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American Citizens Must Regain Legislative Representation

From CAPR Blog: http://www.capr.us/capr_blog.php

By Cindy Alia:

Student of the history of Liberty Lord John Acton famously said “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” With this in mind, as Free American Citizens we owe ourselves dutiful attention to the safeguarding of our Liberties. This seems an extraordinary task when we consider the behemoth government has become. It is in consideration of our Freedoms that we reach for what most Americans consider the baseline for the measurement of Liberty, our Federal and State Constitutions.

The essence of Political Liberty is self-governance, and this can only be accomplished through interacting with our elected representatives. Americans tend to think we have three branches of government, the legislative, executive, and judicial, however, we have become the Captives of the Administrative. Our Legislative Representatives have over time lost sight of this one particular important point in representation…(more)

Public Hearing: Mount Vernon: Truck City Truck Stop

8 PM  Open House Followed by Public Hearing: Mount Vernon Truck City Truck Stop – Proposed Purchaser Consent Decree Ecology is proposing an agreement called a Prospective Purchaser Consent Decree with Skagit County for cleanup of the Truck City Truck Stop (3216 Old Highway 99 South in Mount Vernon). Also available for public comment are the remedialContinue Reading

Stop Being an Environmental Lemming!

Folks, lets stop being environmental lemmings! Lets do something about the EPA. Lets insist that their science is verified. Lets stop treating EPA “rules” as law, and treat them, instead, as recommendations. Lets insist that our state legislators vote for or against any change to the EPA’s recommendations or any project initiated by the CorpsContinue Reading

Public Comment on New Draft of Proposed Game Management Plan

http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/oct1714b/ October 17, 2014 Contact: WDFW Wildlife Program, (360) 902-2515 Public can comment on new draft of proposed Game Management Plan OLYMPIA – A new version of the draft 2015-21 Game Management Plan for Washington state will be available for public comment for one month, starting Oct. 17. The Washington Department of Fish and WildlifeContinue Reading