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Post Number:#1  Unread postby avdpas77 » Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:59 pm

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Post Number:#2  Unread postby ollitos » Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:13 pm

I saw this last year

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Post Number:#3  Unread postby Frosted Rabbits » Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:22 pm

This is the 'Dollarhite Case', and thanks to the intervention by people like Rand Paul, the fines/charges etc were dropped. It was a rough road for all, and does illustrate why we need LESS government intervention in our lives..
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Post Number:#4  Unread postby Kyle@theHeathertoft » Fri Apr 20, 2012 9:40 pm

That...is a huge slice of insanity with a side order of WTF. I'm glad the charges were dropped but that's stupid that it happened in the first place!
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Post Number:#5  Unread postby Miss M » Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:53 pm

Sure was! Absolutely insane.
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Post Number:#6  Unread postby Kyle@theHeathertoft » Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:42 pm

Am I the only one thinking that poor kid learned the wrong lesson here? :P So much for teaching him good solid business management and the value of a dollar. :(
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Post Number:#7  Unread postby avdpas77 » Tue Apr 24, 2012 4:43 pm

ollitos wrote:I saw this last year


Yep, I know it is old, but I thought it might be helfpul for people to realize what can happen even if the citizens are (should be) on the right side of the law. I would have called the 911 when the agents/do-gooders showed up and told them I had trespassers. Some Sheriffs would have stopped the seizure without the USDA having proper authority, and at least kicked off the do-gooders for trespassing. Some Sheriffs wouldn't have had the courage to stand up against them. Think about that the next time elections come up.
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Post Number:#8  Unread postby Kyle@theHeathertoft » Tue Apr 24, 2012 4:58 pm

...frightening thought, that.
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