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  • Are You 100% Fed Up?

    Are You 100% Fed Up?

    I am, 100% fed up with the WA DC establishment and the lying, leaking leftovers from Obama’s eight years in office.

    I found a very inspirational website on line yesterday

    100percentfedup.com

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    THE BENGHAZI LIARS Are Back: Susan Rice And Adam Schiff Are …

    100 100percentfedup.com/the-benghazi-liars-are-back-susan-rice-and-adam-schiff-are-on…

    Apr 3, 2017 – White House lawyers last month learned that the former national security adviser Susan Rice requested the identities of U.S. persons in raw …

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    MOST OF US REMEMBER SUSAN RICE FOR GOING ON A MEDIA LYING BLITZ ON BEHALF OF HILLARY AND PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA, where she told millions of viewers on several networks that the Benghazi attack was a spontaneous event caused by a video.

    WE ALL KNOW NOW THIS WAS A LIE AND THAT A “VIDEO” DID NOT CAUSE THE ATTACK ON OUR AMERICAN CONSULATE IN BENGHAZI.

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    BODY LANGUAGE EXPERT Gives Clear Examples Of Susan Rice …

    100percentfedup.com/body-language-expert-gives-clear-examples-of-susan-rice-lyin…

    Apr 4, 2017SUSAN RICE SEEMS TO HAVE MADE A CAREER OF LYING WHILE WORKING FOR THE CORRUPT BARACK … in the video below reveals that Rice is pretty much lying through her teeth. Watch the fascinating analysis of Rice’s body language here: …

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    Donald J. Trump secured my loyalty and  my vote on Jan 28, 2016 when Trump bowed out of the debate and held  a “Special Event to Benefit Veterans Organizations” at a packed 775-seat auditorium at nearby Drake University instead.

     You have to stick up for your rights. When you’re treated badly, you have to stick up for your rights,” Trump told the crowd. “We have to stick up for ourselves as people and we have to stick up for our country if we’re being mistreated.”
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    When things got bad enough,  Donald J. Trump said “What a Mess” and he was elected  President of the United States of America.

    How bad did it get?

    I was 100% fed up  on Jan 26, 2011. When Americans citizens fear what their own government is going to do to them, it is not only unacceptable….

    Those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny….

    The brutal mentality of the Obama’s appointed administration  coercive policies, “We Crucify Them” EPA Armendariz said, “That town was really easy to manage for the next few years”

    Obama’s administrative policy was not confined to his Appointed EPA.  

    In 2014 the BLM went to the Bundy Ranch, it ended in a stand off.

    So when the BLM  went to  Oregon  “They shot him three times in the back” 

    As Armendariz said, “We make an example of them.

    Torture and Abuse of Ammon Bundy in Prison is not Going Unnoticed …

    constitution.com/torture-abuse-ammon-bundy-prison-not-going-unnoticed/

    6 days ago – Ammon Bundy, who became a national household name during the Bundy … foot shower for 13 hours, stripped naked and then thrown in the hole. … Prisoners are constantly handcuffed and Shackled, even while ..

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    Montana Disabled Veteran Convicted Over Stock Pond – Redoubt News

    https://redoubtnews.com › DOJ

    May 13, 2016 – Montana Disabled Veteran Convicted Over Stock Pond, Joseph Robertson, Kagel Environmental, Clean Water Act, Andy Johnson, EPA.

    As EPA Armendariz said, “We make an example of them”.

    “Today’s guilty verdict demonstrates that polluters will be held accountable for their actions.” said Jeffrey Martinez, Special Agent in Charge of EPA’s criminal enforcement program in MONTANA

    “This verdict sends a message that the United States will not stand by and allow streams and wetlands of the United States to be polluted, or National Forest lands to be injured,” said United States Attorney for the District of MONTANA Mike Cotter.

    Now, six months into an 18-month sentence to federal prison, in addition to tens of thousands of dollars in fines, Joe continues to suffer from declining health, confusion, and depression. He reportedly had two strokes in his first month of lock up. He was ripped from his VA medical treatment, transferred to numerous prisons over the west, thrown in solitary confinement, stripped of his veteran’s pension, unlawfully deprived of his right to be present when sensitive legal mail from his lawyer was opened, and barred from having visits from family and friends.

    May 13, 2016  who’s in charge of the EPA in MONTANA ?

    Zinki  from MONTANA  is in charge of the DOI

    “This verdict sends a message that the United States will not stand by and allow streams and wetlands of the United States to be polluted, or National Forest lands to be injured,”

    said United States Attorney for the District of MONTANA Mike Cotter.

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    President Trump has options, Where there’s a will there’s a way, what ever it takes….

    Neil Gorsuch was confirmed to the Supreme Court in a final Senate vote today, replacing Justice Antonin Scalia ( by nuclear option)

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    On March 21, 2012 with a 9-0 vote, the United State Supreme Court ruled that landowners have a right to direct, meaningful judicial review.

    “There is no reason to think that the Clean Water Act was uniquely designed to enable the strong-arming of regulated parties into ‘voluntary compliance’ without the opportunity for judicial review.”
    Justice Antonin Scalia,
    New York Times

    Click on the link  to Pacific Legal Foundation

    Sackett v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (2012)

    ” The Court ruled in favor of Mike and Chantell Sackett, of Priest Lake, Idaho, who were told by EPA — and by the Ninth Circuit — that they could not get direct court review……

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    Were You 100% Fed Up?

    With Hillary’s Obstruction and Destruction of Justice?

    Title 18 – CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

    8.131A Obstruction of Justice—Destruction, Alteration or Falsification …

    www3.ce9.uscourts.gov/jury-instructions/node/684

    Were You 100% Fed Up?

    Jul 5, 2016 When FBI Comey….

    FBI Recommends No Criminal Charges Against Hillary Clinton – NBC …

    www.nbcnews.com/…/hillary…/fbi-recommends-no-criminal-charges-against-hillary-c…

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    Where you watching the debate…

    OCT 10, 2016 when HILLARY SAID: “LUCKILY SOMEONE WITH DONALD TRUMP’S TEMPERAMENT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE LAW OF OUR COUNTRY”

     AND TRUMP REPLIED, “BECAUSE IF I WERE YOU’D BE IN JAIL.”

    “HILLARY TO JAIL” WAS THE SLOGAN CHANTED AT THE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION IN CLEVELAND AND THE SAME SLOGAN WAS ALSO PRINTED ON CAPS AND T-SHIRTS ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES.

    MAY 15, 2017 DONALD J. TRUMP IS THE PRESIDENT OF LAW AND ORDER

    LYING HILLARY ALMOST GOT AWAY WITH IT.

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    Perhaps it was being called stupid? Obamacare lies?

    Were You 100% Fed Up?

    3 Jonathan Gruber Videos: Americans “Too Stupid to Understand …

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Adrdmmh7bMo
    Nov 12, 2014 – Uploaded by Avik Roy

    In three separate appearances, MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, dubbed the … In the first, he discusses “the …

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    Trump: ‘Obamacare Is Dead, It’s Gone’ – Breitbart

    www.breitbart.com/video/2017/04/29/trump-obamacare-is-dead-its-gone/

    Apr 29, 2017 – Obamacare’s dead, it’s gone. The increases were massive last year. They’re going to be bigger this year and the insurance companies are …

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    Donald J. Trump secured my loyalty and  my vote on Jan 28, 2016 when Trump bowed out of the debate and held  a “Special Event to Benefit Veterans Organizations” at a packed 775-seat auditorium at nearby Drake University instead.

     You have to stick up for your rights. When you’re treated badly, you have to stick up for your rights,” Trump told the crowd. “We have to stick up for ourselves as people and we have to stick up for our country if we’re being mistreated.”
    President Trump is sticking up for our people, our rights and our country.

    Forgotten American citizens have been abused and mistreated.

    Some still are? Joseph Robertson and Ammon Bundy.


  • President Trumps Reformation of America

    President Trumps Reformation of America

    DONALD J. TRUMP’S CAMPAIGN WAS REFORMATION OF U.S. GOV.’S  ESTABLISHED POLICY OF ROBBING PETER TO PAY PAUL.

    TO TAKE FROM ONE MERELY TO GIVE TO ANOTHER; TO DISCHARGE ONE DEBT BY INCURRING ANOTHER.

    JUN 28, 2016  DONALD TRUMP SAYS U.S. ROBBED BY ‘ELITE’ TRUMP OUTLINED SEVEN STEPS HE WOULD TAKE TO HELP BRING BACK AMERICAN JOBS LOST TO GLOBALIZATION, INCLUDING WITHDRAWING THE U.S. FROM THE …

    ROBBING PETER TO PAY PAUL STARTED AS AN ISSUE TO  REFORM  CATHOLIC CHURCH TAXES AND TITHES

    BUT, ENDED UP WITH MARTIN LUTHER’S PROTESTANT REFORMATION

    THE WORLD WOULD BE FOREVER TRANSFORMED.

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    Historians usually date the start of the PROTESTANT REFORMATION to the  publication of  95 Theses written in 1517 by Martin Luther, professor of moral theology at the University of Wittenberg

    THE FIRST BOOKS GUTENBERG PRINTED WITH HIS PRESS WERE COPIES OF THE BIBLE.

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    The Protestant Reformation

    Gutenberg’s printing press “meant more access to information, more dissent, more informed discussion and more widespread criticism of authorities,” observes the British Library. As such, the printing press played a key role in popularizing ideas associated with the new Protestant faith during the European Reformation, allowing the press to “shape and channel a mass movement,”

    Protestant thinkers used the printing press to spread their ideas across Europe, pamphlets by Reformation leader Martin Luther, outnumbering Catholic writers five to three and making up 20 percent of all pamphlets published between 1500 and 1530. The invention of the printing press removed control of written material from the Catholic Church

    G.R. Evans writes, “THE PRINTING PRESS WAS THE FACEBOOK OR TWITTER OF ITS TIME.” It was a new and exciting technology and it was fast. What was said in print had the power to spread much faster and much farther than anything before it

    THE WORLD WOULD BE FOREVER TRANSFORMED.

    ”NO REFORMER WAS MORE ADEPT THAN MARTIN LUTHER AT USING THE POWER OF THE GUTENBERG PRESS TO SPREAD AND COMMUNICATE HIS IDEAS. BETWEEN 1518 AND 1525, LUTHER PUBLISHED MORE WORKS THAN THE NEXT 17 MOST PROLIFIC REFORMERS COMBINED.

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    UNTIL DONALD J. TRUMP…..

    IT WAS JUST A MATTER OF TIME AND TECHNOLOGY

    HISTORIANS WILL DATE THE START OF THE TRUMP’S REFORMATION OF AMERICA  TO JUNE 16, 2015 WHEN HE FORMALLY ANNOUNCED HIS CANDIDACY FOR PRESIDENT OF  THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

    AMERICAN HISTORY IS FILLED WITH NOTABLE PRESIDENTIAL COMMUNICATORS: LINCOLN, FDR, KENNEDY, REAGAN AND OBAMA. EACH, IN THEIR TIME, USED THEIR SKILLED ORATORY ALONG WITH THE TECHNOLOGY OF THEIR DAY, TO DELIVER THEIR MESSAGE TO A NATION AND THE WORLD.

    DONALD J. TRUMP WON SOCIAL MEDIA.

    TRUMP WAS THE MOST GOOGLED CANDIDATE, AND ALSO MOST MENTIONED ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

    INDEED, DONALD J. TRUMP BECAME THE MOST PROLIFIC COMMUNICATIONS REFORMER IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD.

     BASED ON THE HISTORICAL PREMISE OF ROBBING PETER TO PAY PAUL.

    TO TAKE FROM ONE MERELY TO GIVE TO ANOTHER; TO DISCHARGE ONE DEBT BY INCURRING ANOTHER.

    JUN 28, 2016  DONALD TRUMP SAYS U.S. ROBBED BY ‘ELITE’ TRUMP OUTLINED SEVEN STEPS HE WOULD TAKE TO HELP BRING BACK AMERICAN JOBS LOST TO GLOBALIZATION, INCLUDING WITHDRAWING THE U.S. FROM THE …

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    Since  June 2015 President Trump has said lots of negative things about the media since he began running for the White House.

    Meanwhile, the public’s trust in PUBLIC mass media dropped to its lowest level in Gallup polling history. Fewer than one in three Americans have confidence in the media to “report the news fully, accurately, and fairly.

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    WHAT WE DO KNOW IS THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA WIELDED DIRECTLY AND PERSONALLY BY A PRESIDENT ON A MISSION TO “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN” HAS BEEN QUITE EFFECTIVE.

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    ON NOV 8, 2016 PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP CHANGED THE WORLD, CASH STRAPPED HARD WORKING AMERICAN CITIZEN VOTED FOR AND ELECTED A NON-ESTABLISHMENT PRESIDENT,  DONALD J. TRUMP  TO STOP THE GLOBALIZATION POLICY OF ROBBING PETER TO PAY PAUL AND PUT AMERICA FIRST.

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    TRUMP WAS  ELECTED  PRESIDENT  AND THE SOCIAL PHENOMENA, GLOBAL MASS HYSTERIA ENSUED…..

    PERPETUATED AND INFLAMED BY THE CHERRY PICKING LIBERAL PUBLIC NEWS MEDIA WHETHER REAL, OR FALSE NEWS,  TRANSMITTING,  COLLECTIVE ILLUSIONS OF THREATS, OR IMAGINARY, THROUGH A POPULATION IN SOCIETY.

