Tommi Avicolli Mecca's Blog – February 2015 Archive (3)

SF archbishop goes after queers again

by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone is asking that language be included in the new contracts and handbooks of teachers in four of his church’s schools (including two in San Francisco) to require them to uphold Catholic teachings in the classroom and in their personal lives.

The right-wing archbishop says that this language already exists, he merely wants to “strengthen” it. 

Have no doubt about it, the language is aimed at…

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Added by Tommi Avicolli Mecca on February 25, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Time for more angry mobs

by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

Activists in Portland are fired up and aren’t going to take it anymore because Mayor Charles Hales has declared war on the city’s homeless encampments, describing them as “lawlessness.”  

According to the Huffington Post, a self proclaimed, non-violent “angry mob” of about 50 (why wasn’t it 5,000?) people marched on Portland City Hall last week carrying torches and pitchforks and setting up a cemetery scene in the surrounding gardens to…

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Added by Tommi Avicolli Mecca on February 16, 2015 at 8:04pm — 2 Comments

In SF, terrorists evade bus fares

by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

I have to say that I’m not surprised by a headline in today’s SF Examiner: “Former MUNI top cop says fare-evasion enforcement is in line with anti-­terrorism efforts.” Terrorists are the new Communists. They’re everywhere -- especially on our buses evading fares. What else do they have to do with their time?

Officials of MUNI, our public transit system, believe that using $1.7 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the…

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Added by Tommi Avicolli Mecca on February 10, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

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