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  • Pres. Trump? Why Bother With That?

    President Trump? Why Bother With That?

    Celebrating President Day Feb , 2017, In a public school, in a fourth Grade class, in WA State they talked about American presidents.

    Washington, Lincoln, the usual etc. 

    HMM? SOMEONE WAS MISSING, SO A NINE YEAR OLD STUDENT  RAISED HER HAND AND ASKED “WHAT ABOUT PRESIDENT TRUMP?”

     THE WOMAN TEACHER’S RESPONSE TO HER FOURTH GRADE CLASS WAS “TRUMP IS NOT MY PRESIDENT AND WE WON’T BE DISCUSSING HIM” 

    The 4th grader told her Grandmother. The grandmother was going to file a formal complaint with the school. But, when she told her husband, the girl’s grandfather, he said

    “IT’S NO BIG DEAL, WHY BOTHER WITH THAT”

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    Donald J. Trump is the President of the United States of America, And, Donald J. Trump is “MY” president. It really bothered me that a public school teacher was excluding President Trump  on President’s Day and teaching her liberal WA State Inslee’s politics  to an entire  4th grade class.

    OUTRAGEOUS… “NOT MY PRESIDENT”

    WHY BOTHER WITH THAT?

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    A DEMOCRAT’S  LEGISLATION TO PROHIBIT MY BUSINESS?

    Introduced by Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self (Mukilteo) (D)

    2017 House Bill 1298: Prohibiting employers from asking about arrests or convictions before an applicant is determined otherwise qualified for a position

    Substitute offered in the House on February 22, 2017 PROHIBITS AN EMPLOYER from, among other things, including any question on an application or inquiring into an applicant’s criminal background until after the employer initially determines that the applicant is otherwise qualified for the position.

    Introduced by Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self (Mukilteo) (D) on January 16, 2017   Official Text and Analysis.

    Referred to the House Labor & Workplace Standards Committee on January 16, 2017

    Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on February 2, 2017

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    WHY BOTHER WITH THAT?

    IF IT’S MY BUSINESS,

     IT’S MY BUSINESS TO KNOW IF AN APPLICANT HAS BEEN ARRESTED AND CONVICTED OF A CRIME, BEFORE THEIR QUALIFICATIONS ARE EVEN CONSIDERED.

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    WA STATE GOVERNOR  JAY INSLEE (D) SIGNED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER BLOCKING STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT

    WHY BOTHER WITH THAT?

    THIS IS Chapter 5: Terrorist Safe Havens (Update to 7120 Report)

    OF THE “COUNTRY REPORTS ON TERRORISM” THE  407 PAGE DOCUMENT AS PROVIDED TO PRESIDENT TRUMP, HIS APPOINTED AND THE FULL CONGRESS, BY THE DEPT. OF STATE 

    Country Reports on Terrorism 2015 (PDF)  AKA: TERRORIST SANCTUARY’S

    WHY BOTHER WITH THAT? WA STATE GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE (D)

    Wash. governor orders agencies to ignore immigration requests | TheHill

    thehill.com/…/state…/320871-wash-governororders-agencies-to-ignore-immigration-…

    5 days ago – JAY INSLEE (D) ON THURSDAY SIGNED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER BLOCKING STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT THE ORDER BLOCKS THE WASHINGTON STATE PATROL AND THE STATE … LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES IN EFFORTS TO ENFORCE FEDERAL IMMIGRATION LAW.

    BLOCKING ALL WA STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT, EVERY WASHINGTON STATE PATROL MAN, EVERY LOCAL WASHINGTON STATE SHERIFF AND EVERY LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT FROM ENFORCING  FEDERAL IMMIGRATION LAWS.

    WHY BOTHER WITH THAT?

     USURPATION OF LAWFUL POWER BY INSLEE’S EXECUTIVE ORDER?

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    THIS IS ONE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY THAT WA STATE GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE (D) CAN NOT USURP. period

    Department Of Homeland Security in Port Angeles, Washington with …

    www.yellowpages.com › Port Angeles, WA

    Results 1 – 30 of 67 – See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for Department Of Homeland Security locations in Port Angeles, WA.

    AS THE PRIMARY FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY BETWEEN THE PORTS-OF-ENTRY, THE BORDER PATROL’S MISSION IS TO PREVENT THE ENTRY OF TERRORISTS AND THEIR WEAPONS OF TERRORISM:

    TO ENFORCE THE LAWS THAT PROTECT AMERICA’S HOMELAND BY THE DETECTION, INTERDICTION, AND APPREHENSION OF THOSE WHO ATTEMPT TO ILLEGALLY ENTER OR SMUGGLE ANY PERSON OR CONTRABAND ACROSS OUR NATION’S SOVEREIGN BORDERS.

    Port Angeles Station | U.S. Customs and Border Protection

    https://www.cbp.gov/border-security/along-us…washington/port-angeles-station

    Mar 10, 2014 – US Department of Homeland Security Logo …. THE PORT ANGELES BORDER PATROL STATION IS LOCATED ON WASHINGTON STATES’ OLYMPIC … LAWS THAT PROTECT AMERICA’S HOMELAND BY THE DETECTION, INTERDICTION, AND APPREHENSION OF THOSE …

    PORT ANGELES STATION- CLALLAM COUNTY WA U.S.A.

    Address:
    Port Angeles Border Patrol Station (PAW)
    138 W 1st Street
    Port Angeles, WA 98263-2600
    Phone: (360) 452-5970
    Fax: (360) 452-5988

    The Port Angeles Border Patrol Station is located on Washington States’ Olympic Peninsula, approximately seventy (70) air miles west-northwest of Seattle, and eighteen (18) miles south of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

    As the primary federal law enforcement agency between the ports-of-entry, the Border Patrol’s mission is to prevent the entry of terrorists and their weapons of terrorism: to enforce the laws that protect America’s homeland by the detection, interdiction, and apprehension of those who attempt to illegally enter or smuggle any person or contraband across our Nation’s sovereign borders.

    IF YOU SEE SOMETHING SAY SOMETHING

    PORT ANGELES BORDER PATROL STATION (PAW) PHONE: (360) 452-5970
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    FEB 16, 2015LIVING IN WA STATE’S LAW-LAW, LA-LA LAND?

    ELECTED WA STATE GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE’S EUPHORIC DREAMLIKE MENTAL STATE DETACHED FROM THE HARSHER REALITIES OF LIFE?

    Behind My Back | Living in Law-Law Land?

    www.behindmyback.org/2015/02/16/3245/

    FEB 16, 2015LIVING IN WA STATE LAWLAW, LA-LA LAND? Definition of LA-LA … www.behindmyback.org/2013/10/16/by-hook-or-by-crook/. Oct 16, 2013 .

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    ELECTED WA STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL BOB FERGUSON’S EUPHORIC DREAMLIKE MENTAL STATE DETACHED FROM THE HARSHER REALITIES OF LIFE?

    BUSY, BUSY, BUSY SUING, SETTLING AND CREATING LAWLESS CHOAS.

    AT A PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE ARLENE’S FLOWERS CASE TODAY, A REPORTER TRIED ASKING A QUESTION ABOUT ANOTHER OF FERGUSON’S HIGH PROFILE CASES: HIS ONGOING FIGHT AGAINST THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OVER ITS TRAVEL BAN. FERGUSON DEFERRED, PROMISING TO ANSWER LATER.

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    Tuesday, February 28, 2017

    ATTORNEY GENERAL FERGUSON FILE QUOTE AND ” MY CHIEF RESPONSIBILITY AS ATTORNEY GENERAL — TO PROTECT ALL WASHINGTONIANS”.

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    WHY WAS ARLENE’S FLOWERS TARGETED?

    WHY DID WA STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL BOB FERGUSON (D) USE HIS MASSIVE RESOURCES TO MAKE AN EXAMPLE OF HER.

    BELOW IS SORT OF ANALOGY  IT MAYBE CRUDE AND INAPPROPRIATE..  ABOVE IS AN EXAMPLE OF  THE DEMOCRAT’S ENFORCMENT POLICY

    EPA Official: EPAs “philosophy” is to “crucify” and “make examples” of …

    ▶ 1:49 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ze3GB_b7Nuo

    Apr 25, 2012 – Uploaded by Senator Jim Inhofe They’d go into a little Turkish town somewhere, they’d find the first five guys they saw and they would crucify

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    THE WASHINGTON STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL LEARNED ABOUT ARLENE’S FLOWER SHOP ON A SOCIAL MEDIA POST AND DECIDED TO SUE BARRONELLE AND USE HIS MASSIVE RESOURCES TO MAKE AN EXAMPLE OF HER. IN 2015, A STATE TRIAL COURT RULED AGAINST HER. AND ON FEBRUARY 16, 2017, THE STATE SUPREME COURT HAS AFFIRMED THAT RULING.

    WHY BOTHER WITH THAT?

    Just saying…

    THERE’S MORE THAN JUST BARRONELLE’S RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AT STAKE HERE. AS HER ADF ATTORNEY KRISTEN WAGGONER SAID, IF THE TRIAL COURT’S VIEW IS CORRECT, THEN FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE FOR

     “ALL CITIZENS IS/ARE FAIR GAME FOR THE GOVERNMENT.”

    WHY BOTHER WITH THAT?

    Just saying…

    FIND THE FIRST CHRISTIAN WOMAN  YOU SEE, CRUCIFY HER, AND THEN YOU KNOW THOSE  CHRISTIAN’S WILL BE  REALLY EASY TO MANAGE FOR THE NEXT FEW YEARS.

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    SPEAK OF THE DEVIL,I RECEIVED THIS TIMELY MESSAGE YESTERDAY

    From: Washington State Attorney General’s Office

    ATTORNEY GENERAL FERGUSON FILE QUOTE AND ” MY CHIEF RESPONSIBILITY AS ATTORNEY GENERAL — TO PROTECT ALL WASHINGTONIANS”.

    —– Original Message —–

    To: phew@wavecable.com

    Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 10:41 AM

    Subject: The Ferguson File – February 2017

    Welcome from Attorney General Bob Ferguson
    Dear Friends,

    The opportunity to request legislation that improves the laws of our state constitutes a key responsibility of my role as Attorney General.

    While some proposals garner high-profile media attention, others receive less notice but are just as important to the lives of many Washingtonians. I’ve proposed legislation this session that will have real impacts on crime victims, our men and women in uniform and the integrity of our public institutions.

    These proposals are consistent with our office’s core mission — and my chief responsibility as Attorney General — to protect all Washingtonians.

    In this issue:

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    AllianceDefends @AllianceDefends

    .@realDonaldTrump WA AG, who sued you, bullying grandma, small biz owner Barronelle Stutzman http://LetFreedomBloom.com  #JusticeForBarronelle

    9:03 AM – 16 Feb 2017

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    INDEED, WA STATE GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE’S EUPHORIC DREAMLIKE MENTAL STATE DETACHED FROM THE HARSHER REALITIES OF LIFE.

    Washington state fined $100,000 a day over school funding gap …

    www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-washingtoneducation-idUSKCN0QI2NM20150814

    Aug 13, 2015 – The state Supreme Court ruled in 2012 that Washington lawmakers had failed to “amply” fund basic public education for its 1.1 million public school … The court said 2017

    Here is WEA’s 2017 Student Bill of Rights. … McCleary: AMPLY FUNDING OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS THE STATE’S PARAMOUNT DUTY … Supreme Court says state still failing to fully fund K-12 basic education … In its January, 2012 McCleary decision, the state Supreme Court ordered the state to fully fund K-12 public schools as required …

    WHY BOTHER WITH THAT?

    For me, doing something about “THAT” started on Jan 26, 2011 “When American citizens are afraid of what their government is going to do the them, that is  unacceptable  to me”

    Jan 26, 2011 I thought, somebody should do something about “THAT”. I am an America citizen  and I have been doing something about “THAT” ever since. Informing U.S. Citizens of how various government agencies are violating the Constitution, taking away private property rights, and infringing on American ..

    This is the 878th posting on my website. Behind My Back.org www.behindmyback.org/

    I do investigative research and reporting with Documentation and comment on everything from WA State (DOE) Clallam County Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) to the  United Nations Agenda 21, including everything from (A to Z). Albedo modification to Zenophobia.

    WHY BOTHER WITH THAT?

     I am a concerned American Grandmother


  • Public Notice of Net Pens NWS-2016-100

    Public Notice of Net Pens in the Strait of Juan De Fuca

    The  PDF document  NWS-2016-100  is a Public Notice for a proposed project where a
    permit is being requested from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District.

    Acquisition Icicle Acquisition Subsidiary, LLC. -has proposed to
    decommission and remove their existing net pens structures in Port Angeles
    Harbor, Port Angeles, Washington, and install new net pen facility for
    rearing of Atlantic Salomon in Strait of Juan De Fuca near Port Angeles,
    Clallam County, Washington.

    To provide any project specific comments in writing or by e-mail, please
    visit the link below and follow the instructions outlined in the “How to
    Submit Comments” section.
    Http://www.nws.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Regulatory/PublicNotices.aspx

    COMMENT MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAY 28, 2016

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    I wanted to give concerned local people the NWS-2016-100  information ASAP, so they can make public comment. (so I emailed the public notice)

    Just saying, Word gets around in emails..

    But….

    The bottom line is…

    Word gets around BETTER in cyberspace.

    Pearl Rains Hewett

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    Scroll down…

    Listed below are the current Public Notices published by the Seattle District for proposed projects within the state of Washington. The Public Notices are sorted by Effective Date and are provided in PDF format. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your PC to view these files. You may download Adobe free from http://www.adobe.com/.

    Viewing Public Notices. To view a Public Notice, left-click on the Permit Application Number (highlighted in blue). To download the file to your PC, right-click on the Permit Application Number, then select “Save Target As” from the menu.

