weren’t willing to give, so they were sent back to prison as punishment. At least that is my take on it.
The protesters in the standoff have said they will remain as long as it takes to get the Government to drop the charges against the ranchers and are even willing to die for what they believe. The Patriots say that if they do not draw a line in the sand now, then the Federal Government will just keep on abusing the right of the ranchers. The big question is how will this play out? Will the Government give in and drop the charges against the Ranchers, or will it come down to an out-and-out gun battle for their rights? If so, will this be the first skirmish in the second American Civil War? Personally, I believe that if it comes to a gun battle, then I believe the Patriots will become American heroes and will set the stage for many more such skirmishes in the near future.
The Bundy brothers (Sons of the Arizona rancher Clyde Bundy) are leading the standoff and are hoping for a peaceful solution, they say. As of this writing, the Federal Government had not yet issued a statement on the situation; many people believe that this will only lead to a further crackdown on all Ranchers, Patriots, and Preppers here in the US. They argue that it is neither the time nor the place for such a rebellion. I disagree. I think it is past time for a rebellion and as for the place, it is as good as any. Until someone takes a stand, draws a line in the sand and says “No MORE!”, then things will never get any better here in the US. We the People have the power and the opportunity to change things here in America for the better, the only question is if we have the will to do so.
Whether or not you agree with what they are doing, the outcome will be the same, it will incite more Patriots to stand up against the Federal Government and I believe that we will see many more of these in the near future. This has all been bubbling just below the surface for a long time and once it breaks free, it can only lead us in one direction. It will lead the Government to flex their muscles and try to assert their authority over we the people, who will only make the backlash against the Government worse. Resentment will build on both sides as we the people try to take back our Government. More and more skirmishes will breakout until we have a full-blown Civil War here in America. The American people are fed up with the overreach of our Government and it must stop. The only question is whether or not this will be a single skirmish or the beginning of the Second Civil War here in America. I think it will be the latter and we as patriots and Preppers must prepare ourselves for what lies ahead because one thing is for certain… It will not be a peaceful time! Well that is it for today and I hope you have enjoyed our time together today. Until next time, please stay safe, stay strong and most of all, stay prepared!