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  • Trump Draining the Swamp in 100 Days?

    Trump Draining the Swamp in 100 Days?

    ON OCT 18, 2016  PRESIDENT ELECT TRUMP DID A NEWS RELEASE AND TWEET ABOUT DRAINING THE SWAMP

    Trump Pledges To Drain The Swamp And Impose Congressional …

    https://www.donaldjtrump.com/press-releases/trump-pledges-to-drain-the-swamp

    Oct 18, 2016 – Donald J. Trump is the very definition of the American success story, continually setting the standards of excellence … It is time to drain the swamp in Washington, D.C. … Your jobs will come back under a Trump Administration.

    Together, we are going to deliver real change that puts America First.

    We are going to renegotiate our terrible trade deals, end illegal immigration, stop the massive inflow of refugees, reduce surging crime, cut taxes and regulations, unleash job-producing American energy, rebuild our military and take vote of our Vets, and repeal and replace the disaster known as Obamacare.

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    THEN ON OCT 22, 2016 – GETTYSBURG, PA: IN HISTORIC GETTYSBURG, PA, DONALD J. TRUMP MADE A CONTRACT WITH AMERICAN VOTERS AND PRESENTED PLAN FOR HIS FIRST 100 DAYS IN OFFICE.

    AND THEN PRESIDENT TRUMP WAS ELECT PRESIDENT NOV 8, 2016

    GLOBALLY  SPEAKING, THE SHOT HEARD AROUND THE WORLD

    INDEED, IT WASN’T JUST DEMOCRATS AND REJECTED  ESTABLISHMENT REPUBLICANS THAT DIDN’T UNDERSTAND WHY DONALD J. TRUMP WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT ON NOV 8, 2016.

    AND THEN THE SNOW FLAKES STARTED FALLING, AND…

    Rioting Snowflakes: Hillary Fanatics Burn Flag, Threaten To Kill “Not …

    www.zerohedge.com/…/2016…/rioting-snowflakes-hillary-fanatics-burn-flag-threaten…

    Rioting Snowflakes: Hillary Fanatics Burn Flag, Threaten To Kill “Not My President” Trump. Tyler Durden’s picture. by Tyler … Nov 9, 2016 8:40 PM

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    WHAT A FLIPPED OUT TIZZY FIT FEEDING FRENZY THE LIBERAL REPORTERS HAD, WHEN PRESIDENT TRUMP ELECTED.

    WHY WAS TRUMP ELECTED PRESIDENT ON NOV 8, 2016?

    LOL THE RUSSIANS DID IT…

    CONSPIRACY THEORY  FAKE NEWS MEDIA BLAH.. BLAH.. BLAH,

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    THANK GOD PRESIDENT ELECT TRUMP WAS  A MULTI-TASKER

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    PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP TOOK OFFICE ON JAN 20, 2017

    AND THEN THE PRESIDENT HAD TO DRAIN THE SWAMP

    THE FIRST 100 DAYS OF PRESIDENT TRUMP IS TODAY APR 29, 2017

    HOW MANY OF PRESIDENT TRUMP’S  FIRST 100 DAYS WERE SPENT TRACKING DOWN AND FLUSHING OUT THE OBAMA LEFTOVERS, (SES) AND OTHER POLITICO ESTABLISHMENTS BACK STABBERS Etal. LURKING IN THE STAGNANT WATERS OF THE WA DC SWAMP?

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    INFORMED HARD WORKING AMERICAN CITIZENS KNEW WHY TRUMP WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT ON NOV 8, 2016

    DONALD TRUMP AND HIS MILLIONS OF DEPLORABLE VOTERS KNEW EXACTLY WHY!

    TO HELL WITH POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

    TO HELL WITH THE OFFENDED

    DRAIN THE WA DC SWAMP

    GET RID OF OBAMACARE

    BUILD THE WALL

    MAKE AMERICA SAFE AGAIN

    AMERICA FIRST

    GET RID OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS THAT CRUSHED THE AMERICAN ECONOMY?

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    PRESIDENT TRUMPS FIRST 100 DAYS ACCOMPLISHMENTS FOR AMERICAN CITIZENS IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA?

    REALLY..  HOW FAR BACK SHOULD WE START?

    THE 911 ATTACK? BY TERRORISTS

    THE 17 YEAR WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST?

    OR SHOULD WE JUST START COUNTING  AFTER  EIGHT YEARS OF A TOTALLY DYSFUNCTIONAL FEDERAL GOVERNMENT LEADERSHIP BY OBAMA, HIS PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRATS AND THE UNACCOMPLISHED ESTABLISHMENT REPUBLICANS?

    OBAMACARE?

    THE 20 TRILLION DOLLAR DEBT?

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    BUT FIRST PRESIDENT TRUMP HAD TO DRAIN THE WA DC SWAMP.

    THANK GOD PRESIDENT TRUMP IS A MULTI-TASKER

    STARTING,  JAN 20, 2017 ONE OF THE MOST REMARKABLE THING THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP DID?

    TO HOLD  LISTENING SESSION IN THE WHITE HOUSE TO IDENTIFY THE SPECIFIC ISSUES IN THE USA.

    YEP.. IN THE WHITE HOUSE, CABINET ROOM, ROOSEVELT ROOM….

    THERE ARE A LOT OF WAYS TO GET VALUE OUT OF LISTENING SESSIONS, SO, PRESIDENT TRUMP DID A LOT OF  THINKING AND PLANNING AHEAD OF TIME

    Trump holds ‘listening session’ for ‘victims’ of ObamaCare – The Week

    theweek.com/speedreads/685662/trump-holds-listening-session-victims-obamacare

    Mar 13, 2017 – President Trump sat down with a group of frustrated Americans on Monday to talk about the “very, very failed and failing ObamaCare law.

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    GO FIGURE…

    CNN CUTS FEED AGAIN. WHITE HOUSE OBAMACARE VICTIMS LISTENING SESSION.

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    LINKS TO THE REMARKS OF PRESIDENT TRUMP ON LISTENING SESSIONS ARE BELOW

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    ANOTHER REMARKABLE THING, TRUMP DID AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, HE STARTED TWEETING ON JAN 20, 2017.

    WHAT A FLIPPED OUT TIZZY FIT FEEDING FRENZY THE REPORTERS HAD, WHEN PRESIDENT TRUMP BASICALLY SAID ….

    TO HELL WITH THE LIBERAL BIASED FAUX (FAKE OR FALSE) NEWS MEDIA BLAH.. BLAH…BLAH… 

    CHIEF WHITE HOUSE STRATEGIST STEVE BANNON, CALLED REPORTERS THE “OPPOSITION PARTY” AND SAID “THE MEDIA SHOULD BE EMBARRASSED AND HUMILIATED AND KEEP ITS MOUTH SHUT AND JUST LISTEN FOR A WHILE.”

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    MEANWHILE PRESIDENT TRUMP WAS LISTENING AT THE WHITE HOUSE

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    PRESIDENT TRUMP  MADE REMARKS BY ON THE LISTENING SESSIONS

    Remarks by President Trump in Listening Session with the National Association of Manufacturers

    March 31, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump in Listening Session on Opioids and Drug Abuse

    March 28, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump in Listening Session with the Fraternal Order of Police

    March 28, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump and Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin at Veterans Affairs Listening Session

    March 17, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump in a Listening Session on Healthcare

    March 13, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump in National Economic Council Listening Session with CEOs of Small and Community Banks

    March 07, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump in Parent-Teacher Conference Listening Session

    March 03, 2017

    Remarks by the Vice President at a Listening Session with Historically Black Colleges and Universities

    February 27, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump in Listening Session with Health Insurance Company CEOs

    February 26, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump at Listening Session on Domestic and International Human Trafficking

    February 23, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump in Listening Session with Members of Congress

    February 15, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump in Listening Session with the Retail Industry Leaders Association and Member Company CEOs

    February 14, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump Before SCOTUS Listening Session

    February 09, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump in African American History Month Listening Session

    January 31, 2017

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    WHAT HAS OUR REMARKABLE PRESIDENT TRUMP ACCOMPLISHED IN HIS 100 DAYS?

    LISTENING TO AMERICAN CITIZEN

    COMMUNICATING  DIRECTLY WITH US  AND TO US  “WE THE PEOPLE”

    CLICK ON THE TOP LINK FOR  THE FIRST 16 PAGES..

    FROM THE WHITE HOUSE

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    GOD BLESS PRESIDENT TRUMP AND HIS FAMILY

    WITHOUT AMERICA THERE WOULD BE NO FREE WORLD

    WITHOUT PRESIDENT TRUMP THERE WOULD BE NO “AMERICA FIRST”

    GOD BLESS AMERICA

    President Trump Draining the Swamp in 100 Days?

    I say, we give President Trump  a bit more time..

    IT’S A REALLY, REALLY BIG SWAMP

    MAY THE FIRST 100 DAYS OF PRESIDENT TRUMP’S “AMERICA FIRST” BE CONTINUED FOR 8 MORE YEARS….


