Rosemary Jenkins: For years, we in CD 12 have lived with councilmembers who seem to represent only the top tier–the wealthiest and the better off–those who have more power.
Rosemary Jenkins: Students need to know how to read between the lines, and teachers must not be fearful of quite openly pointing out and discussing the biases that authors often slip into their writings.
Rosemary Jenkins: I have always been saddened by how much we support banana republics and oppose those nations whose policies really are supported by and benefitting the rank-and-file citizen.
Rosemary Jenkins: When visitors look at the faces of the detainees, they recognize immediately a certain sadness. Many are depressed (even suicidal) and are on medications.
Rosemary Jenkins: When women today are fighting to be treated as equals; as independent, strong-minded, decisive people, as individuals who can think quickly and be prepared to resolve issues–how can they turn around and claim weakness and inability to act?
Rosemary Jenkins: What we have at the Adat Shalom Board and Care facility is a deliberate policy to disregard the rights of its employees, often literally stealing from them to the detriment of quality care for the patients there.
Rosemary Jenkins: Countless people, languishing in county jails for relatively minor crimes such as unpaid traffic tickets or expired driver’s licenses or possession of a small amount of marijuana, are there because they cannot pay their bail or even the 10% non-refundable charge imposed by the bail bonds industry.
Rosemary Jenkins: Future parents must be educated, as well, in what to watch for in their children—born to them, fostered, or adopted. These guardians must be ready for early intervention.
I am disturbed by the Council’s audacity in indicating that any “tweaks” to Charter C would occur only after the May vote
Rosemary Jenkins: America is further developing a concept of exceptionalism that insists to everyone that we are the best, that we are superior, and that others, therefore, are less than.
Rosemary Jenkins: After all, naïve thoughts once infused the minds of the multitude of Germans who were proud of their rich heritage and foolishly thought their nation could never produce the iniquitous leaders that it did, thus believing “It can’t happen here.” Yet it did!
Rosemary Jenkins: The target of the program will be in areas within Los Angeles where installation of solar panels on homes and businesses is much lower than in many other parts of the District.
Rosemary Jenkins: The German goal is to help prisoners understand the environment into which they were born, the consequent anger and resentments that grew out of those formidable years.