POLICING THE POLICE-Three weeks into the Minneapolis trial of Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd, a white police officer in the neighboring suburb of Brooklyn Center killed a young Black man named Daunte Wright,
EASTSIDER-While the establishment, including all the Republicans and a number of Dems, are freaking out that Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill is just too much, what about their code of silence regarding their Wall Street Owners? Why is virtually all of Congress silent about Wall Street’s bets with you and I on the hook if they tank?
CONNECTING CALIFORNIA--California’s fight against climate change isn’t doing all that much to slow climate change. But the fight should be considered a success anyway.
LEANING RIGHT-I've said it before, and I'll say it again, I've never been a fan of bullies and/or bigots, and we're living in a world where those screaming about bullies are too often THEMSELVES the bullies, and those screaming about bigotry are too often THEMSELVES the bigots.
A WORD WITH HIGHTOWER--It’s time for America to go back to the future — a future of true greatness created by a people united to build a strong nation for the common good.
LOS ANGELES-The Ethics Commission may have lost its edge.
GUEST COMMENTARY-When alert residents of Elysian Valley noticed that a member of their Neighborhood Council posted an anti-Semitic image on social media, it was a glaring signal that the local body had lost its way.
VIEW FROM HERE--One person who is not naive about Garcetti’s faux $1 Billion plan to help the homeless is Rev. Andy Bales, CEO of Union Rescue Mission, who reportedly said:
When Bakersfield-based oil company E&B Natural Resources sought to put wells in Hermosa Beach that would dig through the ocean floor sideways in 2013, the company’s president said he wanted the community’s trust.