  • Hacking Democracy Stealing the Election

    Hacking Democracy – The Hack – YouTube

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t75xvZ3osFg
    Mar 20, 2014 – Uploaded by Hacking Democracy

    This is the hack that proved America’s elections can be stolen using a few lines of computer code. The DVD is …

    Subject: Stealing the election????
     Have we not all suspected something like this could happen…or has happened.  This is a video of ordinary election workers checking  the “machines”.   You will  be glad that you took the time to watch.  Question is…what do we do about it…?  Please share it with everyone you know.  
    It was reported right before last Tuesday elections that the voting machines in Utah are run by a Soros employee.  This video is more specific and VERY discouraging.  Remember what Soros says: “It’s not WHO votes—but WHO COUNTS the votes.”
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    JUST A MATTER OF TIME AND TECHNOLOGY

    POLITICAL INTRODUCTION

    IN 1954 IT WAS WELL RECOGNIZED BY THOSE IN POSITIONS OF AUTHORITY THAT IT WAS ONLY A MATTER OF TIME, only a few decades, before the general public would be able to grasp and upset the cradle of power, for the very elements of the new silent weapon TECHNOLOGY WERE AS ACCESSIBLE FOR A PUBLIC UTOPIA AS THEY WERE FOR PROVIDING A PRIVATE UTOPIA.

    IT WAS JUST A MATTER OF TIME BEFORE THE GENERAL PUBLIC WOULD BE ABLE TO GRASP AND UPSET THE CRADLE OF POWER

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    Read the full text by clicking on this link

    Behind My Back | Just a Matter of Time and Money 1790-2016

    www.behindmyback.org/2016/04/28/just-a-matter-of-time-and-money-1790-2016/

    Apr 28, 2016 – JUST A MATTER OF TIME AND FOREIGN MONEY 1790-2016 1790 … www.behindmyback.org/2016/04/11/silent–weapons-for-a-quiet–war/.


  • Donald J. Trump said “Americans must know”

    Donald  J. Trump said ….

    “AMERICANS MUST KNOW THAT WE ARE PUTTING THE AMERICAN PEOPLE FIRST AGAIN. On trade, on immigration, on foreign policy – the jobs, incomes and security of the American worker will always be my first priority.”

    Americans must know…. As President of the United States of America,  Donald  J. Trump’s  foreign policy will always put the interests of the American people, and American security, above all else.

    THAT WILL BE THE FOUNDATION OF EVERY DECISION THAT DONALD  J. TRUMP  WILL MAKE,  AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

    Americans must know … NO AMERICAN CITIZEN WILL EVER AGAIN FEEL THAT THEIR NEEDS COME SECOND TO THE CITIZENS OF FOREIGN COUNTRIES, UNDER THE ADMINISTRATION OF PRESIDENT DONALD  J. TRUMP .

    As President, Donald  J. Trump  WILL NO LONGER SURRENDER THIS COUNTRY, OR ITS PEOPLE, TO THE FALSE SONG OF GLOBALISM.

    The nation-state (America’s Sovereignty) remains the true foundation for happiness and harmony. Donald  J. Trump’s  is skeptical of international unions that tie us up and bring America down,

    DONALD  J. TRUMP  WILL NEVER ENTER AMERICA INTO ANY AGREEMENT THAT REDUCES OUR ABILITY TO CONTROL OUR OWN AFFAIRS.

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     AS THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE, WITH DONALD  J. TRUMP  AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…

    THIS NATION, UNDER GOD, SHALL HAVE A NEW BIRTH OF FREEDOM-AND THAT GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE, FOR THE PEOPLE SHALL NOT PERISH FROM THE EARTH.

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    Here are a couple of snippets from a sermon……. Indeed history does repeat itself.

    8 JULY 1741  However unconvinced you may now be of the truth of what you hear, by and by you will be fully convinced of it. Those that are gone from being in the like circumstances with you, see that it was so with them; for destruction came suddenly upon most of them, when they expected nothing of it, and while they were saying, Peace and safety: now they see, that those things that they depended on for peace and safety, were nothing but thin air and empty shadows.

    Another thing implied is that they are liable to fall of themselves, without being thrown down by the hand of another. As he that stands or walks on slippery ground, needs nothing but his own weight to throw him down.

    http://voicesofdemocracy.umd.edu/edwards-sinners-in-the-hands-

    speech-text/

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    Paris attacks: What happened on the night – BBC News – BBC.com

    www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34818994
    BBC

    The attacks in Paris on the night of Friday 13 November by gunmen and … Shootings and bomb blasts left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded, with more …

    Paris suicide bomber identified; ISIS claims responsibility for 130  people killed in Paris, 352 were injured, ….. Attackers reportedly used AK-47 automatic weapons in separate attacks across Paris, and there were …

    For destruction came suddenly upon most of them, when they expected nothing of it, and while they were saying, Peace and safety: Now they see, that those things that they depended on for peace and safety, were nothing but thin air and empty shadows.

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    However unconvinced you may now be of the truth of what you hear, by and by you will be fully convinced of it

    San Bernardino Shooting Shows Evolving ISIS Threat | US News

    www.usnews.com/…/sanbernardinoshooting-shows-evol…
    U.S. News & World Report

    Dec 7, 2015 – Each step toward a conclusion that the assailants in the San Bernardino mass shooting were inspired by the Islamic State group carries with it …

    For destruction came suddenly upon most of them, when they expected nothing of it, and while they were saying, Peace and safety: Now they see, that those things that they depended on for peace and safety, were nothing but thin air and empty shadows.

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    The American citizens in our small community, Port Angeles, Clallam County WA have a unique and patriotic American history. To chart our path forward in 2016, we must first briefly look back.

    In 1862, during the early months of the U.S. civil war, President …

    www.theguardian.com/notesandqueries/query/0,5753,-19754,00.html

    In 1862, during the early months of the U.S. civil war, PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN took the extraordinary step of designating an obscure village on the other side of the continent as America’s alternative national capital. WHY DID HE PICK PORT ANGELES, which is located on the south shore of Juan de Fuca Strait, below Vancouver Island?

    In 1862, during the early months of the U.S. civil war, President Abraham Lincoln … on the other side of the continent as America’s alternative national capital. … The Territory of Washington (not yet a State) was made a Territory in 1853 and its … In 1862 the town of Port Angeles, Washington, was made the second city “of the …

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    The Port of Port Angeles has its roots in the seaOn October 2, 1895, six of Admiral Beardslee´s Pacific Fleet steamed into the harbor at PORT ANGELES. The ships saluted the townfolk with cannon fire and music. The naval crews slept on shore in tents erected throughout the city. (More…)  WHY DID HE PICK PORT ANGELES?

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    Just saying… I was born in Port Angeles, it’s my birthplace, my home town, I have researched, documented and know the history of Port Angeles, Clallam County, Washington State U.S.A.

    I am the designated TRUMP supporter in Clallam County WA.

    I am doing what I can with what I’ve got.

    Hmmm… WA State Trump headquarters is out of TRUMP yard signs, rally signs and bumper stickers.

    I’ve got my website and an email list. The power of cyberspace? Round and round and round it goes and where it stops nobody knows.

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    CLALLAM COUNTY, WA STATE GOP HEADQUARTERS ON “LINCOLN ST.” IN PORT ANGELES HAS TWO GREAT THINGS GOING FOR IT… IN THE WINDOW THERE IS A CAMPAIGN POSTER OF DONALD J. TRUMP  

    AND HOW FITTING,  A COPY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, “GETTYSBURG ADDRESS”

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    19 NOVEMBER 1863

    ABRAHAM LINCOLN, “GETTYSBURG ADDRESS”

    [1] Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

    [2] Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.

    [3] But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate-we can not consecrate-we can not hallow-this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us-that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion-that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain-that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom-and that government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth.

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    And yes… we have…

    THE LIBERTY BELL ON LINCOLN STREET  PORT ANGELES, CLALLAM COUNTY WA.

    Liberty Bell, erected by the Lions Club honoring those who served in the Armed Forces. A full scale replica of the original bell – 5 feet tall – weighs 2080 pounds and can be heard a distance of 8 miles. The bell was made at the White Chapel Bell Foundry, the same foundry that made the original bell.


  • So? The UK Wants to Quit the EU? or Not?

    So? The UK Wants to Quit the EU? Or Not?

    May 11, 2016 All you need to know about the UK’s EU referendum and the Muslim connection can be found on the internet.

    YEPit’s all out there in cyberspace,  everyone that is offending and everyone that is offended  EVERY NEWS MEDIA PROVIDING THE WORLD WITH the most inflammatory incomplete, edited, biased, tense, eager, fearful, game changing,  complicated, fascinating  and SENSATIONAL REPORTS

    How CONTRADICTORY, redundant and overlapping?

    SEP 5, 2015 – A majority of British people would vote to leave the European Union in the … BRITAIN WANTS TO QUIT EUROPE?

    MONDAY MAY 9, 2016  London’s newly elected  Muslim Mayor  Sadiq Khan WANTS BRITAIN TO STAY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION?

    WHO changed the game?

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    London elects Muslim mayor – WND.com

    www.wnd.com/…/london-poised-to-elect-1st-muslim-ma…

    WorldNetDaily

    6 days ago – Kahn’s rise is a testimony to the fact that major sections of the city are already close to 50 percent Muslim, and critics say many of its non-Muslim …

    The United States recently saw its first Muslim-majority city council elected in Hamtramck, Michigan.

