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America’s Funding Fathers

Posted by Scott Rohter on Thursday, January 30, 2020

      America’s “Funding Fathers” By Scott Rohter, January 2020     You have heard of the Founding Fathers.  You probably learned about them in your 8th grade history class, but if you are like most Americans you probably didn’t learn much about them… maybe a little bit about the Boston Tea Party, something […]

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Unity or Diversity – What Really Makes America Great?

Posted by Scott Rohter on Sunday, January 26, 2020

    Unity or Diversity   What Really Makes America Great? By Scott Rohter (January 2020) Updated April 2020   The Importance of Unity to the Survival of a Nation Democrats like to say that there is strength in diversity. It has become like a mantra for them, but is it true? Is there any truth […]

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Putting America First

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, December 10, 2019

America has experienced a lot of firsts lately… We have elected our first Black President. We have our first female Speaker of the House. We have chosen the first non-politician in our Nation’s history, the first non-Deep State actor to be our country’s leader, and now we have the first impeachment of a President for non-high crimes and misdemeanors…

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Quid Pro Joe’s Quid Pro Quo & The Latest Member of the Deep State to Drop the Ball

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, December 10, 2019

In China they were called Mandarins… In Russia they were the Boyar Nobles. In England and France they were known as the aristocracy. During the 17th Century the British statesman Sir Edmund Burke said of them that “there is a power behind the throne even greater than the King himself.” Today in America they are almost invisible…

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America’s Time of Troubles

Posted by Scott Rohter on Friday, December 6, 2019

There is something going on in America that is very disturbing, yet not many people are talking about it. Most people don’t want to talk about it or they can’t really talk about it because it is such a hard subject to discuss, but I can talk about it and that is exactly what I intend to do, although I do so reluctantly. What I am referring to has been going on right under our noses. At the same time it is going on almost totally under the radar because it is not being reported by any of the mainstream media…

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Russia: Friend or Foe ? The Russian Conundrum

Posted by Scott Rohter on Thursday, November 28, 2019

For over a thousand years Russia has looked to the West to Europe for innovation and inspiration, for advances in science and technology. French and Italian architects designed and constructed many of its most famous buildings including its lavish palaces, the residences of the Tsars, as well as its iconic churches, and museums. German and Dutch scientists and engineers explored its vast interior in search of valuable natural resources

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All Quid Pro Quos are not the Same

Posted by Scott Rohter on Monday, November 11, 2019

All quid pro quos are not the same. Some seek to accomplish good, while others merely to accommodate evil. That is precisely why quid pro quos should be judged each on its own merits. Some are  well-intentioned  just like the people who make them while others are basically bad like the people who make them. There are about as many different kinds of quid pro quos as there are people and the different reasons that motivate them.  In other words… good people make good quid pro quos, and bad people make bad quid pro qous. It’s that simple.

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Property Rights Essential if Americans are to Remain Free

Posted by Scott Rohter on Monday, October 22, 2018

Property rights are one of the most important freedoms we enjoy as Americans. Enshrined in the Bill of Rights, the first major piece of legislation that Congress ever passed back in 1789, property rights are just as important today as they were back then. Without respect for private property freedom doesn’t exist. It wouldn’t have any meaning, and the protection of the right to own property is essential if we are to remain free…

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Remembering a Great American President and Statesman

Posted by Scott Rohter on Friday, February 23, 2018

A wise man once remarked that a great nation and small minds don’t go well together. That man was Edmund Burke. He was a famous statesman and Member of Parliament during the 18th Century when England was at the height of its worldwide influence and power. Burke lived at a time when it could truly be said that the sun never set on the British Empire, and this observation he made is just as relevant today in our own country as it was back in England during the 18th Century…mal

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A Pathway to “Citizenshit” for Illegal Aliens

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, January 13, 2018

Here it comes again, and its heading straight for a community near you… the mother of all betrayals… a pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens or as I call it “a crapway to citizenshit”, but whatever you want to call it, this train is on the fast track and it is leaving the station soon. On board are all of the illegal aliens living in the United States of America contrary to our laws, all because of all the Washington politicians who want to provide them with amnesty and permanent legal status…

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A Travel Ban that Isn’t

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, December 5, 2017

A legal decision does not have to be correct. It doesn’t even have to make sense. Sometimes it is only one man’s opinion, and there are just as many different opinions in the world as there are different people. If you file a claim in a State where the majority of voters happen to agree with you then you are probably going to wind up with a legal opinion you like…

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More Allegations about Judge Roy Moore, or just More Allegations about Nothing? You be the Judge.

