Homelessness: San Francisco’s newest heist

Homelessness has long been an issue San Francisco has ignored in favor of well-funded “solutions” that inevitably fade into nothing but good intentions paving a road to Hell for the homeless people they’re allegedly created to help. As the San Francisco Chronicle leads a second round of mass exploitation of homeless people disguised as crusadingContinue reading “Homelessness: San Francisco’s newest heist”

San Francisco City Hall heists, backpedals on sanctuary

On the first Monday following the election of Donald Trump, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, the Board of Supervisors and others from City Hall held a photo op affirming not only their unity against the approaching Trump administration, but also San Francisco’s status as a sanctuary city. Mayor Lee tweeted, “Standing as one. We willContinue reading “San Francisco City Hall heists, backpedals on sanctuary”

Anatomy of a tech-NPIC heist

With invaluable assistance from the NPIC, tech has been on a decades-long mission to assume the reins of power in municipal governments through turning over the electorate and privatizing public services. A recent opinion piece by San Francisco treasurer José Cisneros provides an excellent opportunity to see how tech and the NPIC leverage city officialsContinue reading “Anatomy of a tech-NPIC heist”

DeRay, Inc

DeRay McKesson first entered public consciousness during the August 2014 protests surrounding the police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. As control of the protest narrative shifted from influencers and talking heads to protesters on the ground, DeRay emerged as one of the most recognizable. His daily chronicling of the protests on Twitter, alongContinue reading “DeRay, Inc”

The illogical Office of Public Advocate

Prop H, allowing for the creation of an Office of Public Advocate in San Francisco, appears headed for defeat. Thankfully. In theory, the Public Advocate is a fair-play czar of sorts. They field and investigate citizen/whistleblower complaints concerning City services and programs, monitor for cronyism/wasteful spending and appoint a Director of the Office of CitizenContinue reading “The illogical Office of Public Advocate”

NPIC rides Trump to biggest payout in years

Donald Trump’s victory opened the floodgates for winners-and-losers opinion pieces and one week later the current is still running strong. While opinion varies on who won and/or lost other than Trump and Clinton, the NPIC has emerged an early victor in one indisputable statistic: money. Unsure of which politicians to support as government restructures, peopleContinue reading “NPIC rides Trump to biggest payout in years”

Tech’s municipal-privatization creep

Tech continues its slither into all facets of local to national government by lobbying Sacramento-area officials to allow them to sidestep the municipal-contract process altogether. Tech’s proposal is based in part on the Startups in Residence program: West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon called the program a success as it helped city officials think differently aboutContinue reading “Tech’s municipal-privatization creep”

#CalExit and Silicon Valley’s secession heist

Donald Trump’s election as president opened a flood gate of flimsy analysis and hot-take solutions. As people grasped for ways protest his rapidly approaching presidency, the idea of California secession bubbled to the top again. While there have been occasional attempts of at least partial secession since California first became a state, recent secession campaignsContinue reading “#CalExit and Silicon Valley’s secession heist”

MISSING PERSONS: Enrique Pearce

Name: Enrique Pearce Formerly Left Coast Communications; owner, consultant Charged with possessing and distributing child pornography, drunk driving, speeding   While we often hear about the powerful disappearing their opponents, never to be heard from again, there’s another disappearing that the wealthy and the wicked use to their advantage. One that rewards/protects loyal soldiers whoContinue reading “MISSING PERSONS: Enrique Pearce”

The tech turnover

San Francisco has seen a 16.6% increase in voter registration since November 2014; by comparison, California voter registration increased by 9% over the same time. The current San Francisco tech boom has been in peak form during that same time. Construction cranes seem to have taken permanent residence throughout the San Francisco sky as newContinue reading “The tech turnover”

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