Jeffersonians rally for independence at the California Capitol


By Alexei Koseff, Sac Bee
After a rally at the Capitol marked by chants of “The time has come for 51!” and a surprise appearance by Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, supporters of the State of Jefferson presented their “declarations of separation” to the California Legislature Thursday.
The declarations from Modoc and Siskiyou counties,…

Unconstitutional: Obama to Avoid Congress on UN Climate Treaty


WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress.
In preparation for this agreement, to be signed at a United Nations summit meeting in 2015 in Paris, the negotiators are…

Dr. Garrow Arrested

Dr. Jim Garrow

Dr. Jim Garrow, the former CIA agent of 45 years, author of The Pink Pagoda, and the person who outed President Obama’s ‘litmus’ test of military officers who Obama asked to kill Americans to take away their guns was arrested Sunday at his home in Ontario, Canada.
In a message…

Inhale: Marijuana initiatives should keep Senate Democratic


Washington Examiner
When it comes to supporting the national push to legalize marijuana in several states, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his Democratic colleagues should just inhale. It might save their jobs.
Armed with powerful statistics, Brookings Institution expert John Hudak said that having pro-marijuana initiatives on the fall ballot should…

Cornel West: Obama a ‘Counterfeit’


‘We Ended Up With A Brown-Faced Clinton. Another Opportunist.’
Cornel West has some harsh words for President Barack Obama in a recent interview with The first question West answers is, “how do you feel things have worked out since then, both with the economy and with this president?”
“[T]he thing is…

Was Foley Beheading Staged?


Agenda 21 Radio
THE beheading of American journalist, James Foley, at the hands of ISIS militants shocked the world but forensic experts have revealed the video was probably staged, with the murder happening off camera.
The UK Times reported that an international forensic science company, which has worked for police forces across…

U.S. rice farmers look to export to China

Josh Sheppard, a fourth-generation rice grower in Biggs, Calif., about 60 miles north of Sacramento, said he would welcome Chinese buyers because they probably would pay more for his grains than U.S. customers.
August 23, 2014, 8:35 p.m.
Carl Costas / For The Times

Greg Yielding was given a quixotic task: travel to China and determine if consumers there would be willing to eat American rice.
So he set up tables at some of the most popular supermarkets in southern China, hung American flags and began dishing out steamy samples of…