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The fake media is always talking about how the Russians tried to influence our last election, but have you ever seen a more obvious instance of anyone trying to influence an election than what the American mainstream media itself is doing right now in the race for the U. S. Senate seat from Alabama?

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Images of Government Abuse

Posted by Scott Rohter on Friday, November 3, 2017

There are no cameras permitted in the courtroom. All cell phones are confiscated before you are allowed to pass through the doors. There is no way to record the images of government abuse going on inside of Judge Gloria Navarro’s courtroom… No one can photograph the spectacle of innocent Americans being treated as if they were guilty criminals. There is only an artist’s sketchbook or a writer’s pen to record the events.

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Innocent Victims of a Government Conspiracy

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Dateline: Las Vegas, Nevada… The home of gambling and prostitution… sometimes jokingly referred to as “Sin City”. This is the place where a team of United States Attorneys working for the Department of Justice are endeavoring once again to convict four God fearing, law abiding, Christian men of a myriad of serious crimes, all of them felonies, not the least of which is a criminal charge of conspiracy against the United States…

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President in Name Only

Posted by Scott Rohter on Thursday, August 31, 2017

The President of the United States of America is the President of all the States in our country, not just two or three of them regardless of how many liberal loons on the nightly news tell you differently,..

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Watching Oregon go up in Smoke

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Every year between the months of July and November millions of Oregonians watch helplessly as the United States government just allows the our state to go up in smoke. My grandmother use to have a saying… Too much of anything is not good. Maybe the federal government owns too much land and they take it for granted or maybe they just plain don’t care, but our shortsighted and dysfunctional State legislature and a series of incompetent Democratic governors in Salem refuse to take the necessary steps that could put an end to this annual destruction of our State’s forests once and for all and protect what is left of Oregon’s precious natural resources…

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From Détente with the Soviet Union under Reagan and Gorbachev to Open Confrontation with Russia over Ukraine and Syria – Washington’s Russia Policy under Donald Trump is the same as it was under Barack Obama.

Posted by Scott Rohter on Monday, July 24, 2017

Someone has coined a term to describe Washington’s bellicose foreign policy attitude towards Russia. Ever since World War II and increasingly under the last four American Presidents, the United States has looked upon Russia with an equal measure of fear and disdain. The word that best describes Washington’s attitude is “triumphalism”…

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Prisoners of Conscience in a Prison without Conscience – Ammon and Ryan Bundy

Posted by Scott Rohter on Sunday, May 7, 2017

They have been in jail for almost a year and a half. Every day for the last month they have spent in solitary confinement, twenty-three hours and forty-five minutes a day, locked up in a small cell, each man by himself at a Federal Correctional Center in Southern Nevada. They are totally innocent victims of a government vendetta. Imprisoned without bail, they have been denied their constitutional rights by a Justice Department that doesn’t honor the Constitution, and a government that holds itself exempt from popular criticism…

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Donald Trump’s First Hundred Days… From the Art of the Deal to the Art of the “Shpiel”

Posted by Scott Rohter on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The first hundred days of Donald Trump’s Presidency has been a rather mixed bag so far. It is true that he did appoint Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Scalia who will be sorely missed, and his appointment has been confirmed by the United States Senate in spite of the fact that not a single Democrat voted for him, but that had a lot more to do with Mitch McConnell then it did with Donald Trump…

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Making a Big Deal about North Korea’s Little Dictator

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The man who wrote The Art of the Deal, America’s 45th President Donald J. Trump is making a big deal right now about North Korea’s little dictator. During the Presidential campaign he promised to put America first, but ever since he took up residence at the White House he has turned his attention to faraway countries in places like the Middle East and the South China Sea. Instead of putting America first…

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Who is Using Chemical Weapons in Syria and Why

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, April 8, 2017

Americans are being asked once again to believe that Syrian President Bashar al Assad is using chemical weapons against “his own people”. Leaving aside the obvious contradiction that what our government is calling “his own people” really consists of thousands of foreign jihadis backed by the United States and Saudi Arabia there is something else that is patently wrong about this statement…

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The Fickle and Whimsical Nature of the Law

Posted by Scott Rohter on Monday, March 20, 2017

The occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is over… It ended in January 2016 with the tragic shooting death of Lavoy Finicum and the arrest of Ammon and Ryan Bundy and about two dozen other protestors who were with them at the Refuge, but the occupation of half the State of Oregon by the Federal government still goes on to this day. In fact…

