2010:

Spain is falling apart. Each day, things get worse, much worse. Yields on Spanish debt are rapidly increasing, tax revenues are falling and debt service costs have risen by 18 percent during the past year. ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon The mainstream media was hard at work this morning spinning a December jobs report junk number in an attempt to manipulate investor sentiment ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon A December 8, 2010 Financial Times article titled, U.S. Treasuries hit by biggest sell-off in two years observed: "US Treasuries ...
... not a derivatives trader, to understand the basic problem. The following video will help you understand the mess that JP Morgan (JPM) has gotten itself into: Today, 12062010, Silver is ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. The one thing that I know is that when it comes to investing money, there is no such thing as a sure thing. That being said, nobody reading the 12062010 Beacon story titled, NEW ...
Created on 02 December 2010
Created on 30 November 2010
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon A November 17, 2010 Daily Journal article titled, San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) contemplates bond measure, stated, ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon According to an 11/16/2010 ABC News story titled, DA promises to prosecute overly touchy pat downs, newly elected San Mateo County District ...
... that the middle class pay a disproportionally high percentage of their income for. In a 10/22/2010 article titled, 75 Ways The Gov't Will Suck The Life Out Of You, the authors of this story observe: ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon If you don't love the Irish, you should. Ireland is the only European Union (EU) Member country that has the intestinal fortitude ...
... almost useless, destructive Federal Government agency. In an 11-14-2010 Forbes article titled, Full Frontal Nudity Doesn't make Us Safer: Abolish the TSA, Art Carden observes: "..........the TSA doesn’t ...
... is just one part of the problem the TSA brings to the table. A November 12, 2010 CNN Travel article titled, Growing backlash against TSA body scanners, pat downs stated, "A 2008 survey ...
... an acceptable practice. However, the TSA's harassment, humiliation and intimidation of passengers is just one part of the problem the TSA brings to the table. A November 12, 2010 CNN Travel article ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon First, the QE in QE2 stands for "quantitative easing" of Fed policy. In an 11042010 Washington Post article titled, What the Fed ...
... 2, 2010 Elections the Democrats now have a death grip on the State's legislative, judicial and executive branches. In my opinion, the unions and their Democrats puppets destroyed ...
...  And that brings us to former BART Police Officer Mehserle who shot and killed Oscar Grant on January 1, 2009. According to an 11/05/2010 San Francisco Chronicle article titled, Mehserle sentenced ...
Created on 03 November 2010
... 2010 Elections by re-electing Governor Moonbeam and his agenda for failure as well as the rest of the usual Democratic Party misfits who have been destroying and continue to destroy California. ...
... 2010 Board Meeting the SBPSD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to loot $5,232,926 from the fund set aside for Capital Projects (Fund 40) and transfer this money to a fund set aside for post employment ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon As I see it, if you take a look at one of Don Horsley's campaign mailers you will see that his supporter list reads like a who's ...
Created on 20 October 2010
Rumor has it that Pelosi won't seek another term as Speaker of the House. This would of course assume that the Democrats maintain control of the House after the November Elections. If the Republicans ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon On 10192010, I reported that: According to an October 19, 2010 New York Times story titled, China Said to Widen Its Embargo of Minerals, ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon For the most part, nothing will change in the State of California and things will get worse as we elect many of the same people who have ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon According to an October 19, 2010 New York Times story titled, China Said to Widen Its Embargo of Minerals, Chinese customs officials ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon One thing that would help stabalize the housing market and protect families would be a permanent mortgage foreclosure moratorium ...
... being asked to do so. Sorry about that. However, I did express my sentiments about Measure O in Beacon articles on August 3, 2010 and August 4, 2010. I am taking great pleasure in seeing the ...
... tax burden, has been well documented in the San Bruno Beacon with stories on August 4, 2010 and August 3, 2010. But I digress. This article is about the fact that according to a September 29, 2010 Daily ...
... 16% and could be as high as 28%. 2). US Bankruptcies have almost reached a 5 year high. 3). According to a September 16, 2010 story, US foreclosures are rising and repossessions have set a new record. ...
Created on 17 September 2010
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon A September 16, 2010 San Francisco Chronicle article titled, San Bruno scams: Officials watch for 'vermin' quotes San Mateo County Chief ...
Sadly, tragedies like the San Bruno Fire attract some of the most vile human vermin walking around our planet who make their living preying on disaster victims and their families. While looters ...
