June 11, 2015 by · 1 Comment 

We Need Common Sense When It Comes to Sharing the Road

The latest controversy regarding the sharing of streets, roads and bridges by auto drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians over the retrofitting of the historic 80-year-old... Read more »

Odd Bedfellows for Liberty

Let’s now praise a threesome of odd bedfellows: a Democratic ex-senator, an exiled American citizen, and a current Republican senator. I don’t think they’ve... Read more »

Government by Bagmen

When Dennis Hastert was indicted for trying to cover up some $3.5 million in hush money payments to a man he’d allegedly sexually abused decades ago, Washington... Read more »

Even Our Pets Have Houses

An article by Jacqueline Garcia in today’s edition about the problems of many homeless living in the Arroyo Seco in Highland Park points out that even when offered... Read more »

A ‘3/5ths’ Person is Now Zero

The question before the United States Supreme Court is: As the Constitution assigns the number of representatives to Congress by population determined by census... Read more »

Artificial Pepper — Who Knew?

Taco Bell has decided it will replace artificial pepper with real pepper, who knew? Sometimes consumers can be fooled into thinking they are eating the real thing... Read more »

Augmentation Needed to State Budget for CalWORKs Housing Support Program

While we applaud the recovery of the local economy following one of the worst financial crises for both the state and nation, thousands of homeless and at-risk families... Read more »

NSA Surveillance Intrudes On Our Freedom

With less than a month to go before the Congress must decide whether to renew a portion of the Patriot Act, the controversial domestic surveillance program, it appears... Read more »

Why Continue Celebrating Memorial Day

Some time ago, while talking to one of my liberal friends, I was asked, “Why should we celebrate Memorial Day?” The primary reason why we celebrate Memorial... Read more »

A Fossil-Fueled Fantasy

Newfangled carbon-capture power plants supposedly burn coal without poisoning the planet. They don’t. Extracting coal from the ground and disposing of its toxic... Read more »

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