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  • Las Vegas Bundy Ranch Verdict in: NOT GUILTY!

    08/22/2017 4:48:49 PM PDT · by johnsmom · 48 replies
    34 of 40 charges NOT GUILTY. Scott Drexler has 8 not guilty 2 hung. Ricky Loveland not guilty all 10 charges. Eric Parker not guilty 6 charges, 4 hung. Steven Stuart not guilty all 10 charges. Hopelessly deadlocked on the 6 hung. Innocent men held in jail for 18 months.
  • No guilty verdicts reached in Bunkerville ranch standoff (BREAKING NEWS!!!)

    08/22/2017 4:27:36 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 136 replies
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - A federal jury in Las Vegas has refused to convict four accused gunmen in a 2014 standoff with federal authorities near the Nevada ranch of anti-government figure Cliven Bundy. In a verdict that stunned Bundy supporters, the jury on Tuesday acquitted Ricky Lovelien and Steven Stewart of all 10 charges against them. Defendants Scott Drexler and Eric Parker were found not guilty of most of the charges against them. The jury did not reach verdicts on four charges against Parker and two charges against Drexler. Prosecutors said the men conspired with Bundy family members and wielded...
  • LIES told-TRUTH denied Statement by Carol Bundy.....(BUNKERVILLE STANDOFF AND TRUMP ADMINISTRATION)

    08/22/2017 1:35:33 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8/21/2017 | JGrady
    (Carol Bundy at :14) ...Those people saved our lives that day against the heavy handedness of our federal government. Now today 19 innocent men sit in prison because they stood for truth and righteousness and our Constitutional rights. They have been denied any and all of those precious rights. You are all witnesses to a judge and prosecuting attorneys who have no bounds and do not honor their oath of office, have total disregard for the US Constitution. There is no justice to be found in that courtroom. President Trump, you remain silent. Mr. Jeff Sessions, you said you were...
  • University of Nevada, Reno student attends Charlottesville rally; UNR releases statement

    08/21/2017 3:51:26 PM PDT · by Freedom of Speech Wins · 14 replies
    KRNV News 4 ^ | 8/14/17 | Kaleb Roedel, Ben Margiott, and Kenzie Bales
    UNR RESPONDS (KRNV) — The University of Nevada is responding to backlash after its student, Peter Cvjetanovic, attended a white nationalist rally that turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend. News 4 will stream the press conference at 3:30 p.m. PT http://mynews4.com/news/local/university-of-nevada-reno-student-participates-in-charlottesville-white-nationalist-rally
  • Danny Tarkanian Accepts Shepard Smith Challenge: “I will go on your show and defend the President”

    08/18/2017 4:13:22 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 32 replies
    “Our booking team, and they’re good, reached out to Republicans of all stripes across the country today. Let’s be honest. Republicans often don’t really mind coming on Fox News Channel. We couldn’t get anyone to come and defend him here because we thought, in balance, someone should do that. We worked very hard at it throughout the day, and we were unsuccessful.” One Republican that apparently hadn’t been reached out to, is Danny Tarkanian, running for U.S. Senate against Dean Heller in Nevada. He accepted Shepard Smith’s challenge today on social media. He tweeted: Hey @ShepNewsTeam bookers didn’t contact me...
  • reasons Tarkanian can beat Heller (NV)

    08/18/2017 4:11:48 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 10 replies
    reviewjournal.com ^ | 8/17/17 | Victor Joecks
    Recent history says Danny Tarkanian is wasting his time challenging Sen. Dean Heller in next year’s Republican primary. From 2012 to 2016, only one sitting U.S. senator lost a primary challenge: a then-80-year-old Richard Lugar, R-Ind., in 2012. That’s a tough place to start from, but past trends ignore the unique problems Heller faces in his re-election bid. Here are four reasons Tarkanian can best Heller and advance to the general election. 1. Heller voted against repealing Obamacare. For six years, being a Republican meant vigorously opposing Obamacare. Heller voted to repeal it in 2015. But when Heller had a...
  • Senate: Rating Changes in Five Races

    08/17/2017 3:11:51 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 28 replies
    Cook Political ^ | August 17, 2017
    There are new Senate ratings in five states. Updated bottom lines for these races are below. Our full ratings chart can be found here. 
  • GOP in such disarray that Cook Political Report moved 4 Senate races in GOP direction. Wait, WUT?