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State of Disarray

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, February 28, 2017

President Trump will deliver his first State of the Union Address tonight to a deeply divided nation. It Is not nice to see the bad state of disarray that our country is in right now. Cognizant of 240 years of tradition and protocol will Donald Trump tone down his political rhetoric in order to be politically correct, … or will he be true to himself and tell us the unvarnished truth about the sad state of affairs in our country?…

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Michael Flynn Resigns: Democrats Scorched Earth Policy is Bad for the Nation

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Democrats will do just about anything to undermine the Trump Administration. Through effective control of the media they are trying to create the impression that Donald Trump is failing…

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A Different Kind of Inconvenient Truth

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, January 7, 2017

The sky is falling, the sky is falling, Chicken Little cried!… and the frightened little bird ran around warning everyone to prepare for a catastrophe. Well today thanks to the miracle of modern telecommunications there are thousands of fear mongering scientists and climate change alarmists all over the world who are trying to scare billions of people into believing that the earth is warming and that we need to prepare for a global disaster…

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Why the Electoral College

Posted by Scott Rohter on Sunday, January 1, 2017

The Democrat Party and the mainstream media keep playing up the fact that Donald Trump didn’t win the popular vote in 2016. Since he didn’t “win” a majority of popular votes, it is their opinion that he shouldn’t be the 45th President of the United States. The rest of the world looks on with mixed sense of curiosity and dismay as opposing sides with conflicting opinions argue it out on the evening news… Even in the world’s oldest republic (We are not a democracy. We are a republic) 240 years after our country was founded we still don’t agree on how to elect a President…

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Judge in Malheur Occupation Trial Finally Rules on Ryan Payne’s Change of Plea Motion…

Posted by Scott Rohter on Thursday, December 29, 2016

The old adage, “Better late than never” doesn’t really apply to Ryan Payne… He is one of the few defendants in the Oregon Standoff Trial who pled guilty to charges of preventing Federal officers from doing their job through the use of threats or intimidation. He pled guilty under duress and only in order to receive concurrent sentences in Oregon and Nevada on another federal indictment he will have to stand trial over next month involving the Bunkerville Standoff at the Bundy Ranch in 2014. For Ryan Payne it would have been better if the Judge had never ruled on his motion to withdraw that guilty plea…

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Why John McCain is Determined to Destroy the Legacy of America’s 40th President

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, December 27, 2016

It all goes back to something that President Dwight Eisenhower mentioned in his Farewell Address to the Nation. He warned us about the dangers of the “Military Industrial Complex”. Eisenhower used this phrase to describe the dangers posed by our industrial and manufacturing sectors as a result of the massive military buildup we had just gone through in order to defeat NAZI Germany and Japan during World War II. John McCain is an old cold war veteran whose political views were shaped in an era of confrontation between nuclear superpowers. Everything is black and white to him. He sees everything in terms of good and evil. America is good and Russia is evil. That’s how he sees the world. That’s how he will always see the world…

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Oregon Activist Judge Ann Aiken Strikes Again in Class Action Lawsuit over Climate Change

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, December 10, 2016

A Federal judge who is primarily known for sending Dwight and Steven Hammond back to jail for the remainder of five years as arsonists under the Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act has now exerted her extreme liberal bias once again in a national class action lawsuit over climate change…

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Judge Kicks the Can down the Road Again for Seven Remaining Defendants in the Malheur Wildlife Refuge Occupation Trial

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The Department of Justice appears to be stalling and Judge Anna Brown gave government prosecutors until December 14th to finally decide whether they are going to proceed to trial with the seven remaining defendants in the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge or if they are going to drop the conspiracy charges against them…

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Democrats Keep Making Asses of Themselves

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, November 12, 2016

Did you hear what the former Senator from Nevada, Harry Reid said about Donald Trump’s victory in 2016?

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Still Singing the Republican Blues Amid an Amazing Electoral Victory for Donald Trump

Posted by Scott Rohter on Thursday, November 10, 2016

If some conservatives used half of their brain we might actually be a political force to contend with, but sadly as Tea Party loses in three important Republican State Primaries in 2014 showed… there is no danger of that ever happening. In fact in every State except Texas, the Establishment backed candidates won their Primaries handily to the delight and satisfaction of the progressives who control the Republican Party.

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Barack Obama’s America

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, November 5, 2016

WHAT KIND of a country locks people up who have not been convicted of a crime?

WHAT KIND of a Justice Department keeps them in jail after they have been found innocent of all charges?