Today we join in prayer in remembering our fellow San Brunans affected by today's fire. We pray for the eternal repose of any person who may have lost their life in this fire. We also hold in prayer ...
... Sachs and JP Morgan have slashed 2010 GDP projections to the 1.5% to 2% range. We also know that the U.S. housing market is collapsing with home sales for July 2010 falling to their lowest level since ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Bankruptcy filings in the United States have reached their highest level since 2005. This, according to an August 17, 2010 Reuters ...
Created on 11 August 2010
...  On July 6, 2010, I wrote an article titled, WE ARE IN THE GREAT DEPRESSION OF THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY. WHAT WILL YOU DO TODAY TO CHANGE AMERICA? In that article, I observed, "From an economic standpoint, ...
... 2010 Election ballot to pay for the fiscal mismanagment that plagues the SMUHSD. This $186 million SMUHSD bond measure follows the $137.5 million SMUHSD Measure D bond measure that ...
... (SMUHSD), the SMUHSD Board of Trustees is going to approve and add a punishing tax measure to the November 2010 Election Ballot. As I see it, the longer we ignore these destructive ...
... paper. In a July 27, 2010 report titled, Federal Debt and the Risk of a Financial Crisis, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) observed: "Unless policymakers restrain the growth of spending, increase ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon 3 of 5 Members of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted against putting a sales tax increase measure on the November 2010 election ...
...  by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors is thinking about putting a ballot measure on the November 2010 Election Ballot to increase ...
... a job. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon In a July 15, 2010 article titled, The Middle Class in ...
------------------------------------------------------------- Perhaps it is time for the public to call for an investigation into the techniques, practices and methodologies used by these political consulting/"polling" ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Right now, California's State and local government entities are ...
... expensive public employee unionized labor force is bankrupting every level of government in California with the help of the union shills they elect to government office. In a May 28, 2010 Beacon ...
... equity markets pointed to another Great Depression that is now, in 2010, becoming a reality. More recently, other people who write about financial events have started to pick up on this theme. A June ...
... tax impacted area. In a Daily Journal article titled, July 02, 2010 article titled, County property value drops $2B, it was pointed out that the assessed value of property in San ...
... 28, 2010 article titled, Supreme Court to rule on video game regulation points out: "The California law does not abide by ESRB ratings when it comes to defining what a violent game is. The current law ...
... the corrupt, broken CalPERS retirement / welfare system that provides California's public employees with rich retirement incomes and benefit plans. The May 27, 2010 edition of the SF Examiner contained ...
... Democrats like Leland Yee have been bleeding California's taxpayers to pay for the handouts being given to their radical, destructive unionista supporters / controllers. According to a May 19, 2010 Wall ...
... to end the CalPERS welfare system that is sucking the life out of California. According to a May 19, 2010 Wall Street Journal Article titled, Dow 28,000: The Unbelievable Expectations of California's ...
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Here's an article I recently wrote for SINL:  Wednesday - 05/19/2010 Euro and oil hit hard, profit taking continues. People around the world continue to lose faith in their governments, business ...
I ran across the Zero Hedge website the other day. You gotta love their tagline: On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero. Well said.
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon We all remember that antics of San Bruno Mayor Franzella, who decided to take a walk after it got too hot in the political kitchen for him. ...
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- By his own admission, at his campaign website, Dave Mandelkern is tied to the same types ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon The junk fliers being mailed by Measure G supporters (who want to suck every penny they can out of San Mateo County's taxpayers to pay for ...
CLICK HERE FOR THE SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT SALARY LIST PUBLISHED IN IN THE FEBRUARY 24, 2010 EDITION OF THE DAILY POST. STOP THE PORK! SAN MATEO COUNTY VOTERS SHOULD ...
... Building in Turlock, California on Friday April 9, 2010. It takes a classy guy to hold a press conference to show off bags of stolen garbage. It hasn't been determined what laws, if any, were violated ...
... 2010, California State Senator Leland Yee and his dumpster diving minions appeared at a press conference in Sacramento to display piles of shredded documents, in big plastic bags, that were obtained by ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Yee's Sarah Palin fixation is so bad he now has his minions dumpster diving to get information on Palin's activities. It would appear that ...
... at their Tuesday, May 11, 2010 Meeting to help their cronies at the San Bruno Gabage Company, now "Recology", gouge San Bruno's residents with a "4.93% rate increase". Every year, it's the same story from ...
