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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USAF General: Our adversaries may build a ‘Terminator’

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Posted by    Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 2:30pm 8/28/2016 at 2:30pm
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The Terminator is an iconic film that helped propel former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to stardom.

The movie is also a basis for discussion about the future of military weaponry, as Air Force General Paul Selva, vice chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, uses the film as reference in describing autonomous...

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Report: 400 Floridians may be infected with Zika by mid-September

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Posted by    Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 12:41pm 8/28/2016 at 12:41pm
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In the last Zika update I filed for Legal Insurrection, I noted 4 Floridians were determined to have been infected with Zika locally (most probably by mosquito bites).

Now it anticipated that there will be up to...

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CA Assembly Doubles Down on Global Warming Solutions Act

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Posted by    Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 4:30pm 8/27/2016 at 4:30pm
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My last report on California mentioned that Governor Jerry Brown was planning to introduce a ballot measure to extend AB-32, the state’s Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006.

Despite...

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Black Life In Louisiana Wants to Know: Where Are The #BlackLivesMatter rescue boats?

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 1:00pm 8/24/2016 at 1:00pm
Black Life In Louisiana Wants to Know Where Are The #BlackLivesMatter rescue boats?

Legal Insurrection has chronicled the radical social upheaval pursued by Black Lives Matter, which seems to have enriched some of the participants more than accomplished anything worthwhile.

However, the lack of BLM response to the Louisiana floods now have some black Americans questioning the movement’s true motives. Jerry L. Washington, a former...

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FDA’s New Rules Snuff Out E-cigarette Companies

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 8:30am 8/24/2016 at 8:30am
FDA's New Rules Snuff Out E-cigarette Companies

A recent report analyzing the regulatory climate under the Obama Administration shows that it is a lush and healthy environment… for bureaucrats.

A recent report by Sam Batkins of the American Action Forum brings the regulatory overreach of the Obama administration into focus. In nearly eight years, the Obama administration has issued 600 major...

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Lady Grey Jewelry tarnishes itself in political stunt involving Ivanka

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Posted by    Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 6:03pm 8/20/2016 at 6:03pm
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My newest assignment at the consulting firm I work for focuses on marketing and client development.

My recent reading and experiences have given me many great tips and tricks. However, embarrassing customers because of their politics is not among the recommendations I have seen.

Yet, Lady Grey Jewelry thought that it was smart...

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Trump’s doing the “Presidenting” Obama won’t do

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Posted by    Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 2:30pm 8/20/2016 at 2:30pm
Trump and Pence hand out supplies in LA

I reported that the rains that hit Louisiana last week produced a “500 year flood” of epic proportions.

This week, the southern part of the state is still reeling from the storm’s devastating impact.

Approximately 280,000 people live in the areas that flooded, according to an analysis released Friday by the Baton Rouge...

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Newest Political Art Entry: Naked Donald Trump

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Posted by    Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 7:00am 8/20/2016 at 7:00am
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A few weeks ago, my colleague Mary reported that an Australian artist removed his mural of Hillary Clinton after a local council vote.

His first rendition put her in a very revealing swimsuit; the second featured a burqa after the council first told him to paint over it.

In the US, an “anonymous...

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Monstrous Wildfires Erupt Throughout California

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Posted by    Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 10:00am 8/18/2016 at 10:00am
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While Louisiana is drying out from its epic flooding, California firefighters are valiantly battling massive wildfires that have erupted throughout the state over the past week.

Here are some of the fires now raging in California:

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Did the Tea Party become the “Trump Party”?

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 5:30pm 8/17/2016 at 5:30pm
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Every now and then, I like to check on the state of reporting as it relates to the Tea Party…for entertainment purposes. I have decided that if any actual fact is offered in the elite media stories, it is purely coincidental.

Today’s review shows that after over 7 years of independent conservative...

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Epic Louisiana Floods Force Thousands to Evacuate

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Posted by    Monday, August 15, 2016 at 8:30am 8/15/2016 at 8:30am
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While Milwaukee burned during race-based violence, thousands in Louisiana were forced to evacuate in the wake of historic rains that led to flooding.

More than 7,000 people have been rescued from their homes after massive floods swept across the state, and officials warned Sunday that even though the rain had subsided,...

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Criminal investigation into Animas River Spill confirmed

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Posted by    Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 11:00am 8/13/2016 at 11:00am
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About a year ago, a backhoe operator working for the EPA accidentally breached the plug holding 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater from the Gold King Mine, causing it to spill into Colorado’s Animas River and creating a true man-caused disaster.

Since that time, an analysis of incident by the Interior Department...

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Rio’s Contaminated Waters Claim First Victim

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Posted by    Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 7:30am 8/13/2016 at 7:30am
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Before the Rio Olympics began, I noted that scientists found dangerous drug-resistant “super bacteria” off beaches in Rio de Janeiro and in a lagoon where rowing and canoe athletes will compete. This is in addition to bodies, sewage, and o...

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CA’s Global Warming Carbon Emission Permit System Dramatically Cools

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Posted by    Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 1:00pm 8/11/2016 at 1:00pm
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In California, ballot measures have often been a way for citizens to receive some legislative relief from the insanity from Sacramento. However, if he has his way, Gov. Jerry Brown may use the state proposition system to continue imposing climate change rules toxic to business.

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Trump-Supporting Artist’s Sculpture is Torched in Staten Island

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Posted by    Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 10:00am 8/11/2016 at 10:00am
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While the elite media, leftists activists, and Clinton’s minions explored new human limits in hyperbole yesterday by connecting Donald Trump’s Second Amendment comments to incitement to violence, the GOP presidential candidate’s supporters experienced real attacks.

Arguably, the most dramatic of these episodes involved a vividly colored sculpture by artist Scott LoBaido, whose work...

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#Clexit: #Brexit-Inspired Fight Against Paris Climate Treaty

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 1:00pm 8/10/2016 at 1:00pm
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#Brexit, the British vote to leave the European Union, continues to inspire citizen activism.

In the US, there has been calls for #Calexit to remove the state of California. The Democrats are experiencing the travails of #Demexit after the disclosure that the DNC intentionally hurt the Bernie Sanders campaign to promote...

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Military K9 Handler Describes Hillary’s Profanity-Infused Tirade about His Dog

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Posted by    Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 7:30am 8/7/2016 at 7:30am
Hillary Clinton CNN Interview Email Scandal Train Wreck 2016 Press Rope Line President Campaign Lies Benghazi Server

A few days ago my colleague, Mark Finkelstein, asked about the veracity of the following graphic I posted on Facebook:

It turns out that the author, Eric Bonner, is real and the graphic is based on a recollection the K9 serviceman offered on Facebook.

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