I have written and spoken on several occasions regarding Lakewood City Council’s decision related to the now passed currently titled Rental Housing Safety Program (RHSP) under Lakewood City Ordinance #644. Two words in one of my writing(s) proved controversial enough that at least a few good and intelligent people suffered the experience of having a […]
Whenever I am motorcycling cross country with my pals, Tom, Randy, Original-Jim, Drew, Steve and Duplicate-Jim 2, they are always complaining how hot it is. They wonder how I am able to endure the same hot weather they are melting in and never suffer or complain. For me, it is an easy 3 step process, […]
For decades we have been beneficiaries of information garnered from professional political surveys and citizen poles such as the Gallup Poll, Real Clear Politics and USA Today. I recently established a new political pole called, The Suburban Times International Political Pole known by the acronym, TSTIPP, phonetically pronounced tistipp.
Did you read the big news regarding Chambers Bay Resort? Pierce County has reactivated their 2008 plan for developing a resort at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place.
During the past several months I have suffered from the pain of writing numerous articles critical of an idea promoted and passed by our city council, the Rental Registration & Safety Inspection Program (RRSIP). I strongly support the concept that each of us should be as diligent with our compliments as we are with our […]
As I travel around the world, I find there are 3 kinds of people we share the planet with as is evidenced by the sign depicted in the photo below. The sign hangs in a restaurant in Flam, Norway.
Yesterday, presidential candidate, Donny Trump, announced that he asked Lakewood’s own favorite son, Joseph Boyle, to serve in his administration as The Great Wall of America Czar. Trump reiterated, “There will be a wall.”
I have a friend who made it through the entire police hiring process. After a full years worth of time and effort, my friend turned down the offer to become a police officer. Why? In a moment of honesty, he realized he should not wear a badge and gun, because based on a self assessment […]
Have you ever been out wandering around on the planet when you spot a guy who triggers the question, “Who is this guy?” Every single man, woman and child, has their own life story to tell, but most of us are not given the opportunity to share our story. Being the self appointed raconteur, (story […]
On August 1, 2016, at 7:00p I sat in a front row seat to observe Lakewood City Council process their decision related to the Rental Registration & Safety Inspection Program (RRSIP).