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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Authorities evaluating if methanol poisoning is cause of seven American deaths in Dominican Republic

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Posted by    Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/15/2019 at 2:00pm
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Over the past year, seven American tourists have mysteriously died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic, and federal authorities are now weighing the possibility that poisoned alcohol may be the cause.

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Federal Employees Protest Cost-Cutting Agriculture Department Relocation Plans

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Posted by    Friday, June 14, 2019 at 3:30pm 6/14/2019 at 3:30pm
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Members of the American Federation of Government Employees staged a protest over the announcement of relocation plans of two Agriculture Department research agencies.

The employees turned their backs on Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue during his review of the relocation plans.

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Trump to send 1,000 additional American troops to Poland

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Posted by    Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11:30am 6/14/2019 at 11:30am
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President Donald Trump gave a warm welcome to Polish President Andrzej Duda along with his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda During a joint press conference, Trump promised more troops with further support for the European nation.

President Trump said Wednesday he is sending 1,000 additional troops to Poland in an effort to strengthen the...

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President Trump receives “beautiful letter” from North Korean leader

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 7:00pm 6/12/2019 at 7:00pm
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Last June, President Donald Trump was preparing to meet North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un for the “Singapore Summit”.

This June, there has been no discernible progress made toward officially ending the Korean War or transitioning North Korea to something other than a rogue regime. However, Trump remains optimistic and committed to...

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California Moves Forward on Plans Offering Free Healthcare for Illegal Immigrants Under 26

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 9:00am 6/11/2019 at 9:00am
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I noted that on his inauguration day, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a dramatic Medi-Cal expansion to cover young illegal immigrant adults.

His dreams may become the California taxpayer’s nightmare thanks to the state legislature.

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WHO Declares Large Ebola Outbreaks as the New Normal

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Posted by    Monday, June 10, 2019 at 9:00am 6/10/2019 at 9:00am
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We have followed the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for over six months.

Officials have reported nearly 3,000 cases of the hemorrhagic disease. However, the actual number of infected Congolese may be a third higher than figures show, experts have warned.

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9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel nullifies barrier to Keystone XL pipeline

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Posted by    Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 5:30pm 6/9/2019 at 5:30pm
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Back in March, President Donald Trump signed a presidential permit to initiate the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline with a facility in Montana, the building of which has been delayed by a federal court order and an injunction.

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President Trump wants Mars, not Moon, to be NASA’s priority destination

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Posted by    Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 4:00pm 6/9/2019 at 4:00pm
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President Donald Trump launched another salvo of chaos and drama into social media Friday. The president tweeted that NASA should look beyond the moon to Mars, after his strategy for exploring space came under criticism from a former astronaut.

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Rapid DNA testing reveals fraudulent family units crossing into U.S.

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Posted by    Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 6:00pm 6/8/2019 at 6:00pm
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Last month, the fourth straight record-breaking month for U.S. Border Patrol, the agency apprehended over 80,000 members of “family units” crossing the southwest border with Mexico.

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Glacier National Park Starts Removing Its ‘Gone by 2020’ Signs

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Posted by    Friday, June 7, 2019 at 9:00am 6/7/2019 at 9:00am
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Back at the height of the global warming craze in 2009, before leftists rebranded it “climate change,” supposed experts predicted all the glaciers in Montana would disappear by 2020.

Daniel Fagre, a U.S. Geological Survey ecologist, warns that glaciers may be melting at an even faster rate than originally predicted, according to...

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Book Review: The Social Media Upheaval by Glenn Reynolds

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 9:00pm 6/5/2019 at 9:00pm

Glenn Reynolds launched Instapundit in August 2001, which laid a key foundation stone down for the publication and dissemination of independent conservative news and opinion over the past 18 years. “Instalanches” have blessed Legal Insurrection with many links.

Over the past 18 years, Reynolds has observed the deterioration of social media and...

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‘Purged’ North Korean Diplomat Appears in Public With Kim Jong-Un

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 9:00am 6/4/2019 at 9:00am
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I recently urged readers to approach reports of a purge of North Korean officials associated with the Hanoi Summit with the U.S. that ended abruptly with skepticism.

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Los Angeles Police Officers Contract Typhoid Fever, Others Show Typhus-Like Symptoms

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Posted by    Monday, June 3, 2019 at 9:00am 6/3/2019 at 9:00am
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The last time we visited Los Angeles in our posts, a local TV investigative team reported that the city wastes tens of millions of dollars per year in clean-up efforts because LA’s homeless encampments quickly repopulate once cleaning ends.

The rat population has exploded as a result of garbage accumulation, and a...

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U.S. plans to refine its way out of potential “rare earths” crisis

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Posted by    Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/2/2019 at 2:00pm
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There was once a time that the American economy was threatened by OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) because we were an importer of petroleum products.

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Navy now confirms that pilots have reported encounters with UFOs

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Posted by    Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 4:00pm 6/1/2019 at 4:00pm
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For years, a basic premise of sci-fi plots was that the presence of extra-terrestrial aliens was being hidden by the U.S. military.

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Has North Korea executed another top official because of #HanoiSummit failure?

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Posted by    Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/1/2019 at 2:00pm
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It is currently being reported across international media that North Korea’s nuclear envoy has been executed as part of a purge of officials associated with the Hanoi Summit between the U.S. and North Korea that ended abruptly with no agreement, joint statement, or indication of a path forward.

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US Department of Energy officials rebrand fossil fuels as ‘molecules of freedom’ & ‘freedom gas’

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Posted by    Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/30/2019 at 3:00pm
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A couple of weeks ago, I noted the green justice advocates were planning to rebrand “climate change” to “climate disaster” in order to gin up hysteria and fear.

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