    But voters in Britain’s capital and largest city just delivered an even bigger prize to Islam.

    LONDON ELECTED SADIQ KHAN AS ITS MAYOR ON FRIDAY, MAKING HIM THE MOST POWERFUL MUSLIM POLITICIAN IN THE WESTERN WORLD.

    Kahn’s rise is a testimony to the fact that major sections of the city are already close to 50 percent Muslim, and critics say many of its non-Muslim residents seem comfortable with turning the top elected post over to a man with questionable connections to terrorists.

    Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2016/05/islam-tightens-hold-on-europe-with-election-victory/#8s8jlvKscMGw6zKi.99

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     [Why Khan’s victory was so remarkable]

    SADIQ KHAN  VICTORY COMES AT A FASCINATING, TENSE MOMENT. BRITAIN IS POISED TO HOLD A REFERENDUM NEXT MONTH ON ITS MEMBERSHIP IN THE EUROPEAN UNION. THOSE EAGER TO SEVER TIES WITH BRUSSELS ARE, IN PART, MOTIVATED BY FEAR OF IMMIGRATION AND ISLAMIST INFILTRATION. BORIS Johnson, the boisterous politician Khan replaced as London’s mayor, has become one of the biggest backers of what’s known as the “Brexit” movement.

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    Exclusive: London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Religious Extremism, Brexit …

    time.com/4322562/londonmayor-sadiq-khan-donald-trump/

    Time

    2 days ago – You’re the first Muslim mayor of a major western city. … What’s your view on a potential Trump presidency given his remarks on Muslims?

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    MAY 11, 2016

    AS AN AMERICAN CITIZEN,VOTING IN 2016

    What’s your view on a potential TRUMP PRESIDENCY given his remarks on Muslims?

    WHAT’S YOUR VIEW ON ISIS MUSLIM TERRORISTS?

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    ISIS: San Bernardino shooters were ‘supporters’ – CNN.com

    www.cnn.com/2015/12/05/us/sanbernardino-shooting/

    CNN

    Dec 5, 2015 – ISIS militants said the two people who stormed a party in Southern California … San Bernardino shooters ‘supporters’ of ISIS, terror group says.

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    CNN  Dec 9, 2015 Donald Trump defends Muslim ban proposal?

    CNN  Dec 9, 2015 – Why Trump is playing right into ISIS’ hands?

    REALLY? WHO GOT PRAISED? AND WHO GOT PLAYED ?

    ISIS magazine praises San Bernardino terrorists for their sacrifices …

    www.latimes.com/…/la-me-ln-islamic-state-magazine-…

    Los Angeles Times

    Jan 20, 2016 – An Islamic State propaganda magazine praised the San Bernardino terrorists as martyrs for killing 14 people and suggested that the deadliest …

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    Islam tightens hold on Europe with election victory – WND.com

    www.wnd.com/…/islamtightenshold-on-europe-with-ele

    WorldNetDaily

    2 days ago – WND EXCLUSIVE. Islam tightens hold on Europe with election victory. London to be run for the 1st time in history by Muslim. Published: 2 days …Islam tightens hold on Europe with election victory

    Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2016/05/islam-tightens-hold-on-europe-with-election-victory/#8s8jlvKscMGw6zKi.99

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    Number of UK Muslims exceeds three million for first time – Telegraph

    www.telegraph.co.uk › News

    The Daily Telegraph

    Jan 31, 2016 – The highest percentage of Muslims is East London’s Tower Hamlets Photo: … Britain is home to more than three million Muslims for the first time …

    The UK’s EU referendum: All you need to know – BBC News

    www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-32810887

    BBC

    Apr 18, 2016 – It is a word that has become used as a shorthand way of saying the UK leaving the EU – merging the words Britain and exit to get Brexit, in a …

    May 11, 2016 All you”REALLY” need to know can be found on the internet

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    All you need to know? BBC News?

    I watched the CBC News, “THE NATIONAL” last night, MAY 10, 2016

    Shame on you Peter Mansbridge, it was, the most inflammatory incomplete, edited, biased and disappointing report I have ever watched on “THE NATIONAL” you own it, you  reported it,  The offending remarks on  Donald Trump’s closing down boarders and vetting immigrants. By you  and London’s newly elected  Muslim Mayor Sadiq Khan

    The National for May 10, 2016 – CBC News – Latest Canada, World …

    www.cbc.ca/news/the-national-for-may102016-1.3576555

    CBC.ca12 hours ago – Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News, hosted by Peter Mansbridge.

    W A T
    C H
    T H E
    V I D
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    The National for May 10, 2016 47:36

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    London elects Sadiq Khan, first Muslim mayor, after ugly campaign

    www.cnn.com/2016/05/06/…/uk-londonmayoral-race-sadiq-khan/

    CNN

    5 days ago – London elects Sadiq Khan, first Muslim mayor, after ugly campaign ….. His victory followed bitter campaign against Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith … Muslim and Labour Party politician, has been elected mayor of London, marking … He studied law, became a university lecturer and the chairman of a …

    All you need to know?

    Number of UK Muslims exceeds three million for first time – Telegraph

    www.telegraph.co.uk › News

    The Daily Telegraph

    Jan 31, 2016 – The highest percentage of Muslims is East London’s Tower Hamlets Photo: … Britain is home to more than three million Muslims for the first time …

    All you need to know?

    London has its first Muslim mayor – but who is he? – CNBC.com

    www.cnbc.com/…/hes-the-likely-next-mayor-of-london-but-who-i…

    CNBC

    2 days ago – MONDAY MAY 9, 2016 It’s the rags-to-riches story of a poor boy done well. Sadiq Khan is the son of a London bus driver and a seamstress. He grew up on a government funded housing estate in a poorer area of the city and attended a local state school.

    But what is behind the rise of the new mayor and what will he do as chief politician of one of the world’s most powerful cities?

    In the May 2005 general election he moved to the national stage after winning the vote to become the Member of Parliament for Tooting.

    In doing so, he became the first MP of Islamic faith to win election in London.

    Serving under the Tony Blair cabinet, Sadiq Khan signed an open letter critical of his party’s counter terrorism and foreign policy.

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    UK wants to quit EU according to a new poll as David Cameron …

    www.dailymail.co.uk/…/Britainwants-quit-Europe-Shock-ne…

    Daily Mail

    Sep 5, 2015 – A majority of British people would vote to leave the European Union in the … Britain wants to quit Europe: Shock new poll shows EU ‘no’ camp …

    France wants Britain to leave the EU the most, study of member …

    www.independent.co.uk › News › World › Europe

    The Independent

    Mar 14, 2016 – The French are keener on Britain leaving the EU than any other nationality in the bloc, a study has found. More than 40 per cent of French …

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    All you need to know?

    2008 America has its  first Black President, but who is he? It’s the rags-to-riches story of a poor boy done well, Barack Hussein Obama II is the son of Ann Dunham, a white American from Kansas, and Barack Obama, Sr., a black Kenyan.  He was raised by his grandmother in Hawaii, Obama acknowledged that his father was born a Muslim in a speech  in Washington, D.C. on June 26, 2006. He worked  as a community organizer in Chicago’s largely poor and black South Side

    What we did we do that  day in 2008, in that election, at that defining moment, when the first African American was elected to the White House and became the 44th U.S. president?

    WHAT DID AMERICAN VOTERS DO IN  2012?

    ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU VOTE IN 2016  

    IS CHANGE HAS COME TO AMERICA.

    The United States recently saw its first Muslim-majority city council elected in Hamtramck, Michigan.

     


  • We are Informed. Silent-Angry and Voting

    We are Informed. Silent-Angry and Voting

    The  WA State Primary in 2016, is anything but, establishment campaign politicking as usual.

    THANKS TO THE MEDIA AND THE POWER OF CYBERSPACE TECHNOLOGY , AMERICANS, WA STATE,  VOTERS HAVE BEEN INFORMED BY THE CANDIDATES, WE HAVE WATCHED THE RALLY’S ON TV, WE  HAVE WATCHED THE TWITTER’S, THE TWEETS, FACE BOOK AND OF COURSE THE ESTABLISHMENT PUNDITS.

    In our small county,  

    We are informed. We are Silent – We are Angry and We are Voting

    ALL OF THE LOCAL PEOPLE I HAVE SPOKEN WITH PRIVATELY, HAVE ALREADY DECIDED WHO THEY ARE VOTING “FOR”…..

    In the WA State Primary in 2016, it’s not about your voice.  IT’S  ABOUT YOUR VOTE.

    May 2, 2016 IT’S TOO LATE FOR A BLITZ OF THE USUAL  ESTABLISHMENT CAMPAIGN POLITICKING

    Historically, business as usual for a  politico establishment’s primary election campaign.  would be to find local volunteers, to find a meeting place, to have meetings, to train, to make thousands of phone calls to thousands of people, and, to post thousands of yard signs.

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    April 30, 2016, 2:50 PM  I received a phone call from

    Senator Benton is the WA State Chairman for Trump

    Certainly, I would be delighted to participate locally  in promoting my candidate for the primary.

