Pot Profiteers

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Cops opposed to marijuana legalization are true profiteers of pot and other illegal drugs. In an article of The Intercept, “Police and Prison Guard Groups Fight Marijuana Legalization in California,“ published May 18, 2016 the author, Lee Fang, points out how opposition to Marijuana legalization in California is coming from certain law enforcement and prison…

High Speed Rail – Built To Fail

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What happens when California’s High Speed Rail, HSR, is completed in 2029 or so and at the same time becomes outdated and obsolete technology due to the rise in Maglev use around the world?  The current cost to build HSR in California is $64 billion down from $68 billion however this estimate can change at…

How to Extinguish a Forest Fire

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This article that was first published in August 2013 related to the Rim Fire in the Sierra Nevada becomes relevant once again given the recent forest fire in Canada that destroyed 2,400 homes and businesses in addition to damaging another 500 buildings.  Not only did the Canadian fire destroy millions of dollars worth of infrastructure…

Cops For Pot

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Before we delve into the dilemma facing the prohibitionists lets clear up some of the misrepresentations promoted by the pro-pot club.  The people backing the “Adult Use of Marijuana Act” have obtained the required signatures to place it on the November ballot. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said the 62-page initiative will make it harder for…

The 21st Century Electric Bike

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The 21st century electric bike isn’t a bike, it’s a wheel. Imagine changing your pedal powered bike into an electric bike in 60 seconds; an electric bike with enough power to propel you to 20mph in 6 seconds over a distance of 20 miles using the battery alone and up to 50 miles with pedal…

City attorney’s transparency stops at her door

Molly Stump

It’s ironic that the city attorney’s office door is a transperent glass panel. But that’s as far as transparency gets. Molly Stump is no champion to transparency. In fact, since becoming city attorney she continues to maintain a cloak of secrecy. Every meeting she has conducted to date has been behind closed doors and she…