Wednesday, April 23, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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EID drought emergency meeting

EDITOR:

Tuesday night I attended the EID emergency board meeting about the drought and water shortage.

The contrast between the way the new board, with recently-elected members Alan Day (president), Greg Prada, and Dr. Dale Coco led the discussion and public dialog could not be in starker contrast with the fascist-authoritarian style of the previous board when John Frazier and George Wheeldon were still in office.

There was genuine and respectful dialog last night. And the resolution outcome was the result of sober consideration between both board and public. It was like an old New England Town Hall Meeting in style and inclusiveness.

Director Bill George said almost nothing. He seemed adrift since the old Authoritarian “Gang-of-Five” no longer held absolute sway (in their minds). Director George Osborne made a few observations, rising to the seriousness of the drought situation by calling on his old fire chief experience.

After the meeting I made a point of congratulating the recently elected directors on the statesman-like way they conducted the public meeting.

Those of you who helped work on the Day, Prada or Coco campaigns could feel glad such responsive individuals have been put into office to handle this serious drought emergency.

RICHARD BOYLAN, PH.D.
Diamond Springs

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Discussion | 61 comments

  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 10, 2014 - 5:00 pm

    Ahh! Now I am beginning to understand. EXCELLENT testimony, Dr, Boylan - Jolly good! Greg Prada may just be Mesiah. LINK - Signs That a Child (or Adult) May Be a Star Kid/ (Star Seed) - by - Richard Boylan, Ph.D.

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  • jodyFebruary 10, 2014 - 5:17 pm

    tell me this guy is a science fiction writer

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 10, 2014 - 5:20 pm

    No, Jody. This guy is real. ~~~ LINK - Richard Boylan, Star Kids Project President, Declines California School Board Seat After Victory

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 10, 2014 - 5:31 pm

    LINK - Democratic Party’s endorsement of Dr. Richard Boylan

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  • We Are Not StardustFebruary 10, 2014 - 5:50 pm

    Dr, Boylan: The use of the term "star kid" is derogatory and demeaning and I for one resent your use of it. You are exposing us for your own personal gain but remember, you are not one of us. You have no power(s).

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 10, 2014 - 6:12 pm

    We Are Not Stardust, perhaps a pause prior to judgment is in order. At the VERY HIGHEST levels of current thought in the field of quantum physics eminently respected physicists are postulating "brain theory cosmology" that allows for a "multi-verse" - literally infinite numbers of universes ~~~ IN MY FATHER'S HAUSE THERE ARE MANY MANSIONS ~~~ LINK - LINK to "STAR KIDS: The Emerging Cosmic Generation" . . . exerpt page 144 . . ."I have known Veronica for years. When I showed her how her bio-electromagnetic field caused the dowsing rods to splay outwardly when at a distance of 18 feet from her body, and explained that this was because she was a Star Kid, and what that means, she excitedly went into the house to share this with her family. I also used the dowsing rods with Veronica’s older sister, and showed her that she, too, had Star Kid energy. She was pleasantly intrigued, but was astute enough not to share the news of her being a Star Kid with her parents. She knew they would not be charmed nor accepting. Her father soon emerged with an omni-present beer bottle in his hand and politely informed me that he did not want Veronica involved with any such “strange stuff”. Veronica and her sister are a couple of the Latent Star Kids. They clearly have the energy signature, the intelligence, and likely some of the advanced abilities of Star Kids. But they are not in a position to come to terms with their identity as Star Kids, because the repressive confines of their family do not provide them the permission and encouragement to discover things about themselves that are not officially sanctioned by society’s authorities. "

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 6:47 pm

    Dr. Boyland, can I be a star kid too?

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 6:49 pm

    Phil, I must be a star kid as I feel strange vibrations sometimes.

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 10, 2014 - 6:52 pm

    Yes, James. You could be a Star Kid. In an infinite multiverse ALL THINGS are possible.

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 6:56 pm

    Phil, do I get an uniform and an ATM card ($500 limit) from Dr. Boyland?

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 6:59 pm

    Phil, and what will be my duties? Wash his car and rub his neck after he gives Star Kid speeches?

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 10, 2014 - 7:03 pm

    James, "strange vibrations"? Rolaids, Tums, Pepto-Bismol, . . . perhaps a thorough round of colonics?

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 7:04 pm

    I suspect the father with the beer bottle was not an uneducated beer drinking dolt, but rather a father who was going to use that beer bottle to crease Dr. Boyland's head if the good doctor didn't stay away from his young daughter.

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 7:05 pm

    Phil, I get the vibration when I think of Dr. Boyland recruiting young girls into his Star vibe.

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 7:08 pm

    And, wasn't Dr. Boyland fully discussed about a year ago. Endorsed by the El Dorado Democrats?

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 7:08 pm

    I want it to rain again.

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 10, 2014 - 7:11 pm

    James, Folsom's storage increased 5% - about 50,000 acre feet. Is the Missus resting for her next marathon driving assignment?

