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Re: “The High Price of Freedom

I think its easy to forget that in addition to freedom of faith and expression, freedom to bear arms, freedom to love and marry anyone you please, and womens reproductive freedoms, the Fourth Amendment protects us from unreasonable search and seizures. Unfortunately, this has not protected private landowners in California from losing control of significant portions of their ownership to unreasonable environmental protection measures. However, not only are such takings based on bogus environmental concern, the people making these calls have little field experience and even less knowledge of the laws they are charged with upholding.

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Posted by HONEST ANSWER1 on 08/25/2018 at 12:33 PM

Re: “'Working Toward Peace'

I hate to interrupt Ms. Taylor's Mussolini cosplay, but I don't think we've seen such treasonous drivel since Benedict Arnold tried to hand over West Point to the British. Hello?... the Revolutionary War called, it wants its rhetoric back, because in case you haven't heard, Great Britain are our friends now; WWI, WWII, the Cold War, remember?

Lucky 007 dropped the dime on this Manchurian Candidate of ours, but do you really think a guy that cheats on his wife with porn stars, and pays them off with hundreds of thousands of dollars wouldn't consort with urinating Russian prostitutes? How blind can you be? Oh, I get it, he's your hero and can do nothing wrong. Like a favorite Uncle, that takes you to Disneyland, and molests your sister.

Indeed, this person's comment reads more like a veiled threat than memorial to Hiroshima. "Be nice to Putin, or he will nuke us all". No doubt, let us have no illusions about the desperation of a nation with a GNP several times smaller than Italy, and the distinct threat that all their oligarchs ill begotten wealth that is stored overseas may be forfeited. Lastly, how stupid do you have be to fall for that N.Korean lies, again? Maybe we ask the Japanese how they feel about Kim Jong-un?

Posted by HONEST ANSWER1 on 08/06/2018 at 7:49 PM

Re: “'Save the Eucalyptus'

"A couple of times I have continued along the freeway shoulder to Eureka..." Spending millions on a trail that dead ends half way no where is emblematic of California's dysfunctional environmental permitting situation.

Posted by HONEST ANSWER1 on 08/05/2018 at 9:37 PM

Re: “'Working Toward Peace'

I suppose had someone sent a letter to a small-town paper in August of 1938, supporting Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland, the injustice of the Treaty of Versailles, ranting against the Democratic Party and its local politicians, that editor could have published it in the interest of free speech. However, four years later, I think not so much!

My concern with this piece isn't only that it contained a particularly insidious narrative that cleverly mixed historical truths and rhetorical devices, but also that it had environmental undertones entirely absent from mainstream Republican dogma. Likely designed to win over the kind of clueless tree-hugging activists this area is know for, let us not forget that had not the Independent Left largely sat out this last election, Trump would have never been elected.

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is the cornerstone of post WWII security in Europe, but how does a knave from Petriolia know the exact number of NATO military exercises? This Ellen Taylor seems very versed in Russian history, but the cherry-picked version we got does not include their murderous suppression of the press, LBGT rights, and political dissent. By no means a "Red Herring", I would call how the Russians intervened in our 2016 elections, and the possibility that the Republicans and the National Rifle Association (NRA) helped them a clear and present danger to our Republic.

Incidentally, Anaconda, as in a South American species of python snake is spelled with a "c", but in Russia its spelled with a "k", which makes me question if this letter shouldn't more correctly have been signed Yelena Taylor, or .

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Posted by HONEST ANSWER1 on 08/02/2018 at 11:44 PM

Re: “Where is HSU? Questions Go Unanswered at Community Dialogue on Race

A fight erupted at an off campus party killing a minority student, apparently someone brought a knife. Although chances are the owner of this knife is the murderer, with NO APPARENT TRUSTWORTHY WITNESSES, we can stomp our feet and hold our breath all we want, but prosecuting a criminal case on community outrage alone seems wrong.

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Posted by HONEST ANSWER1 on 04/28/2018 at 3:32 PM

Re: “The Choice is Yours


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Posted by HONEST ANSWER1 on 01/26/2018 at 12:12 PM

Re: “UPDATE: Fortuna Passes Registration Requirements for Personal Use Cannabis Grows

The Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) will likely bankrupt California municipalities as lawsuits from every side enrich lawyers and put the legitimate cannabis market out of business.

Posted by HONEST ANSWER1 on 01/11/2018 at 4:00 PM

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