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Arizona: ACC Gives APS a Rate Increase on smart Meters

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Information & Perspective by Warren Woodward
Sedona, Arizona ~ August 17, 2017

          At their Open Meeting last Tuesday, the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) commissioners voted 4 to 1 to give APS a rate increase of about 4.5% on residential customers’ rates. Since all the commissioners were elected with major APS money spent on their campaigns, their votes were to be expected.

         The lone No vote was from commissioner Robert Burns. Burns has been in dispute, and Superior Court, with the other commissioners and APS over alleged money spent by APS two elections ago to get commissioners Little & Forese elected. As a commissioner, Burns has the legal right to examine APS’s books but he has been stonewalled for about 2 years.

         Burns contends that because of APS’s influence, those two commissioners should have recused themselves. He wants the rate case done over. The issue hangs with the Superior Court judge hearing the case. You can read more about that here: http://azcapitoltimes.com/news/2017/08/15/arizona-corporation-commission-approves-aps-rate-hike/
       

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STOP FLORIDA FREE KILL STATUTE

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Stop Florida Free Kill Statute

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GLOBAL WARMING TOTALLY DEBUNKED

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2017 August 11              from G. Edward Griffin

GLOBAL WARMING
TOTALLY DEBUNKED

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The Trump administration is receiving strong support to reject the UN’s Climate Accord, but the carbon-tax and government-control crowd is pushing hard to criminalize any opposition to their plans. Gloal Warming, An Inconvenient Lie has arrived just in time to make a big difference in this battle. If seen by enough people, public awareness can stop them in their tracks. This is not just an issue of learning the truth. It’s about building a genuine movement for the defense of liberty.

We have sent a copy of this docu-series to President Trump in hopes that it will strengthen his resolve to keep the US out of the UN Climate Accord, but that is not enough. He needs to know that the public is solidly behind him. If tens-of-thousands of people sent him an email asking him to watch this program and comment on it publicly, it could cause enough stir to keep public awareness moving in the right direction.

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Fatally Flawed Justice System: The Monopoly of the Corporate BAR Associations

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Marti Oakley

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“There is absolutely nothing in the Constitution for the United States authorizing, or otherwise directing the creation of these self protecting unions that have monopolized our judicial system at every level and use that monopoly to profit at the public’s expense. And, there is nothing authorizing the incorporation of these specialized unions or of the Supreme Court itself. Yet here we are in the grips of these corporate entities who have monopolized the very judicial system meant to protect America from just such things.”

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In every state and on the Federal level, the BAR Associations have established a monopoly on our courts and our so-called judicial system. The existing Sherman Act: the Clayton Act and FTC Act only become active when the monopolized systems that have been established harm consumers. I can think of no other more harmful monopoly to the American public overall, than what passes for the judicial system in America and its associated BAR unions that not ony control and own our courts, but also profit mightily from doing so. The law is what they say it is regardless of what the law might actually be.

The Sherman Act outlaws “every contract, combination, or conspiracy in restraint of trade,” and any “monopolization, attempted monopolization, or conspiracy or combination to monopolize.” Long ago, the Supreme Court decided that the Sherman Act does not prohibit every restraint of trade, only those that are unreasonable. Obviously, the Supreme Court has decided that the monopolies that exist in our courts are not unreasonable. Especially since they too, participate in that monopoly.

Q: Do you believe the monopolies on our courts at every level via so-called BAR Associations are unreasonable?

When individuals go to all the expense and time of acquiring a degree in law, why should they then be required to pass some contrived test, many times at great expense, to acquire a union card (The BARS are UNIONS) permitting them to work in the field they trained in or to practice their trade in any court room in this country? No union card? No access to the courts. Didn’t pay your BAR union dues for access to the courts they monopolize? Too bad for you!

Even the Supreme Court of the United States has established itself as its own BAR. To be heard in this highly politicized “court”, you must be a member in good standing for four years in another BAR union before you can apply to appear in their closed union shop called the Supreme Court. More

“Amazon Took Over Collecting Illegal Sales Tax for the States”

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Secure the Republic

“If you are the elected officials in a town or city, DO NOT support any resolution supporting a federal internet sales tax (especially (coming from Municipal League)! If your area has passed such an oppressive resolution, please reconsider, and withdraw this life-altering, fascist legislation. Brutal taxation chaos is staring us straight in the face! If Arkansans think we have been taxed enough already, just wait until the Streamline Governing Board gets through with us! “

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Secure Arkansas mentioned in our last article that we would be writing an alert very soon about Amazon and their illegal collection of the UNconstitutional internet state sales tax, so here is a brief introduction followed by our thoughts and plenty of documentation (as always).

