On April 9, people are spending a lot of time forming opinions about things like paying for the Muni; getting the BART police under control; the rights of the modern laborer, and something about pie.
Steve Jones thinks it’s unfair for innocent Muni riders to be asked to foot bill for the buses they ride. Big bad car owners only pay for parking. He considers feasibility of requiring drivers to pick up at least one rider for every bus-stop they pass. SFBG
Tim Redmond slyly endorses pie throwing as preferred method of civil disobedience. Urges passage of bill that requires civilian oversight for BART police. Proclaims key lime his preferred dessert. SFBG
Alternative news source BeyondChron pats themselves on back for 5-year anniversary. Shares invaluable knowledge with readership: people are kind of interested in local and national politics, but don’t care much about continental California, and sometimes the truth hurts. BeyondChron
Judy Iranyi makes a good case for the passage of Senate Bill 1606, which might make helping San Francisco’s mentally disabled less of a bureaucratic nightmare. BeyondChron
C.W. Nevius thinks advocates for the homeless should stop hating on the San Francisco Justice Center. Advocates for the homeless think the San Francisco Justice Center should stop being so into ‘justice’, and that there should be more butterflies, and pie. Lots of pie. Chron
David Bacon tells us why unions are good for workers. Employers make token reference to communism. Everyone returns to their commune unhappy. Chron
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