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Posted by: thepinetree on 07/24/2021 12:12 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 07/24/2021 12:12 PM
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Governor Newsom Proclaims State of Emergency in Plumas, Butte, Lassen and Alpine Counties Due to Fires

Sacramento, CA...Governor Gavin Newsom today proclaimed a state of emergency for Plumas County due to the Dixie Fire and Fly Fire, Butte and Lassen counties due to the Dixie Fire, and Alpine County due to the Tamarack Fire. The fires collectively have destroyed homes, caused the evacuation of residents and damaged critical infrastructure, with the Dixie Fire alone having burned 142,940 acres.

California previously secured Fire Management Assistance Grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to support the state’s response to the Dixie Fire and Lava Fire and Governor Newsom has issued an emergency proclamation for counties impacted by the Lava Fire and the Beckwourth Complex Fire.

Earlier this week, the Administration secured 12 additional firefighting aircraft, nine of which were immediately dispatched to combat new and emerging fires.

The text of the proclamation can be found here.


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No Subject
Posted on: 2021-07-24 12:17:15   By: Anonymous

Governor Gavin Newsom Failed Californians
Unaffordable housing. Record homelessness. Rising crime. Failing schools. Independent contractors thrown out of work. Exploding pension debt. And now, a locked down population while the prisons are emptied. Hold Gavin Newsom accountable. Gavin Newsom must go.
VOTE YES to RECALL Gavin Newsom and here is why: Gavin Newsom’s policies are bad for California, bad for business, and he is soft on crime. Since taking office the problems facing us have grown and his policies have only made them worse. Everywhere you look, Gavin Newsom’s failures of are obvious. For the first time in history California population declined businesses closed, corporations left and a congressional seat was lost as a result. REBUILD the California, VOTE YES to RECALL Gavin Newsom.

Governor Newsom is soft on crime. He signed SB 145 referred to as the “Pedophile Bill” into law. His mass release of prisoners have led to a spike in crime, increased homelessness and the deterioration of our great state. Californians pay the highest cost of living, the highest taxes of any state. Yet crime is soaring, electricity is unreliable, our roads are crumbling, our water supply is insufficient, water is rationed, and the mismanaged forests are burning. To make things worse he released many of the CDC fire crews, cut their budget and closed CDC fire camps. NOW he is closing Susanville State Prison, where fire crews were housed, eliminating a valuable resource and crippling the local economy. Gavin Newsom misled the people and lied about forest land cleared for fire prevention as California enters a dangerous fire season.

VOTE YES to RECALL Gavin Newsom.

Under Gavin Newsom our public schools have failed, California was ranked 37th, K – 12 nationwide and our kids have lost a year plus of vital learning. He removed the teacher’s authority to maintain discipline in the classroom and imposed the controversial sexual education curriculum.

VOTE YES to RECALL Gavin Newsom.

During 2021 Newsom’s Employment Development Department paid est. $31 billion tax dollars in fraudulent claims! He misused our gas tax money for purposes not intended and held those funds hostage to force state housing requirements on local municipalities. He now seeks to take local zoning away from cities and impose state mandates upon them through AB 9 and 10.

He kept people from attending church, closed schools, supported open borders and the mass release of criminals while he closed our state and shut down the economy. Newsom is bad for California.

VOTE YES to RECALL Gavin Newsom

We saw an increase of 6.8% in homelessness between 2019 and 2020, the largest increase of any state in that time frame. California has the highest level of functional poverty in the U.S., Slightly more than 36 percent of California’s residents are at or near the poverty level, more than one third of its population. Gavin Newsom and the elite are getting richer while the average Californian is getting poorer. We cannot afford another 17 months of Gavin Newsom.

This is a groundswell movement (Of THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE AND FOR THE PEOPLE!). Citizens from all walks of life, the entire political spectrum, every ethnicity, culture and race support this recall.

VOTE YES to RECALL Gavin Newsom.

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    Posted on: 2021-07-24 12:17:49   By: Anonymous

    It’s Happening!
    September 14, 2021

    Governor Gavin Newsom failed at his job and destroyed the lives and businesses of too many hardworking Californians. Thanks to over 2 million California citizens who signed our recall petition … it is finally happening. Tell your friends. Tell your family. Save the date!

