National Politics

Who’s Better? Glennon vs. Kaepernick

Posted August 22, 2017 by

I did not want to wade into the Colin Kaepernick story, but the Chicago Bears $14 million new quarterback Mike Glennon  compelled me. Glennon, a career backup, was handed a huge contract to be the Bears starting quarterback. He got
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No Sanctuary for Law-Breaking Feds

Posted August 1, 2017 by Matt Gonzalez

Two years ago Kate Steinle was shot while sightseeing on Pier 14 in San Francisco.  The accused, a homeless Mexican immigrant with no prior relationship to her, says it was an accident that occurred as he handled a discarded bundle
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FOOTBALL IS TOO DANGEROUS

Posted August 1, 2017 by Ralph E. Stone

A study published in the July 25, 2017 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association found the following: “In a convenience sample of 202 deceased players of American football from a brain donation program, CTE was neuropathologically diagnosed
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YIMBYs Build Momentum at Conference 2017

Posted July 18, 2017 by Garrett Bergthold

Dave Senatillaka took the 3000-mile flight from Boston to Oakland with limited expectations. He came to learn. To share. To stroll around San Francisco for day of sight-seeing. But most of all he came to wonk-out with his fellow housing
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What’s Behind DC Attacks on Veteran’s Health

Posted July 18, 2017 by Suzanne Gordon

If you want to understand what’s going on in Washington, as the Trump Administration and Congressional conservatives push the stealth privatization of the Veteran’s Health Administration (VHA), check out the new documentary Citizen Jane: Battle for the City or read
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