WHAT KIND OF a judicial system allows their attorney to be tazed, handcuffed, and arrested right there in the courtroom after they are acquitted because he questioned the government’s authority to detain them? What kind of a government throws its full weight and power behind a vendetta against one American family in order in order to break them for simply standing up for their rights? Our country does. Under Barack Obama America does.

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Does Hillary Clinton Have the Good Judgment to be our next President?

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, November 1, 2016

For the last sixteen years I have watched as both Democrat and Republican Administrations have been misleading the American people, telling lies, and spreading false narratives. The first false narrative was about Sadaam Hussein possessing weapons of mass destruction. That led to the invasion of Iraq and the toppling of his regime… It also destabilized the Middle East and led to the current nightmare of mass Muslim emigration to Europe and America.. Way to go George Bush.

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No Saab Story – Barack Obama’s Vision for the Future of General Motors… The Chevy Volt

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, October 29, 2016

There is no more Pontiac, no Hummer, no Saturn, and no Saab. They are all gone. They were all under-performing automotive divisions at General Motors. They have all been eliminated. They all disappeared in an effort to make G.M. more competitive. There were also no sob stories when G.M. stopped production of one of its most iconic brands, the Oldsmobile…

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Government’s Plan to Railroad Bundy Family Hits a Major Roadblock in Oregon

Posted by Scott Rohter on Friday, October 28, 2016

A government vendetta against the family of Nevada rancher, Cliven Bundy ran into a major roadblock in Oregon on Thursday when a jury unanimously found two of his sons; Ammon and Ryan Bundy not guilty of conspiracy and Federal firearms charges on all thirteen counts…

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Ammon and Ryan Bundy – The Other Occupation and the Other Trial

Posted by Scott Rohter on Wednesday, October 26, 2016

In case you don’t remember there has been more than one trial involving the Bundy family that grabbed the Nation’s attention. The trial going on right now in Las Vegas involves the standoff with the BLM that occurred at Bunkerville, Nevada in April of 2014. A previous trial involved the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon in December of 2015. That trial was about the occupation of the Wildlife Refuge which lasted for 41 days and resulted in one death and at least fourteen persons charged with conspiracy. Most of the defendants in that trial including Ammon and Ryan Bundy were acquitted of all charges.. There is however another trial going on which the media never talks about. That trial is going on in the minds of Americans all around the country…

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Double Standard

Posted by Scott Rohter on Monday, October 24, 2016

As a private citizen, Shawna Cox copied government documents and stored them on a thumb drive. In her official capacity as Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton stored over 30,000 government emails her own private server, and then deleted them all in a deliberate attempt to conceal the evidence of her influence peddling. Which is worse?

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Misportrayed – The Most Mischaracterized Trial and the Most Misunderstood Defendants in Oregon History… Ammon and Ryan Bundy

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, October 22, 2016

The trial of Ammon and Ryan Bundy and five other defendants who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in January of 2016 is notable both for what is being discussed in the courtroom and for what is not being discussed in the courtroom. What isn’t being discussed or barely being discussed in the courtroom forms the underlying basis for all of the defendant’s actions and the alleged crimes which they are accused of committing…

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A Fly in the Room Says it All

Posted by Scott Rohter on Monday, October 17, 2016

A fly always knows where the garbage is and it proved that once again last Monday night in the 2nd Presidential Debate. At about 14 minutes and 40 seconds into what should have been billed as a media ambush instead of a substantive debate on the real issues facing our country, at just about the same time that Hillary Clinton began bringing out her latest garbage about Donald Trump… a fly landed right on her eye…

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What Do I Want from the Federal Government?

Posted by Scott Rohter on Sunday, October 16, 2016

What do I want from the Federal government? I want it to follow its own laws… I don’t want to see any more foreign military interventions without a Congressional Declaration of War… I don’t want any more treaties signed with other nations without Senate approval…I don’t want any further surrendering of our national sovereignty to the United Nations or to some other international body in an ill-conceived effort to facilitate some kind of a New World Order…

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Much Ado about Nothing – All the Fuss over Donald Trump’s Decade Old Remarks about Women

Posted by Scott Rohter on Sunday, October 9, 2016

Newsflash… Donald Trump is a sinner. Oh that’s a revelation… Whoever said that he wasn’t? Whatever made you think that he was any different than you or I? The Bible says that we are all sinners “We have all fallen short of the glory of God”. That means everybody… including Donald Trump. If you went to church you would know that. All of the money in the world can’t take away sin. Only the lamb of God can take away sin, Jesus Christ…

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The Trial of the Century – The Occupation Trial of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Posted by Scott Rohter on Friday, October 7, 2016

The national mainstream media doesn’t really want to talk about this. Maybe they think it is just too dangerous to talk about. I’m not sure, but I do know this. The most important aspect of the occupation trial of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge will never be discussed in the courtroom. It wont be debated in the jury’s presence because the judge won’t allow them to hear anything about it.