For years, internet shoppers have been able to make online purchases without paying sales tax — as long as the company from whom one was purchasing didn’t have a NEXUS (a physical presence) in that shopper’s state. Brick-and-mortar companies have fought this because they believed it gave internet companies an unfair advantage. However, it seems that because some states think they’re losing money since sales tax isn’t being collected, they have pushed harder for Congress to do something, and – in case you haven’t noticed – Amazon has actually started collecting sales tax on internet purchases here in Arkansas as of April 2017. They collect that sales tax VOLUNTARILY which is illegal and goes against the Supreme Court ruling in Quill v. North Dakota (read more about that below). And, if illegal sales tax collection isn’t enough… according to this Fortune magazine article, “A Missouri retail lobbyist speaking to Bloomberg BNA in January said that Main Street stores still wanted a national law standardizing sales tax policy for online sellers.” (Wait a minute… Whatever happened to states’ rights and state sovereignty???)

From where is the push coming for taxation — besides the states? Keep reading…

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THE LEMON LAW REBORN

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  Author,
Chuck Frank


Creeping tyranny has finally come to a halt.  There is nothing left to control.  Rogue governments have succeeded everywhere in tracking your every move through cellphones, satellites, roadways and intersections, along with a persons car or truck.  Your T.V. and dishwasher are also in the spy mix.  Expanding tyranny doesn’t stop here.  With it comes hundreds of permit’s, fines and/or asset forfeiture that oppresses the masses for the sole purpose of creating mega government, slush funds meant to maintain  glorified welfare.

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Conference Call for Pipeline Fighters, landowners and #NoKXL activists

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Bold Nebraska has organized a conference call for Pipeline Fighters, landowners and #NoKXL activists this Thursday evening, July 13th, to discuss the final public hearing on Keystone XL scheduled for July 26th at the Ralston Arena in Omaha, the Aug. 6th “March to Give Keystone XL the Boot” in Lincoln, and the upcoming week of intervenor proceedings at the Public Service Commission Aug. 7-11.

Dial in to join us at 6:00 p.m. CT on Thursday for a Keystone XL conference call update from Bold’s Jane Kleeb.

We have outnumbered the pro-KXL supporters by 3-1 or more at the recent public hearings on Keystone XL, and it’s critical that we turn out in full force for this final Public Service Commission meeting on July 26th in Omaha.

This is your last chance to speak out on the record against Keystone XL — as the “intervenor” proceedings in August will be open to the public to attend and observe, but no public testimony will be taken during that week.

Mark your calendar: Make plans now to join us on Sunday, August 6th in Lincoln for the “March to Give Keystone XL the Boot.More

CA Bill SB 649: silent weapons systems….5G antennas

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http://thepeoplesinitiative.org/

SB 649 is a new bill that has passed the CA State Senate and is currently flying through the legislature, with total industry influence, zero regard for public and environmental health.

This bill basically is going to allow for extremely powerful millimeter wave technology – yes, the exact same kind of radiation technology our military uses for crowd control and other “non lethal” weaponry, (but upper echelon military personnel know these things just have to do is be turned up a notch for them to become EXTREMELY lethal) and also similar to what airlines use to screen passengers – the kind of millimeter waves that gave multitudes of TSA workers cancer, (after they were lied to by Dept. of Homeland Security about safety of course) to be installed in any “public right of way” in the state of CA!

(Notice the dead tree branches near the above antenna, typical of the harm these antennas bring.)

This means that it can be placed RIGHT OUTSIDE YOUR HOME and there will be NOTHING you can do about it!!!

(The above “pain without injury” is a PR lie being promoted by the military and wireless industry to push this invasive, lucrative and potentially lethal technology.)

SB 649 decimates even the meager protections the Telecom Act afforded with local zoning being able to use “visually unappealing” to block cell towers or other desperate measures to block them. But none of this will be available to the public to stop a 5G antenna/transmitter from showing up directly outside your door or on your block should this dangerous bill pass.

This also means that all the effort we put in to successfully block the federally funded First Net cell tower surveillance infrastructure (150 cell towers in total) from being implemented in LA will have all been for nought.

