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 Democrats toss Sen. Feinstein under bus, endorsing rival De León in Senate Race

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Posted by    Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 2:00pm 7/15/2018 at 2:00pm

It appears that the recent and entirely unexpected defeat of Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY), the number 4 Democrat in the House, at the hands of newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a far-left progressive who organized for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during his presidential run, has sent shock waves through the country that have...

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Judge rejects Trump administration lawsuits blocking 2 California sanctuary laws

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 7:00am 7/10/2018 at 7:00am
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A federal judge has just dismissed the federal government’s claim that U.S. law overrules two of California’s “Sanctuary State” laws.

U.S. District Judge John A. Mendez approved California’s motion to throw out the lawsuit related to two of those measures: Senate Bill 54, the sanctuary state law, and Assembly Bill 103, which...

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Stealth bill sneaks in radical changes to California’s criminal justice system

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Posted by    Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 4:00pm 7/7/2018 at 4:00pm
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The Association of Deputy District Attorneys is sounding the alarm over a measure that was signed into law in California after being hidden in an omnibus health spending bill.

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Inspired by Michelle Obama, Congolese immigrant climbs Statue of Liberty in anti-Trump protest

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Posted by    Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 2:00pm 7/7/2018 at 2:00pm
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An immigrant from the Congo climbed the base the iconic Statue of Liberty during out nation’s Independence Day celebrations, shutting down the landmark for patriotic Americans who were visiting to commemorate July 4th.

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Pompeo heads to North Korea for further denuclearization talks

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Posted by    Friday, July 6, 2018 at 7:00pm 7/6/2018 at 7:00pm
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As we near the one-month mark of the famous Singapore peace summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, it’s a good time to check on the progress in the various goals set forth in those highly publicized discussion.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is flying to North...

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Little Rhode Island sues Big Oil over Climate Change

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 7:00pm 7/4/2018 at 7:00pm
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Recently, I reported that that U.S. District Judge William Alsup of the Northern District of California tossed out the lawsuits that the cities of Oakland and San Francisco filed last fall against six fossil fuel giants. The two cities were seeking to hold the oil companies liable for the cost of...

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California Senate Proposes Creating a Fake News Advisory Group

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 7:00pm 7/3/2018 at 7:00pm
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Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan is clutching her pearls about the court’s decision freeing non-union employees from paying union dues, worried about “weaponizing the First Amendment.”

Meanwhile, in the #Resistance capital of the nation, the politicians are proposing legislation that is essentially a weapon at the heart of the First Amendment’s free...

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#FamiliesBelongTogether is an excuse for cosplay, drama, and Trump Derangement Syndrome

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 7:00am 7/3/2018 at 7:00am
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My colleague Fuzzy Slippers covered the national “Families Belong Together” rallies held this weekend.
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Should we really launch a US Space Force?

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Posted by    Monday, July 2, 2018 at 11:00am 7/2/2018 at 11:00am
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President Donald Trump has been holding a series of rallies across the nation, which are designed to promote the candidacy of supporters and to elect more Republicans so he can get more of his agenda items through Congress.

One intriguing aspect of those rallies is the obvious support for the US Space...

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Reporter succumbs to the poisonous fruit of the #FakeNews tree

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Posted by    Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 2:00pm 6/30/2018 at 2:00pm
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Recently, members of the American press were quickly trying to tie the horrendous shooting by Jarrod Ramos at Capital Gazette in Annapolis, MD, to President Trump’s declaration that the press is the “enemy of the people”.

President Trump has been on record that #FakeNews is the enemy of the people, which is...

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DNA Evidence and Genealogy used to Crack 5 More “Cold Cases”

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Posted by    Friday, June 29, 2018 at 7:00pm 6/29/2018 at 7:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall our report on 72-year old Joseph James DeAngelo, the former cop who has been accused of being the “Golden State Killer”. DNA collected from relatives for analysis was used to track down the suspect in a string of 12 murders and 51 rapes.
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California Gas Tax Repeal is on November Ballot

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Posted by    Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 11:00am 6/28/2018 at 11:00am
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We have been following the saga of California, and the citizen revolt against the gas tax passed by Sacramento Democrats.
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U.S. District Court judge tosses out climate change lawsuits against Big Oil

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 7:00pm 6/27/2018 at 7:00pm
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Progressives are having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week in the once friendly American court system.

This April, I noted that U.S. District Judge William Alsup of the Northern District of California is overseeing the lawsuits that the cities of Oakland and San Francisco filed last fall against six fossil...

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Iranian Protestors now shouting “Death to Palestine”

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 2:00pm 6/27/2018 at 2:00pm
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The last time we checked the status of Iran, President Donald Trump pulled us out of the hideous “Iran Deal” (much to the consternation of the European Union) and Israel’s Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu made a video appeal directly to the Iranian people.
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Poster-sized signs of change appear in North Korea

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Posted by    Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 2:00pm 6/24/2018 at 2:00pm
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One of North Korea’s first acts after President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un signed the Singapore peace agreement has been a change in their propaganda.

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Germany’s Largest Auto Makers Support Abolishing EU-U.S. Car Import Tariffs

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Posted by    Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 4:00pm 6/23/2018 at 4:00pm
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The hysterical America media has certainly been working over-time on its coverage of illegal immigrant children to avoid covering the big wins that President Trump has recently enjoyed.

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North Korea update – some more positive small steps

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Posted by    Friday, June 22, 2018 at 7:54pm 6/22/2018 at 7:54pm

Reports indicate a specific missile test site has been slated for destruction by the North Koreans.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has committed to the U.S. that North Korea will destroy the Ch’olsan County, North Pyongan province testing site, which sometimes is referred to as the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground, CBS News...

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