02/14/14

Earliest 80 Degree Temp Ever

Permalink 08:36:52 am Posted by: blue bear, Categories: Global Warming  

Howard Scheckter reported that the Bishop airport recorded an 81 degree temperature yesterday. This was the earliest 80 degree temp ever recorded in the Owens Valley.

11/23/13

Holiday Dinner

Permalink 07:46:22 am Posted by: blue bear, Categories: Ordc News  

The Owens River Democratic Club will enjoy a holiday dinner December 3rd at Whiskey Creek. Let Doug know if you plan to attend so he can make the reservation.

5 PM NO HOST COCKTAIL HOUR
6 PM DINNER FROM THE MENU

Also note, there will be no November or December meeting.

11/12/13

Permalink 07:13:00 am Posted by: blue bear, Categories: National Politics  

by Ralph Nader

The Hillary Clinton for President in 2016 bandwagon has started very early and with a purpose. The idea is to get large numbers of endorsers, so that no Democratic Primary competitors dare make a move. These supporters include Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), financier George Soros and Ready for Hillary, a super PAC mobilizing with great specificity (already in Iowa).

Given this early bird launch, it is important to raise the pressing question:

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08/04/13

Permalink 08:25:30 am Posted by: blue bear, Categories: National Politics, Global Warming  

Look at this: Even republicans now worried about global warming!

By WILLIAM D. RUCKELSHAUS, LEE M. THOMAS, WILLIAM K. REILLY and CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN
Published: August 1, 2013

EACH of us took turns over the past 43 years running the Environmental Protection Agency. We served Republican presidents, but we have a message that transcends political affiliation: the United States must move now on substantive steps to curb climate change, at home and internationally.

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07/30/13

Permalink 08:40:30 am Posted by: blue bear, Categories: National Politics, Civil Liberties  

On Wednesday, July 24, the House of Representatives voted to continue the National Security Agency's dragnet domestic surveillance programs. An amendment, introduced by Representative Justin Amash, R-Mich., to the 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, would have blocked funding for NSA surveillance activities that are not limited to specific persons of interest. It was rejected by a vote of 205-217.

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