    IN SOCIOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY, MASS HYSTERIA (ALSO KNOWN AS COLLECTIVE HYSTERIA, GROUP HYSTERIA, OR COLLECTIVE OBSESSIONAL BEHAVIOR) IS A PHENOMENON THAT TRANSMITS COLLECTIVE ILLUSIONS OF THREATS, WHETHER REAL OR IMAGINARY, THROUGH A POPULATION IN SOCIETY AS A RESULT OF RUMORS AND FEAR.

    THE SOCIAL PHENOMENON MASS HYSTERIA?

    STARTING WITH  THE 1600 WITCH HUNTS….

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    John F. Markey: A Redefinition of Social Phenomena – Brock University

    https://brocku.ca/MeadProject/Markey/Markey_1926.html

    The purpose of this article is to consider some of the facts which are becoming increasingly evident in regard to the meaning of social phenomena. Evidences …(FROM 1926?)

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    TRUMP  MASTERED TWITTER BY EMBRACED IMMEDIACY TRANSPARENCY AND TRUTH,  TO BY- PASS THE FAKE NEW.

    Feb 16, 2017 – US President Donald Trump has launched a ferocious attack on the media while defending his record during his first weeks in office. Mr Trump …

    Apr 6, 2017 – If there’s been one consistent thread through Donald Trump’s relatively brief political career, it’s this: The media are bad, biased and generally …

    NO KIDDING?  the public’s trust in PUBLIC mass media dropped to its lowest level in Gallup polling history. Fewer than one in three Americans have confidence in the media to “report the news fully, accurately, and fairly.

    THE LIBERAL MEDIA PRESS REPORTERS HAVE AN  “INCREDIBLE” LEVEL OF  HOSTILITY TOWARDS WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY.

    May 11, 2017 TRUMP SAID THERE’S AN “INCREDIBLE” LEVEL OF HOSTILITY FROM REPORTERS TOWARD PRESS SECRETARY SEAN SPICER AND HIS DEPUTY, SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS.

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    SEAN SPICER HAS A JOB AT THE WHITE HOUSE.

    HE IS THE  PRESS SECRETARY

    WHAT IS A HOSTILE WORKPLACE?

    Conduct and speech typically considered “hostile” is intimidating, offensive, abusive and/or otherwise offensive, going beyond rudeness or casual joking. … TO QUALIFY AS A “HOSTILE” WORKPLACE, CONDUCT MUST BE INTENTIONAL, SEVERE, RECURRING AND/OR PERVASIVE AND INTERFERE WITH THE EMPLOYEE’S ABILITY TO PERFORM HIS/HER JOB.

    WHAT IS A HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT?. … In United States labor law, a hostile work environment exists when one’s behavior within a workplace creates an environment that is difficult or uncomfortable for another person to work in.

    WHY WOULD PRESIDENT TRUMP ASK ANYONE TO WORK IN A HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT?

    RECURRING? The 45-year-old held his first press briefing on January 21, 2017  where he admonished TIME Magazine reporter Zeke Miller for falsely reporting Trump had removed a bust of Martin Luther King from the Oval office.

     Feb 24, 2017 – Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, has already had a series of combative encounters.

     May 11, 2017 TRUMP SAID THERE’S AN “INCREDIBLE” LEVEL OF HOSTILITY FROM REPORTERS TOWARD PRESS SECRETARY SEAN SPICER AND HIS DEPUTY, SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS.


  • President Trump’s Global Change.gov

    During a campaign speech in North Dakota in May 2016, Trump told a cheering crowd, “WE’RE GOING TO CANCEL THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT AND STOP ALL PAYMENTS OF U.S. TAX DOLLARS TO U.N. GLOBAL WARMING PROGRAMS”

    NOV 4, 2016, FOUR DAYS BEFORE DONALD J. TRUMP WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT THE PARIS AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO FORCE

    AND  THEY COULDN’T FIGURE OUT HOW OR WHY DONALD J. TRUMP WON THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ON NOV 8, 2017. period

    bottom line…

    Global Change.gov Was Mandated by Congress to “assist the Nation and the world to understand, assess, predict, and respond to human-induced natural response to global change”.

    TODAY IS MAY 6, 2017

    AND TODAY, ACCORDING TO THE MEDIAS TOP NEWS STORIES,  THEY ARE STILL TRYING TO  FIGURE OUT WHY TRUMP WON.

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    MAY 6, 2017 SHOULD PRESIDENT TRUMP  KEEP HIS PROMISE TO “CANCEL” THE PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE?

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    Global Climate Change.gov?

    The (GLOBAL) Change Research Act 1990 is a UNITED STATES LAW REQUIRING RESEARCH INTO GLOBAL WARMING AND RELATED ISSUES.

    THE UNITED NATIONS (GLOBAL) CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE WILL BEGIN ON

    Monday, November 6, 2017 and ends on Friday, November 17, 2017

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    Since the U.S. (GLOBAL) Change Research Program (USGCRP) started in 1990, scientific understanding of  (GLOBAL WARMING)  global change has increased and the information needs of the nation have changed dramatically. (false news)

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    WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE PARIS ACCORD, aka THE PARIS AGREEMENT AND U.N. CLIMATE CHANGE FUND?

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    snippets from a November 29, 2016 post

    CANCELING THE PARIS AGREEMENT AND U.N. CLIMATE CHANGE FUND

    During a campaign speech in North Dakota in May, Trump told a cheering crowd, “WE’RE GOING TO CANCEL THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT AND STOP ALL PAYMENTS OF U.S. TAX DOLLARS TO U.N. GLOBAL WARMING PROGRAMS”

    The agreement, however, was negotiated and ratified by the global community, so Trump cannot simply call it off. (So far, 193 countries have signed the accord, and 113 have ratified it). BUT TRUMP STILL HAS PERHAPS THE MOST POWER HERE TO FOLLOW THROUGH ON HIS PROMISE, COMPARED WITH HIS OTHER PLEDGES.

    PRES. BARACK OBAMA UNILATERALLY RATIFIED THE PARIS ACCORD WITHOUT THE SENATE, AND TRUMP COULD WITHDRAW THE U.S. FROM THE AGREEMENT NEARLY AS EASILY BY SIGNING AN EXECUTIVE ORDER, even on his first day in office. Experts note that it will take the U.S. four years to fully back out of the agreement, due to the way it is structured: Under the Paris accord, any country that wants to leave must wait three years after the agreement takes force (which happened on Nov. 4) —and then there is an additional yearlong notice period. Yet “as a practical matter, the announcement and paperwork would have the effect of removing the U.S., setting it on a certain course for withdrawal,” says Scott Fulton, president of the Environmental Law Institute.

    TRUMP WILL HAVE ANOTHER OPTION IF HE DOESN’T WANT TO WAIT FOUR YEARS: HE COULD PULL OUT OF THE U.N. FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE (UNFCCC) WITH AN EXECUTIVE ORDER, WHICH WOULD SIMULTANEOUSLY WITHDRAW THE U.S. FROM THE PARIS AGREEMENT. It would take only one year to complete, although it is viewed as a more drastic move. “It would be a very dramatic thing to withdraw from the UNFCCC,” Freeman says, “He could do it, but it would annoy an awful lot of our allies.” Trump, though, has recently appeared to soften his stance on the Paris accord. In a recent interview with the New York Times, he said he had “an open mind” about the agreement.

    THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION WILL ALSO HAVE THE CHOICE TO SIMPLY IGNORE U.S. EMISSION TARGETS UNDER THE PARIS AGREEMENT—the accord does not include any formal punishment for countries that do not meet their goals. Pulling out of one or any international treaties or ignoring their mandates would likely damage the U.S.’s relationship with the international community. Experts say that if the U.S. withdraws from the Paris accord, there could be diplomatic and economic repercussions—some countries, such as Mexico and Canada, are reportedly considering imposing a carbon tariff on U.S. products.

    TRUMP HAS ALSO DECLARED THAT HE WANTS TO “CANCEL BILLIONS IN PAYMENTS TO U.N. CLIMATE CHANGE PROGRAMS AND USE THE MONEY TO FIX AMERICA’S WATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFRASTRUCTURE.” This funding is meant to provide support to developing countries so they can take action to reduce carbon emissions and adapt to climate change, something they probably could not afford otherwise.

    UNDER THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION THE U.S. HAS COMMITTED TO GIVING $3 BILLION TO THE U.N. GREEN CLIMATE FUND, AND AS OF NOVEMBER 4, IT HAD ALREADY HANDED OVER $500 MILLION. WHEREAS TRUMP WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GET THAT MONEY BACK, HE AND CONGRESS COULD WITHHOLD THE REMAINDER OF THOSE FUNDS FROM THE U.N.

    “THE PROSPECT OF THAT MONEY HAS DIMMED, BECAUSE NEITHER TRUMP NOR CONGRESS IS PARTICULARLY INTERESTED IN PROVIDING IT,” Freeman says. Although Trump has promised to cancel climate fund payments to the U.N. on his first day, it is more a matter of doing nothing over time—he and Congress simply would not designate any more money for the Green Climate Fund. As for reallocating the U.N. payments to fix America’s water and environmental infrastructure, Trump would need Congressional buy in, as Congress determines how federal money is spent.

    DONALD J. TRUMP IS THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

    INDEED…. OUR “AMERICA FIRST” PRESIDENT HAS OPTIONS

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    MAY 4, 2017 Question….

    Should President Trump Keep His Promise to Cancel the Paris …

    reason.com/blog/2017/05/04/should-president-trump-cancel-the-paris

    2 days ago – SHOULD PRESIDENT TRUMP “CANCEL” THE PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE? … Under the Paris Agreement, the Obama administration committed to ……. Donald Trump’s Climate Change Executive Order Will Make Energy Cheaper.

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    MAY 6, 2017 same question

    SHOULD PRESIDENT TRUMP  KEEP HIS PROMISE TO “CANCEL” THE PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE?

    FOUR DAYS BEFORE DONALD J. TRUMP WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT

    THE PARIS AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO FORCE 4 NOVEMBER 2016.

    PRES. BARACK OBAMA UNILATERALLY RATIFIED THE PARIS ACCORD The Paris Agreement (French: Accord de Paris) WITHOUT THE SENATE

    AND TODAY, ACCORDING TO THE MEDIAS TOP NEWS STORIES,  THEY ARE STILL TRYING TO  FIGURE OUT WHY TRUMP WON.

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    A bumpier road for the Paris Agreement on Climate Change after …

    www.allianzglobalinvestors.de/…/16-2060+A+first+step+with+COP22+ELA0612.pdf?…

    THE AGREEMENT FINALLY, ENTERED INTO FORCE ON 4TH NOVEMBER 2016 after 112 of the …. Funding and adaptive response to climate change are the weak points: … to US records, USD1.29bn was spent on overseas climate assistance in 2016 with …

    HE PLEDGED TO “CANCEL THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT AND STOP ALL PAYMENTS TO UN …

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    HERE’S THE BLAH.. BLAH… BLAH…ON  U.S.A. GLOBAL CHANGE.GOV?

    Legal Mandate | GlobalChange.gov

    www.globalchange.gov/about/legal-mandate

    Jump to SEC. 203. INTERNATIONAL DISCUSSIONSCoordination of (GLOBAL)change research plans with those developed by international organizations ..

    1. 169 (101st): Global Change Research Act of 1990

    The Global Change Research Act 1990 is a UNITED STATES LAW REQUIRING RESEARCH INTO GLOBAL WARMING AND RELATED ISSUES. It requires a report to Congress every four years on the environmental, economic, health and safety consequences of climate change.

    The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) is an interagency program, established by the Global Change Research Act (GCRA) of 1990, mandated by Congress to “assist the Nation and the world to understand, assess, predict, and respond to human-induced and natural processes of global change”.

    Since the USGCRP began, SCIENTIFIC UNDERSTANDING OF GLOBAL CHANGE has increased and the information needs of the nation have changed dramatically.

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    ACCORDING TO A SUMMARY BY THE CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE, THE ACT:

    “DIRECTS THE PRESIDENT, through the Federal Coordinating Council on Science, Engineering, and Technology (Council), to establish the Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences to carry out Council functions under specified provisions of the National Science and Technology Policy, Organization, and Priorities Act of 1976 relating to global change research, to increase the effectiveness and productivity of Federal global change research efforts.

    DIRECTS THE PRESIDENT TO establish an interagency United States Global Change Research Program to improve understanding of global change. Requires the Chairman of the Council, through the Committee, to develop a National Global Change Research Plan for implementation of the Program. SETS FORTH REQUIRED PLAN CONTENTS AND RESEARCH ELEMENTS, INCLUDING THAT THE PLAN PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR COLLABORATION WITHIN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND AMONG NATIONS.

    Requires the Chairman to enter into an agreement with the National Research Council to: (1) evaluate the scientific content of the Plan; and (2) provide information and advice and recommended priorities for future global change research.

     Requires the Committee to provide general guidance each year to each Federal agency or department participating in the Program WITH RESPECT TO PREPARATION OF REQUESTS FOR APPROPRIATIONS RELATED TO THE PROGRAM.

    REQUIRES the Council, at least every four years, through the Committee, to submit to the President and the Congress an assessment regarding THE FINDINGS OF THE PROGRAM AND ASSOCIATED UNCERTAINTIES, the effects of global change, and current and major long-term trends in global change.

