Posts by Leslie Eastman  (Page 95)
 

What did the EPA reps know, and when did they know it?

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Posted by    Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 7:00pm 8/13/2015 at 7:00pm

News related to the Animas River spill continues to stream from Colorado, including the discovery that a warning that a spill of wastewater was likely if EPA’s plans to drain the mines went forward as planned had been issued a week earlier.

The Silverton Standard published an eerie prediction made by professional...

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Yellow River, by EPA

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 7:15pm 8/12/2015 at 7:15pm

It’s too bad that when Obama promised to lower the ocean levels he also failed say something about America’s rivers.

The news related to the release of acidic wastewater laden with heavy metals (e.g., arsenic, lead) continues to flow from Colorado, and it stinks. For example, it turns out the Environmental...

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Latest California Proposal Features Gas Rationing

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 10:00am 8/11/2015 at 10:00am

Apparently, there is no economy-crushing law the state of California won’t consider.

The latest in legislative insanity comes from Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon, and is entitled Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015 (SB 350). Ultimately, should it pass, it will give one of the most aggressive state...

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California City Adds Two Illegal Immigrants to its City Commissions

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Posted by    Monday, August 10, 2015 at 11:30am 8/10/2015 at 11:30am

While it’s hard to believe California can get any nuttier, the city of Huntington Park has managed to set a new standard.

In addition to allowing illegal immigrants access to driver’s licenses and the

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EPA accident causes more water pollution than fracking does

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Posted by    Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 5:00pm 8/9/2015 at 5:00pm

When the history of the Obama administration is written, few agencies will top the Environmental Protection Agency for the thuggish misuse of regulatory power to work the President’s will.

It’s just too bad that in the quest to shut down America’s coal industry, it failed to actually do the job it was...

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When will Dems unleash full “Palin treatment” on Carly Fiorina?

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Posted by    Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 3:00pm 8/8/2015 at 3:00pm

A good way to predict the future is to look at the past.

Using this approach, I have some predictions about what is likely to happen next in the campaign of my current favorite presidential aspirant: Carly Fiorina. To do so, I will look at what happened to Sarah Palin in the...

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Is America Ready to “Fall in Love” with Joe Biden?

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 1:15pm 8/4/2015 at 1:15pm

The Democratic Party side of the 2016 Presidential race got a bit more intriguing this week, after Vice President Joe Biden released a zeppelin-sized trial balloon:

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr....

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Climate Models Fail to Predict Actual Climate

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Posted by    Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 5:00pm 8/2/2015 at 5:00pm

Environmental activists have relied heavily on computer models to predict climate patterns confirming their notion that mankind is toxic.

However, recent studies have shown models have failed to consider real world conditions in their calculations.

Exhibit 1Sea ice is more resilient to melting than thought:

Using new satellite data, researchers at University...

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Hunter’s Wife Latest Internet Mob Target (#CecilTheLion)

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Posted by    Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 1:00pm 8/2/2015 at 1:00pm

As the Internet Mob rages against the American dentist who killed the famed lion, Cecil, there is a new potential target for its ire: The hunter’s “glamourous” wife.

Tonette Palmer was formerly the vice president of a family-run import and export company although recent employment records list her as secretary for a...

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Carly Fiorina Wows Crowd at Reagan Library

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Posted by    Friday, July 31, 2015 at 10:00am 7/31/2015 at 10:00am

Donald Trump’s grenade-like candidacy has sucked a lot of media oxygen from other Republican presidential hopefuls, but Carly Fiorina recently launched into an impressive foreign policy speech at the Reagan Library that should really be an attention-getter.

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Iran Deal Protests Cross Southern California

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 4:30pm 7/28/2015 at 4:30pm

When all is said and done, one feature of Obama’s presidency that will stand out is the sheer number of citizen protests against his policies.

Such protests began in 2009, when regular Americans organized to protest federal fiscal policies, tax increases, and Obamacare. In fact, Professor Jacobson was recently treated to a...

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Poll numbers for Pope Francis are not too heavenly

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Posted by    Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 11:30am 7/26/2015 at 11:30am

Despite the fact that poll numbers are tanking so badly for Hillary Clinton that there is a new movement to draft Joe Biden, it turns out she has some competition for biggest drop in...

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Mini-Ice Age prediction heats up Climate Change debate!

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Posted by    Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 11:30am 7/23/2015 at 11:30am

A new study has recently been published that has really heated up Climate Change arguments.

Valentina Zharkova, a professor of mathematics at Northumbria University in the United Kingdom, used a new model of the sun’s solar cycle and its periodic change in solar radiation emissions to predict a “mini Ice Age” may...

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Jerry Brown considers Climate Change a potential Extinction Level Event

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 7:00am 7/22/2015 at 7:00am

After enjoying gloriously warm and sunny weather during my northern European “apology tour”, I was astonished return and find California’s mega-drought seemingly ended with record rainfall.

San Diegans woke up Monday after record-breaking storms brought up to four inches of rain in one community and more than an inch in many others.

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American President Featured during German Tour

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 8:30pm 7/7/2015 at 8:30pm

During my family’s visit of Berlin, Germany yesterday, an American president was prominently featured as part of the tour we took.

Our guide spoke glowingly of a speech that he heard, and one which still resonates with him to this day.

As we passed the Bradenburg Gate, he quoted Ronald Reagan’s 1987 speech...

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Hollywood anti-vaxxers now hate Gov. Jerry Brown

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Posted by    Sunday, July 5, 2015 at 4:30pm 7/5/2015 at 4:30pm

After California became the epicenter of a measles outbreak earlier this year, the state’s legislature proposed a tough, new bill making vaccinations for children attending public school mandatory (with few exceptions.)

Governor Jerry Brown just signed that bill into law.

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed into law one of the nation’s strictest...

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Social Justice Warrior Gets Taste of Her Own Medicine

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Posted by    Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 4:00pm 6/28/2015 at 4:00pm

Mark Twain once wrote that “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”

In the age of the internet, that saying should be updated to “three times around the world”, as is evidenced by the story behind the resignation of a British scientist.

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