Superior Court (Alameda County) Rules in Favor of ABAG and One Bay Area

Lit­i­ga­tion Seeks to Pro­tect the Amer­i­can Form of Gov­ern­ment In a result ori­ent­ed deci­sion, Alame­da Coun­ty Supe­ri­or Court Judge Eve­lio Gril­lo ruled against Free­dom Advo­cates and oth­ers in the war over pro­tect­ing Cities and Coun­ties from a trans­for­ma­tion of local gov­ern­ment (One Bay Area). The new form of gov­ern­ment in the San Fran­cis­co Bay Area […]

Thanks, EPA: Your New ‘Navigable Waters’ Rule Strengthens The Case Against Administrative Law

When Con­gress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, it was exer­cis­ing its pow­er to reg­u­late inter­state com­merce by pro­hibit­ing dis­charges into the nation’s “nav­i­ga­ble waters.” If a body of water could be used to trans­port goods from one state to anoth­er, it was cov­ered by the Act. Like so many oth­er statutes enact­ed over the […]

Watch Out for That Puddle, Soon It Could Be Federally Regulated

FA Note:  This Op-Ed appeared in the Wall Street Jour­nal Decem­ber 7, 2014. The authors are Reed Hop­per and Todd Gaziano, with Pacif­ic Legal Foun­da­tion.  The EPA wants to rede­fine ‘the waters of the Unit­ed States’ to mean vir­tu­al­ly any wet spot in the coun­try. Ear­li­er this year the Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency and Army Corps […]

County schools’ ROP gets $35K grant

FA NOTE: Com­mon Core? — The Brain­wash­ing of Kids to Accept Water Scarci­ty SAN BERNARDINO CALIFORNIA— The San Bernardi­no Coun­ty Super­in­ten­dent of Schools’ Region­al Occu­pa­tion­al Pro­gram has received a $35,000 grant to sup­port new high school class­es that address water issues in Cal­i­for­nia. The pro­grams are expect­ed to devel­op new stan­­dards-based mod­el cur­ricu­lum that promote […]

Unprecedented Mobilization’: Hundred Thousand Rise Against Irish Water Tax

FA Note: Around the world water is being col­lec­tivized through “pri­va­ti­za­tion”. The goal is to get water out of the hands of indi­vid­u­als. Con­trol the water – con­trol the peo­ple. Via cen­tral­ized water peo­ple will be forced to live where and how those in con­trol desire. Cen­tral­iza­tion of water means you will live where you […]

A vast land grab to ‘protect’ water

ANALYSIS/OPINION In Novem­ber, com­ments closed on a pro­pos­al by the Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engi­neers to rede­fine “waters of the Unit­ed States,” as set forth in the Clean Water Act of 1977. While Sen. Edmund Muskie, Maine Demo­c­rat, author of the 1977 law, required 88 pages for his entire statute, […]

John McCain Trying to Use NDAA to Give Tonto National Forest to a British Mining Company

I think at a cer­tain point one has to under­stand that glob­al­iza­tion amounts to trea­son. These greedy Vichy politi­cians we have in Wash­ing­ton need to be removed before they hand over every­thing in the coun­try that isn’t nailed to the floor. This is Ton­to Nation­al For­est. It is yours. It is this country’s fifth largest for­est and […]

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 […]