Frederick Douglass - American, Abolitionist, Former Slave

Government / Politics

COMMUNITY OPINION: This Fourth of July is yours, not mine. You may rejoice, I must mourn.

Celebrating the Fourth of July was hypocritical for Frederick Douglass then as it is today!

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Agriculture

OPINION: What the Fourth of July means to those of us not included

How does a society grapple with certain undeniable historical truths?

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Business / Economy

OPINION: SBHS board is operating illegitimately

Board of trustees served notice of voting rights violation reminiscent of 1960s South

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Government / Politics

OPINION: Local crime report still shows an exorbitant and persistent number of traffic stops

HPD’s unwillingness to explain and city council’s failure to conduct oversight into the perplexing number of police traffic stops is a major lapse of governance

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Business / Economy

COMMENTARY: Measure W: Continued wasteful spending of hard-to-come-by tax dollars

“… that standing armies in time of peace are dangerous to liberty, and therefore ought to be avoided, …” the same can be said about a militarized police force

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Business / Economy

COMMENTARY: The significance of the figure 2,223 and its relationship to Measure W and the city council

A conspiracy of silence with city officials and the court of justice to generate ill-gained revenue

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Business / Economy

COMMENTARY: Measure W increases a tax politicians promised would end this year – so what happened?

Tax extension is a euphemism for a tax increase

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Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: San Benito County incarceration rate higher than California, and nation in most cases

With 5 percent of the world’s population but more than a quarter of the world's prisoner population, the U.S. needs to seek enlightened policies to address social problems without an intense reliance on prison and over-policing

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COMMENTARY: Frederick Douglass on the meaning of the Fourth

“This Fourth of July is yours, not mine. You may rejoice, I must mourn”

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Business / Economy

COMMENTARY: Streets are in need of repair, but Measure P isn’t the answer

Why Measure P is misguided and shoud fail for not meeting our true needs

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Business / Economy

COMMENTARY: A Nation at The Crossroads of its Stated But Often Misunderstood Constitutional Underpinnings

The political and social choices we are confronted with in the upcoming elections

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Business / Economy

COMMENTARY: A nation at the crossroads of its stated but often misunderstood constitutional underpinnings

This is the second of a three-part series on the political and social choices with which we are confronted in the upcoming elections

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Business / Economy

COMMENTARY: The Second American Political and Social Revolution Will be Televised on Election Night 2016

This is the first of a three-part series on the political and social choices we are confronted with in the upcoming elections

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Government / Politics

COMMENTARY: Law helps motorists targeted in California

How elected officials and police conspired to prey on California drivers to unethically "generate revenue" for city/county coffers

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Business / Economy

COMMENTARY: ACLU promotes Mobile Justice CA app for the public’s safety

Mobile Justice CA app empowers the public to record police conduct and hold elected officials accountable