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An Alternative View

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About this blog: So much is right — and wrong — about what is happening in Palo Alto. In this blog I want to discuss all that with you. I know many residents care about this town, and I want to explore our collective interests to help ...  (More)

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We need an audit of city spending
Aug 12, 2022 4:08 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,957

The fact that the Palo Alto City Council has decided not only to put a business tax on the November ballot, but also a tax that would allow the city to keep on transferring... More
Lucky Palo Alto voters – maybe two tax increases to approve in November
Aug 2, 2022 3:36 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 3,599


There’s a duplicitous November ballot measure the Palo Alto City Council is considering -- asking voters to approve a natural gas usage rate tax charged by the... More
The Delay, Delay, Delay Attitude in Palo Alto
Jul 17, 2022 3:39 pm
Comments: 24 | Views: 5,524


If any of you have taken a national survey, you know the first question is something along the line of, “Do you think the country is on the right track?” Answer... More
Is this the kind of America we want to live in?
Jul 5, 2022 4:09 pm
Comments: 101 | Views: 4,398

For more than a decade, I worked in downtown Highland Park, IL daily, in an office on Sheridan Road, just around the corner from where the gun massacre happened... More
The questionable morality of abortion
Jun 27, 2022 3:07 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 3,384

==I Note: The recent Supreme Court ruling banning abortion has been a major concern in this country the past several days. While abortion is not a specific local... More
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