Archives for 2012

Rio +20 Tied Directly to Agenda 21

Read this 4‑page Unit­ed Nations Sys­tem Chief Exec­u­tives Board (CEB) Joint State­ment to Rio +20 (dat­ed April 17, 2012). The Rio +20 par­tic­i­pants “renew our com­mit­ment to sus­tain­able devel­op­ment” and describe their plan for get­ting “The Future We Want” (dat­ed June 19, 2012). Read this detailed review of the imple­men­ta­tion of Agen­da 21 and the […]

Feds Take Historic Water Supply of Tombstone, Arizona

Before the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment declared own­er­ship of much of Ari­zona, water appro­pri­a­tions were estab­lished to Tomb­stone, Ari­zona.  Mag­i­cal­ly the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment now lays claim, fol­low­ing a nat­ur­al dis­as­ter, to pre­vent water line repair across “fed­er­al lands.” Free­dom Advo­cates asks:  Does the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment have the pow­er to own vast expans­es of wilder­ness any­way?  Does any­one […]

Jim Patterson and the California Valley Solar Ranch

OPINION (San Luis Obis­po Coun­ty) CalCoastNews.com Fifth Dis­trict Super­vi­sor Jim Pat­ter­son has dis­trib­uted a cam­paign brochure tout­ing the fact that he “has led the effort” to approve two solar ener­gy projects and “pro­vide near­ly 400 skilled work­er posi­tions” at the Cal­i­for­nia Val­ley Solar Ranch (CVSR). Since Mr. Pat­ter­son evi­dent­ly con­sid­ers this the major achieve­ment of […]

Dam Removal will Ruin Lives and have Catastrophic Consequences

Dam Removal Would Be Cat­a­stroph­ic Defend Rur­al Amer­i­ca March 23, 2012 Stephen Koshy Mr. Stephen Koshy is a hum­ble man, aged 77, who just hap­pens to love our coun­try and share our con­cerns over what is hap­pen­ing to it. He became aware of the plan to destroy four Kla­math Riv­er dams, due in part to […]