    In fact I did send an email out April 30, 2016, to my contacts in WA State, for that specific purpose.  to find local volunteers, to find a meeting place, to have meetings, to train, to make thousands of phone calls to thousands of people, and, to post yard signs.

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    April 30, 2016, 4:02 PM I sent out this email

    Subject: Senator Benton called me.

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    Senator Benton called me at 2:50 PM 
    He is the WA State Chairman for Trump.

    He is looking for a Clallam County Trump Chairperson.

    Do you know someone that is a Trump supporter and would be interested in participating?

    Please email or call me (360) 417-9452

    Do you have a LIST of Trump local supporters?

    Short notice,  BUT…. We have a message to get out ASAP.

    The meeting can be arranged for Wed. May 4, or Thurs May 5, 2016

    He has requested a public meeting place for 25 Trump supporters to train them for making phone calls..

    Can you help me find a free public meeting place?

    I’ll keep you posted..

    Trump will be in WA State in Spokane and at Boeing field for rally’s.

    Thank you

    Pearl

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    May  2, 2016  Keeping you posted

    THE ONLY RESPONSE TO MY EMAIL WAS SILENCE.

    “Go to where the silence is and say something.”

    Indeed, We are informed. We are Silent – We are Angry and We are Voting

    AND, WE HAVE ALREADY DECIDED WHO TO VOTE FOR.

    IN THE WA STATE PRIMARY IN 2016, IT’S NOT ABOUT YOUR VOICE.  IT’S  ABOUT YOUR VOTE.

    TO BE SILENT IS TO SAY SOMETHING

     TO VOTE IS TO DO SOMETHING


  • Go Find Your Park Sol Duc Hot Springs

    Go Find Your Park Sol Duc Hot Springs

    Olympic National Park is my park. It has been my park since 1944.

    THIS IS MY “INSIDE STORY” ON MY OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK
    INSIDE STORY is defined as knowing something from the inside out.

    INHOLDERS LIVED INSIDE OF NATIONAL PARKS

    Find Your Park

    findyourpark.com/

    MANY PARKS, MANY STORIES. Everyone finds their park in a different place and in a different way. These stories just might inspire you to find yours.

    SHARE YOUR STORY Post a picture or video of your experience on social media using the hashtag #FindYourPark. WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE WHAT YOU DO!

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    THIS IS MY INSIDE STORY how I found my park in 1944,

    better described as how my park found me, LIVING INSIDE  MY OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK WHEN I WAS THREE YEARS OLD.

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    Remember this “MY STORY”

    I have a brother and two sisters,

    THAT SHOULD SHARE THEIR STORIES AS WELL

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    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..

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    Once Upon A Time in Olympic National Park
    My family, the George C. Rains Sr. family was living inside of the OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK as INHOLDERS at Sol Duc Hot Springs on 320 acres of private property in the fall of 1944.
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    MY INSIDE STORY SHALL INCLUDE THE 71 YEAR HISTORY OF
    HOW I FIND MY PARK, OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK IN 2016.

    the bottom line
    IT IS A LONG STORY TO SHARE AND WILL REQUIRE A SERIES OF POSTINGS ON MY WEBSITE.
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    JUNE 29, 1938 UNDER THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND DEDICATED AND SET APART AS A PUBLIC PARK FOR THE BENEFIT AND ENJOYMENT OF THE PEOPLE AND SHALL BE KNOWN AS THE OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK…
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    THIS IS MY DAD’S INSIDE STORY

    By GEORGE C. RAINS SR.

    THE WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE AND WHY OUR FAMILY WAS LIVING INSIDE OF THE OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK AT SOL DUC HOT SPRINGS ON 320 ACRES OF PRIVATE PROPERTY IN THE FALL OF 1944.

    LIVING THE AMERICAN DREAM

    In the year of 1944 I was employed at the Quillayute Naval Air Station doing plumbing maintenance work.
    While working there I became interested in the Sol Due Hot Springs area which involved 320 acres of private land.

    The Hot Springs resort property had remained idle for some period of time, and the more I thought about it, I asked myself -¬why not find out if the property was for sale and what the asking price was.

    I contacted Mrs. Mirza Martin in Seattle, Washington, then owner of the Sol Due Hot Springs to see if the property was for sale, and she informed me that it was. I had $500.00 in savings banks, and I thought I would use this money to obtain an option to purchase the Sol Due property. By putting up the $500.00 for option money, an arrangement was worked out with Mrs. Mirza Martin and her attorney to purchase the property for $70,000.00. Payments annually would be $7,500.00 including principle and interest until the contract was paid in full. Down. payment was $21,000.00.

    Money was very scarce during these times, and I had to hitchhike to Seattle to work out the deal with Mrs. Mirza Martin and her attorney.

    On one occasion I had to take the late last ferry from Seattle to Port Ludlow. It so happened no automobiles on the ferry were going to Port Angeles, so I started walking from Port Ludlow to Port Angeles. By daylight the next morning after walking all night I finally made it to Blyn, W A. A car finally came along and I got a ride to Port Angeles.

    I decided to form a corporation to handle the purchase matter of the Sol Due Hot Springs property. I hired Mr. W. F. Phillips, attorney, who was upstairs in the old Eagles Bldg. at the time, to draw up the incorporation papers. I hitchhiked to Olympia, Washington to see that the incorporation papers were properly filed. Hitchhiking from Olympia back to Port Angeles, I became stranded in Hoodsport and had to spend the night there.

    I finally located three other gentlemen and their wives who were interested in the purchase
    and operation of the Sol Due Hot Springs Resort property. I contacted my uncle and aunt
    in Seattle, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Hancock; Mr. and Mrs. O.B. Tully, and Mr. and Mrs.
    Roy Stafford. The four of us agreed to each subscribe to the purchase of 25 percent of the
    incorporation stock.

    The purchase was made and we started the resort operation in 1944.
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    THIS IS MY FAIRY TALE  INSIDE STORY how I found my park in 1944, as described above, how my park found me, living inside of my Olympic National Park when I was three years old.

    Arriving at Sol Duc Hot Springs in 1944, is one of my first memories, it was freezing cold and the ground was white…. I thought it was snow. Mom said it was just thick frost.

    So there I was with my family, at Sol Duc Hot Springs, in the Sol Duc Valley surrounded by my park.

    It was the beginning of my enchanted fairy tale childhood and it lasted for almost nine years.

    What an ideal way to spend my childhood, nine years, 1944-1953 living in a Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort rustic, charming, four room cabin built by the Martin brothers in 1921.

    How rustic and charming was our cabin? We had only cold running water, , a big wood range in the kitchen, with a screened wooden cooler for food, a bathroom with no bath tub (we took our baths and did our laundry in hot mineral in the basement of the store) We had another wood stove in the front room. The back porch was a woodshed with a kids swing. Electricity was provided by a waterwheel . We had no telephone and one radio with one radio station.

    How rustic was our cabin? Well, by today’s standards…pretty rustic…

    We had the wild bears that ripped off the screened wooden food cooler on our kitchen and dumped over garbage cans on a regular basis.

    we had raccoon’s, Bantam Chickens and SKUNKS living and fighting under our cabin.

    We had wild deer that took apples from our hands at our kitchen window.

    Our rustic Sol Duc cabin was surrounded by towering cottonwood, evergreens trees and an additional 87 rustic cabins built by the Martin brothers in 1921.
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    As Dad said, Money was very scarce during these times…

    I don’t remember being poor, but I’m guessing we were poor and lived very frugally. Mom made all of our clothes, we got two pair of shoes a year, winter shoes in the fall and summer sandals and a new dress (one of my dresses was made out of silk from a World war II parachute) for EASTER. Making it do in World War two, we had skirts of raw silk too.

    In the summer, my winter shoes, with the toes cut out, because they were too small, became my CREEK SHOES.

    I didn’t own a store bought doll until I was eight years old. My two sisters and I shared one homemade doll called “Fatty”

    I don’t remember any toys? I don’t think they had been invented yet…

    We looked on the ground for and collected tax tokens, three of them equaled one penny.
    one penny would buy candy. (they were green plastic or aluminum)

    There was so much more, than being poor…  Like living a wonderful fairy tale.
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    A bit of history WA State has always been TAXING
    Washington state caused a stir when their tax laws were passed and implemented on May 21, 1935. The US government and treasury department filed suit against the state of Washington claiming THE USE OF SALES TAX TOKENS AS AN ASSAULT ON US COINAGE. The governor of Washington refused to back down and the issue was tabled by the government.
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    Back to sharing my inside story, living inside my park.

    MY FAVORITE MEMORIES, OF PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS

    It was unbelievably, wonder- full, delightful, wet, exciting and wild living on 320 acres of private property. (kind of like a fairy tale)

    A PRIVATE POOL
    In 1944, after my mother removed years and tons of accumulated leaves with a wheel barrow from the little pool, we had our own private small hot mineral swimming pool that winter and every winter after…

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    THE WONDERFUL DAYS OF SUMMER
    When Sol Duc Hot Springs was opened to and for PUBLIC USE
    Every rustic cabin was full
    The two swimming pools were full of splash happy people
    It was affordable for every working family
    Some family’s had a standing reservation for the same cabin every year
    Parking areas were full and over flowing
    The community kitchen and the surrounding area accommodated hundreds
    Campers Camped at the affordable Olympic National Park, Sol Duc Camp ground
    Fishing for trout in the Olympic National Park was a huge tourist attraction.

