Archive for January 8th, 2018

Government Oroville Cover-up is a Dam Shame

Monday January 8th, 2018   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 12:04pm PDT   •   1 Comment

Last February 7 during heavy rains the Oroville Dam’s concrete spillway failed, launching fears of a complete dam failure, and forcing the evacuation of 188,000 people. As it turned out, government engineers knew for decades that the alternate earthen spillway was unreliable but failed to reinforce it with concrete. As Rep. John Garamendi famously…
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Is It Time for a Balanced Budget Amendment?

Monday January 8th, 2018   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 6:24am PDT   •   0 Comments

It can be argued that the U.S. government has an excessive spending problem, where the politicians that American voters send to Washington D.C. in each election seem to have very little appetite to rein in their free-spending habits, where the opportunity to spend other people’s money on things that can make them more popular…
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