During the last raid, in a final act of desperation, Elder Clifford Dann poured gasoline on himself and lit the match thinking his self-emulsion might stop the thieving federal agents. Nope. Not on that day. Not ever. They barely skipped a beat. They quickly put the fire out, arrested him, and continued the raid unabated. In the end, the Federal government levied a hefty $3 million fine on the Dann sisters and kept their horses and cattle, never to be returned. Indeed Mr. Bundy, this was a repeat lesson of how the west was won.
Don't take my word for it.
Simply ask any Native American Indian. And, if you really want to know the real scoop of over 200 years of constant injustice, have a chat with any member of the American Indian Movement (AIM). Be it Wounded knee, the Trail of Tears, or the massacres at Pine Ridge, et al ... take your pick, the evidence is overwhelming.
As a final note, then, of course we have Senator Harry Reid. He sure loves to insert his foot in his mouth. He recently gushed on the public airways that the militia that helped Bundy are "domestic terrorists..." Well, perhaps the good Senator should know the history of his own home state and discover who the REAL terrorists are? For if he did, he would already know who stole Western Shoshone land, who continually harasses them and others. Perhaps Harry should point his terrorist finger in a completely different direction at those more deserving. Or, perhaps he will keep spouting-off to witness himself igniting the second American revolution in the State of Nevada.