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    BACK THEN THERE WERE STILL FISH TO FISH FOR IN OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK
    Hikers hiked to the lakes to fish, Fisherman and fisher-boys fished in the Seven Lakes Basin (actually eight) Sol duc, Long, Lunch, Morgenroth, No Name, Clear, Round, and Lake No. 8.  Other lakes are encountered along the way are not considered part of “seven lakes” include Heart Lake, Deer Lake and Mink Lake.

    And, the old folks, woman and little kids stayed at Sol Duc Resort and went swimming…
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    HOW DID THOSE TROUT EVERYBODY USED TO FISH FOR GET UP INTO THEM THAR HILLS?
    Great question, I just found the answer three days ago on Jan 18,2016 …
    During the summer of 1933 Snider CCC Camp enrollees worked with THE U.S. BUREAU OF FISHERIES AND THE STATE GAME COMMISSION TO PLANT 77,000 TROUT in the higher lakes and headwaters of streams in Clallam County THE CCC ASSISTED IN TRANSPORTING THESE FISH BY PACK HORSE TO REMOTE LOCATIONS IN THE OLYMPIC
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    AS INHOLDERS OUR FAMILY LIVED INSIDE OF THE OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK EVEN IN 1944 INHOLDERS WERE SUBJECT TO NATIONAL PARK RULES AND LAWS

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    I don’t know exactly how old I was when I realized that living inside my park had drawbacks. When I noticed the look on my parents faces when they heard the rumble of the Park Ranger, two gun Merrill’s car crossing the bridge?

    It only happened, you could only hear the rumble of a vehicle crossing the bridge and echoing through the valley, when Sol Doc Hot Springs was closed for the winter.

    What did I know and when? I was just a little kid…

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    When I was older, I knew why the Park Ranger, two gun Merrill showed up.. and I DID NOT LIKE HIM.

    It was illegal to shoot off fireworks in every National Park, even on your own 320 acres of private land.

    If we saw him, we knew he was on our private land to inspect, to see what was going on, Two Gun Merrill was there to force and/or enforce National Park laws and rules, including writing tickets for violations.

    Fun and games on the Fourth of July, you bet. There was only one park ranger. In the summer time there were lots of kids, even kids with cars. Kids like to shoot off fire crackers, this is the game of tag that we played with Two Gun Merrill. It was about a mile from behind the big pool to the community kitchen . So, we kids, would shoot off a bunch of fireworks behind the big pool… Two Gun Merrill would come running.. Then we kids would jump in the car and go down to the community kitchen and shoot off more fireworks. Back and forth, laughing our heads off.

    How old was I? just a kid… OLD ENOUGH TO REMEMBER.
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    When I was older, I kind of sort of figured out why the Park Ranger, two gun Merrill showed up in the winter time . It was illegal to shoot off guns/firearms in every National Park, even on your own 320 acres of private land.

    As Dad said, Money was very scarce during these times…
    Feeding a family of six was expensive.
    I knew what the sound of an echoing firecracker/gunshot would do.
    I never saw the illegal shooting or dressing of a deer, But I’m sure our family, by definition ate camp meat: illegal venison.
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    BACK WHEN THERE WERE STILL FISH TO FISH FOR IN OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK

    BEFORE THE TROUT WERE ELIMINATE BY THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, TO PROTECT THE NOT SO ENDANGERED SPECIES LIKE LONG TOED SALAMANDERS AND FROGS

    Dad went fishing for trout up in the Seven Lake Basin.

    We had a walk in freezer up at the Sol Duc Store.
    As a kid, I ate a lot of free trout when I lived in my, Olympic National Park
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    HOW DID OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK RANGER, “TWO GUN MERRILL”

    GET HIS NAME? URBAN LEGEND HAS IT..
    THAT IN AN ATTEMPTED QUICK DRAW PRACTICE, HE ACCIDENTLY SHOT OFF ONE OF HIS TOES
    An urban legend is a secondhand story, alleged to be true
    and just plausible enough to be believed
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    The bottom line
    MY INSIDE STORY, ON MY OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK IS A LONG HISTORY TO SHARE AND WILL REQUIRE A SERIES OF POSTINGS ON MY WEBSITE.
    To be continued….


  • The Silent Majority Defined 1933-1968-2016

    The Silent Majority Defined 1933-1968-2016

    THE “SILENT MAJORITY,” IS A PHRASE WITH A LONG, LONG HISTORY

    IN 2016 THE HISTORY AND ORIGIN OF THE”SILENT MAJORITY” MUST BE DEFINED AND MADE PERFECTLY CLEAR.

    (for those that think it just started 45 years ago)

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    Defining words on Germany’s SILENT MAJORITY

    “WHEN THEY CAME I DID NOT SPEAK”

    Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a trade unionist; Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out – because I was not a Jew; Then they came for me – and there was no one left to speak out for me.
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    DEFINING THE HOLOCAUST

    The Holocaust began in 1933 and ended in 1945 12 years of Antisemitism (also spelled anti-Semitism or anti-semitism) is PREJUDICE AGAINST, HATRED OF, OR DISCRIMINATION AGAINST JEWS AS AN ETHNIC, RELIGIOUS, OR RACIAL GROUP.

    11 million people were killed during the Holocaust (1.1 million children )
    6 MILLION OF THOSE VICTIMS WERE JEWISH.

    PREJUDICE AGAINST, HATRED OF, OR DISCRIMINATION AGAINST OTHER GROUPS targeted by the Nazis were Jehovah’s Witnesses, homosexuals, disabled people, and Roma.

    “WHEN THEY CAME I DID NOT SPEAK” for the record let’s add…

    Then they came for the Jehovah’s Witnesses and I did not speak out – because I was not a Jehovah’s Witnesses – Then they came for the homosexuals and I did not speak out – because I was not a homosexual – Then they came for the disabled people and I did not speak out – because I was not a disabled person – Then they came for Roma and I did not speak out – because I was not a Roma –

    TWO-THIRDS OF JEWISH PEOPLE living in Europe at the time of World War II were killed by ANTISEMITISM …..

    11 million people were killed during the Holocaust (1.1 million children )
    6 MILLION OF THOSE VICTIMS WERE JEWISH,
    5 MILLION OF THOSE VICTIMS targeted by the Nazis ,were other groups of people, prejudiced against, hatred of, or discrimination against.

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    TODAY Niemöller’s words “ON THE SILENT MAJORITY” have meaning.

    THEY ARE OFTEN ALTERED TO FIT DIFFERING POLITICAL OR SOCIAL AGENDA,

    BUT THEY STAND AS A UNIVERSAL CALL FOR SOCIAL ACTION AND SOLIDARITY AND VIGILANCE IN THE FACE OF OPPRESSION AND INJUSTICE.
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    INDEED, IN 2016, IT IS NECESSARY TO INVESTIGATE THE POLITICAL OR DIFFERING SOCIAL AGENDA’S THAT  ARE REFERRED  TO UNDER THE “SILENT MAJORITY”

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    NOW THAT WE HAVE ESTABLISHED THE ORIGIN OF THE “SILENT MAJORITY” WE MUST DOCUMENT AND ENLIGHTEN AMERICAN CITIZENS ON  THE SIMILARITIES OF THE USAGE OF THE WORDS “SILENT MAJORITY” IN THE POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS IN NIXON’S 1968 AND TRUMP’S IN 2016.
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    1968-1972 Richard Nixon campaigned on A SILENT MAJORITY PLATFORM
    NIXON CAMPAIGNED ON A PLATFORM DESIGNED TO REACH THE “SILENT MAJORITY” of middle class and working class Americans. He promised to “bring us together again,” and many Americans, weary after years of antiwar and civil rights protests, were happy to hear of peace returning to their streets.
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    2015-2016 Donald Trump is campaigning on A SILENT MAJORITY PLATFORM
    DONALD TRUMP IS CAMPAIGNING ON A PLATFORM DESIGNED TO REACH THE “SILENT MAJORITY” of middle class and working class Americans. The Donald promises to “bring us together again,” and many Americans, weary after years of antiwar and civil rights protests, are happy at the prospect of peace returning to their streets.
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    NIXON CAMPAIGNED ON FOREIGN POLICY WAS ALSO A MAJOR FACTOR IN THE ELECTION. Humphrey was saddled with a Democratic foreign policy that led to what appeared to be absolute futility and agony in Vietnam. NIXON PROMISED TO FIND A WAY TO “PEACE WITH HONOR” IN VIETNAM, though Nixon was never entirely clear about how this was to be accomplished.
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    2016 TRUMP campaign IS ON FOREIGN POLICY WHICH IS A MAJOR FACTOR IN THE ELECTION. AMERICA IS CURRENTLY saddled with a Democratic foreign policy that led to the absolute futility FOURTEEN YEARS OF WAR AND CONFLICT IN THE MIDDLE EAST.
    Trump has promised to find a way to “peace with honor” in the middle east, AND THE DONALD IS PERFECTLY AND ENTIRELY CLEAR ON HOW THIS IS TO BE ACCOMPLISHED.
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    1968 Richard Nixon campaigned on A SILENT MAJORITY PLATFORM
    THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, DESPERATE TO FIND A WAY OUT OF THE VIETNAM QUAGMIRE, WERE APPARENTLY WERE READY TO GIVE THE REPUBLICAN AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE GOOD ON HIS CLAIM.

