About: Leslie Eastman

I am an Environmental Health and Safety Professional, as well as a science/technical writer for a variety of news and professional publications. I have been a citizen activist since 2009, and am one of the co-founders of the San Diego-based group, Southern California Tax Revolt Coalition.




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California bullet train blasts through budget projections

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Posted by    Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 5:15pm 1/15/2017 at 5:15pm

I have chronicled the saga of the California bullet train and its construction since 2012.

A report obtained by The Los Angeles Times confirms my concerns about the...

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Store Wars: Conservative Consumers v.s. Social Justice Warriors

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Posted by    Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 2:30pm 1/14/2017 at 2:30pm
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President-Elect Donald Trump is humorously referred to as a “Galactic Level Troll Master” for his ability to yank the chains of progressives and their media minons.

However, after his epic press conference this week, I would argue that Trump is the Obi Wan Kenobi of the rebellion against political correctness and social...

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Racists Anonymous: 12-step cure for disease of “White Privilege”

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Posted by    Friday, January 13, 2017 at 7:00pm 1/13/2017 at 7:00pm

Last week, we covered the videoptaped torture of a mentally disabled Chicago teen at the hands of 4 black thugs, who taunted him with anti-white and anti-Trump insults.

Meanwhile, progressives are still fighting the vast, alt-Right conspiracy whenever and wherever they can. For example, now there is a “Racists Anonymous” group, an...

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San Diego Chargers are moving to Los Angeles

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Posted by    Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:30am 1/13/2017 at 8:30am
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While I am not a fan of football, unlike Meryl Steep, I can respect those who love the game.

So, when it came to voting whether to approve a tax hike to fund a new stadium for the San Diego Chargers last November, I asked the San Diego team of independent conservative...

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Trump should target Los Angeles first for “Sanctuary City” fight!

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 1:15pm 1/11/2017 at 1:15pm
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Now that Barack Obama’s farewell speech is over, and there is less that 10 days until the inauguration, speculation is beginning about the actions that Donald Trump will take in his first 100 days in office.

Doubtless, immigration will be on the top of his task list. Alan Gomez, immigration reporter for ...

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Obama begins new career…as a climate scientist

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 2:35pm 1/10/2017 at 2:35pm

Those of you concerned about Barack Obama’s future once he leaves the White House in less than two weeks can now rest easy.

Apparently, he has decided to start a second career as a climate scientist!

The soon-to-be-former President of the United States had a policy paper that just published in Science (hat...

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Fabulous California! 1st in Nation to Fund Inmate’s Sex Reassignment Surgery

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Posted by    Monday, January 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 1/9/2017 at 1:30pm

California politicos are going all-in when it comes to squandering taxpayer dollars for social justice causes! Last week it was reported that California has arranged for the completi...

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Who were the victims in the Fort Lauderdale attack?

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Posted by    Monday, January 9, 2017 at 10:00am 1/9/2017 at 10:00am

Details continue to come out about the Fort Lauderdale airport shooter, Esteban Santiago, who appears to have had a history of mental health problems and was under psychiatric care.

Slowly, information...

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San Diego Restaurants Serve “Dining Surcharge” After Minimum Wage Hikes

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Posted by    Friday, January 6, 2017 at 8:30am 1/6/2017 at 8:30am
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Legal Insurrection has often chronicled the unintended consequences of minimum wage hikes across the country, from worker struggles in Seattle, automation replacing service personnel, the closing of a popular eatery in New York, and the loss of jobs at UC Berkeley.

Now, in my home town of San Diego, diners are being...

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California hires Eric Holder to spearhead “lawfare” battles against Trump

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Posted by    Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 10:00am 1/5/2017 at 10:00am

California has a massive housing crisis, pension troubles, and an

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Black Chicago teens torture special-needs boy, yell “F*** Donald Trump! F*** white people!”

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 10:30pm 1/4/2017 at 10:30pm
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Shortly after Donald Trump won November’s presidential election, Mary Chastain reported that a white motorist in Chicago had his car hijacked while being taunted by a  black mob that mocked and assaulted him, while shouting anti-Trump language.

Those arrested for the hijacking were between 17 and 26 in age. Despite the clear shouting...

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Actors now seeking posthumous protections from digital resurrection

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 10:00am 1/4/2017 at 10:00am
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As I noted in my review of Rogue One, perhaps the most interesting aspect of the film was the digital return of Peter Cushing in the role of Grand Moff Tarkin, despite his 1994 death.

In the wake...

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Is the Clinton Foundation Now Scrambling for Money?

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Posted by    Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 7:00am 1/4/2017 at 7:00am

During the election cycle, the Clinton Foundation and its funding were a significant issue:

After the election, reports were that the donations and the speaking fees were...

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Did a California man really get charged with DUI for coffee?

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Posted by    Monday, January 2, 2017 at 7:30am 1/2/2017 at 7:30am

Australian-British comedian Tim Minchin once quipped, “It’s the fine balance of caffeine and alcohol that bookends my days.”

Therefore it is not surprising that in California, being the most unbalanced state in this great Union, someone was recently charged with Drinking Under the Influence…with caffeine as the only suspect.

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Pussy-Hat Protests planned for Trump’s Inauguration

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Posted by    Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 7:30am 1/1/2017 at 7:30am

I thought safety pins were the most ludicrous symbol of political protesting ever used.

However, that stupidity has been completely surpassed by the Pussy-Hat.

Let me give you a little background on the latest social justice buffoonery. As savvy Legal Insurrection readers may be aware, a “Million Women March” is be...

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Leslie’s 5 Favorite Posts of 2016

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Posted by    Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 2:30pm 12/31/2016 at 2:30pm

As the Christmas season concludes, and I look back on 2016, I have one thought:

It’s good that Halloween is my favorite holiday, as I seem to like scary things. It sure has come in handy when covering this year’s cornucopia of news drama.

I was delighted to see my post, Hillary Clinton’s...

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Did California Democrats REALLY just legalize child prostitution?

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Posted by    Friday, December 30, 2016 at 2:30pm 12/30/2016 at 2:30pm
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A report in the Washington Examiner featuring a new law about to go into effect in California is causing quite a stir.

Contributor Travis Allen reports that starting Sunday, prostitution by minors will be legal in the Golden State.

SB 1322 bars law enforcement from arresting sex workers who are under the age...

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