Category Archives: Politics

Treating the Homeless, Vigorously

Compassion, common sense, and public safety dictate we need to be much more vigorous in our treatment of the severely mentally ill homeless—many of whom live in the Parkway, some for many years—to the point of forcing them into treatment. … Continue reading

Posted in History, Homelessness, Politics, Public Safety

American River Scenes

A story from the Sacramento Bee about what is going on in the Parkway right now, but, as those of us following such things, know it is what has been going on there for years as a result of the … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Politics

The Nation State

An absolute must read from the Wall Street Journal, and while reading, remember the principle of subsidiarity. Excerpts. No one saw it coming—that the next big thing of the 21st century would be the nation-state, an idea from the 17th. … Continue reading

Posted in History, Politics

The Homeless Industrial Complex

This article is a must read, from the Center for American Greatness. Excerpts. In his final speech from the White House in January 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned the nation that the military had joined with the arms industry … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Politics

Update on Boise Case

This is the Ninth Circuit case that said that if cities do not have enough shelters to house all of the homeless in their area then the homeless have the right to camp in public spaces. This update from City … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Politics, Public Safety

Another for the Are You Kidding Me File

Yep, hydroelectric power is not a renewable energy resource, according to the California Legislature’s Democratic members, as reported by the Foundation for Economic Education. An excerpt. Anna Caballero, a Democratic state senator from a district near me in California, had … Continue reading

Posted in Environmentalism, Politics, Shasta Auburn Dam, Water

Medieval California, Part II

I think I posted this awhile back but it’s appropriate to do so again as a follow-up to yesterday’s post, this from the City Journal. An excerpt. Seattle is under siege. Over the past five years, the Emerald City has … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Politics