(The above is a realistic picture of what authorized personal will be able to see inside your home with millimeter wave technology.)


“But I’m an environmentalist, my focus is on saving trees, I don’t care so much about people.”  Great! Then you should care about stopping this bill as studies show cell antennas harm birds, wildlife and foliage and even trees !

“But I don’t believe what people say about cell antennas and cancer. After all, the government would tell us if such a thing were true. There’s no evidence.”  WRONG! Our own National Toxicology Program recently came out with a study showing statistically significant brain and heart cancer with background wireless radiation exposure to the WHOLE BODY, not just cell phone to the head!

Why should I care if I don’t live in the state of CA or even in the US?

For better or for worse, the state of CA is like a “bell weather” state for trends that tend to go nationwide and also global. If it passes here, LOOK OUT!! That means it may be coming to your state or even country very soon!!

But what can I do?

This is an excellent website to tell you all about 5G

Please CALL and EMAIL these people…
Here is a List of Committee Members Who Will Be Voting This WED. on the Bill

If the bill passes out of committee this Wed., it will go to the CA Assembly for a vote as early as next week! Please call and email as many of them as you can, but look for your personal local Assembly rep and call them first.
Here is the same site with the CA Assembly’s Contact info

Thank you for taking action NOW on this DANGEROUS and IRRESPONSIBLE power grab by the wireless industry and other government sponsored surveillance and military agencies.

Public Service Commission Hearing on Keystone XL in O’Neill

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After heeding our calls to provide more opportunities for the public to make our concerns heard about the Keystone XL tarsands export pipeline, the Nebraska Public Service Commission will hold a second “public meeting” tomorrow — Wednesday, June 7th (12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.) in O’Neill, Nebraska. More

Why I Am an Anti-Globalist

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by James Hufferd, Ph.D.                                                                                    

  Coordinator, 911 Truth Grassroots Organization

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  Back when I was new on this earth and arriving in town in a yellow school bus, the better part of a century ago (gulp), there was a program that came on our black and white TV in the late afternoon each day called “Captain Video”, in which, as I recall, the main characters were served by a robot name of “Tobor”, “robot” spelled backward – clever. More

Suppose Trump had Hillary’s incredible Russian connection?

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If Trump had Hillary’s Russian connection…

Trump would be curled up in a ball in a bunker a few hundred feet under the White House. And that’s on his best day.

The newspapers and television news would be citing nothing less than treason as the cause for his impeachment. They would claim he was, in fact, helping Putin win World War 3 against the US. A nuclear war.

Forget “Putin influenced the election on behalf of Trump.” Instead, mainstream attack dogs would be claiming Trump was a conscious agent who had been turned, years ago, against his home country. The dogs would be making up stories about how this happened.

“It was on a business trip that the world changed for a desperate real estate mogul named Donald Trump. Mr. Trump was on his way to Moscow, ostensibly to meet with several Russian oligarchs about a casino project he was hoping to launch. Instead, he huddled with a representative and close friend of Vladimir Putin at the Baltschug Kempinski Hotel, and that friend offered Mr. Trump a different kind of deal, one that would change his life forever and alter the future of America…”

This is what we would be seeing and hearing if Donald Trump had been involved in the 2013 Clinton business deal with Russia that everyone knows about—but no one is willing to prosecute or even cover (anymore) in the mainstream press.

I have written about the Clinton deal before, but it’s worth reviewing again, given the kind of heat Trump is dealing with for Phone Conversations. Conversations several of his people have had with Russians; even business deals that could have been consummated during those discussions.

So…here it is again. Imagine Hillary and Bill Clinton were not the wheelers and dealers. Imagine Trump was. Try to conceive what would be happening to him now vs. what is happening to Bill and Hillary: i.e., nothing.

I’ll go one step further. Wherever Bill or Hillary’s name, or the name of their Foundation, appears in the NY Times story I’m about to quote, I’ll substitute a Trump name (in CAPS), so you get the full effect:

Consider this plot line. Follow the bouncing ball.

Putin wants 20% of uranium on US soil. That 20% is owned by a Canadian mining company.

The Canadian executives want to sell it to Putin.

But because uranium is a US “national security” product, various US federal agencies have to OK the deal. One of those agencies is the US State Department.

