It happens every year without fail. At some point during San Francisco’s annual budget tug-of-war, it suddenly becomes evident that most of The City’s larger municipal departments are spending wildly more than their approved overtime allocations.
As a city worker, it was extremely frustrating to read Public Defender Jeff Adachi’s Thursday op-ed, which continues to mislead voters with inaccurate information. There is nothing “citizen-led” about Adachi’s ballot measure. He personally wrote the measure with backing from a few wealthy supporters.
Osama bin Laden’s final letters reveal he was worried that al-Qaida had a marketing problem. The terrorist leader was thinking a lot about relabeling al-Qaida for a fresh start under a new name.
WHAT: Many billions of dollars from criminal activities are easily laundered in U.S. shell corporations. States are encouraged by big businesses to compete in attracting more incorporations by offering strong anonymity among other benefits.