Is The Great Western Rural Lifestyle Dying?

Is The Great Western Rural Lifestyle Dying?

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2019, President, NARLO (Apr. 14, 2019) — “The Great Western rural landowner epitomizes the raw courage, self-reliance and fierce independence of Western America’s past.  He (or she) must not only face what nature and the markets can throw at him, he must suffer and endure the […]

Why Trump Won’t Stop the Land War in the West

Why Trump Won’t Stop the Land War in the West

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO, ©2016 (Nov. 20, 2016) — Most Americans are totally unaware of the battle raging in the West between landowners and the government and the environmentalists, especially those Americans who live in big cities.  Their food arrives at the grocery store by truck and neatly […]

The Oregon Standoff Was A Predictable Reaction to Oppression

The Oregon Standoff Was A Predictable Reaction to Oppression

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2016, President, NARLO (Feb. 14, 2016) — “The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.”  Martin Luther King, Jr.  * * * * * * * * * * * When rational […]

The Cowboys vs. Lyin’ Harry and the BLMdians

The Cowboys vs. Lyin’ Harry and the BLMdians

FROM “IN DEFENSE OF RURAL AMERICA” by Ron Ewart, ©2014, President, NARLO (Apr. 27, 2014) — NOTE:  We wrote this article before Cliven Bundy opened his mouth and injected race into the dialogue.  Bundy said a lot of other good things that included the racial comments, but the racial comments overshadowed the other things he […]