With respect to the recently announced committee assignments for the Board of Supervisors, the remarks of supervisors David Chiu and David Campos sounded somewhat like the contrived semantics of ex-president Bill Clinton in regards to what “is” is. Campos said progressives “no longer control” the board and that the change happened “not at the ballot box but … here in City Hall.” Read More
The Wednesday Examiner’s “Brushing off graffiti vandals” reports a perfect example of what does not work in city government. Instead of the bureaucrats figuring out a way to work with Aaron Perry-Zucker’s innovative idea about covering graffiti with bright colors, they are stifling the efforts of a creative resident who just wants to improve his neighborhood. Read More
The Asian political power base in California is CAPAC, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, chaired by former Rep. Mike Honda. Honda also formed the Tri-Caucus coalition (black, Hispanic, Asian-American). Both organizations truly believe “quotas mean Democracy.” Their goal is to overturn Proposition 209 and return California to race and gender preferences. They also support amnesty and benefits for illegal immigrants. Read More
North Beach neighborhood groups have been complaining for over a year to Supervisor David Chiu about these polluting tour buses that roar through the area. North Beach Neighbors had a meeting months ago and found out that many of these tour buses were imported from the United Kingdom when the U.K. outlawed polluting vehicles of that type. Read More
Now that some of the Republicans in the House have demonstrated that they can read the Constitution, the question is, do they understand its intention?
The preamble clearly states that “We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare ... do ordain and establish this Constitution of the United Sates of America.” Read More
Karen Davis asks in her letter dated Dec. 8 whether I, as the owner of Harbor Village Mobile Home Park, have not allowed Redwood City space for a drainage upgrade as part of an elaborate plan to increase the value of the land by conversion to another use. Read More