Consider the Fair Flat Tax

The United States and the states must reform their tax structures to make it more equitable for everyone. Read story.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Fool Me Once ...

In the future, should we Americans insist that our highest level elected officials submit to a drug screening similar to what we require of others in whom we place a great responsibility? Read story.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Racial Prejudice in Housing

The fine article written by Max Golding about a City Council meeting, convened to address "tenant protection issues," reminded me of my own experience with prejudice when we came here from San Jose in 1959. Read story.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Celebrate Prom and Graduation Safely

Near the end of high school, fancy dresses and stylish tuxedos come out for prom. Read story.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Them Millennial Eyes

When I first saw the strikingly clean cover of the current issue, I was prepared to read the typical Progressive opinion. Read story.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Innovate, Don't Frack

Trump just doesn't get what the spirit of America is all about. Read story.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Expand Your Parking

Let us also consider acting in our local community, as Santa Barbara gears up to enforce an oversize vehicle ordinance, ostensibly for traffic safety reasons, but actually to discriminate unconstitutionally against people living in vehicles. Read story.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

TN Williams Right

As an avid admirer of playwright Tennessee Williams, I was excited to attend the Ensemble Theatre Company's production of a "new" Williams play. Read story.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Science v. Faith

It was heartening to see the turnout at last week's science rally and to hear the rousing speeches. Read story.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Good-Bye, Single-Family Homes

Though this has been creating a buzz in the real estate universe, it has gotten little notice in the press or general population though it fundamentally changes all California neighborhoods. Read story.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Dangerous Mindless Militarism

Don’t look now America but the new “sheriff” in town is riding the wrong end of his horse. Read story.

Saturday, April 29, 2017


It seems to me that the most pressing issue now facing us is the impeachment of Donald Trump. Read story.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Mission Creek Lives On

We are fortunate that Mission Creek still runs through our city. Read story.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Surf Freedom

The posted open parking hours at Loon Point were recently cut back to "8 a.m. to Sunset." Read story.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Downtown Blight Flight

What has caused the decline of business and the growing vacancies in downtown and State Street? Read story.

Saturday, April 22, 2017
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