    How to Submit Comments. To submit comments via E-mail, left-click on the respective Project Manager’s name in the table below. To submit comments in writing, send them to the respective Project Manager at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District Regulatory Branch, P.O. Box 3755, Seattle, WA 98124-3755. All comments should include the permit application number and project name, your name, address, and phone number.

    How to be Added to the Public Notice Mailing List. Please submit your email address to the Regulatory Branch: Attention: Shannon Wilson

    Email Address Changes. If you change your email address, you will need to contact Shannon Wilson. Please provide your old address and your new address. Emails returned due to a change of address will be deleted from our electronic mailing list system.

    Issued Date Expiration Date Applicant Project Description Permit Application No. County Project Manager
    2-May-2016 17-May-2016 Sunset Marina, LLC Erratum for proposed marina NWS-2007-2030  Chelan Knaub
    29-Apr-2016 29-May-2016 Whatcom County Public Works Place fill, replace and install outfalls, and construct trail NWS-2016-124  Whatcom Perry
    28-Apr-2016 28-May-2016 Icicle Acquisition Subsidiary LLC Decommission and removal of existing net pen structures NWS-2016-100  Clallam Sanguinetti
    22-Apr-2016 22-May-2016 Yakima Nation Fisheries Dredging NWS-2015-158  Skamania Martin
    21-Apr-2016 21-May-2016 Pierce County Public Works Construct pier, drive piles, and install ramp and float NWS-2007-1878  Pierce White

     For more Regulatory Program information, please visit http://www.nws.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Regulatory.aspx

    To view the attached document, you will need to use the Adobe Acrobat
    Reader.  For a free copy of the Acrobat Reader please visit:
    http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html

    To provide any project specific comments in writing or by e-mail, please
    visit the link below and follow the instructions outlined in the “How to
    Submit Comments” section.
    Http://www.nws.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Regulatory/PublicNotices.aspx

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    I received a paper copy of this Public Notice for NWS-2016-0100-; via US
    Mail,

    I called Pamela Sanguinetti at her contact number (206) 764-6904 and
    requested an email copy of the “Open Public Comment Period Notice” listed as
    “Regulatory Public Notices”

    COMMENT MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAY 28, 2016 (but may be extended? per Ms Pamela  Sanguinetti)

    Acquisition Icicle Acquisition Subsidiary, LLC. -has proposed to
    decommission and remove their existing net pens structures in Port Angeles
    Harbor, Port Angeles, Washington, and install new net pen facility for
    rearing of Atlantic Salomon in Strait of Juan De Fuca near Port Angeles,
    Clallam County, Washington.
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    Just saying….

    NEAR? Port Angeles, Clallam County, Washington
    I received a paper copy of this Public Notice for NWS-2016-0100-; via US
    Mail, addressed to George C. Rains Sr., at my address.(Dad died over 8 years
    ago?).

    Pamela Sanguinetti was very nice and thanked me for taking the time to call
    her and  request this email notice of public comment (and the PDF
    documentation) for our community.

    She asked if I wanted to make a public comment??

    I have not opened the file… YET…

    I wanted to give concerned local people the information ASAP, so they can
    make public comment. (so I emailed the public notice)

    Just saying, Word gets around with emails..

    But, word gets around BETTER in cyberspace.

    Pearl Rains Hewett
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    —– Original Message —–
    From: “Sanguinetti, Pamela NWS” <Pamela.Sanguinetti@usace.army.mil>
    To: <phew@wavecable.com>
    Sent: Monday, May 02, 2016 12:51 PM
    Subject: FW: Public Notice for NWS-2016-0100-; Icicle Acquisition Icicle
    Acquisition Subsidiary, LLC. -Request for comments

    PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL
    For comments or questions regarding this Public Notice, please contact the
    project manager listed below.

    CONTACT INFORMATION:
    PROJECT NUMBER:  NWS-2016-0100-, Clallam County, Icicle Acquisition
    Icicle Acquisition Subsidiary, LLC.
    PROJECT MANAGER: Pam Sanguinetti
    TELEPHONE: 2067646904
    E-MAIL: Pamela.Sanguinetti@usace.army.mil

    The  PDF  NWS-2016-100 document is a Public Notice for a proposed project where a permit is being requested from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District.

    To view the attached document, you will need to use the Adobe Acrobat
    Reader.  For a free copy of the Acrobat Reader please visit:
    http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html

    To provide any project specific comments in writing or by e-mail, please
    visit the link below and follow the instructions outlined in the “How to
    Submit Comments” section.
    Http://www.nws.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Regulatory/PublicNotices.aspx

    For more Regulatory Program information, please visit
    http://www.nws.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Regulatory.aspx

    The bottom line is…

    Word gets around BETTER in cyberspace.


  • Public Notice Every Fruit Packer in WA State

    Public Notice Every Fruit Packer in WA State

    Every new or existing fresh fruit packing facility within the entire state of Washington which receives, packs, stores, and/or ships either hard or soft fruit is required to apply for coverage under either this general permit or an individual NPDES/state waste discharge permit.

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    The following PUBLIC NOTICE published to the Washington State Register May 4, 2016:

    WSR 16-09-074 DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY

    Types of Facilities or Dischargers and Geographic Area Covered:

    Every new or existing fresh fruit packing facility within the entire state of Washington which receives, packs, stores, and/or ships either hard or soft fruit is required to apply for coverage under either this general permit or an individual NPDES/state waste discharge permit.

    ECONOMIC IMPACT ANALYSIS: Ecology completed a new economic impact analysis that will be available May 2016

    All written comments should be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on June 17, 2016, to the Department of Ecology, 1250 West Alder Street, Union Gap, WA 98903, Attn: Cynthia Huwe, cynthia.huwe@ecy.wa.gov.

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    The bottom line…

    Word gets around in Cyberspace

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    —– Original Message —–

    From: Rodriguez, RaChelle (ECY)

    To: ECOLOGY-WAC-TRACK@LISTSERV.WA.GOV

    Sent: Thursday, May 05, 2016 4:05 PM

    Subject: The following Public Notice published to the Washington State Register May 4, 2016

     

    The following Public Notice published to the Washington State Register May 4, 2016:

     

    WSR 16-09-074

    DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY

    [Filed April 18, 2016, 2:18 p.m.]

    PUBLIC NOTICE OF DRAFT GENERAL NATIONAL

    POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM (NPDES)

    PERMIT FOR THE FRESH FRUIT PACKING INDUSTRY

    http://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/law/wsr/2016/09/16-09-074.htm

    WSR 16-09-074

    DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY

    [Filed April 18, 2016, 2:18 p.m.]

    PUBLIC NOTICE OF DRAFT GENERAL NATIONAL

    POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM (NPDES)

    PERMIT FOR THE FRESH FRUIT PACKING INDUSTRY

    Introduction: In 1994, the Washington state department of ecology (ecology) developed an NPDES general permit to regulate the discharge of wastewater from fresh fruit packing facilities.

    This permit was developed to meet the requirements of chapters 90.48, 90.52, and 90.54 RCW as amended, and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) (Title 33 United States Code, Section 1251 et seq.) as amended. All requirements of 40 Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) 122.41 and 122.42 are incorporated in this general permit by reference.

    The fruit packing industry is eligible for coverage under a general permit due to: (1) The similar wastewater characteristics among facilities; (2) the uniform discharge conditions to which all facilities would be subject; and (3) the significant reduction of resources necessary for permit handling. However, individual NPDES/state waste discharge permits will still be applied in those instances where ecology determines the general permit is not appropriate for a facility or an individual facility does not wish to be covered by the general permit.

    This general permit establishes treatment/disposal methods, effluent limits, and best management practices for discharges from the fresh fruit packing industry. Compliance with this general permit is anticipated to protect human health and waters of the state.

    Types of Facilities or Dischargers and Geographic Area Covered: Every new or existing fresh fruit packing facility within the entire state of Washington which receives, packs, stores, and/or ships either hard or soft fruit is required to apply for coverage under either this general permit or an individual NPDES/state waste discharge permit.

    Documents Available for Review: You may download a copy of the draft permit and fact sheet at http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/wq/permits/fruit_packers/index.html; or you may request a copy from Cynthia Huwe, (509) 457-7105 or e-mail cynthia.huwe@ecy.wa.gov.

    Public Workshops: Public workshops concerning this draft general permit shall be held on May 18, 2016, in Union Gap and May 19, 2016, in Leavenworth. WebDMR training will also take place on these dates. Please see below for location and exact times.

    DATE Wednesday

    May 18, 2016

    Thursday

    May 19, 2016

    WORKSHOP BEGINS 9:00 a.m. to noon 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.
    WebDMR TRAINING

    BEGINS

    1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 10:00 a.m. to noon
    LOCATION Washington State

    Department of Ecology

    – CRO

    Chelan County Fire District #3 Community Fire Hall
    ADDRESS 1250 West Alder Street 228 Chumstick Highway
    CITY Union Gap, WA 98903 Leavenworth, WA 98826
    ROOM 102 B

    Additional WebDMR Training: An additional WQWebDMR system training (training only, no workshop) will be offered on Thursday, August 18, 2016, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Central Regional Office, 1250 West Alder Street, Union Gap, WA, in Conference Room 102B.

    When and How to Submit Comments: Comments on the proposed general permit may be given at the public hearings. Interested persons are also invited to submit written comments regarding the proposed general permit. All written comments should be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on June 17, 2016, to the Department of Ecology, 1250 West Alder Street, Union Gap, WA 98903, Attn: Cynthia Huwe, cynthia.huwe@ecy.wa.gov.

    This notice will be published in the legal section of the Yakima Herald-Republic and the Wenatchee Daily World on May 4, 2016. A mailing containing this notice will be sent to all current permittees and other interested parties.

    Final Determination: All comments received at the public hearings or at ecology’s central regional office by 5:00 p.m. on June 17, 2016, will be considered before final permit terms, limitations, and conditions are established. A responsive summary of comments received during the comment period will be prepared and available for public review. If the final content of the general permit remains substantially unchanged from the draft permit, a copy of the final determination in the form of a public notice of issuance shall be forwarded to all persons who submitted written comment or gave public testimony regarding the permit. However, if the final determination is substantially changed, another public notice of draft permit shall be published.

    Economic Impact Analysis: Ecology completed a new economic impact analysis that will be available May 2016, on department of ecology’s publications and forms web site located at https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/publications/UIPages/Home.aspx.

    Tentative Determination to Issue: After ecology receives and considers all public comments, it will issue the final permit. Ecology expects to issue the general permit in August 2016, with an effective date of September 1, 2016.

    Further Information: Contact Sanjay Barik at sanjay.barik@ecy.wa.gov, (509) 454-4247; or Marcia Porter at marcia.porter@ecy.wa.gov, (509) 454-7864; 1250 West Alder Street, Union Gap, WA.

    Ecology is an equal opportunity agency and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, disability, age, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disabled veteran’s status, Vietnam Era veteran’s status or sexual orientation. If you have special accommodation needs or require this document in alternative format, please contact Cynthia Huwe at (509) 457-7105.

    The bottom line…

    Word gets around in Cyberspace


  • Find Your Park History Camp Elwha CCC 935

    My park is the Olympic National Park

    FIND YOUR PARKS PAST

    1933-1942 CCC CAMPS IN WA STATE
    May 21, 1933, Project F-17, Co. #935 CAMP ELWHA,

    Things happen that should always be remembered

    After over 40 hours of researching on the CCC Camps Legacy in my park, the Olympic National Park, I have found the “KEY” for documenting and identifying WA State and Clallam County CCC CAMPS.
    I started here.

    Olympic NP: Historic Resource Study (Chapter 5)

    www.nps.gov/parkhistory/online…/hrs/chap5.htm
    National Park Service Oct 1, 2009 – Three of these programs had a paramount influence on the early development of Olympic National Park: The Civilian Conservation Corps …National Park Service
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    Found this…
    ON 10 JUNE 1933 the PORT ANGELES EVENING NEWS (PAEN) devoted headline space and several columns to describing the establishment of the ELWHA CAMP, known as F-17:

    F-17 935 5/21/1933 Seattle Port Angeles
    Project Co. Date Railroad Post Office Location

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    Feb 2, 2016 documentation finally found here

    CCC Camp Lists – CCC Legacy

    Historic Index of Camp Listings by State
    1933-1942 CCC CAMPS IN WA STATE
    May 21, 1933, Project F-17, Co. #935 CAMP ELWHA,

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    The completer list of historic CCC CAMPS IN WA STATE can be found here
    Feb 2, 2016

    Find Your Park? 1933 WA State CCC Camps – Behind My …

    Posted on February 2, 2016 12:20 pm by Pearl Rains Hewett
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    Find Your Park – Centennial (U.S. National Park Service)

    GO FIND YOUR PARKS PAST…
    Find Your Park Things happen that should always be remembered?
    Find Your Park SHARE YOUR PARKS STORY..
    SHARE YOUR PARKS HISTORY.INSPIRE SOMEONE ELSE…..
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    Olympic NP: Historic Resource Study (Chapter 5)

    Unedited text for CAMP ELWHA

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    NOTE Camp Elwha was incorrectly identified as the 936th company, on 10 June 1933, in the Port Angeles Evening News ,
    F-74 936 5/11/1934 Hoquiam Humptulips Hoquiam 30 mi N

