Posts by Leslie Eastman  (Page 20)
 

A politically incorrect look at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

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Posted by    Monday, July 23, 2018 at 3:00pm 7/23/2018 at 3:00pm

I was thrilled to be able to get in touch with my inner geek this week as I had the opportunity to join one of my dearest friends at San Diego Comic-Con 2018.

While I had hoped to escape politics while I was at the Convention Center, the inability of progressives to...

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Big Oil triumphs over the Big Apple, as judge dismisses “climate change” lawsuit

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Posted by    Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 4:00pm 7/22/2018 at 4:00pm
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What is even better than one legal victory over green justice warriors targeting Big Oil over fallacious charges of “climate change” environmental impacts?

Two!

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New FDA warnings target synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison

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Posted by    Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 4:00pm 7/21/2018 at 4:00pm
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Last April, we reported that 2 people in Illinois had died after using synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison. Additionally, 54 other users were hospitalized with severe bleeding.

The problem has now spread to 10 states, and public officials are now issuing warnings to avoid all forms of the drug.

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EPA’s acting head is as much a foe of Obama’s regulations as Pruitt was

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Posted by    Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 2:00pm 7/21/2018 at 2:00pm
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The last time we visited the Environmental Protection Agency, its regulation-slaying head Scott Pruitt had resigned over “the unrelenting attacks” on him and his family, which “are unprecedented and have taken a sizable toll on all of” them.

As I suspected, the left’s victory over Pruitt was hollow. Acting EPA Chief Andrew...

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Heartbreak! CA Supreme Court nixes vote on 3 state proposal

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Posted by    Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 7:00pm 7/19/2018 at 7:00pm
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For Legal Insurrection readers looking forward to the chaos and drama of November’s election in California, I have some heartbreaking news.

The California Supreme Court unanimously decided to remove from the ballot the measure that would eventually lead to a division of California into three states.

In a brief order, the court said...

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NY-CT-MD-NJ file lawsuit over Trump tax law

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 3:00pm 7/18/2018 at 3:00pm
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Despite the fact that millions of their citizens are enjoying the “crumbs” of the tax cuts, including bonuses from their now prosperous companies, four states are filing lawsuits against the IRS, claiming the tax law is unconstitutional.

New York, Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming last year’s tax...

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Kilauea-launched lava bomb strikes Hawaiian tour boat, injuring 23

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 7:00am 7/17/2018 at 7:00am
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The last time we visited the Big Island of Hawaii, its Kilauea volcano had oozed lava over a portion of a geothermal power plant and some pot growers were staying...

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Real science shows US 2017 CO2 emissions had steepest drop in the world

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Posted by    Monday, July 16, 2018 at 5:00pm 7/16/2018 at 5:00pm
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A new analysis from the June 2018 BP Statistical Review of Global Energy has some intriguing details on the annual emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) in 201.

The global CO2 emissions from energy in 2017 grew by 1.6%, rebounding from the stagnant volumes during 2014-2016, and faster than the 10-year average of...

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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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