5 Jan 2016

Rolling Stone’s national affairs reporter has some clever names for rural America (Pics)

That tweet is from Les Zaitz, an investigative reporter for the Oregonian, who has published what few details he’s been able to uncover so far on the situation.

Zaitz reports:

The Bundy family of Nevada joined with hard-core militiamen Saturday to take over the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, vowing to occupy the remote federal outpost 50 miles southeast of Burns for years.

The occupation came shortly after an estimated 300 marchers – militia and local citizens both – paraded through Burns to protest the prosecution of two Harney County ranchers, Dwight Hammond Jr. and Steven Hammond, who are to report to prison Monday.

Also on top of the story is Rolling Stone’s national affairs reporter, Tim Dickinson:


Dickinson appears to be willing to help out Vox as they prepare their own map detailing the area under contention.


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