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Download File The following is a KSCO commentary. Here is Kay Zwerling:
For as far back as I can remember, eminent domain did not elicit many complaints from the general public. After all, it sounded and felt reasonable. The parameters which American cities had to abide by were fair.
Those leaders who made decisions concerning eminent domain had to be very specific that the law could be used only if it was for the betterment of the entire city or community and not for any one business or individual. For example, if a private parcel was in the way of a proposed highway which would be for the betterment of the entire community or a certain parcel and its location for a public hospital was to better serve the community at large, then certain private parcels may fairly come under those parameters, but only if the owners received fair market value.
However, what has been happening since the summer 2005 is that the U.S. Supreme Court, because of the swing vote of retiring Judge Sandra Day O’Connor, made the shocking, and not well thought out law that cities or other municipalities could take away private property at fair market value so that property could be used by private developers to generate more revenue for themselves and for the city involved.
This outrageous insensitive treatment of property owners forced to give up their beloved homes for developers of communities to make more money is not proper for a free society. It is not the American way. It is unadulterated stealing.
Supposedly we have the finest minds in America serving as Justices on the U.S. Supreme Court. How could they let this happen?
Numerous eminent domain issues are now surfacing where the private property owner is on the losing end every time. The U.S. Supreme Court Justices have opened an enormous Pandora’s Box, and the developers and certain cities are salivating because now they can make tons of money legally at the expense of a private homeowner.
Greed is overpowering fairness and creating pain and grief for the innocent property owner, and this is wrong
We citizens must shout loud and clear and tell our U.S. Supreme Court Justices that they have made a grave error and must reverse this disgusting law at once. I don’t doubt that the recent appointees will surely agree to rescind this ruling.
Every citizen should get involved. Even if your property is safe today, tomorrow or sometime later, your home may be taken away. If it’s a referendum we need, let’s do it. Who would like to lead the way?
KSCO AM 1080 has a dynamite signal which can be heard during daytime hours over a third of California, and we will gladly donate air time to urge the public to help get involved and reverse this wrong.

For KSCO and KOMY, this is Kay Zwerling.
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Download File The following is a KSCO commentary. Here is Kay Zwerling:
The first priority for President Bush during his second term was the need to repair Social Security, but it became clear early on that the Democrats would rather not deal with this pressing issue until they are in power, whenever that happens, so this issue is on hold. Therefore, it doesn’t matter if you’re a Republican or a Democrat. Let’s get a Bill started to place all politicians on Social Security. Our National lawmakers do not pay into Social Security. This program was not suitable for them. They were too important to settle for the meager benefits that are good enough for the rest of us. They felt that they should have a special program for themselves, so many years ago they quietly voted in their own benefit plan. No Congress person has felt the need to change things. After all, it’s a great plan, for them. It works like this: When they retire, they continue to draw the same pay until they die, except it may increase from time to time for cost of living adjustments. Even if one serves only two years in Congress, he still gets a salary of about $4000+ per month benefits for the rest of his life. For example, Senator Bird and Congressman White who are elderly, may expect to draw $7,800,000 each with their wives drawing $275,000 each during the last years of their lives. This is calculated on an average lifespan of each of those two dignitaries. Younger dignitaries who retire at an early age will receive much more during the rest of their lives. Their cost for this excellent plan is zero, nada, zilch. This little perk they voted for themselves is free to them. You and I pick up the tab. The funds for this fine retirement plan come directly from the general fund, in our tax dollars. From our own Social Security plan, which you and I pay, or have paid, into every payday until we retire, which amount is matched by our employer, we can expect to get an average of $1000 per month after retirement. Putting it into perspective, we would have to collect our average $1000 monthly benefit for 68 years to equal the benefits of our Congress people. This thievery has been happening because We The People have allowed it. There’s no way in Hell or Heaven or Earth where this blatant inequity is justified. Frankly, Congress was voted into power to make laws to benefit all the people, not to help themselves to enormous perks at our expense. It’s dishonest, it’s wrong, and it needs to be challenged.
Social Security could be very good if only one small change were made, and that change would be to jerk the extravagant retirement plan from under the Senators and Congress people, put them into the Social Security plan with the rest of us, then sit back and see how fast they would fix it. I wonder if this could be done with a National initiative. If enough people receive this message, maybe a seed of awareness will be planted, and maybe good changes will evolve. Pass this around to everyone you know.
Kudos to Sherman Weitzman, whoever and wherever he is, for exposing this issue with a solution. People Power can make powerful changes. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Again, please pass this around. It will become an issue in the 2008 election.
Let’s all mobilize and do this because we’re mad, and we will not take it any longer!
For KSCO and KOMY, this is Kay Zwerling.
© Copyright 2006
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The following is a KSCO commentary. Here is Kay Zwerling:

