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Is Oroville Dam evacuation “chaos” a valuable warning?

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Posted by    Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 11:30am 2/19/2017 at 11:30am
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Repairs at California’s Oroville Dam, center of an last weekend’s emergency evacuation order, continue as the water levels in the lake steadily decline and the set flow rate is decreased.

[The Department of Water Resources] is reducing releases for two reasons. First, it needs lower water flows so it can get work...

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Obama Stimulus went to “blue” dam instead of “red”

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Posted by    Friday, February 17, 2017 at 10:00am 2/17/2017 at 10:00am
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As the water levels at the Oroville Dam continue to shrink, Californians under the initial evacuation order are streaming back their homes.

Now, officials are attempting to restore normal operations ahead of more rains.

Feeling confident they’ve created sufficient empty space in Lake Oroville for the time being, state Department of Water Resources...

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EPA bracing for a deluge of Trump executive orders

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Posted by    Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 11:30am 2/16/2017 at 11:30am

This may be the beginning of the end of one of the most business-crushing entities in the nation.

President Donald Trump is poised to introduce a series of executive actions aimed at scaling back Obama-era climate change initiatives.

The president intends to sign the actions during a visit to the Environmental Protection Agency...

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California’s Oroville Dam Emergency Continues

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 2:30pm 2/14/2017 at 2:30pm
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Shortly after I blogged that the Oroville Dam used its emergency spillway for first time in its nearly 50-year history, as water topped its capacity, emergency evacuation orders to Californians in the valley areas below were given.

Those evacuation orders are still in effect:

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Gov. Jerry Brown asks President Trump for Disaster Relief Funds

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Posted by    Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 6:00pm 2/12/2017 at 6:00pm
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Governor Jerry Brown recently spoke out against President Trump for his NASA-space focus and climate skepticism while asserting California’s independence.

The state’s legislatures have vowed to create a “Sanctuary State.”  A day after Trump’s presidential victory, both state houses issued

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North Korea reported to have test-fired ballistic missile

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Posted by    Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 11:00am 2/12/2017 at 11:00am
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South Korean officials indicate that North Korea just test-fired a ballistic missile, the first such test by the rogue nation since Donald Trump was inaugurated.

“The South Korean government and the international community are working together to take punitive actions appropriate for this launch,” acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn said.

Trump, when asked by...

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CA State Senator admits half of family under deportation threat

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Posted by    Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 1:00pm 2/11/2017 at 1:00pm
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President Trump’s “shock and awe” approach continues with a massive crackdown on illegal aliens in Southern California.

Federal immigration officials say 160 people were arrested across the Southland over the past week during a crackdown targeting “criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and immigration fugitives.”

The arrests took place in six counties during what U.S....

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Elite Republican Group Promotes “Carbon Tax” Scheme

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Posted by    Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 10:30am 2/11/2017 at 10:30am
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I recently blogged that a whistleblower revealed startling evidence that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency rushed to release a widely-cited paper that exaggerated global warming and was timed to influence the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Despite the clear evidence of science fraud, big government bureaucrats are still promoting climate change...

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Review: Trump the Establishment

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 4:00pm 2/8/2017 at 4:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers may recall my previous review of Don Surber’s Trump the Press.

Surber, a recovering journalist with over 30 years of experience, consolidated his many blog posts on the woefully inaccurate punditry concerning Donald Trump’s campaign for his first book. The second, Trump the Establishment, features his analysis of the...

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Trumpettes USA Petition to STOP the Anti-Trump Disney Petition

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 7:30pm 2/7/2017 at 7:30pm

Kemberlee Kaye blogged about the petition to stop the inevitable Donald Trump animatronic figure from speaking.

Terry Lee Ebert Mendozza, the Trump-supporter who is a founding member of The Trumpettes USA, and who I featured in a post for Inauguration week, she lives in Florida and resents the pressuring of the Walt Disney...

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Lady Gaga wins Super Bowl LI with huge sales surge

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 2:30pm 2/7/2017 at 2:30pm
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It is hard to say who the biggest winner was Sunday night.

The overtime, comeback victory of the Patriots and its famous quarterback Tom Brady would likely top everyone’s list.

However, in the wake of an entertaining, well-executed performance devoid of blatant politicization, Lady Gaga is probably giving the Patriots a run for...

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Whistleblower: World leaders duped over manipulated global warming data

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Posted by    Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 6:00pm 2/5/2017 at 6:00pm

The UK Daily Mail just published startling evidence that the world’s leading source of climate data rushed to release a widely-cited paper that exaggerated global warming and was timed to influence the Paris Agreement on climate change.

A high-level whistleblower has told this newspaper that America’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)...

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CA Congressman needs police escort out of townhall meeting

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Posted by    Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 1:00pm 2/5/2017 at 1:00pm
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Milo Yiannopoulos isn’t the only conservative who needed a security escort from a public event in California this week.

So did one of our state’s Congressmen:

Congressman Tom McClintock, a Republican from California, on Saturday faced a rowdy crowd at a packed town hall meeting in Northern California, and had to be escorted...

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Dakota Access Pipeline protesters evicted over pollution concerns

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Posted by    Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/4/2017 at 4:30pm
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A few days after his inauguration, President Donald Trump signed executive orders moving the approval process for the Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines forward.

A week later, the then acting secretary of the Army instructed federal officials to issue the easement necessary to build a controversial segment of the Dakota...

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Trump’s nominee for EPA chief clears Senate Committee log-jam

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Posted by    Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 2:30pm 2/4/2017 at 2:30pm
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The political sailing has not been smooth for many of President Trump’s nominees, and the process of approving Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as head of the Environmental Protection Agency is no exception.

After being a target of one of the many Democratic Senate committee boycotts, Pruit cleared the log-jam:

Senate Republicans pressed...

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CA politicians respond to Berkeley riots by attacking President Trump

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Posted by    Friday, February 3, 2017 at 7:00am 2/3/2017 at 7:00am
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The smoke is clearing from the violent demonstration at University of California – Berkeley, and reports of attacks on conservative students who were planning to hear Breitbart editor Yiannopoulos are finding their way into social media.

For example, the pepper-spraying on a young woman wearing a Make Bitcoin Great Again cap.

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Making California American Again

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Posted by    Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 8:30am 2/2/2017 at 8:30am

I can forgive Legal Insurrection fans who think that Californians have lost their collective minds.

1) We have a group openly promoting secession and a state government that approved a #CalExit petition effort.
2) A senior politician seriously suggested the state withhold transfer of funds to the federal g...

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