Monthly Archives: July 2019

The Nation State

An absolute must read from the Wall Street Journal, and while reading, remember the principle of subsidiarity. Excerpts. No one saw it coming—that the next big thing of the 21st century would be the nation-state, an idea from the 17th. … Continue reading

Posted in History, Politics

Technology to get Salmon over Dams

This is huge and may remove one of the major arguments for not building Auburn Dam! Article from KOMO News. An excerpt. SEATTLE — A Seattle company called Whooshh Innovations (link to their website, https://www.whooshh.com/ ) has developed a creative way … Continue reading

Posted in Hatcheries, Shasta Auburn Dam

Suburbs, Why the Hate?

It’s not really too complicated and flows from the same ideology that hates cars, dams, and anything else that represents American progress and comfort, as this article from City Journal explains. An excerpt. A critical component in the rise of … Continue reading

Posted in demographics

The Homeless Industrial Complex

This article is a must read, from the Center for American Greatness. Excerpts. In his final speech from the White House in January 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned the nation that the military had joined with the arms industry … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Politics

Safety on Public Transit

As Sacramento struggles to make its light rail safe and clean for the public, these ideas expressed in this City Journal article would be good to note. An excerpt. Three months ago, the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system that … Continue reading

Posted in Public Safety, Transportation

Beautiful New Trail at Tahoe

As this story from Capital Radio reports, this new trail is a stunner. An excerpt. (AP) — A new, 3-mile long bicycle and pedestrian trail hugging the northeast shore of Lake Tahoe is providing new access to hidden beaches and … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Parks

Build Auburn Dam!

This new study from Scripps, reported by Channel 10 News, gives us the reasons why that is even more important now than before to protect us from floods and droughts. An excerpt. LA JOLLA, Calif. (KGTV) – Scientists at the … Continue reading

Posted in Shasta Auburn Dam