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Sweet: Community service fees are “derivative of tax dollars”

Sweet: Community service fees are “derivative of tax dollars”

As tedious as many public meetings are to sit through one can almost always mine little nuggets of gold from statements made by elected officials. From the inception of the CEP (Community Enhancement Plan) elected leaders from Rep Caddy McKeown to Commissioner Melissa Cribbins denied or questioned whether the so-called community service fees paid into […]

Sustainable future ordinance update

Sustainable future ordinance update

Please forgive the infrequent posts of late as I had a particularly nasty flu and looking at the screen has only now become tolerable. First, the Coos Commons Protection Council made a decision to hold off submitting signatures for the May ballot because with the holidays, bad weather and flu season we did not feel […]

South Coast Community Foundation adds Pettit, Combs and Tymchuk

South Coast Community Foundation adds Pettit, Combs and Tymchuk

The board of the SCCF and no doubt every other facet of the CEP is being populated with one dimensional, uni-directional ideologues. Gasp! The day after the election the representatives of the four enterprise zone sponsors appoint Keith Tymchuk, Al Pettit and Commissioner John Sweet’s campaign manager, Andy Combs to the board of the so-called […]

Which factions does The World represent?

Which factions does The World represent?

The Federalist Papers #10 published November 22, 1787, addresses how to guard against “factions”, the subject of paper #9. Founding father, James Madison defines faction as “…a number of citizens, whether amounting to a minority or majority of the whole, who are united and actuated by some common impulse of passion, or of interest, adverse […]

Bad ideas catch on and become worse ideas

Bad ideas catch on and become worse ideas

The CEP (Community Enhancement Plan) and its various devices to reapportion taxes and privatize public funds still isn’t finalized but already a similar scheme is afoot. Some folks in Lakeside are hoping to place some sort of bond measure on the November ballot according to attendees of a recent meeting to discuss the algae problem. […]

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