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Posted on October 18 at 6:21 p.m.

So, what will bullets be made of instead of lead? Copper is pretty expensive.

On California Bans Lead Ammo

Posted on October 18 at 1:30 p.m.

Well, at about $1,000 per month, that should be the end of VD in SB county. All those filthy spirochetes will be looking to take the first panga out of here.

I'm not criticizing the PH Dept, but what kind of outcomes can we expect from so little money? Economies of scale are working against us on this one.

On STD Treatment and Prevention Money Coming From State

Posted on July 22 at 2:21 p.m.

I'd be a much better driver if it wasn't for all those tourists . . .

On The true harbinger of summer in S.B. is

Posted on April 15 at 8:17 a.m.

Set up toll booths on Storke, Los Carneros and the UCSB end of El Colegio. Collect $50 from each entrant to defray the cost of law enforcment, paramedics, etc. Hand each one a receipt with a list of the prior year's death and injury count. Not that anyone will read it before it ends up as litter.

Let the seekers of liberty and the pursuit of happiness pay for their own party and don't shift the cost of babysitting our country's future leaders (or whatever) to local taxpayers.

On Deltopia Is Just a Drinking Party

Posted on May 2 at 6:51 p.m.

This is why I like to pay taxes. We'll all sleep easier tonight.

On Dispensary Raided

Posted on April 16 at 1:38 p.m.

They could probably focus the measure a bit better but the people who create the mess need to clean it up. I can think of much better uses for my tax dollars than paying SBPD to manage college-age drunks on State St.

What does SBPD pay in overtime for this?

On Taxing downtown bars and restaurants more to defray law enforcement costs

Posted on April 3 at 6:52 p.m.

Does anyone know where this was located in terms of today's streets and such?

On The Flying Bauhaus Brothers

Posted on March 30 at 8:35 p.m.

I worked, although in a different department, with Mike Murdy. Back when public service meant something, it was one of the intangible rewards of the job to be able to work with colleagues like Mike. He was a fine person and Santa Barbara lost a piece of its soul when he died.

Requiescat in Pace.

On Michael Stephen Murdy

Posted on March 30 at 8:26 p.m.

Has anyone here tried to report a possible DUI? I've done it a few times. You call 911, get transferred to the CHP, tell them where you saw the drunk and by the time you are spelling your name for the dispatcher, they are miles behind you or else, after you hang up, you see them on an offramp.

It's a good idea but, on a freeway, with eveyone moving at least a mile per minute, the odds of having a cop close enough to the scene to actually do something is pretty small.

On Deport Drunken Drivers

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