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Massachusetts Bill H3027….Objective? To cloak financial exploitation of the elderly

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Marti Oakley

Comment:  If ever there was a valid reason for disbarring the BAR, making it unlawful for individuals in this closed union to assemble or to attempt to influence laws affecting the public, Massachusetts H 3027 surely has to be one of those reasons. MJO

 

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Note to Mr. Harshbarger: What exactly is “ordinary negligence?”

The first thing we need to clarify is that probate tribunals (and these are tribunals) operate only under a intentionally constructed system of statutes, rules and regulations that exist only to avoid the common law and access to courts of law. You cannot use the Constitutions, neither state or federal to defend yourself from the predatory activities of these tribunals and the predators who access them for the specific purpose of exploitation and self-enrichment. You have no rights in these tribunals. You have no protections.

Gloucester Times

Harshbarger on Monday asked the Judiciary Committee to throw its support behind a bill that would establish a state office of adult guardianship as a public-private partnership that would handle the appointment of guardians for adults who cannot make their own legal decisions and lack family, friends or access to volunteers who could step into the role.”

At issue is the bill H 3027 currently in the Massachusetts Judiciary Committee. What is clearly a bill meant to legitimize and provide immunity for the predators in the guardianship-for-profit system, the former AG of Massachusetts, Mr. Harshbarger, now newly installed with the Boston lawfirm of Casner & Edwards, is hawking this bill which has no other purpose than to provide protection to the predators.

The first question we all need to ask is:

Who comprises the private part of this so-called “public/private partnership” (ppp)? And why would they be willing to fund a public agency that will supposedly only cost the state about $400 thousand a year to operate?

Sounds tantalizing doesn’t it?! Doesn’t it just give you the warm fuzzies to think there are actually individuals out there who are so altruistic, so philanthropic, that they would fund a public agency dedicated to protecting vulnerable people while saving the state a bucket of money at the same time!! Does it get any better than this? Apparently it does if you are part of the system!

Not so fast.

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A CIVIL RIGHTS MATTER: Supreme Court to Rule On Federal Workers’ Right to Take Complaint to U.S. District Court

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Tanya Ward Jordan, President
The Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C)

On Monday, April 17th, many present and former federal employees lined up to witness the Supreme Court justices open their April session with the case of Anthony Perry, a former Department of Commerce Census Bureau employee and a member of the Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C).

The question the Supreme Court with newly appointed Judge Neil Gorsuch on the bench must answer is — Whether a Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) decision dismissing a mixed case on “jurisdictional grounds” is subject to judicial review in district court or in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

If the Perry case is allowed to proceed in district court it has a far more likely chance of being heard by a jury. For the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is known to largely “RUBBER STAMP” federal agency decisions.

Christopher Landau, who represented Perry, urged the court to rule that mixed cases like his client’s should go to the district court. But, Brian Fletcher, assistant to the U.S. solicitor general, argued on behalf of the federal government. Fletcher disagreed asserting Perry’s case should go to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

If the Supreme Court were to send Perry’s case to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, rather than the U.S. District Court, it would be indeed a civil rights blow for Federal workers who challenge unlawful civil rights violations and adverse actions (i.e. wrongful demotions, suspensions, and job terminations). For “some studies report that the U.S. Courts of Appeals affirmed 90 percent of all cases they decided from 1995 to 2005.”  (See footnote 1)

Penn State Law students submitted an amicus brief to Supreme Court in support of Mr. Perry’s right to pursue his claims in U.S. District Court. The amicus brief read:
“The issue at the center of Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Board stems from a 2012 Supreme Court decision, in which the Court held that federal employees whose discrimination claims are dismissed on procedural grounds by the MSPB are entitled to have their cases heard on the merits in federal district court. The Civil Rights Appellate Clinic, along with plaintiff Anthony Perry, argued that a federal employee’s discrimination claim dismissed on jurisdictional grounds, as opposed to procedural grounds, is entitled to the same type of review.”   Read more at link http://news.psu.edu/story/456966/2017/03/21/penn-state-law-students-submit-amicus-brief-supreme-court

The upcoming Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decision on the Perry case will most likely close the loop and provide clarity for many federal workers, like Perry, who are often coerced into signing settlement agreements that require them to drop valid discrimination claims against the federal government.

Footnote 1: https://www.dcbar.org/bar-resources/publications/washington-lawyer/articles/october-2012-taking-the-stand.cfm

 

 

Another Government Shutdown Shakedown? (Yawn!)