    REQUIRES that the research findings of the Committee and of Federal agencies and departments be made available TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AND ALL FEDERAL AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS.

    TITLE II: INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN GLOBAL CHANGE RESEARCH – INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN GLOBAL CHANGE RESEARCH ACT OF 1990 –

    DECLARES THAT THE PRESIDENT should direct the Secretary of State to initiate discussions with other nations on:

    (1) international agreements to coordinate global change research; and

    (2) an international research protocol for cooperation on the development of energy technologies which have minimally adverse effects on the environment.

    DIRECTS THE PRESIDENT to establish an Office of Global Change Research Information to disseminate to foreign governments and their citizens, businesses, and institutions scientific research useful in preventing, mitigating, or adapting to the effects of global change.

    TITLE III: GROWTH DECISION AIDDirects the Secretary of Commerce to:

    (1) conduct a study on the implications of growth and development on urban, suburban, and rural communities; and

    (2) based on the study, produce a decision aid to assist State and local authorities in planning and managing growth and development while preserving community character.”

    bottom line…

    Global Change.gov Was mandated by Congress to “assist the Nation and the world to understand, assess, predict, and respond to human-induced natural RESPONSE TO global change”.

    TODAY IS MAY 6, 2017

    AND TODAY, ACCORDING TO THE MEDIAS TOP NEWS TV STORIES,  THEY ARE STILL TRYING TO  FIGURE OUT WHY TRUMP WON.


  • Trump’s War on Illegal Immigrants and Crime

    Trump’s War on Illegal Immigrants and Crime

    IN SPITE OF THE LOCAL, STATE AND FEDERAL  POLITICO ANTI-TRUMP ESTABLISHMENTS Etal. RADICAL PROGRESSIVE OBSTRUCTIONIST.

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    PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS REDUCED THE FLOW OF  ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS  BY 61% AND THE TONS OF KILLER DRUGS THEY BROUGHT WITH THEM INTO OUR HOMELAND.

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    STATISTICS FROM LETHAL DRUG OVERDOSES THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

     IN JUST ONE YEAR 2015, UNDER OBAMA’S LIBERAL CARE THERE WERE  52,404 LETHAL DRUG OVERDOSES IN AMERICA.

    BECAUSE OF THE FAILED POLICIES  LEFT BY OBAMA, DURING  PRESIDENT TRUMP’S  FIRST 100 DAYS IN OFFICE, ON AVERAGE, 13,800 PEOPLE IN AMERICA DIED FROM LETHAL DRUG OVERDOSES.

     JAN 1, 2016 THE UNITED STATES IS EXPERIENCING AN EPIDEMIC OF DRUG OVERDOSE (POISONING) DEATHS. SINCE 2000, THE RATE OF DEATHS FROM DRUG OVERDOSES HAS INCREASED 137%, INCLUDING A 200% INCREASE IN THE RATE OF OVERDOSE DEATHS INVOLVING OPIOIDS (OPIOID PAIN RELIEVERS AND HEROIN).

     INDEED, PRESIDENT TRUMP  HAS REDUCED THE FLOW OF  ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS  BY 61% AND THE TONS OF KILLER DRUGS THEY BROUGHT WITH THEM INTO OUR HOMELAND

    Even the mainstream (LIBERAL) media couldn’t argue with Trump’s claims of a dramatic decrease in illegal immigration since becoming president, as Politifact fact-checked his statements and found that historical data from the Border Patrol backs up his claims.

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    9 Things You Need To Know About Illegal Immigration And Crime …

    www.dailywire.com/…/9-things-you-need-know-about-illegal-immigration-aaron-ban…

    OCT 22, 2016 – ALMOST 50 PERCENT OF FEDERAL CRIMES WERE COMMITTED NEAR THE MEXICO BORDER. … 5. A DISPROPORTIONATE AMOUNT OF ILLEGALS ARE IN STATE PRISONS.

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    2014, some 69,000 of the 1.6 million state plus federal prisoners were noncitizens, per a September 2015 report by the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics,

    THOUGH WE NOTICED THAT REPORT LACKED COUNTS FOR SEVERAL STATES INCLUDING CALIFORNIA.

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    OCT 22, 2016 –  A DISPROPORTIONATE AMOUNT OF ILLEGALS ARE IN STATE PRISONS.

    After we circled back to Smith’s office with the figures we’d found, Smith’s deputy chief of staff, Chris Philp, said by email that Smith had meant to tell the delegates

    THAT “ONE-THIRD OF FEDERAL SENTENCES GO TO ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS,

    NOT THAT ONE-THIRD OF FEDERAL PRISONERS ARE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.”

    MORE TO THE POINT, THE GOVERNMENT DOESN’T SORT ALL INMATES BY IMMIGRATION STATUS,

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    NINE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION AND CRIME. continued….

    ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION AND CRIME BECAME A HOT TOPIC THIS ELECTION CYCLE AS SOON AS DONALD TRUMP BURST INTO THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY WITH HIS CALL TO BUILD A WALL TO KEEP CRIMINAL ILLEGAL ALIENS OUT OF THE COUNTRY.

    Such policy discussions have fallen by the wayside as the election cycle morphed into a mudslinging fight of personal insults and accusations of sexual assaults, but the link between illegal immigration and crime is still worth discussing, ESPECIALLY SINCE TRUMP’S INITIAL HIGHLIGHTING OF THE ISSUE FUELED HIS RISE.

    HERE ARE NINE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION AND CRIME.

    1. Federal, state and local governments keep data involving illegal immigration and crime out of the public purview. Fox News reported in 2015 that a source from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said “that comprehensive statistics on illegal immigrant crime are not available from the federal government, and suggested contacting county, state and federal jail and prison systems individually to compose a tally, a process that would encompass thousands of local departments.”

    Former Department of Justice attorney J. Christian Adams also told Fox News that some states do readily track illegal immigration and crime, but they withhold the specific numbers from the public out of fear of backlash from the federal government or for political purposes.

    However, there is still some data that can be pieced together to examine illegal immigration and crime, and evidence suggests that there is a correlation between the two.

    1. Available evidence suggests that illegals are more likely to commit crimes than the rest of the population. Fox News sorted through myriad “local, state and federal statistics” and found that “illegal immigrants are three times as likely to be convicted of murder as members of the general population and account for far more crimes than their 3.5-percent share of the U.S. population would suggest.”

    The percentage of illegals committing the number of crimes are as follows, according to Fox News:

    • 13.6 percent of those sentenced for all committed crimes in the country
    • 12 percent of murder sentences
    • 16 percent of trafficking sentences
    1. Almost 50 percent of federal crimes were committed near the Mexico border. A report from the Department of Justice in 2014 found the following, via Judicial Watch:

    Of the 61,529 criminal cases initiated by federal prosecutors last fiscal year, more than 40%—or 24,746—were filed in court districts neighboring the Mexican border. This includes Arizona, New Mexico, Southern California, Western Texas and Southern Texas. The two Texas districts each had more than double the convictions of all four federal court districts in the state of New York combined, according to the DOJ report. The Western Texas District had the nation’s heaviest crime flow, with 6,341 cases filed by the feds. In Southern Texas 6,130 cases were filed, 4,848 in Southern California, 3,889 in New Mexico and 3,538 in Arizona.

    Not surprisingly, most of the offenses were immigration related. In fact, 38.6% of all federal cases (23,744) filed last year involved immigration, the DOJ report confirms. Nearly 22% (13,383) were drug related, 19.7% (12,123) were violent crimes and 10.2% (6,300) involved white-collar offenses that include a full range of frauds committed by business and government professionals. This is hardly earth-shattering news in fact, the nation’s southern border region has for years been known for its high crime rate compared to the rest of the country.

    Judicial Watch also notes that the crimes near the border had been spiking at such an “alarming rate” that “Mexican and American journalists have largely stopped reporting it,” whether for ideological reasons or to avoid backlash from the drug cartels.

    1. Illegal immigrants accounted for nearly 75 percent of federal drug sentences in 2014.This is according to the United States Sentencing Commission, which also found that illegals were involved in nearly 17 percent of drug-trafficking sentences and over 33 percent of federal sentences overall.
    2. A disproportionate amount of illegals are in state prisons. Peter Kirsanow, a member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and a lawyer, reviewed statistics from the Government Accountability Office and Pew Research Center and compared the number of illegals and non-illegals imprisoned for murder-related offenses in a 2015 National Review piece. Some of his findings:
    • There were 68.57 illegal aliens imprisoned for every 100,000 illegals in Arizona, compared to 54.06 citizens and legal noncitizens imprisoned for every 100,000 citizens and legal noncitizens.
    • There were 97.2 illegals imprisoned for every 100,000 illegals in California, compared to 74.1 citizens and legal noncitizens imprisoned per 100,000 citizen and legal noncitizens.
    • There were 54.85 illegals imprisoned for every 100,00 illegals in Florida, compared to 67.8 legal immigrants imprisoned for every 100,000 legal immigrants.
    • There were 168.75 illegals imprisoned for every 100,000 illegals in New York, compared to 48.12 legal immigrants imprisoned for every 100,000 legal immigrants.
    • There were 54.54 illegals imprisoned for every 100,000 illegals in Texas, compared to 65.43 legal immigrants .

    Kirsanow acknowledged that while comparing murder incarceration rates isn’t a perfect measurement, “it’s difficult to contend that illegal aliens are more law-abiding than legal residents — at least when it comes to major crimes.” But the more disturbing fact was that “approximately 2,430 illegal aliens are in prison just for homicide-related offenses” in California alone.

    “If one assumes that each illegal alien so imprisoned was responsible for just one homicide-related offense, that amounts to about a couple thousand major crimes that, arguably, wouldn’t have occurred but for the actors’ unlawful presence in the United States,” Kirsanow notes. “That translates to thousands of American citizens (and others) across the country slaughtered by individuals who shouldn’t have been here in the first place.”

    1. Tens of thousands of criminal illegals have been released by ICE and are at large in the country. In 2015, ICE released almost 20,000 illegals that committed 64,000 crimes that involve “12,307 drunken driving convictions, 1,728 cases of assault, 216 kidnappings and more than 200 homicide or manslaughter convictions,” according to the Washington Times. It’s even worse when one considers the fact that the Obama administration released “86,000 illegal immigrants who have committed over 231,000 crimes in just the past two and a half years,” according to Independent Journal Review.
    2. The rise in illegals crossing the border has fueled gang violence. In March, the Daily Caller reported that the barbaric MS-13 gang has been recruiting young illegals, resulting in higher crime in the Washington, D.C area. In fact, Montgomery County in Maryland “has seen an unprecedented level of gang-related violence in the last 8 months – with illegal immigrant youth being responsible for 85 percent of street robberies,” according to IJ Review. The horrors of MS-13 have extended to the Brentwood community in Long Island, NY, where the remains of a dead teenager was found for the fifth time in six weeks, likely the result of MS-13.
    3. Sanctuary cities have hampered law enforcement in cracking down on gangs. Heather Mac Donald documented the frustrations of Los Angeles law enforcement officers in 2004 when they couldn’t touch known gang members because of their status as illegals:

    “We can’t even talk about it,” says a frustrated LAPD captain. “People are afraid of a backlash from Hispanics.” Another LAPD commander in a predominantly Hispanic, gang-infested district sighs: “I would get a firestorm of criticism if I talked about [enforcing the immigration law against illegals].”

    The issue is that these gang members tended to sneak back into the country even after they were deported for heinous crimes, and police officers couldn’t enforce immigration laws against them and would have to resort to surveilling these gang members until they commit a crime.

    While these statistics from Mac Donald’s piece are dated, it illustrates just how badly the sanctuary policy has hampered crime:

    • In Los Angeles, 95 percent of all outstanding warrants for homicide (which total 1,200 to 1,500) target illegal aliens. Up to two-thirds of all fugitive felony warrants (17,000) are for illegal aliens.
    • A confidential California Department of Justice study reported in 1995 that 60 percent of the 20,000-strong 18th Street Gang in southern California is illegal; police officers say the proportion is actually much greater. The bloody gang collaborates with the Mexican Mafia, the dominant force in California prisons, on complex drug-distribution schemes, extortion, and drive-by assassinations, and commits an assault or robbery every day in L.A. County. The gang has grown dramatically over the last two decades by recruiting recently arrived youngsters, most of them illegal, from Central America and Mexico.
    • The leadership of the Columbia Lil’ Cycos gang, which uses murder and racketeering to control the drug market around L.A.’s MacArthur Park, was about 60 percent illegal in 2002, says former assistant U.S. attorney Luis Li. Francisco Martinez, a Mexican Mafia member and an illegal alien, controlled the gang from prison, while serving time for felonious reentry following deportation.

    Unsurprisingly, violent crime has skyrocketed recently in Los Angeles as illegal immigration has surged. In fact, crime among sanctuary cities in general has increased.

