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PRESIDENTIAL PETER PRINCIPLE

by P.S.Barber “God created war so that Americans would learn geography — Mark Twain Our game-show-host President is as quintessentially American as a yuuuge proverbial piece of apple pie, with an even yuuuger shovel of ice cream atop; vanilla, of course, unadulterated – emphasis on “un-adult” – then scrumptiously coated with a radiant-orange sherbet-shell. Our...

POTUS’S FORWARD TO HIS NEW BOOK THE ART OF THE LIE PRESIDENTIAL LYING FOR DUMMIES

A How-To-Lie Primer for Anyone Who Wants To Be President of Anything, Anywhere, Anytime a satire by Larry Hankin The current President of The United States of America is writing a book to be published when he leaves office. It’s going to be titled: “THE ART OF THE LIE: Presidential Lying for Dummies: A How-To-Lie Primer for anyone who...

Venice Local Coastal Program Meeting March 14, 2017

The City of Los Angeles’ Department of City Planning, in partnership with the California Coastal Commission, is working on an update to the Venice Local Coastal Program (LCP). We value your participation and invite you to join us on March 14 for a public workshop. Date: March 14, 2017 Time: 6:30-8:30PM Topic: Mass, Scale + Character...

Snap Protest Coverage

Angry Neighbors Protest Outside Snap Offices Ahead Of Highly Anticipated IPO BuzzFeed News – ‎1 hour ago‎ On Tuesday afternoon, dozens of Venice locals gathered outside of Snap’s offices to protest what they say is an unwelcome transformation of a vital piece of Los Angeles. “This is a public street and the community will not sit...

The Election from Hell

by Eric Ahlberg Most Venice Voters are depressed and angry. The core of Venice voted 90% for Hillary Clinton. You have to go several miles away from Venice to find a precinct that voted less than 70% for Hillary, and even farther to find the few districts in LA County where Donald Trump won. We...

1984-2017- THE END OF THE WORLD!

by Moishe Farblondjet TIMELINE 2017- During Donald Dump’s Presidential inauguration massive demonstrations take place. Secretary of State Rudy calls out the troops. A phony coup is staged and martial law is declared. All dissidents are rounded up. Secretary of Communications Sarah speaks on all media that TV, radio, the press and computers are now taken...

VC-PUCC LAWSUIT CLAIMING CITY OF LA SIDESTEPS ITS RESPONSIBILITIES IN APPROVING VENICE DEVELOPMENTS WITHOUT PUBLIC PROCESS MOVES FORWARD

  February 2, 2017 City Said: Dismiss The Case, Judge Says No  On February 2, 2017, Judge Yvette M. Palazuelos issued her ruling allowing the lawsuit filed by the Venice Coalition to Preserve Unique Community Character (VC-PUCC) against the City of Los Angeles to proceed to trial. The judge agreed with Venice activists that the...

Venice Neighbors form group to oppose Mark Ryavec’s candidacy for LA City Council Office CD11.

The name we’ve taken is Publius. We’re a contingent of Venetian neighbors, business people, property and home owners, renters, political representatives and social activists, as well as constituents of the disenfranchised who up to now have had no untied voice. Our existence owes itself to one common cause: vehement opposition to the candidacy of Mark...

Election Hell

By Eric Ahlberg Well this has been one helluva election season. Some of the old bromides can help. “How can you tell that the politician is lying? Their lips are moving.” Today we have fact checks and video clips to document policy flip flopping opportunism, and we are provided statistics telling us how often each...

Presidential Election Analysis

By Joe Deleplaine On October 19, 2016, at the third and final U.S. Presidential debate in Las Vegas, Nevada, the following contentious exchange took place between debate moderator, Chris Wallace and Democratic Party Presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton. “Secretary Clinton,” Chris Wallace asked, “in a speech you gave to a Brazilian bank, for which you were...
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