By Steven Kalas
To all those who now protest President Trump’s immigration policy (whatever in the world it is), we have one question: Where were you during Barack Obama’s presidency? Under his administration, a record number of people were captured, ripped from their families, and deported.
If California is to become ground zero for The Resistance leading California to secede from the union, can Marin be, like, the seat of government for the new nation? Please, because that would be so cool. We’d be, without a doubt, the prettiest capital city in the world.
Tim Cook, one of the more respected thinkers on the challenges of technology in modern life, recently said that fake news is “killing minds” by people who want “to get the most clicks, not tell the most truth.” That’s a righteous observation from Apple’s chief executive that can only be followed by the old warning: “Easier said than done.”
It only takes a few bad apples, as the saying goes. We hope that is the take-a-way from last week’s ugly display of intolerance on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.
A few artists who have sold art to Ivanka Trump are now calling for her to take down the artwork she purchased from them because they don’t want their art used as a backdrop for her father’s politics.
The city’s last police chief got a head start on retirement when he went out on disability (knee) and then retired with half of 2016 to go. His departure came in the midst of a number of leadership woes – a raft of job vacancies (never a good sign), a theft within the police union, and the embarrassing arrest and conviction of a Novato officer.
You knew how it was going to end once the federal government, in its infinite wisdom, decided dogs were a problem in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Julie sits and stares. Then she stands and stares. She tries the light to her left, then to her right. Close up, then from a distance. Something is happening inside her that, for the time being, apparently makes blinking unnecessary. Or breathing, for that matter.
He may be a fine National Football League quarterback, but San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick keeps getting sacked for his political activism. It may be time for No. 7 to go through concussion protocol.
We don’t know why Marin law enforcement authorities, the district attorney and defense attorney continue to play a game of political correctness surrounding the facts as they relate to the mutilation gang killing of a Novato High School student on May 25.
When John Corson, the director of the Bureau of Old-Age and Survivors Insurance set about in 1940 to explain the newly-enacted Social Security act, he told people:
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