Posts by Leslie Eastman  (Page 52)
 

Americans Fight UN’s Agenda 21

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Posted by    Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 9:30am 1/6/2013 at 9:30am

Astute Legal Insurrection readers remarked that much of the “climate change” dialog in this country seems to be directed at getting citizens to support United Nation’s Agenda 21.

I wanted to offer some insights on this theoretically voluntary action plan that has environmentally protective sustainable development as its supposed goal from Dr....

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Scientists nobly try to distill politics out of research

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Posted by    Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 2:50pm 1/5/2013 at 2:50pm

The public tends to trust “experts” when it comes to considering science-based policies.

Sadly, some of the experts have a specific agenda  to promote that is counter to reality.  A good example is Mark Lynas, a British environmentalist who was a leading force in the movement against genetically modified organism/foods (GMOs)  during...

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A Capitalist analyzes the toxic combination of Communism and Feminism

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Posted by    Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 9:30am 1/5/2013 at 9:30am

I recently shared some dialog between San Diego citizen activists regarding the roles of social and fiscal conservatism in deciding “tea party” agenda items.

Author and “Manosphere” pundit Aaron Clarey (Captain Capitalism) recently offered his very independent perspective, Why Communism Killed the American Muse.  It highlights the point made in the earlier piece,...

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Progressives waking up to New Year’s economic hangover

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Posted by    Friday, January 4, 2013 at 6:45pm 1/4/2013 at 6:45pm

I don’t normally prowl the threads of Democratic Underground, but was interested to read comments regarding one of their complaints about an increase in social security withholding tax after Rush Limbaugh remarked on it today.

Surprise! The author self-deleted the comment.

I guess being featured on Limbaugh’s program was more shame that NCTraveler...

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CA Tea Party organizer says Boehner needs to have an “adult moment”

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Posted by    Friday, January 4, 2013 at 12:15pm 1/4/2013 at 12:15pm

A little over two years ago, the newly-minted Speaker of the House John Boehner essentially said that Tea Party freshman would soon have an “adult moment,” when their principles came in to contact with Beltway politics.

Dawn Wildman is a state coordinator for the California Tea Party, President of the SoCal Tax...

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A physicist explains what “incontrovertible” really means

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Posted by    Friday, January 4, 2013 at 8:30am 1/4/2013 at 8:30am

A year ago, sixteen scientists wrote an editorial for the Wall Street Journal to explain that there is “no compelling scientific argument” for “drastic actions on global warming”, despite the fact that the media continues reporting there is “incontrovertible” proof otherwise.

One of those scientists is Dr. Roger Cohen, who spent over...

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A Catholic, Randian Objectivist, and vegan Libertarian walk into a Tea Party

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Posted by    Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 1:43pm 1/1/2013 at 1:43pm

One of the best aspects about the SoCal Tax Revolt Coalition is that we are a true mixture of Republicans, Libertarians, Independent Conservatives…and Democrats!

The nature of...

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Tea Party Predictions for 2013

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Posted by    Monday, December 31, 2012 at 12:17pm 12/31/2012 at 12:17pm

Happy New Year!

While I like to look at the past, seeing into the future can be fun (despite the fact I truly struck out prediction-wise this November).  Humbled, and a lot less hopeful, I...

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Tea Party New Year’s Resolutions for 2013

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Posted by    Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 2:18pm 12/30/2012 at 2:18pm

As 2012 closes, I have been pondering making a New Year’s resolution from a Tea Party perspective.

After such disappointing results in the November election, and the fact that Californians approved just about every tax and spend measure on the 2012 ballot, it can be very hard to stay a motivated citizen...

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Top “Tea Party” Stories of 2012

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Posted by    Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 11:45am 12/29/2012 at 11:45am

As is traditional with the season, the end of the year is a chance to look back and reflect on the events that occurred over the past 365 days.

And what a year it has been! Here are some stories, beyond the election and the fiscal cliff, that caught the eye and...

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Changing “Social Justice” Hearts to “Economic Justice” Minds

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 8:15am 12/25/2012 at 8:15am

As the Media Director of the SoCal Tax Revolt Coalition, San Diego’s original Tea Party group, I will be the first to admit that citizen activists are doing a lot of soul searching during this holiday season.

After the electoral beating that conservatives took in November and as a result of  seeing...

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Giving CARB credit for California’s death spiral

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Posted by    Monday, December 24, 2012 at 11:15am 12/24/2012 at 11:15am

California is truly #1…when it comes to being the worst run state in the country.

In part, this stellar achievement has been the end result the California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulations. This agency’s tactics portend the approach the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is apt to take under the Obama administration....

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Michigan’s “Right to Work” law already working

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Posted by    Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 5:34pm 12/23/2012 at 5:34pm

That was fast!

Shortly after the ink was dry on the state’s new “Right to Work” law, Michigan Governor  Rick Snyder reports that state economic development officials are hearing from manufacturers interested in moving to area.

Snyder said it’s “premature” to name the companies, but indicated Michigan’s foray into the right-to-work movement may...

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“I’ve got a lot of problems with you people, and now you’re going to hear about it!”

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Posted by    Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 3:00pm 12/23/2012 at 3:00pm

I wanted to take a moment to wish our many Legal Insurrection friends a HAPPY FESTIVUS! For those of you wondering what Festivus is about, click HERE for details.

There are four key components of Festivus:

  • The Festivus Pole
  • The Airing of Grievances
  • Festivus dinner (filled with carbohydrates)
  • The Feats of Strength

Hat-tip: http://www.festivusweb.com/

Needless to say, dinner...

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Mother recounts terrors of raising genius son with violence-oriented mental illness

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Posted by    Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 4:18pm 12/16/2012 at 4:18pm

Progressive gun control advocates were clamoring for more liberty-crushing legislation immediately after the slaughter of the young students and teachers at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School. Meanwhile, others cry “white privilege” because most mass shooting suspects are white.

Yet, one critically important aspect continues to get lost in the intense press coverage: The...

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John Boehner leads Debtcracker ballet for Christmas

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Posted by    Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 8:15am 12/12/2012 at 8:15am

I personally will never forget the horrendous 2009 Christmas Eve Senate vote for Obamacare.

Around the same time, the “stimulus” legislation that eventually became the American Recovery and Investment Act was being bandied about the halls of Congress with tons of hyper-partisan theater.

Now, it seems the House of Representatives will continue the...

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Tea Party tidal surge, not tsunami

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Posted by    Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 9:45am 12/4/2012 at 9:45am

I am responding to Professor Jacobson’s recent post, The Tea Party tsunami at the gates.

As the Media Director of SoCal Tax Revolt Coalition (SCTRC), San Diego’s original Tea Party group, I wanted to share my analysis that it won’t be a tsunami — it will be more like a Tidal Surge...

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