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    The Civilian Conservation Corps
    Olympic NP: Historic Resource Study (Chapter 5)
    Camp Elwha. Among the most active CCC camps within the present Olympic National Park was Camp Elwha, located on a gently sloping hillside several hundred yards south of the present Elwha Ranger Station. As one of the first CCC camps established on the north Olympic Peninsula, the arrival of the “forest army” on the Elwha River aroused great interest among local residents. On 10 June 1933 the Port Angeles Evening News devoted headline space and several columns to describing the establishment of the Elwha Camp, known as F-17:
    Two hundred and twenty strong, the 936th company Civilian Conservation Corps of the United States is in camp on “My Rose” creek up the Elwha canyon, within a stone’s throw of the soldiers’ bridge—and taking part in the greatest single government venture these parts have glimpsed since spruce division days of the world war. . . . In a tented city now, the “new forestry army” is rapidly completing a modern and elaborate camp headquarters in a clearing between Griff and My Rose creeks. On the site, 100,000 board feet of lumber is rapidly taking shape in the form of barracks, headquarters buildings, infirmary, dining hall, store room, camp exchange, etc., and District Forester Vallad announced today that construction would also begin immediately on a bunkhouse, warehouse and oil storage plant for the regular Forest Service (PAEN 1933, 10 June).
    The work program outlined for both the main Elwha Camp and the side camp at Slab Camp in the hills southeast of Port Angeles included the construction of roads from the Elwha Ranger Station to Hayes River (on the Elwha River); from Danz Ranch at the forest boundary to Deer Park lookout, to Ennis Creek Ranger Station, and then to the Lost Mountain Road; and from the Little River Road to Ennis Creek Ranger Station. Work plans also called for the widening and straightening of the Olympic (Boulder Creek) Hot Springs Road plus the improvement of several campgrounds (PAEN 1933, 10 June).
    A month later, in mid July, the tents at the Elwha CCC Camp were gone and the headquarters for the 180-man company had taken on the look of permanence. Added to the original cluster of camp buildings were four 104 x 22 foot barracks structures, a mess hall, an administration building, a bathhouse with a “Niagara Falls” shower and ancillary workshops and storage buildings. Road projects were also proceeding with haste. By mid July, one and one-half miles of road were completed to Glines Canyon, and road crews were pushing toward Heart O’the Hills. The local press noted, “The road jobs now being carried forward by the CCC crews in the Elwha forest district will effect improvements of vital importance to [the] protection of Olympic timber from fire” (PAEN 1933, 19 July).
    The morale of the first recruitment of Elwha CCC enrollees was exceptionally high. According to journalistic accounts, every member of the fledgling camp claimed that “Elwha camp has the finest crew of any in the country” (PAEN 1933, 19 July). In the early months of operation, there were reportedly few withdrawals; the men were healthy and spirits exuberant. One reason for this initial good spirit at the Elwha Camp may be attributed to the high percentage of enrollees from Clallam County, Seattle, and Bellingham, Washington. These men were fairly familiar and comfortable with the surroundings (PAEN 1933, 19 July). Unlike many CCC camps across the country that consisted of men transported great distances to their place of assignment, the early Elwha CCC camp was comprised of men almost exclusively from western Washington.
    At the end of the first six month recruitment period, the esprit de corps continued to remain high as demonstrated by the great percentage of reenlistments and the reported accomplishments of the company. In late September 1933, the Port Angeles Evening News stated:
    What is believed to be a probable record for Civilian Conservation Corps units in Washington is reported from the C.C.C. Camp on the Elwha river, where 91 per cent of the present force has re-enrolled for the second six month’s work period starting in October. . . . This is [sic] an exceptional mark! It indicates how the C.C.C. men and boys of the Elwha feel toward their camp and the opportunity the corps has given them to earn their living and help their families financially, in addition, corps leaders feel (PAEN 1933, 21 September).
    Road building projects, which was to be the major thrust of Camp Elwha’s energies, continued unabated. By mid September 1933, a five-mile section of “truck trail” was completed up the Elwha River to Wolf Creek. A second major project involving road connections with the CCC Slab Camp/Danz Ranch, was likewise pushing forward (PAEN 1933, 21 September). Far from any roads, the CCC undertook the construction of a four-horse, shake-sided barn at Elkhorn Ranger Station during the summer of 1933 (UW 1934, 20 August).
    By early 1934, twenty-two miles of road were completed by the Elwha CCC crews. A small crew was about to begin widening the road to Olympic (Boulder Creek) Hot Springs. Fifty men, still located at the Danz Ranch side camp, worked on roads to Deer Park and to Ennis Creek. A newly established side camp at Heart O’the Hills had thirty-five men engaged in building a thoroughfare from Heart O’the Hills to Coleman’s Ranch on the Little River. The road building projects accomplished by the crews from Camp Elwha aimed at providing the Forest Service with “a continuous roadway from the Elwha River to Slab Camp and the Deer Park region by way of Little River, Mount Angeles and Ennis creek” (PAEN 1934, 6 January). New telephone connections that eventually followed this route, plus the roads themselves, were principally for fire protection purposes.
    At the outset of 1934 other projects, in addition to the construction of roads, were in progress or planned. These projects included the installation of a water and light system at the Elwha CCC Camp, and the construction of a new Ennis Creek Guard Station on the Mount Angeles Road near Heart O’the Hills. In addition, work on public campgrounds on the Elwha River at Lake Mills, Whiskey Bend and Altaire, was planned (PAEN 1934, 6 January).
    Civilian Conservation Corps camps typically were located and relocated depending on the priority of work projects in a particular geographic area. Under the direction of the Forest Service, CCC camps and side camps on the Olympic National Forest were moved on several occasions during the 1930s. One year after the establishment of CCC Camp Elwha, orders were issued to abandon the campsite and relocate to a site seven and one-half miles north of Humptulips in the southern end of the Olympic Peninsula. (CCC Camp Snider, west of Lake Crescent, and Camp Twin, on the Strait of Juan de Fuca coast, west of Port Angeles, also shifted their companies in 1934.) While the corpsmen at Elwha made preparation for their move to Humptulips

    in May, other CCC crews from the Louella CCC Camp near Sequim, took over completion of the road to Deer Park (PAEN 1934, 3 April). In recognition of the efforts of the CCC in completing the winding Deer Park Road, it became known as “The Highway of the CCC” (Carroll 1973, 103).
    The phase out of CCC Camp Elwha was only temporary. In late September 1934 official announcement came from the Forest Service regional office in Portland, Oregon, that the abandoned but intact Elwha Camp (as well as the Snider and Twin Camps) would be restored to activity in October that year. During the winter months of 1934 and 1935, the Elwha CCC Camp was among fifteen National Forest Service camps in the state of Washington (PAEN 1934, 24 September).
    For three years in the late 1930s Camp Elwha was used only at intervals as a small side camp (PAEN 1937, 16 July). Only sporadically CCC corpsmen continued to undertake projects on Forest Service land in the vicinity of the Elwha River drainage.

    In the spring of 1935 “improvements” were made to both the Elwha and Altaire public campgrounds. Betterments at these two campgrounds included work on roads, trails, camping spots, the installation of water pipes, playground equipment, horse-shoe courts for adults, and the construction of sturdy, open-sided community kitchens.

    The Port Angeles Evening News exuded enthusiasm in its description of the improvements at Altaire Campground made by the CCC: “There’s a splendid community kitchen, of rustic design, with a concrete floor and two 54-inch stoves built of rock and cement. There are long tables beside the kitchen and about the grounds are 17 tables and sufficient stoves, all constructed of stone, to take care of as many parties as the tables accommodate” (PAEN 1935, 27 March).
    The Elwha and Altaire community kitchens, in 1983, are the only two remaining CCC structures of this type in Olympic National Park. Built of natural peeled logs, shakes and masonry, the rustic materials and careful proportioning of these structures blend well with their immediate natural surroundings.

    The Elwha and Altaire community kitchens are representative examples of rustic style architecture, which became a hallmark of the CCC throughout the country (Throop 1979, 58).
    When a large contingency of CCC enrollees transferred from Camp Snider several miles west of Lake Crescent, to Camp Elwha in the spring of 1937, additional campground development was undertaken at Olympic (Boulder Creek) Hot Springs, Deer Park and Ennis Creek, at the base of Mount Angeles.

    In addition CCC crews made further improvements to the Olympic Hot Springs Road

    and the Hurricane Ridge Road. Work crews at Deer Park, an Elwha side camp, pursued work on a new ski run and completed an addition to the Deer Park Camp building to accommodate winter ski parties (PAEN 1937, 21 April; 16 July).
    During the CCC’s tenure at Camp Elwha several changes and additions were made by corpsmen to the existing Forest Service Elwha Ranger Station buildings. Eleven buildings stood at the ranger station site at the time the CCC established their camp nearby in 1933. Among the first projects undertaken by the Elwha CCC enrollees was the construction of a porch on the main ranger station building (PAEN 1933, 19 July). Two years later, in 1935, the ranger station was moved slightly, an addition was constructed and landscaping around the ranger station completed (PAEN 1935, 27 March). During the mid 1930s, corpsmen from the Elwha Camp worked on other projects at the ranger station. On Griff Creek, separating the CCC camp from the ranger station, CCC men built a water wheel to furnish electricity to the ranger station office and ranger residence (PAEN 1934, 21 March). Near the ranger station office, an incinerator was constructed for burning refuse from the CCC camp and public campgrounds in the area. The erection of the gas, oil and grease rack building in the utility area represented the largest outlay of CCC manpower and money at the Elwha Ranger Station (PAEN 1935, 27 March). It is the only building built totally by CCC labor in the ranger station complex that stands on its original site. The decorative pine tree design, used throughout the nation as the logo of both the Forest Service and the Civilian Conservation Corps, is cut out of boards on the porch and at the upper gable ends of this building (Throop 1979, 42). It symbolizes and serves as a constant visual reminder of the contribution of the CCC to the Elwha Ranger Station.
    In addition to visible structural changes completed at the Elwha Ranger Station and elsewhere, the construction and maintenance of roads, and the development of campground facilities in forests on the north Olympic Peninsula, Forest Service Camp F-19 on the Elwha River planned and executed numerous other projects between 1933 and 1938.

    Elwha corpsmen constructed and maintained trails, built bridges, erected signs and markers, conducted surveys, constructed fences and guard rails, laid and maintained telephone lines, built parking areas and parking overlooks, razed “undesirable” structures, suppressed fires and conducted field plantings (NARS:RG 95 1934, 1 June; 1937, 6 August; ca. 1938 n.d.).

    The exact geographic locations of many Camp Elwha projects are not always readily identifiable and, in fact, much of their work has been obliterated over the years. However, the overall effect of the various CCC projects undertaken by the Elwha Camp is very much a part of the overall development of recreational use in certain areas in the northern part of Olympic National Park.
    The work of the Elwha CCC Camps is not unique but, in fact, is representative of the kinds of projects pursued by several other work camps supervised by the National Forest Service on the Olympic Peninsula. Prior to the 1938 creation of Olympic National Park, other CCC main camps and side camps located on Forest Service land around the Peninsula likewise stimulated recreational activity in areas now contained in the Park.
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    In the spring of 1935 “improvements” were made to both the Elwha and Altaire public campgrounds. Betterments at these two campgrounds included work on roads, trails, camping spots, the installation of water pipes, playground equipment, horse-shoe courts for adults, and the construction of sturdy, open-sided community kitchens.

    The Port Angeles Evening News exuded enthusiasm in its description of the improvements at Altaire Campground made by the CCC: “There’s a splendid community kitchen, of rustic design, with a concrete floor and two 54-inch stoves built of rock and cement. There are long tables beside the kitchen and about the grounds are 17 tables and sufficient stoves, all constructed of stone, to take care of as many parties as the tables accommodate” (PAEN 1935, 27 March).
    The Elwha and Altaire community kitchens, in 1983, are the only two remaining CCC structures of this type in Olympic National Park. Built of natural peeled logs, shakes and masonry, the rustic materials and careful proportioning of these structures blend well with their immediate natural surroundings. The Elwha and Altaire community kitchens are representative examples of rustic style architecture, which became a hallmark of the CCC throughout the country (Throop 1979, 58).

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    Things happen that should always be remembered

    The Elwha and Altaire community kitchens, in 1983, are the only two remaining CCC structures of this type in Olympic National Park.

    AND, THEY WERE BUILT BY   CAMP ELWHA COMPANY 935.

    National Register of Historic Places listings in Clallam …

    https://en.wikipedia.org/…/National_Register_of_Historic_Plac
    Wikipedia

    This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Clallam County, Washington. This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts …
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    Elwha Ranger Station
    Elwha Ranger Station
    July 13, 2007
    (#07000716)
    Approximately 3 miles southeast of WA 101 on the Olympic Hot Springs Rd.
    48°01′00″N 123°35′27″W
    Port Angeles

     

    Altair Campground Community Kitchen
    Altair Campground Community Kitchen
    July 13, 2007
    (#07000732)
    Approx. 4 mi. S of US 101
    48°00′42″N 123°35′30″W
    Port Angeles

     

    Elwha Campground Community Kitchen
    Elwha Campground Community Kitchen
    July 13, 2007
    (#07000735)
    3 miles south of U.S. Route 101 in Washington
    48°01′39″N 123°35′13″W
    Port Angeles

    Things happen that should always be remembered

    Olympic National Park News Release
    March 20, 2014
    For Immediate Release

    Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum, said
    “Within what is technically and economically feasible, we continue to do our very best to protect the area’s natural and cultural resources and its wilderness character,”

    And,Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum, said . “Our options are limited, however, given the size and force of the river and the valley’s remote location within the Olympic Wilderness.”

    Campground Status Feb 3, 2016

    Altair Closed Closed indefinitely due to flood damage

     

    Elwha Closed Closed indefinitely due to flood damage

    Current Road Conditions

    Elwha Area Notices:
    • The Olympic Hot Springs Road is closed at the park boundary to motor vehicles due to storm damage. The road and all areas beyond the washout are closed to all public entry because of hazardous conditions along the road, river and adjacent areas.

    And when this happened in my park on my road to my private property? Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum, could have used the same song and dance?

