GOP contenders tread carefully in Oregon standoff

By Kyle Cheney |January 4, 2016 Marco Rubio on Monday condemned the band of anti-government protesters occupying a wildlife refuge in Oregon as “lawless.” But he was quick to add a caveat: “And I agree that there is too much federal control over land, especially out in the western part of the United States,” the Florida senator […]

Not prosecuting lawbreakers leads to more crime

By Steve Sebelius |January 5, 2016 There are many reasons why the ongoing armed standoff at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon happened. Chief among them: the federal government’s inaction since the last standoff with armed insurrectionists, near Bunkerville in 2014. That’s when notorious rancher Cliven Bundy issued a call for a “range war” after […]