The American dominant media, namely ABC, NBC, and CBS, have been shamelessly lying to us, and it is called The Sin of Omission. They have become networks of political manipulation instead of deliverers of honest news. They still remain very powerful since one of them just hired a mediocre morning commentator for $13 million per year, proving they have more money than good judgment.

Since President Bush became President over five years ago, these liberal networks along with most, but not all, liberals, have never gotten over the fact that the Democrats lost the last two elections. In the first election, Al Gore used his clout as then Vice President to create drive-by voting for thousands of illegals to vote for him as President with no questions asked.

He still lost and never became President, thank God.

The left do not lose gracefully, and when they lose, they fuss and moan and attack the opposition personally. In short, they have tantrums.

The liberal media report every bad incident occurring in Iraq, and omit all of the U.S. and Iraqi armies’ victories. Along with the endless bashing of President Bush, their dishonest reckless actions delight and embolden the enemy terrorists and prolong the bombings of our troops and innocent Iraqi citizens. The American media want us to fail in Iraq, and that is treason.

After Afghanistan, world intelligence did believe that there were WMD’s in Iraq and that Saddom Hussein was cruel and unstable enough to possibly use them.

Except for France, Russia and Germany who were busy receiving billions of bribe dollars from the scoundrel Hussein, from the Oil for Food scandal, the entire U.N. unanimously voted that we must disarm Iraq Our entire congress voted and agreed.

Now, they all have amnesia. When things are rough, all the Monday morning quarterbacks who never would have predicted that all the world’s Islamic terrorists would converge in Baghdad to try to prevent democracy from taking hold – are complaining and blaming Bush for everything constantly. How cowardly Weaklings always search for scapegoats instead of having the kohonees to say “Perhaps we all made some mistakes.”

Nonetheless, returning soldiers and visitors to Iraq continue to report that wonderful things are happening there. The conniving media refuse to report anything positive.

Eventually the troops will leave. The jury is still out about the direction in Iraq. More time will tell if the Iraqi people have the will and fortitude to create and maintain a democracy. It won’t be easy.

Kudos to our own troops, the best and brightest, going there willingly and courageously to fight the Islamic terrorists, thereby to insure they do not come to our shores. Kudos also to the Bush Administration for keeping us safe from terrorist attacks since 9/11. About the media, shame on their dishonesty. May they self destruct.

For KSCO and KOMY, this is Kay Zwerling.

© Copyright 2006

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The following is a KSCO commentary.

Here is Kay Zwerling: As a once longtime Democrat, for many years, I remember proudly voting for the first time at age 21 and thereafter never missing an election, aware that the ability to vote is the greatest right we Americans have. I have felt frustrated often hearing certain peers and young people say that they’re so disenchanted with government corruption whichever party is in power that they don?t vote at all. And that is a copout.

Bad things happen when good people do nothing. And we usually get the government we deserve. In the 1940s, when the Democratic party was led by strong leaders like FDR who created national programs to pull us out of the Great Depression, I felt proud to be a Democrat. FDR engaged the country on a regular basis with his famous fireside talks and families gathered together to listen to him on the radio. We all cared. The Republicans then didn’t like, in fact, some of them hated FDR because he was a successful leader and he continued to remain in power after the traditional two terms when he was elected to a third. The Republicans then like the Democrats now, were miserable because of jealousy.