    08/17/2017 2:17:55 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 18 replies
    twitchy.com ^ | 8/17/17
    As bad as things are for the GOP right now, remember that it’s even worse for Democrats. Case in point, the Cook Political Report just moved 4 2018 Senate races in the GOP’s direction:
  • Should McCarran International Airport Be Renamed?

    08/16/2017 2:45:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    KWDN ^ | AUGUST 16, 2017
    Nevada State Senator Tick Segeblom is renewing his push to rename McCarran International Airport. Segerblom has introduced legislation in the past to change the name, but it didn't pass. The airport was named for former Nevada Senator Patrick McCarran, who served from 1933 to 1954 and was one of the most powerful men in Washington. But, he also had a history of of racism and anti-semitism. Segerblom says "This city is now majority minority city, we are very proud of our ethnic background. People come here from all over the world, and to think that they come into an airport...
  • (Jury deliberating in Las Vegas-Bunkerville Standoff)-John Lamb and Andrea Parker-Defense Waive...

    08/15/2017 8:39:46 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 31 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8/15/2017 | JGrady
    John Lamb at :23) ....Something big has happened today. We actually left the court right afterwards. The judge (US District Judge Gloria Navarro) refused to listen to the defense motion that they wanted. She said 'file it' and walked off the bench. The jurors are in deliberation, extremely early. Earlier than we thought. And we need a prayer.....Outside the courtroom in the hallway we all knelt around and prayed. There's something big happening here. Andrea Parker at 1:15) The government finished their closing argument. When the judge asked the defendants if they, if they were ready to give their closing...
  • Man, 62, arrested for threatening Nevada senator over healthcare vote

    08/15/2017 10:58:59 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 12 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 8/15/2017 | Jessica Chia
    A 62-year-old man was arrested for threatening Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) over the GOP effort to repeal and replace Obamacare in a note that read, “ If I’m going to die….I will take you with me,” police said. Richard Holley, who was arrested in Clark County, Nev., on Monday, faces charges of extortion, burglary and intimidating a public officer, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. An alarm at Heller’s office went off on July 16, and police arrived at the scene to find a note at the door, which read, “Sen. Heller, I am sick and will die...
  • Andrea Parker-After Lunch Update (feed cut short) (Bunkerville Standoff-Kangaroo Court)

    08/14/2017 7:27:42 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8/14/2017 | JGrady
    Andrea Parker at :30)...The actual lawyers (defense lawyers)...the lawyers put the judge back in her place saying that if they are asking..... (at :53) if they (prosecutors and judge) are trying to say that they are doing something wrong by defending their clients that the lawyers are asking for lawyers because they feel the judge is threatening them for defending their clients. (at 1:40)....At that point she asks Scott (Scott Drexler, defendant) if he wants to testify. He says 'Yes, I do want to testify. I feel that the court is forcing me to testify. She says 'You are not...
  • Nine months after 2016 election, Heller finally says he voted for Trump

    08/14/2017 5:39:46 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 32 replies
    Nearly nine months after the conclusion of the 2016 general election and despite months of hesitation, Republican Sen. Dean Heller has finally confirmed that he voted for Donald Trump for president. In a short statement released to The Nevada Independent, Heller — who is up for reelection in 2018 and is being challenged in a primary by businessman Danny Tarkanian — confirmed that he indeed voted for the Republican nominee during the 2016 election after more than a year of vocal criticism toward the party’s nominee. “Yes, I voted for Donald Trump,” he said in a statement texted to a...
  • John Lamb and Andrea Parker-Break update.... (Bunkerville Standoff Kangaroo Court Update)

    08/14/2017 1:57:07 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 24 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8/14/2017 | JGrady
    Andrea Parker speaks at :34).....These men are being bound and gagged inside the courtroom. They are not allowed to testify for their own defense.... (Parker quotes defense attorney Jess Marchese speaking to the judge inside the courtroom) at 1:03)...'These defendants have a right to testify to perjure another witnesses testimony. They are not bringing up stuff that the government didn't bring up themselves.' Andrea Parker at 1:45)....they are allowed to bring in any evidence they want to. We are not allowed to bring in evidence that proves what these guys (the defendants) are saying........
  • "I Just Want A Fair Trial"-....Bundy Defendant Eric...Parker (BUNKERVILLE STANDOFF FROM JAIL)

