Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Texas AG Abbott to BLM: 'Come and Take It'

Via avordvet

 

After Breitbart Texas reported on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) intent to seize 90,000 acres belonging to Texas landholders along the Texas/Oklahoma line, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott questioned the BLM’s authority to take such action. 

“I am about ready,” General Abbott told Breitbart Texas, “to go to go to the Red River and raise a ‘Come and Take It’ flag to tell the feds to stay out of Texas.”

Gen. Abbott sent a strongly-worded letter to BLM Director Neil Kornze, asking for answers to a series of questions related to the potential land grab. 

“I am deeply concerned about the notion that the Bureau of Land Management believes the federal government has the authority to swoop in and take land that has been owned and cultivated by Texas landowners for generations,” General Abbott wrote. “The BLM’s newly asserted claims to land along the Red River threaten to upset long-settled private property rights and undermine fundamental principles—including the rule of law—that form the foundation of our democracy. Yet, the BLM has failed to disclose either its full intentions or the legal justification for its proposed actions. Decisions of this magnitude must not be made inside a bureaucratic black box.”

More @ Breitbart

6 comments:

  1. AG Abbott is running for Gov. of Texas - I trust him at his word - can you imagine Wendy Davis making such a stand? Maybe she did, and I missed it. Any word?

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    1. Maybe she did, and I missed it. Any word?

      Heh! :)

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  2. too busy going to Planned Parenthood fund raisers, you say? )

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  3. I got in an argument with - to be put bluntly a black bitch about the abuses of the Federal Government - she tried to paint me as the radical. I did tell her I would not back down period. Glad to know that Abbott and I think alike.

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    1. Bitches here, bitches there, bitches all around the square! :)

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