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  • WSDOT is Planning the New Elwha Bridge

    WSDOT is Planning The New Elwha Bridge

    Replacing the  Elwha River Bridge is a “Federal” top down government issue.

    I emailed my Mar 9, 2017 comment to the elected that should be concerned?   And others that are genuinely concerned.

    WSDOT is working now on (option #7)  bridge design, environmental issues, land acquisition, permitting and programming. MAR 3, 2017.

    WSDOT is ONLY planning the “Transportation” future of Clallam County’s  lifeline of highway 101.

    I saw the new proposed option #7 bridge design on Mar 7, 2017, and I immediately saw the possibilities for CLALLAM COUNTY’S ECONOMIC  FUTURE LIFELINE OF TOURISM.

    The bad news  on Mar 7, 2017?  I was informed that  there has been NO planning, cooperation or coordination between WSDOT and Clallam County elected officials on the New Elwha Bridge. period

    Someone suggested that I go to a Commissioners meeting, and give them my two (2) minutes worth.

    This is not a bottom up government issue, this is a top down government issue.

    “Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.”

    So as a concerned Clallam County citizen I posted this on my website.

    The New Elwha Bridge and Rest Stop?

    Posted on March 9, 2017 10:29 am by Pearl Rains Hewett Comment

    The New Elwha Bridge and Rest Stop? The possibilities are endless

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    Indeed, Replacing the  Elwha River Bridge is a “Federal” top down government issue. I emailed my comment to the elected that should be concerned?   And others that are genuinely concerned

    WA State’s elected Federal Rep. Derek Kilmer and his new local rep.

    WA State elected Reps Steve Tharinger, Kevin Van DeWege, and Mike Chapman.

    Clallam County elected Commissioners, Mark Mosias, Bill Peach and Randy Johnson, and, elected DCD director Mary Ellen Winborn.

    I sent it to WSDOT as a public comment

    I sent it  ONP Brian Winters project manager for the Dam Removals. As an informed Clallam County citizen there is also the issue of Federal accountability, responsibility, restoration for the irreparable destruction of the bridge caused by the removal of the Elwha River Dams and the tribes manmade log jams upriver from the bridge.

    Behind My Back | Battered by Dam Removal – Elwha Bridge

    www.behindmyback.org/2017/01/…/battered-by-dam-removal-elwha-bridge-destroye…

    Jan 11, 2017 – Battered by Dam Removal Elwha Bridge Destroyed A DAM TRAGEDY THE ELWHA RIVER BRIDGE MARCH 11, 2016 Andy Ritchie, project …

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    And the cost of replacing the Battered Elwha River Bridge is only $29.5 million dollars of tax payers money.

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    A DAM TRAGEDY THE ELWHA RIVER BRIDGE

    The feds removed the Elwha River Dams. The Tribes got what they wanted for the fish, the Feds financed the removal of the Elwha River Dams with citizens taxpayer money. When the feds removed the dams, the citizens of Clallam County were the biggest losers. Citizens  lost their clean inexpensive hydro electric power producing dams, flood protection, and water storage for drought.

    The tribes were allowed by the feds to install huge manmade log jams for the fish on the Elwha River inside the Olympic National Park.

    During subsequent  flooding events, Nov 17, 2015, a devastating flood event occurred, the 300,000 public tourists and  private land Inholders  access road to Olympic National Park was lost, Gated by the ONP.

    During subsequent  flooding events the huge logs from the tribes manmade log jams became battering rams that destroyed public and Inholder campground recreational facilities. And, eventually battered and destroyed the Elwha River Bridge.

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    Restitution from  the federal government to the citizens of Clallam County for the financial loss incurred by the removal of the Elwha River Dams, is long overdue.

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     March 7, 2017  After looking at the WSDOT plans for the New Elwha Bridge and the  importance of Norm’s Resort property plus the WDFW boat launch property combined is nearly 50 acres of previously developed recreational land.

    The importance to the citizens of Clallam County, the economic necessity for tourism, Indeed, the possibilities and opportunity for a Clallam County rest stop, picnic area, a river walk on both sides of the Elwha River, that could provide another new Clallam County Recreational Park.

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    WSDOT is planning Clallam County’s transportation future. period

     The limited opportunities to get the rest area/river walk/picnic area/camping area idea in front of WSDOT in support of coordinated planning with the Clallam County Board of commissioners, prompted the posting on my website.

    The New Elwha Bridge and Rest Stop?

    Clallam County elected representatives should be in position “NOW”  to plan the Economic future of its citizens with WSDOT so they can do something about it “NOW”

     “Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.”

    How important is Clallam County’s economy

    Mar 12,2017 I called our local newspaper  PDN and  and radio station KONP

    They have access to my comment “The New Elwha Bridge and Rest Stop?”

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    I was reminded, that there is public tourist recreational access on the Elwha River

    The Highway 112  The Elwha River Trail bridge.   This segment of ODT starts with a crossing of the Elwha River on a new 586 ft trail bridge suspended 70 ft above the river underneath the auto deck. with views of the river and flood plain below.

    INDEED, THE ODT A CYCLING DREAM COME TRUE

    ATTRACTION: MOUNTAIN BIKE ENTHUSIASTS

    MAY YOU BE YOUNG ENOUGH AND FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO RIDE THE DREAM!

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    PUBLIC RECREATIONAL ACCESS TO ELWHA RIVER PUBLIC FACILITIES

    TO THE EXCLUSION OF OTHERS THAT ARE TOO OLD, DISABLED AND HAVE  LESS INCOME?

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    The New Elwha Bridge and Norm’s Resort

    Who’s Norm?  What’s he got to do with it?

    IN 1979  Norm’s Resort on the Elwha River gave free public recreational access on ten or more acres of private land.

    Norm’s Resort  was at the intersection of the Highway 101 Elwha River Bridge and the defunct Olympic Hot Springs Road.

    As a  witness with living memory of what Norm’s Resort provided to our community

    Norm’s Resort provided “we the people”  and tourists with free public access,  a peaceful walk on the banks of the Elwha River under towering trees, fishing holes to fish in, a store, cabins, picnic area and rental boats.

    What a store it was… a very public establishment with very friendly people, food, snacks and then there was the fishing tackle.

    How do I know all this stuff about NORM’S RESORT?  because it was personal.

    In 1979, my two teenage sons and i spent an entire summer at our family Elwha River. “Inholders” recreational property inside the Olympic National Park,  accessed using the Olympic Hot Springs Road.

    The boys spent half of their time fly fishing, and the other half of their time walking 3 miles on the Olympic Hot Springs Road (one way) down to NORM’S RESORT to replenish their mosquito flies.

    The old guys met, drank coffee, socialized and even spent their time to teach my boys how to play “Ship Captain and Crew”

    NORM’S RESORT  was the go to Place. And it was very busy.

    Got tourists? Need fishing gear? Got milk? Need groceries?

    Indeed, in 1979 Clallam County had millions of tourist and our city and county flourished.

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    i could stop at this point because it’s personal, But I won’t because IT IS PERSONAL

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    Later in the early 1980’s, Norm’s Resort provided their  boats to the Clallam County  Law Enforcement Explorer Post.( LEEP’S)  for search and rescue.

    As a  witness with living memory of  what NORM’S RESORT PROVIDED TO OUR COMMUNITY

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    A drunk driver missed the curve at the Elwha River bridge on highway 101.

    Directly in front of NORM’S RESORT, the truck flipped upside down as it plunged into the river

    A  young woman was thrown from the truck and missing in the Elwha River.

    The response was Clallam County search and rescue, the Sheriff’s Dept. dive team, Reserve’s and The Law Enforcement Explorer Post.( LEEP’S) and an advisor (Pearl Hewett).

    NORM volunteered his small rental row boats to The Law Enforcement Explorer Post.

    ( LEEP’S) SEARCH AND RESCUE TEENAGERS and an advisor (Pearl Hewett) so they could search for young woman.

    The Sheriff’s Dept. dive team gave up their search and left.

    With due diligence and perseverance the  ( LEEP’S) SEARCH AND RESCUE TEENAGERS and an advisor (Pearl Hewett) continued the search up and down the river in the NORM’S RESORT small rental row boats.

    That afternoon a 14 year old member of the LEEP and an advisor (Pearl Hewett) found  the body of the young woman, pinned underwater in a log jam, on an island in the middle of the Elwha River.

    (I could stop at this point)

    But, I won’t…. It was a traumatic incident for both the 14 year old and myself.

    Our boat came to rest in the log jam directly over her body, her lost wooden clog was above her,  an unbearable  view of her.  The 14 year old boy jumped up to get out of the boat, I made him sit down, he said he was going to be sick.

    The Elwha River was roaring so loudly it took us over a half an hour of yelling to attract the attention of someone one the east bank. (no cell phones back then)

    Using hand gestures we indicated that we had found her body.

    We sat in the boat and waited. while another teenage  LEEP ran up to Norm’s store and called the Sheriffs Dept.

    We sat in the boat and waited  until the Sheriff Dept Dive team arrived.

    We sat in the boat and watched as the Dive team tied off her body so it would not  be washed downstream.

    We sat in the boat and watched as she was pulled across the river and laid face down in a sheriff’s Dept. boat.

    Traumatic? face down? because rigor had her knees bent and set at a 90 degree angle ….and the purple socks she was wearing….

    THE PDN REPORTED on the incident

    WITH NO MENTION OF THE PART THE TEENAGE  LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPLORER POST.( LEEP’S) PLAYED in finding and recovering.

    Indeed, the destruction of NORM’S RESORT is personal.

    AND NOW 2017 ?  use the same worst case scenario?

    A drowning recovery on the Elwha River without Norm’s Resort and his small rental boats?

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    Yep… It’s Personal…

    IN 1979 WE HAD FREE ACCESS TO ELWHA RIVER  RECREATION ON PRIVATE LAND

    IN 2013 REQUESTS WERE MADE IN PUBLIC COMMENTS ON THE SHORELINE MANAGEMENT UPDATE (SMP)

    REQUESTING, THAT THE NEARLY 50 ACRES IN U.S.A. LIMBO LAND, SHOULD BE GIVEN TO CLALLAM COUNTY FOR PUBLIC ACCESS.

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    MAR 3, 2017 ENGINEERS ARE LOOKING AT BUILDING A 36-FOOT-WIDE BRIDGE WITH 12-FOOT LANES FOR VEHICLES AND 6-FOOT PEDESTRIAN LANES, WYNANDS SAID.

    MAR 9, 2017 I posted, The New Elwha Bridge and Rest Stop? The possibilities are endless

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    March 13, 2017 Rep Derek Kilmer’s News Letter….

    Subject: Helping Those in Need

    Kilmer’s bottom line,  PLEASE DON’T HESITATE TO HOLLER IF I CAN BE OF ASSISTANCE.

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    MARCH 14, 2017,  I  post another comment first

    “WSDOT is Planning The New Elwha Bridge”

    Then, I email my comment to the elected that should be concerned?  

    And others that are genuinely concerned.

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    HELLO REPRESENTATIVE DEREK KILMER…..

     I AM REQUESTING THAT THE NEARLY  50 ACRES OF HISTORIC PUBLIC RECREATIONAL IN CLALLAM COUNTY, OWNED BY THE U.S.A. IN LIMBO LAND,   BE GIVEN BACK TO THE CLALLAM COUNTY etal.,  ELECTED COMMISSIONERS FOR THE ECONOMIC RECOVER OF TOURISM.

    Other opportunities,  I encourage anyone interested, from the public side of this equation, to send a comment to your elected federal state representative, a comment for WSDOT

    And, a note of support, for the idea to the Clallam County Board of commissioners.

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    Department of Transportation designing new Elwha River bridge for …

    www.peninsuladailynews.com/news/department-of-transportation-designing-new-elw…

    Mar 3, 2017 – Department of Transportation designing new Elwha River bridge for … after funding and permitting the new bridge, plans would likely move …

    The public overwhelmingly told DOT it should replace the bridge and put it on a new alignment. The cities of Forks and Port Angeles, Clallam County and the Port of Port Angeles also urged DOT to build on a new alignment.

    DOT is working now on bridge design, environmental issues, land acquisition, permitting and programming, Wynands said.

    ENGINEERS ARE LOOKING AT BUILDING A 36-FOOT-WIDE BRIDGE WITH 12-FOOT LANES FOR VEHICLES AND 6-FOOT PEDESTRIAN LANES, HE SAID.

    He said the hope is DOT will acquire funding during this legislative session. DOT has submitted its budget and requested about $29.5 million, he said.


  • Obama’s Infrastructure “The Fast Act”

    (a) SHORT TITLE.—This Act may be cited as the ”Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act” or the ”FAST Act”.

    TALL ORDERS, this is a 490 page document

    WITH ALL THE  DEMOCRAT’S BELLS AND WHISTLES EMBEDDED

    Elaine Chao sworn in as transportation secretary – The Washington Post

    www.washingtonpost.com/…sworn-in…transportation…/3d12bd26-e80b-11e6-903d-9b…

    Jan 31, 2017 – Elaine Chao was sworn in as transportation secretary by Vice … STORY: Trump transportation secretary pick Elaine Chao confirmed in Senate, …

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    I’m sure somebody in the Trump Administration  is reading it….
    TO FIND OUT WHAT’S IN IT.
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    I did not read the full report.
     BUT, I DID READ ENOUGH TO RED FLAG PARTS! (below)
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    Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act or the FAST Act – FHWA …

    https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/fastact/

    On December 4, 2015, President Obama signed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act (Pub. L. No. 114-94) into law

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    THE DEMOCRAT’S FACT SHEET AND THE DEMOCRAT’S  FUNDING
    HOW MANY AMERICAN TAXPAYERS DOLLARS HAVE THEY SPENT SINCE ENACTMENT?
    HOW MUCH HAVE THEY GOT STASHED?

    Sec. 1402. Highway Trust Fund transparency and accountability.

    Sec. 1403. Additional deposits into Highway Trust Fund.

    Apportionment – FAST Act Fact Sheets – FHWA | Federal Highway …

    https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/fastact/factsheets/apportionmentfs.cfm

    Total funding for Federal-aid highway formula programs. 

    THE FAST ACT AUTHORIZES A TOTAL COMBINED AMOUNT ($39.7 BILLION IN FY 2016, $40.5 BILLION IN FY 2017, …

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    JUST ASKING? JUST SAYING…

    HOW MANY TIMES HAVE AMERICAN TAXPAYERS BEEN TAKEN BY THE GRANTED?

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    Surface Transportation Block Grant Program – FAST Act Fact Sheets …

    https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/fastact/factsheets/stbgfs.cfm

    [FAST Act § 1109(a)].

    THE STBG PROMOTES FLEXIBILITY IN STATE AND LOCAL TRANSPORTATION DECISIONS AND PROVIDES FLEXIBLE FUNDING TO BEST ADDRESS STATE AND LOCAL …

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    RED FLAGS?
    THE  DEMOCRAT’S BELLS AND WHISTLES EMBEDDED
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    TAKEN BY THE GRANTED UNDER SEC. 79002?
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    SEC. 79002. REALLOCATION OF FUNDS.

    TITLE LXXX—CHILD SUPPORT ASSISTANCE

    Sec. 80001. Requests for consumer reports by State or local child support

     enforcement agencies

    TITLE LXXVIII—TENANT INCOME VERIFICATION RELIEF

    Sec. 78001. Reviews of family incomes.

    TITLE LXXIX—HOUSING ASSISTANCE EFFICIENCY

    Sec. 79001. Authority to administer rental assistance

    Sec. 32101. Revocation or denial of passport in case of certain unpaid taxes.

    Sec. 75001. Exception to annual privacy notice requirement under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

    Sec. 1409. Milk products.

    Sec. 24303. Vehicle event data recorder study.

    Sec. 1301. Satisfaction of requirements for certain historic sites

    Sec. 1302. Clarification of transportation environmental authorities.

    Sec. 41009. Funding for governance, oversight, and processing of environmental reviews and permits.

    Sec. 1415. Administrative provisions to encourage pollinator habitat and forage on transportation rights-of-way.

    Sec. 5512. Access to National Driver Register.

    Sec. 1413. National electric vehicle charging and hydrogen, propane, and natural gas fueling corridors.

    Sec. 1414. Repeat offender criteria.

    TITLE XLIII—PAYMENTS TO CERTIFIED STATES AND INDIAN TRIBES

    Sec. 43001. Payments from Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund

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    [PDF]FAST Act – Congress.gov

    https://www.congress.gov/114/bills/hr22/BILLS-114hr22enr.pdf

    SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    (a) SHORT TITLE.—This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Fixing Amer-

    ica’s Surface Transportation Act’’ or the ‘‘FAST Act’’.

    (b) TABLE OF CONTENTS.—

    The table of contents for this Act is as follows:

    1. R. 22 (A 490 page report

    Subtitle C—Acceleration of Project Delivery

    Sec. 1301. Satisfaction of requirements for certain historic sites

    Sec. 1302. Clarification of transportation environmental authorities.

    Sec. 1303. Treatment of certain bridges under preservation requirements.

    Sec. 5512. Access to National Driver Register.

    PART I—DRIVER PRIVACY ACT OF 2015

    Sec. 24301. Short title.

    Sec. 24302. Limitations on data retrieval from vehicle event data recorders.

    Sec. 24303. Vehicle event data recorder study.

    TITLE XXXII—OFFSETS

    Subtitle A—Tax Provisions

    Sec. 32101. Revocation or denial of passport in case of certain unpaid taxes.

    Sec. 41007. Litigation, judicial review, and savings provision.

    Sec. 41008. Reports.

    Sec. 41009. Funding for governance, oversight, and processing of environmental

    reviews and permits.

    TITLE XLIII—PAYMENTS TO CERTIFIED STATES AND INDIAN TRIBES

    Sec. 43001. Payments from Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund

     

    DIVISION F—ENERGY SECURITY

    Sec. 61001. Emergency preparedness for energy supply disruptions.

    Sec. 61002. Resolving environmental and grid reliability conflicts.

    Sec. 61003. Critical electric infrastructure security.

    Sec. 61004. Strategic Transformer Reserve.

    Sec. 61005. Energy security valuation

    TITLE LXXV—ELIMINATE PRIVACY NOTICE CONFUSION

    Sec. 75001. Exception to annual privacy notice requirement under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

    TITLE LXXVIII—TENANT INCOME VERIFICATION RELIEF

    Sec. 78001. Reviews of family incomes.

    TITLE LXXIX—HOUSING ASSISTANCE EFFICIENCY

    Sec. 79001. Authority to administer rental assistance

    1. R. 22—10

    Sec. 79002. Reallocation of funds.

    TITLE LXXX—CHILD SUPPORT ASSISTANCE

    Sec. 80001. Requests for consumer reports by State or local child support

     enforcement agencies

    Subtitle E—General Provisions

    Sec. 5501. Delays in goods movement.

    Sec. 5502. Emergency route working group.

     Subtitle D—Miscellaneous

    Sec. 1401. Prohibition on the use of funds for automated traffic enforcement.

    Sec. 1402. Highway Trust Fund transparency and accountability.

    Sec. 1403. Additional deposits into Highway Trust Fund.

    Sec. 1404. Design standards.

    Sec. 1405. Justification reports for access points on the Interstate System.

    Sec. 1406. Performance period adjustment.

    Sec. 1407. Vehicle-to-infrastructure equipment.

    Sec. 1408. Federal share payable.

    Sec. 1409. Milk products.

    Sec. 1410. Interstate weight limits.

    Sec. 1411. Tolling; HOV facilities; Interstate reconstruction and rehabilitation.

    Sec. 1412. Projects for public safety relating to idling trains.

    Sec. 1413. National electric vehicle charging and hydrogen, propane, and natural gas fueling corridors.

    Sec. 1414. Repeat offender criteria.

    Sec. 1415. Administrative provisions to encourage pollinator habitat and forage on transportation rights-of-way.

    Sec. 1416. High priority corridors on National Highway System.

    Sec. 1417. Work zone and guard rail safety training.

    Sec. 1418. Consolidation of programs.

    Sec. 1419. Elimination or modification of certain reporting requirements.

    Sec. 1420. Flexibility for projects.

    Sec. 1421. Productive and timely expenditure of funds.

    Sec. 1422. Study on performance of bridges.

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    TITLE LXXV—ELIMINATE PRIVACY NOTICE CONFUSION

    Sec. 75001. Exception to annual privacy notice requirement under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

    SO WHAT’S NEW ON WIKI LEAK?

    “YEAR ZERO”… 8000 PAGES

    IN 1954 THOSE IN POWER KNEW IT WAS JUST A MATTER OF TIME.


  • Top Secret Documents Leaked?

    In 2013, a top-secret order issued by the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, which was later leaked to the media.

    Was there a top-secret  order on Russia issued by the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court  before the 2016 election?

    MARCH 6, 2017 THEY ARE ASKING IF THERE IS ANY EVIDENCE OF COLLUSION?

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    September 5, 2016
    U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies are investigating what they see as a broad covert Russian operation in the United States to sow public distrust in the upcoming presidential election and in U.S. political institutions, intelligence and congressional officials said.The aim is to understand the scope and intent of the Russian campaign, which incorporates ­cyber-tools to hack systems used in the political process, enhancing Russia’s ability to spread disinformation.The effort to better understand Russia’s covert influence operations is being coordinated by James R. Clapper Jr., the director of national intelligence. “This is something of concern for the DNI,” said Charles Allen, a former longtime CIA officer who has been briefed on some of these issues. “It is being addressed.”———————————————————————

    MARCH 6, 2017 THEY KEEP ASKING IF THERE IS ANY EVIDENCE OF COLLUSION?

    Activities authorized by Section 702 are subject to oversight by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, the Executive Branch, and Congress. They involve extensive procedures, specifically approved by the court, to ensure that only non-U.S. persons outside the U.S. are targeted, and that minimize the acquisition, retention and dissemination of incidentally acquired information about U.S. persons.

    HAS  ANY ACQUISITION OR RETENTION  OF INCIDENTALLY ACQUIRED INFORMATION FROM RUSSIAN FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE  BEEN LEAKED AND DISSEMINATED  TO TARGET A U.S. PERSON, DONALD J. TRUMP BEFORE AND AFTER ,  HE BECAME PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA?

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    Read it again….

    Activities authorized by Section 702 are subject to oversight

    by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, the Executive Branch, and Congress.

    They involve extensive procedures, specifically approved by the court,

    TO ENSURE THAT ONLY NON-U.S. PERSONS OUTSIDE THE U.S. ARE TARGETED,

    AND THAT MINIMIZE THE ACQUISITION, RETENTION AND DISSEMINATION OF INCIDENTALLY ACQUIRED INFORMATION ABOUT U.S. PERSONS.

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    TO ENSURE OUTSIDE OF THE U.S.

    ENSURE by definition, make certain that (something) shall occur or be the case. make certain of obtaining or providing (something). make sure that (a problem) shall not occur.

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    AND TO MINIMIZE INSIDE THE U.S.A.

    MINIMIZE  by definition: reduce (something, especially something unwanted or unpleasant) to the smallest possible amount or degree. represent or estimate at less than the true value or importance.

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    ACTIVITIES AUTHORIZED BY SECTION 702

    BY THE FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE COURT

    MUST ENSURE  THAT THE ACQUISITION OF  ACQUIRED INFORMATION IN FOREIGN WIRE TAPPING AND SPYING OUTSIDE THE  U.S. SHALL NOT BE RETAINED.

    AND ENSURE ALL INCIDENTALLY ACQUIRED INFORMATION INSIDE THE U.S.  SHALL BE QUASHED AS OUTSIDE THEIR PURVIEW OF ACTIVITIES AUTHORIZED BY SECTION 702 .

    QUASH by definition:reject or void, especially by legal procedure.

    PURVIEW by definition: the body or enacting part of a statuteb : the limit, purpose, or scope of a statute., the range or limit of authority, competence, responsibility, concern, or intention.

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    Top Secret Documents Leaked

    (June 6, 2013). “US Intelligence Mining Data from Nine U.S. Internet Companies in Broad Secret Program”. The Washington Post. Retrieved June 15,

    In 2013, a top-secret order issued by the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC, also called the FISA Court), which was later leaked to the media from documents culled by Edward Snowden, required a subsidiary of Verizon to provide a daily, on-going feed of all call detail records – including those for domestic calls – to the NSA.

    The leaked information came to light one day after the revelation that the FISA Court had been ordering a subsidiary of telecommunications company Verizon Communications to turn over to the NSA logs tracking all of its customers’ telephone calls.[17][18]

    A classified PowerPoint presentation leaked by Edward Snowden states that PRISM enables “collection directly from the servers” of Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook and other online companies.

    ANY EVIDENCE OF COLLUSION?

    Director of National Intelligence James Clapper tacitly admitted PRISM’s existence in a blog post last Thursday.

    Jun 12, 2013 – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called media REPORTS ABOUT PRISM … This slide draws a distinction between NSA surveillance programs that collect … collects communications “directly from the servers” of U.S. Internet companies. … the government is willing to adopt permissive interpretations of the law.

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    Files leaked by Edward Snowdon 

    PRISM IS FIVES EYES

    The leaks of the secret, English-speaking club called Five Eyes, the  formal pact in which the United States, Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand tapped phones and spied on American Allies.

    IN 2013 FIVES EYES WERE WIRE TAPPING, GERMANY, FRANCE, MEXICO, ITALY AND BRAZIL

    GLOBAL ANGER OVER LEAKS OF U.S. WIRE TAPPING, SECRET SPYING? FROM PRISM,  THE SECRET CLUB  FIVES EYES? THE SPIES? THE LEAKS? THE LIES?

    Revelations “LEAKS” of a covert U.S. Internet surveillance program, code-named Prism, caused outrage.

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel  demanded an “immediate” clarification from President Barack Obama on a spying program.

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    U.S. ‘is not monitoring and will not monitor’ the chancellor, White House spokesman says.

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    THE PRISM PROGRAM:  OUR #1 SOURCE OF RAW INTELLIGENCE

    Established in 2007, the TOP SECRET PRISM program has allowed us to closely track targeted individuals over time. Our ability to conduct live surveillance of search terms has given us important insights into their thoughts and intentions.

    Our partners at the FBI DITU (Data Intercept Technology Unit) extract information from the servers of nine major American internet companies: Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, and Apple. This important partnership gives us direct access to audio, video, photographs, e-mails, documents and connection logs for each of these systems.

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    The strongly worded statement by German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman suggests that Germany is not fully satisfied. It demanded an “immediate and comprehensive” clarification of U.S. surveillance practices.

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    JUNE 2013

    James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence

    DNI Statement on Activities Authorized Under Section 702 of FISA

    The Guardian and The Washington Post articles (JUNE 6, 2013)  refer to collection of communications pursuant to Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

    Activities authorized by Section 702 are subject to oversight by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, the Executive Branch, and Congress. They involve extensive procedures, specifically approved by the court, to ensure that only non-U.S. persons outside the U.S. are targeted, and that minimize the acquisition, retention and dissemination of incidentally acquired information about U.S. persons.
    Section 702 was recently reauthorized by Congress after extensive hearings and debate.
    Information collected under this program is among the most important and valuable foreign intelligence information we collect, and is used to protect our nation from a wide variety of threats.
    The unauthorized disclosure of information about this important and entirely legal program is reprehensible and risks important protections for the security of Americans.

    James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence

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    U.S. ‘is not monitoring and will not monitor’ the chancellor, White House spokesman says.

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    Merkel “made clear that she views such practices, if proven true, as completely unacceptable and condemns them unequivocally,” the statement read.

    “Between close friends and partners, as Germany and the U.S. have been for decades, there should not be such monitoring of the communications of a government leader,” the statement read. “This would be a serious breach of trust. Such practices should be immediately stopped.”

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    During the cold war, THE FIVE EYES, The Five nations in which the United States, Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand tapped phones and, worked together to collect signals emanating from the Soviet Union, China, Middle Eastern states, the Far East and just about anywhere else of political interest.

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    IN 2013  IT WAS LEAKED THAT THE FIVES EYES,  UNITED STATES, BRITAIN, CANADA, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND WERE TAPPING PHONES AND, WORKED TOGETHER TO COLLECT SIGNALS EMANATING FROM  OUR CLOSEST AMERICAN ALLIES, GERMANY, FRANCE, MEXICO, ITALY AND BRAZIL.

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    Domestic Surveillance Techniques – Our Data Collection Program

    https://nsa.gov1.info/surveillance/

    How the Domestic Surveillance Directorate collects information about U.S. citizens. … View a sample route that internet data traverses from a home in Toronto to the … The PRISM Program: Our #1 Source of Raw Intelligence …. This global heat map assigns each nation a color code based on its surveillance intensity ranging …

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    September 5, 2016
    U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies are investigating what they see as a broad covert Russian operation in the United States to sow public distrust in the upcoming presidential election and in U.S. political institutions, intelligence and congressional officials said.The aim is to understand the scope and intent of the Russian campaign, which incorporates ­cyber-tools to hack systems used in the political process, enhancing Russia’s ability to spread disinformation.The effort to better understand Russia’s covert influence operations is being coordinated by James R. Clapper Jr., the director of national intelligence. “This is something of concern for the DNI,” said Charles Allen, a former longtime CIA officer who has been briefed on some of these issues.
    “It is being addressed.”
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    MARCH 6, 2017 AND, EVERYBODY IS STILL ASKING IF THERE IS ANY EVIDENCE OF COLLUSION?

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    YOU WON’T FIND THIS ON THE LIBERAL PUBLIC NEWS MEDIA..

    Oops… Secret Classified documents for “Operation Noble Eagle” a  Canadian and U.S. combined military defense plan were accidentally leaked.

    The host of The National on Canada’s CBC, Peter Mansbridge,  called it awkward?

    Canada accidentally leaked countermeasures for a ‘9/11-style’ attack …

    www.businessinsider.com/canada-united-states-combined-defense-plan-2017-3

    3 days ago – Canada’s CN Tower is seen in the background as Marine One … secret plans that outline Canada’s military response in the event of a terror attack. … the second-highest military commander in Canada, was suspended in …

    Classified documents reveal Canada’s planned response to 9/11-style …

    www.cbc.ca/news/politics/classified-military-operation-noble-eagle-1.4004551

    3 days ago – Secret documents detailing Canada’s plans for responding to a Sept. … Classified documents reveal Canada’s planned response to 9/11-style attack. Briefing to top general includes scenario for shooting down hijacked airliner ..

    The 2017 Canadian leaks that threaten U.S. and Canadian National security are, were accidental and awkward?

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    The bottom line…

    Send the intentional leaks that threaten U.S. national security  to CONGRESS.


  • Feb 28, 2017 POTUS Executes WOTUS

    PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES (POTUS) DONALD J. TRUMP

    SIGNED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER ON WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES (WOTUS)

    Indeed, Trump Signed an Executive Order to Begin Water Rule Rollback

    In President Trump’s own words, “With today’s executive order I’m directing the EPA to take action paving the way for the elimination of this very destructive and horrible rule,” Trump said.

    “The EPA so-called Waters of the United States rule is one of the worst examples of federal regulation, and it has truly run amok, and is one of the rules most strongly opposed by farmers, ranchers and agricultural workers all across our land,” Trump said. “It’s prohibiting them from being allowed to do what they’re supposed to be doing. It has been a disaster.”

    The rule was signed by President Obama in May of 2015, (the master of several disasters) and went into effect in late August of 2015.

    President Trump’s  Director of Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt was  sworn in on Feb 17, 2017. “They” say….Scott Pruitt is the EPA’s Legal Nemesis

    POTUS Executes WOTUS

    They” say it was a hatchet job.

    “They” say 3000 jobs will be lost at the EPA.

    I say great, 3000 more ways to downsize the government

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    START HERE… WHERE EVERYTHING FEDERAL STARTS….

    Behind My Back | WOTUS “Water Runs Down Hill”

    www.behindmyback.org/2015/09/04/wotuswater-runs-down-hill/

    Posted on September 4, 2015 8:52 am by Pearl Rains Hewett Comment

    So, the LAW OF GRAVITY becomes the EPA WOTUS WATER LAW OF THE LAND?

    I DON’T NEED AN APPLE TO FALL ON MY HEAD TO UNDERSTAND THE GRAVITY OF WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES (WOTUS)

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    The EPA is earning a reputation for abuse – The Washington Post

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/…epa-is…abuse/…/gIQAucvzzT_story.html

    May 3, 2012Earlier this year, Mike and Chantell Sackett brought a case against the EPA to the Supreme Court, challenging a “compliance order” …

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    Apr 4, 2012 www.nationalreview.com/article/295188

    That subtext to the Sackett opinion is one that the lower courts (who try to avoid being overruled) can read as clearly as EPA.
    Congress should subpoena Al Armendariz, the EPA’s regional administrator, to come explain how this whole fiasco happened.
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    Apr 25, 2012 – Uploaded by Senator Jim Inhofe

    2010, video  which shows a top EPA official, Region VI Administrator Al Armendariz, using the vivid metaphor of crucifixion to explain EPA’s enforcement tactics for oil and gas producers.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ze3GB_b7Nuo
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     Apr 4, 2012

    The EPA Abuses First, Apologizes Later – | National Review

    www.nationalreview.com/article/295188

    Apr 4, 2012 – EPA can issue emergency orders to anybody. The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Sackett v. EPA, which insisted that citizens hit with an …

     The EPA Abuses First, Apologizes Later
    April 4, 2012 4:00 AM @Mario_A_Loyola

    The regulatory state’s biggest bully beats up another victim.

    Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/295188

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    May 29, 2012

    Senate Republicans Request Answers on EPAís Sackett … – Inhofe

    www.inhofe.senate.gov/…/senate-republicans-request-answers-on-epais-sackett-comm…

    May 29, 2012Senate Republicans Request Answers on EPA’s Sackett Comments … Post saying that the agency is ‘earning a reputation for abuse.’ EPA …

    Just saying….

    May 29, 2012 The establishment’s GOP asked questions and talked about it

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    Sep 4, 2015

    Behind My Back | PLF lawsuit on WOTUS

    www.behindmyback.org/2015/09/04/plf-lawsuit-on-wotus/

    Sep 4, 2015 – PLF lawsuit on WOTUS Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) lawsuit … www.behindmyback.org/2014/03/12/who-is-protecting–we-the-people/.

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    Feb 11, 2016

    Behind My Back | A Wetland is A WOTUS

    www.behindmyback.org/category/a-wetland-is-a-wotus/

    Feb 11, 2016 – www.behindmyback.org/2016/04/26/let–me–ask–america-a-question/ ….. www.behindmyback.org/2015/09/04/wotus–water-runs-down-hill/.

    The Environmental Protection Agency says ANY BODIES OF WATER near a river, or standing water that can affect waterways will (RUN DOWN HILL AND) fall under federal regulation.

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    THIS IS A SCIENTIFIC FACT!
    NO MATTER WHERE ON EARTH WATER IS, GRAVITY RUNS WATER DOWN HILL

    WA STATE GOVERNMENT IS BOUND BY THE GRAVITY FED TRICKLE DOWN EFFECT of WOTUS federal jurisdiction over WETLANDS AND WATERS.
    Indeed, WA State Dept. of Ecology “DID”  ADOPT AND DESIGNATE THE SHORELANDS AND WETLANDS ASSOCIATED WITH ANY BODIES OF WATER, within 4,000 feet of a navigable water, including wetlands near a river, lake, saltwater, or standing water, that (run down hill) can affect waterways (run down hill and) “COULD” affect the environment, that

    SHALL fall under the WOTUS Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Water Act and become subject to EPA review and control.

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    The EPA’s enforcement policy and tactics for WETLANDS

    EPA’s abuse of the Sacketts inspires latest thriller by CJ Box

    www.pacificlegal.org › Home › News & Media
    Pacific Legal Foundation

    Mar 12, 2013“EPA is not above the law — that’s the bottom line with the Sacketts‘ Supreme Court victory,” said PLF Principal Attorney Damien Schiff, who …

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     EPA’s enforcement tactics for oil and gas producers.

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

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ze3GB_b7Nuo
    Apr 25, 2012 – Uploaded by Senator Jim Inhofe

    A video from 2010, which shows a top EPA official, Region VI Administrator Al Armendariz, using the vivid metaphor of crucifixion to explain EPA’s enforcement tactics for oil and gas producers.

    Just saying…

    Apr 25, 2012 The establishment’s GOP watched it and talked about it.

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    On Feb 28, 2017 with the stroke of his pen in President Trump’s own words, “With today’s executive order I’m directing the EPA to take action paving the way for the elimination of this very destructive and horrible rule,” Trump said.

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    March 2, 2017 UNDER WOTUS, THE EPA’S  POLICY FOR ENFORCEMENT HAS  ABUSED HUNDREDS OF AMERICAN CITIZENS, INCLUDING IMPRISONMENT.

    HOW HORRIBLE IS THAT….

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    Post on Pie N Politics

    WOTUS overturned! Now pardon Joe Robertson!

    Clean Water ACT – EPA, CORRUPTION, Federal gov & land grabs, President Trump and officials
    On the back of today’s Executive Order, Joe deserves an immediate, unconditional federal pardon.
    ….
    To be Continued…

  • Pruitt Draining the EPA Swamp?

    Feb 19, 2017 The good news is….  PRUITT HAS BEEN SWORN IN

    (And according to Reuters)    THE REAL FRENZY WILL BEGIN.

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    BY DEFINITION THE REAL FRENZY STARTED THE DAY DONALD J. TRUMP ANNOUNCED HE WAS RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT … AND HAS INTENSIFIED EVERYDAY SINCE JUNE 16, 2015

    A REAL FRENZY INDEED…..

    A temporary madness, in a rage amounting to a FRENZY

    A violent mental or emotional agitation

    Almost weeping in a FRENZY of anxiety …

    Intense usually wild and often disorderly compulsive or agitated activity

    The mob chanted itself into a FRENZY extreme mental agitation

    Wild excitement or derangement.

    A fit or spell of violent mental excitement

     A paroxysm characteristic of or resulting from a mania

    According to Reuters? NEXT WEEK THE REAL FRENZY WILL BEGIN?

    But next week, once Pruitt is sworn in, the real frenzy will begin. According to Reuters, President Donald Trump plans to sign between two and five environmental executive orders aimed at the EPA and possibly the State Department.

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    Fox News, Sen. John Barrasoso, January 17, 2017

    Sen. Barrasso: For 8 years the EPA has made life hard for too many Americans. That’s about to change
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    Sen. John Barrasso penned an op-ed noting how the outgoing administration’s EPA “THE  EPA HAS ABUSED AND ATTACKED FAR TOO MANY HARD-WORKING AMERICAN FAMILIES According to Barrasso, “President-elect Trump has vowed that his administration will overturn two federal regulations for every new one it proposes.

    The administrator of the EPA Scott Pruitt, will play a vital role in keeping that promise

    ABUSE AND ATTACK,  PART AND PARCEL, OF THE EPA REIGN OF TERROR AND TYRANNY

    Scott Pruitt Will End Obama’s EPA Tyranny – The PolitiStick

    politistick.com/pruitt-heads-epa-leftist-slavery-ended/

    Jan 16, 2017 – Obama used the EPA as his personal hit squad. … Ending leftist government bullying will spark a new era of American prosperity – investors risking …. disasters that have plagued america during Ojackasses reign of terror.

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    Behind My Back | End the EPA Reign of Terror?

    www.behindmyback.org/category/end-the-epareign-of-terror/

    TRUMP FREEZES EPA Grants and Contracts. Trump moved to block implementation of at least 30 environmental rules finalized in the closing months of …

    WHY WOULD ANY AMERICA CITIZEN CONSIDER CRUCIFIXION BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA) TO BE TERROR? 

    This kind of bullying and intimidation of Americans by a federal agency must be shut down.

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    CRUCIFIXION BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)
    JUN 29, 2012 – TWO MONTHS AFTER (OBAMA’S APPOINTED) EPA’S “WE CRUCIFY THEM” AL ARMENDARIZ REGION VI ADMINISTRATOR RESIGNED THE SIERRA CLUB HIRED HIM.  TAKING AL ARMENDARIZ’S  SAME EPA “PHILOSOPHY OF CRUCIFIXION ENFORCEMENT” BY  TO THE SIERRA CLUB.

    Ken Kramer, Director of the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club, emailed the following statement “The resignation of Dr. Al Armendariz as Region 6 EPA administrator is a major loss for Texas. He brought a breath of fresh air – literally and figuratively – to Texas in his vigorous enforcement of the federal Clean Air Act. . Dr. Armendariz was one of the best Region 6 EPA administrators who have served since the post was created in the 1970s.

    YEP, EPA ENFORCEMENT BY CRUCIFIXION  IS LITERALLY AND FIGURATIVELY A VIGOROUS TERROR BULLYING AND INTIMIDATION OF AMERICANS BY A FEDERAL AGENCY.

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    Feb 19, 2017 

    Scott Pruitt Confirmed and Sworn in as EPA Administrator | U.S. EPA …

    https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/scottpruitt-confirmed-and-swornepaadministrator

    AL ARMENDARIZ WAS THE EPA REGION 6 ADMINISTRATOR APPOINTED BY OBAMA.

    EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Draining the EPA Swamp?

    A huge task considering how many Obama appointed EPA leftovers are still in place, according to their personal biography’s, below.

    Check them out….. You decided

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    Current EPA Leadership

    EPA is headed by an Administrator, who is supported by a Deputy, five Associate, twelve Assistant, and ten Regional Administrators. You can find information below about key EPA leaders in these offices:


    EPA Administrator

    Deputy Administrator

    Mike Flynn

    Acting Deputy Administrator Mike Flynn

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    Assistant Administrators

    Office of Administration and Resource Management (OARM)

    Donna Vizian

    Acting Assistant Administrator Donna Vizian

    Office of Air and Radiation (OAR)

    Sarah Dunham

    Acting Assistant Administrator Sarah Dunham

    Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP)

    Wendy Cleland-Hamnett

    Acting Assistant Administator Wendy Cleland-Hamnett

    Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)

    David Bloom

    Acting Chief Financial Officer David Bloom

    Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA)

    Larry Starfield

    Acting Assistant Administrator Lawrence Starfield

    Office of Environmental Information (OEI)

    Steve Fine

    Steven Fine, Acting Chief Information Officer

    Office of General Counsel (OGC)

    Kevin Minoli

    Acting General Counsel Kevin S. Minoli

    Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

    Arthur Elkins

    Inspector General Arthur A. Elkins, Jr.

    Office of International and Tribal Affairs (OITA)

    Jane Nishida

    Acting Assistant Administrator Jane Nishida

    Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM)

    Barry Breen

    Acting Assistant Administrator Barry Breen

    Office of Research and Development (ORD)

    Robert Kavlock

    Acting Assistant Administrator Robert Kavlock

    Office of Water (OW)

    Mike Shapiro

    Acting Assistant Administrator Michael Shapiro

    Regional Administrators

    Region 1 (Boston, MA – Serving CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, and VT)

    Deborah Szaro

    Acting Regional Administrator Deborah Szaro

    Region 2 (New York, NY – Serving NJ, NY, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands)

    Walter Mugdan

    Acting Regional Administrator Walter Mugdan

    Region 3 (Philadelphia, PA – Serving DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, and WV)

    Cecil Rodrigues

    Acting Regional Administrator Cecil A. Rodrigues

    Region 4 (Atlanta, GA – Serving AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, and TN)

    Anne Heard

    Acting Regional Administrator Anne Heard

    Region 5 (Chicago, IL – Serving IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI)

    Robert A. Kaplan

    Acting Regional Administrator Robert A. Kaplan

    Region 6 (Dallas, TX – Serving AR, LA, NM, OK, and TX)

    Samuel Coleman

    Acting Regional Administrator Samuel Coleman

    Region 7 (Kansas City, KS – Serving IA, KS, MO, and NE)

    Edward Chu

    Acting Regional Administrator Edward H. Chu

    Region 8 (Denver, CO – Serving CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY)

    Deb Thomas

    Acting Regional Administrator Debra Thomas

    Region 9 (San Francisco, CA – Serving AZ, CA, HI, NV, Pacific islands, and 148 tribes)

    Alexis Strauss

    Acting Regional Administrator Alexis Strauss

    Region 10 (Seattle, WA – Serving AK, ID, OR, WA and 271 native tribes)

    Michelle Pirzadeh

    Acting Regional Administrator Michelle Pirzadeh

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    Associate Administrators

    Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations (OCIR)

    Robin Richardson

    Acting Associate Administrator Robin Richardson

    Office of Homeland Security (OHS)

    David Kling

    Associate Adminstrator David J. Kling

    Office of Policy (OP)

    Shannon Kenny

    Acting Associate Administrator Shannon Kenny

    Office of Public Affairs (OPA)

    George Hull

    Acting Associate Administrator George Hull

    Office of Public Engagement and Environmental Education (OPEEE)

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    Key Staff in the Office of the Administrator

    Acting Chief of Staff John Reeder

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    Director of the Office of Administrative and

    Executive Services Reginald E. Allen

    Ruth Etzel

    Director of the Office of Children’s Health Protection

    Dr. Ruth A. Etzel, M.D., Ph.D.

    Photo Not Available

    Acting Director of the Office of Civil Rights Lilian Dorka

    Photo Not Available

    Director of the Office of the Executive Secretariat Brian Hope

    Chris Zarba

    Director of the Science Advisory Board

    Staff Office Christopher Zarba

    Picture of Denise Benjamin Sirmons

    Director of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged

    Business Utilization Denise Benjamin-Sirmons

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  • The SES Government of 7000 Strangers?

    The SES Government of 7000 Strangers?

    I am directing all questions,  to elected SENATORS JOHNSON, MCCAIN, PORTMAN, LANKFORD, ERNST, SASSE, CARPER, MCCASKILL, BALDWIN, HEITKAMP, AND PETERS PRESENT.

     As members of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC) Committee 

    THE 7000 SENIOR EXECUTIVE CAREER  OPERATIVES IN THE SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE (SES) ARE NOT STRANGERS TO YOU.

    As Required by Public Law No: 114-136 (03/18/2016)

    THE OFFICE OF PERSONNEL AND MANAGEMENT (OPM) TO REPORT THE NUMBER, NAMES, TITLES, AND PAY OF ALL POLITICAL APPOINTEES WHO HAVE BEEN CONVERTED TO CAREER POSITIONS (SES) TO THE COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT & GOVERNMENT REFORM (OGR) AND THE HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE (HSGAC) ON A QUARTERLY BASIS.

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    YOU THE ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES IN THE U.S.GOVERNMENT, KNOW EXACTLY WHO THEY ARE, AND YOU KNOW EXACTLY WHAT THEY DO.

    A government of strangers: Executive politics in Washington

    H Heclo – 2011 – books.google.com

    HOW DO POLITICAL APPOINTEES TRY TO GAIN CONTROL OF THE WASHINGTON BUREAUCRACY?

     HOW DO HIGH-RANKING CAREER BUREAUCRATS TRY TO ENSURE ADMINISTRATIVE CONTINUITY?

    THE ANSWERS ARE SOUGHT IN THIS ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONS BETWEEN APPOINTEES AND BUREAUCRATS that uses the participants’ own words to describe the imperatives they face and the strategies they adopt.


    SHIFTING ATTENTION AWAY FROM THE WELL-PUBLICIZED ACTIONS OF THE PRESIDENT
    , High Heclo

    Cited by 981 Related articles All 2 versions Cite Save More

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    FEB 14, 2017 WHO’S LEAKING CLASSIFIED INFORMATION, THAT THREATENS NATIONAL SECURITY? SHIFTING ATTENTION AWAY FROM THE WELL-PUBLICIZED ACTIONS OF THE PRESIDENT?

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    Feb. 15, 2017 WIKILEAKED “AMAZING BATTLE FOR DOMINANCE IS PLAYING OUT BETWEEN THE ELECTED US GOVT & THE IC WHO CONSIDER THEMSELVES TO BE THE ‘PERMANENT GOVERNMENT’,” ASSANGE WROTE.

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    WHAT A MESS…

    THE ELECTED US GOVERNMENT, PRESIDENT TRUMP, MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE AND SENATE,

    THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY (IC),THE COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS (HSGAC)  &

    THE IC WHO CONSIDER THEMSELVES TO BE THE ‘PERMANENT GOVERNMENT’

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    I do investigating reporting on my website.

    Concerned American Citizens send me tips, I received one the first week in Nov 2016, about a FOURTH SECRET POWER EMBEDDED in the US Government.

    WHAT THE HELL IS THE FOURTH SECRET POWER IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT?

    In the U.S. Constitution there are only THREE  separate powers of Government

    ONE IMPORTANT PRINCIPLE EMBODIED IN THE U.S. CONSTITUTION IS SEPARATION OF POWERS. … EACH OF THE THREE GOVERNMENTAL BRANCHES, LEGISLATIVE, EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIAL, “CHECKS” THE POWERS OF THE OTHER BRANCHES TO MAKE SURE THAT THE PRINCIPAL POWERS OF THE GOVERNMENT ARE NOT CONCENTRATED IN THE HANDS OF ANY SINGLE BRANCH.

    I’ve spent hundreds of hours researching, reading, documenting and critically thinking (connecting the dots) and there is only one fourth secret power embedded in the US Government, that fits the criteria.

    ARE THE 7000 (SES) SENIOR CAREER UNTOUCHABLE  EXECUTIVES IN CIVIL SERVICE, TRAINED AND PROVIDED BY (SES) THAT OPERATES AND OVERSEE NEARLY EVERY GOVERNMENT ACTIVITY IN APPROXIMATELY 75 FEDERAL AGENCIES.

    Senior Executive Service – OPM

    https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/seniorexecutiveservice/

    The Senior Executive Service (SES) lead America’s workforce. … SES MEMBERS ARE THE MAJOR LINK BETWEEN THESE APPOINTEES and the rest of the Federal workforce. THEY OPERATE AND OVERSEE NEARLY EVERY GOVERNMENT ACTIVITY IN APPROXIMATELY 75 FEDERAL AGENCIES.

    HOW POWERFUL ARE THE SES CAREER EXECUTIVE?

    THE SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE (SES) IS A CORPS OF MEN AND WOMEN WHO ADMINISTER PUBLIC PROGRAMS

     AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT..

    SES LEVEL V – O-7 – BRIGADIER GENERAL

     

    Civilian to Military Rank – FederalPay

    https://www.federalpay.org/article/civilian-to-military-rank

     

    Equivalent Civilian to Military Ranks

    Civilian Grade Military Rank

    Army Title

    GS-13

    O-4

    Major

    GS-14

    O-5

    Lieutenant Colonel

    GS-15

    O-6

    Colonel

    SES LEVEL V

    O-7

    BRIGADIER GENERAL

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    HOW DO HIGH-RANKING CAREER BUREAUCRATS TRY TO ENSURE ADMINISTRATIVE CONTINUITY?

    Obama signs “Ted Kaufman’s” Transition Act – The News Journal

    www.delawareonline.com/story/opinion/…/obamasigns-ted…transition…/82255556/

    MAR 25, 2016 – A BILL SIGNED MARCH 18, BY PRESIDENT OBAMA bears the name of a Delawarean, Ted Kaufman. The “Edward ‘Ted’ Kaufman and Michael Leavitt

     PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITIONS ... President Obama’s handoff to his successor will be much smoother. … In a rare bipartisan moment it passed the Senate unanimously

    Presidential Transitions Improvements Act of 2015.”\17\

    (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 to direct the President to plan and coordinate activities to facilitate an efficient transfer of power to a successor President, including by: (1) not later than six months before a presidential election, establishing and operating a White House transition coordinating council; and (2) establishing and operating an agency transition directors council.

    To ENSURE that agencies plan adequately for transitions, this section also requires that not later than six months before Election Day, the head of each agency

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    Just asking? TO ENSURE IN APPROXIMATELY 75 FEDERAL AGENCIES?

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    SHALL DESIGNATE A SENIOR CAREER EMPLOYEE of each major component and subcomponent of the agency to overseetransition activities.  Also, not later than September 15 of a presidential election year, for each critical non-career position in an agency,

    the head of the agency SHALL DESIGNATE A QUALIFIED CAREER EMPLOYEE to serve in an acting capacity during the transition. THIS SECTION ALSO REQUIRES, to the greatest extent practicable, the negotiation of memorandums of understanding between the incumbent administration (acting through the Federal Transition Coordinator) and the transition teams of major candidates, not later than November 1 of a presidential election year. To the greatest extent practicable, the memorandums of understanding SHALL BE BASED on those from past transitions.

    (Sec. 4) This section directs the Office of Personnel Management to submit

     TO SPECIFIED CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES ANNUAL REPORTS ON REQUESTS BY AGENCIES TO APPOINT POLITICAL APPOINTEES OR FORMER POLITICAL APPOINTEES TO NONPOLITICAL CIVIL SERVICE POSITIONS.

    These reports shall be submitted quarterly in the last year of a presidential term or in the last year of the second consecutive term of a President.

    (Sec. 5) This section directs the Government Accountability Office to report to specified congressional committees on final significant regulatory actions promulgated during the last 120-day period of presidential administrations ending in 2001, 2009, and 2017.

    A significant regulatory action means any regulatory action that is likely to result in a rule that may: (1) have an annual effect on the economy of $100 million or more or adversely affect in a material way the economy, the environment, productivity, competition, jobs, public health or safety, or state, local, or tribal governments or communities; (2) create a serious inconsistency or otherwise interfere with an agency action; (3) materially alter the budgetary impact of entitlements, grants, user fees, or loan programs,

    OR (4) RAISE NOVEL LEGAL OR POLICY ISSUES.

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    HOW CONSTITUTIONAL IS THE “UNCHECKED” (SES) SENIOR EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF FOURTH POWER?

    IN THE U.S. CONSTITUTION THERE ARE ONLY THREE  SEPARATE POWERS OF GOVERNMENT

    ONE IMPORTANT PRINCIPLE EMBODIED IN THE U.S. CONSTITUTION IS SEPARATION OF POWERS. … EACH OF THE THREE GOVERNMENTAL BRANCHES, LEGISLATIVE, EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIAL, “CHECKS” THE POWERS OF THE OTHER BRANCHES TO MAKE SURE THAT THE PRINCIPAL POWERS OF THE GOVERNMENT ARE NOT CONCENTRATED IN THE HANDS OF ANY SINGLE BRANCH.

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    Just saying….THE KGB… was originally designed in March 1954  to be a state security committee and was attached to the Council of Ministers.


  • The Secret Service of Obama’s 7000 (SES)

    The Secret Service of Obama’s 7000 (SES)

    Feb17, 2017 Judge Jeanine called them Obama’s “LEFTOVERS”.  And, she said what the president has to do with it is make clear that he doesn’t play around either and prosecute them.

    Feb. 15,  2017 Wikileaked, Julian Assange wrote “Amazing battle for dominance is playing out between the elected us govt & the IC who consider themselves to be the ‘PERMANENT GOVERNMENT’,”.

    I CALL THEM OBAMA’S 7000 (SES) UNTOUCHABLES.

    THERE ARE STILL 300 UNTOUCHABLES  OBAMA’S LEFTOVERS  “SES” EMPLOYEES IN THE VETERAN’S ADMINISTRATION

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    FOX NEWS FEB 21, 2017 5:45 AM: 

    I WAS SHOCKED WHEN I WATCHED PART OF A VERY BRIEF INTERVIEW WITH THE NEW SECRETARY OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS,  DR. DAVID J. SHULKIN.

    SHULKIN, AS A  “LEFTOVER” FROM THE OBAMA VA ADMINISTRATION,  DEFENDED THE “SES” UNFIRED, UNTOUCHABLE, BONUS COLLECTING,  EMPLOYEES IN THE VETERAN’S ADMINISTRATION, AS  MOSTLY GOOD GUYS (PEOPLE) AND HAD VIRTUALLY NOTHING TO SAY ABOUT THE WHISTLE BLOWERS.

    INDEED, SHULKIN IS YET ANOTHER  “LEFTOVER” FROM THE OBAMA VA ADMINISTRATION

    SHULKIN CURRENTLY SERVES AS UNDER SECRETARY FOR HEALTH AT THE VA IN THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION, A POSITION THAT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR RUNNING THE VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION.

    THERE ARE STILL 300 UNTOUCHABLES  “SES” EMPLOYEES IN THE VETERAN’S ADMINISTRATION, THEY HAD THEIR (VA) SECRET SERVICE POLICY, THEY COOKED THE BOOKS, EVENTUALLY THEY WERE REPORTED BY WHISTLE BLOWERS, OVERALL THEY LET 300,000 VETERANS DIE FROM NEGLECT, THEY WERE UNTOUCHABLE,  NOT ONE OF THEM WAS  EVER FIRED OR PROSECUTED AND THEY RECEIVED BONUSES FOR DOING IT.

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    CALL OBAMA’S 7000  (SES) EMPLOYEES WHAT YOU WANT,THE ALLIGATORS IN THE VA SWAMP? LEFTOVERS? PERMANENT GOVERNMENT? THE UNTOUCHABLES?  THE MOSTLY GOOD GUYS?

    I SMELL THE STENCH OF APPEASEMENT FROM THE NEW  VA ADMINISTRATOR DAVID J. SHULKIN.

    Sep 17, 2015 – Department of Veterans Affairs has not listened to whistleblowers, according to a letter the U.S. Office of … 

    THE FAILURES WITHIN VA TO TAKE WHISTLE-BLOWER COMPLAINTS SERIOUSLY.” …

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    NOV 14, 2016 FACT CHECK ANYONE? PRESIDENT TRUMP?

    FULL DOCUMENTED HISTORY 1883-2016 UPDATED 2017?

    Behind My Back | Trump Drain the (SES) Veteran’s Swamp

    www.behindmyback.org/2016/11/14/trump-drain-the-sec-veterans-swamp/NOV 14, 2016 – Trump Drain the (SES) Veteran’s Swamp DRAIN THE WA DC SWAMP OF THE … www.disabledveterans.org › News & Legislation. Oct 30 …

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    CALL OBAMA’S 7000  (SES) EMPLOYEES WHAT YOU WANT

    I SMELL THE STENCH OF APPEASEMENT FROM THE NEW  VA ADMINISTRATOR DAVID J. SHULKI.

    AND WHILE WE ARE AT IT LET’S TALK ABOUT WHISTLE-BLOWERS

    In 2011, the Office of Special Counsel received more than 1,000 whistleblower disclosures of waste, fraud, abuse, and health/safety problems. It referred only 62 of those cases back to the relevant agency for further investigation.

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    WHO KNEW THAT DAVID J. SHULKIN M.D. WROTE A BOOK IN 2008?

    QUESTIONS PATIENTS NEED TO ASK: GETTING THE BEST HEALTHCARE PAPERBACK – NOVEMBER 24, 2008

    BY DAVID J SHULKIN M.D. (AUTHOR)

    “I’VE SEEN NUMEROUS CASES OF MEDICAL ERRORS AND DISCOVERED AFTER THE FACT THAT THE PATIENT OR FAMILY MEMBER KNEW SOMETHING WAS WRONG AND DIDN’T SPEAK UP,”

    SAYS DAVID SHULKIN, M.D., PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE AT ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE IN NEW YORK AND EDITOR OF THE BOOK QUESTIONS PATIENTS NEED TO ASK: ESSENTIAL INFORMATION EVERY PATIENT NEEDS TO KNOW

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    In place at each VA health care facility to ensure that your concerns are addressed in a convenient and timely manner. Published 11/16/2004 

    If I’m not satisfied with my health care, whom do I contact?

    https://iris.custhelp.com/…/if-im-not-satisfied-with-my-health-care,-whom-do-i-contac…

    Nov 16, 2004 – … or complaints to us without fear of reprisal or having your access to care compromised. A Patient Advocacy Program is in place at each VA health care … Each Patient Advocate is empowered to ensure that you receive the …

    I’m not satisfied with my health care, whom do I contact?

    Published 11/16/2004 12:02 PM   |    Updated 03/01/2011 04:11 PM

    If I am not satisfied with some aspect of my care, whom do I contact?

    VA supports your right to present concerns, unmet needs, or complaints to us without fear of reprisal or having your access to care compromised.
    A Patient Advocacy Program is in place at each VA health care facility to ensure that your concerns are addressed in a convenient and timely manner.
    Patient Advocates are highly trained professionals who help resolve your concerns about any aspect of your health care experience, particularly those concerns that cannot be resolved at the point of care. Each Patient Advocate is empowered to ensure that you receive the maximum benefits you are entitled to by law.
    Patient Advocates act as VA representatives to listen to any questions, problems, or special needs you may have. They will refer your concerns to the appropriate Medical Center staff for resolution and act on your behalf to assist in explaining your point of view. Patient Advocates can be reached through the nursing or support staff in any clinical area.
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    The Government Accountability Office reported on evidence of VA wait time failures as far back as 2000. Meanwhile, the Office of the Inspector General at the VA reported the same problem multiple times over the past decade.

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    AND THE VA WHISTLE-BLOWERS?

    THE FAILURES WITHIN VA TO TAKE WHISTLE-BLOWER COMPLAINTS SERIOUSLY.” …

    Sep 17, 2015 – Department of Veterans Affairs has not listened to whistleblowers, according to a letter the U.S. Office of … 

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    THE APPEASEMENT’S OF THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION

    HOLD YOUR NOSE FOR THIS ONE…

    The Stench of Appeasement?

    Posted on July 19, 2013 12:15 pm by Pearl Rains Hewett

    I seem to smell THE STENCH OF APPEASEMENT in the air.
    Margaret Thatcher

    STENCH?
    A very strong unpleasant smell, especially a lingering smell associated with death or decay

    APPEASEMENT?
    The political strategy of pacifying a potentially hostile nation in the hope of avoiding war, often by granting concessions, an attempt to stop complaints or reduce difficulties by making concessions

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    WHAT WERE AND ARE THE POLITICALLY MOTIVATED STRATEGIES FOR THE APPEASEMENT OF STENCH IN THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION?

     IF THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION KNEW ABOUT THE VA PROBLEMS AND  DID NOT PREVENT THEM, THEN CLEARLY something is rotten in the state of Denmark.

    Veterans Health Administration scandal of 2014 – Wikipedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veterans_Health_Administration_scandal_of_2014

    The Veterans Health Administration scandal of 2014 is a reported pattern of negligence in the … By June 5, 2014, Veterans Affairs internal investigations had identified 35 veterans who had died while waiting for care in the Phoenix VHA system. …..

    BUT ALSO IN THE FAILURES WITHIN VA TO TAKE WHISTLEBLOWER COMPLAINTS SERIOUSLY.” …

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    IT IS HARD FOR ME TO BELIEVE THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP  SAID, SHULKIN IS “AN INCREDIBLY GIFTED DOCTOR WHO IS USING HIS ELITE TALENTS … AS UNDER SECRETARY FOR HEALTH AT THE VA IN THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION, …

    AFTER THE FACT IN 2008….

    “I’VE SEEN NUMEROUS CASES OF MEDICAL ERRORS AND DISCOVERED AFTER THE FACT THAT THE PATIENT OR FAMILY MEMBER KNEW SOMETHING WAS WRONG AND DIDN’T SPEAK UP,”

    AND ANOTHER  AFTER THE FACT?

    IG report: 300,000 vets died while waiting for health care at VA | Fox …

    www.foxnews.com/…/ig-report-close-to-300000-vets-died-while-waiting-for-health-c…

    SEP 3, 2015 – WASHINGTON – More than 300,000 American military veterans likely died while waiting for health care — and nearly twice as many are still waiting — according to a new Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general report. The IG report says “serious” problems with …

    WHY DIDN’T  DAVID J. SHULKI SPEAK UP?

    NUMEROUS CASES OF MEDICAL ERRORS AND DISCOVERED AFTER THE FACT THAT THE PATIENT OR FAMILY MEMBER KNEW SOMETHING WAS WRONG AND DIDN’T SPEAK UP,”

    SHALL WE BLAME THIS ON THE VA PATIENT’S OR FAMILY MEMBER’S

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    Judge Jeanine Trump Has to Prosecute Obama ‘Leftovers’ Behind Leaks

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCvEppi-KNk
    4 days ago – Uploaded by 45th President Donald Trump. Latest News

    Judge Jeanine Trump Has to Prosecute ObamaLeftoversBehind Leaks. 45th President … 10/9/16 …

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    Julian Assange: Amazing battle for dominance is playing out between …

    investmentwatchblog.com/julianassange-amazing-battle-for-dominance-is-playing-o…

    6 days ago – Amazing battle for dominance is playing out between the elected US govt & the IC who consider themselves to be the ‘permanent government‘.

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    Dr. David J. Shulkin sworn in as VA Secretary – VAntage Point

    www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/35198/dr-david-j-shulkinsworn-va-secretary/

    6 days ago – On Tuesday, Feb. 14, Dr. David J. Shulkin was sworn in as the secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. In brief remarks after the …


  • EPA – BLM We Crucify Them

    EPA – BLM We Crucify Them

    APR 25, 2012  EPA’S “PHILOSOPHY OF ENFORCEMENT,” SAID EPA’S REGION VI ADMINISTRATOR AL ARMENDARIZ,

     IS “KIND OF LIKE HOW THE ROMANS USED TO CONQUER LITTLE VILLAGES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN: THEY’D GO INTO LITTLE TURKISH TOWNS SOMEWHERE, THEY’D FIND THE FIRST FIVE GUYS THEY’D RUN INTO, AND THEY’D CRUCIFY THEM.”

    “THAT TOWN WAS REALLY EASY TO MANAGE FOR THE NEXT FEW YEARS,” ARMENDARIZ ADDED.

    (video and text below)

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    A 2014-2017 A GLIMPSE OF THE OBAMA AGENDA EPA- BLM GOVERNMENT PHILOSOPHY OF ENFORCEMENT “POLICY” HAS TURNED INTO? THE GOVERNMENT RULE. IN LITTLE VILLAGES, IN LITTLE TOWNS IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    INCLUDING THE BRUTAL TACTICS EMPLOYED BY THE EPA- BLM  TO INTIMIDATE ITS FOES INTO SUBMISSION.

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    THOSE ENTRUSTED WITH POWER HAVE, IN TIME, AND BY SLOW OPERATIONS, PERVERTED IT INTO TYRANNY….

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    Feb 19, 2017 The good news is….

    Scott Pruitt Confirmed and Sworn in as EPA Administrator | U.S. EPA …

    https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/scottpruitt-confirmed-and-swornepaadministrator

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    Moving forward, with the Trump Agenda and Policy, American Citizens shall  not be crucified into submission by brutal tactics, by any U.S. government agency. period

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    ARMENDARIZ’S COMMENTS, APR 25, 2012 ,INHOFE SAID, “GIVE US A RARE GLIMPSE OF THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION’S TRUE AGENDA.

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    FOLLOWING THE EPA’S 2012  “PHILOSOPHY OF ENFORCEMENT” AND THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION POLICY AGENDA,

    THE  BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT (BLM) WENT TO THE BUNDY RANCH IN 2014, THEY  FOUND THE FIRST SIX  GUYS THEY RAN INTO….

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    Just saying…EPA  down and one to go….

    The U.S. Senate goes on a week-long break starting this weekend, so a vote on/for DOI  (BLM) Zinke’s nomination likely won’t occur until the Senate returns, the week of Feb. 27.

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    AND THE (BLM) CREATED AN ARMED STANDOFF WITH AMERICAN CITIZENS.

    THEN, THE  BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT (BLM) WENT TO THE MALHEUR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE,

    WHERE THE “OREGON STATE POLICE ” EVENTUALLY SHOT LAVOY FINCUM THREE TIMES IN THE BACK

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    APR 25, 2012  IS “KIND OF LIKE HOW THE ROMANS USED TO CONQUER LITTLE VILLAGES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN: THEY’D GO INTO LITTLE TURKISH TOWNS SOMEWHERE, THEY’D FIND THE FIRST FIVE GUYS THEY’D RUN INTO, AND THEY’D CRUCIFY THEM.”

    “THAT TOWN WAS REALLY EASY TO MANAGE FOR THE NEXT FEW YEARS,” ARMENDARIZ ADDED.

    THE BRUTAL TACTICS EMPLOYED BY THE ANCIENT ROMAN ARMY TO INTIMIDATE ITS FOES INTO SUBMISSION.

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    THEIR LEADER THE MALHEUR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE WAS AMMON BUNDY, WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE 2014 BUNDY STANDOFF AT HIS FATHER’S NEVADA RANCH

    A 2014-2017 GLIMPSE OF THE OBAMA AGENDA EPA- BLM GOVERNMENT PHILOSOPHY OF ENFORCEMENT Etal. “POLICY” HAS TURNED IN TO IS THE GOVERNMENT RULE.

    IN LITTLE VILLAGES IN LITTLE TOWNS IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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    AND “THEY” ARE STILL IN THE PROCESS OF CRUCIFYING THE SIX GUYS THEY RAN INTO AT THE BUNDY RANCH IN 2014…..

    Las Vegas trial starts for 6 in Bundy ranch standoff | The Spokesman …

    www.spokesman.com/…/2017/feb/09/las-vegas-trial-starts-for-6-in-bundy-ranch-stan…

    Feb 9, 2017 – Trial opened Thursday in Las Vegas for six people accused of illegally … on trial at the federal courthouse gather Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, in Las Vegas. … for trial in May for Cliven Bundy, sons Ryan and Ammon Bundy and two …

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    VIDEO: EPA Official Compares Agency Enforcement to Roman …

    blog.heritage.org/…/video-epa-official-compares-agency-enforcement-to-roman-cruci…

    APR 25, 2012 – Armendariz’s comments, Inhofe said, “give us a rare glimpse of the Obama … is to go into the EPA offices, find the first five guys we run into, and crucify them. … How dare Obama AND HIS government side with ignorance and …

    A video surfaced on Wednesday showing a regional administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency comparing his agency’s philosophy with respect to regulation of oil and gas companies to brutal tactics employed by the ancient Roman army to intimidate its foes into submission.

    EPA’s “philosophy of enforcement,” said EPA’s Region VI Administrator Al Armendariz, is “kind of like how the Romans used to conquer little villages in the Mediterranean: they’d go into little Turkish towns somewhere, they’d find the first five guys they’d run into, and they’d crucify them.”

    “That town was really easy to manage for the next few years,” Armendariz added.

    His comments are indicative of the “EPA’s war on fossil fuels,” claimed Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) in a news release on Wednesday.

    Inhofe reiterated the remarks in a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday afternoon. ARMENDARIZ’S COMMENTS, INHOFE SAID, “GIVE US A RARE GLIMPSE OF THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION’S TRUE AGENDA.” The region over which Armendariz has authority includes Inhofe’s home state of Oklahoma.

    “IT’S ONE THING TO CREATE REGULATORY CERTAINTY AND FINE OR PUNISH A COMPANY FOR BREAKING THE LAW,” NOTED HERITAGE’S NICK LORIS IN REACTION TO THE VIDEO, “BUT IT’S ANOTHER TO TARGET A SPECIFIC INDUSTRY AND CREATE A REGULATORY STRANGLEHOLD on America’s access to affordable and reliable energy.”

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    THOSE ENTRUSTED WITH POWER HAVE, IN TIME, AND BY SLOW OPERATIONS, PERVERTED IT INTO TYRANNY….

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    The bottom line…..

    Moving forward, with the Trump Agenda and Policy, American Citizens shall  not be crucified into submission by brutal tactics, by any U.S. government agency. period

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    to be continued…

     The 7000 Liberal SES Sabotaging  Pres. Trump

    THERE IS NO PLACE IN THEAMERICA GOVERNMENT FOR THE (SES) FEDERAL CIVIL SERVICE AGENCY OR ITS UN-ELECTED EMPLOYEES THAT SABOTAGE, DELIBERATELY ATTEMPT TO DESTROY, DAMAGE, OR OBSTRUCT  THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND HIS ADMINISTRATION FOR POLITICAL ADVANTAGE.


  • NSA Leaking Threatens National Security

    THESE ARE CHAOTIC AND ANXIOUS DAYS INSIDE THE U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL

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    Blog: National Security Council leakers worried Trump might arrest them

    American Thinker · 1 day ago

    I LOVE AMERICA HAPPY VALENTINES DAY

    (full text at the bottom)

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    SUNDAY FEB 12, 2017 K.T. MCFARLAND, DEPUTY NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER, ACKNOWLEDGED THAT “CAREER OFFICIALS” WERE ON EDGE.

    THERE IS ALWAYS A SHAKEDOWN PERIOD FOR ANY NEW NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL (NSC), WHOSE STAFF IS DRAWN FROM THE STATE DEPARTMENT, THE PENTAGON AND OTHER AGENCIES.

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    IN A TELEPHONE CONVERSATION SUNDAY AFTERNOON,. “NOT ONLY IS THIS A NEW ADMINISTRATION, BUT IT IS A DIFFERENT PARTY, AND DONALD TRUMP WAS ELECTED BY PEOPLE WHO WANTED THE STATUS QUO THROWN OUT,” SAID MS. MCFARLAND.

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    SOME STAFF MEMBERS HAVE TURNED TO ENCRYPTED COMMUNICATIONS TO TALK WITH THEIR COLLEAGUES, AFTER HEARING THAT MR. TRUMP’S TOP ADVISERS ARE CONSIDERING AN “INSIDER THREAT” PROGRAMME THAT COULD RESULT IN MONITORING CELLPHONES AND EMAILS FOR LEAKS.

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    MANY OF THOSE WHO REMAIN, SEE THEMSELVES AS APOLITICAL “CIVIL SERVANTS”, HAVE BEEN DISTURBED BY DISPLAYS OF OVERT PARTISANSHIP.

    SEVERAL STAFF MEMBERS WHO DID NOT WANT TO WORK FOR MR. TRUMP HAVE RETURNED TO THEIR REGULAR AGENCIES. LEAVING A LARGER-THAN-USUAL HOLE IN THE EXPERIENCED BUREAUCRACY.

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    I DON’T CARE IF MY “CIVIL SERVICE”  CAREER POSTMAN IS A NEVER TRUMPER

    I  AM “DISTURBED”  BY DISPLAYS OF OVERT PARTISANSHIP WHEN SES CAREER OFFICIALS ON THE NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL SEE THEMSELVES AS APOLITICAL CIVIL SERVANTS,

    BUT,  ARE USING U.S. AGENCIES WIRETAPPING, SPYING ON FOREIGN DIPLOMATS, RECORDING, TRANSCRIPTS OF CONVERSATIONS AND LEAKING NATIONAL SECURITY INFORMATION, THAT COULD THREATEN NATIONAL SECURITY..

    THERE ARE LEAKED TRANSCRIPTS OF A CONVERSATION IN AT LEAST ONE PHONE CALL, RECORDED BY U.S. AGENCIES THAT WIRETAP FOREIGN DIPLOMATS.

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    I DON’T CARE IF MY “CIVIL SERVICE”  CAREER POSTMAN IS A NEVER TRUMPER

    ALL AMERICAN CITIZENS SHOULD BE DISTURBED BY……

    Behind My Back | The Untouchables SES Senior Executives

    www.behindmyback.org/2016/11/14/5856/

    Nov 14, 2016 – The Untouchables SES Senior Executives TRUMP AND HIS TRANSITIONAL TEAM ARE … Preparing Your Federal ECQ’s – Job-Hunt.org.

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    AND, ALL AMERICAN CITIZENS SHOULD BE DISTURBED BY……

    Behind My Back | Accountability for SES Senior Executives

    www.behindmyback.org/2017/01/07/accountability-for-ses-senior-executives/

    Jan 7, 2017 – Accountability for SES Senior Executives Previous efforts to ease the discipline of VA’s … www.disabledveterans.org › News & Legislation.

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     The Pendleton Act transformed the nature of public service.

    The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act (ch. 27, 22 Stat. 403) is a United States federal law, enacted in 1883, which established that positions within the federal government should be awarded on the basis of merit instead of political affiliation.

    And that Government employees be selected through competitive exams. … THE LAW FURTHER FORBIDS REQUIRING EMPLOYEES TO GIVE POLITICAL SERVICE OR CONTRIBUTIONS. The Civil Service Commission was established to enforce this act.

    When the Pendleton Act went into effect, only 10 percent of the Government’s 132,000 employees were covered. Today (date unknown),

    MORE THAN 90 PERCENT OF THE 2.7 MILLION FEDERAL EMPLOYEES ARE COVERED.

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    SUNDAY FEB 12, 2017 IN A TELEPHONE CONVERSATION SUNDAY AFTERNOON,. “NOT ONLY IS THIS A NEW ADMINISTRATION, BUT IT IS A DIFFERENT PARTY, AND DONALD TRUMP WAS ELECTED BY PEOPLE WHO WANTED THE STATUS QUO THROWN OUT,” SAID MS. MCFARLAND.

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    I LOVE AMERICA HAPPY VALENTINES DAY

    February 13, 2017

    Blog: National Security Council leakers worried Trump might arrest them

    By Ed Straker

    If you’re a left-leaning member of the National Security Council and you’re unhappy with the duly elected president, what do you do?  Why, leak details of classified discussions and pending operations to the media, of course!

    In a N.Y. Times article, which itself is based on NSC leaks, leakers try to portray the NSC in chaos, but in the process of attempting to do so, they reveal the scope of their disloyalty.

    These are chaotic and anxious days inside the National Security Council, the traditional center of management for a president’s dealings with an uncertain world. Some staff members have turned to encrypted communications to talk with their colleagues, after hearing that Mr. Trump’s top advisers are considering an “insider threat” program that could result in monitoring cellphones and emails for leaks.

    Now, why would NSC staffers talking with their colleagues, presumably about affairs of state, feel the need to encrypt their conversations from the man they work for?  I think the implication is clear – that these conversations are about undermining and leaking information to harm the Trump administration.

    Nervous staff members recently met late at night at a bar a few blocks from the White House and talked about purging their social media accounts of any suggestion of anti-Trump sentiments.

    Why would they need to do that?  Past anti-Trump sentiments are not against the law.  But leaking classified information is.  I think these leakers are trying to keep a lower profile to avoid being caught.

    Last week, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was exploring whether the Navy could intercept and board an Iranian ship to look for contraband weapons possibly headed to Houthi fighters in Yemen.

    White House officials said that [the operation was cancelled]… because news of the impending operation leaked, a threat to security that has helped fuel the move for the insider threat program.

    This is leakers in action.  But instead of writing an article about their illegality, this is only mentioned in passing, as part of the Times’ main interest in portraying the NSC as being in chaos.  What amazes me is how the Times doesn’t seem to think revealing bureaucrats leaking classified information is even a problem; the paper is are so disconnected from reality that its writers think anything, including disregarding national security laws, is justified, all in the pursuit of Trump.

    [Some NSC staffers have left but] Many of those who remain, who see themselves as apolitical civil servants, have been disturbed by displays of overt partisanship. At an all-hands meeting about two weeks into the new administration, Ms. McFarland told the group it needed to “make America great again,” numerous staff members who were there said. New Trump appointees are carrying coffee mugs with that Trump campaign slogan into meetings with foreign counterparts, one staff member said.

    Why is it partisan to have a mug featuring the slogan of the president…in his own White House?  When Obama was president, do you think staff avoided pro-Obama slogans?  I’m sure they didn’t.  These people are just appalled to be confronted with direct evidence that Trump is their president.  It shows that they don’t have either the temperament or the loyalty to do their jobs.

    Ed Straker is the senior writer at NewsMachete.com.


  • Immigration? PM Trudeau – President Trump

    Immigration? PM Trudeau and President Trump

    Today Mon Feb 13, 2017, they are having a meeting at the White House in WA DC to talk ABOUT POLITICAL STUFF, LIKE TRADING MONEY AND KEEPING VITAL STRONG ALLY’S.

    Justin Pierre James Trudeau PC MP is a YOUNG LIBERAL CANADIAN POLITICIAN

    Donald John Trump President is a CONSERVATIVE AMERICAN BUSINESSMAN

    WILL THEY BE TALKING ABOUT IMMIGRATION ISSUES?

    WILL THEY BE TALKING ABOUT TRUMP’S EXECUTIVE ORDER temporarily halting U.S. IMMIGRANTS FROM SEVEN COUNTRIES?

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     Jan 28, 2017  PM Justin Trudeau

    “To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength,” Trudeau tweeted along with the hashtag, “#WelcomeToCanada.”

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     CANADA’S LIBERAL IMMIGRATION LAWS?

    WILL THEY TALK ABOUT THIS IMMIGRATION ISSUE?

    HOW BAD WAS CANADIAN IMMIGRATION 1992-1999?

    CANADA’S IMMIGRATION MINISTER, ELINOR CAPLAN, LATER SAID IT WAS NOT A SERIOUS OFFENSE TO PRESENT A FALSE PASSPORT TO GAIN ENTRY TO CANADA, NOTING THAT MANY LEGITIMATE REFUGEES RESORT TO DOING SO.

    HOW SERIOUS WAS THE  OFFENSE  WHEN “THAT”  FALSE PASSPORT WAS USED TO GAIN ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES FROM CANADA?

    ON DEC. 14, 1999, ALGERIAN TERRORIST AHMED RESSAM CARRYING A FAKE CANADIAN PASSPORT BEARING THE NAME BENNI NORIS AND DRIVING A LATE-MODEL CHRYSLER RENTED IN VANCOUVER, B.C., RODE THE COHO FROM VICTORIA BC TO PORT ANGELES WA USA.

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    TRUDEAU DIRECTED CANADA TO IMPORT APPROXIMATELY 39,000 SYRIAN REFUGEES AFTER BECOMING PRIME MINISTER IN 2015.

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    US Northern Border – U.S. Border Patrol

    www.usborderpatrol.com/Border_Patrol1920.htm

    UNITED STATES BORDER WITH CANADA IS THE LONGEST UNGUARDED BORDER IN THE WORLD.

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    WILL THEY BE TALKING ABOUT THIS IMMIGRATION ISSUE?

    THE 4000 MILES OF UNGUARDED, POROUS BORDER BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES  AND CANADA IS THE LONGEST INTERNATIONAL BORDER  IN THE WORLD BETWEEN TWO COUNTRIES.

    Greater US Security Threat: Mexican Border Or Canadian Border …

    fronterasdesk.org/…/greater-us-security-threat-mexican-border-or-canadianborder

    Sep 20, 2015 – Greater Security Threat To US: Mexico Border Or Canada Border ? … 2100 U.S. BORDER PATROL AGENTS WORKING THE 4,000 MILE BORDER WITH …

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    WILL THEY BE TALKING ABOUT TRUMP’S EXECUTIVE ORDER temporarily halting REFUGEES?

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    WILL THEY TALKING ABOUT THIS IMMIGRATION ISSUE?

    UNDER TRUDEAU, CANADA ALSO PLANS TO double IMMIGRATION LEVELS TO NEARLY HALF A MILLION PER YEAR to replace the aging Canadian population in the work force, mostly with migrants from India and China. As Breitbart London previously reported, “PRIME MINISTER TRUDEAU HAS BEEN CRITICISED FOR HIS increase IN ACCEPTING MIGRANTS AS REFUGEES FROM SYRIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST.

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    WILL THEY TALKING ABOUT THIS IMMIGRATION ISSUE?

     CANADIANS LEAD U.S. IMMIGRANTS IN UNAUTHORIZED visa overstays, ACCORDING TO FIRST-EVER ESTIMATES FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY. Just under half of all immigrants in the country illegally are Mexican nationals, according to Pew Research. THAT SHARE MAY DECREASE IN THE COMING YEARS, AS CENTRAL AMERICAN MIGRANTS TO OUTPACE MEXICAN IN UNAUTHORIZED LAND-BASED BORDER CROSSINGS. But what about immigrants who come to the U.S. legally with a business, tourist or student visa? Most are from Canada, not Mexico, and more are from Germany than all Central American countries combined.

    DHS now estimates 93,000 Canadian overstays, more than double the amount of Mexican overstays (42,000)

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    PM JUSTIN TRUDEAU IS A YOUNG 45 YEAR OLD  LIBERAL, WITH A VERY LIMITED HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OR MEMORY ON TERRORISTS.

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    I’M A 75 YEARS OLD AMERICAN CITIZEN  AND THE RADICAL ISLAMIC TERRORIST THAT CAME INTO MY HOME TOWN, PORT ANGELES WA, USA  USING THE FALSE PASSPORT FROM CANADA, WITH 100 POUNDS OF EXPLOSIVES, FOUR BLOCKS FROM MY HOME IS EXTREMELY PERSONAL…

    Behind My Back | The Terrorist In My Home Town

    www.behindmyback.org/2015/11/16/the-terrorist-in-myhometown/

    Nov 16, 2015 – The Terrorist In My Home Town ALGERIAN TERRORIST AHMED RESSAM PLOT TO BOMB LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN LATE DECEMBER 1999, was …

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    PBC FRONT LINE reports….

    Dec. 14, 1999 Ressam arrested near Seattle

    The Millennium Plot – Ahmed Ressam’s Millennium … – PBS

    www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/trail/inside/cron.html

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    A chronology of Ressam’s years of travel, training and activities leading up to his foiled plot to bomb Los Angeles International Airport in late December 1999.

    On Dec. 14, 1999, Algerian terrorist Ahmed Ressam carrying a fake Canadian passport bearing the name Benni Noris and driving a late-model Chrysler rented in Vancouver, B.C., rode the Coho from Victoria BC to Port Angeles WA USA.

    Many people on the North Olympic Peninsula read bin Laden’s name for the first time in 1999 after Ressam drove off the MV Coho ferry with explosives.

    Algerian terrorist Ahmed Ressam drove into my home town with 100 pounds of explosive materials hidden in the trunk’s wheel well, four blocks from my home.

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    PBC FRONT LINE reports….

    Dec. 14, 1999 Ressam arrested near Seattle

    The Millennium Plot – Ahmed Ressam’s Millennium … – PBS

    www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/trail/inside/cron.html

    PBS

    A chronology of Ressam’s years of travel, training and activities leading up to his foiled plot to bomb Los Angeles International Airport in late December 1999.

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    HOW BAD WAS FRENCH INTELLIGENCE?

    1992 Many of the Islamic militants left Algeria in 1992

    Ressam.  moved to France, where he lived illegally until 1994

    HOW BAD WAS CANADIAN INTELLIGENCE?

    Canada’s Immigration Minister, Elinor Caplan, later said it was not a serious offense to present a false passport to gain entry to Canada, noting that many legitimate refugees resort to doing so.

    HORRIFYING 1992 + Sept. 11, 2001

    THIS WAS THE TERRORIST IN MY HOME TOWN

    Algerian terrorist Ahmed Ressam

    Arrested Dec. 14, 1999 sentenced Oct 24, 2012

    Snippets from

    The Millennium Plot – Ahmed Ressam’s Millennium

    1992 Many of the Islamic militants left Algeria in 1992

    Ressam.  moved to France, where he lived illegally until 1994,

    February 1994 + 27-year-old Ressam flew from France to Montreal. At the airport, he was stopped by immigration officials who suspected that his passport was false. Ressam requested political asylum.

    Canadian immigration agents accepted his story and released him pending a hearing on his refugee status.

    Canada’s Immigration Minister, Elinor Caplan, later said it was not a serious offense to present a false passport to gain entry to Canada, noting that many legitimate refugees resort to doing so.

    Ressam lived in Montreal for four years. He took up residence in an apartment building later identified by Canadian and international police as the Montreal headquarters of a terrorist cell connected to the Osama bin Laden network, and, more specifically, to an Algerian terrorist organization called the Armed Islamic Group, or GIA.

    he was arrested for  thefts only four times, and convicted only once. He served no jail time for that conviction, but paid a fine. Despite his arrests, he continued to draw welfare benefits of $500 per month, which he was entitled to as a potential refugee.

    During this time, Ressam says that he and an associate, Mokhtar Haouari, another Algerian refugee claimant, engaged in…They also provided Canadian passports and other identity documents to terrorist associates around the world.

    1995 After missing a June hearing on his application for political asylum, Ressam’s application was denied and a warrant for his arrest was issued. However, he evaded immigration authorities and was never deported. He had developed a new identity for himself by filling in the blanks of a stolen baptismal certificate form with the alias “Benni Antoine Noris.” Using the forged baptismal certificate, he then obtained a Canadian passport in that name.

    1996 + French authorities link Ressam to Algerian terrorist group

    French investigators notified CSIS, the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service, about this evidence of GIA terrorist activity in Montreal.

    According to CSIS officials, Ressam was under surveillance as part of a large investigation into a suspected terrorist ring from 1996 until he left for Afghanistan in 1998.

    March 17, 1998 + Trip to Afghanistan for jihad training

    Ressam left Montreal and headed for Afghanistan for terrorist training at the camps funded and administered by Osama bin Laden. He traveled first to Peshawar, a city in northwestern Pakistan near the Afghanistan border,

    He says that he was assigned to the European-based cell of the Algerian group in the camp, and that the members of the cell planned to travel separately and meet in Canada to commence “an operation” in America before the end of 1999. Before he left for North America, Ressam says that Zubaida requested that Ressam send original Canadian passports to be supplied to other members of the network.

    February 1999 + Return to Canada

    April 1999 + French investigators request search warrants

    French investigating magistrate Judge Jean-Louis Bruguiere sent a formal letter to Canadian justice authorities asking for search warrants to be executed in Montreal in his investigation of Algerian terrorists, including Ahmed Ressam, who was specifically named.

    It took Canada six months to process the request.

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    HOW BAD WAS IT? CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE COMPLETE

    ON DEC. 14, 1999, ALGERIAN TERRORIST AHMED RESSAM CARRYING THE FAKE CANADIAN PASSPORT BEARING THE NAME BENNI NORIS AND DRIVING A LATE-MODEL CHRYSLER RENTED IN VANCOUVER, B.C., RODE THE COHO FROM VICTORIA BC TO PORT ANGELES WA USA.

    ALGERIAN TERRORIST AHMED RESSAM DROVE INTO MY HOME TOWN WITH 100 POUNDS OF EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS HIDDEN IN THE TRUNK’S WHEEL WELL, FOUR BLOCKS FROM MY HOME.

    MANY PEOPLE ON THE NORTH OLYMPIC PENINSULA READ BIN LADEN’S NAME FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 1999 AFTER RESSAM DROVE OFF THE MV COHO FERRY WITH EXPLOSIVES.