    BUT SHE SAID NOTHING

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    Saving Enchanted Valley Chalet – The Wild Olympics Scam

    www.wildolympicsscam.com/…/olympicagenda/SavingEnchantedValley

    The much loved Enchanted Valley Chalet has had the ever encroaching river eroding the meadowed landscape away for NINE YEARS. The Park, well aware of …

    Olympic National Park News Release
    March 20, 2014
    For Immediate Release

    Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum, said
    “Within what is technically and economically feasible, we continue to do our very best to protect the area’s natural and cultural resources and its wilderness character,”

    And,Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum, said . “Our options are limited, however, given the size and force of the river and the valley’s remote location within the Olympic Wilderness.”

    BLAH… BLAH… BLAH… SAME  OLD STORY “LET NATURE TAKE IT’S COURSE” JUST IN A DIFFERENT VALLEY

    AS HILLARY WOULD SAY… WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?

    Key partners IN SAVING THE ENCHANTED CHALET  include the Washington State Historic Preservation Officer, Pacific West Regional Office of the National Park Service, and concerned organizations and citizens.

    Which shall leave me asking on my next posting HOW PROTECTED ARE …

    National Register of Historic Places listings in Olympic …

    https://en.wikipedia.org/…/National_Register_of_Historic_Plac
    Wikipedia

    This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Olympic National Park. This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the …

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    BELOW just another Grimm Fairy tale?

    Once Upon A Time in Olympic National Park

    My “inside store” is kind of like the original Grimm’s Brother  fairy tale

    You know the one… It starts off great..  but ends up with the Big Bad Wolf swallowing the grandmother whole and  the wolf eating Little Red Riding Hood..

    Olympic Hot Springs (Elwha) Road Closed (storm damage) 1/17/16
    The road is closed due to a washout just north of Elwha Campground, about 1 mile from the park boundary. Closed to public entry beyond the washout.

  • Gun Control Circumvents Due Process of Law

    The latest result caused by the U.S. Government’s increased pressure on  a private business,  to circumvent  and deny American citizens their constitutional right to due process on gun control laws.

    Circumvent  by definition, overcome (a problem or difficulty), typically in a clever and surreptitious way, deceive, outwit and. find a way around (an obstacle).

    JAN 30, 2016 Facebook bans private gun sales

    New Mark Zuckerberg’s New Facebook policy bans talk of private gun sales, applies to Instagram.

    MARK ZUCKERBERG, FACEBOOK’S CHIEF EXECUTIVE,  IN RESPONSE TO President Obama and state attorneys general increased pressure on Facebook to tighten restrictions on firearms because of the proliferation of posts that offer guns for sale, often without background checks

    JAN 29, 2016 Facebook Moves to Ban Private Gun Sales on Its Site and Instagram

    New York Times‎ – 17 hours ago

    Facebook is banning private sales of guns on its flagship social network and its Instagram …

    WHAT IS MARK ZUCKERBERG ANTI-GUN “GLOBAL” FACEBOOK  NEW MANAGEMENT POLICY?

    HOW BIG IS IT? WHAT IS IT? WHAT IS IT LEADING UP TO?

    WHAT IS, MARK’S PRIVATE WEBSITES GLOBAL POLICY AGENDA? 

    HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE INVOLVED? WHY NOW?

    HOW DOES FACEBOOK’S NEW POLICY WORK?

    HOW DOES IT EFFECT AMERICAN CITIZENS SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS AND DUE PROCESS OF LAW? HOW INVASIVE? HOW THREATENING?

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    Monika Bickert, head of FACEBOOK’S GLOBAL POLICY MANAGEMENT, said in a statement on Friday evening.“Over the last two years, more and more people have been using Facebook to discover products and to buy and sell things to one another. We are continuing to develop, test, and launch new products to make this experience even better for people and are updating our regulated goods policies to reflect this evolution,”

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    HOW BIG IS IT? HOW BIG IS GLOBAL?

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    WHAT IS IT?

    WHAT IS, MARK’S PRIVATE WEBSITES GLOBAL POLICY AGENDA? 

    WHAT IS IT LEADING UP TO? THE LONG RANGE PLAN?

    Complete Disarmament Public Law 87-297

    This law was signed for the United States in 1961. John F. Kennedy signed it and every president since has worked to enact its provisions. (The government knows you will not approve which is why they want to take away your firearms.)  (This is Title 22 USC section 2551)

    BEFORE STAGE I CLOSES, ALL CITIZEN OWNED GUNS ARE TO BE BANNED.

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    HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE INVOLVED?

    Facebook users must register before using the social network

    HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE ACTIVE ON FACE BOOK?

    More than one BILLION people are active on FACEBOOK

    JAN 30, 2016 1.6 BILLION PEOPLE  ARE ACTIVE ON FACEBOOK

    HOW MANY PEOPLE USE INSTAGRAM?

    Instagram Hits 300 Million Monthly Users

    Just nine months after hitting 200 million users, Instagram now says 300 million people use its photo app every month, with 70% of them coming from outside the US. That makes Instagram officially bigger than Twitter, which had 284 million active users as of six weeks ago.Dec 10, 2014
    WHY NOW?
    Jan 5, 2016 Emotional Obama calls for ‘SENSE OF EMERGENCY” to fight gun violence

    Obama executive action: New gun control orders …

    www.cnn.com/2016/01/05/…/obama-executive-action-guncontrol/
    CNN

    Jan 5, 2016 – Emotional Obama calls for ‘sense of urgency’ to fight gun violence ….. control advocate Gabby Giffords, who was seriously injured in a 2011 mass shooting, … that we can take to help reduce gun violence and save more lives.

    Residents of Oregon Shooting Town Tell Obama: ‘Go Home’

    www.newsmax.com/…shootingobama/2015/…/69555…
    Newsmax Media

    Oct 9, 2015 – Gun-rights activists gathered in Oregon on Friday to protest … at Obama’s plans to use the visit to call for stronger restrictions on firearms.

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    HOW DOES FACEBOOK’S NEW POLICY WORK? HOW DOES IT EFFECT AMERICAN CITIZENS SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS AND DUE PROCESS OF LAW? HOW INVASIVE? HOW THREATENING?
    Although Facebook was not directly involved in gun sales…
    MARK ZUCKERBERG’S Facebook new gun policy?
    My question to my federal and state representatives.
    DO YOU SUPPORT THE LAW OF THE LAND AND  DUE PROCESS OF LAW?
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    Facebook said it would rely on its vast network of users to report any violations of the new rules,

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    My question to my federal and state representatives.

    SO WHEN ANY GLOBAL FACEBOOK USER  REPORTS YOU AS A VIOLATOR OF THE NEW RULES?

    THEN? A FACEBOOK STAFF MEMBER  READS YOUR POSTS AND, JUDGES YOU AND DECIDES IF YOU HAVE VIOLATED THE NEW RULE?

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    and would remove any post that violated the policy.

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    My question to my federal and state representatives.

    WHEN? AFTER? YOU HAVE BEEN JUDGED AND FOUND GUILTY OF VIOLATING THE NEW RULE BY A FACEBOOK STAFF MEMBER?

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    Beyond that, the company said it could ban users or severely limit the ways they post on Facebook,

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    My question to my federal and state representatives.

    WHEN? AFTER? A FACEBOOK STAFF MEMBER, READS YOUR ENTIRE? FACEBOOK  HISTORY? AND THEY  JUDGE YOU AGAIN ON YOUR PAST VIOLATION?

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    depending on the type and severity of past violations.

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    My question to my federal and state representatives.

    WHEN? AFTER? YOU HAVE BEEN REPORTED AS A VIOLATOR BY ANYONE OF THE 1.6 BILLION PEOPLE ACTIVE ON FACEBOOK AND  BEEN JUDGED AND FOUND GUILTY OF ALL OF THE ABOVE  BY A FACEBOOK STAFF MEMBER?

    THEN? IF FACEBOOK COMPANY BELIEVES?

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    If the company believed someone’s life was in danger,

    Facebook would work with law enforcement on the situation.

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    My question to my federal and state representatives.

    WOULD YOU AGREE WITH THE FOLLOWING?

    IN ORDER TO WORK WITH, GET LAW ENFORCEMENT INVOLVED, AN OFFICIAL REPORT BY THE SOMEBODY AT THE FACEBOOK COMPANY. WOULD BE FILED AGAINST YOU, AS A VIOLATOR,  GUN DANGER TO SOCIETY OR TO YOURSELF.

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     THE LAW OF THE LAND AND  DUE PROCESS OF LAW

    The Constitution states only one command twice. The Fifth Amendment says to the federal government that no one shall be “deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law.”

    The Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution each contain a due process clause. Due process deals with the administration of justice and thus the due process clause acts as a safeguard from arbitrary denial of life, liberty, or property by the Government outside the sanction of law.

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    Behind My Back | Olympia WA Has Gone Anti-Gun Crazy

    www.behindmyback.org/2016/01/…/olympiawahasgoneantiguncraz

    Jan 18, 2016 – It’s the first week of the new 2016 legislative session in Olympia WA and the antigun politicians have wasted no time in sending out a series of …

    WA STATE HB 1857 Concerning extreme risk protective orders.This doozy allows any family member or law enforcement with a grudge

    IF THIS PROPOSED 1857 BILL IS PASSED, IT SHALL ALLOW ANYONE TO SAY YOU ARE A DANGER

    or made a threat (verbal) in the last six months and you lose your gun rights. No proof needed and no other action because if you were a threat, shouldn’t something more be done?

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    Facebook will also rely on user reports of private gun sales that occur between members via Facebook Messenger, the company’s private messaging service.

    Facebook does not scan the content of those messages.

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    My bottom line question

    My question to my ELECTED federal and state representatives.
    DO YOU ABIDE BY  THE LAW OF THE LAND AND CONSTITUTIONAL  DUE PROCESS OF LAW ON GUN CONTROL IN YOUR LEGISLATION?

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    Facebook Moves to Ban Private Gun Sales on Its Site and Instagram

    JAN 29, 2016 New York Times‎ – 17 hours ago

    full text

    Facebook is banning private sales of guns on its flagship social network and its Instagram photo-sharing service, a move meant to clamp down on unlicensed gun transactions.

    Facebook already prohibits people from offering marijuana, pharmaceuticals and illegal drugs for sale, and the company said on Friday that it was updating its policy to include guns. The ban applies to private, person-to-person sales of guns. Licensed gun dealers and gun clubs can still maintain Facebook pages and post on Instagram.

    Although Facebook was not directly involved in gun sales, it has served as a forum for gun sales to be negotiated, without people having to undergo background checks. The social network, with 1.6 billion monthly visitors, had become one of the world’s largest marketplaces for guns and was increasingly evolving into an e-commerce site where it could facilitate transactions of goods.

    Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive. In response to President Obama’s recent call to curb unlicensed gun sales, some sellers said they would turn to sites like Facebook. Credit Josh Edelson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

    Facebook said it would rely on its vast network of users to report any violations of the new rules, and would remove any post that violated the policy. Beyond that, the company said it could ban users or severely limit the ways they post on Facebook, depending on the type and severity of past violations. If the company believed someone’s life was in danger, Facebook would work with law enforcement on the situation.

    Facebook will also rely on user reports of private gun sales that occur between members via Facebook Messenger, the company’s private messaging service. Facebook does not scan the content of those messages.

    “Over the last two years, more and more people have been using Facebook to discover products and to buy and sell things to one another,” Monika Bickert, Facebook’s head of product policy, said in a statement. “We are continuing to develop, test and launch new products to make this experience even better for people and are updating our regulated goods policies to reflect this evolution.”

    New York’s attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, who has pressed for restrictions on illegal gun sales on Facebook and other sites, praised the company’s move.

    “Today’s announcement is another positive step toward our shared goal of stopping illegal online gun sales once and for all,” he said in a statement on Friday.

    Facebook plays host to scores of online groups that cater to gun enthusiasts, with members posting pictures and details about an individual gun, or a gun they might be looking to buy. Many of the groups are private, meaning that Facebook users may need to be approved by an administrator before they can see or write posts.

    Unlike professional gun sellers, hobbyists who sell or trade a few guns a year are not typically required to be licensed by the federal government. Some, like Scott Schmoke of Florida, say that Facebook helps them sell just a handful of weapons a year. Mr. Schmoke said in an interview this month that he always insisted on meeting potential buyers face-to-face, to feel them out.

    “I go to a secure location, and I say, ‘Can I see your driver’s license? Do you have a concealed-weapons permit?’ ” Mr. Schmoke said. If he gets a bad feeling, he does not sell, he said.

    But as an unlicensed seller, Mr. Schmoke is under no obligation to perform any kind of background check. Federal authorities have expressed worries that the Internet has fueled the sale of guns to felons and others who might normally be blocked from buying firearms.

    Facebook has taken some steps to regulate gun sales over the years. In 2014, it said it would limit gun sales on its site and on Instagram, including by shielding minors from Facebook pages that advertised guns for sale.

    But since then, Facebook has been inching toward facilitating e-commerce transactions. In December, the company introduced a project that directs users to local businesses and services that are well-reviewed on Facebook. Facebook can also store users’ credit card information. And in recent months, Facebook made it possible to send peer-to-peer payments through Messenger.

    Facebook’s progression toward on-site payments underscored the need to update the company’s content policy, a Facebook spokeswoman said.

    The company has also been pushed by gun safety groups including Everytown for Gun Safety, an umbrella group that united the efforts of two separate organizations of mayors and mothers to promote gun safety. Shannon Watts, the founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, one of those two advocacy groups, said she met with senior Facebook officials repeatedly over the last two years.

    Everytown for Gun Safety presented Facebook with research connecting unlicensed gun sales on the site to gun violence. For example, Ms. Watts said, in December 2014, an Ohio man, Brian Harleman, shot and wounded his ex-girlfriend and killed her 10-year-old daughter before killing himself. Although prohibited from buying firearms because of a felony conviction, he was able to buy the weapon in an unlicensed sale on Facebook.

    “We were saying, ‘Please stop the unfettered access to guns on Facebook,’ ” Ms. Watts, a mother of five in Colorado, said in an interview.

