By Brent E. Beltrán
This week’s edition of Looking Back at the Week features articles, commentaries, columns, satire, and other work by San Diego Free Press regulars, irregulars, columnists, at-large contributors, cartoonists, and sourced writers on: Bernie, Trump, Orlando, guns, All Star rocks for the homeless, changing Carlsbad’s politics, cross border dental friendships, the need for a public use of old library, League of Women Voters talking trash, ACLU and AUMA, and lots of other inspiring (and sometimes depressing), grassroots news & progressive views from San Diego’s friendly, neighborhood, all volunteer, slightly funky, community news site.
San Diego Free Press Columns:
The Starting Line by Doug Porter
Does Bernie Sanders Losing In California Trump What Happened in Orlando?
All Hail the Fearless Leader Trump on His Birthday!
Bang! Bang! (((Never Mind))) More Guns, Please!
Baseball’s All-Star Game: Rocks for the Homeless?
The Sanders Campaign Continues
North of the Fence by Barbara Zaragoza (South Bay News)
Drug Bust In Eastlake Shopping Center Turns Fatal…
San Diego Free Press Regular, At-Large and Locally Sourced Contributors:
Will Challengers in Carlsbad Council Race Change City Politics?
By Richard Riehl / The Riehl World
An Inside View of Homelessness in San Diego
By Orlando Barahona / San Diego UrbDeZine
Of Dentistry in Tijuana and Cross Border Friendship
By John Lawrence
Mexican Chefs Do American Steakhouse in East County
By W. Scott Koenig / A Gringo In Mexico
We Need a New Public Use of the Old Central Library
By Joe Flynn
Democracy in Action at City Council Rules Committee
By John Lawrence
ACLU Endorses ‘Adult Use of Marijuana Act’ Expected on November Ballot
By ACLU of San Diego / Imperial Counties
San Diego Free Press Sourced Contributors:
LGBTQ Leaders Warn Against Islamophobic Incitement
By Sarah Lazare / AlterNet
Carbon Dioxide Levels Set to Pass 400ppm—Permanently
By Nadia Prupis / Common Dreams
Can California CFO Betty Yee Get the Golden State to Think Big on Tax Reform?
By Danny Feingold / Capital & Main
Zuni Tribe Returns to Sacred Ceremony
Michael J. Dax / Yes! Magazine
The Second Amendment Has Nothing to Do with Gun Ownership
By Navy Vet Terp / Daily Kos
Nailed It! 4 Texts That Get it Right About Invisible Disabilities
By Linda Williams, Ph.D. & Monica Slabaugh / Invisible Disability Project
The Weaponization of Hate
By Thom Hartmann / AlterNet