Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Lincoln Place Landlord-Tenant Affordable Housing Compromise! No Way!

The Santa Monica Daily Press asks:
"Do you think a compromise can be reached between the tenants and their former landlord? If so, what form should it take?"

The former tenants will either go or stay. A compromise would mean that they "half stay". That does not compute. No compromise is possible. Dream on! Either one side or the other will win.

The reality is that there is only a finite amount of DESIRABLE land. As long as uncontrolled breeding and immigration is allowed and the population burgeons, demand for both desirable and undesirable land will increase. (Why else would people live in Palmdale or Riverside, for example?)

More desirable land will have more expensive housing. Undesirable, cheap land will have the cheap -- "affordable" -- housing.

As long as uncontrolled breeding and immigration is allowed and the population burgeons, escalating conflicts are inevitable -- and not just in the real estate arena.

Believe otherwise, and you have demonstrated that you have your head up your ass.

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Reform? Fuggedaboudit! Schwarzenegger Has No Chance.

The Santa Monica Daily Press asks:
"Where should Gov. Schwarzenegger focus his efforts now?"

Well, the cheap shot is: "Terminator 4."

But seriously folks, any reformer today has no more chance than the proverbial "snowball in hell". There is the concept of the "tipping point". That has long since been reached. The decline of Kalifornia and the U.S. has begun long ago and is irreversible.

(A guy falls off the balcony from his 20th floor hotel room. Someone on their balcony on the 4th floor hears him saying to himself as he plummets by: "No problem so far.")

In the late 1700s, a Scottish history professor, Alexander Tyler, studied the democracies that had existed until that time. He had this to say about democracy in general:

"A democracy is always temporary in nature: it simple cannot exist as a permanent form of government. A democracy will continue to exist up until the voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority will always vote for the candidates who promise the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally collapse due to loose fiscal policy, (which is) always followed by a dictatorship."

(There is some disagreement as to attribution and exact wording, but whoever made the observation, in whatever form, is right on.)

Reform? Fuggedaboudit. Politically impossible.

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Bus Lanes - More Jerking Around by Our Rulers

The Santa Monica Daily Press asks:
"Do you support the creation of the new bus lane as an attempt to ease traffic congestion despite the loss of some street parking for local businesses? Why or why not?"

No - that is just another example of "nickel and dime-ing" social engineering by our rulers -- power-hungry politicians and bureaurats -- jerking us around. It does NOTHING to solve the root cause of the problem, which is increasing OVERPOPULATION.

If our rulers REALLY wanted to do something about traffic congestion, affordable housing shortages, pollution, etc., they would ...

Firstly, they could ship all the illegals back to south of the border.

Secondly, they could do some MEANINGFUL social engineering like CEASING subsidizing litters of spawn by so-called human breeders that have no more foresight than cats, rats, and dogs. These human Xerox machines expect others to pick up the cost of feeding, "educating", and jailing their future crack-hos, punks and gang-bangers. Eliminating such subsidies would include abolishing aid to dependent children (ADC) and public schooling.

Thirdly, the overbreeders on the public dole should be spayed and neutered. I use the terms used for animal sterilization because they have no more actual intelligence than cats, rats, and dogs.

Aren't you tired yet of getting jerked around?

Thursday, August 11, 2005

Mexican Bazaar to Replace Robinsons-May?

The Santa Monica Daily Press asks:
"What would you like to see move into the large hole that will be left when Robinsons-May closes up shop?"

Because two first-class department stores can no longer be supported due to the increasing "Mexicanization" off the U.S. economy, it is only fitting that the vacant space be turned into an illegal alien -- i.e., Mexican -- mercado.

I envision multitudes of small "mystery meat" taco stands, shoddy furniture stalls, junk jewelry and crafts tables, fake I.D. and driver's license vendors, etc.

And the City of Santa Monica could set up counseling booths to assist illegals to get onto welfare, to get Aid to Dependent Children, Medicaid/MediCal/whatever, and to get disability benefits, food stamps, etc.

Do I have vision, or what?

Tuesday, August 2, 2005

Homeless Solution to Cigarette Butt Litter

Cigarette butts everywhere. The problem is, that while the cigarette paper and tobacco are bio-degradable, the filters aren't. So, there are at least two possible solutions: 1) Ban the sale of filter-tip cigarettes. 2) Put a "butt deposit" fee of, say, 5c per cigarette ($1 per pack), as there is on (some) bottles and cans.

