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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#Calexit: A #Brexit Inspired movement America loves!

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Posted by    Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 1:00pm 6/26/2016 at 1:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers and authors were recently having a robust discussion on the the British exit from the European Union and its potential impact on the U.S.

Perhaps the biggest #Brexit effect with be on state independence movements. For example, Louis J. Marinelli, a...

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Panicked progressives tie #Brexit to #ClimateChange

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Posted by    Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 10:30am 6/25/2016 at 10:30am
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I must admit, few arguments related to the “settled science” of climate change astonish me anymore.

But until today I failed to fully appreciate the extent of eco-activist creativity! Panicked progressives are now asserting the Britain’s vote to leave the European Union will cause adverse effects on the environment.

Yes….#Brexit will cause...

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Veto Threat: Obama waves his mighty pen over Zika funding bill!

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Posted by    Friday, June 24, 2016 at 8:00am 6/24/2016 at 8:00am
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While Democratic members of Congress built a pillow fort on the floor of the House to oppose gun rights, the Republicans continued their work on behalf of the American people.

At about 1 am on Thursday, while drowned out by cries of “Shame! Shame! Shame!” from Democrats and partially blocked from C-SPAN’s...

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Igniting the Fight on Climate Alarmism

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 2:00pm 6/22/2016 at 2:00pm
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Recently, I noted that climate change skeptics who also acted as their states’ attorneys general warned their environmental activist counterparts that plans were being made to “fight fire with fire.”

Afterall, if the government’s environmental activists begin targeting businesses and private organizations under racketeering statutes for denying progressive environmental science theories, then...

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Did Disney’s Attitude Towards Nature Contribute to Toddler’s Death?

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 4:00pm 6/21/2016 at 4:00pm
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On Memorial Day weekend, we covered the accident with Harambe that led to the shooting of a rare gorilla to protect a boy who fell into the Cincinnati’s zoo enclosure.

Now, in time for Father’s Day, there is troubling news related to the awful death of Lane Graves. The 2-year old was...

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Water Contamination Worries from Flint to Oahu

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Posted by    Monday, June 20, 2016 at 6:30pm 6/20/2016 at 6:30pm
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Truly, the 21st century is not turning out as I envisioned.

We have been closely following the #FlintWatercrisis. After relying on science, technology,...

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Fighting Fire with Fire : GOP AG’s warning to “AG’s United for Clean Power”

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Posted by    Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 3:00pm 6/19/2016 at 3:00pm
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I have been following the antics of 17 state attorney generals who formed (AGs United for Clean Power), which intends to promote the progressive climate change agenda by targeting the fossil fuel industry using racketeering statutes.

Recently, thirteen Republican members of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee Republicans sent letters to 17 state attorneys...

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#ShootBack: Fallout from Orlando reaches California

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Posted by    Friday, June 17, 2016 at 6:00pm 6/17/2016 at 6:00pm
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The ISIS-inspired terror attack in Florida has impacted the entire nation.

From the American political outback called California, one of the most unexpected responses came from West Hollywood. The community woke up to find images of...

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The 49 Victims of ISIS-inspired Terror Attack in Orlando

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 7:00am 6/15/2016 at 7:00am
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June is normally a time of joyous celebration, especially since many young people are graduating from high school or college and beginning the next phase of their lives.

However, our country is in deepest mourning, for it has lost 49 of these promising, beautiful young men and women to terror. The youngest,...

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Trump Levels “National-Security Flamethrower” at Hillary

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:00am 6/14/2016 at 7:00am
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In the wake of the Orlando terror attack, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire, delivering a stinging assessment of both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on their handling of national security.

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Petition to Prevent Cult Murderer Leslie Van Houten from Being Released

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Posted by    Monday, June 13, 2016 at 8:30am 6/13/2016 at 8:30am
Petition to Prevent Cult Murderer Leslie Van Houten from Being Released

In April, a 2-member California parole board authorized the release of former Manson Family killer Leslie Van Houten.

The decision to go forward with this recommendation now rests with Governor Jerry Brown.

Now Debra Tate, sister of Sharon Tate (who was butchered in another Manson Family attack) is seeking around 12,000 more signatures...

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Man with weapons & explosives arrested on his way to L.A.’s gay pride parade

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Posted by    Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 5:00pm 6/12/2016 at 5:00pm
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California’s Santa Monica police may have prevented West Coast mass shooting today, by arresting a armed man with explosives heading to the areas’s gay pride parade.

Authorities in Santa Monica found possible explosives as well as a cac...

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First “Right to Die” Clinic Opens in California

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Posted by    Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 1:00pm 6/12/2016 at 1:00pm
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California is now beginning to implement its new right-to-die law, so terminally ill patients with six months or less to live can ask their doctor for life-ending medication.

The law requires terminally ill patients to submit three requests to their doctor for life-ending drugs. Two of them are verbal requests and must...

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New Study: ‘Super bacteria’ found in Rio’s Olympic venues

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Posted by    Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 2:30pm 6/11/2016 at 2:30pm
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In the past few weeks, concerns about the Zika virus have caused Today host Savannah Guthrie and U.S. cyclist Tejay van Garderen to cancel their plans to go to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

A new study may cause other athletes to reconsider their sports ambitions.

Scientists have found dangerous drug-resistant “super...

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Gallup Poll: Satisfaction Under Obama Is Lowest Since Carter

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Posted by    Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 10:30am 6/11/2016 at 10:30am
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Last week, I noticed the elite media actually looking under the hood at the real “new jobs” numbers for the first time in over 7 years.

Now, Gallup has released a poll confirming the fears that many of us had in 2008: Obama was the second coming of Jimmy Carter.

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Obama drains $500M From Zika response to U.N. Climate Fund

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Posted by    Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 6:00pm 6/9/2016 at 6:00pm
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In February, President Obama said we should not “panic over Zika.”

At the same time, he asked Congress for $1.8 billion in funding for the resources to combat the Zika virus, the pathogen spreading rapidly through the Americas that can cause birth defects and neurological problems. In a rare display of fiscal...

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California’s election news MSM isn’t reporting

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/8/2016 at 5:30pm
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As I noted in my post on the AP announcing that Hillary Clinton has clinched the nomination ahead of the California election, the November 2016 battle is ultimately between the elite media and average Americans.

As predicted by many, the American press has started pressuring Bernie Sanders to stop his campaign entirely. This...

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