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  • Fran DuchampFebruary 10, 2014 - 7:12 pm

    James--can it rain on wed? I have a meeting to go to tomorrow down the hill...id rather it be clear :) ...but it can pour on wed...for the rest of the month.

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 10, 2014 - 7:14 pm

    Shasta and Oroville only came up 1%.

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 7:14 pm

    Evelyn, I don't know if you signed on to AcornTV.com ($4.95 a month), but there are lots of British TV shows on it. One I like is a show called "Pie in the Sky," about a rotund cop who is a chef at night in his wife's restaurant. He loves good food and catches the bad guys that confuse the other cops.

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 7:16 pm

    Fran, you will be OK tomorrow (Tuesday). Maybe some rain on Thursday.

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 7:19 pm

    Phil, I have her sleeping in the car and ready to deploy at DEFCON 1 (heavy rain).

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 7:23 pm

    Dr. Boyland, sorry he may be completely legit, but Star Kids make me nervous given the influence an adult can have on youngsters. Anyone want to take a chance with their child? I would not.

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  • jodyFebruary 10, 2014 - 7:23 pm

    Mister Boylan, P.H.D. could you please ask the star kids to make it snow in the sierra's? not too much, just enough to bring our snow pack up to seasonal normals. rain is good but remember, Folsom Lake filled in the first year after completion, we need long-term storage. thank you in advance.

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  • Fran DuchampFebruary 10, 2014 - 7:33 pm

    Thanks James :) I really want to go to the meeting.

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  • JUNE HOFFMAN - PlacervilleFebruary 10, 2014 - 8:06 pm

    “It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.” This from George Washington, founder of our country. ~~~ So, what in hell, do you want? ~~~ America pictured as the dissolved, dismembered people of degeneration? This is appalling, disgusting, pathetic and essentially rude. ~~~ To behold these progeniters of political porn and habit burns out the eyes of history. To uni-political jurisdiction, whereas formerly amazing immigrants came to venture with virtue into a whole life potential in a personal way with a “people growth” for a healthy nation, a Christian nation. ~~~ Now, we are to seek corruption of that growth potential and rather make people happy in a dying nation and run by these people who wander about seeking all kinds of ways to be dead. ~~~ Are they fueled with knowledge to be dead? Yes. They constitute European failures form and whatever constitutes every course or junction with what Godlessness has performed on this planet. ~~~ Believe me, the coordinates to this, our universe, are quite different when mucking-it-up in blogeisphere with Putin, from signing up with Pythagoras for the spheres in celestial places that are the sound of music. ~~~ JUNE HOFFMAN Placerville

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  • EvelynFebruary 10, 2014 - 8:32 pm

    June: At the beginning of this year your above comment was published as an LTE. I'm wondering if you could summarize its meaning in a couple of succinct sentences.

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 8:10 pm

    Wondering what God and the Bible thought about George Washington owning people and selling mothers and their babies for profit?

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 10, 2014 - 8:25 pm

    James, considering all the smiting with the edges of swords that was going on a few thousand years ago and considering that God told Abraham that it was OK for Sarah to boot out Abraham's first born to the wilderness along with that hussy Hagar and divide the Family and considering all the God-sanctioned wars back then (and now) I think that George Washington's place in Heaven is secure.

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 10, 2014 - 8:15 pm

    For all who despair over the quality of the MD commenting take heart. ~~~ LINK - Bold Prediction: Intelligent Life Could Be Found by 2040

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  • Fran DuchampFebruary 10, 2014 - 8:20 pm

    From your article Phil, "13 Ways to Hunt Intelligent Alien Life"...kinda sounds like pulling the wings off Jimmy >:( Id be worried that they read this--and are coming to get us first.

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 8:33 pm

    Phil, all you say is true except for the last about George and heaven. The question remains unanswered: What was and is God's position on George selling mothers and their babies for profit? Human flesh for cold hard cash. Rather than heaven, I suspect George is in a holding place. Not up, not down -- just forever holding.

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 10, 2014 - 8:35 pm

    God only Knows.

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 8:39 pm

    Phil, I thought God spoke to Republicans. Usually to tell them to run for president. Should God speak to you, please ask him about George Washington (and Dr. Boyland too). Thanks.

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 10, 2014 - 9:01 pm

    LINK -James, as Priscilla said to Mr. Alden, "Why don't you speak for yourself, John?".

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 8:42 pm

    Phil, I can do them one better. I predict intelligent life by 2039.

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  • James E.February 10, 2014 - 10:54 pm

    Phil, I will need more information on Priscilla and Mr. Alden. Has this anything to do with God?

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  • Eldorado Co.February 11, 2014 - 7:57 am

    Just wondering on a scale from 1-10 how screwed-up in the head someone like James E. has to be to get on a comment thread about a present day drought emergency and post about George Washington selling mothers and their babies for profit? 10? It's obvious he's mentally ill, please ban this lunatic from posting.

