Reminder: Eleven defendants pled guilty following the Malheur Refuge stand-off. Seven are still awaiting trial. Not everything is coming up roses for Bundy supporters.
Becoming a slain hero is a hoary tradition for the American far right, and a bloody one too. For these extremists, it's not just about honoring the dead -- it's about avenging them too.
The lack of arrests following the Bundy Ranch stand off led to the Oregon stand off. It's time to arrest the armed bullies threatening to kill people.
They're some of the good ones.
Neil Sigurd Wampler, one of the militants who joined the armed occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge early on, insisted that he is allowed to carry a firearm -- even though he was convicted of murdering his father.
Disgruntled with Harney officials, militiamen travel to Grant County to seek help from CSPOA-affiliated sheriff, but he declines.
Harney County resident Georgia Marshall delivered a scathing condemnation of Ammon Bundy's militants and called on them to end their armed occupation of the nearby Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Militia extremists saw the Bundy standoff as a victory. Because of this the DHS predicted more armed standoffs. Why didn't the FBI and the DOJ act sooner?