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New High Tech Ballot System Seems Calculated to Create Confusion in California Primary

You don't need a PhD to vote, unless you live in Los Angeles County. LA County residents began to vote on Saturday 2/22/2020, as part of a new high technology early-voting system. 20 percent of the...

 

President Trump Blames California Homeless Crisis on Nancy Pelosi, Gov. Gavin Newsom at Bakersfield Rally

At a rally Wednesday 2/19/20 in Bakersfield Airport's JACO hanger, President Donald J Trump signed a new Department of the Interior policy effectively diverting water from the San Joaquin River Delta...

 

Water Authority Official Comment on the Signing of the Record of Decision on Reinitiation of Consultation on the Long-Term Operations of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project.

Sacramento, CA - "The San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority (Authority) is pleased with the signing of the Record of Decision on the Long-Term Operations of the Central Valley Project (CVP)...

 

George Gascon of San Francisco Wants to be Your County District Attorney, but You Don't Want Him

George Gascon, a Havana-born former police officer, resigned his position as San Francisco District Attorney in October, at the same time announcing his intention to run for the same office in Los...

 

The Iran Conundrum: Geopolitical Ramifications of the Middle East Situation

January 3rd saw the world go into a shock as Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, the grand architect of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) or Quds force as it is also known, was...

 

Ripping up #SOTU Speech, Nancy Pelosi and the squad are all wearing white at the State of the Union

At a time when women fill universities and 72% of new jobs, When life has never been better for women or men in the United States of America, 30 or so congress women are seen wearing white in the...

 

Only Someone Who's Crazy Would Vote for Rachel Rossi for LA County DA. Literally

Rachel Rossi, currently a criminal defense lawyer at Cohen Williams, a fancy downtown Los Angeles law firm, has announced her candidacy for Los Angeles County District Attorney. You read that right....

 

Vaxxed Bus Rolls Into Santa Monica It is hard to watch. But even harder to live through

The Vaxxed bus rolls into town. It parks outside of the Laemmle Theater, in downtown Santa Monica. On the outside of the bus, there are nearly 10,000 names. All painstakingly written by hand, a lot...

 

Measure R Connects Citizen Oversight of the Sheriff and Inmate Release

Ballot Measure R, also known as Reform LA Jails, will be on the ballot this March. Somewhat confusingly, the measure tackles two disparate issues. The first issue is assuring that the Sheriff...

 

Embarrassed City Council Halts Construction at the Santa Monica Airport

Following a unanimous resolution by the Santa Monica Airport Commission opposing construction of a 'temporary' facility for the city's Public Landscape Division (PLD) at the airport, and numerous...

 

Santa Monica City Yard Modernization is a Waste of Money

The City of Santa Monica is spending over $116 million to modernize (i.e., rebuild) their City Yards near Bergamot Station, but the project, on which construction began in July, is already exposing...

 

SMPD Arrests Transient Joseph Jean Gilbert, 30, in Assault of 87 year old Retired Doctor

Santa Monica Police have arrested 30-year-old transient Joseph Jean Gilbert, for assaulting an elderly man. Long-time Santa Monica resident Dr. R.L. Wong was buying coffee at the Coffee Bean on 9th...

 

Democrats Consider Dropping Impeachment Altogether, As Trump's 2020 Star Rises

That which doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.--Friedrich Nietzsche's Twilight of the Idols (1888). The impeachment hearings are in trouble, and that is now obvious to the world. The Democrats are...

 

Reaction of Fur Industry to California Gov. Newsom's Signing of Fur-Ban Bill

The following comments were made by Keith Kaplan of the Fur Information Council of America, after Gov. Gavin Newsom today signed Assembly Bill 44 into law, which bans the sale and manufacturing of fur...

 

Howdy Modi!! US President Donald J. Trump Welcomes Modi to Houston, Texas

Sunday the 22nd of September is a historic day for the USA when a sitting US president was a guest in the largest gathering of a foreign head of state. Indian Prime minister Hon Narendra Modi spoke...

 

Use It or Lose It: SCOTUS Decision Clarifies that Employers Must Assert an Administrative Exhaustion Defense Early During Litigation

For decades, federal and state courts have dismissed employment lawsuits because the person suing his or her employer for harassment, discrimination, or retaliation did not first exhaust "administrati...

 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Insists that She is Well, Despite Evidence that she is Dying

"As this audience can see, I am alive" she said to thunderous applause at the Library of Congress National Book Festival on Aug. 31, 2019 - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg added her work on the Supreme...

 

As Pakistani PM says "we are on the brink of a Nuclear flashpoint," Indian PM Modi reassures Trump

Narendra Modi gave us a handshake to remember during the G7 Summit that took place in Biarritz, France this weekend. Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi had a meeting with President Donald Trump...

 

Score One for Santa Monica, As 9th Circuit Upholds City's Anti-AirBNB Ordinance

The digital economy has had the effect of concentrating more and more wealth in fewer and fewer hands. As far as housing goes, the AIRBNB app allows well heeled millennials to rent apartments in...

 

Five reasons why purchasing Greenland would actually be a really good idea

President Trump is a real estate guy. He recently tweeted that the US should consider buying Greenland and this was met with derision, as so many suggestions this president makes are. But upon closer...

 

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Office Announces She Has Pancreatic Cancer. US Supreme Court Fight Looms

Update: Stricken with Pancreatic cancer, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg seems set to retire from the Supreme Court. Editor's Note; We first posted this story in September, 2018. Sadly we were correct, as...

 

History has been Rewritten, as India Revokes Kashmir's Special Status

A 72-year wait is over today. Prime minister Narendra Modi of India has reversed the political blunder committed by Jawaharlal Nehru with regards to the state of Kashmir. It is a day that will be...

 
 By Stan Greene    Politics    August 9, 2019

People's Liberation Army Preparing to Quash Hong Kong Strike

With Hong Kong is paralyzed by a general strike, Beijing appears to have lost patience with its restive former British colony. The extradition law that initially sparked the protests has been...

 

Thirty Meter Telescope: Mauna Kea Protest is Not a Culture War

The protesters blocking the access road for construction of a new Thirty Meter Telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii are only the latest in a long line of protests...

 

Dog Runs for President, Promising a Chicken in Every Pot

Oxnard, CA - July 24, 2019 - The Los Angeles Times included the remarkable dog named Seven in a story about the many candidates of the 2020 Presidential Campaign. Seven threw his collar in the ring...

 

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