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The Face of Federal Over-reach in America

Posted by Scott Rohter on Wednesday, October 5, 2016

More than anyone else in America, Ammon and Ryan Bundy are leading the fight to change the way that Congress administers public land. These two dedicated men are sacrificing their lives to keep this subject in front of the Nation’s attention. Public land use reform became part of the Republican Party platform in the 2016 election primarily because of what these two men did in Nevada and Oregon…

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Perspectives on the Occupation Trial of the Oregon Malheur Wildlife Refuge

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, October 4, 2016

There seems to be a clear and concerted effort by the Federal government to manipulate the outcome of this trial by concealing exculpatory evidence from the jury. This evidence goes to prove or to corroborate the motives of the defendants and their intent, but Judge Brown has refused to allow any discussion of the defendants’ motives so far…

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“Potty Politics” – When the Government Hits the Crapper

Posted by Scott Rohter on Sunday, October 2, 2016

Recently I bought a new toilet. It wasn’t fancy… It was just a basic crapper with a 2 inch drain valve and a 2 and 1/8 inch trapway. It barely delivered a half gallon of water to flush the contents of the toilet bowl down the drain… just a half gallon. That’s because the United States government is following the mandates of the United Nations and it wants all of us to use a lot less water to flush our poop down the drain. Pardon my pun but our government doesn’t want us to waste water on wastewater…

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Guilty Until Proven Innocent – Ammon and Ryan Bundy try to Prove their Innocence Amid a Government Conspiracy to Convince the Public of their Guilt.

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, September 17, 2016

Ammon and Ryan Bundy try to Prove their Innocence Amid a Government Conspiracy to Convince the Public of their Guilt.

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Just How Low will the Government Go to Convict the Bundys of Conspiracy?

Posted by Scott Rohter on Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Opening arguments begin next week in the trials of Ammon and Ryan Bundy and five of the remaining co-defendants who are accused of conspiracy to impede Federal officers in the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. The so called “occupation” lasted for 41 days. In a surprise move by prosecutors just before the trial began all of the charges against another defendant, Pete Santilli were dropped, but Mr. Santilli will remain in Federal custody until his other trial in Nevada begins later this year on similar charges relating to his involvement in the standoff with the BLM at the Bundy Ranch…

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Ryan Bundy Beaten Up by Prison Guards and Placed in Solitary Confinement until Trial

Posted by Scott Rohter on Thursday, August 25, 2016

Ryan Bundy, the eldest son of rancher Cliven Bundy of Nevada was beaten up by Multnomah County Detention Center prison guards for refusing to allow the government to remove a bullet lodged in his upper right arm. Mr. Bundy was one of the passengers in Lavoy Finicum’s truck on the day it was randomly fired upon by FBI agents and Oregon State Police officers. Mr. Bundy’s wrist and thumb were both dislocated in the jailhouse incident, and his head was smashed into a wall. During jury selection he was present in the courtroom and he looked like he had two black eyes according to eyewitnesses…

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Rebuilding America’s Greatness… or Managing America’s Decline? The Choice is Ours.

Posted by Scott Rohter on Thursday, August 18, 2016

I will always remember something that President Bill Clinton said twenty years ago. He said that America won’t always be a great super power and the leader of the free world…

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Fifty Republican “National Security Experts” say that Donald Trump would be the Most Reckless President in U.S. History…

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, August 9, 2016

If you think that the recent Democrat and Republican Primaries were bad just wait until you see what goes on in the General Election. The Presidential Debates are going to be rigged. There is not a single conservative and not one real Republican on the Presidential Debate Commission which sets the rules for the debates and picks the moderators who will be asking the questions…

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Donald Trump Delivers Major Economic Policy Speech in Detroit, Michigan

Posted by Scott Rohter on Monday, August 8, 2016

The room was packed with cheering supporters, but there were also the usual protestors with more free time on their hands than brains in their head. Donald Trump delivered a major speech today on economic policy in Detroit, Michigan, but before he could even open his mouth the pundits in the mainstream media on National Public Radio had already dismissed his economic plan as a total failure…

