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Perils of Political Hype for O’side Voters

Think deeply before you vote people, lest the forces of greed make a mess out of this city

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead

A quotation used by SOAR, they should have won the Proposition Y election, a Movement of The People.

Consider the Tsunami as a metaphor for voting, and how our votes can be used to hurt us……..all of us, (not that I am against voting…….I always vote).

Do not believe the hype, the print signs, the television commercials, and chanting slogan yelling crowds.

Study diligently; vote wisely, lest we all pay the price my friends.

We The People of O’side…….Are now at great PERIL of experiencing what can happen to an unsuspecting electorate when the wrong people hold the power of elected office, and then make poor decisions.

Now the forces of greed have been unsuspectingly empowered by us. Just everyday folks, innocently voting for the wrong person to be elected to our City Council…….The majority of our City Council now plans to make a mess of this city!

They are going to change the land zoning rules for north river farms, which will then forever change a large part of the cultural makeup of this charming, quaint little city.

How can that be you may ask? It can be……. Because the city council has the authority to ignore even their own planning commissions recommendations.

Ignore even a very credible study of the facts, advising against the “integral communities” mega developer big money plan for our  lovely little city,  soon to be another smaller version of orange county!

That developer is about to “eat our lunch” folks!!

Let us hope it is not too late to stop this city council from ruining the north o’side farmlands area by permitting a major development build-out there!!!

Let us hope it is not too late to stop them from burying us alive in even more traffic, possibly thousands more vehicles by the time that entire agricultural, and still rural area builds out.

Remember this city council’s actions on this matter next time you vote folks..

Richard Burton-Oceanside Resident