Duke Energy Solar Project 2018 – DeBary

On June 26, 2017, I wrote a letter to: Lynn J. Good, CEO and President// Duke Energy Headquarters// 526 S. Church Street// Charlotte, N.C. 28202. I received the return receipt on July 01, 2017, signed by James Chapman.

My letter to CEO Good was very cordial and informed her that my property had a common boundary to Duke Energy’s property that was a forested area.  A quote from my letter: “… Tree branches, tree limbs, vines, and other forms of vegetation have grown over my fence and it is the legal responsibility of Duke Energy to remove this growth…”  Additionally, I specified a reasonable date that this project needed to be completed.

Duke responded cordially to me and stated that the issue would be resolved.  While I had a wonderful time talking with several local representatives of Duke Energy, the time period expired and Duke stated that a delay was necessary.

Cordially, I contacted the Florida Public Service Commission// 2540 Shumard Oaks Boulevard// Tallahassee, Florida, 32399.//  The Florida PSC is a state agency that controls and regulates all public utility companies in Florida.  I obtained a ” List of Current Open Dockets” that Duke Energy had petitioned the PSC to approve.

There were eleven petitions to the PSC that were pending and filed by Duke.  I then re-contacted Duke and informed them that since they did not have time to complete my small project in a timely manner, I planned to appear before the PSC and oppose all eleven of their projects.

Well, for some reason, Duke Energy changed their position and got to work on my small project. Duke did a great job of clearing a ten yard wide section of forest land approximately 150 yards long along the back of my property and neighboring properties.  This made it unnecessary to oppose Duke’s PSC Docket requests and everyone was happy.

On August 8, 2018, I received a certified letter from Duke Energy stating in effect that Duke had plans to construct a 350 acre solar project in the forested region behind my house and the houses of other residents.  I, of course, have the legal right to support or oppose this project. But using some common sense, I plan to meet with a Duke Energy representative and obtain all of the necessary facts.

At a meeting in DeBary City Hall, on August 16, 2018,  I met Jeff Hart who is an administrator with Duke Energy. I worked with Jeff on my abovementioned project in 2017, and found him to be helpful and more importantly truthful and factual. I plan to meet with him again to gather some information about the Solar project and I will publish the information on this website for interested residents.

Marshall Lee and Carmen Rosamonda were also at the August 16, 2018, meeting. I also met several other DeBary and Orange City residents that I had not seen in a long while.

R. Van Conoley

 

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House Judiciary Chair Bob Goodlatte and Shakespeare

Bobby Goodlatte, son of House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, criticized his father and pledged a donation to the Democrat candidate seeking election to the 6th. Congressional District in Virginia.

Jennifer Lewis (D) is in a contest and is opposed by Republican Ben Cline for  the seat of the former Judiciary Chairman who is not seeking re-election.  Ms. Lewis’ platform at the moment consists in opposing oil pipeline construction.  Candidate Ben Cline (R) is strongly favored to win the November, 2018 election.

Sanityandsense.com recalls a quote from Shakespeare’s “King Lear”  in Act 1, Scene 4: ” How sharper than a serpent’s tooth to have a thankless child. ”

R. Van Conoley

 

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Agent Danny Coulson Comments On Hillary Clinton

Danny Coulson served with distinction as deputy assistant director of the FBI during his three decades at the bureau.  He made the following comment about Hillary Clinton and James Comey.

” My view, and the view of agents in the field, was shock.  When Comey came to the end and said no reasonable prosecutor in the entire country would prosecute Clinton, that was a total lie.  I was flabbergasted.  The agents were, too.  It didn’t make any sense to any of us.  There was never an investigation of Hillary Clinton.  Comey controlled it from start to finish and came out with the results he wanted. ”

There are many good and honest and hard working individuals in the FBI who are outraged that a few corrupt and criminal FBI agents on the highest levels aided the criminal activities of Hillary Clinton and covered up her criminal behavior. Soon there may be an accounting of the criminal actions of Andrew McCabe and James Comey and others who abused the power of the U.S. Government to promote their own Machiavellian agenda.