    08/12/2017 7:50:43 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 9 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8/12/2017 | JGrady
    Eric Parker at :16).... she (US District Judge Gloria Navarro) the day before (Wednesday) decided that none of our witnesses were relevant. She made them all come on through Skype and we asked them the questions...(no jury) at :40)....She (Navarro) basically said that the right of witnesses (Sixth Amendment) was not an unlimited right...... 1:10).... I believe they (prosecution) called like 30 witnesses..... 1:53)...she decided that self defense is not a defense in my case.... 4:33)...I should still be able to show the facts of what happened. She repeatedly said the jury is the decider of the facts.....Well she and...
  • Dean Heller Says He’s ‘Pleased’ Obamacare Repeal Failed

    08/12/2017 8:15:51 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 46 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | AUGUST 12, 2017
    Republican Sen. Dean Heller said Friday that he’s “pleased” the Republican effort to repeal portions of Obamacare ultimately failed. “I feel real pleased at the way this thing turned out and we’re turning the page now to tax reform” the Nevada senator told a local CNN affiliate, KRNV, of the failed Obamacare repeal bill.
  • Judge cuts defendant’s testimony short in Bunkerville retrial

    08/11/2017 9:37:52 AM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 46 replies
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | August 11, 2017 | Robert Anglen
    A federal judge in Las Vegas cut short the testimony of an Idaho gun enthusiast in the middle of his Bunkerville standoff retrial Thursday. Eric Parker was photographed in April 2014 pointing a long gun through a barrier on an Interstate 15 overpass that overlooked a sandy ditch where protesters had gathered to face Bureau of Land Management agents. Prosecutors first objected to Parker’s testimony about 20 minutes after he took the stand and uttered the words “First Amendment.” Before the start of the second trial for Parker, a married father of two, and three other men, U.S. District Judge...
  • ....Mock trial for defense beginning today, No jury today...(BUNKERVILLE STANDOFF-BUNDY RANCH TRIAL)

    08/09/2017 3:27:05 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8/9/2017 | Andrea Parker
    (Andrea Parker at :07).....we have about 16 people inside, so that's good we've got lots of people inside of course there's no jury today. So the jury can't see our support..... (Andrea Parker at :32)....I want to explain what's going on inside today. The government still hasn't rested their case. The judge tried to get the defense to argue their 29A motions. These are motions that if the government fails to prove a crime, they can drop some of the charges. We all know that they won't drop some of the charges, but there's no way the defense is going...
  • Dean Heller faces the perils of opposing Trump with Danny Tarkanian primary challenge

    08/09/2017 1:52:27 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 12 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 8/9/17 | David M. Drucker
    Nevada Sen. Dean Heller is testing the political perils of opposing President Trump from inside his own party, with the entrance into the 2018 Republican primary Tuesday of Danny Tarkanian. Tarkanian, a five-time failed candidate for public office, is wrapping himself in the mantle of Trump, vowing to be an enthusiastic, loyal soldier for the president in the Senate, where Heller tends to vote with the White House, though not blindly and at times reluctantly. "I am a conservative Republican who supports the policies of President Trump to repeal Obamacare and end illegal immigration," Tarkanian said in a statement. "I...
  • The Common Threads Emerging Among GOP Primary Insurgents

    08/09/2017 4:19:21 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 15 replies
    lifezette.com ^ | 09 Aug 2017
    Republican challengers in intra-party contests embrace Trump, blast lack of legislative progress Nevada businessman Danny Tarkanian announced Tuesday on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” that he was launching a 2018 Republican primary challenge against Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.). "We're never going to make America great again unless we have senators in office that fully support President Trump and his America First agenda," Tarkanian said on "Fox & Friends." "That's what's frustrated the people of Nevada so much. Dean Heller has broken one promise after another to the people of Nevada. He promised to repeal Obamacare, and in fact, he voted...