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History Repeating Itself in USA

History Repeating Itself in USA

    By Richard Eber Does the removal of James Bennet, editorial page editor of the New York Times for printing an op ed of a US Senator calling for bringing in troops to repel civil disobedience ring a bell? How about a Catholic chaplain at MIT, Father Daniel Patrick Maloney, forced to resign after […]

Murals, White Supremists, and Reality

Murals, White Supremists, and Reality

    By Richard Eber Upon arriving at the Black Lives Matter (BLM) March against Hate event in Martinez Sunday afternoon, I was a bit apprehensive about the destruction of lettering of their initials in front of the Contra Costa County Court House. From the time when a permit was issued to paint the street, its content […]

Department of Diversity

Department of Diversity

    By Richard Eber President Joe Biden and his Vice-President Kamala Harris have just been inaugurated. To show an unprecedented sprit of co-operation, the two top office holders in the United States decided to co-habituate the White House. This move was partially made to save resources by promoting implementing their New Green Deal. In addition given the Chief executives […]

The Voice of Experience in Law Enforcement

The Voice of Experience in Law Enforcement

    By Richard Eber My friend Randy is a proud retired policeman with over 30 years service.  If one did not know Randy is a level headed guy, who in the time I have known him has never uttered a racist remark nor made any disparaging remarks about other races.  His comments on politics […]

When Law Enforcement is but a Memory

When Law Enforcement is but a Memory

    By Richard Eber April 1, 2021 The latest joint CNN-MSNBC Poll questions Your house is being robbed by armed intruders.  You are near a phone.  Who should you call? A social worker to consult with for the best strategy to negotiate with the thieves. The defunded police department that no longer has jurisdiction […]

Scumbags Treated Like Royalty in San Francisco

Scumbags Treated Like Royalty in San Francisco

    By Richard Eber The tourist trade generated by conventions and vacationers to the City by the Bay has come to a grinding halt with the Covid-19 Pandemic.  To spur business the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce has recruited Politically Correct (PC Tours) to lure more Homeless visitors to their little piece of paradise. […]

California Sinks Deeper into the Abyss

California Sinks Deeper into the Abyss

    By Richard Eber A few days ago news reports revealed “Angered by Elon Musk’s threat to move Tesla Motors out of the Golden State, the California’s Employment Training Panel denied an application from Musk’s SpaceX for $655,500 in state job and training funds.” “In my opinion, given the recent threats of the CEO to leave the state of California, […]

Eber: Dollars and Sense with Covid-19

Eber: Dollars and Sense with Covid-19

    By Richard Eber If there is a silver lining with the Covid-10 Pandemic in California, it’s that city, county, and State governments are actually having to scrutinize their budgets to reduce cash outlays. The last decade in particular has witnessed higher taxes and more government spending on services that may not hold the […]

Eber: Making California More “Livable” again

Eber: Making California More “Livable” again

    By Richard Eber In attending rock concerts, after a good show goes concludes, the audience is known to chant “More, More” to encourage the performers to do an encore. The opposite situation holds true  formulating  housing policies in California.  Between Governor Newsom and his co-dependents in the Legislature, they continue to pass new […]

Winds of Change Coming to San Francisco?

Winds of Change Coming to San Francisco?

    By Richard Eber (a 4th generation native) San Francisco is literally falling apart at the seams.  Pier 39 is a ghost town. Hotels are empty that ordinarily host the convention and tourist trades.  It is estimated that at least 50% of all restaurants located in the “City by the Bay” will never reopen […]