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    IN 1968 RICHARD NIXON WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT

    Nixon’s “Silent Majority”

    chnm.gmu.edu/…/sil…
    Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
    DURING HIS SUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGN FOR THE PRESIDENCY IN 1968, Richard Nixon … In October 1969, PROTESTERS STAGED A HUGE RALLY IN WASHINGTON, D.C. On …
    AT THE END OF THE SPEECH, HE CALLED FOR THE “GREAT SILENT MAJORITY” TO SUPPORT HIM IN THIS GOAL:.
    And so tonight — to you, THE GREAT SILENT MAJORITY OF MY FELLOW AMERICANS — I ask for your support. I PLEDGED IN MY CAMPAIGN FOR THE PRESIDENCY TO END THE WAR in a way that we could win the peace. I have initiated a plan of action which will enable me to keep that pledge. the more support I can have from the American people, the sooner that pledge can be redeemed; for the more divided we are at home, the less likely the enemy is to negotiate in Paris.

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    Richard Nixon: Address to the Nation on the War in Vietnam

    www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid
    University of California, Santa Barbara

    Richard Nixon<br>1969 … THE QUESTION AT ISSUE IS NOT WHETHER JOHNSON’S WAR BECOMES NIXON’S WAR. … In a television speech on May 14, in a speech before the United Nations, and on a number of other occasions I set forth our ….. AND SO TONIGHT–TO YOU, THE GREAT SILENT MAJORITY OF MY FELLOW AMERICANS–I ASK FOR YOUR SUPPORT.

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    IN 1972 RICHARD NIXON WAS REELECTED BY ONE OF THE LARGEST LANDSLIDES IN U.S. HISTORY.

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    During his presidency, Nixon oversaw some dramatic changes in U.S. Cold War foreign policy, MOST NOTABLY HIS POLICY OF DETENTE WITH THE SOVIET UNION AND HIS 1972 VISIT TO COMMUNIST CHINA.
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    2016 Donald Trump is campaigning on A SILENT MAJORITY PLATFORM
    TRUMPS IDEALS OF THE SILENT MAJORITY —

    THAT AN OVERLOOKED PEOPLE NEED TO STAND UP AND RECLAIM THE VALUES THAT ONCE MADE THE COUNTRY GREAT —
    IS VIRTUALLY EMBEDDED IN TRUMP’S “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN” SLOGAN.
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    2016 TRUMP’S SILENT MAJORITY
    DURING HIS CAMPAIGN FOR THE PRESIDENCY IN 2016 ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL, TENS OF THOUSANDS OF AMERICAN VOTERS ARE SHOWING UP AT HUGE RALLIES AT EVERY STOP.
    MR. TRUMP’S REPEATED USE OF “SILENT MAJORITY” IS THRILLING TO AND FOR THE TENS OF THOUSANDS, MILLIONS? OF OVERLOOKED AMERICAN PEOPLE THAT WANT TO STAND UP, VOTE AND RECLAIM THE VALUES THAT ONCE MADE THE COUNTRY GREAT —
    IN TRUMPS CAMPAIGN SPEECHES, HE CALLS FOR THE ” SILENT MAJORITY” TO SUPPORT HIM IN THIS GOAL:.
    THE SILENT MAJORITY OF MY FELLOW AMERICANS — I ask for your support. I HAVE PLEDGED IN MY CAMPAIGN FOR THE PRESIDENCY TO END THE WAR in a way that we could win the peace.
    I have a plan of action which will enable me to keep that pledge. the more support I can have from the American people, the sooner that pledge can be redeemed;
    FOR THE MORE DIVIDED WE ARE AT HOME.
    THE LESS LIKELY THE ENEMY IS TO NEGOTIATE IN PARIS.

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    MOST NOTABLY ARE TRUMPS POLICY FOR “DEALING” WITH,

    THE MANY UNRESOLVED IMMIGRATION THREATS,

    THE ISIS TERRORISTS IMMIGRATION VETTING PROCESS,

    CLOSING OUR BORDERS TO THOSE WHO THREATEN AMERICAN CITIZENS BOTH PHYSICALLY AND ECONOMICALLY,

    BUILDING FENCES KEEPING OUT ILLEGALS , AND

    DIPLOMATIC SOLUTIONS WITH COMMUNIST CHINA, AND DIPLOMATIC SOLUTIONS WITH THE SOVIET UNION.
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    IN 1968 RICHARD NIXON WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT
    IN 1972 THE SILENT MAJORITY WAS NOT SILENT,

    RICHARD NIXON WAS REELECTED BY ONE OF THE LARGEST LANDSLIDES IN U.S. HISTORY.
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    BASED ON THE LATEST POLLS JAN 24, 2016, THE “SILENT MAJORITY” OF AMERICAN PEOPLE, ARE GOING TO STAND UP AND VOTE FOR TRUMP SO WE THE PEOPLE CAN RECLAIM THE VALUES THAT ONCE MADE THE COUNTRY OUR COUNTRY GREAT.

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    THE “SILENT MAJORITY,” WHICH IS A PHRASE WITH A LONG HISTORY
    THE SILENT MAJORITY AS DEFINED 1933-1968-2016

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    ‘Silent Majority?’ Trump Supporters Weigh In – NPR

    www.npr.org/…/what-is-the-silentmajoritytrumpsupportersweigh-in

    NPR

    3 days ago – Donald Trump says he speaks for the “silent majority,” which is a phrase with a long history in politics. Iowa voters supporting Trump discuss …

     


  • Public Land Use? Howls of Complaints?

    I received information on, the Public ” HOWLING” on Public Land Use complaints against the feds, in an email from Liz Bowen Pie N Politics in California.

    Public lands ‘listening’ session brings howls of complaints …

    www.deseretnews.com/…/Publiclandslisteningsessionbri
    Deseret News

    15 hours ago – Public landslistening’ session brings howls of complaints against feds.

    17 Comments ». By Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret …

    13 hours ago – Public lands ‘listening’ session brings howls of complaints against feds … Chris Stewart, R-Utah, convened the session in St. George — part of his congressional district — to let county …. Kick the Feds out of our state, period!
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    So, I sent a comment to…..

    Dear Senator Lankford,
    I received the following information in an email from a friend in California. It is an on-going country wide issue.
    We the people have no way of resolving this problem, other than forwarding this information to a concerned, responsive, elected representative in WA DC…..
    the bottom line…
    “Congress is really our last, best hope for solving this.”

    Thank you,
    Pearl Rains Hewett

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    Then… I made a comment on Pie N Politics website

    Pie N Politics | LizBowen.com

    lizbowen.com/?page_id=393

    Pie N Politics. Like many areas of the United States, citizens in Siskiyou County are finding government regulations are destroying their RIGHTS. This includes …
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    my comment to Pie N Politics ….
    If you want an elected federal representative to “LISTEN” to your complaints and respond.. Senator Lankford, is your man.
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    Dear Senator Lankford,
    I received the following information in an email from a friend in California. It is an on-going country wide issue.
    We the people have no way of resolving this problem, other than forwarding this information to a concerned, responsive, elected representative in WA DC……
    the bottom line…
    “Congress is really our last, best hope for solving this.”

    Thank you,
    Pearl Rains Hewett
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    Sent and received by Team Lankford!
    Thanks
    Thank you for reaching out to Team Lankford! Your form has been successfully submitted. Someone on our team will get back to you as soon as possible.
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    I have three (3) mostly, usually, unconcerned, unresponsive elected representative in WA DC
    Rep. Derek Kilmer, and Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell.
    And, I have three (3) mostly, usually, unconcerned, unresponsive elected representative in WA State
    Rep. Steve Tharinger, Kevin Van De Wege and Senator Jim Hargrove
    And, I have three (3) mostly, usually, unconcerned, unresponsive elected representative, Commissioners in Clallam County WA.

    ————
    I have been, well… sort of howling at all nine (9) of them, mostly D-WA representatives, sending them emails, and asking them questions for years.. about restricted public and private land use, among other things.

    And, all nine (9) of my elected representatives are mostly D-WA, are mostly, usually, unconcerned and unresponsive. period.