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A Conspiracy Like No Other

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, July 30, 2016

Webster defines a conspiracy as a secret agreement to perform a wrongful or unlawful act. There are many different kinds of conspiracies, but they all contain two basic elements. They all include an element of secrecy and they all include the intent to do harm. They all begin with a desire to commit evil for some personal gain. No one has ever been indicted for planning a conspiracy to do good. That is no one until Ammon and Ryan Bundy. They are prisoners of conscience in an unconscionable prison…

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Putting America First, or Putting Her Own Personal Interests Above those of the Country? The 2016 Presidential Election

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, July 23, 2016

Grassroots Republicans have won a major political victory. We have done what many people thought was impossible. We have succeeded in nominating Donald J. Trump for President of the United States in spite of the fact that he was opposed by every prominent member of the Republican National Committee. Now we are facing an even bigger hurdle than the one we just passed. We have to defeat Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party and the entire Washington political Establishment. Can a complete political outsider who loves his country the way Donald Trump does, actually beat the odds?

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Ted Cruz’s Political Ambitions are even Bigger than his Head. That’s why the Nevertrumper Never Learns !

Posted by Scott Rohter on Thursday, July 21, 2016

It was obvious from his speech last night on the floor of the Republican National Convention that Ted Cruz still has political ambitions… very big political ambitions… political ambitions that are much bigger than just being the junior Senator from the State of Texas. In fact, from the speech that he gave last night on the floor of the Convention it is obvious that his political ambitions are even bigger than his head is. We haven’t finished the 2016 Presidential Election and he is already running for President in 2020. He is hoping that Donald Trump will lose the election in 2016 so he can run against Hillary in 2020. Imagine the nerve of this guy…

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Ammon and Ryan Bundy Hearing on Motion for Pre-Trial Release / Motion Denied is Justice Denied.

Posted by Scott Rohter on Monday, July 18, 2016

The little court room was packed at the Portland, Oregon Federal Court house to hear the attorneys for Ammon and Ryan Bundy argue their respective motions on why they should be released from pretrial custody. It was the last item on the court’s calendar today which had to do with the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in January of 2016. The Bundys and two other defendants have been locked up now without trial for almost six months. This was the hearing I had come to witness…

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Living in an Undeclared State of Martial Law

Posted by Scott Rohter on Monday, July 4, 2016

When you think of martial law you probably think of tanks rolling down the streets or soldiers standing on street corners carrying machine guns. In 1989 we saw both of these things happen when the Chinese government forcibly ended a month long demonstration by university students in Tiananmen Square. The Chinese Communist Party believed those students were a threat to their hold on power. In America our political system is very stable. Until recently there has been no real threat to either of the two major political Parties. The Democrats and the Republicans keep taking turns at the government feeding trough while they lead our country down the road to ruin and the New World Order…

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Harney County Commissioner Steve Grasty Survives Recall Vote

Posted by Scott Rohter on Wednesday, June 29, 2016

A County Court judge who also sits on the Harney County Commission which is a conflict of interest survived a vote to recall him today. The recall vote is a result of his actions and the decisions he made during the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Commissioner Steve Grasty is the Oregon judge who denied permission for residents of Burns, Oregon to use a public building in order to meet with protestors from the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge…

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Time to End the Occupation of Oregon by the Federal Government

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, April 23, 2016

The controversy over the Federal government’s use and control of land in Oregon didn’t begin with the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge nor will it end with the death of Lavoy Finicum or the arrest of Ammon and Ryan Bundy on federal charges stemming from their month long protest in Harney County. Their peaceful demonstration at the Refuge was intended to call attention to the Federal Government’s unconstitutional occupation of 700 million acres of land in twelve Western States. The dispute over the management of public lands will not be settled at their trials because it won’t even be addressed at their trials. They are merely being tried on criminal charges resulting from their failure to obey police orders to leave the Refuge…

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Barack Obama – Getting Away with Murder

Posted by Scott Rohter on Sunday, March 27, 2016

Even before the body of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead in his bed at a remote Texas ranch just fifteen miles from the Mexican border President Obama has been accustomed to getting away with murder. He has been getting away with murder just about every day for the last eight years. So then it doesn’t come as a surprise that neither his Department of Justice nor the FBI conducted a thorough investigation into the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of America’s most conservative Supreme Court Justice…

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Sagebrush Rebellion Revisited – Time to End Federal Control of State Land

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

In 1976 Congress passed the Federal Land Policy Management Act which formally repealed the Homestead Act of 1862 and put into practice the government’s current policy of retaining control over all public land…

