Opinion


Page 20 of 77« First...51015...1819202122...253035...Last »

The threat to national security is real

national-security

OPINION by OTIS PAGE Given the controversy introduced by Donald Trump on the Muslim question, what should be done? The threat to our national security is real. First, in the interest of national security, any Muslim immigrant should swear absolute... (Continue reading)

A SLO City Council Merry Christmas to downtown shoppers

SLO parking 1

OPINION by RICHARD SCHMIDT Monday, downtown shoppers hoping to park in the 60-plus public parking spaces in the San Luis Obispo City lot off Broad and Marsh streets, were greeted with signs telling them the lot is closed permanently, and... (Continue reading)

Oceano can’t afford Mary Lucey any longer

Julie Tacker

OPINION by JULIE TACKER At the upcoming Oceano Community Services District Dec. 9 board meeting,  the directors will choose a new president to serve the district for 2016. The current board president is Mary Lucey. Lucey will not be in... (Continue reading)

Should Arroyo Grande judge on appearances?

AG City Council 6

OPINION by BEATRICE SPENCER, LEANN AKINS and OTIS PAGE Following is an open letter to the Arroyo Grande City Council: Appearances: The way somebody or something looks or seems to other people. What is the city’s policy on judging appearances... (Continue reading)

To reduce violence, solve issues with people not guns

gun over american flag

OPINION by OTIS PAGE While President Barack Obama cites Climate Change as our nation’s greatest threat, he rationalizes the San Bernardino massacre as a gun issue initially discounting the terrorist implications. His insistent conclusion that the guns are the problem... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district should not edit the audit

sewer

OPINION by MARK LONDON The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District Board owes the rate payers, who are financing the audit, the right to view the entire unredacted audit. Earlier this year, the sanitation district board authorized the expenditure... (Continue reading)

Statue of Liberty is designed after a Muslim woman

Statue of Liberty

OPINION by DAVID BROADWATER Those agitated by what Bill O’Reilly of Fox News calls “The Dramatic Muslim Invasion” may find a soothing tonic in the history of the Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty was modeled after a Muslim... (Continue reading)

Carpenter asks supervisors to publicly condemn Hill

SLO Councilman Dan Carpenter

OPINION By DAN CARPENTER Open communication from San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Good morning madam Chair and supervisors. My name is Dan Carpenter, I’m a resident of District... (Continue reading)

Do whining college students respect free speech?

Peter Scheer

BY PETER SCHEER There’s nothing like the massacre of 129 Parisian civilians at the hands of jihadi sociopaths, utterly convinced that their barbarism manifests the will of God, to provide some perspective on the recent whinings of students at a... (Continue reading)

Kiss your SLO views goodbye

Going, going Monterey view. Steel framework encloses the disappearing view of San Luis Mountain.

OPINION BY RICHARD SCHMIDT “Amenity transfer” is an awkward term you’re probably not familiar with, but there’s an old saying in politics: if you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu. If you don’t know about amenity transfer and... (Continue reading)



Page 20 of 77« First...51015...1819202122...253035...Last »