    Like, I might as well have been howling at the moon…

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    Fortunately, My grandson set up this website for me… registered 2013-01-29.
    Today is 2016-01-23, I’ve spent nearly three years researching, documenting and posting over 650 comments on restricted public and private land use, among other things.
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    Well, Like I said….
    IF YOU WANT AN ELECTED FEDERAL REPRESENTATIVE TO “LISTEN” TO YOUR COMPLAINTS AND RESPOND.. SENATOR LANKFORD, IS YOUR GO TO MAN.
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    My comments matter, as a matter of fact… I even got a Christmas card

    (I know a robo card)

    However, the bottom line on Senator Lankford Christmas card is…
    Stay Connected!
    If you would like more information on these topics or any other legislation currently before the U.S. Senate, please do not hesitate to call my D.C. office at (202) 224-5754. My Oklahoma City office can be reached at (405) 231-4941 and my Tulsa office at (918) 581-7651. You can also follow me on Facebook or Twitter or Instagram for updates on my work in Congress.
    —– Original Message —–
    From: Sen. James Lankford
    To: phew@wavecable.com
    Sent: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 7:20 AM
    Subject: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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    BACK TO THE HOWLING…

    Public lands ‘listening’ session brings howls of complaints …
    www.deseretnews.com/…/Public-lands-listening-session-bri…

    WHO’S LISTENING?
    Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, Jason Chaffetz R-Utah, Rob Bishop R-Utah, as well as Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Arkansas
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    I received the following information in an email from Liz Bowen Pie N Politics in California.
    full text…
    By Amy Joi O’Donoghue,
    Deseret News
    Published: Friday, Jan. 22 2016 10:00 p.m. MST
    ST. GEORGE — Four U.S. congressmen spent several hours Friday hearing a litany of complaints asserting federal land management agencies are harming families and livelihoods and need to be reigned in — if not eliminated altogether.
    Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, convened the session in St. George — part of his congressional district — to let county leaders and others air their views on federal public lands management in Utah.
    The list of grievances was long: grazing reductions, wild horse and burro overpopulation, agencies colluding with environmental groups in illegal, backdoor meetings, heavy-handed law enforcement tactics and dismissive attitudes by faceless bureaucrats that are harming rural life in Utah.
    “Is there any question or any wonder why people are angry? It seems glaringly obvious to me why people are angry,” Stewart said.
    “It did not used to be this way, and it does not have to be this way in the future.”
    Commissioners from six rural counties in Utah implored Stewart and Reps. Jason Chaffetz and Rob Bishop, R-Utah, as well as Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Arkansas, to fix what’s wrong with the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service, emphasizing they’re at the breaking point.
    “Elected officials have tried to protect their constituents from the overreach the best we can, but it is tough to compete with special interest groups,” said Washington County Commissioner Victor Iverson. “Congress is really our last, best hope for solving this.”
    Iverson and others blasted agencies for “sue and settle” policies that have left Western lands in paralysis for grazing, timber production, ranching and other uses.
    “Range management is more a result of lawsuit than science,” Iverson said. “Special interest groups sue the land management agencies and they agree to settle on terms that do not benefit the general public and are almost never disclosed. … There is an overabundance of failed public policies.”
    Beaver County Commissioner Tammy Pearson described struggling ranchers held hostage by the proliferation of wild horses that are ruining a drought-striken range for cattle, wildlife and other uses.
    Pearson, a rancher herself, said the situation is dire.
    “Producers have exhausted their financial reserves, have lost their faith in federal agencies and have been backed into a corner by those agencies and so-called environmentalists and advocacy groups,”

    she said. “This grief has caused the uprisings that we see in Nevada, Oregon, and quite possibly in Utah.”
    Westerman, who said the BLM does not operate in his state, said it was clear to him there is a problem that has to be addressed.
    “We are all going to have disagreements on something as passionate as how federal public lands are used. It is more the process that I am worried about. Broken promises. Collusion. Lack of trust. Closed door meetings, circumvention of the law and double standards. Those are not the kind of words that are beneficial to our country regardless of what location you are at.”
    Stewart told the crowd he is committed to finding a solution given the realities that are playing out in Utah and elsewhere in the West.
    “You cannot protect Utah families if you don’t give them hope for the future,” he said. “And you can’t give them hope for the future if they feel like the federal government has a boot at their throat.”
    Email: amyjoi@deseretnews.com
    http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865646022/Public-lands-listening-session-brings-howls-of-complaints-against-feds.html
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    Congressional committee rails on BLM over Washington …

    WOW Snippets, full text below….

    “These issues are not only important to not only Utah, they are important to the whole country,”

    Members of a congressional subcommittee skewered the acting director of the Bureau of Land Management of Utah Friday over a proposed land use plan they say ignores the will of residents and the letter of a 2009 public lands law for Washington County.

    “We are here because Congress is hearing a crescendo of complaints about

    “We are here to get to the bottom of it.”

    BLM tactics and policies across the country, and St. George seems to be a poster child of BLM bad behavior,” said Tom McClintock, R-California and chairman of the House Natural Resources Federal Subcommittee.

    The agency’s preferred action in the land use plan released last year proposes to reduce grazing by 40 percent in those national conservation areas,

    restrict St. George’s access to up to 37 percent of its water

    and does not include a northern transportation corridor through the Red Cliffs area in Washington County, according to critics.

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    Ful ltext

    Congressional committee rails on BLM over Washington …

    www.deseretnews.com/…/Congressionalcommitteerails-on
    Deseret News

    23 hours ago – Congressional committee rails on BLM over Washington County land … about a Bureau of Land Management proposed land use plan they …

    ST. GEORGE — Members of a congressional subcommittee skewered the acting director of the Bureau of Land Management of Utah Friday over a proposed land use plan they say ignores the will of residents and the letter of a 2009 public lands law for Washington County.

    “We are here because Congress is hearing a crescendo of complaints about

    “We are here to get to the bottom of it.”

    The subcommittee convened the rare field hearing after McClintock said they’d heard a litany of complaints over the BLM’s draft resource management plans proposed for the Beaver Dam Wash and Red Cliffs National Conservation Areas.

    The plan is being crafted as a result of the 2009 Public Lands Omnibus Act, which McClintock said embodied the spirit of compromise and was held up as a model for locally generated public lands planning across the nation.

    “This subcommittee doesn’t normally hold hearings on individual land use plans. But it appears that the BLM, which administers nearly half of the land area of Washington County, has ignored the will of Congress and thumbed its nose at the people whose taxes support this government and whose livelihoods and quality of life are now directly threatened by it.”

    The agency’s preferred action in the land use plan released last year proposes to reduce grazing by 40 percent in those national conservation areas, restrict St. George’s access to up to 37 percent of its water and does not include a northern transportation corridor through the Red Cliffs area in Washington County, according to critics.

    Washington County Commission Chairman Alan Gardner and St. George Mayor Jon Pike both testified at the hearing — held at the Dixie Convention Center in St. George — that they were left out of BLM’s planning process and surprised at the plan’s components when it was released.

    “I would have expected to have had many discussions with the BLM about all of these issues that have been raised today,” Pike said,

    particularly since they concern water rights.

    “I would have liked to have had those conversations before the plan was released.”

    Acting BLM Utah Director Jenna Whitlock defended her agency and disputed the allegation local elected officials were not involved in the planning stages.

    “We really feel like we have a good record,” she said, adding she believes the proposed plan follows the 2009 law.

    The hearing, which was attended by Utah Reps. Jason Chaffetz, Chris Stewart and Rob Bishop, drew sympathetic comments from Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Arkansas, who said these divisive land issues impact everyone.

    “These issues are not only important to not only Utah, they are important to the whole country,” he said, adding that he had read about the controversy 1,000 miles away in his home state. “It appears to me that the law is being ignored, this law passed by Congress. This seems to be a pattern with the BLM. … Do you recognize that you are creating some really bad publicity for the BLM across the country?”

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    I am compelled to insert this comment.

    “If you want to understand why so many people distrust the federal government, this is a good example,” @RepChrisStewart re BLM plans

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    And, this  comment.

    Iverson and others blasted agencies for “sue and settle” policies that have left Western lands in paralysis for grazing, timber production, ranching and other uses.

    The issue of “WILD NON-PROFITS”  undue partisan influence on the US government, is not only important to Utah, the “WILD NON-PROFITS” are a threat to the Public use of public  and private land in the whole country.

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    Friday’s hearing was packed with members of the public sporting “Wild Utah” pins who are supportive of BLM’s planning efforts that are designed to conserve the desert tortoise, which was added to the Endangered Species list in 1990 and conserve desert landscapes.

    Paul Van Dam, one of the witnesses who testified at the subcommittee hearing, said the BLM is a responsive agency and was engaged with the public while it crafted its proposed plan.

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    Really…”If you want to understand why so many people distrust the federal government, this is a good example,” @RepChrisStewart re BLM plans

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    “I have dealt with the BLM for a long time,” said Van Dam, who used to head up the grass-roots environmental organization called Citizens for Dixie’s Future. “My experiences are positive.”

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    Sorry, I can’t resist this one..

    no duh… radical non-profits usually do have a positive experience with the BLM

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    the bottom line…

    “These issues are not only important to not only Utah, they are important to the whole country,”
    Email your comments to Senator Lankford, Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, Jason Chaffetz R-Utah, Rob Bishop R-Utah, as well as Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Arkansas they are are listening..

    Rep. Chris Stewart told the crowd he is committed to finding a solution given the realities that are playing out in Utah and elsewhere in the West.

    “Congress is really our last, best hope for solving this.”
    Thank you,
    Pearl Rains Hewett


  • Legislated Crackdown on DOE?

    Legislated Crackdown on DOE?

     Please note that the following legislative actions have been taken.

