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March 03, 2011

Monkey Wrenching

Tim DeChristopher is on trial this week for “monkey wrenching” a federal oil and gas auction. When he heard about an auction of drilling leases for 150,000 acres of public land in Southern Utah, he attended the auction, got a paddle, and began to bid. Soon he had secured leases worth over 1.5 million dollars, and he didn’t have the money. Does Tim deserve to go to jail as a felon? He joins Dick to talk about his case.

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