Category Archives: politics

What’s the effect of all that marching? What comes next?

An organizer I met years ago asked on Facebook: “Radical and organizer friends: Is it significant that the movement forming against Trump isn’t about a specific cause or platform, but in opposition to an entire government? Should we give ourselves … Continue reading

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2017 We Choose How To Respond to Trump

The election of Mr. Trump was a disappointment to say the least. Infuriating and frustrating often.  While one response is to ignore it all and another is to fight it all and resist – I made a third choice.  It … Continue reading

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President -Elect Trump. Election Night Reflections 11.8.16

For those stunned by the 2016 election results, here’s a debrief. Continue reading

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[Public-Private Vocational Education Partnerships] Vocational Education and Jobs Training

From the archives – I found the printed version among other stuff I have written and I decided to post it online. I spend a lot of time thinking about appropriate job/ skills training. 10/24/2011 The United State’s fragmented jobs … Continue reading

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#SantaBarbara Revenue Workshop + this tax buzz

The Misnomer Revenue Workshop On February 25th I read a Noozhawk article by Giana Magnoli which mentioned a “workshop for public input on new revenue measures”scheduled for “9 a.m. on Wednesday March 13.” The date & time seemed odd to me if it was in fact … Continue reading

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“And the Oscar goes to…” not the Unions, Party Poopers, but Twitter

Don’t have much time this morning for this post but if I don’t do it, I’ll forget to share three thoughts about these Oscars, hence the odd title OSCARS and Politics: Union fights It was interesting to me that unions … Continue reading

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It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.

Much has been said of the Tucson shooting, and I won’t go into the redundancies, but rather discuss the response from the right (and the left). Sure, there was the Huffpo publishing a defense from a former staff member of … Continue reading

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