I’ve put together some listings of what my recommendations on the ballot measures impacting my part of Santa Clara County would be. I have also added one commenting on the statewide ballot initiatives.
None of these lists are finalized, as they will be updated right up to the election, based on new information that may turn up.
That is one reason, among many, that I recommend you do not vote by mail. As a citizen of the United States of America. Demonstrate the fact that you are proud of your Right to Vote in a Secret Ballot, by voting at your neighborhood polling place on election day. That is what me and my family will be doing.
Franklin D. Roosevelt in his first inaugural address, at the heart of the great depression: I am certain that my fellow Americans expect that on my induction into the Presidency I will address them with a candor and a decision which the present situation of our people impel. This is preeminently the time to speak the truth, the whole truth, frankly and boldly. Nor need we shrink from honestly facing conditions in our country today. This great Nation will endure …Continue reading →
The famous psychologist Abraham Maslow once said, “He that is good with a hammer tends to think everything is a nail”. Thus, our legislatures and regulatory bodies, because they only have the ability to write laws, seem to think that laws can solve every problem. Too often, they overlook another physician’s mandate, “First do no harm.” Too often, in their desire to help they end up causing harm. I was meditating on this fact during this past week as I …Continue reading →
The psalm this past Sunday, Ps 15:2-3, 3-4, 4-5 is a reflection on Ezekial 18:5-9, a description of a man of virtue. This one line from that reading hit me, simply because I have credit card debts that are years old, that I’ve been trying to pay “forever”. In California, the legal rate of interest is 10% for consumers; the general usury limit for non-consumers is anything over 5% greater than the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s rate, yet …Continue reading →