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Posted on May 1 at 4:18 p.m.

Some of these posters must never drive. Try driving under the freeway on Castillo.
Our roads are worse than Detroits.

On Vote No on Measure M

Posted on May 1 at 8:31 a.m.

I urge everyone to vote YES on M.

The percentage of budget going to maintain infrastructure has decreased dramatically over the last 30 years while the percentage spent on salaries and pensions have increased widely.

We need to force to BOS to spend the money on infrastructure instead of the union wishes. Forcing them to spend on infrastructure will force them to deal with pensions and salaries.

We have firefighters in our immediate family and I can say for certain they know they are over paid and have amazing pensions. There is 100's of applicants for each opening, it is like winning the lottery to get a firefighter job.

On Vote No on Measure M

Posted on January 5 at 12:11 p.m.

Every one should pay into social security and there most not be any overhanging liabilities.
When the books are closed for the year, all revenue and obligations need to be accounted for and the books balanced. The current pension plans do not fit this, and needs to be changed to a defined contribution plan.

On Fairness and Our Supervisors

Posted on January 2 at 7:10 a.m.

I lost my insurance and take great exception at anyone saying it wa junk. I had very good insurance that served my family very well. I had a high deductable which I could easily afford.

On Repeal the Act

Posted on January 1 at 10:29 p.m.

My insurance went up 23%, maybe Meg could cover my increase,

On Healing ACA's Reputation

Posted on January 1 at 10:25 p.m.

Give them the 2% a year only if they agree to move to a std define contribution retirement benefit plan. Otherwise ZERO increase each and every year.
We must stop kicking the can down the street and deal with the overhanging liability of the defined benefit plans.

On Fairness and Our Supervisors

Posted on November 7 at 5:41 p.m.

seems like more and more people are "part-time residents of Montecito"
Oprah, Ty Warner ... are two big income people that are not Californians.

On Millionaires Flee Montecito?

Posted on November 7 at 5:20 p.m.

Where is the sarbanes oxley equivalent for public entities?
The lack of accounting for obligations is excusable.

On County Briefed on Fiscal Health

Posted on October 28 at 11:41 a.m.

Is Fair Share Reduction a new thing? Is Montecito union having to give back money? They get well over $20K per student from property tax.
Or does Fair Share Reduction only involve RDA money.

On School District Owes State $7.9 Million

Posted on October 13 at 6:04 a.m.

Another man using his position in a Church to moleste children.
Castration seems like a fit punishment along with the jail sentence.

On Carpinteria Pastor/Molester Sentenced to One Year in Jail

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