Cliven Bundy Decides Not to Sue Feds for Somewhat Logical Reasons


After a long, dramatic standoff between Cliven Bundy and his supporters and the Bureau of Land Management , the Bundy family decided to kick their conflict up to the next notch by… not suing the BLM.

We’re not exactly clear on why he’s not suing the government, even with this long letter from Bundy explaining why he’s not suing the government. Even though the family claims they’ve been approached by “well known, highly effective lawyers from all over the country,” who’ve offered to take on their case pro bono (“This case, they say; ‘has the makings of greatness'”), they still won’t sue.

So… why?

We have chosen not to engage in legal action up to this point for two reasons. First, is simply because we have not felt impressed to do so. We understand that as humans we are limited to knowledge and understanding. We believe that the creator of this world possesses all knowledge and understanding.

We also know that if we seek this knowledge he will share it with us. Until recently, legal action has shown no benefit to this cause. The second, is time based, the people expected Sheriff Gillespie and Governor Sandoval to take action.

We felt it was important to give them ample time to do what is right, time enough to start investigating the crimes that were committed upon their constituents. The primary purpose of both their positions is to protect the lives & liberties of the people they serve, and be a buffer against outside threats.

It is disheartening to see them betray and run with open arms to the very entities that mock the constitution and threatened the peoples lives. Our governor and sheriff should have been our heroes, but yet they remain corrupted.

It is first and foremost the responsibility of the PEOPLE of the State of Nevada and Clark County to correct Governor Sandoval and Sheriff Gillespie, they work for us, not the federal government.

With a sense of sadness and duty we announce that we are assembling a team of legal advisers and will be seeking the wisest action in assisting the PEOPLE in re-establishing individual protection through government.

…Okay, so might be suing, or not suing, or what? And what do they want the governor to do? Are they starting a legal fund for other Cliven Bundys? We wish we could tell you.

[h/t Gawker]
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