As to the Feds owning lots of land, what I have read indicates that the reason there is so much in Arizona is because the Feds couldn't give it away back in the homestead days.
Any doctrine that weakens personal responsibility for judgment and for action helps create the attitudes that welcome and support the totalitarian state.
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company.
Gig'em Aggies!! BTCO'77HOO t.u.!!
Back in my younger days, I was known to occasionally pull some stunt that I thought was extremely funny although the local LE did not share my sense of humor. I can assure you, I was never given 20+ years to comply.
Up against the wall, regards,
“Don’t wave your phony patriotism in MY face! If you really love America, open your wallet and hire an American kid to build what you buy. Think of all our problems that might solve.” Doug Fraser (paraphrased) 1980
Real Americans buy American.
Snowshoe's All American Guy SH, UDX, WCX ... CODY ... at the bridge
CH. Snowshoe's Girl Crazy MH, UD, WCX, SDHF, OS ... PRESLEY ... at the bridge
Millpond's Baby Boomer MH*** ... BABE
Snowshoe's Crazy For Lovin You SH ... NELSON
There ought to be one day -- just one -- when there is open season on Congressmen.
Ron Paul warned about arming the BLM in a US House floor speech in 1997, saying, "the gun in the hands of law-abiding citizens serves to hold in check arrogant and aggressive government. Guns in the hands of the bureaucrats do the opposite."
Watch another ahead of its time Ron Paul speech at the link!
Ron Paul Rewind: A Warning Against Arming the BLM...in 1997!
It's such a shame that in the USA, defending Liberty has become such a heroic deed.