    Because of Facebook’s tremendous influence, she said, its decision to ban person-to-person sales of guns will have ripple effects on gun policy nationwide.

    “What they’re doing is sending such an incredibly strong, sentinel signal to the world that America is working in the right direction on guns,” she said. “For them to take a stand and do the right thing gives cover to other businesses to do the right thing.”

    Rachel Abrams contributed reporting.

    A version of this article appears in print on January 30, 2016, on page A1 of the New York edition with the headline: Joining the Gun Debate, Facebook Bans Private Firearm Sales . Order Reprints| Today’s Paper|Subscribe

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    JAN 30, 2016 Facebook bans private gun sales

    www.usatoday.com/…/facebook…on-gun-sales/79543652/

    MARK ZUCKERBERG, FACEBOOK’S CHIEF EXECUTIVE. IN RESPONSE TO President Obama and state attorneys general increased pressure on Facebook to tighten restrictions on firearms because of the proliferation of posts that offer guns for sale, often without background checks

    MARK ZUCKERBERG COMPANY…

    Facebook bans private gun sales – USA Today
    Facebook IS MARK ZUCKERBERG PRIVATE WEBSITE, IS BANNING PRIVATE SALES OF GUNS ON ITS FLAGSHIP SOCIAL NETWORK AND ITS Instagram PHOTO-SHARING SERVICE, A MOVE MEANT TO CLAMP DOWN ON UNLICENSED GUN TRANSACTIONS.

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    JAN 29 4:00 PM EST FACEBOOK INC. MARK ZUCKERBERG’S NET WORTH CLIMBED TO $47.6 BILLION AS OF 4PM ET, WHEN FACEBOOK STOCK CLOSED AT $109.11 A SHARE

    MARK ZUCKERBERG as the sixth richest man in the world he,  did not fight back to protect American gun rights with his personal worth at $47.6 BILLION.

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    BACKED BY BILLIONAIRE’S?

    President Barack Obama and state attorneys general, as well as gun control activist groups Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Mayors Against Illegal Guns – backed by billionaire and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberghad been urging the world’s top social media website to crack down on private gun sales, USA Today reported.

    BACKED BY A BILLIONAIRE? UNDER GOVERNMENT PRESSURE? MARK ZUCKERBERG SOLD US OUT

    JAN 30, 2016 MARK ZUCKERBERG ‘S Facebook bans private gun sales

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    Facebook plays host to scores of online groups that cater to gun enthusiasts, with members posting pictures and details about an individual gun, or a gun they might be looking to buy. Many of the groups are private…..

    WHAT CAN YOU DO AS AN AMERICAN gun enthusiast?

    PEOPLE PRESSURE FIRST…

    UNFRIEND MARK ZUCKERMAN ON YOUR FACEBOOK PAGE .

    How do I unfriend or remove a friend? | Facebook Help Center

    https://www.facebook.com/help/172936839431357
    Facebook
    Note: If you choose to unfriend someone, you’ll be removed from that person’s friends list as well. … How do I suggest a friend to someone? … How do I remove or cancel a friend request I sent to someone?

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    As a gun enthusiast SUGGEST A FRIEND TO THE NATIONAL RIFLEMEN ASSOCIATION (NRA)

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    If I unfriend someone, will they be notified? | Facebook Help

    https://www.facebook.com/help/110698549016637
    Facebook
    No, but you’ll be removed as a friend from their friend list as well.

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    As a gun enthusiast WANT TO NOTIFY MARK ZUCKERBERG ABOUT HIS NEW POLICY ON HIS PRIVATE WEBSITE?

    SELL ALL OF YOUR FACEBOOK STOCK.

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    My bottom line question

    My question to my ELECTED federal and state representatives.
    DO YOU ABIDE BY  THE LAW OF THE LAND AND CONSTITUTIONAL  DUE PROCESS OF LAW ON GUN CONTROL IN YOUR LEGISLATION?

  • My Elwha River ONP View Point

    My Elwha River ONP View Point

    November 21, 2015 A question was sent to Olympic National Park, what is the plan for ONP PUBLIC -TOURIST and citizens to regain vehicular public access to their private and public land on the Olympic Hot Springs Road. It’s currently in the hands of the ONP Chief Ranger and Chief of Maintenance.

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    On Dec. 12, 2015  we have had no response from Olympic National Park on when the storm damage on Olympic Hot Springs Road will be repaired and the road reopened for PUBLIC -TOURIST and private property owners access.
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    WITH NO RESPONSE FROM OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK ON DEC. 12, 2015, I REQUESTED HELP FROM MY ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE IN WA DC

    Behind My Back | Access Denied

    www.behindmyback.org/category/accessdenied/

    Dec 12, 2015Derek Kilmer, Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray. ONP ACCESS DENIED TO ALL CITIZENS – PUBLIC LAND – U.S. POPULATION 320 …

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    TODAY IS JAN 17, 2016 We have received ZERO response from our WA DC elected representatives Rep. Derek Kilmer, Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray, and ZERO response from Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum. PERIOD

    LAST UPDATE 12/27/15 OLYMPIC HOT SPRINGS (ELWHA) ROAD CLOSED (STORM DAMAGE)

    Which brings me to Jan 17, 2016

    My Elwha River ONP View Point

    Everyone is entitled to a public view point on the Elwha River Valley

    My Elwha River ONP viewpoint is …

    What point is there in  having an  ONP Public View Point news release on  Nov 3, 2014 That provides an excellent viewpoint, WHERE PEOPLE CAN ENJOY VIEWS OF THE CANYON, RIVER AND FORMER LAKE BED.” that is CLOSED ROAD INACCESSIBLE to the Public from Nov 3, 2014  to Jan 17, 2016?

    How complicated is it?

    How stupid do our WA DC elected Representatives think we are?

    The failure of Derek Kilmer, Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray. to respond?

    “Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”

    When do we say enough is enough? When do we  begin reasserting our collective voice in the failure by our WILD  WA DC elected representative to respond and represent us?

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    Keep reading…. The ONP closed access roads and trails  is redundancy on steroids

    It’s not complicated, It is absurd and absolutely outrageous.

    Nov 3, 2014 Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum new Public View Point on dam-free Elwha, that provides an excellent viewpoint?

    And the ONP road report on the same day?

    Nov 3, 2014 the Olympic Hot Springs Road remains closed to all entry at the gate just above Altair campground. crews are currently making repairs to the Olympic Hot Springs Road

    Nov 3, 2014 Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum new Public View Point on dam-free Elwha, that provides an excellent viewpoint?

    THE OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK NEW VIEWPOINT CAN BE REACHED
    BY FOLLOWING THE GRAVEL WHISKEY BEND ROAD…..
    ABOUT ONE MILE SOUTH FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE OLYMPIC HOT SPRINGS ROAD.

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    JAN 17, 2016 WHISKEY BEND ROAD CLOSED INACCESSIBLE DUE TO WASHOUT ON OLYMPIC HOT SPRINGS ROAD.

    ALL PUBLIC ROAD ACCESS IS DENIED TO PRIVATE LAND OWNERS, IN AREAS LOCATED INSIDE THE OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK.  

    Olympic National Park mea culpa: ‘Inholder’ blocked from …

    www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/…/30628999…
    Peninsula Daily News

    Jun 28, 2011 –

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    OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK DAMAGE TO INTERCONNECTED TRAILS ELWHA AREA NOTICES: 12/12/15/ – 12/19/15

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    12/ 12/15: Due to recent area storms expect moderate to heavy DAMAGE TO TRAILS
    The OLYMPIC HOT SPRINGS ROAD IS CLOSED at the park boundary to motor vehicles due to storm damage. The road and all areas beyond the washout are closed to all public entry because of hazardous conditions along the road, river and adjacent areas.

    How BAD is it?

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    Nov 3, 2014 TOO BAD THE OLYMPIC HOT SPRINGS ROAD REMAINS CLOSED TO ALL ENTRY AT THE GATE JUST ABOVE ALTAIR CAMPGROUND.SO THE PUBLIC CAN’T GET TO “THE ONP PUBLIC VIEW POINT” FROM ANYWHERE?

    Dec 27, 2016  LAST ONP ROAD UPDATE  OLYMPIC HOT SPRINGS (ELWHA) ROAD CLOSED (STORM DAMAGE)

    Jan 17, 2016 TOO BAD THE OLYMPIC HOT SPRINGS ROAD REMAINS CLOSED TO ALL ENTRY AT THE GATE JUST ABOVE ALTAIR CAMPGROUND.SO THE PUBLIC CAN’T GET TO “THE ONP PUBLIC VIEW POINT” FROM ANYWHERE?

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    TODAY IS JAN 17, 2016 We have received ZERO response from our WA DC elected representatives Rep. Derek Kilmer, Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray, and ZERO response from Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum. PERIOD

    HOW BAD IS IT?

    THE INTERCONNECTED ELWHA RIVER OLYMPIC HOT SPRINGS ROAD, WHISKEY BEND ROAD AND TRAIL SYSTEM THAT HAS PROVIDED PUBLIC ACCESS THRU THE THE ENTIRE OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK TRAIL SYSTEM FOR OVER 100 YEARS, HISTORICALLY REFERRED TO AS “THE GATE WAY TO THE OLYMPICS”

    IS STILL CLOSED…. JAN 17, 2016

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    HOW BAD IS IT?

    The OLYMPIC HOT SPRINGS ROAD IS CLOSED at the park boundary to motor vehicles due to storm damage.

    The road and all areas beyond the washout are closed to all public (AND PRIVATE) entry because of hazardous conditions along the road, river and adjacent areas.

    ALL PUBLIC ROAD ACCESS IS DENIED TO PRIVATE LAND AREAS LOCATED INSIDE THE OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK.  

    Olympic National Park mea culpa: ‘Inholder’ blocked from …

    www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/…/30628999…
    Peninsula Daily News

    Jun 28, 2011 –

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    OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK DAMAGE TO INTERCONNECTED TRAILS ELWHA AREA NOTICES: 12/12/15/ – 12/19/15
    12/ 12/15: Due to recent area storms expect moderate to heavy DAMAGE TO TRAILS

    OLYMPIC HOT SPRINGS ROAD CLOSED TO ALL PUBLIC ENTRY BEYOND THE ROAD WASHOUT BY THE ELWHA CAMPGROUND.

    THE ROAD AND ALL AREAS BEYOND THE WASHOUT ARE CLOSED TO ALL PUBLIC ENTRY because of hazardous conditions along the road, river and adjacent areas.

    ALL AREAS BEYOND THE WASHOUT ARE CLOSED TO ALL PUBLIC ENTRY?

    HOW BAD IS IT?

    THE INTERCONNECTED ELWHA RIVER TRAIL STRETCHES 28.4 MILES SOUTH FROM WHISKEY BEND ROAD TO LOW DIVIDE (3,602′), AND CONTINUES ANOTHER 16.4 MILES AS THE NORTH FORK QUINAULT RIVER TRAIL TO FORM ONE OF THE LONGEST CONTIGUOUS HIKING ROUTES IN OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK.

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    12/19/15 Elwha River Trail Whiskey Bend to Lake Margaret 27.7 miles
    12/27/15 Whiskey Bend Road CLOSED Inaccessible due to washout on Olympic Hot Springs Road.

    WEST ELWHA TRAIL ALTAIR CAMPGROUND TO HERRICK ROAD OLYMPIC HOT SPRINGS ROAD closed to all public entry beyond the road washout by the Elwha Campground.

    ALTAIR CAMPGROUND AND ELWHA RIVER CAMPGROUND ARE WASHED OUT AND  CLOSED.
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    12/19/15 Happy Lake Ridge Trail Trailhead on Olympic Hot Springs Road via Happy Lake Ridge to jct. Boulder Lake Trail Olympic Hot Springs Road closed to all public entry beyond the road washout by the Elwha Campground.
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    12/19/15 Boulder Creek Trail Trailhead to Olympic Hot Springs
    Olympic Hot Springs Road closed to all public entry beyond the road washout by the Elwha Campground. Olympic Hot Springs pools are CLOSED due to health hazard. More information…
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    12/19/15 Humes Ranch Loop Geyser Valley, Krause Bottom, Rica Canyon and Humes Ranch Loop Olympic Hot Springs Road closed to all public entry beyond the road washout by the Elwha Campground.

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    HOW BAD IS IT????

    REQUESTS FOR ROAD REPAIRS AND CONTINUED PUBLIC ACCESS ON THE OLYMPIC HOT SPRINGS ROAD, IS INTENTIONALLY BEING IGNORED BY Rep. Derek Kilmer, Senators Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray.

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    WHY WOULD ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE IGNORE AN INFORMED TAXPAYING AMERICAN VOTER? TIME IS ON THEIR SIDE? LET NATURE TAKE IT’S COURSE? I’M OLD THEY ARE WAITING FOR ME TO DIE?

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    WHY? ALL OF THE ABOVE?

    PLUS, THEY ARE THE DOCUMENTED WILD OLYMPIC’S, WILDERNESS,  WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS INTRODUCER’S,  RE- INTRODUCERS, PROMOTERS

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    REP. DEREK KILMER, SENATORS MARIA CANTWELL AND PATTY MURRAY WILL NOT RESPOND OR SUPPORT ROAD REPAIRS FOR CONTINUED PUBLIC ACCESS ON THE OLYMPIC HOT SPRINGS ROAD.

    AND THEY SHALL NEVER PROVIDE OR SUPPORT FULL PUBLIC USE AND ENJOYMENT OF THE ELWHA RIVER VALLEY INTERCONNECTED ONP TRAIL SYSTEM FOR THE 318.9 MILLION AMERICAN CITIZENS THAT THE OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK WAS CREATED FOR IN 1938 .