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      Posted on: 2021-07-24 12:19:52   By: Anonymous

      What Are Your Whys?
      Rules for Thee, but Not for He = French Laundry Indoor Dining, No Mask, 22 guests
      Extreme Government OVERREACH – Massive Executive Orders – Acting w/o Legislature
      Mandatory Mail-In Voting
      On-Going Shutdowns, Loss of Small Businesses, Loss of Jobs
      Unemployment Checks to Prisoners/Felons in the amount of $1 BILLION
      $2 BILLION in Unemployment Fraud – overall
      $80 MILLION on billboard “education” plan to remind people to social distance
      Unemployment to those who lost jobs due to Covid on HOLD – Inefficient System
      Granting Clemency for Felons: Those who Raped and Murdered, Even Committed Heinous Crimes Against Children
      AB 5 – Affecting Truckers & Independent Contractors
      Highest Homeless Rate in our Nation
      Infringements of our 2nd Amendment Rights
      Countless new Gun and Ammo Laws
      Sanctuary State for Illegals and Criminals
      Made it Legal for Illegal Aliens to Sit on State Boards
      Highest State Income Tax in our Nation
      One of the Highest State Sales Tax in our Nation
      One of the Highest State Property Tax in our Nation
      Prop 13 – Attempting to Restructure = Increased Property Tax
      Highest Vehicle Registration Costs in our Nation
      Highest Poverty Rate in the Nation
      Vaccination Requirements for Children or be Fined
      Water Tax – diverted for Newsom’s “pet” projects
      Children’s Medical Records Automatically Entered into Database
      Mandatory Health Insurance or be Fined to Pay for Illegals Health Insurance
      Prop 47: Reduces Felonies to Misdemeanors of Violent Criminals
      Constricting Ability for Law Enforcement to do their Jobs
      No Longer Illegal NOT to Help an Officer in Need
      Highest Gas Tax in our Nation BEFORE the Corona Virus
      Teachers No Longer can Discipline Disruptive Students
      Illegals are Given: Income Tax Refunds, Welfare, Medical Insurance, Housing, Education, Food Stamps, Cell Phones… FREE!
      Government Overreach – Example: Overruling Vote of the People to Reinstate the Death Penalty, and the list goes on!
      Redirecting the Gas Tax – Not being used for Improving our Infrastructure: roads, dams, bridges
      Funds for the Bullet Train to Nowhere – funds being diverted from other areas of need
      Refusing to set up Water Claim System with Taxes Collected to do just that!
      PG&E Power Outages & Threatening to Take Over PG&E
      $20,000,000 of Your Tax Dollars Directed to Study Vaping
      Funding Illegal Alien owned businesses in the amount of $50 Million because CA received federal funding for the Covid-19/Corona Virus
      Mandate to wear Masks
      Mask Squads to Enforce Unlawful Mandate, and Fines for Not Wearing Masks
      $1 Billion Purchase of Faulty Masks from China, instead of American Made
      $315 Million Taxpayer Dollars on Second Order of Masks from Same China Company
      $1.3 Trillion State Debt
      Fighting to Stop our Central Valley Farmers from Getting the Water They Need
      Failure to Pay His Own Property Taxes
      4% Salary Increase for Newsom and State Lawmakers in 2019; 10% Pay Cut to all State Employees in 2020. Newsom and State Lawmakers still making 6% more
      Retroactive Tax Planned on Folks Making $1 Million or more
      Fines for Hiring Tutors or Teachers to Help Children with Distance Learning
      Puts Teacher’s Union Interests Over Those of Children and Families
      $12 Million Wasted on Sleep Train Arena to Take Care of COVID Patients – Only 9 People Were Treated
      Failure to Protect Californians in Nursing Homes from Covid-19
      Covid-19 Counts Distorted, 541,339 CONFIRMED CASES TOTAL; 10,021 Dead = .0185 of Those Who Test Positive Die; This is .0002 of the Entire State’s Population .02% 8/7/20
      Fraud in Reporting Covid-19 Numbers
      Federal Covid-19 Funds Sent to California Being Used for Homeless instead of Education, Medical, Safety and Security
      Executive Order to Phase Out Gasoline-Powered Cars by 2035
      Infringements on our 1st Amendment Rights to Protest and Worship
      Forces Lockdowns Preventing the Right to worship, even singing
      Dismantled Death Chamber and Redistributed Death Row Inmates through the System
      Release of Violent Criminals, 8,000 is Now on Track to Hit 18,000
      Millions are Still Waiting to Receive Unemployment Checks from EDD
      Approved Statewide Rent Control When it was Voted Down
      Public Safety Is Being Deliberately Ignored
      Ability to Raise the Gas Tax at Any Time Without Voter Approval
      Seeking Billions of Dollars in Collateralized Loans from China
      Zero Accountability and Transparency on Spending

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        Posted on: 2021-07-24 12:20:24   By: Anonymous


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          Posted on: 2021-07-24 12:26:01   By: Anonymous
          I’m not quite sure what you’re saying?

