Month: March 2018

How to make your vote REALLY count!

You must vote. No matter how disenfranchised you feel. This envelope will be in your mailbox today or Monday. No problem recognizing your ballot this time. Do you want to drain the swamp? Well, your vote will ONLY help clean up this place  if you DO NOT vote for Aletta Waterhouse or Bob Burch, the …

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HOA collection practices cost us all more than you think

What makes our property values go down? There has been a lot of concern expressed about how having – or not having – a restaurant lowers property values. There have also been concerns expressed that owners calling for a removal election or complaining about how they were being treated would make this community unattractive to …

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Legal fees beget more legal fees – $80,000 in two months!!!

Giving attorneys a blank check = bad idea In the first two months of the fiscal year, SCA’s spending $79,760 for legal services. Attorneys have burned through 40% of the $195,000 budget for the whole year. Had the 2018 budget not be more than doubled from the 2017 level, the burn rate would have been a …

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Have you no sense of decency, David Berman?

The frustrated sentiments of the Army Chief Counsel, Joseph Welch, speaking to Senator McCarthy in 1954  (15-second video above) resonate with me as they speak of a man who has simply gone too far. I want to express these same feelings to David Berman. I want him to stop his unwarranted and unprovoked attacks against …

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Telling lies, ruining lives

“As I understand it, Ms. Tobin was prevented from running for the Board not because she has opinions that are critical of the Board and SCA management, but ONLY because she is involved in litigation against SCA from which she might stand to gain a financial benefit.” -David Berman Poppycock. My unlawful removal from the …

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SCA deserves better. Lord knows we’re paying for it

Self-management is right. Implementation is wrong. Mr. Fox, Esq., has been hired to watch the chickens. The family dog has been left alone with the owners’ cake. The problems with the implementation of self-management will continue unless the system is changed. Changing Board members won’t make the difference. The system has to be changed to include …

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SCA Board election choices are narrowed by design

My granddaughter is six now, but a while ago, she loved knock-knock jokes. Her favorite one was apropos of the SCA Board race. Knock-knock. Who’s there? Broken pencil. Broken pencil who? Never mind. It’s pointless. And yet, here I am. In Hawaii, but still knocking my head against the wall, trying to keep the SCA …

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How SCA agents need to be exposed like Harvey Weinstein was

And not how he exposed himself… Last night during the Oscars, the comment, “If you can’t trust your agents, who can you trust?” got a big laugh. Everyone knew that powerful Harvey Weinstein was brought down after decades of abusing his power broker position, as in: “You’ll never work in this town again!” Such threats, …

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