How Gossip Kills

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Audrie Potts did not kill herself because she was sexually assaulted while passed out drunk. Audrie Potts did not kill herself because photos of the assault were taken by some of the boys who assaulted her. Audrie Potts did not kill herself because the boys shared the photos with others. Audrie Potts did not kill…

Palo Palo firefighters get hosed down

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Good grief, Diana Diamond of the Daily News is having a conniption over Palo Alto firefighters’ new work schedule. Diamond objects to the two 24-hour working days on duty followed by four 24-hour days off duty schedule being implemented in the Palo Alto Fire Department. Diamond complains that firefighters lounge around most of the time while…

Clinton’s Socialism Is More Capitalistic Than You Know

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Unchecked socialism and under-regulated capitalism have this in common, both redistribute the wealth of the many into the hands of the few; they just use different means to achieve the same goal. “I know there’s a lot of smoke, and there’s no fire,”  Hillary Clinton said regarding the ongoing saga of her ever changing emails…

Kaepernick Defends Retired Marine From Donald Trump

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Donald Trump publicly castigated San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the National Anthem and the American flag. “I think it’s a terrible thing, and you know, maybe he, (Kenneth Chamberlain Sr.), should find a country that works better for him, let him try, it’s not gonna happen.”  Donald Trump …

Palo Alto – The Detroit of Tomorrow ?

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There’s no reasonable place to rent or live in Palo Alto, that’s a fact Jack. It’s the home of the self-made rich and God help the poor. The problem is that for decades the City has allowed more office buildings and jobs to be created than housing. Businesses don’t require much in the way of…

An Alternative to Trump and Clinton

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You’re a Democrat and you don’t want to vote for Clinton. You’re a Republican and you don’t want to vote for Trump. Vote for the Libertarian presidential candidate, Gary Johnson. Since both Clinton and Trump are worse, why would you vote for them instead? Johnson is picking up speed in the polls and has taken…