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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Measles Reported at Google’s Silicon Valley Headquarters

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Posted by    Friday, April 19, 2019 at 7:00pm 4/19/2019 at 7:00pm

As the number of reported measles cases escalates across the US, it is interesting to note that a case of the highly contagious disease has hit a Big Tech headquarters.

Google employees may have been exposed to measles after a San Mateo resident diagnosed with the virus “spent some time” at the...

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The Resurrection of Notre Dame Cathedral Begins

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 7:00am 4/17/2019 at 7:00am
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As a practicing Catholic who visited the famous Notre Dame Cathedral in 2015, watching the news reports covering the conflagration, the destruction of its roof, and the collapse of its iconic spire was gut-wrenching.

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CA Gov. Gavin Newsom says Trump’s “Sanctuary State” immigrant relocation proposal is “asinine”

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 7:00pm 4/16/2019 at 7:00pm
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Given that California’s Governor Gavin Newsom is a leading member of the #Resistance, nobody will be surprised that he called President Donald Trump’s idea of relocating illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities and state “asinine”.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom tore into President Trump’s proposal to send detained undocumented immigrants to sanctuary jurisdictions on...

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Netflix Series Accused of Making Fake Claims About Walrus Deaths

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Posted by    Monday, April 15, 2019 at 5:00pm 4/15/2019 at 5:00pm
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There are two types of science practiced today: Real science and politicized science.

Netflix has come under fire for allegedly trying to palm off fake information about walrus deaths as serious proof of climate change.

Netflix’s acclaimed Our Planet series has come under fire for “tragedy porn” over images of walruses falling to...

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Is a third summit between President Trump and North Korea’s Chairman Kim in the works?

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Posted by    Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 6:00pm 4/14/2019 at 6:00pm
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Given all the focus on President Donald Trump’s brilliant tweets about sending illegal immigrants directly to sanctuary states and cities, it may have been easy to miss an intriguing update to another long-term project POTUS has been working on: Denuclearizing North Korea.

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BOOK Review: Believe Evidence by Megan Fox

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Posted by    Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 4:00pm 4/14/2019 at 4:00pm
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We covered the success of Unplanned, a pro-life film that had an advertising campaign essentially deplatformed by Twitter just in time for its opening weekend.

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Despite Gov. Newsom’s moratorium, prosecutors seek death penalty for Golden State Serial Killer

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Posted by    Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 4:00pm 4/13/2019 at 4:00pm
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California Governor Gavin Newsom took his pen in hand and signed an order putting an executive moratorium on the death penalty in the state.

Undeterred, prosecutors in the Golden State Serial Killer case will seek the death penalty if the suspect in the notorious rape and murder case is convicted.
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Beresheet, world’s first private lunar mission, fails in attempt to land successfully

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Posted by    Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 6:00pm 4/11/2019 at 6:00pm
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We have closely followed the launch of the world’s first private mission to the moon, Israel’s Bereseet. It entered the Moon’s orbit a few days ago and attempted to land today at approximately 3:30 pm Eastern.

Sadly, the attempt failed.

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Trump Slams Press Over Reports He’s ‘Cleaning House’ at Department of Homeland Security

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Posted by    Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 10:00am 4/11/2019 at 10:00am
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Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met with President Donald Trump on Monday to thank him for American efforts to enhance relations between the two nations.

However, before the press conference with Egypt’s leader, Trump gave a robust and heated response to a press assertion that he was “cleaning house” at the Department...

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NYC Mayor de Blasio declares measles emergency, mandating vaccinations

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 5:31pm 4/10/2019 at 5:31pm
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I recently reported that 15 states have now officially reported cases of the measles to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The outbreak is the second highest in number since 2014.

Now, 19 states have reported cases, with a total of 465 infected, mostly school-age children.

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CDC warns that superbug fungus is infecting hundreds across the U.S.

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 3:00pm 4/9/2019 at 3:00pm
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At Legal Insurrection, not only do you get hard-hitting legal analysis of current events, you also are exposed to the cutting edge of emerging disease news!

Readers may recall that in November, 2016, I reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicated that the first cases of a drug-resistant...

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Lamar Alexander calls for “New Manhattan Project for Clean Energy” to Counter Green New Deal

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Posted by    Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 4:00pm 4/7/2019 at 4:00pm
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Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander (R) is offering his own “New Manhattan Project” as an alternative to the “Green New Deal” to provide Americans with renewable, “clean energy” options.

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Trump Administration targets 2024 for next moon mission

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Posted by    Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/7/2019 at 12:00pm
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After returning the priorities of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration back to aeronautics and space, the Trump Administration is targeting 2024 as the year that the U.S. will launch its next mission to the moon.

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Why is Facebook Targeting Conservative History-based Sites?

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Posted by    Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 6:00pm 4/6/2019 at 6:00pm

Legal Insurrection readers are acutely aware of the deplatforming and silencing of conservative voices across social media and via outlets like Amazon.

The latest victim to get slammed by the iron-hand of Big Tech is President Trump’s chief social media guru, Dan Scavino. Facebook blocked his account for simply responding to a...

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500 years later, Mexico demands that Spain apologize for the Conquistadors

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Posted by    Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 4:00pm 4/6/2019 at 4:00pm
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Just when you think we may have seen peak “social justice insanity,” there is a news item showing that we have clearly not yet topped out!

Despite having 15th largest economy in the world and being the third most populous country in the Americas, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has demanded...

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Seattle school children potentially exposed to HIV and other diseases from unsterile dental tools

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Posted by    Friday, April 5, 2019 at 7:00am 4/5/2019 at 7:00am
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The last time we visited Washington state in these posts, there was a significant outbreak of measles in the county adjacent to the blue wonderland of Portland, Oregon.

Now, public health officials have warned that more than 1,000 students have a potential risk for HIV and hepatitis B and C after they...

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Israel’s Beresheet Lunar Lander Enters into Orbit around Moon

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Posted by    Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 8:35pm 4/4/2019 at 8:35pm
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The last time we in on world’s first private mission to the moon, Israel’s Bereseet lunar mission had successfully launched and was well on its way to its destination.

Today the spacecraft entered into orbit around the Moon, ahead of next week’s landing on the Earth’s natural satellite.

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