    House Bill 1202: Providing that an administrative rule or policy of the department of ecology may be abrogated by act of the governor or either house of the legislature
    Introduced by Rep. Elizabeth Scott (Monroe) (R) on January 15, 2015, For Bill Information, please click HERE.
    http://www.washingtonvotes.org/Legislation.aspx?ID=166246

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    WOW! DON’T YOU JUST LOVE THAT WORD

    ABROGATE, abrogated repeal or do away with (a law, right, or formal agreement) repeal, revoke, rescind, repudiate, overturn, annul; More?

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    House Bill 1233: Specifying that the ability to withdraw a certain amount of groundwater for domestic purposes without first obtaining a permit from the department of ecology is not subject to relinquishment through nonuse
    Introduced by Rep. Bruce Chandler (Granger) (R) on January 15, 2015, For Bill Information, please click HERE.
    http://www.washingtonvotes.org/Legislation.aspx?ID=166277

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    House Bill 1203: Limiting the enforcement of administrative rules and policies
    Introduced by Rep. Elizabeth Scott (Monroe) (R) on January 15, 2015, For Bill Information, please click HERE.
    http://www.washingtonvotes.org/Legislation.aspx?ID=166247

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    House Bill 1204: Limiting the enforcement of policies of the department of ecology
    Introduced by Rep. Elizabeth Scott (Monroe) (R) on January 15, 2015, For Bill Information, please click HERE.
    http://www.washingtonvotes.org/Legislation.aspx?ID=166248

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    House Bill 1200: Limiting the enforcement of policies of the department of fish and wildlife and providing for abrogation of policies by act of the governor or either house of the legislature
    Introduced by Rep. Elizabeth Scott (Monroe) (R) on January 15, 2015, For Bill Information, please click HERE.
    http://www.washingtonvotes.org/Legislation.aspx?ID=166244

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    House Bill 1201: Providing that an administrative rule may be abrogated by act of the governor or either house of the legislature
    Introduced by Rep. Elizabeth Scott (Monroe) (R) on January 15, 2015, For Bill Information, please click HERE.
    http://www.washingtonvotes.org/Legislation.aspx?ID=166245

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    House Bill 1202: Providing that an administrative rule or policy of the department of ecology may be abrogated by act of the governor or either house of the legislature
    Introduced by Rep. Elizabeth Scott (Monroe) (R) on January 15, 2015, For Bill Information, please click HERE.
    http://www.washingtonvotes.org/Legislation.aspx?ID=166246

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    THERE IS  REALLY A LONG LIST (A quick read provided the above)

    SORRY, THE CLICK HERE DOES NOT WORK

    Read more at http://www.washingtonvotes.org/Legislation.aspx?ID=165801

    for legislative actions, and their impact on issues of local and state wide concern.

    Thank Lois for providing this http://www.washingtonvotes.org/Legislation.aspx?ID=165801


  • We Need a New Public Notice Act

    WE NEED A NEW PUBLIC PARTICIPATION STRATEGY

    CASES IN POINT FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL

    1. THE PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE OLYMPIC PENINSULA ELECTRONIC WARFARE PROJECT.

    2. THE CLALLAM COUNTY SHORELINE UPDATE.

    3.The Pacific Coast Drone project

    4. The Navy residential training that terrorized Port Angeles WA

    5. The West End Broad Band meetings

    6. WA STATE PARKS BLUE RIBBON PANEL

    Best known as, what we don’t notify  American citizens about “CAN” hurt them,

    BUT… it will all be over before American people find out what the hell is going on, so no worries.

    American people won’t feel a thing until after the comment period has expired.

    Then American people can read all about it in the local newspaper, after it’s been passed, to find out what’s in it, what it is and what it was all about.

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    WE NEED A NEW PUBLIC PARTICIPATION STRATEGY

    WOW… READ ALL ABOUT IT

    MODEL CITY CHARTER LANGUAGE FOR CITIZEN ADVISORY BODIES

    Making Public Participation Legal – All-America City Award

    www.allamericacityaward.com/…/Making-PublicParticipationLegal_La…

    a ModeL sTaTe PubLic ParTiciPaTion acT: an aMendMenT To The sTaTe … that governs public participation. at the local, state, and federal levels, these laws ..

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    HERE AND NOW? IN THE REAL WORLD of “We the People”

    WHAT IS THE LOCAL PUBLIC NOTIFICATION AND PARTICIPATION STRATEGY?

    IF YOU ARE HAVING A LOCAL, HUGE MULTI-FAMILY NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE, RUMMAGE SALE OR FLEA MARKET?

    AND YOU REALLY WANT THE PUBLIC TO COME?

    You advertise in advance. YOU POST BIG SIGNS WITH THE WHERE AND WHEN every couple of blocks with BIG ARROWS TO KEEP REMINDING AND  INVITING  THE PUBLIC.

    LOCALLY YOU SEE A BIG RUMMAGE SALE BANNER ACROSS FRONT STREET

    AND OUR RADIO STATION KONP GOES ON AND ON ABOUT LOCAL GARAGE SALES

    AND GUYS WEARING SANDWICH BOARDS, DOING THE HAPPY DANCE IN FRONT OF LES SCHWABS, FOR A FLEA MARKET.

    The BIG BANNER across front street even notified THE HOMELESS to come on down to the Vern Burton center and  sign up for local HOMELESS programs and benefits.

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    I have mentioned the Real World phenomena  of advertising at Planning Commission Meetings.

    A private (government) response was? “This is not the real world”

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    OH..BUT… IT IS TOO EXPENSIVE TO  ADVERTISE AND NOTIFY THE AFFECTED LOCAL’S?

    As FOX NEWS,  Judge Jeanine would say….REALLY?

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    After the of the Navy’s PUBLIC FORUM FIASCO in PA,  on Electronic Warfare on  the Olympic Peninsula.

    FIASCO? by definition,  a total failure, especially a humiliating or ludicrous one

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    MOVING FORWARD,  WHAT CAN”WE THE PEOPLE DO”?

    Expose them, every time there is a  fatal error in Due Process

    Remind them of WA State Law RCW 42.56.030

    THE PEOPLE, IN DELEGATING AUTHORITY, DO NOT GIVE THEIR PUBLIC SERVANTS THE RIGHT TO DECIDE WHAT IS GOOD FOR THE PEOPLE TO KNOW AND WHAT IS NOT GOOD FOR THEM TO KNOW. etc.

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    Use Clallam County Home Rule to create a more stringent  public notification and participation process by the county and for the residents of Clallam County, including COUNTY FUNDING for REAL WORLD  advertising.

    Great minds think alike

    HERE IS THE LOCAL SOLUTION

    Making Public Participation Legal – All-America City Award

    www.allamericacityaward.com/…/Making-PublicParticipationLegal_La…

    a ModeL sTaTe PubLic ParTiciPaTion acT: an aMendMenT To The sTaTe … that governs public participation. at the local, state, and federal levels, these laws ..

    Contents

    THREE MINUTES AT THE MICROPHONE

    HOW OUTDATED CITIZEN PARTICIPATION LAWS ARE CORRODING AMERICAN DEMOCRACY

    POLICY OPTIONS FOR STRENGTHENING PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AT THE LOCAL LEVEL

    A MODEL MUNICIPAL PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ORDINANCE

    A MODEL STATE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ACT

    AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

    ACT AND GOVERNMENT IN THE SUNSHINE ACT

    MODEL CITY CHARTER LANGUAGE FOR CITIZEN ADVISORY BODIES

    LOCAL GOVERNMENT:

    THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK AND CONTEXT FOR VOICE

    RESOURCES FOR PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

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    From the Deliberative Democracy Consortium:

    Tired of tense, unproductive public meetings? Want to embed better online and face-to-face processes in the way governments work? Making Public Participation Legal, a new publication of the National Civic League, includes a set of tools, including a model ordinance, set of policy options, and resource list, to help communities improve public participation. The publication is now available for free. Download here. 

    Most of the laws that govern public participation in the United States are over thirty years old. They do not match the expectations and capacities of citizens today, they predate the Internet, and they do not reflect the lessons learned in the last two decades about how citizens and governments can work together. Increasingly, public officials and staff are wondering whether the best practices in participation are in fact supported – or even allowed – by the law.

    Over the past year, the Working Group on Legal Frameworks for Public Participation has produced new tools, including a model local ordinance and model amendment to state legislation, in order to help create a more supportive, productive, and equitable environment for public participation. The Working Group has been coordinated by the Deliberative Democracy Consortium (DDC).

    Making Public Participation Legal is a publication of the National Civic League, with support from the National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation. The Working Group also includes representatives of the American Bar AssociationInternational Municipal Lawyers AssociationNational League of CitiesPolicy Consensus InitiativeInternational Association for Public Participation, and International City/County Management Association, as well as leading practitioners and scholars of public participation.

    Communities that want to move forward with new public engagement processes and policies can also turn to an array of new resources being offered through ICMA’s Center for Management Strategies. CMS has assembled a team of leading engagement practitioners, research specialists, and subject matter experts who can help local governments develop and implement effective civic engagement programs.

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    WOW AND CLALLAM COUNTY HAS A HOME RULE CHARTER

    AND 15 NEW CHARTER MEMBERS

    AND THREE CONSERVATIVE COMMISSIONERS

    HOT DAMN… LET’S GO FOR IT..