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FBI Agent Indicted in Shooting Death of Rancher LaVoy Finicum

By Judi McLeod

The truth will always out.  The truth will always out even when top authorities squat on it for five long months in efforts to suppress it from ever finding sunlight.

“An FBI agent has been indicted and accused of lying about firing shots at slain Oregon militia member LaVoy Finicum during a fatal roadside encounter, according to (a) report.” (NY Daily News, June 28, 2017)

Travel Ban by California Democrats

By Douglas V. Gibbs

While the Democrats scream and cry over Trump’s travel ban from six Muslim-majority countries because they believe his executive order targets Islam and bans travel for some people because of what they believe, California Democrats are banning official travel for California officials to certain locations in the United States because of what the people at the destination locations allegedly believe.

US funding dubious science and unfounded fear

By Ron Arnold

Donald Trump’s EPA is facing a tsunami of vitriol for trying to drain the DC swamp of rogue regulators that rule with made-to-order scientific lies and invented threats, such as its ruling that the carbon dioxide which makes life on Earth possible is a pollutant.

Energy Secretary Right on Climate Change

By Tom Harris

Energy Secretary Rick Perry did a remarkable thing last week: he expressed skepticism about the causes of climate change in a TV interview and, even after widespread condemnation from environmentalists and the press, he did it again a few days later before a major Senate committee.

The Europeanization of the Great Lakes States’ Wetlands Laws & Regulations

By Lawrence Kogan

For more than 15 years, in addition to practicing law, I have been engaged in Washington, D.C. and around the nation, in public international, federal and state policy practice.  My public policy practice has focused, in part, on how the European Union, formed upon the execution of the 1992 Maastrict Treaty by the countries of Europe, has, at the insistence of European regional industries, exported around the world Europe’s relatively higher cost of sustainable development/Agenda 21-modeled environmental regulation around the world.

To the BLM, hippies and nudists more equal than ranchers with cattle

By Judi McLeod

No rancher’s cattle straying away to graze the grass on land the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) considers their own will ever get away with it.

While seven ranchers still languish in jail awaiting trial from incidents connected to the 2016 Malheur National Forest Standoff where rancher LaVoy Finicum was shot down under questionable circumstances, up to 30,000 aimless hangers on to the Rainbow Family of Living Light have outfoxed he BLM once again.

Not so fast, Mr. Scaramucci, CNN anything but classy

By Judi McLeod

An early morning Tweet posted by Anthony Scaramucci, an adviser to Trump during the presidential campaign and a member of his transition team’s executive committee, after CNN removed from its website, scrubbing all links from its social media accounts, a story involving an investigation of a Russian investment fund with potential ties to several associates of President Donald Trump:

Planned Parenthood’s Desperate Attempt to get Jon Ossoff Elected

By Judi McLeod

If the truth, rather than media propaganda got to tell the story, this is what really went down in Tuesday’s special Georgia election:

Planned Parenthood poured big money in trying to elect Democrat pro-abortion crusader Jon Ossoff to Congress in Tuesday’s special election in Georgia—but ended up instead aborting aborting his election chances.

Democrats trapped in their hate-filled corner

By Judi McLeod

So-called ‘White Obama’ Jon Ossoff’s defeat in the special election for Georgia’s 6th Congressional district yesterday makes it clear that the Democrats are going down in the water for the third time with no lifeguard coming to save them.

OFA Organizing for Anarchy Recruitment

By Judi McLeod

Five months after his blatantly hypocritical ‘I-wish-the-new-president-well’  departure from the White House,  Organizing for America is raising money for Obama as Leader of the Resistance poised to take President Donald Trump down.

‘Hiker of the Appalachian Trail’ lectures cussing senior citizens

By Judi McLeod

You would think that Republican Congressman Mark Sanford media-dubbed as “hiker of the Appalachian Trail”, would be the last one to blame President Donald Trump for being “partially to blame” for the severe divide in politics currently plaguing the nation.

Within the passing of a single day: From Baseball Practice to the Interstate

By Judi McLeod

Yesterday it was a hate-crazed, anti-Trump, Bernie Sanders supporter shooting and critically wounding House Majority Whip, Steve Scalise and injuring three others at a baseball practice.

The day before, at 4 p.m. EST, Tuesday it was a truck driver taking shots at a vehicle displaying an American flag and a ‘Make America Great Again’ flag.