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    THEY HAVE DOCUMENTED THEIR AGENDA, AND IT DOES NOT INCLUDE ONP PUBLIC ACCESS TO WE THE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE. PERIOD

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    THAT’S MY ELWHA RIVER DOCUMENTED VIEW POINT AND I’M STICKING WITH IT!
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    SENATOR PATTY MURRAY IS UP FOR REELECTION IN 2016… LET’S VOTE TO DISCONNECT HER FROM THE U.S. CONGRESS.

    Hmmm… Perhaps we should tell her to go take a hike?


  • The US Declaration for Complete Disarmament

    The US Declaration for Complete Disarmament

    Freedom from War (1961)

    dosfan.lib.uic.edu/ERC/arms/freedom_war.html

    THE FULL TEXT OF THE …
    THE UNITED STATES PROGRAM FOR GENERAL AND COMPLETE DISARMAMENT IN A PEACEFUL WORLD

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    THE NATIONS OF THE WORLD,
    Conscious of the crisis in human history produced by the revolutionary development of modern weapons within a world divided by serious ideological differences;

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    Determined to save present and succeeding generations from the scourge of war and the dangers and burdens of the arms race and to create conditions in which all peoples can strive freely and peacefully to fulfill their basic aspirations;

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    Declare their goal to be: A free, secure, and peaceful world of independent states adhering to common standards of justice and international conduct and subjecting the use of force to the rule of law; a world where adjustment to change takes place in accordance with the principles of the United Nations; a world where there shall be a permanent state of general and complete disarmament under effective international control and where the resources of nations shall be devoted of man’s material, cultural, and spiritual advance;
    Set forth as the objectives of a program of general and complete disarmament in a peaceful world:

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    (a) The disbanding of all national armed forces and the prohibition of their reestablishment in any form whatsoever other than those required of preserve internal order and for contributions to a United Nations Peace Force;
    (b) the elimination from national arsenals of all armaments, including all weapons of mass destruction and the means for their delivery, other than those required for a United Nations Peace Force and for maintaining internal order;
    Nations to ensure compliance at all times with all disarmament obligations;
    (d) The institution of effective means for the enforcement of international agreements, for the settlement of disputes, and for the maintenance of peace in accordance with the principles of the United Nations.
    Call on the negotiating states:
    (a) To develop the outline program set forth below into an agreed plan for general and complete disarmament and to continue their efforts without interruption until the whole program has been achieved;
    (b) To this end to seek to attain the widest possible area of agreement at the earliest possible date;
    (c) Also to seek – without prejudice to progress on the disarmament program – agreement on those immediate measures that would contribute to the common security of nations and that could facilitate and form a part of that program.
    Affirm that disarmament negotiations should be guided by the following principles:
    (a) Disarmament shall take place as rapidly as possible until it is completed in stages containing balanced, phased and safe-guarded measures, with each measure and stage to be carried out in an agreed period of time.
    (b) Compliance with all disarmament obligations shall be effectively verified from their entry into force. Verification arrangements shall be instituted progressively and in such a manner as to verify not only that agreed limitations or reductions take place but also that retained armed forces and armaments do not exceed agreed levels at any stage.
    (c) Disarmament shall take place in a manner that will not affect adversely the security of any state, whether or not a party to an international agreement or treaty.
    (d) As stated relinquish their arms, the United Nations shall be progressively strengthened in order to improve its capacity to assure international security and the peaceful settlement of differences as well as to facilitate the development of international cooperation an common tasks for the benefit of mankind.
    (e) Transition from one stage of disarmament to the next shall take place as soon as all the measures in the preceding stage have been carried out and effective verification is continuing and as soon as the arrangements that have been agreed to be necessary for the next stage have been instituted.
    Agree upon the following outline program for achieving general and complete disarmament:
    STAGE I
    A. To Establish an International Disarmament Organization:
    (a) An International Disarmament Organization (IDO) shall be established within the framework of the United Nations upon entry into force of the agreement. Its functions shall be expanded progressively as required for the effective verification of the disarmament program.
    (b) The IDO shall have: (1) a General Conference of all the parties; (2) a Commission consisting of representatives of all the major powers as permanent members as permanent members and certain other states on a rotating basis; and (3) an Administrator who will administer the Organization subject to the direction of the Commission and who will have the authority, staff, and finances adequate to assure effective impartial implementation of the functions of the Organization.
    (c) The IDO shall: (1) ensure compliance with the obligations undertaken by verifying the execution of measures agreed upon; (2) assist the states in developing the details of agreed further verification and disarmament measures; (3) provide for the establishment of such bodies as may be necessary for working out the details of further measures provided for in the program and for such other expert study groups as may be required to give continuous study to the problems of disarmament; (4) receive reports on the progress of disarmament and verification arrangements and determine the transition from one stage to the next.
    B. To Reduce Armed Forces and Armaments:
    (a) Force levels shall be limited to 2.1 million each for the U.S. and U.S.S.R. and to appropriate levels not exceeding 2.1 million each for all other militarily significant states. Reductions to the agreed levels will proceed by equitable, proportionate, and verified steps.
    (b) Levels of armaments of prescribed types shall be reduced by equitable and balanced steps. The reductions shall be accomplished by transfers of armaments to depots supervised by the IDO. When, at specified periods during the Stage I reduction process, the states party to the agreement have agreed that the armaments and armed forces are at prescribed levels, the armaments in depots shall be destroyed or converted to peaceful uses.
    (c) The production of agreed types of armaments shall be limited.
    (d) A Chemical, Biological, Radiological (CBR) Experts Commission shall be established within the IDO for the purpose of examining and reporting on the feasibility and means for accomplishing the verifiable reduction and eventual elimination of CBR weapons stockpiles and the halting of their production.
    C. To Contain and Reduce the Nuclear Threat:
    (a) States that have not acceded to a treaty effectively prohibiting the testing of nuclear weapons shall do so.
    (b) The production of fissionable materials for use in weapons shall be stopped.
    (c) Upon the cessation of production of fissionable materials for use in weapons, agreed initial quantities of fissionable materials from past production shall be transferred to non-weapons purposes.
    (d) Any fissionable materials transferred between countries for peaceful uses of nuclear energy shall be subject to appropriate safeguards to be developed in agreement with the IAEA.
    (e) States owning nuclear weapons shall not relinquish control of such weapons to any nation not owning them and shall not transmit to any such nation information or material necessary for their manufacture. States not owning nuclear weapons shall not manufacture such weapons, attempt to obtain control of such weapons belonging to other states, or seek or receive information or materials necessary for their manufacture.
    (f) A Nuclear Experts Commission consisting of representatives of the nuclear states shall be established within the IDO for the purpose of examining and reporting on the feasibility and means for accomplishing the verified reduction and eventual elimination of nuclear weapons stockpiles.
    D. To Reduce Strategic Nuclear Weapons Delivery Vehicles:
    (a) Strategic nuclear weapons delivery vehicles in specified categories and agreed types of weapons designed to counter such vehicles shall be reduced to agreed levels by equitable and balanced steps. The reduction shall be accomplished in each step by transfer to depots supervised by the IDO of vehicles that are in excess of levels agreed upon for each step. At specified periods during the Stage I reduction process, the vehicles that have been placed under supervision of the IDO shall be destroyed or converted to peaceful uses.
    (b) Production of agreed categories of strategic nuclear weapons delivery vehicles and agreed types of weapons designed to counter such vehicles shall be discontinued or limited.
    (c) Testing of agreed categories of strategic nuclear weapons delivery vehicles and agreed types of weapons designed to counter such vehicles shall be limited or halted.
    E. To Promote the Peaceful Use of Outer Space:
    (a) The placing into orbit or stationing in outer space of weapons capable of producing mass destruction shall be prohibited.
    (b) States shall give advance notification to participating states and to the IDO of launchings of space vehicles and missiles, together with the track of the vehicle. F. To reduce the Risks of War by Accident, Miscalculation, and Surprise Attack: (a) States shall give advance notification to the participating states and to the IDO of major military movements and maneuvers, on a scale as may be agreed, which might give rise to misinterpretation or cause alarm and induce countermeasures. The notification shall include the geographic areas to be used and the nature, scale and time span of the event.
    (b) There shall be established observation posts at such locations as major ports, railway centers, motor highways, and air bases to report on concentrations and movements of military forces.
    (c) There shall also be established such additional inspection arrangements to reduce the danger of surprise attack as may be agreed.
    (d) An international commission shall be established immediately within the IDO to examine and make recommendations of the possibility of further measures to reduce the risks of nuclear war by accident, miscalculation, or failure of communication.
    G. To Keep the Peace:
    (a) States shall reaffirm their obligations under the U.N. Charter to refrain from the threat or use of any type of armed force – including nuclear, conventional, or CBR – contrary to the principles of the U.N. Charter.
    (b) States shall agree to refrain from indirect aggression and subversion against any country.
    (c) States shall use all appropriate processes for the peaceful settlement of disputes and shall seek within the United Nations further arrangements for the peaceful settlement of international disputes and for the codification and progressive development of international law.
    (d) States shall develop arrangements in Stage I for the establishment in Stage II of a U.N. Peace Force.
    (e) A U.N. peace observation group shall be staffed with a standing cadre of observers who could be despatched to investigate any situation which might constitute a threat to or breach of the peace.
    STAGE II
    A. International Disarmament Organization:
    The powers and responsibilities of the IDO shall be progressively enlarged in order to give it the capabilities to verify the measures undertaken in Stage II.
    B. To Further Reduce Armed Forces and Armaments:
    (a) Levels of forces for the U.S., U.S.S.R., and other militarily significant states shall be further reduced by substantial amounts to agreed levels in equitable and balanced steps.
    (b) Levels of armaments of prescribed types shall be further reduced by equitable and balanced steps. The reduction shall be accomplished by transfers of armaments to depots supervised by the IDO. When, at specified periods during the Stage II reduction process, the parties have agreed that the armaments and armed forces are at prescribed levels, the armaments in depots shall be destroyed or converted to peaceful uses.
    (c) There shall be further agreed restrictions on the production of armaments.
    (d) Agreed military bases and facilities wherever they are located shall be dismantled or converted to peaceful uses.
    (e) Depending upon the findings of the Experts Commission on CBR weapons, the production of CBR weapons shall be halted, existing stocks progressively reduced, and the resulting excess quantities destroyed or converted to peaceful uses.
    C. To Further Reduce the Nuclear Threat:
    Stocks of nuclear weapons shall be progressively reduced to the minimum levels which can be agreed upon as a result of the findings of the nuclear Experts Commission; the resulting excess of fissionable material shall be transferred to peaceful purposes.
    D. To Further Reduce Strategic Nuclear Weapons Delivery Vehicles:
    Further reductions in the stocks of strategic nuclear weapons delivery vehicles and agreed types of weapons designed to counter such vehicles shall be carried out in accordance with the procedure outlined in Stage I.
    E. To Keep the Peace:
    During Stage II, states shall develop further the peace-keeping processes of the united Nations, to the end that the United Nations can effectively in Stage III deter or suppress any threat or use of force in violation of the purposes and principles of the united Nations:
    (a) States shall agree upon strengthening the structure, authority, and operation of the united Nations so as to assure that the United Nations will be able effectively to protect states against threats to or breaches of the peace.
    (b) The U.N. Peace Force shall be established and progressively strengthened.
    (c) States shall also agree upon further improvements and developments in rules of international conduct and in processes for peaceful settlement of disputes and differences.
    STAGE III
    By the time Stage II has been completed, the confidence produced through a verified disarmament program, the acceptance of rules of peaceful international behavior, and the development of strengthened international peace-keeping processes within the framework of the U.N. should have reached a point where the states of the world can move forward to Stage III. In Stage III progressive controlled disarmament and continuously developing principles and procedures of international law would proceed to a point where no state would have the military power to challenge the progressively strengthened U.N. Peace Force (emphasis added) and all international disputes would be settled according to the agreed principles of international conduct.
    The progressive steps to be taken during the final phase of the disarmament program would be directed toward the attainment of a world in which:
    (a) States would retain only those forces, non-nuclear armaments, and establishments required for the purpose of maintaining internal order; they would also support and provide agreed manpower for a U.N. Peace Force.
    (b) The U.N. Peace Force, equipped with agreed types and quantities of armaments, would be fully functioning.
    (c) The manufacture of armaments would be prohibited except for those of agreed types and quantities to be used by the U.N. Peace Force and those required to maintain internal order. All other armaments would be destroyed or converted to peaceful purposes.
    (d) The peace-keeping capabilities of the United Nations would be sufficiently strong and the obligations of all states under such arrangements sufficiently far-reaching as to assure peace and the just settlement of differences in a disarmed world.
    The end of Publication 7277


  • Complete Disarmament Public Law 87-297

    Complete Disarmament Public Law 87-297

    Do you want to know why public officials are voting to take away your firearms?

    Freedom from War (1961)

    dosfan.lib.uic.edu/ERC/arms/freedom_war.html

    There follows a summary of the principal provisions of the United States Program for General and Complete Disarmament in a Peaceful World. The full text of the …
    INDEED, THE UNITED STATES INTRODUCED IT
    AT THE SIXTEENTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS
    A PROGRAM FOR GENERAL AND COMPLETE DISARMAMENT IN A PEACEFUL WORLD.

    This law was signed for the United States in 1961. John F. Kennedy signed it and every president since has worked to enact its provisions. (The government knows you will not approve which is why they want to take away your firearms.)  (This is Title 22 USC section 2551)

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    DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    PUBLICATION 7277
    Disarmament Series 5
    Released September 1961
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    Title 22 USC 2552
    HERE YOU WILL FIND IT STATED AS ITEM (A) “CONTROL, REDUCTION AND ELIMINATION OF ARMED FORCES…” AND AS ITEM (D)” …ELIMINATION OF ARMED FORCES….”

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    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IS THAT YOUR ARMED FORCES ARE BEING ELIMINATED AND RELINQUISHED FROM NATIONAL CONTROL

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    WHICH, IN TURN, WIPES OUT OUR SOVEREIGNTY AS A NATION.

