Seems the feds have been harassing Bundy and the other ranchers for years http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...ween-cliven-bundy-and-the-federal-government/
Did you even read the article?
April 1995: Thursday evening, a small bomb went off in the U.S. Forest Service office in Carson City, Nev."I'm concerned about the safety of my employees," says Jim Nelson, Forest Service district manager for Nevada. "They can't go to church in these communities without having someone say something. Their kids are harassed in school. Stores and restaurants are not serving them."
March 18, 1996: Two more pipebombs had exploded in Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management offices in the past two years.