Lalo Alcaraz by Lalo Alcaraz

Lalo Alcaraz

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  1. NoMo'ol'tomcats

    NoMo'ol'tomcats GoComics PRO Member said, 3 days ago

    An actual Welfare Queen.

  2. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 3 days ago

    A thief who should have been in jail some 20 years ago for violating the law, and ripping off the U.S. Taxpayers, yes YOU, by stealing taxpayer owned natural resources. (While overgrazing and damaging YOUR (not his) lands.) Nevada refused to accept over 90% of the lands they were offered when entering the Union, they can’t be “given back” what was NEVER THEIRS! All the anti-government folks need to take better aim at Bundy and his brigade of clown supporters, not the government agency. (Except for letting him get away with it far too long!)

  3. disgustedamerican

    disgustedamerican said, 3 days ago

    this “cartoon” is exposing genuine ignorance of the entire issue of the Feds Against Ranchers.
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    http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2014/04/why-you-should-be-sympathetic-toward-cliven-bundy.php
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    printed 4 pages.
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    A 21st USA problem is “legal” acts by Congress and actions by executive agencies “writing laws” that have brought about too many “laws” that are immoral, wrong, and that are “cover” for rampant power-hungry Bureaucrat-ism.

  4. pirate227

    pirate227 said, 3 days ago

    @disgustedamerican

    So, Bundy get’s to choose which laws he obeys?
    I’ll take that one myself. I will build my next house in Yellowstone park. I hope all of the anti-government folks will flock to my defense when the feds come…

  5. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, 3 days ago

    ‘Public Lands’ have been ceded to private companies for two centuries. Coal, gold, silver, copper, uranium, oil, natural gas and other finite products are being harvested by corporations who rarely pay anywhere near the market value such resources bring. Grass is a renewable resource, and many Americans benefit from the lower prices on beef and sheep products. Feds seem to offer a great deal of support to corporate ranchers and farmers and recent bills making it legal for such people to keep information on whether genetic modifications and/or growth hormones are used on their ‘product’, our food, shows how close the relationship between legislator and donor continues to be.
    I do not know enough about Mr. Bundy’s controversy to comment on it specifically, but generally, it seems he simply taking advantage of the quid pro quo relationship that exists between big money and politicians of both parties.
    It is the family farmer and rancher who, along with his spouse and sometimes his older children, work full time jobs in addition to doing one of the most important duties a citizen can do for us. Providing food. These family ‘businesses’ are being squeezed, taxed, and legislated out of existence.
    On Va. State Hwy 58 between Chesapeake, Va. and Emporia, Va. there is a business called Valley Proteins.
    I am not the only one who jokes that the name could just as easily say, Solyent Green.
    If we want to make changes to what is wrong, the answer is simple.
    “It’s People.”
    Respectfully,
    C.

  6. lonecat

    lonecat said, 3 days ago

    My family on my mother’s side were ranchers in Colorado. They grazed their cattle on government land and they paid their fees. Why should they pay their fees if this guy gets to graze for free?

  7. oldwolf1951

    oldwolf1951 said, 3 days ago

    Wonder how Mr. Bundy would feel if he could no longer sell his beef except as maybe pet food because the Government refuses to allow it to be placed on the market. And that goes for his supporters too.

  8. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 3 days ago

    His beef tastes like a million dollars!

  9. ARodney

    ARodney said, 3 days ago

    There’s a nice commentary about how the Tea Party would have reacted had Bundy been black…

  10. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, 3 days ago

    @disgustedamerican

    I have read the article you linked. Thanks for the info. While I can certainly agree that Harry Reid should not have a say over how BLM manages our land, and that the government “posse” was way over-sized for its intended effect, even the author recognized that Mr. Bundy broke the law by not paying the required grazing fees. He has been found guilty twice; it’s past time he pays whatever fine/penalty/jail term is appropriate.

    I have sympathy for the fact that long ago there were no grazing fees. A long time ago, I charged insurance companies what I thought my services were worth, and I got a sizable percentage of that from them, augmented by patient co-pay, and I made a decent living.

    Since then, the insurance companies have decided that my services are worth less than half what they used to pay, and there is no recourse on my end. I can either take whatever scraps they give me (because paper-pushers need raises, paid vacations, and other benefits, after all), or they can tell my patients to go to some other sucker who will take the same or less.

    Unfair? You bet. But things never stay the same, and that same statement applies to Mr. Bundy and any other cattle rancher.

    So, I will be sympathetic to his plight, and at the same time I will say he is wrong, and should be punished. The major problem is that it took this amount of time for something to be done.

  11. Reynard61

    Reynard61 said, 3 days ago

    I want to know why FauxNoise and all these bat-s**t insane toy soldiers who claim to be on the side of “The People” aren’t helping any of the real ranchers and farmers whose lands are threatened with Eminent Domain as a result of trying to push the Keystone XL pipeline through various Midwestern states. You’d think that they could at least file an amicus brief or two — assuming that they could even figure out what an amicus brief is in the first place…

  12. mdavis4183

    mdavis4183 GoComics PRO Member said, 3 days ago

    Al Sharpton’s N.A.N owes $2 million in back taxes. Lalo doesn’t care.

  13. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, 3 days ago

    The grazing fee on public land appears to be about $1.35 per cow-calf unit per month. That’s $1.35 per month to feed an approximately 1,000 pound cow and 200 pound calf. You can’t feed your pet cat for that amount – possibly you could feed your hamster. A sweetheart deal if ever there was one.
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    The Bundy grazing permit was reported to cover 600,000 acres on which the permit limited him to 150 cow-calf units. He was reported to own about 900 cow-calf units. In other words he was vastly over-grazing his permit and inviting an environmental disaster. The TV clips appear to confirm that the land is considerably overgrazed with native grasses being replaced by weeds and cactus and essentially reverting to worthless desert.
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    Furthermore, 150 cows on 600,000 acres means you need 4,000 acres to feed one cow-calf, or about six square miles per cow-calf. That is a ridiculous amount of land to feed one cow-calf, and essentially means it is unsuitable for grazing. Even considering the 900 cows he was attempting to carry, means about 660 acres or about one square mile per cow-calf. This is not land that should be used for ranching. Habitat for the desert tortoise and solar farms make much more sense.

  14. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 GoComics PRO Member said, 2 days ago

    @pirate227

    Well Gee Whiz, Obama gets to choose which laws are relevant and will be obeyed too. What is the difference? A citizen is a citizen and if we are a nation of laws then all from the lowest to the highest need to obey them.

    But let’s put another producer of food out of business so that a Chinese solar panel company can build a solar farm on land that Harry Reid has a financial stake in.

    Before you call me a liar do some study.

  15. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 GoComics PRO Member said, 2 days ago

    @Bruce4671

    And here is my answer to the above. Thanks Michael

    http://www.snopes.com/politics/conspiracy/nevada.asp

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