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            Posted on: 2021-07-24 12:34:53   By: Anonymous

            On September 14th 2021 do the right thing! #RecallNewsom

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              Posted on: 2021-07-24 12:50:36   By: Anonymous
              Typical idiots trying to play games! If they only had a job, this stupidity is on their end! Fortunately, most of us are stable and, secure. State of emergency, do not assist California, more money here and Newsom needs to join the homeless. Cry baby’s need to grow up, like today!

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                Posted on: 2021-07-24 13:09:56   By: Anonymous
                How nice of him.

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                  Posted on: 2021-07-24 14:08:02   By: Anonymous
                  Recall Newsom!!

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                    Posted on: 2021-07-24 14:17:34   By: Anonymous
                    Good luck with that. You'll need it. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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                      Posted on: 2021-07-24 14:40:26   By: Anonymous
                      True that. Doesn’t help that 40+ of them are running against. Doubt we’ll get past question one but the ignorance is great in rural CA. It’ll be interesting to watch.

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                        Losers no one wants here
                        Posted on: 2021-07-25 12:26:48   By: Anonymous
                        So then why are you not back in the Bay where you belong with your intelligent butt buddies? If rural California is so ignorant to you, why complain move to where others are just like you. You Citidiots are not welcome here and should have no say as to what we do, get out!

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                      Posted on: 2021-07-24 14:44:57   By: Anonymous
                      I always find it amusing how those who have done little to expand their education or training blame government for their lot in life, though they expect programs to be there to help.

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                        Idiot Example
                        Posted on: 2021-07-24 20:12:20   By: Anonymous
                        Fighting to Stop our Central Valley Farmers from Getting the Water They Need

                        It's called a serious drought Cletus.

                        The rest of the list is also idiotic.

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                          Re: Idiot Example
                          Posted on: 2021-07-24 23:50:33   By: Anonymous
                          I would find it refreshing if the governor realized the incompetence of the USFS and addressed that issue first and foremost. The bulk of the fires are federal fires. How and why they were allowed to burn and the level of responses should be investigated. Not by a governmental agency. That would be helpful indeed. Oh yeah, post a current picture! That one above is getting old.

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                            No Subject
                            Posted on: 2021-07-25 07:31:34   By: Anonymous
                            Newsom is doing a fantastic job. Who did you say is the republican candidate ? Nobody worth a pile of dog crap .

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                              Posted on: 2021-07-25 07:34:06   By: Anonymous
                              It’s kind of hard to win with no real candidate ... What in hell ever happen to the Republican Party ? It’s now just worthless trump trash ...

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                              Posted on: 2021-07-25 17:44:06   By: Anonymous
                              This IP Address has posted political content on obituaries

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                            Re: Idiot Example
                            Posted on: 2021-07-25 12:30:33   By: Anonymous
                            It's the Sierra Club that has done all this and pushed for the passive stand against fire and removing trees for safety of communities and people.

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Corrupt CA Dems tried to keep Larry Elder from running for Governor
Posted on: 2021-07-25 08:32:52   By: Anonymous
Larry Elder for CA Governor would be my choice and a poll has him the front runner. Democrat's were nervous enough that they tried to keep his name off, in fact they did, until Larry filed a lawsuit and magically he's now on the list.
You can read about it here

And about the corrupt CA democrat's who tried to keep him off, the Judge ruled against the corrupt democrat's saying Larry Elder's name WILL BE ON THE BALLOT

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Our Politicians are corrupt, especially this Socialist Party we are seeing right now
Posted on: 2021-07-25 09:32:11   By: Anonymous
"Recent news of the work of FBI agents and informants in spoiling domestic terror threats are raising widespread claims of corruption and entrapment, if not coercion, the New York Post reported.

"It appears to me that there are allegations, with evidentiary support, that the FBI may have or currently is infiltrating, inciting or spawning alleged fringe group operations in this country," attorney Darren Richie told the Post. "The citizens of this country deserve to know if any of the stories permeating this subject are valid."