“Jihadi Jane” Lands a New Gig—(Kathy Griffin to Entertain ISIS)

By William Kevin Stoos

—Satire

“Americans just don’t appreciate good humor these days,” lamented Kathy Griffin in a hastily planned phone interview with Hugh Betcha, Ace Reporter for the StoosViews International Media Conglomerate. Hugh, winner of the CNN award for “Conservative Reporter We Would Most Like to Hang With, 2017,” a reporter respected on both sides of the aisle in Foggy Bottom, who walks with kings and princes—recently returning from the Mideast where he was asked to secretly broker a peace treaty between the Palestinians and Israel—is the go to guy when Hollywood wants publicity.

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Questioning Recycling Of Wind Turbine Blades

Although wind power achieved just 0.39% of the world’s total energy consumption as of 2013, it is assumed that a rapid expansion of wind power will ultimately be environmentally advantageous both due to its reputation as a ‘clean’ energy and because of the potential to contribute to reduced CO2 emissions.1

Siri Plans to Stop Taking Orders and Start Giving Them

Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced the company is going to focus on developing self–driving car “systems” instead of the car itself. In an interview with Bloomberg Television he explained this qualifies as an “MOA” effort as in “The Mother Of All AI projects.”

McConnell delays Senate health care vote until after July 4 recess

The good news is the Senate health care bill isn’t going to fail this week. The bad news is that’s only because Mitch McConnell recognized the car was heading for a cliff and had the good sense to hit the brakes. For now. With three Republicans and one libertarian having announced their refusal to back the bill in its present form, there’s more work to do, and McConnell isn’t going to get it done before the July 4 recess.

Sarah Palin sues New York Times over editorial linking her to Gabrielle Giffords shooting

Well, well, well.  It looks like Sarah Palin has finally had enough of the Gray Lady’s lies. News broke last night that she is going to sue the New York Times for defamation - a claim stemming from the Times Editorial Board’s decision to once again portray her as the inspiration for the Gabrielle Giffords shooting.  I previously discussed the story here, but in case you missed it, here’s the short version.

American Chemical Society files suit against Sci-Hub

WASHINGTON,  On June 23, 2017, the American Chemical Society (ACS) filed suit in the United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia against unnamed confederates of Sci-Hub, a self-proclaimed web pirate organization that steals and then illegally reproduces and disseminates copyrighted scientific research articles on the internet. The suit asserts infringement of the professional Society’s copyrights, as well as counterfeiting and infringement of its trademarks.

The IDF Exercises in Cyprus and Crete

By INSS -- Gabi Siboni, Gal Perl Finkel -- World

The Israel Defense Forces recently completed a large military exercise on the island of Cyprus, and a smaller training exercise in Crete was held several months earlier.

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Universal Day of the Romanian Blouse

On a sunny and breezy June 24, 2017, a group of over 100 Romanians from states and suburbs surrounding Washington, D.C., have gathered in front of the State Capitol’s reflecting pool to pose for a group picture in celebration of the Universal Day of the Romanian Blouse called “ie,” a hand-woven and hand-sewn artisanal blouse. Women from the three regions of Romania, Transylvania, Moldova, and Wallachia, have sewn these intricate works of art for centuries.

What Are You Doing To Grandma?

Is Grandma’s doctor slowly harming her by over-medication? I’m being facetious here, as no doctor wants to injure patients. But remember, today is not the horse-and-buggy era of medical practice. Today, rushed doctor visits and potent drugs can be a hazardous combination. So can you protect a beloved grandparent?

AV’s mean more safety and savings for U.S. drivers

EDGEWATER, Maryland — Visitors to the General Motors Futurama pavilion at the New York World’s Fair of 1939 saw something quite amazing for its time: an automated highway system.  It was a dazzling display of thousands of cars and trucks operating without driver assistance for maximum traffic flow and efficiency.

The Horticultural Alice

When Lewis Carroll penned Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in 1865, followed six years later with Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There he must never have thought that over 150 years later they would never have been out of print. As most know, ‘Lewis Carroll’ was the pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, a mathematician and lecturer at Christ College, Oxford.

Centipedes and Millipedes

Often found in damp gardens, a Victorian poetess elucidated:

The centipede was happy, quite
Until the toad in fun, said,
“Pray which leg goes before which?”
And she laid distracted in the ditch
Figuring how to run

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