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Unbound and Unprincipled Delegates – Secret GOP Meeting of the Establishment Plans to Dump Trump

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, March 19, 2016

This week Donald Trump warned the RNC about the consequences of ignoring the will of millions of Republican voters. After thirty-two State Primaries and caucuses Mr. Trump is by far and away the clear leader both in terms of actual delegates and in terms of States won. Mr. Trump has won nineteen States while Ted Cruz has only won seven and John Kasich has only won his home State of Ohio…

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John Kasich Wins Ohio and Sets out to Stop Donald Trump from Winning the Nomination – The Republican Party I Know

Posted by Scott Rohter on Wednesday, March 16, 2016

In a speech yesterday after his expected victory in Ohio, John Kasich said that he was not going to take the low road to win the highest office in the land…. Oh really? Then what do you call what he is trying to do? He has absolutely no chance of getting enough delegates to win the nomination. He is just trying to prevent Donald Trump from winning the nomination, and just to show you what kind of a lying politician and a big bully that Governor Kasich really is let’s go over the math…

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Immigration: Enough is Enough Already !

Posted by Scott Rohter on Monday, March 14, 2016

Forty eight years of progressive policies has nearly destroyed our country. It has bankrupted our Republic and fractured our society. First there were 16 years of Bill Clinton that left us disillusioned. Then there were 16 more years of George Bush which didn’t help any, and finally there are the last 16 years of Barack Obama… which has left us totally discouraged. During this time America has taken in over 50 million new immigrants. Many of them are illegal immigrants. This has led to all of the anger and frustration that we feel…

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Police Investigation into Shooting Death of Lavoy Finicum Concludes that the Use of Deadly Force was Justified

Posted by Scott Rohter on Friday, March 11, 2016

Many Americans were outraged at the sight of an innocent man being shot in the back by the police while his hands up in the air. Some of them listened to the eyewitness account of Victoria Sharp and Shawna Cox who were passengers in Lavoy Finicum’s truck at the time he was murdered by police. An internal police investigation into the use of deadly force against Mr. Finicum concluded that the use of deadly force was justified…

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Joint State-Federal Plan to Remove Four Dams on Klamath River Approved… The War on America’s Ranchers and Farmers Continues.

Posted by Scott Rohter on Monday, February 8, 2016

Not only is the Federal Government waging a procrastinated war on America’s ranchers. Dwight and Steven Hammond, Cliven, Carol, Ammon, and Ryan Bundy, and Jeanette Finicum can all testify to that. Her late husband Robert LaVoy Finicum was recently shot dead in Oregon for objecting to the government’s unconstitutional land use polices. The Feds are not just waging a war on ranchers. They are also waging a war of attrition against farmers in the West… With the help of the Nation’s first LGBT Governor Kate Brown and the entire Oregon Congressional delegation which consists of five Democrats and one RINO Republican, the final steps have been taken to remove four operating dams on the Klamath River…

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The Burning Question of Federal Land Use Policies and Land Ownership in the Western United States

Posted by Scott Rohter on Sunday, January 17, 2016

All the bounty of God’s blessings and all riches and wealth comes from the land, and about half of the land in the western United States is owned by the Federal Government. To be exact forty-nine percent of the land in twelve western States including Alaska, but not counting Hawaii is owned by the United States Government. The actual percentage of land owned by the Feds varies in each State from a high of about 94% in Nevada…

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Full Disclosure – The Consequences of Continuing to Support Ted Cruz for President

Posted by Scott Rohter on Monday, January 11, 2016

Many conservatives are breathing a welcome sigh of relief because we think we have stopped Jeb Bush from getting the Republican nomination for President in 2016. Well guess again…

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Is Ted Cruz the Republican Party’s Answer to Barack Obama?

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, January 9, 2016

Is Ted Cruz is the Republican Party’s answer to Barack Obama? I hope not. They are both ineligible to be President and two wrongs don’t make a right. One is President and the other wants to be President, but wanting to be and going to be are two different things and it doesn’t depend on what the definition of is…is. It depends on a proper understanding of what it means to be a Natural Born American Citizen according to Article 2 Section 1 of the United States Constitution…

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Was Burns, Oregon the Right Place and the Right Time to Challenge the Federal Government’s Ownership of Public Lands and its Land-Use Policies in the West ?

