Talk Show Host Pete Santilli’s Pending Trial: Journalism, Activism, Crazyism and the First Amendment

Challenging the Rhetoric

pete santilli7 IMAGE SOURCE: Screenshot, Pete Santilli Show 

By CHERI ROBERTS for Challenging the Rhetoric

In addition to federal charges stemming from the Oregon Standoff, it seems pretty obvious that Peter Thomas Santilli, host of The Pete Santilli Show, will also be facing federal charges in the state of Nevada for his actions during the 2014 Bundy Ranch Standoff in Bunkerville along with 3 other currently detained, yet still unnamed co-conspirators listed in the Cliven Bundy complaint. The other 3 are believed to be: Ammon Bundy, Ryan Bundy and Ryan Payne.

They are all currently being held in the Multnomah County Inverness jail in Portland, Oregon, with many others. Of the 24(+) Oregon Standoff arrests thus far, Santilli’s case is the most noteworthy because its fingers could reach out and touch anyone who uses social media as well as anyone who considers their selves to be an activist and/or an independent journalist or other media person.

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