Cattle, Tortoises and Militias, Oh My!

I found out today that I have a fine on my library card. Not only that, there is a court order for me to pay those fines. Using measured, reasonable steps, Salt Lake County is in the process of deploying a SWAT team to my house to forcibly remove the overdue books from my home. Unified Police Department snipers are also aiming at my house. Our government is known for its careful and proportional responses to disputes like this, so I am sure no unarmed teenage girls will be shot…

A single picture is worth a thousand perspectives.

Earlier today, I was reading more about the situation on the Bundy Ranch in Nevada. Trying to find information about what exactly was going on, and see what everyone was upset about. While doing that I cam across several different stories about the same situation. To me it just shows how different news outlets view the same situation, with the same people. I am not saying anyone is right or wrong, or that anyone else with a different view is biased in one way or another. But the headlines from…