And when we closed ranks and joined England and France to finish off Hitler and Germany during World War II, FDR and Winston Churchill, the dynamic leader of Great Britain’s war effort, were an awesome, and in many ways a beloved twosome. Many Americans were shocked and appalled when President Roosevelt at that time chose to deny a ship full of Jewish immigrants from Germany to land in New York Harbor. He sent them back to Germany to die in Hitler’s ovens. Ironically now we have room for 11 million illegals from Mexico. That episode of Roosevelt’s was unforgivable. And it may have, and should have, haunted him forever. About the Democratic party of today, it has been self-destructing since Bush won. It is desperate for power, vindictive, and it makes no po

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The following is a KSCO commentary. Here is Kay Zwerling:

The American dominant media, namely ABC, NBC, and CBS, have been shamelessly lying to us, and it is called The Sin of Omission. They have become networks of political manipulation instead of deliverers of honest news. They still remain very powerful since one of them just hired a mediocre morning commentator for $13 million per year, proving they have more money than good judgment.

Since President Bush became President over five years ago, these liberal networks along with most, but not all, liberals, have never gotten over the fact that the Democrats lost the last two elections. In the first election, Al Gore used his clout as then Vice President to create drive-by voting for thousands of illegals to vote for him as President with no questions asked.

He still lost and never became President, thank God.

The left do not lose gracefully, and when they lose, they fuss and moan and attack the opposition personally. In short, they have tantrums.

The liberal media report every bad incident occurring in Iraq, and omit all of the U.S. and Iraqi armies’ victories. Along with the endless bashing of President Bush, their dishonest reckless actions delight and embolden the enemy terrorists and prolong the bombings of our troops and innocent Iraqi citizens. The American media want us to fail in Iraq, and that is treason.

After Afghanistan, world intelligence did believe that there were WMD’s in Iraq and that Saddom Hussein was cruel and unstable enough to possibly use them.

Except for France, Russia and Germany who were busy receiving billions of bribe dollars from the scoundrel Hussein, from the Oil for Food scandal, the entire U.N. unanimously voted that we must disarm Iraq Our entire congress voted and agreed.

Now, they all have amnesia. When things are rough, all the Monday morning quarterbacks who never would have predicted that all the world’s Islamic terrorists would converge in Baghdad to try to prevent democracy from taking hold – are complaining and blaming Bush for everything constantly. How cowardly Weaklings always search for scapegoats instead of having the kohonees to say “Perhaps we all made some mistakes.”

Nonetheless, returning soldiers and visitors to Iraq continue to report that wonderful things are happening there. The conniving media refuse to report anything positive.

Eventually the troops will leave. The jury is still out about the direction in Iraq. More time will tell if the Iraqi people have the will and fortitude to create and maintain a democracy. It won’t be easy.

Kudos to our own troops, the best and brightest, going there willingly and courageously to fight the Islamic terrorists, thereby to insure they do not come to our shores. Kudos also to the Bush Administration for keeping us safe from terrorist attacks since 9/11. About the media, shame on their dishonesty. May they self destruct.

For KSCO and KOMY, this is Kay Zwerling.

© Copyright 2006

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The following is a KSCO commentary. Here is Kay Zwerling:

Weighing in on the present immigration mess, first, close the borders, ignore the marchers who wish to undermine our laws. Those here illegally must obey the laws, must learn English, vote in English, apply for citizenship, and wait the same amount of time as those who come in legally. No drivers’ licenses, no voting rights until they become legal citizens. That’s what I think. No more amnesty. Furthermore, no more voting ballots in any language other than English. (That’s idiotic.) No more pandering to foreign newcomers.

All of these related troubles stem from weakling leaders in both political parties whose main concern is, and has always been, reelection and vying for newcomers’ votes. Those leaders willingly left the borders open. Both political parties, for over two decades are responsible for the eleven million illegals here. Thank you President Ford, thank you George Herbert Walker Bush, thank you President Clinton, and George W. for your deliberate failures. Since the word felon has been used so loosely, and then crossed out, I submit it is our delinquent leaders, Presidents, and Congress, who by their inaction in upholding the laws of our land are the real felons. There is only one special political leader, like a voice in the wilderness, that stands out, who for years pleaded with the legislature to protect our borders from illegals, criminals, and terrorists, and to him we must say Kudos to you Tom Tancredo because you cared and you tried. And another thing, the tail must stop wagging the dog. About the UCSC student protests re the military recruiters being on campus, the students should be expelled for leaving their classes, and We The People should withdraw public funds to help them. They are in school to learn their subject matter and not to make policy for the University and the Country.

And the wimpy delinquent faculty better shape up or they should be fired. About the Regents who approve enormous salaries

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