Mexican Mafia-linked Central Coast gang member sentenced

Mexican Mafia-linked Central Coast gang member sentenced

We didn’t pay attention to the character of those we elected. We thought it was OK if their characters slipped a little here and a little there. If there ever has been a reason to vote for men and women of impeccable ethics, this is it. Our children. If there ever has been a reason to pay attention to the actions of our elected representatives, this is it: those who come after us.

What Has To Be Present to Fix Corruption?

What Has To Be Present to Fix Corruption?

If you’ve read my book, The Happiest Corruption, Sleaze, Lies, & Suicide in a California Beach Town, or signed up for my online course, Double Dias: Adventures in Local Government, you’ll have picked up a message that runs through them, and through many of the...
This is What I Love About The Scots

This is What I Love About The Scots

There’s something about Scotland and its people that takes hold of you. Once you go, it never really leaves your heart. Look at how Heather Brooks, an investigative journalist from Edinburgh, Scotland cleaned house at the Houses of Parliament in London. Here’s how her...
Disrupting Corruption

Disrupting Corruption

I have always cringed at labels. Somehow they seem to limit and confine, rather than free and define. It has taken me years, but I have finally grudgingly agreed with a friend that I am one of the “ORIGINAL” Progressives : the ones my Republican grandparents embraced...