Archives for December 2014

Update on the Lawsuit to Stop the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) from Taking Away Local Control

Judge Grillo’s ten­ta­tive rul­ing is against local auton­o­my, how­ev­er, the Judge is in pos­ses­sion of the infor­ma­tion he request­ed at the hear­ing and has not yet made a final rul­ing. Antic­i­pa­tion builds as to what the Supe­ri­or Court will do…

Cradle Snatchers!

Oba­ma launch­es $1 bil­lion ear­ly edu­ca­tion plan Com­men­tary by Mary Thomp­son, 3D Research Group Here we go… offi­cial full throt­tle for the “ear­ly learn­ing” agen­da, uni­ver­sal “preschool,” womb to tomb train­ing ( called edu­ca­tion). All the buzz words and play­ers are on stage: Oba­ma, Dun­can, and oth­er “stooges” includ­ing a “local sher­iff from Ohio.” Read […]

Actually, Raising Beef Is Good for the Planet

Despite envi­ron­men­tal­ists’ wor­ries, cat­tle don’t guz­zle water or cause hunger—and can help fight cli­mate change Peo­ple who advo­cate eat­ing less beef often argue that pro­duc­ing it hurts the envi­ron­ment. Cat­tle, we are told, have an out­size eco­log­i­cal foot­print: They guz­zle water, tram­ple plants and soils, and con­sume pre­cious grains that should be nour­ish­ing hun­gry humans. […]

Parental Rights in Public School: Quickly Disappearing.

Parental Rights in Pub­lic School: Quick­ly Dis­ap­pear­ing. Par­ents are increas­ing­ly con­cerned that pub­lic school admin­is­tra­tors are super­sed­ing the legal author­i­ty par­ents have in their child’s life. Mis­souri par­ents were sur­prised to learn that their direc­tives for their chil­dren not to use com­put­ers at school or no parental per­mis­sion allow­ing stu­dent com­put­er use were ignored by […]

Fresh attacks on Common Core ahead after GOP wave

New Repub­li­can majori­ties in state leg­is­la­tures across the coun­try are prepar­ing to launch a fresh assault on Com­mon Core edu­ca­tion stan­dards after sweep­ing to pow­er in November’s midterm elec­tions. Strate­gists involved in the state-by-state fight against the nation­al K-12 math and read­ing bench­marks S, rather than sin­gle bills aimed at dis­man­tling the whole pro­gram all […]

North Carolina: Pitts Public School Parents Apoplectic Over Propaganda, Proselytizing for Islam in Class

More par­ents are wak­ing up to the twist­ed pro­pa­gan­da being taught in pub­lic schools across the coun­try. Our orga­ni­za­tion, AFDI and SIOA, is work­ing with indi­vid­ual par­ents and small groups of par­ents to remove these dis­hon­est lessons that are pros­e­ly­tiz­ing for Islam to our chil­dren and intel­lec­tu­al­ly dis­arm­ing them about the gravest threat to our […]

Police/DHS can spy on your medical & financial records

The Health Insur­ance Porta­bil­i­ty & Account­abil­i­ty Act (HIPPA) is the pri­ma­ry fed­er­al law that address­es health records. The HIPAA pri­va­cy rules have spe­cial excep­tions for law enforce­ment and nation­al secu­ri­ty inves­ti­ga­tions. The law enforce­ment pro­vi­sion is very broad. It cov­ers all the usu­al police pro­ce­dures, includ­ing sub­poe­nas. Those don’t require a judge’s advance per­mis­sion, and […]

Congress authorizes federal government to collect and use all private communications by U.S. citizens

A House Repub­li­can is crit­i­ciz­ing a piece of leg­is­la­tion just passed by Con­gress as gross­ly uncon­sti­tu­tion­al because it essen­tial­ly gives the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment and local law enforce­ment “unlim­it­ed access to the com­mu­ni­ca­tions of every Amer­i­can.” As report­ed by, Rep. Justin Amash of Wis­con­sin said he found a pas­sage in the Intel­li­gence Autho­riza­tion Act for […]