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Normally peaceful Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns Oregon became the scene of a heated standoff between ranchers and property rights advocates on the one hand and federal law enforcement officials and the Bureau of Land Management on the other hand. At the center of this conflict is a seventy-three year old Oregon Rancher named Dwight Hammond and his forty-six year old son Steven who were recently resentenced to serve five more years in a Federal Penitentiary on trumped up charges of arson…

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ISIS isn’t the Crisis – The Problem with Islam is the Quran

Posted by Scott Rohter on Saturday, December 26, 2015

Forget about what you have been told. Islam is not a peaceful religion as its apologists would have you believe. In fact with few notable exceptions the Muslim world has never known prolonged periods of peace. Whenever Arabs are in control of the Uma there is usually war. There are supposed to be five pillars of Islam, but in reality there are only two, the sword and the Quran…

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Wham, Bam, and Good Bye Graham! – Lindsey Graham Drops Out of the 2016 Presidential Primary.

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, December 22, 2015

That old Graham Cracker from South Carolina named Lindsey just dropped out of the Republican Presidential Primary and it wasn’t a moment too soon. He was starting to get on my nerves…

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Born Near the U.S.A. but Not Near Enough to be President of the U.S.A. – Ted Cruz… One Bad President Establishes Another Bad Precedent !

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, December 15, 2015

He says all the right things the junior Senator from Texas does, but he wasn’t born in the United States. He was born in Alberta, Canada. The Constitution says that you have to be born in the United States to be the President of the United States. It’s only common sense isn’t it?

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Foxes in the Hen House… Wolves in the White House… and Liberals to the Nearest Nut House !

Posted by Scott Rohter on Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Allowing Muslims to come to America is like inviting the wolf into the hen house. If you think that Islam is just a religion you are wrong. It is far more than a religion. It is a complete way of life with a parallel system of law which is fundamentally at odds with our Constitution…

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Was the Massacre in San Bernardino a Mass Shooting or was it Really a Terrorist Attack? It Depends on what the Definition of is… is, What the Definition of IS (Islamic State) is, and who is Reporting it.

Posted by Scott Rohter on Thursday, December 3, 2015

Twenty eight year old Syed Rizwan Farook was born in Chicago, Illinois the son of Pakistani immigrants. He had lived his entire life in the United States, but he still hadn’t assimilated just like Dzokhar and Tamerlane Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bombers…

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Lap Dog Media for Democratic Presidents

Posted by Scott Rohter on Monday, November 23, 2015

Instead of selecting a member of the Syrian American Christian community to interview who might be opposed to accepting Syrian refugees based upon common sense and their own first-hand experience NPR picks a Moslem from Syria who is guaranteed to support the President’s plan to allow Syrian refugees into the country…

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Can Government Eradicate Poverty? Bernie Thinks it can.

Posted by Scott Rohter on Sunday, November 22, 2015

Why does Bernie Sanders’ campaign appeal to hard core leftists? The world isn’t a fair place. That’s obvious, but can government eradicate poverty? Well Bernie Sanders thinks it can and apparently he thinks it should, and all of the people who support him in 2016 apparently think he will once he is elected President.

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How Many Presidential Debates will Americans Watch before Deciding Who to Vote for in 2016?

Posted by Scott Rohter on Thursday, November 12, 2015

To tune in or to tune out… that is the sixty four thousand dollar question. Actually it is the $500,000 dollar question. Five hundred thousand dollars per minute is about what it cost to advertise during the Republican Presidential Debates. How many of these prime time debates will Americans watch before we decide who to vote for in 2016?… and just how many of these gala media events will it take before we get so sick of politics that we start to tune out and turn off our television sets?

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The Third Republican Debate – Washington Insiders just Don’t Get it. It’s Not JUST about the Policy Stupid… It’s about the People who Make it!

Posted by Scott Rohter on Thursday, October 29, 2015

The third Republican debate was supposed to be about policy…. economic policy to be specific. That was the theme selected by the Republican National Committee to try to make Jeb Bush look good and the questions were intended to showcase the professional politicians in the race seeking the Republican Presidential nomination at the expense of the non-politicians.. The plan was to knock out the front runners in the race…. Donald Trump and Ben Carson who enjoy an overwhelming lead in all the polls over the professional politicians in the race…

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Hillary Skates through Benghazi Hearings while GOP Establishment goes after the House Freedom Caucus

Posted by Scott Rohter on Tuesday, October 20, 2015

We owe a huge debt of gratitude to the determined members of the House Republican Freedom Caucus who actually still know how to fight for principles. They are using fire to fight fire… the same type of fire that the Speaker of the House and the Majority Leader routinely use to commandeer the votes they need to pass President Obama’s legislative agenda and punish other members of Congress who don’t vote the way the way they want them to vote…

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