Where Clive Bundy sees cattle, does Harry Reid see dollar signs?

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Chad Groening (OneNewsNow.com)

A tea party activist and bestselling author says Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid clearly has economic motivation to help to see to it that thousands of acres of Nevada grazing land are converted to solar farms.

It could have ended up like the infamous 1993 standoff with the Branch Davidian cult in Waco, Texas, as over the past several days federal agents confronted 300 armed supporters of Nevada rancher Clive Bundy. But the feds blinked and backed down from the highly charged episode that was threatening to become a major headache for Senator Reid (D-Nevada).

The Bureau of Land Management had been rounding up Bundy's cattle to cover the $1.1 million in "grazing fees" the government claims he owes over a 20-year period. The BLM, in concert with other federal agencies, planned to sell Bundy's cattle in order to pay his debt.

Tea party activist Dr. Jerome Corsi tells OneNewsNow he's convinced Reid wants to facilitate construction of a $5-billion solar energy plant in the Nevada desert by a Chinese company.

Corsi, Jerome"It was clear that Reid had an economic motivation here and that one of Reid's senior advisors is now heading the BLM. So clearly this whole Democratic Party scam on renewable energy came to roost on Harry Reid and Obama's doorstep," he remarks.

And what of the argument that the feds were protecting the desert tortoise from Bundy's cattle? "The federal government was at risk of being exposed to America with grabbing land supposedly to defend some stupid tortoise that the government would readily move if Harry Reid wanted to build a highway," Corsi offers.

The New York Times bestselling author maintains the whole incident was a pretext for the fact that Reid was going to make millions with the conversion of thousands of acres of Nevada land into solar farms owned by the Chinese. Senator Reid's press aide denied such accusations Monday, describing them as "conspiracy theories that are being pushed by right-wing media outlets."

Reid himself stated yesterday in Reno that despite federal agents' retreat from the scene over the weekend, "it's not over." Former Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) warned yesterday on Fox News that a Waco-like ending to the standoff still remains a possibility because "governments don't give up their power easily, and they may well come back with a lot more force ...."

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