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Marti Oakley

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It made absolutely no difference who won the 2016 presidential election. We can vote all we want, but the flight plan doesn’t change. We are being steered to a predetermined end with the only difference being which road we take to get there. This translates into …who will be allowed to profit most from the journey? We already know who will pay the bill.

Trump’s biggest problem was and is that he thought he was actually going to be running things…he’d be the “boss”. He’s obviously had his butt handed to him and now has back peddled on EVERY campaign promise he made. And we are just verging in the end of the first 100 days of his administration.

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Here we go again. The threat of a so-called “government shutdown”. IF only that would happen on a level beneficial to the country. But it won’t. Nothing that affects the daily grinding of federal agencies as they mismanage employees, programs and massive amounts of money will be affected. Both houses of congress will continue to gather and to collect their pay checks, their golden fleece insurance perks and, bribery from special interests hand delivered by lobbyists. Of course, we don’t dare call it bribery; we call it “campaign donations”, “political contributions” and other euphemisms meant to disguise the pay-to-play business of government.

https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/blog/2013/10/01/whats-affected-government-shutdown

Checking a list of government agencies affected in 2013 and 2015, it is apparent that the only people and agencies affected to any degree, are low-level staffers and even lower level employees of agencies.

A sample from that list:

  • Vital services that ensure seniors and young children have access to healthy food and meals may not have sufficient Federal funds to serve all beneficiaries in an extended lapse.
  • Call centers, hotlines and regional offices that help veterans understand their benefits will close to the public.
  • And, veterans’ compensation, pension, education and other benefits could be cut off in the case of an extended shutdown.
  • Every one of America’s national parks and monuments, from Yosemite to the Smithsonian to the Statue of Liberty, will be immediately closed.
  • New applications for small business loans and loan guarantees will be immediately halted.
  • Research into life-threatening diseases and other areas will stop and new patients won’t be accepted into clinical trials at the National Institutes of Health.
  • Work to protect consumers, ranging from child product safety to financial security to the safety of hazardous waste facilities, will cease. The EPA will halt non-essential inspections of chemical facilities and drinking water systems.
  • Permits and reviews for planned energy and transportations projects will stop, preventing companies from working on these projects.
  • Loans to rural communities will be halted.
  • Hundreds of thousands of Federal employees including many charged with protecting us from terrorist threats, defending our borders, inspecting our food, and keeping our skies safe will work without pay until the shutdown ends.
  • Hundreds of thousands of additional Federal workers will be immediately and indefinitely furloughed without pay.

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You Fools You Fools You Fools—How Amateur Presidents, Amateur Secretaries of State and Amateur Ambassadors to the United Nations Could Start World War III

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By Gary G. Kohls, MD

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A Summary of What is Likely to Have Been a False Flag Operation in Syria

The narrative accompanying the video footage that swayed Trump showed the now discredited-as-propaganda “White Hat” brigade members trying to hose down the dying poison gas victims in a region where there is no American presence. The unknown makers of the video claimed that the chemical agent responsible was military-grade Sarin gas.

Within hours after the Al Queda video went viral, a pair of U.S. Navy destroyers – that had been pre-positioned in the eastern Mediterranean – launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles (at a cost of some $1.5 million each, which equals $85,000,000 of scarce taxpayer dollars in one pop, to the delight of some weapons manufacturer or other), targeting aircraft, hardened shelters, fuel storage, munitions supply, air defense and communications facilities at the Syrian air base. Only 20% of the air base was disabled and jets were flying out of the base within a few  days.

The cooler heads of most of the members of the UN Security Council refused to blame Assad until further study of the facts were examined by an independent group.

This space is reserved for the true story, if we Americans are ever allowed to hear it.

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*“Perhaps there is no more fitting tribute…to all wars everywhere – than the closing chapters of Johnny Got His Gun. Published on September 3, 1939, two days after the start of WWII. Dalton Trumbo’s novel was about a World War I veteran whose four limbs, face and genitals had been blown away by a shell but had been kept alive in a secret military hospital as a curiosity. He is deaf, dumb, and blind, and must lift and drop his head against a hospital pillow to tap out – in Morse code – what he wants to tell mankind. He asks that the wretched trunk of his body be placed in a glass case and taken around the world on display. One of the last powerful paragraphs of the book ends this way: ‘I know the truth and you don’t you fools. You fools you fools you fools…” More

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