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user-inactivated  ·  2896 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Beyond "Vanilla ISIS" and "Y'all Qaeda": What if the Oregon Ranchers Are Right?

I like the conspiracy theory tag, but there's one problem that I have with the theory that the BLM wants to persecute the Hammond's into selling the land instead of letting private ownership continue. What is their motive to do that? Why are they buying up the land adjacent to the BLM refuge?