    1. Crime has also increased among major cities that are “immigration hubs.” Daily Wire editor-in-chief Ben Shapiro has written:

    David Frum of The Atlantic, no hard-core immigration opponent, wrote in 2015 that as of 2011, there were 25,000 illegal immigrants serving murder sentences, and nearly 3 million offenses committed by illegal immigrants between 2003 and 2009, including 70,000 sex crimes and hundreds of thousands of other violent crimes. “After years of welcome decline,” Frum pointed out, “crime rates are rising in immigration hubs including Houston, Milwaukee, Phoenix, and San Diego.” Former Colorado Congressman Tom Tancredo reported in 2015 that between “2008 and 2014, 40% of all murder convictions in Florida were criminal aliens. In New York it was 34% and Arizona 17.8%. During those years, criminal aliens accounted for 38% of all murder convictions in the five states of California, Texas, Arizona, Florida and New York, while illegal aliens constitute only 5.6% of the total population in those states.

    Some individual examples of those who were victimized by illegals can be seen here and here.

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    snippets provided from …

    MAY 15, 2016

    http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/why-america-cant-quit-the-drug-war-20160505

    AUG 25, 2016

    http://www.politifact.com/texas/statements/2016/aug/25/lamar-smith/mostly-false-lamar-smith-claim-one-third-federal-i/

    OCT 22, 2016 full unedited text above

    http://www.dailywire.com/news/10155/9-things-you-need-know-about-illegal-immigration-aaron-bandler

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    JAN 20, 2017  snippets from

    http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/01/20/obama-used-more-clemency-power/

    BARACK OBAMA ENDED HIS PRESIDENCY HAVING GRANTED CLEMENCY TO MORE PEOPLE CONVICTED OF FEDERAL CRIMES THAN ANY CHIEF EXECUTIVE IN 64 YEARS

    OVERALL, OBAMA GRANTED CLEMENCY TO 1,927 INDIVIDUALS, A FIGURE THAT INCLUDES 1,715 COMMUTATIONS AND 212 PARDONS.

    But he, OBAMA, also received far more requests for clemency than any U.S. president on record, LARGELY AS A RESULT OF AN INITIATIVE SET UP BY HIS ADMINISTRATION TO SHORTEN PRISON TERMS FOR NONVIOLENT

    FEDERAL INMATES CONVICTED OF DRUG CRIMES.

    Of course, Obama received such a large number of clemency requests in part BECAUSE HIS ADMINISTRATION ASKED FOR THEM. UNDER A PROGRAM LAUNCHED IN 2014 KNOWN AS THE Clemency Initiative, the Justice Department encouraged “qualified federal inmates– as defined by DOJ criteria – to apply to have their prison sentences commuted. The initiative led to a surge in requests and also helps explain why Obama’s use of clemency tilted so heavily toward sentence commutations, rather than pardons.

    “QUALIFIED FEDERAL INMATES” DEFINED AS?

    THEY ARE NON-VIOLENT, LOW-LEVEL OFFENDERS WITHOUT “SIGNIFICANT?” TIES TO LARGE SCALE CRIMINAL ORGANIZATIONS, GANGS OR CARTELS;

    In his record use of commutations, Obama reduced sentences for federal inmates who were convicted in all 50 states, according to our analysis. Among those who received reduced penalties were 568 individuals serving life sentences and two who had been sentenced to death.

    INDEED, including 1,913 pardons, 118 commutations and 13 remissions – during his nearly eight years in office, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Department of Justice statistics.

    Note: This is an update of a post originally published Dec. 9, 2016.

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    APRIL 27, 2017 snippets from

    5 facts about illegal immigration in the U.S. | Pew Research Center

    www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/…/5-facts-about-illegal-immigration-in-the-u-s/

    4 days ago – The number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. was lower in 2015 than at the end of the Great Recession. Here are five key findings about …

    LISTED AS NUMBER FOUR (4)

    SIX STATES ACCOUNT FOR 59% of unauthorized immigrants: CALIFORNIA, TEXAS, FLORIDA, NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY AND ILLINOIS.

    But individual states have experienced different trends. From 2009 to 2014, the unauthorized immigrant population decreased in seven states: Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Nevada and South Carolina. In all of them, the decline was due to a decrease in unauthorized immigrants from Mexico.

    IN SIX STATES, THE UNAUTHORIZED IMMIGRANT POPULATION ROSE OVER THE SAME TIME PERIOD: LOUISIANA, MASSACHUSETTS, NEW JERSEY, PENNSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA AND WASHINGTON.

    IN ALL OF THESE BUT LOUISIANA, THE INCREASES WERE DUE TO GROWTH IN UNAUTHORIZED IMMIGRANT POPULATIONS FROM NATIONS OTHER THAN MEXICO.

    (IN LOUISIANA, THE OVERALL INCREASE WAS DRIVEN BY AN INCREASE IN MEXICAN UNAUTHORIZED IMMIGRANTS.)

    To learn more: Explore unauthorized immigrant population trends for states, birth countries and regions, and see an interactive map and detailed table showing our latest estimates of the unauthorized immigrant population by state.

    Note: This post was originally published on Nov. 18, 2014, and has been updated to include more recent data.

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    GOD BLESS PRESIDENT TRUMP

    God Bless the U.S.A. by Lee Greenwood – YouTube

     


  • I Learned a Lot Watching CSPAN

    You’re Never too Old to Learn

    I learned a lot watching CSPAN 1 last night, April 29, 2017

    I watched CSPAN 1  LIVE  Stream: of President Donald J. Trump Rally in Harrisburg, PA

    THEN, CSPAN 1  immediately went to

    White House Correspondents’ Association

    www.whca.net/  Fri.  April 28, 2017 White House Correspondents’ Association Announces 2017 Award winners … Over the years, many of our association’s activities have been documented by C-SPAN

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    It took me  just a few minutes, clips on President Trump’s Press Meetings and remarks about California Universities for me to link the manipulation and farce of the progressive liberal self serving Correspondents scholarship program…

    However,  it took me all day today researching  to find this Feb 27, 2017 posting on line.

    THE REST OF THE STORY BY PEARL HARVEY…..

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    TRUMP TO SKIP WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS’ DINNER: ‘NO REASON FOR HIM TO GO …. TO FUND A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM THAT, IN TURN, FUNDS YOUNG LIBERAL JOURNALISTS.

    Those White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarships | The …

    https://spectator.org/those-white-house-correspondents-association-scholarships/

    Feb 27, 2017 – Trump to skip White House correspondents’ dinner: ‘No reason for him to go …. to fund a scholarship program that, in turn, funds young liberal journalists, … Breitbart or Spectator or Rush or Hannity fan get a shot at writing or …

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    Snippets

    Stop. Catch the last part of that line? This part: “… and recognizing the promising students who represent the next generation of our profession.”

    This is a reference to the fact that the Correspondents’ Dinner uses its proceeds to fund scholarships for those “promising students” who are the “next generation of our profession.” 

    Now. What questions are not being asked here — by journalists? Journalists whose job it is to ask questions.

    What is the elephant in the room that seems to be blissfully ignored?

    WHAT IS THE CENTRAL COMPLAINT OF PRESIDENT TRUMP? And indeed the routine complaint of Republican presidents and presidential candidates (not to mention rank-and-file conservatives) for decades?

    That would be that the media suffers from what seems to be — after several decades of this — an incurable liberal bias. And not by accident, either.

     All those polls taken over the years (like this one from Pew in 2008) repeatedly show a heavy liberal tilt in the journalism community.

    THE WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS’ ASSOCIATION IS BUT A DROP IN THE OCEAN OF TODAY’S MEDIA, YET A LOOK AT THE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS THE GROUP ADVERTISES ON ITS WEBSITE IS A TELLING IF NOT STARTLING LOOK AT HOW LIBERAL BIAS IN THE MEDIA IS SELF-PERPETUATED, PASSED FROM ONE GENERATION TO THE NEXT.

    Here is the link to the overall site. And a visit here to the section labeled “Scholarships” shows winners from last year with President Obama. And what does the site say? This:

    WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS’ ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2016 SCHOLARS

    The White House Correspondents’ Association is pleased to announce 18 scholarship winners in partnership with Howard University, Northwestern University, Columbia University, University of Missouri, University of California at Berkeley, University of Maryland, and the George Washington University.

    So far, so good. Then it lists the winners — AND THEIR INTERESTS. Among those interests?

    • A Howard University winner “is determined to write about the plight of what he calls America’s ‘throwaway’ people: the homeless on our streets, often mentally ill, who are sometimes ignored in our society.”
    • A Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism winner wants “to hone her skills as a political and social justice reporter.”
    • A COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM WINNER WANTS TO USE HER REPORTING SKILLS FOR “ULTIMATELY FOCUSING ON POLITICAL ISLAM; PROBLEMS FACED BY MUSLIM IMMIGRANTS AND THE WAY RELIGION IN GENERAL AND ISLAM IN PARTICULAR IS ABUSED BY RADICALS IN UNDERDEVELOPED COUNTRIES.”
    • A University of Missouri, Columbia winner says her “favorite stories are those that involve issues of corporate social responsibility.”
    • Another University of Missouri, Columbia winner enjoys “writing about the connectivity of science, health and the environment with social justice issues.”
    • A University of California, Berkeley winner has been writing “for media outlets such as Univision Noticias.”
    • A University of Maryland, College Park winner “does volunteer work with organizations such as the Maryland Association of Black Journalists, the Capitol Area Food Bank, SHARE Food Network and Kaiser Permanente.”

    NOTICE A CURIOUS PATTERN HERE?

    NOT ONE OF THE UNIVERSITIES THAT WHCA PARTNERS WITH HAS A REPUTATION FOR CONSERVATISM. There is, for example, no partnership with a Hillsdale College or Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University or some similar conservative institution of higher learning.

     AND NOTE ALL OF THESE WINNERS ARE INTERESTED IN USING THEIR JOURNALISTIC SKILLS ON ISSUES LIKE SOCIAL JUSTICE, THE HOMELESS, THE ABUSE OF ISLAM BY RADICALS, CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND MORE.

    STRANGELY, IN TERMS OF THE POLITICAL SPECTRUM, EVERY ONE OF THESE ISSUES AND MORE ARE TRADITIONALLY IDENTIFIED AS ISSUES IMPORTANT TO LIBERALS.

    Not one of these winners, one suspects, would be into investigating Planned Parenthood. There are, one similarly suspects, no pro-lifers here.

    The winner who contributes to UNIVISION NOTICIAS, famously the home of Trump critics like anchorman JORGE RAMOS, is, one suspects, not eager to be a conservative journalist.

     One can also suspect that these kids will not be seeking writing jobs here at The American Spectator or interning for Rush Limbaugh or Sean Hannity at Fox. Indeed, Rush informs that to the degree he has used interns in his various projects they are “never from WCHA.” Hannity was a similar negative, when asked. And a query to Wlady Pleszczynski, the editorial director of The American Spectator and editor of AmSpec Online, as to whether there had ever been a WCHA scholarship winner on the premises drew this response: “A joke question, right!?”

    Let’s be clear. Hooray for scholarships. Hooray for ambitious college kids who want a future in journalism. But, at least per the WCHA’s own website, the winners selected by the group for 2016 seem to have been — to a person —

     NOT JUST YOUNG JOURNALISTS IN TRAINING BUT MORE TO THE POINT YOUNG LIBERAL JOURNALISTS IN TRAINING.

     ALL DRAWN FROM A POOL SUPPLIED BY LIBERAL UNIVERSITIES.

     If past WHCA scholarship winners have wound up anywhere in the conservative media — at, say, the Washington Times, Glenn Beck’s the Blaze, National Review, or — gasp! — Breitbart, there is no indication. (Indeed, in the current day, one can only imagine the uproar inside the WHCA, if a scholarship winner was in any way associated with Steve Bannon’s favorite conservative site.)

    Among other things, what the dust-up over President Trump’s non-appearance at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner has revealed IS THAT PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES ARE USED AS THE MAIN ATTRACTION TO FUND A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM THAT, IN TURN, FUNDS YOUNG LIBERAL JOURNALISTS,

     THE PARTICULAR IRONY BEING THAT REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTS HAVE BEEN ESSENTIALLY USED TO PERPETUATE THE LIBERAL MEDIA BIAS THAT THEY AND THEIR SUPPORTERS SO FREQUENTLY COMPLAIN OF.

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    PAUL HARVEY, was an American radio broadcaster for the ABC Radio Networks. He broadcast News and Comment on weekday mornings and mid-days, and at noon on Saturdays, as well as his famous The Rest of the Story segments.

    From the 1950s through the 1990s, Harvey’s programs reached as many as 24 million people a week. Paul Harvey News was carried on 1,200 radio stations, 400 Armed Forces Network stations and 300 newspapers.

    AT THE END OF A REPORT ABOUT SOMEONE WHO HAD DONE SOMETHING RIDICULOUS OR OFFENSIVE, HARVEY WOULD SAY, “SHE WOULD WANT US TO MENTION HER NAME”

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    A CanadianAmerican  SAMANTHA BEE’S SHOW ON SAT APR 29, 2017 WAS  ABSOLUTELY THE MOST OFFENSIVE, LEWD, FILTHY, AND DISGUSTING THING I HAVE EVER WATCHED (part of) ON TELEVISION.

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    The White House Correspondents’ Association

    USED WALTER CRONKITE AS AN EXAMPLE.

    WALTER CRONKITE’S ADHERENCE TO JOURNALISTIC INTEGRITY—EXEMPLIFIED BY HIS SIGN-OFF LINE, “AND THAT’S THE WAY IT IS”—ENDEARED HIM TO THE AMERICAN PUBLIC, AND A 1972 POLL NAMED HIM “THE MOST TRUSTED MAN IN AMERICA.”

