Opinions & Editorials


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Hold On To Your Wallet
by Jim Beers, APRIL 17, 2017
OPINION

The Headline says it all; “DNR wants increased fees”. Our “perpetual tax and spend” Governor and his DNR Commissioner “need” hunting and fishing license fee increases of 10 to 15% “to keep up with inflation”. Haven’t our federal politicians claimed there is no inflation, or is that just to keep us retirees from asking questions? So, “without the hike, the DNR will...
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Nuclear Attack Profile - Direct Hit and Fallout Maps
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, APRIL 13, 2017

OPINION

Where you happen to find yourself (living) if there should be a nuclear event, such as the one threatened by North Korea, can make a big difference in the amount of awareness and preparation needed in order to survive any such potential attack on the United States. FEMA and other agencies, including but not limited to NOAA, have examined and gamed-out...
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The Rest of the Story
by Jim Beers, MARCH 14, 2017
OPINION

Edward Lotterman’s economic analysis (Pollution can’t just be a state problem) of the need for a robust federal EPA based on interstate externalities is correct as far as it goes, but it is only part of the story. How to deal with an agency with tens of thousands of employees scurrying about to create at least three very harmful effects on...
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Water wars coming to California? Is the drought really over?
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, MARCH 7, 2017

OPINION

In California, the poor growth and development policies that have resulted from a lack of vision have led-to and are continuing to lead Californians down a path of unsustainable growth and a widening gap between the demand and availability of critical resources, especially water.  This gargantuan problem is augmented by a growing financial crises in California as evidenced by an out...
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Liberal Professor Fear-Mongering To Keep Federal Land Controls
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, JANUARY 20, 2017

OPINION

On Monday January 16th 2017, The Associated Press broke a story titled; ‘Proposal to transfer federal land to states worries outdoor enthusiasts’, which alleges a ridiculous claim that is far from the truth: “A change in U.S. House rules making it easier to transfer millions of acres of federal public lands to states is worrying hunters and outdoor enthusiasts who fear...
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Are Climatologists Suffering From Brain-Freeze?
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, JANUARY 11, 2017

OPINION

Man's arrogance and self-absorbed thinking that he can control everything, including planetary evolution, has been proven to be folly at a galactic level. As any detailed review of science history shows us, science is always 'wrong' before it is right.  For centuries the earth was flat... oops! Then, according to the 'consensus' of scientists in the 1600's, the sun orbited the...
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