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Four guys carjack a woman a couple of blocks from us. I can’t wait until one of these brave fellows pick’s a veteran,biker or hunter’s house and they get immediate justice. Get your women pepper spray and lock & load.
Nothing To Do Around Here?
First of all I guess I need to remind folks there are 365 days in a year. You know that right? How about sharing that information with the Dixon Chamber of commerce, they should be (once again) the clearing center for all events that are commerce orientated and try to help avoid duplicate events on the same day.
Senior Resource Fair 2013
The following will be taking place pretty much all at the same time tomorrow: Dixon RCD annual plant sale from 8 to 12 at 6390 Lewis Rd. in Vacaville, Dixon Youth Soccer much of the day, Dixon Senior Resource Center annual do (at senior center), Yolo Black Powder Shooters tourney Saturday and Sunday (at Yolo Sportsman range), Dixon Lions Club poker tourney, fire department fund raiser dinner (at fire department I guess), and the big home and garden show at Jelly Belly from 10am to 6pm., today through Sunday…all tomorrow, Saturday, October 18, plus a couple of private events at the fairgrounds and the Silveyville Pumpkin Patch and the Cool Patch all in full operation…whew! Most all of these things are open to the general public so pick out a couple and go.
Rick Bello of Dixon shooting black powder rifle
I know the Dixon Lions Club has some tickets left for its annual fund raising Texas-Hold-em tournament help at the old Vet’s Hall downtown. A few tickets will also be available at the door for those who’ve waited. Food and drink at 6 pm (tri-tip sandwich included with your $75 buy in) with dealing to begin at 7. If you’ve never played you should, it’s for a good cause where all the money earned stays in the community.
Lions card game 2013
How Do I Vote?
As I usually do I’m getting calls from folks wanting to know how to vote… really. All I can do is tell them how I’m going to vote and try to simply explain the complex ballot issues.First of all, on the local level, the picture above needs an explanation… “and I approve of this message”. After seeing this photo the higher ups in the Democratic Party issued a statement saying, “If you like President Obama vote for Ted for city council.” Interestingly enough the higher ups in the Republican party, not to be out done, issued a statement saying, “If you don’t like President Obama vote for Ted for the city council.” Can you believe that!
The State Ballot
Now for the California ballot. First of all I don’t know who in the hell any of the judges are, and they keep info about them scarce, so I’m voting NO on all of them… Like it will make a difference. I’m also voting NO on just about all of the incumbents… they had their chance and they blew it as far as I am concerned. Just vote for whoever is new for both state and federal taxpayer troughs.
Props 1 & 2… probably both deserve a yes vote since the “twin tunnels” was taken out and these measures should have been taken care of before the drought… So YES on them both.
Prop 45… setting all of the crap aside 45 could use a yes vote ignoring the insurance companies millions spent against it. Vote YES
Prop 46 is a complex three layered beast that will do good things but could cost us a lot, like a five to 25 percent increase in our insurance rates… so if you want what it gives and are willing to pay vote YES, otherwise NO. (I’m going with no).
Prop 47 is a no brainer and long overdue making less serious offenses non prison terms (under the right circumstances) freeing up prison space for the more violent, etc. Vote YES
Prop 48… we have enough Indian gambling that isn’t really helping the tribes like they said it would vote NO
In the local election just don’t vote for either of the incumbents or the appointed city treasurer who is the mayor’s choice to give his three man majority a fourth vote… Unless of course you like the $7 million dollar hole, the double sewage rate, triple water rates and want more low income housing and more gifts for developers… If that’s what you want vote for the people with the most signs and don’t worry about who really owns that candidate.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… every elected body from here to the white House needs a Mike Ceremello to keep things on the up and up. Mike is our local political bulldog, or pit-bull if you prefer, who will fight to the end for what he believes is right. I’m voting for him. I’m sure he has the backing of the taxpayers association and the 1,500 or so people that signed the “Let us Vote” campaign. Remember that (see photo above)? They petitioned the city for the right to vote and your present city council spit in their faces essentially telling they weren’t smart enough to vote on the sewage issue…I wonder how smart these “dummies” will be at the polls? Will they vote for the council’s/mayor’s choice of Pederson or either of the two incumbents… should be interesting.
You All Remember Dane “Sleept Besneatte the attorney who as vice mayor of Dixon used his city (voter given) title to try and get an accused child molester a break in a Yolo County court room. He and the other incumbent Bogue voted for the $7 million dollar stupid hole downtown, to triple water rates and double sewage rates and until it was too late to matter, supported the council’s refusal to let the public vote on the $30 million sewage solution… this is who wants you to elect them for another four years…Think about it. Their supporters get upset about this kind of coverage but facts are facts. The incumbents have a reserved space in this column to correct anything that isn’t true…
The president and vice president of the elect Hickman campaign.
More Things For Thought
Are you surprised at life in general or is it just the way you plucked your eyebrows?
You call him a drug dealer… he refers to himself as “An astute, urban entrepreneur embracing the ever-booming chemical escapism market”.
I see you have some graph paper… you must be plotting something.
If we could devise a method to trap the energy men expend chewing, scratching and BS’n… there would be no need for foreign oil.
Heaven is arriving at Disneyland with your grandchildren for a great day… hell is still being there 11 hours later.
Your honor, as a casual observer I’d like to speak in the young ladies defense… in my opinion it was pretty decent exposure.
A friend that steals your tortilla chips is nacho friend.
The good news is my proctologist called and all the tests were negative… the bad news is his ring is missing.
Nothing is worse than having jock itch… especially if you’re within 100 feet of a school or playground.
When the wife got her tongue pierced I asked her why?… she said to “enhanthe the thektual thimulation”.
Did you know that if you put dry tea bags in your shoes they absorb the nasty odor? Your shoes smell great… but the tea tastes so bad it’s hardly worth the effort.
I purchased a semi-auto 9mm pistol but it only holds nine rounds… so when I finally go over the edge I only get to kill nine people or one cat.
How many instruments do you have to fail at before you start playing the triangle?
My kids asked if they were adopted… not yet, but we are hopeful.
Seven years bad luck for breaking a mirror is no big thing… break a condom and 18 years are shot to hell.
My moral compass must be solar powered… because it definitely quits after dark.
A man with a protruding gut was standing outside a Dixon elementary school and a faculty member approached and asked “are you expecting a child”…he responded “no, that’s from all the beer.”
Joined our neighborhood watch organization but there’s about 30 of us so I only get to wear it maybe one day a month.
My best friend told me his wife talks a lot in her sleep… “I know” was probably not the best answer.
With God all things are possible… but with money all things are probable and with a good accountant most are deductible.
It may have looked like I was doing crunches… actually I was just trying to get up.
Arguing with a woman is like being attacked by a bear… you’re better off just playing dead and hoping they get bored and walk away.
I feel like trying new things in bed… for instance getting out of it.
If Forrest Gump ever got a personal computer what do you think his password would be?… 1forrest1
I find I’m never too old to just throw random crap in other peoples shopping carts when they look away.
Just replaced the damn cat’s litter with 44 packages of pop rocks… and now we wait.
Every grocery store has free samples… if you’re quick enough.
I bought a toilet brush at Wal-Mart the other day but it’s really abrasive… think I’ll go back to paper.
Evidently trying to schedule the parent-teacher conference over drinks and remarking “let’s just see what happens” is considered inappropriate.