... on San Mateo County's homeowners and renters by placing the punishing tax MEASURE G on the June 8, 2010 election ballot. If you read the Beacon, you also already know that: 70% of the SMCCD’s total ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon I am so happy that we have finally made the first step toward a government run universal health care system that it almost makes me want ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon The United States is the only industrialized nation that does not have a universal health care system. Vice President Humphrey once ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Remember this: 70% of the SMCCD’s total operating expenses are used to pay for staff and faculty salaries and benefits and only 38% of ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon You remember the March 10, 2010 Beacon story titled: TAXED TO DEATH. THE TAX - FORECLOSURE - BANKRUPTCY - SUICIDE MACHINE. I'm following ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- “The ...
... to give them every year. San Mateo County's taxpayers have to live within a set budget so why does the SMCCCD think they don't? At their March 10, 2010 Board Meeting, the SMCCD Board of Trutees will ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon In San Bruno, it is getting to the point where the employee unions in the San Bruno Park School District (SBPSD) are getting very ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon In an earlier Beacon article, the following questions were asked: "Was there a coverup in San Bruno's City Government to hide and/or ...
...  Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2010 08:17:55 -0800 Good morning - The requirement to be on campus is from the Contract which says, in part, "no more than 30 minutes prior to the beginning of ...
CLICK HERE to access the San Francisco Baykeeper v. City of San Bruno complaint that was filed in the United States District Court, Northern District of California.  
... intentional pollution and alleged violation of the Clean Water Act,  that begged for investigation and intervention by the U.S. Attorney, this is the one. In a 02/22/2010 Beacon story I pointed ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Fact: 31% of California's 2010-2011 Budget ($36.787 billion) is being spent on k-12 education. This is more than amount of money that ...
... $204,000 per year. Based on the 2010 U.S. Military Pay Scale Chart, not including benefits, a four star U.S. Army General or Navy Admiral (O-10), with more than 32 years of military ...
... BOARD OF TRUSTEES VIOLATED THE BROWN ACT AT THEIR 02/10/2010 MEETING?, I discussed evidence concerning the violation of the Ralph M. Brown Act by the San Bruno Park School District Board of Trustees. ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon As a result of what in my opinion is yet another example of San Bruno City Manager Connie Jackson's mismanagement of San Bruno's City Government, ...
... Wednesday, February 10, 2010 San Bruno Park School District (SBPSD) Board Meeting. After reading the February 19, 2010 Daily Journal story titled, "Committee chair resigns over perceived conflict", about ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word expertise as: 1). expert opinion or commentary 2). the skill of an expert I was recently ...
... site if it is deemed surplus property. It was reported to the Beacon that at the Wednesday, February 10, 2010 San Bruno Park School District (SBPSD) Board Meeting, SBPSD Superintendent Hutt along with ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon At this point, the San Mateo Union High School District's (SMUHSD) cleverly selected rubber stamp 7-11 Committee has come to the ...
... U.S. Government debt that they hold. In a February 9, 2010 Reuters article titled, China PLA officers urge economic punch against U.S., it was reported that a few senior Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) ...
... future status and use of the former Crestmoor High School site. This 02/03/2010 article titled, Can San Bruno Save the Crestmoor Site? was written by Joseph Capote in his online publication San Bruno ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Obama and the Democrats in Congress have screwed things up so bad that Moody's Investor Service is warning that the US Government's AAA ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon On January 23, 2010 there was an Associated Press story titled, ECB President: Greece Must put Finances in Order. The article discussed ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon February 1, 2010 -- Wall Street Journal -- White House Proposes $3.38 Trillion Budget. The most important part of the Wall Street Journal ...
Created on 29 January 2010
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden aka Usama Bin Laden is a murderous terrorist who needs to be rounded up, drained of all ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Voting for Democrats like Speier, Hill and Yee, with the expectation that things will get better, makes about as much sense as using ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon According to a Wall Street Journal article titled, Union Membership Drops 10%: "the Labor Department reported private-sector unions lost ...
by Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon San Bruno's union shill  Mayor Jim Ruane recently discussed the economic condition of the City of San Bruno at a San Bruno Chamber ...
By Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon In a January 4, 2010 story titled, Bankruptcy Filings Rise 32%, Top 1.4 Million, The Wall Street Journal reported that: "......The AP ...
By Bill Baker, J.D. Editor and Publisher, The San Bruno Beacon Well folks, the fiscally irresponsible, grossly negligent, and recallable San Bruno Park School District (SBPSD) Board of Trustees has voted ...

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