Bundy Update: If This Politician Has His Way, The Feds Could Start Taking Out The Militia

Along with Nevada Sen. Harry Reid, state Rep. Steven Horsford has been a constant voice of opposition against those who came to his state to support Cliven Bundy against federal agents they believed were using excessive force. Despite a dearth of evidence to back up his claim, Horsford has publicly stated that militia members in the Bunkerville area have established armed checkpoints and are routinely harassing local citizens.

His latest call to rid the area of these protesters came this past weekend during comments he made at an event in a neighboring town.

According to his account, an unidentified fifth grader told him Bundy suffers from a “sense of entitlement,” which apparently prompted Horsford to once again protest the presence of armed militiamen in his district.

“And that is why I am calling on [Gov.] Brian Sandoval, Sen. Dean Heller, the sheriff and any other elected official in Nevada to do their part to get rid of these armed separatists.”

Despite the fact that Nevada law allows individuals to carry firearms, Horsford wants local law enforcement to force these concerned citizens out of the community. Furthermore, he has called for a federal investigation into the activities of the remaining protesters.

Both Sandoval and Heller are Republicans who have, to varying degrees, spoken out against the invasion of federal Bureau of Land Management agents last month in Clark County.

Heller has been more supportive of Bundy and his supporters, however, describing protesters as “patriots.”

Sheriff Doug Gillespie did not immediately comment on the latest demand made by Horsford. For his part, Sandoval offered a measured response to a question regarding whether Gillespie is planning to use force in removing the protesters.

“No,” he said, “and even if he had said that, I wouldn’t share that with you; because certainly that’s a conversation between the two of us.”

Late last week, a post on the Bundy Ranch Facebook page indicated the family was calling on protesters to join them in filing a criminal complaint against the BLM. A lengthy post published Friday offered a transcription of a statement delivered by Ammon Bundy at the Clark County Sheriff’s Office earlier that day.

Photo Credit: Facebook/U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas

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  1. icetrout says:

    Feds can try to take on the Citizens of the United States of America… don't think the Coonmander in chief has the balls to do it …

    • jb80538 says:

      At least until he "disarms" Americans.

      • icetrout says:

        Guess you'll be standing 1'st in line handing over your weapons… rether be like the President Charlston Heston & let them pry them from my cold dead fingers after all my ammos gone …& assorted other weapons :P

        • jb80538 says:

          Not a chance! I'm not giving up without a fight!

          • icetrout says:

            had a feeling you didn't think Americans would ever hand over their weapons without doing heavy damage to the Communist Infiltrators who were stupid enough to try a trick like that… Red's like Obama are the type of morons who go around smacking bald face hornet nest with a short stick… :)

  2. Coming Nov 2014 the American people of this State if they are fed up with the abuse that is going on, then Vote OUT this S.O.B. State Rep. Steven Horsford and send a loud message, that the American people has had enough and lets vote out these other scums such as Dirty Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi the Dingbat and Schumer and all the rest of the garbage, Rinos included. Time to clean house

    Vote them OUT!!!!

    • Edwardkoziol says:

      Linda you got a point if these political Obutthole lackies are screwing with your rights then Vote them out.The only reason Dirty Dingy Harry is where he is today is because of the rich casino owners backing him.this scumbag Reid got the rich owners what they wanted and you know money talks.As far as Poopalosi goes she has a bunch of wack jobs she presides over and these liberals are to stupid to put someone else in,Botox Nancy has to die to get someone new.As far as Chunky Schumer goes he is a NY problem some good New Yorker should take those glasses off his butt ugly fasce and shove them up his ass side ways.

  3. Edwardkoziol says:

    It won'tbe long before Obutthole and Dingy take another stab at Bundy only this time the storm troopers will use force like they did in Waco and Ruby Ridge.Obutthole and the slime bag Dingy Harry backed off is because of elections.I just wish Bundy would pay his grazing fees and the see how this prick Reid acts to get the land for his retarded son Rory so him and the chinks can make money.

  4. scholar says:

    Ready? Aim… FIRE! The Democrats are dead. No matter what they try, they will lose. And the more they try, the bigger their loss will be.

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