Dick Price: Police surveillance—collecting and monitoring information about individuals by the government—has been with us a long time. Who can forget Cointelpro?” But today’s technology makes surveillance orders of magnitude more invasive, catching up many more people.
Law and Justice
Paul Haeder: The world of social work is about firings, burn out, low-low pay, humiliation, social worker bosses like Junior Apprentices, and, then, adios, sucker
Jaime O’Neill: Just one of Donald Trump’s golfing trips to his Mar a Lago property costs more than the annual budget for Meals on Wheels, the program Republican eliminated that delivered meals to low-income seniors.
Felonious Ax: We’re not like that bunch of wienies who live in France: In the face of sickness and woe, they’re all,”Ooh-la-la! I have un mal du tête! I will go to le docteur toute suite!
Elections & Campaigns
Mian Azhar: The culture that includes our internal world is assessed not in the amount of basically read books, but rather in the amount of comprehended and accurately interpreted books.
Bill Raden: Of California’s roughly 223,000 DACA recipients, an estimated 5,000 are working teachers, according to the Migration Policy Institute, a Washington think tank.
David A. Love: Trump and the Republicans hate government and don’t want it to work as it should to serve the people, which makes a shutdown made to order for the GOP.