Category: From The Trenches

Northern Exposure: Blatant Media Echo Chamber Brought to Light in Oregon Occupation

Northern Exposure: Blatant Media Echo Chamber Brought to Light in Oregon Occupation

Echo Chamber- In media, an echo chamber is a situation in which information, ideas, or beliefs are amplified or reinforced by transmission and repetition inside an “enclosed” system, where different or competing views are censored, disallowed, or otherwise underrepresented. In a recent series of videos leaked from the inside of an...

Why We Went; Reflections of a Malheur Occupier

Why We Went; Reflections of a Malheur Occupier

All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find it was vanity. But the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they act on their dreams, to make them possible-T E Lawrence At the...

A LITTLE BIT OF HISTORY TO THINK ABOUT…

A LITTLE BIT OF HISTORY TO THINK ABOUT…

By Thomas Henderson A LITTLE BIT OF HISTORY TO THINK ABOUT…….December 29, 2015 marks the 125th Anniversary of the murder of 297 Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee Creek on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. These 297 people, in their winter camp, were murdered by federal agents and...

Your Estimated Hold Time is 74 Years*, and that really sucks.

Your Estimated Hold Time is 74 Years*, and that really sucks.

Written By Sam Toll The other day I visited Assembly member Beth Gaines’ Granite Bay office and talked to a super nice young woman to discuss a point from Beth’s latest newsletter. I left her office feeling the same way I felt the last ten times I reached out to...

LEST WE  BECOME  LIKE  ROME

LEST WE BECOME LIKE ROME

LEST WE  BECOME  LIKE  ROME Carol Byers, Susanville   It’s a well-known fact that our Federal government is spending us into oblivion with ever-increasing debt and little hope of ever repaying it.  This is placing an unprecedented financial burden on future generations and making it much more difficult for them...