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    I learned a lot watching  CSPAN 1 last night, April 29, 2017

    You’re Never too Old to Learn

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    But, our American children are too young to learn this in Public Schools.

    Behind My Back | I Learned a Lot in School Today

    www.behindmyback.org/2016/09/17/i-learned-a-lot-in-school-today/

    Sep 17, 2016 – I Learned a Lot in School Today WHAT ARE STUDENTS IN AMERICAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS LEARNING FROM THE 2012 AD COUNCIL …


  • Trump Draining the Swamp in 100 Days?

    Trump Draining the Swamp in 100 Days?

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

    Trump Pledges To Drain The Swamp And Impose Congressional …

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

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

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

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

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

    AND THEN PRESIDENT TRUMP WAS ELECT PRESIDENT NOV 8, 2016

    GLOBALLY  SPEAKING, THE SHOT HEARD AROUND THE WORLD

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

    AND THEN THE SNOW FLAKES STARTED FALLING, AND…

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

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

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

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

    WHY WAS TRUMP ELECTED PRESIDENT ON NOV 8, 2016?

    LOL THE RUSSIANS DID IT…

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

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    THANK GOD PRESIDENT ELECT TRUMP WAS  A MULTI-TASKER

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

    AND THEN THE PRESIDENT HAD TO DRAIN THE SWAMP

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

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

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

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

    TO HELL WITH POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

    TO HELL WITH THE OFFENDED

    DRAIN THE WA DC SWAMP

    GET RID OF OBAMACARE

    BUILD THE WALL

    MAKE AMERICA SAFE AGAIN

    AMERICA FIRST

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

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

    REALLY..  HOW FAR BACK SHOULD WE START?

    THE 911 ATTACK? BY TERRORISTS

    THE 17 YEAR WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST?

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

    OBAMACARE?

    THE 20 TRILLION DOLLAR DEBT?

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

    THANK GOD PRESIDENT TRUMP IS A MULTI-TASKER

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    GO FIGURE…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    MEANWHILE PRESIDENT TRUMP WAS LISTENING AT THE WHITE HOUSE

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    PRESIDENT TRUMP  MADE REMARKS BY ON THE LISTENING SESSIONS

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

    March 31, 2017

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

    March 28, 2017

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

    March 28, 2017

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

    March 17, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump in a Listening Session on Healthcare

    March 13, 2017

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

    March 07, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump in Parent-Teacher Conference Listening Session

    March 03, 2017

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

    February 27, 2017

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

    February 26, 2017

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

    February 23, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump in Listening Session with Members of Congress

    February 15, 2017

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

    February 14, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump Before SCOTUS Listening Session

    February 09, 2017

    Remarks by President Trump in African American History Month Listening Session

    January 31, 2017

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

    LISTENING TO AMERICAN CITIZEN

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

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

    FROM THE WHITE HOUSE

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    GOD BLESS PRESIDENT TRUMP AND HIS FAMILY

    WITHOUT AMERICA THERE WOULD BE NO FREE WORLD

    WITHOUT PRESIDENT TRUMP THERE WOULD BE NO “AMERICA FIRST”

    GOD BLESS AMERICA

    President Trump Draining the Swamp in 100 Days?

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

    IT’S A REALLY, REALLY BIG SWAMP

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


  • Executive Trump Orders Power to the People

    Executive Trump Orders Power to the People

    The bottom line…

    We the hard working American voters, elected  Donald J. Trump and gave him the power as President of the United States of America,  to flip the establishments top down government, upside down, and by Executive Order Trump is giving the Power back to to the American People, constitutionally right side up.

    The President of the United States manages the operations of the Executive branch of Government through Executive orders.

    The Office of the Federal Register numbers each order consecutively as part of a series, and publishes it in the daily Federal Register shortly after receipt.

    EXECUTIVE ORDERS BY NUMBER  NEEDS TO BE UPDATED. THE MOST CURRENT IS  FROM APRIL 21, 2017  EO 13765 through EO 13789 CAN BE FOUND BELOW

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    2017 Donald Trump Executive Orders

    Executive Orders

    Executive Order on April 26, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on Enforcing Statutory Prohibitions on Federal Control of Education

    Executive Order on April 26, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on the Review of Designations Under the Antiquities Act

    Executive Order on April 25, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Agriculture and Rural Prosperity in America

    Executive Order on April 21, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on Identifying and Reducing Tax Regulatory Burdens

    Executive Order on April 18, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on Buy American and Hire American

    Executive Order on March 31, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on Establishing Enhanced Collection and Enforcement of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties and Violations of Trade and Customs Laws

    Executive Order on March 31, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of Justice

    Executive Order on March 31, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order Regarding the Omnibus Report on Significant Trade Deficits

    Executive Order on March 29, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order Establishing the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis

    Executive Order on March 28, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth

    Executive Order on March 27, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on the Revocation of Federal Contracting Executive Orders

    Executive Order on March 13, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on a Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch

    Executive Order on March 06, 2017

    Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States

    Executive Order on February 28, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on The White House Initiative to Promote Excellence and Innovation at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

    Executive Order on February 28, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic Growth by Reviewing the “Waters of the United States” Rule

    Executive Order on February 24, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda

    Executive Order on February 09, 2017

    Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of Justice

    Executive Order on February 09, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on Enforcing Federal Law with Respect to Transnational Criminal Organizations and Preventing International Trafficking

    Executive Order on February 09, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on Preventing Violence Against Federal, State, Tribal, and Local Law Enforcement Officers

    Executive Order on February 09, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on a Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety

    Executive Order on February 03, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on Core Principles for Regulating the United States Financial System

    Executive Order on January 30, 2017

    Presidential Executive Order on Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs

    Executive Order on January 28, 2017

    Executive Order: ETHICS COMMITMENTS BY EXECUTIVE BRANCH APPOINTEES

    Executive Order on January 27, 2017

    EXECUTIVE ORDER: PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES

    Executive Order on January 25, 2017

    Executive Order: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements

    Executive Order on January 25, 2017

    Executive Order: Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States

    Executive Order on January 24, 2017

    Executive Order Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals For High Priority Infrastructure Projects

    Executive Order on January 20, 2017

    Executive Order Minimizing the Economic Burden of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Pending Repeal

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    APRIL 21, 2017 EXECUTIVE ORDERS BY THE NUMBER

    EO 13765 through EO 13789.

    The President of the United States manages the operations of the Executive branch of Government through Executive orders. After the President signs an Executive order, the White House sends it to the Office of the Federal Register (OFR).
    The Office of the Federal Register (OFR) numbers each order consecutively as part of a series, and publishes it in the daily Federal Register shortly after receipt.

    THE NUMBERS NEED TO BE UPDATE ….

    In 2017, Donald Trump published 25 executive orders, from EO 13765 through EO 13789.

    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump issued 25 executive orders between 2017 and 2017.

    • 2017 EO 13765 – EO 13789 25

     

    These 25 executive orders can be downloaded in CSV/Excel and JSON formats. More information about our APIs and other developer tools can be found on our developer pages.

    2017 DONALD TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDER DISPOSITION TABLE

    EO 13789:

    Identifying and Reducing Tax Regulatory Burdens

    Signed:

    04/21/2017

    Published:

    04/26/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 19317

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-08586

    PDF

    2 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13788:

    Buy American and Hire American

    Signed:

    04/18/2017

    Published:

    04/21/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 18837

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-08311

    PDF

    3 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13787:

    Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of Justice

    Signed:

    03/31/2017

    Published:

    04/05/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 16723

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-06971

    PDF

    2 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13786:

    Omnibus Report on Significant Trade Deficits

    Signed:

    03/31/2017

    Published:

    04/05/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 16721

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-06968

    PDF

    2 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13785:

    Establishing Enhanced Collection and Enforcement of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties and Violations of Trade and Customs Laws

    Signed:

    03/31/2017

    Published:

    04/05/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 16719

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-06967

    PDF

    2 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13784:

    Establishing the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis

    Signed:

    03/29/2017

    Published:

    04/03/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 16283

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-06716

    PDF

    3 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13783:

    Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth

    Signed:

    03/28/2017

    Published:

    03/31/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 16093

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-06576

    PDF

    5 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13782:

    Revocation of Federal Contracting Executive Orders

    Signed:

    03/27/2017

    Published:

    03/30/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 15607

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-06382

    PDF

    1 page

    Permalink

    EO 13781:

    Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch

    Signed:

    03/13/2017

    Published:

    03/16/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 13959

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-05399

    PDF

    2 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13780:

    Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States

    Signed:

    03/06/2017

    Published:

    03/09/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 13209

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-04837

    PDF

    11 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13779:

    White House Initiative To Promote Excellence and Innovation at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

    Signed:

    02/28/2017

    Published:

    03/03/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 12499

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-04357

    PDF

    4 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13778:

    Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic Growth by Reviewing the “Waters of the United States” Rule

    Signed:

    02/28/2017

    Published:

    03/03/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 12497

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-04353

    PDF

    2 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13777:

    Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda

    Signed:

    02/24/2017

    Published:

    03/01/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 12285

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-04107

    PDF

    3 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13776:

    Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety

    Signed:

    02/09/2017

    Published:

    02/14/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 10699

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-03118

    PDF

    2 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13775:

    Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of Justice

    Signed:

    02/09/2017

    Published:

    02/14/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 10697

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-03116

    PDF

    2 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13774:

    Preventing Violence Against Federal, State, Tribal, and Local Law Enforcement Officers

    Signed:

    02/09/2017

    Published:

    02/14/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 10695

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-03115

    PDF

    2 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13773:

    Enforcing Federal Law With Respect to Transnational Criminal Organizations and Preventing International Trafficking

    Signed:

    02/09/2017

    Published:

    02/14/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 10691

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-03113

    PDF

    3 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13772:

    Core Principles for Regulating the United States Financial System

    Signed:

    02/03/2017

    Published:

    02/08/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 9965

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-02762

    PDF

    2 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13771:

    Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs

    Signed:

    01/30/2017

    Published:

    02/03/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 9339

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-02451

    PDF

    3 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13770:

    Ethics Commitments by Executive Branch Appointees

    Signed:

    01/28/2017

    Published:

    02/03/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 9333

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-02450

    PDF

    6 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13769:

    Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States

    Signed:

    01/27/2017

    Published:

    02/01/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 8977

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-02281

    PDF

    6 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13768:

    Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States

    Signed:

    01/25/2017

    Published:

    01/30/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 8799

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-02102

    PDF

    5 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13767:

    Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements

    Signed:

    01/25/2017

    Published:

    01/30/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 8793

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-02095

    PDF

    5 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13766:

    Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals for High Priority Infrastructure Projects

    Signed:

    01/24/2017

    Published:

    01/30/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 8657

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-02029

    PDF

    2 pages

    Permalink

    EO 13765:

    Minimizing the Economic Burden of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Pending Repeal

    Signed:

    01/20/2017

    Published:

    01/24/2017

    FR Citation:

    82 FR 8351

    FR Doc. Number:

    2017-01799

    PDF

    2 pages

    Permalink

    2017 Donald Trump Executive Order Disposition Table

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    The bottom line…

    We the hard working American voters, elected  Donald J. Trump and gave him the power as President of the United States of America,  to flip the establishments top down government, upside down, and by Executive Order Trump is giving the Power back to to the American People, constitutionally right side up.


  • WA State DOE Environmental Justice WAC

    WA State DOE Environmental Justice WAC

    Regarding proposed WA State  Chapter 173-321 WAC

    WHAT IS VAGUENESS AND OVERBREADTH?

    RELATED TO THE OVERBREADTH DOCTRINE IS THE DOCTRINE OF VAGUENESS. THE VAGUENESS DOCTRINE, AN ASPECT OF THE DUE PROCESS REQUIREMENT OF NOTICE, HOLDS THAT A LAW IS FACIALLY INVALID IF PERSONS OF “COMMON INTELLIGENCE MUST NECESSARILY GUESS AS AT ITS MEANING AND DIFFER AS TO ITS APPLICATION.”

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    SO WHAT ABOUT THIS WA STATE WAC?

     IS IT FACIALLY INVALID IF PERSONS OF “COMMON INTELLIGENCE MUST NECESSARILY GUESS AS AT ITS MEANING AND DIFFER AS TO ITS APPLICATION?

     AS USUAL YOU HAVE TO READ 173-321 WAC, PUBLIC PARTICIPATION GRANTS TO FIND OUT WHAT’S IN IT!

    MISLEADING TO SAY THE LEAST” I read it, the full text is below.

     For more information:

    http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/rules/wac173321/1613ov.html

    ECOLOGY’S Introduction

    Under Chapter 70.105D RCW, Ecology administers a program for GRANTS TO

     “PERSONS WHO MAY BE ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY A RELEASE OR THREATENED RELEASE OF A HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT PUBLIC INTEREST GROUPS”.

    Grants are used to “facilitate public participation in the investigation and remediation of a release OR THREATENED RELEASE OF A HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE and to implement the state’s solid and hazardous waste management priorities.”

    Scope of rulemaking
    WA STATE DEPT OF ECOLOGY (DOE) PROPOSES TO:

    • REVISE PROGRAM PRIORITIES TO INCLUDE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
    • Revise eligibility requirements
    • Clarify the criteria used to evaluate applications
    • Revise eligible costs
    • Develop a method for renewing grants annually per Chapter 70.105D RCW
    • Streamline the grant application and evaluation process to increase consistency, transparency, objectivity, and efficiency
    • Revise the grant application process to authorize electronic submittals
    • Update grant administration requirements
    • Align Chapter 173-321 WAC to current program needs.

