Archives for April 2015

Lawmakers Want FDA To Crack Down On Soap Makers

Peo­ple who are try­ing to do good for their fam­i­lies and the plan­et by liv­ing a sim­ple life based on tra­di­tion­al skills are fac­ing yet anoth­er assault. Arti­sanal soap mak­ers say new reg­u­la­tions, pro­posed by Sen­a­tor Dianne Fein­stein (D‑California) and Sen­a­tor Susan Collins (R‑Maine), will put them out of busi­ness. Many soap mak­ers are rural […]

Oyster Farmer: ‘We Are Terrified’ Of The Government

Drakes Bay Oys­ter Com­pa­ny oper­at­ed in Point Reyes for decades until Nation­al Park Ser­vice offi­cials used fal­si­fied data to force Kevin Lunny’s fam­i­­ly-run oys­ter farm to shut down. The expe­ri­ence has left its mark on Lun­ny: “We are ter­ri­fied,” he told law­mak­ers dur­ing a hear­ing Thurs­day. “Let me be clear, we did not fail as […]

Chemtrails Exposed: A History of the New Manhattan Project

Dis­cov­er­ies and inven­tions are not ter­mi­nals; they are fresh start­ing points from which we can climb to new knowl­edge.” — Dr. Willis R. Whit­ney, founder of Gen­er­al Elec­tric Lab­o­ra­to­ries After so many years of watch­ing air­planes pro­duce the lines in the sky, large­ly with­out know­ing of what this Project con­sists or why, we have recently […]

Uniform Corruption through Institutional Inertia

BREAKING NEWS:   Gov­er­nor Butch Otter is expect­ed to call a spe­cial ses­sion of the leg­is­la­ture to try and pass the Ida­ho ver­sion of the UIFSA which call for state par­tic­i­pa­tion in The Hague Con­ven­tion on the Inter­na­tion­al Recov­ery of Child Sup­port and Oth­er Forms of Fam­i­ly Main­te­nance.  Ida­ho States­man There is a mal­a­dy that affects […]

Attorney Calls Easements A ‘Government Land Grab’

In recent years, con­ser­va­tion easements—agreements between landown­ers and non­prof­it organizations—have gained pop­u­lar­i­ty as a way to pro­tect wildlife, pro­vide var­i­ous kinds of tax exemp­tions as well as pre­vent land and min­er­al devel­op­ment with an eye toward per­ma­nent preser­va­tion. At the same time, there has been con­cerns these ease­ments have caused ero­sion of local tax bases […]

A Modern Paul Revere

The fol­low­ing is a recent let­ter from Mr. Jett Fere­bee of North Car­oli­na to the Sec­re­tary of the Inte­ri­or (Jew­ell) and the Direc­tor of the US Fish & Wildlife Ser­vice (Ashe).   Mr. Fere­bee and his asso­ciates in North Car­oli­na have formed an active coali­tion of politi­cians and bureau­crats bent on expos­ing the law­less­ness of […]

Vatican Heavies Silence Climate Heretics At UN Papal Summit

VATICAN CITY – Papal heav­ies shut down an awk­ward ques­tion at a Vat­i­can press con­fer­ence today when a jour­nal­ist asked UN Sec­re­­tary-Gen­er­al Ban Ki-Moon his views on cli­mate scep­tics. Marc Mora­no, cov­er­ing the Vat­i­can cli­mate con­fer­ence for Cli­mate Depot, asked Ban Ki-Moon whether he had a mes­sage for the Heart­land Insti­tute del­e­ga­tion of sci­en­tists who […]

Tribes Make Call For Water — Water Shutoffs Could Begin As Early As Next Week

FA Note — This action by the Kla­math Tribes, under author­i­ty of the Upper Kla­math Basin Com­pre­hen­sive Agree­ment (UKBCA), high­lights what is like­ly in Mon­tanan’s future, via the Con­sol­i­dat­ed Sal­ish and Koote­nai Tribes water com­pact signed into law last week.   Water shut­offs could begin as ear­ly as next week. Since Mon­day, water calls have been […]