Bovine Militia

And more on the cow thingy. this from a stable Canadian.


The other night I wrote about understanding America, professing a maturity capable of calmly accepting dead end logic. Sensitive to perceptions of preachy over reactive rants,  my resolve stood firm for almost 48 hours before withering in the face of bat shit crazy shenanigans.

America is not well. What’s more – the diagnosis is further complicated by America’s affliction – an all encompassing mental illness akin to paranoid schizophrenia. Insidious delusions of patriotism morph into outrageous displays of anti-government chest beating – oblivious “patriots” certain it’s for the good of the nation.

Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy has spent the last few decades squabbling with the Federal government. In dispute is cattle grazing on Federal land – Bundy claims his family’s cattle have grazed there since the 1860s, the government wants a million dollars in restitution for land use taxes. Last Saturday a judge ruled if fees went unpaid, Bundy’s cattle…

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3 thoughts on “Bovine Militia

      • I too am plagued by the marginally stable. Religious fundamentalists types being the most common – I rarely bother to enter a discussion, I know it won’t go anywhere. I call it “hamster wheel logic”, mindlessly running in circles doesn’t interest me.

        My last few posts on America have upped the ante. Now I have fundamentalist conspiracy militia calling me crazy. Sigh.

        As an American could you help out and remind me again how it is American citizens can call themselves militia, point semi-automatic weapons at law enforcement officers and get away with it? Could African Americans arm themselves to the teeth, form a militia and receive the same support? 🙂


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