Wheel’s fall off car camping ban in Palo Alto

Car camping ban - Wheels off

Palo Alto’s car camping ban was struck down after some City Council members agreed it could provoke lawsuits after a similar ban in Los Angeles was deemed unconstitutional. The 7-1 vote to get rid of the ban, with Councilwoman Karen Holman absent and Councilman Larry Klein voting no, came Monday night after city Attorney Molly…

Post reporter kept out of transparency meeting

Government transparency

Even as some Palo Alto City Council members apologized to the public for secret meetings with billionaire John Arrillaga and promised more transparency, they repeatedly struggled to follow state transparency laws during their meeting. The transparency troubles took place Monday night during a discussion on the city’s response to a scathing report from a Santa…

Election: The Tyranny of Experts

Elections

Elections are coming. Will anything change? No. Why?  Because in this age of specialists and professionals, the common voter, and common sense are ignored in favor of the ‘professionals,’ whether they be lifetime philandering politicians, crooked bankers or government backed ‘green industrialists.’ It seems to be a ‘rule’ today that only an expert or someone who…

$ 3,700,000,000 is a BAD INVESTMENT!

Bad investment

The United States government is actually practicing racial and class discrimination by accepting and caring for 52,000 (so far) “undocumented” children from Central America, being smuggled through Mexico by paid smugglers. Our government is betraying us by accepting these children from Central America, because it was being done secretively until a Border patrol agent leaked the information to the press.…