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Another Brief Update on the Bundy Boys


While WC was chasing birds in Peru, the Bundy Boys‘ trial started in Portland, Oregon. Here’s an update of sorts for those who haven’t been paying attention. WC’s buddy David Backstrom, a retired public defender, used to write his closing argument for the jury before the trial even started. If things went right, he reasoned, it…

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Another Reason to Loath Tammie Wilson


Rep. Tammie Wilson (R, Pure Selfishness) has staked out yet another outrageous, irrational political position. Once again, she has grossly overreacted to a constituent whinge and sabotaged an important government function. It’s a predictable, absolutely destructive pattern. This time, a constituent has complained that the Office of Children’s Services improperly acted against his or her kids,…

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Tracking the Bundy Boys: An Update


Here’s a handy guide to the 26 various Bundy defendants in the Malheur occupation, tracking the status of their cases. The focus here is the Malheur charges; there are some references to the Cliven Bundy Nevada cases as well. There’s a passel of Bundys and their camp followers; if you find an error drop WC…