Author Archives: James Richardson

rabbits homesteading

Raising Meat Rabbits for the Homestead

Meat rabbits during WWII were “off the ration” which, sometimes, meant the difference between survival and starvation. It was common for the British to raise chickens and rabbits to supplement their diet. Likewise, in the United States the Government encouraged everyone to grow a Victory Garden. Oh, how far we have come.

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How Big Business Is Helping Expand NSA Surveillance, Snowden Be Damned

Since November 11, 2011, with the introduction of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, American spy agencies have been pushing laws to encourage corporations to share more customer information.

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Congressman’s STREAM Act Seeks to Rein in Anti-Coal Mining Agency

Coal is pretty important to West Virginia. Coal-fired electric power plants accounted for 95 percent of West Virginia’s net electricity generation in 2013 and the state produces about 15 percent of all fossil fuel energy in the US.

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Obama with Bergdahs in Rose Garden

The Stooges Rule

Never in the history of our nation have we experienced such a frighteningly inept and incompetent presidential administration. One could make a good argument that this would apply in all areas, but it’s particularly applicable in the area of foreign policy and national security.

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EPA employees & porn

‘The Gov’t Employees Can’t Watch Porn At Work’ Legislation Passes Oversight Committee

Earlier this week a bill prohibiting federal employees from looking at porn on government computers and devices passed through the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. It’s quite a sad commentary on the state of government affairs that this bipartisan bill’s advancement is news, let alone good news.

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Luis Gutierrez helpfully creates “toolkit” to aid illegals avoiding deportation

Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D – Illinois) clearly warned us a while ago that illegal immigrants would turn to unprecedented militancy if Barack Obama’s executive amnesty plans were foiled.

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Google Sign

Google Employees Average One White House Meeting per Week Under Obama

FILE – In this June 5, 2014 file photo, a man walks past a Google sign at the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.  WASHINGTON –  As the federal government was wrapping up its antitrust investigation of Google, company executives had a flurry of meetings with top officials at the White House and Federal Trade

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Steve Israel

The ATF Failed to Ban the M855 Round; Representative Steve Israel Wants to go Much, Much Further.

Reacting bitterly to the news that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives had yielded in its attempt to ban the M855, one of the most popular rifle rounds in the country, a small group of congressional Democrats yesterday announced plans to destroy the entire American rifle market.

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