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    IN TWO STAGES, WE WILL HAVE NO MORE ARMY, NO MORE NAVY, NO MORE AIR FORCE.

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    IN THE THIRD STAGE, WE SHALL HAVE A “ZERO” MILITARY.

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    BEFORE STAGE I CLOSES, ALL CITIZEN OWNED GUNS ARE TO BE BANNED.
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    FREEDOM FROM WAR:

    ‘UNITED STATES CODE BOOKS’ OPEN VOLUME 9.
    TURN TO PAGE 651. HERE YOU WILL FIND PUBLIC LAW 87-297 which calls for the United States to eliminate its armed forces. This law was signed for the United States in 1961. John F. Kennedy signed it and every president since has worked to enact its provisions. The government knows you will not approve which is why they want to take away your firearms. (This is Title 22 USC section 2551)
    TURN TO PAGE 652. Here you will find the definition of what the government means by “disarmament.” THE DISARMAMENT CALLS FOR THE ELIMINATION OF OUR ARMED FORCES. It also calls for the elimination of weapons of all kinds.
    (This is Title 22 USC 2552 (a).
    TURN TO PAGE 654.
    HERE YOU WILL FIND IT STATED AS ITEM (A) “CONTROL, REDUCTION AND ELIMINATION OF ARMED FORCES…” AND AS ITEM (D)” …ELIMINATION OF ARMED FORCES….” WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IS THAT YOUR ARMED FORCES ARE BEING ELIMINATED AND RELINQUISHED FROM NATIONAL CONTROL WHICH, IN TURN, WIPES OUT OUR SOVEREIGNTY AS A NATION. IN TWO STAGES, WE WILL HAVE NO MORE ARMY, NO MORE NAVY, NO MORE AIR FORCE. IN THE THIRD STAGE,
    WE SHALL HAVE A “ZERO” MILITARY.
    BEFORE STAGE I CLOSES, ALL CITIZEN OWNED GUNS ARE TO BE BANNED.
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    The United States Program for General and Complete Disarmament in a Peaceful World
    DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    PUBLICATION 7277
    Disarmament Series 5
    Released September 1961
    Office of Public Services
    BUREAU OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
    INTRODUCTION
    The revolutionary development of modern weapons within a world divided by serious ideological differences has produced a crisis in human history. In order to overcome the danger of nuclear war now confronting mankind,
    THE UNITED STATES
    HAS INTRODUCED AT THE SIXTEENTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS A PROGRAM FOR GENERAL AND COMPLETE DISARMAMENT IN A PEACEFUL WORLD.
    This new program provides for the progressive reduction of the war-making capabilities of nations and the simultaneous STRENGTHENING OF INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS to settle disputes and maintain the peace. It sets forth a series of comprehensive measures which can and should be taken in order to bring about a world in which there will be freedom from war and security for all states. It is based on three principles deemed essential to the achievement of practical progress in the disarmament field:
    FIRST, THERE MUST BE IMMEDIATE DISARMAMENT ACTION:
    A STRENUOUS AND UNINTERRUPTED EFFORT MUST BE MADE TOWARD THE GOAL OF GENERAL AND COMPLETE DISARMAMENT; at the same time, it is important that specific measures be put into effect as soon as possible.
    Second, ALL DISARMAMENT OBLIGATIONS MUST BE SUBJECT TO EFFECTIVE INTERNATIONAL CONTROLS:
    The control organization must have the manpower, facilities, and effectiveness to assure that limitations or reductions take place as agreed. It must also be able to certify to all states that retained forces and armaments do not exceed those permitted at any stage of the disarmament process.
    Third, adequate peace-keeping machinery must be established:
    There is an inseparable relationship between the scaling down of national armaments on the one hand AND THE BUILDING UP OF INTERNATIONAL PEACE-KEEPING MACHINERY AND INSTITUTIONS ON THE OTHER. NATIONS ARE UNLIKELY TO SHED THEIR MEANS OF SELF-PROTECTION IN THE ABSENCE OF ALTERNATIVE WAYS TO SAFEGUARD THEIR LEGITIMATE INTERESTS.
    THIS CAN ONLY BE ACHIEVED THROUGH THE PROGRESSIVE STRENGTHENING OF INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
    UNDER THE UNITED NATIONS
    AND BY CREATING A UNITED NATIONS PEACE FORCE TO ENFORCE THE PEACE AS THE DISARMAMENT PROCESS PROCEEDS.
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    There follows a summary of the principal provisions of the United States Program for General and Complete Disarmament in a Peaceful World. The full text of the program is contained in an appendix to this pamphlet.

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    THIS IS A SUMMARY… full text shall be posted next

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    DISARMAMENT GOAL AND OBJECTIVES
    The over-all goal of the United States is a free, secure, and peaceful world of independent states adhering to common standards of justice and international conduct and subjecting the use of force to the rule of law; a world which has achieved general and complete disarmament under effective international control; and a world in which adjustment to change takes place in accordance with the principles of the United Nations.
    In order to make possible the achievement of that goal, the program sets forth the following specific objectives toward which nations should direct their efforts:
    THE DISBANDING OF ALL NATIONAL ARMED FORCES AND THE PROHIBITION OF THEIR REESTABLISHMENT IN ANY FORM WHATSOEVER OTHER THAN THOSE REQUIRED TO PRESERVE INTERNAL ORDER AND FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO A UNITED NATIONS PEACE FORCE;
    The elimination from national arsenals of all armaments, including all weapons of mass destruction and the means for their delivery, OTHER THAN THOSE REQUIRED FOR A UNITED NATIONS PEACE FORCE AND FOR MAINTAINING INTERNAL ORDER;
    The institution of effective means for the enforcement of international agreements, and for the maintenance of peace IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PRINCIPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS;
    The establishment and effective operation of an International Disarmament Organization within the framework of the United Nations to insure compliance at all times with all disarmament obligations.
    TASK OF NEGOTIATING STATES
    The negotiating states are called upon to develop the program into a detailed plan for general and complete disarmament and to continue their efforts without interruption until the whole program has been achieved. To this end, they are to seek the widest possible area of agreement at the earliest possible date. At the same time, and without prejudice to progress on the disarmament program, they are to seek agreement on those immediate measures that would contribute to the common security of nations and that could facilitate and form port of the total program.
    GOVERNING PRINCIPLES
    The program sets forth a series of general principles to guide the negotiating states in their work. These make clear that:
    AS STATES RELINQUISH THEIR ARMS, THE UNITED NATIONS MUST BE PROGRESSIVELY STRENGTHENED IN ORDER TO IMPROVE ITS CAPACITY TO ASSURE INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND THE PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES;
    Disarmament must proceed as rapidly as possible, until it is completed, in stages containing balanced, phased, and safeguarded measures;
    Each measure and stage should be carried out in an agreed period of time, with transition from one stage to the next to take place as soon as all measures in the preceding stage have been carried out and verified and as soon as necessary arrangements for verification of the next stage have been made;
    Inspection and verification must establish both that nations carry out scheduled limitations or reductions and that they do not retain armed forces and armaments in excess of those permitted at any stage of the disarmament process; and
    Disarmament must take place in a manner that will not affect adversely the security of any state.
    DISARMAMENT STAGES
    The program provides for progressive disarmament steps to take place in three stages and FOR THE SIMULTANEOUS STRENGTHENING OF INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTION.
    FIRST STAGE
    The first stage contains measures which would significantly reduce the capabilities of nations to wage aggressive war. Implementation of this stage would mean that:
    The nuclear threat would be reduced:
    All states would have adhered to a treaty effectively prohibiting the testing of nuclear weapons.
    The production of fissionable materials for use in weapons would be stopped and quantities of such materials from past production would be converted to non-weapons uses.
    States owning nuclear weapons would not relinquish control of such weapons to any nation not owning them and would not transmit to any such nation information or material necessary for their manufacture.
    States not owning nuclear weapons would not manufacture them or attempt to obtain control of such weapons belonging to other states.
    A Commission of Experts would be established to report on the feasibility and means for the verified reduction and eventual elimination of nuclear weapons stockpiles.
    Strategic delivery vehicles would be reduced:
    Strategic nuclear weapons delivery vehicles of specified categories and weapons designed to counter such vehicles would be reduced to agreed levels by equitable and balanced steps; THEIR PRODUCTION WOULD BE DISCONTINUED OR LIMITED; THEIR TESTING WOULD BE LIMITED OR HALTED.
    Arms and armed forces would be reduced:
    The armed forces of the United States and the Soviet Union would be limited to 2.1 million men each (with appropriate levels not exceeding that amount for other militarily significant states); levels of armaments would be correspondingly reduced and their production would be limited.
    An Experts Commission would be established to examine and report on the feasibility and means of accomplishing verifiable reduction and eventual elimination of all chemical, biological and radiological weapons.
    Peaceful use of outer space would be promoted:
    The placing in orbit or stationing in outer space of weapons of mass destruction would be prohibited.
    States would give advance notification of space vehicle and military launchings.
    U.N. peace-keeping powers would be strengthened:
    MEASURES WOULD BE TAKEN TO DEVELOP AND STRENGTHEN UNITED NATIONS ARRANGEMENTS FOR ARBITRATION, FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, AND FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT IN STAGE II OF A PERMANENT U.N. PEACE FORCE.
    AN INTERNATIONAL DISARMAMENT ORGANIZATION would be established for effective verification of the disarmament program:
    Its functions would be expanded progressively as disarmament proceeds.
    It would certify to all states that agreed reductions have taken place and that retained forces and armaments do not exceed permitted levels.
    It would determine the transition from one stage to the next.
    States would be committed to measures to reduce international tension and to protect against the chance of war by accident, miscalculation, or surprise attack:
    States would be committed to refrain from the threat or use of any type of armed force contrary to the principles of the U.N. Charter and to refrain from indirect aggression and subversion against any country.
    A U.N. PEACE OBSERVATION GROUP would be available to investigate any situation which might constitute a threat to or breach of the peace.
    STATES WOULD BE COMMITTED TO GIVE ADVANCE NOTICE OF MAJOR MILITARY MOVEMENTS which might cause alarm, observation posts would be established to report on concentrations and movements of military forces.
    SECOND STAGE
    The second stage contains a series of measures which would bring within sight a world in which there would be freedom from war. Implementation of all measures in the second stage would mean:
    Further substantial reductions in the armed forces, armaments, and military establishments of states, including strategic nuclear weapons delivery vehicles and countering weapons;
    Further development of methods for the peaceful settlement of disputes UNDER THE UNITED NATIONS;
    Establishment of a permanent international peace force WITHIN THE UNITED NATIONS;
    Depending on the findings of an Experts Commission, a halt in the production of chemical, bacteriological, and radiological weapons and a reduction of existing stocks or their conversion to peaceful uses;
    On the basis of the findings of an Experts Commission, a reduction of stocks of nuclear weapons;
    The dismantling or the conversion to peaceful uses of certain military bases and facilities wherever located; and
    The strengthening and enlargement of the International Disarmament Organization to enable it to verify the steps taken in Stage II and to determine the transition to Stage III.
    THIRD STAGE
    During the third stage of the program, the states of the world, building on the experience and confidence gained in successfully implementing the measures of the first two stages, would take final steps toward the goal of a world in which:
    States would retain only those forces, non-nuclear armaments, and establishments required for the purpose of maintaining internal order; they would also support and provide agreed manpower for a U.N. Peace Force.
    The U.N. Peace Force, equipped with agreed types and quantities of armaments, would be fully functioning.
    The peace keeping capabilities of the United nations would be sufficiently strong and the obligations of all states under such arrangements sufficiently far-reaching as to assure peace and the just settlement of differences in a disarmed world.
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    APPENDIX


  • Pope Francis Political Agenda?

    Pope Francis Political Agenda?
    Speaking to the US Congress?

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    Does Congress understand that Pope Francis enthusiastically endorses a new U.N. document that promises to wipe out poverty by 2030 by reordering the world economy along the lines of socialist principles. The document, titled “Transforming Our World: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,”

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    Does Congress understand that the U.N. plan calls for a centrally managed economy, more regulations of human activity, LESS FREEDOM.

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    “If the US Congress continues on this trajectory, we will lose everything that sustains any semblance of individual liberty and freedom,” “Someone else will decide what to manufacture, how much to make, who and how much an individual may purchase, and at what cost. Someone else will tell you where you can work, for how long, at what wage. Someone else will tell you where you can live, how big it will be, how many children you can have and where you will send them for indoctrination. There will be no private property rights, no ability to pass wealth to your children.”

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    FREEDOM IS NEVER MORE THAN ONE GENERATION AWAY FROM EXTINCTION. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children’s children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.

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    Does the US Congress understand, that this might be, that generation?

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    If you are a concerned American Citizen?

    Perhaps, the America people should learn more from each other?
    Read more… Learn more.. And, disseminate more.

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    The Politics of Pope Francis
    www.wsj.com/…/the-politics-of-pope-francis-14428…
    The Wall Street Journal Sept. 21, 2015 7:17 p.m. ET
    POPE FRANCIS HAS OVERTLY EMBRACED THE CONTEMPORARY PROGRESSIVE POLITICAL AGENDA OF INCOME REDISTRIBUTION AND GOVERNMENT ECONOMIC CONTROL …

    Perhaps America and this pope can learn from each other.