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  • EvelynFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:23 am

    Eldorado Co: James' comment was part of the thread that began with June Hoffman's comment yesterday @8:06 pm. Perhaps you can tell us what she means?

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  • cookie65February 12, 2014 - 5:09 am

    Banning free speech is equivalent to book burning. It doesn't matter what James says. What matters is his right to say it.

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  • Fran DuchampFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:09 am

    You cant ban anyone...case won in court --blogging is protected by the 1st amendment. Since you are not using your real name...you are also using one of the rights of the blogging--remaining anonymous. Washington had slaves. Like it or not--slavery was one of our inhumane mistakes. Hopefully no one will ever come up with that again...hopefully people will learn from history--and this time --allow it to repeat itself. dont read his posts--if you dont like them.

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  • cookie65February 12, 2014 - 5:17 am

    Fran, we as a nation are already on a path towards slavery. Freedom isn't measured in degrees. When a tiny cult of people are free to impose their will on 300+ million people with complete impunity, it isn't freedom.

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  • Fran DuchampFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:11 am

    should read: not to repeat itself--ever. Yet we still have slavery in this world.

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  • Eldorado Co.February 11, 2014 - 8:21 am

    Duchamp. Washington had slaves, Jefferson had slaves. In the 1700's a lot of folks had slaves. It's in our history books everybody knows it! We get it already! So, what the he*l does slavery have to do with our drought? The comment section is about our drought. Why are you crazies posting about slavery on a comment section about a serious drought? If it's just because you can your as mental as James E. is.

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  • observerFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:29 am

    even Eldo Co turns drought column to slavery ... see how easy it is to get off topic

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  • Fran DuchampFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:24 am

    Im sorry ...Im not going to argue with you--James can post anything he likes. Just as your posting by calling names. Im not going to stop you :) have a great day. I dont get it--there are many posts--I dont read...if yo wait long enough...it will just fall off the wall...never to bother you again. :)

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  • Fran DuchampFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:26 am

    Good morning Miss Evelyn :)

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  • Fran DuchampFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:32 am

    Oh Brother...and good morning to you as well :) I didnt have the heart to posts the many links of slavery and drought--lots of work behind it...some of the graves of slaves--have been found due to drought conditions. but I really just thought it best to keep moving. are they still looking at the town at folsom that they can only see when the lake is down?

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:37 am

    Folsom has gained 84,570 AF and is now up from a low of 17% to 25.7% full.

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  • Oh BrotherFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:48 am

    ElDorado Co...this letter looks more like a political letter than about the drought. His biggest point is that he didn't like members of the previous board and he likes the new ones. And why aren't you asking June Hoffman what the heck her comments mean and have to do with the drought...jeez.

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 13, 2014 - 8:13 am

    Folsom has gained 103,529 AF and is now 27.6% full

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  • R.J. CarterFebruary 11, 2014 - 8:58 am

    Wow what a storm that was....My house was built in the late 80's and the roof was fine until this last storm.......Then, what started as just a small little spot on my kitchen ceiling ended much of my ceiling was on the kitchen floor.......Now there's a bunch of guys on the roof ripping and hammering as fast as they can to get everything fixed before the next storm...(tomorrow?)....But that's OK we still need a few more storms like that last one ...

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 11, 2014 - 10:27 pm

    R.J. - Feb 16 - 30% chance of rain. James, deploy th' Missus at 0:00 hours, Feb 16th then rest 'er on the 17th and 18th.~~~ Feb 19th, 60% chance of rain, Feb 20th 40% chance of rain, deploy her again at 0:00 hours on the19th ~~~ treat her well.

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  • cookie65February 12, 2014 - 8:24 am

    Emergency bathroom break. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LjaGzmhqDQ

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  • citizenFebruary 13, 2014 - 5:43 am

    I feel the need to point out that John Garon and the entire Eldorado County democrat central committee, whole heartily endorsed their friend and fellow member the pedophile Richard Boylan (he doesn't have a PHD) for school board. And he won.

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  • Vigor MortisFebruary 13, 2014 - 8:31 am

    citizen, show your stuff by signing your name to your slander.

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  • Phil VeerkampFebruary 13, 2014 - 8:35 am

    Vigor Mortis, slander? ~~~ http://www.mtdemocrat.com/letters/democrat-partys-endorsement-of-dr-richard-boylan/

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  • Vigor MortisFebruary 13, 2014 - 8:40 am

    Veerkamp your superior eyes see pedophile and no ph.d, but where? Good thing we know your name.

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  • observerFebruary 13, 2014 - 8:42 am

    So no "dancing with the stars?".. how about wolves?

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  • Dr. SpockFebruary 13, 2014 - 9:55 am

    Facinating!!! Jim.

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  • It's the water!....and a lot more.February 13, 2014 - 1:53 pm

    I think i'll start drinking bottled water.

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