Archives for December 10, 2014

Common Core Career Readiness

Economic Development with the Human Resource – just one goal of Common Core By Jeannie George, 3D Research Group There’s been a shift in education. The goal has changed from ‘gaining knowledge’ to ‘getting a job’. That goal has caused the deliberate dumb-down; the steady deterioration of every academic subject taught in school. Thus, students […]

RI Regional Plan Strips Property Rights

With an area of 1212 square miles, Rhode Island is the smallest of the fifty states, but is about to take one of the biggest leaps in the nation.  The RI Division of Planning is advancing a HUD supported sustainable development plan that creates a single region out of every county, city and community in […]

Illinois Just Made it a Felony for Its Citizens to Record the Police and the Media is Silent

Only a government that lives like cockroaches in the darkness would pass a law criminalizing the act of turning on the light. Illinois — In March of this year the Illinois Supreme Court struck down the state’s eavesdropping law, and rightfully so, as it was touted as the most unconstitutional law of its kind in […]

Utah to seize own land from government, challenge federal dominance of Western states

‘Transfer of Public Lands Act’ demands Washington relinquish 31.2 million acres by Dec. 31 In three weeks, Utah intends to seize control of 31.2 million acres of its own land now under the control of the federal government. At least, that’s the plan. In an unprecedented challenge to federal dominance of Western state lands, Utah […]

EFF Demands US Trade Negotiators Publish Their Public Records

It’s no secret that the US Trade Representative (USTR) has approached the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations with a disappointing lack of transparency. For years now, leaks have been an inadequate substitute to reasonable public policy, and non-corporate groups have resorted to reading between the lines of press statements even as the stated timeline of the […]

The Government Owns Over 623 Million Acres. Why Does It Need More?

Insatiable ­– that would seem to be the word that best describes the appetite of some in Congress and their friends in the environmental community. Congress has added over 450 pages to the defense authorization bill to designate wilderness, create new parks, designate Wild and Scenic Rivers and fund National Heritage areas – things that have […]