    Pope Francis arrives Tuesday on his first visit to the United States, and the welcome event illustrates his unique and paradoxical appeal. The Argentine pope is being celebrated more for his embrace of progressive economics than for the Catholic Church’s moral teachings.
    Millions of American Catholics will of course welcome the pope as a spiritual messenger and the head of a religion of some 1.2 billion world-wide. As a pastoral shepherd he has set a Christian example that Americans of all faiths might emulate with his modest life-style and manifest concern for the poor and least powerful. His public American itinerary—to a Harlem school, a Philadelphia prison—reflects this pastoral mission. He is a man of God who avoids the ostentatious trappings of man.
    Yet the pope will also visit the White House and speak to Congress, and this is where his tour takes on an extra-religious resonance. Pope Francis has overtly embraced the contemporary progressive political agenda of income redistribution and government economic control to reduce climate change.
    Opinion Journal Video
    The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty Counsel Stephanie Barclay on whether the Pope will publicly support a lawsuit challenging ObamaCare’s contraceptive mandate. Photo credit: Getty Images.
    President Obama, who shares both ambitions, is therefore giving the pope the kind of hearty embrace we can’t imagine him giving to his predecessor Pope Benedict. Secular progressives who disdain the Catholic Church’s teaching on abortion, same-sex marriage and divorce are ignoring all of that catechistic unpleasantness and claiming the pope as an evangelist for their agenda. You might call them cafeteria progressives, after the old line about Catholics who are selective in which church teachings they follow.
    There is some risk for the pope and his church in this progressive bear hug. One is that the pope will come to be seen as a seeker of political popularity more than a speaker of hard and eternal truths. Another is that politicians may use the pope to serve their own political and cultural needs, as with the official White House guest list to meet the pope.
    The Journal reported last week that the Vatican was upset that the presence of prominent dissenters from Catholic teaching will make it appear that the pope endorses their views. We doubt the White House intended any offense, but the oversight reveals how little secular liberal elites understand about traditional religious mores. You can bet the protocol office would not make such a mistake with a Muslim cleric of similar importance.
    Our own hope for the papal visit is that he has a chance to better understand America and the capitalist roots of its prosperity. Like many Argentines of the left, Pope Francis seems given to suspicion about American wealth. But liberty and not coercion is the source of our strength and of the wealth that has lifted millions out of poverty.
    Cuba, where Francis arrived this weekend, has denied its people economic freedom—and religious freedom—for the six decades of its revolution and remains poor and unable to develop the “new technologies” that Pope Francis has said should be available for all.
    The U.S. has prospered by respecting property rights and relying on the voluntary decisions of individuals. The rule of law here means that unlike in countries such as Argentina, an American can build a large, successful business even if no one in the government likes him. And unlike in Argentina, capitalist success creates millions of jobs that allow men and women without political connections to support their families and live in dignity.
    In Washington, D.C., the pope will visit a homeless program run by Catholic Charities. But he should know that Catholic Charities can do its good work because of the contributions from lay Catholics who succeed in a capitalist economy. The pope may also be surprised to learn that individual Americans voluntarily do far more than any government to assist the world’s poor.
    A 2013 report from the Hudson Institute’s Center for Global Prosperity found that nearly $31 billion of annual U.S. government aid to developing countries was eclipsed by $39 billion of private charity, plus another $108 billion of private capital flows. Americans also sent more than $100 billion of remittances to the developing world, often from immigrants working in the U.S. Nobody goes to Cuba to earn money to support relatives in America.
    AS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE, Pope Francis is sometimes given to an almost Malthusian, anti-modern pessimism. In his recent encyclical, “Laudato Si,” Francis wrote that “the earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth.”
    Well, he should have seen East Germany before the fall of the Berlin Wall, or the air in Beijing today. Coercive governments are the worst befoulers of the environment. Democratic capitalism has created the wealth and electoral consent to clean the air and water, AND ONLY CONTINUED ECONOMIC GROWTH will create the resources to deal with climate change if it does become a serious threat to the Earth.
    Catholics understand that while the pope speaks for God on matters of faith and morals, his infallibility does not extend to his economics or environmentalism. We hope he enjoys his visit to the land of the free, and that the education goes both ways.
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    Pope Francis says that global warming is a fact and that a new global political authority is necessary in order to save humanity from utter …

    Pope Calls for New World Government

    www.zerohedge.com/…/pope-francis-calls-new-global-politic…
    Zero Hedge
    Jun 18, 2015 – The new UN agenda does not just address the environment – it also … BUT WHAT IS RAISING EYEBROWS IS THE POPE’S CALL FOR A NEW GLOBAL POLITICAL …

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    Hmmm….

    POPE FRANCIS is being celebrated more for his embrace of progressive economics than for the Catholic Church’s moral teachings?

    Pope Francis writes, “I would like to enter into dialogue with all people.” The Guardian called it “the most astonishing and perhaps the most AMBITIOUS papal document of the past 100 years.”
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    Just saying….
    A DESIRE FOR POWER, INFLUENCE, AND AUTHORITY IS EMBEDDED DEEPLY IN HUMAN NATURE. For many people, the very word “AMBITION” smacks of greed, corruption, or a win-at-all-cost mentality.

    AMBITION, if properly harnessed by good judgment and rooted IN AN APPRECIATION FOR THE BENEFITS OF CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLICANISM, could work to advance the public good.

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    We must know POPE FRANCIS,
    He is arguably the most popular man in the world, and his popularity continues to grow. With popularity comes power—power to influence, power to install, POWER TO PURSUE AMBITION—power that could ultimately affect the global financial system!

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    What do I know? I’m just a concerned American Grandmother.
    I know how to read. I know how to research online. I know how to document, copy, paste and disseminate critical information in cyberspace.
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    Pope Francis Calls For A New Global Political Authority To …

    www.zerohedge.com/news/…/popefranciscallsnewglobal-…
    Zero Hedge

    Jun 18, 2015 – Submitted by Michael Snyder via The End of The American Dream blog, Pope Francis says that global warming is a fact and that a new global …
    www.zerohedge.com/…/pope-francis-calls-new-global-politic…
    Zero Hedge
    Jun 18, 2015 – THE NEW UN AGENDA DOES NOT JUST ADDRESS THE ENVIRONMENT – it also … BUT WHAT IS RAISING EYEBROWS IS THE POPE’S CALL FOR A NEW GLOBAL POLITICAL …
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    INDEED, THE NEW UN AGENDA DOES NOT JUST ADDRESS THE ENVIRONMENT
    TRANSFORMING OUR WORLD: 2030 AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
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    “Basically they are rebooting Agenda 21,” said Tom DeWeese, president and founder of the American Policy Center, and they are calling on the world’s most visible religious leader to promote the agenda.
    The U.N. 2030 Agenda includes 17 goals that aim for the re-ordering of all human activity.
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    As the choppy waters of September 2015 move ashore, all eyes will be on Pope Francis’ visit to the United States, jittery stock markets and signs in the heavens.
    Pope Francis is expected to enthusiastically endorse a new U.N. document that promises to wipe out poverty by 2030 by reordering the world economy along the lines of socialist principles. The document, titled “Transforming Our World: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” also seeks to “strengthen universal peace” and usher in a new era of shared prosperity.

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    ‘Mega’ Agenda 21 resurrected with pope’s help

    www.wnd.com/…/mega-agenda-21-resurrected-with-pop…
    WorldNetDaily
    Aug 31, 2015 – He has been a reporter and editor at several suburban newspapers in the … Pope Francis is the 266th pope, and he will arrive in the U.S. to meet with … The document, titled “Transforming Our World: 2030 Agenda for …. The 29-page document will be up for a vote of the General Assembly at the Sept. 25-27 …

    Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2015/08/mega-agenda-21-resurrected-with-popes-help/#mmvXx8UcrVDFgwfA.99

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    Pope Francis’ Call to Action Goes Beyond the Environment …

    www.nytimes.com/…/ross-douthat-popefranciscall-t…

    The New York Times

    Jun 20, 2015 – IN Pope Francis‘ sprawling new encyclical, “Laudato Si’,” there are … It’s a document calling for global action, even a “new world political authority,” that’s drenched in frank contempt for the existing global leadership class.

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    Much More Than an Economic Plan – theTrumpet.com

    https://www.thetrumpet.com/…/economy/much-…
    The Philadelphia Trumpet
    Much More Than an Economic Plan. From the March 2014 Trumpet Print Edition ». The pope wants to radically transform the global financial system, and he’s …


  • My Response to Cantwell on Public Education

    My Response to Cantwell on Public Education

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    SAT Scores At The Lowest Point in a Decade | TIME
    The bottom line…. Sept. 3, 2015
    Sept. 3, 2015 “Simply doing the same things we have been doing is not going to improve these numbers,” Cyndie Schmeiser, chief of assessment for the College Board, said.
    “THIS IS A CALL TO ACTION TO DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT to propel more students to readiness.

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    SAT writing scores drop to lowest in history. | Dictionary.com …
    PUBLISHED OCTOBER 1, 2012
    The average results in both the READING AND WRITING sections are the lowest they’ve ever been nationally.
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    I sent two comments and receive two responses from Senator Cantwell.

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    On July 16, 2015, I joined my colleagues in the Senate in passing the Every Child Achieves Act (S.1177)

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    About Maria… Cantwell, is unmarried and has no children However, she stands with “PARENTS” AS THEY EDUCATE and care for their children. http://www.cantwell.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/about-maria

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    If Senator Maria Cantwell really stands with “PARENTS” as they educate their children?

    It is unbelievable and inconceivable  to me, that the word “PARENT” is not mentioned or written a single time in Senator Cantwell two responses on EDUCATION, to a concerned American GRANDPARENT.
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    I sent the same two comment on Education to Senator Patty Murray (a parent and grandparent). she does not even bother to acknowledge that she received them, let alone respond?
    It is hard to believe that she is the same 1993 Patty Murray? The self-described “Just a mom in tennis shoes.” – The same PATTY MURRAY that said. “I THINK I SPEAK FOR ALL OF US” ….AS THE LEAD PARENT OF OUR TWO SONS…..
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    I’m from the old Public School System… As a “PARENT”, I belonged to the PTA, THE PARENT TEACHERS ASSOCIATION. Public education was successful and “PARENTS” were a integral part of their child’s public education.

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    PARENTS WERE INVOLVED AND NECESSARY TO MAKE A WHOLE COMPLETE; ESSENTIAL AND FUNDAMENTAL PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM WORK IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

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    THERE IS CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE THAT “PARENTS” AND GRANDPARENTS MUST BE AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM.

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    AS THE “PARENT” OF THREE CHILDREN, GRAND PARENT OF TEN GRAND CHILDREN, AND THE GREAT GRAND PARENT OF EIGHT GREAT GRAND CHILDREN.

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    I am deeply offended by “PARENTS” being excluded, by omission, in Senator Cantwell response on PUBLIC EDUCATION.

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    As a PARENT for over 56 years, after spending a million hours reading story to, encouraging, nagging, demanding, forcing and helping my kids and grand kids  do their NIGHTLY PUBLIC SCHOOL HOMEWORK…
    IT IS UNBELIEVABLE THAT “ANY” ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE, WOULD TOTALLY EXCLUDE “PARENTS”, IN “ANY” COMMENT ON AMERICAS PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM.
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    The average results in both the READING AND WRITING sections are the lowest they’ve ever been nationally.“THIS IS A CALL TO ACTION TO DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT”“Simply doing the same things we have been doing(since 2002) is not going to improve these numbers.

    Perhaps it is time to do something the SAME, AS EDUCATORS DID PRIOR TO 2002..

    Common sense Basic Education  READING,  WRITING AND ARITHMETIC…

    FORGET COMMON CORE… FORGET THE NEW MATH…

    An Iowa woman jokingly calls it Satan’s handiwork. ALL KIDDING ASIDE… GET RID OF Satan’s handiwork. A California mom says she’s broken down in tears. What could be so horrible? GRADE SCHOOL COMMON-CORE …

    STOP CRYING.. AND DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!

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    Senator Cantwell states….
    I have heard from so many of “MY CONSTITUENTS” about the need to improve the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to better SUPPORT Washington’s STUDENTS AND TEACHERS.

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    SO WHAT HAVE “WE THE  GOVERNMENT” BEEN DOING TO PUBLIC EDUCATION?
    BESIDES, EXPELLING “PARENTS” FROM THE PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM?
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    Senator Cantwell states,

    I have been a longtime supporter, I supported, I also supported I joined my colleagues in the Senate  passing the Every Child Achieves Act (S.1177)

    Exactly who? and what has Senator Cantwell been supporting for a long time?

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    A DEDICATED FUNDING STREAM FOR COMMON CORE EDUCATION?
    to support partnerships between schools, businesses, universities, and non-profit organizations, The push by a DC-based nonprofit called Achieve, Inc., which is the Education division of Rupert Murdoch‘s News Corp., under the auspices of the National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) in 2007. Neither NGA nor CCSSO (which are merely trade associations with private membership lists) had a grant of legislative authority from the states to develop national standards. in BLOOM evolving out of the above partnership this was created to operate the database. The U.S. Department of Education (USED) did not create the Standards, but it was deeply involved in the effort to gather together the various trade associations and private foundations to do the work that USED wanted done.

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    I received NO RESPONSE from the Office of Senator Maria Cantwell on COMMON CORE EDUCATION and (only) Charter Schools
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    Math Problem Solved The “Old” Way Versus “Common Core …
    https://www.thefederalistpapers.org/…/check-out-this-math–problem–solv…
    An Iowa woman jokingly calls it Satan’s handiwork. A California mom says she’s broken down in tears. What could be so horrible? Grade school common-core …
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    Senator Cantwell states…. I joined my colleagues in the Senate….

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    WA STATE U.S. SEN. PATTY MURRAY… The MOM (parent) in tennis shoes.
    Ironically, as SEN. PATTY MURRAY had called for reducing “redundant and unnecessary” testing.

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    With the passage of Every Child Achieves Act:
    States would still HAVE TO, UNDER federal law, test every student annually in math and reading in grades 3 through 8 and once in high school and report scores by race, income, disabilities and English learners.

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    to be continued….
    Educations Most Onerous Provisions?

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    Per Senator Cantwell The Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA) makes a number of important changes to some of No Child Left Behind’s Educations MOST ONEROUS PROVISIONS.

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    The 21 Most Onerous Provisions in The Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA)?