The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released photographs from the scene of the month-long standoff at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, showing that the armed occupiers, who claimed to be acting on behalf of the citizenry, to protect their land from federal overreach, left the place a godforsaken mess.
On Tuesday, investigators concluded that Oregon State Police officers acted appropriately in the January 26 shooting death of armed Malheur wildlife refuge occupier LaVoy Finicum. According to the New York Times, however, FBI agents are being investigated for not disclosing the fact that they also fired upon Finicum.
The Oregon militia standoff continues, technically, as four people continue to occupy the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. But despite their best efforts, helpfully documented in a series of idiotic YouTube videos, no one—not even the FBI—really cares anymore.
We’ve been hearing a lot about the self-appointed nature trail terrorists currently holed up in Burns, Oregon—mostly because they won’t shut up. But now, the employees at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge are finally speaking out about the armed militia cosplayers keeping them from doing their jobs.