Month: December 2014

  • The Necessary Means: A Modest Proposal

    The Necessary Means: A Modest Proposal

    The logical extension of the pro-torture argument is examined in this satirical piece by clubmember Jonathan Wubbolding.

  • Political Alzheimer’s

    Political Alzheimer’s

    Every year around the time of the Winter Solstice the Pope gets together with the leaders of his ‘party’, the Roman Curia. This year Pope Francis spiced up the proceedings by outlining fifteen failings, or ailments, he’d like to see addressed. Many of these can be applied equally well to our own San Diego County […]

  • Petition Asking Lori Zapf to Do the Right Thing

    Petition Asking Lori Zapf to Do the Right Thing

    District 2 Councilmember Ed Harris had only been out of office for an hour when one of incoming Councilmember Lori Zapf‘s staff made national headlines. The Student Justice Coalition led by Marine Veteran and SDSU student, Mark Jones had been demonstrating peaceably at City Hall to ask for systemic changes by the City Council in light of recent police atrocities reported […]

  • Notes from November’s Meeting – Onwards and Upwards

    Notes from November’s Meeting – Onwards and Upwards

    Before the meeting during the Social Time club member Judi Curry presented her latest book, and samples of her delicious jams. Club President Susan Peinado called the meeting to order at ~4:02 PM and reminded us of the proverb that was used to promote the meeting – “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, […]

  • Dec 6 – Celebrate 35 Years of Peace, Love, and OB

    Dec 6 – Celebrate 35 Years of Peace, Love, and OB

    Come join us on Saturday 5:05pm at the OB Holiday Parade, celebrating 35 years of Peace, Love and OB. The more the merrier. Don’t you just love parades? Then join us for the fun of it! All members are invited to take part in the parade – dress festively, with your club t-shirt or blue OBcean Attitude […]