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Putin Adresses Pro-War Rally, Fills Moscow Stadium with Russians to Support Invasion of Ukraine

3.18.22: Moscow held a rally today to support its armed forces in Ukraine. The stadium which holds 81,000 people was pretty much filled to capacity. The authorities said that 200,000 people supported...

 

Putin: "Russian People Can Always Distinguish True Patriots from the Scum and Traitors, and Simply Spit Them Out Like Flies."

Vladimir Putin on Wednesday referred to pro-Western Russians as “scum and traitors” who needed to be removed from society… setting the stage for an ever fiercer crackdown at home and even more...

 
 By Stan Greene    Politics    March 16, 2022

Handful of Americans Hail the Donetsk People's Republic Flag in Ceremony in Wisconsin

While the majority of Americans both on the political right and left, deplore last month's Russian invasion of Ukraine; a few welcome it as being on the right side of history. "CPI opening ceremony...

 

Putin Arrests Security Chiefs Because They Misappropriated Money Intended to Foment a Coup in Ukraine

You may have heard that Vladimir Putin arrested Sergey Beseda, FSB Chief of Foreign Intelligence, and his deputy Chief of Foreign Intelligence. It was assumed in the West that this was because both...

 

Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows: Joy Reid and Tucker Carlson both say US Involvement in Ukraine War is Racist

When Joy Reid and Tucker Carlson agree on something, people should take notice. Both agree that the US wants to get involved in Ukraine, rather than say, Yemen or Eritrea, because it is between white...

 

Caruso and Buscaino Support Gascon Recall; Smollett Files Motion to Throw Out His Guilty Verdict; Politician's Facebook Page Not Considered Public Forum; More Laws to Prohibit Gun Ownership and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Judge Ryan grants standing to family of murder victim Los Angeles Superior Court Judge William C. Ryan, the court's specialist in resentencing, has recognized the standing of the...

 
 By Igor Sushko    Politics    March 10, 2022

"Our Blitzkrieg has totally collapsed," Says Whistleblower Within Russian Intelligence Agency

Editor's note: Igor Shushko posted this translation to Twitter. In this absolutely astounding Facebook post, an FSB agent admits the Ukraine invasion was a spectacular miscalculation. The Russians...

 

Ukrainians and others (Even a Few Russians) Protest the Russian invasion of Ukraine in Los Angeles

"This is the beginning of World War III," said one UCLA student named Illia, who was participating in the event on Santa Monica Blvd and Sepulveda. "You guys just haven't figured that out yet," he...

 

Reporter from Kyiv Posts Photo of Russian War Dead Sprawled On a Burning Tank

Some of the finest war photography tweeted in the Russo-Ukraine war, is by a reporter for the Kyiv Independent named Illia Ponomarenko. He posted this photo of Russian soldiers sprawled out on the...

 

Ukrainian Pres. Zelensky Challenges Putin to Sit Down With Him Directly, and Talk

3/3/22: For the first time since Russia's invasion of his country 8 days ago, Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelensky addressed Vladimyr Putin directly. In a video released on social media, the...

 

St.Petersburg Police Detain Well-known survivor of the Siege of Leningrad Yelena Osipova at an anti-war protest

In St.Petersburg, Russia, the police detained a well-known survivor of the Siege of Leningrad at an anti-war protest. At 76, Yelena Osipova was born during the siege, which ended in 1944. She is...

 

District Attorney George Gascon's Own Staff Votes Overwhelmingly For His Recall

February 22, 2022 - The Association of Deputy District Attorneys, representing over 800 prosecutors working in the county of Los Angeles, voted today to support the recall of their boss, Los Angeles...

 

Controversial Tweet by Tulsi Gabbard Blames Biden, NATO For Putin's Paranoia

A controversial tweet from former Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, is raising a lot of eyebrows. @TulsiGabbard·tweeted: This war and suffering could have easily been avoided if Biden...

 

Proclaiming "Peace In Our Time," Biden Agrees to Meet with Putin in Paris

The AP Reports that in a last minute meeting brokered by French President Emmanuel Macron, US President Joseph R. Biden has agreed to meet with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, possibly in Paris, in a...

 

City Barred From Demolishing Parking Garage 3 So They Closed it - Right Before Super Bowl

February 10, 2022 - On the same day the city was told they could not immediately demolish Parking Garage 3 in downtown Santa Monica, they closed the garage, cordoning it off to cars. The garage has...

 

Federal Legislation Threatens Pet Owners, Zoos and Aquariums, and Biomedical Research

A last-minute amendment to the COMPETES Act, H.R. 4521, was slipped in, presumably to avoid attention and pushback from the millions of Americans who will be affected, and to bypass congressional hear...

 

Myth of Housing Supply Crisis Disintegrated by SM Audit Subcommittee Commissioner Marc Verville at Northeast Neighbors Meeting

January 4, 2022 - Last night Santa Monica Audit Subcommittee Commissioner and Santa Monica native Marc Verville exploded the myth of a housing supply crisis in the state or the city. The crisis,...

 

County's Free At-Home PCR Test Program Halted

January 6, 2022 - Last week, Dr. Dr. Barbara Ferrer, Director of Public Health, announced a program where residents could order free PCR tests to administer at home and send to the lab for results....

 

California's Public Golf Courses to be Converted to Public Housing in Latest Progressive Initiative

A bill now pending in the California State legislature proposes to convert the State's municipal and public golf courses into affordable housing. AB 672, authored by Christina Garcia (D_Bell Gardens)...

 

Elon Musk and Elizabeth Warren Take Shots at Each Other over Taxes on Twitter.

Plenty of snark on display Tuesday night as Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren tweeted about Tesla CEO Elon Musk. "Let's change the rigged tax code so The Person of the Year will actually pay taxes...

 

Newsom Has to Reveal Text Messages About PG&E Bailout; Recall Boudin Effort Gains Enough Signatures for Recall; $20 B Stolen From CA Pandemic Relief and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Judge denies LAPD officers' request to block elements of the employee vaccine mandate A federal judge in Orange County has denied a request from a group of LAPD officers to block...

 

Southwest Airlines Apologizes For "Let's Go Brandon!" Incident on Plane

Southwest Airlines, fresh off a work stoppage due to Covid-19 mandates and sickouts, has a new problem. A pilot said "Let's Go Brandon" over the public address system. A pilot apparently repeated...

 

Non-Partisan Voter Registration Specialist Gets Covid-19 Booster Shot at University High School

Dateline: 10/25/21, University High School, West of Westwood - From the pictures its obvious, so why am i writing a long caption ....... well because there is a lot to say: Thanks to Gary Leonard - LA...

 

Police Union Sues City of Los Angeles over Vaccine Mandate

October 29, 2021 - The Los Angeles Police Protective League, union for police officers in the City of Los Angeles, filed a lawsuit against the city for awarding what they claim was a #3 million...

 

City Council to Focus on Methane Gas Levels at Former Landfill

Is the former Santa Monica landfill underneath Gandara Park and the Municipal City Yards emitting high levels of methane gas? That's what the Santa Monica City Council will focus on next Tuesday...

 

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