R. Van Conoley( Editor’s Note :   American citizens need to keep in mind that the entire FBI was not corrupted.  When some men and women from the FBI and from the Justice Department finally go on trial, it is important to remember that honorable men like Danny Coulson and Oliver Revell had the moral courage to speak out even when the Fake News media refused to report their comments in an ethical manner. )

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Tennessee U.S. Senate Race 2018* On 8/12/2018

A Tennessee poll recently released shows that Representative Marsha Blackburn (R) leads former Governor Phil Bredesen (D) by 11 points, 50% to 39%.

A different poll shows Blackburn with 38% and Bredesen with 35%.

And finally a poll shows Bredesen with 44% and Blackburn with 41%.

Therefore, Sanityandsense.com concludes that political polls are almost as corrupt as the Fake News media.  Sanityandsense.com  still considers this race a toss-up.

R. Van Conoley

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Agent Oliver “Buck” Revell Comments on Hillary Clinton

Oliver Revell spent thirty years with the FBI. He became deputy director of the FBI. The following is his comment on Hillary Clinton’s statement that she did not know that the letter “C” at the top of a document meant classified.  She stated that she thought that it was simply a way to organize documents.

” She ( Hillary Clinton ) didn’t know what the “C” on top of the documents meant? No one believed her.  She did not even believe it herself. That’s so nonsensical. It is just ridiculous. I think it reflected a total disregard of the system and the rules that have been established to protect the system.”

There are many good and honest and hard working individuals in the FBI who are outraged that a few corrupt and criminal FBI agents on the highest levels aided the criminal activities of Hillary Clinton and covered up her criminal behavior.  Soon there may be an accounting of the criminal actions of Andrew McCabe and James Comey and others who abused the power of the U.S. Government to promote their own Machiavellian agenda.

R. Van Conoley

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The 2018 Florida U.S. Senate Race

Florida is tied with New York as the third largest state by population in the U.S. Additionally, Florida is a swing state. This website will cover and report news on the Bill Nelson (D) and Rick Scott (R) U.S. Senate race.

Lets take a walk down memory lane and review the race for Governor of Florida in 1994.  In 1994, incumbent Governor Lawton Chiles (D) was seeking a second term against Jeb Bush (R), the challenger. The race was too close to call. Many people believed that an important debate between Mr. Chiles and Mr. Bush would decide the outcome of this race in 1994.

As the televised statewide debate neared an end, Jeb used the common political attack against a Democrat by referring to Lawton Chiles as a liberal and used the liberal implication with several different variations.  The debate moderator then turned to Mr. Chiles and stated that he had one final moment for a final word.  Mr. Chiles looked directly into the camera and said: ” Remember, the old he-coon walks just before the light of day.”

The debate concluded with a stunned silence and Jeb stood there and looked totally confused.  People were saying: ” What did Governor Chiles just say? What does it mean? ”

Using the Florida “Cracker dialect,”  Governor Chiles just said that the male raccoon makes its final nightly walk just before the sun rises.  In a section of Northwest Florida about 200 miles long and 50 to 100 miles wide known as the Florida Panhandle, everyone knew exactly what Mr. Chiles said. More importantly, Mr. Chiles was saying to a rural conservative section of Florida : ” I am one of you. ” Chiles defeated Jeb with 50.8% to 49.2%.  A very close race.

I feel absolutely certain that the Bill Nelson- Rick Scott debate will decide the Senate election and will be watched throughout Florida.  Therefore, I respectfully propose that many of these questions be used so the citizens of Florida will gain some useful information from the debate and can cast informed votes.

1) Through September, 2018, how much money has been contributed to your campaign?      2) Through this date, how much was contributed by PACs?    3) Name the five PACs that have contributed the most to you.  4) Has your campaign received PAC money from: a) Boeing, b) Northrup Gruman , c)General Dynamics, d) Raytheon or any other major defense contractors?

5) With the National Debt now at $21.3 Trillion, what should congress do relating to this debt level?                 6) What, if anything, should congress do to modernize or restructure the Federal Reserve System?

7) The cash flow of the U.S. Social Security system is now negative.  What should congress do to address this issue?

8) Do you believe that Federal Judges should be appointed for life?