Richie is representing ex-DEA special agent Mark Sami Ibrahim, who was arrested Tuesday for trespassing at the Capitol with a gun Jan. 6. Ibrahim claims he was helping a friend document the protest for the FBI.

Also, members of the Wolverine Watchmen who are accused of concocting the plot to kidnap Michigan Democrat Gov. Gretchen Whitmer claim FBI informants were intimately involved not just in the plot, but the origination of it, according to reports.

"The FBI knew these people had some beliefs and were egging them on and providing help and ammunition," Kareem Johnson, a Black "left-wing attorney," according to the Post, said. "They encouraged, helped instigate and escalated the criminal conduct of those individuals. At the end of the day, there were almost as many FBI agents leading the group as the other people in the group."

The political leanings of the attorney are noteworthy, because the busted schemers are claiming they were targeted for entrapment by the FBI because of their conservative ideology.

Johnson is representing Pete Musico, one of the 14 arrested in the FBI sting. The attorneys claim the FBI turned the Wolverine Watchmen into a violent threat it was not before the informants got involved, according to the report.

Johnson's remarks come after BuzzFeed News reported this week, citing court filings, the FBI informants had an active part in the scheme from its inception.

It is just the latest example of claims the FBI uses questionable techniques to foil threats of domestic terror, according to the Post.

The so-called "Herald Square Bomber" was spurred on by an FBI informant and ultimately backed out of the plot, but was still arrested, The New York Times reported this spring.

Infamous Boston mobster Whitey Bulger denied it, but the FBI claimed he had been an informant for years beginning in 1975, the Post added.

And, much less prominently reported, the Boston Marathon bombers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev did not make the bombs that killed and maimed runners and onlookers in 2013, Newsweek reported in 2018, noting cops believe the FBI is protecting whoever did.

Claims of entrapment are a frequent defense for those busted by the FBI, according to Danny Coulson, who led the 1995 search for and arrest of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh.

Still, he told the Post he has "very grave concerns" about the FBI today.

"The bureau's job is to collect evidence, not to develop informants," Coulson told the Post after the FBI tweeted earlier this month to watch "family members and peers" for signs of extremism. "That was inappropriate."

Coulson used to run the Portland, Ore., FBI office and he and others are "very upset" there have been no arrests of anti-government and anti-fascist protesters in Portland or Seattle after more than a year of violence, looting, and arson, but are homing in on Jan. 6 protesters who are still incarcerated for trespass of the Capitol.

"I am not demeaning what happened that day, but I'm asking why people are being punished at this level and others aren't," he told the Post. "In Portland and Seattle you clearly have federal laws being violated in plain sight and nothing done."

The questions about the FBI and potentially politicized justice were further exacerbated by the arrest of the lead agent of the Whitmer kidnapping plot investigation, Richard Trask.

Trask, 39, is alleged to have slammed his wife's head into a nightstand and choked her with both hands. His wife had "severe" bruises around her neck, court document show.

"I and many of my friends from the old FBI are completely astounded about seeing things that we would have moved on, being totally ignored over the past year," Wayne Manis, a former FBI agent, told the Post. "Burning a police station? Where are the arrests? There've been multiple incidents of violence by antifa and BLM activists that fall under FBI statutes. The majority of domestic terrorism is on the left, but we're being told it’s coming from the right"

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    Re: Our Politicians are corrupt, especially this Socialist Party we are seeing right now
    Posted on: 2021-07-25 11:32:38   By: Anonymous
    Round up all of the homeless leaches and put their ass to work fighting fires.

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      Re: Our Politicians are corrupt, especially this Socialist Party we are seeing right now
      Posted on: 2021-07-25 13:34:23   By: Anonymous
      How about the illegal immigrants too? How about the huge population of the democrat/ socialist party that's in our prison system in California? Figure well over 73 Percent of the ten's of thousand are worthless dems. Maybe for once they could be useful to society....oh wait, didn't Galvin let the out? What a fairy-tale, Dems helping their community, they're the ones who go in places that have been evacuated and steal whatever isn't nailed down or locked up.

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        F up stupid republicans
        Posted on: 2021-07-26 06:53:30   By: Anonymous
        How about some old ass ignorant trump supporters for the foothills !!!

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          Re: F up stupid republicans
          Posted on: 2021-07-26 11:18:23   By: Anonymous
          This IP Address has posted political content on obituaries

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