BETRAYAL--An advocacy group representing more than four million American retirees warned Thursday that President Donald Trump took a dangerous step toward "single-handedly" dismantling Social Security by announcing he plans to sign an executive order suspending collection of the payroll tax as early as Friday afternoon.
GELFAND’S WORLD--In a recent edition of CityWatch, there was a piece suggesting that the protesters in Portland were no better than Palestinian terrorists.
LA WATCHDOG--Just what we need. Another controversial measure on the already crowded November ballot that has twelve statewide propositions, many of which are very high profile, and one measure from the County to cut the Sheriff’s budget.
PLANNING WATCH-According to the medieval Italian poet, Dante Alighieri, Hell has nine levels.
@THE GUSS REPORT-It is restorative to watch LA City Council and its political peers twist like pretzels to disingenuously distance themselves from corrupt pals seemingly headed toward federal prison.
GUEST WORDS--Los Angeles County Democrats are heading into what many believe to be the most consequential national election of our lifetime.
GUEST WORDS-As the Coronavirus rages on with cases and deaths skyrocketing, mass evictions now threaten to make health, racial justice, and economic issues so much more challenging.
RANTZ & RAVEZ-Some of us have witnessed an elected LA City official sworn-in to serve the public, either in person or via the media.
EASTSIDER-A couple of weeks ago, I wrote how the actual structure and framework of DONE is crumbling. Here’s what I wrote in my takeaway to the piece:
ALPERN AT LARGE-So here we are in the Westside, like so many other Angelenos, in the middle of a Community Plan Update for the Palms-Mar Vista-Del Rey region.
GUEST WORDS-If I could sum up my financial life in one phrase, it would be “thank goodness for no-qualifying loans.”
TRUTH DIG-When Congress passed the CARES Act earlier this year, lawmakers gave some low-wage Americans who lost their jobs an income they’ve been demanding for years:
DC DISPATCH-Collective eyebrows have been raised across several industries as the government discloses just who received those Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans/grants, and education providers are no exception.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-People don’t want to be given problems. They want to be presented with viable solutions.
ONE MAN’S OPINION--In addition to taxes and death, two things which are certain in Los Angeles Courts are the railroading of minorities defendants into long prison terms and the financial rape of the elderly.