    Added for clarity…

    CHAPTER 173-321 WAC

    PUBLIC PARTICIPATION GRANTS

    Complete Chapter

    WAC Sections

    173-321-010

    Purpose and authority.

    173-321-020

    Definitions.

    173-321-030

    Relationship to other legislation and administrative rules.

    173-321-040

    Applicant eligibility.

    173-321-050

    Application evaluation criteria.

    173-321-060

    Eligible project costs.

    173-321-070

    Grant funding.

    173-321-080

    Grant administration.

    WAC 173-321-060

    Eligible project costs.

    (1) ELIGIBLE PROJECT COSTS FOR SUBSTANCE RELEASE GRANTS SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

    (A) HIRING TECHNICAL ASSISTANTS TO REVIEW AND INTERPRET DOCUMENTS;

    (b) PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT and public education activities;

    (C) REVIEWING SPECIFIC PLANS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING AND ANALYSIS, REVIEWING REPORTS SUMMARIZING THE RESULTS OF SUCH PLANS AND MAKING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MODIFICATIONS TO SUCH PLANS.

    (D) EXPENDABLE PERSONAL PROPERTY;

    (E) OTHER PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ACTIVITIES AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS.

    (2) ELIGIBLE PROJECT COSTS FOR WASTE MANAGEMENT

     PRIORITY GRANTS SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

    (a) Assisting in DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING PROGRAMS that promote or improve state or local solid or hazardous waste management plans;

    (b) Assisting in developing programs or activities that promote and are consistent with the state solid or hazardous waste management priorities;

    (C) EXPENDABLE PERSONAL PROPERTY;

    (D) OTHER PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ACTIVITIES AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS.

    (3) Ineligible projects and grant costs shall include but not be limited to:

    (a) Independently collecting or analyzing samples at facility sites;

    (B) HIRING ATTORNEYS FOR LEGAL ACTIONS AGAINST POTENTIALLY LIABLE PERSONS, FACILITY OWNERS, OR THE DEPARTMENT. APPLICANTS WHO RECEIVE A GRANT AWARD SHALL NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT IF LEGAL ACTION IS INTENDED OR TAKEN ON THE SUBJECT OF THE GRANT PROJECT OR APPLICATION;

    (C) LEGISLATIVE LOBBYING ACTIVITIES;

    (d) Real property;

    (e) Nonexpendable personal property.

    [Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.105D RCW. WSR 01-05-024 (Order 97-09A), § 173-321-060, filed 2/12/01, effective 3/15/01. Statutory Authority: 1989 c 2. WSR 89-21-072 (Order 89-26), § 173-321-060, filed 10/17/89, effective 11/17/89.]

    To join or leave ECOLOGY-WAC-TRACK click here:

    http://listserv.wa.gov/cgi-bin/wa?A0=ECOLOGY-WAC-TRACK

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    Why does WA State DOE need an Environmental Justice WAC?

    WAC, WAC, WAC, ECOLOGY’S HISTORIC POLICY OF REDUNDANT DUPLICITY

    Environmental Justice | US EPA

    https://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice

    Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income, with respect to the development, implementation, and ENFORCEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS, REGULATIONS, AND POLICIES.

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    Chapter 173-321 WAC
    Public Participation Grants

    Overview

    Introduction

    Under Chapter 70.105D RCW, Ecology administers a program for grants to “persons who may be adversely affected by a release or threatened release of a hazardous substance and not-for-profit public interest groups”. Grants are used to “facilitate public participation in the investigation and remediation of a release or threatened release of a hazardous substance and to implement the state’s solid and hazardous waste management priorities.”

    Why are we doing this rulemaking?
    In 2016, Ecology obtained an independent audit of our Public Participation Grants program. The current application process for the grants requires a significant amount of time and agency resources to establish applicant eligibility and award the grants. Changes Ecology is proposing are either specific audit recommendations or based on the agency’s experiences implementing the program.

    Input from past grant recipients and other stakeholders also indicated a need to increase the emphasis the PPG program places in reaching disadvantaged communities adversely affected by toxic contamination and cleanup work. Updating the rule now will allow us to apply these changes to grants awarded in the 2017-19 biennium.

    Scope of rulemaking
    Ecology proposes to:

    • Revise program priorities to include environmental justice
    • Revise eligibility requirements
    • Clarify the criteria used to evaluate applications
    • Revise eligible costs
    • Develop a method for renewing grants annually per Chapter 70.105D RCW
    • Streamline the grant application and evaluation process to increase consistency, transparency, objectivity, and efficiency
    • Revise the grant application process to authorize electronic submittals
    • Update grant administration requirements
    • Align Chapter 173-321 WAC to current program needs.

    Ecology will periodically update these web pages to provide up-to-date information about this rulemaking. We will notify interested parties through the agency email listserv (WAC Track), a Waste 2 Resources ListServ specifically established for the Public Participation Grants program. We will e-mail contacts identified in our grants-related database and those identified by grants staff. We will publish notice in the Washington State Register as we move through the process. To learn more about how to contact Ecology and participate in the process, please visit our public involvement page.

    ADDITIONAL RULE INFORMATION

     

     

    Regarding 173-321 WAC, PUBLIC PARTICIPATION GRANTS

    Granted, I have been publicly participating, criticizing, objecting, commenting and tracking Ecology’s, WA State DOE Environmental WAC-ING for years.  I do investigative documentation and reporting on my website. I have been signed up for Ecology’s WAC Track for years, receiving, reading hundreds of pages,  investigating and documenting, posting, commenting and disseminating information on  one proposed WAC after another WAC….

    This was my published opinion on Apr 15, 2013,  and I’m sticking with it. period

    Behind My Back | “Ecology Sucks”

    www.behindmyback.org/2013/04/15/ecology-sucks/

    APR 15, 2013 – “Ecology Sucks” And, the rest of the story. The local news papers did report that I said it. WHAT THE LOCAL NEWSPAPERS DID NOT REPORT …

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    Behind My Back | Ecology’s Expedited Rule Making?

    www.behindmyback.org/2014/06/26/ecologys-expedited-rule-making/

    JUN 26, 2014 – Washington Department of Ecology AO #14-01 NOTICE THIS RULE REPEAL IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE- MAKING …

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    MY ONE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO ECOLOGY’S EXPEDITED RULE MAKING

    Behind My Back | A Thousand Wrongs? One Right?

    www.behindmyback.org/2014/09/17/2757/

    SEP 17, 2014 – OK, so what’s WRONG with that? We the people, have every RIGHT to make a THOUSAND public objections and comments. So what’s …

     “One right doesn’t remedy a thousand wrongs.’

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    WHAT IS VAGUENESS AND OVERBREADTH?

     BEST GUESS OBAMACARE….

     RELATED TO THE OVERBREADTH DOCTRINE IS THE DOCTRINE OF VAGUENESS. THE VAGUENESS DOCTRINE, AN ASPECT OF THE DUE PROCESS REQUIREMENT OF NOTICE, HOLDS THAT A LAW IS FACIALLY INVALID IF PERSONS OF “COMMON INTELLIGENCE MUST NECESSARILY GUESS AS AT ITS MEANING AND DIFFER AS TO ITS APPLICATION.”

    The bottom line….

    WHAT IS VAGUENESS AND OVERBREADTH, deserves another posting on my website.


  • Elwha Supplemental Impact Statement?

    Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.

    The installation of Scott Pruitt, to run the Environmental Protection Agency, sued the agency he intends to lead more than a dozen times as Oklahoma attorney general, reinforces expectations.

    “I have no doubt that Scott will return the EPA to its core objectives,” said Republican Senator James Inhofe, also of Oklahoma, adding the agency had been guilty of “federal overreach, unlawful rule making, and duplicative red tape,”

    DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

    National Park Service

    DATED: JULY 9, 2002. Elwha Ecosystem Restoration Implementation; Olympic National Park; Clallam and Jefferson Counties, WA; Notice of Intent To Prepare a SUPPLEMENTAL Environmental Impact Statement FILED 9-11-02 

    Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.

    (FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS, SEE ELWHA RIVER WATER QUALITY MITIGATION PROJECT

    PLANNING REPORT AT www.nps.gov/olym/elwha/home.htm).

     Mar 30 2017, Olympic National Park WE CAN’T FIND THAT PAGE….

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    DATED: JULY 9, 2002. MITIGATION PROJECT ISSUES?   IT’S IMPACT ON VISITORS? AND POTENTIAL EFFECTS ON VISITORS? FILED 9-11-02 

    Water quality or water supply mitigation issues that will be analyzed in the SEIS include impacts of rebuilding the existing rock diversion structure on riparian vegetation, wildlife, water quality and fish; land use related impacts of building permanent water treatment facilities, such as removal of vegetation and soil, use of heavy equipment to build the facilities and its impact on wildlife or VISITORS,

    VISITORS? WOW, IS THAT LIKE AN ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT ON CLALLAM COUNTY TOURISM?

    and hazards of using chlorine and other chemicals required for treatment.    Other environmental issues not related to water quality or supply include providing access to Morse Creek and other tributaries for fisheries protection during dam removal, access to seed stock and protection of young plants in revegetating reservoir lands, changes in driving routes for trucks disposing of rubble, or noise of an onsite rubble crushing operation and its potential effects on wildlife and VISITORS.

    VISITORS? WOW, IS THAT LIKE AN ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT ON CLALLAM COUNTY TOURISM?

    VISITORS? LIKE AN IMPACT STATEMENT ONP INHOLDERS?

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    Jun 28, 2011

    Olympic National Park mea culpa: ‘Inholder’ blocked from family property

    www.peninsuladailynews.com/…/olympic-national-park-mea-culpa-8216-inholder-82…

    Jun 28, 2011 – Pearl Rains Hewett stands at a blockade on Olympic Hot Springs Road in Olympic National Park on Monday. — Photo by Chris …

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    FISH BEFORE PEOPLE

    Elwha River Fish Restoration Plan – National Park Service

    https://www.nps.gov/olym/learn/nature/upload/Elwha-River-Fish-Management-Plan.pdf

    2008 – ‎Related articles

    THE SITE WILL HELP PRESERVE AND RESTORE ELWHA RIVER CHINNOOK POPULATIONS BY PROVIDING SAFE HAVEN FOR 200,000 YEARLING SMOLTS.

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    DATED: JULY 9, 2002.

    Dam removal was determined to be the preferred option for restoration, and the 1996 EIS also identified a desired suite of actions to remove the dams. As a step towards accomplishing these objectives, Congress directed purchase of the dams (which occurred in February 2000 for $29.5 million, as stipulated by Pub. L. 102-495).

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    AS A DELEGATED EIS, THE OFFICIAL RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FINAL DECISION IS THE REGIONAL DIRECTOR, PACIFIC WEST REGION;

     SUBSEQUENTLY THE OFFICIAL RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTATION WOULD BE THE SUPERINTENDENT, OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK.

     DATED: JULY 9, 2002.JOHN J. REYNOLDS,REGIONAL DIRECTOR, PACIFIC WEST REGION.[FR DOC. 02-23124 FILED 9-11-02; 8:45 AM]BILLING CODE 4310-70-P

    (FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS, SEE ELWHA RIVER WATER QUALITY MITIGATION PROJECT

    PLANNING REPORT AT www.nps.gov/olym/elwha/home.htm).

     Mar 30 2017 WE CAN’T FIND THAT PAGE….

    Written comments may be delivered by fax to: 360/565-1325; via e-mail to: Brian_Winter@nps.gov; or via postal mail or hand delivery during normal business hours to: Elwha Restoration Project Office, SEIS Comments, 826 East Front Street, Suite A, Port Angeles, WA 98362.

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    Timeline of the Elwha 1992 to Present – Olympic National Park (U.S. …

    https://www.nps.gov/olym/learn/…/timeline-of-the-elwha-1992-to-present.htm

    THE SITE WILL HELP PRESERVE AND RESTORE ELWHA RIVER CHINNOOK POPULATIONS BY PROVIDING SAFE HAVEN FOR 200,000 YEARLING SMOLTS. … Before his death in 2007, Albright pioneered propagation methods for many plants native to the Northwest.

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    Elwha River Fish Restoration Plan – National Park Service

    https://www.nps.gov/olym/learn/nature/upload/Elwha-River-Fish-Management-Plan.pdf

    2008 – ‎Related articles

    PURSUANT TO THE ELWHA RIVER ECOSYSTEM AND FISHERIES RES- TORATION ACT …… 200,000. MORSE CREEK. YEARLING SMOLTS. ON-SITE. 180,000 200,000 200,000 200,000 200,000 …… Spawning ground surveys of live or dead fish and redds can then be.

