49ers from Worst to First

If I’m the general manager of the Niners this is an example roster that I would compile in the off season to turn the franchise around in one year rather than wait five years. On paper this is a top 5 championship caliber defense paired with a productive offense much like the 2015 Denver Broncos…

Benny King and the criminalization of addiction in America

Benny King is a gregarious, good-hearted, God-fearing 53-year-old black man from Alabama who shouldn’t be in prison. But he is. Mr. King is serving 14-months at the federal correctional institution in Jesup, Georgia, for violating conditions of his supervised release; conditions ordered as part of King’s sentence over eleven years ago, in 2005, for bank…

The City of Palo Alto’s Garvey Train

Unbelievable exorbitant pay and benefits which the City of Palo Alto pays its employees and SEIU union members. 517 employees being paid over $ 100,000 per year plus benefits and a guaranteed retirement is extortion. Its a gravey train off our backs. ROI? No City employee is worth half what they are paid because the…

Palo Alto Police Chief Set to Retire

Palo Alto police chief Dennis Burns announced yesterday that he is retiring at the end of the year after 35 years with the city and eight years in the top position and several people who are typically police critics are praising Burns for his work. Burns, 59, started working for the police department in 1982,…

Kaepernick Praises Castro’s Education and Health Care System

Colin Kaepernick should receive significant credit for shinning a light onto the corruption within the American justice system which routinely sends innocent people to prison while targeting the poor and people of color who lack the resources to defend themselves from bogus charges and unwarranted uses of excessive force. 16% of the people exonerated of…