A "butt deposit" would give the homeless and trash pickers an incentive -- a little extra income -- to pick up and redeem cigarette butts.

Monday, August 1, 2005

A Plague of Squirrels

The Santa Monica Daily Press asks: "Do you feel the city was correct in setting out poison traps to reduce the number of local squirrels in the name of public health? Why or why not?"

Yes. I am a member of PETA. That's "People Eating Tasty Animals".

What next, save the cockroaches?
Squirrels are cute in limited numbers, like babies, but too many of both is a plague.
Both need their populations culled.

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

More Santa Monica City Parasite Employees?

The Santa Monica Daily Press asks:
"Do you support requiring businesses to pay more to provide additional services downtown? Why or why not?"

The City Council captive "Promenade Corp" wants more money to increase "services" such as hiring ambassadors to assist visitors and "monitor for illegal activity" in and about the Third Street Promenade, and so wants to have fees on businesses increased by City Hall.

Require businesses to pay more? Sure, why not? Go for it! After all, businesses are a limitless supply of funds, aren't they? So why not soak (excuse me, extort; no, excuse me again, tax) them to support even more parasitical, dead weight, bureaucratic scum employees?

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Safe in Santa Monica?

The Santa Monica Daily Press asks:
"Do you feel safe here in Santa Monica?"
"Where would you not go because you feel unsafe?"

Generally; it depends on which areas. I feel comfortable in the areas where I usually go. I do NOT feel safe in areas where there is a preponderance of blacks and Mexicans. (Excuuuuse me for political incorrectness.) These are the areas around Santa Monica college and east, and the general area between Santa Monica Blvd and Ocean Park Blvd, for example, that I avoid when possible.

Now, I would feel somewhat safer in even those areas were I allowed to exercise my Second Amendment right to bear arms. But a coalition of liberal wusses and power hungry politicians preclude me and others from attempting to protect ourselves. Because our rulers, with the support of crybabies, make self-protection illegal, I have more to fear from cops than I do from even the civilian scum in those areas.

Monday, June 13, 2005

Santa Monica "Green"? A Pipe Dream.

The Santa Monica Daily Press asks: "Where should the city start [working toward becoming a "greener" community]? What environmental issues in Santa Monica should be given priority?

"Green" is an issue simply because, one, there is too much brown -- that is, too much human waste of all kinds. And, two, too much energy and resource use. And the cause of those problems is simply out-of-control population growth almost everywhere.

Until the issue of out-of-control population growth is addressed by stopping population growth -- you want "green"? -- Fuggedaboudit.

Everyone's brown has to go somewhere. Everyone has to use energy and resources. Even if you reduce the amounts per person, the inexorable population growth means more brown to deal with and dwindling energy and resources per person.

"Greening" attempts without population REDUCTION are like tilting at windmills. To get "green" will require changing religious attitudes towards birth control, abortion, and infanticide. To get "green" will require changing business and government attitudes about "growth is good boosterism". To get "green" will require immediate ceasing of subsidizing litters of human spawn, which means ceasing funding for public schools, aid for dependent children, tax breaks for children, and other direct and indirect subsidies. You get more of anything you support and subsidize, and that especially includes children.

The only way to make a city, state, or country "green" is to make it child UNFRIENDLY. Deal with it!

You don't want to do what is necessary? Fine. Then forget "green". You can't have it both ways. Boo hoo.

Monday, June 6, 2005

Preferential Parking -- Scam or Boondoggle?

The Santa Monica Daily Press asks:
"Do you think preferential parking permits, traditionally only granted to residents of a neighborhood, should be extended to employees who work nearby? Why or why not?"

No! No "preferential parking" whatsoever. It's time to get rid of all preferential parking. PERIOD.

Let me try to make this so clear that even a retard can understand.

Street parking is PUBLIC parking. No person owns a public parking space. If a person owns parking space, it is a PRIVATE parking space. Public and private are not the same.

Issuing preferential parking permits is essentially giving PRIVATE ownership rights to a person or class of persons to PUBLIC property.

A homeowner does NOT own the street parking spaces in front of his house.
An apartment dweller does NOT own the street parking spaces in front of his building.
A business owner does NOT own the street parking spaces in front of his business.
A school does NOT own the street parking spaces in front of or around its campus.
They are PUBLIC parking spaces. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED!

