The turtle was relevant. 90% of Bundy's land allotment was taken away in 1993 and he was limited to 150 cows on the Bunkerville Allotment where Bundy grazed most of his cattle. Bunkerville and another allotment area were closed to protect the desert tortoise.
That's what started the whole mess.
These militia 'patriots' need a better poster boy.
“I want to tell you one more thing I know about the Negro ... because they were basically on government subsidy, so now what do they do?” he asked.“They abort their young children, they put their young men in jail, because they never learned how to pick cotton. And I’ve often wondered, are they better off as slaves, picking cotton and having a family life and doing things, or are they better off under government subsidy? They didn’t get no more freedom. They got less freedom.”
Everyone is born a homo sapiens sapiens but not everyone is a human. -RW
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman