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    Who’s  Driving The Establishments Mainstream Media 1890’s – 2013 – 2016?

    In the old days, the mainstream media had a virtual monopoly on the news.  But these days, anyone with an Internet connection can put up a news site,

    The Establishments Mainstream Media And The Politicians That They Worship Hate The Fact That They Cannot Control Internet News Sites

    AND THIS IS DRIVING THE ESTABLISHMENT ABSOLUTELY BONKERS.

    7 Things About The Mainstream Media That They Do Not Want You To …

    THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA IS THE MOUTHPIECE OF THE ESTABLISHMENT AND IT PROMOTES THE AGENDA OF THE ESTABLISHMENT.

     WHO OWNS THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA?

     WHO OWNS THE POLITICIANS?

    WHO PAYS THE PUNDITS?

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    It was just a matter of time and technology

    Anyone with an Internet connection can put up a news site, things go viral in cyberspace, round and round and round they go on social media websites, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Tweet…..

    The bottom line

    AMERICAN VOTERS WOKE UP VOTED AND REJECTED THE ESTABLISHMENT AND IT’S MAINSTREAM MEDIA

    JUNE 7, 2016…..

    In the news
    Image for the news result

    GOP Primaries: The Latest Results

    ABC News13 hours ago

    Trump Sweeps 5 GOP Primaries. … the end of the primary voting process for Republicans.

    AND, THIS IS DRIVING THE POLITICO ESTABLISHMENT AND IT’S MAINSTREAM MEDIA  ABSOLUTELY BONKERS.

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     OF COURSE THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA DESPERATELY DOES NOT WANT YOU TO WATCH www.youtube.com  VIDEO’S OF THE ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT MAN RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT.

     THIS TRUMP VIDEO WAS WORTH 2,091,895 VIEWS

    Donald Trump Presidential Announcement Full Speech 6/16/15 …

    ▶ 51:15 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_q61B-DyPk

    Jun 16, 2015 – Uploaded by Donald J. Trump for President

    Today I officially declared my candidacy for President of the United States. Watch the … Donald Trump

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    2013- 2016 And of course THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA desperately does not want you to look at “THE MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN”.  They just want you to stay plugged into the “programming” that they are feeding you without asking any questions.

    2013-2016 Fortunately, a growing minority of Americans are waking up and are starting to reject the mainstream media.  An increasing number of people are beginning to recognize that

    THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA IS THE MOUTHPIECE OF THE ESTABLISHMENT AND THAT IT IS PROMOTING THE AGENDA OF THE ESTABLISHMENT.

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    JUNE 8,  2016, AT THIS POINT IN TIME, NEARLY A YEAR LATER,  AFTER TRUMP ANNOUNCED HIS CANDIDACY ON JUNE 16, 2015….

    JUN 16, 2015  The mainstream media just want’s you to stay plugged into the “programming” that they feeding you without asking any questions.

    FORTUNATELY, THE MAJORITY OF “AMERICAN VOTERS”  WOKE UP in 2015-2016 VOTED AND REJECTED THE ESTABLISHMENT POLITICO MAINSTREAM MEDIA. 

    THE SILENT MAJORITY OF AMERICAN CITIZENS  WERE INFORMED OF THE RIGGED POLITICAL SYSTEM (PRESIDENTS ARE SELECTED NOT ELECTED)

     AND  THAT THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA IS THE MOUTHPIECE OF THE POLITICO ESTABLISHMENT AND THAT IT “WAS AND IS” PROMOTING THE AGENDA OF THE POLITICO ESTABLISHMENT.

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    www.youtube.com

    Donald Trump FULL Press Conference After Reaching 1237 Delegates

    ▶ 40:38

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEpdipKvDWE

    May 26, 2016 – Uploaded by Donald Trump Speeches & Events

    Donald Trump FULL Press Conference After Reaching 1,237 Delegates (5-26-16) … Donald Trump Speech in …

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    SO? WHO OWNS THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA?

     WHO OWNS THE POLITICIANS?

    WHO PAYS THE PUNDITS?

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    THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA “PROGRAMMING” IS SATURATED  WITH THE MASS MEDIA POLITICAL PUNDIT’S  AND, THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA POLITICO PROGRAMMING THAT HAS BEEN AND  CONTINUES  TO BE DISHONEST IN EDITORIAL COMMENT….

     AND, THE PRESENTATION OF NEWS, ESPECIALLY IN SACRIFICING TRUTH FOR SENSATIONALISM….

    AS IN YELLOW JOURNALISM; YELLOW PRESS. (of a newspaper, book, etc.) featuring articles, pictures, or other content that is sensational, especially morbidly or offensively so: yellow rags?

    Just saying…

    YELLOW JOURNALISM DEFINITION?  INFLAMMATORY, IRRESPONSIBLE REPORTING BY NEWSPAPERS. The phrase arose during the 1890s, when some AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS, PARTICULARLY THOSE RUN BY WILLIAM RANDOLPH Hearst, WORKED TO INCITE HATRED of Spain, thereby contributing to the start of the Spanish-American War.

    NEWSPAPERSTHATPRACTICEYELLOWJOURNALISMARECALLEDYELLOWPRESS.

    The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition

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    SO WHO OWNED  THE MAINSTREAM  MEDIA IN THE 1890’s?  And in, 2013? 2016?

    7 Things About The Mainstream Media That They Do Not Want You To …

    www.infowars.com/7-things-about-the-mainstream-media-that-they-do-not…

    Alex Jones

    May 21, 2013 – #3 The American Public Does Not Consider The Media To Be Very … The media ownership chart posted below originally comes from a …7 Things About The Mainstream Media That They Do Not Want You To Know

    #1 The Mainstream Media Has Very Deep Ties To The Establishment

    #2 The Mainstream Media Gets Things Wrong Very Frequently

    #3 The American Public Does Not Consider The Media To Be Very Trustworthy

    #4 The Mainstream Media And The Politicians That They Worship Hate The Fact That They Cannot Control Internet News Sites

    #5 The Mainstream Media Is Extremely Liberal

    #6 Six Mammoth Media Corporations Produce About 90 Percent Of The Media That Americans Consume

    #7 The American People Are Absolutely Addicted To The Mainstream Media

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    MAY 21, 2013 UNEDITED FULL TEXT

    7 Things About The Mainstream Media That They Do Not Want You To …

    Michael Snyder
    Economic Collapse
    May 21, 2013

    HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHO CONTROLS THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA?  In America today, we are more “connected” than ever.  The average American watches 153 hours of television a month, and we also spend countless hours watching movies, playing video games, listening to music, reading books and surfing the Internet.

    IF SOMEONE COULD CONTROL THE PRODUCTION OF ALL OF THAT MEDIA, THAT WOULD MAKE THEM IMMENSELY POWERFUL.  THEY WOULD LITERALLY BE IN A POSITION TO TELL PEOPLE WHAT TO THINK.

      Well, what if I told you that there are just six enormous media conglomerates that combine to produce about 90 percent of all the media that Americans consume.

    WOULD THAT ALARM YOU?  It should alarm you.  The truth is that our attitudes, opinions and beliefs are greatly shaped by what we allow into our minds. 

    AFTER ALL, THEY DON’T CALL IT “PROGRAMMING” FOR NO REASON.  Even those of us that realize that we are connected to “the matrix” probably greatly underestimate the tremendous influence that the media has over us. 

    We live at a time when it is absolutely imperative to think for ourselves, but most Americans are being absolutely overwhelmed with information and seem more than content to let others do their thinking for them. 

    SADLY, THIS IS GREATLY CONTRIBUTING TO THE DOWNFALL OF OUR SOCIETY.

    And of course the mainstream media desperately does not want you to look at “the man behind the curtain”.  They just want you to stay plugged into the “programming” that they are feeding you without asking any questions.

    Fortunately, a growing minority of Americans are waking up and are starting to reject the mainstream media.  An increasing number of people are beginning to recognize that the mainstream media is the mouthpiece of the establishment and that it is promoting the agenda of the establishment.

    So why is the mainstream media so bad?  The following are 7 things about the mainstream media that they do not want you to know…

    #1 The Mainstream Media Has Very Deep Ties To The Establishment

    Did you know that the president of CBS and the president of ABC both have brothers that are top officials in the Obama administration?

    The big news networks have developed an almost incestuous relationship with the federal government in recent years.  But of course the same could be said of the relationship that the media has with the big corporations that own stock in their parent companies and that advertise on their networks.

    This is one of the reasons why we very rarely ever see any hard hitting stories on the big networks anymore.  THE FLOW OF INFORMATION THROUGH THE CORPORATE-DOMINATED MEDIA IS VERY TIGHTLY CONTROLLED, AND THERE ARE A LOT OF GATEKEEPERS THAT MAKE SURE THAT THE “WRONG STORIES” DON’T GET PUT OUT TO THE PUBLIC.  As a result, many of the “big stories” that have come out in recent years were originally broken by the alternative media.

    #2 The Mainstream Media Gets Things Wrong Very Frequently

    Even prominent members of the mainstream media admit that this is the case.  For example, during a recent speech at Quinnipiac University CBS anchor Scott Pelley confessed that journalists in the mainstream media “are getting big stories wrong, over and over again”

    “Let me take the first arrow: During our coverage of Newtown, I sat on my set and I reported that Nancy Lanza was a teacher at the school. And that her son had attacked her classroom. It’s a hell of a story, but it was dead wrong. Now, I was the managing editor, I made the decision to go ahead with that and I did, and that’s what I said, and I was absolutely wrong. So let me just take the first arrow here.”

    #3 The American Public Does Not Consider The Media To Be Very Trustworthy

    Trust in the mainstream media has definitely been slipping.  In fact, a Gallup poll taken last year found that distrust of the media had reached an all-time high.  According to that poll, 60 percent of Americans “have little or no trust” that the media is reporting the news accurately.

    A separate Rasmussen Reports survey found that only 6 percent of all Americans consider the news media to be “very trustworthy”.

    Hopefully this trend will accelerate and a lot more people will stop trusting the media blindly.

    #4 The Mainstream Media And The Politicians That They Worship Hate The Fact That They Cannot Control Internet News Sites

    IN THE OLD DAYS, THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA HAD A VIRTUAL MONOPOLY ON THE NEWS.  BUT THESE DAYS, ANYONE WITH AN INTERNET CONNECTION CAN PUT UP A NEWS SITE,

    AND THIS IS DRIVING THE ESTABLISHMENT ABSOLUTELY BONKERS.

    For example, Barack Obama is known to have a great dislike for the alternative media.  The following is from a recent WND article

    NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd says President Obama was making it “clear” at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner over the weekend how he feels about the rise of Internet news sites like Politico, Buzzfeed and … well, WND.

    “He hates it.”

    Appearing on “Meet the Press” Sunday morning following Saturday night’s media, politics and celebrity soiree, Todd explained the president’s disdain for independent online news sources was showing during his speech.

    “It did seem … I thought his pot shots, joke-wise, and then the serious stuff about the Internet, the rise of the Internet media and social media and all that stuff – he hates it, OK? He hates this part of the media,” Todd said. “He really thinks that the, sort of, the buzzification – this isn’t just about Buzzfeed or Politico and all this stuff – he thinks that sort of coverage of political media has hurt political discourse. He hates it. And I think he was just trying to make that clear last night.”

    #5 The Mainstream Media Is Extremely Liberal

    When it comes to politics, the mainstream media is far more liberal than the general population is.

    For example, one survey found that 41 percent of American voters believe that the average reporter is more liberal than they are, while only 18 percent believe that the average reporter is more conservative than they are.

    A very disturbing UCLA study on media bias discovered that the vast majority of media outlets are “left of center”…

    Of the 20 major media outlets studied, 18 scored left of center, with CBS’ “Evening News,” The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times ranking second, third and fourth most liberal behind the news pages of The Wall Street Journal.

    And even MSNBC has confirmed the liberal bias of the media.  According to MSNBC, mainstream journalists are far more likely to donate their own money to Democrats than they are to Republicans…

    MSNBC.com identified 143 journalists who made political contributions from 2004 through the start of the 2008 campaign, according to the public records of the Federal Election Commission. Most of the newsroom checkbooks leaned to the left: 125 journalists gave to Democrats and liberal causes. Only 16 gave to Republicans. Two gave to both parties.

    #6 Six Mammoth Media Corporations Produce About 90 Percent Of The Media That Americans Consume

    As I mentioned at the top of this article, there are six giant media behemoths that control almost all of the media that we consume.  These corporate giants own television networks, cable channels, movie studios, newspapers, magazines, publishing houses, video game makers, music labels and even many of our favorite websites.

    The media ownership chart posted below originally comes from a previous article that I authored entitled “Who Owns The Media? The 6 Monolithic Corporations That Control Almost Everything We Watch, Hear And Read“, but it has been updated to reflect some of the latest information.  The power that these companies have is so vast that it is hard to put into words…

    Time Warner

    CNN
    Home Box Office (HBO)
    Time Inc.
    Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
    Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
    CW Network (partial ownership)
    TMZ
    New Line Cinema
    Time Warner Cable
    Cinemax
    Cartoon Network
    TBS
    TNT
    America Online
    MapQuest
    Moviefone
    Castle Rock
    Sports Illustrated
    Fortune
    Marie Claire
    DC Comics
    People Magazine

    Walt Disney

    ABC Television Network
    Disney Publishing
    ESPN Inc.
    Disney Channel
    The History Channel
    SOAPnet
    A&E
    Lifetime
    Buena Vista Home Entertainment
    Buena Vista Theatrical Productions
    Buena Vista Records
    Disney Records
    Hollywood Records
    Miramax Films
    Touchstone Pictures
    Walt Disney Pictures
    Pixar Animation Studios
    277 Radio Stations
    Buena Vista Games
    Hyperion Books

    Viacom

    Paramount Pictures
    Paramount Home Entertainment
    Black Entertainment Television (BET)
    Comedy Central
    Country Music Television (CMT)
    Logo
    MTV
    MTV Canada
    MTV2
    Nick Magazine
    Nick at Nite
    Nick Jr.
    Nickelodeon
    Noggin
    Spike TV
    The Movie Channel
    TV Land
    VH1

    News Corporation

    Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
    Fox Television Stations
    The New York Post
    TV Guide
    Fox Searchlight Pictures
    Beliefnet
    Fox Business Network
    Fox Kids Europe
    Fox News Channel
    Fox Sports Net
    Fox Television Network
    FX
    My Network TV
    MySpace
    News Limited News
    Phoenix InfoNews Channel
    Phoenix Movies Channel
    Sky PerfecTV
    Speed Channel
    STAR TV India
    STAR TV Taiwan
    STAR World
    Times Higher Education Supplement Magazine
    Times Literary Supplement Magazine
    Times of London
    20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
    20th Century Fox International
    20th Century Fox Studios
    20th Century Fox Television
    BSkyB
    DIRECTV
    The Wall Street Journal
    Fox Broadcasting Company
    Fox Interactive Media
    FOXTEL
    HarperCollins Publishers
    The National Geographic Channel
    National Rugby League
    News Interactive
    News Outdoor
    Radio Veronica
    ReganBooks
    Sky Italia
    Sky Radio Denmark
    Sky Radio Germany
    Sky Radio Netherlands
    STAR
    Zondervan

    CBS Corporation

    CBS News
    CBS Sports
    CBS Television Network
    CNET
    Showtime
    TV.com
    CBS Radio Inc. (130 stations)
    CBS Consumer Products
    CBS Outdoor
    CW Network (50% ownership)
    Infinity Broadcasting
    Simon & Schuster (Pocket Books, Scribner)
    Westwood One Radio Network

    Comcast

    NBC
    Bravo
    CNBC
    NBC News
    MSNBC
    NBC Sports
    NBC Television Network
    Oxygen
    SciFi Magazine
    Syfy (Sci Fi Channel)
    Telemundo
    USA Network
    Weather Channel
    Focus Features
    NBC Universal Television Distribution
    NBC Universal Television Studio
    Paxson Communications (partial ownership)
    Hulu
    Universal Parks & Resorts
    Universal Pictures
    Universal Studio Home Video

    #7 The American People Are Absolutely Addicted To The Mainstream Media

    In a previous article about the media, I noted that the average American watches 153 hours of television a month.

    When you allow that much information to be downloaded into your brain, it is going to have a dramatic impact on how you think.

    Americans are more “connected” than they ever have been before.  This is especially true of our kids.  They are constantly on one sort of electronic device or another.  The following is a brief excerpt from a recent article by Daniel Taylor

    According to a 2010 LA Times report, young people spend on average 53 hours a week watching TV, playing video games, and sitting at the computer.

    Facebook users spend about 15 hours a month on the social networking site.

    People are walking – and driving – blindly while texting, sometimes walking into fountains and even falling off cliffs.

    If that Los Angeles Times report is true, that means that our young people are spending more than 200 hours a month connected to the media.

    But we are only awake for about 480 hours a month.

    When it comes to influencing the American people, nobody has more power than the big media companies do.

    And until we can break this sick addiction to the mainstream media and get people to start thinking for themselves, we will never see widespread changes in our society.  As long as people are being “programmed” by the mainstream media, they will continue to express the opinions, attitudes and beliefs that have been downloaded into their minds.

    Please share this article with as many people as you can.  It is crucial that we wake as many people up as possible while we still can.

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    SO WHO CARES? WHAT THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA’S, MASS MEDIA PUNDITS COMMENT OR GIVE THEIR OPINION ON?

    What is a Pundit?

    A PUNDIT (sometimes also called a talking head) is a person who offers to MASS MEDIA his or her OPINION OR COMMENTARY on a particular subject area (most typically political analysis, the social sciences, technology or sport) on which he or she is knowledgeable (OR CAN AT LEAST APPEAR TO BE KNOWLEDGEABLE), or considered

    TO BE KNOWLEDGEABLE,  by definition Alert and fully informed highly educated; having extensive information or understanding

    OR AT LEAST, CAN APPEAR TO BE KNOWLEDGEABLE?

    Making it your life goal to become knowledgeable about naked mole rats might not win you the Nobel Prize, but it might be fun.

    CONSIDERING,  WITH ALL OF THE MASS MEDIA PUNDIT’S KNOWLEDGE, FULLY INFORMED HIGHLY EDUCATED; EXTENSIVE INFORMATION OR UNDERSTANDING OF DONALD J. TRUMP?

    Over the top: Trump sews up delegates to seal GOP nomination

    bigstory.ap.org/…/trump-reaches-magic-number-delegates-clinch-no…

    Associated Press

    4 days ago – It takes 1237 delegates to win the Republican nomination. … Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a …

    Sep 19, 2015 THE QUESTION IS: WHY DO MEDIA PUNDITS CONTINUE TO GET THIS SO WRONG?

    Mar 12, 2016 – Not to state the obvious NO PUNDIT ON THE PLANET PREDICTED THAT DONALD J. TRUMP, WOULD LAST THIS LONG.

    Why Does the Press Continue to Get it So Wrong On Donald Trump …

    www.washingtonmonthly.com/…/why_does_the_press_continue…

    Washington Monthly

    Sep 19, 2015 – Politico started using social media and press interest data to predict that Trump would … THE QUESTION IS: WHY DO PUNDITS CONTINUE TO GET THIS SO WRONG? It’s not ….. They have been out of touch for so long it is a little hard to believe that they will figure it out now, but I remain an optimist. ….

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    The bottom line

    AMERICAN VOTERS WOKE UP  VOTED AND REJECTED THE ESTABLISHMENT AND IT’S MAINSTREAM MEDIA

    JUNE 7, 2016…..

    In the news
    Image for the news result

    GOP Primaries: The Latest Results

    ABC News13 hours ago

    Trump Sweeps 5 GOP Primaries. … the end of the primary voting process for Republicans.

    AND, THIS IS DRIVING THE POLITICO ESTABLISHMENT AND IT’S MAINSTREAM MEDIA  ABSOLUTELY BONKERS.


  • Politics is the Gizzard of Society

    “Civil Disobedience.” 1849.

    “Politics is the gizzard of society, full of grit and gravel, and the two political parties are its opposite halves – sometimes split into quarters – which grind on each other. Not only individuals but states have thus a confirmed dyspepsia.”

    Henry David Thoreau wrote the essay “Civil Disobedience in 1849” to discuss his criticisms of the American government. Thoreau writes about his dislike of the government’s power and rule over the people, his hatred of taxation, and his disbelief in a large government that interferes with the rights of the American citizen. This essay is used as a source to help determine Thoreau’s political stance because it provides accurate information about Thoreau’s personal and political beliefs.

    Henry D.Thoreau, would be considered a Republican in today’s political viewpoints

    Confirmed dyspepsia  by definition early 18th century: via Latin from Greek duspepsia, from duspeptos ‘DIFFICULT TO DIGEST.’

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    AUGUST 8, 2015. TRUMP TWEETED “SO MANY “POLITICALLY CORRECT” FOOLS IN OUR COUNTRY. WE HAVE TO ALL GET BACK TO WORK AND STOP WASTING TIME AND ENERGY ON NONSENSE!”

    Thoreau, Henry D. “Civil Disobedience.” 1849.
     “Write while the heat is in you. The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with. He cannot inflame the minds of his audience.”

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    ‘DIFFICULT TO DIGEST IN 2016?  SO MANY “POLITICALLY CORRECT” FOOLS IN OUR COUNTRY?

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    MAY 21, 2016

    THE STATE CONVENTION, DREW MORE THAN 1,600 WA STATE REPUBLICAN DELEGATES TO PASCO’S TRAC CENTER

    CRUZ BACKERS VOTED IN A SLATE OF “THEIR OWN PREFERRED DELEGATES” TO SEND TO CLEVELAND.

    Washington state GOP convention backs Cruz over Trump | The …

    www.seattletimes.com/…/washingtonstategopconventionbackscruz

    The Seattle Times May 21, 2016 – Donald Trump may be the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, but Washington state’s GOP convention awarded 40 out of 41  to Ted Cruz…

    INDEED,  TEXAS SENATOR WAS AWARDED 40 OF THE 41 ELECTED DELEGATE SLOTS EVEN THOUGH CRUZ HAD DROPPED OUT OF THE RACE.

    TRUMP’S STATE CAMPAIGN CHAIRMAN, STATE SEN. DON BENTON R-VANCOUVER WAS DENIED  A NATIONAL DELEGATE SLOT.

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    ‘DIFFICULT TO DIGEST FOR VOTERS  IN 2016? SO MANY “POLITICALLY CORRECT” FOOLS IN OUR COUNTRY?

    “Fools make feasts and wise men eat them.”
    Benjamin Franklin,

    “Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools that don’t have brains enough to be honest.”
    Benjamin Franklin

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    RIGGED ELECTION SYSTEM?

    APRIL 4, 2016  Trump wrote: “I, for one, am not interested in defending a system that for decades has served the interest of political parties at the expense of the people. Members of the club – the consultants, the pollsters, the politicians, the pundits and the special interests –grow rich and powerful while the American people grow poorer and more isolated.”
    trump-gets-poll-bounce-after-rigged-election-protest

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    APRIL 30, 2016

    Just saying..,  I received a phone call from Senator Benton the WA State Chairman for Trump. He was looking for a Clallam County WA State Trump Chairperson.

    I am the Trump Campaign Chair for Clallam County.

    “I, for one, am not interested in SUPPORTING  a RIGGED system that for decades has served the interest of political parties at the expense of the people. Members of the club – the consultants, the pollsters, the politicians, the pundits and the special interests –grow rich and powerful while the American people grow poorer and more isolated.”

    “It doesn’t pain so much seeing one who can’t or don’t understand often the right points of others

     AS MUCH UNDERSTANDING A PERSON WHO OUT OF OWN SELFISHNESS, EITHER IGNORANTLY OR INTENTIONALLY, OFTEN SUPPORTS THE WRONG PEOPLE.”

    “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” ― Winston S. Churchill

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    We are Informed. Silent-Angry and Voting

    Posted on May 2, 2016 5:27 am by Pearl Rains Hewett Comment

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

    Thanks to the media and the power of cyberspace technology , Americans, WA State,  voters have been informed by the candidates, we have watched the rally’s on TV, we  have watched the twitter’s, the tweets, face book and of course the establishment pundits.

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

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    Just saying…

    “For what it’s worth … it’s never too late, or in my case too early, to do whoever, or whatever you want to do. There’s no time limit. Start whenever you want. You can change or stay the same. There are no rules to this thing. You can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it.

    1849 -2016 “The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait until that other is ready, and it may be a long time before they get off.”

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    Paul Ryan finally, begrudgingly endorses Donald Trump — Quartz

    qz.com/698263/paul-ryan-finally-begrudgingly-endorses-donald-trump/

    2 days ago – Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has endorsed Donald Trump, but he doesn’t seem to be enjoying it very much. In an op-ed published in his …

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    MAY 23, 2016

    WAS  I POLITICALLY INCORRECT FOR DOCUMENTING AND POSTING THE TRUTH?

    Behind My Back | Is Donald J. Trump Politically Incorrect?

    www.behindmyback.org/2016/05/23/trump-is-politically-incorrect/

    May 23, 2016AM I POLITICALLY INCORRECT FOR POSTING THIS? “THE TRUTH … Donald Trump May 19 2016 Crooked Hillary Barking Like a Dog … ▷ 0:31.

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    MAY 25, 2016

    WA STATE PRIMARY VOTE OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE, FOR THE PEOPLE GAVE 44 DELEGATES TO DONALD J. TRUMP.

    Trump wins Washington state’s presidential primaries – CBS News

    www.cbsnews.com/…/donald-trump-wins-republican-presidential-primary-i…

    CBS News May 25, 2016 – Donald Trump handily won Washington state’s Republican … Trump took a commanding lead with 76 percent of the vote, followed by John …

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    Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump May 24

    Thank you Washington! #Trump2016

    Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump May 25

    Thank you Washington! Honored to say, on behalf of our great movement, we have broken the all time record for votes in GOP primary history.

    https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump?lang=en&lang=en

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    Indeed, whether it is Thoreau, Henry D. “Civil Disobedience.” politics in 1849.

    or the contentious  2016 Presidential election process……..

    “Politics is the gizzard of society, full of grit and gravel, and the two political parties are its opposite halves – sometimes split into quarters – which grind on each other. Not only individuals but states have thus a confirmed dyspepsia.”

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    1849- 2016  “Write while the heat is in you. The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with. He cannot inflame the minds of his audience.”

    “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” ― Winston S. Churchill

    Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) | Twitter

    ACT PRESIDENTIAL?

    I THINK NOT…

    TRUMP SUPPORTERS ARE NOT GOING TO BE SWAYED BY MEDIA REPORTS ON TRUMP’S CONTROVERSIAL STATEMENTS ABOUT MUSLIMS AND MEXICANS, PAST BEHAVIOR WITH WOMEN, OR EXPERTS DISMISSING HIS POLICIES AS POTENTIALLY DISASTROUS.

    IN TRUMP THEY TRUST, NO MATTER WHAT.

    WE LOVE YOU JUST THE WAY YOU ARE

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    Trump Crowd Versus Hillary Crowd | PoliticalJack.com

    www.politicaljack.com600 × 450Search by image

    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/201…-to-half-empty-room-at-new-hampshire-college/ And then there’s a Trump crowd:

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    BREAKING=> DONALD TRUMP Breaks Elton John’s Record at Louisiana Arena – 12,000 at Rally! – The Gateway Pundit

    www.thegatewaypundit.com600 × 450Search by image

    REPUBLICAN DONALD TRUMP spoke to 12,000 supporters Thursday night at the River Center in Baton Rouge. Donald Trump broke the attendance record set by Elton John by 4,000 people.

    Clinton ‘lied’ to Benghazi families | TheHill

    thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/…/266795-bush-clinton-lied-to-benghazi-familie
    The Hill

    Jan 23, 2016 – “This is the third anniversary of Hillary Clinton’s testimony when she said it doesn’t make a difference on Benghazi.

    May 8, 2013 – June 3, 2016 “What difference – at this point, what difference does it make?”

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    How Hillary Clinton Loses to Donald Trump – POLITICO Magazine

    www.politico.com/…/2016/…/2016-election-hillary-clinton-campaign-loses-de…
    Politico

    May 27, 2016 – Donald Trump can actually win if Clinton makes these four mistakes. … there is a big difference between 2008 and 2016: Then, Clinton’s so-called ….

    The “Hillary Clinton lying for 13 Minutes Straight” video has now gone …

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    THE FOLLOWING IS POLITICALLY INCORRECT…

    Large Crowd of supporters waiting for Hillary to speak …

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    Large Crowd of supporters waiting for Hillary to speak

  • The Silent Majority Defined 1933-1968-2016

    The Silent Majority Defined 1933-1968-2016

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

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

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

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    Defining words on Germany’s SILENT MAJORITY

    “WHEN THEY CAME I DID NOT SPEAK”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    IN 1968 RICHARD NIXON WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT

    Nixon’s “Silent Majority”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    —–
    MOST NOTABLY ARE TRUMPS POLICY FOR “DEALING” WITH,

    THE MANY UNRESOLVED IMMIGRATION THREATS,

    THE ISIS TERRORISTS IMMIGRATION VETTING PROCESS,

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

    BUILDING FENCES KEEPING OUT ILLEGALS , AND

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

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

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

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    ‘Silent Majority?’ Trump Supporters Weigh In – NPR

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

    NPR

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

     


  • Reagan and Pacific Legal Foundation

    Reagan and Pacific Legal Foundation

    PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION (PLF) was founded in Sacramento as America’s first freedom-based public interest legal organization. Drawing inspiration from then-GOVERNOR RONALD REAGAN, several members of his senior staff left public service to establish PLF.

    After GOVERNOR RONALD REAGAN overhauled California’s lax welfare system to make it more efficient and effective, he observed that there were a lot of so-called “SPECIAL INTEREST” FOUNDATIONS – usually funded by tax dollars – ready to step forward to sue on behalf of individuals who demanded government entitlements.

    Reagan and his close advisor, Ed Meese, asked themselves:

    WHY ISN’T THERE ANYONE WHO REPRESENTS THE PUBLIC INTEREST OF TAXPAYERS

     and other Americans in efficient, limited constitutional government?

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    RONAL REGAN QUOTATIONS ( added for historical emphasis)

    RONALD REGAN WAS THE GOVERNOR OF CALIF. 1967 TO 1975

    FREEDOM IS NEVER MORE THAN ONE GENERATION AWAY FROM EXTINCTION.

    We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same,

     OR ONE DAY WE WILL SPEND OUR SUNSET YEARS TELLING OUR CHILDREN AND OUR CHILDREN’S CHILDREN WHAT IT WAS ONCE LIKE IN THE UNITED STATES WHERE MEN WERE FREE.”

     “IF WE LOSE FREEDOM HERE, THERE IS NO PLACE TO ESCAPE TO. THIS IS THE LAST STAND ON EARTH.”

    “YOU AND I HAVE A RENDEZVOUS WITH DESTINY. WE WILL PRESERVE FOR OUR CHILDREN this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the first step into a thousand years of darkness.

    IF WE FAIL, AT LEAST LET OUR CHILDREN AND OUR CHILDREN’S CHILDREN SAY OF US WE JUSTIFIED OUR BRIEF MOMENT HERE. WE DID ALL THAT COULD BE DONE.”

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    WHEN PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION, WAS FOUNDED  ON MARCH 5, 1973

     “FREEDOM” IN AMERICA FOUND NEW MEANING

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    Back to PLF…

    Shortly after came their answer – THE FOUNDING OF PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION BY MEMBERS OF RONALD REAGAN’S SENIOR STAFF.

     “ON MARCH 5, 1973 GOVERNMENT REGULATORS FOUND A FOE; MAINSTREAM AMERICANS FOUND A FRIEND; FREEDOM IN AMERICA FOUND NEW MEANING.

    On that day, PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION WAS ESTABLISHED turning the voices that wouldn’t be heard into the voices that couldn’t be silenced.”

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    “Special Interest” Foundations  (added for historical documentation)

    FOLLOW THE MONEY….IN 1996, THE W. K. KELLOGG’S FOUNDATION? HELD $7.6 BILLION IN ASSETS, PLACING IT AT AS THE SECOND LARGEST PRIVATE FOUNDATION IN THE UNITED STATES.

    ONE CANNOT BEGIN TO ARTICULATE THE POLITICAL, social and philanthropic INFLUENCE THE “SPECIAL INTEREST”  FOUNDATION HAS HAD on modern civilization.

    The  mission of the W. K. Kellogg’s Foundation? Advancing the common good

    Description: enable the organization to achieve its mission of advancing the common good through leading, strengthening and mobilizing the nonprofit sector by providing general operating support.

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    Ronald Regan  quote,I’ve never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a “fat cat” and a democratic contributor of the same amount  of money is called a “a public spirited philanthropist”

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    Back to PLF….

    PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION is privileged to have some of the best and brightest constitutional lawyers on our staff. They have brought scores of precedent-setting cases to court, including seven case victories in the U.S. Supreme Court.

    From a few cases representing clients in California during its infancy, PLF’s legal program has grown in size and scope to become truly national, handling hundreds of cases in dozens of states.

    Today, PLF stands as the nation’s sentry for freedom — strong, resolute and committed to the principles established by our nation’s Founding Fathers and embraced by Ronald Reagan — that Americans are granted sacred, inalienable rights of life, liberty and private property, and that they must never be surrendered or compromised to arbitrary government actions.

    The real power behind PLF is you!

    There are literally thousands of reasons for PLF’s years of success — the number of freedom-loving Americans who generously give to PLF so that we can protect our Constitution, and litigate for limited government, property rights, free enterprise, and a balanced approach to environmental regulations.

    As we celebrate PLF’s long-running  and successful history, we honor and celebrate citizens like you for whom THE GIFT OF FREEDOM IS THE MOST PRECIOUS GIFT OF ALL.

    Thank you,

    ROBIN L. RIVETT
    President

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    I’d been considering a post on my website …

    “WHAT GOT THEM STARTED?”

    WHAT GOT YOU STARTED? ( AS one single individual? ON one single issue? )

    Good reading and good reporting MUST INCLUDE

    WHO? WHAT? WHEN? WHERE? AND WHY?

    Behind My Back | Who is Protecting “We the People?”

    www.behindmyback.org/2014/03/12/who-is-protecting-we-the-people/

    Mar 12, 2014 – This is a timely legal question, with a very short answer. … There are literally thousands of reasons for PLF’s years of success — the number of …

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    I did report..  I screwed up …….I did not include the History of….

    WHO, GOVERNOR RONALD REAGAN….

    WHAT “HE” did…WHEN “HE” did it… WHERE “HE” did it…WHY “HE” did it…

    THERE ARE LITERALLY THOUSANDS OF REASONS FOR PLF’S YEARS OF SUCCESS

    And, I left out the most important reason, THE ONE SINGLE INDIVIDUAL that got it started.

    WHAT GOT GOVERNOR RONALD REAGAN STARTED?

    THE HANDWRITING ON THE WALL?

    said to mean that there are clear signs  that something will fail or no longer exist

    Idiom, handwriting on the wall, a premonition, portent, or clear indication, especially of failure or disaster

     Definition the handwriting on the wall definition. A phrase recalling an Old Testament story about Daniel. While a king was holding the Jews captive in the foreign land of Babylon, in the sixth century b.c., a mysterious hand appeared, writing on the wall of the king’s palace.

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    Another chapter in the book of revelations by Pearl Revere

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    So, I am still considering a post on my website …

    “WHAT GOT THEM STARTED?”

    “WHAT GOT YOU STARTED?” ( AS one single individual? ON one single issue?)

    YOU MUST INCLUDE WHO? WHAT? WHEN? WHERE? AND WHY?

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    And, I am still asking this question.

    WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO GET “YOU” STARTED?

     


  • Part (1) Who’s Planning Our Future?

    Part (1) Who’s Planning Our Future?

    NOT ONE SINGLE ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES OF AMERICAN CITIZENS?

    http://openspacepugetsound.org/people-partners

    PEOPLE INVOLVED IN ROSS?  American Citizens? Not so much

    Who’s Paying for ROSS? American taxpayers, pretty much

    Where are they doing ROSS?  From Washington DC to Washington State

    APPOINTED GOVERNMENT INVOLVED IN ROSS? Up to their  eyeballs

    WHO’S INVESTING IN THE GREEN FUTURES MARKET?

    NON GOVERNMENT TAX EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS?

    SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS?

    GLOBAL INVOLVEMENT? WATER INVOLVED? NATURAL RESOURCES?

    WHO’S 100-YEAR PLAN FOR  GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE?

    WHO’S REGIONAL PLAN TO ADVANCE GREEN URBANISM?

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    Part (1) Who’s Planning Our Future?

    NOT ONE SINGLE ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE OF “WE THE PEOPLE”

    MENTIONED IN THE ROSS PLAN?

    Read it and weep.Of the People? By the People? For the People?

    Draw your own conclusions, Good? Bad? Ugly? Outrageous?

    http://openspacepugetsound.org/people-partners

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    WHO IS ROSS?

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    PEOPLE INVOLVED

    ROSS Project Team

    Nancy Rottle, ROSS Co-Director

    Director, Green Futures Research + Design Lab, University of Washington

    Nancy is a registered landscape architect with over fifteen years of leadership roles in professional practice and eight years teaching at the University of Washington. She has a wide range of practice experience including large scale GIS-based planning and has won numerous awards for research, planning and design. In 2005 she co-directed Open Space Seattle 2100, a planning process to develop a 100-year plan for Seattle’s green infrastructure.

    The University of Washington’s Green Futures Research + Design Lab is the organizational home to the ROSS.

    John Owen, ROSS Co-Director

    AIA, Partner, Makers Architecture, Planning and Urban Design

    John’s experience in urban design, regional and statewide planning spans decades. in that time he has helped the State prepare a new WAC for the Shoreline Management Act, and worked with the Puget Sound Regional Council to develop environmental management in addition to implementing numerous urban design strategies. In addition to his work at Makers, John provides leadership on the Watershed Open Space Strategies work of the ROSS

    Jeff Raker, ROSS Senior Planner

    Jeff has ten years of expertise in regional growth, transportation, and economic development planning. He has provided technical analysis; decision support; and policy development guidance on issues ranging from smart growth in rural areas and transit-oriented development to workforce development and “social capital” initiatives to improve access to cultural organizations. His Masters in Urban & Regional Planning from University of Greenwich & Saxion Universities of Applied Sciences explored the role of regional planning in advancing Green Urbanism. Jeff has led the development and coordination of the ROSS for the past three years

    Ginger Daniel, ROSS Planner – Regional Initiatives

    Ginger has over fifteen years of experience working for governments and non-governmental advocacy organizations to advance large-scale social and environmental change on international, national and local levels. With a Masters in Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington, she also brings green infrastructure planning and design expertise with a focus on social equity. Ginger oversees the ROSS’ open space services approach, regional task forces and communications work.

    Steve Whitney, ROSS Leadership

    As a Program Officer with the Bullitt Foundation, Steve focuses on the protection of natural capital and associated ecosystem services in the major metropolitan regions of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Prior to joining the Foundation, he spent fourteen years with The Wilderness Society first as director of its National Parks Program in Washington D.C., and later as Northwest Regional Director and Deputy Vice President. Under his direction, the Bullitt Foundation had been an anchor funder for the ROSS.

    Sue Abbott, ROSS Leadership

    Sue has worked with the National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails and Conservation (RTCA) program for over 20 years. Her work specializes in building coalitions and partnerships, designing public outreach strategies, facilitation, organizational development, community visioning, resource assessment, plan development and environmental education and stewardship. The National Park Service generously provides technical assistance to the ROSS project.

    Executive Committee

    Executive Committee Chair

    • Ron Sims, Puget Sound Partnership, Executive Committee

    Committee Members

    • Dave  Somers , Snohomish County, Councilmember
    • Elizabeth Babcock, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, Natural Resource Specialist
    • Steve Whitney, The Bullitt Foundation, Program Officer
    • Michael Linde, National Park Service, RTCA Program Manager
    • Ron Shultz, Washington State Conservation Commission, Director of Policy
    • Barb Chamberlain, Bicycle Alliance of Washington, Executive Director
    • Kelly Mann, Urban Land Institute Northwest, Executive Director
    • Howard Frumkin, University of Washington School of Public Health, Dean
    • Kaleen Cottingham, Washington Recreation & Conservation Office, Director
    • Thatcher Bailey, Seattle Parks Foundation, Executive Director
    • Marc Daily, Puget Sound Partnership, Deputy Director
    • Jennifer Eberlien, United States Forest Service, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie Forest Supervisor
    • Charlotte Garrido, Kitsap County, County Commissioner
    • Cynthia Welti, Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, Executive Director
    • Joanna Grist, Washington Wildlife & Recreation Coalition, Executive Director
    • Joe Kane, Washington Association of Land Trusts, Vice President (Executive Director, Nisqually Land Trust)
    • Paul Kundtz, The Trust for Public Land, Washington State Director
    • Christie TRUE, King County Department of Natural Resources &Parks, Director
    • Dennis Canty, American Farmland Trust, Pacific Northwest Regional Director
    • Gene Duvernoy, Forterra, President
    • Brian Boyle, UW School of Forest Resources, NW Environmental Forum Leader
    • Terry Williams, Tulalip Tribes, Fisheries & Natural Resources Commissioner
    • Josh Baldi, WA Department of Ecology, Special Assistant to Director
    • David Fleming, Public Health Seattle-King County, Director
    • Ken Konigsmark, , Rural Resident & Conservation Specialist
    • Andrew Hayes, Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Alternate to Peter Goldmark
    • Ryan Dicks, Pierce County, Alternate to Pat McCarthy
    • Lisa Dulude, Snohomish County, Office of Energy & Sustainability
    • Tracy Stanton, Earth Economics, Policy Director & Program Leader

    Technical Advisory Committees (TACs)

    Role: Work Sessions & Targeted Strategy Development for Preliminary Comprehensive Strategy.

    Ecosystems Technical Advisory Committee

    Committee Co-Leads

    • Bob  Feurstenberg, King County, Co-lead
    • Critter Thompson, Independent, Co-lead

    Committee Members

    • George Blomberg, Port of Seattle
    • Gordon Bradley, University of Washington, School of Forest Resources
    • Taylor Carroll, Forterra
    • Dave Cook, Geoengineers
    • Nicole Faghin, Faghin Consulting
    • Keith Folkerts, Kitsap County Natural Resources Division
    • Abby Hook, Hook Knauer LLP
    • Peter Hummel, Anchor QEA
    • Mark Isaacson, King County Water and Land Resources Division
    • Gino Luchetti, King County Department of Natural Resources
    • Tom Murdoch, Adopt-a-Street Foundation
    • Susan O’Neil, Puget Sound Partnership
    • Doug Osterman, Puget Sound Partnership
    • James Rasmussen, Duwmamish River Cleanup Coalition
    • Elaine Somers, USEPA Region 10
    • Kari Stiles, Puget Sound Partnership
    • Jennifer  Thomas, Parametrix
    • Chris  Townsend, Puget Sound Partnership

    Rural and Resource Lands Technical Advisory Committee

    Committee Co-Leads

    • Lauren  Smith, King County Executive’s Office, Co-lead
    • Skip  Swenson, Forterra, Co-lead

    Committee Members

    • Melissa Campbell, PCC Farmland Trust
    • Ryan Dicks, Pierce County
    • Mary Embleton, Cascade Harvest Coalition
    • Leif Fixen, Snohomish Conservation District
    • Joy Garitone, Kistap Conservation District
    • Brock Howell, Futurewise
    • Joe Kane, Nisqually Land Trust
    • Kirk Kirkland, Pierce County Open Space Taskforce
    • Joan Lee, King County Rural and Regional Services Section
    • Bobbi Lindemulder, Snohomish Conservation District
    • Doug McClelland, Washington State Department of Natural Resources and Mountains to Sound Greenway
    • Jay Mirro, King Conservation District
    • Linda  Neunzig, Snohomish County Agricultural Services
    • Rene Skaggs, Pierce Conservation District
    • Sandra Staples-Bortner, Great Peninsula Conservancy
    • Dan Stonington, Northwest Natural Resource Group

    Recreation and Trails Technical Advisory Committee

    Committee Co-Leads

    • Jennifer  Knauer, Hook Knauer LLP, Co-lead
    • Amy  Shumann, Public Health – Seattle + King County, Co-lead

    Committee Members

      • Kevin Brown, King County Parks Division
      • Karen Daubert, Washington Trails Association
      • Martha Droge, National Park Service Pacific West Region
      • Jessica Emerson, King County DNRP
      • Robert Foxworthy, King County DNRP
      • Deborah Hinchey, University of Washington School for Public Health
      • John  Hoey, Trust for Public Land
      • Amalia Leighton, SVR Design
      • Ian  Macek, Washington Department of Transportation
      • Josh Miller, Bicycle Alliance of Washington
      • Jane  Moore, Washington Coalition of Promoting Physical Activity
      • Thomas O’Keefe, American Whitewater
      • Dennis Oost, Kitsap County
      • Chris Overdorf, Elm
      • Lisa  Quinn, Feet First
      • Kimberly Scrivner, Puget Sound Regional Council
      • Tom Teigen, Snohomish County Parks and Recreation
      • Diane Wiatr, City of Tacoma
      • Don Willot, North Kitsap Trails Association
      • James Yap, Snohomish County Parks and Recreation

    Urban and Community Technical Advisory Committee

    Committee Co-Leads Chair

    • Ben Bakkenta, Puget Sound Regional Council, Co-lead
    • Joe  Tovar, TovarPlanning, Co-lead

    Committee Members

    • Gordon  Bradley, University of Washington School of Envirionment and Forest Resources
    • Vicky Clarke, Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council
    • Dan Dewald, City of Bellevue
    • Leif Fixen, Snohomish Conservation District
    • Eric Hanson, Port of Seattle
    • Gwendolyn High, Washington Wildlife & Recreation Coalition
    • John  Hoey, Trust for Public Land
    • Mark  Hoppen, Snohomish Health District
    • Amalia Leighton, SVR Design
    • Joshua Monaghan, King County Conservation District
    • Chip Nevins, City of Seattle Parks Division
    • Rocky Piro, Puget Sound Regional Council
    • Andrea Platt-Dwyer, Seattle Tilth
    • Lauren  Smith, King County Executive’s Office
    • Sean Sykes, NAIOP Sustainable Development Committee
    • Chris Townsend, Puget Sound Partnership
    • Tim  Trohimovich, Futurewise
    • Alison VanGorp, Forterra
    • Julie West, Seattle and King County Public Health

    Regional Challenges Task Forces

    Climate Change Mitigation + Adaptation

    Task Force Chair

    • Rachel Gregg, EcoAdapt

    Task Force Members

    • Paul Fleming, Seattle Public Utilities
    • Hilary Franz, Futurewise
    • Bob Freitag, UW Institute of Hazards Mitigation Planning and Research
    • Lara Hansen, EcoAdapt
    • Lyn Keenan, GeoEngineers
    • Meade Krosby, University of Washington Climate Impacts Group
    • Keith Maw, Independent
    • Eileen Quigley, Climate Solutions
    • Jeff Rice, Puget Sound Institute
    • Nancy Rottle, University of Washington, Green Futures Research and Design Lab
    • Amy Snover, UW Climate Impacts Group
    • Tracy Stanton, Earth Economics
    • Jill Sterett, Sterett Consulting, LLC

    Biodiversity

    Task Force Co-chairs

    • Fred Koontz, Woodland Park Zoo, Co-chair
    • Abby Hook, Hook Knauer, Co-chair

    Task Force Members

    • Kitty Craig, The Wilderness Society
    • Keith Folkerts, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
    • Josh Lawler, University of Washington
    • Lorna Smith, Western Wildlife Outreach
    • Kari Stiles, Puget Sound Partnership
    • Jennifer van der Hoof, King County
    • Jen Watkins, Conservation NW
    • Cynthia Wilkerson, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

    Human Health

    • Brian Saelens, Seattle Childrens Research Institute, Co-Chair
    • Leann Andrews, University of Washington, Coordinator

    Task Force Members

    • Kathleen Wolf, UW School of Environmental & Forest Sciences Co-Chair
    • Branden Born, UW Department of Urban Design & Planning
    • Andrew Dannenberg, UW Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
    • Barbara Wright, Public Health Seattle-King County

    Social Equity

    • Richard Gelb, King County Department of Natural Resources, Co-chair
    • Ginger Daniel, Regional Open Space Strategy, Staff Coordinator

    Contributors to date

    • Steve Hamai, Seattle Public Utilities,  Contributor
    • Rashad Morris, The Bullitt Foundation,  Contributor
    • Skye Schell, Forterra,  Contributor
    • Ben Bakenta, Puget Sound Regional Council,  Contributor

    Economic Development

    • Jeff Raker, Regional Open Space Strategy, Staff Coordinator

    Contributors to date

    • Henry Izumizaki, The Russelll Family Foundation, Contributor
    • Ken Konigsmark,  Contributor
    • Sarah Lee, Puget Sound Regional Council, Contributor
    • Doug Peters, WA Department of Commerce,  Contributor
    • Vikram Sahney, REI,  Contributor
    • Jason Thibideau, Puget Sound Regional Council,  Contributor

    Ecosystem Services and Regional Prioritization

    Committee Chair

    • Tracy Stanton, USFS Urban Waters Partnership, Committee Chair

    Committee Members

    • Dale Blahna, US Forest Service
    • Josh Baldi, WA Department of Ecology
    • David Batker, Earth Economics
    • Fletcher Beaudoin, PSU Institute for Sustainable Solutions & Cascadia Ecosystem Partnership
    • Mark Buckley, ECONorthwest
    • Ginger Daniel, Regional Open Space Strategy
    • Brent Davies, EcoTrust
    • Tom DeLuca, University of Washington
    • Zach Ferdana, The Nature Conservancy
    • Ricahrd Gelb, King County Department of Natural Resources
    • Anne Guerry, University of Washington
    • Kevin Halsey, EcoMetrix Solutions
    • William Labiosa, US Geological Survey
    • Josh Lawler, University of Washington
    • Sara O’Brien, Willamette Partnership
    • Jeff Raker, Regional Open Space Strategy
    • Scott Redman, Puget Sound Partnership
    • Elaine Somers, US Environmental Protection Agency – Region 10
    • Stephanie Suter, Puget Sound Partnership
    • Paula Swedeen, Swedeen Consulting
    • Brian Walsh, Puget Sound Partnership

    Governance and Finance

    Committee Listing, Coming Soon

    Puyallup-White Watershed Advisory Group

    • Leslie Ann Rose, Citizens for a Healthy Bay
    • Jennifer Arnold, Bonneville Environmental Foundation
    • Bryan Bowden, National Park Service
    • Dennis Canty, American Farmland Trust
    • Ryan Dicks, Pierce County Dept. of Sustainability
    • Kimberly Freeman, Pierce County
    • John Garner, Metro Parks & PC Biodiversity Network
    • Andrew  Hayes, Washington Department of Natural Resources
    • Colin Hume, WA Department of Ecology
    • Tom Kantz, Pierce County Surface Water Management
    • Kirk; Kirkland, Forever Green Council
    • Krystal Kyer, Tahoma Audubon
    • Russ; Ladley, Puyallup Tribe
    • Teresa Lewis, Pierce County
    • Ryan Mello, Pierce Conservation District
    • Jane Moore, Forever Green Council
    • Tristan Peter-Contesse, Puget Sound Partnership
    • Jordan Rash, Forterra
    • Lorin Reinelt, King Co. River & Floodplain Mgmt.
    • Dave Seabrook, Puyallup River Watershed Coalition
    • Marianne Seifert, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Dept.
    • Lisa Spurrier, Pierce County Watershed Services
    • Jeffrey; Thomas, Puyallup Tribe
    • Michelle Tirhi, Washington Dept. of Fish & Wildlife
    • Robert Warren, Bonneville Environmental Foundation
    • Sarah Wilcox, Pierce Conservation District

  • The Out of Town NGO’s Are Back

    The Out of Town NGO’s Are Back

    Funding for this work is provided by SURFRIDER FOUNDATION, PATAGONIA, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, Rose Foundation and the Coastal Watershed Institute.

    WHO ARE THESE OUT OF TOWN Living on the Edge  NON-GOVERNMENT SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS?

    WHY ARE THEY HERE?

    Big meeting? Landowner Update and Discussion?

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    WHO INVITED THEM? Who’s collaborating with them?

    AND WHO AUTHORIZED PAYMENT OF COUNTY FUNDS FOR THIS?

    http://www.coastalwatershedinstitute.org/earthEconomics.pdf

    NATURE’S VALUE IN CLALLAM COUNTY: THE ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF FEEDER BLUFFS and 12 Other Ecosystems. Earth Economics: Tacoma, Washington (a 146 page document)

    EARTH ECONOMICS would like to thank all who contributed valuable information to this project: Anne Shaffer and Nicole Harris from the Coastal Watershed Institute, CATHY LEAR AND STEVE GRAY FROM CLALLAM COUNTY, Dave Parks from Department of Natural Resources, George Kaminsky and Heather Barron from Department of Ecology, Kathryn Neal from the City of Port Angeles, Clea Rome from the WSU Extension, Ian Miller from WA Seagrant and Helle Andersen, formerly of CWI

    We deeply appreciate those who helped review and edit this document, Donna J. Nickerson, Aaron Schwartz, CATHY LEAR, Anne Shaffer and Dave Parks

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    COASTAL WATERSHED INSTITUTE CWI IS A 501C3 NON-PROFIT

    EARTH ECONOMICS IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

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    WHAT DO THEY REALLY WANT?

    Behind My Back | Surfrider Foundation Wants?

    www.behindmyback.org/2013/07/14/surfrider-foundation/

    Jul 14, 2013 – The WE’S WHO WANT OUR WA STATE WAVES? THE WE’S WHO … ENTER Surfrider Foundation ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES. Surfrider …

    THE WAVES OF 18 COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD

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    THE CLALLAM COUNTY SHORELINE UPDATE IS A LOCAL PROCESS

    Why are THEY being given  an special SMP UPDATE before the first notification, publication, workshop, has been sent or given to the 3300 affected private shoreline property owners in Clallam County?

    WHO AUTHORIZED PAYMENT OF COUNTY FUNDS FOR THIS?

    Why is Clallam County paying A COUNTY EMPLOYEE, our Taxpayer Dollars, TO GIVE THEM AN SPECIAL SMP UPDATE BEFORE NOTIFICATION OF THE AFFECTED CITIZENS?

    Clallam County will provide an update on the Shoreline Master Program (SMP)

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    WHO ARE THESE OUT OF TOWN  NON-GOVERNMENT SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS?

    Living on the Edge? OR ARE THEY LIVING ON THE FRINGE OF AGENDA 21?

    Landowner Update and Discussion?

    How much land do THEY own CLALLAM COUNTY?

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    Why do THEY keep showing up in OUR back yard? THEY Pretend to be living on the edge?

    THEY Pretend they represent, “US”  the 3300  VESTED CLALLAM COUNTY SHORELINE PRIVATE PROPERTY OWNERS  AFFECTED BY THE CLALLAM COUNTY SHORELINE UPDATE.

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    THEY ARE NOT MY REPRESENTATIVES.

    THEY ARE THE CHOIR, THAT SINGS TO THE EPA, ECOLOGY, THE TRIBES, AND a plethora of PAID GOVERNMENT (including Clallam County) EMPLOYEES AND NGO SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS GLOBAL, AND OTHER, AND FOR-PROFIT CONSULTING GROUPS.

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    And, Clallam County employees are in collaboration with THEM?

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    AND? THEY ARE GOING ALL WORKING TOGETHER?  THEY ARE GOING TO DEFINE THE BEST STEWARDSHIP? AND? THEY ARE GOING PROVIDE LONG TERM MANAGEMENT ACTIONS? THEY ARE GOING TO PROTECT THE DUNGENESS FEEDER BLUFFS?

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    OUR FAMILY HAS PROVIDED OVER 60 YEARS OF PRISTINE LONG TERM MANAGEMENT AND STEWARDSHIP ON OUR PRIVATE PROPERTY.

    OUR PRIVATE PRISTINE  SHORELINE FAMILY TRUST PROPERTY IS NONE OF THEIR BUSINESS.

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    BUT WOW, IF I GO TO THEIR MEETING?

    THEY ARE GOING TO GIVE ME A LANDOWNER UPDATE AND DISCUSSION

    THE CWI and collaborators, including Washington Departments of Fish and Wildlife, Natural Resources and Ecology, North Olympic Land Trust, Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, the Surfrider Foundation, and the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe are working together to define the best community stewardship and long term management actions to protect the Dungeness feeder bluffs.

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    THESE OUT OF TOWNER’S ARE ALL  coming here, to CLALLAM COUNTY WITH THEIR NGO AGENDA.

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    WHO ARE THESE OUT OF TOWN  NON-GOVERNMENT SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS?

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    Coastal Watershed Institute (CWI)

    CWI IS A SMALL 501C3 NON-PROFIT FIRST FORMED IN 1996. CWI’s goal is to advance protection of intact and critical natural ecosystems thru long-term wise ecosystem management, nearshore restoration at the ecosystem level, and mentoring our next generation of scientists and managers, and citizen partnerships. Over our careers we at CWI have learned that -without exception- what is good for the environment is good for community. CWI has also learned that saving what we have is best for the ecosystem and economy- so CWI emphasizes protection,. We also know that when we are restoring, true restoration must occur at the ecosystem level to be successful.. Our experience is also that the majority of the community – which is growing rapidly – wants to be wise stewards but need the tools to do so. Our work is extremely challenging. Preservation and restoration can take decades-and that bureaucratic and political challenges (sometimes significant) are not reasons to quit. In total our work is to link senior scientists, managers, and citizens to motivate for the best, not just the easiest, management actions and solutions. Our work is never ending and crosses generations. Collectively CWI senior scientists have hundreds of years of experience managing and researching the natural history of this region CWI engages these scientists with college students, citizens, and landowners on the ground to understand how our natural ecosystems function and how to protect them while training the next generation of managers and scientists. We bring science to management in a rural, and sometimes extremely conservative, but ecologically critical region of the Pacific Northwest. Top priority work for CWI include coordinating the Elwha Nearshore Consortium, a group of scientists, citizens, and managers dedicated to understanding and promoting the nearshore restoration associated with the Elwha dam removals, and conduct unique and critical research to understand and promote nearshore habitat function, and define how to protect the nearshore functions, including cross regional fish use of nearshore habitats, and the importance of Dungeness and Elwha feeder bluffs for surf smelt. CWI also regularly sponsor’s community forums on emerging and ongoing topics including Elwha nearshore science, management, and restoration, and net pen aquaculture. Nearshore ecosystem services are complex, compelling, and integral element of CWI’s work. We are honored to be a partner in this new frontier of ecosystem management

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    Earth Economics

    EARTH ECONOMICS IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION located in Tacoma, Washington, dedicated to researching and applying the economic

    solutions of tomorrow, today.Earth Economics provides robust, science-based, ecologically sound economic analysis, policy recommendations and tools to

    positively transform regional, national and international economics, and asset accounting systems. Working with leading ecologists, economists and modelers, we serve a large circle of businesses, non-profits, government agencies, policy makers and media channels with research, reports, presentations, workshops and investigations. Our goal is to help communities shift away from the failed

    economic policies of the past, towards an approach that is both economically viable and environmentally sustainable.Mission Statement: Earth Economics applies new economic tools and principles to meet challenges of the 21st century: achieving the

    need for just and equitable communities, healthy ecosystems, and sustainable economies.

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    SO HERE IS YOUR  BIG INVITE

    (I called Jamie Michel 206-282-3025 no response)

    Press Release

    Date: December 5, 2014

    **For Immediate Release**

    FROM: COASTAL WATERSHED INSTITUTE, PO box 2263, Port Angeles www.coastalwatershedinstitute.org, 360.461.0799

    Contact: Jamie Michel, jamie.michel@coastalwatershedinstitute.org, 206-282-3025

    Living on the Edge

    Landowner Update and Discussion

    Tuesday January 27th, 2015

    6:00-8:00 pm at Dungeness Schoolhouse 2781 Towne Road, Sequim

    The Coastal Watershed Institute (CWI) and partners invite the community to a bluff management workshop the evening of 27 January 2015 at the historical Dungeness Schoolhouse from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.

    This workshop will provide an update to our ongoing work to understand and promote wise stewardship of this important region of the nearshore. CWI will provide an update on efforts including the development of a realtor funding pool for distressed landowners (see photo), and protection grants.

    Clallam County will provide an update on the Shoreline Master Program (SMP), and Washington Department of Natural Resources will present findings long term bluff erosion study just published. Staff from the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge will provide details on their upcoming anniversary celebration in May.

    CWI and collaborators, including Washington Departments of Fish and Wildlife, Natural Resources and Ecology, AND THE NORTH OLYMPIC LAND TRUST,

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    UPDATE

    The Land Trust has completed its largest land conservation project ever! We are pleased to announce that we have purchased a 280-acre property just east of the Lyre River on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. This stunning property features the estuary at the mouth of the Lyre River, streams, wetlands, tidelands, kelp beds and bluff-backed beaches.   It also includes a large upland area with a diverse forest at various ages of growth,  Learn more ›  “The Land Trust has been working with community partners for years to conserve this property,” Planning is underway for the use of the property.  VISITORS WILL BE ABLE TO PARK ABOUT A MILE FROM THE BEACH and walk in from there. Visitors can enjoy DAY-USE activities such as birdwatching, wildlife viewing, surfing, picnicking, and beach walking. The area will be closed to all motor vehicles.

    THE USUAL? NO HORSES? NO RUNNING? NO JOGGING? NO BARKING?

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    AND, Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, the Surfrider Foundation, and the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe are working together to define the best community stewardship and long term management actions to protect the Dungeness feeder bluffs.

    The January 27th workshop will continue this dialogue between scientists, managers and bluff landowners on next steps for all of us to the benefit of our community and the environment. Join us!

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    The bottom line

    WHO INVITED THEM?

    Who’s collaborating with them?

    AND WHO AUTHORIZED PAYMENT OF COUNTY FUNDS TO COUNTY EMPLOYEES FOR THIS MEETINGS SMP PRESENTATION?

    Funding for this work is provided by Surfrider Foundation, Patagonia, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, Rose Foundation and the Coastal Watershed Institute.


  • Health Impacts of Electromagnetic Pollution?

    Health Impacts of Electromagnetic Pollution?

    It is imperative the U.S. Congress focus on the connection between unchecked growth in electromagnetic fields and the Electrosensivity of  all living things on earth.

    Three U.S. Governors HAVE Acknowledge Health Impacts of Electromagnetic Pollution from Wireless Technologies.

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    Dr. Robert O. Becker, M.D. ­ twice nominated for the Nobel Prize, one of the foremost experts on EMR. “I have no doubt in my mind that at the present time,

    THE GREATEST POLLUTING ELEMENT IN THE EARTH’S ENVIRONMENT IS THE PROLIFERATION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS.

    I consider that to be far greater on a global scale, than warming, and the increase in chemical elements in the environment.”

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    Telecommunications Act of 1996?

    Posted as  “Against the Law to try to Protect One’s Health?”

    and its unexpected consequences, offer vivid lessons in……

    WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PUBLIC POLICY IS MADE LARGELY WITHOUT EITHER INFORMING OR CONSULTING THE PUBLIC?

     ELECTROSENSIVITY  IN PEOPLE

    Headache, Sleep disturbances (Insomnia), Dizziness, Nausea, Heart Palpitations, Heart Pain, Concentration Problems, Fatigue, Listlessness, Indigestion, Reddening of Skin, Tingling Sensations, Anxiety Attacks, Memory Problems, Swollen Lymph Nodes, Excessive Thirst, Frequent Urination, Vision Problems, Tinnitus (Ringing in the Ears), Increase in allergies/sensitivities, etc.

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    SOME DO NOT attribute these symptoms to something that they cannot perceive with their five senses ­ sight, smell, touch, hearing, or taste ­ and end up misattributing them to something else. 

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     “Today, unprecedented exposure levels and intensities of magnetic, electric, and electromagnetic fields from numerous wireless technologies interfere with the natural information system and functioning OF HUMANS, animals, and plants. The consequences of this development, which have already been predicted by critics for many decades, cannot be ignored anymore. Bees and other insects vanish; birds avoid certain places and become disorientated at others. Humans suffer from functional impairments and diseases. And insofar as the latter are hereditary, they will be passed on to next generations as pre-existing defects”.

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    Are EMFs Killing Insects, Frogs, Birds And US? – Rense

    www.rense.com/general81/emfs.htm

    Are Microwaves Killing The Insects, Frogs, And Birds? And Are We Next? 3-20-8 … If all the insects, amphibians, and birds are disappearing, how much longer …

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    New U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services Reports on EMF and …

    electromagnetichealth.org/…/emf-and-warnke-report-on-beesbirds-and-

    May 18, 2009 – Ulrich Warnke, PhD, “Bees, Birds and Mankind”, is also attached below. … /BeesBirdsMankindDestroying-Nature-by-Electrosmog-Ulrich- …

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    18.05.2009 by Camilla Category Electromagnetic Health Blog

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    Critique of National Association for Independent Schools Statement

    08.09.2014 by emily Category Electromagnetic Health Blog

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    Electromagnetic Radiation Safety

    www.saferemr.com/

    Mobilize, a feature-length documentary about cell phone radiation, premiered on September 12, 2014.

    The film explores the potential long-term health effects from cell phone radiation and examines recent scientific research and the challenges politicians face trying to adopt precautionary legislation. Featuring interviews with experts, wireless industry representatives and prominent politicians, THE FILM ILLUMINATES HOW INDUSTRY’S ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL INFLUENCE CAN UNDERMINE PUBLIC HEALTH.  Including

    Oct 17, 2014 Health effects of electromagnetic radiation exposure from cell phones, Wi-Fi, and Smart Meters.


  • Against the Law to try to Protect One’s Health?

    Against the Law to try to Protect One’s Health?

    ON THE BASIS OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS IF THE FACILITIES MEET FCC STANDARDS FOR EMISSIONS?

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    The Telecommunications Act of 1996?

    and its consequences?

    The Act denigrates health concerns by assuming that FCC standards for electromagnetic emissions will protect the public health.

    Denigrates by definition, to speak damagingly of; criticize in a derogatory manner; sully; defame: to denigrate. to treat? or represent? as lacking in value? or importance? belittle; disparage: PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS?

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    read the full document http://rense.com/general81/emfs.htm 

    Dr. Robert O. Becker, M.D.

    At present, in the so-called “democratic” USA, the “Telecommunications Act of 1996” ­ an undemocratic and unconstitutional US law on the books ­

    Prohibits communities to legally object to the erection of cell phone towers on the basis of health or environmental concerns.

    This hence MAKES IT AGAINST THE LAW TO TRY TO PROTECT ONE’S HEALTH OR THE HEALTH OF THE ENVIRONMENT BECAUSE OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS HAVE FOUND IT MORE IMPORTANT TO PROTECT THE MOBILE-PHONE INDUSTRY’S PROFITS. 

    The Act also specifically prohibits states and local governments from regulating the placement and construction of communications facilities, like antennas and towers,

    ON THE BASIS OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS IF THE FACILITIES MEET FCC STANDARDS FOR EMISSIONS.

    The Act pays lip service to the importance of local zoning regulation, sufficient to encourage litigation, but without any genuine recognition of the importance of a homeowner’s property values, peace of mind, and, particularly, health concerns.

    THE ACT DENIGRATES HEALTH CONCERNS by assuming that FCC standards for electromagnetic emissions will protect the public health. That assumption [was] premature, given the large amount of ongoing scientific research on the subject and the lack of clear conclusions.

    The Congressional Conference Report indicates that the Act preempts state and local regulation of the environmental effects of electromagnetic emissions when it has requirements beyond those of FCC rules.

    This preemption discourages states from doing their own research on the health effects of these emissions because they cannot rely on the results in formulating regulations. That result does a disservice to the public.

    THE FCC, IN PROMULGATING ITS RULES SETTING A SPECIFIC ABSORPTION RATE LIMIT FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC EMISSIONS AT FOUR WATTS PER KILOGRAM,

    Noted that  research in this area related to human health and safety is ongoing and that changes to recommended exposure limits are possible in the future.

    With that admitted uncertainty, it is unreasonable to limit what states and local governments may do to protect their residents. (Martin)

    This extremely undemocratic law is outright morally wrong ­ and moreover is not only a clear violation of the right of every American to protect themselves, but also a clear violation of laws meant to protect our precious animals: (1) the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, (2) the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, and (3) the Endangered Species Act. Hence, on these grounds, it should be immediately and unconditionally rescinded. The evidence collected at this point that this technology is extremely harmful to both human and animal life on this planet is completely and utterly overwhelming ­ and this is in spite of the mobile-phone industry’s attempt to control the government and to manipulate both the science and the media. To protect life on this planet ­ regardless of any economic concerns ­ these towers must be taken down now!

    read the full document http://rense.com/general81/emfs.htm

    Are Microwaves Killing The  Insects, Frogs, And Birds? And Are We Next?
    3-20-8

    A vivid lesson in……

     WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PUBLIC POLICY IS MADE LARGELY WITHOUT EITHER INFORMING OR CONSULTING THE PUBLIC?


  • John Stossel EPA – “The Green Monster”

     John Stossel’s  EPA the “GREEN MONSTER”  

    August 31,  2014  John’s Fox News show  on the EPA “GREEN MONSTER” aired  in my area on 

    EPA should mean “Enough Protection Already”

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    Stossel: End the EPA

    Its responsibilities should be handed over to the states

    which are both closer to the problems and more immediately responsible to their electorates

    GIVE “STATE’S SOVEREIGNTY” BACK TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA!

    AMEN…

    Let American’s citizens VOTE on it.   ALL IN FAVOR  SAY “”AYE”

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    Wyoming welder faces $75,000 a day in EPA fines for building pond on his property.

    GET OFF MY LAWN: The EPA cares very little for what is “private property.” They said a farmer in Wyoming violated the Clean Water Act simply because he built a pond on his land. He even had a permit from the state! Why don’t they pick on someone their own size?

     August 31,  2014 UPDATE… John’s Fox News show

    EPA FINE JUMPS TO $186,000 a day for building pond on his property.

    Is this what it takes to get MEDIA ATTENTION on the EPA?

    Or? does it just take John over two years to DOCUMENT and dig up the DIRT ON THE EPA?

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    I was delighted with John Stossel for going after the EPA “GREEN MONSTER“!

    BUT? After listening to the show and reading tons of related reports?

    Andy Johnson, the Wyoming welder, had  LEGAL PERMITS FROM THE STATE OF WYOMING TO BUILD HIS POND?

    WHY IS “STATE SOVEREIGNTY” LEFT OUT OF FOX NEWS  REPORTS?

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    Replacing the Environmental Protection Agency

    THIS IS AS CLOSE AS IT GETS TO MENTIONING  CONGRESSIONAL  REENACTMENT OF   “STATE SOVEREIGNTY” .

    TO ALLOW THE STATES? WOULD GIVE THE  STATES?

    WOULD GIVE STATES ATTITUDE TO ACT?- EACH STATE WOULD BE FUNDED?

    NICE LITTLE WORDS, ALLOW, WOULD, WOULD, WOULD….

    http://heartland.org/policy-documents/replacing-environmental-protection-agency

    A relatively small (EPA) administrative structure would be needed to allow THE STATES  to refine existing environmental laws in a manner more suitable to the primary requirement of protecting our environment without thwarting national progress in industry and the development of our natural resources and energy supplies.

    Many regulations would give STATES atitude to act, and others would be required of all states by a two-thirds vote of the Committee of the Whole. Each STATE  would be funded sufficiently to increase its staff to include people whose primary jobs would be to serve on subcommittees of the Committee of the Whole overseeing the issues previously overseen by the current EPA.

    Thank God for John Stossel…

    It took  him over two years

    BUT,  he finally went after the EPA!

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    Stossel: End the EPA

    Its responsibilities should be handed over to the states

    which are both closer to the problems and more immediately responsible to their electorates

    GIVE “STATE’S SOVEREIGNTY” BACK TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA!

    AMEN…

    Let American’s citizens VOTE on it.   ALL IN FAVOR  SAY “”AYE”

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    July 29, 2012  at 5:43 pm John Stossel Posted my EPA comment below.

    My question to John, Have you considered a program on the “EPA Controlled Everything”?

    The EPA controlled list A to Z is available on line.

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    PEARL RAINS HEWETT says:

    July 29, 2012  at 5:43 pm

    John,

    I loved your “Illegal Everything” and
    “EPA is killing people”

    Have you considered a program on the “EPA Controlled Everything”
    The EPA controlled list A to Z is available on line.

    You like to “Poke Fun” at ridiculous things! You could have a field day with things like, “Fugitive Road Dust” (better left to Homeland Security?)

    Have you done a show on the EPA affect on Logging and wood mills that EPA has shut down?

    The timber that is harvested in Clallam County WA goes to the Port Of Port Angeles and is exported to foreign countries for processing, manufacturing and then sent back to the USA as finished products for sale to American consumers.

    Have you done a show on the EPA affect of the Shoreline Management Act, that takes, restricts and controls all development of private property and business?

    The US economy will never recover under the control of the EPA.

    I look forward to your programs.

    Pearl Rains Hewett Trustee
    George. C. Rains Sr. Estate
    Member Clallam County WA
    SMP Advisory Committee

    to be continued…..


  • (2) Why I Won’t Vote for Liberals?

    Why I won’t Vote for Liberals?

    I don’t like The State of the Liberal Union.

    DO YOU?

    Rich man -Poor man – Beggar man – Thief – Doctor- Lawyer – Indian Chief.

    That pretty much sums it up.

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    WHILE  the WORKING UPPER  AND MIDDLE CLASS AMERICAN’S   ARE BEING TAXED  INTO POVERTY, for the common good?

    A leftist government steals money from HARD WORKING AMERICAN CITIZENS  and gives it to others, FOR THE COMMON GOOD OF? UNDOCUMENTED ILLEGAL  ALIENS? The current population may range from 7 MILLION TO 20 MILLION  IMMIGRANTS  that are living in the United States ILLEGALLY.

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    President Obama said “WE MUST GET THE “WORKERS”  BACK TO WORK

    A Freudian slip?

    The SOCIALIST WORKERS PARTY (SWP) is a far-left political organization in the United States.

    OBAMA DID NOT SAY “WE MUST GET THE AMERICAN PEOPLE BACK TO WORK.

    Obama said “WE MUST GET THE WORKERS BACK TO WORK”

    WOW, THE “SOCIALIST WORKERS PARTY” traces its origins back to the former Communist ….

    SOCIALISM is a governmental philosophy which calls for the redistribution of American wealth

    Really? the redistribution of wealth for “WHO’S”  common good.

    Not to just redistributed AMERICAN WEALTH TO POOR American citizens,

    BUT for THE DHS SUPPORT AND  REDISTRIBUTION OF AMERICAN WEALTH

    TO AND FOR  UP TO 7 MILLION TO 20 MILLION  ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.

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    WHILE  the WORKING UPPER  AND MIDDLE CLASS AMERICAN’S   ARE BEING TAXED  INTO POVERTY, for the common good?

    The RICH MEN AND WOMEN leaders, THE ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES  of the American leftist government are living  high on the hog.

    Rich man –POOR WORKING  MAN – Poor Man – Beggar man – Thief – Doctor- Lawyer – Indian Chief.

    YOU SHOULDN’T BE WORRIED?

     Unless, of course, YOU DON’T LIKE SOCIALISM?

    And, you are not  particularly impressed with an American PRESIDENT AND FEDERAL left wing government THAT is  turning our SOVEREIGN FREE COUNTRY INTO A TOTALITARIAN DICTATORSHIP.

    What happens to America, when? Nothing is  politically neutral, and nothing is  outside the scope (or control) of the state?

    When the LIBERAL LEFT WING totalitarian state uses modern means to exercise complete political power?

    What happens when? The state takes over and tries to control the economic, social, intellectual and cultural aspects of people’s lives?

    The word “totalitarian” is defined: “of or relating to a political regime based on subordination of the individual to the state and strict control of all aspects of the life and productive capacity of the nation especially by coercive measures”. 

    We used to call ourselves “THE LAND OF THE FREE”, but the truth is that we are being transformed into a TOTALITARIAN society.

    And LIBERAL left wing  TOTALITARIANISM GOVERNMENT  is exactly what we are experiencing  in America today.

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    CONTROLLED BY THE (NGO) GRANTED?

    HOW MANY NON-ELECTED? NON- GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS? (NGO) ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS ARE IN COLLUSION WITH EACH OTHER AND BEING BANKROLLED BY THE LIBERAL US GOVERNMENT.

    DO YOU KNOW WHAT A MANIPULATED BALDING IS?

    DO YOU KNOW WHAT (NGO) SUE AND SETTLE IS?

    DO YOU KNOW HOW MANY ENDANGERED SPECIES THERE ARE?

    DO YOU KNOW WHAT AN EPA UNFUNDED MANDATE IS?

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    DO YOU KNOW THE DEFINITION OF COLLUSION?

    Collusion is an agreement between two or more parties, sometimes illegal and therefore secretive, to limit open competition by deceiving, misleading, or defrauding others of their legal rights, or to obtain an objective forbidden by law typically by defrauding or gaining an unfair advantage.

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     Here is a good read

    July 30, 2014. U.S Environment and Public Works Committee Republicans released a report today HIGHLIGHTING THE COLLUSION BETWEEN ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS

    It is a 92 page document on who’s who at the NGO zoo

    AND A REPORT ON HOW THEY DO IT!

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     IF IT’S FEDERAL LAW… IT’S LOCAL LAW

    In the United States today, our lives are governed by literally millions of laws, rules and regulations that govern even the smallest details of our lives, and more laws, rules and regulations are constantly being added. 

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    LAYING DOWN MORE  FEDERAL LAW

    On January 1st, with thousands of  new FEDERAL laws going into effect all over America

    The trickle- down, RUBBER STAMP effect, will most LIKELY create,  hundreds of  thousands of restrictive new STATE, COUNTY, CITY, RULES AND REGULATIONS PRECIPITATED BY THE FEDERAL laws THAT went into effect FROM WA DC.

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    USING  AND ABUSING THE FEDERAL ADMINISTRATIVE ACT

    The Administrative Procedure Act (APA) is the law under which SOME 55 U.S. GOVERNMENT FEDERAL REGULATORY AGENCIES LIKE THE FDA AND EPA CREATE…. THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS OF NEW TRICKLE-DOWN  FEDERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS …

    DO YOU KNOW WHAT THE DUE PROCESS OF LAW IS?

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    THE RUBBER STAMPING IN WA STATE…

    WAC… WAC… WAC…rules and regulations

    On the national, state and local levels, UNINFORMED AMERICANS continue to ALLOW LEFT WING  LIBERAL’S  TO LAY DOWN FEDERAL LAWS, THAT SHALL BE AN EDICT,   TO TELL ALL THE REST OF US HOW TO RUN VIRTUALLY EVERY ASPECT OF OUR LIVES, IN EVERY COUNTY,CITY AND TOWN IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

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    Here is a good read

    America Is Being Systematically Transformed Into A Totalitarian Society

    By Michael Snyder, on January 7th, 2013

    http://endoftheamericandream.com/archives/america-is-being-systematically-transformed-into-a-totalitarian-society