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    Apr 15, 2013

    ELWHA RIVER WATER QUALITY  200,000  DEAD SMOLT

    SEABURY BLAIR JR. | Elwha too clogged for fish to live – Kitsap Sun

    www.kitsapsun.com/sports/columnists/seabury-blair/356167261.html

    Apr 15, 2013 – … AS MANY AS 200000 CHINOOK SALMON WERE KILLED IN WHAT HAS TO BE ONE OF THE … HATCHERY OFFICIALS REPORTED SEEING HUNDREDS OF DEAD SMOLTS LINING THE … For almost 15 miles, the Elwha River carves through a century’s worth of … ELWHA RIVER WATER QUALITY  

    JUL 12, 2013 LOWER ELWHA KLALLAM TRIBE’S HATCHERY

    200, 000  MORE DEAD SMOLT

    400,000 TOTAL DEAD HATCHERY SMOLT…

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    The Danger of Putting All Your Eggs in the Hatchery Basket — Wild …

    wildfishconservancy.org › About › Press › Press Clips

    JUL 12, 2013 – ROUGHLY 200,000 HATCHERY COHO SALMON AND 2000 STEELHEAD, RESULTING FROM A PUMP FAILURE AT THE LOWER ELWHA KLALLAM TRIBE’S HATCHERY ON THE ELWHA RIVER. …

     SPRING  Apr 15, 2013 THANKS TO MISTAKEN TIMING OF LARGE RELEASE OF SMOLTS AT ONE TIME … PRODUCTION LOST (200,000 DEAD) DUE TO MALFUNCTION OF HATCHERY WATER PUMP …

    The tragedy is: this production could have occurred with much less risk with natural spawning left to the river where fish make their own decisions regarding spawning destination and time, and juveniles determine their own window for outmigration.  Instead these fish have been hi-jacked by the continued belief in hatcheries rather than the proven success story of wild fish recolonization for thousands of years and resulting diversity that hedges its bets against the whims of nature’s unpredictable events.  And we paid $16 million to create this Elwha hatchery fiasco plus further annual investments in taking fish from the river and subjecting them to the persistent belief in hatcheries that is counter to the science — further evidence of the tragic disconnect of science from policy, the latter continually driven by the politics of popular beliefs.

    http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20130711/news/307119990

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     (FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS, SEE ELWHA RIVER WATER QUALITY MITIGATION PROJECT

    PLANNING REPORT AT www.nps.gov/olym/elwha/home.htm).

    WE CAN’T FIND THAT PAGE….

    THE SEIS WILL ALSO ANALYZE CHANGES UNRELATED TO WATER QUALITY

    MITIGATION WHERE APPLICABLE.

    One of these changes is a re-evaluation of

    options to mitigate impacts to septic systems on the Lower Elwha

    Klallam Reservation. Many of the septic systems in the lower lying

    parts of the Reservation may become ineffective when the river level

    and associated groundwater table rises as a result of river channel

    aggradation following dam removal.

    In addition to the points summarized above, further detail has been added to the revegetation plan for the areas currently inundated by the reservoirs; thus, potential impacts of

    actions associated with such revegetation will be addressed.

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    Full unedited text

    DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

    National Park Service Elwha Ecosystem Restoration Implementation;

    Olympic National Park; Clallam and Jefferson Counties, WA;

    Notice of Intent To Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement [Federal Register: September 12, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 177)][Notices][Page 57834-57836]From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov][DOCID:fr12se02-94] SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, and its cooperating agencies are undertaking a conservation planning and environmental impact analysis process intended to supplement the 1996 Elwha River Ecosystem Restoration Implementation final environmental impact statement (1996 EIS).

    Two dams, built in the early 1900s, block the river and limit anadromous fish to the lowest 4.9 river miles. The 1996 EIS is the second of two environmental impact statements that examined how best to restore the Elwha River ecosystem and native anadromous fishery in Olympic National Park. Dam removal was determined to be the preferred option for restoration, and the 1996 EIS also identified a desired suite of actions to remove the dams. As a step towards accomplishing these objectives, Congress directed purchase of the dams (which occurred in February 2000 for $29.5 million, as stipulated by Pub. L. 102-495). However, release of sediment from behind the dams would result in sometimes severe impacts to water quality or to the reliability of supply to downstream users during the dam removal impact period of about 3-5 years, which the 1996 EIS proposed mitigating through a series of specific measures (see below).

    Subsequently, new research and changes unrelated to the implementation project have emerged. Therefore, the primary purpose of this Supplemental EIS (SEIS) will be to identify and analyze potential impacts of a new set of water quality and supply related mitigation measures.

    Background     Elwha Dam was built in 1911, and Glines Canyon Dam in 1925, limiting anadromous fish to the lowest 4.9 miles of river (blocking access to more than 70 miles of Elwha River mainstream and tributary habitat). The two dams and their associated reservoirs have also inundated and degraded important riverine and terrestrial habitat and severely affected fisheries habitat through increased temperatures, reduced nutrients, reduced spawning gravels downstream, and other changes. Consequently, salmon and steelhead populations in the river have been considerably reduced or eliminated, and the river ecosystem within Olympic National Park significantly and adversely altered.

    In 1992, Congress enacted the Elwha River Ecosystem and Fisheries Restoration Act (PL 102-495) directing the Secretary of the Interior to fully restore the Elwha river ecosystem and native anadromous fisheries, while at the same time protecting users of the river’s water from adverse impacts associated with dam removal. The records of decision associated with this process indicated removal of both dams was needed to fully restore the ecosystem. However, impacts to water quality and supply will result from release of sediments, which have accumulated behind the dams.

    The 1996 EIS proposed and analyzed mitigation measures to protect water quality and ensure supply for each of the major downstream users. These users included the city of Port Angeles’ municipal and industrial consumers, the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe’s fish hatchery, the state chinook salmon rearing channel, and the Dry Creek Water Association. Many private wells along the river could also be affected, but mitigation proposed for these users would remain substantially the same.    Currently, surface water from a rock fill diversion and intake pipe at river mile 3.3 supplies the city’s industrial clients and the state rearing channel. Mitigation to protect the city’s industrial customers described in the 1996 EIS included the installation of an infiltration gallery to collect water filtered from the riverbed and open-channel treatment with flocculants, chemicals and polymers during dam removal. The city’s municipal customers are supplied with a subsurface Ranney collector on the east-side of the river at river mile 2.8. To maintain water yield, the 1996 EIS [[Page 57835]] proposed a second Ranney collector be built on the river’s west-side, opposite the current collector. A temporary “package” treatment plant to filter water from the Ranney wells would have been operational during dam removal.

    The rearing channel would have been closed during dam removal and chinook production transferred to another state facility.    The tribal hatchery at river mile 1 will be central in protecting and producing Elwha anadromous fish for restoration following dam removal. Water for the hatchery is currently provided through wells and a shallow infiltration gallery. Measures described to protect hatchery water during dam removal included the expansion of the gallery to ensure supply and drilling of two new wells to provide clean groundwater for dilution.

    Dry Creek Water Association (DCWA) currently meets the needs of its members through groundwater wells. These wells would be subject to an increased frequency of flooding following dam removal, as well as increased sediment and mobilization of iron and manganese. The 1996 EIS analyzed two options for DCWA–connection to the city’s water distribution system, or providing additional protection from flooding for the existing DCWA system and treating on site with filtration and chlorination.

    Since December 1996 (when the most recent record of decision was signed), the U.S. Department of the Interior (including Bureau of Reclamation) and its cooperating agencies (including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe) have continued studying and refining elements of the selected alternative. As a result, they have found better solutions for protecting water quality and water supply during and following dam removal. In addition, changes in user needs have come about as a result of factors unrelated to the project.

    For example, chinook salmon and bull trout have both been listed as threatened since 1997, resulting in the requirement to keep the state rearing facility open during dam removal.

    Also, the city of Port Angeles must now meet new standards for the treatment of its municipal supplies. In addition, an industrial customer (Rayonier) which required very high quality water for its operation has since closed.    As a result of these and other changes, the agencies are pursuing an option of building permanent water treatment facilities with varying levels of treatment depending on the ultimate use of the water

    (for additional details, see Elwha River Water Quality Mitigation Project Planning Report at www.nps.gov/olym/elwha/home.htm).  The locations and types of diversions may also change because water collected from the city’s Ranney well is no longer considered to be purely groundwater, but is highly connected to the river and so must be treated as a surface supply.

    In addition, problems associated with subsurface intakes during the 3-5 year dam removal impact period may now outweigh the benefits. These problems include possible clogging and reduced yields, increased costs of providing flood protection, and increased environmental impacts associated with installing and maintaining subsurface structures in or very near the river. Sources of “true” groundwater, which are not so closely connected to the river have been investigated, but do not exist in the quantities required. This leaves surface water as a more attractive option. An alternative of replacing the existing intake structure will therefore be analyzed in the SEIS.

    Feasibility studies indicate surface water could be treated and used for the city’s industrial customer, in combination with well water for the state’s rearing facility and the Lower Elwha Klallam tribal hatchery, and as a backup for the city’s municipal customers. It may also be evaluated as an option to supply DCWA customers.

    The SEIS will also analyze changes unrelated to water quality mitigation where applicable. One of these changes is a re-evaluation of options to mitigate impacts to septic systems on the Lower Elwha Klallam Reservation. Many of the septic systems in the lower lying parts of the Reservation may become ineffective when the river level and associated groundwater table rises as a result of river channel aggradation following dam removal. Although the 1996 EIS examined a community mounding system, the number of residents living in the valley part of the Reservation has now increased. The SEIS will evaluate other options which are technically, economically, or environmentally preferable in light of these changes. At this time, the Tribe is considering a variety of options, including individual onsite systems with pressurized pumps, small group treatment options, offsite treatment by others, or combining with other valley residents (who would not be affected by dam removal) to create a community treatment system.

    Since the release of the 1996 EIS, two species of fish cited for restoration have been listed as threatened, and the NPS has worked with USFWS and NMFS staff to further address these species during and following dam removal. Keeping the rearing channel open for chinook salmon production and modifying road culverts within the park to provide access for bull trout to additional tributary habitat are examples of some of the additional actions that the SEIS will examine.

    Environmental Issues     Updated and additional information relevant to decision-making will be presented in the SEIS. In addition to the points summarized above, further detail has been added to the revegetation plan for the areas currently inundated by the reservoirs; thus, potential impacts of actions associated with such revegetation will be addressed. The 1996 EIS envisioned using one or more of nine solid waste disposal areas for rubble and other materials. Some of these may no longer be available, new sites might be added, or recycling of concrete may be economically preferable now.    Water quality or water supply mitigation issues that will be analyzed in the SEIS include impacts of rebuilding the existing rock diversion structure on riparian vegetation, wildlife, water quality and fish; land use related impacts of building permanent water treatment facilities, such as removal of vegetation and soil, use of heavy equipment to build the facilities and its impact on wildlife or visitors, and hazards of using chlorine and other chemicals required for treatment.    Other environmental issues not related to water quality or supply include providing access to Morse Creek and other tributaries for fisheries protection during dam removal, access to seed stock and protection of young plants in revegetating reservoir lands, changes in driving routes for trucks disposing of rubble, or noise of an onsite rubble crushing operation and its potential effects on wildlife and visitors.

    Scoping/Comments     Public scoping for the SEIS will conclude 30-days from the date of publication of this notice. All interested individuals, groups, and agencies are encouraged to provide information relevant to the design, construction, location, or potential environmental effects of desired measures noted above. Please limit comments to the proposal as described in this notice, since prior decisions to restore the ecosystem and anadromous fisheries through dam removal, and selection of the River Erosion alternative as the dam removal scenario, are beyond the scope of environmental impact analysis targeted in the SEIS. [[Page 57836]]

    Additional information and periodic updates will be available at the Web site noted above or by contacting the Elwha Restoration Project Office at (360) 565-1320. All comments must be postmarked or transmitted no later than 30 days from the publication date of this notice; as soon as this date is determined it will be announced on the Web site noted.

    Written comments may be delivered by fax to: 360/565-1325; via e-mail to: Brian_Winter@nps.gov; or via postal mail or hand delivery during normal business hours to: Elwha Restoration Project Office, SEIS Comments, 826 East Front Street, Suite A, Port Angeles, WA 98362.    If individuals submitting comments request that their name or/and address be withheld from public disclosure, it will be honored to the extent allowable by law. Such requests must be stated prominently in the beginning of the comments. There also may be circumstances wherein the NPS will withhold a respondent’s identity as allowable by law. As always: NPS will make available to public inspection all submissions from organizations or businesses and from persons identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations and businesses; and, anonymous comments may not be considered. Decision

    The SEIS will be prepared in accord with all applicable laws and regulations, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality regulations for implementing NEPA (40 CFR parts 1500-1508), and the NPS Management Policies (2001) and NEPA guidelines (Director’s Order 12). A 60-day public review of the Draft will be initiated upon its release, which at this time is expected in early 2003; then subsequently a Final will be prepared. Issuance of both documents will be announced via local and regional press, direct mailings, on the Web site noted above, and through the Federal Register.

    AS A DELEGATED EIS, THE OFFICIAL RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FINAL DECISION IS THE REGIONAL DIRECTOR, PACIFIC WEST REGION;

    SUBSEQUENTLY THE OFFICIAL RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTATION WOULD BE THE SUPERINTENDENT, OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK.

    DATED: JULY 9, 2002.

    JOHN J. REYNOLDS,REGIONAL DIRECTOR,

    PACIFIC WEST REGION.[FR DOC. 02-23124

    FILED 9-11-02; 8:45 AM]BILLING CODE 4310-70-P


  • Is Clallam County WA a Sanctuary County?

    Is Clallam County WA a Sanctuary County?

    My 7:30 AM wake up email

    Original Message —–

    From xxxx

    To: phew@wavecable.com

    Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 7:09 AM

    Subject: Egads!