Now, perhaps homeowners, apartment dwellers, business owners, school administrators, etc., might want to consider the availability of parking -- both public and private ON THEIR OWN PROPERTY -- before considering buying/leasing/renting/expanding.

Preferential Parking is not the solution:

The setup and administration of preferential parking just sets up another parasitic bureaucratic boondoggle providing sinecures to worthless weasels. And it does NOTHING to solve the problem. It just pushes the problem to another area, where people then lobby for the privilege in their area, which then pushes the problem to another area ... until eventually the whole city is all preferential/restricted parking. This just nicks everyone for permit fees just to support another bloated bureaucracy.

The solution:

There is one obvious solution. It is so obvious it will be immediately discounted. That is to SELL the parking spaces to individuals or companies -- privatizing them. (Privatizing -- horrors! -- what an un-PC word to use in the socialist fascist mini-state of Santa Monica.)

Privatizing all the parking spaces would then also eliminate the need for the street-sweeping bureaucracy and trucks. The owners of the now private parking spaces would be responsible for keeping their spaces swept and the debris placed into trash containers. NOT hosed or leaf-blown. There could be similar oversight as with weed abatement.

But, of course, this will never happen in the socialist fascist mini-state of Santa Monica.

Tuesday, May 31, 2005

The Santa Monica Utility Bill Rate Increase Proposal Scam

The Santa Monica Daily Press asks:
"Do you support rate increases on your utility bills to restore fund balances to healthy levels? How much are you willing to pay?"

No. This is a typical bumbling bureaucrat and power-seeking political play, trying to take advantage of the stupidity and mathematical incompetence of boobus santamonicus.

There is NO necessity to increase rates because, generally, rates are a percentage. A given percentage yields MORE when the base increases. Simple, but obviously the rulers of the fascist mini-state of Santa Monica know that even that simple concept is too much for Santa Monica simpletons to understand.

It's similar to the sales tax rate increase and the "service" tip expectation rate increase scams that most of the sheeple have accepted.

(In case you don't understand, the "rationale" for these increases is that because prices, expenses, living costs, etc., are increasing, that the PERCENTAGE also has to increase, ignoring the fact that the original percentages will yield more because they are calculated on those same prices, expenses, living costs, etc.)

See also The Rule of 72

How Much Willing to Pay?:
None, zero, nada, null, nichts, cero, zed, ninguna...

Simple Solution to Promenade Noise Pollution

A simple solution to the Santa Monica Promenade competing performers noise pollution problem: NO AMPLIFIERS. PERIOD! That means no amplified guitars, horns, drum machines, carney barker microphones, whatever. That also includes quieting kiosks, carts, etc., selling hats, "dance" music, etc., who also seem to have a compulsion to add their recorded noise pollution. It is AUDIO SPAM!

There is supposedly some sort of decibel level regulation. It is useless. It is obviously not enforced. Probably not enforceable.

Sitting in a patio, diners/drinkers are subjected to several conflicting and overlapping performances, mostly no talent, and the diners/drinkers have to shout to converse with their table mates.


Thursday, May 26, 2005

Public Education -- Subsidizing the Spawn of the Irresponsible

Education is NOT the responsibility of a state, a local schoolboard, or a Hillary's village. It is the PARENTS' responsibility.

It's not up to us who have elected NOT to contribute to the population explosion to subsidize the spawn of biological clock ticking bimbos and macho men.

Subsidizing dropping of litters of rugrats leads to more overpopulation, more resource depletion, more pollution, more crime, and -- more wars over resources, whether on a world level over oil, or on a local level over parking, housing, beach access, etc.


Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Qualities Necessary for Santa Monica College President

The Santa Monica Daily Press asks:
"What qualities should the next president of SMC possess and what issues will he or she need to address?"

Qualities Needed Answer:
Bi-sexual, hermaphrodite, liberal, politically correct, "person of color". And insofar as the qualities of stupidity and ignorance are not included in the qualities of liberalism and political correctness, those qualities should also be included in the necessary qualities.

Issues to Address Answer:
The main issue to be addressed is privatizing and self-funding the school so that taxpayers are not coerced into supporting the spawn of others, whether from Santa Monica itself or from across the border.

Friday, May 20, 2005

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