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Matt Kokkonen

Matt Kokkonen is a San Luis Obispo financial planner and political activist. Matt immigrated to the United States by himself legally at age 16 from Finland.

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The Tea Party meets the Republican Party

BY MATT KOKKONEN The modern Tea Party movement hearkens back to the efforts of the Sons of Liberty more than 230 years ago. In 1773, the earlier patriots boarded the vessels of the East India Company and tossed tea overboard to protest high taxes imposed by the British Crown upon the American colonies. Today, millions […]... (Continue Reading)

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The climate change hoax

By MATT KOKKONEN Global warming is probably one of the most contentious issues currently. Al Gore’s film, “An Inconvenient Truth,” documents his belief that humans are the cause of this warming and of an impending catastrophe on the planet. Therefore, many experts call for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, such as carbon dioxide. Dissenting experts […]... (Continue Reading)

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