    Pearl,

    I just saw a map on Fox Business that SHOWS CLALLAM COUNTY AS A SANCTUARY COUNTY.  When did this happen and why didn’t we have anything to say about it????

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    Egads! Indeed….. WHO KNEW?

    THE PENINSULA DAILY NEWS DOES NOT PRINT THIS SORT OF THING,

    EVEN IF IT CONTAINS DIRECT QUOTES FROM 

    CLALLAM  COUNTY SHERIFF BILL BENEDICT “I’VE TALKED TO THAT ORGANIZATION,” HE SAID, “AND I COULDN’T BE MORE VEHEMENT WHEN I DISAGREE WITH THEIR ASSERTION. WE ARE IN NO WAY OR SHAPE A SANCTUARY COUNTY.”

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    Egads! THE MAP

    Map: Sanctuary Cities, Counties, and States | Center for Immigration …

    cis.org/Sanctuary-Cities-Map

    Mar 20, 2017 – Sanctuary cities, counties, and states have laws, ordinances, … Naming and Shaming: The First ICE Weekly Alien Criminal Releases List …

    Source: Immigration and Customs Enforcement Data
    Click on Points to View More Information
    View Map in Full ScreenView Image of MapView Sanctuary Cities Topic Page

     Egads! Indeed….. THE MAP WHO KNEW?

    View the map in full screen above, Click on the links, Read to the bottom….

    Who? What? When? Where? and Why?

    INDEED, OUR  COUNTY, CLALLAM COUNTY WA”IS” MAPPED AND LISTED AS A SANCTUARY COUNTY

    Mar 27, 2017, 7:30AM  to 11:37AM  I Researched, I read, I documented,  I cut, I pasted, I connected the dots, I commented  and now I am posting it on my website for dissemination. “To whom it may concern”

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    What are sanctuary cities? Here’s a list of sanctuary cities, counties …

    www.fox25boston.com/news/…sanctuary-cities…sanctuary-cities-counties…/4881984…

    Jan 26, 2017 – My Fox Boston …. The CIS reports that around 300 sanctuary cities and counties … California, Connecticut, New Mexico, Colorado …. Washington County … CLALLAM COUNTY. Clark County. Cowlitz County. Fife City. Franklin …

    According to CIS, there are about 300 sanctuary cities, counties and states in the United States.

    THE CIS REPORTS THAT AROUND 300 SANCTUARY CITIES AND COUNTIES REJECTED MORE THAN 17,000 DETENTION REQUESTS FROM ICE, BETWEEN JAN. 1, 2014 AND SEPTEMBER 30, 2015.

    NEARLY 300 CITIES AND COUNTIES ALEDGED TO OBSTRUCT FEDERAL IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT POLICY

    THE LIST IS COMPILED IN PART FROM A 2014 REPORT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS Port Angeles WA?)

     THIS INCLUDES SEVERAL COUNTIES THAT DISAGREE WITH THEIR INCLUSION ON THE LIST, AMONG THEM ARE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA.

    AND CLALLAM COUNTY, WASH.

    COUNTY SHERIFF BILL BENEDICT “AND I COULDN’T BE MORE VEHEMENT WHEN I DISAGREE WITH THEIR ASSERTION. WE ARE IN NO WAY OR SHAPE A SANCTUARY COUNTY.”

    CLALLAM COUNTY SHERIFF BILL BENEDICT SAYS HE LISTENS TO WA STATES  ATTORNEY GENERAL BOB FERGUSON OPINION… AND GOVERNOR INSLEE?

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    Gov. Inslee’s executive order directs state police on immigration …

    www.kiro7.com/news/local/gov-inslee-to-sign-executive…immigration/496777657

    Feb 23, 2017 – Governor Jay Inslee will be signing an executive order relating to immigration … Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson declared victory in his … AS A SANCTUARY CITY, SEATTLE POLICE AND CITY EMPLOYEES ARE PROHIBITED FROM …

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    Washington’s Governor Turns State Into A Sanctuary State – Christine …

    https://townhall.com/…/washingtons-governor-turns-state-into-a-sanctuary-state-n228…

    FEB 24, 2017 – The State of Texas is making moves to eliminate sanctuary cities … any state agency from detaining an illegal immigrant at the request … IN A PRESS CONFERENCE, INSLEE SAID THAT HE DID NOT THINK THAT WASHINGTON STATE SHOULD TAKE PART IN “[. …. ATTORNEY GENERAL JEFF SESSIONS ANNOUNCES COMING CRACKDOWN ON …

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    NEARLY 300 CITIES AND COUNTIES ALEDGED TO OBSTRUCT FEDERAL IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT POLICY

    ‘Sanctuary’ county: embraced by some, disputed label for others | NACo

    www.naco.org/articles/‘sanctuary’-county-embraced-some-disputed-label-others

    JAN 9, 2017 – Several news media outlets characterized it as the county seeking … Organizations such as the Washington, D.C.-based Center for … According to CIS, there are about 300 sanctuary cities, counties and states in the United States. … among them are Chesterfield County, Va.

    AND CLALLAM COUNTY, WASH.

    Leonard has contacted CIS about being taken off the list to no avail. SIMILARLY, CLALLAM COUNTY SHERIFF BILL BENEDICT SAYS HIS REQUESTS HAVE BEEN IGNORED.

    “I’VE TALKED TO THAT ORGANIZATION,” HE SAID, “AND I COULDN’T BE MORE VEHEMENT WHEN I DISAGREE WITH THEIR ASSERTION. WE ARE IN NO WAY OR SHAPE A SANCTUARY COUNTY.”

    HE BELIEVES THE DESIGNATION REMAINS FOR THIS REASON: “WE LISTEN TO OUR OWN STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OPINION THAT ESSENTIALLY TELLS US THAT UNLESS IMMIGRATION HAS AN IMMIGRATION DETAINER OUT ON SOMEONE THAT INCLUDES THE LITTLE BOX THAT SAYS THEY HAVE PROBABLE CAUSE — IF THAT BOX ISN’T CHECKED, WE’RE NOT GOING TO TURN THEM OVER TO IMMIGRATION.”

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    Below, from the Center for Immigration Studies, an organization that advocates for restricting immigration, is a list of sanctuary state, counties and cities. THE LIST IS COMPILED IN PART FROM A 2014 REPORT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY.  Some cities/counties could have passed legislation that puts them more in complaince with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement policies.  Click here to see the report from the DHS.

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    THE CIS REPORTS THAT AROUND 300 SANCTUARY CITIES AND COUNTIES REJECTED MORE THAN 17,000 DETENTION REQUESTS FROM ICE, BETWEEN JAN. 1, 2014 AND SEPTEMBER 30, 2015.

    Mar 27, 2017, 7:30am to 10:30AM  I Researched, I read, I documented,  I cut, I pasted, I connected the dots, I commented  and now I am posting it on my website for dissemination.

    “To whom it may concern”

    Here is the WA STATE SANCTUARY  list from CIS.

    Washington State

    Benton County, Chelan County, CLALLAM COUNTY, Clark County, Cowlitz County, Fife City, Franklin County, Jefferson County, Issaquah, Kent, King County,  Kitsap County, Lynnwood City, Marysville, Pierce County, Puyallup, Skagit County, Snohomish County, South Correctional Entity Jail, King County, Spokane County,Sunnyside, Thurston County, Walla Walla County,Washington State Corrections,Whatcom County, Yakima County

    “To whom it may concern”

    GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE, WA STATE,  HAS ENACTED POLICIES? BY

    SIGNING AN EXECUTIVE ORDER BLOCKING STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES FROM DETAINING UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS

    WHICH LIMIT COOPERATION WITH ICE.

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    Jeff Sessions says he’ll punish sanctuaries, cities could lose billions of …

    www.washingtontimes.com/news/…/jeff-sessions-says-hell-punish-sanctuaries-cities/

    21 hours ago – The Trump administration officially put sanctuary cities on notice Monday that they are violating federal laws and could lose access to billions of dollars in Justice Department grants if they continue to thwart efforts to deport illegal immigrants. AND COUNTIES AND CITIES THAT …

    Attorney General: Sanctuary cities are risking federal money | The …

    www.spokesman.com/stories/…/27/attorney-general-sanctuary-cities-are-risking-fede/

    MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017, 4:18 P.M.. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, second left, speaks at a post-election event at City Hall in Seattle. Leaders in Seattle, San …

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    What are sanctuary cities? Here’s a list of sanctuary cities, counties …

    www.fox25boston.com/news/…sanctuary-cities…sanctuary-cities-counties…/4881984…

    JAN 26, 2017 – My Fox Boston …. The CIS reports that around 300 sanctuary cities and counties … California, Connecticut, New Mexico, Colorado …. Washington County … CLALLAM COUNTY. Clark County. Cowlitz County. Fife City. Franklin …

    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CONTRIBUTED TO THIS ARTICLE.

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    MAR 20, 2017 – SANCTUARY CITIES, COUNTIES, AND STATES

    Map: Sanctuary Cities, Counties, and States | Center for Immigration …

    cis.org/Sanctuary-Cities-Map

    MAR 20, 2017 – SANCTUARY CITIES, COUNTIES, AND STATES have laws, ordinances, … NAMING AND SHAMING: The First ICE Weekly Alien Criminal Releases List …

     Map: Sanctuary Cities, Counties, and States

    By Bryan Griffith, Jessica Vaughan March 2017

    Naming and Shaming: The First ICE Weekly Alien Criminal Releases List

    Topic Page: Sanctuary Cities

    View More Immigration Maps

    Map Updated: March 23, 2017

     

    City

    County

    State

    Removed from List

    CIS.ORG

    Source: Immigration and Customs Enforcement Data
    Click on Points to View More Information
    View Map in Full ScreenView Image of MapView Sanctuary Cities Topic Page

    The sanctuary jurisdictions are listed below. These cities, counties, and states have laws, ordinances, regulations, resolutions, policies, or other practices that obstruct immigration enforcement and shield criminals from ICE — either by refusing to or prohibiting agencies from complying with ICE detainers, imposing unreasonable conditions on detainer acceptance, denying ICE access to interview incarcerated aliens, or otherwise impeding communication or information exchanges between their personnel and federal immigration officers.

    A detainer is the primary tool used by ICE to gain custody of criminal aliens for deportation. It is a notice to another law enforcement agency that ICE intends to assume custody of an alien and includes information on the alien’s previous criminal history, immigration violations, and potential threat to public safety or security.

    The Center’s last map update reflected listings in an ICE report published on March 20, 2017.

    THE ICE REPORT… link above….

    ENFORCEMENT AND REMOVAL OPERATIONS Weekly Declined Detainer Outcome Report  For Recorded Declined Detainers Jan. 28 – Feb. 3, 2017

    Summary

    Pursuant to section 9(b) of Executive Order 13768, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States, and section H of the Secretary of Homeland Security’s subsequent implementation memo,

    Enforcement of the Immigration Laws to Serve the National Interest, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is making available for public release the non-Federal jurisdictions that release aliens from their custody, notwithstanding that such aliens are subject to a detainer or similar request for

    custody issued by ICE to that jurisdiction.

    For instances of such release, the report also includes the associated individual’s citizenship, detainer issued and declined dates, and notable criminal activity.

    ICE compiled this report based on jurisdictions with detainers that were recorded as declined

    between January 28, 2017, and February 3, 2017, regardless of detainer issuance date

    It should be noted that law enforcement agencies (LEA) do not generally advise ICE of when a detainer is not honored, and therefore this report represents declined detainers that ICE personnel have become aware of during their enforcement activities.

    This report is comprised of four sections:

    • Section I:

    Highest Volume of Detainers Issued to Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions

    between January 28, 2017, and February 3, 2017

    • Section I

    I: Jurisdictions with Recorded Declined Detainers Broken Down by Individuals Released

    between January 28, 2017, and February 3, 2017

    • Section III:

    Table of Jurisdictions that have Enacted Policies which Limit Cooperation with ICE

    • Section IV: Report Scope and Data Fidelity

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    MAR 20, 2017 – SANCTUARY CITIES, COUNTIES, AND STATES have laws, ordinances,NAMING AND SHAMING: The First ICE Weekly Alien Criminal Releases List …

    I just saw a map on Fox Business that SHOWS CLALLAM COUNTY AS A SANCTUARY COUNTY.  When did this happen and why didn’t we have anything to say about it????

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    GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE, WA STATE,  HAS ENACTED POLICIES? BY

    SIGNING AN EXECUTIVE ORDER BLOCKING STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES FROM DETAINING UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS

    WHICH LIMIT COOPERATION WITH ICE.

    Wash. governor orders agencies to ignore immigration requests | TheHill

    thehill.com/…/320871-wash-governor-orders-agencies-to-ignore-immigration-request…

    Feb 23, 2017 – Jay Inslee (D) on Thursday signed an executive order blocking state law enforcement agencies from detaining undocumented immigrants at …

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    INDEED, OUR  COUNTY, CLALLAM COUNTY WA”IS” MAPPED AND LISTED NAMED AND SHAMED AS A SANCTUARY COUNTY BY GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE EXECUTIVE ORDER BLOCKING STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES FROM DETAINING UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS

    ONE LAST QUESTIONS HAS YOUR CITY, COUNTY OR STATE  BEEN MAPPED AND LISTED NAMED AND SHAMED AS A SANCTUARY?