This week’s edition of Looking Back at the Week contains articles, commentaries, columns, and other work by San Diego Free Press regulars, irregulars, columnists, at-large contributors, and locally and nationally sourced writers on Dirty Duncan, San Diego’s big blue wave, the soda ban, Bank of ICE, Matt Brower, and lots of other grassroots news & progressive views from San Diego’s feisty, all volunteer, slightly funky, community news site.
San Diego Free Press Columns:
The Starting Line by Doug Porter
California Kids Meal Soda Ban: Would You Like Water, Milk, or Truth With That?
Is Bank of America ‘Just Following Orders’ by Asking Citizenship Status Questions?
Trump Endorses in 49th, Russian Hackers in Action. Keep Your Eye on the Prize
Cash Bail Goes Away, Reform Flops in California
Rep. Duncan Hunter Indicted for Diverting Campaign Funds for Personal Use
Rep. Duncan Hunter Goes Rogue, Refuses to Step Down From House Committee Assignments
Read Duncan Hunter’s Claims of Innocence Alongside Snippets From the Indictment
Will the GOP Send ‘Poor’ ‘Dead’ Duncan Hunter Back to DC to Represent East San Diego County?
Video Worth Watching by Rich Kacmar
‘AMERICA’- A Musical Parody of the Classic ‘West Side Story’ Scene
Beto O’Rourke’s Straight Answer to a Tough Question: Kneeling in the NFL
Astroturfing: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
How City Heights Is Trying To Protect Its Multicultural Roots
A Nationwide Prison Strike Began This Past Tuesday, August 21st
Is Rabbit-Loving Representative Duncan D. Hunter’s Seat In Danger?
‘White House Press Briefing’ — A Bad Lip Reading
San Diego Free Press Regular, At-Large, National and Locally Sourced Contributors:
Marijuana, Opioids, and Alcohol: It Is Time to Change the Paradigm
By Egberto Willies / Daily Kos
The Monster Is Out Of Its Cage
By Abby Zimet / Common Dreams
Michael Cohen Implicates Trump in Felonies: Cohen’s Attorney Says There’s More to Come
By Mark Sumner / Daily Kos
Criminal Grifting Hunters Doing What They Do
By D Weisman / Escondido Grapevine
U.S. Prisoners: Why They Strike and Why It Matters
By John M. Webb / Daily Kos
Verizon Throttling During Wildfire ‘Has Everything to Do With Net Neutrality’- California Firefighters
By Jake Johnson / Common Dreams