Marty Richman


Name: Marty Richman


Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Marty (Martin G.) spent his teen years in northern New Jersey. He served more than 22 years on active military duty, mostly in Europe, and is a retired U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 4, Nuclear Weapons Technical Officer.Marty then worked 25 years in various engineering and management positions in the electronics and energetic materials industries supporting the communications, computer, aerospace, defense and automotive sectors. He is a graduate, summa cum laude, from The College of Hard Knocks, among his numerous awards and accomplishments. He was a regular weekly Op/Ed columnist and feature writer for The Hollister Free Lance for seven years and a member of its editorial board for five years. Marty is a frequent commentator and contributor to BenitoLink on a wide variety of local, state, national and international subjects. You can follow Marty Richman on twitter @Marty_Richman. Marty and his wife, Joyce, have been residents of Hollister since 1996.

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Article 04/11/2013 Some comments regarding economic development in Hollister and San Benito County: Published
Article 05/02/2013 Supervisors Discuss Long-term Contracts Published
Article 09/17/2013 Are Ethics and Microsoft compatible? Published
Article 10/27/2013 The Cost Of Crime Published
Article 01/09/2014 The Importance of Literacy Published
Article 01/23/2014 County And Its Employees Are Insurance Poor Published
Article 02/04/2014 Heroin Is Back, But Substance Abuse Was Never Gone Published
Article 02/21/2014 County Employees Absorb Most 2014 Healthcare Cost Increases Published
Article 03/04/2014 You Can’t Have A Tourist Mecca Without Tourists Published
Article 03/12/2014 Then They Came For Senator Feinstein Published
Article 03/21/2014 America’s New Whipping Boys – The Private Sector Published
Article 04/11/2014 Telemarketing Scammers are a Serious Threat Published
Article 04/17/2014 San Benito County Lacks A Workable Financial Strategy Published
Article 04/29/2014 Everyone is Right For Once, Windows 8 stinks Published
Article 05/03/2014 Oil Well Ban – Read the Fine Print and Don't Panic Published
Article 05/10/2014 I’m Supporting Measure G, the High School Bond Published
Article 05/18/2014 Should California have an oil and gas severance tax? Published
Article 05/23/2014 The best Memorial Published
Article 05/28/2014 Interim IG Report Documents Systematic VA Misconduct Published
Article 06/11/2014 Throwing gasoline on the fire of the immigration debate Published
Article 06/19/2014 Avoid scammers and scrapers Published
Article 07/02/2014 The death of independent thinking Published
Article 07/16/2014 Signing a petition is like voting: think first Published
Article 07/24/2014 Why is the government in the marriage business anyway? Published
Article 08/07/2014 VA fix is the same old game Published
Article 08/16/2014 Insurance Solicitation is NOT a Government Program Published
Article 08/20/2014 COMMENTARY: Why would Measure J Supporters Oppose State Presentation? Published
Article 09/07/2014 COMMENTARY: Lois Lerner’s new gig with the CIA Published
Article 09/09/2014 COMMENTARY: U.S. reduces oil import percentage – but has a long, long way to go Published
Article 09/17/2014 COMMENTARY: Measure J does not address our basic problems Published
Article 09/23/2014 COMMENTARY: San Benito County and Energy Independence Published
Article 10/07/2014 COMMENTARY: Admission – “I don’t want them drilling on my property” Published
Article 10/11/2014 COMMENTARY: Is Sign Damage a False Flag Operation? Published
Article 10/17/2014 COMMENTARY: Defending Measure J and takings could cost county millions Published
Article 10/24/2014 COMMENTARY: Newspaper owner writes about Measure J in misrepresented editorial Published
Article 10/27/2014 COMMENTARY: The scary thing about Ebola was our lack of readiness Published
Article 11/01/2014 COMMENTARY: Should pre-vote data releases be permitted? Published
Article 11/11/2014 COMMENTARY: Military service – the ties that bind Published
Article 11/15/2014 COMMENTARY: Gavilan plows ahead - San Benito taken for a ride Published
Article 11/17/2014 COMMENTARY: Scam Alert: It’s not the IRS! Published
Article 11/19/2014 COMMENTARY: Don’t save the coal mines – save the coal miners Published
Article 11/22/2014 COMMMENTARY: Election bellwether or follower? Published
Article 11/25/2014 COMMENTARY: Who should we thank at Thanksgiving? Published
Article 12/06/2014 COMMENTARY: Police, crime, and race – a volatile mixture Published
Article 12/12/2014 COMMENTARY: The upside of the commute Published
Article 12/19/2014 COMMENTARY: Partisan politicians are missing the message Published
Article 12/22/2014 COMMENTARY: Peace on earth – but not at any price Published
Article 12/29/2014 COMMENTARY: 2014 in a word: Ubiquitous Published
Article 01/08/2015 COMMENTARY: Murder for insult is an attack on ideas Published
Article 01/12/2015 COMMENTARY: American shabby loves Downton Abbey Published