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Berman Mailers

Original post made by Palo Alto Voter, Crescent Park, on May 26, 2016

If Marc Berman is worthy of being a stellar steward of taxpayer dollars, why the heck is he generating so much trash in the form of mailers?

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Posted by Eileen 1
a resident of Midtown
on May 26, 2016 at 6:45 pm

I could not agree more! Have decided not to vote for him for ANYTHING ever just on the basis of how many fliers I have received from him in the last few weeks. Especially for Palo Alto voters, where he already has name recognition, this feels like overkill. I don't want to hear from any of the candidates this frequently.

Posted by anonymous
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on May 26, 2016 at 7:14 pm

The candidates in the State Assembly race here, and their campaigns and donations received -- mostly all in for ALL unions -- lead me to wish for Bernie Sanders to stop by. So much for us individual citizens/voters. Its all about the big interests and unions.

a resident of College Terrace
on May 30, 2016 at 5:16 am

SEA_SEELAM REDDY is a registered user.

I am a candidate.
I generate very little trash. I do not have banners.

Please look me up.


Posted by Ben Rumson
a resident of College Terrace
on May 30, 2016 at 9:37 am

Multiple Berman fliers - even got two in one day.
It's OK though because the flier says he is an Environmentalist - ??!.
I put mine in the recycle with the rest of the junk mail we get.
He looses points for hypocrisy and waste.
He gets no vote from me.

Posted by Creepy
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on May 30, 2016 at 11:34 am

Berman is even haunting people on Facebook. Funny thing is, the "comment" section has been removed, and only the " share" function works.

I have seen how Berman acts at CC meetings. He is unprofessional with his cliquish whispering sunrise the ears of those seated next to him, alternating with creepy stares at the person speaking.

You don't want to give THIS guy any power!

Posted by No on Berman
a resident of Leland Manor/Garland Drive
on May 30, 2016 at 11:35 am

No for environmental reasons
No for his 100% votes for developers and real estate interests
No for his vacuous participation at Council
No for his constant following of Greg Scharff's development votes
No because there is a good alternative.

Posted by Annette
a resident of College Terrace
on May 30, 2016 at 10:15 pm

Thank you for raising this subject. The waste smacks of hypocrisy: you, residents, must achieve zero waste, but I am going to generate heaps of paper waste. I did read one and was struck by this thought: if even a small percentage of the claims and successes politicians make on these mailers were accurate, everything everywhere would be GREAT! If only!

Also noticed that each of the eight or so that I have received has the union printing seal. So much for independence.

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