9) Please discuss currency manipulation by foreign countries to gain trade advantages against the U.S. and explain how congress should address this issue.

R. Van Conoley

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki – 73 Years Later

On August 6, 2018, it has been seventy-three years since American forces deployed an atomic bomb called ” Little Boy” on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.  Today, August 9, 2018, is the seventy-third anniversary of the second atomic bomb that was deployed against Nagasaki.  On August 15,1945, Japan announced its surrender to the allies.

No member of the Japanese Imperial Family was ever indicted for war crimes.

From the invasion of China in 1937 to the end of World War II, the Japanese military murdered about 10,000,000 people.  The Japanese murdered about 6,000,000 Chinese. The Japanese also murdered Indonesians, Koreans, Filipinos, and Allied War prisoners.

During World War II, 416,800 U.S. military personnel were killed.  During World War II, the Soviet Union lost 9 MILLION military personnel and the Soviet Union lost a total of 24 Million military and civilian citizens.

George Santayana stated: ” Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”

R. Van Conoley  ( Editor’s Note: President Harry Truman ordered the American military to begin deployment of nuclear weapons that were developed by the Manhattan Project. Also, the Soviet Union suffered the largest number of deaths in World War II.  However, many Americans do not understand or wish to understand that China incurred the second most deaths in World War II. )

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Pope Francis, Donald Trump, and Dzhokhar Tsarnev

Pope Francis stated that the death penalty was wrong.  The Pope said that executions were wrong in all cases.

As a law abiding American, I am so glad to receive advice from the Pope.  This is the same Roman Catholic Church that protected pedophile priests from criminal prosecution for decades.  This is the same Church that encouraged Cardinal Eugene Tisserant and Cardinal Antonio Caggiano to assist and aid Nazi War Criminals. These two Cardinals helped a number of Nazi War Criminals evade justice after World War II.

Once again, I believe that the Pope is wrong.  On April 15,2013, two bombs were detonated 12 seconds and 210 yards apart at the Boston Marathon.  264 totally innocent people were injured and 14 people required amputations.  This act of mindless terrorism was committed by the Tsarnev brothers in behalf of Islamic terrorism.

Today Dzhokhar Tsarnev remains in jail after being convicted of this horrible act. He was sentenced to death by a court of law. I take no pleasure in the execution of Tsarnev. However, I am certain that it is the right thing to do. Every day this terrorist lives in jail at taxpayer expense other terrorists throughout the world are emboldened by America’s failure to execute him.  Since President Trump is head of the Executive branch of the U.S. government, I hope that President Trump directs the Attorney General to expedite the court’s order to execute this terrorist.

Lastly, I believe that execution by firing squad is the most humane form of execution.  The Catholic Church use to burn heretics at the stake after torturing them.

R. Van Conoley ( Editor’s Note: Readers who wish to read about other criminal activities of the Catholic Church should type in the word , Vatican, into the search box on the home page of this website.  The articles will then appear. )

Editor’s Note 2- Father Gabriele Amorth, the Vatican’s chief exorcist for 26 years stated: ” … Some Cardinals do not believe in Jesus and Bishops are linked to the Demon,,,,, the Devil is at work in the Vatican.”

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U.S. Senate Race – Tennessee Primary

This website is covering four U.S. Senate races in 2018.  Each race is considered a toss-up.

On August 2, 2018, Tennessee held their primary elections. In the race for the U.S. Senate, Marsha Blackburn won the Republican primary with 84% of the party vote.  Phil Breedesen won the Democrat primary with 91% of the party vote.

Mr. Breedesen served two terms as governor of Tennessee and remains popular with the voters.  Ms. Blackburn served as a U.S. Representative from Tennessee and is popular with the voters.

The Democrat party believes their candidate could be elected because citizens desire a change in direction in the U.S. Senate. The Republican party believes that their candidate could be elected because Donald Trump won Tennessee by a huge 26 points in 2016 and President Trump has a growing 56% approval rating in Tennessee.  Ms. Blackburn was endorsed by President Trump.

This senate race is considered a “toss-up.”

R. Van Conoley

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A Wise Saying – Part 161

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask is a fool forever.

A Chinese Proverb

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